Friday, 27 April 2012 00:00
Help fund research to find a cure for Type I Juvenile Diabetes. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. The event will be held from 7 to 8:15 p.m. at North Shore Middle School. Entrance donation is $15. Raffle prizes are three for $5. Proceeds will be donated to the Diabetes Research Institute.
Sponsored by the Glen Cove High School PTSA from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Glen Cove High School parking lot, 150 Dosoris Ln. Many vendors from all the region will be selling jewelry, crafts, household items, clothing and bric-a-brac.
The North Shore Community Chorus and Island Chamber Symphony, under the direction of Stephen Goldstein, will present two of Mozart’s most popular works: the profoundly moving “Requiem” and the beloved and lyrical “Elvira Madigan” Piano Concerto in C Major, at North Shore High School auditorium, 450 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Head, at 8 p.m. Featured soloists in Mozart’s “Requiem” will be Alexis Pesente, soprano, Brana Williams, alto, Gregory Mercer, tenor, and Ron Meixsell, bass. Timothy Carl will be the featured piano soloist in Mozart’s Piano Concerto in C Major, known as the “Elvira Madigan” because the beautiful second movement theme was used in the film of the same name. Tickets may be purchased at the door. Adults $15; seniors/children $10. For directions and information, call 631-470-6128.
With author Nick Katsoris and “Loukoumi.” Katsoris will read from his latest book in the Loukoumi series, Loukoumi’s Celebrity Cookbook, then lead children in preparing and tasting one of the featured recipes, “Beyonce’s Easy Guacamole.” Loukoumi the lamb will accompany Katsoris. Each child will also receive an autographed copy of Loukoumi’s Celebrity Cookbook. All proceeds benefit the Literacy Collaborative Program at Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf. 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Mill Neck Manor House, 40 Frost Mill Rd., Mill Neck. Ages: 4-8. $40/child. For more information and to register, log on to www.millneck.org or call 516-628-4243. Note: sign language interpreters will be available for guests who are deaf, provided a request is made in advance.
Hundreds of vintage, new and used guitars, amps, accessories. Custom guitar and amp builders, dealers and collectors. Buy, sell, trade. Food, beer, soda and family fun. April 28 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and April 29 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Cure of Ars Church, Merrick. Admission $8. Free parking. Some booths still available. Call 516-889-6895. Go to www.NYGuitarExpo.com. Sponsored by Guitar World, the Les Paul Foundation and Base Musicians Gear Source.
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Alumni Association and Foundation will be celebrating the Golden Jubilee (50th Anniversary) of the dedication of the Mariners’ Memorial Chapel with a multi-denominational ceremony in the chapel. The chapel is built to commemorate the sacrifices of the officers and men of the United States Merchant Marine who gave their lives at sea in World Wars I and II. 2:30 p.m. The ceremony will be preceded by a fireboat salute at 2 p.m. The public is invited.
CTI Nursery School, a school for all young children, is holding an Open House from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with a free petting zoo from 2 to 3 p.m. Come visit and have questions on registration for 2012-2013 and the summer program answered. Located at Congregation Tifereth Israel, 40 Hill St., Glen Cove. Call 516-676-5080 for information.
This exciting sale features new and gently used women’s, men’s and children’s clothing, maternity wear, shoes, accessories and home goods from fashion’s hottest designers. The sale is replenished daily with new items. May 4-10. Hours: weekdays 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday noon to 4 p.m. To donate to the Clothing Sale or for more information call 516-759-5437 ext. 11.
For all ages. $50/person. Fashion show to benefit the Mill Neck Family of Organizations features Mill Neck students, parents and staff modeling Brooks Brothers’ spring fashions. Held at the historic Manor House on campus, 40 Frost Mill Rd., Mill Neck, from 1 to 4 p.m. Guests will also enjoy cheeses, appetizers and desserts, along with raffles, boutiques and a special auction. Call 516-628-4243.
The Gold Coast Lions Club is continuing its series of Defensive Driving Classes. The cost is $40 per person. Make check payable to the Gold Coast Lions Club and send to PO Box 25, Sea Cliff, NY 11579-0025. Write your phone number on check and indicate the date of the class you are interested in taking. Bring lunch and pen to class. To register call Linda 674-0942 or Barbara 674-1410. Proceeds will benefit local charities and Lions’sight-related causes. Classes are 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Sea Cliff Village Hall, 300 Sea Cliff Ave. Class dates: May 5, June 2.
