The Week Ahead in Malverne, West Hempstead


Second annual Art Walk

Don’t miss out on Malverne’s second annual Art Walk! The Malverne Public Library will be one of the stops on the Malverne Art Walk, and artists from the village and the surrounding communities will display their work in the Colwell Gallery up to June 15. Please call ahead to be sure the Colwell Gallery is open for viewing. Info: (516) 599-0750.

Diana Walker Rock the Block party

Honor and celebrate Diana Walker with the Rock the Block Summer Kick-Off Party at the Lakeview Public Library on Saturday, June 16, from 1 to 3 p.m. Walker, who started the Lakeview library’s summer reading program, embodied the library’s spirit. Meet your neighbors, enjoy food, music and have fun with others. Info: (516) 536-3071.

Siamese Mah Jongg

Visit the West Hempstead Public Library for some friendly games of mah jongg on Monday, June 18, from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. Enjoy games of this simple, yet very challenging method of playing mah jongg with two players. For experienced players only. Please bring a 2017 card to class and mah jongg set if you have one. This class is $2 cash only. Info: (516) 481-6591.

Welcoming our feathered friends

Sands Point Preserve is hosting a birdhouse building workshop to salute Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17, 10 to 11:30 a.m. and 12 to 3 p.m. Create and decorate your own birdhouse to take home to your garden. Participants will be guided by biologist Eric Powers who will provide step-by-step instructions. Advance ticket purchase is required. Info: (516) 570-2185 or

Groovin’ to the Fab Four

Penny Lane, the popular Beatles tribute band visits Planting Fields Aboretum, on Saturday, June 16, at 6 p.m. with their “Beatles Experience.” Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and even a picnic and enjoy some great tunes amidst Planting Planting Fields lush grounds. Info: (516) 922-8600 or