What’s Happening On The Peninsula From Feb. 9 To 15

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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.

Saturday, Feb. 9

AARP Driving Courses

Defensive driving courses for those 50 and older will be held today and on March 16, April 13, May 11, June 15, Sept. 7, Oct. 5, Nov. 9 and Dec. 7 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Clinton G. Martin Park. Send checks made to AARP for $20, members; $25, nonmembers to Defensive Driving Coordinator, Department of Community Services, 1601 Marcus Ave., New Hyde Park, NY 11040; 516-869-6311.

South Shore Symphony

Great Neck cellists Sharon Kahn Bernstein and her son Jeremy Bernstein will perform at 8 p.m. at Molloy College Madison Theatre in Rockville Centre; 516-323-4444 or www.madisontheatreny.org.

Sunday, Feb. 10

Jewish Yoga School Event

Founder Diane Bloomfield will present Torah Yoga and Our Bodies of Light from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Temple Beth-El, 5 Old Mill Rd. $40 in advance; $50 at the door; www.jewishyogaschool.org or 516-487-0900.

USMMA vs. Yeshiva U Basketball

YU women and men’s Maccabee basketball teams will play in a rare doubleheader against the Mariners at 12 noon at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, 300 Steamboat Rd. in Kings Point.

Celebrate Lunar New
Year at the ice rink.

Celebrate Lunar New Year

Residents wearing red will be admitted free to the Andrew Stergiopoulos Ice Rink from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. and can enjoy arts and crafts, on-ice, family choir and flute performances, including by the Great Neck Galaxy Synchro Team, and  Chinese drum playing, as well as giveaways and delicious treats. Nonresident fees applies. Skate rental is $5 per person.

Sunday, Feb. 10;
Wednesday, Feb. 13

Oscar-Nominated Short Films

The Gold Coast International Film Festival will screen this year’s nominated animated and live-action short films.

The Gold Coast International Film Festival will screen this year’s nominated short films with animated on Sunday at 6 p.m. at Soundview Cinemas at 7 Soundview Marketplace in Port Washington and live-action on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at Bow Tie Squire Cinemas at 115 Middle Neck Rd., followed by a Q&A with Oscar-winning producer Mara Kassin. Advance tickets are $15 each; $10, students at www.goldcoastfilmfestival.org; $20 at the door; 516-829-2570.

Monday, Feb. 11

General Taxes Due

2019 General Taxes–first-half bill must be postmarked or paid at www.northhempsteadny.gov or at 200 Plandome Rd. in Manhasset on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. or until 7 p.m. today; 516-869-6311.

Kosher Showcase

Sample wines, spirits and gourmet fare at the 13th annual Kosher Food & Wine Experience at 6:30 p.m. at Pier 60, Chelsea Piers, 23rd St. and West Side Highway in NYC; www.thekfwe.com.

Board of Ed Meeting

A Great Neck Public Schools Board of Education public action meeting and recognition of Village School students will begin at 8 p.m. at Cumberland Center, 30 Cumberland Ave.; 516-441-4001.

Monday, Feb. 11–
Friday, Feb. 15

Jewelry Sale

Don’t miss the jewelry sale at the Great Neck Social Center, 80 Grace Ave.

Tuesday, Feb. 12

REAP Discussions

A Retired Energetic Active People member will discuss Karl Marx at 9:30 a.m. at the Cumberland School; 516-244-4667.

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.

Gedale Fenster at Chabad

Gedale Fenster, who’s on a mission to bring Breslov teaching to Jews, will present a lecture at 7 p.m. at Chabad of Great Neck, 400 East Shore Rd. Tickets for dinner, the lecture and dessert are $20 on www.eventbrite.com.

Wednesday, Feb. 13

Tax Grievance Workshop

Learn to file a grievance of assessment before the April 30 deadline at this free workshop hosted by Legislator Ellen Birnbaum from 10 a.m. to noon at Great Neck House, 14 Arrandale Ave.; 516-571-6210 or ebirnbaum@nassaucountyny.gov.

Jewish & LGBTQ

Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum, the leader of NY’s Congregation Beit Simchat Torah—the country’s largest LGBTQ synagogue—will speak at Reach Out America’s free social-issue talk at 12:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Shelter Rock, 48 Shelter Rock Rd. in Manhasset; www.reachout-america.com.

Assessment Grievance Workshop

North Hempstead Receiver of Taxes Charles Berman will review the property assessment and grievance process, and explain how to complete the grievance application before the April 30 deadline at 7:30 p.m. at North Shore Sephardic Synagogue, 130 Cuttermill Rd. Bring your 2020–21 Notice of Tentative Assessment.

Instrumental & Choral Concert

The North Middle Grade 6 Instrumental & Choral Concert will begin at 7 p.m. at 77 Polo Rd.; 516-441-4551.

Thursday, Feb. 14

Vow Renewal Ceremony

Couples who have been married for many years can reaffirm their commitment and celebrate their marriages at the Town of North Hempstead’s 10th annual Valentine’s Day Marriage Vow Renewal Ceremony at 10:30 a.m. at the Harbor Links Golf Course, 1 W. Fairway Dr. in Port Washington. A lunch and champagne toast will be served following the ceremony for $25 per couple. Reserve a place by calling 311.

Valentine’s Day Luncheon

Celebrate the day at 12 noon at the Great Neck Social Center, 80 Grace Ave.

Valentine’s Day Skating

For Valentine’s Day, wear red and receive $1 off every public session at the Andrew Stergiopoulos Ice Rink, 65 Arrandale Ave.; www.gnparks.org or 516-487-2976.

Valentine Soirée Concert

The North High Valentine Soirée concert will begin at 7 p.m. at 35 Polo Rd.; 516-441-4751.

Chamber Music Recital

The South High Chamber Music Recital will begin at 7:30 p.m. at 341 Lakeville Rd.; 516-441-4851.

Park District Meeting

The Great Neck Park District Board of Commissioners will hold a business meeting at 8 p.m. at the Administration Building, 5 Beach Rd.

Friday, Feb. 15–
Sunday, Feb. 17

Great Neck House Film

Damsel 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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