Wednesday, 04 December 2013 00:00
The Kiwanis Club of Manhasset and Port Washington meets every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month at The Port Washington Yacht Club, 1 Yacht Club Drive from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
The Mens' Club of Manhasset meets at the Swan Club for their annual Christmas Party at 11:45 p.m. For more information contact Frank Datzler at 627-9191.
Support your local charities by signing up for a Champions for Charity card. Enjoy shopping or dining knowing the charity you designate will receive 25 percent of your full-price pre-tax purchase. Champions for Charity will run Dec. 5, Dec. 6, and Dec. 7. Present the card as you shop at participating Americana and Wheatley Plaza stores.
Manhasset Chamber of Commerce hosts It Annual Tree Lighting at Mary Jane Davies Gazebo located on Plandome Road at 4:15 p.m. Enjoy holiday music, hot chocolate, and surprise visit from the jolly old elf himself. Poster contest winners will be announced.
The Chancel Choir and professional soloists of The Congregational Church of Manhasset will performt a Christmas concert under the direction of Craig Tocher, with accompaniment by Judith Feuss after the 10 a.m. service. Familiar as well as lesser known anthems and carols performed by the choir will be interspersed with the singing of carols by the choir and attendees. Following the concert, light refreshments will be served in the church’s Parish Hall. There is no suggested donation. The Congregational Church of Manhasset is located at 1845 Northern Boulevard, Manhasset. For additional information, please call the church office 627-4911 or visit the church’s website at uccmanhasset.org.
Allison Rushforth, Executive Director of Special Education, will have a casual chat about how the Common Core Learning Standards may impact the Special Education community. An open Q&A will also be included from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m., Manhasset Public Library (Community Room). All are welcome to attend.
Share the Spirit and Magic of Christmas at Holiday Ready Open House in Plandome sponsored by The Guild of St. Francis Hospital. Piano performance, light buffet lunch, holiday desserts. $50 Non-refundable Ticket 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. or 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. For more information, please call 516-629-2048.
Manhasset AHRC will hold its traditional Holly Luncheon beginning 11 a.m. at a warm and gracious home in Plandome. For further information, call Carolyn Conklin at 570-6775. Reservations are required. $65 per person. Mail your check to make a reservations to Carolyn Conklin, 21 Waldo Lane, Manhasset.
The Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock will present its Annual Messiah Sing at 1:30 p.m. at the Congregation’s facility at 48 Shelter Rock Road in Manhasset. Scores for the Messiah Sing will be provided, but participants are encouraged to bring personal scores if they possess them (Watkins Shaw edition preferred). While all attendees are invited and encouraged to sing, those wishing to simply listen to the amassed choir and soloists are cordially welcome. The event is open to the public. A contribution of $7 will be requested at the door ($5 for Congregation members), and adequate free parking is available.