February 17, 2017 RSS feed / Community

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

Saying Thanks

At the February 2nd Board of Trustees meeting members of the Board debated whether to install a plaque on which the names of former mayors would be listed.  More...

Should village mayors be honored on a plaque?

A discussion at the end of the February 2 Village Board of Trustees’ meeting about creating a plaque to honor village mayors became heated when outgoing mayor Nicholas Episcopia and incoming mayor Brian Daughney disagreed about it.  More...

The Welcoming Club of Garden City

Who we are:   The Welcoming Club of Garden City is a well-established women’s organization that focuses on welcoming new members to our community, fostering relationships of long-time residents, supporting local businesses and raising mone More...

THE OFFICE CAT

Where there’s smoke: Garden City Police Officers assisted Garden City Firefighters with a smoke condition inside a 7th Street building on February 8th.  Items taken: Various items were reported stolen from a vehicle parked at a Wetherill R More...

Our Times Coffeehouse presents Tom Chapin

Folk music singer/songwriter Tom Chapin takes the stage on Friday, February 17 at 8 PM at Our Times Coffeehouse. He is currently writing and recording what will become his 25th CD, scheduled for release this spring.  More...

Alliance for Quality Education Forum at Community Church

By Melva Victorino  On Sunday, February 19th at 9:15 – 10:15 AM, Ms. Blanca A. More...

fyi FOR SENIORS

All Seniors Invited to 1st Anniversary Open House   More...

Resurrection’s Cafe Ablaze to warm listeners on March 4th

Café Ablaze, the Christian coffeehouse hosted by Garden City’s Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, serves its trademark blend of hot beverages and Christian music, along with warm fellowship, on Saturday, March 4, from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.  More...

Garden City Senior Bridge

On February 13th there were five tables playing. The results:  North/south  1--Gloria Mentzel & Pat Dolan 2--Grace & Nick Basile East/West 1--Irene Christie & Nancy Cervini 2--Carol Cook & Liz Tetro   More...

News from the Children’s Room

February is Black History Month   More...

Smarter Social Security

Strategies to Maximize Spousal Benefits Garden City Public Library   Thursday, April 21st, 2016 at 7PM  More...

Coffee & Tea by the Book

Victoria by Daisy Goodwin Garden City Public Library Tuesday, February 28th at 9:30AM   More...

GC Public Library adds new digital collection of magazines

Read full-color digital magazines anytime, anywhere on your computer, smart phones, or tablet with Zinio for Libraries. More...

Garden City Community Park News

Adult Learn and Play Platform Tennis   More...

Correction

An article last week “2017 Nassau County Men’s Fencing Team Champions” misstated the record of fencer Alex Joudeh, Alex went 1-2 in the semi finals then went 3-0 (swept all 3 bouts against Jericho) which was the most wins for any me More...

Garden City Pool News

2017 Sponsorship Opportunities at the Pool   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...

CMF Spring Card Party

Save the date: Monday, March 27th. Please join the CMF for bridge and lunch, sandwiches, coffee and tea at 12 noon at the Garden City Casino. The Boutique will start at 11:30 a.m. More...

12th grade party and parent skit night

One of the very best nights of senior year – the 12th Grade Class Party and Parent Skit Night is almost here! 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...

Adelphi holds Larson Legacy Concert

The latest Larson Legacy Concert at the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) is an exciting workshop production of César Alvarez’s new musical, NOISE. The concert will take place on Sunday, February 19 at 3:00 p.m. More...

Sarah Meyland to give presentation on status of LI’s aquifers

Ms. Sarah J. Meyland will give a presentation on the status of Long Island’s Aquifers at the Garden City Senior Center on Tuesday, February 21st at 7:30 PM. Ms. More...

SOCIALLY SPEAKING

The Camellia Show

The snow was appreciated by all of the children in Garden City as the schools were closed and the making of snow men and snow balls was possible. As far as the children were concerned, this was heaven and they took full advantage of it. More...

Enriching the lives of special needs adults

While children with special needs are offered numerous programs and activities from the local schools, towns and agencies, adults with special needs are unable to find similar opportunities. More...

Garden City Retired Men’s Club

Schedule of Activities   Monday, February 20 - Senior Center Closed President’s Day  Monday, February 27 - Sandwiches  Monday, March 6 - Regular Meeting  Monday, March 13 - St Patrick’s Day Hot Lunch: Corned Beef and C More...

All seniors invited to open house

On Wednesday, February 22 between 2-4 p.m. Garden City Recreation and Parks will celebrate our 1st year as it holds an Anniversary Open House at The Senior Center on Golf Club Lane. Any senior who is a resident of the Inc. More...

Adult Coloring Series

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

It’s What’s Happening for Young Adults at the Library

Yak and Snack Book Discussion   More...

Garden City Public Library holiday hours

The Garden City Public Library will be closed on: Sunday, February 19, and Monday, February 20 (Presidents’ Day).   More...

Trio Solisti at Adelphi University

Trio Solisti marks their 12th year as ensemble-in-residence at Adelphi University with their spring concert. The concert will take place on Friday, February 17 at 7:30 p.m. 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...

“The Cardiovascular Detective: Unique clues for women’s heart health"

Winthrop-University Hospital’s Inspiring Women™ educational series will offer a free program, “The Cardiovascular Detective: Unique Clues for Women’s Heart Health,” on Tuesday, February 28, at 7 PM. 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...