Wednesday, 10 April 2013 00:00
Library Budget Hearing
Wednesday, April 10
Thursday, April 11
Rummage and Designer Clothing Sale
Sunday, April 28
The Manhasset Public Library Board of Trustees meeting and Annual Budget Hearing will take place in the library Community Room at 7 p.m. All residents are welcome to attend.
A chronic kidney disease health education program feature Steven Fishbane, MD, North Shore-LIJ Health System vice president for network dialysis services, and Lionel Mailloux, MD, senior attending physician in medicine/nephrology at North Shore University Hospital. The program, entitled “Healthy Transitions: A comprehensive health education program for patients with advanced chronic kidney disease,” will be at 145 Community Drive at 7:30 p.m. The North Shore-LIJ doctors will discuss ways to recognize signs of chronic kidney disease as well as information about its wide-ranging effects. There will also be a discussion about stopping the progression of kidney disease. This program is one of the Long Island Transplant Recipients International Organization’s meetings. For more information about the program, call (516) 620-5900
Reveal The Path, a visually stunning cycling adventure documentary at the Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington at 7 p.m. The event is sponsored by Concerned Long Island Mountain Bicyclists (CLIMB). Reveal The Path is the follow up film from the creators of the wildly popular and award-winning film Ride The Divide. The film is an inspirational story of adventure, taking viewers on a 36-day vagabond bike trip to some of the world’s most visually stunning destinations. Sponsored by Salsa Cycles, the full-length feature film explores Europe’s snow-capped mountains, Scotland’s lush valleys, Alaska’s rugged coastal beaches, Nepal’s elevated wonders and Morocco’s high desert landscapes. Advance tickets to the screening are $10 and are available at www.cinemaartscentre.org. The Cinema Arts Centre is located on the historic Village Green, at 423 Park Ave., in Huntington Village. Tickets the day of the show will be $15 at the door. For more information, go to www.climbonline.org. To view the trailer or for more information, go to www.revealthepath.com.
The Munsey Park Garden Club invites the community to a program on Container Gardening by Old Westbury Gardens’ greenhouse supervisor Scott Lucas at the Manhasset Public Library at 1 pm. He will advise on all aspects of container gardening from plant selection and design to choice of container and the best soil to use. Mr Lucas’ expertise is evident at Old Westbury Gardens where he is responsible for growing all the plant material for the Gardens, its plant shop and cutting garden, and for all the floral arrangements throughout the mansion. For information about joining the Munsey Park Garden Club, visit www.munseyparkgardenclub.org or call 516-365-7167.
Career Day for Nurses is open to all new nurse graduates from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 100 Port Washington Blvd, Roslyn, NY. Join them for guided tours, on-site interviews, and refreshments. Call (516) 562-6893 for more information.
The Peacemakers, a contemporary choral work written in 2011 by Welsh composer, Karl Jenkins, presented by the Chancel Choir and soloists of The Congregational Church of Manhasset, at 3 p.m. Under the direction of Craig Tocher, the piece features texts from iconic, historical figures who have been at the forefront of promoting peace. Accompaniment provided by strings, percussionists, guitarist, woodwinds and keyboard. Reception following concert. Free admission. The church is located at 1845 Northern Boulevard, Manhasset. Handicapped accessible. Call (516) 627-4911.
This month the Manhasset Community Club presents Bob Spiotto, former director of entertainment at Hofstra University. He will be performing his new informative and entertaining musical review: Ooh La Tra La La; The Great French American Songbook, C’ est Magnifique. It will be held at 11:30 a.m. at the Church of Our Saviour, Lutheran. Guest fee $10 includes lunch and program.
The Manhasset Library Annual Budget Vote and Trustee Election will be held in the Community Room of the Library on Wednesday, April 17, from 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. All registered Manhasset voters are encouraged to vote.
