Thursday, 02 January 2014 00:00
This outdoor rink hosts two-hour public skating sessions Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m., Fridays at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Saturdays at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.; and Sundays at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Concessions are available. Admission: Town of Oyster Bay residents only (proof required); $4 adults, $3 ages 5 to 17. Skate rental: $4. Syosset-Woodbury Community Park, 7800 Jericho Tpke., Woodbury.
Samuel West and Paul Brooke-Taylor are featured in this documentary about the location backdrop of Downton Abbey. It may be more famous now than any time in its 1,300-year history because of of the PBS series but England’s Highclere Castle has its own stories to tell. In its heyday, Highclere was the social epicenter of Edwardian England. See how all the inhabitants of Highclere lived, from the aristocrats who enjoyed a life of luxury to the army of servants toiling “below stairs.” Syosset Library, 2 p.m.
Presenter: Joyce Tobkes, M.A. Senior peer group discussion for facing some of the challenges of growing older. No registration necessary. Syosset Library, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
St. Edward Confessor Church, 205 Jackson Ave., Syosset. 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. $49.
Artist reception. Syosset Library, 1-3 p.m.
Meeting on “Embezzlement, What You Don’t Know Can Cost You a Fortune.” Fox Hollow Country Club, Jericho Turnpike, Woodbury. 6-8:30 p.m.
Free workshop on mono prints. Syosset-Woodbury Community Park, 7800 Jericho Tpke., Woodbury. 8-10 p.m.
Every Wednesday at 7 p.m. reduced admission with college ID. Bounce!, 310 Michael Dr., Syosset