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Bayville Car Show

Friday, Sept. 5

Artist Reception

Saturday, Sept. 6

Cruise Night

Tuesday, Sept. 9


Wednesday, Sept. 3

School Starts

School is back in session for students and teachers in the OB-EN School District.


Friday, Sept. 5

Bayville Car Show

Summer Nights Dream Cruise, benefitting Flags for Classrooms, Pets for Vets, and more, takes place from 5:30 to 9 p.m., Fridays through Oct. 31 at Ransom Beach, 10 Bayville Avenue. Show vehicles fee, $5; spectators are free. Call 882-5022 for information.


Saturday, Sept. 6

Artist Reception

The Long Island Picture Frame & Art Gallery, 4 Audrey Ave., hosts an art exhibit now through Sept. 13 with an artist reception on Sept. 6 with wine, cheese and hors d’oeuvres from noon to 8 p.m. The work is a retrospective of Schery Markee Sullivan. Call 516-798-8400 for information or 516-558-7511.


Monday, Sept. 8

Gentle Yoga

The Locust Valley Library sponsors Gentle Yoga, Mondays, with Gerry McKay from 9:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the LV Firehouse. The10 sessions cost $25. Classes on held on Sept 8, 22, 29, Oct. 5, 20, 27; and Nov. 3, 10, 17 and 24. Registration required, call 671-1837. Monday evening classes are held at the LV Firehouse with Katie Balata: from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Classes are held on Sept. 8, 15, 22, 29, Oct. 6, 20, 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17.


Tuesday, Sept. 9

Pre-School Yoga

This playful yoga class encourages breathing techniques, mindful movement and body awareness. Please bring a yoga mat or towel to class. The program is for children only—adults are asked to please wait in the library during the class. 4 to 4:45 p.m. Register in the Children’s Room or call the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Library at 922-1212.

Fun Fit Yoga

This energy releasing class will help children improve their physical strength, as well as help them build their self-esteem, concentration skills and ability to interact socially. From 5 to 5:45 p.m. at the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Library Register in the Children’s Room or call the library at 922-1212.

Cruise Night

Cruise Night held weekly Tuesdays on Audrey Avenue and continues through the year until Sept. 30. The fee is $5 per vehicle and visitors are free. Live music is performed by celebrity musicians, with auctions and raffles to benefit project of the Historic OB-EN Chamber of Commerce. Call 922-6464. Cruise Nights is a weather dependent event.


Wednesday, Sept. 10

Hurricane Preparedness

An Emergency Awareness seminar will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 10 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Jericho Public Library, 1 Merry Lane, just off Jericho Turnpike, in Jericho. The seminar will be led by: the NY National Guard, working with experts from the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services’ Officer of Emergency Management and Office of Fire Prevention and Control. Attendees will receive a free Citizen Preparedness Corps Response Starter Kit. For more information please call Leg. Jacobs at 571-6216, or Assemblyman Lavine at 676-0050.


Thursday, Sept. 11

Movie At The Library

See The Face of Love at the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Library, 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. When a widow meets a man who looks like her former husband, she falls in love with him but tries to keep him a secret from the people close to her. Starring: Annette Bening, Ed Harris, Robin Williams. (Rated PG-13 for brief drug references, 92 min.)


Friday, Sept. 12

Bayville Car Show

Summer Nights Dream Cruise, benefitting Flags for Classrooms, Pets for Vets, and more, takes place from 5:30 to 9 p.m., Fridays through Oct. 31 at Ransom Beach, 10 Bayville Avenue. Show vehicles fee, $5; spectators are free. Call 882-5022 for information.


Saturday, Sept. 13

Art In A Meadow

The Oakcliff Sailing Center holds a fete on Saturday, Sept. 13. It is a walk through a private restored meadow on Center Island with art available for sale, while you enjoy light refreshments. Tickets are available on their website for $100; which includes a boat ride at about 3 p.m. from the Oyster Bay Marine Center across the harbor. For more information call Oakcliff at 802-0368.


Sunday, Sept. 14

Roosevelt History

There will be a showing of Ken Burns documentary The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, shown on PBS on Sept. 14.  If you would like to purchase a commemorative lobby sized (2 feet X 3 feet) framed poster autographed by Ken Burns, you can contact the Friends of Sagamore Hill by email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; the price is $100.


