Great Neck Events From Jan. 19 To 25


Friday, Jan. 18–
Sunday, Jan. 20

Great Neck House Film

Tea with Dames will be shown on Friday 8 p.m., Saturday at 5 and 8 p.m., and Sunday at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 19

Hear the Author

A discussion and Q&A with Simon A Zysman, PhD, author of Successful Herion & Opioid Addiction Treatment, will be held at 4 p.m. at The Dolphin Bookshop & Cafe, 299 Main St. in Port Washington. Reserve a seat at 516-767-2650.

Sunday, Jan. 20

Preserving Greenspace

An indoor nature presentation with Jane Jackson of the North Shore Land Alliance will be held at Great Neck House at 11 a.m. Register at or 516-482-0355.

Sunday @ 3 Concert

Counterclockwise Ensemble, a quintet with guitar, strings and percussion that plays contemporary chamber music, will perform at 3 p.m. at Great Neck House.

Monday, Jan. 21

Alert Blood Drive

All are welcome at the Great Neck Alert Fire Company’s emergency blood drive from 3 to 9 p.m. at 555 Middle Neck Rd.

Public Skating Sessions

For Martin Luther King Day, public skating sessions will be held at the Andrew Stergiopoulos Ice Rink; or 516-487-2975.

Monday, Jan. 21–
Friday, Jan. 25

Bridge Players Wanted

Bridge players of all ages with some experience are welcome to play on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Parkwood Sports Complex near skate rentals.

Tuesday, Jan. 22

Kindergarten Registration Begins

Enrollment for all children in the Great Neck Public Schools who will attend public or private kindergarten in the 2019–20 school year will begin today and run through Friday, Feb. 1, at the Office of Registration, Phipps Administration Building., 345 Lakeville Rd., from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on school days. To be eligible, children must have been born between Dec. 2, 2013, and Dec. 1, 2014. Registration requirements include: 1. Proof of district residency, such as a deed, current tax bill or closing statement for ownership; current signed lease or rent receipts for rental. 2. Three pieces of current, official mail. 3. Child’s original birth certificate. 4. Parent or guardian valid photo ID. 5. Parental control papers, if applicable. 6. Immunization certificate signed and stamped by a physician or authorized health agency. Students enrolled in the district’s Universal Prekindergarten program do not have to register. If you have not received a kindergarten registration packet by mail, pick one up at the Office of Registration or download forms at; 516-441-4080 or

REAP Discussions

Retired Energetic Active People’s guest speaker will be Megan Campbell, who will discuss Hour Children, and a member will make a presentation on Russia from 1914 to 1927 at 9:30 a.m. at the Cumberland School; 516-244-4667.

Audubon Society Presentation

All are invited to North Shore Audubon Society’s free film presentation of Super Hummingbirds by PBS Nature at 7 p.m. at Manhasset Public Library, 30 Onderdonk Ave.;

Wednesday, Jan. 23

St. Aloysius Luncheon

The St. Aloysius Sociables of Great Neck lunch will be held at 12:30 p.m. at Jonathan’s Restaurant, 2499 Jericho Tpke. in Garden City Park. For reservations, call John Hyland at 516-482-3795.

Thursday, Jan. 24

Mobile Passport Hours

North Hempstead residents can get or renew a passport from 5 to 8 p.m. at the East Williston Public Library, 2 Prospect St. Bring two forms of government-issued identification and the completed application from or the town clerk’s office, 200 Plandome Rd. in Manhasset, where passport services are offered on weekdays from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Take photos on-site for $10. The two fees are the execution fee, which is paid to the town clerk’s office by cash, check or credit; and the application fee, which is paid to the Department of State by check only. Registration is required at 516-869-6311.

Friday, Jan. 25

State of Town Address

North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth’s sixth State of the Town address is open to the public and is free at 1:15 p.m. at the Clubhouse at Harbor Links, 1 Fairway Dr. in Port Washington; 516-869-6311. The League of Women Voters of Port Washington-Manhasset will host a luncheon at noon, which costs $40. Register at; 516-767-1897 or

Plaza Poetry Contest

Those 18 and older can submit up to three unpublished titled poems to the Great Neck Plaza’s poetry contest, along with a $15 by check or money order payable to Long Island Traditions, Village Hall, 2 Gussack Plaza, PO Box 440, Great Neck, NY 11022-0440; 516-482-4500 or Note: The deadline for submissions has been extended to Friday, Feb. 15.

Friday, Jan. 25–
Sunday, Jan. 27

Great Neck House Film

Hearts Beat Loud will be shown on Friday 8 p.m., Saturday at 5 and 8 p.m., and Sunday at 7:30 p.m.

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