October Events for Adults at Cold Spring Harbor Library

The Class of Life: A Theatrical Experience
Saturday, October 5, 1:00pm

Paul Failla will perform this original biographical play which chronicles his thoughts on his last day as a Suffolk County police officer. Follow along as he reminisces about his experiences in uniform, his motivation to become a police officer, his proud Italian heritage, his upbringing, and married life. Utilizing a blend of humor and drama, Paul will take you on an emotional roller coaster ride with stories sure to touch your heart. Q&A follows the performance. Free & open to all. Advance registration requested.

We Two: Women’s Empowerment Across Two Generations
Sunday, October 27, 2:30pm

Two award-winning singer/songwriters, from generations “Silent” and “Baby Boomer,” separated by 30 years, bring their journeys to a moment of intersection and mutual inspiration. Lois Morton and Annie Mark will share their experiences as women through music – at times humorous, at times reflective, some original – as what is old becomes new and what is new becomes empowering. Free and open to all. Advance registration requested.


CSH Cinema
Select Thursdays at 2:00pm. For R-rated films, those under 17 must be accompanied by an adult. When available, movies will be shown with closed captioning. Titles subject to change.
October 3: They Shall Not Grow Old (R; 99min)
October 31: Iyengar (NR; 106 min)

Medicare Questions Answered
Thursday, October 10, 2:00pm OR Tuesday, October 15, 7:00pm
Join us for a presentation by a planning expert, followed by a Q&A session on this most important medical program. Advance registration appreciated.  Free and open to all.

Meditation with Linda Cafiero
Wednesday, October 16, 2:00pm

Come for a relaxing hour of guided meditation led by Linda Cafiero, and discover the path to your true nature. Chairs will be available, as well as floor space for those who prefer to lie down. Please bring a towel, mat, or pillow if you plan on being on the floor. Free & open to the general public. Advance registration requested.

Teen Tech Tutors: Here to Assist You with Your Technology Questions
Wednesday, October 23, 3:00-5:00pm
Baffled by your smartphone or computer? Some of our community’s tech-savvy teens have volunteered to help you become more comfortable using your technology.

Advance registration is required! Call Youth Services at 631-692-6820 to schedule an appointment.

Free and open to all. Advance registration requested.

My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes Film & Discussion
Thursday, October 17, 6:30pm

Consulting producer Vincent E. Marmorale will show this true story of brave Italians, including Gino Bartali, the famous cycling champion, who defied the Nazis and Fascists to hide, rescue, and protect thousands of innocent Jewish people and others in Italy during the Holocaust. My Italian Secret challenges viewers to ask: Why would someone risk their life and put their family in jeopardy to “do the right thing” and protect the life of another person, especially that of a stranger? Q&A and discussion follows.

Free and open to all. Advance registration requested.


Thanksgiving Garden with Pauley the Plant Guy
Saturday, October 19, 11:00am
Horticulturalist Paul Levine will discuss mums, cabbages, and many more plants to beautify your home, inside and out. Q&A session follows. As an added bonus, a few lucky attendees will leave with samples of Mr. Levine’s plants. Free and open to all. Advance registration requested.

AARP Smart Driver™
Monday, October 28, 10:00am-4:00pm

The AARP Smart Driver™ course is the nation’s first and largest refresher course designed specifically for drivers age 50-plus.

Fee: $20.00 (AARP members, must present AARP membership card at class), or $25.00 (non-AARP members). Register with a check made payable to “AARP,” by October 23. Class limit: 30

Remember to bring your driver license and a bag lunch to the program

NEW CLASS: Topics in Art
Mondays, 10:00am-12:00pm

Helen Murdock-Prep will lead a series of workshops to expand your knowledge of how to express yourself through art.
Practical Techniques in Watercolor: Three classes, September 9, 16 & 23, Fee: $60, payable by check or credit card. Registration is open. Pick up a supplies list when registering. Class limit: 14
Special Effects in Watercolor: Three classes, October 21 & 28, and November 4, Fee: $60, payable by check or credit card. Registration is open. Pick up a supplies list when registering. Class limit: 14

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