Friday, 17 May 2013 00:00
This Is 40 - 134 min. R (2012) 6 p.m.
Writer/director/producer Judd Apatow brings audiences an original comedy that tells the story of Pete (Paul Rudd) and Debbie (Leslie Mann). This Is 40 is an honest, frank, often painful film about married life, bringing up children, dealing tactfully with difficult parents and getting older without necessarily getting wiser.
At 6:30 p.m. at The Regency at Glen Cove will hold an informative presentation entitled: Making the Right Move with Ann-Margaret Carrozza, Esq. Coldwell Banker and Caring Transitions.
A blood drive will be held at the Glen Cove Moose Lodge, 22 Continental Place, from 2:30-8:30 p.m. Free food will be provided for all donors. Bring ID, eat well and drink fluids before donating. Minimum weight is 110 lbs; must be 16-75 years old. Call 606-0014 for more info or to schedule an appointment.
A National Safety Council Defensive Driving Course will be offered at St. Patrick’s Church in Glen Cove, as a fundraiser for the church. The course time will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and includes a lunch break. Cost is $45. Call 631-360-9720 to register.
This program for the frail, elderly seniors is available Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. It is located on the lower level of the Glen Cove Senior Center, at 130 Glen Street in Glen Cove.
The program is a warm, inviting and 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. They offer a full schedule of stimulating and meaningful activities: music, art, exercise, games, crafts, and plenty of socialization. Call 759-2345 for more information.
The museum’s first full exhibit “Abandoned Trunks” will be at the NSHM until Labor Day, September 2.The exhibit includes costumes and accessories of the Gold Coast era of the North Shore; many of the gowns in the exhibit are from the 1920s and were worn by ladies of Woolworth Tiffany, Hutton, Woodward, and other wealthy families of the North Shore including the Countess of Bismarck. NSHM is open on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.