Calendar of Events from November 17 to November 30

Here is a selection of events happening in the Long Island Weekly coverage area.

Wednesday, November 17

The Nuremberg Trials

The Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center presents a webinar, “Curator’s Corner: The Opening of the Nuremberg Trials 76 Years Ago This Week,” from 11 a.m. to noon. HMTC’s Museum and Programming Director Thorin Tritter will discuss a photograph in the = gallery from the opening day of the Nuremberg Trials on Nov. 20, 1945, 76 years ago this week. His talk will explore the effort to hold Nazi leaders accountable for “Crimes Against Humanity” and the challenges that emerged as the Cold War blossomed in the wake of WWII. Get link at www.hmtcli.org.

Anything But Silent

The Cinema Arts Centre presents this livestream of the 1927 film Chicago. It will feature live piano accompaniment by Ben Model from home. This program is streaming live only once at 7 p.m. Admission is non-refundable/non-exchangeable. General admission is pay-what-you-want here. Description: “Sexy, jazz-loving and dressed to kill, Roxie Hart (Phyllis Haver) has a doting, handsome husband in Victor Varconi; not to mention a gold-digging affair on the side with Eugene Pallette, who pays and pays, eventually with his life. Put on trial for murder, Roxie secures lawyer Billy Flynn (Robert Edeson), equal part mob ‘mouthpiece’ and publicity agent. When Roxie hits the headlines, the courtroom theatrics begin. Like the musical Chicago that won the Best Picture Academy Award and five other Oscars in 2002, this original 1927 version descends from a 1926 hit Broadway play by Maurine Watkins. It’s a terrifically entertaining mix of humor and melodrama as well as a pungent critique of trash journalism. Frank Urson signed Chicago as director, although it is substantially the work of Cecil B. DeMille and his A-list technical staff. (DeMille apparently judged it unseemly to take full credit for this cynical and secular story while his religious spectacle The King of Kings was still in theatres.) Chicago is silent filmmaking at its peak. The 1927 Chicago was long believed a lost film, but a perfect print survived in Cecil B. DeMille’s private collection. Restored by the UCLA Film and Television Archive in 2006, it has since been widely performed to rapturous audiences.—Courtesy of Flicker Alley.” Silent with English intertitles, 118 minutes. Ben Model is one of America’s leading silent film accompanists, and has been playing piano and organ for silent films at the New York MoMA since 1984 and the CAC since 2006. Model has been hosting a weekly livestreamed silent film show from his living room, “The Silent Comedy Watch Party.” Click here to visit his YouTube page.


Friday, November 19

Tom Papa

At 8 p.m. at Landmark on Main Street, Landmark on Main, 232 Main St., Port Washington. Description: “With more than 20 years as a stand-up comedian, Papa is one of the top comedic voices in the country, finding success in film, TV, radio and podcasts as well as on the live stage. Regular guest on The Joe Rogan Experience podcast and the late night TV shows.” Tickets are $40. Proof of vaccination and ID must be shown. Masks recommended. Information and tickets at www.landmarkonmainstreet.org or call the box office at 516-767-6444.

Wine Tasting Benefit

The Museum of American Armor, 1303 Round Swamp Rd., Old Bethpage presents this wine tasting to benefit Last Hope Animal Shelter from 6:30 until 10 p.m. Admission is $65 per person in advance which includes wine and dinner. No tickets will be sold at the door. One hundred percent of the proceeds from this event go to rescuing and providing care for homeless dogs and cats. The evening will include a live auction, dozens of raffle baskets and 50/50 raffle. Purchase tickets using the Paypal link at www.lasthopeanimalrescue.org. For more information call Terri at 631-332-6606 or Letty at 631-946-9528.


Saturday, November 20

Turkey Trail Trot

This fall, come on down to Bethpage State Park and support the Never Stop Running Foundation for the third annual Long Island Turkey Trail Trot 5K and ½ Mile Fun Run. Description: “Run through the scenic trails of the park and walk away with some awesome turkey swag to commemorate your achievement. Guaranteed fun for the whole family. All 5K participoants get a tee-shirt. All Fun Run participants get a finisher ribbon.” The Fun Run starts at 9 a.m. and the 5K follows at 9:30 a.m. Rain or shine. The park is at 99 Quaker Meeting House Rd., Farmingdale. Register at https://events.elitefeats.com/trailtrot21.

Christmas and Holiday Craft Fair

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Holy Trinity Diocesan High School, 98 Cherry Lane, Hicksville. Featuring crafts, sports memorabilia and new merchandise for sale. More than 200 vendor tables, Food available throughout the craft fair, Raffles and 50/50. Free Admission.

Adelphi Symphony Orchestra

From 8 to 9:30 p.m. at the Concert Hall, Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave, Garden City. Program led by Music Director Stefano Miceli. The concert features Saint-Saëns’ Carnival of the Animals, Mozart’s Symphony No. 29 in A Major, K.201, and Albinoni’s Sonata in D Major for trumpet and strings. Also live streamed for those unable to attend in person. Proof of vaccination, COVID restrictions apply. Tickets, information and video link at www.adelphi.edu/events. Call 516-877-4000.

Model Train Show

Also on Sunday, Nov. 21, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days at Hicksville Community Center, 28 West Carl St., Hicksville. Hosted by Trainville Hobby Depot to benefit the Oyster Bay Railroad Museum. Admission to the exhibit is $5, children ages 4-11 years are $3 and free for children under 4. For further information, visit www.trainville.com or call 516-433-4444.

Guided Nature Walk

From 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Leeds Pond Preserve, 1526 North Plandome Road, Manhasset. Description: “Discover the flora and fauna of beautiful Leeds Pond Preserve during our guided nature walk. We will explore the woodland ecology of the site and learn about the layers of the forest, natives vs. invasives, edible plants, and much more. Pack a lunch and join us for a picnic on the great lawn afterwards.” Admission is $10 for non-members. Register at www.smli.org.

Duck Walk

Hosted by the North Shore Audubon Society from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Whitney Pond, Manhasset. Limited registration. Call Jennifer at 516-767-3454 to register. Walk starts in Macy’s Manhasset parking lot, southwest corner, near Whitney Pond. Walk will proceed to other locations afterwards, Safe distancing is requested. If you are not vaccinated, organizers request that you wear a mask. Wear water-resistant footwear, bring binoculars and drinking water. Wear long pants and socks so you do not touch poison ivy.

