Current Works featuring members of the Hempstead Harbor Artists' Association will be on display through Dec. 12. at Discovery Art Gallery, 310 Sea Cliff Ave., Sea Cliff. Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 676-9148.
Holocaust Exhibit, "Their Souls Cry Out To Us" by Doritt Bauer. Title includes paintings, graphics and mixed media. Included are some of the 100 cards and letters her grandparents wrote from Vienna between 1939 and 1942 as they made a futile attempt to emigrate. On display through December at the Holocaust Memorial & Educational Center of Nassau County, Welwyn Preserve, 100 Crescent Beach Rd. Call 571-8040.
Lightworks Learning Center & Gallery. Exhibit: "A Working Man's Art," oils by Ray Lamantia on display through Dec. 27. The gallery is located at 1 Brewster St. Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and by appointment. For information call 759-2997. Reception Dec. 6 from 6 to 9 p.m.
Exhibits at C.W. Post Campus, LIU, Northern Blvd., Brookville. Call for hours and information.
Hillwood Art Museum (299-4073): The Art of John Philip Sousa featuring photographs, sheet music and manuscripts; Life Lines, showcasing contemporary multimedia sculptures; MesoAmerican Art Created From Seashells, featuring 200 Pre-Columbian objects created from seashells. Free admission. Open Monday through Sunday. On view through Dec. 24.
Lobby, B. Davis Schwartz Memorial Library (Manju Prasad-Rao, 288-2868): "Newspapers: From Front Page to Home Page," an exploration of the history of the newspaper, from its early days to the World Wide Web. Free. On view through Jan. 9.
First Friday Discussion Series for Singles
Meets the first Friday of every month at 7:30 p.m. at the Muttontown Unitarian Universalist Fellowship farmhouse, Route 25A (one mile west of Route 106). $6 donation includes: non-sweet munchies and fruit, dessert, coffee, juice, tea, soda and wine. For information call Judith Edwards, CSW 671-4778 or 922-9833.
The North Country Reform Temple, Crescent Beach and New Woods Rd., is having duplicate bridge on Thursdays at 8 p.m. It is a friendly, relaxed game, and singles are guaranteed a partner. Coffee and cake will be served. Donation $5. Call 676-2686 for further information
Canned Food Drive for the Needy
Held by Glen Cove DECA. All proceeds will be donated to the St. Patrick's Outreach Program and to Glen Cove High School's Adopt-a-Family Program. High school students can participate by bringing in canned foods to their first period class. Anyone else who would like to participate should bring their cans to the DECA Shoppe at GCHS. For more information call Mrs. Silvestri 759-7287.
Share Grist Mill Memories
The "1701 Grist Mill Committee" is looking for people to share their memories about the Grist Mill in Roslyn Village. As the committee works to restore this historic mill, they are asking for written stories and photographs about treasured memories to be reprinted. Send all information to: Deputy Mayor Marlene H. Freeman, c/o Roslyn Village Hall, 1200 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn, NY 11576.
The Grenville Baker Boys and Girls Club continues to collect Campbell's labels and many other proofs of purchase for the Campbell's Labels for Education Program. In March all labels are sent in to receive free equipment or supplies for the club's learning center and computer room. For a complete list of eligible products see Allison Scognamiglio at the club. Labels and proofs of purchase can be dropped off at the club, 135 Forest Ave., Tuesdays through Fridays after 3 p.m. and on Saturdays.
Call for Exceptional Foster Homes
St. Christopher-Ottilie's Therapeutic Dept. urgently needs foster parents to nurture children ages 5 to 17 with behavior/emotional disturbances for both long and short term (two week) placements. Generous reimbursement, extensive training and support provided. Ask for Tamarra Fernandez at 764-4499, ext. 69.
Rent a Kid
Do you need help cleaning up? Raking, sweeping, shoveling snow; or do you need a baby sitter or any other home chore performed? The Youth Employment Service of the Glen Cove Youth Board has qualified youths who have been prescreened and are ready and willing to work. When a position becomes available in your home, contact the Youth Board 671-4600. Based on your specifications, a competent young person will be provided to do the job. In addition, youths who are interested in finding jobs, please visit the Youth Center and register at 116 Glen St. For further information call the center. Get ready for winter snow now! The Glen Cove Youth Board can also provide you with youths who will shovel snow for you.
Share 'N Wear Thrift Shop
Come and take advantage of the terrific bargains at the Share 'N Wear Thrift Shop open every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The shop is located at the United Methodist Church in Sea Cliff (corner of Downing and Carpenter Aves.). A delicious lunch is also served.
Monthly Trips to Atlantic City
American Legion Post 336 of Glenwood Landing offers monthly trips to Atlantic City on two Omni luxurious nonstop buses, six TVs on board, usually the first Wednesday of the month. For information call Grace 671-7974 or Edie 676-1940.
The Glen Cove AARP is sponsoring the following trip. For information call Mae Gronan 621–6387.
