2015-07-31

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Summer Gazebo Concert Series Garden City’s Department of Recreation and Parks is please to announce its Ga-zebo Concert series on the Village Green (corner of Stewart and Hilton Aves.) Here is our schedule: July 9 – Tommy Sullivan July 16 – Buddy Merriam and Backroads July 23 – Piece of the Rock July 30 – North Shore Pops August 6 […]

News From The Children’s Room



Guessing Game Winners Congratulations to our fourth week Guessing Game Winners, first graders Ryan Capriotti and Patrick Corrigan! For the fourth week, there were 126 superhero toys in the guessing game jar, and Ryan Capriotti and Patrick Corrigan each guessed 125, making their guesses the closest that week. The last game concluded on Friday, July 24. Frozen, Star Wars, and […]

It’s what’s happening for Young Adults



Time is running out to submit mini reviews for YA Summer Reading Club! If you registered for the Summer Reading Club, submit your mini reviews or reading diary before August 6th . You can read anything – a summer assignment book; a recreational read; a newspaper; a magazine; a graphic novel; an eBook; a travel book; or listen to an […]

New Nassau Public Libraries mobile app available



The Nassau Public Libraries have launched a new Mobile Application, which is compatible with Apple devices. Library users are now able to get access to many library services in the palm of their hands. The Nassau Public Libraries Mobile App is available for download free of charge. The new Mobile App will be available to Android users soon. Users of […]

Garden City senior bridge results



On July 27 we had 8 tables playing. The results: North/South 1–Graced Basile & Athena Philippides 2–George Salem & Richard Brankowsky 3–Arline Greco & Nancy Cervini East/West 1–Pat Mulhern & Nick DiMartino 2–Joan Cowie & Peggy Burns 3–Carrie Flapan & Dian Kendrick

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“Horse Racing and Garden City”

On the NE corner of Stewart Avenue and Hilton Avenue (by the Gazebo) there are clues to Garden City’s connection to horse racing. First, there is a plaque commemorating the 300th anniversary of the first formal horse racing in America which was held on the treeless Hempstead Plains in 1665. The plaque was unveiled in a ceremony in May 1965. […]

Garden City Retired Men’s Club



Schedule of Events Monday, August 3rd – Meeting – noon; Board Meeting 2:30 p.m. Monday, August 10th Deli Sandwiches Monday, August 17th Meeting — noon Bowling Fridays during season at Herrill Lanes. Contact Ron Zwicke at 747-6842 for details. Poker players: check with Kevin McManus, at 488-5676 or John Marino at 248-1770. New Senior Center Construction Update It finally happened! […]

The Long Island Writers’ Guild welcomes Stewart Students



Dennis Kotch, president of the Long Island Writers’ Guild (LIWG), a unique community of talented and motivated writers, has a passion for inspiring young students. With his leadership and determination, he planned and organized a workshop that invited young writers into his nurturing community. These workshops provide a supportive and encouraging environment for individuals to further develop their writing skills […]

Resident publishes book on teaching careers



Garden City Resident Peter Leibman will be signing his new book, “Launch a Teaching Career– Secrets for Aspiring Teachers” at Barnes & Noble in the Country Glen Center in Carle Place on Thursday, August 6 at 7 p.m. With more than 30 years of experience as an educator and placement of more than 150 students in full time teaching jobs, […]

Bird Sanctuary summer workshops



Come join the staff at the Garden City Bird Sanctuary as they offer several fun and exciting activities for children. Pre-registration for any of these workshops is necessary by sending an email to gcbirdsanctuary@gmail.com. If there is a fee listed for the workshop, it will be collected at the time of participation. All classes will take place from 10 am […]