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The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Malverne, West Hempstead


Artist reception for Willie Mack

Enjoy the work of fine artist Willie Mack at the Lakeview Public Library on Saturday, May 18, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Mack’s artwork will be on display in the library’s lobby throughout the month of May, but Mack will be there on Saturday to meet with residents. Light refreshments will be served. Please register in advance. Info: (516) 536-3071.

Entrepreneurship workshop in West Hempstead

Join a workshop on how to become your own boss on Monday, May 20, at the West Hempstead Public Library, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Marketing: This week’s session is titled, “The Key to Increasing Sales,” as part of a free five-part workshop. Each session registers separately. Light dinner will be served. Info: (516) 481-6591.

Calming glitter jar

Is the thought of finals stressing you out? Relieve some of that stress at the Malverne Public Library on Wednesday, May 22, from 7 to 7:45 p.m. The library invites residents ages 10 and up to make their own calming glitter jar. Info: (516) 599-0750 or teens@malvernelibrary.org.

Meet the artist

Join Muna Tseng, when she visits Nassau County Museum of Art, on Sunday, May 19, at 3 p.m. as part of the museum’s Artist in the Gallery series. Her talk, “’80s New York! A Tale of Two Siblings, Tseng Kwong Chi and Muna Tseng,” relates her adventures in Manhattan, with her brother Kwong Chi. Info: (516) 484-9338 or www.nassaumuseum.org.

How Peter became Pan

Uncover the story behind the story, when “Finding Neverland” comes to Tilles Center, on Sunday, May 19, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Learn how playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. He sets out to write “Peter Pan,” a play that would astound London theatergoers. Info: (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.tillescenter.org.