The Week Ahead

June 7 - 14



Children between the ages of 2 to 5 can sing and stomp along to their favorite songs like a dinosaur at the Elmont Memorial Library on June 8 at 11 a.m. No registration is required.

Waldinger Library book sale

The Henry Waldinger Memorial Library will be holding its semi-annual “Almost New” Book Sale on June 9 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Books are in almost pristine condition and marked down as much as 90 percent from the list price. Stop by the library to get a discount coupon for additional savings.

‘Celebrating Valley Stream through the arts’

Pop Culture expert Clive Young will present a lively multi-media program featuring Valley Streamers who have achieved success in the performing arts in Hollywood as actors, producers, comedians and musicians at the Henry Waldinger Memorial Library on June 12 at 6:30 p.m.

Exploring some ‘Tremendous Trees’

Kids can become “tree detectives” while exploring Planting Fields Aboretum’s vast collection of trees, on Sunday, June 10, 12 to 1:30 p.m. It’s an opportunity to learn about the important relationship that exists between trees and people and how to identify trees. Registration is required. Info: (516) 922-8668 or

All about that jazz

Get into the swing of things at Nassau County Museum of Art, on Sunday, June 10, 12:30 to 2 p.m. and 3 to 4:30 p.m. Joe Dubs and the Jazz Connection offer up a live soundtrack to the current exhibit “Anything Goes: The Jazz Age.” They’ll perform a varied selection of tunes, from the classics of Cole Porter and George Gershwin to the hottest composers of later decades, Also, this is a great time of year to explore the sculpture park, which features over 30 works. Info: (516) 484-9338 or