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Huntington YMCA hosts its annual Memorial Day Weekend Carnival from May 24 to 27.
Ongoing

Flip Circus at Whitman Shops

Flip Circus heads to the Walt Whitman Shops, 160 Walt Whitman Road, Huntington Station from May 17 to May 29. Experience the magical moments under red and white big top with trapeze artists, acrobats, jugglers and more! Showtimes are Monday to Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. For tickets visit www.flipcircus.com.

Smith Haven Mall Carnival

The Wonderland Midway Carnival has set up shop at the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove through May 27 with rides, games, prizes and food. Hours are May 23 and 24 from 5 to 10 p.m., May 25 and 26 from 2 to 10 p.m. and May 27 from 5 to 10 p.m. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. $40 unlimited ride wristbands. 631-724-1433

Thursday May 23

Native American Drumming

All Souls Parish House, 10 Mill Pond Road Stony Brook will host a Native American Drumming Meditation from 7 to 8:45 p.m. Led by elder drummer, Ric Statler, drumming meditation seeks to integrate the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual parts of the human self, creating a state of well-being. 631-655-7798

Goat & Alpaca Yoga

The Smithtown Historical Society, 239 E. Main St. Smithtown presents two Goat & Alpaca Yoga workshops tonight (5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and 6:45 to 7:45 p.m.) with Steppin’ Out Ponies and Petting Zoo. Tickets are $35 at www.eventbrite.com. 631-265-6768

Hangoutology at The Jazz Loft

It’s ‘Hangoutology and Mixology’ as the Jazz Loft, 275 Christian Ave., Stony Brook explores the science of sound and cocktails at the Loft’s Coal Bin speakeasy at 7 p.m. Jazz lovers can enjoy some crafty cocktails and vintage music from the 1930’s to 1960’s. Jazz Loft Founder Tom Manuel will be spinning rare unreleased, master acetates and shaking up some extraordinary libations. For ages 21 and older. Tickets are $100 and may be purchased at www.thejazzloft.org. 631-751-1895.

Friday May 24

What’s in the News?

Comsewogue Public Library, 170 Terryville Road, Port Jefferson Station invites the community to a What’s in the News? program from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Join a group discussion led by a moderator on current events from today’s headlines. Open to all. Call 631-928-1212 or visit www.cplib.org to register.

Huntington YMCA Carnival

Huntington YMCA, 60 Main St., Huntington hosts its annual Memorial Day Weekend Carnival today from 6 to 10 p.m., May 25 and May 26 from 1 to 10 p.m., and May 27 from 1 to 6 p.m. Featuring carnvial rides, food, a magic show,  concert by Totally Taylor Swift, games and more. Proceeds benefit the YMCA Scholarship Fund for camp and program support. Free admission. For ticket ride bracelets, visit ymcali.org/carnival.

Owl Prowl Friday

Sweetbriar Nature Center, 62 Eckernkamp Drive, Smithtown hosts an Owl Prowl on from 7:45 to 9:45 p.m. Meet and learn about some of the Center’s resident owls and then embark on a walk into the darkness to enjoy the night and call some owls. Meet behind the main house and check in. Wear bug spray and bring a flashlight. Open to families with children ages 5 and up. $15 per person, Advance reservations required by visiting www.sweetbriarnc.org.

Friday Night Face Off

Long Island’s longest running improv comedy show heads to the Smithtown Performing Arts Center, 2 East Main St., Smithtown tonight at 8 p.m. Join them for a “Who’s Line Is It Anyway?” style improv competition between the performers. Tickets are $28. To order, visit www.smithtownpac.org.

Saturday May 25

Huntington YMCA Carnival

See May 24 listing.

Spring Plant Sale

The Shoreham-Wading River Garden Club will hold their annual Spring Plant Sale at 35 Sound Rd. Wading River from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Held rain or shine, the selection will include member-grown ferns and other perennials and annuals. Proceeds will go towards the club’s annual high school scholarships. Questions? Call 631-987-3733.

Spring Yard Sale

Yaphank Historical Society will hold their annual multi-vendor Spring Yard Sale on the grounds of the Robert & Isabella Hawkins House at 4 Yaphank Avenue, Yaphank, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be a large variety of crafts, collectibles, and household items. Rain date is May 26. 631-924-4803

Drill Day at the TVHS – Just added!

The Redcoats are coming! Three Village Historical Society, 93 North Country Road, Setauket will host a Drill Day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The community is invited to watch the 23rd Regiment of Foot Royal Welch Fusiliers of America practice their military drills. The company will be talking to guests, answering questions and pose for photos. Perfect for the history lovers in your family. Free. 631-751-3730

Save A Pet Adoption Event

The Reboli Center for Art and History, 64 Main St., Stony Brook hosts a pet adoption event for Save A Pet from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Grab your beach chairs and join in the fun with exciting raffles, kids crafts, live music by Diamond Dan and the 12-6 Band, refreshments and adoptable dogs. Call 631-751-7707. See more on page B6.

Spring Farm Festival

Join the Smithtown Historical Society, 239 East Main St., Smithtown for a Spring Farm Festival from noon to 4 p.m. Come celebrate spring and all the farm has to offer with kids crafts, pony rides, petting zoo, live music, traditional craft demonstrations, historic house tour, food and craft vendors. Rain date is May 26. Fee is $7 per person (kids under 3 free) at www.eventbrite.com or at the gate. 631-265-6768

Farmers & Artisans Marketplace

Farmingville Residents Association will host Farmers, Artisans and Friends Marketplace at Triangle Park, corner of Horseblock Road and Woodycrest Drive, Farmingville from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring over 45 vendors selling local produce, handmade items, antiques & collectibles, flea market treasures and live music. 631-260-7411

Spring Fling Comedy Night

In partnership with Governor’s Comedy Clubs, Smithtown Performing Arts Center, 2 E. Main St., Smithtown will present a Spring Fling Comedy Night at 8 p.m. Comedic line-up includes Tom Kelly, Felicia Gilespie, Debbie D’Amore and Mickey Farrow. Tickets are $40 per person. To order, visit www.smithtownpac.org.

Sunday May 26

Huntington YMCA Carnival

See May 24 listing.

Spring Car Show & Swap Meet

Catholic Health Ampitheater at Bald Hill, 1 Ski Run Lane, Farmingville hosts a Spring Car Show & Swap Meet with classic and collectible cars, unique custom vehicles, street rods, antiques, exotics, muscle cars, imports, vendors and cars for sale from 8 am. to 4 p.m. Admission is $10, free for ages 12 and under. www.longislandcars.com

Caumsett Hike

Join the staff at Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve, 25 Lloyd Harbor Road, Lloyd Harbor for a 6-mile hike through the Eastern section of the park from 9:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Adults only. $4 per person,  $8 parking fee. Advance reservations required by calling 631-423-1770.

CSHL Walking Tour

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, 1 Bungtown Road, Cold Spring Harbor will host a guided walking tour of the campus from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Learn about the historic and modern architecture, the Nobel legacy, and the advanced cancer, neuroscience, and plant research taking place at the lab. Fee is $7.18 per person. To register, visit www.cshl.edu. 516-367-8844

Mosaic Street Painting Festival

East End Arts presents its annual Mosaic Street Painting Festival in downtown Riverhead along Main Street and along the Peconic River with street painting, artisan and craft fair, live music, theater, drumming, dance and food trucks from noon to 5 p.m. Rain date is May 27. 631-369-2171

Ronkonkoma Street Fair

Ronkonkoma Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Memorial Day Street Fair along Hawkins Avenue in Lake Ronkonkoma from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Featuring over 200 vendors with live entertainment, merchandise, food, children’s rides, arts and crafts. 631-963-2796

Kent Animal Shelter Fundraiser

Port Jeff Brewing Company , 22 Mill Creek Road, Port Jefferson will hold a Memorial Day Mutt Mixer, a benefit for Kent Animal Shelter, at 1 p.m. with pet trick contests, demonstrations, raffles, giveaways and more. 631-331-2959

Glenn Strange in concert

The Long Island Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame, 97 Main St., Stony Brook  presents a concert by Glenn Strange from 3 to 4 p.m. The event is free with general admission ticket purchase. For more information, call 631-689-5888 or visit www.limusichalloffame.org. 

Monday May 27

MEMORIAL DAY EVENTS ARE LISTED SEPARATELY.

Huntington YMCA Carnival

See May 24 listing.

Tuesday May 28

NSJC Social Club event

North Shore Jewish Center Social Club, 385 Old Town Road, Port Jefferson Station invites the community to a special concert featuring FiZ, a guitarist and singer of pop, soul and jazz with a warm and mellowing sound, in the Social Hall at 11 a.m. Bagels, cream cheese and coffee will be served. $5 per person, $4 members. 631-928-3737

Wednesday May 29

Town Clerk Mobile Office

Comsewogue Public Library, 170 Terryville Road, Port Jefferson Station hosts a Brookhaven Town Clark Mobile Office from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Town Clerk Kevin J. LaValle will visit to connect with Brookhaven residents, answer questions, and communicate important information including: disabled parking passes, marriage licenses/marriage officiants, birth certificates, death certificates, and dog licenses. No registration required. 631-928-1212

The Setalcott Story

The Ward Melville High School’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitee presents A Walk Through the History of the Setalcott Nation at the Setauket Neighborhood House, 95 Main St., Setauket today and May 30 from noon to 7 p.m. with photographs, letters, recipes, garments. Enjoy an educational discussion with Helen Sells of the Setalcott Nation at 1 p.m. and again at 6 p.m. Free admission. 631-751-6208

Thursday May 30

The Setalcott Story

See May 29 listing.

An Evening of Jazz

The Jazz Loft, 275 Christian Ave., Stony Brook presents the Interplay Jazz Orchestra in concert at 7 p.m. The 17 piece big band will be co-directed by Joe Devassy on trombone and Gary Henderson on trumpet. Ticket are $30 adults, $25 seniors, $20 students, $15 children, under age 5 free. To order, visit www.thejazzloft.org. 631-751-1895

St. Jude’s Benefit Concert

Join Theatre Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson for a benefit concert for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital featuring The Other Irish Tenors and Guests on Thursday, May 30 at 7 p.m. Followed by an after party with beer, wine and hors d’oeuvres. Tickets are $80 per person. Call 631-928-9100 to reserve your seat.

Theater 

‘Antigone’

Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport kicks off the 35th annual Shakespeare in the Courtyard Festival with Antigone by Sophocles from May 3 to June 2. One of the finest examples of Greek Tragedy, Antigone follows the events of the Oedipus legend, wherein the title character displays great strength as she disobeys King Creon in an attempt to bury her brother in consecrated ground. Presented by the Carriage House Players, the show will take place in the mansion’s Spanish Revival Courtyard on Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 adults, $15 seniors and children. To order, visit www.vanderbiltmuseum.org.

‘Jersey Boys’

Extended! John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St. Northport presents Jersey Boys, the story of Franki Valli & The Four Seasons, from March 14 to June 30. They were just 4 guys from Jersey until they sang their very first note–a sound the radio just couldn’t get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage was a different story ­— a story that has made them a sensation all over again. Winner of the 2006 Tony© Award for “Best Musical,” Jersey Boys features the top ten hits “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Walk Like A Man,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,” and “December, 1963 (Oh What A Night).” To order tickets, call 631-261-2900 or visit www.engemantheater.com. 

‘The Producers’

Theatre Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson presents Mel Brooks’ The Producers from May 18 to June 22. With something to offend everyone, the hilarious show-biz hit follows the antics of a pair of scheming Broadway producers with a plan to put on the biggest flop of all time. Featuring “If You’ve Got It, Flaunt It,” That Face,” “Keep It Gay,” and the outrageous “Springtime for Hitler,” The Producers is a side-splitting musical bliss. Contains adult humor and situations. Tickets are $40 adults, $32 seniors and students, $25 children ages 5 to 12. To order, call 631-928-9100 or visit www.theatrethree.com. See review on page B5.

‘The Addams Family’

John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport presents The Addams Family School Edition on June 3 and June 4 at 8 p.m.  Performed entirely by students of the John W. Engeman Studio. Tickets are $25 per person. To order, call 631-261-2900 or visit www.engemantheater.com.

‘Romeo and Juliet’

Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport continues its 35th annual Shakespeare in the Courtyard Festival with Romeo and Juliet from June 7 to July 5 (No performance June 19 & 21).Shakespeare’s timeless tragedy of star crossed lovers follows two families locked in an ancient rivalry. When two children from opposing sides fall in love, they challenge the imposed norms of the time and set both families on a path to ruin. Presented by the Carriage House Players, the show will take place in the mansion’s Spanish Revival Courtyard on Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 adults, $15 seniors and children. To order, visit www.vanderbiltmuseum.org.

‘Newsies’

Stop the presses! This Disney film turned Tony-winning Broadway hit Newsies heads to the Smithtown Performing Arts Center, 2 E. Main St., Smithtown from July 13 to Aug. 18. Set in turn-of-the century New York City, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenaged “newsies.” When titans of publishing raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack rallies newsies from across the city to strike against the unfair conditions and fight for what’s right! Tickets are $35 adults, $32 seniors, $25 students. To order, visit www.smithtownpac.org.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY BOB DYLAN! The Kennedys will join Bob Dylan's 83rd Birthday Celebration at the Long Island Museum on May 19. Photo by Suzy Allman
Ongoing

Flip Circus at Whitman Shops

Flip Circus heads to the Walt Whitman Shops, 160 Walt Whitman Road, Huntington Station from May 17 to May 29. Experience the magical moments under red and white big top with trapeze artists, acrobats, jugglers and more! Showtimes are Monday to Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. For tickets visit www.flipcircus.com.

Bald Hill Fair

Dreamland Amusements brings the Bald Hill Fair to the Catholic Health Amphitheater, 1 Ski Run Lane, Farmingville from May 9 to 19 with whimsical kiddie rides, state-of-the-art thrill rides, entertaining midway games, and carnival eats. Grucci fireworks on May 18. Hours are Mondays to Thursdays from 5 to 10 p.m., Fridays from 5 to 11 p.m., Saturdays from noon to 11 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 10 p.m. For tickets, visit www.baldhillfair.com.

Thursday May 16

Museum Day at the MCPL

Middle Country Public Library, 101 Eastwood Blvd., Centereach will hold its annual Museum Day celebration at the Museum Corner from  4 to 7 p.m. Representatives from 30 local museums, historical societies, science and nature centers will be on hand to share information regarding their collections, programs and exhibits. Free. 631-585-9393

Healing Haven fundraiser

Revival By Toast, 242 East Main St., Port Jefferson hosts a Spring Into Health for Your Dog Celebration with Dr. Lynda Loudon from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Dr. Loudon will be speaking on the top 5 ways to increase your dog’s longevity and meet local canine business owners and professionals. Tickets are $28.52 per person and includes dinner, drinks and raffle tickets. All proceeds support the mission of Healing Haven Animal Foundation. For tickets visit www.eventbrite.com or call 202-422-6782.

Friday May 17

Older Americans Month Dance

Town of Brookhaven hosts its annual Older Americans Month dance at the Rose Caracappa Senior Center, 739 Route 25A, Mt. Sinai from 1 to 3 p.m. with music by DJ Louis DelPrete. Cake will be served. This event is open to Town of Brookhaven residents ages 60 and older. To reserve a seat, call 631-451-5312. 

Living History Lecture

Celebrate St. James continues its Living History Lecture series with Around St. James the Ghosts are Talking! at the St. James Community Cultural Art Center, 176 Second St., St. James at 7 p.m. Unlock the mysteries of St. James as Joe Giaquinto, a seasoned paranormal investigator, invites you to hear the whispers of the past. Enjoy an evening filled with spine-chilling tales and ghostly encounters. Dive deep into Long Island’s haunted history and gain insight into the lives of its spectral inhabitants. Tickets are $25, $20 members at www.celebratestjames.org. 631-984-0201

Greek Heritage Night

Leo P. Ostebo Kings Park Heritage Museum, RJO Middle School, 101 Church St., Kings Park presents a Greek Heritage Night at 7 p.m. Featuring traditional dancers and song, live Greek choirs and bands and traditional foods and customs. Free admission. 631-269-3305

Art Reception at the Reboli Center

The Reboli Center for Art & History, 64 Main St., Stony Brook will host an art reception for its Setauket Artists Exhibition form 6 to 8 p.m. With over 30 participating artists, this vibrant show filled with local scenes and beyond will inspire visitors of all ages. 631-751-7707

An Evening of Jazz

Jazz vocalist Jamile Steevie Ayres with the Miki Yamanaka Trio will perform in concert at The Jazz Loft, 275 Christian Ave., Stony Brook at 7 p.m. Originally from Brazil, Jamile is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after vocalists in the New York scene, captivating audiences with her unique phrasing and heartfelt tone influenced by the vocal jazz tradition, united with her unique Brazilian roots. Tickets are $30 adults, $25 seniors, $20 students, $15 children, under age 5 free. To order, visit www.thejazzloft.org.

Friday Night Face Off

Long Island’s longest running improv comedy show heads to the Smithtown Performing Arts Center, 2 East Main St., Smithtown tonight and May 24 at 8 p.m. Join them for a “Who’s Line Is It Anyway?” style improv competition between the performers. Tickets are $28. To order, visit www.smithtownpac.org.

Saturday May 18

Outdoor Thrift Garage Sale

Sweetbriar Nature Center, 62 Eckernkamp Drive, Smithtown will hold an Outdoor Thrift Garage Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the parking lot. Shop for household items and fun treasures. Proceeds will benefit the wildlife center. For questions or to donate items, call 631-901-5911.

Friends of the Greenway Cleanup

In conjunction with the Town of Brookhaven’s 2024 Great Brookhaven Cleanup, join the Friends of the Greenway for a trail cleanup removing litter, tree limbs and debris at the Port Jefferson Station Trailhead off Route 112 at 9 a.m.  

