What’s Happening In Great Neck From Feb. 2 To 8


Friday, Feb. 1–
Sunday, Feb. 3

Great Neck House Film

The Rider will be shown on Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 5 and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 7:30 p.m. Admission requires a park card.

Saturday, Feb. 2

Defensive Driving Class

Empire Safety Council Defensive Driving classes are offered at Great Neck House on the first Saturday of every month from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Register at 516-482-0355.

Sunday, Feb. 3

LS Jewish Center Event

Bill Bernstein, former history and government professor at SUNY, will discuss Anti-Semitism: The Present in Historical Perspective at 10 a.m., following the 9 a.m. Learner’s Service and 9:30 a.m. breakfast, at Lake Success Jewish Center, 354 Lakeville Rd. RSVP to the free event at 516-466-0569 or office@lakesuccessjc.org.

Sunday @ 3 Concert

The Patricia Gordon Trio will perform jazz, gospel and show tunes at 3 p.m. at Great Neck House. A park card is required.

Monday, Feb. 4–
Friday, Feb. 8

Bridge Players Wanted

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

Tuesday, Feb. 5

Free Health Screenings

The St. Francis Hospital Outreach Bus will offer a brief cardiac history, blood pressure and a simple blood test for cholesterol and diabetes for those 18 and older, along with free flu shots and patient-education and referrals, at St. Aloysius Church, 592 Middle Neck Rd., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with the last screening at 1:45 p.m. Appointments are not required.

Park District Meeting

The Great Neck Park District Board of Commissioners will hold a work session at 10 a.m. at the Administration Building, 5 Beach Rd.

Memories with Music

People with memory loss and their caregivers can sing, clap and laugh with specially trained musicians at 11:30 a.m. at the Gold Coast Arts Center, 113 Middle Neck Rd. Reservations are required to this free program at 516-829-2570 or www.goldcoastfilmfestival.org/making-memories-with-music-feb.

Tax Grievance Workshop

Legislator Ellen Birnbaum will host a free workshop from 7 to 9 p.m. at Clinton G. Martin Park, 1601 Marcus Ave. in New Hyde Park, where residents can learn to file a grievance of their assessment with the Nassau County Assessment Review Commission before the April 30 deadline; 516-571-6210 or ebirnbaum@nassaucountyny.gov.

Village of Great Neck Meeting

VHB will make its presentation regarding the proposed preliminary plans for Middle Neck and East Shore roads at the trustees meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall, 61 Baker Hill Rd.

South High will present Almost, Maine, with characters falling in and out of love in unexpected and hilarious ways. (Photo by Bill Cancellare)

Wednesday, Feb. 6–
Saturday, Feb. 9

Almost, Maine at South High

South High will present Almost, Maine at 7:30 p.m. at 341 Lakeville Rd. Purchase tickets at www.theatresouthtickets.com; 516-441-4873.

Thursday, Feb. 7

Black History Month

The Town of North Hempstead will host a Black History Month celebration, featuring live music, refreshments and a screening of Defining Moments: The Civil Rights Movement in North Hempstead, at 5:45 p.m. at the “Yes We Can” Community Center at 141 Garden St.
in Westbury; www.northhempsteadny.gov.

North High will present The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit packed with nonstop laughs, from Feb. 7 to 9. (Photo by Irwin Mendlinger)

Thursday, Feb. 7–
Saturday, Feb. 9

The 39 Steps at North High

North High will present The 39 Steps, an award-winning drama packed with nonstop laughs, on Thursday and Friday at 7:30 p.m. and on Saturday at 8 p.m. in the auditorium at 35 Polo Rd.; 516-441-4743.


Friday, Feb. 8

Nature Program on Water

If you’re concerned about our water, join the Great Neck Park District at the Great Neck Water Pollution Control District, 236 East Shore Rd. at 10 a.m. for a demonstration of how it keeps our water pure. Register at www.gnparks.org or 516-482-0355.

Veterans Social Club

Catch up on what every vet could know and have a purely social afternoon at the Great Neck Social Center at 80 Grace Ave. Veterans, their families and guests can enjoy coffee, a sweet treat and an entertaining performance for free every second Friday of every month. Phone the office at 516-487-0025 to say you’re coming. The next meeting will be on Friday, March 8.

Friday, Feb. 8–
Sunday, Feb. 10

Great Neck House Film

Puzzle will be shown on Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 5 and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 7:30 p.m. Admission requires a park card.

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