Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Support Our Troops

Franklin Square & Munson Fire Department are collecting donations for "Care Packages" for our soldiers over in Iraq.

Our soldiers put their lives on the line every day to preserve our freedom.

As you shop in your grocery store please consider buying a few extra items to donate.

Items for Donation:

Phone Cards
Silly String (helps protect troops from landmines)
Underwear Medium to Extra Large
Toys for Iraqi children (helps maintain good rapport with Iraqi citiznes)
Candy like twizzlers, gum, starburst etc. (non perishable)
Canned goods like soup, Chef Boyardee, Baked Beans, Tuna etc...(pull tabs only)
Stationary (to write home with)
Pens and Pencils
Playing Cards
Sun block
Baby wipes
Feminie products
Shower gel
Beef Jerky
Instant Coffe
Drink Mixes like Crystal Ligt, Nestea powder mix etc.

Please send or drop off your donations to:

Attention Ryan Murphy
The Franklin Square and Munson Fire Department
841 Liberty Place
Franklin Square NY 11010

Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Sammie and Tudie's Clowning and Magic Show

July 30th at 11:30 p.m.
Free Show at Rath Park, Franklin Square

The Traveling Zoo for Children

July 19th 1:00 p.m.
Free show at Rath Park, Franklin Square

Summer Beachfest, Friday June 29th

Point Lookout Town Park from 12:30-2:30pm
Fun filled afternoon of games, contests, arts and crafts, music and prizes open to children 6-13. For more info call 292-9000, ext 256. Free adminssion.

Clearview Cinemas Summer Kid's Club

Clearview Cinemas Summer Kid's Club Schedule

Franklin Square Cinemas
989 Hempstead Turnpike
Franklin Square, NY
516-756-CLVW- #899

Theatre Office Number:

Eisenhower Park's Lakeside Theatre Comes Alive with Summer Entertainment

Nassau County Executive Thomas R. Suozzi is pleased to announce a spectacular variety of free summer concerts, shows and films for the entertainment of Eisenhower Park visitors. Forty-eight evening programs are scheduled to be held at the Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre, overlooking the park’s picturesque Salisbury Lake.

This year’s highlights include:

* The Canon International Music Nights Concert Series, made possible through a generous grant from Canon USA, which returns with 19 evenings of ethnic music and dance.
* On Saturday, June 30, the nation’s independence will be celebrated with Commerce Bank’s spectacular fireworks display and concert, starring Michael Cavanaugh, recently of Billy Joel’s Broadway hit, “Movin’ Out.”
* Movies will be shown on the giant screen every Thursday evening throughout July and August, featuring a wide variety of family favorites and classics, from “Casablanca” to “The Wizard of Oz.”
An aerial view of Lakeside Theatre in Eisenhower Park, a center of entertainment during the summer.
The Senior Pops Orchestra (June 29), Dean Karahalis and the Concert Pops (July 7), and the Long Island Philharmonic (August 17) will once again present popular favorites and masterpieces. The next generation of musicians of this caliber, the Metropolitan Youth Orchestra, will perform on June 28.
* Oldies fans will be entertained by a Crystals and Four Seasons Tribute on July 6, and a Doo Wopp Show with the New Casinos and NY Exceptions on August 3.
* Children and parents can enjoy the Dittydoodle Day Children’s Show on the afternoon of July 28.
* A mid-summer favorite, "Salute to Veterans," will be presented on August 4, featuring Gary Puckett and the USO Entertainment Troupe. Lakeside Theatre will also host “Long Island Rocks for Freedom,” a rock concert saluting our currently deployed armed forces and being directly broadcast to the troops in Iraq, on August 24.
* In commemoration of the theater’s namesake, the third annual Harry Chapin Tribute will be presented on August 27.
* Another very popular favorite, the Reach for the Stars Teen Talent Search, will present the finals of a vocal talent competition on August 11.

