Malverne’s annual summer entertainment series is set to return on Friday, July 13, at 8 p.m. This year’s summer entertainment series will kick off with the sounds of Motown, disco and rock tunes of Risky Business at the gazebo in Reese Park. Bring a chair or a blanket to sit on. Info: www.malvernevillage.org.
Hungry for some tasty sweets? Learn how to decorate cupcakes like professional bakers with the West Hempstead Public Library on Tuesday, July 17, from 1 to 3 p.m. The library invites residents of all ages to meet at Sydney’s Sweets, which is located at 465 Hempstead Avenue. Info: (516) 481-6591.
Take part in an ancient Chinese tradition at the Lakeview Public Library on Thursday, July 19, from 6 to 7 p.m. Tai chi, which has been in existence for centuries, is currently practiced as a graceful form of exercise. A series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner and accompanied by deep breathing helps reduce stress and anxiety. Shifu, or Master Teacher Pam Dye will lead this practice. Info: (516) 536-3071.
Swinging tunes for a summer’s eve
Step lively when Bob Merrill and the Hot Club of Paris All-Stars visit Old Westbury Gardens, as part of its Picnic Pops series, on Wednesday, July 18, at 7 p.m. (gates open at 5 p.m.) Bring a lawn chair or blanket as charismatic trumpeter/vocalist Bob Merrill and his assemblage of all-star musicians perform “Hot Club of Paris.” Info: (516) 333-0048 or www.oldwestburygardens.org.
Honoring the Roosevelt family
Step back in time at Sagamore Hill, Saturday, July 14, starting at 10 a.m. The presidential summer home hosts host a biplane flyover to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the death of President Theodore Roosevelt’s youngest son, Quentin. Aviators from the Bayport Aerodrome Society will fly the historic biplanes at 11 a.m. “Soldiers” from the World War I era also participate, along with period music d by Calliope Brass. Info: (516) 922-4788 or www.nps.gov/SagamoreHill.