Wednesday, 31 July 2013 00:00
The Manhasset Public Library along with its Art Advisory Committee and Exhibitions Director Amy Finkston are pleased to announce a new exhibit “America the Beautiful” in the Community Room Art Gallery. “America the Beautiful” is a song of patriotism, and the exhibit shows our democracy in a patriotic manner. Through photographs of the country’s natural beauties and in paintings and mixed media art, interpretations of what America means to each artist will be displayed. Smaller scale images on the theme continue on all levels of the library. The show coincides with the celebration of our 4th of July holiday, and the season when many people go on vacation and travel our great land. Visitors will enjoy the exhibition while marveling at its diversity. The exhibit will run through Friday, August 2, at 30 Onderdonk Ave., Manhasset. For gallery viewing hours, call the library at 516-627-2300.
Girl Band singing the music of famous female groups of the 50’s through today. Mary Jane Davies Green is located on Plandome Road in Manhasset, across from Town Hall. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m.
There will be no July Chamber meeting. This will be a closed Board meeting, and we will need a quorum to conduct business. 5:30 PM. Firehouse.
Father Helmut Schuler will speak about “The Catholic Tipping Point – Reform and Renewal in the Catholic church.” Father Schuler, a priest of the diocese of Vienna, Austria, is founder of the Priests’ Initiative, a European-wide organization of diocesan priests called for dialogue with the hierarchy on issues pertinent to Catholic spiritual life. Father Schuler is on a countrywide tour of the United States talking to large groups across the nation on these matters. Manhasset is the last stop on his tour before returning to Austria. He will be speaking at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock, 48 Shelter Rock Rd., Manhasset. Meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome, bring a friend. A goodwill donation of $15 is suggested. For further information contact Pat Paone at 516-627-2438.
The Manhasset library is offering 30 minutes, one-on-one sessions with a librarian Thursdays and Fridays during the month of August. Call 627-2300, extension 201 or stop by the reference desk to schedule an appointment.
A 13-piece orchestra playing the music of the 40’s and the current dance hits. Mary Jane Davies Green is located on Plandome Road in Manhasset, across from Town Hall. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m.
At the Manhasset Library learn the basics of the popular spreadsheet. Session runs from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Registration begins July 22. Fee is $10.
This hands-on lecture and demo class will enable you to send, receive, forward and reply to email. Session runs from noon to 2 p.m. at the Manhasset Library. Fee is $10. Register at the circulation desk beginning July 29.
The Board of Commissioners of the Manhasset-Lakeville Water and Fire District has a summer schedule of public official meetings. The board will meet Thursdays at 5 p.m. through September 5 to discuss the weekly business of the district. The regular meeting schedule will resume September 10. All meetings will be conducted in the boardroom at the district office, 170 East Shore Rd., Great Neck, unless other publicly notified. Regular office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The board is available daily to respond to concerns, questions, and issues of district residents pertaining to water or fire district matters. Special arrangement or appointments can be made through Barbara Pisani at 516-466-4416, ext. 704.
The Council of Greater Manhasset Civic Associations meets at 8 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month, September through June, in Town Hall in the law library.
The Manhasset Park District Board of Commissioners meets on Mondays at 6:15 p.m., the second and fourth Monday of the month at the Manhasset Park District Office at 62 Manhasset Ave., Manhasset, unless otherwise publicly notified. These meetings are open to the public.
The Flower Hill Village Board meets on the first Monday of every month at 8 p.m. at the Village Hall, One Bonnie Heights Rd., Flower Hill.
The Village of Munsey Park Board of Trustees meets on the second Wednesday of every month at 7:30 p.m., Village Hall, 1777 Northern Blvd., Munsey Park.
North Hills Board of Trustees meets on the third Wednesday of every month at 8 p.m. at the Village Hall, One Shelter Rock Rd., North Hills.
Plandome Board of Trustees meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 8 p.m. at the Plandome Village Hall, 65 South Dr., Plandome.
The Plandome Heights Board of Trustees usually meets at 8 p.m. on the first Monday of the month at the Plandome Heights Village Hall, 37 Orchard St. Contact the village office at 627-1136 to confirm the schedule. Any individual requiring special assistance to attend should notify the village clerk at least 48 hours in advance.
Plandome Manor Board of Trustees usually meets at 8 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month at the Village Hall, 55 Manhasset Ave., Manhasset.
•Manhasset Rotary. North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset offers a free weekly support group for stroke survivors and caregivers every Friday from 10 a.
•Stroke Support Group. North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset offers a free weekly support group for stroke survivors and caregivers every Friday from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 300 Community Dr., Entrance 3, and Apt. Bldg. #304. Each meeting begins with a general social period from 10 to 11 a.m. From 11 a.m. to noon guest speakers give presentations on a wide variety of topics. Lunch is from noon to 12:45 p.m. (bring your own lunch, beverages provided). From 12:50 pm to 1:30 pm, physical therapy is provided for stroke survivors, and concurrently a separate caregiver’s support group meeting is held. For information and parking instructions call 562-4947.
•Brain Tumor Support Group. This is an educational support group designed to help adults with brain tumors improve their quality of life and share their experiences. Learn about testing and treatment options, available resources, share information and socialize. Light refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public. Held on the second Monday of every month at 6 p.m. in the Brain Tumor Center, North Shore University Hospital, 300 Community Dr., 9 Tower, Large Conference Room, Manhasset. To RSVP contact: Louise Anne Purcell 562-3058.