February 24, 2017 RSS feed / Community

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

Honoring our volunteers

We were sorry to hear that the Board of Trustees decided not to put up a plaque listing all of the Village’s previous mayors in Village Hall. More...

Historical Society presents its case for Museum, Eleventh St. house license

On Monday, March 27 the Garden City Historical Society’s license agreement with the Village of Garden City will expire for the land parcel of its longtime headquarters on Eleventh Street, home of the 1800s setting of the A.T. More...

THE OFFICE CAT

Shoplifting arrest: On February 15th Garden City Police arrested a 25 year old Queens woman for allegedly taking merchandise valued at $1,300 from Lord and Taylor. She was charged with grand larceny.  More...

Eastern Property Owners’ Association Annual Scholarship

It is with pleasure that the Eastern Property Owners’ Association of Garden City announces that it will once again award a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating high school senior who resides in the Eastern section of the village.  More...

New art class offered by Community Club

Arline Palmer, Board of Directors and Studio chairperson for the The Art Department of the Community Club of Garden City and Hempstead, invites you to join a brand new art class, Life Through Art, for all newcomers as well as the seasoned artists. More...

Village facilities tour March 11th

A tour of Village facilities will take place on Saturday, March 11, 2017 beginning at 9:00 a.m. Participants will meet at the Senior Center on Golf Club Lane. The tour should last one-anda half to two hours and return to the Senior Center. More...

Garden City Public Schools: Question of the Week

In alignment with the Board of Education’s goal of enhancing communication with the community, Garden City Public Schools continues its “Question of the Week” feature.  Q: What are some of the challenges in creating a school bu More...

EPOA Annual Scholarship

It is with pleasure that the Eastern Property Owners’ Association of Garden City announces that it will once again award a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating high school senior who resides in the Eastern section of the village.  More...

The Kordes Korner

In 1910, the Garden City Company decided to develop the area east of Franklin Avenue. It was decided a large double roadway would be the centerpiece of the new development. More...

SOCIALLY SPEAKING

Spring fun to drive away winter

The snow is finally going away and you can see patches of green grass and you can see patches of green grass and the temperatures are going up to those of a spring day. Let us all hope that it stays pretty much as it is as of now. More...

Sullivan - Sampogne Engagement

Mr. and Mrs. John P. Sullivan of Garden City are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Suzanne Kelleher Sullivan to Robert Louis Sampogne III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sampogne, also of Garden City. More...

Troop 1322 holds Raingutter Regatta

On Friday, February 10th, Garden City Junior Girl Scout Troop 1322 participated in its very own Father Daughter Raingutter Regatta. Prior to the Regatta, the troop met with engineer and Girl Scout parent, Sean O’Brien. Mr. More...

Garden City Retired Men’s Club

Schedule of Activities   Monday, February 27 - Sandwiches  Monday, March 6 - Regular Mtg  Monday, March 13 - St. Patrick’s Day  Hot Lunch Corned Beef & Cabbage  Monday, March 20 - Regular Mtg  More...

Community Club’s Annual Invitation

March is here! This month always holds the promise of Spring and good things to come. The Community Club of Garden City and Hempstead has a special invitation. More...

fyi FOR SENIORS

Adult Art Class Registration Begins   The Garden City’s Department of Recreation and Parks will offer an adult art class this fall. More...

Adult Coloring Series

Garden City Public Library  Tuesday, Feb. 28th @ 1:00PM and Thursday, March 9th @ 7:00PM   More...

Decorate a rainbow fondant cake with the Baking Coach

Wednesday, March 22 at 700 p.m.   Welcome spring by decorating a fondant rainbow cake using fondant cutouts, cake and buttercream. Everyone will go home with their own decorated cake. Participants are encouraged to bring a rolling pin. More...

GCHS Italian Club experiences opening night of Rigoletto

This past January, Garden City High School’s Italian Club had the once-in-a-lifetime of seeing the opening night performance of Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi at the Metropolitan Opera House. More...

The Men’s Association

Next Meeting   Attention all Directors! The next meeting will be in early March. Watch for an e-mail to be sent by the President concerning the exact details and agenda. Please make every effort to participate. More...

Last Hope receives grant to provide free “Trap, Neuter, Release” vouchers

Last Hope thanks PET PEEVES (with our collective cat-loving heart) for a generous $12,000 grant so we can offer the public FREE TNR spay/neuter vouchers for feral cats from Feb.13 to May 1.  This grant allows us to be proactive in an attempt to More...

