December 6, 2012 | 343 views
Rockville Centre News and Events, Week of Dec. 6
On the board
Zoning Board Meeting
Dec. 12, 7:30 p.m., Village Hall
Planning Board Meeting
Dec. 18, 7 p.m., Village Hall
Board of Trustees Briefing Session
Jan. 3, 7 p.m., Village Hall
Board of Trustees Meeting
Jan. 7, 7 p.m., Village Hall
Zoning Board Meeting
Jan. 9, 7:30 p.m., Village Hall
Rockville Centre will hold its annual Holiday Tree lighting at the Village Green on Thursday Dec. 6 at 7:30. The annual menorah lighting will be held at Central Synagogue on Dec. 12 at 6 p.m.
Leggz Ltd. Dance to perform Nutcracker ballet
Leggz Ltd. Dance and the Rockville Centre Guild For The Arts is preparing to perform a full-length production of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker from Dec. 7 to 9. The ballet is the only full-length Nutcracker on Long Island and will feature live music from the 70-piece, South Shore Symphony Orchestra. Performing as the Sugar Plum Fairy is Rockville Centre resident Kathleen Breen Combes, who is a principal dancer with the Boston ballet. The production will also feature principal dancers from the Washington Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, the Joffrey Ballet, Suzanne Farrell, Mark Morris, New York City Opera, Atlanta Ballet, Alvin Ailey, SanFrancisco Ballet, Carolina Ballet, Morphoses, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Broadway's Movin’ Out and Jerome Robbins Broadway. This Nutcracker will also feature more than 100 young dancers from the greater metropolitan area.
The performances will be held on Friday, Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 8 at 5 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 9 at 4 p.m. Tickets for the Nutcracker are $24 and $22 for those over 65 or under 12. Performances will be held at the South Side High School, 140 Shepherd Street, Rockville Centre. Those interested may call (516) 766-7171 for more information.
Presentation on diabetes
Mercy Medical Center will hold a free lecture on living with diabetes during the holiday season at the Bellmore Memorial Library on Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 11 a.m. The presentation will be given by Dr. Michael Moskowitz of Bellmore Family Practice. The Bellmore Library is located at 2288 Bedford Avenue. For more information, call the library at (516) 785-2990.
Nassau Women's Club to put on "Songs of Christmas" performance