What’s Happening On the Peninsula From June 1 To 7


Saturday, June 1

Defensive Driving Class

Empire Safety Council Defensive Driving classes will be held at Great Neck House on the first Saturday of every month from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sign up at 516-482-0355.

Parkwood Pool Hours

Parkwood Pool will be open on weekends from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. through June 21. Sign up at gnparks.org or at Great Neck House, 14 Arrandale Ave., 516-482-0355.

Sunday, June 2

Shed the Meds

Drop off pharmaceutical waste to safely dispose of unused or expired medications from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Great Neck Water Pollution Control District, 236 East Shore Rd.; gnwpcd.net or 516-482-0238.

Israel Day Parade

March with Sephardic Heritage Alliance Inc. (SHAI) at the Celebrate Israel Parade on Fifth Avenue in New York City. Buses will leave from Ahavat Shalom Synagogue at 12 p.m.; register at parade@shaiusa.org.

Community Carnival

All are welcome when North High’s Student Organization hosts a carnival featuring carnival booths and games with prizes, inflatable bounce activities, a petting zoo with a llama and mini cow, presentations by local fire departments and performances by district students and faculty at the Parkwood Upper Parking Lot on Arrandale Ave. from 12 to 4 p.m.; asilk@greatneck.k12.ny.us or chealy@greatneck.k12.ny.us.

The 23rd annual Blessing of the Fleet will be held at Steppingstone Marina on Sunday, June 2.

Blessing of the Fleet 2019

All are welcome to join the Great Neck Park District at Steppingstone Marina at 12 p.m. for the 23rd Annual Blessing of the Fleet for the upcoming boating season.

Sailing School Open House

Take a boat ride with the crew at Steppingstone Marina at 1 p.m. and learn about Sailing School programs for adults and children; 516-482-0355.

The Great Neck Park District will present a concert in the picturesque Rose Garden on the west side of the Village Green on Sunday, June 2. (Photo by Michele Siegel)

Rose Garden Concert

The Great Neck Park District will present a concert featuring Dr. Pamela Levy, North High Department Chair of Fine & Performing Arts, and members of the school’s choir in the picturesque Rose Garden on the west side of the Village Green at 3 p.m.

GNCA Picnic Party Rescheduled for Next Sunday Due to the Expected Thunderstorms

Enjoy music, games and food at the Great Neck Chinese Association’s annual picnic on Sunday, June 9, from 3 to 6 p.m. at Steppingstone Park; $5, member; $10, nonmember; free under 5; register at gnca.org.

Free Sundae Sunday

Join Temple Beth-El of Great Neck at 5 Old Mill Rd. for a sweet treat and fun activities on the Rudin Garden Rooftop from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Bring friends interested in joining a synagogue, so they can learn about the free gift membership. Register at tbegn.wufoo.com/forms/zsc11sh1szjmq2.

Shireinu Choir Concert

Top off Celebrate Israel Day by attending the annual concert of the 58-voice choir from Long Island to hear Hebrew, Yiddish and English songs at 7:30 p.m. at Great Neck North High, 35 Polo Rd. Tickets cost $15; $10, children 12 and younger; shireinuchoirli.org or 516-551-6228.

Monday, June 3

Board of Ed Meeting

The Great Neck Public Schools Board of Education Public Action Meeting will be preceded by UPTC Reports at 7:15 p.m. at South High, 341 Lakeville Rd.; 516-441-4001.

Tuesday, June 4

REAP Meeting

Guests are welcome to hear a Retired Energetic Active People member speak about the USS Indianapolis during WWII at 9:30 a.m. at the Cumberland School.

Park District Meeting

The Great Neck Park District Board of Commissioners will hold a work session at 10 a.m. at the Administration Building, 5 Beach Rd.

Rebel Pops Concert

South Middle’s Rebel Pops Concert will begin at 6 p.m. at 349 Lakeville Rd.; 516-441-4651.

Wednesday, June 5

Free Technology for Seniors

Have your questions answered about technology devices and learn how to select the right one for you at 2:30 p.m. at Clinton G. Martin Park in New Hyde Park; register at 516-869-6311.

North Middle Concert

North Middle’s Grade 6 Choral and Instrumental Concert will begin at 7 p.m. at 77 Polo Rd.; 516-441-4551.

South High Pops Concert

South High’s Pops Concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. at 341 Lakeville Rd.; 516-441-4851.

The Gold Coast Arts Center will screen Framing John DeLorean, starring Alec Baldwin, on Wednesday, June 5. (Photo courtesy of IFC Films)

Framing John DeLorean

Watch a screening of this film starring Alec Baldwin, which recounts the extraordinary life of the controversial automaker, at 7:30 p.m. at Great Neck Squire Cinemas, 115 Middle Neck Rd.; goldcoastfilmfestival.org.

Friday, June 7

Theatre Workshop

South Middle’s Theatre Workshop will begin at 7 p.m. at 349 Lakeville Rd.; 516-441-4651.

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