Thursday, 19 December 2013 10:48
A special evening to celebrate a year of great books and discussions. The 2012 National Book Award for Fiction Winner: The Round House by Louise Erdrich will be discussed. With Lisa Jones, Sonia Grgas, Ralph Guiteau & Ed Goldberg, librarians. Syosset Library, 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Crime/Mystery/Thriller – An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward the audience with money. Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo and Morgan Freeman. Rated PG-13. Jericho Library, 2 & 7 p.m.
Syosset Hospital will be having a blood drive from 8:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m. The blood drive will take place in the conference room A/B in the first floor of the hospital. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 516-496-6409. Jericho Turnpike, Syosset.
Presenter: Michael D’Innocenzo, Hofstra University professor of history and board member, National Issues Forum Institute. Syosset Public Library, 2 p.m.
Open to the public. 10 a.m. Malcolm House, 5 Old Jericho Tpke., Jericho
Rivera is a dancer, actress, singer who has been an award-winning Broadway star for more than 50 years. Join Marc Courtade as he discusses the career of this great legend. Jericho Library, 2 p.m.
A guided nature walk on the nature preserve and wildlife sanctuary trails. Meet at the site entrance at 12:50 p.m., no pets, no children ages 10 and under. Hoffman Center, 6000 Northern Blvd., Muttontown, 1-2 p.m.
Biography/Comedy/Drama – It’s 1968 and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when their group entertains U.S. troops in Vietnam. Starring Chris O’Dowd, Deborah Mailman and Jessica Mauboy. Rated PG-13. Jericho Library, 2 p.m.
Supporting parents and families living with the loss of a child. Elias Hicks Historical Home, 1740 Old Jericho Tpke., Jericho, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public. 6-7:30 p.m. Community Church of Syosset, 36 Church St., Syosset
Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Open seating – first come, first served. Free. Syosset Library, 2:30 p.m.
Recommended for Grades K-5. Grian MacGregor will weave together stories and songs with her wearable stage and cast of colorful puppets. Syosset Library, 2:30 p.m.
Register for Syosset Library’s March 12 bus trip to national historic landmarks: The Museum at Eldridge Street and The Merchant’s House Museum. $70 per person (includes transportation, admissions, guided tours and gratuity). Checks only (payable to Syosset Public Library). Guided tours of both museums, the 1887 Eldridge Street Synagogue and The Merchant’s House Museum, NYC’s only family home preserved intact from the 19th century. At the Merchant’s House, visitors must climb several flights of stairs. The museum does not have an elevator. Lunch on your own at the Essex Street Market. Unlimited in-person only registration open to all. Registration begins immediately. Bus will leave Syosset Woodbury Community Park at 8 a.m. and leaves NYC at 2:30 p.m. and arrives back home at approximately 4:30 p.m. This is a small bus that seats a maximum of 22 people. Please note that this bus does not have a bathroom on it.