Concerts At The Great Neck Library This July And August


Join Gold Coast Arts at the Great Neck Library this Summer for two fantastic Making Memories Through the Arts programs, free for anyone in the public to attend. Making Memories Through the Arts programs are specifically designed for people with memory loss and their caregivers to enjoy together.
On Monday July 18 at 11:30 a.m. Gold Coast presents Making Memories with Film: Hello Mother, Hello Father! a film program featuring your favorite clips from Gypsy, Mrs. Doubtfire, Fiddler on the Roof, Mary Poppins, Sound of Music, Mama Mia, I Love Lucy and other classics, paired with an enjoyable discussion of the different parenting styles of some of Hollywood’s most memorable mothers and fathers.

The Great Neck Library. (Photo by Kitty Dadi Photography)

On Monday Aug. 15 at 11:30 a.m. Gold Coast presents Making Memories with Music! a free concert of classic hits from the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s performed by Long Island favorite, Mark Danti.
Making Memories Through the Arts was developed by Marcy Rhodes, a certified special education teacher and licensed master social worker. Since 2017, Gold Coast has partnered with Marcy to present free monthly Making Memories programs, both in-person and online, that thousands of people with memory loss and their caregivers have enjoyed. These Summer programs are presented as part of a partnership between Gold Coast Arts and the Great Neck Library and will take place at the Main Branch, at 159 Bayview Ave. in Great Neck. The programs are open to anyone to attend and are not limited to Great Neck residents, but you must RSVP. Please call Gold Coast Arts at 516-829-2570 or email to save your spot for each of these programs.
About Gold Coast Arts
Gold Coast Arts is a 501(c)(3) multi-arts organization dedicated to promoting the arts through education, exhibition, performance, and outreach. For a quarter-century, it has brought the arts to tens of thousands of people throughout the Long Island region. Among the Center’s offerings are its School for the Arts, which holds year-round classes in visual and performing arts for students of all ages and abilities; a free public art gallery; a concert and lecture series; film screenings and discussions; the annual Gold Coast International Film Festival; and initiatives that focus on senior citizens and underserved communities. These initiatives include artist residencies, after-school programs, school assemblies, teacher-training workshops, and parent-child workshops. The Gold Coast Arts Center’s programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts and the New York State Legislature. The Gold Coast Arts Center is an affiliate of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts “Partners in Education” program and the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. For more information, visit
—Submitted by the Gold Coast Arts Center

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