Daytona Beach, FL, 16 days, $869 per person double, $1219 single. Includes round trip motorcoach with on–board refreshments and movies, 11 nights first class accommodations at an oceanfront hotel, four nights first class accommodations in Virginia, the Carolinas and Maryland (enroute to and from Florida), spectacular entertainment, 9 meals, welcome and farewell parties. Jan. 23 to Feb. 7.
The community is cordially invited to join in a Traditional Candlelight Christmas Eve Service of Lessons and Carols at the First Presbyterian Church of Glen Cove, School St. and North Ln., on Dec. 24 at 7:30 p.m. come share in the Wonders of Christmas with Scripture, Songs and Instruments.
Center for Parents and Children Events
The center is located at 83 Crescent Beach Rd. For information call Arlene O`Dell 671–4141. Upcoming events are as follows:
The center is calling for volunteer group leaders with experience in group dynamics and/or child development for 1998. Free training is available.
Mommy and Me Classes which include crafts, singing, storytelling, movement exercises and much more. Come join the fun. 10 week program from 9:30 to 11 a.m. beginning Jan. 6; Tuesdays (16 to 23 months) and Thursday (24 to 32 months.)
Class of 1968 Reunion
The Glen Cove High School Class of 1968 is planning its 30 year reunion. The event will take place in October 1998. If you are a member of this class, are interested in attending and have not yet received a mailing, you can register with the committee at GCHS `68 Reunion Committee, PO Box 540, Sea Cliff, NY 11579. If you have any addresses or information about missing classmates please write the committee or you can register yourself on the web at www.Classmates.com or visit our web site at www.reunited.com/schools/NY–516–GCHS68.htm to keep up with the latest news about the reunion.
Senior Art Exhibition and Contest
The Glen Cove Senior Center welcomes all registered seniors to participate in the annual art exhibition and contest. All categories are encouraged – including drawing, painting, photography, mixed media and needlework. Call Carol Waldman 759–9610 for details. The entry deadline is Dec. 24. The center is located at 130 Glen St.
Loggia Glen Cove #1016 Dinner Dance
At 8 p.m. at Leonard`s of Great Neck, 555 Northern Blvd., Great Neck. Honoree is Rocco Lisena. Tickets are $65 per person. Make checks payable to Loggia Glen Cove #1016 Inc. and mail to: Lee Cerullo, 80 Frost Pond Rd., Glen Cove, NY 11542. Proceeds will help to continue to support all the charities of this non–profit organization.
At Planting Fields Arboretum and State Historic Park, Oyster Bay. Admission $5 all inclusive. Children under 12 free. For directions and information call 922–9210 or 922–9200, ext. 120.
Antique Show and Sale featuring more than 35 dealers offering a unique variety of wares for sale. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Also on Dec. 14.
Main Greenhouse. Traditionally decorated with poinsettias and other seasonal collections. 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Also on Dec. 14.
The National Circus Project will perform for children of all ages in the Great Hall of the mansion. 1:30 p.m.
Weekend Film Festival
An interesting and informative film will be aired at the Garvies Point Museum, Barry Dr. Suitable for all ages, Earthquakes is a 30 minute geology film which takes a close look at the causes of major earth tremor and explores the before and after affects of an earthquake. 11 a.m., 2 and 3 p.m. Also on Dec. 14 at 2 and 3 p.m. Admission is $1 for adults, 50 cents for children 5 to 12. For information call 571–8010.
Children`s Book Sale
Held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Children`s Room of the Locust Valley Library, 170 Buckram Rd., Locust Valley. Campaign 2000, a fund–raising event for children – by children. The children of the Locust Valley Library will be running this program. For more information call Kristine 671–1837.
Used Ski Equipment Sale
Quality name skis, boots, clothing and accessories will be available in child and adult sizes. Prices are amazingly low – no one item will be priced over $35. This is a one day sale only. All sales are on an "as is" basis and all sales are final. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Glen Cove Club, 113 Glen Cove Ave. Donations of used equipment will be accepted through Dec. 12. Co–sponsored by the Glen Cove Club and the Grenville Baker Boys and Girls Club with proceeds to benefit both clubs. For information call Anne Joyce 759–KIDS.
Santa and Mrs. Claus to Visit
Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit the Sea Cliff Post Office from 9 a.m. to noon. Families are invited to bring their children to sit on Santa`s lap and tell him and Mrs. Claus their Christmas wishes. Cameras and camcorders are welcome. The children will receive candy canes and post office coloring books.
Sponsored by LI Blood Services. To donate you must be between the ages of 17 and 76, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good health. Donors must eat before donating and bring identification. Includes mini health exam, including blood pressure, pulse, temperature and iron count. For information call 800–933–BLOOD. St. Hyacinth gym, Main Floor, 319 Cedar Swamp Rd. 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Professional storyteller, Alice Snodgrass
Will tell holiday stories to children 3 to 8 years of age at Planting Fields Arboretum and State Historic Park, Oyster Bay. Admission $5 all inclusive. Children under 12 free. For directions and information call 922–9210 or 922–9200, ext. 120.
