Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Theater, Music of the 60s, Elvis, Ice Skating Show & Movies

Too cold for outdoor play, but there's plenty of indoor play and entertainment to enjoy the end of this week! Find everything from theater, movies, music to a winter ice skating show.

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It’s cold outside, but there’s plenty of indoor entertainment to enjoy on the Island! Make Friday a day for movies with free screenings to popular titles like Dolphin Tale 2, The Giver, and Train Your Dragon 2. For the weekend, there are plenty of music entertainment and theatrical shows to go to. Also don’t miss the Annual Winter Wonderland Skating Show for National Skating Month! Find the events to stay entertained all weekend long right here with Hot Spots: Weekend Watch!

Who: Dolphin Tale 2 Screening At West Babylon Library
Info: Don’t miss what happens after the team at Clearwater Marine Hospital gives Winter the dolphin a prosthetic tale, thereby saving her life. A new crisis arises! Running time is 107 minutes.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 1PM at West Babylon Library, 211 Route 109, West Babylon – (631) 669-5445

Who: The Giver Screening At Comsewogue Library
Info: In what appears to be a perfect community, a young boy is chosen to learn from an elderly man about the true pain and pleasure of the “real” world. Running time is 97 minutes.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 2PM at Comsewogue Library, 170 Terryville Road, Port Jefferson Station – (631) 928-1212

Who: How To Train Your Dragon 2 Screening At Baldwin Library
Info: After five years since Hiccup and Toothless united the dragons and Vikings of Berk, they now spend their time charting the island’s unmapped territories. Discoveries include a secret cave with hundreds of wild dragons and Hiccup’s long-lost mother. Running time is 102 minutes.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 2PM at Baldwin Library, 2385 Grand Avenue, Baldwin – (516) 223-6228


Who: “Just Sixties” Art Benefit Concert At North Shore HS Theater
Info: This special benefit concert is your chance to break out your tie-dyed shirts to rediscover the psychedelic era through music performed by “Just Sixties,” the longest-running sixties tribute band. Hear favorite hits from the Beatles, Beach boys, Rolling Stones, Monkees, Sonny & Cher and more.
Cost: $7.50 to $25 (use coupon code “Just60sHolidayGift” at online checkout to save 20% off your order)
Time & Place: 7:30PM at North Shore HS Theater, 450 Glen Cove Avenue, Glen Head – (516) 945-9910

Who: Rockapella At YMCA Boulton Center For The Performing Arts
Info: This capella musical group formed in 1986 in New York City. Come enjoy some rock and cappella in the evening!

Cost: $65
Time & Place: 8PM at YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts, 37 West Main Street, Bay Shore – (631) 969-1101 

Who: Bay Street Theater Presents Elvis 80 – A Tribute To The King
Info: Celebrate Elvis’ 80th birthday with live music by Gene Casey & the Lone Sharks, The Vendettas, and special guests. Join for a great evening of music and dance!
Cost: $25

Time & Place: 8PM at Bay Street Theater, One Bay Street, Sag Harbor – (631) 725-9500


Who: Angry Men at Star Playhouse At Suffolk Y JCC
Info: Watch as courtroom drama unfolds when jurors must decide whether a teenage boy from a city slum murdered his father.
Cost: $24, $19 For Seniors and Students
Time & Place: 2PM at Star Playhouse at Suffolk Y JCC, 74 Hauppauge Road, Commack – (631) 462-9800 ext. 136  

Who: Don’t Dress For Dinner At Theatre Three
Info: See what happens when a husband and wife both plan separate romantic trysts with their respective lovers on the same night. Contains adult content and language.

Cost: $23
Time & Place: 3PM at Theatre Three, 412 Main Street, Port Jefferson – (631) 928-9100

Who: Annual Winter Wonderland Skating Show At Long Beach Ice Arena
Info: Enjoy an annual skating show presented by The Skating Academy of Long Beach to celebrate National Skating Month. See local and national level skaters age 4 to 80 perform a variety of entertaining routines.

Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 5:45PM to 7PM at Long Beach Ice Arena, 150 W. Bay Drive, Long Beach – (516) 705-7402

To check out all of the Nightlife Events happening on Long Island, check out the Events Calendar, or, head over to our Nightlife Section for Happy Hour Happenings all week long! If you're looking for some local insight on the best things to do on LI, or want to share your favorite Nightlife Hot Spots, check out the Nightlife Forum, and see what the locals have to say!

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