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The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Malverne, West Hempstead


It’s a Wonderful Life

Explore one of the most iconic films in movie history, “It’s a Wonderful Life,” at the Malverne Public Library on Thursday, Nov. 21, from 2 to 3:15 p.m. In this lecture/slide show, Sal St. George will discuss the film’s complex back story of how it came to fruition and several little-known facts about the film. Info: (516) 599-0750.

Pictures with Santa

Set up your holiday cards early this year with the Malverne Historical and Preservation Society on Sunday, Nov. 24, 1 to 3 p.m. Santa Claus will be there to greet children and take photos. Residents must bring their own cameras. Info: www.malvernevillage.org.

Family Game Show

Enjoy some family fun and games at the West Hempstead Public Library on Sunday, Nov 24, from 2 to 3 p.m., or 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. There will be simple trivia questions and a whole lot of laughter with Knock’em Dead Comedy. It’s a highly interactive and professional live emceed show incorporating popular game shows. Registration is required. Info: (516) 481-6591.

Comedy Showcase

Three comedians from The Stephen Colbert Show — Keith Alberstadt, Carmen Lynch and Alingon Mitra — along with emcee Shaun Eli bring their comic stylings to the Madison Theatre, on the Molloy College campus, Friday, Nov. 22, at 8 p.m. These comics are cutting it up just about everywhere. Info: (516) 323-4444 or www.madisontheatreny.org.

Road trippin’ with Mickey and pals

Disney on Ice brings a tale of exotic adventure to NYCB Live’s Nassau Coliseum, opening Friday, Nov. 21. Road Trip Adventures” invites families to join Mickey and his friends, visiting the rooftops of London with Mary Poppins, Motunui with Moana, and, the Pride Lands, with Simba, Timon and Pumbaa. Info: (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or www.disneyonice.com/road-trip-adventures.