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See five of the nine films with Oscar (Credit: A24 / David Bornfriend)

See five of the nine films with Oscar nominations for Best Picture all in one day and at one price, and more fun things to do this week on Long Island.

Best things to do this week and weekend on Long Island

Looking for things to do on Long Island? We've rounded up the best concerts, fairs, festivals, parties and cultural events going on in Nassau and Suffolk.

'Passage to Israel' photo exhibit

(Credit: Udi Goren)

"Passage to Israel" is a traveling photo exhibit featuring the work of 20 photographers who captured the transformation of a desert land into the natural and manmade elements that make up Israel today. The exhibit is available for viewing at Greenstein Gallery in Cedarhurst through March 8. Hours are 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Thursday (until 7:30 on Wednesdays and until 2 p.m. Fridays; Sundays by appointment). Pictured: "Acre Wall" by Udi Goren ADMISSION Free INFO 516-295-2931, jgreenstein.com

Maya Angelou program

In honor of Black History Month, the Long
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In honor of Black History Month, the Long Beach Library hosts a program focused on Maya Angelou. Natasha Nurse discusses the literary and societal contributions of the beloved poet, author and civil rights activist at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22. ADMISSION Free INFO 516-432-7201, longbeachlibrary.org  

Joel Grey

Meet Academy Award and Tony-winner Joel Grey at
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Meet Academy Award and Tony-winner Joel Grey at the Cinema Arts Centre for a rare big-screen presentation of "Cabaret," director Bob Fosse's 1972 musical drama with Liza Minnelli. An interview Q&A, gala dessert reception and book-signing follows. WHEN | WHERE 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington INFO 631-423-7611, cinemaartscentre.org ADMISSION $59 includes a copy of Grey's memoir, "Master of Ceremonies"

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Music and Astronomy Night

Here's a different kind of pairing -- students
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Here's a different kind of pairing -- students from Adelphi University perform original and classic songs under the visuals in the Jet Blue Sky Theatre Planetarium. You get to sit back and enjoy the music while looking skyward to see star fields, astronomical objects and orbit lines. WHEN | WHERE 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, Cradle of Aviation Museum, Garden City INFO 516-572-4066, cradleofaviation.org ADMISSION $15

David Duchovny

Known for his roles in the sci-fi drama
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Known for his roles in the sci-fi drama series, "X-Files" and more recently on the cable comedy-drama, "Californication," David Duchovny shows a different side to his talents, making a stop at The Paramount to perform folk-rock cuts from his album, "Hell or Highwater." WHEN | WHERE 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, 370 New York Ave., Huntington INFO 631-673-7300, paramountny.com ADMISSION $19.50-$150

Howie Mandel

Howie Mandel, the comedian and presently one of
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Howie Mandel, the comedian and presently one of the judges on NBC's competition series "America's Got Talent," returns to stand-up and the NYCB Theatre at Westbury has got him -- deal. WHEN | WHERE 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury INFO 516-334-0800, thetheatreatwestbury.com ADMISSION $49.50-$99.50

'Million Dollar Quartet' musical

Suffolk Theater celebrates Johnny Cash's birthday with a
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Suffolk Theater celebrates Johnny Cash's birthday with a staged production of "Million Dollar Quartet," 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, and Saturday, Feb. 25, in Riverhead. The musical tells the tale of the collaboration between music icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash (played by Cliff Wright, pictured), Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins during their "early days" at Sun Studio and features a lineup of Rockabilly hits. ADMISSION $55-$65 PHONE 631-727-4343 WEB suffolktheater.com 

New exhibit at Long Island Museum

It's a family affair when the East End
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It's a family affair when the East End couple Gerson and Judith Leiber star in a joint new art exhibit, "Brilliant Partners," that opens in Stony Brook Friday. She creates designer handbags, he paints Expressionist abstracts. WHEN | WHERE 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24 and runs through June 4, 1200 Rte. 25A, Stony Brook INFO 631-751-0066, longislandmuseum.org ADMISSION $10 ($5 ages 6-17)

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'Harold and Maude' screening

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"Harold and Maude," the 1971 American romantic dark comedy-drama that didn't turn a profit until 1983, is Huntington's Cinema Arts Centre's pick for its Cult Café series. The film stars Bud Cort and Ruth Gordon (pictured). A 10 p.m. screening is set for Saturday, Feb. 25. ADMISSION $6 INFO 631-423-3456, cinemaartscentre.org

'Introduction to Zentangle' class

Learn how a simple repetitive pattern can create

Learn how a simple repetitive pattern can create a complex image and relaxation at the same time. A workshop, "Introduction to Zentangle," will be held 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Art League of Long Island in Dix Hills. No previous experience is needed. Reservations required. ADMISSION $85 plus $10 material fee INFO 631-462-5400, artleagueli.org

Best Picture Showcase

Consider this your red carpet prep for next
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Consider this your red carpet prep for next Sunday's Academy Awards: Moviegoers can see five of the nine films nominated for Best Picture all in one day and at one price. Time to invest in the refillable popcorn box, features include -- "Lion," "Hidden Figures," "Moonlight," pictured, "Hacksaw Ridge" and "Arrival" -- it's a chance for you to catch up before the trophies are handed out in Los Angeles next Sunday, on Feb. 26. WHEN | WHERE 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 at select AMC Loews Raceway 10, 1025 Corporate Dr., Westbury, and Lowes Stony Brook 17, 2196 Nesconset Hwy. INFO $37.50, amctheatres.com

