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Thursday, Oct. 2

 

Dance Program

 

The LISMA Foundation is presenting a dance program called Bluebird Seeing Happiness.  Presented by LISMA and J Dance this program will focus on the search for happiness through dance and performance.  It is free and will be held in our concert hall at 1125 Willis Ave., Albertson.  If you need additional information, contact 516-625-3455.

Friday, Oct. 3

 

Mommy & Me Music Class

 

At 11 a.m., the Village of East Hills will host a KIP Mommy & Me Music Class with Darlene Graham. The event takes place in the Village Theater. The Village Hall is at 209 Harbor Hill Rd. Call 621-5600.

Saturday, Oct. 4

 

Children’s Service

 

The community is invited to come at 1:15 p.m. to Yom Kippur Community Children’s Service at Temple Sinai of Roslyn.  Appropriate for toddler through grade 4, no ticket required.  All are welcome.  Contact Temple Sinai of Roslyn, 425 Roslyn Rd., 516-621-6800 or log on to www.mysinai.org

Tuesday, Oct. 7

 

Brandeis Women’s Program

 

At 1 p.m., the Bryant Library will host a Brandeis Women’s Program in the Helen Glannon Room. The library is at 2 Paper Mill Rd. Call 621-2240.

First Jewish Community Choir

If you are Jewish and you love to sing, come get in on the excitement.  It doesn’t matter if you belong to a synagogue or are unaffiliated, if you want to sing, Temple Sinai of Roslyn wants you.  Weekly rehearsals Tuesdays, Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28 at 7 p.m. at Temple Sinai of Roslyn, 425 Roslyn Rd. All are welcome.  Call 516-621-6800 or log on to www.mysinai.org.

Mommy & Me Art Class

At 10 a.m., the Village of East Hills will host a KIP Mommy & Me Art Class with Abrakadoodle. The event takes place in the Village Theater. The Village Hall is at 209 Harbor Hill Rd. Call 621-5600.

Wednesday, Oct. 8

 

Civic Association Meeting

 

At 7:30 p.m., the Norgate at Roslyn Civic Association will hold its annual meeting in the Helen Glannon Room of the Bryant Library. Coffee and cookies will be served. The library is at 2 Paper Mill Rd.

Family Sukkot Service

The community is invited to come at 7 p.m. to Family Sukkot Evening Service. This special family service involves special songs and shaking of the lulav and etrog, along with a story from the Rabbis.  All are welcome.  Contact Temple Sinai of Roslyn, 425 Roslyn rd., 516-621-6800 or log onto www.mysinai.org.

Thursday, Oct. 9

 

Sukkot Service

 

The community is invited to come at 9 a.m. to Minyan Sukkot Service.  Join Rabbi Gordon for text study, prayer, and celebration of the autumn holiday of Sukkot.  Congregants will visit the Temple sukkah, weather permitting, and together welcome what is often referred to as the Festival of Rejoicing.  All are welcome.  Contact Temple Sinai of Roslyn, 425 Roslyn Rd., 516-621-6800 or log onto www.mysinai.org.

Mommy & Me Music Class

At 11 a.m., the Village of East Hills will host a KIP Mommy & Me Music Class with Little Maestros. The event takes place in the Village Theater. The Village Hall is at 209 Harbor Hill Rd. Call 621-5600.

Movie In The Park

At 6:30 p.m., the Village of East Hills will host a Senior Activities Committee Movie In The Park at the Village Lounge. . The Village Lounge is at 209 Harbor Hill Rd. Call 621-5600.

Friday, Oct. 10

 

Shabbat Hallelu

 

Come to Shabbat Hallelu at 6:30 p.m.   Accompanied by the Hallelu band, the sanctuary comes alive as Cantor Sergei Schwartz leads us in song, dance, praise and worship.  Start your weekend feeling energized and uplifted at Shabbat Hallelu.  All are welcome.  Contact Temple Sinai of Roslyn, 425 Roslyn Rd., 516-621-6800 or log onto www.mysinai.org.

Mommy & Me Music Class

At 10 a.m., the Village of East Hills will host a KIP Mommy & Me Music Class with Darlene Graham. The event takes place in the Village Theater. The Village Hall is at 209 Harbor Hill Rd. Call 621-5600.

Monday, Oct. 13

 

Holiday Drop-Off Program

 

Join Temple Sinai of Roslyn for a Chazak Three Hour Holiday Drop-off Program from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Chazak is an ongoing program for children 6–14, with developmental differences. See your child grow, learn, and thrive in a nurturing, inclusive environment. Lunch is included, parents are welcome to stay. Programs are free of charge and integrate music, movement, and other forms of enrichment into the learning experience.   Call 621-8016 to register and get additional information about Chazak programs.  All are welcome.  Contact Temple Sinai of Roslyn, 425 Roslyn Rd., 516-621-6800 or log onto  www.mysinai.org.

