Friday, 30 November 2012 00:00
The Nassau County Federation of Republican Woman will be having a holiday gala at The Swan Club, Shore Road, Glenwood Landing from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Cocktail hour, dinner, open bar, music, Chinese auction, raffles, and a door prize raffle included with admission. Admission is $60 for members, $65 for non-members. Inquire about private corporate sponsorship by calling 516-850-6653 or 516-756-8654. Checks made payable to NCFRW, 1026 Broadway, Woodmere, NY 11598. RSVP to 516-374-7721.
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 Church of St. Rocco presents Messiah performed by The North Shore Community Chorus, conducted by Stephen Goldstein, accompanied by organist Timothy Carl.The evening will consist of Christmas Part I, the Hallelujah Chorus and a variety of Christmas anthems in English, Italian and Latin.Church of St. Rocco, 18 Third St., Glen Cove at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $10. Refreshments will be served in the Parish Center following the performance. Call 676-2482 for more information.
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.
A Benefit for the Glenwood Landing Woman’s Club. Gem Craft Boutique, 58 Glen Head Road, Glen Head from 6 to 9 p.m. Enjoy an evening of shopping for the holidays. Hot Cocoa, apple cider, and snacks will be served. Ten percent of the proceeds raised will be donated to the Glenwood Landing Woman’s Club funds which benefits any families in need living within the North Shore School District.
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.
The Glen Cove Youth Bureau will be hosting their annual Milk and Cookies with Santa event. Children from infancy to age 10 (or grade 5) along with their family are invited to City Hall Main Chambers where festive cheer will fill the air. Each registered family will receive one photo with Santa, enjoy a holiday reading and treats. Two sessions are scheduled, 6:15 to 7 p.m. and 7:15 to 8 p.m. Space is limited. Reservations are required and may be made by calling Sandra Potter at 671-4600 from Nov. 26 to Dec. 7.
Performance takes place at 8 p.m. at Glenwood Landing Elementary School, 60 Cody Avenue, in Glen Head. Tickets are free. Bring family and friends. Celebrate the season with music and singing. For more information, call 631-470-6128.
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.