The Doors Are Open! North Shore

Historical Museum Now Open to the Public Wednesdays 2 PM-6 PM Saturdays 11 AM-3 PM

 

We are proud to announce thr North Shore Historical Museum will open to the public. The completely renovated Justices Court building, an historic national landmark and the Museum's home, will open January 19 with public visitation days of Wednesdays and Saturdays. January 19th also marks the 104th anniversary of the  building's initial opening by the Town of Oyster Bay in 1908.

For the present time, the Museum will be open to public visitations on Wednesdays from 2 to 6 PM, and Saturdays from 11 AM to 3 PM. Museum members will be admitted free, with a fee of $5.00 for other guests, $3.00 for children, and family membership $20.00.

For further information on hours, exhibits, or to book tours, call (516)-801-1191 or email Ms. Yoder at director@northshorehistoricalmuseum.org

The Museum is located at 140 Glen Street; visit the Mueum's website at www.northshorehistoricalmuseum.org

The Museum is accepting memberships, and also offering commemorative sponsor plaque opportunities.

The official opening follows the appointment of Colleen Yoder as  Museum Director who will be in charge of exhibits and the Museum's operations. Ms. Yoder, a Glen Cove Resident, has excellent credentials and experience as a museum curator; she holds aBS degree in Museum Education from Pennsylvania State, University and a MS in Humanities from California State University. "I cannot express the thrill it will be watching the first visitors to this incredible building", Ms. Yoder said. "Although for the present we are only open two days a week,we will be hosting group tours for school children and other organizations."

Brian Mercadante, Museum President, said that "We invite everyone to come in to view this national treasure and our exhibits. On behalf of our Board of Trustees, I'd like to thank the many, many organizations and governemnt agencies that have made this dream possible."

 

In The Press

Downtown Sounds Featured in L.I.Pulse Magazine, Others

DOWNTOWN SOUNDS 2015 FEATURED IN LOCAL MEDIA

Downtown Sounds 2015 has been getting favorable attention in the press lately, with feature articles in Long Island Pulse Magazine:

Music Fills Downtown Glen Cove This Summer:


http://lipulse.com/2015/06/30/music-fills-downtown-glen-cove-this-summer/

And 25A Magazine:

Glen Cove Village Square Downtown Sounds: It's All About the Music


 

 
Glen Cove Downtown BID

BEAUTIFIES DOWNTOWN WITH FLOWER BASKETS
 

Glen Cove, NY – The Glen Cove Downtown Business Improvement District purchased 83 hanging flower baskets to grace the light poles of the downtown commercial district.

 

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Patch- Website Lists Glen Cove on 100 Safest Cities list

Courtesy of Glen Cove Patch:

Glen Cove Rated One of Nation's Safest Cities

Website ranks city twelfth safest in U.S.
By Micah Danney
March 19, 2013
Your chances of being the victim of a crime in Glen Cove are less than in most other cities in the country, according to a recent report.

The website NeighborhoodScout released its list of the Top 100 Safest Cities in the U.S. for cities with populations of more than 25,000 people. Glen Cove ranked 12, one spot higher than Greenwich, Conn. and one behind Sammamish, Wash.

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Upcoming Events

HOLIDAY SPECIALS
Henry’s * 8 Glen St. * 671-3222
Handmade holiday chocolates-
New Ice Cream Flavor for the Holidays: Pumpkin Spice


Accent on the Home * 10 Glen St * 674-0726
Fall Sale: 40% off All LEXINGTON, KINCAID and STANLEY FURNITURE

Town Hero * 46 School St.* 801-8282
Catering: Deli platters * Entrees* Appetizers * Salads
Contact us for menu and pricing!


 

 

'PLAY DOWNTOWN' WITH THE DOWNTOWN PLAYBOOK THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!

The Downtown Business Improvement District's Downtown Playbook is back for another holiday season! Pick up a copy at the Holiday Spirit Festival on November 26th, the BID offices at 30A Glen St., #200- (upstairs from Glen Floors), or downtown merchants and receive discounts just for Playbook holders! Visit participating merchants and receive a stamp; shop through December 31st, and return the playbook (and contact information) to the BID offices by January 15, 2017- the Playbook is your entry for a $500 prize drawing!

 

 

December Events at the Glen Cove Library

4 Glen Cove Ave. (516)-676-2130

Writers’ Group at the Glen Cove Library
Saturday, December 3, 10am   If you are a serious writer, come join the Writers’ Group for a lively exchange of ideas.

Sunday Concert at the Glen Cove Library
Friends of Jazz Holiday Show
Sunday, December 4, 2pm
Join us as we welcome Glenn Baldwin and his jazz ensemble to the Glen Cove Library to present a one-of-a-kind holiday show.  This concert is sure to get you into the holiday spirit.

Memorable Moments From Famous Operas
Tuesday, December 6, 2pm
Certain parts of some operas are truly memorable in terms of drama and musical beauty.  Dr. Mel Haber will share video clips from Carmen, La Boheme, Aida, Andrea Chenier and Tosca.  At the Glen Cove Library.

AARP Smart Driver Course at the Glen Cove Library
Friday, December 9, 9am—5pm
The cost is $20 for AARP members and $25 for non-members (payable by check or money order to AARP).  Be sure to bring your AARP membership card with you to get the member rate.  Register in person at the Reference desk.

FIRST FRIDAY FLICKS at the Glen Cove Library
Join us on the first Friday of each month to watch the latest movie releases for free on our 80” ultra-high definition television.
 
The Innocents
Friday, December 2, 2pm
115 min. (PG-13) 2016