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West Babylon/Kris Kringle Mingle
Seven in Heaven hosts a singles mingle for all ages at the Blue Lagoon, 677 Farmingdale Road. 8:30-11:30 p.m. Cost: $15; $20 at the door. 631-592-9804.
A licensed zumba instructor leads this exercise class at the Wyandanch Library, 14 South 20th St., from 1-2 p.m. For more information, call 631-643-4848.
A defensive driving course is conducted at the Lindenhurst Library, One Lee Ave. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $35. For information and to register, call 631-957-7755.
21-22. Huntington/The Nutcracker
Lynch Ballet performs this holiday classic at Huntington High School, Oakwood and McKay roads. 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sat.; noon and 4 p.m. Sun. 631-470-9711.
Huntington Station/Visit by Santa
Santa drops by to take pictures with children a the Winter Indoor Farmers Market at Jack Abrams School, 155 Lowndes Ave. winterfarmersmarketlongisland.com.
The Lindy Cheerleaders host a pancake breakfast with Santa at Applebee’s, 600 Wellwood Ave., from 8-10 a.m. Cost: $10. For more information, call 631-219-9735.
Athletes for Life are conducting a blood drive at the Long Island Hilton, 598 Broadhollow Road. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information, call 516-655-2299.
North Babylon/Holiday Breakfast
Enjoy breakfast with Santa and various activities at the North Babylon Youth Center, 213 Phelps Lane, from 9-11 a.m. Cost: $5 per person; kids under 5 free. Register at 631-422-0333.
Islip Terrace/Candlelight Service
A family candlelight service features a performance of the youth orchestra at Christ Lutheran Church, Carleton Avenue and Nassau Street, at 5 p.m. 631-581-1710.
Those who need a document to be considered “official” can come to the Wyandanch Library, 14 South 20th St., from 10 a.m.-noon. For details, call 631-643-4848.
Tour the decorated mansion and enjoy hot chocolate and cookies at the Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Road, from 7-9 p.m. (also on Dec. 27 and 28). For fees, call 631-854-5579.
This singer-songwriter/rapper performs a live concert at The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., at 9 p.m. Tickets: $75 and $100. For details, call 631-673-7300.
East Islip/Frosty the Snowman
A live performance of this holiday show is presented at the BayWay Arts Center, 265 East Main St. 1 p.m. Tickets: $10; $12 at the door. 631-581-2700.
A screening of this drama, starring Cameron Mathison, is shown at the Lindenhurst Library, One Lee Ave. 1:30 p.m. Free to view. The film is not rated. 631-957-7755.
Dix Hills/Kwanzaa Celebration
Poetry, theatrical skits, dance, refreshments and more highlight a celebration at Half Hollow Hills Library, 55 Vanderbilt Pkwy., at 6:30 p.m. Free to attend. 631-421-4530.
This 2013 film, starring Bruce Willis and Helen Mirren, is shown at the Northport Library, 151 Laurel Ave., at 1:30 p.m. The film is rated PG-13. 631-261-6930.
Lindenhurst/Ah, Real Magic!
Magician Gary Ferrar, who has appeared on Nikelodeon, fuses comedy with magic in this show at Studio Theatre, 141 South Wellwood Ave., at 1 p.m. Tickets: $10; $12 at the door. 631-581-2700.
Smithtown/Long and Winding Road
A tribute concert to Paul McCartney is performed at the Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts, 2 East Main St., at 8 p.m. Tickets: $35. 631-724-3700.
West Babylon/Driving Course
A defensive driving course is conducted at the West Babylon Library, 211 Route 109, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $35 (check or money order only). Register at 631-669-5445.
Dix Hills/Blood Drive
The Super Community Blood Drive is conducted at the Half Hollow Hills Library, 55 Vanderbilt Pkwy. 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Bring valid ID. 631-421-4530.
North Babylon/Defensive Driving
A defensive driving course is conducted at the North Babylon Library, 815 Deer Park Ave. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $37. Registration required. 631-669-4020.
28-29. Centerport/Holiday Tours
Enjoy a guided tour of the mansion at the Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Road. Hourly from noon-4 p.m. Cost: $5 plus general admission. 631-854-5579.
A bus trip to see “White Christmas” at John W. Engeman Theatre departs from the Lindenhurst Library, One Lee Ave., at 10 a.m. Cost: $100, includes lunch and show ticket. Register at 631-957-7755.
Cold Spring Harbor/Penguin Party
Children and their families can enjoy a DJ, snacks and more at Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum, 301 Main St., at noon. Free with regular admission. Wear black and white. 631-367-3418.
Plaza Theatrical Productions presents this children’s musical tale at the Huntington Library, 338 Main St. 3-4 p.m. Free to attend. RSVP at 631-427-5165.
Dr. Pamela Robinson-Allen discusses Kwanzaa principles at the Wyandanch Library, 14 South 20th St. 3-4:30 p.m. Free to attend. 631-643-4848.
West Islip/Community Blood Drive
A community blood drive is conducted at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, 1000 Montauk Hwy. 7 a.m.-7 p.m. For more information, call 631-376-4444.
Cellist Sebastian Baverstam performs at the Bay Shore-Brightwaters Library, One South Country Road. 3 p.m. Free tickets required. 631-665-4350.
Nov. 30-Dec. 22. Islip/Wonderful Life
“It’s a Wonderful Life” is performed as a radio play at Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts, 2 East Main St. For tickets and show times, call 631-724-3700.
Now through Dec. 27. East Islip/Art Exhibit
Works by Italian artist Armando Torre and his daughter, Long Island native Lorraine Torre, are on display at the East Islip Library, 381 East Montauk Hwy. 631-581-9200.
Now through Dec. 29. Centerport/Toys Take Over Xmas
The Arena Players present “The Toys Take Over Christmas” at the Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Road, on Saturdays and Sundays, at 1 p.m. Tickets: $10; $8, kids ages 3 and up. 516-293-0674.
Now through Dec. 29. Huntington/Photo Exhibit
Works by the winners of the ninth annual Photography Competition are exhibited at the Foto Foto Gallery, 14 West Carver St. For details, call 631-549-0448.
Dec. 18-31. Cold Spring Harbor/Silhouettes
Cold Spring Harbor resident Janice Sieber’s abstract figurative oil paintings are on display in the Cold Spring Harbor Library, 95 Harbor Road. 631-692-6820.
Dec. 20-Jan 4. Lindenhurst/Wonderful Life
“It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play” is performed at Studio Theatre, 141 South Wellwood Ave. 8 p.m. Fri. and Sat.; 2:30 p.m. Sun. 631-226-8400.
Dec. 18-Jan. 5. Dix Hills/Members’ Exhibit
Works by member artists (whose last names begin with M-Z) are on display at the Art League of Long Island, 107 East Deer Park Road. 631-462-5400.
Dec. 15-Feb. 23. Commack/Farmers Market
A winter farmers market is conducted on Sundays, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., at the Suffolk Y JCC, 74 Hauppauge Road. email@example.com.
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