Thursday, 05 June 2014 13:56
Business Women Meeting
Monday, June 9
Tuesday, June 10
Israeli Movie Night
Thursday, June 12
Saturday Evenings: 3:45 p.m. and 5:15 p.m.
Sundays: 7, 8:30, 10:30 a.m. and 12 p.m.
Weekdays: Monday to Saturday: 8:45 a.m.
Reconciliation: Saturday: 3 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
270 Washington Ave., Plainview
Phone: 516-938-3956 Web: www.stpiusxrc.com
Learn fly-fishing basics in a free class at The Gallery at Westbury Plaza, 900 Old Country Rd., at 10 a.m. Perfect for beginners of all ages, Fly-Fishing 101 provides attendees with free lessons on fly-casting and outfit rigging. Call 516-794-1681 to reserve a spot.
The Center for Spiritual Living Long Island, 17 Maple Pl., Hicksville, is hosting a discussion for those who would like to share their spiritual journey with others from 10 a.m. to noon. For detail, visit the website at www.religioussciencelongisland.org. The phone number is 516-822-9314.
The Plainview library presents tenor Robert Cinnante and pianist Michael Dougherty as they perform a recital of classical and operatic works, as well as beloved standards and show tunes. Cinnante is a graduate of the New England Conservatory and Dougherty is a member of the Symphonic Wind Ensemble. The event starts at 3 p.m. in the library’s auditorium.
The Long Island Center for Business & Professional Women will meet at The Inn at Fox Hollow, 7755 Jericho Turnpike in Woodbury, where the group will install its 2014-2016 board of directors and award scholarships to noteworthy honorees; two young ladies who have made great achievements in their high school careers and in their communities. The night will also provide networking opportunities for all who attend. The event takes place from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Advance tickets cost $35 for members and $45 for non-members. Tickets at the dorr cost $45 for members and $55 for non-members.
The Mid-Island Y JCC, 45 Manetto Hill Rd., presents tenor Ron Morton from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for Tuesday Circle, an intellectually stimulating event for seniors ages 65 and up. The event is free for members and $10 for non-members. For more information, contact Beverly Gilbert at 516-822-3535 ext. 347.
Hicksville United Methodist Church at 130 W. Old Country Rd. will be holding a blood drive from 2 to 7:45 p.m. For more information call 516-931-0157.
The Mid-Island Y JCC hosts vocalist and keyboardist Everett Greenberg during Wednesday Circle from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The event, for seniors ages 75 and up, is free for JCC members and $10 for non-members. For more information, contact Beverly Gilbert at 516-822-3535 ext. 347.
Thursday is Israeli movie night at the Mid-Island Y JCC. At 7 p.m., adults of all ages can watch Dark Night; the Israeli-Palestinian conflict manifests in its most complicated form over one night, and the encounter between two Israeli soldiers and the two Palestinian residents of the house to which the soldiers escape after their vehicle is attacked. The event is free and open to the community. For more information, contact Laura Weissberger at 516-822-3535 ext. 335.
POB Cares and Project PACE, with the Mid-Island Y JCC, presents a Community Health Chat with Janet Golon, RN at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Library, 999 Old Country Rd., from 1 to 2 p.m. Free blood pressure screenings will be available. For more information, call Robyn Berman at 516-822-3535 ext. 385.
Jim Fargiano, author of The Spoken Words of Spirit will give a brief overview of how he came about communicating with loved ones on the “other side.” Interactive event where audience members can ask what they want. $15. 8 p.m. at Levittown Hall, 201 Levittown Parkway in Hicksville. For more information call 516-731-0909.
Serving the Plainview-Old Bethpage and Bethpage communities since, the Lions Club holds dinner meetings on the second Wednesday of every month except July and August. The Lions Club strives to make a difference in local communities and encourages residents to come in and voice their concerns. Meetings are held at the Marriott Residence Inn-Plainview, at 9 Gerhard Rd. at 7 p.m. Contact Steve Lesetz at 516-293-7534 for more information.
A 12-step self-help group, offers help and support to those who have clutter problems in their homes or workplace. Meets at the following locations: Thursdays, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 265 Asbury Ave., Westbury first and third Friday, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the School of the Community Reformed Church, 90 Plandome Rd., Manhasset. Monday evenings, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Plainview-Old Bethpage Library, 999 Old Country Rd., Plainview. There are no dues or fees. For more information, call 866-800-3881.
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 00:00
Thousands of Long Islanders streamed into Burn Park in Massapequa recently for the Town of Oyster Bay’s annual Salute to America concert featuring Dean Karahalis and the Concert Pop Orchestra with fireworks by Grucci.
The event paid tribute to veterans, past and present, and honored three deserving honorees: Guillermo Torres, Plainview’s Robert Reahl and Barbara Tortorice.
Torres is the winner of the Town’s Veteran Lifetime Achievement Award. A Vietnam veteran and Purple Heart recipient, Torres was wounded while on maneuvers.
Saturday, 26 July 2014 00:00
The kids may be grown. The marriage may have not worked out. Perhaps retirement affords more free time than was anticipated.
Enter The Transition Network, an national social group featuring an active chapter on Long Island that meets regularly at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Library.
Judy Forman, Plainview resident and program co-chair, noted that The Transition Network is an organization of women ages 50 and over who are ‘transitioning’ into the next phase of their lives — whether it be retirement, divorce, losing a loved one or so on — and helping them to meet new people while expanding their horizons.