What’s Happening On The Peninsula From May 11 To 17


Friday, May 10–
Sunday, May 12

Great Neck House Film

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

Friday, May 10,
Sunday, May 12

Yoga at Steppingstone Park

Outdoor yoga on Long Island Sound will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. through June; $75, residents; $105, nonresidents.

Saturday, May 11

AARP Driving Courses

Defensive driving courses will be held today and on June 15, Sept. 7, Oct. 5, Nov. 9 and Dec. 7 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Clinton G. Martin Park. Send checks made to AARP for $20, members; $25, nonmembers to Defensive Driving Coordinator, Department of Community Services, 1601 Marcus Ave., New Hyde Park, NY 11040.

Bring binoculars to the Great Neck Park District’s Birds and Botany for Beginners nature program at Muttontown Preserve on May 11.

Nature Program

Those older than 16 can bring binoculars to the Muttontown Preserve equestrian entrance for Birds and Botany for Beginners at 11 a.m.; register at www.gnparks.org or 516-482-0355.

Monday, May 13

Alert Blood Drive

The Great Neck Alert Fire Company will host its annual blood drive from 3 to 9 p.m. at the company’s headquarters at 555 Middle Neck Rd.; walk-ins welcome.

Diabetes Prevention

Dr. Isaac Sachmechi will discuss symptoms, complications and treatment at 7:30 p.m. at Great Neck House, 14 Arrandale Ave. SHAI will provide refreshments.

Board of Ed Meeting

Following recognition of South Middle School students, a Great Neck Public Schools Board of Education public action meeting will discuss the Annual Budget Hearing at 7:30 p.m. at South Middle, 349 Lakeville Rd.; 516-441-4001

Tuesday, May 14

REAP Discussion

A Retired Energetic Active People guest will discuss cybersecurity 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.

Mobility Dance Class

Those with Parkinson’s disease or mobility issues can enjoy a free dance class from 12 to 1:15 p.m. at Goldsmith Atrium at Tiles Center at LIU Post, 720 Northern Blvd.; register at 516-299-3966.

Free Ice Cream

Receive one free scoop of ice cream in a cup or cone at Häagen-Dazs on Free Cone Day from 4 to 8 p.m. at 85 Middle Neck Rd.

Baker Spring Concert

Baker School’s Spring Concert 1 will begin at 7 p.m. at 69 Baker Hill Rd.; 516-441-4100.

Kennedy Grade 5 Concert

Kennedy School’s Grade 5 Spring Concert will begin at 7 p.m. at 1A Grassfield Rd.; 516-441-4200.

Lakeville Orchestra Concert

Lakeville School’s Orchestra Concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. at 47-27 Jayson Ave.; 516-441-4300.

Saddle Rock Concert

Saddle Rock School’s Spring Concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. at 10 Hawthorne Lane; 516-441-4400.

Wednesday, May 15

Playwright Competition

Submit as many as two original 15-minute scripts with three or four characters, one set and no children to PATV, 1111 Marcus Ave., Suite LL27, Lake Success, NY 11042, for a chance to win $1,000 and a professional TV production valued at $15,000; info@patv.org.

North Middle Music & Art

North Middle’s Annual Spring Art Exhibit Opening Reception will be held in the lobby of the Daniel J. Tomaselli Auditorium at 6:30 p.m. and will be on display Thursday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Grades 7-8 Spring Concert will begin at 7 p.m., 77 Polo Rd.; 516-441-4500.

Friday, May 17

Musical Shabbat Service

Join Temple Beth-El of Great Neck for an uplifting Kabbalat Shabbat service with the incredible Jerusalem-based musicians of Nava Tehila in a rare U.S. appearance at 7 p.m. at 5 Old Mill Rd.; 516-487-0900.

The South High Improv Troupe will perform on May 17. (Photo by Bill Cancellare)

South High Improv

South High’s Theatre South Improv Troupe will perform, creating characters and scenes based on ideas from the audience, at 7:30 p.m. at 341 Lakeville Rd.; $5 at the door; refreshments will be served; 516-441-4873 or at tmarr@greatneck.k12.ny.us.

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