IN THE GALLERY
Lake Ronkonkoma Historical Society
Visit The Gallery on the lower level and enjoy the newest art exhibits.
Musical Theater Classics: Divalicious!
Sunday, November 30 2:00pm
Musical director Daniel Ragone will partner with sopranos Gina Haver, Ruthann Turekian, and Leslie Valentine in this electrifying performance featuring a program of duets, solos, and trios from the Great American Songbook. Enjoy your favorite tunes from composers including Richard Rodgers, Stephen Sondheim, Leonard Bernstein, Cole Porter, and Jerome Kern, and excerpts from classics such as Showboat,... Read more...
How NYC Invented Christmas
Monday, December 1 7:00pm
The Dutch authorities of New Amsterdam disapproved of the celebration of Christmas, and the many French Huguenots, English Puritans, and Scotch Presbyterians banned such celebrations. Later, with the arrival of large numbers of English Anglicans, German Lutherans, and Irish Catholics, the holiday of “Christ’s Mass” gained a larger foothold in the city. Washington Irving argued that New Yorkers needed a nice respectable winter holiday, and Thomas Nast... Read more...
A Christmas Memory
Wednesday, December 3 7:00pm
Thomas DeWolfe and Jere Jacob will perform Truman Capote's autobiographical short story, A Christmas Memory. Set in the 1930s, the tale expresses the love shared between a young boy and his much older cousin at Christmastime, and touches on themes of country life, friendship, and the joy of giving. Now a holiday classic, A Christmas Memory has been broadcast, recorded, filmed, and staged multiple times in award-winning productions.