Stepping Out

What's happening on Long Island this weekend

Weekly calendar of exhibits, theater, music and more

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Performances/On Stage

Baldwin Love Trio

Drummer-composer Matt Wilson and his jazz ensemble in concert, Thursday, July 13, 7 p.m. Baldwin Community Garden, 1980 Grand Ave., Baldwin. For information visit www.baldwincivic.org.

Captain Fantastic

A tribute to Elton John, Thursday, July 13, 8 p.m. Echo Park, West Hempstead. 292-9000 ext.7382 or www.toh.li.

Grease

The kids from Rydell High are back on stage, Thursday, July 13, 2 and 8 p.m.; Friday, July 14, 8 p.m.; Saturday, July 15, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, July 16, 2 and 7 p.m.; Wednesday, July 19, 8 p.m. $76 and $71. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900.

Hair

The groundbreaking hippie musical, Friday and Saturday, July 14-15, 8 p.m.; Sunday, July 16, 3 p.m. $22, $20 students and seniors Friday and Sunday. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400 or www.merrick-theatre.com.

Russ Kassoff

The pianist and his ensemble in concert, Thursday, July 13, 7:30 p.m. Program includes jazz classic and pop standards.Tickets required. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

Macbeth

Shakespeare’s classic tale of the fall of the great warrior, Friday, July 14, 8 p.m.; Sunday, July 16, 7 p.m.; Wednesday, July 19, 8 p.m. $15. Arena Players, Vanderbilt Museum Carriage House Theater, Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport. 293-0674 or www.arenaplayers.org.

Nassau Pops Symphony Orchestra

The Nassau Pops performs the best in popular and light classical music, Friday, July 14, 8 p.m. With vocalists Jack and Ann Cassin. Greis Park, Lynbrook. 565-0646.

White Wedding

The ‘80s tribute band in concert, Friday, July 14, 8 p.m. Eisenhower Park, Lakeside Theatre, East Meadow. 572-0200 or concertline, 572-0223.

Young Frankenstein

The acclaimed adaptation of Mel Brooks’ iconic film, Friday and Saturday, July 14-15, 8 p.m.; Sunday, July 16, 2:30 p.m. $26, $24 seniors, $20 students, $15 youth 12 and under; $29 at door. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 775-4420 or (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

Nassau’s Got Talent

Singers, dancers, musicians, comedians and novelty acts perform in the talent showcase, Saturday, July 15, 7 p.m. $25. Madison Theatre, Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre. 323-4444 or www.madisontheatreny.org.

Premier Boxing Champions

A matchup between former world champions Omar “Panterita” Figueroa and Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero headlines an action packed night of boxing, Saturday, July 15, 8 p.m. Tickets start at $50. Nassau Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Tpke., Uniondale. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or

www.nassaucoliseum.com.

African American Night

A salute to African-American music and culture, Sunday, July 16, 7 p.m. Eisenhower Park, Lakeside Theatre, East Meadow. 572-0200 or concertline,

572-0223.

Beyond Fab

The popular Beatles tribute group in concert, Tuesday, July 18, 7 p.m. Grant Park Patio, Hewlett.

Ireland in the Park

The Primetime Show Band in concert, with a salute to Ireland, Tuesday, July 18, 8 p.m.; with pre-show, 7 p.m. Gazebo, Andrew J. Parise Cedarhurst Park, Summit and Cedarhurst Ave., Cedarhurst. 295-5770.

Vic Vincent Band

The band presents a “Musical History Tour of Rock ‘n Roll, Doo Wop and Pop,” Tuesday, July 18, 7:30 p.m. Tickets required. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

The Capris

Hear “There’s a Moon Out Tonight” and other classic tunes, Wednesday July 19, 8 p.m. Oceanside Park, 3800 Mahlon Brower Dr., Oceanside. 292-2000 ext. 7382 or www.toh.li.

Sir Duke

A tribute to Stevie Wonder, Thursday July 20, 8 p.m. Seamans Neck Park, 2700 S. Seamans Neck Rd., Seaford. 292-2000 ext. 7382 or www.toh.li.

