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Your Hit Parade
Saturday, May 14

Don Giovanni
Friday, May 20

Camp for Special Needs Children
Tuesday, May 24


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

Don Giovanni

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.


Tuesday, May 24

Camp for Special Needs Children

The Floral Park Bellerose Rotary Club is reaching out to the community to raise awareness that there is an amazing summer experience for special needs children with disabilities. It is Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck, Center Moriches. The club has a speaker coming from the camp presenting the details. The program is for those who are caring for a child who would benefit from the summer experience. 5:30 p.m. at Fiore Restaurant, 142 Tulip Ave., Floral Park. Cost: $20 includes dinner. If interested call Rich 554-2716.


Ongoing Event

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.

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