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Local events: A heavenly art show, volunteer fair, visit from the Easter bunny and more


Firefly Drigo Morin with his work in On Cloud 9, an exhibition currently on view at The Darcy Center. Photo courtesy of The Firefly Artists.

TONIGHT

Volunteer Fair
Thursday, April 7 from 4-7pm
Sponsored by Northport Public LIbrary, the Volunteer Fair is hosting local organizations actively seeking volunteers. See flier for details.
Where: Northport Public Library 151 Laurel Avenue

THIS WEEK

A Visit from the Easter Bunny
Saturday, April 9 and Saturday, April 16 from 1-4pm
The Easter Bunny is making two stops this weekend and next! He will be visiting storefronts along Route 25A from 1-4pm on Saturday, April 9 and Main Street in downtown Northport Village on Saturday, April 16 from 1-4pm! Check out the Chamber of Commerce’s Instragram page for more info.
Where: Route 25A and Main Street in Northport

Pottery Workshop with Sunken Orchard Ceramics
Sunday, April 10 from 12-2pm
Do you have a knitting project that you’re stuck on? Are you brand new to knitting?Join resident knitter Keri Puglisi, co-owner of EmmaLoops Craft studio, as you work at your own pace and learn how to cast on, knit, purl, bind off and to do some fancy stitches. Right- and left-handed instruction available. Materials are not included in the price of this class, so bring your own needles/yarn/project or purchase a kit in-store.
Where: Nest on Main, 135 Main Street, Northport
Tickets are $40. Kits range in price from $35-$65 depending on yarn. For more information and to register, click here.

Tennis, Anyone?
Deadline April 15
Get back in the swing of things with a free membership to Long Island’s Huntington Tennis Association (HTA) for the 2022 spring/summer season. HTA membership is open to all levels, from beginner to advanced, with five ladders: Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles, Men’s Doubles, Women’s Doubles, and Mixed Doubles. As an incentive, the HTA is waiving the annual membership fee this year (normally priced at $25 for individuals/$35 for families). The free membership entitles members to play on as many ladders as they want, with matches running from April 15 through September 30, 2022 in and around the Huntington area (Huntington residency is not required). Players choose where they want to play their matches.
Visit http://www.htatennis.com for more information.
Register for free 2022 HTA membership here, and be sure to join your ladder(s) by April 15.

ONGOING

On Cloud 9 at Firefly
Through April 27; reception Saturday, April 9 from 3-5pm
A juried exhibition hosted by The Firefly Artists, On Cloud 9 focuses on the ever-shifting sky and images of fog and farther out nebulae, and features artists living on Long Island and in the surrounding region. The exhibition will hang through April 27 in The Darcy Center, in the location’s expanded gallery space. A reception will take place this Saturday from 3-5pm.
Where: The Firefly Artists, 162 Main Street, Northport
Please note, the Darcy Arts Center is located on the second floor of the historic building that houses the gallery. Unfortunately, there is no handicapped access to this exhibition.

A Bronx Tale: The Musical
Playing now through Sunday, May 8
Based on Chazz Palminteri’s classic movie, this streetwise musical will take you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s—where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss he’d love to be. Featuring a doo-wop score, A BRONX TALE: THE MUSICAL is a story about respect, loyalty, love, and above all else: family.
Where: John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main Street, Northport
For a complete show schedule and more information, contact the theater directly at 631-261-2900, or visit www.EngemanTheater.com.

UPCOMING

NNGI Celebrates Earth Day
Saturday, April 16, from 10am-1pm
The Northport Native Garden Initiative is celebrating Earth Day a little early this year. See flier for details.