TVHS Yard & Antique Sale

Time to shop! The Three Village Historical Society, 93 North Country Road Setauket will host its  annual Community Wide Yard & Antiques Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. packed full of hidden treasures for the seasoned weekend shopper. 631-751-3730

CSHL Walking Tour

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, 1 Bungtown Road, Cold Spring Harbor will host a guided walking tour of the campus from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Learn about the historic and modern architecture, the Nobel legacy, and the advanced cancer, neuroscience, and plant research taking place at the lab. Fee is $7.18 per person. To register, visit www.cshl.edu. 516-367-8844.

Rotary Family Fun Day of Service

Three Village Rotary invites the community to take part in its first annual Family Fun Day of Service with a cleanup of Sand Street Beach and the Rotary Memorial Garden along with kids crafts and a scavenger hunt at the Stony Brook Village docks from 10 a.m. to noon. Coffee and bagels will be served and all attendees under the age of 12 receive a free ice cream coupon courtesy of Sweet Mama’s at the Stony Brook Village Center. Questions? Call 631-988-9564

Fleece & Fiber Festival

Hallockville Museum Farm, 6038 Sound Ave., Riverhead presents its annual Fleece & Fiber Festival from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. featuring  fiber artisans sharing handmade and authentic works for sale, shearing demonstrations, four-legged guests, and special fiber-focused tours of the Hallock Homestead. Rain date is May 19. Admission is $10. www.hallockville.org

Paint & Sip Fundraiser

Good Shepherd Hall at Abiding Presence Lutheran Church, 4 Trescott Path, Northport will hold a Paint & Sip fundraiser to support the Northport Pride Fest from 7 to 9 p.m. $45 includes wine/beer (2 servings), soft drinks, canvas, paint supplies and snacks. For ages 21 and over. To register, visit www.abidingpresencechurch.org.

LISCA Concert

St. James R.C. Church, 429 Route 25A, Setauket will host a concert by the Long Island Symphonic Choral Association at 8 p.m. Titled An Evening of French & American Music, the program will feature works by Poulenc, Debussy, Lauridsen, Whitacre, Tallis, Barber, various spirituals and a performance by the group’s scholarship winner. A reception with refreshments will follow. Tickets are $25 adults, $20 seniors, students free, $10 livestream available at the door or at www.lisca.org.

Sunday May 19

Northwell Health Walk

Join Mather Hospital, 75 North Country Road, Port Jefferson for the annual Northwell Health Walk at Port Jefferson to support the Fortunato Breast Health Center. Presented by Bethpage Federal Credit Union, the Walk brings together family, friends and team members for a five-mile walk through the scenic villages of Port Jefferson and Belle Terre. The day includes music, raffles, photo props, a walker warm up session, and a Pink Your Pooch contest for the best “pinked” pup! Registration opens at 8 a.m and the Walk steps-off at 10 a.m. For more information or to register in advance, visit www.northwellhealthwalk.com.

Rocky Point Farmers Market opens

Rocky Point Farmers and Artisans Market at Old Depot Park, 115 Prince Road, Rocky Point kicks off its season today from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will be held every Sunday through Nov. 10. Shop for local produce, baked goods, jewelry, soap, candles, lotions, organic wine and more. 631-729-0699

Rocky Point Day

The Rocky Point School District invites the community to its first annual Rocky Point Day at the High School track, 82 Rocky Point Yaphank Road, Rocky Point from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Take part in a variety of activities that include vendor and craft booths, food trucks and food vendors, school clubs, fun with art booths, music performances from school groups, local community groups, IM(P)ACT awards, youth sports and more. Take part in a 5K run or just support the runners. Free admission and free parking at both the High School and Middle School parking lots. Any questions call 631-744-1600.

Waterfront Festival

Set sail for fun as the Greater Huntington Boating Council presents the 9th annual Waterfront Festival at Mill Dam Park, 19 Mill Dam Road, Huntington from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring Peruse a vast array of booths showcasing the talents of local artisans. Find one-of-a-kind pieces from professional artists, photographers, and crafters, handmade jewelry, clothing, antiques, and gift items and vendors offering recreational equipment, boats, and a variety of boating supplies. Free admission. www.huntingtonsafeboatingweek.com.

Spring Auction

Join St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 800 Portion Road, Lake Ronkonkoma for its annual Spring Auction with doors opening at 12:30 p.m. and raffles called at 2 p.m. $10 admission includes 25 tickets, coffee and cake. 631-737-4388

LITMA Contradance

Smithtown Historical Society’s Frank Brush Barn, 211 E. Main St., Smithtown will host a LITMA Contradance at 2 p.m. with basic instruction at 1:45 p.m. Sunny Lawrence will be calling with the LITMA Contra Band. The event will also be a fundraiser for Twin Oaks Horse Sanctuary with many raffle prizes and all the proceeds will go to support the horses. $15 adults, $10 members, $7.50 students, children under 16 free with paid adult. 631-369-7854

Gene Casey in concert

The Long Island Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame, 97 Main St., Stony Brook  presents a concert by Gene Casey from 3 to 4 p.m. The event is free with general admission ticket purchase. For more information, call 631-689-5888 or visit www.limusichalloffame.org. 

Sunday Street Concert

Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A, Stony Brook presents a Sunday Street concert, Bob Dylan’s 83rd Birthday Celebration, in the Carriage Museum’s Gillespie Room at 7 p.m. The celebration will focus on one of  Dylan’s greatest albums, Blood on the Tracks, and will feature The Kennedys, Rod MacDonald, Russ Seeger, Steve Kaplan, Tom Ryan and Mark Mancini with special guest Mary Lee Kortes. Advance tickets are $35 at www.sundaystreet.org, $40 at the door (cash only).

Monday May 20

TVHS Family Lecture/Book Launch

Three Village Historical Society will host a family lecture and book launch of Spy Ring with local author Sarah Beth Durst at the Setauket Neighborhood House, 95 Main St., Setauket at 7 p.m. The book follows two modern-day kids who discover the truth about an American Revolutionary War-era female spy through a treasure-hunt adventure in their hometown of Setauket.  Books will be available for purchase at the event with a meet and greet and book signings with the author. Free, pre-registration encouraged by visiting www.tvhs.org. See more on page B20.

Tuesday May 21

NSJC Social Club event

North Shore Jewish Center Social Club, 385 Old Town Road, Port Jefferson Station invites the community to a special screening of Golden Age of Second Avenue, a documentary of the Yiddish Theater, in the Social Hall at 11 a.m. Come reminisce, sit back and enjoy! Bagels, cream cheese and coffee will be served. $5 per person, $4 members. 631-928-3737

Travel Club Meeting

Emma S. Clark Memorial Library, 120 Main St., Setauket will host a meeting by the Travel Club at 7 p.m. Helmut Norpoth will make a presentation titled “Key West: Southernmost Point of the Continental United States.” Free and open to all. [email protected]

Wednesday May 22

Cruise Night Car Show

The Shoppes at East Wind, 5720 Route 25A, Wading River hosts a Cruise Night Car Show every Wednesday through October from 5 to 9 p.m. Visit the Shoppes, enjoy a bite to eat and then check out the fine array of classic cars in the parking lot. 631-929-3500

Thursday May 23

Native American Drumming

All Souls Parish House, 10 Mill Pond Road Stony Brook will host a Native American Drumming Meditation from 7 to 8:45 p.m. Led by elder drummer, Ric Statler, drumming meditation seeks to integrate the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual parts of the human self, creating a state of well-being. 631-655-7798

Hangoutology at The Jazz Loft

It’s ‘Hangoutology and Mixology’ as the Jazz Loft, 275 Christian Ave., Stony Brook explores the science of sound and cocktails at the Loft’s Coal Bin speakeasy at 7 p.m. Jazz lovers can enjoy some crafty cocktails and vintage music from the 1930’s to 1960’s. Jazz Loft Founder Tom Manuel will be spinning rare unreleased, master acetates and shaking up some extraordinary libations. For ages 21 and older. Tickets are $100 and may be purchased at www.thejazzloft.org. 631-751-1895.

Film

‘Confessions of a Good Samaritan’’

Port Jefferson Documentary Series Spring line-up closes with a screening of Confessions of a Good Samaritan at Theatre Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson on May 20 at 7 p.m. Director Penny Lane’s decision to become a “good Samaritan” by giving one of her kidneys to a stranger turns into a funny and moving personal quest to understand the nature of altruism. Followed by a Q&A with Penny Lane. Tickets are $10 in advance at www.portjeffdocumentaryseries.com or at the door (cash only). 

‘Next Goal Wins’

Join Comsewogue Public Library, 170 Terryville Road, Port Jefferson Station for a viewing of Next Goal Wins, directed by Taika Waititi and starring Michael Fassbender and Elisabeth Moss, on May 23 at 2 p.m. Open to all. Call 631-928-1212 to reserve your seat.

Theater 

‘Antigone’

Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport kicks off the 35th annual Shakespeare in the Courtyard Festival with Antigone by Sophocles from May 3 to June 2. One of the finest examples of Greek Tragedy, Antigone follows the events of the Oedipus legend, wherein the title character displays great strength as she disobeys King Creon in an attempt to bury her brother in consecrated ground. Presented by the Carriage House Players, the show will take place in the mansion’s Spanish Revival Courtyard on Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 adults, $15 seniors and children. To order, visit www.vanderbiltmuseum.org.

‘Jersey Boys’

Extended! John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St. Northport presents Jersey Boys, the story of Franki Valli & The Four Seasons, from March 14 to June 16. They were just 4 guys from Jersey until they sang their very first note–a sound the radio just couldn’t get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage was a different story–a story that has made them a sensation all over again. Winner of the 2006 Tony© Award for “Best Musical,” Jersey Boys features the top ten hits “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Walk Like A Man,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,” and “December, 1963 (Oh What A Night).” To order tickets, call 631-261-2900 or visit www.engemantheater.com. 

‘The Producers’

Theatre Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson presents Mel Brooks’ The Producers from May 18 to June 22. With something to offend everyone, the hilarious show-biz hit follows the antics of a pair of scheming Broadway producers with a plan to put on the biggest flop of all time. Featuring “If You’ve Got It, Flaunt It,” That Face,” “Keep It Gay,” and the outrageous “Springtime for Hitler,” The Producers is a side-splitting musical bliss. Contains adult humor and situations. Tickets are $40 adults, $32 seniors and students, $25 children ages 5 to 12. To order, call 631-928-9100 or visit www.theatrethree.com.

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BIRDS-EYE VIEW The Bald Hill Fair in Farmingville (May 9 to 19) will feature ‘The Wheel,’ the largest Ferris wheel on Long Island at a towering 110 feet tall. Photo courtesy of Dreamland Amusements
Ongoing

Flip Circus at Smith Haven Mall

Flip Circus returns to the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove now through May 14.  Experience the magical moments under the red and white big top with trapeze artists, acrobats, jugglers and more! Showtimes are Monday to Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. For tickets visit www.flipcircus.com.

Bald Hill Fair

Dreamland Amusements brings the Bald Hill Fair to the Catholic Health Amphitheater, 1 Ski Run Lane, Farmingville from May 9 to 19 with whimsical kiddie rides, state-of-the-art thrill rides, entertaining midway games, and carnival eats. Fireworks by Grucci will be on May 11 and 18. Hours are Mondays to Thursdays from 5 to 10 p.m., Fridays from 5 to 11 p.m., Saturdays from noon to 11 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 10 p.m. For tickets in advance, visit www.baldhillfair.com.

Thursday May 9

Health & Wellness Fair

The Town of Brookhaven will host a Health and Wellness Fair at the Rose Caracappa Senior Center, 739 Route 25A, Mt. Sinai from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with free balance screenings, blood pressure screenings, food and nutrition education, cholesterol and glucose screenings and more with St. Charles Hospital. Free. For more information, call 631-451-5312.

Lunch & Learn

Huntington Historical Society continues its Lunch & Learn series with a special screening and discussion of I Now Take Up My Pen at the Conklin Barn, 2 High St., Huntington from noon to 2 p.m. Presented by the Port Jefferson Historical Society and  the Huntington Historical Society, the film tells the heart wrenching tale of two brothers from Huntington William and Jesse Platt, who served in different NYS Regiments from Long Island. Admission is $45 per person, $35 members and includes a wrap, salad, chips, dessert, and a beverage. To register, visit www.huntingtonhistoricalsociety.org.

Mother’s Day lecture

Join the Whaling Museum of Cold Spring Harbor for an online lecture titled Oh Baby! Motherhood at Sea at 7 p.m. ​Get ready for Mother’s Day with this “What to Expect When you’re Expecting” — maritime edition! Explore the undertold yet remarkable experiences of pregnancies, childbirth, and the early years of raising a child for the brave 19th century whaling wives who went to sea. Adults only. Free, suggested donation of $10. To register, visit www.cshwhalingmuseum.org.

Friday May 10

Garden Club Plant Sale

The Centerport Garden Club will hold a plant sale in front of Harborfields Public Library, 31 Broadway, Greenlawn form 9 to 11 a.m. Shop for well-tended plants donated by members from their own gardens. Rita Rover from the Long Island Chrysanthemum Society will be answering questions regarding exhibition mum growing and Anthony Marinello from Dropseed Native Plants will also be offering plants for sale.

A Taste of the Neighborhood

The Setauket Neighborhood House, 95 Main St., Setauket hosts its annual A Taste of the Neighborhood fundraiser from 7 to 10 p.m. Enjoy scrumptious food, beer and wine, music, raffle baskets and prizes. Tickets are $50 per person in advance, $60 at the door. Proceeds will be used for maintenance and beautification of the historic building. For further information, call 631-751-6208 or visit www.setauketneighborhoodhouse.com.

Game Night in St. James

Join Celebrate St. James for Game Night at the St. James Community Cultural Center, 176 Second St., St. James from 7 to 10 p.m.  Enjoy board games, card games and pizza. $10 donation. To register, visit www.celebratestjames.org.

Fractured Broadway 3 Concert

Friday and Saturday, May 10 & 11 @ 7:30 pm. Riverhead Faculty and Community Theatre presents Fractured Broadway at North Shore United Methodist Church, 260 Rte. 25A, Wading River tonight and May 11 at 7:30 p.m. Dan Grable accompanies RFCT singers on a fun romp through Broadway hits. Tickets are $20,  students $15. Reserve at 631-929-6075 or [email protected]

Grounds and Sounds Concert

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 380 Nicolls Road, E. Setauket hosts a Grounds and Sounds concert featuring Cole Fortier with doors opening at 7:30 p.m., open mic at 8 p.m. followed by featured artist. Tickets are $15 at www.groundsandsounds.org or at the door. 631-751-0297.

Northport Chorale Concert

Middleville Middle School, Middleville Road, Northport will present a concert by the Northport Chorale, “Spring of Dream,”  featuring the Northport Community Jazz Orchestra at 8 p.m. Ticket are $15 and can be purchased at the door. 631-261-1950.

Friday Night Face Off

Long Island’s longest running improv comedy show is coming to the Smithtown Performing Arts Center, 2 Main St., Smithtown tonight, May 17 and May 24 at 8 p.m. Join them for a “Who’s Line Is It Anyway?” style improv competition between the performers. Tickets are $26. To order, visit www.smithtownpac.org.

Saturday May 11

Fractured Broadway 3 Concert

See May 10 listing.

Spring Mother’s Day Market

St Thomas of Canterbury Episcopal Church, 29 Brooksite Drive, Smithtown invites the community to a Spring Mother’s Day Market from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring 70 local artisan vendors, food trucks, live music, face painting, a visit from Sweetbriar Nature Center, and an animal rescue adoption event. For more information, call 631-265-4520.

CSHL Walking Tour

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, 1 Bungtown Road, Cold Spring Harbor will host a guided walking tour of the campus from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Learn about the historic and modern architecture, the Nobel legacy, and the advanced cancer, neuroscience, and plant research taking place at the lab. Fee is $7.18 per person. To register, visit www.cshl.edu. 516-367-8844.

Northport Art and Craft Fair

Northport High School, 154 Laurel Hill Road, Northport presents its annual outdoor Spring Art and Craft Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring over 125 vendors to find that perfect gift for Mother’s Day. Free admission. Event will be moved indoors in the case of rain. 631-846-1459

Spring Wildflower Walk

Join the staff at Caleb Smith State Park Preserve, 581 W. Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown for a Spring Wildflower Walk from 10:30 a.m. to noon. See if you can identify these growing spring treasures with the help of a field guide. Adults only. $4 per person. To register, visit www.eventbrite.com. 631-265-1054

All Souls Poetry Reading

All Souls Church in Stony Brook will host a poetry reading via zoom from 11 a.m. to noon. The featured poet will be Nina Yavel. An open-reading will follow poet; all are welcome to read one of their own poems.  For more information, please call 631-655-7798.  Participants can access the program through the All Souls website https://www.allsouls-stonybrook.org/

An evening of comedy

The Comedy Club returns to Theatre Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson at 8 p.m. Treat mom to a night of laughs and non-stop fun with comedians Dan Barry, Rich Walker, Rob Falcone and a surprise guest. Tickets are $40. To order, call 631-928-9100 or visit www.theatrethree.com.

Sunday May 12

Mother’s Day at the LIM

In honor of Mother’s Day, the Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A, Stony Brook will offer free admission to mothers and grandmothers from noon to 5 p.m. Explore the different art exhibits and the state of the art carriage museum. 631-751-0066

Benner’s Farm Concert

Good Earth Soundstage at Benner’s Farm, 56 Gnarled Hollow Road, East Setauket welcomes Bob Westcott and Gerry McKeveny in concert from 3 to 5 p.m. $15 donation at the door. Bring seating. Proceeds will benefit the artists and Homestead Arts for this year’s Fiddle & Folk Festival. 631-689-8172

Monday May 13

Sound Beach Civic Meeting

Sound Beach Fire Department, 152 Sound Beach Blvd., Sound Beach hosts a meeting by the Sound Beach Civic Association at 7:30 p.m. All are welcome. For more information call 631-744-6952.

