Hicksville Calendar Of Events Oct. 16-22

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Wednesday, Oct. 16

Book Discussion

1 p.m. Discuss Lost Roses by Martha Hall Kelly. Anyone who has read the book is welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served. Hicksville Public Library.

Board Meeting

7 p.m. The Hicksville Public Library board meeting will be held in the Administration Building located at 120 Second Street.

Harlem Wizards

7-9 p.m. The East Street PTA will host the Harlem Wizards at the Hicksville Middle School, 215 Jerusalem Ave. Get ready for high-flying entertainment and fun! Talented players will deliver a choreographed trick and slam routine, plus music, comedy, dancing, audience participation, raffles and concessions. Tickets only available at harlemwizards.thundertix.com/events/155601.

College Application Discussion

7:15 p.m. Leslie and Bernie Bilawsky, college admission consultants, will discuss the college application and admission process, and answer your questions. Public vs. private colleges? Small vs. large schools? What’s really considered in the admissions process? Financial aid? Don’t be afraid to ask any question. There will be no registration for this program and everyone is welcome. Hicksville Public Library.

Thursday, Oct. 17

Dementia Care For Families

1 p.m. A representative from the Parker Jewish Institute presents this dementia care training program produced by the Alzheimer’s Association to help caregivers understand how to better care for persons with dementia. The program includes interactive training videos of real caregivers, families and people with dementia. Learn evidence-based practices as well as specialized techniques to help you manage behavior and provide care to people with dementia at every stage of the disease. No registration required. Hicksville Public Library.

Virtual Reality Training

2:30 p.m. Teleport around boundless virtual worlds at the Hicksville Library with its new VIVE Virtual Reality gaming system. VIVE is available to ages 6 and up on Thursdays from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit www.hicksvillelibrary.org to sign up for a time slot. Walk-ins are on a first-come, first-served basis. This program is held in the Training Room located on the main level of the library.

Creative Art

4:30 p.m. Join Tina Geller for a spooky month of crafts. Children ages 5-8 will create their own cool, wearable masks. They will also make a unique door decoration. Classes take place Thursdays, Oct. 17 and 24 at the Hicksville Public Library. Register in advance.

Starting a Successful Business

7 p.m. This is a must-see slide presentation and discussion for anyone who really wants to succeed in business! SCORE presenters guide you through the various steps required to start your own business. They’ll share real life experiences from starting to running their own business. You will leave with increased confidence and enthusiasm! No registration required. Hicksville Public Library.

Meet the Artist

7 p.m. Annette Mitchell uses polystyrene as a block-printing medium. Join Tina Geller and create a block print in Mitchell’s style. Bring your creativity! Class size limited to 20 teens. Hicksville Public Library.

Saturday, Oct. 19

Defensive Driving

10 a.m. Fee $28 check or money order made payable to Empire Safety Council. Class is limited to 40 drivers. Hicksville Public Library.

Pet Adoption Fundraiser/Classic Car Show

10 a.m.-4 p.m. The fundraiser will benefit Pets4Luv Foundation’s objective to relocate and rebuild following an eviction from its previous location. The animal rescue helps abandoned abused, inured and disabled animals, and assists with veterinary medical bills. Donations are tax deductible. $5 entry fee per person. $20 to display your classic car. The event will feature a live DJ, raffles, food and beverages available for purchase and trophies for the people’s choice awards. Rain date: Oct. 20. Sears Parking Lot, 195 N. Broadway. For more information, call Pets4Luv at 516-832-8200 or email info@pets4luv.org.

Cootie Party

7 p.m. Hosted by the Hicksville Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. $8 admission includes cake, coffee and tea, plus raffles and a 50-50. Elevator available. 20 East Marie St., Hicksville. For tickets, call Helene at 516-205-4392 or Louise at 516-938-0963.

Sunday, Oct. 20

Tom Polito & Friends Concert

2 p.m. Tom Polito and Friends will take you on a joyful journey through 50 years of popular song standards from the Great American Songbook, including music of the Drifters, Patsy Cline and Motown. This concert is presented in cooperation with the Town of Oyster Bay Department of Community and Youth Services, Cultural and Performing Arts Division. No registration is required. Hicksville Public Library.

Monday, Oct. 21

Breast Cancer Information

11 a.m. A representative from the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program will have a table in the lobby to pass out information and answer questions. Hicksville Public Library.

Movie

1:30 p.m. Amazing Grace (Rated G, 87 mins) will be screened a the Hicksville Public Library. The 2018 documentary features singer Aretha Franklin performs gospel songs at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles in 1972.

Tuesday, Oct. 22

Free Immigration Legal Clinic

10 a.m. The Office for New Americans (ONA) will provide a legal immigration clinic in which you can obtain free legal help with your citizenship application, Green card renewal, requesting your immigration file, work-permit renewal, and other applications filed with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). This clinic is free to all. Call Mr. Trejo at 212-613-6541 to schedule an appointment. Hicksville Public Library.

Broadway Ballads and Showstoppers

1 p.m. For well over a century, musical theater has been at the forefront of the performing arts not just in America but around the globe. The vast majority of memorable songs by composers such as Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Richard Rodgers and Irving Berlin were written for the Broadway stage and their music continues to live on in new productions both here and in hundreds of smaller community theaters. Richard Knox presents this program allowing us to revisit many of these outstanding numbers that continue to enthrall audiences worldwide. No registration required. Hicksville Public Library.

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