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The Long Island Society of the Archaeological Institute of America will be presenting a free lecture titled “The Unsolved Mystery of the Athenian Agora Bone Well” at 2 p.m. The lecture will take place in Breslin Hall, Room 106 at Hofstra University. Speaker will be Dr. Susan Rotroff, (AIA speaker), who is a professor in the Dept. of Classics at Washington University, St. Louis. Dr. Rotroff has studied and will discuss how human and animal bones found their way into the well. For more information, call 631-420-1564.
Looking for that perfect holiday dress? Join the Grenville Baker Boys and Girls Club’s second annual holiday dress sale at 135 Forest Avenue, Locust Valley on Nov. 15 and 16 from 5 to 8 p.m. and Nov. 17 from noon to 3 p.m. Call 759-5437 for more information.
Honoring Mark S. Davis and Garden of Dreams Foundation, this event helps SCO provide care to more than 60,000 people each year at over 110 locations throughout New York City and Long Island. The event takes place at the Crest Hollow Country Club, 8325 Jericho Turnpike, Woodbury at 7 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Sioban Rack at 516-671-1253 ext. 139 or visit: http://sco.org/events/current-events/the-2012-shepherds-ball/
A gala luncheon will be held at the North Hills Country Club in Manhasset for North Shore Audubon Society which is celebrating 60 years as a Chapter of the National Audubon Society this year, the oldest chapter on Long Island. One of the original twelve founding members, Helen McClure, will be honored at this event. Prepayment is required. For information, call Lindy at 516-628-1315.
Showing at 2 p.m. at the Glen Cove Library. Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, two twelve-year-olds fall in love, make a secret pact and run away together. A whimsical tale of young love. PG-13, 94 min.
A book discussion on Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots by Deborah Feldman will be presented by Carol Stern and Carolyn Pompa at 2 p.m. at the Glen Cove Library. Unorthodox conveys an intimate portrayal of a young woman growing up in an environment of religious constraint and chronicles her departure from the Satmar Hasidic Jewish sect in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Copies of the book will be available at the Reference desk.
Iceland: Land of Fire and Ice presented by Irma and Bob Mandel at 2 p.m. at the Glen Cove Library. As world-travelers Irma and Bob Mandel will present a slide-lecture featuring this land of continuous destruction and unstoppable rebirth. Learn about this country’s background, customs and the warm people who inhabit this harsh environment.
The 11th Annual Sea Cliff Holiday House Tour, sponsored by the Mutual Concerns Committee, will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Participants will have the opportunity to stroll through five unique private residences, decorated for the holidays, and enjoy a light lunch. Holiday boutiques and raffle prizes will be available, as well as the newest exhibit at the Sea Cliff Museum. All proceeds will be used by the MCC to provide meals and holiday baskets for those in need. Tickets are $30. Children under 12 are not permitted. For tickets and information, call 516-671-1717 or visit Sherlock Homes Realty, 305 Sea Cliff Ave., Sea Cliff.
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
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.
Drawings, paintings, and photography. New works by Lauren Haimelin on view at K. DiResta Collective, 212 Sea Cliff Ave., Sea Cliff 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.
•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.
•Glen Head Rotary Club meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 7 p.m. at Il Forno Restaurant, 242 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove.
•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., Glen Cove. 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.
•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.
•Locust Valley Garden Club. The Executive Board of the Locust Valley Garden Club invites new members to join. The club meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 10 a.m. at Bailey Arboretum. Some of the committees take care of local gardens, do garden therapy with residents of Jones Manor, make projects with the children of the Grenville Boys and Girls Club and decorate local libraries at holiday time. If you are interested in becoming a member and perform a service to the community, contact Madeline 643-9109. Membership is not limited to Locust Valley residents. Anyone interested from surrounding towns is welcome to join. Upcoming programs include: garden video, holiday arrangements, sustainable landscapes and terrariums.
