10 Can’t Miss Events This Week

Every week Long Island Pulse editors help you plan your weekend. From Montauk to Manhattan these are the events you can’t miss. Share your weekend using #LIPulse and follow Pulse on Instagram and Twitter for more fun ideas.

Garden City

What: Lovers and Other Strangers
Where: Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC)
When: Friday, Mar. 3, 7:30pm, Saturday, Mar. 4, 2pm & 7:30pm, Sunday, Mar. 5, 2pm
Why Go: Students of the Department of Theatre, under the direction of Nicholas Petron, will take the stage this weekend. This edition of the hit Broadway musical-turned-film includes the popular sequence Hal and Cathy created for the film and played by Gig Young and Anne Jackson. Go.

What: New Music XII: The Parhelion Trio
Where: Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC)
When: Saturday, Mar. 4, 8pm
Why Go:  Hear tunes from The Parhelion Trio—Sarah Carrier (flute), Ashleé Miller (clarinet), and Andrea Christie (piano)—a New York City-based, all-female ensemble dedicated to bringing contemporary music to diverse audiences. Go.


What: Little Cow Harbor 4 Mile Run for Hope
Where: Oldfield Middle School, 2 Oldfield Rd.
When: Saturday, Mar. 4, 9am
Why Go: Dust off winter cobwebs for a good cause. Proceeds will benefit Project Hope, which helps the hungry, homeless and unemployed in Huntington. Bonus: runners will also be awarded at the finish with free soup. Go


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image: facebook.com/cycle for survival

What: Cycle for Survival
Where: Equinox Roslyn, 90 Northern Blvd.
When: Friday, Mar. 3 & Saturday, Mar. 4, 9am-10pm
Why Go: Fight cancer by riding with Cycle for Survival, an indoor cycling event. Every dollar raised goes toward clinical trials and research studies led by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Go


What: Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened
Where: Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave.
When: Tuesday, Feb. 28, 7:30pm
Why Go: Learn how Stephen Sondheim’s “Merrily We Roll Along” was created in theater director Lonny Price’s documentary that explores the journey of the original cast. Go

What: Five-Finger Discount: A Crooked Family History
Where: Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave.
When: Thursday, Mar. 2, 7:30pm
Why Go: Helene Stapinski’s childhood was overwhelmed by criminals, crooks and murders in Jersey City. Discover how she escaped this legacy by becoming a writer. Go

Kings Park

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image: facebook.com/stpatricksdayseason

What: Kings Park St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Where: corner of Lou Avenue & Pulaski Road, Kings Park
When: Saturday, Mar. 4, 12pm
Why Go: It’s never too early to start the St. Patrick’s Day festivities. Celebrate the Irish cultural roots of Kings Park with bagpipe bands and floats. Go

Port Washington

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image: facebook.com/NHpolarplunge

What: North Hempstead Polar Plunge
Where: North Hempstead Beach Park, West Shore Rd.
When: Saturday, Mar. 4, 12pm
Why Go: Get back to the beach! Participants in this annual event will raise money for the athletes of Special Olympics New York by taking the plunge into the chilly waters of Hempstead Harbor. Go

Valley Stream

What: Girls to Pearls Masquerade Affair
Where: American Legion Post 854, 571 Roosevelt Ave.
When: Saturday, Mar. 4, 7-11pm
Why Go: Dig the old prom dresses out of your closet and head to the masquerade. Proceeds will go to Women of Integrity, Inc., which supports and empowers women of all ages and ethnicities. Go


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What: RADD’s Man of the Year Concert Featuring: Sal “The Voice” Valentinetti
Where: Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury
When: Friday, Mar. 3, 8pm
Why Go: He sang his way into Heidi Klum’s heart, now he’s ready to sing into yours. Long Island’s own America’s Got Talent finalist Sal “The Voice” Valentinetti will be receiving the RADD 2016 Man of the Year Award. Go