Nearby things to do this week in Rockville Centre


Meet local heroes

Meet Rockville Centre police officers and firefighters in the Rockville Centre Public Library’s parking lot from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 17. No registration is required, but please supervise children grades 3 and under.

‘Ready Player One’

Come watch “Ready Player One” at the Rockville Centre Public Library at 2 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 17. When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter egg, which will give the finder his fortune. The film is rated PG-13, and is 140 minutes.

Train to save a life

Central Synagogue-Beth Emeth — at 430 DeMott Ave. — is partnering with the Nassau County Department of Human Services to offer training on preventing a heroin overdose on Thursday, Aug. 23 from 7 to 9 p.m. You will learn how to use a reversal agent and receive a free kit. The event is open to all.

Dancing through the garden

Sands Point Preserve’s Castlegould welcomes Dance Visions NY, for an afternoon of inspired performance, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2-4 p.m. The ensemble, under the direction of Beth Jucovy, honors the legendary choreographer Isadora Duncan’s dances, aesthetics, and techniques, which were created in the early 20th

century. The company of 16 dancers performs a combination of Duncan’s works as well as original site-specific contemporary works..Info: (516) 571-7901


‘To Liverpool with love’

Billy J. Kramer, a contemporary of the Fab Four, revisits those years when he was a part of the British invasion, at My Father’s Place, on Saturday, Aug. 18, at 8 p.m. Kramer will shares songs and reminisces about growing up in the Liverpool music scene, his time with The Dakotas and his touring days with Beatles before and during Beatlemania. Info: 413-3535 or