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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5

ART EXHIBITION: “TRANSFORMATION”

The Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library is hosting “Transformation”, an all-day art exhibition, this Friday. It will explore the work of artists Phyllis and Victor Merriam and will run until January 6, 2013. For this show, the Merriams combine digital photography with traditional printmaking methods to create limited editions. The viewer will be able to explore the border between visual perception and personal experience. For additional information, please call (516) 374-1967. The Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library is located at 1125 Broadway in Hewlett.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6- SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7

OKTOBERFEST CELEBRATION

There will be the First Annual Oktoberfest Celebration this Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Eisenhower Park’s Field 4. Admission is free. The celebration will have plenty of food, drinks, music and activities for the whole family. It will celebrate German-American culture with an assortment of wursts, sauerbraten, roast loin of pork, homemade German potato salad and beer. For additional information, please call (516) 572-0200. Eisenhower Park is located at 1899 Hempstead Turnpike In East Meadow.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6

FRIENDSHIP CIRCLE SUKKAH PARTY

Chabad of The Five Towns is hosting a Friendship Circle Sukkah Party this Saturday from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The program is for children with special needs and there will be Sukkot fun games, songs, and stories to enjoy with friends. Snacks will be provided. For additional information, please call (516) 295-2478. The party will be held at Diamond Sukkah located at 856 West Broadway in Woodmere.

KULANU CONCERT

Jewish music legend Yehuda Green and his band will perform in concert this Saturday at 9:00 p.m. at HAFTR High School. Tickets are on sale at www.kulanukids.org and advance tickets are $25 and are $30 at the door if they are available. Tickets are $100 for V.I.P. seating and include a personal meet and greet with Yehuda after the concert. Tickets can also be purchased at Greenstein Gallery located at 417 Central Avenue in Cedarhurst. All proceeds will benefit the Keren Eliana Parent Advocacy and Resource Center at the Kulanu Center for Special Services. For additional information, please call (516) 569-3083. The HAFTR High School is located at 635 Central Avenue in Cedarhurst.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 8

SIMCHAT TORAH GRAND KIDDUSH AND HAKAFOT

Chabad of The Five Towns is hosting a Simchat Torah Grand Kiddush and Hakafot this Monday at 6:15 p.m. Anyone is invited to attend and you’ll be able to twirl, spin and dance with the Torah. A grand Kiddush will be served and children will receive a special gift. For additional information, please call (516) 295-2478. Chabad of The Five Towns is located at 74 Maple Avenue in Cedarhurst.

TORAH CELEBRATION

Chabad of Hewlett is hosting a Simchat Torah Celebration this Monday at 6:30 p.m. There will be dancing with the Torah, lots of food and drinks and everyone is invited to join. There will be a special program for children and they will receive a prize. The celebration is in honor of Dr. and Mrs. Steve Sherman for their donation of the Torah. For additional information, please call (516) 295-3433. The event is located at 31 Franklin Avenue in Hewlett.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10

ISRAELI FOLK DANCING 

The JCC of the Greater Five Towns is hosting Israeli Folk Dancing this Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. It is $10 per person to attend and Danny Uziel will lead the dancing. For additional information, please call (516) 569-6733. The JCC of the Greater Five Towns is located at 207 Grove Avenue in Cedarhurst.

CARDS AND FRIENDSHIP GROUP

The JCC of the Greater Five Towns is hosting a Cards and Friendship group this Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Come alone or bring a friend for a fun afternoon. You’ll be able to meet new people, have good conversation and play challenging card games. For additional information or to pre-register, please call (516) 569-6733. The JCC of the Greater Five Towns is located at 207 Grove Avenue in Cedarhurst.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11

ART LECTURE

The Peninsula Public Library is hosting an Art Lecture: New American Met Galleries Part 2 this Thursday at 1:00 p.m. The lecture will be presented by Vivian Gordon and will explore the new installation of American painting at the Met. On display are favorite works by Winslow Homer and Thomas Eakins, portraits by John Singer Sargent and Impressionist canvases by Mary Cassatt and Childe Hassam. For additional information, please call (516) 239-3262. The Peninsula Public Library is located at 280 Central Avenue in Lawrence.

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