Wednesday, 30 April 2014 00:00
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
The Plainview-Old Bethpage Library will host a bus trip to the Shoenfeld Theatre in New York City for a 10:30 a.m. showing of The Bridges of Madison County, a new musical. Based on the best-selling novel by James Waller, this new musical tells the story of a devoted Iowa housewife and her unlikely love affair with a National Geographic photographer. Starring Kelli O’Hara as Francesca Johnson and Steve Pasquale as Robert Kincaid. Tony award winning director Bartlett Sher (South Pacific, The Light in the Piazza) helms the musical which has a score by Tony winner Jason Robert Brown (Parade, Songs For a New World). The trip is open to all, at $122 per person and includes luxury bus transportation, matinée performance and prime orchestra seats. For more information, call 516-938-0077.
Visit the Mid-Island Y JCC, 45 Manetto Hill Rd., on May 1 at 9 a.m. and express yourself through the art of poetry. Adults and children can enter the poetry contest to win a prize. Gayl Teller will read entries and select a winner in each category. Winners will then read their poems at the June 1 session. The cost is $5 per poem. For more information, call Laura Weissberger at 516-822-3535 ext. 335.
The Plainview-Old Bethpage Library presents crooner Harvey Granat and his show, “From Gershwin To Sammy Cahn” at 8 p.m. Join Granat at the library as he sings some of the greatest songs from the country’s leading lyricists and composers, along with unique inside stories behind the songs and their creators, including Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers, Irving Berlin and more. The event will be held in the auditorium. For more information, call 516-938-0077.
The Mid-Island Y JCC presents “Picasso and His Women” with former chief curator at the Nassau County Museum of Art Franklin Hill Perrell. Picasso’s style changed with every new woman who entered into his life. Whether it was attraction to beauty or brains, each of them had a transformative influence on his art. This presentatoon will give attendees a new insight into his wives, girlfriends, daughters, muses and more with unexpected details of their accomplishments, talents, rivalries and interactions with one of the world’s most famous artists. Event is from noon until 2 p.m. and is free to JCC members and $10 for non-members. For more information, call Laura Weissberger at 516-822-3535 ext. 335.
The Plainview-Old Bethpage Library invites the community to meet author Frank Amoroso, who will discuss his new book Behind Every Great Fortune. A riveting historical novel about Otto Hermann Kahn, who called Oheka Castle his home and whose persona inspired the popular board game Monopoly. The event is at 7:30 in the library’s auditorium. Copies of Amoroso’s book will be for sale through the Friends of the Library.
Serving the Plainview-Old Bethpage and Bethpage communities since 1957, 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.