Forest Bathing

Take a meditative Forest Bathing walk from 9:30 to 11;30 a.m. at the Sands Point Preserve, 127 Middle Neck Rd., Sands Point. Led by certified guide Linda Lombardo www.liforestwalks.com and based on the Japanese tradition of Shinrin-Yoku, a wellness practice developed in the 1980s to inspire mindful connections with the natural elements of the woods for a range of healthful benefits. All precautions for COVID-19 will be taken, including social distancing and face masks when near others. According to Linda, “Take this time to be present, lower the stress you may be experiencing, and connect with nature, which naturally boosts your immune system.” Spaces are limited. For adults 18-plus, and pre-registration is required. Payment is $40non-members. Register online or call 516-304-5076 for contactless payment.-

Pottery of the Northeast

At the Garvies Point Museum, 50 Barry Drive, Glen Cove. Description: “Learn about the development of pottery across the northeastern US. What do pottery sherds tell us and what is temper? See pottery found on our preserve. Educator led program through selected museum exhibits with hands-on investigation of authentic pottery sherds.” Programs from 11 to 11:45 a.m. and 2 to 2:45 p.m. For ages 7-plus. Included with museum admission. There will be a pottery-making craft every ½ hour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Using self-hardening clay, your hands, and primitive tools, make a clay vessel to take home. Cost is $5 per participant plus museum admission. Film: “Grace Medicine Flower and Joseph Lone Wolf: Santa Clara Potters” 29 minutes. Every ½ hour. Admission is $5/adults, $3/children 5-12 years, free for members. Membership information is available online and at the front desk. Call 516-571-8010 or visit www.garviespointmuseum.com.

Singles Discussion Group

Join Lilyan Strassman, LCSW-R to discuss “Wisdom from the Movies” at 5:30 p.m. at the Bryant Library, 2 Papermill Rd., Roslyn. For people aged 60-and-over. Masks required. Call 516-457-4701 for information.


Sunday, November 21

Holocaust Hanukkah

From 6 to 7 p.m., the Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center presents a webinar, “A Flicker of Light in the Darkness: How Hanukkah was Celebrated During the Shoah.” HMTC’s Director of Education Dr. Avi Marcovitz will present a program about the ways Jews celebrated the festival of Hanukkah before the Holocaust, in the ghettos and concentration camps, and in the displaced persons camps after the war. How were the religious traditions sustained under the most dangerous conditions? Join us to learn about this topic. Register at www.hmtcli.org for the link.

Depression Glass

The Big Apple Depression Glass Club presents the All American Glass & Pottery Show & Sale from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Albertson VFW Hall Post 5253, 155 Searingtown Rd., Albertson. Dealers from New York, New Jersey. Delaware, Connecticut and Pennsylvania will be displaying vintage American made glassware and pottery from the Depression era for sale, including Cambridge, FireKing, Roseville, McCoy, Fiesta, Kitchenware, Heisey, Fostoria and much more. Door Prizes, free glass identification. Admission is $6.50.

Family Menorah Workshop

Tiled menorahs are a Hanukkah tradition. (Screen capture)

At 2 p.m. at the Whaling Museum, 301 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor. Description: “Explore the importance of oil through the ages, from whale oil to olive oil. Compare historic oil lanterns in the museum’s collection, and get creative designing a tiled mosaic menorah to light up your home this holiday.” Cost is $10 for non-members plus admission. Learn more at www.cshwhalingmuseum.org/events or call 631-367-3418.


Monday, November 22

Holocaust Denial

The Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center presents this webinar from 6 to 7 p.m. Description: “Silvia Foti, an award-winning investigative journalist and the author of The Nazi’s Granddaughter: How I Discovered My Grandfather Was A War Criminal, will speak about how she discovered an official cover-up by the Lithuanian government about her grandfather’s role in the Holocaust. Her grandmother had urged her to “Just let history lie,” but Foti did not understand the scale of what she would uncover. Learn about the way Holocaust history is distorted for national goals in Lithuania and in other countries of the former Soviet Union.” Get link at www.hmtcli.org.


Tuesday, November 23

Accomplished Bird Photographer

Zoom presentation by the North Shore Audubon Society: “Bird Photography: Art and Spirit” by author/photographer Marie Read. Description: “Wildlife photographer and author Marie Read has forged a 30-year career out of capturing special moments in birds’ lives, creating images that combine artistry with impactful storytelling. In this photo-filled presentation she’ll show how it’s done, sharing the stories behind some of her most compelling images, including some from in her best-selling book Mastering Bird Photography. Marie’s tales from the field will reveal the field strategies, photographic techniques and creative decisions that go toward capturing her beautiful bird images. Her articles and photo essays about bird behavior and bird photography have appeared in Bird Watching, Living Bird, Nature’s Best, and Wild Planet, among others. Her award-winning images regularly place in international photo contests, including Bird Photographer of the Year, Share the View, and, most recently, the North American Nature Photography Association Showcase 2021 (Judges Choice Birds Category). Marie has authored or co-authored five books, most recently Mastering Bird Photography: the Art, Craft and Technique of Photographing Birds and Their Behavior, published by Rocky Nook spring 2019.” Pre-registration is required. Use this link.


Saturday November 27

Prehistoric Tools and Artifacts

At the Garvies Point Museum, 50 Barry Drive, Glen Cove. Description: “How were early stone-working and wood-working tools made and how were they used? Use replicated tools including fire-bow, stone drill, and mortar and pestle to grind corn.” For ages 7-plus. Program runs from 11 a.m. to noon and from 2 to 3 p.m. Beaded Arrowhead Necklace Craft: Every ½ hour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Make your very own arrowhead necklace and adorn with beads and feathers. Film: “The Legend of the Boy and the Eagle” 21 minutes, every ½ hour. Cost is $5 per participant plus museum admission. Admission is $5/adults, $3/children 5-12 years, free for members. Membership information is available online and at the front desk. Call 516-571-8010 or visit www.garviespointmuseum.com.

Welwyn Preserve Walk

Hosted at 9 a.m. by the Long Island Greenbelt Trail Conference. Course is 3 miles, varied and easy. For info contact Chuck, 516-906-2733. Walk this small Glen Cove preserve to Long Island Sound and back. Directions: Go north on Glen Cove Road (NY 107) to end (Glen Cove Avenue). Bear left past firehouse, up hill (Charles Street). Turn left at top and follow Elwood Street to light (Landing Road). Right one block, left on Crescent Beach Road. Entrance ½ mile on right. Meet in parking lot. Bring water; rain cancels.

