The Island Today: The top seven events for the coming week


Champions for Charity at Ralph Lauren

Friday, Nov. 30, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Ralph Lauren and the Sands Point Preserve Conservancy invite you to a holiday shopping event at the Americana Manhasset where you will receive 25 percent off pre-tax purchases from RL Collections for men, women, children, and home that will be donated to the Conservancy in support of their mission and programs.  Purchases are not automatically eligible; you must register for a complimentary Champion number.

Where: Ralph Lauren at the Americana Manhasset, 1970 Northern Blvd., Manhasset
Info & Registration: (800) 818-6767 •

2 Eileen Evers: A Joyful Christmas

Friday, Nov. 30 at 8 p.m.

Grammy-winning violinist, nine-time All-Ireland Fiddle Champion, and music star of Riverdance, Eileen Ivers and her band will capture the spirit and magic of the season in this heartwarming Christmas show.

Where: Adelphi University Performing Arts Center, 1 South Ave., Garden City
Info & Tickets: (516) 877-4000 •

3 Hofstra Fall Dance Concert

Friday, Nov. 30 at 8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m.

The Hofstra Fall 2018 Dance Concert will feature Hofstra faculty choreographers and special guest artists. Tickets are $10 general admission; $8 senior citizens. Members of the Hofstra community receive two free tickets upon presentation of a current HofstraCard..

Where: Toni and Martin Sosnoff Theater, John Cranford Adams Playhouse,
South Campus, Hofstra University, Hempstead
Info & Tickets: (516) 463-6644 •

4 The Paramount Comedy Series Presents: Tracy Morgan

Saturday, Dec. 1 at 8 p.m.

Fans of “30 Rock” are in for a treat as one the Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning show’s stars, comedian and actor Tracy Morgan, takes the stage at The Paramount.

Where: The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington
Info & Tickets: (631) 673-7300 •

Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra: Holiday Pops

Sunday, Dec. 2 at 8 p.m.

The Boston Symphony Orchestra will present a heartwarming performance filled with holiday music favorites, the traditional Pops sing-along, and a visit from Santa Claus.

Where: Tilles Center for Performing Arts, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville
Info & Tickets: (516) 299-3100 •

6 Long Island LitFest Presents Lee Child

Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 7:30 p.m.

Meet Lee Child, the author of 21 New York Times bestselling Jack Reacher thrillers — two that have been turned into blockbuster motion pictures starring Tom Cruise. The author’s talk on his latest novel, “Past Tense,” is $35 ($30 for members) and includes a book signing reception.

Where: Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington
Info & Tickets: (631) 423-7611 •

Brian Wilson Presents: The Christmas Album

Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 8 p.m.

The musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer who co-founded the Beach Boys will perform a Christmas show that will include songs from his 1964 Christmas holiday album and more hits.

Where: NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury
Info & Tickets: (516) 247-5211 •


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