Rockville Centre News and Events, Week of Oct. 11
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Rockville Centre's 22nd annual Halloween Costume Parade and Party are Oct. 28. Youngsters pre-K and up, their parents and families are invited to join the parade which starts from the Village Green, Maple and Lee avenues, at 2 p.m. and proceeds down Maple to the Rec Center. There will be games, fun, and prizes for the costumed marchers at the center. Everyone must register for the parade and /or party at the Rec Center for $8 per family. In case of rain, the parade is canceled, but the party will begin at 3 p.m. at the Recreation Center.
Operation Christmas Child
The Rec Center is collecting school supplies, toiletries and small games for distribution to needy children. Bring your donations, in their original packaging, Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. by early November.
Food Donations Needed
The Rec Center is accepting donations of canned and dry goods as well as frozen turkeys or turkey coupons for distribution to the needy in our community. Bring your donations Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. before Thanksgiving.
Register for 10K, 5K Races, Family Fun Run
Runners wishing to enter Rockville Centre's annual running events on Nov. 10, sponsored in conjunction with the Rockville Centre Chamber of Commerce should call (516) 678-9339 for an application or register online at www.Active.com. The one-mile Family Fun Run begins at 9 a.m. on Front Street in front of the LIRR station. The 10K and 5K races begin at 10 a.m. on Park Avenue in front of the Fantasy Theater.
50 South Park Ave.
Any RVC senior 60 years or older is encouraged to find out about the programs and services offered. The Senior Center has joined Facebook. By becoming a friend of “Rockville Sandel” you can access the latest center information.
Medicare Open Enrollment advice
Medicare Open Enrollment begins on Oct. 15. Are your health insurance choices giving you the coverage you need? Call the RVC Senior Services Social Work Department at (516) 536-1162 to discuss.
Oct. 10 and 17 from 10 a.m. - noon. This two- part seminar will teach fall prevention through demonstrations and education. Sponsored by Sportset of RVC.