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The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Malverne, West Hempstead


Friday game days for adults

The Malverne Public Library invites residents to play board games such as Scrabble, chess and more on Friday, Feb. 14, from 1 to 4 p.m. Bring a group of friends for some fun, friendly competition. The library will have some game sets available, but participants can also bring their own. Info: (516) 599-0750.

Valentine’s Day celebration for kids

Stop by the Lakeview Public Library to celebrate Valentine’s Day on Friday, Feb. 14 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Children of all ages are welcome to come in and celebrate love as the library will feature crafts and food. Register in advance by calling or visiting the library. Children under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult. Info: (516) 536-3071.

Afternoon movie at the library

Grab some popcorn and enjoy a film at the West Hempstead Public Library on Sunday, Feb. 16, at 2 p.m. The library will feature the 2019 biographical drama, “Judy,” starring Renée Zellweger and Finn Wittrock. The film follows actress and singer Judy Garland’s career during the last year of her life when she relocated her stage career to Britain. 118 mins.; rated PG-13. Info: (516) 481-6591.

In the groove with Los Lobos

The Tex-Mex influenced rockers bring their lively sound to the Landmark on Main Street stage, on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 7:30 p.m. The acclaimed band, prides itself on never covering the same ground twice while making music for nearly 50 years. They continue to deliver daring and diverse tunes. Info: (516) 767-6444 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.

The heavens unfold

Experience the solar system in a whole new way with orchestrations, NASA visuals and scientific commentary, at the Madison Theatre, on Sunday, Feb. 16, at 3 p.m. The Massapequa Philharmonic transports the audience in an exploration of the solar system and universe, in “Out of This World: The Music of Gustav Holst and the Science of the Universe,” with commentary from Dr. Jackie Faherty, senior scientist and astrophysicist at the American Museum of Natural History and Hayden Planetarium. Info: (516) 323-4444 or www.madisontheatreny.org.