Nearby things to do this week in Rockville Centre (4/26 - 5/2)


Edith’s birthday brunch

Resident Edith Weisman is turning 100, and you’re invited to her birthday celebration! Come to the Sandel Senior Center at noon on Friday, April 27 for a birthday brunch. Admission is $5.

‘Antiques Roadshow’ stops by

On April 29, from 1 to 4 p.m, Philip Weiss from “Antiques Roadshow” is dropping by the Phillips House Museum on Hempstead Avenue! Bring your antiques and collectibles to get appraised — except for jewelry and large pieces of furniture. Three appraisals cost $25, and will include a membership to the museum. Otherwise, appraisals are $10 per item.

Geek out

Come discuss great shows like “Westworld,” “The Expanse,” “Homeland” and more in a fun, free-form group at the Rockville Centre Public Library on May 1 at 7:30 p.m.

Stirring sounds with Rockaway-Five Towns Symphony Orchestra

Maestro Louis Panaccuilli steps away from his duties at the helm of the Nassau Pops Symphony Orchestra for a moment and turns his attention — and his baton — to the Rockaway-Five Towns Symphony Orchestra. The popular local orchestra’s spring concert, on Saturday, April 28, at 8 p.m., features Vivaldi’s Double Violin Concerto, Night on Bald Mountain and a piece by Benjamin Britten, among other selections. It takes place at James A. Dever School in Valley Stream. Info: (516) 884-4856.

Criss Angel conjures up some new tricks

The acclaimed illusionist visits Tilles Center on Thursday, May 3, at 7:30 p.m., with his latest action-packed show. “The Mindfreak Unplugged” is billed as a one-of-a-kind theatrical experience, showcasing Angel’s famous sleight of hand street magic, mentalism, and even some of his most iconic illusions. Info: (800) 745-3000 or or