The Week Ahead

Week of April 12 to April 18


— Teen Nite Out

Long Beach Aware will host Teen Nite Out at Long Beach High School, 322 Lagoon Drive W., Lido Beach, on Friday, April 13 from 6 p.m. to midnight. All high school age students who live in the Long Beach School District are welcome. There will be karaoke, swimming, video games, bubble soccer, foosball pillo hockey and tons of food.

— LB COAD: Stop the Bleed

The Long Beach Community Organizations Active in Disasters will host Stop the Bleed at the Long Beach Public Library, 111 W. Park Ave., on Thursday, April 12 at 7 p.m. The program’s purpose is to train regular people in CPR and the Heimlich maneuver. The hour-long training is free. No medical background is and training will be provided by South Nassau Communities Hospital.

— Guest Speaker Dr. Paul Van Wie

The Long Beach Island Landmarks Association will host a guest speaker, Paul Van Wie, Ph.D., at the Long Beach Public Library, 111 W. Park Ave., on April 14 at 2 p.m. Dr. Van Wie has written several books about Long Island. He will discuss the history of the Town of Hempstead and landmark preservation.

— An evening with Manhattan Chamber Players

The Freeport Community Concert Association welcomes spring with the Manhattan Chamber Players, on Saturday, April 14, at 8 p.m., at Freeport High School. The young, exuberant ensemble boasts an impressive roster of talent from The Juilliard School, Curtis Institute and New England Conservatory of Music, among others. They will present a lively program of string, piano and wind trios, quartets and quintets, sharing their passion for historic classic chamber music with a nod to the present. Info: (516) 867-1195 or

— Rhythmic grooves with Red Baraat

The versatile Brooklyn-based band visits the area on Friday, April, 13, at 8 p.m., with a high energy fusion of jazz, hip-hop, rock, funky go-go, and scalding hot bhangra. The group’s charismatic leader, Sunny Jain, holds the explosive songs together with rhythms from his dhol, the Indian double-headed drum played slung over the shoulder that provides bhangra with its heartbeat. Info: (516) 767-6444 or