The board will hold its next meeting on Monday, Jan. 19 at 8 p.m. in the library. West Hempstead Library Board The board will hold its next meeting on Monday, Jan. 26 at 8 p.m. in the librarys community room. Lakeview Library Board The board will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 11 at 8 p.m. in the library. Malverne Board of Education The board will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 10 at 8 p.m. in the Malverne High School library. West Hempstead Board of Education The board will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the West Hempstead High School video conference room. Valley Stream District 13 Board of Education The board will hold its next regular business meeting will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 27 at 8 p.m. at the Willow Road School. Malverne Civic Association The association will hold its next general meeting on Thursday, Jan. 22 at 8 p.m. at Malverne Public Library. Malverne Village Board The board will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 4 at 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall on Church Street. MOM meeting The Mothers of Malverne will hold its next meeting on Thursday, Feb. 5 at Malverne Village Hall. The group meets monthly from September to June to provide a social and support network for mothers of young children as well as events for kids. Aglow meeting The Hempstead Aglow Lighthouse will hold its next meeting on Saturday, Feb. 7 at the Trinity Hospitality Center in West Hempstead from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Come and enjoy a free light breakfast while listening to guest speakers Tony and Maureen Kaiser discuss how to improve male-female relationships. For more information, call Holly at (516) 505-2415. Around town Sunday Brunch The Malverne Historical and Preservation Societys annual Sunday Brunch will be on Sunday, Jan. 25 at noon at the Cork n Board in Malverne. There will be raffles and door prizes. The cost is $18 per person and reservations are required. Annual luncheon The NAACPs Long Island Coalition of Branches will be hosting its ninth annual Awards Luncheon on Saturday, Feb. 7 at the Suffolk Community Colleges Health, Sports and Education Center at 11:30 a.m. The event will give officials the opportunity to recognize civil rights pioneers and those who have had a significant role in the NAACP. Lakeview resident Rener Reed has been selected as this years honoree. Malverne Volunteer Ambulance Corps The Corps will host a Valentines Day fundraiser on Thursday, Feb. 12 from 3 to 9 p.m., Friday, Feb. 13 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 14 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Roses and carnations will be sold. Roses are $25 a dozen and up and carnations are $15 a dozen. The pick-up station will be Malverne train station on Hempstead Avenue. For pre-orders, call (516) 599-1686 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The proceeds will help to furnish the MVACs future home. Libraries Malverne Public Library 61 St. Thomas Place (516) 599-0750 Chess Workshop Teens in fifth to 12 grade are invited to attend a chess workshop on Monday, Jan. 26. Beginner players will learn basic chess moves and advanced players can improve their game strategy. Instructors are master players from Long Island Chest Nuts. Workshop is limited to 20 players. For more information, call (516) 599-0750 ext. 3. Matinee Movie An afternoon movie will be shown every Monday at 2 p.m. Elizabeth, the Golden Age will be shown on Jan. 26, Mamma Mia will be shown on Feb. 2, Made of Honor will be shown on Feb. 9 and The Women will be shown on Feb. 23. Legal issues class for seniors A Legal Affecting the Senior Population class will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 27 at 6:30 p.m. Craft for the kids A K-2nd Grade Story and Craft will be held on Wednesdays, Jan. 28 and Feb. 4, 11 and 25 from 4 to 4:45 p.m. Come to the library to listen to some great books and participate in a craft activity. Chocolate madness A Chocolate Tasting will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. Come join the library for an evening of chocolate exploration and education. The cost is $4. Music time A PlayHooray Toddler and Me program will be held on Friday, Jan. 30 from 1 to 1:45 p.m. Come to the library to sing, dance and PlayHooray with your child. This 45-minute themed program is for kids ages 18 months to 4. Tax class A AARP Tax-Aide program for taxpayers with special attention to those 50 or older will be held on Mondays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tax return assistance will be provided by experienced individuals. Computer class A Computer 1st Grade class will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 3 from 2 to 4 p.m. in this workshop you will learn basic word processing skills, understand files and commands. Learn how to work with text. This is a hands-on workshop. The cost is $10 and registration required. Valentines Day Craft time A Bear Hug Valentines Day Craft for children ages 2 1/2 to 5 who are not yet in kindergarten will be held on Thursday, Feb. 5 from 2 to 2:45 p.m. A Grade K-6 Valentines Day Craft will be held on Monday, Feb. 9 from 4 to 4:45 p.m. West Hempstead Public Library 500 Hempstead Ave. (516) 481-6591 Winter craft A Snowflake Mobile program will be held on Thursday, Jan. 22 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Children in grades first through fifth can create a snowflake mobile with foam core, tissue, markers and bubble wrap. Science class A Winter Science class will be held on Friday, Jan. 23 from 4 to 4:45 p.m. Children in kindergarten through second grade will examine crystals and make a snowflake. Family time An Infants and Parents program will be held on Friday, Jan. 23 from 10 to 11 a.m. Join the librarys specialist who will guide you and