Tuesday May 14

NSJC Social Club Event

North Shore Jewish Center Social Club, 385 Old Town Road, Port Jefferson Station invites the community to a concert by Joe DiPiola at 11 a.m. Come dance to the live one-man band performing hits of
yesteryear. Bagels, cream cheese and coffee will be served. $5 per person, $4 members. 631-928-3737

Wednesday May 15

Cruise Night Car Show

The Shoppes at East Wind, 5720 Route 25A, Wading River hosts a Cruise Night Car Show every Wednesday through October from 5 to 9 p.m. Visit the Shoppes, enjoy a bite to eat and then check out the fine array of classic cars in the parking lot. 631-929-3500

Hard Luck Cafe Concert

Rod Abernethy and Abigall Dowd, both North Carolina-based singer-songwriters, share the bill during the monthly Hard Luck Café concert series co-presented by the Folk Music Society of Huntington and the Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington in the Cinema’s Sky Room from 7 to 10 p.m. An open mic precedes the concert. Tickets are $20 at www.cinemaartscentre.org or at the door.

Thursday May 16

Museum Day at the MCPL

Middle Country Public Library, 101 Eastwood Blvd., Centereach will hold its annual Museum Day celebration at the Museum Corner from  4 to 7 p.m. Representatives from 30 local museums, historical societies, science and nature centers will be on hand to share information regarding their collections, programs and exhibits. Free. 631-585-9393

Healing Haven Animal Foundation fundraiser

Revival By Toast, 242 East Main St., Port Jefferson hosts a Spring Into Health for Your Dog Celebration with Dr. Lynda Loudon from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Dr. Loudon will be speaking on the top 5 ways to increase your dog’s longevity and meet local canine business owners and professionals. Tickets are $28.52 per person and includes dinner, drinks and raffle tickets. All proceeds support the mission of Healing Haven Animal Foundation. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spring-into-health-for-your-dog-celebration-tickets-884306262837?aff=oddtdtcreator.  For more information, call 202-422-6782 or email: [email protected]

Film

‘We Are the Warriors’

Port Jefferson Documentary Series Spring line-up continues with a screening of We Are the Warriors at John F. Kennedy MIddle School, 200 Jayne Blvd., Port Jefferson Station on May 13 at 7 p.m. For nearly 70 years, students and alumni of Wells High School in Maine have called themselves the “Warriors.” The school’s mascot, variations of a stoic Native American head in profile with braids and feathered headband, has drawn both support and criticism in the past. However, during the 2017 fall athletic season, an incident shocks the town and reignites the debate. Followed by a Q&A with guest speakers Helen Sells and Robert Thompson, President and VP of the Setalcott Nation. Tickets are $10 in advance at www.portjeffdocumentaryseries.com or at the door (cash only). 

‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’

Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., presents a screening of Monty Python and the Holy Grail on May 15 at 7 p.m. A hysterical, historical tour-de-force from Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones, this cult classic comedy from the Monty Python team loosely follows the legend of King Arthur, along with his squire and his Knights of the Round Table as they embark on a fearless quest in search of the elusive Holy Grail. Introduction by Film Historian Glenn Andreiev. Tickets are $16, $10 members. www.cinemaartscentre.org

Theater 

‘Antigone’

Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport kicks off the 35th annual Shakespeare in the Courtyard Festival with Antigone by Sophocles from May 3 to 26. One of the finest examples of Greek Tragedy, Antigone follows the events of the Oedipus legend, wherein the title character displays great strength as she disobeys King Creon in an attempt to bury her brother in consecrated ground. Presented by the Carriage House Players, the show will take place in the mansion’s Spanish Revival Courtyard on Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 adults, $15 seniors and children. To order, visit www.vanderbiltmuseum.org.

‘Jersey Boys’

Extended! John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St. Northport presents Jersey Boys, the story of Franki Valli & The Four Seasons, from March 14 to June 16. They were just 4 guys from Jersey until they sang their very first note–a sound the radio just couldn’t get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage was a different story–a story that has made them a sensation all over again. Winner of the 2006 Tony© Award for “Best Musical,” Jersey Boys features the top ten hits “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Walk Like A Man,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,” and “December, 1963 (Oh What A Night).” To order tickets, call 631-261-2900 or visit www.engemantheater.com. 

‘The Producers’

Theatre Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson presents Mel Brooks’ The Producers from May 18 to June 22. With something to offend everyone, the hilarious show-biz hit follows the antics of a pair of scheming Broadway producers with a plan to put on the biggest flop of all time. Featuring “If You’ve Got It, Flaunt It,” That Face,” “Keep It Gay,” and the outrageous “Springtime for Hitler,” The Producers is a side-splitting musical bliss. Contains adult humor and situations. Tickets are $40 adults, $32 seniors and students, $25 children ages 5 to 12. To order, call 631-928-9100 or visit www.theatrethree.com. 

Vendors Wanted

Three Village Historical Society, 93 North Country Road Setauket is now accepting vendors for the 10th annual Three Village Farmers & Artisans Market which will be held from May 3 to Oct. 25 (May to August from 3 to 7 p.m., September to October from 3 to 6 p.m. Fee is $650 for full season (25 weeks), $450 half season (12 weeks), $50 pop up per week, food trucks $50 per week. For an application, visit www.tvhs.org

Three Village Historical Society, 93 North Country Road, Setauket seeks vendors for its annual Community Wide Yard Sale on May 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Each 10 x 10 space is up for grabs at $50, $35 members. Reserve your spot now at www.tvhs.org/yardsale. 631-751-3730

Long Island Game Farm, 489 Chapman Blvd., Manorville seeks food and flea market vendors for its Wild Treasures Market on June 9, July 14, Aug. 11, Sept. 8 and Oct. 13 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit www.wildlifesustainability.org/market for more information.

UNDER THE BIG TOP Flip Circus returns to the Smith Haven Mall parking lot from May 3 to 14. Photo courtesy of Flip Circus
Thursday May  2

Crafts & Cocktails

​Have you ever wondered how exactly a ship gets into a bottle? Join the Whaling Museum, 301 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor to uncork the secret behind this enduring folkcraft at its Crafts & Cocktails event from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Explore examples from the museum’s Kappel Ship in a Bottle Collection up close. Then, sip a Dark & Stormy cocktail as you create your very own ship model in a jar. For adults 21+. Fee is $30 per person, $20 members. To register, visit www.cshwhalingmuseum.org. 631-367-3418

Vanderbilt Lecture

Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport continues its lecture series at the Charles and Helen Reichert Planetarium Theater with Save the Sound: A lecture on ecology and advocacy at 7 p.m. Conservationists Bill Lucey and Louise Harrison will give a presentation on protecting and improving the land, air, and water of the Long Island Sound region. Tickets are $10 per person at www.vanderbiltmuseum.org.

SCCC Spring Concert

The Music Department of Suffolk County Community College, 533 College Road, Selden presents a Spring Concert featuring orchestra, guitar ensemble, the Suffolk Singers and College Choir at the Shea Theatre, Islip Arts Building, at 7 p.m. Free and open to all. No tickets required. 631-451-4163

Friday May 3

Three Village Farmers Market

The Three Village Farmers & Artisans Market kicks off its 10th season today on the grounds of the Three Village Historical Society, 93 North Country Road, Setauket from 3 to 7 p.m. Featuring over 40 vendors, food trucks, live music and more. The museum will be open for free self-guided and docent-led tours. For more information, call 631-751-3730 or visit www.tvhs.org.gm

Flip Circus at Smith Haven Mall

Flip Circus returns to the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove today through May 14.  Experience the magical moments under red and white big top with trapeze artists, acrobats, jugglers and more! Showtimes are Monday to Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 1 p.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. For tickets visit www.flipcircus.com.

SCCC Spring Concert

The Music Department of Suffolk County Community College, 533 College Road, Selden presents a Spring Concert featuring the Contemporary Music Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble and Symphonic Band at the Shea Theatre, Islip Arts Building, at 7 p.m. Free and open to all. No tickets required. 631-451-4163

Saturday April 4

Flip Circus at Smith Haven Mall

See May 3 listing.

Community Shred Day

Time for some spring cleaning! Emma Clark Library, 120 Main St., Setauket will hold a Community Shred Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A shredding truck from A Shred Away, Inc. will be in the library’s parking lot for on-site shredding of personal documents. There is a limit of 5 boxes or bags. Please no plastic, carbon paper, hanging files, red well folders, cardboard, newspapers, or magazines. Clips and staples are fine. 631-941-4080.

Tag and Bake Sale

Stony Brook Community Church, 216 Christian Ave., Stony Brook will hold a Tag and Bake Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Shop for homemade baked breads, cookies, cakes, plus household items, quilting supplies, garden items, electronics, furniture, books and much more. The historic church building and cemetery will be open for visitors during the sale. Rain date is May 5 from noon to 4 p.m. 631-751-0574

CHS Craft and Vendor Fair 

Comsewogue High School, 565 North Bicycle Path, Port Jefferson Station will host its 3rd annual Community Resource Craft and Vendor Fair with over 75 vendors from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Make yourself aware of what organizations have to offer you and get the assistance you need. Agencies can help with medical and dental care, housing support, mental health counseling, food support and more. Free admission. For more information, email [email protected].

Mother’s Day Workshop

Join the Atelier at Flowerfield, 2 Flowerfield, Suites 6 & 9, St. James for a Mother’s Day Workshop with artist Ross Barbera from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Craft a watercolor paper cuff bracelet for your mother while creating memories that will last a lifetime. Cost is $125 and includes all materials. To register, visit theatelieratflowerfield.org or call 631-250-9009.

Community Blood Drive

Responding to the critical National need for both blood donors and firefighter volunteers, The Long Island Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame (LIMEHOF), and the Ward Melville Heritage Organization (WMHO), will be hosting a blood drive, a Shed the Meds event, and  a volunteer firefighter recruitment information table at the LIMEHOF, 197 Main St., Stony Brook Village from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Questions? Call 631-751-2244.

Saturdays at Six Concert

All Souls Church, 61 Main Street, Stony Brook continues its Saturdays at Six series with a free concert by the Voyager Reed Quintet at 6 p.m. The ensemble’s mission is inspired by the golden records aboard NASA’s Voyager spacecraft. Their performances represent the intersection of a wide variety of music, particularly that of living composers, jazz and popular music, contemporary classical music, and older works made new to the reed quintet medium through transcriptions and arrangements. 631-655-7798

Sunday May 5

Flip Circus at Smith Haven Mall

See May 3 listing.

Port Jefferson Farmers Market

The Port Jefferson Farmers Market kicks off its spring/summer season at the Port Jefferson Village Center, 101 E. Broadway, Port Jefferson today from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and continues every Sunday through Nov. 17. For more information, call 631-802-2160.

Sheep and Shawl Festival

Huntington Historical Society hosts its annual Sheep to Shawl Festival at the Kissam property, 434 Park Ave., Huntington from noon to 4 p.m. Visitors can also enjoy historic crafting demonstrations and activities, traditional music, the Huntington Militia, and more! In addition, the Kissam House Museum will be open for tours, and visitors will be able to peruse the Antiques & Collectibles Shop on the property. Free admission. 631-427-7045

Northport Art Walk

Northport Arts Coaltion presents its annual Art Walk from 1 to 5 p.m. Pick up a map at the welcome center, then enjoy a free walking tour of “galleries for a day” throughout Northport Village. Visit artists displaying and selling their work in the charming stores while musicians fill the village with melody. Rain date is May 19. www.northportarts.org.

Karen Bella in concert

The Long Island Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame, 97 Main St., Stony Brook  presents a concert by Karen Bella accompanied by Teddy Kumpels from 3 to 4 p.m. The event is free with general admission ticket purchase. 631-689-5888, www.limusichalloffame.org. 

Northport Library Concert

Join Northport Public Library, 151 Laurel Ave., Northport for an afternoon concert with The Retirement Village People at 2 p.m. featuring hilarious song parodies of your favorite rock, pop, and show tunes from the 60s and 70s, featuring Stevie GB, Joe Gelish, Anita Starlite, and Les Degen. Call 631-261-6930 to register. 

Jazz Loft All Stars in Concert

St. John’s Episcopal Church, 12 Prospect St., Huntington will presents The Jazz Loft All- Stars in concert featuring Jazz Loft founder Tom Manuel on cornet; Mala Waldron on piano; Dan Pugach on drums; Mike Hall on bass, and Vanessa Trouble on vocals at 5 p.m. Tickets are $30. For more information call 631-427-1752.

Monday May 6

Flip Circus at Smith Haven Mall

See May 3 listing.

Tea with a Spot of History

Three Village Historical Society continues its Tea with a Spot of History program with Well Worn: History of Aprons at the the Old Field Lighthouse Keeper’s Cottage, 207 Old Field Place, Old Field at 1 p.m. Over 600 vintage aprons will be presented by Diane Schwindt of Stirring Up History. Join them for a tea party with scones and a spot of history and enjoy the Lighthouse grounds following the program. Tickets are $20, $15 members. To register, visit www.tvhs.org. 631-751-3730

Movie Trivia Night

Join the Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington for a Movie Trivia Night at 8 p.m. Try to answer 50 questions based all around film, actors and actresses, awards, and everything else associated with the world of film. Challenge like-minded film fans in a battle of wits for cash and other prizes. You can form teams, so bring some friends and work together. Feel free to come alone and play solo as well! Hosted by Dan French. Tickets are $11 per person, $7 members at www.cinemaartscentre.org.

Tuesday May 7

Flip Circus at Smith Haven Mall

See May 3 listing.

Farmingdale State College Plant Sale 

Farmingdale State College, 2350 Route 110, Farmingdale will hold its annual Plant Sale today through May 9 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Plant Sale will feature a wide selection of flowers, vegetables/herbs, perennials, houseplants, succulents, and tropical plants for the patio. Much of the plant material is grown on-campus by College staff and students, while the remainder is grown locally on Long Island. All proceeds from the Sale are used to support Horticulture students and the Robert F. Ench Teaching Gardens. Customers are encouraged to bring their own wagon for convenience.

Strictly Business Trade Show

Middle Country Public Library, 101 Eastwood Blvd., Centereach hosts a Strictly Business trade show from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to network, promote and build businesses in Brookhaven and the surrounding areas. This free event is a joint initiative of the Greater Middle Country Chamber of Commerce, the Miller Business Resource Center and the Brookhaven Chambers of Commerce Coalition. Join over 75 vendors, discover local products and services, connect with potential customers and network with community organizations. This event is open to the public. For more information, visit www.strictlybusinesstradeshow.com.

NSJC Social Club event

North Shore Jewish Center Social Club, 385 Old Town Road, Port Jefferson Station invites the community to meet Brookhaven Town Councilmember Jonathan Kornreich (District 1) in the Social Hall at 11 a.m. The Councilmember will update the community on current activities. Bagels, cream cheese and coffee will be served. $5 per person, $4 members. 631-928-3737

NYS Safe Boating Course

Comsewogue Public Library, 170 Terryville Road, Port Jefferson Station hosts a New York State Safe Boating Course tonight and May 8 from 5 to 9 p.m. Successful completion of this course earns a Boating Certificate required for boat operators and those 14+ operating a Jet Ski. Cost is $50 per person, this includes all materials and is payable in cash, check or Venmo. Students must be 10 years or older at the start of class. Register at www.cplib.org/SafeBoating.

Board  ‘Walk’  Your Way to Wellness

Health professionals from St. Catherine of Siena Hospital will be available at Sunken Meadow State Park’s boardwalk in Kings Park tonight, May 14, 21 and 28 from 5 to 7 p.m. to discuss heart health, healthy eating, weight management, breast health, stroke prevention, skin cancer and Lyme disease prevention tips. Free blood pressure screenings and free giveaways. To learn more, call 631-870-3444.

Comedy Night at the Engeman

John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport continues its Special Events series with Comedy Night at 7 p.m. Come have some laughs, enjoy some cocktails and listen to some very funny comedians! Tickets are $45. To order, call 631-261-2900 or visit www.engemantheater.com.

Wednesday May 8

Flip Circus at Smith Haven Mall

See May 3 listing.

Farmingdale State College Plant Sale 

See May 7 listing.

NYS Safe Boating Course

See May 7 listing.

SBU Plant Sale Fundraiser

Stony Brook Heights Rooftop Farm at Stony Brook Hospital, 101 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook will hold their annual plant sale outside the hospital cafeteria, Level 5, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shop for non-GMO, organically grown vegetable seedlings including tomatoes, peppers, zucchini, cucumbers, basil, cilantro, parsley and more. $3 each or 2 for $5 (cash only). Questions? Email [email protected].

Cruise Night Car Show

The Shoppes at East Wind, 5720 Route 25A, Wading River hosts a Cruise Night Car Show every Wednesday through October from 5 to 9 p.m. Visit the Shoppes, enjoy a bite to eat and then check out the fine array of classic cars in the parking lot. 631-929-3500

Caregiver Conference 

Cona Elder Law hosts the 6th annual Caregiver Conference at the Hilton Long Island/Huntington Hilton, 598 Broadhollow Road, Melville from 5 to 8:30 p.m.  A free event for caregivers, more than 25 elder care industry sponsors and exhibitors will gather to discuss social senior living options and explore key differences between assisted living, independent living, continuing care retirement communities, allowing different options for family and financial support. Food and beverages will be served. For more information, visit www.conaelderlaw.com.

Opioid Overdose Prevention 

Northport Public Library, 151 Laurel Ave., Northport hosts an Opioid Overdose Prevention Training class at 7 p.m. CN Guidance and Counseling Services will conduct training for all interested adults on how to recognize the signs of an opioid overdose and administer Naloxone as well as receive a Naloxone kit. To register, call 631-261-6930.

Thursday May 9

Flip Circus at Smith Haven Mall

See May 3 listing.

Farmingdale State College Plant Sale 

See May 7 listing.

