Islandwide Picks for Tuesday, August 16
CURB BIKE RIDE IN MEMORY OF JIM CONLON
Citizens United to Remove Barriers (CURB) will sponsor a 25-mile bicycle ride, not race, around Long Beach Island, rain or shine at 10:00 a.m. This year's ride is dedicated to the memory of James Conlon, co-founder of CURB, who died last year. Conlon was a Long Beach activist and one-time trustee of the Long Beach Public Library. CURB was established to give the physically challenged a chance to live a life free of barriers. The 2nd Annual CURB Ride will start and finish at the Long Beach Catholic Regional School parking lot located in the center of W. Penn between New York Avenue and Grand Boulevard. The entrance fee is $15. Call 516.431.1093 for more information.
LIJC AUGUST MEETING
The LIJC is a networking group for young professionals. Come see what they're all about at PapaRazzi (1500 Jericho Tpke.) in Westbury at 7:00 p.m. The event is free to mingle or the cost of dinner. Visit www.lijc.com for more info.
SAYVILLE YOUNG PEOPLE'S OPERA WORKSHOP
The Sayville Young People's Opera Workshop will present its 10th Annual Summer Production at 7:30 p.m. in the David M. Jones Memorial auditorium at the Sayville Middle School. This year's program will feature over 50 area young people from ages 10 to 22, performing classical music in "A Taste of Opera" as well as an abridged version of The Who's rock opera, "Tommy." There is no admission charge. More shows continue on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, August 17 - 19 at 7:30 p.m.
HUNTINGTON SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL: FAMILY NIGHT
The final Family Series performance of the 2005 Huntington Summer Arts Festival features a concert by Ralph's World. Enjoy the show at 7:30 p.m at Hecksher Park on Main Street in Huntington Village. For more information, visit the Huntington Arts Council online at www.huntingtonarts.org.