Seniors calendar: List of events from May 29 to June 5
Many events listed are virtual; please call ahead before attending an event.
BUICK AUTO SHOW
Classic, antique and collectible Buicks on display, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday (rain date: June 12), Wantagh Long Island Rail Road station, Park Boulevard, Wantagh, free for spectators, $5 to $20, fees for show cars, libuickclub.org516-606-4620.
ONLINE: AMERICAN ARTISTS IN PARIS
Learn how 19th-century painters John Singer Sargent, James Whistler, and Mary Cassatt went from realism to impressionism, 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, hosted by The Peninsula Library, free, tour peninsulapublic.org for a link, 516-239-3262.
ONLINE: DISCOVERING A MASTERPIECE
Curator Mallory Mortillaro explains how she discovered an official work by Auguste Rodin that had been lost to the art world since the 1930s during a simple art cataloging project, 6-7 p.m. Wednesday , hosted by Rogers Memorial Library, free, register for a link at myrml.org631-283-0774.
ONLINE: TALK WITH A DOCTOR — ALZHEIMER AND DEMENTIA
Neuropsychologist Dr. Christopher Christodoulou of Stony Brook Medicine’s Center of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease discusses the latest treatments for these neurological conditions, Wednesday at 11 a.m., presented by Long Island Health Collaborative, free, subscribe for a link at lihealthcollab.org/events/talk-and-walk-with-a-doc-2022631-963-4156.
ONLINE: THE BEST ART IN NYC HOTEL LOBBIES AND BARS
Sylvia Laudien-Meo explains how hotels organize temporary exhibitions, cooperate with galleries or collaborate with street artists to attract younger, art-savvy clientele, Thursdays at 11 a.m., hosted by the Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, free , sign up for a link at www.hwpl.org516-374-1967.
ONLINE: GARDENING WITH DEER
Find out which plants deer don’t like to eat and how to incorporate these perennials, annuals and shrubs into your landscape to create an attractive yard with three blooming seasons, plus physical and scent strategies to reduce deer browsing in your garden. court. , 7-8 p.m. Thursday, hosted by Mattituck-Laurel Library, free, register for a link at mattitucklaurellibrary.org631-298-4134.
Learn how to access free genealogy resources through the library and get research tips and advice, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Thursday, South Huntington Public Library, 145 Pidgeon Hill Rd., Huntington Station, free, shpl.info631-549-4411.
ONLINE: SAFETY/HAVEN — GAY LIFE IN THE 1950s CHERRY GROVE
The New-York Historical Society explores the fascinating and forgotten history of the secluded beach enclave of Cherry Grove on Fire Island that was a respite for gay men and women in the 1950s, 7-8 p.m. Thursday , Sachem Public Library, free, register for a link at sachemlibrary.org631-588-5024.
Learn about different retirement plans, how COVID-19 has brought new challenges to planning, tax-efficient ways to set aside more money for retirement, get the most out of Social Security and healthcare costs. long-term care; geared towards pre-retirees and retirees; 7-8 p.m. Thursday, Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square, free, registration at franklinsquarepl.org516-488-3444.
ROUND TABLE ON THE NORTH SHORE CIVIL WAR
Guest speaker Dan Moglio discusses the Union Army’s New York 67th Infantry Regiment, which was raised in the city of Brooklyn in 1861 at the start of the American Civil War, 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, South Huntington Public Library, 145 Pidgeon Hill Rd., Huntington Station, free, shpl.info631-549-4411.
ONLINE: ALL ABOUT GPS APPLICATIONS
Learn about apps for smartphones and tablets that leverage GPS for directions and location services, learn about settings like saved addresses; for Android and Apple devices, have your device and all applicable passwords handy or just follow along; 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, hosted by Northport-East Northport Library, free, register for link at nenpl.org631-261-6930.
OFFICE OF THE AGING ADVOCACY
A representative from the Suffolk County Office for Aging helps seniors fill out forms and learn about countywide programs and services; first come, first served; 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Longwood Public Library, 800 Middle Country Rd., Middle Island, free, longwoodlibrary.org631-924-6400.
ONLINE: MYSTERY BOOK CLUB
Discuss “The House at Riverton,” a novel by Kate Morton, 1-2:30 p.m. Thursday, hosted by Uniondale Library, free, subscribe for link at uniondalelibrary.org516-489-2220.
THE BASICS OF VEGETABLE GARDENING: SUMMER SOWING
Learn how to direct-sow warm-season vegetables like beans, melons, pumpkins and cucumbers, how to transplant vegetables like tomatoes and eggplants in the garden, and how to amend the soil for healthy plants, Friday from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., Glen Cove Public Library, 4 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove, free, registration at glencovelibrary.org516-676-2130.
ONLINE: SHAKESPEARE IN COMMUNITY
Discuss William Shakespeare’s Tragedy “King Lear”, 12:30 p.m. Saturday, hosted by Shelter Island Public Library, 37 North Ferry Rd., Shelter Island, free, register for link at shelterislandpubliclibrary.org631-749-0042.
SALE OF BOOKS, DVDS AND GARAGE
More than 50 book, DVD, Blu-Ray, CD merchants… Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Copiague Memorial Library, 50 Blvd Deauville, Copiague, copiaguelibrary.org631-691-1111.
Author Mary Korpi discusses her novel ‘The Lady Lighthouse Keeper’, Saturday 2-3 p.m., Cutchogue-New Suffolk Free Library, 27550 Main Rd., Cutchogue, free, register at cutchoguelibrary.org631-734-6360.
Compiled by Gina Tabarus with Keri Wall-Treudler and Daniel Variano