Thursday, 23 May 2013 00:00
The annual Sea Cliff Memorial Day parade will take place on Monday, May 27, beginning at 9 a.m. at Memorial Park. All village organizations are welcome. The parade route will be from Memorial Park to Villagio Pizza, down Roslyn Avenue to Glen Avenue and into Clifton Park. At Clifton Park, a brief program will be observed.
The American Legion Post 336 of Glen Head/Glenwood Landing will participate in the Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 27. All members as well as non-member veterans are invited to take part. All who plan to march will meet at the American Legion Hall at 190 Glen Head Road, Glen Head at 8 a.m. The parade starts at the Glenwood Landing Fire Dept. on Grove Street and proceeds to the American Legion Post on Glen Head Road. Two dedications will take place en route. After the parade there will be a brief ceremony followed by free refreshments.
The Glen Cove Library will hold the Senior Employment Workshop at 10 a.m. Sari S. Flesch, Employment Specialist with the Nassau County Office of the Aging, will conduct a workshop to inform senior job seekers about resume preparation, interviewing skills and job search techniques. Participants must be age 55+ and registration is required. For additional information, call 516-227-8900.
A National Safety Council Defensive Driving Course will be offered at St. Patrick’s Church in Glen Cove, as a fundraiser for the church. The course time will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and includes a lunch break. Cost is $45. Call (631) 360-9720 to register.
The Writers’ Group continues to meet on the first Saturday of each month at the Glen Cove Library at 10 a.m. If you are a serious writer, come join them for a lively exchange of ideas.
Volunteers from SCORE, retired executives who donate their time to help small business, will be at the Glen Cove Library at 7 p.m. and will teach the basics of setting up a business, legal structure, tax requirements, marketing, financial management and what you need to create a successful business plan.
Join photographer and world traveler, Roni Chastain for a journey across Costa Rica, at the Glen Cove Library at 7 p.m.
Lori Green, a Registered Nurse, certified CPR instructor and former EMT, will provide instruction in the life-saving techniques of Infant and Child CPR and the Heimlich maneuver for choking at the Glen Cove Library, from 10 a.m.—1 p.m. Certification will be given upon completion of this three-hour workshop. The cost of $35 (check or money order only) is payable at the time of registration. Please make check or money order payable to: Lori Green.
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 Street 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 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
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 571-8040 or go to www.holocaust-nassau.org. Open to the public is the center’s permanent exhibit, which uses photographs, artifacts, and video to present the events of the Holocaust and relate them to more recent genocides and acts of intolerance.
•Glen Head Rotary Club meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 7 p.m. at Il Forno Restaurant, 242 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove.
•Padre Pio Prayer Group meets on the first Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Church of St. Rocco. The entire service is in both English and Italian. The recitation of the Rosary and a Novena to Padre Pio precedes the celebration of the Mass by Father Peter Vaccari. All are welcome.
•NAACP meets at 7 p.m. on the second Monday of the month at the First Baptist Church, 7 Continental Pl., Glen Cove Call 671-2090.
•Diabetes/Heart Support Group meets every third Monday from noon to 1 p.m. in the Maxwell Board Room, 101 St. Andrew’s Ln., Glen Cove. The club invites members of the community to attend meetings, network, learn about diabetes self management skills and a heart-healthy lifestyle. The program is free and refreshments are served. For more information or to confirm the date, call 516-674-7833 or 516-674-7936.
•Loss Of A Child Support Group will be held on the on the second Tuesday of the month at St. Patrick’s Church from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Call Diana 233-4848.
•Holistic Living Support Group meets between 7:30 and 9 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays of every month at 997 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Head. The launch of the first meeting is today. Meetings will involve open discussions to discuss effective tools and strategies to attain well-being and live a balanced life. For information visit: www.hlsg.org.
•Locust Valley Garden Club. The Executive Board of the Locust Valley Garden Club invites new members to join. The club meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 10 a.m. at Bailey Arboretum. Some of the committees take care of local gardens, do garden therapy with residents of Jones Manor, make projects with the children of the Grenville Boys and Girls Club and decorate local libraries at holiday time. If you are interested in becoming a member and perform a service to the community, contact Madeline 643-9109. Membership is not limited to Locust Valley residents. Anyone interested from surrounding towns is welcome to join. Upcoming programs include: garden video, holiday arrangements, sustainable landscapes and terrariums.
•Look Good...Feel Better, a free support program presented by the American Cancer Society in partnership with the National Cosmetology Association and the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association, which helps cancer patients look and feel their best during and after cancer treatment. Held on the third Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. at Arena Oncology Associates, PC, 1999 Marcus Ave., Suite 120, Lake Success. For information or to reserve a space call Georgianna Barakat, LCSW, 365-2430.