Family Wampum Workshop

At 1 and 2 p.m. at the Whaling Museum, 301 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor. Description: “Did you know some of the finest Wampum beads were historically created from the shells often found along Long Island’s coasts? Discover this ancient craft and learn what it continues to mean to Indigenous Long Islanders. Create a wampum-style beaded accessory of your own to keep. Recommended for ages 7+; younger with adult help.” ​First come, first served. Cost is $10 for non-members plus admission, adults, $6; seniors (62-plus), $5; children (ages 4-18), $5; children (ages 0-3) and active military with ID, free. Learn more at www.cshwhalingmuseum.org/events or call 631-367-3418.

Outdoor Adventures

Biologist and ranger Eric Powers knows the Sands Point Preserve’s wildlife and landscape like the back of his hand. From 10 to 11:30 a.m. he will lead visitors of all ages on monthly exploratory walks across the Preserve’s grounds. Each walk is unique. Purchase tickets in advance and meet at Castle Gould’s Clock Tower. Social distancing is required, and face masks are requested for unvaccinated individuals. Tickets are $12/members ($2 per child) and $16/non-members ($6/child), includes parking. The Preserve is at 127 Middle Neck Rd., Sands Point. Call 516-571-7901 or visit www.sandspointpreserve.org.

Beach Bird Walk

Hosted by the North Shore Audubon Society from 9:30 a.m. to noon at Stehli Beach, 10 Bayville Ave., Bayville. Limited registration. Call Lindy 516-628-1315 to register. Safe distancing is requested. If you are not vaccinated, organizers request that you wear a mask. Wear water-resistant footwear, bring binoculars and drinking water. Wear long pants and socks so you do not touch poison ivy.

The Last Waltz Reimagined

The The Band Band will recreate their legendary namesake’s fabled concert. (Landmark on Main Street)

The The Band Band presents The Last Waltz: A Tribute to The Band, at 8 p.m. at Landmark on Main Street, Landmark on Main, 232 Main St., Port Washington. Description: “Revisits that 1976 Thanksgiving evening that has become embedded in the heart of the rock and roll lexicon. Re-creating the stage of The Last Waltz, The The Band Band acts as backing band for the myriad of talented guest artists representing some of the special guest performances from that night. ‘If you want to be transformed by the magic and spirit of The Band’s music, The The Band Band delivers big time.’—Rex Fowler, Aztec Two-Step.” Non-Friends tickets are $36 to $46. Program sponsored by Frank’s Pizzeria. Proof of vaccination and ID must be shown. Masks recommended. Information and tickets at www.landmarkonmainstreet.org or call the box office at 516-767-6444.

Caumsett Slither

Hosted at 10 a.m. by the Long Island Greenbelt Trail Conference. This 6-mile hike is moderate and hilly. For information, contact Carol at 631-223-3427. or arolmu@aol.com. “Snake” your way around the park, doing many of the back-and-forth trails on the way to great water views. Rain cancels. Bring water and snack. Meet in the parking lot near the booth. Directions: From NY 25 go north on Woodbury Road, which becomes West Neck Road after crossing NY 25A in Huntington. Proceed about 6 miles to entrance to park on the left. From the east take NY 110 north to 25A in Huntington, turn left to West Neck Road turn right and go 6 miles to entrance on left. Possible parking fee, or free with Empire Passport.


Sunday, November 28

World Music Sundays

At 3 p.m. at the Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington. Peru Andino New York has been performing in the New York area since 1990. Led by founders Peter Apaza and Rosa Volida, the group performs traditional music and dance while costumed in handmade Peruvian attire. Today the group includes up to 30 people, ages 14 to 45 years of age. Peru Andino has an extensive repertoire of 30 dances and an extensive collection of traditional costume dresses. Free event. World Music Sundays is made possible by a partnership with Long Island Traditions and a Rapid Relief grant from New York State Council on the Arts.


Tuesday, November 30

Long Island LitFest

The Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington hosts Long Island LitFest at 7:30 p.m. New York Times bestselling author of 25 novels Jodi Picoult will appear in person, in a discussion moderated by actress Julianna Margulies. All tickets include a signed copy of Wish You Were Here, her latest book. The author will talk about Wish You Were Here and will answer audience questions. Margulies is an Emmy, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Award winner, who has achieved success in television, theatre, and film. She can currently be seen starring as Laura Peterson on the sophomore season of Apple TV+’s The Morning Show. Tickets are $48. Proof of vaccination and ID must be shown. Masks recommended. Information and tickets at www.landmarkonmainstreet.org or call the box office at 516-767-6444.


Ongoing

Dance Adelphi

This semester, Dance Adelphi will feature Mark Morris’s “Gloria” at Adelphi University’s Olmsted Theatre in the Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave, Garden City. Description: “Set to Antonio Vivaldi’s Gloria in D, Morris’s choreography seamlessly aligns with the purity of purpose behind the baroque score. ‘Gloria’ showcases Morris’s signature brand of musicality and humanity in a work Ballet Review calls ‘a passionate journey of struggle with the woes of life reaching toward the ecstasy of finding grace.’ The performances will be rounded out with faculty member Tamara Babic will create a new ballet en pointe. Dance Department Chair Orion Duckstein is collaborating with composer Bradley Harris, and professor Adelheid B Strelick will choreograph a work inspired by the somatic method of Eric Franklin.” Nov. 17 through Nov. 20 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Also Nov. 20 and 21 from 2 to 4 p.m. Proof of vaccination, COVID restrictions apply. Tickets and information at www.adelphi.edu/events. Call 516-877-4000.

Songs Without Words: The Art of Music

Through March 6, 2022 at the Nassau County Museum of Art, One Museum Dr., Roslyn. Opens Nov. 20. Description: “The never-ending dance of art and music crosses cultures and millennia. This comprehensive survey is symphonic in range. It includes not only masterpieces of art but instruments as well (such as Stradivarius violins, vintage guitars from rock legends, as well as percussion and string and woodwind instruments from all along the Silk Road) with a gallery of sculpture that can be played as instruments, including a walk-in gamelan. With such favorite artists as Degas, Vuillard, Gris, Bearden and Matisse, we add the contemporary artists for whom music is a constant source of inspiration, such Jasper Johns, Robert Wilson (a portrait of Lady Gaga), Idris Khan, Joan Snyder and many others. Just to make it fun, vintage photography and memorabilia showcasing rock, jazz and Broadway will join musical scores and manuscripts inscribed by the hands of the great performers and composers, such as Joni Mitchell, Bela Bartok, Jimmy Webb, just to name a few.” Get tickets at www.nassaumuseum.org or call 516-484-9338.

