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Seniors Calendar: Events from Oct. 31 to Nov. 7

ONLINE: THE BAUHAUS Visual lecture on the art

ONLINE: THE BAUHAUS

Visual lecture on the art and artists associated with the Bauhaus movement, 2 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, hosted by Bethpage Public Library, free, register for a link, bethpagelibrary.info, 516-931-3907. Credit: Getty Images/Peter Macdiarmid

During the pandemic, most listed events are virtual; please call ahead before going to any event.

THE SAVVY SIGHTSEER — SOUTHWEST ITALY

A virtual tour of Rome, the Tyrrhenian Sea, Naples, Sorrento, the Amalfi Coast, Capri and Sicily, 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday, hosted by Babylon Library, free, Suffolk County cardholders can register for a link at babylonlibrary.org, 631-669-1624.

UNCLAIMED FUNDS WORKSHOP

A representative from the New York State Comptroller’s Office provides an informational workshop on unclaimed funds, gain knowledge on the history and facts of unclaimed funds, 11 a.m. to noon Monday, hosted by Northport-East Northport Library, free, Suffolk County cardholders can register for a link at nenpl.org, 631-261-6930.

THANKSGIVING GARDEN

Learn about mums, cabbages and other plants to beautify your home inside and out, Q&A follows, 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, hosted by Cold Spring Harbor Library, free, register for a link at cshlibrary.org, 631-692-6820.

OPEN MIC NIGHT ELWOOD

Writers and poets share their original works in an open forum, 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, hosted by Elwood Library, free, email reference@elwoodlibrary.org to register for a link, elwoodlibrary.org, 631-499-3722.

HISTORIC CRIMES OF LONG ISLAND

Author Kerriann Flanagan Brosky discusses her book "Historic Crimes of Long Island: Misdeeds from the 1600s to the 1950s," 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, hosted by Hewlett-Woodmere Library, free, visit hwpl.org for a link, 516-374-1967.

HOW TO BUY TECHNOLOGY

Learn what to consider before buying, what goes into an informed purchase and how to find evaluations and shop for bargains online, 7 p.m. Wednesday, hosted by Shelter Rock Library, free, register for a link at srpl.org, 516-248-7363.

BAKING WORKSHOP

Learn how to make a sweet treat that’s a brownie on the bottom and a chocolate marble cheesecake on top, 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, hosted by Bellmore Library, free, register for a link and get the recipe at bellmorelibrary.org, 516-785-2990.

BOOK DISCUSSION

Discuss the novel "House on Endless Waters," by Emuna Elon, 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, hosted by Hewlett-Woodmere Library, free visit hwpl.org for a link, 516-374-1967.

FIDELIS CARE HEALTH PROGRAM

Stop by for assistance during open enrollment and get questions answered about health insurance, 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, hosted by Huntington Station Branch Public Library, 1335 New York Ave., Huntington Station, free, first-come, first-served, myhpl.org, 631-421-5053.

GOLDEN TONE ORCHESTRA DANCE

Listen and dance to the 21-piece Golden Tone Orchestra, all ages welcome, 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Merrick Road Park Golf Course, 2550 Clubhouse Rd., free, 516-486-6597.

GENEALOGY DISCUSSION GROUP

Get help researching your ancestors, discuss strategies and learn how others have succeeded, 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, hosted by Patchogue-Medford Library, free, register for a link at pmlib.org, 631-654-4700.

A HISTORY OF NATIVE AMERICANS

Learn about the experiences of the Native Americans, from their interaction with the Jamestown colonists to the massacre at Wounded Knee, 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, hosted by Port Jefferson Library, free, register for a link at portjefflibrary.org, 631-473-0022.

YOUNG AT HEART: BURT BACHARACH SONGBOOK

Performance by Jazz Loft founder Thomas Manuel and the Young at Heart Trio, geared to those dealing with memory loss and patrons who find evening performances challenging, 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, The Jazz Loft, 275 Christian Ave., Stony Brook, $10, reserve, thejazzloft.org, 631-751-1895.

AARP SMART DRIVERTEK

This workshop helps drivers recognize how car technologies might enhance their driving safety and extend their safe driving years, 2 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, hosted by Cold Spring Harbor Library, free, register for a link at cshlibrary.org, 631-692-6820.

ASK THE AAA CAR DOCTOR

Get answers to automotive questions and talk through options for those who are in the market for a new car, 3 to 4 p.m. Thursday, hosted by Harborfields Library, free, register for a link at harborfieldslibrary.org, 631-757-4200.

EXPLORE ITALIAN WINES II

Get general background on Italian wines and review the lesser-known wine regions of Abruzzo, Campania and Sicily, 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, hosted by Sachem Library, free, register for a link at sachemlibrary.org, 631-588-5024.

OF BOATS AND BODIES — READING REFUGEE LITERATURE

Explore the current trend of Vietnamese American authors who are writing about their refugee experiences, learn how literature, film and visual images can either galvanize or marginalize refugees, 7 to 8:15 p.m. Thursday, hosted by Emma S. Clark Library, free, register for a link at emmaclark.org, 631-941-4080.

MASTERING GENRE FICTION WRITING WORKSHOP

Discover how to become a stronger, more confident writer and how to combine different genres to make your dream of writing project come to life, for writers of all levels in all mediums, 7 p.m. Thursday, hosted by Syosset Library, free, register for a link at syossetlibrary.org, 516-921-7161.

GADGETS AND GIZMOS

Learn the pros and cons of more than 15 holiday kitchen gadgets, 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday, hosted by Babylon Library and Oyster Bay-East Norwich Library, free, visit facebook.com/babylonpubliclibrary or facebook.com/OBENLibrary to view, 631-669-1624, 516-922-1212.

Compiled by Gina Tabarus with LaToya Rodriguez, Daniel Variano and Keri Wall-Treudler

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