Thursday, 14 August 2014 00:00
The Cellini Lodge No. 2206 Annual Italian Festival is Aug. 13-17 in Michael J. Tully Park at 1801 Evergreen Ave. in New Hyde Park. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, 3 to 11 p.m. and Sunday, 3 to 10 p.m. $1 admission fee, children under 8 years old are free. Fireworks will be held Saturday, Aug. 16.
The Village of New Hyde Park Zoning Board of Appeals will meet at 7:30 p.m. in Village Hall at 1420 Jericho Tpke. in New Hyde Park.
The Town of North Hempstead’s Board of Zoning Appeals will meet at 10 a.m. in Town Hall at 220 Plandome Rd. in Manhasset.
Plaza Productions will present Beauty and the Beast at 7 p.m. in Memorial Park at 610 Albert St. in New Hyde Park.
This men’s community group will meet at 10:30 a.m. in the Parkville Library at 10 Campbell St. in New Hyde Park. Open to men 60 and over, discuss topics of related interest about living in the community.
Enjoy an aqua fitness and exercise program at Martin Reid Pool between Broadway and Urban avenues in Westbury from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Class sessions are already underway at Gerry Pond Park and Michael J. Tully Park on Saturday and Sunday from 9 to 10 a.m. Single classes are available at a cost of $25 for residents and $30 for non-residents. Classes can also be purchased in bulk at a discounted rate, 10 classes for residents at the cost of $200 and $240 for non-residents.
Personal Training classes will be offered at Michael J. Tully Park by appointment only. There will be two options available. The 50-minute session will cost $80, and be offered at a discounted rate of 10 sessions for $750. There will also be a 30-minute session available at a cost of $50 and at a discounted rate of 10 sessions for $450. Participants are asked to call within 24 hours to cancel your appointment to avoid being charged.
The Town of North Hempstead will hold Kidstock, an outdoor family festival featuring musical entertainment that kids and parent from 2 to 6 p.m. at North Hempstead Beach Park at 175 W. Shore Rd. in Port Washington. Parking fees apply.
The Village of New Hyde Park Board of Trustees will meet at 8 p.m. in Village Hall at 1420 Jericho Tpke. in New Hyde Park.
The Sweetwater Orchestra will perform 70s music and contemporary pop hits at 7 p.m. in Memorial Park at 610 Albert St. in New Hyde Park.
The Town of North Hempstead’s Project Independence will hold a “Brown Bag Check Your Medications” seminar from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Yes We Can Community Center at 141 Garden St. in Westbury. Carmela Avena-Woods, an assistant clinical professor at St. John’s University, will discuss what your meds do, what the side effects are, among other topics. Registration is required. Call 311 or 869-6311 to sign-up.
The New Hyde Park Farmers Market has returned. It will be held every Saturday, until Nov. 22, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the municipal parking lot on Jericho Turnpike just west of New Hyde Park Road, across from the Village Hall at 1420 Jericho Tpke. Locals can sample fresh fruits and vegetables from Long Island farms.
There are farms from Ronkonkoma, and Rasweiler Farm in Laurel will be on hand with fruits such as apples, pears, peaches, plums, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and everything apple from cider to donuts and pies. Fresh pasta and over 30 varieties of ravioli will be available from Deer Park’s Bambino’s Raviolis.
Monty Breads will offer breads stuffed with everything from cheese to vegetables to meat. For more information, go to facebook.com/pages/New-Hyde-Park-Farmers-Market/356443014466988