Weekend Planner: Musicals, Plays and Themed Parties

Patch's "Weekend Planner" Column lets East Meadow know what's going on for the weekend ahead.

It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend.

Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit:

Where/When:Hofstra University in Hempstead; Friday, Mar. 25 and Sunday, Mar. 27 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, Mar. 26 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Why Go:This hilarious production is coming to the stage at Hofstra, performed by nine undergraduate students and directed by junior Ryan Zatcoff. Follow the spelling bee kids as they work their way to the championships and comedy ensues.
Pricing: Tickets are $3 at the door.

Where/When: ; Friday, Mar. 25 starting at 10:30 p.m.
Why Go: The East Meadow nightclub that has been a local staple for years transforms itself into a super deluxe hot spot every Friday for the Spa party. Be sure to “dress to impress” and get ready for a night full of entertainment.
Pricing: Check the Facebook page for weekly fliers that give you free or reduced admission.

Where/When: ; Saturday, Mar. 26 at 6 p.m.
Why Go:Take a journey back in time with Taylor University Theatre and explore this new piece by William Gebby. Set during World War II, a group of Germans dubbed themselves “The White Rose” and started the dangerous task of distributing anti-Hitler literature. Gebby explores the heroic actions the main characters took in order to make their opposition heard.
Pricing: Free

Where/When: ; Saturday, Mar. 26 beginning at 10:30 p.m.
Why Go: Rush Saturday nights include specials on admission and drinks, plus music provided by resident DJ Neil C. Special guests vary, but this party is always a good time. Plus, they have a free breakfast buffet later in the night (or is it early in the morning?)--what could be better!
Pricing: Free admission and half-priced drinks for those over 21 until 11:30 p.m.

Where/When: ; Sunday, Mar. 27 at 2 p.m.
Why Go: João Luiz and Douglas Lora will be performing their innovative mix of traditional and new sounds. Take a trip south of the Equator and back all in one Sunday afternoon! Call the library at 516-794-2570 to check about ticket availability.
Pricing: Free


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