Thursday, 27 June 2013 00:00
The Community Synagogue, 160 Middle Neck Rd., Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Yiddish with Cecile Upadhyay. Fridays at 10:30 a.m. – Chair Yoga with Beth Mohr. For more information, visit www.commsyn.org/Chaverim/
More than 275 HomeGoods stores nationwide will be participating in the 12th annual HomeGoods “Helps Families Fight Cancer” campaign benefiting the Jimmy Fund, which supports pediatric and adult cancer care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Mass. HomeGoods customers can participate by making a contribution at the register to “Help Families Fight Cancer” with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting Dana-Farber. Customers also have the opportunity to purchase a reusable shopping bag for $.99 featuring artwork by Jimmy Fund Clinic pediatric patient Phoebe Davis and her brother Caleb. HomeGoods will contribute $.50 for each bag purchased to the Jimmy Fund
Jimmy Pollard, author of Hurry Up & Wait! A Cognitive Care Companion for Huntington’s Disease, a special education teacher and healthcare administrator, will speak about how those who suffer from Huntington’s Disease are cognitively affected by the disease. Pollard, who has worked with people living with Huntington’s Disease for the last 26 years, will perform interactive exercises that simulate how to effectively care for and communicate with those living with Huntington’s Disease. This talk and simulation will be held from 6 to 8 pm at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, in the Degnan conference room, at 350 Community Drive, Manhasset
From 7:30-10:30 pm, Emanuel throws the best Dance Party on Long Island with everyone’s favorite DJ/dance instructor Louis Del Prete. Dance to all of your favorite Ballroom and Latin music. Couples and Single individuals are welcome. $15/person admission includes a soft drink, snack and DANCE LESSON at 7:30. Temple Emanuel of Great Neck is located at 150 Hicks Lane. Parking is free. For further information, call 516-482-5701.
LIAF (The Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation) will host a free Elder Law Clinic on Thursday, June 27 from 4-7 pm at LIAF, 5 Channel Drive, Port Washington. Elder Law Attorneys and LIAF Legal Advisory Board Members Eve Koopersmith, Esq. and Michelle Salzman, Esq. of Garfunkel Wild, PC will speak about legal hot topics. They will also offer free 15 minute individual legal consultations for attendees. This innovative elder law clinic provides all families with vital information at no cost in an informal environment. Please call 516-767-6856 to reserve a space.
Dolphin Bookshop and Café will present a Mid-Summer Poetry Open Mic. All are welcome to read or perform their favorite Shakespearean works (costumes encouraged!) or any summer themed piece of their choice. Enjoy cooling refreshments and mingle with fellow enthusiasts of The Bard! $5 registration fee. For more information, visit www.thedolphinbookshop.com or call 516-767-2650.
Director Eric R. Albinder will lead his band at the John Philip Sousa Memorial Band Shell located adjacent to the Port town dock. Come and enjoy the beautiful sounds and harmony of this wonderful band. 8:15 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 516-708-5819 or go to pwguide.com.
Long Island senior resource and advocacy group, the Association of Generational Experts for Seniors (AGES) is presenting am “Options for our Aging World Family & Caregiver Resource Fair” geared toward Long Island’s large caregiver community from 11 am to 3 pm on Saturday, June 29 at Lutheran Church of Our Savior, 12 Franklin Avenue, Port Washington. Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Jon Kaiman will be the keynote speaker. This FREE resource fair is particularly helpful since so many within today’s sandwich and baby boomer generations are now bearing the responsibility of caring for seniors on Long Island – especially with life expectancies being longer. This comprehensive event will provide caregivers managing the health and well being of today’s seniors with a one-stop-forum for gathering vital information, products and services to help support senior care, wellness and quality of life.
Please join us for a spectacular performance with Evan Kirsh. . . the teen magician, 4 pm. Special concoctions will be served in the café, including brewed tea and magic hat cookies treats. $10 registration fee for kids. Great for kids of all ages. Register online at www.thedolphinbookshop.com or call 516-767-2650.
The Parent Resource Center’s Summer Sundown Concert series welcomes PRC favorite Miss Lynda. Outdoor concert takes place on the west lawn of the Landmark on Main Street from 6-7 p.m.; $5 members; $7 non-members. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. For more information, call 767-3808 or go to www.parentresource.org.
Weekly concerts at 8:15 p.m. at the John Philip Sousa Memorial Band Shell.
1PM-2:30 p.m. concert featuring the band, STAGES, bringing sophistication and high energy, STAGES will keep you dancing and singing all afternoon. Parking Fees apply; residents and nonresident parking fees available. Call 516-869-6311 for all details and rain date information.
The Parent Resource Center’s Summer Concert Series welcomes Paul Helou. Outdoor concert takes place on the west lawn of the Landmark on Main Street from 6-7 p.m. Admission is $5 for members and $7 for non-members. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. For more information, call 767-3808 or go to www.parentresource.org.
1-2:30 p.m. concert the band, PARIS, a 9 piece extremely versatile band, PARIS performs all kinds of music from the past to today. Parking fees apply; resident and non-resident parking fees available. Call 516-869-6311 for all details.
The Parent Resource Center’s Summer Sundown Concert Series welcomes Music for Aardvarks. Outdoor concert takes place on the west lawn of the Landmark on Main Street from 6-7 p.m. Admission is $5 for members, $7 for non-members. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. For more information, call 767-3807 or go to www.parentresource.org.