Thursday, 14 November 2013 00:00
Blast - November 15
Church Bazaar - November 16
America's Got Talent - November 17
Come out for a evening of musical performances by talented Carle Place faculty, alumni, community members and students. The show is put on by the Carle Place Arts and Education Booster Club, and will begin at 7 p.m. at the Carle Place High School Auditorium. There will be free refreshments after the show. Tickets are $5 and available at the door.
Come out to Westbury United Methodist Church at 365 Asbury Avenue from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for their church bazaar.
St. Brigid/Our Lady of Hope Regional School will be holding a craft fair from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 101 Maple Avenue. Come to this indoor event which will feature a wide variety of popular vendors, and get your holiday shopping done early. Free admission.
A dance performer, comedian, magician and singers are just some of the performers set to perform at the America’s Got Talent Live show at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury. Tickets range from $49.50 to $79.50 and can be purchased on www.livenation.com. Show starts at 5 p.m.
The Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau Conty is celebrating 21 years with their annual Tribute Dinner. The dinner will be held at Old Westbury Hebrew Congregation, at 21 Old Westbury Road. At the event, Gloria Gaynor will perform her hit single, “I Will Survive.” Cocktails start at 6 p.m. and dinner begins at 7 p.m. For tickets, visit http://tributedinner.karma411.com.
Hicks Nurseries will be holding Ladies Night Out, an evening of food, music, raffles and shopping. There will be free hors d’oeuvres, wine and desserts, live music and demonstrations of holiday decorations. Ten percent of sales from the evening will be donated to Long Island Cares and all of the sales from a Chinese Auction of gift certificates and products from local businesses will also be donated to the charity. Shoppers are also asked to bring a non-perishable food item to donate to Long Island Cares’ Harry Chapin Food Bank. The first 200 ladies to make a reservation will receive a tote bag. Additionally, anyone who spends $100 will receive a $20 gift card to use toward a future purchase (one per person). The event will take place from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. To make a reservation, call 516-334-0066.
For ages four to 12, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Westbury Village Recreation Department.
Sign up now for Westbury Recreation Department’s annual Turkey Bowl. There will be three divisions and five man teams: 7 to 9 year olds (9:30-10:30 a.m.), 10 to 12 year olds (10:30-11:30 a.m.), and 13-15 year olds (11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Awards and medals for each participant and trophies for the first place team. Call the village recreation department at 334-5560 for more information.
Westbury Boy Scout Troop 233 will be holding a pancake breafkast at Westbury United Methodist Church, 365 Asbury Avenue. From 8 a.m. to noon.
The village of Westbury will hold their tree lighint festivities at 4 p.m. at the Vilage Recreation Center, at 348 Post Avenue.
Westbury mayor Peter Cavallaro holds office hours on the first and third Thursdays of the month from 5 to 7 p.m., and the second Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Thursday, 06 March 2014 00:00
Westbury High School students are teaching younger children from Park Avenue Elementary School valuable life lessons about money and business skills through the High School Heroes program.
In this program, high school students that are taking Renate Johnson’s Junior Achievement class will go into first grade classrooms to teach 45-minute lessons.
“It is a program that gives high school and younger students confidence and teaches them about business and financial literacy,” said Johnson.
Saturday, 08 March 2014 00:00
The Westbury Historical Society will host Dr. Natalie Naylor, professor emerita at Hofstra University and author of Women in Long Island’s Past: Eminent Ladies and Everyday Lives at their next meeting on March 9.
Naylor’s presentation will focus on the place of women in Long Island’s history, including several prominent women from Westbury’s past.
Thursday, 20 February 2014 00:00
Albertson resident and Kellenberg sophomore Gabby Schreib qualified for the Millrose Games in New York City. Schreib qualified as a member of the Sprint Medley Relay along with Danielle Correia, Bridget McNierney, and Jazmine Fray.
The Kellenberg relay’s close second place finish in January’s Millrose Trials has moved them closer to defending the title they won in the same relay at last year’s Millrose Games. Schreib and her teammates time is currently second in the United States for girls track and field performances.
Thursday, 20 February 2014 00:00
Congratulations to Westbury athletes Michael Esposito, Eileen Harris, Brett Harris, and Michael Going, each of whom won awards in Race # 1 of the Jonas Chiropractic Run Nassau Series co-hosted by Nassau County and the Greater Long Island Running Club.
Michael Esposito, age 15, took home the second place award in the 15-19 age group with a time of 23 minutes, 6 seconds. Eileen Harris, age 42, earned the first place award in the women’s 40-44 age group. She completed the race with her 45 year old husband, Brett Harris, who was the third place award winner in the men’s 45-49 age group. Michael Going, age 41, scored third place honors in the 40-44 age group with a time of 20 minutes, 51 seconds.