Take a trip down the rabbit hole with “Alice in Wonderland Follies”

Lewis Carroll’s fantasy tale about a young girl who accidentally stumbles into a magical world, where caterpillars give advice and tea parties are never-ending, is brought to the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts stage by the New York Theatre Ballet, on Feb. 5.

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Laugh the night away at the All Star Comedy Show

If the shorter days lacking enough happy light, the recent cold snap that brought snow to shovel and the 2017 resolution to lay off the chocolate has turned you into an after-holiday Grinch, than you must need something to laugh about – like the All Star Comedy Show, on Jan. 13. Held at Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts, it begins at 8 p.m.

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Waddle this way to spot a seal

If the thought of being cooped up inside during these chilly months has you searching for things to get you out from under your blankets, the chance to see some seals in their natural habitat could be just the ticket for you. The Coastal Research and Education Society of Long Island, Inc. (CRESLI) hosts two seals walks this weekend, on Jan. 7 and 8. However, if you can’t make it, the walks are being offered through May 7.

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Visions of sugar-plums dance before you in “The Nutcracker”

Every year during the holidays – between the shopping, gift wrapping and parties – I try and make time to see a childhood favorite of mine, “The Nutcracker.” After seeing it for the first time at 7-years-old, it has become a December staple for me. Well, I’m in luck (and so are you), since the ballet is coming to the Staller Center for the Arts at Stony Brook University, Dec. 16-19.

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