1. The Levels Haunted House: "A Nightmare On Elmo Street": The annual interactive "haunted house," created by students at the Levels Teen Center, runs Saturday from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Everyone's favorite children's TV show has crossed over to the dark side. Enter the puppet-infested back alleys and see horrifying sights you'd never see on PBS! Features frightening and graphic imagery. Audience discretion is advised. More Info
2. "Teaching the Lessons of the Holocaust to Fight Intolerance": This interactive program utilizes relevant and meaningful lessons of the Holocaust to fight prejudice in today’s challenging world. Short, simple activities will stimulate conversation about recognizing our own biases and learning how to replace them with respect and acceptance. The program will provide tools for the participants to become Upstanders against injustice in safe and effective ways. Beth Lilach is the Senior Director of Education and Community Affairs at the Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center. She is a scholar in Holocaust History, Jewish History, European Anti-Semitism, and Human Rights Education. Runs Thursday in the Communit Room of the Great Neck Public Library from 2-3:30 p.m.
3. Great Neck Park District: The Board of Commissioners of the Great Neck Park District will hold a work session meeting at the Park District Office, 5 Beach Road. The BOC will hold a business meeting Thursday at 8 p.m. at the Park District Office. A Nature Walk and Fall Seasonal Stroll is set for Kings Point Park on Sunday. Meet at Redbrook Road entrance in first lot. Children under 16 are not permitted to attend.
4. League of Women Voters Candidate Debate: Candidates running for federal and state offices serving parts of the North Shore of Long Island will square off at a debate sponsored by the League of Women Voters on Oct. 23. The event begins at 6 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Manhasset.
5. Gold Coast International Film Festival: The 2nd Annual Gold Coast International Film Festivl starts Wednesday featuring five days and nights of screenings of a variety of films and panel discussions. The Clearview Squire Theatre in the Plaza will serve as a screening venue for several of the festival's films. See the lineup of films and programs