Hubble Comes Down To Earth

At the Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Garden City. Description: “The Hubble Traveling Exhibit is a 2,200-square-foot exhibit that immerses visitors in the magnificence and mystery of the Hubble mission and introduces the James Webb Space Telescope. The exhibit features a scale model of the Hubble Space Telescope as well as several ‘satellite’ units that not only provide viewers with a hands-on experience with the same technology that allows Hubble to gaze at distant galaxies but also feature Hubble’s contributions to the exploration of planets, stars, galaxies, and the universe. Exhibit viewers will learn of the various instruments aboard the telescope and the role that each of them plays in providing exciting new images and discoveries. Observers will also get a glimpse into the various hurdles that Hubble has faced in its career and the role that astronauts have played in repairing and servicing the satellite. The exhibit contains images and data taken by Hubble of planets, galaxies, regions around black holes, and many other fascinating cosmic entities that have captivated the minds of scientists for centuries.” Free with museum admission. Tickets and information at www.cradleofaviation.org.

Model Railroad Layout

Model train enthisiasts will delight in the TMB layout in Farmingdale. (Photo by Frank Rizzo)

The TMB Model Train Club will hold its traditional open house after the pandemic canceled shows last year. Volunteers have created an elaborate layout inside a warehouse with a variety of scenes and landscapes. Dates are Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 27-28 and Dec. 11-12 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 120 Schmitt Blvd., Farmingdale. Description: “There are new scenic areas to discover; multiple trains from prewar to the most modern O gauge trains to observe. Even if you have visited us before we know you will come across something new.” Free admission. Masks and social distancing are mandatory. For directions, more pictures and information go to: www.tmbmodeltrainclub.com.

Christmas Craft & Gift Show

Daily from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. from Saturday, Nov. 20 through Sunday, Dec. 26 at Broadway Commons Mall, 358 North Broadway, Hicksville. Up to 20 vendors selling art, crafts, and gifts for the season. Located inside the Broadway Commons Mall at the Center Court near the Ikea entrance at the escalators leading to the food court and movie theatre.

Shimmering Solstice

Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Old Westbury Rd., Old Westbury, will present Shimmering Solstice, what it bills as “Long Island’s first ever light show, an unforgettable walk through event of seasonal sights and sounds. Be prepared to be enchanted by magical light displays that are set along Old Westbury Garden’s iconic garden paths, allowing visitors to experience what has become familiar to them every day in a whole new shimmering light. Children of all ages will also have a great time exploring the interactive areas designed to engage their curiosity and sense of fun and have them buzzing with excitement. Witness a dramatic finale on the South façade of Westbury House that will feature a dazzling display of light, color and sound. Catholic Health, a leader in health and human services on Long Island, is the presenting sponsor.” It will run on select dates from Nov. 20 through January 9, 2022. Visit shimmeringsolstice.com for tickets and more information.

Magic of Lights 2021

From Nov. 19 to Jan. 2, 2022 at Jones Beach State Park, 150 Bay Parkway. Hours are Sunday through Thursday from dusk to 10 p.m. and Friday through Saturday from dusk to 11 p.m. Take the Wantagh Parkway South to the park. and follow the signs to Bay Parkway West and the Magic of Lights signs will direct you straight to the light show. Description: “Magic of Lights is a dazzling, drive-through holiday lights experience featuring favorite holiday scenes and characters of the season using the latest LED technology and digital animations. Experience Magic of Lights from the comfort and safety of your own car as you wind through the sparkling path of Long Island’s favorite holiday tradition. One carload, one price.” Tickets and more information at https://magicoflights.com/events/jonesbeach.

Food Collection Drive

Roosevelt Field is hosting a food collection drive with Island Harvest Food Bank this holiday season. From Nov. 15 to 19, any customer who brings a non-perishable food item to the Santa set in North Court will receive a coupon for a free Story Time with Santa virtual magical event. Help local families in need this Thanksgiving by donating non-perishable food items. Bring donated items to the west parking lot main entrance as we stuff an Island Harvest Food Bank truck full of food donations. It will take place Saturday, Nov. 20, from noon to 6 p.m. in the west parking lot by the restaurant collection and main entrance, 630 Old Country Rd., Garden City.

Blood Drives

The New York Blood Center will hold drives at the following times and places.

Wednesday, November 17: St. Brigid’s Catholic Church St. Anthony Room, 85 Post Ave., Westbury, from 2 to 8 p.m.

Thursday, November 18: Nassau Community College Multi Purpose Room, One Education Drive, Garden City, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Thursday, November 18: St. Joseph Hospital Staff Room, 4295 Hempstead Tpke., Bethpage, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Thursday, November 18: Northwell Health I-Park Center Hallway, 450 Lakeville Rd., Lake Success, from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, November 20: Broadway Mall Rotunda, 358b Broadway Mall, Hicksville, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sunday, November 21: Men’s Club-Temple Israel-Great Neck Crystal ballroom, 108 Old Mill Rd., Great Neck, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Sunday, November 21: Tzu Chi Foundation Long Island Branch, 150 East Main St., Oyster Bay, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Monday, November 22: Memorare Knights of Columbus, 2183 Jackson Ave., Seaford, from 2 to 8 p.m.

Saturday, November 27: Broadway Mall Rotunda, 358b Broadway Mall, Hicksville, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Monday, November 29: Sponsored by Legislator Josh Lafazan at Syosset Fire Department Meeting Room, 50 Cold Spring Rd., Syosset, from 2 to 8 p.m.

Monday, November 29: Bethpage Fire Department Meeting Room, 225 Broadway, Bethpage,from 2:45 to 8:45 p.m.

Tuesday, November 30: Bloodstock Alyssa Laura at Westbury Fire Department’s truck bays, 355 Maple Ave., Westbury, from 1 to 7 p.m.

Tuesday, November 30: Sponsored by Senator Kevin Thomas at Farmingdale Library Community Room C & D, 116 Merritts Rd., Farmingdale, from 1 to 7 p.m.

Tuesday, November 30: Bellmore Memorial Library Community Room, 2288 Bedford Ave., Bellmore from 2:45 to 7:15 p.m.

Tuesday, November 30: Midway Jewish Center Gym, 330 S. Oyster Bay Rd., Syosset, from 3 to 9 p.m.