Successfully Aging in Place

Comsewogue Public Library, 170 Terryville Road, Port Jefferson Station hosts a special program, Successfully Aging in Place, from 10 to 11 a.m. Get tips to proactively prepare to stay safe, healthy and happy in your own home into your golden years with Parker Jewish Institute. Open to all. Call 631-928-1212 or visit www.cplib.org to register.

Health & Wellness Fair

The Town of Brookhaven will host a Health and Wellness Fair at the Rose Caracappa Senior Center, 739 Route 25A, Mt. Sinai from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with free balance screenings, blood pressure screenings, food and nutrition education, cholesterol and glucose screenings and more. Free. For more information, call 631-451-5312.

Lunch & Learn

Huntington Historical Society continues its Lunch & Learn series with a special screening and discussion of I Now Take Up My Pen at the Conklin Barn, 2 High St., Huntington from noon to 2 p.m. Presented by the Port Jefferson Historical Society and  the Huntington Historical Society with Laura Warren and Toby Kissam, this short film tells the heart wrenching tale of two brothers from Huntington William and Jesse Platt, who served in different NYS Regiments from Long Island. Admission is $45 per person, $35 members and includes a wrap, salad, chips, dessert, and a beverage. To register, visit www.huntingtonhistoricalsociety.org.

Mother’s Day lecture

Join the Whaling Museum of Cold Spring Harbor for an online lecture titled Oh Baby! Motherhood at Sea at 7 p.m. ​Get ready for Mother’s Day with this “What to Expect When you’re Expecting” — maritime edition! Explore the undertold yet remarkable experiences of pregnancies, childbirth, and the early years of raising a child for the brave 19th century whaling wives who went to sea and comb through women’s diaries, letters, photos, advertisements, and ship logbooks to trace and illuminate what mothering truly entailed on the high seas. Adults only. Free, suggested donation of $10 gratefully accepted. To register, visit www.cshwhalingmuseum.org.

Film

‘Priscilla’

Join Comsewogue Public Library, 170 Terryville Road, Port Jefferson Station for a viewing of Priscilla starring Cailee Spaeny, Jacob Elordi, and Dagmara Domińczyk on May 6 from 2 to 4 p.m. Open to all. Call 631-928-1212 to reserve your seat. 

Long Island Jewish Film Festival 

Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington hosts the 2nd annual Long Island Jewish Film Festival from May 3 to 7. The festival will feature films that include innovative documentaries, riveting dramas, and rarely seen pieces of film history, all curated by David Schwartz, Curator at Large at the Museum of the Moving Image, who will also host and lead audience discussions after many of the festival’s screenings. Tickets range from $16 to $18. For the full schedule, visit www.cinemaartscentre.org.

Catch a screening of ‘A Disturbance In the Force’ at JFK Middle School on May 6.

‘A Disturbance in the Force’

Port Jefferson Documentary Series Spring line-up continues with a screening of A Disturbance in the Force at John F. Kennedy MIddle School, 200 Jayne Blvd., Port Jefferson Station on May 6 at 7 p.m. A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away…In 1978 George Lucas was talked into cashing in on the Star Wars craze by producing a holiday variety TV special.  What could possibly go wrong? Answer: Everything. Followed by a Q&A with guest speaker Director Jeremy Coon. Tickets are $10 in advance at www.portjeffdocumentaryseries.com or at the door (cash only). 

Theater 

‘Antigone’

Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport kicks off the 35th annual Shakespeare in the Courtyard Festival with Antigone by Sophocles from May 3 to 26. One of the finest examples of Greek Tragedy, Antigone follows the events of the Oedipus legend, wherein the title character displays great strength as she disobeys King Creon in an attempt to bury her brother in consecrated ground. Presented by the Carriage House Players, the show will take place in the mansion’s Spanish Revival Courtyard on Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 adults, $15 seniors and children. To order, visit www.vanderbiltmuseum.org.

‘Jersey Boys’

Extended! John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St. Northport presents Jersey Boys, the story of Franki Valli & The Four Seasons, from March 14 to June 16. They were just 4 guys from Jersey until they sang their very first note–a sound the radio just couldn’t get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage was a different story–a story that has made them a sensation all over again. Winner of the 2006 Tony© Award for “Best Musical,” Jersey Boys features the top ten hits “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Walk Like A Man,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,” and “December, 1963 (Oh What A Night).” To order tickets, call 631-261-2900 or visit www.engemantheater.com. 

‘Murder on the Orient Express’

Theatre Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson continues its Mainstage season with Murder on the Orient Express, a thrilling mystery about the most infamous case of one of fiction’s most famous detectives, from April 6 to May 4. Murder and mayhem await renowned investigator Hercule Poirot as he boards a train filled with treachery and intrigue. Featuring a shadowy American, a train full of suspects, a notebook’s worth of alibis, and a singular Belgian sleuth whose mustache twitches at murder, all aboard the Orient Express! Tickets are $40 adults, $32 seniors and students, $25 children ages 5 to 12. To order, call 631-928-9100 or visit www.theatrethree.com. 

 ‘(mostly) TRUE THINGS’

The Performing Arts Studio, 224 E. Main St, Port Jefferson hosts a performance of (mostly) TRUE THINGS, a game wrapped in a storytelling show that features stories related to the themes in Star Wars on May 4 at 7 p.m. The star-studded case includes Lydia Franco-Hodges, Mindy Pfeiffer and Adam Grundfest. Tickets are $20 online at www.eventbrite.com or $25 at the door (cash only). 

‘The Producers’

Theatre Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson presents Mel Brooks’ The Producers from May 18 to June 22. With something to offend everyone, the hilarious show-biz hit follows the antics of a pair of scheming Broadway producers with a plan to put on the biggest flop of all time. Featuring “If You’ve Got It, Flaunt It,” That Face,” “Keep It Gay,” and the outrageous “Springtime for Hitler,” The Producers is a side-splitting musical bliss. Please Note: Contains adult humor and situations. Tickets are $40 adults, $32 seniors and students, $25 children ages 5 to 12. To order, call 631-928-9100 or visit www.theatrethree.com. 

Class Reunions

Port Jefferson High School Class of 1964 will hold its 60th reunion at the Meadow Club, 1147 Route 112, Port Jefferson Station on Oct. 17. For more information, email Mike Whelen at [email protected]

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CELTIC SPIRITS The Tannahill Weavers, from left, Malcolm Busby, Phil Smillie, Roy Gullane, and Iain MacGillivray bring Scottish tunes to the Long Island Museum on April 28. Photo courtesy of Charles Backfish
Thursday April 25

Long Island Guitar Festival

The 32nd annual Long Island Guitar Festival at the Setauket Presbyterian Church, 5 Caroline Ave., Setauket continues today through April 28. The festival will feature guitarists: Ana Vidovic, Eden-Stell Guitar Duo, David Leisner, Huy Thanh Nguyen, Nicoletta Todesco, Harris Becker, Ana Marie Rosado, James Erickson, Laura Lessard and Owen Wang, winner of the 2023 LIGF High School Classical Guitar Competition. Tickets are available online at www.ligfest.net.

SBU Presidential lecture

Celebrated public health reporter,  journalist, editor and Pulitzer Prize-nominated author Linda Villarosa, will join Stony Brook University President Maurie McInnis for the second Presidential Lecture entitled “A Conversation with Linda Villarosa: Answering the Call: A Special Series on Climate Change” in the Charles B. Wang Center Theatre, 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook at 5 p.m. In addition to the lecture,  the event will include a Q&A,  book signing, and reception to follow. RSVP at stonybrook.edu/presidentiallecture.

Native American Drumming

All Souls Parish House, 10 Mill Pond Road, Stony Brook, will host an evening of Native American Drumming Meditation from 7 to 8:45 p.m. Led by elder drummer, Ric Statler, drumming meditation seeks to integrate the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual parts of the human self, creating a state of well-being. 631-655-7798

Friday April 26

Long Island Guitar Festival

See April 25 listing.

Friday Food Truck Fest

Three Village Historical Society, 93 North County Road, Setauket hosts a Friday Food Truck Fest tonight from 4 to 7 p.m. Grab a delicious dinner, pull up a picnic table, and hang out with friends and neighbors. The historic house will be open for free tours during the event. 631-751-3730

Spring Football Showcase

The Stony Brook University football team will host the Frank Conti ’11 Memorial Spring Showcase at Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium with kickoff at 6:10 p.m. The event, which is free and open to the public, will feature fast-paced football and a Fan Fest, an interactive on-field experience for fans along with a postgame BBQ ($10 per person). For more information, call 631-632-7705.

Coffee House Concert

Celebrate St. James continues its Coffee House series at the St. James Community Cultural Arts Center, 176 Second St., St. James with a concert by John Zollo featuring the songs of Neil Diamond at 7 p.m. with special coffee beverages and tea along with dessert. Tickets are $25 per person, $20 members. For more info, visit www.celebratestjames.org.

Friday Night Face Off

Friday Night Face Off, Long Island’s longest running Improv Comedy Show, returns to Theatre Three’s Second Stage, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson tonight at 10:30 p.m. Using audience suggestions, FNFO pits two teams of improvisers against each other in an all-out championship! Recommended for ages 16 and up, due to adult content. Tickets are $15 at the door – cash only. 631-928-9100

Saturday April 27

Long Island Guitar Festival

See April 24 listing.

Earth Day Celebration

Suffolk County Farm, 350 Yaphank Road, Yaphank hosts an Earth Day Celebration event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with a Master Gardener Plant Sale (8 a.m. to 3 p.m.), family fun, eco-friendly demonstrations, pollinator treasure hunt, face painting, rain barrel demonstration and wagon rides (fee). Free admission to the event. 631-852-4600

Antiques and Garden Weekend

Port Jefferson Village Center, 101A East Broadway, Port Jefferson hosts the annual Antiques and Garden Weekend today and April 28 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring over 20 quality antique dealers featuring estate and antique jewelry, vintage trains, folk art, furniture, vintage linens, artwork, depression glass, memorabilia, antiques, retro items, collectibles, vintage garden items and Suwassett Garden Club Plant Boutique. Admission is $6. Sponsored by the Port Jefferson Historical Society and the Village of Port Jefferson. www.portjeff-antiques-garden.com

Arbor Day Walk

Town of Brookhaven hosts an Arbor Day Walk at West Meadow Beach, 100 Trustees Road, Stony Brook at 10 a.m. and Cedar Beach Nature Center, 244 Harbor Road, Mt. Sinai at 2 p.m. Come take a closer look at the trees that shape the landscape and support the ecosystem on these beautiful north shore peninsulas. Free but registration is required by emailing [email protected].

Spring Village Craft Fair

Time to shop! Smithtown Historical Society, 239 Main St., Smithtown hosts a Spring Village Craft Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The outdoor event will feature over 100 vendors with live music and food trucks. Free admission. Held rain or shine. For further details, call 631-846-1459.

Dairy Tour at Caumsett

Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve, 25 Lloyd Harbor Road, Huntington hosts a Historic Dairy Tour of Caumsett at 10 a.m. Come walk with author John Barone as he circles the Dairy Barn Complex as he talks about the history of the site. Get a chance to go inside and look at the amazing hay barn, milking barn and dry stock barn. $8 per person. To sign up, visit www.caumsettfoundation.org/programs.

Community and Music Festival

Greater Middle County Chamber of Commerce hosts the 3rd annual Community and Music Festival at the Elks Lodge, 41 Horseblock Road, Centereach from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Featuring live music, food trucks, vendor booths, beer garden, kids activities and much more. Free admission. 

Eid-al-Fitr Celebration

Town of Brookhaven Supervisor Dan Panico invites the community to the annual Eid-al-Fitr Celebration at Brookhaven Town Hall, 1 Independence Hill, Farmingville at 3 p.m. with guest speakers, presentations and food. Free. No registration needed. For more information, call 631-451-8696.

Chamber Choir Spring Concert

North Shore Chamber Choir invites the community to a spring concert at St Paul’s Lutheran Church, 309 Route 112, Port Jefferson Station tonight at 7 p.m. ($20 admission); at St. John the Baptist R.C. Church, 1488 North Country Road in Wading River on April 28 at 5 p.m. ($20 suggested donation); and at The First Baptist Church, 1018 Northville Turnpike in Riverhead on April 30 at 7:30 p.m. ($20 adults, $15 seniors/students). Featuring the world premiere of David Voss’s work, The Resurrection Promise: A Cantata for Easter. For more info, email [email protected].

Baroque Concert

St. James Episcopal Church, 490 North Country Road, St. James hosts a spring concert by the Long Island Baroque Ensemble, The Magic of Bach, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $35 adults, $30 seniors, $15 students, children free online at www.libaroque.org or at the door. 

Sunday April 28

Long Island Guitar Festival

See April 25 listing.

Antiques and Garden Weekend

See April 27 listing.

Chamber Choir Spring Concert

See April 27 listing.

Caumsett Hike

Join the staff at Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve, 25 Lloyd Harbor Road, Huntington for a Nature on the Move hike from 9:45 a.m. to noon. The 4 mile hike will include observations of the fields and woods on the west side of Caumsett. Adults only. $4 per person. Advance registration required by calling 631-423-1770.

Spring Craft & Vendor Fair

The Polish American Independent Club, 35 Jayne Blvd., Port Jefferson Station will host their annual Spring Craft & Vendor Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The indoor/outdoor event will feature a variety of unique vendors and will be held rain or shine. Free admission. 516-383-3456

Spring Wellness Expo

Celebrate Business Community presents a Spring Wellness Expo at the St. James Community Cultural Arts Center, 176 2nd St., St. James from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Meet local businesses and services to keep you healthy and well with workshops scheduled throughout the day. Free admission. To RSVP, visit www.celebratestjames.org. 631-984-0201

The Band Easy Street in Concert

Comsewogue Public Library, 170 Terryville Road, Port Jefferson Station welcomes The Band Easy Street in concert from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Enjoy an eclectic mix of popular music from the Beatles to Billy Joel, Jimmy Buffet to Linda Ronstadt, Johnny Cash to Elvis, and more. Open to all. Call 631-928-1212 or visit www.cplib.org to reserve your seat.

Silver Chords Concert

The Bates House, 1 Bates Road, Setauket hosts a spring concert by the Silver Chords Chorus at 2 p.m. Titled “Old, New, Borrowed, and Blues,” the afternoon will feature the classics and music from the archives, original compositions, multicultural works and jazz numbers plus gift basket raffles. Admission is free. 631-235-3593

Mountain Maidens in concert

The Long Island Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame, 97 Main St., Stony Brook  presents a concert by Mountain Maidens from 3 to 4 p.m. The event is free with general admission ticket purchase. 631-689-5888, www.limusichalloffame.org. 

Tannahill Weavers head to LIM

WUSB’s Sunday Street Series continues at the Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A, Stony Brook with a concert by the Tannahill Weavers in the Carriage Museum’s Gillespie Room at 5 p.m. The “Tannies” have been trailblazers for Scottish music, and their tight harmonies and powerful, inventive arrangements have won them fans from beyond the folk and Celtic music scenes.  From reflective ballads to foot stomping reels and jigs, the variety and range of the material they perform is matched only by their enthusiasm and lively Celtic spirits. Tickets are $25 in advance at www.sundaystreet.org through April 26, $30 cash at the door. 

Monday April 29

Food as Medicine

Mt. Sinai Congregational Church, 233 North Country Road, Mt. Sinai will host a lecture and cooking series on Food as Medicine, presented by dietitian Ian Marghoob MS, RD tonight from 7 to 8 p.m. $20 per person. To register, call  631-473-1582 or email [email protected].

Tuesday April 30

Chamber Choir Spring Concert

See April 27 listing.

University Orchestra at SBU

Stony Brook University’s Staller Center, 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook hosts a concert by the University Orchestra, a 70-member ensemble of undergraduate students, on the Main Stage at 7:30 p.m. Conducted by Susan Deaver, the University Orchestra will perform Lili Boulanger’s “D’un matin de printemps” and Shostakovich Symphony No. 5. Featured violinist Sophie Bowden will perform the first movement of Erick Wolfgang Krongold’s Violin Concerto in D Major. Tickets are $15 adults, $10 seniors, $5 students at the box office or by calling 631-632-2787.

Wednesday May 1

No events listed for this day.

Thursday May 2

Crafts & Cocktails

​Have you ever wondered how exactly a ship gets into a bottle? Join the Whaling Museum, 301 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor to uncork the secret behind this enduring folkcraft at its Crafts & Cocktails event from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Explore examples from the museum’s Kappel Ship in a Bottle Collection up close. Then, sip a Dark & Stormy cocktail as you create your very own ship model in a jar. For adults 21+. Fee is $30 per person, $20 members. To register, visit www.cshwhalingmuseum.org. 631-367-3418

Vanderbilt Lecture

Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport continues its lecture series at the Charles and Helen Reichert Planetarium Theater with Save the Sound: A lecture on ecology and advocacy at 7 p.m. Conservationists Bill Lucey and Louise Harrison will give a presentation on protecting and improving the land, air, and water of the Long Island Sound region. Tickets are $10 per person at www.vanderbiltmuseum.org.

Film

‘The Bird Men’

Comsewogue Public Library, 170 Terryville Road, Port Jefferson Station will present  a viewing of The Bird Men starring Tom Cavanagh, Fred Willard, and Graham Greene at 2 p.m. Open to all. Call 631-928-1212 to reserve your seat. 

Theater 

‘Jersey Boys’

Extended! John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St. Northport presents Jersey Boys, the story of Franki Valli & The Four Seasons, from March 14 to June 16. They were just 4 guys from Jersey until they sang their very first note–a sound the radio just couldn’t get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage was a different story–a story that has made them a sensation all over again. Winner of the 2006 Tony© Award for “Best Musical,” Jersey Boys features the top ten hits “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Walk Like A Man,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,” and “December, 1963 (Oh What A Night).” To order tickets, call 631-261-2900 or visit www.engemantheater.com. 

