8 things to do in Long Island this weekend

The Weekender: 8 things to do in Long Island this weekend

PINK PEARL GALA

The North Fork Breast Health Coalition will hold its annual Pink Pearl Gala honoring breast cancer survivors at East Wind Long Island, 5720 NY-25A, Wading River. The event will include a cocktail party, seated dinner and dancing to music by Phil Schmidt of Make Some Noise DJs. The event will honor the Peconic River Sportsman’s Club with community spirit Award. Raffle tickets will be sold April 1-3. Northforkbreasthealth.org $125/$95 for survivors. 6-10 p.m. April 8.

BEACH BOYS

Wouldn’t it be nice to have fun, have fun, have fun when these California dreamers arrive on their sixty years of summer sounds? The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington, paramountny.com $69.50-$479. 8 p.m. on April 8.

Steel Magnolias

This play by turns hilarious and touching and ultimately deeply revealing explores the strength that unites its leading ladies. Theater Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson, theatrethree.com $20-$35. April 9-May 7.

LONG ISLAND TABLETOP LOUNGE

A celebration of board games, card games, role-playing games and miniature games. Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Garden City, cradleofaviation.org $10-$58. 10am-11pm on April 9.

FREESTYLE CONCERT STRONGER THAN LOVE

This 8th annual concert lineup includes Safire, Judy Torres, K7, Joe Zangie, The Cover Girls, Sugarhill Gang, Louder Than Love, Pretty Poison, Rockwell, TKA, Coro, Corina, C-Bank, and more. NYCB Theater at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury, thetheatreatwestbury.com $35-$220. 7:30 p.m. on April 9.

SOUL REBELS

With fire, focus and fluidity, this New Orleans staple pushes musical boundaries with an unwavering commitment to originality and innovation through genre-blending songs and collaborations. Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main St., Westhampton Beach, whbpac.org $36-$56. 8 p.m. on April 9.

DIANA KRALL

Krall is the only jazz singer to debut with eight albums to top the Billboard Jazz Albums chart. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville, tillescenter.org $61-$196. 8 p.m. on April 9.

BELA FLECK

This banjo virtuoso, winner of 15 Grammy Awards, performs with Stuart Duncan, Sierra Hull, Justin Moses, Mark Schatz and Bryan Sutton. Patchogue Theater for the Performing Arts, 71 East Main St., Patchogue, patchoguetheatre.org $47-$67. 7 p.m. on April 10.

The week ahead on Long Island

TIFFANY, TAYLOR DAYNE & ALL-4-ONE

Three of pop music’s biggest icons perform their greatest hits on the Our Greatest Hits Tour. Patchogue Theater for the Performing Arts, 71 East Main St., Patchogue, patchoguetheatre.org $59-$89. 8 p.m. on April 14.

BLONDIE

The New Wavers, whose 80s single ‘Call Me’ made fans of punk rockers and disco dancers, will play tunes from everything they’ve seen since their breakthrough parallel lines in their last effort, pollinator, on the Against The Odds tour. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington, paramountny.com $129-699. 8 p.m. on April 14.

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