The Week Ahead in Malverne and West Hempstead


Monday Matinee Movie

Join the Malverne Public Library for its weekly Monday Matinee Movie on Jan. 22, from 2 to 3:50 p.m. Based on the novel written by Shrabani Basu, this week’s movie “Victoria & Abdul” tells the story of the real-life relationship between Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom and her Indian Muslim servant Abdul Karim. Rated PG-13; English subtitles. Starring Judi Dench and Ali Fazal. Info: (516) 599-0750.

Yoga at the library

End your day with an energetic Vinyasa flow yoga class at the Lakeview Public Library on Wednesday, Jan. 24, from 6 to 7 p.m. The practice of yoga is meant to promote flexibility, strength and positivity. You may bring your own yoga mat or one will be provided for you. Please register at least three days prior to the program. All programs are subject to cancellation with insufficient registration. Out-of-district patrons will be charged a $5 fee per class payable at the circulation desk before each class. Info: (516) 536-3071.

Chocolate covered everything

Calling all chocolate lovers! The West Hempstead Public Library has a chocolate-flavored evening scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 25, from 7 to 8 p.m. Make a box full of treats. Dip fruit, pretzels, Oreos, potato chips and much more in milk and white chocolate. Decorate your treats with sprinkles and M&Ms. Info: (516) 481-6591.

Jazzin’ it up on a winter’s night

Enjoy the jazzy vibe of Joelle and the Pinehurst Trio, when they perform as part of Planting Fields Arboretum’s “Music at the Mansion” series, on Friday, Jan. 19, at 7 p.m. Planting Fields Arboretum’s Coe Hall is the setting for an inspired performance by the versatile ensemble. Featuring the charming Joelle Lurie on vocals, the ensemble does aunique collection of American Songbook standards, re-imagined pop covers, and original tunes. Info: (516) 922-8600 or

In a ‘New York State of Mind’

Mike DelGuidice and his band return to The Paramount for yet another lively celebration of the music of Billy Joel, on Saturday, Jan. 20, at 8 p.m. DelGuidice leads his band, Big Shot, in a rousing concert that highlights the Piano Man’s decades of hits. Like his idol, DelGuidice has become one of the area’s most celebrated touring with both his band and appearing with the Piano Man. Info: (800) 745-3000 or or