Spring is a good season to let the good times roll. There are Easter Egg Rolls in Piermont, Pearl River and Pomona and great music, new theatre, art openings and a film festival in and near Nyack. Here’s your Fri-Sun list of what to do and where to do it, brought to you by The Arts Council of Rockland and the Union Arts Center.
- Take part in the Opening Celebration of LILA, a division of Divine Shakti Arts that seeks to merge the community of art with the world of business, education and day-to-day life. 5-8p at Divine Shakti Arts, Room S/E, 55 W Railroad Ave, West Haverstraw.
- Enjoy the “best Johnny Cash tribute this side of Memphis” by Big Jim Wheeler and The Band in Black. 8:30p at The Turning Point, 468 Piermont Ave, Piermont.
- The Man Who Came To Dinner is a 1930’s comedy about an injured radio personality whose abrasive ways terrorize the well-to-do family that is caring for him. Fri & Sat at 8p, Sun at 2p, Antrim Playhouse, 15 Spook Rock Rd, Suffern.
- Piermont Civic Association holds its annual Easter Egg Hunt – don’t forget to bring a basket for eggs! 10-11a at Flywheel Park, Piermont.
- Hop on over to the BoulderBird Easter Egg Hunt for children ages 13 and under. Candy and prizes inside each egg and appearances from BoulderBird, the Easter Bunny. 9:30-11a at Provident Bank Park, 1 Provident Bank Park Dr, Pomona.
- Join the family fun at Pearl River’s Easter Egg Hunt. 1p at Central Ave Field, Pearl River.
- Frankie Dee & the Boys bring the funk, soul and r&b at 8p at Casa Del Sol, 104 Main St, Nyack.
- Cris Fern Day, a night of electronic music in remembrance of a local dubstep producer. Click here for full lineup. 9p at Olive’s, 118 Main St, Nyack.
- Steev Richter plays a solo show with special musical guest Mario Marchese, aka Mario the Magician. 8p at Hudson House of Nyack, 134 Main St.
- Learn about the Hudson Valley’s Dutch origins dating back to the 1600’s at the Dutchtown and Major Andre: Highlights of Haverstraw History exhibit, presented by the Historical Society of Rockland and the Town of Haverstraw. Exhibit runs Wed–Fri and Sun from 12-4p until May 15. Exhibit reception: 12-4p at HSRC History Center, 20 Zukor Rd, New City.
- Where We Are Standing: Contemporary Women Artists from Iran. Three artists who grew up in Iran before moving to North America share a strong cultural identity and a common focus on issues of gender and displacement shaped by the complex political and social landscape of their homeland. Featuring the work of Golnar Adili, Roya Farassat, and Shabnam K. Ghazi. Exhibit runs through April 24. Wed-Sun 12-6p at the Hopper House Art Center, 82 N Broadway, Nyack.
- The Jewish Film Festival screens Dough, a hilarious new dramedy that shows you don’t have to be baked to make some Dough. More movies here. 7-9p at Lafayette Theater, 97 Lafayette Ave, Suffern.
- Stop by Nyack Business: Long Before the Malls at The Historical Society of the Nyacks Museum featuring photographs and memorabilia from local businesses in the Time Before The Malls. Open Sundays through May 29. 1p at Depew House, 50 Piermont Ave.
- Nyack College’s Amasi Trio artfully performs trios by Loeillet, Beethoven, and Dvo?ák. 12:30p at Pardington Hall-Nyack College, 45 S Boulevard, Nyack.
- Women in Art honors women from prehistoric to modern times whose works may or may not have been lost to history. Presented by Sue Altman. Registration required. 7-8p at Nyack Library, 59 S Broadway.
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