The top seven events for the coming week


1. Summer Theatre in the Park: “My Fair Lady”

Saturday, Aug. 19 at 6 p.m.
My Fair Lady” is a musical based on George Bernard Shaw’s “Pygmalion.” The story concerns Eliza Doolittle, a Cockney flower girl who takes speech lessons from professor Henry Higgins, a phoneticist, so that she may pass as a lady. Free admission, no parking fee and no reservations required.
Where: Planting Fields Arboretum, 1395 Planting Fields Road, Oyster Bay
Info: (516) 922-8678 •

2. CBS-FM’s Saturday in the Park with Blondie

Saturday, Aug. 19 at 7:30 p.m.
CBS-FM returns with their annual summer concert — Saturday in the Park — this year starring rock icons Blondie delivering their classic tunes, “One Way or Another,” “Heart of Glass,” “Call Me” and more.  Free show — no tickets are required.
Where: Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow
Info: (516) 572-0355 •

3. Air Supply

Saturday, Aug. 19 at 8 p.m.
Head out to enjoy Australian soft rock duo Air Supply perform their worldwide hits, including “I’m All Out of Love,” “Lost in Love” and “Making Love Out of Nothing At All,” among many others.
Where: Theatre at Westbury
960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury
Info & Tickets: (516) 247-5211 •

4. Summer Rock with ELO

Saturday, Aug. 19, 8-10 p.m.
The Orchestra, starring former members of Electric Light Orchestra (“Livin’ Thing,” “Evil Woman,” “Strange Magic”), will be joined by Al Stewart (“Year of the Cat,” “Time Passages”) and Orleans (“Still the One,” “Dance With Me”) for a headline-making summer concert.
Where: Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville
Info & Tickets: (516) 299-3100 •

5. The Great North American Eclipse — Solar Viewing and Activities

Monday, Aug. 21, 12-4 p.m.
For the first time in 100 years, a solar eclipse will be visible across the whole continent of North America. Join the Cradle of Aviation Museum as they host a day’s worth of activities to mark this momentous occasion that are free with museum admission.
Where: Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Garden City
Info: (516) 572-4111 •

6. John Mayer — The Search for Everything World Tour

Wednesday, Aug. 23 at 7 p.m.
From early hits like “Your Body Is a Wonderland,” “Waiting on the World to Change,” and “Gravity,” to the more recent tracks, “Emoji of a Wave,” “Helpless” and “Roll It On Home,” singer-songwriter John Mayer will perform three unique sets: solo acoustic, fronting a full band and with the John Mayer Trio.
Where: Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
895 Bay Pkwy., Wantaugh
Info & Tickets: (516) 221-1000 •

7. Film Screening: “The Teacher”

Wednesday, Aug. 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Set in 1983, ‘The Teacher” tells the story of a menacing, floral-clad teacher well-connected to the Communist party, who employs insidious methods to manipulate her students — and their families — into doing her bidding. From the Slovakia and Czech Republic with English subtitles.
Where: Bow Tie Squire Cinemas
115 Middle Neck Road, Great Neck
Info: (516) 829-2570 •


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