The off-Broadway musical about a fundraising talent show presented by the Little Sisters of Hoboken, Thursday and Friday, Aug. 29-30, 8 p.m.; Saturday, Aug. 31, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 1, 2 p.m. $55. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.
I’m Not Rappaport
The bittersweet comedy about a pair of elderly New Yorkers, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 30-31, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 1, 3 p.m. $20, $17 students and seniors Friday and Sunday. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400.
Making God Laugh
A modern comedy that centers on empty nesters who welcome home their children over various family holidays spanning three decades, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 30-31, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 1, 2:30 p.m. $20, $18 seniors and students, $14 youth; $25 day of show. BroadHollow Theatre, BayWay Arts Center, 265 E. Main St., East Islip. (631) 581-2700 or www.broadhollow.org.
Ron Stroman’s Sikofitalll Gudtyme Tour
Comedian Ron Stroman’s one-man show, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 30-31, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Sept. 1, 3 p.m. $20 Friday and Sunday, $25 Saturday. Arena Players, Vanderbilt Museum Carriage House Theater, Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport. 293-0674 or www.arenaplayers.org.
Design and engineer your own stick and rod puppet, Thursday and Friday, Aug. 29-30, 1-4 p.m. Develop the puppet’s character and learn how to perform for family and friends. For ages 3 and up. $4 with museum admission ($3 LICM members). Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www.licm.org.
Riddle Me This
Be a garden detective during a guided scavenger hunt to examine nature’s secrets, Saturday, Aug. 31, noon. Discover tricky methods of plant survival. Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Old Westbury Rd., Old Westbury. 333-0048 or www.oldwestbury.org.
Jack and the Beanstalk
A lively musical adaptation of the familiar tale, Saturday, Aug. 31, 11 a.m.; Sunday, Sept. 1, 10:30 a.m. $15. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.