‘Murder on the Orient Express’

Theatre Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson continues its Mainstage season with Murder on the Orient Express, a thrilling mystery about the most infamous case of one of fiction’s most famous detectives, from April 6 to May 4. Murder and mayhem await renowned investigator Hercule Poirot as he boards a train filled with treachery and intrigue. Featuring a shadowy American, a train full of suspects, a notebook’s worth of alibis, and a singular Belgian sleuth whose mustache twitches at murder, all aboard the Orient Express! Tickets are $40 adults, $32 seniors and students, $25 children ages 5 to 12. To order, call 631-928-9100 or visit www.theatrethree.com. 

 ‘(mostly) TRUE THINGS’

The Performing Arts Studio, 224 E. Main St, Port Jefferson hosts a performance of (mostly) TRUE THINGS, a game wrapped in a storytelling show that features stories related to the themes in Star Wars on May 4 at 7 p.m. The star-studded case includes Lydia Franco-Hodges, Mindy Pfeiffer and Adam Grundfest. Tickets are $20 online at www.eventbrite.com or $25 at the door (cash only). 

Farmers Markets

Port Jefferson Farmers Market

The Port Jefferson Winter Farmers Market returns to the Port Jefferson Village Center, 101 E. Broadway, Port Jefferson on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through April 28. 631-802-2160

Lake Grove Farmers Market

Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove hosts a Winter Farmers Market in the southwestern quadrant of the parking lot (adjacent to Bahama Breeze) on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 516-444-1280

Class Reunions

Centereach High School Class of 1974 will hold its 50th reunion at the Meadow Club, 1147 Route 112, Port Jefferson Station on April 26 from 6 to 10 p.m. For more information, email Jean Ann Renzulli at [email protected].

Port Jefferson High School Class of 1964 will hold its 60th reunion at the Meadow Club, 1147 Route 112, Port Jefferson Station on Oct. 17. For more information, email Mike Whelen at [email protected].

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AN AFTERNOON OF ART Meet artist Samuel Adoquei at the Long Island Museum on April 21. Photo courtesy of LIM
Thursday April 18

Art Reception at the Atelier

The Atelier at Flowerfield, 2 Flowerfield, Suite 6 & 9, St. James invites the community to an opening reception for “Not Just Another Pretty Flower 3,” a vivid exhibition by artist Mary Ahern from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The show will be on view through May 30. For more information, call 631-250-9009.

Audubon Spring Lecture

Four Harbors Audubon Society hosts a Spring lecture via Zoom titled Wild Stories from the History of Migration at 7 p.m.  Guest speaker Rebecca Heisman will share some surprising stories of bird migration  and will discuss why understanding migration is crucial for bird conservation. Registration is required. Email [email protected] for more information.

Vanderbilt Lecture

Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport continues its lecture series at the Charles and Helen Reichert Planetarium will a presentation by Rachel and Timothy Miller on  Restoring Historic Ironworks, with a focus on Samuel Yellin, from 7 to 8:30 pm. Tickets are $10, members free, at www.vanderbiltmuseum.org.

Pine Barrens Lecture

Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site, 146 Old Walt Whitman Road, Huntington Station presents a lecture titled The Pine Barrens: Who’s Guarding Our Long Island Treasure? from 7 to 8:30 p.m. LI Pine Barrens board member Tom Casey will speak about the importance of the Pine Barrens. WWBA Trustee  Mark Nuccio will read Whitman’s ecopoetry and essays. Singer-Songwriter Linda Sussman performs a musical environmental interlude. Everyone in attendance may enter into a lottery to win one of 15 fir trees that were donated by New York State Parks. Free admission. For more information, visit www.waltwhitman.org.

Friday April 19

Friday Food Truck Fest

Three Village Historical Society, 93 North County Road, Setauket hosts a Friday Food Truck Fest tonight and April 26 from 4 to 7 p.m. Grab a delicious dinner, pull up a picnic table, and hang out with friends and neighbors. The historic house will be open for free tours during the event. 631-751-3730

CSHL Classical Concert

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory’s Grace Auditorium 1 Bungtown Road, Cold Spring Harbor welcomes pianists Stephanie Ho and Saar Ahuvia in concert from 6 to 7 p.m. The performance will feature pieces by Fanny Hensel Mendelssohn,Ludwig van Beethoven,Maurice Ravel, Dmitri Shostakovich, and Manuel de Falla. A reception will follow. Tickets are $23.18 at www.cshl.edu, free for CSHL faculty, students, and staff.

Third Friday at the Reboli

The Reboli Center for Art and History, 64 Main St., Stony Brook presents an illustrated lecture titled Art of Social Justice: Cautionary Images of Optimism with artist, curator and educator Marc Fasanella from 6:30 to 8 p.m.  Free. No reservations required. Light refreshments will be served. 631-751-7707

An Evening of Jazz

The Jazz Loft, 275 Christian Ave., Stony Brook welcomes globally recognized saxophonist Dayna Sean Stephens and his quartet in concert at 7 p.m. Tickets are $30 adults, $25 seniors, $20 students, $15 children ages 5 and up. To order, call 631-751-1895 or visit www.thejazzloft.org.

Hawaiian/Polynesian Heritage Night

The Leo P. Ostebo Kings Park Heritage Museum, RJO Intermediate School, 1 Church St., Kings Park presents a Hawaiian/Polynesian Heritage Night  featuring  the tropical entertainment of Ohana Mokuloa & Friends at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Free admission. www.kpheritagemuseum.net

Saturday April 20

Antiques in April

Join the Huntington Historical Society for an outdoor antiques sale on the grounds of the Kissam House property, 434 Park Ave., Huntington today and April 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. featuring antiques dealers on the lawn; books, antiques and furniture in the barn; and specials from their Antiques & Collectibles Shop. Free admission. Held rain or shine. Questions? Call 631-427-7045.

Fling Into Spring Carnival

Newton Shows partners with the North Shore Youth Council (NSYC) to present its 9th annual Fling into Spring community carnival at Heritage Park , 633 Mount Sinai-Coram Road, Mt. Sinai today from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m and April 21 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Enjoy a weekend of carnival rides, games, nostalgic eats, children’s magic and illusion shows, laughter, and fun for the whole family with free parking and free admission. Advance tickets, including pay-one-price bracelets, can be purchased at newtonshows.com.

Spring Appreciation Day 

The Ward Melville Heritage Organization’s Spring Appreciation Day returns to the Stony Brook Village Center, 111 Main St., Stony Brook with a Mustang and Shelby Club of Long Island car show from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.,  a petting zoo, scavenger hunt and live music by Brenda and Burke from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.; a visit from the Stony Brook fire department; and tours of the Stony Brook Grist Mill from noon to 4 p.m. For more information, call 631-751-2244 or visit www.wmho.org.

The Trocks head to SBU

Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo,  the world’s foremost all-male ballet company, heads to Stony Brook University’s Staller Center’s Main Stage, 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook  at 8 p.m. Parodying the conventions of romantic and classical ballet, the troupe has been entertaining audiences since its founding in 1974 with its signature comedic style. Look no further for top-notch ballet that’s also uproariously funny! Tickets range from $46 to $65. To order, call 631-632-2787 or visit www.stallercenter.com.

Sunday April 21

Antiques in April

See April 20 listing.

Fling Into Spring Carnival

See April 20 listing.

Manorville Car Show

The Fabulous 50s & 60s Nostalgia Car Club will hold its annual judged car show at The Maples, 10 Ryerson Ave., Manorville featuring classic cars, hot rods, muscle cars and more along with vendors, live music and raffles from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. $20 per vehicle, $5 per spectator. For more information, call 631-926-2554.

SBU Cherry Blossom Festival 

Stony Brook University’s Charles B. Wang Center, 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook hosts the annual Sukara Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival from noon to 5 p.m. featuring Koto plays, Japanese traditional dances, martial arts demonstrations, Taiko drums, hands-on bonsai workshops, calligraphy workshops, ikebana flower arrangement, tea workshops, manga drawing, origami paper folding, kimono dress-ups, and cosplay for all ages. Admission of $30 adults, $20 students/seniors, $10 children ages 6 to 12 includes all film viewings, workshops, and theater presentations.

Art Exhibit & Reception

The Belle Terre Community Association will sponsor a free art exhibit featuring 13 Belle Terre Artists with a wine & cheese reception at the Vincent Bove Community Center, 55 Cliff Road, Belle Terre from 2 to 4 p.m. For more information, call 631-828-4340.

An Afternoon with Samuel Adoquei

Join the Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A, Stony Brook for an afternoon with artist Samuel Adoquei, the subject of the museum’s current exhibition Hidden Treasures: The Art of Samuel Adoquei, at 2 p.m. Starting with a conversation moderated by Joshua Ruff, Co-Executive Director of the LIM, Adoquei will then provide a demonstration of his process followed by a discussion. The event is free with admission. 631-751-0066

LITMA Contradance

Smithtown Historical Society’s Frank Brush Barn, 211 E. Main St., Smithtown will host a LITMA Contradance at 2 p.m. with basic instruction at 1:45 p.m. Ridge Kennedy will be calling and the band will be Dance All Night (Maria Fairchild  on banjo, Mary Nagin on fiddle and Max Rowland on banjo, concertina & button accordion). Admission is $15 adults, $10 LITMA members, $7.50 students, children under 16 free with paid adult. Please bring snacks to share at the break. 631-369-7854

Freddy Monday in concert

The Long Island Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame, 97 Main St., Stony Brook  presents a concert by singer/songwriter Freddy Monday from 3 to 4 p.m. The event is free with general admission ticket purchase. For more information, call 631-689-5888 or visit www.limusichalloffame.org. 

Arrizza Under the Stars

Suffolk County Vanderbilt Planetarium, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport presents  Arrizza Under the Stars, a live performance by local artist and musician Yannaki Arrizza, based on his recent 2022 album release Astronomia at 7 p.m. Audiences can expect to be transported into immersive worlds and interstellar mediums that transcend both space and time and where the only limit is the imagination. This live performance includes artistic landscapes, original fulldome 3D artwork, projections of starfields, and deep-space objects, and includes colorful laser lights through a haze of fog. Tickets are $30 in advance at www.vanderbiltmuseum.org, $25 members, $35 at the door.

Monday April 22

Food as Medicine

Mt. Sinai Congregational Church, 233 North Country Road, Mt. Sinai will host a lecture and cooking series on Food as Medicine, presented by dietitian Ian Marghoob MS, RD tonight and April 29 from 7 to 8 p.m. $20 per person per session. To register, call  631-473-1582 or email [email protected].

Decades in Duet

The John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport continues its Special Events series with Decades in Duet at 8 p.m. Vocal duo Annalyse McCoy and Ryan Dunn performing hits from over 40 artists audiences know and love in an exciting night of the greatest duets of all time! Songs include “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart,” “I Got You Babe,” “Shallow,” and many more chart-topping hits. Tickets are $45. To order, call 631-261-2900 or visit www.engemantheater.com.

Tuesday April 23

No events listed for this day.

Wednesday April 24

Long Island Guitar Festival

The 32nd annual Long Island Guitar Festival kicks off at the Setauket Presbyterian Church, 5 Caroline Ave., Setauket tonight at 7:30 p.m. and runs through April 28.  The festival will feature guitarists: Ana Vidovic, Eden-Stell Guitar Duo, David Leisner, Huy Thanh Nguyen, Nicoletta Todesco, Harris Becker, Ana Marie Rosado, James Erickson, Laura Lessard and Owen Wang, winner of the 2023 LIGF High School Classical Guitar Competition. Tickets are available online at www.ligfest.net.

Arbor Day Celebration

Join the Village of Port Jefferson for its first annual Arbor Day Celebration in the Maple Parking Lot (behind Old Field’s Restaurant, Billie’s and The Pie) from 5 to 6 p.m. with a sapling giveaway, community speakers and a ceremonial planting of two trees with Suffolk County Legislator Steve Englebright and Suffolk County Executive Ed Romaine. Hosted by the PJV Tree Committee. All are welcome to join the festivities.

Thursday April 25

Long Island Guitar Festival

See April 24 listing.

Native American Drumming

All Souls Parish House, 10 Mill Pond Road, Stony Brook, will host an evening of  Native American Drumming Meditation from 7 to 8:45 p.m. Led by elder drummer, Ric Statler, drumming meditation seeks to integrate the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual parts of the human self, creating a state of well-being. Call 631-655-7798 for more information.

SBU Presidential lecture

Celebrated public health reporter,  journalist, editor and Pulitzer Prize-nominated author Linda Villarosa, will join Stony Brook University President Maurie McInnis for the second Presidential Lecture entitled,   “A Conversation with Linda Villarosa: Answering the Call: A Special Series on Climate Change” in the Charles B. Wange Center Theatre, 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook at 5 p.m. In addition to the lecture,  the event will include a Q&A,  book signing, and reception to follow.

Film

Star Trek Night at the CAC

Calling all trekkies! Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington presents a screening of one of the most iconic episodes of Star Trek Deep Space 9 — Episode 6 of Season 6, Sacrifice of Angels — followed by a panel discussion with Melanie Smith (Tora Ziyal, Deep Space 9) and the Captain’s Quadrant Podcast on April 19 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $16, $10 members. To purchase in advance, visit www.cinemaartscentre.org.

Theater 

‘Jersey Boys’

John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St. Northport presents Jersey Boys, the story of Franki Valli & The Four Seasons, from March 14 to June 16. They were just 4 guys from Jersey until they sang their very first note–a sound the radio just couldn’t get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage was a different story–a story that has made them a sensation all over again. Winner of the 2006 Tony© Award for “Best Musical,” Jersey Boys features the top ten hits “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Walk Like A Man,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,” and “December, 1963 (Oh What A Night).” To order tickets, call 631-261-2900 or visit www.engemantheater.com. 

‘Murder on the Orient Express’

Theatre Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson continues its Mainstage season with Murder on the Orient Express, a thrilling mystery about the most infamous case of one of fiction’s most famous detectives, from April 6 to May 4. Murder and mayhem await renowned investigator Hercule Poirot as he boards a train filled with treachery and intrigue. Featuring a shadowy American, a train full of suspects, a notebook’s worth of alibis, and a singular Belgian sleuth whose mustache twitches at murder, all aboard the Orient Express! Tickets are $40 adults, $32 seniors and students, $25 children ages 5 to 12. To order, call 631-928-9100 or visit www.theatrethree.com. 

‘Head Over Heels’

The Theatres at Suffolk County Community College present Head Over Heels, a musical by James Magruder and Jeff Whitty at the Shea Theatre, Islip Arts Building, Ammerman campus, 533 College Road, Selden on April 18, 19, 20 at 7:30 p.m., and April 21 at 2 p.m. A mash-up of posh and punk, Head Over Heels is an unpredictable, Elizabethan rompabout a royal family that must prevent an oracle’s prophecy of doom. Admission is $15 adults, $10 veterans and students 16 years of age or younger. SCCC students with current ID receive two  free tickets. To order, visit https://sunysuffolk.edu/spotlight or call 631-451-4163.

‘Popcorn Falls’

Smithtown Performing Arts Center, 2 E. Main St., Smithtown presents a production of James Hindman’s Popcorn Falls from May 4 to 26. The sleepy town of Popcorn Falls is forced into bankruptcy when a neighboring town threatens to turn them into a sewage treatment plant. Their only hope — open a theater! Two actors play over twenty roles in a world of farce, love, and desperation, proving once and for all that art can save the world. Tickets are $35 adults $32 seniors, $25 students. To order, visit www.smithtownpac.org.

 ‘(mostly) TRUE THINGS’

The Performing Arts Studio, 224 E. Main St, Port Jefferson hosts a performance of (mostly) TRUE THINGS, a game wrapped in a storytelling show that features stories related to the themes in Star Wars on May 4 at 7 p.m. The star-studded case includes Lydia Franco-Hodges, Mindy Pfeiffer and Adam Grundfest. Tickets are $20 online at www.eventbrite.com or $25 at the door (cash only). 

Farmers Markets

Port Jefferson Farmers Market

The Port Jefferson Winter Farmers Market returns to the Port Jefferson Village Center, 101 E. Broadway, Port Jefferson on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through April 28. 631-802-2160

Lake Grove Farmers Market

Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove hosts a Winter Farmers Market in the southwestern quadrant of the parking lot (adjacent to Bahama Breeze) on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 516-444-1280

Class Reunions

Centereach High School Class of 1974 will hold its 50th reunion at the Meadow Club, 1147 Route 112, Port Jefferson Station on April 26 from 6 to 10 p.m. For more information, email Jean Ann Renzulli at [email protected].

Port Jefferson High School Class of 1964 will hold its 60th reunion at the Meadow Club, 1147 Route 112, Port Jefferson Station on Oct. 17. For more information, email Mike Whelen at [email protected].

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An Afternoon with The Lady Blue Saxophone Quartet Experience the sounds of four types of saxophones in concert together at the North Shore Public Library on April 14. Photo courtesy of NSPL
Thursday April 11

Senior Fair

Middle Country Public Library, 575 Middle Country Road, Selden will host a Senior Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Receive Medicare enrollment assistance, and visit with wellness, leisure, volunteer and senior housing organizations, as well as safety, healthcare, legal and caregiver support agencies. Fair is free and open to the public. No registration is required. Questions? Call 631-585-9393.

Art History Lecture

Join the Reboli Center for Art and History, 64 Main St., Stony Brook for a free Art History Lecture with award winning artist and art history aficionado, Kevin McEvoy from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Light snacks will be served. No reservations are required to attend. Seating will be first come, first serve.  631-751-7707

The Timeline of  Food

Diane Schwindt, the resident historic cook at the Ketcham Inn Museum in Center Moriches presents a lively lecture, The Timeline of Food, at the North Shore Public Library, 250 Route 25A, Shoreham at 7 p.m. From caveman to fast food and a lot in between … explore moments in time that changed the course of food history. A display of authentic historic hearth ware will be discussed, concluding with food samples. A fun-filled evening of surprising facts that will leave you hungry for more! Open to all. Please register by calling 631-929-4488.

