April 20 - 27


Kitchen science night

Teenagers in grades 7 through 12 can enjoy learning about interesting science experiments and tricks on April 21 at 6 p.m. at the Henry Waldinger Memorial Library. Light refreshments will be served and registration is required. For more information, call (516) 825 – 6422 or email hwmlcontact@hotmail.com.

Sidewalk art show

Children over the age of 3-years-old can participate in the Henry Waldinger Memorial Library’s annual sidewalk chalk art show on April 22 at 10 a.m. Chalk and light refreshments will be provided to all children. Certificates of Participation and ribbons will be awarded to each child. Children can also bring a t-shirt or other garment to tie-dye, but parents must bring plastic bags for tie-dyed garments. The event will also provide each child with free identification cards. Registration is required, with preference given to Valley Stream library cardholders. For more information, call (516) 825 – 6422 or email kidsroomvs@nassaulibrary.org.


The Elmont Memorial Library will be screening “Snowden” on April 21 at 2:30 p.m. In this film, rated R for language and sexuality, Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars as a National Security Agency employee who leaks information about the agency’s surveillance techniques.

She could have danced all night…

Watch Professor Henry Higgins transform the Cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle into a society lady when Plaza Theatrical Productions stages “My Fair Lady” on Sunday, April 23. The fast-paced production features all the beloved songs from that fabulous score, at The Show Place at the Bellmore Movies, in Bellmore. Info: (516) 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

Sprouting up all over

Get ready to explore the world under your feet in a charming underground adventure, “The Doubtful Sprout,” on the Long Island Children’s Museum stage, Saturday and Sunday, April 22-23. Tunnel down with Worm and Sprout as they discover the mysterious life found inside soil, performed by puppeteer Liz Joyce. Info: (516) 224-5800 or www.licm.org.