For the Kids

Madagascar

A musical journey out of the zoo and onto the stage, based on the popular animated film, Thursday, July 13, 11:30 a.m.; also Thursday, July 20, 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. $11, $13 at door. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.

Puppet Project

Design and engineer a stick and rod puppet, Friday, July 14, 1-3 p.m.; also Monday through Friday, July 17-21. Develop your puppet's character and learn how to perform for family and friends. $5 with museum admission. ($4 members). Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www.licm.org.

Make Up: Sculpted Blooms

Unearth your inner artist on a guided walk at Old Westbury Gardens, Saturday, July 15, 12 p.m. Gather natural inspiration to form a seasonally inspired take home craft. Free with admission. Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Westbury Rd., Old Westbury. 333-0048 or www.oldwestbury.org.

Movie Fun

See “Tangled Before Ever After,” the Disney Channel original movie sequel to “Tangled,” Monday, July 17, 2 p.m. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630.

Movie Night

See the popular animated film “Monsters University,” the prequel to “Monsters Inc.,” Tuesday, July 18, 8:25 p.m. North Woodmere Park, Branch Boulevard and Hungry Harbor Rd., North Woodmere. 572-0355.

Madagascar

Join those crack-a-a-lackin’ pals on a musical adventure, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Wednesday and Thursday, July 19-20, 7 p.m. Tickets required. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

Movie Fun

See “The Lego Batman Movie,” the animated superhero comedy in which a cooler-than-ever Bruce Wayne must deal with the usual suspects as they plan to take over Gotham, Wednesday, July 19, 2 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.

Brixology Aerospce Workshop

Join Mad Science of Long Island for a session on aerospace technology, Thursday, July 20, 4:30-5:30 p.m. or 6-7 p.m. Build a project to take home. For Grades 1-5. West Hempstead Public Library, 500 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead. 481-6591.

Movie Night

See “The Lego Batman Movie,” the animated superhero comedy, outdoors on Eisenhower Park’s big screen, Thursday, July 20, 8:30 p.m. Eisenhower Park, Lakeside Theatre, East Meadow. 572-0355.

Museums/Galleries and more...

Converging Voices: Gender and Identity

An original exhibition that focuses on issues of gender and identity, reflecting an international scope. Featured artists include Ghada Amer, Mariam Ghani, Martine Gutierrez, Guerrilla Girls, Yee I-Lann, Zanele Muholi, Pinaree Sanpitak, Carrie Mae Weems, and Philemona Williamson. Through Dec. 15. Hofstra University’s Emily Lowe Gallery, Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hostra.edu/museum.

Women in Contrast

An exhibition of iconic imagery captured by a selection of innovative modernist and contemporary female photographers. Photographers on view include Berenice Abbott, Diane Arbus, Marilyn Bridges, Nancy Burson, Imogen Cunningham, Donna Ferrato, Toni Frissell, Mary Ellen Mark, and Dorothy Norman. Through Aug. 18. Hofstra University’s David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hofstra.edu/museum.

Afternoon Movie

See “Wilson,” the drama about a neurotic middle-aged misanthrope who reunites with his estranged wife and meets his teenage daughter for the first time, Friday, July 14, 2:30 p.m.; also “The Zookeeper’s Wife,” a drama that tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion of Poland, Tuesday, July 18, 2 p.m. Elmont Memorial Library Theater, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 354-5280.

At the Movies

See “Miss Sloane,” a political thriller about a ruthless Washington lobbyist who takes on the most ruthless opponent of her career, Friday, July 14, 2 p.m. Baldwin Public Library, 2385 Grand Ave., Baldwin. 223-6228.

Summer Screening

See the cult classic, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Saturday, July 15 10:30 p.m. Eisenhower Park, Lakeside Theatre, East Meadow. 572-0200 or concertline, 572-0223.

Film Time

See “The Queen of Katwe,” the biopic about a young girl from Uganda who trains to become a world chess champion, Wednesday, July 19, 1:30 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Movie Showing

Watch “Fences,” the acclaimed film adaptation of August Wilson’s drama about a working-class African-American father raising his family in the 1950s, Thursday, July 20, 2 p.m. Franklin Square Public Library, 19 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. 488-3444.