Thursday, 06 February 2014 00:00
The Glen Cove Library will again offer free tax assistance throughout the tax season, on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Assistance will be provided by AARP trained volunteer instructors on a first-come-first-served basis. Bring your tax package, W-2 forms, a copy of your 2012 tax return and all other information that might be helpful in correctly determining your tax refund. All ages.
At the Glen Cove High School cafeteria. 7:30 p.m.
In the North Shore High School lobby, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
North Shore School District Central Office, 7 to 8 p.m.
Before 1940, African Americans were barred from flying for the U.S. military. Civil rights activists and the black press exerted pressure, resulting in the formation of an all-African American pursuit squadron based in Tuskegee, Alabama; in 1941, they became known as the Tuskegee Airmen. Meet one of these valiant heroes, Glen Cove’s own Bill Johnson, at the Glen Cove Library. 2 p.m.
Gem Craft Boutique will hold a pre-Valentine’s Day fundraiser on Thursday, Feb. 6, from 6 to 9 p.m. A portion of proceeds from each gift purchased will go to the American Cancer Society. Complimentary tarot card readings between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m., first-come, first-served.
Sweets, wine and cheese will sweeten the pot. 58 Glen Head Road in Glen Head; 516-874-3639.
North Shore High School lobby, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Glen Head gymnasium.
7:30 p.m. NS High School Theatre. Tickets on sale now. A musical the whole family will enjoy. All of your favorite characters—Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack (and his beanstalk), and the Witch — meet and interact in this whimsical original story.
Tickets: Gold Section $8/$16, Silver Section $6/$12. All proceeds support the theater program. Perfect for students of all ages including elementary school children. Purchase tickets at northshoreartsangels.thundertix.com
2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Special deal for Saturday matinee only: all seats $6 student/seniors and $12 for adults. Purchase tickets at northshoreartsangels.thundertix.com
Enjoy the hot sounds and sensuous rhythms of Latin music legends Tito Puente, Tito Rodriguez, Machito and more on Feb. 9 at 5 p.m. when Congregation Tifereth Israel in Glen Cove presents Sonido Clasico in an evening of Latin Big Band Music. The event, featuring sizzling salsa, sangria and snacks is $23 or $18 for those who reserve by Feb. 6. At 4 p.m., Albert of Ballroom Legacy presents a salsa demonstration and offers instruction. The instruction and demonstration is optional for an additional $5 paid at the door. 40 Hill Street, Glen Cove. Call 516-676-5080 to reserve.
North Shore Middle School library, 9 a.m.
7:30 p.m. Finley Middle School library.
North Shore High School library, 8 p.m.
At the Glen Cove Library; Bud Livingston presents a fascinating and entertaining lecture featuring little known facts about Abraham Lincoln. You’ll learn about his patent (the only president to ever hold one), his peculiar relationship with his father and his alleged love affair with Anne Rutledge. Listen as Mr. Livingston tells about Lincoln’s trip to New Orleans and his first-hand experiences with slavery, his error in the Gettysburg Address and many other little known facts about our 16th president. 2 p.m.
Glen Cove High School cafeteria, 7 p.m.
North Shore High School theater, 7 p.m.
At 7:15 p.m., the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of North Shore will officially get underway at the North Shore High School cafeteria with a kickoff rally to launch the fundraising efforts for the year. The rally will feature speakers from the community who have benefited from the funds raised at relay and will honor cancer survivors. This also will be the first opportunity to register a team, learn fundraising tips and information about the event. The 2014 Relay For Life of North Shore will be held on Saturday, June 7 at North Shore High School. www.relayforlife.org/NorthShoreNY
North Shore High School library, 7:30 p.m.
North Shore Middle School FACS room, 6:30 p.m.
Budget Review. North Shore High School library, 7:30 p.m.
The Sessions, 95 min. PG (2012) Based on the moving autobiographical writings of California-based journalist and poet Mark O’Brien. 2 p.m.