January 30, 2013 RSS feed / Events & Calendar

This week’s Calendar of Events

The following is a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week. Readers should know that meetings are subject to change without notice. THURSDAY, January 31 More...

Computer classes for seniors offered

Town of Oyster Bay seniors are invited to take part in computer classes to be held at the William P. Bennett Hicksville Community Center, located at 28 West Carl St. in Hicksville, announced Town Councilwoman Beth Faughnan. More...

Jones Beach bird walk Feb. 3

Join the South Shore Audubon Society on a bird walk at the West End of Jones Beach State Park, Sun., Feb. 3. Thewalkwillbeginat9:30a.m.inthenortheast corner of the parking lot at Jones Beach West End #2. More...

Town reminds residents to register for SWIFT911

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the Town of Oyster Bay reminds residents to register for emergency notifications from the Town, sent out through the SWIFT911 service, Town Supervisor John Venditto announced. More...

Bereavement program for children offered

Good Shepherd Hospice, a member of Catholic Health Services, will present “Connections,” a free, eight-week bereavement group program for children, teens and their caregivers who have experienced the death of a loved one. More...

Plainedge Kindergarten registration March 11 - 15

Kindergarten registration for the 2013-2014 school year will be from March 11 March 15, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the District Office, 241 Wyngate Dr., North Massapequa. Children must be five years of age on or before Dec. More...

LI Blues Special Hockey Winter Classic Feb. 2

The Town of Oyster Bay, in conjunction with Long Island Blues Special Hockey, will host a Hockey Winter Classic for physically and developmentally challenged hockey players Sat., Feb. 2, according to Town Supervisor John Venditto. More...

Spiritual care companion volunteers needed

Catholic Health Services (CHS) of Long Island, one of the region’s largest integrated healthcare systems, is sponsoring a training program for volunteers who are interested in becoming a CHS Spiritual Care Companion. More...

Town offers free mulch to residents and businesses

Following the collection of trees and limbs which fell in the area due to Hurricane Sandy, the Town of Oyster Bay is offering residents and businesses free, double ground mulch, available at John J. More...

Boating courses offered at Burns Park

The United States Power Squadrons Americas Boating Club® District 3 Long Island, Jones Beach Squadron is offering courses during the month of February at John Burns Park, 4990 Merrick Rd., Massapequa. Using GPS will be offered Mon., Feb. 4, 7 p.m. More...

Last Hope Inc’s Animal rescue Bowlathon Feb. 15

A fun evening for the whole family will be held Fri., Feb. 15 from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Farmingdale Lanes, 999 Conklin St., Farmingdale. More...

Meditation talk February 5

The Science of Spirituality Meditation Center is offering a public talk by speaker John Bednarik, OHST, entitled Meditation – A New Year’s Resolution Worth Keeping. The talk will be held Tues., Feb. 5, 7 p.m. More...

Fundraiser for homeless women

Heart for the Homeless, a bra-fitting event to benefit homeless women on Long Island, will be held at Helen of Troy Bras, through Jan.. 30. The store is in Sunrise Mall, Massapequa in the Sears wing. More...

Congregation Beth-El hosts Passover Shabbat

Congregation Beth-El will host Peter, Paul & Mary Shabbat, featuring songs made popular by the group, Fri., March 8, 8 p.m. An oneg will follow. Congregation Beth-El is located at 99 Jerusalem Ave., Massapequa. More...

Poll

Was the the beheading of a woman in Moore, Oklahoma on Fri., Sept. 26 an act of terrorism on American soil, or an isolated incident involving a mentally deranged individual acting alone?