•Nassau Mineral Club meets on the first Saturday of each month at Garvies Point Museum. Call 571-8010.
•Breakfast At St. Rocco’s. The public is invited to a full breakfast at the Madonna Room, St. Rocco’s Church, Third St., every first Sunday of the month except July and August. The price is $8 per person. 8 a.m. to noon. Call the Parish Office 676-2482.
•British Veterans of LI (BVLI) is a social club for British veterans and people of British descent. Meetings are held at St. Paul’s Church on the third Sunday of the month in September, November, January, March and May. In between, social events including a Boxing Day Party are held.
The Glen Cove Animal Lovers’ League Shelter invites the public to visit the shelter to meet the many loving dogs and cats available for adoption. All cats have been tested, vaccinated and neutered and all dogs are vet checked. Our dog trainer/adoption coordinator will match one of our wonderful dogs with you and your family. The shelter, located at 40 Shore Rd., is open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 676-5913.
This program for the frail elderly is available Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. A warm, inviting, secure place to spend the day with a caring, experienced and responsive staff. Transportation is provided to residents of Glen Cove and some surrounding communities. Lunch and snacks are served daily. A full schedule of interesting and meaningful activities are offered: music, art, exercise, yoga, games, crafts and weekly outings. Call 759-2345 for more information.
Children with emotional challenges urgently need loving foster families. St. Christopher-Otillie Services for Children and Families needs your help. Can you provide structure, security and consistency for children over the age of 12 or teen moms and their babies? Long- and short-term placements available. Training, 24-hour support and generous stipend provided. Call Carmela 1-800-640-1891, ext. 188.
Located at 101 St. Andrews Ln.
•Disabilities Support Group in the Rehab Dining Room on the first Wednesday of the month. Call 674-7690.
•Diabetes Support Group meets from 7 to 8 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month in the Maxwell Board Room/ Network and learn about diabetes self-management skills. Free. Refreshments are served. To RSVP call 674-7833 or 674-7936.
•Autoimmune Support Group meets on the first and third Thursday of each month from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Maxwell Board Room, ground floor. Open to anyone with an autoimmune disorder such as chronic fatigue syndrome, Crohn’s disease, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, type 1 diabetes, ulcerative colitis and other disorders. Call Carol Marino 674-7812. Free.
The Reading and Learning Development Center of LIU, C.W. Post Campus, Northern Blvd., Brookville, is offering 20 and 30 hour individual instructional sessions to develop literary-based skills for children in grades 2 to 12. Applications are now being accepted for a limited number of students who need an individual appraisal of their reading skills or who want to take advantage of this progressive program. For information and fees call 299-2207.
Weekly sales of clothes, books and many other items. Hours Wednesday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 319 Cedar Swamp Rd., Glen Head. Call 676-0361. Closed for renovations.
Open Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The thrift shop is located at 253 Glen Ave., Sea Cliff. Donations of clothing greatly appreciated.
Are you interested in making a difference one of North Shore-LIJ Health System’s hospitals? The auxiliary at Glen Cove Hospital is looking for volunteers to donate a few hours in the morning or afternoon each week, serving in many interesting capacities. There are approximately 12 different service areas available throughout the hospital to choose from. Volunteers will be working with a friendly group of men, women and juniors from area high schools who will be happy to extend a helping hand. Those interested in volunteering should call Joan Stein Monday or Wednesday 674-7424.
Garvies Point Museum and Preserve, Barry Dr., is searching for volunteers as education guides and teachers who will instruct visiting school groups at the preserve. Volunteers are also needed to help clear the trails and maintain them. It’s great exercise and you will learn a lot about trees, wildflowers, birds and invasive plants. Tools are supplied and we will work around your schedule. If you have an interest in nature and a willingness to work with children, you are the perfect candidate to share your love of nature with others. All training will be given by the museum’s curator and assisted by experienced volunteer guides. Call 572-8406 or go to www.garviespointmuseum.com.