Hot Spots: Weekly Watch for February 25 through February 28

This week, check out River North Dance Chicago's performance and other great entertainment on Long Island!

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Whether you’re into dance performances, comedy shows, art, photography or cooking, we have it for you this week! On Monday, River North Dance Chicago performs at Molloy College and it’s comedy show night at Pace’s Steakhouse. On Tuesday, Islips Art Council begins its 6-week oil painting class and Huntington Camera Club is at Huntington Library. On Wednesday, Running Scared, Running Free: Escape to the Promised Land is performed at Stony Brook Village Center and Flyleaf performs at The Paramount. On Thursday, enjoy pasta making class at The Meat House and a class of Chi Gong, an ancient Chinese system of exercise and movements, at Elmont Memorial Library. Check out the details below!


Who: River North Dance Chicago At Molloy College
Info: River North Dance Chicago offers skilled and emotive dancers, stimulating music, and bold and commanding choreography. Enjoy a mesmerizing show of jazz-based contemporary dance with dancers whose artistry and talents have captured audiences around the nation.
Cost: $25 to $35
Time & Place: 7PM at Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre – (516) 678-5000 ext. 7715

Who: Comedy Night At Pace’s Steakhouse
Info: Enjoy a night of laughter over dinner. It’s comedy show night at Pace’s Steakhouse!
Cost: $55 (includes dinner and show)
Time & Place: 7PM at Pace’s Steakhouse, 318 Wynn Lane, Port Jefferson – (631) 331-9200


Who: Oil Painting Class At Islip Arts Council
Info: Looking to take on something new? Try oil painting! You’ll learn the basics while developing your painting skills from this 6 week class that runs every Tuesday, through April 2nd. The class is particularly suitable for beginners or intermediate level students. Register in advance.
Cost: $85
Time & Place: 1:30PM to 3:30PM at Islip Arts Council, 50 Irish Lane, East Islip – (631) 224-5402

Who: Huntington Camera Club At Huntington Library
Info: Enjoy a presentation by Yvonne Berger of Berger Brother Cameras as she offers information on Adobe Lightroom 4.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 7:15PM to 9:15PM at Huntington Library, 338 Main Street, Huntington – (631) 427-5165


Who: Running Scared, Running Free At Stony Brook Village Center
Info: Running Scared, Running Free: Escape to the Promised Land is a stage performance based on oral history from a local Native American clan on the Underground Railroad, secret codes hidden in quilts and Long Island’s Native American tribes.
Cost: $12
Time & Place: 10AM to 12PM at Stony Brook Village Center, 111 Main Street, Stony Brook – (631) 751-2244

Who: Flyleaf At The Paramount
Info: Out with its third full-length album, the platinum-selling hard rock band Flyleaf performs with high energy to heavenly melodies and incendiary guitars.
Cost: $24.50 to $50
Time & Place: 8PM at The Paramount, 370 New York Avenue, Huntington – (631) 673-7300


Who: Pasta Making Class With Chef Nikki Cascone At The Meat House
Info: This is your chance to learn how to make pasta from a pro. Learn how to make at least 3 different types of pastas and get a tasting of the dishes prepared with Chef Nikki Cascone. Register in advance.
Cost: $65
Time & Place: 6:30PM to 8:30PM at The Meathouse, 1085 Northern Boulevard, Roslyn – (516) 307-9880

Who: Chi Gong Class With Cathy Anastio At Elmont Memorial Library
Info: Enjoy a class of Chi Gong, an ancient Chinese system of exercises or movements. It can help promote relaxation and inner peace. The class will consist of easy breathing and movement exercises. Register in advance.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 10AM at Elmont Memorial Library, 700 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont – (516) 354-5280 ext. 1002

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