Get free cholesterol, blood pressure and diabetes screenings from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Meet some of St. Francis Hospital’s top doctors without having to make an appointment. Join us for a heart healthy walk at 1 p.m. (weather permitting). Location: The DeMatteis Center for Cardiac Research and Education, 101 Northern Blvd., Greenvale, NY 11548. For more information, call (516) 629-2013
It’s time for spring migration and the arrival of those wonderful, colorful little birds to our area. David Speiser has been a birder and photographer for over 15 years and will show some of his photos at 7 p.m. which have been featured in the Central Park Zoo, Audubon Magazine, Birder’s World and many other publications. This program is sponsored by the North Shore Audubon Society. For a list of upcoming bird walks go to northshoreaudubon.org. To contact Manhasset Public Library at 30 Onderdonk Avenue, phone 627-2300.
The Shelter Rock Singles of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Shelter Rock present an interactive workshop on relationalship issues moderated by Dr. Fred Holtz in the Veatch House, 48 Shelter Rock Road, Manhasset. Admission $15, Refreshments provided, 50+, non-religious event. Call Ben at (516) 627-6560 X134.
Annual Rummage and Designer Clothing Sale at Temple Judea of Manhasset from 12:30 - 4 p.m. Temple Judea is at 333 Searingtown Road. For more information call 516 621- 8049.
Bag Day from 10 a.m. – noon. New items; designer handbags and clothing, toys, jewelry, housewares, linens and much more. Temple Judea of Manhasset is at 333 Searingtown Road. For more information call 516 621- 8049.
Thursday, 12 December 2013 00:00
A new Child Care Centerfor children ages eight weeks through Pre-K—opened at Farmingdale State College this week, which will be open to the community and the college campus.
“The College owes a great deal of thanks to everyone involved in this project,” said Farmingdale State College President Hubert Keen. “This center provides a safe and nurturing environment for the children of our students, faculty and staff.
Especially for our students, the availability of quality child care can determine whether or not they are able to complete their education.”
Wednesday, 04 December 2013 10:48
Preparations are underway for the Annual Christmas Tree lighting to be held this Friday, Dec. 6 at Mary Jane Davies Park on Plandome Road. The event is scheduled to begin at 4:15 p.m.
Workers have been busy decorating the gazebo with garland and lights to make the this year’s celebration the best yet. Sponsored by the Manhasset Chamber of Commerce, The Town of North Hempstead and the Manhasset Park District, the event will feature holiday music performed by the Manhasset High School Brass Choir.
The program will begin with the Pledge of Allegiance and the blessing offered by Rev. Dr. Steven D. Pierce of the Community Reformed Church. The winners of the poster contest will be announced during the ceremony followed by the anticipated lighting of the Manhasset Christmas tree. The Manhasset Parks Department will be dispensing hot chocolate and treats, too.Santa Claus will make a ‘surprise’ appearance on Manhasset-Lakeville’s Fire truck and volunteer firefighters will be handing out candy canes to girls and boys. Come on down and celebrate the beginning of the season.
Thursday, 28 November 2013 00:00
On Saturday, November 9, the MHS Girls Swim Team competed in the Nassau County Team Championships. After a strong preliminary performance on Friday, the girls had their sights set on swimming even faster on Saturday at the finals. On Friday, Manhasset qualified 14 individual swims in the top 10 and all three relays. The team also had an additional 7 swims in the consolation finals (places 11-20). On Saturday, the top 20 individuals and relays compete in each event, all finishers scoring points towards their team total.
In the championship’s opening event, the 200 yd. medley relay team from Manhasset set the tone for what turned out to be a historic day in Manhasset Girls Swimming. The relay team of Grace Kenlon, Allegra Sodi, Megan Smith and Meredith Johnson finished third and set a new school record time of 1:51.96, also qualifying for the New York State Championships.
Thursday, 28 November 2013 00:00
The Indians' regular season came to a close recently, but not before the boys locked up several more post-season honors to complete a highly successful campaign that brought an undefeated season as well as Division and Conference Championships. Manhasset headed into the post-season with high aspirations and battled it out with rival Wantagh High School for two weekends in a row—at both the Class Country Championships and the State Qualification race—coming up just short on both occasions, but achieving many milestones along the way.