Appointments preferred. Donors will have their temperatures checked and must wear a face mask or covering. Other health conditions apply. Visit donate.nybc.org to sign up and for more information.

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Here is a selection of events happening in the Long Island Weekly coverage area.

Wednesday, November 17

The Nuremberg Trials

The Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center presents a webinar, “Curator’s Corner: The Opening of the Nuremberg Trials 76 Years Ago This Week,” from 11 a.m. to noon. HMTC’s Museum and Programming Director Thorin Tritter will discuss a photograph in the = gallery from the opening day of the Nuremberg Trials on Nov. 20, 1945, 76 years ago this week. His talk will explore the effort to hold Nazi leaders accountable for “Crimes Against Humanity” and the challenges that emerged as the Cold War blossomed in the wake of WWII. Get link at www.hmtcli.org.

Anything But Silent

The Cinema Arts Centre presents this livestream of the 1927 film Chicago. It will feature live piano accompaniment by Ben Model from home. This program is streaming live only once at 7 p.m. Admission is non-refundable/non-exchangeable. General admission is pay-what-you-want here. Description: “Sexy, jazz-loving and dressed to kill, Roxie Hart (Phyllis Haver) has a doting, handsome husband in Victor Varconi; not to mention a gold-digging affair on the side with Eugene Pallette, who pays and pays, eventually with his life. Put on trial for murder, Roxie secures lawyer Billy Flynn (Robert Edeson), equal part mob ‘mouthpiece’ and publicity agent. When Roxie hits the headlines, the courtroom theatrics begin. Like the musical Chicago that won the Best Picture Academy Award and five other Oscars in 2002, this original 1927 version descends from a 1926 hit Broadway play by Maurine Watkins. It’s a terrifically entertaining mix of humor and melodrama as well as a pungent critique of trash journalism. Frank Urson signed Chicago as director, although it is substantially the work of Cecil B. DeMille and his A-list technical staff. (DeMille apparently judged it unseemly to take full credit for this cynical and secular story while his religious spectacle The King of Kings was still in theatres.) Chicago is silent filmmaking at its peak. The 1927 Chicago was long believed a lost film, but a perfect print survived in Cecil B. DeMille’s private collection. Restored by the UCLA Film and Television Archive in 2006, it has since been widely performed to rapturous audiences.—Courtesy of Flicker Alley.” Silent with English intertitles, 118 minutes. Ben Model is one of America’s leading silent film accompanists, and has been playing piano and organ for silent films at the New York MoMA since 1984 and the CAC since 2006. Model has been hosting a weekly livestreamed silent film show from his living room, “The Silent Comedy Watch Party.” Click here to visit his YouTube page.

Friday, November 19

Tom Papa

At 8 p.m. at Landmark on Main Street, Landmark on Main, 232 Main St., Port Washington. Description: “With more than 20 years as a stand-up comedian, Papa is one of the top comedic voices in the country, finding success in film, TV, radio and podcasts as well as on the live stage. Regular guest on The Joe Rogan Experience podcast and the late night TV shows.” Tickets are $40. Proof of vaccination and ID must be shown. Masks recommended. Information and tickets at www.landmarkonmainstreet.org or call the box office at 516-767-6444.

Wine Tasting Benefit

The Museum of American Armor, 1303 Round Swamp Rd., Old Bethpage presents this wine tasting to benefit Last Hope Animal Shelter from 6:30 until 10 p.m. Admission is $65 per person in advance which includes wine and dinner. No tickets will be sold at the door. One hundred percent of the proceeds from this event go to rescuing and providing care for homeless dogs and cats. The evening will include a live auction, dozens of raffle baskets and 50/50 raffle. Purchase tickets using the Paypal link at www.lasthopeanimalrescue.org. For more information call Terri at 631-332-6606 or Letty at 631-946-9528.

Saturday, November 20

Turkey Trail Trot

This fall, come on down to Bethpage State Park and support the Never Stop Running Foundation for the third annual Long Island Turkey Trail Trot 5K and ½ Mile Fun Run. Description: “Run through the scenic trails of the park and walk away with some awesome turkey swag to commemorate your achievement. Guaranteed fun for the whole family. All 5K participoants get a tee-shirt. All Fun Run participants get a finisher ribbon.” The Fun Run starts at 9 a.m. and the 5K follows at 9:30 a.m. Rain or shine. The park is at 99 Quaker Meeting House Rd., Farmingdale. Register at https://events.elitefeats.com/trailtrot21.

Christmas and Holiday Craft Fair

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Holy Trinity Diocesan High School, 98 Cherry Lane, Hicksville. Featuring crafts, sports memorabilia and new merchandise for sale. More than 200 vendor tables, Food available throughout the craft fair, Raffles and 50/50. Free Admission.

Adelphi Symphony Orchestra

From 8 to 9:30 p.m. at the Concert Hall, Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave, Garden City. Program led by Music Director Stefano Miceli. The concert features Saint-Saëns’ Carnival of the Animals, Mozart’s Symphony No. 29 in A Major, K.201, and Albinoni’s Sonata in D Major for trumpet and strings. Also live streamed for those unable to attend in person. Proof of vaccination, COVID restrictions apply. Tickets, information and video link at www.adelphi.edu/events. Call 516-877-4000.

Model Train Show

Also on Sunday, Nov. 21, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days at Hicksville Community Center, 28 West Carl St., Hicksville. Hosted by Trainville Hobby Depot to benefit the Oyster Bay Railroad Museum. Admission to the exhibit is $5, children ages 4-11 years are $3 and free for children under 4. For further information, visit www.trainville.com or call 516-433-4444.

Guided Nature Walk

From 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Leeds Pond Preserve, 1526 North Plandome Road, Manhasset. Description: “Discover the flora and fauna of beautiful Leeds Pond Preserve during our guided nature walk. We will explore the woodland ecology of the site and learn about the layers of the forest, natives vs. invasives, edible plants, and much more. Pack a lunch and join us for a picnic on the great lawn afterwards.” Admission is $10 for non-members. Register at www.smli.org.

Duck Walk

Hosted by the North Shore Audubon Society from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Whitney Pond, Manhasset. Limited registration. Call Jennifer at 516-767-3454 to register. Walk starts in Macy’s Manhasset parking lot, southwest corner, near Whitney Pond. Walk will proceed to other locations afterwards, Safe distancing is requested. If you are not vaccinated, organizers request that you wear a mask. Wear water-resistant footwear, bring binoculars and drinking water. Wear long pants and socks so you do not touch poison ivy.

