Thursday, 29 August 2013 00:00
Hear the music of Soul Sound Revue as the Downtown Sounds Concert Series comes to a close in Glen Cove Village Square Plaza. In the case of rain, the concert will be moved indoors to Wunsch Arts Center at Finley Middle School.
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.
Attend the defensive driving course for insurance and point reduction to learn the techniques of safe driving. It is also a fundraiser for St. Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church, 235 Glen Street, Glen Cove. The course will go from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and includes a lunch break). For registration and/or information, people should call 631-360-9720. The cost is $45.
St. John’s 61st Annual Fall fair will be on Saturday, Sept. 7, rain or shine, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a special preview at 9 a.m. for those who wish to have a first opportunity to purchase at the many booths. The co-chairs Victoria Crosby and Carlyle Dunaway announced that the theme this year will be the circus. The young and young at heart are encouraged to express their inner circus performer. There will be circus themed entertainment and a petting zoo, as well as the annual exciting events such as the drum circle, the Gordon Highlanders Bagpipe parade,and lots of good old fashioned family fun. Booths, which are organized by volunteer parishioners, include, books, sporting goods, antiques and collectibles, jewelry, furniture, children’s clothes and toys, Christmas items, plants, a silent auction, face painting, bouncy rides and games for the children. Hamburgers and hot dogs are served from noon until 4 p.m.
Admission is $5 per person, free to children under 12 and the special 9 a.m. preview is $20 per person.
The 28th Annual International Coastal Cleanup, sponsored by the American Littoral Society and the Friends of Garvies Point Museum and Preserve, will take place on Saturday, Sept. 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteers of all ages will meet at Garvies Point Museum and Preserve located at 50 Barry Drive, Glen Cove, to clean up Garvies shoreline as participants in the International Coastal Cleanup sponsored by the American Littoral Society and the Friends of Garvies Point Museum and Preserve.
The Glen Cove Boys & Girls Club will host a clothing and accessories sale on Friday, Sept. 27, from 5 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The club is currently accepting donations of clothing and accessories. Call 516-671-8030 or visit www.glencovebgc.org for complete details. Glen Cove Boys & Girls Club is located at 113 Glen Cove Avenue, Glen Cove.
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.
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.