Wednesday, 03 July 2013 18:28
10 a.m. The Annual Children’s Fourth of July Bicycle Parade will take place in Glen Cove, beginning at 10 a.m. at Finley Middle School. Meet at 9:45 a.m. at the MS horseshoe to join the parade.
10 a.m. The Sea Cliff Civic Association will host a gala celebration of America’s Declaration of Independence on the John Burns Village Green, in front of the adult library.
A Ribbon Cutting for the beautiful, newly restored Gazebo in at Morgan Memorial Park will begin at 3 p.m. Ian Petillo and the Legacy Jazz Band will entertain with an afternoon of music in the Gazebo followed by a concert performance of the Northwinds Band at 7:45 p.m. The rain location for the Northwinds concert is St. Patrick’s Parish Hall, Pearsall Ave.
Watch the fireworks in Glen Cove at 9:15 p.m. in Morgan Memorial Park, presented by Grucci. The rain date for the fireworks display will be Friday, July 5 at Morgan Memorial Park.
The Marty Napoleon Quartet featuring Bria Skonberg will get the summer season of music started at 7:30 p.m. in Glen Cove’s Village Square. Rain location: Wunsch Arts Center, Finley Middle School.
Held on the waterfront in Glen Cove, the Sea-Faire at Captain’s Cove will feature treasure hunts, craft vendors, pirate shows, sailings on the Christeen Oyster Sloop, live music, a food court by Vincent’s Clam Bar and fireworks by Grucci at 9 p.m. on Saturday. From 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Visit seafaireatglencove.com
The Writer’s Group continues to meet at 10 a.m. on the first Saturday of each month. If you are a serious writer, come join them for a lively exchange of ideas.
Held on the waterfront in Glen Cove, the Sea-Faire at Captain’s Cove will feature treasure hunts, craft vendors, pirate shows, sailings on the Christeen Oyster Sloop, live music, a food court by Vincent’s Clam Bar. From 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Visit seafaireatglencove.com
The North Shore Pops will kick off the season at 7:30 p.m. in Morgan Park. Free. Rain location: St. Patrick’s Parish Hall.
The K of C #1828 of Glen Cove will host a blood drive at 83 Sea Cliff Avenue, Glen Cove, from 3-9 p.m. Each donor will receive a free pair of Mets tickets. Must be between 16-75 years of age and a minimum of 110 lbs. Bring ID with signature or photo. Call 516-676-1828 for more info or to schedule an appointment.
At 6 p.m. 172 minutes, rated R. This powerful and inspiring drama explores how the actions and consequences of individual lives impact one another throughout the past, the present and the future. Action, mystery and romance weave dramatically through the story as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and a single act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution in the distant future. Starring Tom Hanks, Halle Berry and Jim Broadbent.
Glen Cove Boys & Girls Club invites the community to the 2nd Annual Family Fun Day at Bayville Adventure Park taking place on Wednesday, July 10 from 4 pm to 7 pm. Advance ticket price is $40 per child. At door price is $45 per child. Includes outdoor attractions, unlimited soft drinks, pizza, popcorn and ice cream. Children under 3 and adults accompanying children are free. Rain date is July 11. Tickets can be purchased online at www.glencovebgc.org or call 516-671-8030 ext. 102.Music of the Jazz Age: Presentation at North Shore Historical Museum, 7 p.m. Through lecture and musical demonstration, Professor Dan Yoder will trace the roots of jazz music of the 1920s, discussing how jazz evolved throughout the “Roaring Twenties,” moving from the Dixieland styles of New Orleans and Chicago, to the smoothness of early swing style. $3.
2 p.m. Explore three different biotic communities with a Garvies Point naturalist: woodland, meadow, and pond. Observe these diverse habitats that are home to many different types of plants, trees, birds, and wildlife. Feel free to bring binoculars, they have many song birds! Recommended for ages 5+. $5 per person (includes program, museum, film) At Garvies Point Museum and Preserve, 50 Barry Dr. Call 516-571-8010 for more information or visit: www.garviespointmuseum.com