Thursday, 19 September 2013 00:00
At 2 p.m., Sarah Siegel will lead a discussion of The Dinner by Herman Koch at the Gold Coast Public Library. This international bestseller is the darkly suspenseful, highly controversial tale of two families struggling to make the hardest decision of their lives during the course of one meal. At an Amsterdam restaurant the couples move from small talk to the wrenching shared challenge of their teenage sons’ act of violence that has triggered a police investigation and revealed the extent to which each family will go to protect those they love.
This year’s second STOP (Stop Throwing Out Pollutants) Program will be held on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Rain date Sept. 28) at the Winters Brothers facility located at the end of Morris Avenue in Glen Cove.
Volunteers are needed to participate in the 27th annual International Coastal Beach Cleanup on Saturday, Sept. 21.(Rain date will be Saturday, Sept. 28). This event is one of the world’s largest volunteer data gathering efforts on behalf of the marine environment. Volunteers are needed to help clean the beaches and inventory litter on data cards provided by the American Littoral Society. This information will then be forwarded to The Ocean Conservancy in Washington D.C. who will review each tallied item indicated on the data cards and report on the status of our waterways worldwide. Volunteers are asked to meet at Pryibil Beach at 9 a.m. All volunteers will receive a certificate of appreciation from the American Littoral Society as well as refreshments generously provided by the Glen Cove Diner. For more information please contact Damion Stavredes at 516-779-6382.
The Coalition to Save Hempstead Harbor will be coordinating a beach cleanup as part of the Annual International Coastal Cleanup sponsored by Ocean Conservancy in cooperation with the American Littoral Society. Volunteers will meet at Tappen and Sea Cliff Beaches at 9:30 a.m. If you can help, call 801-6792.
The Sea Cliff Silly Shakespeare Company will present The Real Housewives Of Henry The Eighth, a performance to celebrate the end of the summer, just in time for the fall equinox, on Saturday Sept. 21 at 6 p.m. at the Sea Cliff Beach Arts Pavilion (rain date Sunday, Sept. 22, at 5 p.m.).
A unique performance of the courtroom drama, A Few Good Men by Aaron Sorkin, will take place at the North Shore Historical Museum at 8 p.m. The restored 1907 Justice Court Building, located at140 Glen Street in Glen Cove,
is the perfect setting for this courthouse drama produced by EastLine Productions Ltd.
Three of the five owners of EastLine productions, Beverly Bell, Esq., Timothy O’Rourke, Esq. and Eve Lupenko M.D, are local residents.
This fundraising event will benefit NSHM. Admission is $25 per person and can be purchased in advance by sending checks, made out to NSHM to: NSHM PO Box 217, Glen Cove NY 11542.
There will be refreshments served during the intermission. Seating is limited and is on a first come first served basis. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. For further information visit northshorehistoricalmuseum.org or call 516 801-1191.
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.
The 39th Annual Oktoberfest in Locust Valley will take place on Sept. 28 from 1 to 8 p.m. at Thomas Park.
Price: Adults $5; children under 12 are free. Events include music from German Band The Spitzbaum, plenty of kids activities, German dancers, and of course German Beer and food. For more information check out LVrotary.org or call Scott at 516-759-5319
The American Legion, Glenwood Landing Post 336, hosts a Pre-Holiday Cocktail Party on Friday evening, Oct. 4, from 6 to 11 p.m. The party will feature music by the “South Street Band”, food specialties from local restaurants, and a cash bar. Admission charge is your donation to the Thanksgiving/Christmas Food Basket Drive. These food baskets are prepared and delivered on each holiday to families in need in the North Shore Community. Have a fun evening with music, dancing, and food along with knowing that your donation is going to a very worthy cause. The American Legion Post is located at 190 Glen Head Road , Glen Head. (next to the fire station). For more information call Ken Kraft, 516-429-6174.
Members of the Montaukett Tribe of Long Island will be conducting a series of hands-on workshops of traditional and contemporary Native American arts at Garvies Point Museum. This is thanks to a grant received by the Friends of
Garvies Point Museum and Preserve from the National Endowment for the Arts, and assistance from the Long Island Native American Indian Alliance. Workshops will include storytelling with music and crafts such as tribal turkey feather fans, shell work, jewelry, and ribbon shirts.
The first of these Saturday workshops will be held on Oct. 5. Chief Redfeather Robert Stevenson, the chief trustee of the Montaukett Tribe, will present an enlightening history of the tribe - who they are and how they managed to live over a period of time. The program will be given at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Registration is required. There is a fee of $5 per person per workshop which can be mailed to the museum in advance or paid at the door. Children under 5 are free but must register.
Garvies Point Museum and Preserve is a regional natural history museum dedicated to geology and Native American archaeology and culture, located on the north shore of Long Island in Glen Cove. It is operated by the Nassau County Department of Parks, Recreation and Museums.
To register for this workshop and/or receive a flyer with registration information about later workshops, you can call the museum at 516-571-8010, or download it from www.garviespointmuseum.com.