Events 6/1 – 6/8

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Get a checkup at the mammography van on June 8

Wednesday, June 1
Knit and Crochet
Come to the Plainedge Pub lic Library and join Angie Gallo as she guides you through the steps of learning how to knit or crochet. You can bring your own project or choose from the many instruction books available. Please bring knitting worsted weight yarn and a #9 needle for knitting or a H or I  hook for crocheting. Fee is $5 cash or check made to Plainedge Public Library. Must register. From 1 to 3 p.m. in the community room. Dates are as follows: 6/1, 6/8, 6/15.

Thursday, June 2
Safe Boating for All Ages
Join Ron Stehn for this free, six-week class that qualifies you for your safe boating certificate, which is required for operation of a personal watercraft. Only one absence permitted. A written examination concludes the course. This course is open to all ages. All materials are provided. From 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. in the Bar Harbour meeting room. For more information, contact Peter Cirona at 516-798-4607 ext. 6302 or email pcirona@
massapequalibrary.org.

Movie: Creed
The Bar Harbour auditorium will show a 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. screening of the movie Creed. Adonis Johnson (Michael B. Jordan), son of deceased world heavyweight champion Apollo Creed, has boxing in his blood. Looking to win his own title, Adonis heads to Philadelphia and convinces his father’s rival turned friend Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone), to train him even as Rocky battles his own deadly opponent outside the ring. Now Adonis has a shot but first he must develop the heart of a true fighter in this new chapter of the Rocky story. (2015; PG-13, 2 hrs 15 mins). Starring Sylvester Stallone and Michael B. Jordan.

Friday, June 3
Let’s Talk
Let’s Talk Senior Discussion Group meets from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Bar Harbour auditorium.

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Yvonne Dagger of CCI, along with Jennifer Gillespie, her son Brandan and their assistance dog at last year’s street fair

Saturday, June 4
Adopt-A-Battalion Soldier’s Drive
Come help put care packages together for troops overseas. Looking for personal care items, seasonings, hot sauces and items other than candy. From 9 to 11:30 a.m. at Our Lady of the Island Knight of Columbus Council, 2 Eastgate Rd., Massapequa Park.

Sunday, June 5
Massapequa Chamber of Commerce Street Fair
The fourth annual Massapequa Chamber of Commerce street fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. A wonderful event for the entire family, come enjoy music, entertainment, kids’ activities (including pony rides and inflatable rides), delicious food, a wide array of craft and business vendors and more. Located at lower Broadway in Massapequa between Veterans Boulevard and Clark Avenue.

Monday, June 6
Re-Entering the Workforce: Interview Skills
Join as Sari Flesch, employment specialist, presents, Re-entering the Workforce: Interview Skills, at the Massapequa Library Central Avenue Building at 1:30 p.m. Learn how to respond effectively to tough interview questions at this employment workshop for job seekers age 50+ that will focus on interviewing skills. Advanced registration is required either by phone or at the reference desk. Call 516-798-4607 ext. 6304 to register or for more information.

Free Blood Pressure Readings

Free blood pressure readings courtesy of Saint Joseph Hospital. From 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Central Ave. reference floor.

Scrabble
Come in and enjoy a game of Scrabble from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Bar Harbour meeting room. No registration required.

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Work on your interview skills on June 6.

Tuesday, June 7
Caregiver Support Program
Join for an informational lecture for both caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia and volunteers looking to make a difference in someone’s life. Representatives from Willing Hearts, Helpful Hands, based at Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care & Rehabilitation, will discuss this free service and volunteer opportunities. The lecture will take place at the Central Avenue library at 6:30 p.m.

AARP Defensive Driving
Come get your insurance rates lowered. Fee is $20 for AARP members and $25 for nonmembers. Payment is by check or money order made out to “AARP.” Class size is limited so register at the reference desk at either library location. Class is from 9:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bar Harbour auditorium.

Wednesday, June 8
Knit and Crochet
Come to the Plainedge Public Library and join Angie Gallo as she guides you through the steps of learning how to knit or crochet. You can bring your own project or choose from the many instruction books available. Please bring knitting worsted weight yarn and a #9 needle for knitting or a H or I  hook for crocheting. Fee is $5 cash or check made to Plainedge Public Library. Must register. From 1 to 3 p.m. in the community room. Dates are as follows June 15.

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Bike to the beach on June 10.

Mammography Van
Come to the Bar Harbour parking lot from 8 a.m. to noon and get a mammography in the mammography van. By appointment only. Sponsored by Senator Michael Venditto.

Pinstripes and Penance
Former Yankee ballplayer, Jon Malangone, discusses his recollections about playing for the Yankees, as well as many of the other twists and turns in his eventful life. From 2 to 4 p.m. at the Bar Harbour auditorium.

Upcoming
Bike to the Beach
On Friday, June 10, there will be a group of approximately 150 cyclists participating in the 10th annual Bike to the Beach New York benefiting Autism. Bike to the Beach is a 100-mile century ride from Manhattan to Westhampton Beach starting at 4:30 a.m. Riders will ride into Oyster Bay from Park Avenue and turn right onto Clark Street, then straight onto Front Street. Riders will then turn right onto Unqua Road and then left onto Sunrise Highway, bear right onto Old Sunrise Highway and continue straight onto Oak Street and exit Oyster Bay. For more information, visit www.biketothebeach.org, call 301-580-7231, or email rwalsh@biketothebeach.org.

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Jennifer Fauci is the managing editor of Long Island Weekly, Boulevard and Anton Media Group’s local magazines. Her passion for literature, travel and the arts lend to the unique content in her publications. In her time at Anton, she has received first place in the Folio Awards, second place for the NYPA awards and is the recipient of three PCLI awards.

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