April has arrived and Long Island continues with tons of entertainment! On Monday, head over to Garvies Point Museum and Preserve for its Gemstone of the Month exhibit featuring diamonds. For the evening, enjoy karaoke at The Nest Bar & Lounge. On Tuesday, the Hofstra Cultural Center has its lecture tribute to Frank Sinatra. The New York Islanders also has a game with the Winnipeg Jets hosted at Nassau Coliseum. On Wednesday, check out the Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival at Nassau Coliseum and Don Henley’s live performance at The Paramount. On Thursday, learn about Indian cooking and the health benefits of certain spices through a library event hosted at Hewlett-Woodmere Library. For Thursday evening, catch the Beach Boys perform at NYCB Theatre at Westbury. Check out the details below!
MONDAY – APRIL 1, 2013
Who: Gemstone Of The Month Exhibit At Garvies Point Museum And Preserve
Info: As the saying goes, “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend.” Head over to view an exhibit that beautifully displays the April birthstone – diamonds. Each 1st of the month, the museum offers the “Gemstone of the Month” exhibit.
Cost: $3 For Adults, $2 For Children 5 to 12 Years Old
Time & Place: 10AM to 4PM at Garvies Point Museum and Preserve, 50 Barry Drive, Glen Cove – (516) 571-8010
Who: Karaoke Monday’s At The Nest Bar & Lounge
Info: If you’re looking for a good time, stop by this Monday night and every other Monday night. It’s The Nest Bar & Lounge’s karaoke night.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 8PM to 2AM at The Nest Bar & Lounge, 382 East Meadow Avenue, East Meadow – (516) 607-5395
TUESDAY – APRIL 2, 2013
Who: Italian American Experience Lecture Series – Frank Sinatra At Hofstra University
Info: The Hofstra Cultural Center presents a tribute to Frank Sinatra as part of its Italian-American Experience Lecture Series. Speaking will be Mark Rotella, author of Amore: The Story of Italian American Song. The event pays homage to the tradition of the Italian-American singer.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 7PM at Guthart Cultural Center Theater, Hofstra University, South Campus, Hempstead – (516) 463-5669
Who: New York Islanders Vs. Winnipeg Jets At Nassau Coliseum
Info: Watch a pro-hockey matchup game. The New York Islanders is hosting the Winnipeg Jets.
Cost: $24 to $160
Time & Place: 7PM at Nassau Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale – (516) 794-9303
WEDNESDAY – APRIL 3, 2013
Who: Disney Live! Mickey’s Music Festival At Nassau Coliseum
Info: Here’s your chance to watch Mickey and his friends on stage without having to make a trip to Florida or California. They’ll be rockin’ out to different songs.
Cost: $15 to $90
Time & Place: 4PM and 7PM at Nassau Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale – (800) 745-3000
Who: Don Henley At The Paramount
Info: The American singer, songwriter and drummer, Don Henley is performing live. Doors open at 7PM.
Cost: $79.50 to $250
Time & Place: 8PM at The Paramount, 370 New York Avenue, Huntington – (631) 673-7300
THURSDAY – APRIL 4, 2013
Who: The Art of Indian Cooking At Hewlett-Woodmere Library
Info: Learn about the health value of spices used in Indian cooking. Dr. Teresa Antony will prepare some of her favorite dishes.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 1PM at Hewlett-Woodmere Library, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett – (516) 374-1967
Who: The Beach Boys At NYCB Theatre At Westbury
Info: Enjoy a live performance by The Beach Boys. It’ll play its best songs. Its songs have included “Good Vibration,” “I Get Around” and much more.
Cost: $39.50 to $49.50
Time & Place: 8PM at NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury – (516) 247-5200
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