May 25 - 31

The Week Ahead


“La La Land”

The Rockville Centre Public Library will be showing the Oscar-winning movie “La La Land,” starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, on May 26 at 2 p.m. Mia and Sebastian, an actress and a jazz musician, pursue their Hollywood dreams — and find each other — in a vibrant celebration of hope, dreams and love. The movie is rated PG-13.

Senior Health and Fitness Day

Sportset Health and Fitness Club at 60 Maple Ave. will be participating in the 24th annual National Senior Health and Fitness Day on May 31 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The day will consist of senior-related health and fitness events. Contact Bud Cosgrove at 516-536-8700 or e-mail for  more information.

Spring and summer book discussion

Want to know what you’ll be reading on the beach this summer? Robin Kall and Brenda Janowitz will dish about all of the hottest summer books that are coming your way at Turn of the Corkscrew on May 31 at 7 p.m. They will be joined by fellow authors Jamie Brenner and Caroline Leavitt. Check out Kall and Janowitz’s top spring and summer reads and chat with the authors about what they are reading. A book signing will follow.

Memorial Day salute

Step back in time and celebrate a rousing Decoration Day as Memorial Day would have been commemorated in the 19th century, at Old Bethpage Village Restoration. Traditional fiddle music, a parade, and storytelling are all part of the fun, Saturday and Sunday, May 27-28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Info: (516) 572-8400.

Brimming with flowers

May is blossoming with color at Long Island Children’s Museum in Garden City. Bring the kids to craft their own “Cute as Button Flowers” that bloom all season long, on Friday, May 26, and continuing again next Tuesday and Wednesday, May 30-31. Kids can get creative with a marvelous May flower that sure to brighten up everyone’s day. Info: (516) 224-5800 or