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The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Malverne, West Hempstead


Meagan Meehan Art Show

Throughout the month, art gallery at the Malverne Public Library will feature Meagan Meehan’s artwork. In this innovative collection of art, Meehan works with found objects to create bright and colorful 3-D abstract works of art. The show will end on Feb. 27. Call the library for gallery hours. Info: (516) 599-0750.

Journey from Johannesburg

Take a musical journey South African-born singer-songwriter Toby Tobias at the West Hempstead Public Library on Sunday, Feb. 23, from 2 to 3:15 p.m. In this unique visual presentation with original songs, Tobias will recount his travels to Israel and then to New York, where he became an American citizen. Info: (516) 481-6591.

Movie at the Lakeview Library

The Lakeview Public Library will feature the award-winning biographical film, “Hidden Figures”, on Thursday, Feb. 27, from 5:30 to 7:45 p.m. The 2016 film shares the story of three African-American women at NASA, who serve as the brains behind astronaut John Glenn’s launch into orbit. Register at least three days before the program. Rated PG; 127 mins. Info: (516) 536-3071.

Elephant & Piggie on stage

Elephant & Piggie will perform on the Long Island Children’s Museum stage, in “Elephant & Piggie’s We Are in a Play,” Wednesday through Friday, Feb. 25-28, at 10 a.m. and noon. Adapted from Mo Willems’s award-winning books, this musical adventure will have audiences dancing in their seats. It’s a stylish introduction to theater for young audiences. Info: (516) 224-5800 or www.licm.org.

Journey back in time

Bring the kids to Garvies Point Museum and Preserve and discover what Native American families did for fun, during a session on “Native American games of the Northwest Coast,” Friday, Feb. 21, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Discuss and play authentic Native American games, or enjoy some  face painting and a screening of the film, “How to Build an Igloo.” Info: (516) 571-8010 or www.garviespointmuseum.com.