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Rockville Centre News and Events, Week of Dec. 6
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Born in Lima, Peru, Flora Allen arrived in the United States more than thirty years ago to pursue a better life for herself and her two daughters. Always artistically inclined Flora’s true potential is now being realized following her enrollment seven years ago in her first formal art class. She has not stopped painting since, and continues to explore all mediums from oils to watercolors and acrylics. Her work is known for its excellence in landscape composition and for vibrant use of color. Flora has displayed her paintings in libraries and community centers across Long Island. She is a proud member of a

number of local art clubs.

Helen Kraus and Small Community Room Galleries National League of American Pen Women

The artistic efforts of members of the National League of American Pen Women will be displayed in our Lower Galleries throughout the month of November. Artists have used a variety of materials, styles and media. The National League of American Pen Women is an organization of professional women artists, writers, composers, photographers and lecturers. National headquarters is in the League owned Pen-Arts Building in Washington D.C. There are more than 6000 members divided among the 220 branches throughout the United States, with 40 members belonging to the Long Island Branch. NLAPW’s purposes and objectives are to conduct and promote literacy, to provide educational and charitable activities in the fields of Arts, Letters and Music, and to encourage the production of creative work in these fields. The organization awards scholarships and Certificates of Proficiency, along with Biennial awards

At the

Rec Center

111 N. Oceanside Road

(516) 678-9338 or 9339

Informational flyers on all activities are available on the village website at www.RVCNY.us. Call (516) 678-9338 for recreation schedules and fees or visit the village web site, www.rvcny.us

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.

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