Saturday, May 7
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. 2 p.m. at the BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. Tickets are $10. Group rates available. Box office 775-4420.
Saturday, May 14
Your Hit Parade
Hofstra Entertainment presents Your Hit Parade – Celebrating the Music of the 1930s, May 14 (8 p.m.) and May 15 (2 p.m.) at the John Cranford Adams Playhouse, South Campus. There will be a special tribute to the songs of 1935, in honor of Hofstra’s 75th anniversary. The concert features a 10-piece all-star band and features guest vocalists. Songs include Little Girl Blue, A Fine Romance, Body and Soul, All of Me, Stardust, All or Nothing at All, Just One of Those Things, Goody, Goody, My Romance and My Heart Belongs to Daddy. This production is inspired by the radio classic Your Hit Parade. Tickets are $27; $23 senior citizen (over 65) with ID; $18 matriculated Hofstra or non-Hofstra student with ID. Box office 463-6644.
Friday, May 20
The Bronx Opera Company presents Mozart’s Don Giovanni on May 20 at 8 p.m. and May 21 at 2 p.m. Hofstra University’s John Cranford Adams Playhouse. The opera will be fully-staged, performed in English, accompanied by a 30-piece orchestra. Directed by Nicole Lee Aiossa; artistic director Michael Spierman. Tickets are $30; $25 senior citizens (over 65 with ID); $10 for students (with ID); children under 12 free with one full-price paid adult ticket. Hofstra faculty and staff may pay $20 each for up to two tickets and Hofstra students may pay $10 for up to two tickets upon presentation of a current HofstraCard. Box office 463-6644.
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.
•Stewart Manor Auxiliary Police Unit 105 is currently having an ongoing Recruitment Drive. Meetings are held on the last Monday of each month at the Village Hall, 120 Covert Ave. (side entrance on Chester Ave.). Those interested should call Sgt. Jerry Ortell 775-5126 to find out more.