What’s Happening On The Peninsula From July 6 To 12


Saturday, July 6

Defensive Driving Classes

Empire Safety Council Defensive Driving class will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Great Neck House, 516-482-0355.

Michael DelGuidice will perform Billy Joel music at Steppingstone Park on Saturday, July 6.

Billy Joel Music

Note: Due to the weather forecast, the concert has been rescheduled for Sunday, July 7, at 7 p.m.

Michael DelGuidice will return with Big Shot for an evening of Billy Joel’s best at 8 p.m. at Steppingstone Waterside Theatre; free for park district residents with a park pass; each pass holder can bring two guests; gnparks.org or 516-487-GNPD.

Sunday, July 7

Kerboom Kidz & More

The whole family will have fun while getting exercise with dance, Zumba, gymnastics and obstacles with Kerboom Kidz & More at Firefighters Park from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; 516-482-0355.

Concert on the Beach

North Hempstead’s 2019 Summer Concert Series kicks off at 1 p.m. with the popular variety band Nitework Band at North Hempstead Beach Park, 175 West Shore Rd. in Port Washington; free, but parking fees apply; rain date is July 13; 516-869-6311 or northhempsteadny.gov/summer.

Monday, July 8

Community Education Starts

The Community Education summer semester begins; 516-441-4949.

Creativity Camp

Preschoolers ages 3 to 6 years can be enriched with art, music, dance and theater at the Gold Coast Arts Center; register by the day or week for classes through Aug. 23; 516-829-2570.

Co-ed basketball leagues begin on Monday, July 8.

Co-Ed Basketball Leagues

Co-ed basketball begins at the Memorial Field basketball courts for Grades 5 to 8 at 6 p.m. Grades 1 to 4 meet on Tuesdays or Thursdays at 7 p.m. (or 6 p.m. for an instructional clinic for $180, residents; $200, nonresidents) at Parkwood’s Rec Center; both leagues cost $100, residents; $150, nonresidents.

FunDay Monday

Jerry Costanzo and his 10 Piece Band will play your favorite jazz tunes at the free senior program at North Hempstead Beach Park in Port Washington. Seniors can enjoy mindfulness coloring, line dancing, Zumba or mah-jongg at 10 a.m., yoga at 11:30 a.m. and tai chi at 12:30 p.m., and purchase fresh fruits and vegetables at the farmers market after 11 a.m. Free transportation is available at various locations; 516-869-6311.

Puppet Show

Enjoy a puppet show at Allenwood Park at 6 p.m.; rain location is Parkwood Sports Complex; 516-482-0355.

Free Family Concert

North Hempstead’s Summer Concert Series will present The Deedle Deedle Dees from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Mary Jane Davies Green on Plandome Road in Manhasset; rain location is Manhasset Public Library; northhempsteadny.gov/summer.

Tuesday, July 9

Guests Welcome at REAP

A Retired Energetic Active People member will report on a poet at 9:30 a.m. in the Cumberland School.

Phil Collins Tribute

North Hempstead’s Summer Concert Series will present Pseudossudio at 7 p.m. at Clark Botanic Garden in Albertson; the rain date is Wednesday, July 10.

Plaza Summer Concert

The Meade Brothers Band will perform The Best of Rock ’n’ Roll at 8 p.m. at the gazebo in Firefighters Park at Grace Avenue; the rain location is the Great Neck Social Center, 80 Grace Ave.; 516-482-4500 or mayorsassistant@greatneckplaza.net.

Wednesday, July 10

Free Health Screenings

The St. Francis Hospital Outreach Bus will take a free brief cardiac history, blood pressure and simple blood test for cholesterol and diabetes with patient education and referrals for adults 18 and older from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Aloysius Church, 592 Middle Neck Rd.; no appointment required.

Promenade Night

Enjoy outdoor dining at participating restaurants with festivities from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. on Bond Street from North Station to Grace Avenue; 516-482-4500 or 516-829-1301; rain date is July 11.

Free Rotary Band Concert

Bring a chair or blanket to Village Green at 7:30 p.m.; rain location is Parkwood Sports Complex; 516-487-GNPD.

Adult Night Party

Pool members and their paid guests can enjoy the Adult Night Party at Parkwood Family Aquatic Center from 8 to 10 p.m.; gnparks.org.

Thursday, July 11

Adult Sailing Begins

Session 1 runs through Aug. 1 at Steppingstone Marina; 516-482-0355.

Outdoor Movie

Ralph Breaks the Internet will be shown in the Village Green at 6 p.m.; rain location is Parkwood Sports Complex; 516-487-GNPD.

Park District Meeting

The Great Neck Park District Board of Commissioners will hold a business meeting at 8 p.m. the Administration Building, 5 Beach Rd.

Friday, July 12

Elton John, Billy Joel Music

North Hempstead will present Face 2 Face from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at Manorhaven Beach Park, 158 Manorhaven Blvd. in Port Washington; rain date is Sunday, July 14; the concert is free but parking fees apply; northhempsteadny.gov/summer.

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