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Friday, Nov. 1

South High Music Night

The Great Neck Public Schools South High School Music Night is at 7:30 p.m., at the school at 341 Lakeville Road. For information call 441-4873.

Park District Film

At 8 p.m., the Great Neck Park District will screen Your Friends & Neighbors (1998) at Great Neck House. Starring Amy Brenneman, Aaron Eckhart, Ben Stiller. Rated R; runs 99 minutes. Park card required for admission.


Saturday, Nov. 2

Park District Defensive Driving

From 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at Great Neck House, the Park District offers Defensive Driving: Empire Safety Council Defensive Driving Course. To sign up or for more information call 482-0355.

Try-Hockey-For Free Day

From 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., at the Great Neck Park District’s Andrew Stergiopoulos Ice Rink, it’s Try-Hockey-For-Free Day. On-line pre-registered participants only. Everyone else welcome to observe. Call 487-2976 for more information.

Park District Film

At 5 and 8 p.m. the Great Neck Park District presents the film Your Friends & Neighbors (1998) at Great Neck House. Starring Amy Brenneman, Aaron Eckhart, Ben Stiller. Rated R; runs 99 minutes. Park card required for admission.


Sunday, Nov. 3

Park District Sunday@3 Series

At 3 p.m. the Great Neck Park District will present its Sunday@3 Series, concert with Brian LeBlanc entitled  Tribute to Neil Diamond. Performance at Great Neck House. Park card required for admission.

Park District Film

At 7:30 p.m. the Great Neck Park District will screen the film  Your Friends & Neighbors (1998) at Great Neck House. Starring Amy Brenneman, Aaron Eckhart, Ben Stiller. Rated R; runs 99 minutes. Park card required for admission.


Monday, Nov. 4

Love Songs of World War II

Diane Cypkin, Yiddish/English language theatre performer, in this performance/lecture, focuses on many of the incomparable love songs exceptionally popular during World War II, and the stories behind the songs at 2 p.m. in the Community Room of the Main Library, 159 Bayview Avenue.


Tuesday, Nov. 5

Park Board Meets

At 9 a.m. the Board of Commissioners of the Great Neck Park District will hold a work session meeting at the Park District Office, 5 Beach Road.

Library Building Advisory Committee Meeting

The Building Advisory Committee will meet at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room of the Main Library, 159 Bayview Avenue.

Library: Lit Chat & Chit Chat

Lit Chat & Chit Chat is a book club designed for adults with special needs that allows participants to share in the joys of reading, to listen, and to socialize with peers in a relaxed and supportive environment at 7:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room of the Main Library, 159 Bayview Avenue. To register by phone or for more information call 466-8055, ext. 208 or 246. For specific information call Kim Warga, special education teacher, at 516 669-1095 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Wednesday, Nov. 6

Temple Beth-El Club Chai Trip

Take a trip to the Hamptons with Temple Beth-El’s Club Chai. Travel by coach to visit the Parrish Museum at Watermill, The Custom House and Temple Adas Israel in Sag Harbor. Lunch at Bridgehampton’s delicious Candy Kitchen. Tickets are $60 and do not include the cost of lunch. Checks should be written to Temple Beth-El and sent to Thea Zuckerman at 39 South Drive, Great Neck, NY  11021.


Thursday, Nov. 7

St. Aloysius Citizenship Drive

St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church will hold another citizenship drive at the church, 592 Middle Neck Road in Great Neck, 1 to 8 p.m., in the church’s social hall. Assistance is available by appointment only. Call 867-3580.

Managing The Media Minefield

Shelly Strickler, WOR Radio broadcast journalist, explores the responsibility of reporters and their readers, viewers and listeners in the age of social media, blogs and tweets at 2 p.m. in the Community Room of the Main Library, 159 Bayview Avenue.

Great Neck Public Schools Dedication

The Lakeville School Auditorium dedication in honor of former principal Barbara Raber, will be held at 7 p.m., a the school, 47-27 Jayson Avenue. For information, call 516 441-4300.


Friday, Nov. 8

Park District Film

At 8 p.m. the Park District will screen the film Albino Alligator (1996) at Great Neck House. Starring Matt Dillon, Faye Dunaway, Gary Sinise. Rated R; runs 97 minutes. Park card required for admission.


Upcoming Events

Young Israel Remembers Kristallnacht

On Saturday night, Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m., Young Israel of Great Neck remembers the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht with a special documentary screening, Numbered. This documentary details the current lives of several survivors of Auschwitz.  Young Israel of Great Neck is located at 236 Middle Neck Roadd. Visit www.yign.org for more information.

Temple Beth-El: Library Talk

Representatives from the Great Neck Library Board of Trustees and the Building Advisory Committee will present the plans for the Main Library Renovation at a public meeting from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday Nov. 10 at Temple Beth-El, 5 Old Mill Road, Great Neck. Please attend this meeting to better understand the full scope of the library renovation and give your input about the proposed plans.

Temple Emanuel Lecture

George Packer will offer the Charlotte & Dr. Jules Joskow Memorial Lecture, “The Unwinding,” at Temple Emanuel of Great Neck, Sunday, Nov. 10, at 3 p.m. Temple Emanuel is located at 150 Hicks Lane. Admission is $15/person or $25/couple. Call 516 482-5701 to purchase tickets. This lecture is part of The Emanuel Series, Cultural Arts for the 21st Century.