Handcrafted gifts, Thanksgiving table, white elephant, silent auction, merchandise mart (new items), new and used tools, jewelry, produce, Christmas boutique, table of delectables, snack bar, $2 and under gifts, and books. Free admission. 4 to 9 p.m. Also on Nov. 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. On Nov. 21 only - family style ham dinner 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and 7 to 8 p.m. Adults $10, children $5 (12 and under). No reservations after Nov. 19. Hillside U.M. Church, 2801 Hillside Ave., New Hyde Park.
Bailey Wells and Rhoda Sherbell: Paintings and Drawings will be on display in the Rochelle and Irwin A. Lowenfeld Exhibition Hall, 10th floor, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, South Campus, Hofstra. Admission is free. On view through Jan. 11. For information call 463-5672.
Cartoons go to College, a delightful showing of cartoons, editorials, sports and political satires by regional and nationally famous cartoonists. through Dec. 20. Artists' reception Dec. 7 from 1 to 3 p.m. Exhibition at the Firehouse Art Gallery, Nassau Community College, One Education Dr. Free and open to the public. Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Wednesday 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. For information call 572-7165.
Cubist Visionary Retrospective, an exhibition of the modern American geometric painter Kenneth Stubbs, whose particular vision focused on the analysis and composition of the figure and landscape and the translation of the flat patterns and abstract shapes found in nature. His goal in painting was to present an element of movement into cubism without compromising its principles. On view through Dec. 19 at the Emily Lowe Gallery, South Campus, Hofstra University. Hours: Tuesday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. Closed Mondays and holiday weekends. Admission is free. For information call 463-5672.
Jewish Heritage: A Persian Collection, an exploration into the tradition of Judaica as reflected in the Persian wood carving of the 20th century. Torah covers and wood plaques wil be on display, reflecting the long and still developing history of Judaism. An artistic expression of faith and the endurance of that faith. On display through Jan. 18 in the David Filderman Gallery, 9th floor, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, South Campus. Hours: Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. Admission is free.
Mallette Art Gallery, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Central Nassau, 223 Stewart Ave., Garden City. Hours: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday - Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday and by appointment. Call 718-738-9865. Presented are artists from The Bowery Gallery: Small Works from Nov. 23 through Dec. 19 (reception Nov. 23 from 1 to 3 p.m.) and Still Life from Dec. 21 through Jan. 16 (reception Dec. 21 from 1 to 3 p.m.)
Molloy College Art Gallery, Kellenberg Hall, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 678-5000, ext. 271. Gallery hours: Monday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Exhibit by Brooke Rea Chapman, of Bridgehampton, whose paintings have been favorably compared to the landscapes of the realist artists of the 19th century. Through Dec. 17.
Selections from the National Drawing Association will be on exhibit at the Adelphi University Center Gallery through Dec. 12.
Epilepsy Support Group
The Epilepsy Foundation of LI announces the formation of a new support group for adults with epilepsy and their significant others. The group will take place on Tuesday evenings from 8 to 9 p.m. at the foundation headquarters, 550 Stewart Ave., 3rd floor. Come meet others who share your concerns. There is a $5 fee and registration is necessary. To reserve a place call Sandra Hamberger, RCSW 794-5500. Space is limited.
Volunteers Needed by the Epilepsy Foundation
Volunteers are needed to help dispel some of the myths and misconceptions that still surround epilepsy by performing a puppet show in area elementary schools. The "Kids on the Block," a troupe of life-size abled and disabled puppets are used. If you have two hours a week for four weeks and can commit to one performance a month, you will be trained in the art of Bunraku or Japanese Puppetry. Training will take place in the Garden City office. Call June Lipsky at the Epilepsy Foundation of LI at 794-5500 for information.
English as a Second Language Classes
Offered by the Uniondale Library, 400 Uniondale Ave., Uniondale. Sponsored by BOCES and held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Students must be 21 years or older. Continuous registration. Call 489-2220.
Annual Mercy Ball
The 61st Annual Mercy Ball, sponsored by The Friends of Mercy Medical Center, will take place on Dec. 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the Huntington Town House. For information call Dede DeLong 255-2577.
Douglas Adams' Starship Titanic
Meet the author Douglas Adams, also the author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, who will sign copies of his new novel, which will be the basis for a major new computer game this fall. He will be accompanied by Terry Jones of Monty Python fame as they introduce this sci-fi tale of a kidnapped starship gone awry which lands on a backward little planet called Earth! 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Barnes and Noble, Country Glen Center, 91 Old Country Rd., Carle Place. Call 741-9850 for information.
Our Times Coffeehouse
Presents Rex Fowler at 8:15 p.m. Open mike before concert at 7:30 p.m. Refreshments available. Ethical Humanist Society, 38 Old Country Rd. Donation $7 adults, $5 child/student with school ID.
Unusual music for the guitar, including electronics presented by Gerasimos Gianutsos, a student in the music department. 8 p.m. in the Ruth S. Harley University Center, Room 201, Adelphi. Free and open to the public.