Stand Up/Sit Down Comedy

Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington continues its Stand Up/Sit Down Comedy Series with comedian Richie Byrne at 8 p.m. Followed by an interview hosted by Steven Taub. Tickets are  $40 per person, $30 members. To order in advance, visit www.cinemaartscentre.org.

Friday April 12

Senior Social Club

The Foundation for Wildlife Sustainability kicks off a new season of the Senior Social Club at Long Island Game Farm, 489 Chapman Blvd., Manorville from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Senior citizens (65 years+) can visit the animals, explore the trails, attend a presentation in Woodland Hall, and enjoy a beverage and snacks with fellow seniors. $10 per person. For reservations, call 631-878-6644.

Friday Food Truck Fest

Three Village Historical Society, 93 North County Road, Setauket hosts a Friday Food Truck Fest tonight, April 19 and 26 from 4 to 7 p.m. Grab a delicious dinner, pull up a picnic table, and hang out with friends and neighbors. The historic house will be open for free tours during the event. 631-751-3730

Game Night in St. James

Celebrate St. James hosts an adult Game Night at the St. James Community Cultural Arts Center, 176 Second St., St. James from 7 to 10 p.m. Enjoy board games, card games and light refreshments. $10 donation. To register, visit www.celebratestjames.org. 631-984-0201

A Night of Opera

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 270 Main St., Northport hosts a concert celebrating the 20th anniversary of Opera Night Long Island at 7:30 p.m. Featuring highlights from grand operas with a reception to follow. $10 donation, students free. For more information, visit www.operanight.org.

Grounds and Sounds Concert

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 380 Nicolls Road, East Setauket hosts Grounds and Sounds Cafe concert featuring Jack’s Waterfall. Doors open at 7:30 p.m., open mic starts at 8 p.m. followed by featured artist. Tickets are $15 at the door or in advance at www.groundsandsounds.org. 631-751-0297.

Saturday April 13

Port Jeff Health & Wellness Fest

The Greater Port Jefferson Chamber of Commerce presents their 15th Annual Health and Wellness Fest at The Meadow Club, 1147 Rte. 112, Port Jefferson Station from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Featuring over 50 health and wellness vendor tables along with a breakfast and lunch food court, health screenings, massages, plenty of giveaways and much more. Free.  631-473-1414

Intro to Wilderness Survival

Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve, 25 Lloyd Harbor Road, Huntington presents an Introduction to Wilderness Survival from 9:45 a.m. to noon. Learn how to find food, start a fire and build a shelter. Adults only. $4 per person. Advance registration required by calling 631-423-1770.

Selden Craft & Gift Fair

Newfield High School, 145 Marshall Drive, Selden hosts the 36th annual Spring Craft & Gift Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to benefit Newfield H.S. Leaders Club. Shop for unique crafts, gifts handmade crafts, gourmet foods and spring fashions from over  90 vendors. Free admission. 631-846-1459

Smithtown Health Fair

St. Catherine of Siena Hospital, 50 Route 25A, Smithtown will host an outdoor Community Health Fair in the parking lot from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Meet with St. Catherine health care professionals, with free health screenings, children activities and much more. Free. 631-469-0989.

Spectrum of Quilts Exhibit

Smithtown Stitchers present A Spectrum of Quilts exhibit at the Setauket Neighborhood House, 95 Main St., Setauket today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and April 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Guild members will display their finest array of quilts along with their Ombre Quilt Display. Admission is $5 cash. www.smithtownstitchers.com

Davis House Grand Opening

Davis Town Meeting House Society invites the community to the grand opening celebration of the Davis House, 263 Middle Country Road, Coram at 11 a.m. Featuring the 3rd NY Regiment of the Brigade of the American Revolution, house tours, history exhibit, Burying Ground walking tours and more. Refreshments will be served. Free. 631-846-1224

All Souls Poetry Reading

The Second Saturdays poetry series returns to All Souls Church in Stony Brook via Zoom from 11 a.m. to noon. The featured poet will be Margarette Wahl. An open-reading will follow the featured poet; all are welcome to read one of their own poems.  For more information, call 631-655-7798.  Participants can access the program through https://www.allsouls-stonybrook.org/

Prohibition Pub Crawl

Northport Historical Society, 215 Main St., Northport invites you to celebrate the Repeal of Prohibition with a Prohibition Pub Crawl at noon. Join Education Coordinator Carol Taylor as she takes you on a tour of Prohibition-era Northport while stopping at several local establishments to enjoy refreshments along the way. Dressing in period appropriate attire is highly encouraged! Ages 21+ only. Cost is $40 per person, $30 members. To register, visit www.northporthistorical.org.

Veterans Food Drive

Miller Place Mount Sinai Historical Society hosts a Veterans Food Drive and appreciation day at the William Miller House, 75 North Country Road, Miller Place from noon to 3 p.m. Drop off canned or paper products and stay to write a letter to a veteran to thank them for their service. www.mpmshistoricalsociety.org.

Meet the Artists Reception

Wet Paints Studio Group of Sayville celebrates 75 years with an art exhibit at the Port Jefferson Village Center, 101 E. Broadway, Port Jefferson through May 1. Join them for a “Meet the Artists” reception today from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Most of the art and prints are for sale. For info, call 631-332-7768 or email [email protected].

An Afternoon of Line Dancing

Setauket Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 5 Caroline Ave., Setauket invites the community to an afternoon of Line Dancing featuring Stepping Easy with Ellen from 3 to 5 p.m. $10 donation to support the Setauket American Legion Hall. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 631-941-4271

Cirque FLIP Fabrique heads to SBU

Stony Brook University’s Staller Center, 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook presents Blizzard by Cirque FLIP Fabrique on the Main Stage at 8 p.m. The show promises its audiences a crazy and poetic journey through the dead of winter, inviting you to lose yourself in a moment of white wonder. Tickets range from $46 to $65. To order, call 631-632-2787 or visit www.stallercenter.com.

An Evening of Comedy

Join the Long Island Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame, 97 Main St., Stony Brook for the Long Island Comedy Festival featuring Laura Patton, Matt Burke and Richie Byrne at 8 p.m. Tickets are $45 and include admission to the Hall of Fame. To order in advance, visit www.limehof.org.

Sunday April 14

Spectrum of Quilts Exhibit

See April 13 listing.

Barn Sale in Mt. Sinai

Temple Beth Emeth, 52 Mt. Sinai Ave., Mt. Sinai will hold its monthly thrift barn sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Shop for everything from household goods, to small appliances, clothing, jewelry and much more. Free admission. Questions? Call 631-928-4103.

Whaling Museum Walking Tour

Join the Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum for picturesque early spring walking tour through St. John’s Memorial Cemetery, 1670 Route 25A, Cold Spring Harbor at 1 p.m. and again at 3 p.m. Titled  Stories in Stone: Celebrating Women’s History, the tour will focus on Victorian-era rituals and Women’s History this month. Cost is $15 per person, $10 members. Registration is required by visiting www.cshwhalingmuseum.org.

Lady Blue Saxophone Quartet

Join the North Shore Public Library, 250 Route 25A, Shoreham for an afternoon with The Lady Blue Saxophone Quartet at 1:30 p.m. Serious talent, musical training, inventiveness, friendship, and a dash of humor all come together offering a tight, disciplined, beautifully harmonized this musical ensemble. Open to all. To register, call 631-929-4488.

Concert at the Farm

Benner’s Farm, 56 Gnarled Hollow Road, East Setauket hosts a concert on the Good Earth Soundstage featuring Maria Fairchild and Adam Becherer (folk, bluegrass) from 3 to 5 p.m. $15 donation appreciated. Proceeds will go to the artists and to Homestead Arts for this year’s Fiddle and Folk Fest held in early September. Bring seating. For more information, call 631-689-8172.

Ridotto Concert

Huntington Jewish Center, 510 Park Ave., Huntington hosts a Ridotto concert titled Don Juan at 4 p.m. Ridotto Concert: Don Juan featuring cellist Ani Kalayjian, soprano Deborah Lifton, and Vassily Primakov, piano. Margaretha Maimone is narrator. Tickets are $35 adults, $30 seniors, $25 members, $12 students. For reservations, call 631-385-0373, or email [email protected].

Colin Carr Benefit Concert

Colin Carr, Stony Brook Music Department cello faculty and renowned soloist, will be performing a concert to benefit the Colin Carr Scholarship Fund for cello students at Stony Brook University’s Staller Center Recital Hall, 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brookat 5 p.m. The concert will feature monumental works for solo cello by Bach, Britten, and Kodály in a not to be missed event.  Admission is free, but donations to the scholarship fund are suggested.  631-632-7313

Monday April 15

TVHS lecture

Three Village Historical Society continues its lecture series at the Setauket Neighborhood House, 95 Main St., Setauket with a presentation titled The Cuban Giants: The First Professional Black Baseball Team at 7 p.m. ​The Cuban Giants got their start in Babylon in the summer of 1885. Town of Babylon Historian Mary Cascone will present on the team’s start and their early years in professional baseball, the myths about their name, and their position in baseball history. Free to the public. Donations appreciated. www.tvhs.org.

Tuesday April 16

NSJC Social Club Event

North Shore Jewish Center Social Club, 385 Old Town Road, Port Jefferson Station invites the community to a special presentation on dementia by Lauren Vlachos, MSNP, CFRE of the Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center at Stony Brook at 11 a.m. Ms. Vlachos will discuss the topic of Dementia. Bagels, cream cheese and coffee will be served. $5 per person, $4 members. 631-928-373

Painting on Silk Workshop

Huntington Historical Society hosts a Painting on Silk Workshop at the Conklin Barn, 2 High St., Huntington from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Learn how to transfer your design onto silk and outline a template on fabric, finishing up by painting with special silk dye with textile designer Oksana Danziger. Cost is $55 per person, $50 members. Register at www.huntingtonhistoricalsociety.org.

Wednesday April 17

Miller Place Homemakers Auction

Miller Place High School, 15 Memorial Drive, Miller Place hosts the Miller Place Homemakers annual auction at 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) with beautiful raffle baskets, refreshments and a 50/50 raffle. Entrance fee is $5 and a food pantry item and includes a door prize ticket and 25 tickets for the handmade auction baskets. Proceeds benefit community service projects. Questions? Call 631-821-9044.

Thursday April 18

Senior Scams Seminar

Rose Caracappa Senior Center, 739 Route 25A, Mt. Sinai will host a Senior Scams Seminar & Medication Disposal event from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Stay up to date on the newest scams targeting our senior community. This seminar is presented by officers from the Suffolk County Police Departments 6th Precinct who will also be collecting expired or unwanted medications for proper disposal. To register for the seminar, please call 631-451-5312.

Gardening 101

Emma Clark Library, 120 Main St., Setauket presents a special Q&A session, “Let’s Talk Gardening,” in the Vincent O’Leary from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Members of the Three Village Garden Club will share some of their best gardening ideas as well as what can be learned from the unexpected mishaps. Only a few seats left. To register, call 631-941-4080.

Vanderbilt lecture

Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport continues its lecture series in the Reichert Planetarium tonight from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Rachel Miller an accomplished blacksmith and co-owner of Spirit Ironworks in Bayport, will discuss Restoring Historic Ironwork, with a focus on Samuel Yellin. Miller will guide the audience through the history and craftsmanship of Yellin’s works at the Vanderbilt Estate, Mansion, and Museum. Tickets are $10 per person (members free) at www.vanderbiltmuseum.org.

Pine Barrens lecture

Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site, 146 Old Walt Whitman Road, Huntington Station presents a lecture titled The Pine Barrens: Who’s Guarding Our Long Island Treasure? from 7 to 8:30 p.m. LI Pine Barrens board member Tom Casey will speak about the importance of the Pine Barrens. WWBA Trustee  Mark Nuccio will read Whitman’s ecopoetry and essays. Singer-Songwriter Linda Sussman performs a musical environmental interlude. Everyone in attendance may enter into a lottery to win one of 15 8″-18″ fir trees that were donated by New York State Parks. Free admission. For more information, visit www.waltwhitman.org.

Film

‘Stewart Udall: The Politics of Beauty’

The Port Jefferson Documentary Series continues its Spring season with a screening of Stewart Udall: The Politics of Beauty at John F. Kennedy Middle School, 200 Jayne Blvd., Port Jefferson Station on April 15 at 7 p.m. The documentary chronicles the life and work of one of the most successful conservationists in U.S. history. Followed by a Q&A with local conservationist John Turner. Tickets are $10 at the door or in advance at www.portjeffdocumentaryseries.com.

Theater 

‘Jersey Boys’

John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St. Northport presents Jersey Boys, the story of Franki Valli & The Four Seasons, from March 14 to May 26. They were just 4 guys from Jersey until they sang their very first note–a sound the radio just couldn’t get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage was a different story–a story that has made them a sensation all over again. Winner of the 2006 Tony© Award for “Best Musical,” Jersey Boys features the top ten hits “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Walk Like A Man,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,” and “December, 1963 (Oh What A Night).” To order tickets, call 631-261-2900 or visit www.engemantheater.com. 

‘Murder on the Orient Express’

Theatre Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson continues its Mainstage season with Murder on the Orient Express, a thrilling mystery about the most infamous case of one of fiction’s most famous detectives, from April 6 to May 4. Murder and mayhem await renowned investigator Hercule Poirot as he boards a train filled with treachery and intrigue. Featuring a shadowy American, a train full of suspects, a notebook’s worth of alibis, and a singular Belgian sleuth whose mustache twitches at murder, all aboard the Orient Express! Tickets are $40 adults, $32 seniors and students, $25 children ages 5 to 12. To order, call 631-928-9100 or visit www.theatrethree.com. See review on page B3.

‘Head Over Heels’

The Theatres at Suffolk County Community College present Head Over Heels, a musical by James Magruder and Jeff Whitty at the Shea Theatre, Islip Arts Building, Ammerman campus, 533 College Road, Selden on April 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20 at 7:30 p.m., and April 14 and 21 at 2 p.m. A mash-up of posh and punk, Head Over Heels is an unpredictable, Elizabethan rompabout a royal family that must prevent an oracle’s prophecy of doom. Admission is $15 adults, $10 veterans and students 16 years of age or younger. SCCC students with current ID receive two  free tickets. To order, visit https://sunysuffolk.edu/spotlight or call 631-451-4163.

‘Popcorn Falls’

Smithtown Performing Arts Center, 2 E. Main St., Smithtown presents a production of James Hindman’s Popcorn Falls from May 4 to 26. The sleepy town of Popcorn Falls is forced into bankruptcy when a neighboring town threatens to turn them into a sewage treatment plant. Their only hope — open a theater! Two actors play over twenty roles in a world of farce, love, and desperation, proving once and for all that art can save the world. Tickets are $35 adults $32 seniors, $25 students. To order, visit www.smithtownpac.org

Farmers Markets

Port Jefferson Farmers Market

The Port Jefferson Winter Farmers Market returns to the Port Jefferson Village Center, 101 E. Broadway, Port Jefferson on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through April 28. 631-802-2160

Lake Grove Farmers Market

Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove hosts a Winter Farmers Market in the southwestern quadrant of the parking lot (adjacent to Bahama Breeze) on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 516-444-1280

Class Reunions

Centereach High School Class of 1974 will hold its 50th reunion at the Meadow Club, 1147 Route 112, Port Jefferson Station on April 26 from 6 to 10 p.m. For more information, email Jean Ann Renzulli at [email protected].

CALENDAR DEADLINE  is Wednesday at noon, one week before publication. Items may be mailed to: Times Beacon Record News Media, P.O. Box 707, Setauket, NY 11733. Email your information about community events to [email protected]. Calendar listings are for not-for-profit organizations (nonsectarian, nonpartisan events) only, on a space-available basis. Please include a phone number that can be printed.

 

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OVERCOME WITH NOSTALGIA Catch a screening of the documentary ‘Flipside,’ a comical attempt to save a New Jersey record store and confront a mid-life crisis, at Theatre Three on April 8. Photo courtesy of PJDS
Thursday April 4

Necklace Workshop

Huntington Historical Society will present a Personalized Necklace Workshop with Jen Salta at the Conklin Barn, 2 High St., Huntington from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Choose from a variety of shaped pendants to customize in your own texture and add a name, initial or some words of affirmation. Students will get to choose from a variety of natural gemstones beads to add to their 18” finished necklace. Fee is $65, $60 members.  Register at www.huntingtonhistoricalsociety.org.

Charlie Parker with Strings Concert

The Jazz Loft, 275 Christian Ave., Stony Brook presents a Charlie Parker with Strings featuring the Jazz Loft Big Band, a 12 piece Jazz Orchestra directed by Jazz Loft Director, Tom Manuel and featuring Chris Donohue and Dayna Sean Stephens tonight and April 6 at 7 p.m. A third concert will be held at SBU’s Staller Center on April 5 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $40 adults, $35 seniors, $30 students, $25 children, under age 5 free. To order, visit www.thejazzloft.org.

Friday April 5

Charlie Parker with Strings Concert

See April 4 listing.

Tea with a Spot of History

In partnership with the Three Village Historical Society, the Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A, Stony Brook  hosts a Tea with a Spot of History event at 1 p.m. The Smithtown Stitchers will explore the history, the art, the family, and the community of quilting while participants enjoy a mid-afternoon tea party featuring an assortment of delicious scones by Premiere Pastry in Stony Brook. All day admission to the galleries at the Long Island Museum is included following the program. Tickets are $20 per person. To order, visit www.tvhs.org. 

