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Things to do this week on Long Island

Looking for something to do this week on Long Island? We've rounded up the best concerts, shows, parties and cultural events in Nassau and Suffolk during the week. We've got you covered: Be sure to check back every Monday afternoon for an early jump on planning your week.

Flag display

Stroll through the display of more than 100
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Stroll through the display of more than 100 national, state territory and armed forces flags 9:30-4 p.m. Monday, May 25, at the North Shore Heritage Park in Mount Sinai. View flags, weather permitting, that started with 13 stars and ended with the current 50. 631-509-0882

Monday Night RAW

In WWE Monday Night RAW, see a night
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In WWE Monday Night RAW, see a night of floor-jarring action as some of the sports' favorites show off the moves that helped earn them fan accolades on Monday, May 25, at 7:30 p.m. at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Tpke., Uniondale. The night includes John Cena, Roman Reigns, Big Show, Rusev, Randy Orton and Seth Rollins. Tickets: $20-$125. For more information, call 800-745-3000 or visit ticketmaster.com.

Line Dance Class

Learn line dance moves like the shuffle and
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Learn line dance moves like the shuffle and kickball change, among others, at beginners' class on Monday, May 25, at the North Bellmore American Legion, 1298 Newbridge Rd., North Bellmore, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. $12 per class, visit http://licma.org/dance-instruction.html for more information.

'Chuck Close Photography'

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"Self-Portrait/Composition/Nine Parts," 1979, made up of nine color Polaroids mounted on canvas, is on display in the "Chuck Close Photography" exhibition, going on through July 26 at the Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill; 631-283-2118, parrishart.org (If you'd like to see or buy a Close painting, visit Vered Art Gallery, 68 Park Place, East Hampton, and check out its ongoing display of his work. 631-324-3303, veredart.com)

"Love Is ... A Celebration of the Greatest Emotion"

Experience the romantic sides of Schumann, Mahler, Strauss,
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Experience the romantic sides of Schumann, Mahler, Strauss, Gershwin and Richard Rodgers, performed by American soprano Regina Zona and South African pianist Kathleen Tagg. They will perform "Love Is ... A celebration of the Greatest Emotion" at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, at Peninsula Library, 280 Central Ave., Lawrence. The event is free. For more information, call 516-239-3262 or visit peninsulapublic.org.

Garden Club

Help plant, water, weed and harvest at the
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Help plant, water, weed and harvest at the Floyd Memorial Library, at 539 First St., Greenport. No fee, all ages welcome.

Joe Torre and Bernie Williams

Meet Yankee fan favorites --- retired Yankees manager
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Meet Yankee fan favorites --- retired Yankees manager Joe Torre and former Yankees centerfielder Bernie Williams -- at an autograph signing at Steiner Sports Store, Roosevelt Field, 630 Old Country Rd., Garden City, on Tuesday, May 26, from 6:30-8 p.m. For more information, go to steinersports.com or call 800-242-7139.

Wingin' it with Ricky

Ricky Roche performs an acoustic set every Wednesday
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Ricky Roche performs an acoustic set every Wednesday night at the Babylon Carriage House at 21 Fire Island Ave. in Babylon. $19.99 Lobster Bake and full dinner menu available.

'Citizen Kane'

Plenty of people say it's the greatest movie
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Plenty of people say it's the greatest movie of all time. "Citizen Kane" screens as part of the Orson Welles Centennial Celebration at Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington, on Wednesday, May 27, at 7 p.m. Film historian Philip Harwood hosts a look at the 1941 groundbreaking film that starred and was directed by Welles. Price: $12. For more information, visit cinemaartscentre.org.

Synchronized swimming

It's a rare chance to see competitive precision
Photo Credit: Aaron Okayama

It's a rare chance to see competitive precision swimming -- and frankly, it just sounds fun. Synchronized swimming teams from the United States, China, Ukraine, Finland and Chile hit the waters at the Nassau Aquatic Center in Eisenhower Park in East Meadow for a four-day tournament that's open to spectators from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Wednesday, May 27, through Saturday, May 30. Price: $10. For more information, visit usasynchro.org.

Lynyrd Skynyrd

Lynyrd Skynyrd will perform at the NYCB Theatre
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Lynyrd Skynyrd will perform at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Thursday, May 28. Tickets cost $50.50-$60.50; 800-745-3000, ticketmaster.com

Nelson DeMille book signing

Nelson DeMille, the Garden City native and bestselling
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Nelson DeMille, the Garden City native and bestselling author, signs and discusses his latest novel, "Radiant Angel," a continuation in the John Corey thriller series, at Book Revue in Huntington at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 28. This time, you'll find the protagonist working for the Diplomatic Surveillance Group in the midst of a new Cold War with Manhattan at the center of a clock-ticking plot.

Lady Antebellum

Lady Antebellum will perform live Nikon at Jones
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Lady Antebellum will perform live Nikon at Jones Beach Theater at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 29. Tickets cost $32.50-$62.25; 800-653-8000, livenation.com.

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