Wednesday, 25 September 2013 00:00
The walk begins at the Bill Patterson Nature Center on the preserve. Enrollment is limited and pre-registration is required by calling 516-571-8500 weekdays between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Muttontown Preserve, Jericho-Oyster Bay Road, Syosset. $5, 9-11 a.m.
A discussion on terrorism and its unique challenge to law enforcement in America. The focus will be on events in recent history that have developed our understanding and/or misunderstanding of this continuing threat. $25. LIU Hutton House, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville. 10 a.m.-noon.
A more playful version of Cardiocircuit, this class focuses on getting fit while playing all the games you know and love such as freeze dance, relay races, high-powered hula hooping and some others in the Oh My Girls! arsenal that you are sure to find tons of fun! Ages 8-10. Oh My Girls, 140 Jericho Tpke., Syosset. 516-802-5800. www.ohmygirls.com, 5-6 p.m.
LIU Post Associate Professor of Music Mark Shapiro applies the fresh lens of cognitive musicology to individual pieces. Speaking from the piano, while eliciting a characterisitically lively give-and-take from the audience, Dr. Shapiro will engage you in a musical conversation that will permanently transform your way of experiencing and understanding what you hear, leading you to a powerfully direct emotional connection with the world’s greatest music. No prior experience required. All experience levels welcome. Dr. Shapiro is a highly regarded conductor of orchestras, operas, and choral works, who has recently been appointed Music Director of the Prince Edward Island Symphony. Long Island University, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville. 1-3 p.m. $25
To support Last Hope Animal Rescue. Something for everyone! All proceeds benefit Last Hope’s pet adoption, special needs pets and community outreach programs. St. Bede’s Church, 220 Berry Hill Rd., Syosset. 516-921-2008, www.lasthopeanimalrescue.org.
The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA®) Long Island Chapter hosts a free special presentation. Bill Kneese from Global IMA will discuss the value in obtaining a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) license. Come find out if this could be a career changing strategy. Following the program, Kneese will be available for questions and discussion during the cocktail hour. Any CFO or controller that is a new attendee to IMA Long Island will be able to attend the following cocktail and dinner program for free. Milleridge Inn Cottage, 585 N. Broadway, Jericho. 5-6 p.m.