The Malverne Public Library will hold a special workshop about managing your finances on Monday, May 13, from 7 to 8:15 p.m. In this workshop, Daniel G. Mazzola, a certified financial fiduciary and certified public accountant, will discuss several personal finance topics such as ways to reduce income taxes how to control spending, and planning for retirement. Info: (516) 599-0750.
Our Lady of Lourdes thrift shop
Our Lady of Lourdes will hold its weekly thrift shop between Park Blvd. and Wright Ave. in Malverne on Wednesday, May 15, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The shop is open each Wednesday, and the first and third Saturday of each month, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. Come in and browse, buy at bargain prices; clothes, household goods, jewelry, misc. Donations gratefully accepted. Info: (516) 599-1269.
West Hempstead’s Lego Club
Let your imagination run wild with the Lego Club at the West Hempstead Public Library on Saturday, May 17, from 1 to 3 p.m. On the third weekend of each month, the library invites children to enjoy its collection of Lego pieces. For grades kindergarten through five with an adult. The event will also be held on Sunday, at 1 p.m. No registration is required. Info: (516) 481-6591.
Art explorations at Hofstra University
The kids can explore their creative side an “Artful Adventure,” on Saturday, May 11, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., when families can “Pop Into Spring. Participants (ages 5-10) will pop into the gallery to explore Pop Art works on view led by museum educators, who will then guide visitors in a hands-on art project. Registration is required. Info: (516) 463-5672 or www.hofstra.edu/museum.
John Tesh’s songs and stories
The popular entertainer returns home to Garden City for a special homecoming concert, Friday, May 10, at 8 p.m. He’s joined by students from the Garden City High School Chorus for an evening of music and storytelling. The award-winning musician and media personality shares highlights from his multi-faceted career. Info: (516) 877-4000 or www.aupac.adelphi.edu.