Last Hope Animal Rescue’s Supermarket Bingo

On March 10th join the Last Hope Animal Rescue for a fun night.  All proceeds benefit Last Hope’s animal rescue and rehabilitation efforts. More...

Ethical Humanists of LI to host College Planning Workshop

Seldom are the words “ethics” and “humanity” heard in the same breath as “college admissions,” but on Wednesday, March 22nd at 7:30 PM, the Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island will play host to a free college p More...

Community Club features Agatha Christie play

On Wednesday, February 15th, the Community Club of Garden City and Hempstead was treated to a delightful performance of The Mysterious Affair At Styles by Agatha Christi. More...

Saint Joseph’s Rosary Altar Society

On Thursday, March 9, the Rosary Altar Society of St. Joseph’s Church will be hosting their St. Patrick’s Day Bridge Party. The event will be held at the Cherry Valley Country Club from noon to 4 P.M. More...

International guest preacher at Cathedral

The Reverend Canon Chris Chivers, Principal of Westcott House, Cambridge will preach at the Cathedral of the Incarnation Sunday, February 26 for the Feast of the Transfiguration at the Masses at 8:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. More...

Grassroots environmental education at Community Church

On Sunday, February 26th at 9:15 – 10:15 AM, Matthew T. Rizzo will present an educational program on local water issues at the Sunday forum series at Garden City Community Church.  More...

THIS WEEK AT THE ROTARY

RotaCare celebrates a quarter century of service at Caregivers Ball

At its 23rd annual Caregivers Ball on Thursday evening, April 27, at the Cherry Valley Club, here in Garden City at 6 p.m., RotaCare will mark its 25rd anniversary of serving Long Island’s poorest families by assisting them with healthcare chal More...

Musical duo to entertain Community Club

On March 15th at 1:30PM Wayne Soderlund and Jeanne Andersen will present the Smorgasbandet at the Garden City Casino. More...

Musical History Tour of Rock & Roll

Musical History Tour of Rock &  Roll, Doo Wop & Pop Concert with the Vic Vincent Group  Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.  More...

Save the Date: AHRC Cocktail Party

Garden City AHRC will hold its annual cocktail party on April 1, 2017 at Cherry Valley Club from 7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. More...

Barnaby - Murphy Engagement

Mr and Mrs Robert J. More...

Spring Fashion Show and Brunch at Community Church

S.A.G.E., the fundraising organization of the Garden City Community Church, will be holding a Fashion Show and Brunch on Saturday, March 11, from 12:30 to 2:30PM. More...

Best of Broadway concert at Adelphi this Saturday

Noted Broadway Performer, Kelvin Moon Loh will be joining the students of Adelphi’s Best of Broadway concert this coming Saturday February 25th at 8PM, and Sunday February 26th at 4PM.  More...

Free legal help for seniors

The Nassau County Bar Association (NCBA) provides free monthly legal consultation clinics for Nassau County residents 65 or older. More...

Winthrop “A Cause to Celebrate” to benefit the Child Life Program

The Children’s Medical Center at Winthrop-University Hospital is pleased to announce the 20th Annual “A Cause to Celebrate,” benefitting the Child Life Program. Honoring Baldwin resident Hayden S. More...

It’s What’s Happening for Young Adults

Paint Party with Authentic HeArtwork   More...

Smarter Social Security

Strategies to Maximize Spousal & Survivor Benefits Garden City Public Library  Tuesday Evening March 7th, 2017 @ 7:00 PM   More...

News From the Children’s Room

Upcoming Children’s Programs Thursdays, March 2, April 6 & May 11 Drop-In LEGO Club More...

Garden City AHRC holds gala Christmas Luncheon

The Garden City Auxiliary of the AHRC Nassau held its annual Christmas luncheon on December 5th at the Garden City Hotel. The Grand Ballroom was the setting for this seasonal event, and was lavishly arranged with glistening decor of Christmastime. More...

Launch of Tom Phelan’s novel at Garden City Library

The paperback of Tom Phelan’s acclaimed novel Lies the Mushroom Pickers Told will be launched on Tuesday, March 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the Garden City Public Library at 60 Seventh St., Garden City, NY. More...

Education series for kidney cancer patients

Winthrop-University Hospital’s Department of Urology is offering a new educational series for patients newly diagnosed with kidney cancer. More...

Cat Lovers Needed

Our Last Hope adoption venue at PetSmart on Route 110, Huntington Station currently has openings for volunteers who are able to cover morning and evening cleaning/feeding shifts as well as midday meet/greet ones. More...