Nearby things to do this week in Malverne, West Hempstead


Relax and restore yoga at the library

Enjoy an hour of relaxation with some yoga training at the Malverne Public Library on Thursday, Oct. 18, from 7 to 8 p.m. Loosen up your body with some formal yoga postures. Please bring a yoga mat and a towel or blanket. All participants must sign an exercise waiver form that the library keeps on file for future classes. Open to all levels. $16 cash. Info: (516) 599-0750.

Paint party fundraiser

Join the Malverne Community Theatre for a special paint party fundraiser at the Vulcan Firehouse in Lynbrook on Friday, Oct. 19, at 8 p.m. The fundraiser will support Malverne High School Musical Theater Alumni Show, presented by MCT, which it hopes to host in Aug. 2019. $40 per person. Info:

Bobby Conte Thornton in ‘Blame it on My Youth’

Direct from his Broadway debut as Calogero in “A Bronx Tale,” Bobby Conte Thornton visits the area with his solo cabaret show, on Friday, Oct. 19, at 8 p.m. The special evening features his mentor Chazz Palminteri who joins Thornton on stage to talk about their unique relationship and their collaboration on his life story, which became “A Bronx Tale.” Info: (516) 767-6444 or

It’s haunting season

Planting Fields State Park’s Coe Hall opens its majestic doors for some spooky fun at Haunted Halloween Nights, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 19-20, 7-9:30 p.m. Step inside the haunted house, ready to thrill visitors with exciting special effects, frightening ghosts, live music from Jack Kohl, and performances each evening. Info: (516) 922-8600 or