Stepping Out

What's happening on Long Island this weekend

Weekly calendar of theater, music, exhibits and more

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Performances/On Stage

Saturday Night Fever

Musical adapted from the popular film, Thursday and Friday, July 11-12, 8 p.m.; Saturday, July 13, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, July 14, 2 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

The Secret Comedy of Women

An immersive theatrical experience about the challenges of womanhood, Thursday, July 11, 2 and 7 p.m.; Friday, July 12, 8 p.m.; Saturday, July 13, 2 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, July 14, 2 p.m. A mix of sketch comedy, improvisation, audience participation, and hilarious songs and videos. Jeanne Rimsky Theater, 232 Main St., Port Washington (631) 271-4626 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Barnaby Bye

The band in concert, Friday, July 12, 8 p.m. With comedian Daren Dillon. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

The Doobie Others

The Doobie Brothers tribute band in concert, Friday, July 12, 8 p.m. Seamans Neck Park, South Seamans Neck Rd., Seaford. 292-2000 ext. 7382 or www.toh.li.

Legally Blonde The Musical

The theatrical version of the popular movie, Friday and Saturday, July 12-13, 8 p.m.; Sunday, July 14, 3 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Life is a Cabaret

Marianna Grace performs the best of the American Songbook, Friday, July 12, 12:30 p.m .Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

Married to Broadway

The Sharpe Family Singers celebrate musicals, Friday, July 12, 8 p.m. Eisenhower Park, Lakeside Theatre, East Meadow. 572-0201 or concertline, 572-0355.

Matt Costa

The singer-songwriter in concert, with JD and the Straight Shot and Matt Hartke, Friday, July 12, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Nassau Pops Symphony Orchestra

The popular local orchestra performs the best in popular and light classical music, Friday, July 12, 8 p.m. With guest vocalists. Greis Park, Horton Ave., Lynbrook. 565-0646.

Pippin

Stephen Schwartz ‘s acclaimed coming-of-age musical, Friday and Saturday, July 12-13, 8 p.m.; Sunday, July 14, 2:30 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

The Tempest

Shakespeare’s comedy of betrayal, ill treatment, the development of magic arts and revenge, Friday, July 12, 8 p.m.; Sunday, July 14, 7 p.m.; Wednesday, July 17, 8 p.m. Carriage House Players, Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport. (631) 854-5579 or www.vanderbiltmuseum.org.

Baroness

The heavy metal band in concert, Saturday, July 13, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

South Asian American Night

A salute to South Asian music and culture, Sunday, July 14, 7 p.m. Eisenhower Park, Lakeside Theatre, East Meadow. 572-0201 or concertline, 572-0355.

JJ Grey and Mofro

The southern soul rock band in concert, with Jonny Lang and special guests North Missippi Allstars, Tuesday, July 16, 6:30 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or

www.paramountny.com.

Last Child

The Aerosmith tribute band in concert, Tuesday, July 16, 8 p.m. Averill Boulevard Park, Averill Blvd., Elmont. 292-2000 ext. 7382 or www.toh.li.

Frank Carillo and the Bandoleros

The guitarist and his band in concert, Wedmesday, July 17, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Killer Queen

The tribute band in concert, Wednesday, July 17, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.paramountny.com.

Sir Paul

The Elton John tribute band in concert, Wednesday, July 17, 8 p.m. Rock Hall Museum, 199 Broadway, Lawrence. 292-2000 ext. 7382 or www.toh.li.

Island Harmonizers

The a cappella ensemble in concert, Thursday, July 18, 7 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, Courtyard. 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

Ken McGorry and the Achievements

The blues-folk rock band in concert, Thursday, July 18, 8 p.m. Featuring the Meade Brothers, Blue Velvo and Ray Lambiase and the Tin-Kickers. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 413-3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Mamma Mia!

The raucous ABBA jukebox musical, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Thursday, July 18, 7:30 p.m. Oceanside Park, 3800 Mahlon Brower Dr., Oceanside. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

For the Kids

Citizen Science

Study monarch butterfilies in Long Island Children’s Museum’s Milkweed Garden, Friday, July 12, 2 p.m. Collect data that supports the University of Minnesota’s Monarch Larvae Monitoring Project. For ages 4 and up. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www. licm.org.

Movie Fun

See the animated fantasy adventure “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World,” the final chapter of the How to Train Your Dragon saga, Monday, July 15, 2:30 p.m. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630.

Matinee Time

See “Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse,” the animated superhero adventure that introduces Brooklyn teen Miles Morales and the limitless possibilities of the Spider-Verse, Wednesday, July 17, 2:30 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.

Movie Night

See Marvel’s “The Avengers,” the iconic superhero adventure, Wednesday. July 17, 6 p.m. Malverne Public Library, 61 St. Thomas Place, Malverne. 599-0750.

The Little Mermaid

Jounrey under the sea with Areil and her friends, Thursday, July 18, 10 a.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

Museums/ Galleries and more...

Inspiration: Japanese Woodblock Prints

An exhibition of prints drawn from the Museum’s collection of more than 60 historical woodblock prints, primarily from the 19th century (Edo period), that focus on themes of landscape, nature, courtesans, and Kabuki actors. Also on view are examples of contemporary woodblock printmaking and Manga (Japanese comics). Through July 26. Hofstra University’s David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hofstra.edu/museum.

In a New Light: American Impressionism 1870-1940

A sweeping survey of American Impressionism, Ihe exhibition reveals the transformative influence of Impressionism on American art between the years of the Hudson River School—whose majestic landscapes influenced, and then gradually gave way to, French Impressionist–inspired works—and modernist trends of the early 20th century. Featured artists include Colin Campbell Cooper, Daniel Garber, Childe Hassam, George Inness, Ernest Lawson, Thomas Moran, Edward Willis Redfield, and Guy Carleton Wiggins. Through Aug. 18 Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.

Pushing Boundaries: American Art After World War II

An original exhibition that explores how vsual artists continued to push against traditional concepts in the aftermath of World War II, building upon the aesthetic ideas of the avant-garde that began at the turn of the 20th century. Representational art, depicting reality, vied with non-objective modes of expression are viewed through the works of varied artists. Through Aug. 18. Hofstra University’s Emily Lowe Gallery, Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hostra.edu/museum.

Afternoon Movie

See “Vice,” the biopic about Dick Cheney’s influential role as vice president, Friday July 12, 1 p.m. Levittown Hall, 201 Levittown Pkwy, Hicksville. 794-2570.

At the Movies

See “On the Basis of Sex,” the biopic based on the life and early cases of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Friday, July 12, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223- 6228.

Classic Film Showcase

See “High Society,” the 1956 romantic musical comed, starring Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly and and Frank Sinatra, Tuesday, July 16, 2 p.m. Jeanne Rimsky Theater, 232 Main St., Port Washington (631) 271-4626 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

Movie Matinee

See “The Old Man and the Gun,” the bittersweet dramedy based on the mostly true story of Forrest Tucker’s daring prison escape at age 70 to a string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public, Tuesday, July 16, 2:30 p.m. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630.

On Screen

See “Apollo 11,” the documentary about the 1969 Apollo 11 mission, Wednesday, July 17, 2 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway , Hewlett. 374-1967.

Film Time

See “The Aftermath,” the romantic drama set in postwar Germany, Wednesday, July 17, 1 p.m. Peninsula Public Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. 239-3262.

Tricia’s Flicks

See “Hotel Mumbai, a recounting of the 2008 siege of the famed Taj Hotel by a group of terrorists in Mumbai, India, Thursday, July 18, 6:30 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.