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Sunday, January 13

Country And Cabaret Show

The Mellow Tones, formed in 2004, consists of Charlie Pappas and Micky Jimenez.  Visit the Glen Cove Library where these ultimate performers will present cabaret and country hits of yesterday and today, and will even throw in some clean comedy in the mix. Their charisma, warmth and charm supplement their musical talents, making this a show that will have your fingers snapping and toes tapping!

Tuesday, January 15

The Red Fox On The North Shore

At the Glen Cove Library, Frank Vincenti, director of the Wild Dog Foundation, presents an illustrated presentation on the red fox, Long Island’s most common carnivore and fascinating member of the dog (Canidae) family. Vincenti will discuss the red fox’s characteristics, life cycle, behavior and habitat. Discover how and why foxes are making a comeback on the Island and learn about the grey fox, which was once seen in abundance here on Long Island.  

Wednesday, January 16

Conversations In Spanish With Maria Fernanda Pardo

Come to the Glen Cove Library to have a good time and to meet local people and Hispanic culture enthusiasts while you practice your advanced knowledge of Spanish. Each month, we’ll discuss a Spanish language film previously selected and watched at home by all participants. You will have the opportunity to listen and share different points of view about interesting subjects in that language exclusively. The group meets monthly on the third Wednesday of the month from 7pm to 8pm. Adults and high school students with advanced dominium of the language are welcome. It is necessary to register before the program since the number of participants is limited and it is necessary to order the movie for you.

Saturday, January 19

Résumés And Cover Letters Presented By Karen McKenna

In the market for a new job?  Then this is the workshop for you!  Well-written resumes and cover letters can open doors for interviews.  Join Karen McKenna, founder of CareerVisionary, LLC and career columnist for Long Island Business News, at the Glen Cove Library as she offers a workshop that covers all you need to know about writing an effective resume and cover letter.  Learn about the structure, format and design of your resume, how to write effective accomplishment statements and cover letters, the form and function of thank you letters as well as the protocol for requesting and using references.

Friday, February 8

Chocolate And Wine Fundraiser

Join the Gold Coast Lions Club for a chocolate and wine pairing fundraising event. Chocolate sommelier Roxanne Browning will take you on an exciting palate pleasing adventure as she guides you on a journey discovering chocolates from exotic far away lands and pairing each with flavors of and nuances of wine. The event will take place at the American Legion Hall, 190 Glen Head Road, Glen Head, and the cost is $35 per person. There will also be a raffle of prizes donated by local merchants and a 50/50 raffle. All proceeds will benefit America’s Vet Dogs. For tickets/reservations/information, please contact Linda at 674-0942 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Ongoing Events

Saturday Crafts

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:

Exhibits At The Holocaust Center

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

•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.

Weekly Events

•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.

Monthly Events

•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:

•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.

•Look Good...Feel Better, a free support program presented by the American Cancer Society in partnership with the National Cosmetology Association and the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association, which helps cancer patients look and feel their best during and after cancer treatment. Held on the third Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. at Arena Oncology Associates, PC, 1999 Marcus Ave., Suite 120, Lake Success. For information or to reserve a space call Georgianna Barakat, LCSW, 365-2430.

•Holistic Moms Network, a community of moms interested in natural health and mindful parenting. Held on the first Thursday of every month (or specific date) from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Oyster Bay Community Center, Church St, Oyster Bay. All welcome! Call; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

•LI Junior Chamber of Commerce regularly has the Meet and Greet on the first Thursday and the monthly meeting on the third Tuesday of each month, along with a variety of other events throughout the month, For more information on the LI Junior Chamber, visit Contact: Martin Dekom, Chairman, 850-2717 - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; Julie Dekom, Membership Director This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; Steven Eiselen, Community Development VP This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

•LI Tourette Syndrome Association Support Groups for those who have family members or other loved ones with Tourette Syndrome meet from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on the first Friday of each month at the DeMatteis Center, north side of Northern Blvd., Old Brookville (directly opposite the NY Institute of Technology campus). There are three separate support groups running simultaneously: one group for children, one for teens and one for parents/adults. Siblings of TS children are also invited. Free for LI-TSA members. For further information, call 876-6947 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

•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.

•Holistic Mom’s Nassau County North Shore Chapter meets the first Thursday of every month at the Oyster Bay Community Center, Church St., Oyster Bay. Registration: 6:45 p.m., meeting 7 to 8:30 p.m. Holistic Mom’s is a national non-profit that serves to connect parents, families and individuals interested in holistic health and green living. All are welcome. For more information, email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit

Ongoing Programs

At The Animal Shelter

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.

Glen Cove Adult Day Care

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. 

Safe Boating Courses

Safe Boating Courses, free vessel safety checks and more from America’s Boating Club, the United States Power Squadrons. With 18 squadrons around Long Island, there’s one near you. Visit or call 1-800-341-8777 for more information.

Specialized Foster Families Needed

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.