The week ahead

Aug. 10 - 17

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Celebrate Laura Neumeroff at the library

Children in kindergarten to second-grade can celebrate the works of Laura Neumeroff, the author of “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie,” on Aug. 13 at 2 p.m. at the Henry Waldinger Memorial Library. Children’s Librarian Ms. Kunz will highlight her contributions to children’s literature with games and activities. Registration is required, with preference given to Valley Stream card-holders. For more information, call (516) 825 – 6422 or email kidsroomvs@nassaulibrary.org.

TV production workshop for teens in Elmont

The Elmont Memorial Library will be hosting a series of classes to teach teenagers the basics of film production on Aug 15 – 17 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Teenagers will be able to use film equipment and props. Registration is required with preference given to Elmont Memorial Library cardholders. For more information, call (516) 354-5280 ext. 247 or email elmontteens@elmontlibrary.org.

Make edible sand castles in Elmont

The Elmont Memorial Library’s Baking Coach will teach guests how to make an edible sand castle on Aug. 16 at 12:30 p.m. The castles will be made from rice cereal treats garnished with cookie crumbs, sugar glaze and candy. Registration is required. For more information, call (516) 354 – 5280 ext. 1002.

Marvelous melodies

The Great White Way visits Eisenhower Park in Neil Berg’s “100 Years of Broadway,” Saturday, Aug. 12, at 7:30 p.m.. The popular nostalgia-filled musical revue, hosted by Neil Berg, on piano, showcases the best of Broadway, sung by the terrific talents who performed many of these hits on the stage. Info: (516) 572-0200 or 572-0355 after 6:30 p.m.

In search of bats

Old Westbury Gardens is going batty, Thursday, Aug. 17, at 7:15 p.m. Join Bat Biologist Maria Armour on a walk through the gardens to listen and look for bats, with a discussion of bat ecology and conservation. All ages are welcome. Info: (516) 333-0048 or www.oldwestburygardens.org.