What’s Happening On The Peninsula From June 29 To July 4


Saturday, June 29

Parkwood Pool Hours

Parkwood Pool will be open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. through Aug. 25; 516-482-0355.

Parkwood Sports Complex

All Great Neck Park District residents with a current park pass can use the rec center from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Aug. 25; children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult. On Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 to 9 p.m., adults can enjoy free basketball night; 516-487-7665.

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, the Gold Coast Arts Center will screen First Man.

First Man Screening

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing, the Gold Coast Arts Center and International Film Festival will screen First Man, followed by a Q&A panel discussion with retirees from Northrop Grumman and Grumman who worked on the Apollo program at 7 p.m. at the Cradle of Aviation, Charles Lindbergh Blvd. in Garden City; $15; $10, GCAC members; goldcoastarts.org; 516-829-2570.

Cinema on the Bay

Watch Black Panther at 8:30 p.m. at Sunset Park in Port Washington.

Monday, July 1

Summer Recreation Begins

Summer Recreation programs begin; 516-441-4045.

Summer School Begins

Summer School programs begin; 516-441-4575

Great Neck House Classes

Summer classes at Great Neck House begin. Course registration is on a first-come, first-served basis during registration hours; gnparks.org or 516-482-0355.

Camp Parkwood Options

Camp Parkwood offers age-appropriate activities through Aug. 23 for ages 3 and up, optional door-to-door bus service for ages 4 and up, complimentary towel service, Tweens Travel Program for Grades 6 to 8 and Leaders in Training for ages 14 and 15. Grades 2 to 5 can add full mornings of a different sport each week, coached by skilled professionals from an outside sports organization, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.; choose one or more weeks and add additional $75 a week to camp program; activities resume with regular camp group after lunch. Register weekly or for the whole summer; gnparks.org or 516-482-0355.

Summer Tennis Camp

Players 6 to 17 of all abilities, who will be evaluated to address individual needs, can enjoy drill, point play and physical conditioning in the morning and match play and competitive games in the afternoon at Parkwood Tennis Camp through Aug. 23; early drop-off available; register weekly or for the whole summer; gnparks.org or 516-516-482-0355.

Sailing programs, kayak, sailboat and mooring rentals as well as a boat ramp are available at Steppingstone Marina. (Photo by Michele Siegel)

Sail at Steppingstone Marina

In addition to adult sailing programs, family courses, waterfront activities, kayak, sailboat and mooring rentals, along with a boat ramp, a full or half-day sailing program for ages 7 to 17, with additional activities at Parkwood Sports Complex and optional transportation, daily lunches and field trips, will run through the end of August; register weekly or for the whole summer; gnparks.org.

Board of Ed Meeting

A Board of Education public-action organizational meeting will begin at 8 p.m. at the Phipps Administration Building, 345 Lakeville Rd.; 516-441-4001.

Tuesday, July 2

Guests Welcome at REAP

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

Park District Meeting

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

Plaza Summer Concert

The Hambones will perform Hits from Bob Dylan and Others 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.

Thursday, July 4

Independence Day Celebration

Celebrate at the Parkwood Family Aquatic Center with a DJ, special activities and games from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Rec Center Party

Enjoy a special celebration from 12 to 6 p.m. at the Parkwood Sports Complex; children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult; 516-487-4673.

Hear Dean Karahalis and The Concert Pops perform at Steppingstone Park on July 4.

July 4th Concert

Dean Karahalis and the Concert Pops will perform at 8 p.m. at Steppingstone Park; free for Great Neck Park District residents with a park card; each park card holder can bring two guests; gnparks.org or 516-487-4673; fireworks prohibited.

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