What’s Happening 8/22/13

BY GEORGE J. DACRE

– Re-Imagine Garner reception party, Saturday, October 12, from 6-11 p.m. at the Garner Arts Center (formerly GAGA) Dye Works Gallery. Free admission live music, food and silent auction Information 845-947-7108.

– “Oliver” has opened at the Westchester Broadway Theatre in Elmsford and runs through September 8. Tickets at broadwaytheatre.com or 914-592-2222.

– “Barefoot in the Park” starts the 2013-14 season at Antrim Playhouse in Wesley Hills. Tickets at antrimplayhouse.com.

– “Drop Dead Perfect” continues at Penguin Repertory Theatre, Crickettown Road, Stony Point through Sept 1. A new play by Walt McGough, “The Farm,” debuts September 27. Tickets and information at 845-786-2873 or penguinrep.org.

– Sight And Sound Theatre Trip by Thiells United Methodist Church to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Thursday, December 5 to see “The Miracle of Christmas.” Lunch at Good N’ Plenty (family style). Trip on U.S. Coachways bus, Details from Ann at 845-942-1481 or Lela at 786-2640.

– An evening of two plays: “Goat Feed,” directed by Samuel Harps and “The Tiger,” at Shades Repertory Theatre, Haverstraw, August 29, 30 & 31 at 8 p.m. Dinner Theatre with Antoine McGuire’s of Haverstraw. Contact shadesrep.com or Antoine McGuire’s.

– Battle of the Sexes Comedy night with Sherry Davey, Tina Giorgi, Vanessas Hollingshead and Buddy Fitzpatrick, John Joseph and Steve Marshall at Westchester Broadway Theatre, Elmsford Saturday, August 31. Tickets at 914-592-2222 or broadwaytheatre. com.

– Auditions for “Something’s Afoot” with the Armonk Players set for Tuesday, September 3 and Thursday, September 5, 7-10 p.m. by appointment Contact armonkplayers.com.

– First Annual Rockland Caribbean Music Festival set for Saturday, September 14 at Provident Bank Park in Pomona. Tickets at 845-300-9760.

– “Amadeus” opens at Elmwood Playhouse, Nyack, September 20. Tickets at elmwoodplayhouse.com or 845-353-1313.

– REO Speedwagon at Empire City Casino Yonkers, August 25. Tickets at empirecitycasino.com. Gavin DeGraw September 1 and Kenny Loggins September 8.

– Rockland Rockytops Square Dance Club with a free square dance Friday, September 6 at West Nyack Firehouse, 42 Strawtown Road, West Nyack. Call 845-353-2987

– Luke Bryan with Thompson Square and Florida Georgia Line Friday, August 23 at Bethel Woods for the Performing Arts. 1-800-745-3000 for tickets and information.

– Benefit Concert for One-on-One Learning on the lawn of Marydell Faith and Life Center, North Midland Avenue, South Nyack, starting at 4 p.m., September 15. Lots of food, music, door prizes and raffles. Information at 845-512-8176.