Nearby things to do this week in Malverne, West Hempstead


Father’s Day trophy

Celebrate Father’s Day early at the Malverne Public Library on Monday, June 11, from 4 to 4:45. The library has prepared trophies for loved ones to award their devoted dads. Let your father know how great he is with one of their Best Dad trophies. For more details, call or visit the library in advance. Info: (516) 599-0750.

Tea party with dad

Say, “Cheers!” with Dad at the Lakeview Public Library Thursday, June 14, from 6 to 7 p.m. The library is hosting an evening Tea Party with Dad as an early celebration to Father’s Day. This delightful affair includes games, crafts, stories and more! All are welcome. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Please register in advance for all programs by calling or visiting the library. Info: (516) 536-3071.

Father’s Day story and craft

Join the West Hempstead Public Library for an evening of fatherly inspired fun on Thursday, June 14, from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Enjoy a story or two about a special gentleman in your life at the library hosted read aloud with Miss. Victoria. And afterwards, encourage your child’s creative side by creating a one-of-a-kind gift for him. For grades pre-kindergarten to first. Please register in advance for all programs by visiting or calling the library. Info: (516) 481-6591.

Exploring some “Tremendous Trees”

Kids can become “tree detectives” while exploring Planting Fields Aboretum’s vast collection of trees, on Sunday, June 10, 12 to 1:30 p.m. It’s an opportunity to learn about the important relationship that exists between trees and people and how to identify trees. Registration is required. Info: (516) 922-8668 or

All about that jazz

Get into the swing of things at Nassau County Museum of Art, on Sunday, June 10, 12:30 to 2 p.m. and 3 to 4:30 p.m. Joe Dubs and the Jazz Connection offer up a live soundtrack to the current exhibit “Anything Goes: The Jazz Age.” They’ll perform a varied selection of tunes, from the classics of Cole Porter and George Gershwin to the hottest composers of later decades, Also, this is a great time of year to explore the sculpture park, which features over 30 works. Info: (516) 484-9338 or