It’s time to sit back, relax, and enjoy a movie or play! There are plenty of options for this Friday and the weekend on Long Island. Check out the Disney On Ice show, the screening of comedies, animated adventures, romantic comedies and more. Here are all the hot spots on Long Island!
FRIDAY – JANUARY 10, 2014
Who: Movie – Man Of Steel At Mineola Library
Info: Enjoy a free screening of this 2013 film directed by Zack Snyder. It tells the story of a young boy who learns that he has extraordinary powers. He goes on a journey discovering where he came from and what he was sent on Earth to do.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 11AM at Mineola Library, 195 Marcellus Road, Mineola – (516) 746-8488
Who: Dancing At Lughnasa At The Stage Theater In Merrick
Info: This play is based on the lives of Friel’s mother and aunts who were unmarried sisters trying to manage supporting themselves in a small Ireland village in 1936.
Cost: $21, $18 For Seniors and Students
Time & Place: 8PM at The Stage Theater in Merrick, 2222 Hewlett Avenue, Merrick – (516) 868-6400
Who: Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam At The Paramount
Info: Dave Mason is a living rock legend. His legendary band Traffic had a profound effect on the genre of rock and roll.
Cost: $19.99 to $63
Time & Place: 8PM at The Paramount, 370 New York Avenue, Huntington – (631) 673-7300
SATURDAY – JANUARY 11, 2014
Who: Disney On Ice – 100 Years Of Magic At Nassau Coliseum
Info: Disney’s celebrating 100 years of magic! Enjoy the magical ice show!
Cost: $17.50 to $165
Time & Place: 11AM, 3PM, 7PM at Nassau Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale – (800) 653-8000
Who: The Monster Who Ate My Peas At Tilles Center For The Performing Arts
Info: Enjoy a funny and poignant story of a young boy who refuses to eat his peas. He then comes across a crafty monster who will.
Cost: $25, $15, Includes a $3 Facility Fee
Time & Place: 11AM at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, 720 Northern Boulevard, Brookville – (516) 299-2752
Who: Movie – Despicable Me 2 At Westbury Library
Info: Enjoy this animated adventure film starring Steve Carrell! It’s the second installment of the series where Gru is recruited to the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 2PM at Westbury Library, 445 Jefferson Street, Westbury – (516) 333-0176
SUNDAY – JANUARY 12, 2014
Who: “Heroes” On Stage In Quogue At Quogue Community Hall
Info: This production of Tom Stoppard’s Oliver Award-winning translation of the Gerald Sibleyras comedy “The Wind in the Poplars,” tells the story of three WWI veterans who reminisce about their past and fantasize about their ultimate escape from a veterans home.
Cost: $10 to $25
Time & Place: 2:30PM at Quogue Community Hall, 125 Jessup Avenue, Quogue – (631) 653-6614
Who: Starting Here, Starting Now At Theatre Three
Info: The play takes you on a journey through a maze of modern relationships. There’s the excitement of young love and confusion of growing up.
Time & Place: 3PM at Theatre Three, 412 Main Street, Port Jefferson – (631) 928-9100
Who: Movie – Lady Peacock At Cinema Arts Centre
Info: Enjoy a screening of this romantic comedy starring Blanche Baker, Eric Millegan and Erika Smit. The fun filled comedy is full of love, rivalry and enough sequins to sink a ship.
Time & Place: 7PM at Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Avenue, Huntington – (800) 838-3006
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