Seniors Calendar: Events from March 27 to April 3
During the pandemic, many listed events are virtual; please call ahead before going to any event.
SONGS THAT LOST THE OSCAR
Two-part multimedia series takes a look at several Oscar-nominated songs, including “Unchained Melody,” “My Foolish Heart” and “An Affair to Remember,” that did not win, part one held 2 p.m. Monday, and part two at 2 p.m. on Thursday, hosted by Shelter Rock Library, free, register for a link at srpl.org, 516-248-7363.
LAUGHS AT THE LIBRARY
Mark Brier and other comedians perform, 1 p.m. Monday, East Meadow Library, 1886 Front St., free, register to attend in-person or online at eastmeadow.info., 516-794-2570.
LECTURE: WHAT’S IT WORTH?
Mike Ivankovich shares what determines the value of antiques, collectibles and personal treasures and reveals what yours are really worth today, 6 p.m. Monday, hosted by Seaford Public Library, free, register for a link at seafordlibrary.org, the first 25 registrants get one personal item appraised virtually (participants should have a backup item available in the event their primary item cannot be appraised), 516-221-1334.
MARILYN MONROE — MORE THAN JUST A PRETTY FACE
Gain insight into the short, complex life of Marilyn Monroe, along with film clips highlighting her career, 3:30 to 4 p.m. Monday, hosted by Smithtown Library Smithtown Branch, free, visit facebook.com/thesmithtownlibrary to view, 631-360-2480.
DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY 101
Get an entry-level introduction to using any type of digital camera. Topics include batteries, memory cards, shooting modes, ISO, white balance, exposure settings, menu settings and more, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, hosted by Port Jefferson Library, free, register for a link at portjefflibrary.org, 631-473-0022.
Drop in to learn and meet with others who share your interest in knitting, all levels welcome, bring your own project and supplies, 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays, Riverhead Library, 330 Court St., free, register for a link at riverheadlibrary.org, 631-727-3228.
HOT OFF THE PRESS
Discuss the nonfiction book “Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty,” by Patrick Radden Keefe, 1 p.m. Tuesday, hosted by 7 p.m. Tuesday, hosted by Bryant Library, 2 Paper Mill Rd., free, register for a link at bryantlibrary.org, 516-621-2240.
CUTTING THE CORD
Learn about different streaming services and about cutting the cable cord, 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, hosted by West Islip Public Library, free, Suffolk County cardholders can register for a link at westisliplibrary.org, 631-661-7080.
GENTLE MAT YOGA
Gentle class designed to be accessible to all, including beginners, have a yoga mat or towel, two blankets, a yoga strap (or belt/bathrobe tie) and any other yoga props on hand, those who have trouble sitting on the floor should have an armless chair available, 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, hosted by Shelter Rock Library, free, register for a link at srpl.org, 516-248-7363.
HEALTH EDUCATION SERIES — SKIN CANCER
Health educators from Stony Brook Cancer Center present an overview of what skin cancer is, what causes it, symptoms to look for and screening recommendations, noon Wednesday, hosted by Hillside Library, free, register for a link at hillsidelibrary.info/events, 516-355-7850.
COYOTES OF LONG ISLAND
Learn how the eastern coyote has recently expanded its range into Long Island and how the animal plays an important part in ecological systems, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, hosted by Westhampton Free Library, free, register for a link at westhamptonlibrary.net, 631-288-3335.
MONTAUK HIGHWAY — FROM URBAN STREETS TO ATLANTIC DUNES
Discover the history of the Montauk Highway that extends from Jamaica, Queens, to the Montauk Lighthouse, from Colonial times to present-day pop culture, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, hosted by Longwood Library, free, register for a link at longwoodlibrary.org, 631-924-6400.
MOVIEGOING IN AMERICA
Discuss the history of movie theaters and examine how the experience of moviegoing has changed over the decades, 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, hosted by Plainview-Old Bethpage Library, free, library cardholders can register for a link at poblib.org, 516-938-0077.
INTRODUCTION TO GMAIL AND OTHER EMAIL SERVICES
Learn about using email, including Gmail and other email services on the internet, see how to send, receive, forward and reply to email, as well as how to create folders for storing and sorting your email messages, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, hosted by Northport-East Northport Library, free, register for a link at nenpl.org, 631-261-6930.
LECTURE: THE CAROL BURNETT STORY
Learn about the life and career of entertainer Carol Burnett, 12:30 p.m. Friday, Elmont Memorial Library, 700 Hempstead Tpke., free, register at elmontlibrary.org, 516-354-5280.
Professional, expert quilters assist novice and experienced quilters, bring your own sewing machine and supplies, new patterns and projects are available each month, 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Deer Park Library, 44 Lake Ave., free, deerparklibrary.org, 631-586-3000.
Compiled by Gina Tabarus with LaToya Rodriguez, Daniel Variano and Keri Wall-Treudler