Seniors Calendar: List of Events May 29-June 5

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Many of the listed events are virtual; please call ahead before attending any event.

Buick auto show

Classic, Antique, and Collectible Buicks On Display, Sunday 9am-3pm (rain date: June 12), Wantagh Long Island Rail Road Station, Park Boulevard, Wantagh, Audience Free, $5-$20, Show Cars Fee, libuickclub. Organization, 516-606-4620.

Online: American Artists in Paris

Learn how 19th-century painters John Singer Sargent, James Whistler, and Mary Cassatt moved from Realism to Impressionism, Tuesdays, 11am-12:15pm, free from The Peninsula Library, please Visit peninsulapublic.org for a link, 516-239-3262.

Online: Discover masterpieces

Curator Mallory Mortillaro discusses how she discovered, in a simple art cataloguing project, a piece by Auguste Rodin that has been lost in the art world since the 1930s Official work, this project is hosted by the Rogers Memorial Library for free on Wednesdays from 6-7pm, sign up for a free link to myrml.org, 631-283-0774.

Online: Talk to a Doctor – Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Dr. Christopher Christodoulou, a neuropsychologist at the Stony Brook Medicine Alzheimer’s Center of Excellence, discusses the latest treatments for these neurological disorders at 11 a.m. Wednesday, courtesy of the Long Island Health Collaborative, free, at lihealthcollab.org/events /talk-register link and-walk-with-a-doc-2022, 631-963-4156.

Online: The Best Art of New York Hotel Lobby and Bar

Sylvia Laudien-Meo shares how hotels organize changing exhibitions, collaborate with galleries or work with street artists to appeal to young art lovers, Thursday, 11 a.m., hosted by Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, free, at hwpl.org Registration link, 516-374-1967.

Online: Gardening with Deer

Learn about plants deer don’t like to eat and how to incorporate these perennials, annuals and shrubs into your landscape to create a stunning yard with three blooming seasons, as well as physical and odor strategies to reduce deer browsing in your yard , Thursday 7-8pm, hosted by the Mattituck-Laurel Library, free, register a link at mattitucklaurellibrary.org, 631-298-4134.

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Thursdays 10 a.m.-noon, Huntington South Public Library, 145 Pidgeon Hill Rd., Huntington Station, toll-free, shpl.info, 631-549-4411, learn how to access free genealogy resources through the library and get search tips and advice .

Online: Safe/Safe Haven – Gay Life in Cherry Grove in the 1950s

The New York Historical Society explores the fascinating and forgotten history of Cherry Grove, a secluded beach enclave on Fire Island, a respite for gays and lesbians in the 1950s, Thursdays, 7-8 p.m., Sachem Public Library, free, Register link at sachemlibrary.org, 631-588-5024.

Retirement Overview

Learn about different retirement plans, how COVID-19 has created new challenges for planning, tax-efficient ways to set aside more money for retirement, and getting the most out of the costs behind Social Security and long-term care; for retirees and retirees; Thursday night 7-8, Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square, free, register at franklinsquarepl.org, 516-488-3444.

North Shore Civil War Roundtable

Guest speaker Dan Moglio discusses the Union Army’s 67th New York Infantry Regiment, formed in Brooklyn at the start of the American Civil War in 1861, Thursday 7-8:30 p.m., South Huntington Public Library, 145 Pidgeon Hill Rd., Huntington Station, free, shpl.info, 631-549-4411.

Online: All about GPS apps

Learn about smartphone and tablet apps that utilize GPS for directions and location services, learn about settings such as saving addresses; for Android and Apple devices, have your device and any applicable passwords ready, or follow up directly; Thursdays at 7pm Hosted by the Northport-East Northport Library, free, register link at nenpl.org, 631-261-6930 by 8:30.

Office of Aging Advocates

Representatives from the Suffolk County Office of Aging assist seniors with filling out forms and learning about countywide programs and services; first-come, first-served; Thursdays, 10 a.m. to noon, Longwood Public Library, 800 Middle Country Rd., Middle Island, free, longwoodlibrary.org, 631-924-6400.

Online: Mystery Book Club

Free discussion of Kate Morton’s novel “Riverton’s House” hosted by Uniondale Library on Thursdays from 1-2:30 pm, register link at uniondalelibrary.org, 516-489-2220.

Vegetable Gardening Basics: Summer Sowing

Learn how to direct sow warm-season vegetables like beans, melons, squash, and cucumbers, how to transplant vegetables like tomatoes and eggplants in your garden, and how to improve soil for healthy plants, Friday 3-4 p.m. Glenn Bay Public Books Pavilion, 4 Glen Cove Ave., Glen Cove, toll-free, register at glencovelibrary.org, 516-676-2130.

Online: Shakespeare in the Community

Saturday at 12:30 p.m. to discuss William Shakespeare’s tragedy “King Lear,” hosted by Shelter Island Public Library, 37 North Ferry Rd., Shelter Island, free, register link at Shelterislandpubliclibrary.org, 631 -749-0042.

Books, DVDs and Garage Sales

Books, DVDs, Blu-rays, CDs and more from over 50 vendors Saturday 9am-2pm, Copiague Memorial Library, 50 Deauville Blvd., Copiague, copiaguelibrary.org, 631-691-1111.

Author talk

Author Mary Korpi discusses her novel Keeper of the Lighthouse on Saturdays from 2-3pm, Cutchogue-New Suffolk Free Library, 27550 Main Rd., Cutchogue, free, register at cutchoguelibrary.org, 631-734- 6360.

Written by Gina Tabarus with Keri Wall-Treudler and Daniel Variano

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