What’s Happening On The Peninsula From Jan. 12 To 18

The Yale Spizzwinks(?), America’s first and oldest underclassman a cappella group, will perform at North High.

Saturday, Jan. 12

A Cappella Performance

The Yale Spizzwinks(?), the world’s oldest underclassman a cappella group, will be performing at North High to honor Class of 2017 valedictorian Zachary Lee, now in his second year with the group. An active member of GNN’s choral, instrumental and drama programs, Lee is excited to return to the stage with the Spizzwinks at 7:30 p.m. Purchase tickets at spizzwinks.ticketbud.com or at the door.

Sunday, Jan. 13

National Skate Month Day

All are welcome when the Great Neck Park District, in cooperation with the Great Neck Figure Skating Club, celebrate National Skate Month at the Andrew Stergiopoulos Ice Rink from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Admission is free with a park card.

The opening reception for the Gold Coast Arts Center’s exhibit Chinese Artists in America will be held on Sunday.

Chinese Artists Exhibit

The public is welcome at the Gold Coast Arts Center’s free opening reception for Chinese Artists in America from 4 to 7 p.m. at 113 Middle Neck Rd. The exhibit featuring eight contemporary Chinese-American artists will run through March 30 on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and weekends from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; www.goldcoastarts.org/chinese-artists-in-america or 516-829-2570.

Monday, Jan. 14

Garden Club Presentation

All are welcome as Ryan Torres, assistant director of Parks Operations for Battery Park City, discusses its gardens at 1 p.m. at Great Neck House. The Great Neck native, née Santelli of Santelli Nursery on East Shore Road, will share secrets that homeowners can use in their own gardens.

Monday, Jan. 14–
Friday, Jan. 18

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 the skate rentals.

To Tuesday, Jan. 15

Coat Drive

Donate gently used or new coats for Long Island Cares at Metropolitan Commercial Bank, 111 Great Neck Rd.

Tuesday, Jan. 15

REAP Discussions

Retired Energetic Active People will present Principles, Politics and Perspectives on Issues Facing Our Country at 9:30 a.m. at the Cumberland School; 516-244-4667.

GN Park District Meeting

The Board of Commissioners will meet at 10 a.m. at the Administration Building, 5 Beach Rd.

Village of Great Neck Meeting

The proposed preliminary plans for Middle Neck and East Shore roads will be presented at the trustees meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall, 61 Baker Hill Rd.

Wednesday, Jan. 16

Tax Assessment Meeting

The Lakeville Estates Civic Association of New Hyde Park  will hold a special emergency civic meeting at 6:30 p.m. with Nassau County Senior Legislator Richard Nicolello and Town of North Hempstead Receiver of Taxes Charles Berman, who will discuss the latest tax assessment and how to appeal without hiring an attorney at Manhasset-Lakeville Firehouse Co. 5, 21 78th Ave., off Lakeville Road, in New Hyde Park.

Choral Society Auditions

Auditions for Great Neck Choral Society’s spring concert will be held at 7 p.m. in the South Middle School choral room; 516-319-4707. In preparation of the concert, all voices are needed on Wednesdays from 7 to 9:30 p.m.; Michele Morrison, 516-536-0451; Giovanna Denaro, 516-233-1460.

Encore Screening of The Last Suit

The 2018 Gold Coast International Film Festival Audience Award Winner for Best Narrative Feature, The Last Suit, will be shown at 7:30 p.m. at Bowtie Squire Cinemas, 115 Middle Neck Rd. Tickets cost $15; $10, students; www.goldcoastfilmfestival.org/last-suit or 516-829-2570.

Thursday, Jan. 17

E.M. Baker Winter Concert

The concert will begin at 7 p.m. at 69 Baker Hill Rd.

Temple Isaiah Ladies’ Night

Enjoy a scarf tying demo by Sherry Wallach at 7:30 p.m. at Temple Isaiah, 1 Chelsea Place. The $25 admission fee includes a free scarf, hors d’oeuvres, wine, desserts, coffee and Sherry’s Scarf Tying Checklist with links to free instruction; 516-487-5373 or Facebook at SherryBerryArt.

Friday, Jan. 18–
Sunday, Jan. 20

Great Neck House Film

The documentary Tea with Dames (2018), featuring Judi Dench, Eileen Atkins, Joan Plowright and Maggie Smith, will be shown at Great Neck House on Friday 8 p.m., Saturday at 5 and 8 p.m., and Sunday at 7:30 p.m.

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