July 13 - 20

The Week Ahead


Swim Team car wash at the pool

Get your car washed at the Hedrickson Park and Pool on July 15 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. to support the Valley Stream Swim Team. Cars can be washed for $5 and vans and SUVs can be washed for $10. The team also needs donations of clean rags, buckets and sponges.

Family coloring time at the library

The Henry Waldinger Memorial Library will be hosting a coloring time for children and their parents on July 17 from 11 a.m. to noon. Registration is requested. For more information, call (516) 825 – 6422 or email hwmlcontact@hotmail.com.

‘Sesame and Me’ show at Elmont

Children 2-years-old to pre-kindergarten can meet their favorite ‘Sesame Street’ characters at the Elmont Memorial Library on July 18 at 11 a.m. For more information, call (516) 354- 5280 or email childrenservices@elmontlibrary.org.

Stirring sounds with the Pierrot Consort

The acclaimed Pierrot Consort, LIU Post’s faculty ensemble-in-residence, opens LIU Post’s Chamber Music Festival, Friday, July 14. The ensemble, featuring Susan Deaver, flute; Dale Stuckenbruck, violin; Veronica Salas, viola; Maureen Hynes, cello and Heawon Kim, piano are joined by festival faculty member Nam-Sook Choei Lee, violinist. The dynamic program of French chamber music includes works by Debussy, Ravel, Castéréde and Faure, with appearances by the renowned Stanley Drucker, former principal clarinet of the New York Philharmonic, and Barbara Allen, principal harpist of American Ballet Theatre Orchestra. Info: (516) 299-3100.

Those fathoms below

Journey “under the sea” with Ariel and her aquatic friends when Plaza Theatrical Productions stages in Disney’s “The Little Mermaid Jr.,” on the Long Island Children’s Museum stage. Share in the beautiful young mermaid’s adventures in this fish fable that captured everyone’s heart, adapted from the classic Disney film, Saturday and Sunday, July 15-16. A meet and greet with the cast follows each performance. Info: (516) 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.