Tuesday, Sept. 16

Hurricane Preparedness

An Emergency Awareness seminar will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 16, from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Jericho Public Library, 1 Merry Lane, just off Jericho Turnpike, in Jericho. The seminar will be led by the Nassau County Office of Emergency Management which will provide the latest information about disaster preparedness in PowerPoint presentation and conduct a question and answer session. For more information please call Leg. Jacobs at 571-6216 or Assemblyman Lavine at 676-0050.

LIS Public Input Meeting

Mark Tedesco, EPA LIS Office director will make a presentation to collect public input on the update to the Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan to protect and restore Long Island Sound for the next 20 years. The meeting will be held at North Hempstead’s “Yes We Can” Community Center, 141 Garden Street, Westbury on Sept. 16 from 1 to 3 p.m. For more information call FOB (local committee member) at 922-6666.


Ongoing

Gregory Reid Exhibit

The Oyster Bay Historical Society, 20 Summit St., presents a retrospective exhibit by Gregory Reid at the Koenig Center now through Sept. 5. The solo exhibition features paintings, masks, and collages representing nearly two decades of experiments and breakthroughs. Works on view are for sale, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Historical Society. For more information and hours call 516-922-5032.

Fabulous Interiors At Coe Hall

Coe Hall Mansion at Planting Fields hosts an exhibit through Sept. 30 featuring Fabulous Interiors by Elsie de Wolfe and Charles Duveen, 1915 – 1945: open daily at Coe Hall from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Admission is free with $4 Coe Hall admission fee. The Tea House is open daily, 12:30 to 2 p.m, entrance to the Tea House is free with $8 parking fee.

News

Some people deserve a long obituary: in a way, it is a tribute to the number of people’s lives they have touched, so for Dottie Brandt, it is a given. A long line of mourners stretched down the street from the Francis P. DeVine Funeral Home, in Oyster Bay, where Dorothy R. Brandt, known to everyone as “Dottie,” was laid to rest, soon after her death on Friday, Sept. 12.

Dottie was a beautiful woman that age couldn’t change. When your warmth, spirit and love come from the inside, it keeps the outside looking bright and fresh. Dottie was always smiling, full of energy and always willing to help people.

The music was rocking and everybody was dancing on Friday, Oct. 3 in the St. Dominic High School gymnasium as the school hosted its Fall Ball dance. The event included gregarious kids from St. Dominic’s dancing and socializing with 20 disadvantaged children from St. Christopher-Ottilie Family of Services in Sea Cliff.

“St. Dom’s is very active with St. Christopher-Ottilie during the school year,” said Janice Seaman, who was the party coordinator and one of many volunteers at the dance, which ran from 7 to 10 p.m. “This was the first time, though, that St. Dom’s invited the kids from St. Christopher-Ottilie to their school for a dance and it is a great way to bring some normalcy into these children’s lives and show them what a school function is like.”


Sports

5- and 6-year-old Peanuts

The Little Generals (Peanuts) stepped out into the cold Sunday morning ready to give the home crowd a show as they battled the Bellmore Braves, and that’s just what they did as the Generals beat the Braves 14-7. The teams battled to a first half tie as the Generals’ touchdown came on a 26-yard run by Kody Gehnrich, thanks to great blocks by John (Jack) Grace and Jack Symanski.

In the second half, where the Generals are usually at their best, the defense shut out the Braves as Rodney Hill, Jr. and Brandon Babel stepped in on the defense line to create a great push to allow Francesco Allocca to make eight tackles. The offense got a big boost with Allocca being allowed to play RB after playing QB the past two games, and boy did he respond behind great lead blocking from Luca Granito. Allocca carried the ball nine times for 60 yards and a TD coming on the last play of the game.

The Diane Whipple Foundation with the cooperation of Manhasset PAL, Manhasset School District and St. Mary’s High School Athletic program has announced a premier College Division I Women’s Lacrosse Scrimmage day on Saturday, Oct. 18.

Competing in this great event will be Columbia, Fairfield, Michigan, Sacred Heart, Stonybrook, UCONN, UMASS, and USC.


Calendar

That’s a Smash!

Wednesday, Oct. 15

East Woods Open House

Friday, Oct. 17

 Oyster Festival

Weekend, Oct. 18, 19



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