Forest Bathing

Take a meditative Forest Bathing walk from 9:30 to 11;30 a.m. at the Sands Point Preserve, 127 Middle Neck Rd., Sands Point. Led by certified guide Linda Lombardo www.liforestwalks.com and based on the Japanese tradition of Shinrin-Yoku, a wellness practice developed in the 1980s to inspire mindful connections with the natural elements of the woods for a range of healthful benefits. All precautions for COVID-19 will be taken, including social distancing and face masks when near others. According to Linda, “Take this time to be present, lower the stress you may be experiencing, and connect with nature, which naturally boosts your immune system.” Spaces are limited. For adults 18-plus, and pre-registration is required. Payment is $40non-members. Register online or call 516-304-5076 for contactless payment.-

Pottery of the Northeast

At the Garvies Point Museum, 50 Barry Drive, Glen Cove. Description: “Learn about the development of pottery across the northeastern US. What do pottery sherds tell us and what is temper? See pottery found on our preserve. Educator led program through selected museum exhibits with hands-on investigation of authentic pottery sherds.” Programs from 11 to 11:45 a.m. and 2 to 2:45 p.m. For ages 7-plus. Included with museum admission. There will be a pottery-making craft every ½ hour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Using self-hardening clay, your hands, and primitive tools, make a clay vessel to take home. Cost is $5 per participant plus museum admission. Film: “Grace Medicine Flower and Joseph Lone Wolf: Santa Clara Potters” 29 minutes. Every ½ hour. Admission is $5/adults, $3/children 5-12 years, free for members. Membership information is available online and at the front desk. Call 516-571-8010 or visit www.garviespointmuseum.com.

Singles Discussion Group

Join Lilyan Strassman, LCSW-R to discuss “Wisdom from the Movies” at 5:30 p.m. at the Bryant Library, 2 Papermill Rd., Roslyn. For people aged 60-and-over. Masks required. Call 516-457-4701 for information.

Sunday, November 21

Holocaust Hanukkah

From 6 to 7 p.m., the Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center presents a webinar, “A Flicker of Light in the Darkness: How Hanukkah was Celebrated During the Shoah.” HMTC’s Director of Education Dr. Avi Marcovitz will present a program about the ways Jews celebrated the festival of Hanukkah before the Holocaust, in the ghettos and concentration camps, and in the displaced persons camps after the war. How were the religious traditions sustained under the most dangerous conditions? Join us to learn about this topic. Register at www.hmtcli.org for the link.

Depression Glass

The Big Apple Depression Glass Club presents the All American Glass & Pottery Show & Sale from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Albertson VFW Hall Post 5253, 155 Searingtown Rd., Albertson. Dealers from New York, New Jersey. Delaware, Connecticut and Pennsylvania will be displaying vintage American made glassware and pottery from the Depression era for sale, including Cambridge, FireKing, Roseville, McCoy, Fiesta, Kitchenware, Heisey, Fostoria and much more. Door Prizes, free glass identification. Admission is $6.50.

Family Menorah Workshop

Tiled menorahs are a Hanukkah tradition. (Screen capture)
At 2 p.m. at the Whaling Museum, 301 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor. Description: “Explore the importance of oil through the ages, from whale oil to olive oil. Compare historic oil lanterns in the museum’s collection, and get creative designing a tiled mosaic menorah to light up your home this holiday.” Cost is $10 for non-members plus admission. Learn more at www.cshwhalingmuseum.org/events or call 631-367-3418.

Monday, November 22

Holocaust Denial

The Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center presents this webinar from 6 to 7 p.m. Description: “Silvia Foti, an award-winning investigative journalist and the author of The Nazi’s Granddaughter: How I Discovered My Grandfather Was A War Criminal, will speak about how she discovered an official cover-up by the Lithuanian government about her grandfather’s role in the Holocaust. Her grandmother had urged her to “Just let history lie,” but Foti did not understand the scale of what she would uncover. Learn about the way Holocaust history is distorted for national goals in Lithuania and in other countries of the former Soviet Union.” Get link at www.hmtcli.org.

Tuesday, November 23

Accomplished Bird Photographer

Zoom presentation by the North Shore Audubon Society: “Bird Photography: Art and Spirit” by author/photographer Marie Read. Description: “Wildlife photographer and author Marie Read has forged a 30-year career out of capturing special moments in birds’ lives, creating images that combine artistry with impactful storytelling. In this photo-filled presentation she’ll show how it’s done, sharing the stories behind some of her most compelling images, including some from in her best-selling book Mastering Bird Photography. Marie’s tales from the field will reveal the field strategies, photographic techniques and creative decisions that go toward capturing her beautiful bird images. Her articles and photo essays about bird behavior and bird photography have appeared in Bird Watching, Living Bird, Nature’s Best, and Wild Planet, among others. Her award-winning images regularly place in international photo contests, including Bird Photographer of the Year, Share the View, and, most recently, the North American Nature Photography Association Showcase 2021 (Judges Choice Birds Category). Marie has authored or co-authored five books, most recently Mastering Bird Photography: the Art, Craft and Technique of Photographing Birds and Their Behavior, published by Rocky Nook spring 2019.” Pre-registration is required. Use this link.

Saturday November 27

Prehistoric Tools and Artifacts

At the Garvies Point Museum, 50 Barry Drive, Glen Cove. Description: “How were early stone-working and wood-working tools made and how were they used? Use replicated tools including fire-bow, stone drill, and mortar and pestle to grind corn.” For ages 7-plus. Program runs from 11 a.m. to noon and from 2 to 3 p.m. Beaded Arrowhead Necklace Craft: Every ½ hour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Make your very own arrowhead necklace and adorn with beads and feathers. Film: “The Legend of the Boy and the Eagle” 21 minutes, every ½ hour. Cost is $5 per participant plus museum admission. Admission is $5/adults, $3/children 5-12 years, free for members. Membership information is available online and at the front desk. Call 516-571-8010 or visit www.garviespointmuseum.com.

Welwyn Preserve Walk

Hosted at 9 a.m. by the Long Island Greenbelt Trail Conference. Course is 3 miles, varied and easy. For info contact Chuck, 516-906-2733. Walk this small Glen Cove preserve to Long Island Sound and back. Directions: Go north on Glen Cove Road (NY 107) to end (Glen Cove Avenue). Bear left past firehouse, up hill (Charles Street). Turn left at top and follow Elwood Street to light (Landing Road). Right one block, left on Crescent Beach Road. Entrance ½ mile on right. Meet in parking lot. Bring water; rain cancels.

