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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 to 7 p.m. 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.
Jimmy Webb will perform with special guest Peter Calo at Glen Cove Village Square Plaza. On the second stage, during the main performance, Lee Knight will present a Books Alive Interactive Concert for kids. For more information, visit www.downtownsoundslive.org or call 516-759-6970.
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
The Sea Cliff Arts Council will hold its 4th Annual Summer Crafts Show at Clifton Park, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Shop for one of a kind, handmade products by Sea Cliff and Long Island artisans. Music by Kris Rice. Proceeds go to Mutual Concerns. Rain date: July 21.
Morgan Park Summer Concert Series
The winners of the young performers talent contest will perform in the park, beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Explore the intertidal zone at Garvies beach in search of extraordinary plants and animals that are specially adapted for surviving in such a harsh environment. Learn with a Garvies Point naturalist just how these creatures are able to survive. Search for crabs, oysters, clams and more!
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
Spend an evening with the music of “The South Street Band” from 7-11 p.m. when the American Legion Post 336 hosts a Rock and Roll Evening at the Post, 190 Glen Head Road, Glen Head. Donation of $15 for dinner and dessert. A cash bar will be available. Proceeds will benefit the American Legion Scholarships and the Boys’ and Girls’ State Programs and are dedicated to the memory of Bob Serroen who actively supported these programs. Contact Ken Kraft for info and table reservations for groups of eight or more: 516-429-6174.
The Holocaust Memorial And Tolerance Center 5th Annual Golf Outing will take place on Monday, August 19, beginning with brunch at 10 a.m., followed by a 12 p.m. shotgun start and cocktails and dinner at 5 p.m., at the Glen Head Country Club 240 Glen Cove Rd Glen Head.
The outing will benefit: Holocaust, Anti-Bullying & Tolerance Programs.
Funds raised from this event have helped to support the center’s mission to teach the history of the Holocaust and its lessons through education and community outreach. Since 2007, nearly 210,000 people have participated in the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center’s education programs, including 155,000 students.
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 516-759-2345 for more information.
The museum’s first full exhibit “Abandoned Trunks” will be at the NSHM until Labor Day, Sept. 2.The exhibit includes costumes and accessories of the Gold Coast era of the North Shore; many of the gowns in the exhibit are from the 1920s and were worn by ladies of Woolworth Tiffany, Hutton, Woodward, and other wealthy families of the North Shore including the Countess of Bismarck. NSHM is open on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
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 516-571-8040 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.