2007 Eisenhower Park Lakeside Theatre Free Summer Entertainment Schedule

Punjabi American Night June 24
Noontime Concert: Power Play August 1
Italian American Night June 25
Movie Night: "Pink Panther" August 2
Metropolitan Youth Orchestra June 28

Doo Wopp Show with New Casinos & NY Exceptions August 3

Senior Pops June 29

Salute to Veterans with Gary Puckett (6:45 p.m.) August 4

Commerce Bank Show & Fireworks (Fourth of July celebration) June 30

Chinese American Night August 5
Turkish American Night July 1
Irish American Night August 6
Movie Night: "Over the Hedge" July 5
Noontime Concert: New Vintage Orchestra August 8
Crystals & Four Seasons Tribute July 6
Movie: "Indiana Jones & the Last Crusade" August 9

Dean Karahalis & the Concert Pops
July 7
Beginnings: A Tribute to Chicago August 10
Greek American Night July 8
Reach for the Stars Teen Talent Search Finals August 11
German American Night July 9
Pakistani American Night August 12

Noontime Concert: Al Miller Big Band July 11
Israeli American Night August 13
Movie Night: "Casablanca" July 12
Noontime Concert: Terry Nova Little Big Band August 15
Variety Night July 13
Movie Night: "Charlotte's Web" August 16

"100 Years of Broadway" July 14
Long Island Philharmonic August 17
Polish American Night July 15
Armenian American Night August 19
Bangladeshi American Night July 16
Ukrainian American Night August 20
Noontime Concert: Joe Kane July 18
Noontime Concert: The Precisions August 22
Movie: "Ant Bully" July 19
Movie Night: "Casino Royale" August 23

Variety Night
July 20
"Long Island Rocks for Freedom" August 24
"Damn Yankees" July 21
"Grease" August 25
African American Night July 22
Indian American Night August 26
Latino American Night July 23
Harry Chapin Tribute August 27
Noontime Concert: Swing Street July 25
Noontime Concert: Road House August 29
Movie: "The Birds" July 26
Scandinavian American Night August 29
"Soul Be It" July 27
Movie Night: "Wizard of Oz" August 30
Dittydoodle Day Children's Show (afternoon) July 28

All Lakeside Theatre programs will begin at 7:30 p.m., unless otherwise indicated. Movies will begin at dusk. There is no formal seating at Lakeside Theatre, so concertgoers should bring chairs and blankets.If weather appears threatening, call 516-572-0355 after 7 p.m. to confirm performance.

Eisenhower Park, operated by the Nassau County Department of Parks, Recreation and Museums, is located in East Meadow with entrances on Merrick Avenue and Hempstead Turnpike. The Lakeside Theatre is near parking fields 6 and 6A. For more information, call 516-572-0200 or the Special Events Line at 516-572-0223.

"Amazing Animals" Exhibit at Sands Point Preserve Opens June 9

"Amazing Animals,” a 10,000-square-foot exhibit featuring larger-than-life robotic creatures, live animals, and hands-on activities and films, opens Saturday, June 9, at the Sands Point Preserve in Port Washington, announced Nassau County Executive Thomas R. Suozzi. The exhibit will run through January 14, 2008.

Sands Point Preserve
The Guggenheim mansion, Falaise, is open for tours from June through October.

Port Washington, 127 Middleneck Road
Phone: 516-571-7900

Link to Sands Point Preserve

Long Beach Crafts Show on the Boardwalk

Over 200 Craft and Food vendors will line the boardwalk at the City of Long Beach annual Arts & Crafts Show on July 7 & 8, 2007 from 9:00am to 7:00pm. The Show takes place on the boardwalk from Edwards Boulevard to Long Beach Boulevard. Call 516-431-1000 for more information.

Historical Society Show
Note: The Historical Society will hold their Arts and Crafts Show on August 22 & 23, 2007. Please call 516-431-1192 for information.

Long Beach, NY 2007 Free Summer Music Concerts

This long-running community tradition will return with a full lineup of musical entertainment. Concerts are held every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, and begin at 8:00pm unless otherwise noted.

Sponsored by:

Shore Development (Super Block Developers), Flag Waterproofing & Restoratio, & Planet Payment.

Sunday, July 2:
Simply Tsfat
A trio (two guitars and one violin) of Breslav Hassidic musicians from the mystical city of Tsfat, the birthplace of modern Kabbalah. Long Beach Boulevard Beach

Thursday, July 5:
The Ric Mango Orchestra
Playing our beach for over 20 years - a selection of music for everyone. Neptune Boulevard Beach.