Family Wampum Workshop

At 1 and 2 p.m. at the Whaling Museum, 301 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor. Description: “Did you know some of the finest Wampum beads were historically created from the shells often found along Long Island’s coasts? Discover this ancient craft and learn what it continues to mean to Indigenous Long Islanders. Create a wampum-style beaded accessory of your own to keep. Recommended for ages 7+; younger with adult help.” ​First come, first served. Cost is $10 for non-members plus admission, adults, $6; seniors (62-plus), $5; children (ages 4-18), $5; children (ages 0-3) and active military with ID, free. Learn more at www.cshwhalingmuseum.org/events or call 631-367-3418.

Outdoor Adventures

Biologist and ranger Eric Powers knows the Sands Point Preserve’s wildlife and landscape like the back of his hand. From 10 to 11:30 a.m. he will lead visitors of all ages on monthly exploratory walks across the Preserve’s grounds. Each walk is unique. Purchase tickets in advance and meet at Castle Gould’s Clock Tower. Social distancing is required, and face masks are requested for unvaccinated individuals. Tickets are $12/members ($2 per child) and $16/non-members ($6/child), includes parking. The Preserve is at 127 Middle Neck Rd., Sands Point. Call 516-571-7901 or visit www.sandspointpreserve.org.

Beach Bird Walk

Hosted by the North Shore Audubon Society from 9:30 a.m. to noon at Stehli Beach, 10 Bayville Ave., Bayville. Limited registration. Call Lindy 516-628-1315 to register. Safe distancing is requested. If you are not vaccinated, organizers request that you wear a mask. Wear water-resistant footwear, bring binoculars and drinking water. Wear long pants and socks so you do not touch poison ivy.

The Last Waltz Reimagined

The The Band Band will recreate their legendary namesake's fabled concert. (Landmark on Main Street)
The The Band Band presents The Last Waltz: A Tribute to The Band, at 8 p.m. at Landmark on Main Street, Landmark on Main, 232 Main St., Port Washington. Description: “Revisits that 1976 Thanksgiving evening that has become embedded in the heart of the rock and roll lexicon. Re-creating the stage of The Last Waltz, The The Band Band acts as backing band for the myriad of talented guest artists representing some of the special guest performances from that night. ‘If you want to be transformed by the magic and spirit of The Band’s music, The The Band Band delivers big time.’—Rex Fowler, Aztec Two-Step.” Non-Friends tickets are $36 to $46. Program sponsored by Frank’s Pizzeria. Proof of vaccination and ID must be shown. Masks recommended. Information and tickets at www.landmarkonmainstreet.org or call the box office at 516-767-6444.

Caumsett Slither

Hosted at 10 a.m. by the Long Island Greenbelt Trail Conference. This 6-mile hike is moderate and hilly. For information, contact Carol at 631-223-3427. or arolmu@aol.com. “Snake” your way around the park, doing many of the back-and-forth trails on the way to great water views. Rain cancels. Bring water and snack. Meet in the parking lot near the booth. Directions: From NY 25 go north on Woodbury Road, which becomes West Neck Road after crossing NY 25A in Huntington. Proceed about 6 miles to entrance to park on the left. From the east take NY 110 north to 25A in Huntington, turn left to West Neck Road turn right and go 6 miles to entrance on left. Possible parking fee, or free with Empire Passport.

Sunday, November 28

World Music Sundays

At 3 p.m. at the Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington. Peru Andino New York has been performing in the New York area since 1990. Led by founders Peter Apaza and Rosa Volida, the group performs traditional music and dance while costumed in handmade Peruvian attire. Today the group includes up to 30 people, ages 14 to 45 years of age. Peru Andino has an extensive repertoire of 30 dances and an extensive collection of traditional costume dresses. Free event. World Music Sundays is made possible by a partnership with Long Island Traditions and a Rapid Relief grant from New York State Council on the Arts.

Tuesday, November 30

Long Island LitFest

The Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington hosts Long Island LitFest at 7:30 p.m. New York Times bestselling author of 25 novels Jodi Picoult will appear in person, in a discussion moderated by actress Julianna Margulies. All tickets include a signed copy of Wish You Were Here, her latest book. The author will talk about Wish You Were Here and will answer audience questions. Margulies is an Emmy, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Award winner, who has achieved success in television, theatre, and film. She can currently be seen starring as Laura Peterson on the sophomore season of Apple TV+’s The Morning Show. Tickets are $48. Proof of vaccination and ID must be shown. Masks recommended. Information and tickets at www.landmarkonmainstreet.org or call the box office at 516-767-6444.

Ongoing

Dance Adelphi

This semester, Dance Adelphi will feature Mark Morris’s “Gloria” at Adelphi University’s Olmsted Theatre in the Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave, Garden City. Description: “Set to Antonio Vivaldi’s Gloria in D, Morris’s choreography seamlessly aligns with the purity of purpose behind the baroque score. ‘Gloria’ showcases Morris’s signature brand of musicality and humanity in a work Ballet Review calls ‘a passionate journey of struggle with the woes of life reaching toward the ecstasy of finding grace.’ The performances will be rounded out with faculty member Tamara Babic will create a new ballet en pointe. Dance Department Chair Orion Duckstein is collaborating with composer Bradley Harris, and professor Adelheid B Strelick will choreograph a work inspired by the somatic method of Eric Franklin.” Nov. 17 through Nov. 20 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Also Nov. 20 and 21 from 2 to 4 p.m. Proof of vaccination, COVID restrictions apply. Tickets and information at www.adelphi.edu/events. Call 516-877-4000.

Songs Without Words: The Art of Music

Through March 6, 2022 at the Nassau County Museum of Art, One Museum Dr., Roslyn. Opens Nov. 20. Description: “The never-ending dance of art and music crosses cultures and millennia. This comprehensive survey is symphonic in range. It includes not only masterpieces of art but instruments as well (such as Stradivarius violins, vintage guitars from rock legends, as well as percussion and string and woodwind instruments from all along the Silk Road) with a gallery of sculpture that can be played as instruments, including a walk-in gamelan. With such favorite artists as Degas, Vuillard, Gris, Bearden and Matisse, we add the contemporary artists for whom music is a constant source of inspiration, such Jasper Johns, Robert Wilson (a portrait of Lady Gaga), Idris Khan, Joan Snyder and many others. Just to make it fun, vintage photography and memorabilia showcasing rock, jazz and Broadway will join musical scores and manuscripts inscribed by the hands of the great performers and composers, such as Joni Mitchell, Bela Bartok, Jimmy Webb, just to name a few.” Get tickets at www.nassaumuseum.org or call 516-484-9338.

