The Week Ahead

Week of March 8 to March 15


- LBHS presents Grease

The Long Beach High School Theatre Department presents Grease on March 16 and 17 at 7 p.m. and March 18 at 2 p.m. at the Long Beach High School. Tickets will be available at the door for $10 or reserved in advance by calling (516) 897-6500.

- Film Screening – ‘Dunkirk’

Come to the Long Beach Public Library, 111 W. Park Ave., on Friday, March 9 at 1:30 p.m. to see Dunkirk (2017) PG-13, a 2018 Oscar nominee for Best Picture. Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German Army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II. For more info, contact, or go to the library’s website at

- Practicing Mindfulness

On Thursday, March 8 at 6 p.m. at the library, join for a program on practicing mindfulness, which improves attention, reduces stress and anxiety and helps with cognitive and academic growth. It increases one’s ability to regulate emotions, feel compassion and empathy for others. Classes include yoga, traditional meditation, sound meditation, mindfulness practices, art theater and art therapy. Separated by age groups 4 to 19 years. Sessions are also scheduled for March 15, 22 and 29. Sign up at

- Sketching the galleries

Immerse yourself in art and explore your creative side, at Heckscher Museum of Art, Sunday, Jan. 11, 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. This session is not about the final result but rather taking the time to look closely at works of art in the galleries to get a better understanding of the artist at work. Visitors of all ages are invited to help yourself to a variety of drawing supplies, grab a seat, and create. Info: (631) 351-3250 or

- An evening with ‘Chess’

A cast of Broadway performers stages a pops concert version of “Chess,” the Tim Rice/ABBA rock opera set during the 1980s Cold War, at the Madison Theatre, on the Molloy College campus, on Saturday, at 7:30 p.m. The cast includes Molloy Cap21 Theatre Arts students, accompanies by the South Shore Symphony. Info: (516) 323-4444 or