Nearby things to do this week in Rockville Centre


A lesson in foreign policy

Watch and discuss “Great Decisions in Foreign Policy” — episode five of season nine titled “Turkey: Partner in Crisis” — with Edwin Lambert, Jr. at the Rockville Centre Public Library at 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 24. The relationship between the United States and Turkey could prove important.

‘Wonder’ at Sandel brunch

The Sandel Senior Center — at 50 S. Park Ave. — is holding brunch and a screening of “Wonder” on Friday, May 25 at 11 a.m. The 2017 film follows the story of a child with Treacher Collins syndrome trying to fit in. It will cost $5 per person, and advance sign-up is required. Call (516) 678-9350 for more information.

RVC to celebrate Memorial Day

The annual Memorial Day parade will be kicking off on Monday, May 28 at 10 a.m. at Municipal Parking Field No. 2. The parade will last about an hour, with a ceremony to follow at 11 a.m. at the John A. Anderson Recreation Center — 111 N. Oceanside Road.

An artful Saturday

All ages are invited to can explore their creativity at Nassau County Museum of Art’s Studio Saturday, May 26, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Come by the Manes Center to create projects and work inspired by the art on view in the current exhibition, “Anything Goes: The Jazz Age.” Spend up to an hour exploring a range of materials, techniques, and themes. Info: (516) 484-9338 or

The Beatles reinterpreted

Classic Albums Live, the celebrated tribute band, gives the all-star treatment to “The White Album,” live, on stage — note for note, cut for cut, when they visit the area, on Thursday, May 31, at 8 p.m. They deliver a completely faithful rendition of the celebrated album, without gimmickry. Still celebrated as “perhaps The Beatles’ most ambitious studio album” (BBC), hear all the classics, including “Blackbird,” “While My Guitar Gently Weeps,” and “Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da.” Info: (800) 745-3000 or or