Unless otherwise specified, registration for all Spring 2013 Adult Programs begins on Wednesday, April 3 for our members. Non-residents register beginning April 8, as space allows. Check the newsletter or flyers for details.
Defensive Driving Courses can remove up to 4 points from your license and reduce your automobile insurance.
Class participants must bring his/her driver's license and checkbook (NO CASH ACCEPTED) when registering
attend all parts of the course to receive credit.
TRIBUTE TO THE DIVAS - March 3
Celebrate Women's History Month with JayCee Driesen's tribute to some of the greatest divas including Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler, Judy Garland, Shirley Bassey, Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight, Liza Minnelli and more.
ST. PATTY CELEBRATION - March 10
Banjo and washboard duo Cracked Walnuts will perform Celtic music with special guest Dr. James Hicks on the bagpipes.
WAYNE TUCKER QUARTET - April 21
We will be celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month. Wayne Tucker, Alex Wintz and Sam Anning, with vocals by Cyrille Aimee, will perform many of your favorite tunes including "Stardust", "The Lamp is Low", and "It Don't Mean a Thing".
JOSE OBANDO TRIO - May 5
In honor of Salsa Month, the 350+ Year of the Evolution of Salsa traces the development of salsa, beginning with the manufacture and use of percussion instruments by the Africans, which was permitted by the Spaniards in their Caribbean colonies.
DOUG - May 19
Celebrating Jewish American Heritage Month, Doug LeBlang presents the contributions of the greatest Jewish American musicians, composers and singers. Included will be photos, video clips, and a live Klezmer concert!
MOVIES IN THE LIBRARY
On selected Fridays at 1 p.m.
MARCH 8 - TROUBLE WITH THE CURVE
Rated PG-13; 111 minutes; Drama. Starring Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams, and John Goodman.
Gus Lobel has been one of the best scouts in baseball for decades, but despite his efforts to hide it, age is catching up with him. The one person who might be able to help is also the one person Gus would never ask - his daughter Mickey. Against her better judgment, and over Gus's objections, Mickey joins him on his latest scouting trip. Forced to spend time together for the first time in years, each makes new discoveries - revealing long-held truths about their past and present that could change their future. Read reviews and ratings or find the video in the library, or
see a preview from their official movie site.
APRIL 5 - HOPE SPRINGS
Rated PG-13; 100 minutes; Romance/Comedy/Drama. Starring Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones and Steve Carell.
Decades of marriage have left Kay wanting to spice things up and reconnect with her husband Arnold. When she hears of a renowned couple's specialist in the small town of Great Hope Springs, she attempts to persuade her skeptical husband to get on a plane for a week of marriage therapy. Just convincing the stubborn Arnold to go on the retreat is hard enough - the real challenge for both of them comes as they shed their bedroom hang-ups and try to reignite the spark that caused them to fall for each other in the first place. Read reviews and ratings or find the video in the library,
visit their official movie site.
MAY 3 - SKYFALL
Rated PG-13; 143 minutes; Action/Spy Thriller. Starring Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, and Javier Bardem.
JUNE 14 - ARGO
Rated R; 120 minutes; Drama. Starring Ben Affleck, Alan Arkin and Bryan Cranston.
When militants seize control of the U.S. embassy in Tehran during the height of the Iranian Revolution, CIA agent Tony Mendez creates a fake Hollywood film production in order to rescue a group of American diplomats. Inspired by actual events. Argo recently won the Academy Award for Best Picture. Read reviews and ratings or find the video in the library,
visit their official movie site.
We'll explore and taste the hidden treasures in our own backyard! We start with a visit to Long Island's only Friary, a Franciscan community of friars who bake bread! With our on-board guide, we'll tour and learn about the surrounding historic area. Then it's on to the deep water port of Greenport - home to art shops, a carousel, and charming boutiques. Enjoy free time and lunch on your own before our next stop at a local goat farm. We'll continue on to one of the newest endeavors from our Long Island potatoes - vodka tasting! Climb the steps to the tasting room and learn about this new tasting sensation on the North Fork before heading home. We'll take some freshly baked bread and cheese home with us. This is truly a one-of-a-kind trip!
Pickup: 8:45 a.m. Return: approximately 7 p.m.
SOUTH PACIFIC - CANCELLED
Wednesday, June 26 - Price: $96 per person
Considered to be one of the greatest musicals composed by Rodgers and Hammerstein, South Pacific weaves together characters and elements from several stories into a single plotline. This powerful story, with themes of prejudice, war, death, and love, features classic songs like "Bali Ha'i", "I'm Gonna Wash that Man Right Outta My Hair", "Some Enchanted Evening", "Younger than Springtime", and "I'm in Love with a Wonderful Guy"!
We have fabulous 4th and 5th row Orchestra seats at the wonderful John W. Engeman Theater in Northport. Before the show, we'll have lunch at Pumpernickels. Menu: salad, entrée (choice of Saubrauten, Weiner Schnitzel, Chicken Cordon Bleu or Broiled Sole), ice cream, coffee/tea.
Registration is ongoing. Don't wait... if the bus is not filled by May 1, WE DON'T GO!
Pickup: 10:00 a.m. Return: approximately 6:30 p.m.
UPCOMING TRIPS August:The Hampton Classic October: The Lobster House