1. Small Farm Summit


Here's a chance for you to return to your "roots" at the Small Farm Summit, where the focus is on local agriculture and food production through lessons, workshops and demonstrations. Keynote speakers include Will Allen sharing information about "Growing Power," a hands-on training program for inner-city food programs, along with chef and author Ann Cooper who illustrates the link between food, family, farming and children's health and wellness. Along with the speakers, you'll find educational workshops on how to farm, organic gardening, beekeeping, raising chickens, how to market and distribute your goods, medicinal plants, agricultural pests and much more.

WHEN | WHERE 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, Hofstra University's Student Center, Hempstead

INFO 516-626-0908, smallfarmsummit.com




2. Florence Henderson


Before her TV career as Carol Brady on ABC's, "The Brady Bunch," the actress graced the Broadway and Lincoln Center stages in such productions as "Oklahoma!" "South Pacific," "The Sound of Music" and "Annie Get Your Gun." Catch her as she comes to Tilles Center as part of the "Cabaret at Club T" series performing an autobiographical, one-woman show, "America's Favorite TV Mom," featuring anecdotes from her career and songs from her starring stage roles.

WHEN | WHERE 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Friday, Tilles Center, LIU Post, Brookville

INFO 516-299-3100, tillescenter.org




3. Spyro Gyra


Spyro Gyra was creating its own mix of R&B, Latin and whatever else it liked eons before the "smooth jazz" genre arrived on the scene. The band plays as part of the Paramount's jazz series.

WHEN | WHERE 8 p.m. Friday, the Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington

INFO paramountny .com, 631-673-7300

ADMISSION $29.50- $69.50



4. Bud Harrelson


Meet a member of the Mets Hall of Fame at a book signing of "Turning Two," his memoir that shares tales from his career as a shortstop -- including being a spark plug on the 1969 World Series champion "Miracle Mets."

WHEN | WHERE 7 p.m. Friday, Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington

INFO bookrevue.com, 631-271-1442




5. Macabre Faire


It's Friday the 13th -- and that's only more fodder for like-minded horror movie lovers and Goth fanatics who will descend on Rockville Centre this weekend. The three-day Macabre Faire is filled with panel discussions, niche fashion shows, live band performances and appearances by actor Doug Jones (Abe Sapien from the movie "Hellboy").

WHEN | WHERE 5-11 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-midnight Saturday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. April 15, Best Western Mill River Manor, 173 Sunrise Hwy., Rockville Centre. For ages 16 and older.

INFO 516-395-3049, twitchtwitchproductions.com

ADMISSION $15-$40 (advance purchase suggested)



6. Piano Summit


Boogie and blues pianists will play solo and as a group at the Long Island Piano Summit in Riverhead. Featured performers include blues pianist Mark Mancini, keyboardist Dave Keyes, pianist and blues/ jazz vocalist Gail Storm and boogie-woogie blues pianist Tommy Keys.

WHEN | WHERE 7-11 p.m. Saturday, Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave., Riverhead

INFO 631-727-5782, vailleavitt.org




7. Jane Goodall


The primatologist who made waves as far back in 1960 with her study of chimpanzee life in Gombe Stream National Park visits Adelphi University tomorrow. She'll discuss her work on behalf of endangered species and conservation.

WHEN | WHERE 7 p.m. Monday, Adelphi University's Center for Recreation and Sports, 1 South Ave., Garden City

INFO 516-877-4555, events.adelphi.edu




8. Kevin James


You know him from movies like "Zookeeper" and "Paul Blart: Mall Cop" along with the "The King of Queens" sitcom on CBS. James returns to Long Island for an evening of stand-up comedy in Westbury.

WHEN | WHERE 7:30 p.m. Monday, NYCB Theatre at Westbury, Westbury

INFO 800-745-3000, livenation.com

ADMISSION $56.50- $66.50



9. NYPD vs. FDNY


The "Finest" and "Bravest" take to the ice for a "Battle of the Badges" hockey game pitting players from the New York Police Department against the New York Fire Department in a charity matchup.

WHEN | WHERE 1 p.m. Saturday, Nassau Coliseum

INFO 800-745-3000, fdnyhockey.com

ADMISSION $30 ($7 parking)



10. '42nd Street' opens


The Tony-winning musical starts its run at John W. Engeman Theater in Northport. The story -- a small town chorus girl gets her chance to become an overnight star -- features production numbers such as "Lullaby of Broadway," "We're in the Money" and "Shuffle Off to Buffalo."

WHEN | WHERE Previews 8 p.m. Thursday; opens 8 p.m. Saturday, 250 Main St., Northport. Continues through June 17.

INFO 631-261-2900, engemantheater.com


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