your baby (ages 1-12 months) in bonding, massage and play. Game time Join the library for Family Gaming Day on Saturday, Jan. 24 and Sunday, Jan. 25 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Families can visit the library to play board games. Stay fit A Yoga Class will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 27 from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Learn Yoga the Joe Cilmi way. This 17 session course will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from January to March. The cost is $51. An Exercise Class will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 27 from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. This four-week exercise class is for those with arthritis or fibromyalgia. The cost is $8. Learn to Knit A Knit and Crochet class will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 27 from 7 to 9 p.m. Learn to knit and crochet. The cost is $1. Computer class A Computer 1st Grade program will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 27 from 7 to 9 p.m. The cost is $10. Playtime A Parenting and Playtime program will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 28 from 9:15 to 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is an informal workshop for a parent or caregiver and a child who is 1 to 3. Be strong A Simply Stronger program will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 28 from 7 to 8 p.m. A certified personal trainer leads this low impact exercise class. The cost is $16. Lakeview Public Library 1120 Woodfield Road Rockville Centre (516) 536-3071 Pilates A Pilates Pilot Program will be held on Thursdays, Jan. 22 and 29 from 7 to 8 p.m. Physical therapist and certified pilates instructor Velma Davis-Wheeler will focus on beginner Pilates exercises. Participants need a Pilates mat and a pair of 2 or 3 pound weights. Be strong A Simply Stronger program will be held on Thursdays, Jan. 22 and 29 from 2 to 3 p.m. This strength-training class will include discussions, overview of warm ups and more. Dance Workshop A African/Caribbean Dance Workshop for children will be held on Saturdays, Jan. 24 and 31 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Children are encouraged to participate and learn fundamentals of African and Caribbean dances. Tween crafts A Tween Crafts program will be held on Thursday, Jan. 22 from 4 to 5 p.m. Students in fifth and sixth grade will make a surprise craft that they can take home. Craft time An Arts-n-Crafts program for kids ages 3 to 6 will be held on Mondays, Jan. 26, and 29 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Home Buyers specialty A First Time Home Buyers class will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 20 from 7 to 8 p.m. Get free information about the benefits of home ownership, the buying process, financing your home and more. Young adult craft time An Arts-n-Crafts program for kids ages 8 to 12 will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 3 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Investment class A Basic Investing class will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 3 from 7 to 8 p.m. Join financial planner Ida Epstein to learn how to build a secure financial future. Thrift Shops Our Lady of Lourdes Churchs thrift shop, located at Park Boulevard and Sheehy Place in Malverne, is open on Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and on the first Saturdays of the month from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more information, call (516) 599-1269. Malverne Community Presbyterian Churchs thrift shop is open Wednesdays from 10 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. and the first Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the church hall on Nottingham Road. Congregation Beth Israel 141 Hilton Ave., Hempstead. The shop is open Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Give your self a treat and come see the shops newest selection of merchandise. For more information, call (516) 489-7572 for more information. Religious Malverne Jewish Center 1 Norwood Ave., (516) 593-6364 Monday Minyans are at 7:30 p.m. Saturday morning services start at 9:30 a.m. The art of the scribe class on Mondays at 11 a.m. allows you to exp lore history, techniques and styles used in writing the Torah, Mezzuzah and Tfillin. Rashis commentary on GENESIS Shabbat at 5 p.m. daily in the Garden Room. Led by Shlomoh Sachs. Knowledge of Hebrew not necessary. Everyone welcome. Dr. Sol Goldman is offering advanced classes in Yiddish for anyone who is interested in learning. Classes are completely open to the public and will be held on Mondays at 2 p.m. The Jewish Community Center of West Hempstead 711 Dogwood Ave., W. Hempstead (516) 481-7448 Daily Minyan services are held Mondays through Thursdays at 6:40 a.m. and 8 p.m.; Fridays at 6:40 a.m., and Sundays at 8:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. Grace Lutheran Church 400 Hempstead Ave., Malverne (516) 599-6626 Services of Holy Communion are held on Saturdays at 5 p.m. and Sundays at 8 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. Sunday School is held on Sundays at 9 a.m. and Bible study classes are on Sundays at 9 a.m. and Wednesdays at noon. Community Presbyterian 12 Nottingham Road, Malverne (516) 599-3220 Sunday Services at Community Presbyterian Church are at 9:45 a.m. For more information visit www.cpcmalverne.blogspot.com Community Presbyterian Offers individual, couples, family and group pastoral counseling through a partnership with Queens Counseling Services. Fees are individually set based on income and insurance coverage. Nobody is turned away. Counseling is inter-faith, multi-cultural and available in more than 10 languages, including Spanish. Malverne Bible Church 270 Franklin Ave., Malverne (516) 593-7105 Family worship and praise service held on Sundays at 11 a.m.