Every Wednesday Long Island Pulse’s editors plan your weekend. From Manhattan to Montauk these are our picks of the top Long Island events and offerings. Think of it as your weekend agenda. Share your weekend using the #LIPulseWeekends.
What: AIR Works
Where: Guild Hall
When: Sunday, April 17, 4-6pm
Why Go: Meet The Artists in Residence at Guild Hall. There will be short films, readings, a multimedia performance and a Q&A. Go.
What: Blue Hill Troupe Presents Iolanthe
Where: El Teatro of El Museo del Barrio
When: Friday, April 15 at 8pm, Saturday, April 16, 2 and 8pm
Why Go: Catch the Blue Hill Troupe perform Iolanthe. Every year since 1924, the Blue Hill Troupe, the only all-volunteer musical theater group in New York City, comes together for a season of revelry celebrating its three great passions: theater, charity and community. Lawyers, teachers and financiers by day, the Troupers spend their spare time prepping, building sets, sewing costumes and rehearsing for the performance. This year the Blue Hill Troupe supports the Children’s Cancer & Blood Foundation. Go.
What: The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Night On The Town
Where: Jericho Terrace
When: Thursday, April 14, 7-11pm
Why Go: Enjoy a night out to help this organization fund research and treatments for blood cancer patients. The evening will include an open bar, live music from New York’s Most Dangerous Big Band and food samplings from Manhattan and Long Island restaurants. Go.
What: Sideshow Sketch Night Presents: Imaginarium of Cheeky Lane
Where: The BrickHouse Brewery
When: Friday, April 15, 7-11pm
Why Go: The live drawing night will feature models and burlesque performer Cheeky Lane, with special guest Dominique Maciejka from Paper Doll Vintage Boutique as the master of ceremonies for the night! Go.
What: Vines & Canines Educational Vineyard Walk
Where: Martha Clara Vineyard
When: Sunday, April 17, 10am
Why Go: Bring your dog down for an educational walk through the vineyard! A donation of a non-perishable dog or cat food item is required and will be donated to local shelters. Go.
What: Katy’s Courage 5K
Where: 21 West Water Street
When: Friday, April 16, 8am
Why Go: Take part in the sixth annual 5K, celebrating the life, generosity and bravery of Sag Harbor’s Katy Stewart, a 12-year old girl who lost her battle with cancer in December 2010. Net proceeds from this year’s race will support Katy’s Kids @CMEE, the Katy’s Courage Fund for Pediatric Cancer Research at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan and scholarships for students in Sag Harbor and East Hampton schools. Go.