What’s Happening On The Peninsula From March 16 To 22


Friday, March 15–
Sunday, March 17

Great Neck House Film

A Star Is Born 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, March 16

Free Parenting Classes

ProHealth’s Parenting Lounge educational courses will present The Breastfeeding Experience from 9 to 11 a.m. and The Newborn Experience from 12 to 2 p.m. at ProHealth Quad Cafe Conference Room, 1 Dakota Dr., First Floor, Lake Success. Register at www.prohealthcare.com/parentinglounge.html.

AARP Driving Courses

Defensive driving courses will be held today and on 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.

Chinese Calligraphy

Learn the art of Chinese calligraphy in this hands-on introductory workshop at 2 p.m. at Nassau County Museum of Art in Roslyn Harbor.

Cabaret Fundraiser

Westy Self Storage will again host a fundraiser for The Gilbert & Sullivan Light Opera Company of Long Island, which will perform a cabaret-style variety show to help the upcoming production of The Gondoliers at 7 p.m. at 2400 Marcus Ave. in Lake Success. Tickets are $15 at www.gilbertandsullivanli.com.

Sunday, March 17

Purim Carnival

Reconstructionist Synagogue of the North Shore at 1001 Plandome Rd. will hold a carnival from 11a.m. to 2 p.m.; $15, kids; adults, free; www.rsns.org.

Enjoy the St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at the Andrew Stergiopoulos Ice Rink.

St. Patrick’s Celebration

Enjoy on- and off-ice activities at the Great Neck Park District’s St. Patrick’s Day Party at the Andrew Stergiopoulos Ice Rink from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Residents with a park card wearing green enter free; nonresidents wearing green save $1.

Sunday @ 3 Series

Linda Ipanema and Stan Edwards will present a tribute to the Great American Songbook at 3 p.m. at Great Neck House. A park card is required.


Monday, March 18

Free Panel Discussion

Sephardic Heritage Alliance Inc. (SHAI) and UPTC will present How to Make the Tough Topics Easier, a panel discussion to benefit guardians of preteens and teens, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Main Library community room. The featured speaker is Amanda Perez-Leder, director & founder @ CHAT (Communicating about Health and Tough Topics); panelists include GNPS Superintendent Dr. Teresa Prendergast and middle and high school Health Department chairs; www.shaiusa.org.

Public Forum with Tom Suozzi

Hear an update from Congressman Tom Suozzi on what’s going on in Washington and ask him questions about vitally important matters, such as the recent controversy over inflammatory remarks by a member of Congress about Israel and the Jewish community, the effort to restore the full tax deduction for state and local taxes and the decision by Amazon to abandon its plan to open another headquarters in New York, at 7 p.m. at Temple Beth-El, 5 Old Mill Rd. Reservations are not required; info@suozziforcongress.com.

Tuesday, March 19

REAP Discussion

A Retired Energetic Active People member will speak about artificial intelligence 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.

The Real Cleopatra

Dr Regina Gilbert of Hofstra University will discuss the Egyptian Queen at the National Council of Jewish Women/Lakeville Section meeting at noon at Temple Tikvah, 3315 Hillside Ave. in New Hyde Park; 718-343-6222.

Persian New Year Celebration

Legislator Ellen Birnbaum will host a community Persian New Year celebration from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Theodore Roosevelt Executive & Legislative Building, 1550 Franklin Ave. in Mineola. RSVP at 516-571-6210 or ebirnbaum@nassaucountyny.gov.

Lakeville Choral Concert

Lakeville School’s Grade 2 Choral Concert will begin at 7 p.m. at 47-27 Jayson Ave.; 516-441-4300.

Wednesday, March 20

Purim Masquerade Party

Chabad of Great Neck will host a free Purim Megillah reading and family masquerade party at 7 p.m. with Jester Jim at 400 East Shore Rd.

Thursday, March 21

Spring Party

A Spring Is in Party will begin at noon at the Great Neck Social Center, 80 Grace Ave.; 516-487-0025

Purim Bash

Chabad of Great Neck will host a catered gourmet buffet celebration with live music and Russian dance performances at 5 p.m. at 400 East Shore Rd.; $75, adults; $45, children; www.chabadgn.com.

Concert Supporting Autism

Live from Sands Point, a benefit for the Nicholas Center and Spectrum Designs Foundation, which enrich the lives of those with autism, will include rock music, gourmet food, cocktails and dancing at the Village Club at 6:30 p.m.; spectrum.ticketbud.com/rr2019 or 516-888-9635.

South Middle School will perform Fiddler on the Roof from March 21 to 23. (Photo by William Cancellare)

Thursday, March 21–
Saturday, March 23

Fiddler on the Roof at South Middle

Enjoy iconic songs, such as “Sunrise, Sunset,” “If I Were a Rich Man” and “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” at Great Neck South Middle School’s production of Fiddler on the Roof, which centers on Tevye, a poor milkman, and his five daughters. The musical’s universal theme of tradition will cut across barriers of race, class, nationality and religion on Thursday and Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 1 and 7 p.m. in the school auditorium at 349 Lakeville Rd. Tickets are $10; 516-441-4600.

Friday, March 22–
Saturday, March 23

A Night at the Opera

North High School will present A Night at the Opera at 7:30 p.m. at 35 Polo Rd.; 516-441-4751.

Friday, March 22–
Sunday, March 24

Great Neck House Film

Incredibles 2 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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