Saturday, April 30
All Shook Up
A musical comedy using the music of Elvis. It takes place in 1955, where one girl’s dream, and a surprise visit from a leather-jacketed stranger, help a small town discover the power of rock & roll. Songs include Heartbreak Hotel, Love Me Tender and Don’t Be Cruel. May 7 at 8 p.m.; May 8 at 2:30 p.m. at the BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. Tickets $25 adults; $23 seniors; $18 students; $14 for youths 12 and under. Group rates are available. Box office 631-581-2700 or 516-775-4420.
The Emperor’s New Clothes
Presented by the BroadHollow Children’s Theatre. Two con-men “play the palace” in this breezy musical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s well-known satirical tale. Saturdays, April 30, May 7 at 2 p.m. at the BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. Tickets are $10. Group rates available. Box office 775-4420.
Sunday, May 1
Presented by the Bremervoerder Choere at 3 p.m. at Park Restaurant, 1132 Hempstead Tpke., Franklin Square, in the big hall of the restaurant. The program will be songs of both the old and new Heimats. Tickets are $10. A buffet dinner follows for $38, cash bar. Open to all. The concert is being held to benefit the Plattduetsche Home Society. For reservations (by April 20) call Elsie Bulgrin 718-746-8862.
Friday, May 6
Ladies Night Out
The Floral Park Woman’s Club will hold a Ladies Night Out at St. Elisabeth’s Church, Harvard St., Floral Park at 7 p.m. Come and enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres, tasty desserts, wine, soda, coffee and tea. After enjoying these refreshments, tables of four or more are available to play cards, games of your choice or visit with friends. Fabulous prizes are available at our raffle tables. The cost is $15. For reservations and directions call Faith 326-1459. Reservations are to be made by April 29. Proceeds from this function will be added to our Scholarship Fund.
Hosted by the Confraternity of Christian Mothers at St. Catherine of Sienna Parish, in the auditorium at 7:30 p.m., 33 New Hyde Park Rd., Franklin Square. Admission is $5 which includes one board, coffee and cake. For tickets call 437-7599.
Good Deed Contest
Dr. Jay Piskin will be giving away a brand new computer to the winner who submits the best essay. Whether helping a senior citizen cross the street or helping an elderly woman with her groceries, or organizing a fundraiser at school to help other children in the community who are less fortunate, tell your good deed story to Dr. Piskin and you could win a computer. Dr. Jay Piskin believes there is no greater joy for a parent than knowing that their children are on the right path. The contest rewards Good Deeds done by children and teenagers to encourage them to make better choices in life. The contest, open to any youth 18 years of age and under, ends May 15. Call Dr. Jay Piskin 354-1213.
•Gam-Anon, an anonymous organization for spouses, adult children over 18, family and friends whose lives have been affected by a gambling problem. Meets Mondays at the Jewish Community Center of W. Hempstead, 711 Dogwood Ave., W. Hempstead. For information call 321-2883.
•Nassau Mid-Island Chapter of the Barber Shop Harmony Society invites any man who is interested in singing barbershop harmony to join them any Tuesday at 7:45 p.m. in the Church of the Advent Winthrop Hall, 555 Advent St. (one block east of Post Ave.; two blocks south of Jericho Tpke.), Westbury. Call George Seelinger 333-0803.
•Bingo. Robert Van Cott American Legion Post #1139, 734 Woodfield Rd., West Hempstead, hosts a weekly Bingo game Wednesdays at 7:15 p.m. Early bird and game specials.
•Boy Scout Troop 158. Queens Village for boys ages 10 to 18 meets at the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 92-10 217th St., Queens Village, every Friday from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Call Mr. LeVine 1-781-465-5522 or email to Pear1H21@nyc.rr.com.
•Look Good…Feel Better, sponsored by LIJ Medical Center in association with the National Cosmetology Association, the Toiletry Fragrance Association and the American Cancer Society. The program reaches out to women with cancer and teaches them how to best apply makeup and wear their hair while undergoing cancer treatment. Meets on the second Monday of every month at LIJ Medical Center, 27005 76th Ave., New Hyde Park. Reservations suggested, but not required. Call Harriet Pine or Selma Robinton 718-470-7094. All women who attend receive a makeup kit filled with brand-name cosmetics valued at over $200.
AARP Chapter #5224 Floral Park meets on the third Monday of the month at the Floral Park Recreation Center. For further information call Marge Vance, president, 354-4296, or Eileen Malone, vice president 352-6690.
•Family Promise of NC. Are you concerned about helping homeless families in our local communities? You are invited to meetings for Family Promise of Nassau County, Inc., the third Monday of every month, at 7:30 p.m. at the New Hyde Park Baptist Church, 635 New Hyde Park Rd., NHP (352-9672 ). All congregations invited: Churches, synagogues, mosques and NC residents. The need is great. Call Family Promise at 684-9833.