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Rebecca Alexander At Temple Judea

The Sisterhood of Temple Judea announces Rebecca Alexander, author of Not Fade Away, will be their guest speaker on Tuesday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m.TempleRebecca101014A [Read more...]

MWCABC 5K Walk/Run

CancerRun_100314CThe Manhasset Women’s Coalition Against Breast Cancer’s is hosting the 16th Annual 5K Family Walk/Run. The event will take place on Sunday, Oct. 26 rain or shine at Mary Jane Davies Park on Plandome Road. Registration day of the race is from 8-9:15am and the race starts at 9:30 a.m. sharp.
To register online go to www. start2finish.com and click on the  “register online now” button and select the Manhasset Women’s Coalition Against Breast Cancer Race. Online registration is available until Oct. 22.
To pre-register, download a registration form from the MWCABC website: www.manhassetbreastcancer.org.
Mail-in or online registrations received by Friday Oct. 17 will receive a t-shirt. Registrations received by Oct. 17 (mail-in) and Oct. 22 (online) are $25 for adults $15 for kids 13 and under. Day of race registration fees are $35 for adults and $25 for kids 13 and under. The awards will be given out 20 minutes after the last participant finishes the race.
All are welcome including adults, children, strollers and the physically challenged, but no bikes, scooters or roller blades are allowed.
Underwriting opportunities are available. Platinum ($500-$999) and pink ($1000 +) level donor names will appear on the t-shirt.
For more information regarding the race please contact Cathy McAree at cathynpeter@aol.com or Karen Barnes at karenbarnes@optonline.net.
Don’t forget to buy your raffle tickets for the Cash for the Cure. Only 500 tickets will be sold and three lucky winners of $10,000, $2,000, and $1000 will be chosen right before race time. Please contact Jen DeSena at 365-2693 or Laura Hull at 365-4277, Joy Sargent at 627-3266 and Whitney Godfrey to purchase your ticket by Oct. 25.
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Shelter Rock Protest At Climate March

Over fifty members of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock in Manhasset walked with over 400,000 activists at the People’s Climate March in NYC on September 21. [Read more...]

Roadwork Closes NSP

            The NYS Department of the Transportation will be repaving the Northern State Parkway (NSP) between the Wantagh State Parkway (Exit 33) and the LIE/I495 (Exit 37A).  [Read more...]

Age of Discovery Navigators

On Tuesday, Oct. 21, the Manhasset Community Club presents Constance Del Vecchio Maltese, a well-known portrait artist who rose to new eminence with her stunning series “Age of Discovery Navigators,” 13 portraits of the great discoverers who, beginning with Christopher Columbus, changed the face of the earth and opened the New World.  She will explain in detail how she developed the faces in a few of these portraits as well as the background scenes.

Guests are welcome. Gues fee of $5 includes lunch and program.  The lecture will take place 11:30 a.m. at the Church of Our Savior Lutheran at 1901 Northern Blvd.  For further information, contact Barbara Pierce at 627-0662,

LIE Night Roadwork

 

The New York State Department of Transportation’s (NYSDOT) $25 million construction project to repave the Long Island Express/I495 (LIE) between Willis Avenue (Exit 37) and Sunnyside Boulevard (Exit 46) , began last week.  [Read more...]

Threats to Voting Rights

What has been happening to voter access and to voting rights across the country? This will be the focus of a program, titled “You Have the Right to Vote, Don’t You?,” sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Port Washington-Manhasset. The public is invited to bring questions and join this timely discussion at the Manhasset Library on Monday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m.
The featured speaker will be Vishal Agraharkar, J.D., Counsel for the Brennan Center for Justice’s Democracy Program at New York University School of Law.  Agraharkar is a graduate of Williams College and Columbia Law School.  Since joining the Brennan Center, his work has focused on voting rights and elections.  Several of his papers on the topic can be accessed at brennancenter.org/expert/vishal-agraharkar.
Agraharkar will discuss new voting restrictions enacted in some states over the past few years  – including photo ID requirements, registration limitations, and reduced voting times.  He will then review major lawsuits over these restrictions that could affect this year’s elections and recommend actions that individuals can take to protect the right to vote at both national and local levels.  Everyone is encouraged to bring questions and to participate in stimulating discussion
For additional information, call 516-944-7794 or e-mail allison@lwvofportwashington-manhaset.org.
This program is provided free of charge by the League of Women Voters of Port Washington-Manhasset as a public service to the community.
The League of Women Voters of Port Washington-Manhasset is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, open to both men and women. It encourages citizens to participate in government and to influence policy through education and advocacy. lwvofportwashington-manhasset.org.

Manhasset Community Club

On Tuesday, Oct. 21, the Manhasset Community Club presents Constance Del Vecchio Maltese, a well-known portrait artist who rose to new eminence with her stunning series “Age of Discovery Navigators,” 13 portraits of the great discoverers who, beginning with Christopher Columbus, changed the face of the earth and opened the New World.  She will explain in detail how she developed the faces in a few of these portraits as well as the background scenes. [Read more...]

BarkFest October 19

The 2nd Annual Nassau Barkfest, Long Island’s Largest Pet Costume Contest and Parade, will take place Sunday, Oct. 19th from 12 – 3 p.m. at Eisenhower Park’s Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre.  The event will be held rain or shine and all pets must be on a leash.  [Read more...]

How To Sell Your Invention

Nassau County Inventors and Entrepreneurs Club will host TV infomercial expert John Hurley at its Oct. 20 meetingHurley, merchandising coordinator at AllStar Products Group LLC, of Hawthorne, New York, a leading DRTV (direct response television) company, will discuss ways to get inventions sold on television and explain what it takes to get a product labeled with the sticker “As Seen on TV.”   [Read more...]