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Floral Park Woman’s Club

Friday, Oct. 23

Nassau County’s Barkfest

Saturday, Oct. 24

Harvest Fair Hoedown

Saturday, Oct. 24


Wednesday, Oct. 21

The Floral Park Woman’s Club will hold their autumn meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 21, at 12:30 p.m. at recreation center. The business meeting will follow refreshments. Police Commissioner Stephen McAllister will be the guest speaker. The evening department meeting, convenient for working ladies, will take place at the recreation center on Oct. 28 at 7:30 p.m. New members welcome. Call Edna at 516-354-8818 for details.

The League of Women Voters of Port Washington-Manhasset present a discussion on the state’s education policy on Wednesday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m. at the Jeanne Rimsky Theater at Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington. Panelists are NYS Board of Regents member Roger Tilles; Senator George Latimer, member of the Senate’s Education Committee; Assemblyman Dean Murray, member of the Assembly’s Education Committee; Arnold Dodge, education professor at LIU Post; and Susan Bergtraum, 1st vice president and director of the NYS School Boards Association. For info contact Allison White at alliwhite@gmail.com or 516-944-7794.


Thursday, Oct. 22

The Hillcrest Civic Association will hold its meeting on Thursday, Oct. 22, at 7:30 p.m. at the recreation center.


Friday, Oct. 23

The Floral Park Women’s Club will hold their Fun Nite Out on Friday, Oct. 23, at American Legion Post 334, 15 Elizabeth St. at 7 p.m. “Nite at Belmont” games will be held. You will enjoy hors d’oeuvres, desserts, wine, soda, coffee and tea. The donation is $15 to support the club’s scholarship fund. Call Maryann at 516-775-4793 by Oct. 20 for reservations.


Saturday, Oct. 24

Nassau County’s Barkfest will be held at Eisenhower Park on Saturday, Oct. 24, at 1 p.m. Costumed pets parade, admission free for all.

The John Lewis Childs School (JLCS) PTA will be hosting their 29th annual Harvest Fair Hoedown on Saturday, Oct. 24, from noon to 4 p.m. The day will be filled with food, crafts, games, raffles, bake sale and blue ribbon baking contest. To top off all the fun, we will be having a Hoedown Dance where the kids (and adults) will do the “Virginia Reel” and a variety of other western themed dances in the JLCS gymnasium. Stop by for some good old fashioned fun and food. Email Eva at evabose@earthlink.net for information.


Tuesday, Oct. 27

The last day to apply by mail for an absentee ballot for the Nov. 3 election is on Tuesday, Oct. 27. Print an absentee ballot request from: www.nassaucountyny.gov/DocumentCenter/View/9489


Saturday, Oct. 31

1880 Haunted Halloween at Old Bethpage Village Restoration on Saturday, Oct. 31, and Sunday, Nov. 1, at 10 a.m. Call 516-572-8400 for details.


Tuesday, Nov. 3

Election Day


Upcoming Events

UVO Veterans Day Ceremony on Sunday, Nov. 8, at 10 a.m. at Eisenhower Park, Veterans Plaza near parking field 6. Call 516-572-0200 for details.

The Andrew Burrous Best Buddy Foundation will host a showcase of musical talent benefiting the Olive Osmond Hearing Fund on Saturday, Nov. 14, from 4 to 9 p.m. at Plattduetsche Park Restaurant, at 1132 Hempstead Tpke. in Franklin Square. Donations help provide hearing aids to children. Admission includes music, dancing and singing showcase performances and a hot buffet. Raffle baskets and 50/50 chances will be available. Tickets are $50 per person, limited seating. No tickets sold day of event. Email hearingaidsbenefit@gmail.com or contact Debbie M. at 516-996-4196 or Kathy at 516-578-1625 for tickets and additional information.

Holiday Spectacular with Dean Karahalis and the Concert Pops of Long Island on Sunday, Nov. 29, at Twin Rinks in Eisenhower Park. Time, TBA. Free admission. Call 516-572-0200 for details.


Ongoing Programs

At the Bellerose Jewish Center, located at 254-04 Union Tpke., in Floral Park: free Jewish education for kindergarten and Sunday School children. A thorough religious curriculum with experienced teachers for third grade to their bar/bat mitzvah is also provided. Also, the Renaissance Group, a nonsectarian group of men and women who have lost a dear one meet. An exchange of ideas can be helpful. Call 718-343-9001 for the date of the next meeting.

Floral Park United Methodist Church Thrift Shop at 35 Verbena Ave. Open every Wednesday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donations accepted. Call 516-354-4969.

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