Thursday, 16 May 2013 00:00
The relay teams for Relay For Life at JFK Middle School will hold a community garage sale on May 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the school’s parking lot on Broadway in Bethpage. Rain date is May 19.
The inaugural Hicksville Pride Day will be held on May 18 from 9 a.m. to noon, rain or shine. Volunteers are asked to assemble at Kennedy Park, at Hicksville Road and Jerusalem Avenue. Participants will be assigned areas to help clean up. Bring rakes, brooms, and gardening tools. Wear sunscreen, gloves, and closed-toe shoes. Debris bags will be provided. Call 516-677-5853 for information.
Trinity Lutheran Church, at 40 West Nicholai Street in Hicksville will hold a blood drive on May 20 from 3 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. For appointments, directions or more information call Peg at 516-822-4867.
The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County presents Bonsai Day on May 25 at East Meadow Farm, 832 Merrick Avenue in East Meadow from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Award-winning bonsai displays, and Bonsai Society of Greater New York experts will be available to answer questions. Also, gardeners can bring their bonsai for tips and advice from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 516-565-5265 for more information.
On May 27, the United Veterans of Hicksville will hold the annual Memorial Day Parade and ceremonies. The parade will step off at 9 a.m. from the Sears parking lot. It will turn left and head south along Broadway to Old Country Road. At Old Country Road it will turn west until it reaches Jerusalem Avenue. At Jerusalem Avenue it will turn south and proceed to 4th Street where it will end by the Hicksville Middle School. At approximately 10:30 a.m., the Memorial Day ceremonies will take place at the Middle School’s Veterans Memorial Park.
Crossroads Restaurant Golf Outing to benefit the Michael Magro Foundation on May 28. Registration at 8:30 a.m. at Tam O’Shanter Club, Fruitledge Road, Brookville. Cost is $200 per person. There will be a continental breakfast at 9 a.m. and a barbecue lunch at noon. Enjoy dinner back at Crossroads located at 646 South Broadway, in Hicksville. Dinner only will be $60 per person, and includes open bar, deluxe hot and cold buffet, coffee and dessert. Pre-registration is a must. For more information and to register visit http://www.michaelmagrofoundation.com/ or call 516-935-4510.
Relay For Life of Bethpage will hold its Carnival For A Cure, beginning on June 1 at 5 p.m. on the ballfields at Bethpage High School. Visit www.relayforlife.org/bethpageny for information.
On June 2, the Hicksville Chamber of Commerce and Zwanger-Pesiri present the Hicksville Health Fair from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Kennedy Memorial Park, Jerusalem Avenue, West John Street and Broadway. Vendors, rides, food available. Visit hicksvillechamber.com for more information.
Classic Car Show on July 14 at Bethpage Federal Credit Union at 899 South Oyster Bay Rd in Bethpage. All makes and models welcome. Live performance by one of Long Island’s top doo-wop bands, The Fabularies. Trophies, raffles, vendors, radio broadcast, and more. Download a car registration form at www.corvettesociety.com. Raindate is July 21. Show spots sell out each year, reserve early. For more information contact Joe at 516-849-2465.
Hicksville’s 11th Annual Summer Street Fair will be held on July 21 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Kennedy Park, Route 107 and Jerusalem Avenue.