What’s Happening – April 26, 2018

BY GEORGE J. DACRE

  • Fourth Annual Kentucky Derby Hat Contest at Empire City Casino, in Yonkers set for Saturday, May 5. Host will Z100’s Greg T. Cash prizes for win, place and show. Contact empirecitycasino.com.
  • Hunger food drive for St. Bartholomew’s Food Kitchen in Westchester, Lifting Up and Our Lady Of Mt. Carmel Food Pantry at Westchester Broadway Theatre in Elmsford with collection boxes in the theatre lobby through June 15. In need are canned foods including soups, tuna fish, chicken, milk, fruit, coffee, tea and hot chocolate. Contact 914-592-2222 or broadwaytheatre.com.
  • “Sister Act” continues on main stage through July 1. “Anything Goes” will go on July through September 9. “Phantom” coming September 13 through November 25 and December 27 through January 27, 2019.
  • “Rent Control” tells the story of a struggling actor who lucks out with a rent-controlled apartment who turns it into a lucrative Airbnb scheme in a one man show at Penguin Repertory Theatre in Stony Point Saturday, April 28 at 8 p.m. Contact PENGUINREP.ORG.
  • Oldies dance with Beauty and the Grease Saturday, May 12 at Elks Club in Park Ridge, New Jersey at 8 p.m. till midnight. Prizes for best Oldies costumes. Contact Karin at 201-281-2085 or prelks2234@gmail.com.
  • Thursday, April 26, “Pitch Thursday” at Industrial Arts Brewing Company at Garner Arts Center in Garnerville with music starting at 6:30 p.m. featuring Jill Hartman and an art exhibition. New art works by Rodger Stevens and Jamie Kimak May 19-20 at the Garner Arts Festival. Becky Kessler of Violent Mae will be present June 7. Visit GarnerArtsCenter.org for more info.