Meeting With Maragos

Thursday, Nov. 19

Gallery Talk

Saturday, Nov. 21

Community Book Club

Monday, Nov. 23

Wednesday, Nov. 18

Valley Quilters and Knitters     

Valley Quilters and Knitters meet on the first and third Wednesday of each month at Locust Valley Library, 1 to 3:30 p.m. Bring a project or come for ideas. Experts are on hand to help beginners get started. All welcome.

Thursday, Nov. 19

Movie At The Library

See Mr. Holmes at the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Library, 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. In 1947, an aging Sherlock Holmes returns from a journey to Japan, where, in search of a rare plant with powerful restorative qualities, he has witnessed the devastation of nuclear warfare. Now, in his remote seaside farmhouse, Holmes faces the end of his days, with only the company of his housekeeper and her young son, Roger. Grappling with the diminishing powers of his mind, Holmes comes to rely upon the boy as he revisits the circumstances of the unsolved case that forced him into retirement. Starring: Ian McKellan, Laura Linney, Milo Parker, Hiroyuki Sanada, Hattie Morahan, Patrick Kennedy, Roger Allam, Philip Davis, Michael Culkin. (Rated PG for thematic elements, some disturbing images and incidental smoking, 104 min.)

Meeting With Maragos

The Oyster Bay Civic Association, Oyster Bay-East Norwich Chamber of Commerce the Oyster Bay Main Street Association host a talk with Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos at 7:30 p.m. at the Italian-American Citizens Club, 49 Summit St., Oyster Bay. Maragos will report on his “Economic Vision To Confront Nassau County’s Demographic Trends.” Potential solutions to restore economic vitality, combat population decline of young adults and create good paying jobs will be presented.

Saturday, Nov. 21

Gallery Talk

On Saturday, Nov. 21, from 3 to 6 p.m., artist Kirk Larsen shares the powerful inspiration behind his current exhibition Light Over Water: Oyster Bay Harbor Scenes, now on view at the Oyster Bay Historical Society. Larsen examines the creative process at work in many of the 56 paintings and drawings on exhibit, as well as recounting the emotional and financial rewards of investing in fine art. Learn some of the basics of how and why to buy art, and discover how ownership of fine art can enrich, enliven, calm, and even heal. A great opportunity for beginners and seasoned collectors alike, this will be an uplifting event for all. The program takes place at the Historical Society’s Angela Koenig Center on 20 Summit St. in Oyster Bay. Entry is free and open to all, but reservations are required. Contact the Oyster Bay Historical Society at 516-922-5032 or The exhibition remains on view until Dec. 23.

Sunday, Nov. 22

Family Nature Program

At Bailey Arboretum, from 2 to 3 p.m., explore Native American Life. Life in the forest of Bailey Arboretum 1,000 years ago was quite different. Take a walk in the woods to learn just how much. Attendees will play games, listen to stories and take on challenges. Suggested donation is $10. Bailey Arboretum, 194 Bayville Rd., Lattingtown. Visit or call 516-801-1458 for more information.

Knitting Without Needles

From 1 to 4 p.m., join fiber artist Jacque Blocklyn for her fall knitting-without-needles class. Put down your knitting needles and roll up your sleeves. No knitting experience is necessary and all supplies will be provided. Take home your own arm-knitted treasure. $25 per knitter. You must register in advance at or by phone at 516-922-5032. Knitting Without Needles takes place at the Oyster Bay Historical Society’s Angela Koenig Center, 20 Summit St., in Oyster Bay.

Monday, Nov. 23

Community Book Club

Be a part of this community shared reading opportunity, 7 p.m. at Oyster Bay High School, to discuss Fish In A Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt.

Tuesday, Nov. 24

Hooks & Needles

Tuesday nights from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sit, knit and chit-chat with the ladies who knit at the Bayville Library. Knit or crochet your own item or one to be donated. New members always welcome.

SEPTA Meeting

The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at Oyster Bay High School, 1 McCouns Lane, Oyster Bay.


AARP Meeting

Come join the monthly AARP Oyster Bay group’s informational meeting on Monday, November 30 at 1 PM at the Farmingdale Public Library, 116 Merritts Rd. Learn about issues and volunteer opportunities relevant to our community as well as our members. Keep abreast of current AARP discounts. For more information contact Frieda Cassano 516-431-0565 or

Food Drive

The Community Social Action Committee (C.S.A.C.) has partnered with Youth & Family Counseling Agency and St. Dominic’s Church Parish Outreach to help families, individuals and seniors who need assistance for the upcoming holiday season. This is an inter-religious community effort that works with local agencies, churches and schools to identify families in need. C.S.A.C. needs help to support “Partners in Giving” P.I.G. Nonperishable food items are being accepted at the new location, St. Dominic’s Church, The Silveri Center, 93 Anstice St., Oyster Bay, through Nov. 16, between the hours of 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. They do not have refrigeration, so they are not able to take any frozen turkeys. Donations should be mailed to: C.S.A.C. Holiday Sharing Program, P.O. Box 231, Oyster Bay, NY 1177. Donations will be used to purchase food certificates and supplies to keep this outreach program going.

Food Pantry

The North Shore Assembly of God, 84 Orchard St., Oyster Bay is operating a new food pantry for the community. It is meant to supplement the growing needs of the community. It is open on Tuesdays 11 a.m. to noon. If you are in need of their services at other times, please call Pastor Diane at 516-922-2547 and make an appointment to complete their screening process.

The Interfaith Community

Educate your Jewish–Christian family through children’s classes, services and adult programs along with other interfaith families. The group meets on select Sundays at the Brookville Multifaith Campus. Go to for a complete calendar.

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