Holocaust Library Dedication
The Holocaust Memorial and Educational Center of NC will dedicate the Louis Posner Memorial Library from 2 to 5 p.m. The speaker is author David Shavit of Northern Illinois University, who will discuss his widely–praised book, Hunger for the Printed Word: Books and Libraries in the Jewish Ghettos in Nazi–Occupied Europe. 100 Crescent Beach Rd. Admission is free. RSVP if attending 571–8040.
Distinguished Artists Concert Series
Presents pianist Chitose Okashiro at 2 p.m. at the Locust Valley Library. Ms. Okashiro studied at renowned schools of music in Japan and holds a master`s degree from Juilliard. She was Pro Piano Artist of the Year in 1993. For information call 797–7296. Sponsored by the Cultural and Performing Arts (CAPA) Division of the TOB`s Dept. of Community and Youth Services.
Chamber Pancake Breakfast With Santa
Sponsored by the Glen Cove Chamber of Commerce. 10 a.m. to noon at Henry`s Confectionery, Glen St. Reservations required. Call 676–6666.
Sea Cliff Arts and Crafts Tour
Sea Cliff artists and gallery owners will open their doors to the community for a pre–holiday art sale. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pick up a free, self–guided tour map at Harmonious Homes, 212 Sea Cliff Ave., Sea Cliff. For information call 674–9212. Also on Dec. 15.
At C.W. Post Campus, LIU
The following programs will be at C.W. Post Campus, LIU, Northern Blvd., Brookville:
New Faces Concert with Scott St. John, violin and viola. 3 p.m. at Hillwood Recital Hall, Fee. Call Tilles Charge 299–3100.
LI Society Lecture: African–American Burial Ground in NYC with lecturer Dr. Michael Blakey of Howard Unversity. 3 p.m. Hillwood Commons. For information call Marilyn Goldstein 299–2788.
Winter Dance Concert, a unique concert showcasing the talents of student performers and choreographers. Contains a variety of dance styles from ballet to African, modern to jazz. $6 general public, $4 students/seniors. Little Theatre MainStage. For tickets and times call 299–2110. Also on Dec. 15.
Concert: Choral Fantasy – Beethoven
C.W. Post Orchestra with Susan Deaver, conductor. C.W. Post Chorus with Alexander Dashnaw, director. Ae Ree Kim faculty guest artist, piano. 8 p.m. Tilles Center, C.W. Post Campus, Northern Blvd., Brookville. Free. Call 299–2474.
Investment Planning for Women
Seminar presented by Joan Reilly, Prudential Securities and Eileen Michaels, Legg Mason. 6 p.m. in the Great Hall, Administration Bldg., C.W. Post, Northern Blvd., Brookville. Call 299–3124. Sponsored by the LI Women`s Institute at C.W. Post.
Hosted by The Single Gourmet featuring a combination of traditional Sushi dishes and more modern Tempura and Teriyaki dishes. To be held at Hokkaido Japanese Restaurant in Albertson. For info call 674–6186.
Free Cancer Support Group
North Shore University Hospital at Glen Cove, 101 St. Andrews Ln. in the Cancer Center. Led by a certified oncology nurse and social worker and will address the physical and emotional stresses of all types of cancer. Free reserved parking for participants (use entrance on Dosoris Way.) For information call Debra Hersch 674–7433. Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month.
S.M.A.R.T. Self–Help Network, a nationwide self–help program that helps individuals gain independence from addictive behaviors using cognitive/behavioral techniques, will hold meetings every Thursday from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Wits End Support Services, 57 Glen St. For information call 671–4778.
Families of the Disabled Support Group
North Shore University Hospital at Glen Cove, St. Andrews Ln. For spouses and other family members of persons with disabilities with the purpose of providing emotional support. Participants will learn from others who are coping with similar issues. 7 p.m. in the Maxwell Board Room. For information call Steven Yellin, Ph.D. 674–8403. Meetings will be held on the third Thursday of the each month.
Musica Sacra with Richard Westenburg, conductor. 8 p.m. at the Tilles Center, C.W. Post Campus, Northern Blvd., Brookville. Fee. Call TillesCharge 299–3100.
Presented by the LI Singers with works by R. Vaughn Williams and Poulenc. Christmas carols. 3 p.m at Sea Cliff Methodist Church, Downing and Carpenter Aves. Tickets $15, $12 seniors and students. For further information call Clara 676–6598 or Rita 944–5908.
The Sea Cliff Gospel Chapel, corner of Sea Cliff and Carpenter Aves., invites you to join in their Christmas celebration with breaking of bread at 9:30 a.m. and for their Sunday School program, Charlie Brown`s Search for Christmas at 11 a.m. There will be a Candlelight service on Christmas Eve at 8 p.m.