6 Can’t Miss Events This Weekend

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.

Bay Shore

What: AHRC Suffolk’s Polar Bear Splash
Where: Bay Shore Marina, South Clinton Avenue, Bay Shore
When: Saturday, April 22, 10am
Why Go: Take the plunge on the North Shore! All ages are welcome to come and raise money for the Special Olympics. Participants who raise more than $150 get a long sleeve t-shirt to warm them up after. Go

East Islip

What: 4 Mile Jigsaw Run/Walk for Autism
Where: East Islip Marina, Bayview Ave, East Islip
When: Sunday, April 23, 9:30-11:30am
Why Go: All finishers of this stroll through the scenic community of East Islip are Autism superheroes. Go

Glen Cove

What: Walk the Talk…Never Again 5K Walk
Where: HMTC of Nassau County, Welwyn Preserve, 100 Crescent Beach Road, Glen Cove
When: Sunday, April 23, 10:30am
Why Go: The Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County is holding the walk as a fundraiser for its education programs that empower and mobilizes people who stand up to anti-Semitism and intolerance. Be a part of the movement. Go

Garden City

What: Spring Dance Adelphi
Where: Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC)
When: Friday, April 21, 7:30pm, Saturday, April 22, 2pm & 7:30pm, Sunday, April 23, 2pm
Why Go: The students of the Department of Dance present a mixed program of dance including classical ballet as well as modern and contemporary dance. Work from guest choreographers Earl Mosley and Manuel Vignoulle will be featured along with choreography by faculty members Frank Augustyn and Orion Duckstein. Go

What: Billy Porter: Broadway & Soul
Where: Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC)
When: Friday, April 21, 7:30pm
Why Go: Fresh off his critically acclaimed run in Shuffle Along on Broadway, ebullient triple-threat and Tony and Drama Desk Award winner for Kinky Boots, Billy Porter is a New York City theater success story. Go

Port Washington

What: LIAF’s Women’s Luncheon & Fashion Show
Where: North Hempstead Country Club, 291 Port Washington Blvd, Port Washington
When: Friday, April 21, 11am-2pm
Why Go: Celebrate the women caregivers and bring awareness to Alzheimer’s effect on women. The event includes a fashion show, specialty vendors and raffles. Go