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The Week Ahead

Nearby things to do this week in Malverne, West Hempstead


Woodstock festival in West Hempstead

Creative Corner will host a Woodstock festival in West Hempstead on Sunday, Aug. 18, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. There will be live music throughout the day, arts and crafts for people of all ages and handmade vendors. Info: www.creativecorner482.com.

Music in the Park

Enjoy a cool evening at Hall’s Pond Park in West Hempstead on Sunday, Aug. 18, at 6 p.m. “Copperline” will perform at the park as part of the West Hempstead Community Support Association’s Music in the Park series. Bring a lawn chair and a blanket and relax at the park. Info: (516) 515-6274 or www.westhempsteadcivic.org.

Mah Jong at the library

Stop by Malverne Public Library on Tuesday, Aug. 20, from 1 to 4 p.m. for an afternoon of mah jong. Test your skills with these colorful tiles and may the best mah-jong player win! All experienced players are welcome to attend. Please bring your mah jong and card set. No registration required. Info: (516) 599-0750.

Buggy adventures

Enjoy some family time at Old Westbury Gardens, Saturday, Aug. 17, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Go on a “Bug Safari” and hunt elusive grasshoppers, butterflies, and other creepy, crawly creatures. Bring a butterfly net and collecting jars. Also, everyone can enjoy wandering through the colorful gardens. Info: (516) 333-0048 or www.oldwestburygardens.org.

Dancing through the garden

Planting Fields’ Coe Hall celebrates summer with an inspired performance by Lori Belilove and the Isadora Dance Company, Friday, Aug. 16, from 7 to 9 p.m. The troupe will perform “Wild Beauty” in the historic cloister garden. The 45-minute dance reflects the beauty and harmony of form apparent throughout the gardens. Info: (516) 922-8600 or www.plantingfields.org.