Thursday, 13 February 2014 00:00
Glen Cove Mayor Reginald A. Spinello has coordinated two “town hall” meetings that will be held this month. The first will be held on Feb. 12, at 7 p.m. in the main chambers of Glen Cove City Hall; the topic for discussion will be the hospital and a representative from Glen Cove Hospital will be present to provide the community with an update on the changes being implemented there.
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. 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, The Sessions tells the story of a man confined to an iron lung who is determined—at age 38—to lose his virginity. With the help of his therapists and the guidance of his priest, he sets out to make his dream a reality. 2 p.m.
7 to 9 p.m.
The waterfront redevelopment project will be the focus of the town hall meeting, which will take place at 7 p.m. in the main chamber of Glen Cove City Hall.
Retired American History teacher Don Parker discusses two of America’s famous trials: the Trial of John Brown and the Trials of the Scottsboro Boys. Learn how in 1859, abolitionist John Brown led a raid on the federal arsenal at Harper’s Ferry, Virginia, seizing armaments, gathering supporters and waging a fight against slavery. At the Glen Cove Library, 2 p.m.
This young adult program for grades 6 and up will take place at the Glen Cove Public Library at 11 a.m. Since December 2006, through a website program called AnySoldier.com, the library has been gathering numerous items generously donated by people in the community and collected in the library. These items are sent to soldiers serving in Afghanistan. This is an ongoing effort and they need help organizing the donations into boxes and bringing them to the post office. Assistance is welcome and volunteers can earn community service credit. Any donations to send to the soldiers would also be appreciated. Any questions, call the Young Adult Department at 516-676-2130.
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 St. 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
“Art as Conscience: The Holocaust Art of Aaron Morgan” will be on exhibit through March 16, 2014, at the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County, 100 Crescent Beach Road, Glen Cove.
This remarkable exhibit of Aaron Morgan’s Holocaust art moves its viewers to understand the need for educating the world against intolerance and prejudice. It reminds the observer of the need to stand up against bigotry and bullying. The exhibit is truly a moving experience that unites the viewer with the events of the Shoah.
The exhibit is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts and in Nassau and Suffolk Counties in partnership with the Huntington Arts Council.
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.