FRIDAY, July 6:
T’Bazco Road
Enjoy the music of New Orleans, Cajun Zydeco during the Fireworks Extravaganza. Long Beach Boulevard Beach. (See back cover).

Tuesday, July 10:
Risky Business
Rock n’ Roll & Rhythm n’ Blues. New York Avenue Beach. Sponsored by Sterrer Realty.

Thursday, July 12:
Sounds of the Big Band
Big Band music presented by Joe Kane. Neptune Boulevard Beach.

Saturday, July 14:
Turnpike Joe and the Traffic Jam
New York’s premier classic rock party band. Long Beach Boulevard Beach.

Tuesday, July 17:
Irish Night With Gael Force
Unique Celtic music performed with fire and passion. New York Avenue Beach.

Thursday, July 19:
Sound Image
Cover band playing all your favorites.Neptune Boulevard Beach.

Saturday, July 21:
Lil’ Cliff And The Cliffhangers
Rollicking Blues
National Boulevard Beach.

Tuesday, July 24:
High Tide Reggae
Enjoy classic calyspso sounds.
New York Avenue Beach.

Thursday, July 26:
Vincent Roccaro
Sings Bobby Darin.
Neptune Boulevard Beach.

Saturday, July 28:
Mary Lamont
Country Music. Long Beach Boulevard Beach.

Tuesday, July 31:
The New Yorkers
Oldies Good Time Band. New York Avenue Beach.

Thursday, August 2:
A Classic Rock n Blues Cover Band featuring our own local residents. Neptune Boulevard Beach.

Saturday, August 4:
King Kai And The Creoles
The ultimate Elvis Tribute. New York Avenue Beach.

Tuesday, August 7:
Real Hotlanta
Classic rock n' roll music of the Allman Bros., Eric Clapton and Janis Joplin. New York Avenue Beach.

Thursday, August 9:
Yiddish Night with Cantor Karl Kritz
Vast repertoire of Klezmer, Yiddish, Russian and Israeli music. Neptune Boulevard Beach.

Saturday, August 11:
Los Playeros
The Sounds of Latin Jazz. Long Beach Boulevard Beach.

Tuesday, August 14: Old Brown Eyes Sings Ol’ Blue Eyes
Jerry Cardone’s Frank Sinatra Tribute Band. New York Avenue Beach.

Thursday, August 16:
Linda Ipanema & The Dixiecats
The music of Dixieland, Jazz, Big Bands, Polka, 50’s. Neptune Boulevard Beach.

Saturday, August 18:
Steel Horse
Classic rock band bringing you songs from Marshall Tucker, The Beatles, Van Halen, Pat Benatar Aerosmith & more. National Boulevard Beach.

Tuesday, August 21:
The Ric Mango Orchestra
Playing the beach for over 20 years - a selection of music for everyone. New York Avenue Beach.

Thursday, August 23:
The Big Band Sounds of Lew Picardi
Enjoy an evening of big band music from the 40’s and 50’s featuring Lew Picardi’s stirring vocals. Neptune Boulevard Beach.

Saturday, August 25:
Enjoy the sounds of this Jazz Band.
National Boulevard Beach.

Tuesday, August 28:
Italian Night with Con Astone
Contemporary music flavored with Italian favorites. New York Avenue Beach.

Thursday, August 30:
TBA Neptune Boulevard Beach.

Saturday, September 1:
TBA National Boulevard Beach.

Summer of Love Pet Adoption Program

All Pet adoption fees are waived June 1st-July 31st at the Town of Hempstead animal shelter located at 3320 Beltagh Avenue in Wantagh.

Facility hours are 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

Visit the Town of Hempstead's Petfinder or the link at www.TOH.LI and find a great pet....

We did and his name is Stanely and we've had him for 3 years. He is a pure bread English Pointer and we love him lots.

Car Safety Seat Check Program

Hempstead Town's Public Safety Officers are trained and certified to inspect and properly install car seats.

When and Where......

Wednesday June 20th and Thursday June 21st at Rath Park located at 849 Fenworth Boulevard in Franklin Square.
Call to schedule an appointment in advanced 516-538-1900 ext 235.