What’s Happening From May 18 To 23

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Enjoy performances, browse the market and taste food from China, India, Japan, Pakistan and Korea at the Asian-American Festival.

Saturday, May 18

Asian-American Festival

Enjoy live performances from around the world, food from local restaurants and cultural activities at the 10th annual Asian-American Festival at 12 p.m. at North Hempstead Beach Park in Port Washington; free; $10 vehicle parking fee, cash; $7, credit or debit card; 516-869-6311.

Sunday, May 19

Hadassah Stem Cell Walk

Walk with Hadassah at its 13th annual Walk-a-thon for Stem Cell Research at 9:45 a.m. at Temple Israel of Great Neck, 108 Old Mill Rd.; register at www.hadassah.org/events/nassauwalks.

Walk 4 Friendship

The Friendship Circle’s annual Walk 4 Friendship Walkathon to raise crucial funds and awareness for children and adults with special needs will begin at 1 p.m. at Mashadi Jewish Center, 54 Steamboat Rd., and end with a carnival at Chabad of Great Neck, 400 East Shore Rd.; register at www.chabadgn.com.

Larry Aarons Exhibit

The former Great Neck resident’s artwork will be on display from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Gold Coast Library Annex, 40 Railroad Ave. in Glen Head.

Two tenors, two sopranos and a bamboo flute player will perform at the Asian-American Cultural Circle of Unity Show.

Asian Cultural Show

Join the Great Neck Park District for an Asian-American Cultural Circle of Unity Show presented by Stella Shih at 3 p.m. at Great Neck House; park card required.

 

 

 

Monday, May 20

CPR Training

North Hempstead and National Safety Council will offer adult and pediatric CPR and AED (Automated External Defibrillator) training at town hall from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mail $50 check, payable to Code Red Training, Inc., to Councilman Angelo P. Ferrara, North Hempstead Town Hall, 220 Plandome Rd.; Manhasset, NY 11030; 516-869-7703 or ferraraa@northhempsteadny.gov.

Parkwood Tennis Time

Summer seasonal courts are available for prime and non-prime time through Aug. 23 at the Parkwood Tennis Center; 516-829-9050.

South Middle Concert & Art

South Middle School’s Spring Concert 1, featuring Senior Orchestra, Senior Chorus, Band 7 and Band 8, will begin at 7:30 p.m. at 349 Lakeville Rd. The Spring Art Show will be on display in the school lobby from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays through Friday and during the performances; 516-441-4600.

North High Artfest

North High School’s Artfest, a celebration of the school’s art, music and drama programs, will be on exhibit from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Thursday at 35 Polo Rd. The Concerto Concert, featuring Chamber Symphony, will begin at 7 p.m.; 516-441-4740.

Tuesday, May 21

School & Library Vote

The vote for the 2019–20 school district and library budgets, as well as Donna Peirez’s uncontested Board of Education trustee seat, will be held from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. at E.M. Baker, Lakeville, Saddle Rock and South High schools. Applications for school absentee ballots are available at www.greatneck.k12.ny.us/budget or from the Office of the District Clerk, Phipps Administration Building, 345 Lakeville Rd., on school days from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Completed absentee ballots from approved applicants must be received by the district clerk no later than 5 p.m.; 516-441-4020. For library details, visit www.greatnecklibrary.org.

REAP Discussion

A Retired Energetic Active People member will speak about Karl Marx at 9:30 a.m. at the Cumberland School.

Park District Meeting

The Great Neck Park District Board of Commissioners will hold a work session at 10 a.m. at the Administration Building, 5 Beach Rd.

Council of Jewish Women Meet

Norma Loeb from Winthrop Hospital will discuss Lewy Body Dementia at the National Council of Jewish Women/Lakeville Section meeting at noon at Temple Tikvah, 3315 Hillside Ave. in New Hyde Park; 718-343-6222.

South Art Tech Show

South High School’s Art Tech Show will be on display through May 24 at 349 Lakeville Rd.; 516-441-4600.

Kayak Club Meets

The North Shore Kayak Club will kick off its 2019 paddling season with a meeting at 7:30 p.m. at the Port Washington Public Library, 1 Library Dr.; www.meetup.com/North_Shore_Kayak_Club.

Board of Ed Meeting

Voting results on the school budget and trustee will be announced at the public action meeting at 10:30 p.m. at the Phipps Administration Building, 345 Lakeville Rd.; 516-441-4001.

Wednesday, May 22

Celebrate Israel Independence Day

In recognition of Yom Ha’atzmaut, join Legislator Ellen W. Birnbaum to celebrate Israel’s 71st birthday with Deputy Consul General of Israel, Israel Nitzan, and County Executive Laura Curran at 12 p.m. at Theodore Roosevelt Executive & Legislative Building, Ceremonial Chamber, 1550 Franklin Ave. in Mineola.

St. Aloysius Luncheon

The St. Aloysius Sociables monthly lunch will begin at 12:30 p.m. at Jonathan’s Restaurant, 2499 Jericho Tpke. in Garden City Park. The cost is the price of your meal; for reservations, call John Hyland, 516-482-3795.

North High Drama

North High’s drama presentation, featuring  students from acting classes presenting short scenes and a performance of Thin Ice by the Improv troupe, will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the commons on the lower level at 35 Polo Rd.; 516- 441-4740.

North Middle Talent Show

North Middle School’s Talent Show will begin at 7 p.m. at 77 Polo Rd.; 516-441-4500.

Bring the family, along with a chair or blanket, to the Village Green to hear Kindred Soul perform pop and rock tunes.

Concert on the Green

Great Neck’s own Kindred Soul will perform pop and rock tunes at Village Green at 7 p.m.

South Middle Concert & Art

South Middle School’s Spring Concert 2, featuring Orchestra 6, Chorus 6 and Band 6, will begin at 7:30 p.m. at 349 Lakeville Rd. The Spring Art Show will be on display in the school lobby from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays through Friday and during the performances; 516-441-4600.

Thursday, May 23

Building Department Hours

The town’s Building Department will host mobile office hours from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hillside Public Library at 155 Lakeville Rd; www.northhempsteadny.gov or 516-869-6311.

North High Artfest

North High’s Artfest exhibition reception will begin at 6 p.m. and the concert, featuring Chamber Choir, Concert Choir, A Cappella Troupe, Symphonic Band and Symphony Orchestra, will begin at 7:15 p.m. at 35 Polo Rd.; 516- 441-4740.

South High Art & Music

South High School’s Art Tech Show reception will begin at 6 p.m. and Spring Concert 1 will begin at 7:30 p.m. at 341 Lakeville Rd.; 516-441-4851.

Park District Meeting

The Great Neck Park District Board of Commissioners will hold a business meeting at 8 p.m. at the Administration Building, 5 Beach Rd.

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