Thursday, 24 October 2013 00:00
Friends of the Glen Cove Youth Board will hold their Third Annual Wine and Beer Tasting, from 6 to 9 p.m. at The Metropolitan, Glen Cove. $55 per person (Check payable to Friends of the Glen Cove Youth Board; mail to 128B Glen Street, Glen Cove, NY 11542). For more information or to order tickets: 516-671-4600
At 1 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. Parents of seniors are invited to attend.
The League of Women Voters (LWV) will host a forum between the two candidates running for Glen Cove Mayor at 7 p.m. Democrat incumbent Ralph Suozzi will face his Republican challenger Reginald Spinello at the Glen Cove High School on 150 Dosoris Lane, starting at 7 p.m. Voters can get information about these and other candidates by typing in their address at the League of Women Voters’ online, interactive Voters Guide Vote 411.org. They can also find out what voting districts they are in and where to vote.
On Friday, Oct. 25, from 4 to 8 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 26, from 12 to 6 p.m., Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 16 Glenwood Rd., Glen Head, will hold its annual Fall Festival. Wonderful handmade items, made by members of the congregation, will be available to the public. There will be a White Elephant sale, a clothesline, a bake sale, and a “Country Kitchen.” Meals of Norwegian waffles, chili with cornbread, and homemade soups will be offered. Lucky raffle winners will go home with great gifts. Activities for children will be offered. The entire congregation is involved in the fair, from the Sunday School children who have made crafts, the teenagers who help with the set-up, clean-up, and chili meals, to the fair workers ranging in age from eight to eighty-somethings. Donations will benefit the church and Lutheran charities.
Festivities begin at noon at The Regency at Glen Cove, 94 School Street with a ‘Scary Story Hour’ and refreshments. Parade line-up is at 1 p.m. at the intersection of School Street and Highland Road. After the parade, children may trick-or-treat throughout the downtown at businesses displaying the special BID “Welcome” posters. Marchers must fill out a registration form, which can be obtained, along with applications for the pie-eating contest and pie bake-off, at the Downtown BID office at 18 Village Square, or at www.glencovedowntown.org.
The parade from Gribbin School to the football field starts at 5:15 p.m. The game against Bethpage will start at 6 p.m. and the announcement of Homecoming Queen and King will be at halftime.
Videographer and Show Biz Historian, Barry Rivadue will give a presentation at The North Shore Historical Museum at noon on George M. Cohan & Give My Regards to Long Island. The lecture and video presentation will be followed by a catered luncheon. The presentation will revisit the time of the Great War and the legendary Kings Point composer of “Over There.”This event is part of an ongoing series of lectures coordinated by NSHM board member Linda Darby.
NSHM is located at 140 Glen Street, Glen Cove. Admission is $45 for NSHM members, $50 for nonmembers. Reservations are required. For further information call 516-801-1191
An informational meeting will be held at YMCA at Glen Cove at 7:35 p.m. about the Y’s Diabetes Prevention Program, which helps people adopt and maintain healthy lifestyles to reduce their chances of developing Type 2 Diabetes. The certified lifestyle coaches offer ongoing resources and guidance to help people take control of their long term well-being. This is a 16 week program that meets one time per week in a group setting. Participants share their stories and exchange information about healthy eating habits, increasing physical activity, and other lifestyle changes that will improve their lives for the long-term. The YMCA is located at 125 Dosoris Lane, Glen Cove.
Singer/songwriter Lois Morton, a veteran cabaret artist who has regularly performed at such prestigious venues as Manhattan’s Don’t Tell Mama, presents an evening of humorous songs and commentary about life, love and living in today’s world. Her performance, at Glen Cove’s Congregation Tifereth Israel at 8 p.m., will be presented in an elegant cabaret setting and will feature a lavish dessert-wine-coffee party following the show. Seating for CTI’s Dessert Cabaret starring Lois Morton is cabaret style and strictly limited. Early reservations are strongly suggested. Tickets are $25 reserved in advance. If available, tickets at the door will be $30. Call 516- 676-5080.
The Sea Cliff Arts Council proudly presents it’s first annual “Chill Out in Sea Cliff” on Friday, Nov. 8. Everyone is invited to attend this first-time Sea Cliff community event to celebrate and promote local businesses, musicians, and artists. The evening commences at 5:30 p.m. in front of Musu on the corner of Sea Cliff Avenue and Central Avenue, with an acoustic performance by the Lazy Dogs. The acoustic jam continues on the Village Green (across the street from Musu) from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., with performances by Andy Aledort, Chris Kinnear, and friends, followed by RiDE with special musical guests (weather permitting). The pubs and restaurants of Sea Cliff will have “Chill Out” menu specials and will feature musical entertainment starting at 8:30 p.m. Shops and galleries along Sea Cliff Avenue will be hosting special “Chill Out” Happenings. They will be collecting food donations on the Village Green, on behalf of Mutual Concerns of Sea Cliff.
Treasures culled from the North Shore homes of members and friends of Congregation Tifereth Israel (CTI) in Glen Cove will be on display at a giant tag sale on Sunday, Nov. 10, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission to the Sunday sale is free. A special two-hour sales preview is offered on Saturday, Nov. 9, 7 to 9 p.m. Admission for the preview sale is $8. Leftover merchandise will be offered on Monday, Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on a full-bag-per-fee basis.
On sale will be an extensive selection of new and gently used clothing for men, women and children in all sizes. Also available at the CTI sale will be housewares and furnishings, small electrical appliances, lighting fixtures, exercise and sports equipment, linens, jewelry, decorative items, cook books, toys, children’s books, and more.
CTI is located at 40 Hill Street, at the intersection of Landing Road and Cottage Row. For further information about the November 10 tag sale, call (516) 676-5080.
The Gold Coast Lions Club is continuing its series of Defensive Driving Classes. The classes will be held in the Sea Cliff Village Hall, 300 Sea Cliff Avenue, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please bring your lunch and a pen to class. The cost is $40 per person. Please make check payable to Gold Coast Lions Club and send to P.O. Box 25, Sea Cliff, NY 11579-0025. Please write your phone number on the check and also indicate the date of the class you are interested in taking. To register, or for further information, please call Stephanie at 676-4417 or Linda at 674-0942. Proceeds will benefit local charities and Lions’ sight-related causes.
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 516-571-8040 or go to www.holocaust-nassau.org.