Thursday, 28 November 2013 00:00
The former Lydia Pratt mansion at 145 Dosoris Lane has been transformed into a “Home Is Where The Heart Is” designer showhouse benefiting the American Heart Association. Showhouse hours: Tuesdays through Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $30 per person or $20 per person when purchased in groups of 20 or more. There will be no admission to the Showhouse 30 minutes before closing. Children under 6, strollers and pets are not permitted.
Beginning at 6 p.m., North Country Reform Temple is opening its doors to the Jewish Community for its Hanukkah festivities this year. Prospective members are invited to join current members for a warm and festive Hanukkah service, followed by a holiday dinner and a professional magic show. The Hanukkah service begins with each family lighting the candles on their menorah (congregants and guests should bring their own menorah, candles will be provided.)
Everyone will join together to recite the Hanukkah blessings and celebrate with an engaging Shabbat service.
Then the congregants and guests will retreat to the Temple’s social hall for dinner. The evening continues with professional magician David Funn, who will be putting on a special Hanukkah-themed magic show that is appropriate for ages 2-102.
North Country Reform Temple member families pay $54 per family. Prospective members are invited to join this event as guests of the Temple. Please call the North Country Reform Temple office at 516-671-4760. At 86 Crescent Beach Rd, Glen Cove.
Beginning with horse and carriage rides and photos with Santa at 1:30 p.m., a performance by the Glen Cove High School Jazz Ensemble at 4 p.m. and closing with the tree lighting at 5 p.m., the Winter Festival takes place in Glen Cove Village Square.
A fun night of shopping for the whole family will take place at North Shore High School, 450 Glen Head Avenue, from 6 to 9 p.m.
Featuring more than 30 vendors and local artists.
Featuring many vendors for shopping for products and services in the area. The annual showcase presented by the Glen Cove Chamber of Commerce will take place at Glen Cove Mansion, 200 Dosoris Lane, from 6 to 9 p.m. Free admission and refreshments. Call 516-676-6666
A Holiday Shopping Expo and free family event will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. at Deasy Elementary School, 2 Dosoris Lane, Glen Cove. Spend the evening doing holiday shopping and free holiday crafts and cookie decorating for the kids. Please use the Forest Ave. parking lot and entrance -look for the red and green balloons.
A preview party will take place at North Shore Historical Museum from 6 to 8 p.m. to view the new exhibit Winter Dreams by Monica Randall.
Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served and guests are encouraged to dress in Victorian period costume if they wish. Music reminiscent of the time will be provided by Barry Rivadue.
Tickets to the preview are $25 for members $30 for non-members. This exhibit will be at NSHM from Dec. 7 to Feb. 15. The museum is open on Wednesday 2 to 6 p.m. and Saturdays 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
For further information call 516-801-1191 or visit northshorehistoricalmuseum.org.
Russian food, pastries, Russian gift items and jewelry will all be at the annual Christmas bazaar at the Church of Our Lady of Kazan in Sea Cliff. The bazaar will take place from noon to 4 p.m. in the parish hall of the Church of Our Lady of Kazan. It is located on Willow Shore Avenue, off Littleworth Lane, in Sea Cliff. The bazaar information line is 516-468-1579.
From noon to 5 p.m. Throughout the village, shops and studios will feature their own work and will be hosting artwork and unique creations by other local artists. Sponsored by the Sea Cliff Arts Council. Many shops and galleries will be holding special events. Maps of the “happenings” will be available at all participating establishments.
The annual Christmas Tree Lighting in Sea Cliff will take place at 5 p.m. at the John Burns’ Green in front of the library. Entertainment, refreshments and Santa.
The Campus War Against Israel and the Jews will be presented by Richard Cravatts, Ph.D. at 6:15 p.m. Congregation Tifereth Israel
40 Hill Street, Glen Cove. 516-676-5080. Free admission, reservations not needed. Light supper served. Public invited.
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.