What’s Happening On The Peninsula From June 21 To 28


Friday, June 21–
Sunday, June 23

Great Neck House Film

Blaze will be shown on Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 5 and 8 p.m., and Sunday at 7:30 p.m.; a park card is required.

Saturday, June 22–
Sunday, June 23

Parkwood Pool Hours

Parkwood Family Aquatic Center will be open this weekend from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and then daily starting on Monday, June 24; enroll at gnparks.org or at Great Neck House, 14 Arrandale Ave.; 516-482-0355.

Sunday, June 23

Celebrate Israel Concert

The Shuk! will perform at 7 p.m. at Eisenhower Park, Harry Chapin Lakeside Theater, parking fields 6 and 6A; 516-433-0433 or 516-572-0355.

Take an inspirational walk in the Village Green on Sunday, June 23.

Inspirational Walk

Meet by the wood carvings in the SW corner of the Village Green at 10 a.m. for an inspirational walk, more like a leisurely ramble, interspersed with readings to enhance the appreciation of beauty, wonder and tranquility of nature; register at gnparks.org or 516-482-0355.

Music to Usher in Summer

All are welcome at a free concert, including operatic selections and Jewish and Israeli folksongs, with Cantor Raphael Frieder, mezzo Cantor Elisabeth Shammash and soprano Ilana Davidson at Temple Israel of Great Neck, at 108 Old Mill Rd., at 7 p.m.; 516-482-7800.

Monday, June 24

Village School Graduation

Village School Graduation will begin at 11 a.m. at 614 Middle Neck Rd.; rain location is Cumberland Avenue Center, 30 Cumberland Ave.

Tuesday, June 25

REAP Discussion

Guests are welcome at the Retired Energetic Active People programs each Tuesday at 9:30 in the Cumberland School. This week, a guest speaker will discuss global warming.

Parkwood Tennis Center

Session 2 will begin with Tots, Junior Development, Junior Elite, Summer Tennis Camp, Women’s Intensive Training or Adult Tennis programs; register at 516-829-9050.

North High Graduation

North High School graduation will begin at 10 a.m. at LIU Post’s Tilles Center.

South High Graduation

South High School graduation will begin at 2:30 p.m. at LIU Post’s Tilles Center.

Adult Learning Center

The Adult Learning Center summer program will begins; register at 516-441-4950.

Sail at Steppingstone Marina

In addition to adult sailing programs and family courses, waterfront activities, kayak/sailboat rentals, mooring rentals and boat ramp, a Summertime Sailing program for ages 7 to 17 will run through Aug. 30; register weekly or for the whole summer at gnparks.org.

Plaza Summer Concert

The Great Neck Plaza Summer Concert Series will present Ultimate Classic Rock Hits with David Saul and the Electric Dudes 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, June 26

North Middle Commencement

North Middle School’s Grade 8 commencement will begin at 9:30 a.m. at 77 Polo Rd.

South Middle Commencement

South Middle School’s Grade 8 commencement will begin at10:30 a.m.  at South High School, 341 Lakeville Rd.

Promenade Night

Great Neck Plaza and the Great Neck Plaza Business Improvement District will host promenade night with outdoor dining at participating restaurants and festivities from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. on Middle Neck Road from Gussack Plaza to Maple Drive; 516-482-4500 or 516-829-1301; rain date is June 27.

Thursday, June 27

Park District Meeting

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

Batter Up at Temple Isaiah

Extra Innings, based on the true story of its Syrian-Jewish writer/director who will conduct a Q&A, will screen at Temple Isaiah, 1 Chelsea Place, at 7 p.m.; $10, nonmembers; a sponsor will match all contributions up to $1,800; RSVP at eventbrite.com/e/extra-innings-tickets-61524646875.

Friday, June 28

Participate in Long Island Yoga Shabbat with yoga instructor Sharon Epstein and Rabbi Tara Feldman at Temple Beth-El.

Long Island Yoga Shabbat

Jewish Yoga School’s founders, Rabbi Tara Feldman and yoga instructor Sharon Epstein welcome the community to be inspired by the beauty and wholeness of the Sabbath during a soul-centering yoga session infused with the symbolism and meaning of Kabbalat Shabbat from 5 to 6 p.m. at Temple Beth-El of Great Neck, 5 Old Mill Rd.; please wear white; sharonepstein10@gmail.com or 516-487-0900.

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