HarborFrost

Freezing temperatures are at the heart HarborFrost, an
(Credit: The Sag Harbor Express / Michael Heller)

Freezing temperatures are at the heart HarborFrost, an annual festival that prides itself on being cool. Sag Harbor is filled with activities such as an ice-carving demonstration, live music, fire juggling and children's activities, 2-5 p.m. Don't miss the nighttime fireworks show blasted over the harbor. WHEN | WHERE 2-6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, Sag Harbor INFO 631-725-0011, sagharborchamber.com ADMISSION Free

Dinosaur program

Explore the anatomy of dinosaurs and see how
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Explore the anatomy of dinosaurs and see how they compare to the animals of today -- activities and crafts focus on fossils, 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, Caleb Smith State Park Reserve, Smithtown. ADMISSION $4 ($3 younger than 3) PHONE Registration required, 631-265-1054 WEB nysparks.com

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Alec Baldwin

An East End fixture,
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An East End fixture, "Saturday Night Live" star Alec Baldwin hosts a screening of the classic movie inspired by the Pulitzer Prize-winning book, "To Kill a Mockingbird" in East Hampton. Baldwin leads an extended post-screening discussion. WHEN | WHERE 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, Guild Hall, 158 Main St., East Hampton INFO 631-324-4050, guildhall.org ADMISSION $22

Appraisal day for antiques and collectibles

Here's a chance to find out if that
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Here's a chance to find out if that thought-to-be antique in your attic has a surprising value. Seatuck Cove Rotary hosts an appraisal day for antiques and collectibles, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Feb. 25, at South Bay Bible Church in East Moriches. A certified appraiser will be on hand to appraise up to five items per person. ADMISSION $5 suggested donation per appraisal item INFO 516-635-7627, seatuckcoverotary.org

Winter Bourbon Festival

Folks who love bourbon and bourbon-based cocktails can
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Folks who love bourbon and bourbon-based cocktails can sample libations from more than 30 brands under one roof at the Winter Bourbon Festival . The event also includes tastes of craft beer aged in bourbon barrels. A mixologist demonstrates bourbon-centered cocktails geared toward all four seasons. WHEN | WHERE 4-7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, T.J. Finley's Public House, 42 E. Main St., Bay Shore INFO 631-940-7290, winterbourbonfestival.com ADMISSION $50 ($75 VIP admission includes sandwich and one-hour early admission), $12 designated driver

'Boxing Beyond the Trophy: Jews Who K.O.’d Intolerance'

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"Boxing Beyond the Trophy: Jews Who K.O.'d Intolerance" features a lecture and book signing with Jeffrey Sussman, author of "Max Baer and Barney Ross: Jewish Heroes of Boxing." The lecture discusses how the fighters, who were popular during the 1920s and '30s, were an inspiration for Jewish fans across the country and around the world, 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, The Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center, Glen Cove. Reservations required. ADMISSION $10 suggested donation PHONE 516-571-8040 WEB hmtcli.org

Cultural food discussion

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"At Our Table: Sharing Diversity, Traditions and Culture Through Food" explores the juncture of culture, economics and social structure in our food system. Guest panelists discuss food traditions from their cultures and how they have been influenced by the diversity of Long Island. The program is 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. ADMISSION $20 ($15 advance) INFO 631-749-0626, sylvestermanor.org

Auto flea market

Looking for that special part to complete your
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Looking for that special part to complete your classic car? Hobbyists might find it at the annual auto flea market sponsored by the Peconic Bay Region, 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26. It takes place at the Southhold Recreation Center, where you'll find used car parts along with antique advertisements, license plates and more. ADMISSION $3 PHONE 631-495-8619 WEB pbraaca.org

Yoga and meditation workshop

A yoga and meditation workshop at the scenic
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A yoga and meditation workshop at the scenic Quogue Wildlife Refuge discusses how the moon cycles can affect the body, 7-8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26. Bring a mat and towel. Registration required. ADMISSION $15 PHONE 631-653-4771 WEB quoguewildliferefuge.org

Méthode champenoise tasting and tour

Taste and learn about the unique process called
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Taste and learn about the unique process called méthode champenoise used to produce sparkling wine. Sparkling Pointe in Southold hosts "Unraveling Méthode Champenoise Winter Tour and Varietal Tasting," 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26. Purchase tickets online. This event will be held again on March, 5, 12 and 19. ADMISSION $35 INFO 631-765-0200, sparklingpointe.com

Sound Prints quintet

Grammy-winning saxophonist Joe Lovano and two-time Grammy-nominated trumpeter
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Grammy-winning saxophonist Joe Lovano and two-time Grammy-nominated trumpeter Dave Douglas perform at The Jazz Loft in Stony Brook, 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27. Pianist Lawrence Fields, bassist Linda Oh and drummer Joey Baron round out the Sound Prints quintet. ADMISSION $40 ($30 students) INFO 631-751-1895, thejazzloft.org

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