At Garvies Point Museum and Preserve, 50 Barry Dr., every Saturday. Different craft offered each Saturday. Certain Saturdays will be holiday themed. General admission $3 adults; $2 ages 5-12 years; plus $3-$5 craft fee. Call 571-8010-11.
The Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of NC, 100 Crescent Beach Rd. Glen Cove. The center is open Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Suggested donation: $10 adults; $5 students and seniors (65+). Docent-led tours are available at no additional charge. Call 571-8040 or go to www.holocaust-nassau.org.
•Open to the public is the center’s exciting permanent exhibit which uses photographs, artifacts, and video to present the events of the Holocaust and relate them to more recent genocides and acts of intolerance.
•Ludovit Feld, the Little Giant: Arts, Rescuer and Auschwitz Survivor. Ludovit Feld and his family were deported in 1944, first to Kosice Ghetto, and three weeks later to Auschwitz. Upon arriving at Auschwitz, Mengele selected Feld for medical experiments because he was a dwarf. Feld was kept alive for his artistic talent. Housed together with “Mengele’s twins,” Feld hid several of them, ensuring their rescue. Ludovit Feld’s collection is being displayed for the first time in the U.S. Only two original pieces drawn in the ghetto are known to have survived, one is hanging in Yad Vashem’s museum and the other will be on display through June 30.
The Fellowship provides an atmosphere of warmth and camaraderie, with talks presented by intelligent enlightening and non-dogmatic speakers who come from the entire spectrum of the arts, history and sciences. This is followed by coffee and an informal discussion circle, held in the turn-of-the-18th century farmhouse in a bucolic setting. Sundays at 10:30 a.m. The Muttontown Unitarian Universalist Fellowship is located on the south side of Route 25A (Northern Blvd.), East Norwich, directly east of Martin Viette Nurseries and about a half mile west of Route 106. Look for the white brick gate posts with a large sign for Hunter’s Moon Farm. All are welcome. Call with any questions 659-1686.
•Spotlight on Glen Cove will be on Cablevision Public Access Channel 18 from 4:30 to 5 p.m. every Monday. The show is produced by GCHS TV Class under the direction of Chris Barry and features programs about the Glen Cove School District and the City of Glen Cove.
•Duplicate Bridge. Friendly ACBL Accredited Duplicate Bridge Game. Refreshments served. Bring your favorite partner or we will get you one. Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. at Sunrise, 39 Forest Ave. An ACBL certified director is in charge. Card fee $5. Call 671-2095.
•Book Club in Glen Cove. New members welcome. Meets on Tuesday afternoons once a month. Sociable group. Call Carol Rubin 671-2120.
•Junior Book Club for 4th and 5th graders will be held at 4 p.m. at the Locust Valley Library. One book will be read per month and will be discussed on the first Tuesday. Snacks are provided. Space is limited. Registration required. Call Kristine Piana 671-1837.
•Free Weekly Stand-Up Comedy Show every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Simply Fondue of Great Neck, 24 Great Neck Rd., (across the street from the LIRR Great Neck station), second floor, The Gardens shopping plaza, Great Neck. No admission fees; no drink minimums - just free comedy. Featuring acts from top clubs of Manhattan and LI. Call 466-4900.
•Chess & Go Club. The Sea Cliff Chess Club will meet on Wednesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Sea Cliff Gospel Chapel basement, 162 Sea Cliff Ave, Sea Cliff. Chess players of all ages and abilities welcome. For information or directions call David Collins 671-3806.
•Bingo Games every Friday at 7:15 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 83 Sea Cliff Ave., Glen Cove. $1500 in cash prizes guaranteed and smoke-free environment. Call 676-1828 for further info.
•Ballroom/Social Dancing every Friday at the Polish Club, 5 Pulaski Pl., Port Washington, from 8 p.m. to midnight. Music by DJ. Donation $14. Two drinks, bagels, cake and coffee included. Call 883-5553 for more information.
•Diabetes/Heart Support Group meets every third Monday from noon to 1 p.m. in the Maxwell Board Room, 101 St. Andrew’s Ln., Glen Cove. The club invites members of the community to attend meetings, network, learn about diabetes self management skills and a heart-healthy lifestyle. The program is free and refreshments are served. For more information or to confirm the date, call 516-674-7833 or 516-674-7936.
•Loss of a Child Support Group will be held on the on the second Tuesday of the month at St. Patrick’s Church from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Call Diana 233-4848.
•Holistic Living Support Group meets between 7:30 and 9 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays of every month at 997 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Head. The launch of the first meeting is today. Meetings will involve open discussions to discuss effective tools and strategies to attain well-being and live a balanced life. For information visit: www.hlsg.org.