The Week Ahead

Sept. 12 - Sept. 18


Playdoh fun

At the Elmont Public Library, in the craft room, on Tuesday Sept. 10, children 18 months through pre-k, with an adult, will play with playdoh and see what they can create. No registration required. Contact: Children’s Department at (516) 354-5280

Gala Annual Music Party

The acclaimed American Chamber Ensemble kicks off their fall season with their annual gala concert at Hofstra University’s Joan and Donald Axinn Library, on Sunday, Sept. 8, at 3 p.m. Guest soprano Karen Lehman DiMartino will join ACE Director, pianist Marilyn Lehman, along with pianist and founding Director Blanche Abram, and more.Info: (516) 586-3433 or

Always in a ‘New York State of Mind’

Jazzin’ it up

Planting Fields’ Coe Hall welcomes Hot Club of Flatbush, on Friday, Sept. 6, from 7 to 9 p.m. Inspired by the American hot jazz and Parisian acoustic jazz bands of the 1920s and 1940s, the ensemble draws from the spirit of several legendary artists. Guitarist Jayson Goodner, violinist Ben Swan and vocalist Gretchen Vitamvas will perform in the historic cloister garden. Info: (516) 922-8600 or