Stepping Out

What's happening on Long Island this weekend

Weekly calendar of theater, music, exhibits and more

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Performances/On Stage

Gathering Time

The popular folk trio in concert, with “The Great ‘60s Folk Revival,” Thursday, July 12, 7 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library Courtyard, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

Wonderous Stories

The popular band in concert, Thursday, July 12, 8 p.m. Echo Park, 399 Nassau Blvd., West Hempstead. 292-2000 ext. 7382 or www.toh.li.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Shakespeare’s beloved comedy, Friday, July 13, 8 p.m.; Sunday, July 14, 7 p.m.; Wednesday, July 18, 8 p.m. Carriage House Players, Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Rd., Centerport. 557-1207 or www.vanderbiltmuseum.org.

Badlands

The Bruce Springsteen tribute band in concert, Friday, July 13, 8 p.m. Seamans Neck Park 2700 S Seamans Neck Rd., Seaford. 292-2000 ext. 7382 or www.toh.li.

Disco Unlimited

The high-energy band in concert, Friday, July 13, 8 p.m. Eisenhower Park, Lakeside Theatre, East Meadow. 572-0200 or 572-0335 day of event.

Godspell

The high energy musical composed of various parables from the Gospel According to Matthew, Friday and Saturday, July 13-14, 8:30 p.m.; Sunday, July 15, 3 p.m. Merrick Theatre & Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave., Merrick. 868-6400.

John Hammond

The blues legend in concert, Friday, July 13, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 625-2700 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Killer Joe and the Lido Soul Revue

The popular band in concert, Friday, July 13, 7 p.m. East Meadow Public Library, 1886 Front St., East Meadow. 794-2570.

Nassau Pops Symphony Orchestra

The Nassau Pops performs the best in popular and light classical music, Friday, July 13, 8 p.m. With vocalists Jack and Ann Cassin. Greis Park, Lynbrook. 565-0646.

‘90s Night

All the Blink Things and Dookie in concert, with tributes to Blink-182 and Green Day, Friday, July 13, 9 p.m. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

Singin’ in the Rain

Musical adapted from the beloved 1950s MGM movie musical, Friday and Saturday, July 13-14, 8 p.m.; Sunday, July 15, 2:30 p.m. BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. 775-4420 or www.broadhollow.org.

Garland Jeffreys

The acclaimed singer-songwriter in concert, with Frank Carillo & The Bandoleros, Saturday, July 14, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 625-2700 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Jim Breuer

The popular comedian continues his residency, in “Comedy, Stories & More,” Saturday, July 14, 8 p.m. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington. (800) 745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com or

www.paramountny.com.

New Divide

The Linkin’ Park tribute band in concert, Saturday, July 14, 9 p.m., followed by Rotgut’s tribute to the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall, 3232 Railroad Ave., Wantagh. 783-7500 or www.muls.com.

African American Night

A salute to African-American music and culture, Sunday, July 15, 7 p.m. Eisenhower Park, Lakeside Theatre, East Meadow. 572-0200 or 572-0355 day of event.

Sister Act

The feel-good musical comedy based on the hit 1992 film, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Tuesday, July 17, 7:30 p.m. Oceanside Park, 3800 Mahlon Brower Dr., Oceanside. 599-6870 or www.plazatheatrical.com.

Who Loves You

The Four Seasons tribute band in concert, Tuesday, July 17, 7 p.m. Grant Park, Hewlett. 572-0200 or 572-0335 day of event.

Beginnings

The Chicago tribute band in concert, Wednesday, July 18, 8 p.m. Merrick Road Park, Merrick. 292-2000 ext. 7382 or www.toh.li.

Michael Glabicki

The Rusted Root frontman and his bandmate Dirk Miller in concert, Wedesday, July 18, 8 p.m. My Father’s Place at the Roslyn Hotel, 1221 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn. 625-2700 or www.myfathersplace.com.

Duo Brasileiro

The jazz ensemble in concert, Thursday, July 19, 7 p.m. Program includes Brazilian songbook classics from the 1960s through today. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.

Newsies

Musical based on the 1992 film. which was inspired by the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City, Thursday and Friday, July 19-20, 8 p.m.; Saturday, July 21, 3 and 8 p.m.; Sunday, July 22, 2 p.m. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport. (631) 261-2900 or www.engemantheater.com.