Sinai Social Club Sukkah

Join Temple Sinai of Roslyn at 7:30 p.m. for a Sinai Social Club Sukkah Social with Comedian Mark Brier. This humorous program filled with clean, rib-tickling jokes, anecdotes and terrific impressions is sure to make you smile. Mark has been performing for over 35 years on cruise ships, at resorts, comedy clubs and conventions. Featured in Newsday for his popular Laughs at the Library program, Brier has engaged audiences in more than 70 New York State libraries. Members: free, non-members suggested contribution: $5. All are welcome.  Contact Temple Sinai of Roslyn, 425 Roslyn Rd., 516-621-6800 or log onto www.mysinai.org

Tuesday, Oct. 14

 

More Library Events

 

At 10 a.m., the Bryant Library will host as a Roslyn Retired Teachers Book Group in the Valentine House. At 11 a.m., the library will host a Roslyn Retired Teachers Luncheon in the Helen Glannon Room.

The library is at 2 Paper Mill Rd. Call 621-2240.

Adult Education

Come to Adult Education with Rabbi Michael White at 10 a.m. The Torah’s Wisdom for Our Age Scripture has much to teach us about the pressing challenges people face today. Join us for these provocative and probing conversations.  You do not need to attend them all; come when you can. All are welcome.  Contact Temple Sinai of Roslyn, 425 Roslyn Rd., 516-621-6800 or log onto  www.mysinai.org.

Tuesday, Oct. 14;
Thursday, Oct. 16

 

Senior Portrait Makeup Dates

 

From Oct. 14 through Oct. 16, Roslyn High School will host Senior Portrait Makeup dates. Call 801-5090.

Wednesday, Oct. 15;
Thursday, Oct. 16

 

Photo Day

 

On Oct. 15 and Oct. 16, the Roslyn Middle School will host its two Photo Days. Call  801-5090.

Wednesday, Oct. 15

 

Simchat Torah Evening Service

 

The community is invited to come at 7 p.m. to Simchat Torah Evening Service and Consecration. This special evening includes the chanting of the end and the beginning of the Torah, and so younger worshippers can participate, we unroll a sacred scroll down the center of the sanctuary.  All are welcome.  Contact Temple Sinai of Roslyn, 425 Roslyn Road, Roslyn Heights 516-621-6800 or log onto  www.mysinai.org

Thursday, Oct. 16

 

Torah Service and Yizkor

 

The community is invited to come at 7 p.m. to Simchat Torah Service and Yizkor.  All are welcome.  Contact Temple Sinai of Roslyn, 425 Roslyn Road, Roslyn Heights 516-621-6800 or log onto www.mysinai.org

Friday, Oct. 17

 

Shabbat LaNeshama

 

Come to Shabbat LaNeshama at 7:45 p.m.   On the third Friday night of each month, Shabbat LaNeshama is a service of gentle, soothing, contemplative music. Its rhythms, melodies and English readings will quiet the heart, slow the mind and relax the spirit.  The talented ISRA-Alien guitar duo (Gilad Ben Zvi and Oren Neiman) join Cantors Sergei and Elena Schwartz and give us a beautiful, peaceful reprieve from the hectic pace of our daily lives. All are welcome.  Contact Temple Sinai of Roslyn, 425 Roslyn Road, Roslyn Heights 516-621-6800.  www.mysinai.org

Saturday, Oct. 18

 

Bibles And Bagels

 

Come to Bibles and Bagels at 10 a.m.  For generations, Jews throughout the world have gathered on Shabbat morning to study the words of the weekly Torah portion.  Join Rabbi Gordon at as we delve into the mysterious and complex stories of our ancient Bible.  Together we will look to find meaning by studying both medieval and modern commentary.  A scrumptious bagel breakfast with all of the trimmings will be served along with delicious coffee.  Nosh on a bagel, glean some wisdom from our tradition and share your thoughts.  A brief Minyan service will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at the start of Bible and Bagels. All are welcome.  Contact Temple Sinai of Roslyn, 425 Roslyn Rd., 516-621-6800 or log onto www.mysinai.org

Chazak Shabbat Celebration

Join Temple Sinai of Roslyn for a Chazak Shabbat Celebration from 10–11:30 a.m.  Chazak is an ongoing program for children 6–14, with developmental differences. See your child grow, learn, and thrive in a nurturing, inclusive environment. All programs are free of charge and integrate music, movement, and other forms of enrichment into the learning experience.   Call 621-8016 to register and get additional information about Chazak programs. All are welcome.  Contact Temple Sinai of Roslyn, 425 Roslyn Rd., 516-621-6800 or log onto  www.mysinai.org

Sunday, Oct. 19

 

LICA Concert

 

At 2 p.m., the Bryant Library will host a LICA concert in the Helen Glannon Room. The library is at 2 Paper Mill Rd. Call 621-2240.

