The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Malverne, West Hempstead


Defensive driving for everyone

Sharpen up your safe driving skills at the Lakeview Public Library on Saturday, Dec. 8, from 9:30 to 3:30 p.m. The cost of this class is $45, payable at registration. Payment should be made out to Baron Reginald and Associates Safety Speaking LLC. Reginald will also accept payment on the day of the class. Prior registration is requested. Info: (516) 536-3071.

Yoga at the library

Enjoy an hour of flexibility at Lakeview Public Library, Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 6 to 7 p.m. Join Dana Tomlin for an energetic Vinyasa flow yoga class where you’ll promote flexibility, strength and positivity. You may bring your own yoga mat or one will be provided for you. Please register at least three days prior to the program. Out-of-district patrons will be charged a $5 fee per class payable at the circulation desk before each class. Info: (516) 536-3071.

Glass pebble magnets

Join the Malverne Public Library to make glass pebble magnets on Monday, Jan. 14, from 4 to 4:45 p.m. Children will create glass pebble magnets with the use of glass pebbles and scrapbook patterns. You can also add glitter for some sparkle. Kids, tweens and teens all welcome. Info: (516) 599-0750 ext. 303 or

Old school for a new generation

The Doo Wop Project begins at the beginning, tracing the evolution of doo wop from the classic sound of five guys singing tight harmonies on a street corner to the biggest hits on the radio today. Catch their vibe on Sunday, Jan. 13, at 7 p.m., at The Paramount. Info: (800) 745-3000 or or

Tales of The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Eric Carle’s beloved stories are retold with fanciful puppetry, on Saturday, Jan. 12, at 2 p.m., at Tilles Center. The acclaimed Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia recreates Carle’s characters with music and narration to tell three of his tales in “The Very Hungry Caterpillar and other Eric Carle Favorites.” Info: (800) 745-3000 or or