Friday, 28 September 2012 09:11
The Long Island Fair begins Thursday, Sept. 27 at Old Bethpage Village Restoration. Corn husking contests, farm animals, games, crafts, vegetables, flower sales, and more. Visit www.lifair.org or call 516-572-8416 for more information. Fair runs through Sunday, Sept. 30.
Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Columbiettes. Doors open at 6 p.m. Lots of fun, raffles. Admission is $7. Knights of Columbus, 83 Sea Cliff Ave., Glen Cove.
Learn how to check out eReaders, see demonstrations of new additions to the database collection, learn about Spanish programs, what the library is doing to promote autism awareness and enjoy live music and light refreshments. From 5 to 7 p.m.
Garvies Point Museum will open its doors free of charge along with over 1,400 other participating venues for the 8th Annual Museum Day Live! This successful program, in which Garvies Point Museum will emulate the free admission policy of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington, D.C.-based facilities, encourages learning and the spread of knowledge nationwide. For one day only, Garvies Point Museum will grant free access to visitors who download a Museum Day Live! ticket at Smithsonian.com. Visitors who present the Museum Day Live! ticket will gain free entrance for two at participating venues for one day only. One ticket is permitted per household, per email address. Garvies Point Museum is located at 50 Barry Dr., Glen Cove. For more information call 516-571-8010/11, or visit: www.garviespointmuseum.com.
Make a necklace using your own hand made clay beads. From noon to 3 p.m. at Garvies Point Museum, 50 Barry Dr., Glen Cove. General admission plus $5.00 craft fee. All ages. Museum Day Live! ticket holders must only pay the craft fee and no admission. For more information call 516-571-8010/11, or visit: www.garviespointmuseum.com.
A community outreach program will be presented by the Long Island Teen Challenge Organization (Rock The Block) from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Kennedy Heights basketball court and parking lot area, 140 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove. There will be clowns, face painting, praise dancing, free food, Gospel music, testimonies and free gifts. Help educate the community on the consequences of substance abuse.
The program will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Winter Bros. facility located at the end of Morris Avenue. This program is open to Glen Cove residents only (proof of residency is required). No commercial waste will be accepted. For additional information call the Department of Public Works at 676-4402 or check the City of Glen Cove website at www.glencove-li.us.
Long Island Cat Fanciers, Inc. will be hosting a free veterinary lecture at Syosset-Woodbury Community Center, 7900 Jericho Turnpike, Woodbury at 7:45 p.m. Topic is Homeopathic and Chiropractic and Medical Care for Cats and Dogs. Guest Speaker is Dr. Alberto Gil. Free refreshments. For more information, call 631-277-3844.
Blood drive from 3 to 9 p.m. at Knights of Columbus #1828, 83 Sea Cliff Ave., Glen Cove. Free food provided for all donors. Must bring ID with signature or photo. Minimum weight 110 lbs. Ages 16 to 75 (16 year olds must have parental permission. Age 76 and over will need a doctor’s note). Eat well and drink fluids. No tattoos for past 12 months. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call George Kranz at 516-676-1828.
Glen Cove Hospital will offer a free, eight-week exercise class for people with arthritis starting Oct. 3 to Nov. 21, from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the hospital’s 1 South Dining Room, 101 St. Andrew’s Lane, Glen Cove. The class will be taught by Merav deGuzman, the hospital’s recreational therapy supervisor, who is also certified by the Arthritis Foundation. The low-impact exercises are designed to reduce joint pain and decrease stiffness. The program is open to the community. For more information call Merav deGuzman at 516-674-7696.
Casino trip to Mohegan Sun sponsored by American Legion Post 336, 190 Glen Head Rd., Glen Head. Bus departs promptly at 9 a.m. from the American Legion parking lot in Glen Head. Cost is $40 per person (receive back $15 free play and $15 food coupons). Raffle prizes on the bus. Arrive at 8 a.m. inside the Post for complimentary coffee and bakery treats. Reservations required. Call Bob Serroen at 516-672-4516.
Mid Island Dahlia Society’s Dahlia Show noon to 5 p.m. at Planting Fields Arboretum’s Burns Conference Center. Show features a dazzling display of dahlias to enjoy, dahlia experts to answer your questions, and magnificent bouquets that you can purchase. Admission: free with Planting Fields $8 parking/entrance fee. Also on Sunday, Oct. 7 from noon to 5 p.m. For more information call 516-791-6894 or visit: midislanddahlia.com
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site will host a traditional fall family festival from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The festival will celebrate Sagamore Hill’s agricultural history as well as Theodore Roosevelt’s 154th birthday. Activities will include entertainment for children, old-fashioned games and crafts, interactive farm demonstrations, exhibits, music, farm animal petting area, food vendors, Theodore Roosevelt as portrayed by James Foote and more. Hamburgers, hot dogs, and popcorn will be available on the site or you may bring your own picnic. Rain or shine. For more information call 516-922-4788 or visit www.nps.gov/sahi.
“Halloween Casino Night” cocktail reception, sit-down dinner, games of chance, silent auction, entertainment and dancing to benefit Hospice Care Network’s programs and services. Honorees include Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice and Justice Ute Wolff Lally. At the Glen Head Country Club, 240 Glen Cove Rd., Glen Head from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. Tickets are $350 each and sponsorships begin at $100. Call 516-224-6467 or visit www.hospicecarenetwork.org.
An Evening With the Stars: Doo-Wop Fundraiser to help support the games for the physically challenged will be held on Friday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. at Bethpage High School. Featuring Winnie Winfield, Lenny Dell and the Dimensions, Continentals, Cathy Jean, The Fireflies, The Jarmels, and Classic Sounds. Tickets are $25 each, reserved seating only. Free parking. Go to www.larentr.com or call 631-873-8817 for more information.
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 craft fee. Call 516-571-8010 for more information or visit: www. garviespointmuseum.com
•Oct. 6: Autumn leaf craft from noon to 3 p.m. Capture the beauty of autumn with a seasonal leaf print craft. Patrons can also enjoy a seasonal film: Fall Color: Trees of Eastern Forests (30 mins.) with showings at 11 a.m., noon, 2 and 3 p.m.
•Oct. 27: Halloween bat craft from noon to 3 p.m. Make a spooky bat mobile for Halloween this year that can hang in your room or out in the yard. Patrons can also enjoy a Halloween film: Bat Adventures (30 mins.) with showings at 11 a.m., noon, 2 and 3 p.m.
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 seniors (65+); $4 students. 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 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’s collection has been displayed in England, Hungary, Slovakia, and Israel, but for the first time, this private Holocaust art collection will be on display in the United States. Only two original pieces drawn in the ghetto are known to have survived; one is hanging in Yad Vashem’s museum in Jerusalem, and the other will be on display at the Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center. The exhibit will be on view through September 30, 2012.
Drawings, paintings, and photography. New works by Lauren Haimelin on view at K. DiResta Collective, 212 Sea Cliff Ave., Sea Cliff from September through November. All are welcome. For more information call 516-671-5895 or visit www.kdirestadesign.com.
•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 of Glen Cove, 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.