Temple Judea to host Steve Israel

The Greatest Generation of Temple Judea of Manhasset is proud to announce that Rep. Steve Israel will be their guest speaker on Sunday, Oct. 19 at 3 p.m. The topic Rep. Israel will be speaking about is the nation of Israel. Following his presentation, Rep. Israel will be answering questions. The entire community is invited to attend. RSVP to the temple office at 516-621-8049 or templeoffice@temple-judea.com by Oct. 15. Temple Judea of Manhasset is at 333 Searingtown Rd. Visit the website at www.temple-judea.com.

Tuesday, Oct. 21

 

Current Events Program

 

At 1 p.m., the Bryant Library will host a Current Events program with Ivan Krakowsky in the Helen Glannon Room.

The library is at 2 Paper Mill Rd. Call 621-2240.

Sunday, Oct. 26

 

Film Program

 

At 2 p.m., the Bryant Library will host a Miriam Russo film program in the Helen Glannon Room.

The library is at 2 Paper Mill Rd. Call 621-2240.

Bridge Games

Newplicate (supervised duplicate) Bridge is held at the Shelter Rock Jewish Center, 272 Shelter Rock Rd., Roslyn, every Monday from 9:30 a.m. to noon for bridge students, new players and social bridge players welcome. Short lesson, and earn points in a fun, friendly atmosphere. For reservations call 917-658-5991. Open Duplicate Bridge Game at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. Refreshments served. Call 917-658-5991 for reservations.

Daytime Bridge

A new ACBL sanctioned daytime bridge game will be held on Thursday afternoons at 12:30 p.m. at Shelter Rock Jewish Center, 272 Shelter Rock Rd., Roslyn. For info and reservations call 917-658-5991.

Monthly Events

VFW Post #5253 meets every second and fourth Wednesday of the month (only on the second Wednesday in the summer, November and December) at 8 p.m. at 155 Searingtown Rd., Albertson. For more information call 833-7536.

Well Spouse Association for well spouses or partners of the chronically disabled. When one is sick, two need help. Is your spouse ill? Are you feeling the stress of being a caregiver? Do you feel lonely, angry, sad, guilty, frustrated, desperate? Have your friends deserted you? Would you like to share emotional problems and coping skills with others who walk in your shoes? If your answer is yes, join a group of people in similar situations. Share feelings, experiences and helpful ideas. Regular meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the St. Charles Rehab Center, 201 I.U. Willets Rd. (corner of Searingtown Rd.), Albertson. Call Betsey Budne-Finnel 482-6574 or Rose Packard 829-8740 or e-mail: rosebirdlady@aol.com.

Ongoing Programs

Exercise Classes

Free silver sneakers exercise classes for all levels:  balance, agility, strengthening, endurance and osteoporosis for eligible seniors.  Monday through Saturday.  Roslyn and Garden City locations.  Call for more details, including seeing if you are eligible and class times at 516-745-8050.

Boy Scouts

Open to all boys 11-18 years old. Meets at sponsor: Temple Beth Sholom, 401 Roslyn Rd., Tuesdays from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Contact Steven Cahn 621-3890.

       Cub Scouts

Open to all boys 6-10 years old. Meets at sponsor: Temple Beth Sholom, 401 Roslyn Rd., Tuesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Contact Dan Sharon 428-3633.

Bridge Players Wanted

The residents of East Hills Park are looking for bridge players who are East Hills residents only who would like to join the group. It takes place on Wednesdays beginning at 7 p.m. in the East Hills Lounge. Call 621-8782.

Canasta Players Wanted

Mature women looking for canasta players to play canasta Wednesdays or Fridays at the Links of Roslyn. Call 365-6048.

Board Meetings

Village of Roslyn Zoning Board of Appeals meets on the first Monday of every month at 8 p.m. at Village Hall, 1200 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn.

Village of Flower Hill Board meets on the first Monday of every month at 8 p.m. at the Village Hall, One Bonnie Heights Rd., Flower Hill.

Village of Roslyn Estates Board of Trustees will hold its public meetings on the second Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall, 25 The Tulips.

Village of Roslyn Harbor Board of Trustees usually meets on the second Monday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Village Hall, 500 Motts Cove Rd. South, Roslyn Harbor.

Village of Roslyn Board of Trustees meets on the third Tuesday of every month at 8 p.m. at Village Hall, 1200 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn.

Village of Roslyn Historic District Board meets on the third Wednesday of every month at 8 p.m. at Village Hall, 1200 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn.

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Joe Scotchie is the editor of both The Roslyn News and New Hyde Park Illustrated News. In 2009, he won a New York State Press Association award for a sports feature. Joseph Scotchie’s past publications include biographies of Thomas Wolfe and Richard Weaver and a comprehensive history of the city of Asheville, North Carolina.

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