Hubble Comes Down To Earth

At the Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Garden City. Description: “The Hubble Traveling Exhibit is a 2,200-square-foot exhibit that immerses visitors in the magnificence and mystery of the Hubble mission and introduces the James Webb Space Telescope. The exhibit features a scale model of the Hubble Space Telescope as well as several ‘satellite’ units that not only provide viewers with a hands-on experience with the same technology that allows Hubble to gaze at distant galaxies but also feature Hubble’s contributions to the exploration of planets, stars, galaxies, and the universe. Exhibit viewers will learn of the various instruments aboard the telescope and the role that each of them plays in providing exciting new images and discoveries. Observers will also get a glimpse into the various hurdles that Hubble has faced in its career and the role that astronauts have played in repairing and servicing the satellite. The exhibit contains images and data taken by Hubble of planets, galaxies, regions around black holes, and many other fascinating cosmic entities that have captivated the minds of scientists for centuries.” Free with museum admission. Tickets and information at www.cradleofaviation.org.

Model Railroad Layout

Model train enthisiasts will delight in the TMB layout in Farmingdale. (Photo by Frank Rizzo)
The TMB Model Train Club will hold its traditional open house after the pandemic canceled shows last year. Volunteers have created an elaborate layout inside a warehouse with a variety of scenes and landscapes. Dates are Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 27-28 and Dec. 11-12 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 120 Schmitt Blvd., Farmingdale. Description: “There are new scenic areas to discover; multiple trains from prewar to the most modern O gauge trains to observe. Even if you have visited us before we know you will come across something new.” Free admission. Masks and social distancing are mandatory. For directions, more pictures and information go to: www.tmbmodeltrainclub.com.

Christmas Craft & Gift Show

Daily from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. from Saturday, Nov. 20 through Sunday, Dec. 26 at Broadway Commons Mall, 358 North Broadway, Hicksville. Up to 20 vendors selling art, crafts, and gifts for the season. Located inside the Broadway Commons Mall at the Center Court near the Ikea entrance at the escalators leading to the food court and movie theatre.

Shimmering Solstice

Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Old Westbury Rd., Old Westbury, will present Shimmering Solstice, what it bills as “Long Island’s first ever light show, an unforgettable walk through event of seasonal sights and sounds. Be prepared to be enchanted by magical light displays that are set along Old Westbury Garden’s iconic garden paths, allowing visitors to experience what has become familiar to them every day in a whole new shimmering light. Children of all ages will also have a great time exploring the interactive areas designed to engage their curiosity and sense of fun and have them buzzing with excitement. Witness a dramatic finale on the South façade of Westbury House that will feature a dazzling display of light, color and sound. Catholic Health, a leader in health and human services on Long Island, is the presenting sponsor.” It will run on select dates from Nov. 20 through January 9, 2022. Visit shimmeringsolstice.com for tickets and more information.

Magic of Lights 2021

From Nov. 19 to Jan. 2, 2022 at Jones Beach State Park, 150 Bay Parkway. Hours are Sunday through Thursday from dusk to 10 p.m. and Friday through Saturday from dusk to 11 p.m. Take the Wantagh Parkway South to the park. and follow the signs to Bay Parkway West and the Magic of Lights signs will direct you straight to the light show. Description: “Magic of Lights is a dazzling, drive-through holiday lights experience featuring favorite holiday scenes and characters of the season using the latest LED technology and digital animations. Experience Magic of Lights from the comfort and safety of your own car as you wind through the sparkling path of Long Island’s favorite holiday tradition. One carload, one price.” Tickets and more information at https://magicoflights.com/events/jonesbeach.

Food Collection Drive

Roosevelt Field is hosting a food collection drive with Island Harvest Food Bank this holiday season. From Nov. 15 to 19, any customer who brings a non-perishable food item to the Santa set in North Court will receive a coupon for a free Story Time with Santa virtual magical event. Help local families in need this Thanksgiving by donating non-perishable food items. Bring donated items to the west parking lot main entrance as we stuff an Island Harvest Food Bank truck full of food donations. It will take place Saturday, Nov. 20, from noon to 6 p.m. in the west parking lot by the restaurant collection and main entrance, 630 Old Country Rd., Garden City.

Blood Drives

The New York Blood Center will hold drives at the following times and places. Wednesday, November 17: St. Brigid’s Catholic Church St. Anthony Room, 85 Post Ave., Westbury, from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday, November 18: Nassau Community College Multi Purpose Room, One Education Drive, Garden City, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, November 18: St. Joseph Hospital Staff Room, 4295 Hempstead Tpke., Bethpage, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, November 18: Northwell Health I-Park Center Hallway, 450 Lakeville Rd., Lake Success, from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, November 20: Broadway Mall Rotunda, 358b Broadway Mall, Hicksville, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, November 21: Men’s Club-Temple Israel-Great Neck Crystal ballroom, 108 Old Mill Rd., Great Neck, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, November 21: Tzu Chi Foundation Long Island Branch, 150 East Main St., Oyster Bay, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday, November 22: Memorare Knights of Columbus, 2183 Jackson Ave., Seaford, from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday, November 27: Broadway Mall Rotunda, 358b Broadway Mall, Hicksville, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, November 29: Sponsored by Legislator Josh Lafazan at Syosset Fire Department Meeting Room, 50 Cold Spring Rd., Syosset, from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday, November 29: Bethpage Fire Department Meeting Room, 225 Broadway, Bethpage,from 2:45 to 8:45 p.m. Tuesday, November 30: Bloodstock Alyssa Laura at Westbury Fire Department’s truck bays, 355 Maple Ave., Westbury, from 1 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, November 30: Sponsored by Senator Kevin Thomas at Farmingdale Library Community Room C & D, 116 Merritts Rd., Farmingdale, from 1 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, November 30: Bellmore Memorial Library Community Room, 2288 Bedford Ave., Bellmore from 2:45 to 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, November 30: Midway Jewish Center Gym, 330 S. Oyster Bay Rd., Syosset, from 3 to 9 p.m. Appointments preferred. Donors will have their temperatures checked and must wear a face mask or covering. Other health conditions apply. Visit donate.nybc.org to sign up and for more information.
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