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The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Malverne, West Hempstead


Monday Matinee Movie
The Malverne Public Library will feature the film “The Equalizer 2” on Monday, Aug. 12, from 2 to 4 p.m. In this action-packed sequel, award-winning actor Denzel Washington returns as Robert McCall, serving an unflinching justice for the exploited and oppressed, but this time it’s personal. Rated R for violence and language; English subtitles. 2018; 121 mins. Info: (516) 599-0750.

Play in the Park
Enjoy an evening under the stars at Westwood Park in Malverne on Tuesday, Aug. 13, from 7 to 8 p.m. Malverne’s annual children’s Play in the Park, which is co-sponsored by the Malverne Chamber of Commerce, will feature a magical production of “Cinderella”. The show is expected to mesmerize people of all ages. Info: (516) 599-1200.

Perler Bead Club
Visit the Malverne Public Library to make some fun art with perler beads on Wednesday, Aug. 14, from 4 to 4:45 p.m. Participants can bring their own design or choose from one of library’s designs. For children ages 10 and up. Children, teens and tweens are all welcome. Info: (516) 599-0750 or teens@malvernelibrary.org.

Swinging tunes for a summer’s eve
The acclaimed 1920s-era revival band Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks as part of its Picnic Pops series will perform on Wednesday, Aug. 14, at 7 p.m. (gates open at 5 p.m.) Bring a lawn chair or blanket and some friends, and the band will provide the soundtrack for an enjoyable evening of 1920s and 1930s dance favorites that may get folks fingers snappin’ and toes tappin’. Info: (516) 333-0048 or www.oldwestburygardens.org.

Rock on to Led Zeppelin
Groove to the Zeppelin vibe, when In The Light Of Led Zeppelin visits Long Island, on Thursday, Aug. 15, at 8 p.m. This tribute ensemble digs deeper into the Middle Eastern and classical influences that permeated “Kashmir” — and then follows that into brand-new sounds when performing Led Zeppelin classics. Info: (516) 413- 3535 or www.myfathersplace.com.