Legislature Meets, Memorial Lighthouse Fundraiser, Kids’ Cooking Program

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Monday, Dec. 16

Adult Mitzvah Learning

Explore Jewish learning and mitzvot at 11:45 a.m. at the Nanuet Hebrew Center 411 S. Little Tor Road in New City. The program is free. 

Tuesday, Dec. 17       

Rockland County Legislature

The legislature open its 7 p.m. meeting with a public hearing on “Best Value Award Methodology” for purchase contracts.  The proposed local law is based on state amended in January 2013, which allows local government to look at other criteria beside price when purchasing goods and services. The legislature will consider action on any budget vetoes issued by the county executive.

The legislature will vote on a request to amend the 2013 Capital Budget to include replacement of the Samsondale Ave Bridge in West Haverstraw as a capital project. The bridge over the CSX Railroad tracks has been cited during state inspections for structural defects. The replacement cost estimated at $3.6 million would be offset by $2,164,000 in matching federal aid and possibly by other funding the county department is applying for.  Legislators will also vote on joining 18 other New York counties in legal action to recoup Medicaid Overburden

Great Nanuet Chamber Of Commerce Holiday Party 

Join chamber members some holiday networking. There is no cost to attend. Purchase what you want and Growler & Gill will donate a portion of the evening's sales to the Chamber. The party begins at 7 p.m. at Growler & Gill on Route 59 in Nanuet. More information on membership can be found here. www.nanuetchamber.com.

Wednesday, Dec. 18

Fundraiser For The Lindsey Stewart & Mark Lennon Memorial Fund

The fundraiser for the Lindsey Stewart & Mark Lennon Memorial Fund takes place from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Bounce! Trampoline Sports. The $20 admission free includes one hour of jump time and pizza. The money raised will go toward the fund’s goal to erect a lighthouse monument in their memory. 

$20 can be paid at the door or a check can be sent to P.O. Box 982, Pearl River, NY 10965 and made out to Lindsey Stewart & Mark Lennon Memorial Fund. The evening is open to children, age two and older, and adults. Join in trampoline dodge ball, slam-dunk basketball, open jump time and foam pit jumping. There is a separate section for ages six and under. Bounce! Trampoline Sports is located at 612 Corporate Way in Valley Cottage. For more information call 845-268-4000 or visit www.bounceonit.com

Thursday, Dec. 19

A SPOT Of Cooking

Attend the second SPOT Program - Siblings and Preschoolers on Thursdays, for a free program from 1 to 2 p.m. SPOT is a series of events each with its own theme geared to children ages two to five on the third Thursday of every month that school is in session at Rockland Jewish Academy (RJA). Each SPOT is led by a different RJA faculty member RJA is located at 450 West Nyack Road in West Nyack. Get more details here

New City Library Board of Trustees

The New City Library Board of Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. This is its first meeting after the election of new trustees.






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