Thursday, 18 July 2013 00:00
Mambo Loco will perform in Glen Cove Village Square Plaza. The free outdoor concert takes place at 7:30 p.m. Rain location is Wunsch Arts Center at Robert M. Finley Middle School on Forest Ave. For more information, visit www.downtownsoundslive.org or call 516-759-6970.
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. 2 p.m. Call 516-571-8010 for more information or visit: www.garviespointmuseum.com.
On Sunday, July 21, Morgan Park Summer Music Festival will present Plaza Production’s performance of The Sound of Music, a show sure to delight the entire family. The show is free to the public and will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Morgan Park.
To be held in the meeting room in The Glen Cove Public Library from 7 to 9 p.m. The New York Times, Newsday, numerous local newspapers all featured articles on the downfall of Glen Cove, the financial stress of Glen Cove, the highest poverty rate in Nassau County is Glen Cove. To what do we attribute this alarming statistic? The increase in the construction of apartment buildings. Come to discuss the problems, share opinions and ideas and contribute to finding a solution. Come to take back Glen Cove. This is not political; this is not a Republican, Democrat or Independent issue - this is an issue for all of us, for everyone who wants to protect their home values, for everyone who wants to be proud to live in Glen Cove.
The Church of St. Rocco, home of the “Best Feast In The East” will take place from July 30-August 4. There will be two new additions to this year’s event. A feeding and petting zoo sure to please children and adults of all ages will be open daily till 10 p.m. It will be located on the grounds between the Parish Hall and Rectory. On Saturday, August 3, a live, interactive and educational reptile show will take place at 4pm in the Tivoli Gardens. Free face painting for children during the show. The Feast has also made arrangement to accommodate local residents by having continuous bus shuttle service to the feast from both St. Hyacinth and St. Patrick’s Parking lots. The service will be available Thursday through Saturday from 6-11 p.m. and Sunday from 6-10 p.m. For additional information call 516-676-2482
Library. Travel by luxury coach bus to the American Museum of Natural History. The Hayden Planetarium is now part of the Rose Center for Earth and Space and the show, “Journey to the Stars” will be shown. Price of $36 includes admission to the museum, a “Plus One” activity and bus transportation. Register now in person in the Children’s Room. Please make checks or money orders payable to: The Glen Cove Library Bus Trip Fund. For more information, please call 516-676-2130.
11 a.m. The Glen Cove Public Library needs help organizing donations into boxes and bringing them to the post office for their ongoing Any Soldier program. Assistance is welcome and those that volunteer can earn community service credit. Any donations to send to the soldiers would also be appreciated. Please call the library to register 516-676-2130.
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.
The Sea Cliff Good of the Village Association will hold its 8th annual Antique Show on Saturday, Sept. 7, from 9 a.m. To 4 p.m. at the St. Boniface Field on Sea Cliff Ave.
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 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.