April 27 - May 3

The Week Ahead


Thoroughly Modern Millie


The South Side High School drama department will present “Thoroughly Modern Millie” as its annual spring show from April 27-29 in the school’s auditorium. The show focuses on a naive young woman named Millie Dillmount, who finds herself in a series of adventures as she sets her sights on marrying her wealthy boss.  Tickets are $10. 

Baby chick crafts

Children in the village are invited to visit the Rockville Centre Public Library on April  29 to help celebrate the arrival of 12 baby chicks with a fun craft made with the help of a teen volunteer. Students in grades 7-12 who would like to help the younger children make the craft are encouraged to come to the library at 2:15 p.m. The projects will start at 2:30 p.m. Cardholders may register online or by phone.  

Monte Carlo Casino Night

Don’t miss the most exciting party of the year at the Sandel Senior Center on April 29 at 7:30 p.m. There will be an open bar, lite bites, delicious desserts and, of course, lots of “betting action.” It is also the major fundraiser for Friends of Senior Services, Inc. (FOSSI), a not-for-profit organization that supports the Rockville Centre Department of Senior Services. Tickets are $60 per person and available in the office. 

Touch that truck

Trucks and vehicles of all sorts make their way to Eisenhower Park, Field 6A, for families to check out, during “Touch a Truck,” on Saturday, April 29, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Get up close and explore all sorts of vehicles, including big rigs, fire trucks, police and emergency rescue vehicles, military vehicles, and construction equipment. Visitors are encouraged to bring non-perishable food, paper goods and cleaning supplies to be donated to Ronald McDonald House of Long Island.

Princess dreams
and delights

Bring the kids to see some of their favorite Disney princesses and heroines when the Madison Theatre in Rockville Centre salutes that enchanting world where dreams do come true, in the musical revue, ““A Dream is a Wish: A Princess Concert,” Saturday, April 29, at 11 and 3 p.m. The fast-paced show features a dynamic cast of student performers from Molloy’s CAP21 Theatre Arts program, appearing as those beloved princesses, accompanied by their companions, with Disney-esque staging, with arts and crafts and related activities prior to showtime. Info: (516) 323-4444 or www.madisontheatreny.org.