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 St. James Calderone Theater

Help Save The Historic 



On display through August 28th at the St. James Community Cultural Arts Center.  Open Tuesday through Thursday, Saturday & Sunday from 10AM -3PM 

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Tuesday, August 23 7:30PM


Lincoln Highway
by Amor Towels

Monthly Virtual Book Club

Everyone is welcome!

The discussions are lively

and informative, even if you

haven’t read the book!


for the zoom link.

Remembering 9/11 
Art Exhibit Opening Reception

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​The "Remembering 9/11" Art Exhibit

is a tribute to  the tragedy of September 11, 2001, as depicted by local artists. Join us

for the opening reception on Sunday, September 10 at 1:00 PM.

"9/11 Miracle Flag"

Jack Ader - Photographer

  • Southbound - Summer Concert Series
    Sun, Aug 21
    Long Beach Town Park
    Aug 21, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Long Beach Town Park, 555 Long Beach Rd, St James, NY 11780, USA
    SouthBound's love and commitment to our fans and Country music have been a driving force which has helped create a thriving Long Island Country scene.
  • Book Club - Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles
    Aug 23, 7:30 PM
    Zoom Meeting
    Everyone is welcome! The discussions are lively and informative, even if you haven’t read the book! Email for the zoom link.
  • Fran Capo - Love, Laughter and Light
    Fri, Sep 09
    St James Community Cultural Arts Center
    Sep 09, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    St James Community Cultural Arts Center , 176 2nd Street, St James, NY
    This fast paced one woman show combines Fran’s stand-up comedy, daring stories of worldwide adventures and her TEDx brand motivational messaging that is sure to have you LAUGHING, CRYING and INSPIRED.
  • Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarity
    Tue, Sep 20
    Zoom Meeting
    Sep 20, 7:30 PM
    Zoom Meeting
    Everyone is welcome! The discussions are lively and informative, even if you haven’t read the book! Email for the zoom link.
  • Living History - Mark Twain
    Wed, Oct 12
    176 Second Street, St James, NY 11780, USA
    Oct 12, 7:00 PM
    176 Second Street, St James, NY 11780, USA
    Rob Alvey IS Mark Twain. He has performed his act off Broadway, on a Riverboat on the Mississippi as well as on Lake Tahoe, and starred as Mark Twain in the audio play “Twain and Tesla, Annihilating the Distance in NYC.” Rob is pleased to provide his act to support the restoration of the Theatre
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Historical Scavenger Hunt

The Mansion at Ebo Hill

An evening of history with special guest speakers Mayor Richard Smith and Owner Richard Albano

The event will begin with a living history scavenger hunt starting at Celebrate St. James Community Cultural Arts Center, formally the Calderone Theatre (176 Second Street, St. James). Attendees will receive a map with historical sites from where they will receive clues to enter a contest for prizes. The event will culminate at the historic Ebo Hill Mansion with a 5pm reception including music and refreshments. It will be highlighted by revealing conversations with Nissequogue Mayor Richard Smith, 10th generation descendent of Richard "Bull" Smith and Richard Albano, current owner of Ebo Hill Mansion.

Saturday | September 17 | 2:00-7:00PM




Sunday Evenings 

6 pm to 7:30 pm

July 10th

The Eagle River Band (music of The Eagles)


July 24th

The John Fogerty Tribute Project

(music of Creedence Clearwater Revival)

Long Beach Town Park

555 Long Beach Road


August 7th

The Precisions (the Linda Ronstadt Songbook & Vintage Rock)


August 21st

SouthBound (country music & line dancing)

Funded by a grant from the Suffolk County Department of Parks


Thank You for becoming a supporting member. Your membership helps Celebrate St. James to continue to provide no cost and low cost events for our community that highlight the town's wonderful history as well as fun and inviting events in art, music, theater and more. 

As a thank you, there will be a special members event just for you!


 You will be actively supporting our mission to preserve and celebrate St. James’ rich history and inspire an appreciation and knowledge of the arts in our community. You will be supporting the revitalization of the historic Lake Avenue Cultural and Arts District.  You will be informed about upcoming events sponsored by Celebrate St. James at the St. James Community Cultural Arts Center at 176 Second Street, St. James and at Celebrate Park on Lake Avenue! Support our vision to "Save the Theatre," as we transform the iconic Calderone Theater building at 176 Second Street, St. James into a gathering place for fun and entertainment - while preserving this historical treasure in our town and creating a legacy for the future.


The revitalization of Lake Avenue is well under way – and the best is yet to come!

Celebrate Park will be the centerpiece of the Historic Lake Avenue Cultural and Arts District. The money raised by donations from the community is building this central meeting place for the town, standing as a testament to what local government, community minded organizations, and hometown residents can accomplish together.

 Celebrate Park is a major milestone in the rebirth of St. James.

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Celebrate Park Bricks

To all who have donated to Celebrate Park,


There will be no more brick orders. Many thanks from Celebrate St. James Past-Present-Future and a grateful community for your desire to support the Lake Avenue Celebrate Park Project. We will be offering similar opportunities in the near future. Please leave your contact information and we will inform you as to when they will become available.

Thank you.



176 Second Street,

St. James NY 11780



(631) 984-0201

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