What’s Happening in and Around Town


Howie MandelFriday, March 11  •  8:00PM
Howie Mandel
Howie Mandel, Canadian comedian and actor, as well known as host of the NBC game show Deal or No Deal,
performs at the Westbury. At NYCB Theatre in Westbury, NY. For tickets: livenation.com/event
Death Trap
Deathtrap  •   through March 13
Don’t miss this thriller by Ira Levin. Well-known playwright Sidney Bruhl hasn’t had a hit in two decades and he’ll go to any lengths for another successful show. The plot twists right up to the final, startling moments. Tickets are $20 and $25. Helen Butler Hall Theater at Dominican Village. 631-213-9832; townshiptheatregroup.org.
Lucky Leprechauns  •  March 12 and 13
Create a leprechaun stick puppet. Free with museum admission, $12 and $13.
Long Island Children’s Museum, 11 Davis Avenue. licm.org; 516-224-5800
alan kellyTraditional Irish music  •  March 13 at 3 p.m
The Alan Kelly Gang will perform traditional Irish music at Adelphi University. Tickets are $30 and $35.
Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Avenue. 516-877-4000; aupac.adelphi.edu.

Norman Rockville“Norman Is That You?” •  Through March 20
Don’t miss this funny comedy about a family dealing with their son’s homosexuality. Ben Chambers, a dry cleaner from Dayton, Ohio, and his wife Beatrice are having marital problems. After 40 years of marriage, Beatrice has run off to Canada with Ben’s brother and business partner. Ben decides to board a bus and take off for New York City to visit his son, Norman, who had left home to “find himself”. Ben discovers his son is in a romantic relationship with man, Garson Hobart. Determined to set his son on the straight and narrow path of heterosexuality. Tickets: $21
Friday and Saturdays at 8pm. Sundays at 3pm.
The Merrick Theatre and Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave, Merrick, NY.

EggstravaganzaSpring EGGstravaganza  •  Sat Mar 19, 2016 •  6pm to 9pm
Meet Peter Rabbit, decorate your own sweet treat, collect eggs, play games and get your face painted. Plus, watch the National Circus Project in the theater as the juggle, spin and clown around. (Circus showtimes are at 6:15, 7 and 7:45p.m.* and have an additional fee: $4.)
Long Island Children’s Museum, 11 Davis Ave, Garden City, NY. But tickets online: www.licm.org

Beauty and the Beast  •  February 27 – April 16
At Merrick Children’s Theatre.
The Merrick Theatre and Center for the Arts, 2222 Hewlett Ave, Merrick,


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Author: Heather Zachariah

Former Art Director for Home Magazine, Heather Leahy Zachariah, left her career in publishing after baby number number one. She now works from home as a freelance graphic designer and a chauffeur to her 3 busy kids. "Working on TipsFromTown has been a wonderful outlet for me. It renewed my love of publishing where I can design colorful, enticing pages online and allows me to share the things I love about being a mom." Heather grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio, a place that still is near and dear to her. " After living in Brooklyn for 18 years and studying Graphic Design at Pratt Institute, she now lives in the Jersey burbs. "I love living so close to NYC, but in my heart, I'm an Ohio girl."


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