Friday Food Truck Fest

Three Village Historical Society, 93 North County Road, Setauket hosts a Friday Food Truck Fest tonight, April 12, 19 and 26 from 4 to 7 p.m. Grab a delicious dinner, pull up a picnic table, and hang out with friends and neighbors. The historic house will be open for free tours during the event. 631-751-3730

Hoops for Heroes

Hauppague High School, 500 Lincoln Blvd., Hauppauge will host a Hoops for Heroes fundraiser at 6 p.m. Join the Hauppauge School District staff along with Hauppauge Fire Department, Central Islip-Hauppauge Volunteer Ambulance Corps., SCPD and NYPD for a fame of basketball, free throw contest, food, music and fun at 6 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the door.  631-265-3630

Sound Symphony Orchestra Concert

John F. Kennedy Middle School, 200 Jayne Blvd,, Port Jefferson Station will host a concert by the Sound Symphony Orchestra at 7 p.m. Directed by Maestro Dorothy Savitch, the program will include works by Beethoven, Boulanger and Barber. Admission at the door is $20 adults, $15 seniors, $10 students, children under 12, veterans and active military free. www.soundsymphony.org.

An Evening of Military Bridge

Union United Methodist Church, 1018 Pulaski Rd, East Northport hosts an evening of Military Bridge at 7 p.m. Get a table of 4 together or come by yourself. Tickets are $15 per person. For reservations and additional information, call Carolyn at 631-368 –7911.

Saturday April 6

Charlie Parker with Strings Concert

See April 4 listing.

Rocky Point Historical Society Encampment – just added!

Join the Rocky Point Historical Society for an Encampment at the Hallock Homestead Museum, 172 Hallock Landing Road, Rocky Point from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit with the 3rd NY Regiment, and enjoy guided tours of the Hallock Homestead, gardens and family burying ground. Free entry – $10 suggested donation. 631-744-1776

Whaling Museum Walking Tour

The Whaling Museum, 301 Main St., Cold Spring Harbor hosts a Democracy on Main Street Walking Tour at 11 a.m. and again at 1 p.m. Explore the lives of Cold Spring Harbor residents during the nineteenth century and discover a local history of women’s rights and opportunities, community gathering, and civic participation. The final stop on the tour is Preservation Long Island’s Exhibition at the Old Methodist Church, where educators will introduce participants to the Voices and Votes exhibition. Visitors are welcome to stay and explore the gallery at the end of the tour. Cost is $25 per person. Advance registration required by visiting www.cshwhalingmuseum.org. Rain date is April 7. 631-367-3418.

St. James Has Talent

Celebrate St. James presents St. James Has Talent at Nesaquake Middle School, 479 Edgewood Ave., St. James at 2 p.m. and again at 7 p.m. The event will feature local St. James talent, Paul Anthony, Lighthouse Theatre, Somehow Sorry, John Zollo, Turtlehead, The Algo-Rhythms, David Weiss, Eric Haft, Stevie GB and much more. Tickets are $30 adults, $20 seniors and children under the age of 18. Proceeds will benefit the St. James Community Cultural Arts Center. To order, visit www.celebratestjames.org or call 631-984-0201. 

Saturdays at Six Concert

All Souls Church, 61 Main Street, Stony Brook continues its Saturdays at Six concert series with The Becker/Lessard Guitar Duo at 6 p.m. The two musicians have played extensively as a both duo and part of the Artesian Guitar Quartet for over ten years, including concerts in Canada, United States and England. Free. 631-655-7798

Celebrating 80s rock

The Smithtown Performing Arts Center, 2 E. Main St., Smithtown presents a night of live music celebrating 80s rock music with Mötley Crüe tribute band Crüecified and Poison tribute band Get Poison’d at 8 p.m. Tickets are $35 per person at www.smithtownpac.org.

Patti Lupone in Concert

Stony Brook University’s Staller Center for the Arts, 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook presents Patti Lupone: A Life in Notes on the Main Stage at 8 p.m. Stage and screen icon Patti LuPone makes a triumphant return with her latest show, described as a “personal musical memoir.” Tickets range from $72 to $115. To order, call 631-632-2787 or visit www.stallercenter.com.

Sunday April 7

Setauket St. Baldrick’s Event

VFW Post 3054, 8 Jones St., Setauket will host the Three Village  Dad’s annual St. Baldrick’s event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Go bald for a better tomorrow! Featuring food by Chico’s Tex Mex, Vincent’s Pizza, Heavyweight’s Wings and Burgers, music by Mike’s Sounds Alive and haircuts by Rockabilly Barbers. $25 per person. Proceeds will benefit the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. 

Jazz at the Conklin Barn

Join the Huntington Historical Society for a jazz concert featuring the Vince Scudieri Quartet at the Conklin Barn, 2 High St., Huntington from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Free admission but registration required by visiting huntingtonhistoricalsociety.org. 631-427-7045

Damaged Goods in concert

The Long Island Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame, 97 Main St., Stony Brook  presents a concert by Damaged Goods from 3 to 4 p.m. The event is free with general admission ticket purchase. For more information, call 631-689-5888 or visit www.limusichalloffame.org. 

Colin Carr Concert & Gala

Put on your Sunday best and join the Reboli Center for Art and History, 64 Main St., Stony Brook for a Gala with renowned cellist Colin Carr from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Guests will have the opportunity to enjoy two performances by Colin Carr followed by a short talk from the musician. Champagne will be served. Dress code will be formal. By ticket only. $45 per person. To order, call visit www.rebolicenter.org. 631-751-7707

Monday April 8

Solar Eclipse Viewing

Sunken Meadow State Park, Sunken Meadow Parkway, Kings Park will host an education table with glasses and information about the solar eclipse viewing from 1 to 4 p.m.  Environmental educators will partner with professors and graduate students from Stony Brook University’s Geosciences and Astronomy and Planetary Sciences departments to educate park patrons during the eclipse event. Free. 631-581-1072

Sound Beach Civic Meeting

Sound Beach Civic Association will hold a meeting at the Sound Beach Firehouse, 152 Sound Beach Blvd., Sound Beach at 7:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Suzanne Johnson, president of the Rocky Point Historical Society. All are welcome. For more information, call 631-744-6952.

Tuesday April 9

TV Garden Club Meeting

Three Village Garden Club will hold a meeting at the Setauket Neighborhood House, 95 Main St., Setauket starting at 11 a.m. with a general membership meeting, followed by a lunch break at noon (Please bring your own lunch. Beverages are provided) and a program on garden photography at 1 p.m. The presenter will share her nature photographs and discuss her techniques. All are welcome to attend.

NSJC Social Club Event

North Shore Jewish Center Social Club, 385 Old Town Road, Port Jefferson Station invites the community to special performance by the Antiquity Barbershop Quartet in the Social Hall at 11 a.m. Bagels, cream cheese and coffee will be served. $5 per person, $4 members. 631-928-373

Comedy Night at the Engeman

Join the John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport for a night of comedy starting at 8 p.m.. Come have some laughs, enjoy some cocktails, and listen to some very funny comedians! Tickets are $45 per person. To order, call 631-261-2900 or visit www.engemantheater.com.

Wednesday April 10

Volunteer Fair

Make a difference! Drop by the Northport Public Library, 151 Laurel Ave., Northport for a Volunteer Fair from 10 a.m. to noon. Meet representatives from local organizations that are actively seeking volunteers. Questions? Call 631-261-6930.

Thursday April 11

Senior Fair

Middle Country Public Library, 575 Middle Country Road, Selden will host a Senior Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Receive Medicare enrollment assistance, and visit with wellness, leisure, volunteer and senior housing organizations, as well as safety, healthcare, legal and caregiver support agencies. Fair is free and open to the public. No registration is required. Questions? Call 631-585-9393.

Art History Lecture

Join the Reboli Center for Art and History, 64 Main St., Stony Brook for a free Art History Lecture with award winning artist and art history aficionado, Kevin McEvoy from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Light snacks will be served. No reservations are required to attend. Seating will be first come, first serve.  631-751-7707

The Timeline of  Food

Diane Schwindt, the resident historic cook at the Ketcham Inn Museum in Center Moriches presents a lively lecture, The Timeline of Food, at the North Shore Public Library, 250 Route 25A, Shoreham at 7 p.m. From caveman to fast food and a lot in between … explore moments in time that changed the course of food history. A display of authentic historic hearth ware will be discussed, concluding with food samples. A fun-filled evening of surprising facts that will leave you hungry for more! Open to all. Please register by calling 631-929-4488.

Film

‘The Big Year’

Join Comsewogue Public Library, 170 Terryville Road, Port Jefferson Station for a viewing of The Big Year starring Steve Martin, Jack Black, and Owen Wilson on April 4 from 2 to 4 p.m. Open to all. Call 631-928-1212 or visit www.cplib.org to reserve your seat. 

‘Flipside’

The Port Jefferson Documentary Series continues its Spring season with a screening of Flipside at Theatre Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson on April 8 at 7 p.m. When filmmaker Chris Wilcha revisits the record store he worked at as a teenager in New Jersey, he finds the once-thriving bastion of music and weirdness from his youth slowly falling apart and out of touch with the times. Flipside documents his tragicomic attempt to revive the store while revisiting other documentary projects he has abandoned over the years. Followed by a Q&A with Chris Wilcha. Tickets are $10 at the door or in advance at www.portjeffdocumentaryseries.com.

Theater 

‘Jersey Boys’

John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St. Northport presents Jersey Boys, the story of Franki Valli & The Four Seasons, from March 14 to May 26. They were just 4 guys from Jersey until they sang their very first note–a sound the radio just couldn’t get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage was a different story–a story that has made them a sensation all over again. Winner of the 2006 Tony© Award for “Best Musical,” Jersey Boys features the top ten hits “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Walk Like A Man,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,” and “December, 1963 (Oh What A Night).” To order tickets, call 631-261-2900 or visit www.engemantheater.com. 

‘Murder on the Orient Express’

Theatre Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson continues its Mainstage season with Murder on the Orient Express, a thrilling mystery about the most infamous case of one of fiction’s most famous detectives, from April 6 to May 4. Murder and mayhem await renowned investigator Hercule Poirot as he boards a train filled with treachery and intrigue. Featuring a shadowy American, a train full of suspects, a notebook’s worth of alibis, and a singular Belgian sleuth whose mustache twitches at murder, all aboard the Orient Express! Tickets are $40 adults, $32 seniors and students, $25 children ages 5 to 12. To order, call 631-928-9100 or visit www.theatrethree.com.

‘Head Over Heels’

The Theatres at Suffolk County Community College present Head Over Heels, a musical by James Magruder and Jeff Whitty at the Shea Theatre, Islip Arts Building, Ammerman campus, 533 College Road, Selden on April 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20 at 7:30 p.m., and April 14 and 21 at 2 p.m. A mash-up of posh and punk, Head Over Heels is an unpredictable, Elizabethan rompabout a royal family that must prevent an oracle’s prophecy of doom. Admission is $15 adults, $10 veterans and students 16 years of age or younger. SCCC students with current ID receive two  free tickets. To order, visit https://sunysuffolk.edu/spotlight or call 631-451-4163

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The Port Jefferson Chamber of Commerce will host their annual Easter Parade and egg hunt on March 31. File photo by Alex Petroski
Thursday March 28

Billy Joel’s New York

Comsewogue Public Library, 170 Terryville Road, Port Jefferson Station invites the community to a presentation titled Billy Joel’s New York  from 7 to 8:15 p.m. Take a multimedia stroll through Long Island and NYC, as you learn about landmarks of The Piano Man’s career with Clive Young. Open to all. Call 631-928-1212 or visit www.cplib.org to register.

Vanderbilt Lecture

Rescheduled from March 7. Suffolk County Vanderbilt Planetarium, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport continues its lecture series with Mapping Historical New York: A Digital Atlas at 7 p.m. Historians Gergely Baics and Rebecca Kobrin will discuss Manhattan’s and Brooklyn’s transformations during the late nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. Drawing on 1850, 1880, and 1910 census data, the Digital Atlas shows how migration, residential, and occupational patterns shaped the city. $10 per person. To register, visit www.vanderbiltmuseum.org.

Native American Drumming

All Souls Church Parish House, 10 Mill Pond Road, Stony Brook hosts an evening of Native American Drumming Meditation from 7 to 8:45 p.m. Led by elder drummer, Ric Statler, drumming meditation seeks to integrate the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual parts of the human self, creating a state of well-being. Call 631-655-7798 for more information.

Sound Bath Meditation

North Shore Public Library, 250 Route 25A, Shoreham hosts a program titled Sound Bath Meditation at 7 p.m. Join Susan Ferro for this transformative, deep healing Sound Bath session with Tibetan Bowls, Crystal Bowls, Gongs, Chimes and Drums! Sound and music to calm the mind and body. Open to all. To register, call 631-929-4488.

An Evening of Comedy

Join the Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington for an evening of Stand Up/Sit Down comedy with Chris Monty at 8 p.m. In his stand-up, Chris channels the style of the 1960’s cool funnyman mixed with a modern chic. After his set he’ll share stories about his comedy career and many acting roles with host Steven Taub. Tickets are $40, $30 members at www.cinemaartscentre.org.

Friday March 29

Fish Fry Friday – just added!

Bethel AME Church, 33 Christian Ave., Setauket hosts a Fish Fry Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. $20 per plated includes choice of fried whiting or catfish or baked whiting, mashed potatoes, cole slaw, string beans and dessert. Dine in or take out. Call 631-751-4140 for more information.

An Evening with Bob Nelson

Theatre Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson welcomes back Bob Nelson for a night of laughs on the Mainstage starting at 8 p.m. Watching a Bob Nelson live performance is like watching several different types of top comedians all rolled up into one. Characters like the lovable nerd Eppy Epperman, punchy boxer Jiffy Jeff and chicken rancher Wilby Stuckinson are as funny and memorable as any you will see in comedy today. Tickets are $49. To order, call 631-928-9100 or visit www.theatrethree.com.

Friday Night Face Off

Friday Night Face Off, Long Island’s longest running Improv Comedy Show, returns to Theatre Three’s Second Stage, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson tonight at 10:30 p.m. Using audience suggestions, FNFO pits two teams of improvisers against each other in an all-out championship! Recommended for ages 16 and up, due to adult content. Tickets are $15 at the door – cash only. 631-928-9100

Saturday March 30

Easter Festival

Join the Smithtown Historical Society, 239 E. Main St., Smithtown for an Easter Festival from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Activities include a craft corner, petting zoo, craft and food vendors, scavenger hunt and a visit with the Easter Bunny. Tickets are $7 per person at eventbrite.com or at the gate. Rain date is March 31. Call 631-265-6768 for more information.

Easter Celebration at The Shoppes

The Shoppes at East Wind, 5768 Route 25A, Wading River will host an Easter Celebration at The Shoppes with the Easter Bunny from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ride the Carousel ($), Bounce House  ($), take your own free photo with the Easter Bunny (no appointment needed) and shop for last minute Easter gifts. 631-929-3500

Long Island Comedy Festival

The Long Island Comedy Festival returns to Theatre Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson at 8 p.m. Comedian line-up includes David Weiss, Scott Schendlinger, John Ziegler, and Eric Haft with a surprise guest. Tickets are $49. To order, call 631-928-9100 or visit www.theatrethree.com.

Sunday March 31

Port Jefferson Easter Parade

The Greater Port Jefferson Chamber of Commerce hosts the annual Easter Parade in the Village of Port Jefferson at noon. Enjoy an old-fashioned “Easter Bonnet” walking parade from Theatre Three to the Port Jefferson Village Center (all are welcome to wear their Easter best and march) followed by an Easter Egg Hunt on Harborfront Park’s Great Lawn at 12:15 p.m. for children ages 2 to 8. Call 473-1414 for more info.

Monday April 1

Movie Trivia Night

Join the Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington for a Movie Trivia Night at 8 p.m. Try to answer 50 questions based all around film, actors and actresses, awards, and everything else associated with the world of film. Challenge like-minded film fans in a battle of wits for cash and other prizes. You can form teams, so bring some friends and work together. Feel free to come alone and play solo as well! Hosted by Dan French. Tickets are $11 per person, $7 members at www.cinemaartscentre.org.

James Taylor Tribute Concert

The John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport continues its Special Events series with a James Taylor tribute concert How Sweet It Is! with Steve Leslie tonight and April 2 at 8 p.m. Audiences will be singing along to such classics as “Carolina In My Mind,” “You’ve Got a Friend,” “Fire and Rain,” and more. Tickets are $45. To order, call 631-261-2900 or visit www.engemantheater.com.

Tuesday April 2

James Taylor Tribute Concert

See April 1 listing.

MLK Jr. Community Reading

Bethel AME Church, 33 Christian Ave., Setauket will host a live community reading of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 1967 speech Beyond Vietnam — A Time to Break Silence from 7 to 9 p.m. All are welcome to attend. The event is sponsored by the North Country Peace Group, South Country Peace Group, Pax Christi Long Island, LI Alliance for Peaceful Alternatives, Building Bridges Brookhaven, Multicultural Solidarity Long Island, and Veterans for Peace LI Chapter 138. To volunteer as a reader, email [email protected].

Wednesday April 3

An Afternoon of Art

Spend the afternoon at two of Stony Brook’s most beloved institutions! Visit Stony Brook University’s Zuccaire Gallery to view Poor Housekeeping: MFA Thesis Exhibition 2024, before heading down the road to the Long Island Museum’s Art Museum to see The Power of Two: Artist Couples of Long Island. Educators and artists will be on hand in the galleries along with refreshments to round out the afternoon. A free shuttle will run between the Zuccaire Gallery and the Long Island Museum from noon to 3 p.m. Visitors are also welcome to drive themselves between each location. 631-632-7240

Thursday April 4

Necklace Workshop

Huntington Historical Society will present a Personalized Necklace Workshop with Jen Salta at the Conklin Barn, 2 High St., Huntington from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Choose from a variety of shaped pendants to customize in your own texture and add a name, initial or some words of affirmation. Students will get to choose from a variety of natural gemstones beads to add to their 18” finished necklace. Fee is $65, $60 members.  Register at www.huntingtonhistoricalsociety.org.

