Dickens’ Descendant to Perform ‘A Christmas Carol’ at Cinema Arts

The great-great grandson of Charles Dickens will perform his live adaptation of A Christmas Carol at the Cinema Arts Centre on Dec. 5. Gerald Dickens, who has been performing his one-man show since 1993, will play more than 30 characters from the 19th Century classic Read More …

Tours to Teach About America’s First African American Poet, Who Was Enslaved in Huntington

The Town of Huntington is the birthplace of the United States’ first published African American poet, and Preservation Long Island is determined for local residents to know his name: Jupiter Hammon. That’s why the nonprofit organization, dedicated to preserving and educating about Long Island history, Read More …

Art Walk Set for Sunday Downtown

An art walk is set for Sunday afternoon to bring visitors to many of the numerous art shops in Huntington Village. The free, self-guided tour will include a stop at the Huntington Public Library where A Vanishing New York, a photographic exhibit by John Lazzaro, Read More …

‘Draw Out’ Art Festival Offers Music, Dance, Art

Heckscher Museum will again host Draw Out, a festival for artists of all ages. The Sept. 17 festival is free and no registration is required. In addition, the first 100 participants will be awarded free art supplies. Activities include watercolor painting by the pond, live Read More …

Art League to Celebrate With Grand Reopening

The Art League of Long Island will celebrate its grand reopening Saturday with an open house. Like many businesses and organizations, the league took a serious hit from the Covid-19 epidemic, struggling to remain viable. But it hung on, with the support of members of Read More …

Time Capsule to Commemorate Walt Whitman

The Walt Whitman Birthplace Association will unveil a time capsule Friday that will be  reopened in 2069 for the poet’s 250th birthday celebration. The capsule will include Whitman memorabilia, related artifacts, written historic texts and books. We will include newspaper articles of the current times Read More …

Happening in Huntington: Firemen’s Fair, Board Meetings

Monday The Northport Firemen’s Fair gets underway Monday night at Steers Beach, starting at 7 p.m.  through Saturday. Games, rides and general fun. Tuesday The Town Board meets at 2 p.m. for its monthly session. The public can attend the meeting in person or watch Read More …

Northport Author in the Running for Kids Book Awards

A Northport author appears in two categories of the Kids Book Choice Awards, with voting underway until Aug. 20. Jerry Mikorenda’s novel, The Whaler’s Daughter, is up for votes in the Favorite Character Crush category. He is also a candidate for Best Stellar Storyteller. kids Read More …

Hofstra Professor Publishes Book to Help Young Adults Thrive in Life

A recently released book by Hofstra University professor of psychology Dr. Jeffrey Froh focuses on the issues young adults in their 20’s go through in modern-day times by sharing student, client, and personal stories.  The Greenlawn author’s book is “Thrive: 10 Commandments for 20-Somethings to Read More …

Student Works On View at Heckscher Museum

The Heckscher Museum has 79 works by student artists on display this month, chosen from a record 399 submissions. The exhibition, reflecting the works of students from 58 Long Island schools, is on view in the galleries through May 29. Curator Karli Wurzelbacher and guest Read More …

Board Schedules Public Hearing on Law’s ‘Glamping’ Provision

The Huntington Town Board voted Tuesday to schedule a public hearing on ending permission for campgrounds to offer overnight “glamping.” The hearing is scheduled for the June 14Town Board meeting. The Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts had applied to allow up to 70 tents Read More …