Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week


Seals along the shoreline

Check out some of the fascinating winter harbor seals that inhabit out waters on a guided walk along the Jones Beach shoreline, Saturday, Jan. 13, 10 a.m. A park naturalist will lead vistitors on an hour and a half leisurely beach walk to an area where up to four species of seals can be observed. Along there way, there will be opportunities to see many winter birds and to explore marine geology. Info: (516) 780-3295.

Jammin’ with the Brother Pluckers

Join the popular local band Brother Pluckers for a lively evening at Still Partners, on Friday, Jan. 12, at 8 p.m. Sharing a love for both acoustic music and live performance, the Pluckers bring to the stage a refreshing mix of favorites by The Grateful Dead, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, and Wilco, along with many others. Featuring Rich Bente (vocals/double bass), Michael Costello (vocals/guitar/mandolin/harmonica/flute), Brett Desing (vocals/guitar/banjo), and Cindy Lopez (vocals/percussion), the band is known for their acoustic jams. Info: (516) 200-9229 or www.stillpartners.com.

Community Room exhibit

Local artist Fred Drwal will have his artwork on display in the Glen Cove Library’s Community Room for the months of January and February. Please stop in and check out this awesome exhibit. (4 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove). Info: (516) 676-2130.

Home cooking for your dog and cat

On Tuesday, Jan. 23, Christine Filardi, a certified holistic chef for animals, will present a unique cooking class at the

Glen Cove Library. Learn how easy and affordable it is to make your own pet food and treats from healthy ingredients. The program starts at 7 p.m. (4 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove). Info: (516) 676-2130.

Examining Love from a Scientific Perspective

On Saturday, Jan. 20, learn about the science behind relationships from professor of psychology and author, Marisa T. Cohen. This educational and fun program will focus on the life cycle of a relationship while examining factors of interpersonal attraction, first date experiences, and the development of relationships over time. Beyond this, the program will investigate what may tip the scale to create fractures within a relationship, leading to its demise. The program will take place at the Locust Valley Library at 2 p.m. Registration is requested. (170 Buckram Rd, Locust Valley). Info: (516) 671-1837.

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 21.0px 'ITC Franklin Gothic'} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 11.0px 'ITC Franklin Gothic'}