Wednesday, 20 November 2013 00:00
The Massapequa Public Library, 40 Harbor Ln., offers this workshop for painters with some prior experience using oils and acrylics. Beginners can paint using oil pastels, regular pastels or colored pencils. Mixed media also included for consideration. Workshop may include portraits, still life, teacher’s reference materials or photographs. Class size is limited, 55% due at registration and additional $5 per person for each model sitting may be required. No refunds unless class is cancelled. For more information, contact Jody Brower at 516-799-0770.
Learn to make money in the stock market, to beat the index, and to completely understand and measure the forces that drive the prices of stocks in this monthly investment seminar with author, Tom Lloyd, Sr. at the Massapequa Bar Harbour Library, 40 Harbor Lane, at 7 p.m. Hour one of each meeting will be aimed at beginners; hour two will be for more seasoned investors and day traders.
Attend this in-store workshop at the Verizon store, 5070 Sunrise Hwy. in Massapequa Park and get started learning the features of your BlackBerry 10 device. Experts will show how to use basic and exclusive features including BlackBerry Maps, BlackBerry Messenger and BlackBerry Remember. Experts will also answer questions and display accessories that will enhance the user experience.
The 4th Annual Turkey Trot will take place on Saturday, Nov. 23 at Brady Park. The youth fun run will start at 8:30 a.m. and the 5K Run/Walk will start at 9 a.m. There is a stroller division too. This race benefits YES Community Counseling Center. Help raise funds to continue the fight to increase awareness, prevent and treat drug use and abuse and promote healthy families and a safe community. All details are at www.massapequaturkeytrot.com.
Spark your imagination with this one day class at the Massapequa Central Avenue Library, 523 Central Ave., taught by retired reading and writing teacher Roberta Salmon. Attendees will learn techniques and suggestions for writing fiction, short stories and poetry. Sign up in the library reference department by calling 516-798-4607 ext. 304 or on the website at www.massapequalibrary.org.
On Saturday, Nov. 23 and Sunday, Nov. 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Old Bethpage Village restoration will provide an old-fashioned Thanksgiving including decorated pumpkin pies baked in a beehive oven, and turkey roasted over an open fire. Each afternoon, traditional Fiddle music will be played, and children’s stories will be read several times each day. Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for children (ages 5 - 12), seniors and volunteer firefighters. For more information, please call 516-572-8401.
The star of Yiddish theatre, Molly Picon, receives a tribute from the Massapequa Library, 40 Harbor Lane, in the Bar Harbour Auditorium, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Diane Cypkin — through English narration — tells the life story of this exciting first lady of the Yiddish stage through the countless songs she sang and often wrote. This concert, a tribute to a legend, is a cornucopia of tangos, waltzes and fox trots that will have you humming for days. For more information, contact Jody Brower at 516-799-0770.
Enchanting Events and the Long Island Business Group will host a holiday shopping fair benefiting the Nassau Suffolk Chapter of the Autism Society of America at the American Legion in Massapequa, 66 Veterans Blvd. There will be more than 30 vendors, as well as performers, raffles and a visit from Santa Claus. Bring the entire family for this fantastic event and find the perfect gift for all your loved ones.
David Engel presents “All Aboard The Polar Express” for children ages three and up at the Massapequa Public Library, 40 Harbor Ln., in the Bar Harbour Auditorium, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. The Magical Conductor invites you and your family aboard for fun. Bring your imagination with you as he punches your ticket, answers questions about Santa and the Elves, keeps his passengers happy and asks the age old question “Do You believe...?” Tickets are available in both Massapequa library buildings beginning Dec. 1. For information, contact the Bar Harbor Children’s Room at 516-599-3828 ext. 319.
Learn advanced word processing features including Mail Merge, Autotext, AutoCorrect and more at this seminar at the Massapequa Public Library, 40 Harbor Ln. in the Bar Harbour Library from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. This hands-on class will station two-guests to a computer for some real learning while doing. Registration begins Nov. 22 for Massapequa School District residetns and Nov. 29 for non-residents. Call the reference department at 516-799-0770 to register.