April 20 - April 26

The Week Ahead


Dessert and trivia social

The Rockville Centre Youth Council invites high school students in the district to the next substance-free social event. Dessert Night and trivia will take place at the International Café on April 21 at 9 p.m. There is a $5 admission charge and students are asked to bring a personal care item to be donated to the residents at Bethany House, a temporary shelter for homeless women and their children. For more information, contact the council at info@rvcyouthcouncil.org.

Open mic night

Calling all performers and writers!  Share your talents at Open Mic Night at the Rockville Centre Public Library on April 23 at 2 p.m. The show is open to performers in grades 6 through adult. You do not have to participate to attend. Participants must register online or at the adult reference desk and guidelines can be found on the library flyer. It promises to be a fun night for all!

All that jazz

Jazz musician Peter White will be performing at The Madison Theatre at Molloy College on  April 22 at 8 p.m. Over the years, White has maintained the reputation as one of the most versatile and prolific acoustic guitarists on the contemporary jazz landscape. Armed with an unparalleled combination of lyricism and energy, he combines elements of jazz, pop and classical guitar to create a sound that is singular and at the same time accessible to a broad audience. Tickets range from $40 to $95. 

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.