Hot Spots: Weekly Watch for April 22 through April 25

Find a highlight of events and entertainment taking place this week on Long Island!

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Get ready for a week of music, cooking and performances on Long Island! Enjoy performances from LIU Post Orchestra, Three Days Grace, a rock relief performance at Revolution Bar and Music Hall and Hofstra University’s Spring Dance Concert. Several public libraries are also hosting cooking programs, including making focaccia bread and mozzarella. Other entertainment going on during the week includes a Business After Hour event at Dave & Buster with the Melville Chamber and a look into garden getaways in the immediate New York area at Northport-East Northport Public Library. Check out all the details below!

MONDAY – APRIL 22, 2013

Who: Making Focaccia Bread At Freeport Memorial Library
Info: Learn how to bake your own focaccia bread and discover what foods make it even tastier. The program is presented by the Baking Coach, Inc. Pre-register at the reference desk.
Cost: $2
Time & Place: 3:30PM at Freeport Memorial Library, 144 W. Merrick Road, Freeport – (516) 379-3274

Who: LIU Post Orchestra At Tilles Center For The Performing Arts
Info: Enjoy classic music presented by the LIU Post Department of Music.
Cost: $10, $8 For Seniors And Students
Time & Place: 8:15PM at Tilles Center For The Performing Arts, Route 25A, Brookville – (516) 299-2474

TUESDAY – APRIL 23, 2013

Who: Business After Hours At Dave & Busters
Info: Come out for an evening of networking with the Melville Chamber. There’s complimentary food, games, billiards and a cash bar with happy hour prices.
Cost: Free Event For Melville Chamber Members, $30 For Non-Melville Chamber Members
Time & Place: 5:30PM to 8PM at Dave & Busters, 261 Airport Plaza, Farmingdale – (631) 777-6260

Who: Three Days Grace At The Paramount
Info: The group has sold more than 6 million records in the United States. The group includes Neil Sanderson (drums, piano, backing vocals), Brad Walst (bass guitar), and Barry Stock (lead guitar).
Cost: $35.25 to $58.25
Time & Place: 8PM at The Paramount, 370 New York Avenue, Huntington – (631) 673-7300


Who: Cooking Demo – Making Mozzarella At Oceanside Library
Info: Chef Rich Kanowsky will show you how easy it is to make mozzarella, taking you through the process of turning milk into curd, and finishing with a ball of fresh mozzarella. Registration is required and you are requested to bring a large mixing bowl.
Cost: $5
Time & Place: 2PM to 3:30PM at Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Avenue, Oceanside – (516) 766-2360 x325

Who: Garden Getaways At Northport-East Northport Public Library
Info: Explore the more than 35 public gardens in the immediate New York area with Pat Sommerstad. She’ll take you down a path to explore the rich color palettes, their prized collections and the beauty of the gardens throughout the season. Register in advance.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 7PM to 8:30PM at Northport-East Northport Public Library, NP – Meeting Room A, 151 Laurel Avenue, Northport – (631) 261-6930


Who: Amityville Rock For Relief At Revolution Bar And Music Hall
Info: This Rock for Relief concert supports victims of Hurricane Sandy. The event features Peat Moss and the Fertilizers and much more.
Cost: $25 For Advance Ticket, $30 For Ticket At The Door
Time & Place: 5PM at Revolution Bar And Music Hall, 140 Merrick Road, Amityville – (917) 776-6680

Who: Hofstra University Spring Dance Concert At Hofstra University
Info: The dance concert continues to run through April 28. It’ll feature guest choreographer David Parker, artistic director of The Bang Group. Nancy Duncan, producing director of CoDanceCo, Inc. as well as Dancing Classrooms of Long Island will also restage Bebe Miller’s 1983 work Guardian Angels. Cost: $12, $10 For Seniors Over 65 And Matriculated Non-Hofstra Students With ID
Time & Place: 8PM at Hofstra University, John Cranford Adams Playhouse, South Campus, Hempstead – (516) 463-6644

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