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GOP Candidate Night

Wednesday, Oct. 14

Toothbrush Robots

Saturday, Oct. 17

Marvelous Movie Matinée

Monday, Oct. 19


Wednesday, Oct. 14

GOP Candidate Night

The Garden City Republican Club will be hosting a Republican candidates forum where they will share their goals and answer any questions attendees may have. Refreshments will be served. The meeting will be 8 p.m. at St. Paul’s Senior Center located at 108 Rockaway Ave.


Thursday, Oct. 15

Robots –Take 2

Registration began Sept. 30 online on Eventkeeper for the program Robots–Take 2 to be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Science teacher Chris Buchman will teach YAs how to construct working robots. There is limit of 25 participants. The library is located at 60 7th St. For more information, please call 516-742-8405.

Lego Drop-In Club

The Garden City Public Library’s Children’s Department will be holding a meeting for this monthly club that is for children in grades kindergarten through fifth grade. The club will meet on Thursday afternoon from 4 to 5 p.m. No registration is required and children are accommodated on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information about the Children’s Room’s fall programs, check on Eventkeeper by visiting www.gardencitypl.org or stop by the Children’s Room to check out the fall fliers. The library is located at 60 7th St. For more information, please call 516-742-8405.


Saturday, Oct. 17

Toothbrush Robots

Visit the Garden City Public Library for Toothbrush Robots with science teacher Chris Buchman. This program is for children in grades k through 2 at 1 p.m. and children in grades 3 to 5 at 2 p.m. Registration is required. Registration began Monday, Oct. 5, on Eventkeeper. You must do a separate registration for each child you wish to attend the program. Please arrive promptly. If you are late, your spot may be given to someone on the wait list. The library is located at 60 7th St. For more information, please call 516-742-8405.


Monday, Oct. 19

Marvelous Movie Matinée

A screening of the 2010 historical drama The King’s Speech starring Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter will be held from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the Garden City Public Library. The event will be held in Meeting Room B. The library is located at 60 7th St. For more information, please call 516-742-8405.

Board Of Library Trustees Meeting

There will be a meeting of the board of library trustees at 7:30 p.m. at the Garden City Public Library in the small meeting room, lower level. Please note that the meeting date has changed from the second Monday to the third Monday of October due to the Columbus Day holiday. The library is located at 60 7th St. For more information, please call 516-742-8405.


Wednesday, Oct. 21

College Financial Aid Workshop

The founder and director of the not-for-profit Long Island Funding for Education ( L.I.F.E.) will discuss How to Maximize Your Eligibility for College Financial Aid from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Middle and high school students and parents are welcome. Registration is underway online on Eventkeeper. The library is located at 60 7th St. For more information, please call 516-742-8405.


Ongoing Programs

Defensive Driving Courses

Six-hour course are conducted by AAA at Homewood Suites by Hilton located at 40 Westbury Ave. in Carle Place. Save money; reduce violation points; sharpen skills. The cost is $39 for AAA members; $32 members 60 and older; $55 nonmembers. Dates and rates subject to change. Online class available. Visit AAA.com/DefensiveDriving. Reservations required. Call 516-873-2381. The following dates are offered:

Oct. 15 & 22 6 to 9 p.m.

Oct. 18 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Oct. 26 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Nov. 1 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Nov. 5 & 12 6 to 9 p.m.

Nov. 16 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Nov. 19 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Nov. 22 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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