The In-Crowd Show

A tribute to the grreatest hits of the ‘60s and ‘70s, Thursday, July 19,7 p.m. Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library Courtyard, 1125 Broadway, Hewlett. 374-1967.

For the Kids

Mary Poppins

The charniing musical about everyone’s favorite nanny, presented by Plaza Theatrical Productions, Friday, July 13, 7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, July 14-15, 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 599-6870 or www.licm.org.

Ready, Set GO

Examine the history of travel, Friday, July 13, 2 p.m. Learn about the first motorcyle and create a travel machine for the future. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. 224-5800 or www.licm.org.

Eat Up: What’s Cooking in the Gardens

Discover tasty deights in Old Westbury Gardens beds, Saturday, July 14, 10:30 a.m. Concoct and sample a simple recipe full of delicious seasonal flavors. Free with admission. Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Westbury Rd., Old Westbury. 333-0048 or www.oldwestbury.org.

Movie Fun

See the beloved animated film, “The Lion King,” Saturday, July 14, 10 a.m.; also “My Little Pony,” the animated musical fantasy comedy adeventure based on the TV series, Monday, July 16, 2 p.m. Lynbrook Public Library, 56 Eldert St., Lynbrook. 599-8630.

Summer Matinee

See Disney’s “Mulan,” Wednesday, July 18, 2 p.m. Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 N. Village Ave., Rockville Centre. 766-6257.

Mad Sciece of Long Island’s Sonic Sounds

Explore how sound is made at the interactive show, Thursday, July 19,6:30-7:30 p.m. For grades K-5. Registration required. West Hempstead Public Library, 500 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead. 481-6591.

Movie Night

See “Despicable Me 3,” the animated action comedy that continues the adventures of Gru, outdoors on Eisenhower Park’s big screen, Thursday, July 12, dusk. Eisenhower Park, Lakeside Theatre, East Meadow. 572-0200 or 572-0355.

Museums/Galleries and more...

The Age of Tiffany: Between Nouveau and Deco

An exhibition that places Tiffany within the context of other decorative art from the Heckscher Museum’s permanent collection. Through July 22. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.

Heavy Metal: Photographs by Jan Staller

An exhibition of Staller’s large-scale photographs that transform the industrial environment into a place of profound, otherworldly beauty. He presents found industrial objects as sculptural artifacts of the post-industrial age. Through July 29. Heckscher Museum of Art, Main St. and Prime Ave., Huntington. (631) 351-3250 or www.heckscher.org.

Portfolios II: Offset Lithographic Prints

The second exhibition in a series that highlights portfolios of prints and photographs from the Hofstra University Museum’s permanent collections. The artists experimented using a commercial press to create fine art prints. Works by Chuck Close, John Moore, Olga Moore, Italo Scanga, Salvatore Scarpitta, and Miriam Schapiro, among others, are included. Through July 27. Hofstra University’s David Filderman Gallery, Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hofstra.edu/museum.

Romare Bearden: Storyteller

An original exhibition that showcases Romare Bearden’s work, spanning historical, political and religious topics exploring everyday African-American life in 20th century America. The exhibit includes prints in a variety of methods (aquatint, engraving, etching, lithograph, and silkscreen). Through Aug. 17. Hofstra University’s Emily Lowe Gallery, Emily Lowe Hall, South Campus, Hempstead. 463-5672 or www.hostra.edu/museum.

Afternoon Movie

See “The Disaster Artist,” the biographic comedy-drama that shares the tragicomic true-story of aspiring filmmaker and infamous Hollywood outsider Tommy Wiseau, Friday, July 13, 1 p.m. East Meadow Public Library, 1886 Front St., East Meadow. 794-2570.

Friday Flick

See “The Greatest Showman,” the fictionalized musical biopic about P.T. Barnum, Friday, July 13, 1 p.m. Henry Waldinger Memorial Library, 60 Verona Place, Valley Stream. 825-6422.

Film Showing

See “All the Money in the World,” the crime thriller that follows the kidnapping of the teenage John Paul Getty III, Monday, July 16, 1:30 and 7 p.m. Oceanside Library, 30 Davison Ave., Oceanside. 766-2360.