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The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Malverne, West Hempstead

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Monday Matinee Movie

Join the Malverne Public Library for its first Monday Matinee Movie of 2020 on Jan. 6, from 2 to 3:45 p.m. The film, “The Mustang” shares the touching story of rehabilitation; in essence a journey of heartfelt connection and challenge. Starring Matthias Schoenaerts, Bruce Dern and Jason Mitchell. Rated R; English subtitles; 96 mins. Info: (516) 599-0750.

Our Lady of Lourdes thrift shop

Our Lady of Lourdes will hold its weekly thrift shop between Park Blvd. and Wright Ave. in Malverne on Wednesday, Jan. 8, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The shop is open each Wednesday, and the first and third Saturday of each month, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. Buy at bargain prices; clothes, household goods, jewelry, etc. Donations accepted. Info: (516) 599-1269.

Afternoon Book Club

Head down to the Malverne Public Library on Thursday, Jan. 9, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. for their monthly Afternoon Book Club. Expand your reading palate with books from various genres including popular fiction, literary fiction, biography, non-fiction, and the occasional classic. There’s space for more and it’s an opportunity to meet new people. Info: (516) 599-0750.

Happily ever after

Welcome the New Year with another Disney on Ice extravaganza. “Dream Big” shares the empowering tales of Disney’s most courageous leading ladies at NYCB Live’s Nassau Coliseum, opening Thursday, Jan. 9. Tinker Bell will guide everyone to a place where imaginations soar. Info: (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.disneyonice.com.

Seals along the shoreline

Check out some of the fascinating winter harbor seals that inhabit our waters on a guided walk along the Jones Beach shoreline, Saturday, Jan. 4, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Join a park naturalist for a short talk about seals and then bundle up to walk along the shoreline to see these amazing marine mammals. Info: (516) 780-3295 or bookwhen.com/jonesbeachnaturecenter.