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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.
Presented by Northwinds Symphonic Band, Helen P. Bauer, conductor, for the North Shore Sheltering Program. Featuring music from South Pacific, Les Miserables, Gypsy, The Producers, Mary Poppins, Oliver, Beatlemania, Funny Girl, All Shook Up, Sophisticated Ladies and more. 3 p.m. at Friends Academy, Dolan Center Theater, 270 Duck Pond Rd., Locust Valley. $20 donation.
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.
Casual bike ride (not a race) with registration/donation of $25 to help raise money for cancer research. Two easy rides: 6.8-mile ride starts at 8 a.m.; 4.3-mile ride starts at 9 a.m. Ride starts/ends at 20 Soundview Marketplace, Shore Rd., Port Washington. Visit lslf.org/biketour or call 767-1414 to register or for more information.
The Young Performers Talent Competition will be held at the Parish Hall at St. Patrick’s Church in Glen Cove. Contestants may ask for an audition time between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. and they will be accommodated in the order requested. The competition is open to all talented young people who reside or study on the North Shore of Nassau County only. There are three cash prizes. The winner is usually in the age range of 16 to 25, but a younger winner is possible. The age limit is 25 years old. The junior winner age category is 10 to 15. The popular music/song winner age category is 10 to 25. Contestants may be vocalists or instrumentalists and each is required to perform two contrasting pieces (different styles) of their own choice. Contestants may perform to mp3, CD or taped music, but must bring their own battery-operated player to the audition. A piano is available if needed, but contestants must provide their own accompanist. Call 319-7791.
There will be fun for one and all at the Saint Boniface Feast by the Shore, a four-day celebration May 17 (6 to 10 p.m.), May 18 (6 to 11 p.m.), May 19 (1 to 11 p.m.) and May 20 (1 to 6 p.m.) at Harry Tappen Beach, Shore Rd., Glenwood Landing. The feast will showcase rides and games from Newton Shows for people of all ages. A large assortment of vendors and delicious homemade food items will be available. Musical entertainment will take place nightly in the Town of Oyster Bay Showmobile. Entertainment will be provided by Just Sixties (Thursday), Six Gun (Friday) and Chicken Head (Saturday) to name a few. Check the St. Boniface website for additional information and directions. (www.saintboniface.org).
Proceeds will benefit club programs. The sale is sure to continue to be a favorite event for those seeking rare finds, vintage pieces and unique collectibles. Among items for sale are furniture, fine china, stemware, decorative accessories, home furnishings, artwork, home goods and décor, sporting equipment and children’s gear. There will be a special Preview Night open to the public on May 18 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Admission for this evening will be $10 per person at the door. The general sale will take place rain or shine on May 19 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Glen Cove Boys & Girls Club at Lincoln House, 113 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove. To donation items bring them to the Club May 12-17 (excluding May 13) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All donations must be in like-new saleable condition to be accepted. No books, clothing, toys, televisions and electronics, computers and monitors. The general sale is open to the public and admission is free. For volunteer opportunities or more information, cal 516-671-8030.
Presents The Ultimate Summer Vacation Experience Open House from noon to 2 p.m. at 355 Duck Pond Rd., Locust Valley. A sampling of free activities will include art, science, golf, soccer, fencing, baseball, Legos and video game creator.
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: artist, 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.
•Padre Pio Prayer Group meets on the first Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Church of St. Rocco. The entire service is in both English and Italian. The recitation of the Rosary and a Novena to Padre Pio precedes the celebration of the Mass by Father Peter Vaccari. All are welcome.
•NAACP meets at 7 p.m. on the second Monday of the month at the First Baptist Church, 7 Continental Pl. Call 671-2090.
•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.