by LeeAnn Mailly
It’s the official start of summer: The Rockland Boulders open their season and many of the rest of us open our BBQ’s. There’s a Revolutionary War re-enactment, live theatre, live music, parades and a Polish Festival, too. Here’s the rundown of what to do and where to do it this weekend.
- On opening weekend, watch the Rockland Boulders take on the Trois-Rivieres Aigles. Don’t miss the post-game fireworks. Fri at 7p, Sat at 6:35 at Provident Bank Park, 1 Provident Bank Park Drive, Pomona.
- Megan Jean & the KFB plays at Olive’s, offering a mix of “americana, punk, dance, and the avant-garde.” 9p at Olive’s, 118 Main St, Nyack.
- Elmwood Community Playhouse stages Intimate Apparel by Lynn Nottage, a poignant commentary exploring issues of race, self-worth and the struggle against compromising one’s dreams. Fri & Sat at 8p, Sun at 2p at Elmwood Community Playhouse, 10 Park Street, Nyack.
- Penguin Rep Theatre presents the New York premiere of Small World, a wise and witty comedy that goes behind the scenes of Disney’s classic Fantasia. Showtimes: Fri at 8p, Sat at 4 & 8p, Sun at 2p. Penguin Rep Theatre, 7 Crickettown Rd, Stony Point.
- The 2nd New York Provincial Battalion hosts a Revolutionary War Reenactment. This group is known for precision drilling with 18th-century reproduction weapons and military tactics. Artillery drill at 3 pm. 11a-4p at Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site, 44 Battlefield Road, Stony Point.
- Celebrate Polish culture and heritage at the Polish Festival with food, music and fun for the whole family. Embrace your 80s persona and dress in retro attire for the 80s-themed event. Children enjoy an amusement park, face painting and zip line. Sat & Sun from 11a-10p, German Masonic Park, 89 Western Highway, Tappan.
- Open Studios at the The Art Students League Residency. Featuring artists of diverse backgrounds and styles. 2-5p at The League Residency at Vytlacil, 241 Kings Highway, Orangeburg.
- Nobel Prize winning author Toni Morrison and entrepreneur/Underground Railroad conductor Cynthia Hesdra are featured in an exhibition, 1-4p, every Sat through May. Historical Society of the Nyacks, 50 Piermont Ave.
- The Big Band Sound, a 20-piece jazz band, recreates the swinging sounds of the big band era in its annual concert on the library lawn. 2-3:30p at New City Library, 220 North Main Street, New City.
- Stage stealing Elmwood thespians perform an evening of Elmwood “MonoHogs,” mixed monologues, comedic soliloquies, or parts of a drama in which the hambone stands alone. 7p at Elmwood Playhouse, 10 Park St, Nyack.
Nyack holds its annual Memorial Day Parade. Beginning on Artopee Way, the parade continues east on Main Street, south on Broadway, ending at Memorial Park. Ceremony held at noon.
Rivertown Film presents The American Nurse. Through powerful and compelling portraits of 5 nurses, this film confronts some of the biggest issues facing America – aging, war, poverty, and prisons. 8-10p at Nyack Center, 58 Depew Ave.
The Arts Council