Thursday, 27 June 2013 00:00
6 p.m. 158 min. PG (2012)
Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption—a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit. Ex-prisoner Jean Valjean is hunted for decades by the ruthless policeman Javert after he breaks parole. When Valjean agrees to care for factory worker Fantine’s young daughter, Cosette, their lives change forever. The world’s longest-running musical brings its power to the big screen in Tom Hooper’s sweeping and spectacular interpretation of Victor Hugo’s epic tale.
The Annual Children’s Fourth of July Bicycle Parade will take place at 10 a.m. in Glen Cove, beginning at 10 a.m. at Finley Middle School. Meet at 9:45 a.m. at the MS horseshoe to join the parade.
The Sea Cliff Civic Association will host a gala celebration of America’s Declaration of Independence at 10 a.m. on the John Burns Village Green, in front of the adult library.
A Ribbon Cutting for the beautiful, newly restored Gazebo in at Morgan Memorial Park will begin at 3 p.m. Ian Petillo and the Legacy Jazz Band will entertain with an afternoon of music in the Gazebo followed by a concert performance of the Northwinds Band at 7:45 p.m.
The rain location for the Northwinds concert is the Wunsch Auditorium at Finley Middle School, Forest Ave.
Watch the fireworks in Glen Cove at 9 p.m. in Morgan Memorial Park, presented by Grucci. The rain date for the fireworks display will be Friday, July 5 at Morgan Memorial Park.
The Marty Napoleon Quartet featuring Bria Skonberg will get the summer season of music started at 7:30 p.m. in Glen Cove’s Village Square. Rain location: Wunsch Arts Center, Finley Middle School.
Held on the waterfront in Glen Cove, the Sea-Faire at Captain’s Cove will feature treasure hunts, craft vendors, pirate shows, sailings on the Christeen Oyster Sloop, live music, a food court by Vincent’s Clam Bar and fireworks by Grucci at 9 p.m. on Saturday. From 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Visit seafaireatglencove.com
The Writer’s Group continues to meet at 10 a.m. on the first Saturday of each month. If you are a serious writer, come join them for a lively exchange of ideas.
Held on the waterfront in Glen Cove, the Sea-Faire at Captain’s Cove will feature treasure hunts, craft vendors, pirate shows, sailings on the Christeen Oyster Sloop, live music, a food court by Vincent’s Clam Bar. From 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Visit seafaireatglencove.com
The North Shore Pops will kick off the season at 7:30 p.m. in Morgan Park. Free. Rain location: St. Patrick’s Parish Hall.
The Holocaust Memorial And Tolerance Center 5th Annual Golf Outing will take place on Monday, August 19, beginning with brunch at 10 a.m., followed by a 12 p.m. shotgun start and cocktails and dinner at 5 p.m., at the Glen Head Country Club 240 Glen Cove Rd Glen Head. The outing will benefit: Holocaust, Anti-Bullying & Tolerance Programs. Funds raised from this event have helped to support the center’s mission to teach the history of the Holocaust and its lessons through education and community outreach. Since 2007, nearly 210,000 people have participated in the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center’s education programs, including 155,000 students.
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 516-759-2345 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 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.