Thursday, 21 November 2013 00:00
The former Lydia Pratt mansion at 145 Dosoris Lane has been transformed into a “Home Is Where The Heart Is” designer showhouse benefiting the American Heart Association. Showhouse hours: Tuesdays through Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $30 per person or $20 per person when purchased in groups of 20 or more. There will be no admission to the Showhouse 30 minutes before closing. Children under 6, strollers and pets are not permitted.
The Glenwood Landing Women’s Club is hosting a holiday shop and schmooze event from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Glen Head Community Center, 200 Glen Head Road, Glen Head. Shop a variety of local vendors providing handbags, jewelry, specialty clothing, hand knit items and more. Raffles will be held and refreshments served. Proceeds from vendor fees will go to local charitable services for children in our area. They are also collecting food and toiletry donations for local pantries.
At the Glen Cove Library, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Register in person at the reference desk. The cost is $17 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Please make check or money order payable to: AARP and be sure to bring your AARP membership card with you to get the member rate for participation in this course.
At North Country Reform Temple, 86 Crescent Beach Rd, Glen Cove, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 516-671-4760 or visit www.ncrt.org.
Beginning at 6 p.m., North Country Reform Temple is opening its doors to the Jewish Community for its Hanukkah festivities this year. Prospective members are invited to join current members for a warm and festive Hanukkah service, followed by a holiday dinner and a professional magic show. The Hanukkah service begins with each family lighting the candles on their menorah (congregants and guests should bring their own menorah, candles will be provided.) Everyone will join together to recite the Hanukkah blessings and celebrate with an engaging Shabbat service.
Then the congregants and guests will retreat to the Temple’s social hall for dinner. The evening continues with professional magician David Funn, who will be putting on a special Hanukkah-themed magic show that is appropriate for ages 2-102. North Country Reform Temple member families pay $54 per family. Prospective members are invited to join this event as guests of the Temple. Please call the North Country Reform Temple office at 516-671-4760 to make reservations by Monday, Nov. 25. At 86 Crescent Beach Rd, Glen Cove.
A fun night of shopping for the whole family will take place at North Shore High School, 450 Glen Head Avenue, from 6 to 9 p.m.
Featuring more than 30 vendors and local artists.
Featuring many vendors for shopping for products and services in the area. The annual showcase presented by the Glen Cove Chamber of Commerce will take place at Glen Cove Mansion, 200 Dosoris Lane, from 6 to 9 p.m. Free admission and refreshments. Call 516-676-6666 for info.
A preview party will take place at North Shore Historical Museum from 6 to 8 p.m. to view the new exhibit Winter Dreams by Monica Randall.
Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served and guests are encouraged to dress in Victorian period costume if they wish. Music reminiscent of the time will be provided by Barry Rivadue.
Tickets to the preview are $25 for members $30 for non-members. This exhibit will be at NSHM from Dec. 7 to Feb. 15. The museum is open on Wednesday 2 to 6 p.m. and Saturdays 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Fir further information call 516-801-1191 or visit northshorehistoricalmuseum.org.
Russian food, pastries, Russian gift items, jewelry… They will all be at the annual Christmas bazaar at the Church of Our Lady of Kazan in Sea Cliff. The bazaar will take place on Saturday, December 7th from noon to 4 p.m. in the parish hall of the Church of Our Lady of Kazan. It is located on Willow Shore Avenue, off Littleworth Lane, in Sea Cliff. The bazaar information line is 516-468-1579. Sunday, Dec. 8
The annual Christmas Tree Lighting in Sea Cliff will take place at 5 p.m. at the John Burns’ Green in front of the library. Entertainment, refreshments and Santa.
The Campus War Against Israel and the Jews will be presented by Richard Cravatts, Ph.D. at 7:30 p.m. Congregation Tifereth Israel
40 Hill Street, Glen Cove. 516-676-5080. Free admission, reservations not needed. Light supper served. Public invited.