Charlie Parker with Strings Concert

The Jazz Loft, 275 Christian Ave., Stony Brook presents a Charlie Parker with Strings featuring the Jazz Loft Big Band, a 12 piece Jazz Orchestra directed by Jazz Loft Director, Tom Manuel and featuring Chris Donohue and Dayna Sean Stephens tonight and April 6 at 7 p.m. A third concert will be held at SBU’s Staller Center on April 5 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $40 adults, $35 seniors, $30 students, $25 children, under age 5 free. To order, visit www.thejazzloft.org.

Film

‘Ben-Hur’

Cinema Arts Centre, 412 Park Ave., Huntington will screen Ben-Hur on April 2 at 7:30 p.m. The winner of 11 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor, Ben-Hur stands as one of the greatest Hollywood epics. With an introduction by film historian Philip Harwood. Tickets are $16, $10 members. To purchase in advance, visit www.cinemaartscentre.org.

‘The Big Year’

Join Comsewogue Public Library, 170 Terryville Road, Port Jefferson Station for a viewing of The Big Year starring Steve Martin, Jack Black, and Owen Wilson on April 4 from 2 to 4 p.m. Open to all. Call 631-928-1212 or visit www.cplib.org to reserve your seat. 

Theater 

‘Jersey Boys’

John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St. Northport presents Jersey Boys, the story of Franki Valli & The Four Seasons, from March 14 to May 26. They were just 4 guys from Jersey until they sang their very first note–a sound the radio just couldn’t get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage was a different story–a story that has made them a sensation all over again. Winner of the 2006 Tony© Award for “Best Musical,” Jersey Boys features the top ten hits “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Walk Like A Man,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,” and “December, 1963 (Oh What A Night).” To order tickets, call 631-261-2900 or visit www.engemantheater.com. 

‘Murder on the Orient Express’

Theatre Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson continues its Mainstage season with Murder on the Orient Express, a thrilling mystery about the most infamous case of one of fiction’s most famous detectives, from April 6 to May 4. Murder and mayhem await renowned investigator Hercule Poirot as he boards a train filled with treachery and intrigue. Featuring a shadowy American, a train full of suspects, a notebook’s worth of alibis, and a singular Belgian sleuth whose mustache twitches at murder, all aboard the Orient Express! Tickets are $40 adults, $32 seniors and students, $25 children ages 5 to 12. To order, call 631-928-9100 or visit www.theatrethree.com.

‘Head Over Heels’

The Theatres at Suffolk County Community College present Head Over Heels, a musical by James Magruder and Jeff Whitty at the Shea Theatre, Islip Arts Building, Ammerman campus, 533 College Road, Selden on April 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20 at 7:30 p.m., and April 14 and 21 at 2 p.m. A mash-up of posh and punk, Head Over Heels is an unpredictable, Elizabethan rompabout a royal family that must prevent an oracle’s prophecy of doom. Admission is $15 adults, $10 veterans and students 16 years of age or younger. SCCC students with current ID receive two  free tickets. To order, visit https://sunysuffolk.edu/spotlight or call 631-451-4163.

Class Reunions

Centereach High School Class of 1974 will hold its 50th reunion at the Meadow Club, 1147 Route 112, Port Jefferson Station on April 26 from 6 to 10 p.m. For more information, email Jean Ann Renzulli at [email protected].

Port Jefferson High School Class of 1964 will hold its 60th reunion at the Meadow Club, 1147 Route 112, Port Jefferson Station on Oct. 17. For more information, email Mike Whelen at [email protected].

Farmers Markets

Huntington Farmers Market

Spirit of Huntington Art Center, 2 Melville Road North, Huntington Station hosts the Long Island Winter Farmers Market every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through March. 631-470-9620

Port Jefferson Farmers Market

The Port Jefferson Winter Farmers Market returns to the Port Jefferson Village Center, 101 E. Broadway, Port Jefferson on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through April 28. 631-802-2160

Lake Grove Farmers Market

Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove hosts a Winter Farmers Market in the southwestern quadrant of the parking lot (adjacent to Bahama Breeze) on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 516-444-1280

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THE GRAND FINALE The award-winning father/son duo Beaucoup Blue closes the WinterTide concert series at the Port Jefferson Village Center on March 22.
Thursday March 21

Swing Into Spring Festival

The Jazz Loft, 275 Christian Ave., Stony Brook and Suffolk County Legislator Steve Englebright present the 7th annual Swing Into Spring Music Festival tonight through March 23, bringing with it an assortment of opportunities to hear live jazz music throughout Setauket and Stony Brook at six locations including The Jazz Loft, Sweet Mama’s, Schnitzels, The Country House, Madiran Wine Bar, Bliss Restaurant and the Three Village Inn.  For a full schedule of events, visit www.thejazzloft.org. 631-751-1895

Thankful Thursday at the Vanderbilt

Suffolk County Vanderbilt Planetarium, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport continues its Thankful Thursdays series tonight with a free family-friendly planetarium show titled STARS: The Powerhouses of the Universe narrated by Mark Hamill at 7 p.m. After the show, the observatory will be opened to the public and an astronomy educator will invite you to look through a telescope at the night sky (weather permitting). Recommended for ages 6+. Register at www.vanderbiltmuseum.org.

How to Survive Rising Food Prices

Join Comsewogue Public Library, 170 Terryville Road, Port Jefferson Station for an informative lecture on How to Survive Rising Food Prices from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Discover ways to save money in the supermarket along with how to prepare meals that are budget-friendly with Janice Imbrogno. Open to all. Call 631-928-1212 or visit www.cplib.org to register.

Friday March 22

Swing Into Spring Festival

See March 21 listing.

WinterTide Concert

The Village of Port Jefferson Dept. of Recreation and the Greater Port Jefferson Arts Council closes their Winter Tide concert series at the Port Jefferson Village Center, 101 E. Broadway, Port Jefferson with a performance by award-winning father/son duo Beaucoup Blue in the Sail Loft Room (3rd floor) from 7 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the door. 631-802-2160

Coffee House Concert

Celebrate St. James continues its Coffee House concert series at the St. James Community Cultural Arts Center, 176 Second St., St. James with a performance by flue ensemble Floot 4 at 7 p.m. Special coffee beverages and tea along with sweet treats will be served. Tickets are $25, $20 members at www.celebratestjames.org. 631-984-0201

Hispanic Heritage Night

Kings Park Heritage Museum, RJO Middle School, 101 Church St., Kings Park hosts a Hispanic Heritage Night at 7:30 p.m. featuring the dynamic sounds of Moonflower — Spirit of Santana. Free admission. 631-269-3305

Adam Pascal in Concert

The original star of Rent makes his long-awaited return to Stony Brook University’s Staller Center for the Arts’ Recital Hall, 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook at 8 p.m. Join Adam Pascal for an intimate evening of brilliant music from Broadway classics to Rock hits and everything in between! Tickets range from $50 to $65. To order, call 631-632-2787 or visit www.stallercenter.com.

Saturday March 23

Swing Into Spring Festival

See March 21 listing.

Spring Craft Fair

Time to shop! Hauppauge High School, 500 Lincoln Ave., Hauppauge will host a Spring Craft Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Stop by for a one-of-a-kind shopping experience featuring over 100 local artisans showcasing their handmade goods. From beautiful jewelry to stunning home decor, there’s something for everyone. Plus, admission is free! Proceeds benefit the Hauppauge Educational Foundation. 631-846-1459

Garage Sale Fundraiser – This event has been postponed to April 6.

Drop by Sweetbriar Nature Center, 62 Eckernkamp Drive, Smithtown for an Outdoor Thrift Garage Sale around the  double garage in the Sweetbriar parking lot from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. featuring household items and fun treasures! Money goes back into the wildlife center. Donations welcome. Call Joe at 631-901-5911 for more information.

Art League Open House

Art League of Long Island, 107 E. Deer Park Road, Dix Hills invites the community to its grand re-opening Open House from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Join them for a day of art, tour the newly renovated art center and much more. Free. 631-462-5400

Reboli Center Art Reception

The Reboli Center for Art & History, 604 Main St., Stony Brook will host an artist reception for its latest exhibit featuring  the contemporary works of the Studio 268 artist group from 2 to 4 p.m. Enjoy a chance to meet the artists of the show, enjoy the exhibition along with some light refreshments. This special event is free to attend and open to the public. The show runs through April 28. 631-751-7707

St. James Ghost Investigation

Celebrate St. James continues its Living History series with A St. James Ghost Investigation at 7 p.m. Medium and paranormal investigator Joe Giaquinto returns to the Calderone Theater/St. James Community Cultural Arts Center, 176 Second St., St. James to record any haunting phenomena of the historic theater. Tickets are $35, $30 members at www.celebratestjames.org. 631-984-0201

Sunday March 24

Spring Car Show

The first car show of the season heads to the Long Island Community Hospital Ampitheater at Bald Hill, 1 Ski Run Lane, Farmingville from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hundreds of classic and collectible automobiles including street rods, muscle cars, antiques, exotics and imports will be on display along with a swap meet, live music by The Fugitives, food and refreshments. Admission fee is $10 adults, free for under age 12. 631-567-5898 

Model Train Show

The Smithtown Historical Society will present its annual Model Train Show fundraiser at the Frank Brush Barn, 211 E. Main St., Smithtown from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Operating layouts on display include Long Island HOTracks (HO Scale), Frank Kabylarz (N Scale). Admission is $5 adults, $3 children ages 3 to 12. Proceeds will benefit the historical society. 631-265-6768

Ronkonkoma St. Pat’s Day Parade

The 35th annual Ronkonkoma St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be held at 2 p.m. Grand Marshal Greg Plante will lead the parade from Hawkins Avenue at School Street, south down Hawkins Ave ending at Thorne Street. Call 631-304-6303 or visit www.ronkonkomaparade.org.

Black and Sparrow in concert

The Long Island Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame, 97 Main St., Stony Brook  presents a concert by Klyph Black and John Sparrow (Rockin Americana) from 3 to 4 p.m. The event is free with general admission ticket purchase. For more information, call 631-689-5888 or visit www.limusichalloffame.org. 

Monday March 25

SHS Spring Lecture

Smithtown Historical Society continues its lecture series at the Frank Brush Barn, 211 E. Mai St., Smithtown with The Art of William Sidney Mount: Long Island People of Color on Canvas from 7 to 8:30 p.m.  Discover a lost world of farmers cutting hay with scythes and dancing to fiddle music on barn floors through the Long Island paintings of William Sidney Mount. Explore vivid depictions of people of color, presented with great humanity when racist caricatures were the norm. Presented by historian and author Vivian Nicholson-Mueller. Light refreshments will be served. Free but donations welcome. 631-265-6768

Tuesday March 26

NSJC Social Club event

North Shore Jewish Center Social Club, 385 Old Town Road, Port Jefferson Station invites the community to special screening of A Yiddish World Remembered in the Social Hall at 11 a.m. Bagels, cream cheese and coffee will be served. $5 per person, $4 members. 631-928-373

PJS/Terryville Civic Meeting

Comsewogue Public Library, 170 Terryville Road Port Jefferson Station will host the monthly Port Jeff. Station Terryville Civic Association meeting at 7 p.m.  On the agenda will be the bi-annual Civic Association Officers election meeting, Brookhaven Supevisor Dan Panico and Councilmember Jonathan Kornreich and normal civic reports, redevelopment of Rte. 112 corridor and more. Open to all.

Wednesday March 27

Ilona Kaydanov Memorial Concert

Last year the Hauppauge High School Community suffered a loss of their former student, Ilona Kaydanov. To honor her, the school is looking to create spaces that will benefit students while memorializing Ilona and her passions. To raise money toward this initiative, the school will be hosting a memorial concert in her honor at Hauppauge High School, 500 Lincoln Blvd., Hauppauge tonight from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the door with raffles and concessions available for purchase.

Thursday March 28

Vanderbilt Lecture

Rescheduled from March 7. Suffolk County Vanderbilt Planetarium, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport continues its lecture series with Mapping Historical New York: A Digital Atlas at 7 p.m. Historians Gergely Baics and Rebecca Kobrin will discuss Manhattan’s and Brooklyn’s transformations during the late nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. Drawing on 1850, 1880, and 1910 census data, the Digital Atlas shows how migration, residential, and occupational patterns shaped the city. $10 per person. To register, visit www.vanderbiltmuseum.org.

Native American Drumming

All Souls Church Parish House, 10 Mill Pond Road, Stony Brook hosts an evening of Native American Drumming Meditation from 7 to 8:45 p.m. Led by elder drummer, Ric Statler, drumming meditation seeks to integrate the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual parts of the human self, creating a state of well-being. Call 631-655-7798 for more information.

Sound Bath Meditation

North Shore Public Library, 250 Route 25A, Shoreham hosts a program titled Sound Bath Meditation at 7 p.m. Join Susan Ferro for this transformative, deep healing Sound Bath session with Tibetan Bowls, Crystal Bowls, Gongs, Chimes and Drums! Sound and music to calm the mind and body. Open to all. To register, call 631-929-4488.

An Evening of Comedy

Join the Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington for an evening of Stand Up/Sit Down comedy with Chris Monty at 8 p.m. In his stand-up, Chris channels the style of the 1960’s cool funnyman mixed with a modern chic. After his set he’ll share stories about his comedy career and many acting roles with host Steven Taub. Tickets are $40, $30 members at www.cinemaartscentre.org.

Film

‘Lady Sings the Blues’

Join the Cinema Art Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington for a screening of Lady Sings the Blues (1972) on March 24 at 2:30 p.m. Pop superstar Diana Ross portrays legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday in this powerful biographical drama. Includes post-film discussion and Q&A with author Paul Alexander in-person with his new biography of Billie Holiday, Bitter Crop. Tickets are $16 film only, $36 film and book. www.cinemaartscentre.org.

‘Story and Pictures By’

The Port Jefferson Documentary Series continues its Spring 2024 season with a screening of Story and Pictures By, the first feature documentary to take audiences behind the scenes to meet the boundary pushers who create children’s picture books, at JFK Middle School, 200 Jayne Blvd., Port Jefferson Station on March 25 at 7 p.m. Guest speaker will be filmmaker Joanna Rudnick. Tickets are $10 per person at www.portjeffersondocumentaryseries.com or at the door. 

‘Arrival’

The Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington continues its Science on Screen series with a mind-expanding exploration of the mysteries of language and communication, featuring a lecture and Q&A with neuroscientist Arkarup Banerjee, of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, and a rare big-screen showing of Denis Villeneuve’s profound 2016 drama ARRIVAL on Tuesday, March 26 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $16, $10 members. To purchase in advance, visit www.cinemaartscentre.org. 

Theater 

Festival of One-Act Plays

Theatre Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson presents the 25th annual Festival of One-Act Plays from  Feb. 24 to March 23 at The Ronald F. Peierls Theatre, on the Second Stage. Selected from over 2,000 submissions world-wide, these eight cutting-edge premieres are guaranteed to entertain and engage. Directed by Jeffrey Sanzel, the plays will feature Sean Amato, Ginger Dalton, Jae Hughes, Brittany Lacey, Phyllis March, Andrew Markowitz, Linda May, Rob Schindlar, Evan Teich, Steven Uihlein, Julia Albino, Courtney Gilmore, Gina Lardi, and Cassidy Rose O’Brien. Please Note: Adult content and language. All seats are $25. To order, call 631-928-9100 or visit www.theatrethree.com.

‘Jersey Boys’

John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St. Northport presents Jersey Boys, the story of Franki Valli & The Four Seasons, from March 14 to May 26. They were just 4 guys from Jersey until they sang their very first note–a sound the radio just couldn’t get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage was a different story–a story that has made them a sensation all over again. Winner of the 2006 Tony© Award for “Best Musical,” Jersey Boys features the top ten hits “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Walk Like A Man,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,” and “December, 1963 (Oh What A Night).” To order tickets, call 631-261-2900 or visit www.engemantheater.com. See review on page B12.

‘(Mostly) True Things’

The Performing Arts Studio, 224 E. Main St, Port Jefferson presents (mostly) TRUE THINGS, a game wrapped in a storytelling show that features true stories — with a twist — and a game that will have an additional entertainment feature on March 23 at 7 p.m. Storytellers will include Sandi Marx, Brian Grossi, Aaron Foss, and Jude Treder-Wolff. Tickets are $20 each on eventbrite.com or $25 at the door (cash only). 

‘Murder on the Orient Express’

Theatre Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson continues its Mainstage season with Murder on the Orient Express, a thrilling mystery about the most infamous case of one of fiction’s most famous detectives, from April 6 to May 4. Murder and mayhem await renowned investigator Hercule Poirot as he boards a train filled with treachery and intrigue. Featuring a shadowy American, a train full of suspects, a notebook’s worth of alibis, and a singular Belgian sleuth whose mustache twitches at murder, all aboard the Orient Express! Tickets are $40 adults, $32 seniors and students, $25 children ages 5 to 12. To order, call 631-928-9100 or visit www.theatrethree.com.

Farmers Markets

Huntington Farmers Market

Spirit of Huntington Art Center, 2 Melville Road North, Huntington Station hosts the Long Island Winter Farmers Market every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through March. 631-470-9620

Port Jefferson Farmers Market

The Port Jefferson Winter Farmers Market returns to the Port Jefferson Village Center, 101 E. Broadway, Port Jefferson on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through April 28. 631-802-2160

Lake Grove Farmers Market

Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove hosts a Winter Farmers Market in the southwestern quadrant of the parking lot (adjacent to Bahama Breeze) on Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 516-444-1280

Class Reunions

Centereach High School Class of 1974 will hold its 50th reunion at the Meadow Club, 1147 Route 112, Port Jefferson Station on April 26 from 6 to 10 p.m. For more information, email Jean Ann Renzulli at [email protected].

Port Jefferson High School Class of 1964 will hold its 60th reunion at the Meadow Club, 1147 Route 112, Port Jefferson Station on Oct. 17. For more information, email Mike Whelen at [email protected].