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theWestburyTimes.com Calendar

Civic Meeting - February 26

BOE Meeting - February 27

Book Group - February 27

 

February 26

Carle Place Civic Meeting

The Carle Place Civic Association will have a general meeting at 8 p.m. in the Carle Place High School North cafeteria at 8 p.m. 

February 27

Westbury Board of Ed. Meeting

The Westbury Board of Education will have an action meeting at Westbury Middle School at 7:30 p.m.

 

Carle Place Board of Ed. Meeting

The Carle Place Board of Education will have a business workshop in the Carle Place High School north cafeteria at 8 p.m. 

 

Book Group

The book group at Barnes and Noble in Carle Place will be meeting to discuss Me Before You by Jojo Moyes. At 7:30 p.m. For more information call 516-741-9850.

 

Mike Birbiglia 

The stand-up comic brings his Thank God For Jokes tour to NYCB Theatre at Westbury. At 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $41 to $74. For more information visit www.venue.thetheatreatwestbury.com

February 28

Powells Lane Play

Powells Lane Elementary School will hold their student production of Willy Wonka Jr. at 7 p.m. For more information, call the school at 516-876-5125. 

Deepak Chopra 

Dr. Deepak Chopra, the popular health/new age guru and author of What Are You Hungry For will be at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury. At 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $59.50. For more information visit www.venue.thetheatreatwestbury.com

March 1

Model Train Show

Boy Scout Troop 233 will be sponsoring a giant model train show, featuring 12 operating model railroads, circus model displays and LIRR/MTA T.R.A.C.K.S. Unit, from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 265 Asbury Ave. Requested donation for admission is $5, $1 for children. See “Train Show” on page 1 for more details. 

 

LEGO Event

Barnes and Noble in Carle Place will be having a LEGO event where children are invited to build a scene from The LEGO Movie. For children ages four through eight. Space is limited, please call the store at 516-741-9850 to register. At 11 a.m. 

 

Zappa Plays Zappa

Dweezil Zappa, son of rock and roller Frank Zappa will perform at NYCB Theatre at Westbury, where he will perform songs off the elder Zappa’s album, “Roxie and Elsewhere.” Show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $39.50. For more information visit www.venue.thetheatreatwestbury.com

March 2

Jack Hanna’s Into The Wild Live

Jack Hanna, renowned zoologist and star of several animal shows, will be coming to the NYCB Theatre at Westbury along with some animal guests. Show starts at 1 p.m. Tickets are $49.50. For more information visit www.venue.thetheatreatwestbury.com

March 3 

Read Across America Storytime

Children are invited to come to Barnes and Noble Carle Place to particpate in a national Read Across America event. There will be a reading of Green Eggs and Ham, and fun activities. At 4 p.m. Call the store at 516-741-9850 for more information. 

Writing Group

The writing group of Barnes and Noble Carle Place will hold their bimonthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. All are welcome. 

 

Mid Island Dahlia Society

Learn how to grow beautiful dahlias and about new varieties. At Winthrop Hall Church of the Advent from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free refreshments. For details call 516-650-0595 or visit www.midislanddahlia.com.

 

March 5 

Los Lobos 

Grammy award winning American Chicano rock band Los Lobos comes to the Space at Westbury on their 40th anniversary tour. With guest stars The Mastersons. Doors open at 7, show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $40 to $65. For more information visit www.thespaceatwestbury.com

March 7, 8

Carle Place High School Theatre: Anything Goes

Carle Place High School’s Theatre Company will be putting on a production of Anything Goes. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. 

March 8

Impractical Jokers Tour 

truTV’s Impractical Jokers tour, featuring the Tenderloins, will be coming to The NYCB Theatre at Westbury. Impractical Jokers follows four friends on a hidden camera style show as they compete with each other to see who will perform the most random task with unassuming people of New York. Show at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Tickets are $45. For more information visit www.venue.thetheatreatwestbury.com

News

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.

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.  


Sports

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.


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.


Calendar

Los Lobos - March 5

Coffee House - March 8

Meet the Mayor - March 8


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