Performance Poets Association Readings at Station
Join George Pafitis when he hosts Performance Poets Association Readings on Saturday, March 2 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Station Branch, 26 Great Neck Road (2nd level), Gardens at Great Neck Plaza, above Best Market. At the monthly open mic forum, participate in reading your own work and/or listen and support others.
True Stories Told Live with Tracey Segarra at Main
Join Tracey Segarra and other storytellers as they present “Now You’re Talking: True Stories Told Live on Sunday, March 3 at 1:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Main Library, 159 Bayview Ave. Segarra is the host and founder of “Now You’re Talking,” a live storytelling show based on Long Island. She is a three-time NYC Moth StorySlam winner, a Moth GrandSlam champion and her stories have appeared on The Moth Radio Hour, The Story Collider and other podcasts.
Artist Talk with Maxine Townsend-Broderick at Main
Meet artist Maxine Townsend-Broderick as she discusses her work, process and inspiration, with Q&A to follow, on Tuesday, March 5 at 2 p.m. in the Community Room of the Main Library, 159 Bayview Ave. Townsend-Broderick works in a variety of media including oil, watercolor, and mixed media (from fabric and sand to collage and encaustic), and has exhibited her work across Long Island, New York City and the Caribbean. She is also a professional photographer and is presently a photography/art teacher in the New York City Dept. of Education. Enjoy her artwork on exhibit in the Main Library’s Lower Level Gallery, Main Lobby, Mezzanine and Community Room until March 28.
How to Obtain a Family Based Green Card presented by Treasa Kalliath at Parkville
Treasa Kalliath, an immigration attorney, will take an in-depth look at obtaining a Green Card through family-based categories on Tuesday, March 5 at 7 p.m. at the Parkville Branch, 10 Campbell St. (off Lakeville Road), New Hyde Park. Questions and answers. All are welcome.
AARP Tax Assistance at Parkville
AARP Tax Preparers will assist in preparing and filing simple federal tax returns online only on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (last appointment at 1 p.m.) and continue every Wednesday through April 10 at the Parkville Branch, 10 Campbell St. (off Lakeville Road), New Hyde Park. You must have an appointment and bring all relevant tax papers, including a copy of last year’s return, photo identification, copies of Social Security cards for all individuals on the tax return, all tax-related forms, including W2, bank statements, real estate statements, etc., and a canceled check. Call 516-466-8055, ext. 273 for further information or to make an appointment.
Matinee Film at Main
The next Wednesday matinee, the story of actress and glamour icon Hedy Lamarr, a technological trailblazer who perfected a radio system to throw Nazi torpedoes off course during WWII, will be shown on March 6 at 2 p.m. at the Main Library, 159 Bayview Ave.
Empty Quester presented by Donna Korren at Main
Donna Korren will present Empty Quester on Wednesday, March 6 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Main Library, 159 Bayview Ave. This talk will include acknowledging the extent of what you have accomplished as a parent, honoring the process of letting go and following through, assessing one’s skills and talents, and creating a new path to an even more exciting and happy life. Korren has created the Empty Quester, a blog and a website for recently kid-free parents who are embracing this new life stage.
Free Blood Pressure Screenings at Station
Have your blood pressure checked by a clinical nurse from St. Francis Hospital, free of charge on Thursday, March 7 from 12 to 2 p.m. at the Station Branch, 26 Great Neck Road (2nd level), Gardens at Great Neck Plaza, above Best Market. Hypertension affects an astounding one in four adult Americans. Also known as high blood pressure, this condition usually has no symptoms, which is why it is often called the “silent killer.” No registration required.
Parkville Pageturners Film
Enjoy a film at Parkville on Thursday, March 7 at 1:30 p.m., 10 Campbell St. (off Lakeville Road), New Hyde Park. Taking a job at the local ‘castle,’ Louisa becomes caregiver and companion to Will Traynor, a wealthy young banker who became wheelchair bound in an accident. Lou and Will then embark on a series of adventures together.
Encore Film at Station
The next encore film, the story of actress and glamour icon Hedy Lamarr, a technological trailblazer who perfected a radio system to throw Nazi torpedoes off course during WWII, will be shown on Thursday, March 7 at 2 p.m. at the Station Branch, 26 Great Neck Road (2nd level), above Best Market.