Thursday, 05 June 2014 00:00
Ed Kaercher, The Oak Room Tavern, Sea Cliff, 8 p.m.
Healthy eating can be easy if you know where to start. Go to the Glen Cove Library and learn the basics of nutrition presented by Stephanie O’Neill, a registered dietitian from the NSLIJ Health System’s Speakers’ Bureau. Learn all about nutrition guidelines, which foods you should eat more of, and what you should limit. 2 p.m.
This program will include a demonstration of beauty masks and quick makeup tips. Attendees should bring a couple of their favorite beauty items for a quick assessment and demo. Some samples will be available. Seating limited and registration required. At Locust Valley Library, 7 p.m.
Great Books Discussion
Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift. Everyone is welcome to join Locust Valley Library’s long-running and unique Great Books discussion. See Jennifer at the Reference Desk for a copy of the book. 1:30 p.m.
Artist Jack Grimando will set-up his artwork at 11 a.m. to be on display until Wednesday, July 2. All are welcome to visit this exhibit at Locust Valley Library.
Chris Maloy and the Falco Brothers, Oak Room Tavern, Sea Cliff, 8 p.m.
At Locust Valley Library from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Individuals will learn CPR as well as use of the AED (automated external defibrillator). All of the heartsaver classes are geared toward individuals who have a little or no medical training. Participants will receive a certification card upon completion. Registration and $60 fee are required. Make checks payable to East Coat CPR Training. East Coast CPR Training, authorized American Heart Association training provider, will conduct this class.
Locust Valley Farmers Market will be held on Saturdays in the LIRR Parking Lot across from the post office. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Dispose of your unwanted medicine at the Glen Cove Police Department headquarters from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Any expired or unwanted meds can be disposed of safely.
The annual Sea Cliff garage sale day will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rain date: June 8. Pick up a shopper’s guide and map at Clifton Park on Sea Cliff Ave. on the morning of the sale.
At the Glen Cove Library at 2 p.m. Glen Cove’s own Victoria Crosby offers a PowerPoint lecture on the mansions of England and North America. Crosby is president of the Daughters of the British Empire in New York State and is also poet laureate of the City of Glen Cove.
The American Cancer Society Relay for Life will begin at 7 p.m. at the North Shore High School track and field, continuing at 6 a.m. on Sunday, June 8.
Clifton Park, Sea Cliff, 5 p.m.
Stefanie Lipsey will teach how you can apply the principles and benefits of yoga, such as balance, flexibility and setting intentions to your writing. The class, held at the Glen Cove Library, begins with a simple breathing exercise and takes you on a writing exploration that will lead to more authentic writing. No experience in writing or yoga is needed. Stefanie Lipsey, MFA, MLS is a local writer, NYS certified English teacher, librarian and yoga instructor. Her work has been published in numerous journals. 7 p.m.
Antonia Petrash will lead the discussion on Me Before You by Jojo Moyes at the Glen Cove Library. Louisa Clark, an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life, takes a much needed job working for Will Traynor, who is moody, bossy and wheelchair bound following an accident. Refusing to treat him with kid gloves, Lou sets out to show Will that life is still worth living. Copies of the book are available at the reference desk. 2 p.m.
133 min. R (2013). Based on a true story of one man’s fight for survival and freedom. In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty, as well as unexpected kindnesses, Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist (Brad Pitt) will forever alter his life. At the Glen Cove Library, 6 p.m.
Best-selling author Ann Hood will visit the Gold Coast Public Library at 7 p.m. to discuss three of her novels, The Obituary Writer, The Knitting Circle and The Red Thread. Hood’s novels deal with complex emotions, featuring women handling family issues, enjoying friendships, and dealing with tragedies large and small. Her writing is evocative, with a lyrical flow.
Friends of the Gold Coast Library will sell copies of her books and the author will sign them.
Registration is required and can be done in-person at the library, by phone by calling 516-759-8300 or online at www.goldcoastlibrary.org. The event takes place in the Gold Coast Public Library Annex, 40 Railroad Ave. Glen Head. For more information about the event visit www.goldcoastlibrary.org/ereading/readersadvisory/annhood