December Events For Adults At Cold Spring Harbor Library

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Holiday Jazz with the Paul Joseph Quartet
Sunday, December 8, 2:00pm

Come for an afternoon of holiday music presented by composer/pianist Paul Joseph and his jazz quartet. Attendees will hear inspiring instrumental jazz renditions of secular and sacred favorites of different faiths such as “Let It Snow,” “S’vivon,” “O Holy Night,” and many others.

Paul Joseph will be accompanied by drummer Mike Corn and bassist Edgar Mills, both seasoned performers. They will be joined by the mesmerizing violinist Susan Mitchell, one of New York City’s finest musicians.

Free and open to all. Advance registration requested.


Sunday, December 15, 2:00pm

Hear ye, hear ye! Come one and all to a holiday/Christmas extravaganza of music. Dressed in period costume, the Mountain Maidens will take you on a musical journey back to the time of Charles Dickens.  Sing and play along to all your favorite carols—song sheets and musical instruments will be available. Bring the whole family to this fun musical event.

Free and open to all. Advance registration requested.

The Mountain Maidens are Marie Mularczyk O’Connell, Candice Baranello and Lorraine Berger, three voices blended in splendid harmonies that will lift your spirit and warm your heart. They sing folk, country, gospel, madrigals, sacred harp and Irish music, to the accompaniment of guitars, banjo, dulcimer, autoharp, spoons, and castanets. They are


Wednesday, December 4, 2:00-5:00pm
Students will create two note cards in this hands-on workshop that combines two artistic disciplines. Beginners welcome—no prior experience necessary. Pick up a supplies list when registering; the instructors will provide watercolor note cards and calligraphy pens.

Register in advance with your $50 fee, payable by check or credit card. Class limit: 15 students.

To register, visit the Information Services Desk or call 631-692-6820.

American Legion Greenlawn Post 1244 will once again bring its Old Glory Flag Deposit Box to the Cold Spring Harbor Library & Environmental Center. Area residents can bring their worn, frayed, and soiled flags, to the Library from December 2 through January 2, 2020. The deposit box will be in the lobby, near the doorway of the Environmental Center.

How do you know when it’s time to retire an American flag? According to Mr. Charlie Armstrong, who coordinated the placement of the deposit box at the Library, “It is pretty subjective on when to retire a Flag, but if it is worn, torn, tattered, faded, or is dirty and cannot be cleaned, then it should be turned in for retirement.” Not to worry, if a serviceable flag is mistakenly dropped off, the American Legion will rescue it and put it to good use. The organization collects more than 1000 flags each year.

greatly inspired by the deep modal harmonies of Appalachian music.

Tuesday, December 10, 10:00am-1:00pm
Clean out your medicine cabinet! Safely dispose of your unwanted, unused, or expired medications at the library through this Suffolk County Police program.

No needles or liquid medications; please remove medications from their original packaging and place in a plastic bag.

For more information about Operation Medicine Cabinet, contact the Suffolk County Police Community Outreach Bureau at 631-852-6109.

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