The Week Ahead

June 21 - June 28


Marvel trivia

Sip This is holding a Marvel trivia tournament on June 25 at 7 p.m. The cost is $5 per person and up to four people can be on a team. Sign up in advance to reserve your spot.

Get your passport

The Hempstead Town Passport Service will offer its mobile passport facility to the Elmont Memorial Library on June 26 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Make butterbeer and wizard snacks

Teenagers in grades 7 through 12 can make butterbeer and snacks popularized by the “Harry Potter” series at the Elmont Memorial Library on June 27 at 2:30 p.m. Registration is required.

An historian in the gallery

Join historian and collector Dr. Jay Tartell at Nassau County Mueum of Art, on Saturday, June 23, at 3 p.m., for an unforgettable trip through the Jazz Age using records played on period talking machines. An expert on the early history of the phonograph and recording industry, Dr. Tartell is also a connoisseur of the jazz recordings of the 1920s, a selection of which he has curated (along with the an exhibit of rare phonographs, Victrolas and radios) specially for the museum. By sharing his collection of voices from the past, the events, performers, composers, and musical styles of the ‘20’s achieve new vibrancy. Info: (516) 484-9338 or

Welcoming the summer solstice

Celebrate the solistice by spending the longest day of the year outside on the lush grounds of Sands Point Preserve, on Thursday, June 21, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Enjoy guided walks in the woods, and along the pond and shoreline Also get involved in some nature-based art projects and participate in a family yoga session, lawn games, plein air watercolor painting, and more. Bring a picnic meal and relax. Info: (516) 571-7901 or