Events 2/17 – 2/25


Wednesday, Feb. 17
Garden ClubMassCal_021716B
This month’s Massapequa Park Garden Club meeting will feature a workshop by club members Rose Bonagura and Fran Vecchio, who recently attended a seminar on creating table arrangements. They will now teach members and guests the techniques they learned. Begins at 7 p.m. and open to the public. Meets downstairs at Massapequa Park Village Hall, 151 Front St., Massapequa Park. Refreshments will be served. For further information, contact Rose Bonagura at 516-796-0194.

Knit and Crochet
Come knit and crochet with Angie Gallo from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Plainedge Library community room. Must register. A program fee of $5 cash or check made payable to Plainedge Public Library is required. Bring your own project or choose from the many instruction books available. Bring knitting worsted weight yarn and a #9 needle for knitting or an H or I hook for crocheting.

LIRR Tracks Program
From 11 a.m. to noon in the Bar Harbour children’s room. Call Chrisann Fabio at 516-924-1415 for more information.

Thursday, Feb. 18
AARP Tax Aide
Free tax assistance for seniors by appointment only. Call 516-798-4607 ext. 6304 to make an appointment/register. From 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., reserve a spot in several of the open time slots throughout the day. Located in the Central Avenue Reference Floor.MassCal_021716A

Friday, Feb. 19
Let’s Talk     
Let’s Talk Senior Discussion Group from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Bar Harbour auditorium.

Saturday, Feb. 20
Adopt-A-Battalion Soldier’s Drive
Come help put care packages together for troops overseas. Volunteers sort, pack and ship items to send to the troops. Looking for personal care items, seasonings and 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.

Video Game Cafe & Open Play      
Hang out with your friends and enjoy an afternoon of playing video games. Snacks and drinks provided. Ages 10 and older. From 2 to 4 p.m. in the Bar Harbour auditorium. Contact Lisa Zuena at 516-799-0770 ext. 305 or email for more information.

Sunday, Feb. 21
Doo Wop Concert with The Precisions
Come to the Plainedge Library from 2 to 3:30 p.m. and enjoy a performance by The Precisions. The former Golden Crest Records recording artists, perform music from the 50s, 60s and 70s including their hit single “Someone to Watch Over Me.” Their rich vocals and boot-stomping rhythms are not to be missed. In the community room.

Monday, Feb. 22

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Photo by Frederic Sierakowski

Come in and enjoy a game of Scrabble from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Bar Harbour meeting room.

The Massapequa Branch of AAUW will hold its general meeting on Monday, Feb. 22, at 1:30 p.m. at the Bar Harbour Library. The speaker will Jessica Reilly from Ladies Workshop Express in Seaford. She will hold a class on Zumba for seniors. Contact Lucy Fois at

Tuesday, Feb. 23
Sip & Paint
Come to Zona at 7 p.m. for a sip and paint. The fee is $50 and limited space is available. Included in the price is a hot buffet and one alcoholic beverage as well as painting with local featured artist, Debbie Viola. The painting of the evening is “Dream.” Call Josette at 516-729-4150 or email to reserve your spot. Zona is located at 4883 Merrick Rd., Massapequa Park.

Thursday, Feb. 25
Movie: The Intern MassCal_021716C
The Bar Harbour auditorium will show a 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. screening of the movie The Intern. Jules Ostin (Anne Hathaway) is a young woman running a thriving online fashion website. Convinced by her employees to enact a senior outreach program, she hires 70-year-old retiree Ben Whittaker (Robert De Niro) as an intern. Ben initially has much to learn, and finds that the modern business world isn’t anything like he remembers. However, as Ben acclimates himself, it becomes clear that he has plenty to teach the people around him. (2015; PG-13 2 hr). Starring Anne Hathaway and Robert De Niro.

Weekly Storytime
Come to Barnes & Noble located at 5224 Sunrise Hwy., Massapequa Park for a weekly storytime. Begins at 11:30 a.m.

Volunteers Needed
The Plainedge Public Library is looking for Plainedge School District volunteers in grades six and up for children’s crafts/activities during the 2015-16 school year. All applicants are accepted into a pool of eligible volunteers who will be called upon from time to time during the year. Application packets are now available. Contact the Children’s Services Department for more information at 516-735-4133, ext. 12. Community service credit available.

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