Plainview offers a variety of cultural options today around town, including the opening of "Fiorello" at the Plainview Jewish Center and a brand new musical at the CAP.
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The highlights for Saturday:
The classic Broadway musical opens tonight at the with a cast filled with local talent and even some political celebrities. With the music of Sheldon Harnick and Jerry Bock (collaborators of "Fiddler on the Roof") it's the life and times of New York's colorful, reforming mayor Curtain is at 8:30 p.m. Cost $18 in advance; $22 at the door. Also, Sunday at 3 p.m.
A new musical by Zach Zadek continues tonight at the , at 8 p.m. The story line is about six New Yorkers who find their lives intersecting after boarding a subway. Price $20. Also, Sunday at 3 p.m.
3. The South Levittown Lanes sponsors its weekly bowling league for those with special needs and their siblings from 2-4 p.m. Cost: $5 a week for 2 games and shoes. No registration required.
4.The stormy Russian Revolution is the backdrop for an exhibit of poster art at the in Roslyn. The message of the Revolution was spread through these inexpensively produced posters.
5. Did you see our latest And did you notice that a house in Plainviewfor nearly a million dollars recently? It's all part of our new family friendly content and there' s more coming. Let us know your ideas for other features and stories for, or browse our "events" calendar for other happenings around town.
( Editor's Note: Plainview Patch Editor is in the cast of "Fiorello!")