The Port Washington Farmers (Photo from Grassroots Environmental Education)

Port Washington Calendar for July 10 to July 17

Friday, July 12

Park Story Time

9:30 a.m. (Blumenfeld Park) Join your favorite librarians at the park across the street from the Library for story time! No registration required.

Pirates of New York

12:00 p.m. (Port Washington Public Library, Lapham Room) Explore NY pirates with Professor Ron Brown, delving into New York’s seafaring history, including the legend of Captain Kidd and the buried treasures on Long Island. Sponsor: Nautical Advisory Council. Register at

Medicaid Sign-Up Help

2:00 p.m. (Port Washington Public Library, North Study Room) Free walk-in assistance from the Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council. No registration required.

Tramps Like Us

7 p.m.-9 p.m. (Manorhaven Park) Tramps Like Us: Bruce Springsteen Tribute

Rolling Stones Tribute

7 p.m.-9 p.m. (Eisenhower Park, Field 6) Nassau County presents this summer’s Lakeside Theater Concerts: Streetfighter (Rolling Stones Tribute). Free admission. Bring blankets and chairs.

Port Washington Community Band

8- 10 p.m. (Sousa Bandshell) The Sousa Bandshell is hosting the Port Washington Community Band.

Saturday, July 13

Port Washington Farmer’s Market

8 a.m.-12 p.m. (Town Dock, 347 Main St.) All-organic farmers’ market with produce and other artisanal food products plus a café.

NY Finest

7- 9 p.m. (North Hempstead Beach Park) NY Finest: A Police and Sting tribute band.

Monday, July 15

FunDay Monday

11 a.m.-2 p.m. (North Hempstead Beach Park) The Town of North Hempstead presents FunDay Monday events for senior residents. On July 15: Viva Las Vegas (Vegas Strip Tribute) For more information, call 311.

Tuesday, July 16

Kathleen’s PRC Teddy Bear Picnic

5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. (232 Main St., Landmark West Lawn, Port Washington) Enjoy our annual family picnic with music by Music for Aardvarks and Bach to Rock, a craft with the Science Museum of Long Island, PRC craft tables, a bear vet station, face painting and tattoos. We will also have pizza available for purchase. You can bring your blanket, chairs, picnic, and teddy bear. Krafty Hands will offer a stuff-a-bear activity for purchase (pre-order in advance – bears are limited and may run out). For $15, choose a 16″ bear and a t-shirt to decorate for the bear. Children will stuff the bears themselves – it’s fun and helps develop motor skills.

Wednesday, July 17

Needlecraft BYOP (Bring Your Own Project) Night
6 p.m. (Port Washington Public Library, Mezzanine Room) Bring your embroidery, crochet, quilting, or sewing project to this weekly gathering. No registration required.

Thursday, July 18

Port Promenade

5 p.m.-10 p.m. (Main Street, Port Washington) Main Street, Port Washington becomes a car-free zone. The ultimate Port Washington Block Party packed with family fun, music, and games and activities for all ages includes a fashion show, kids’ messy zone, lawn games and corn hole, mini golf, Touch-A-Truck and more. Main Street closes from Port Washington Boulevard to Mackey Avenue. Free parking on side streets and commuter lots after 3 p.m.

The Side Cars

7 p.m.-9 p.m. (North Hempstead Beach Park) The Side Cars: The Cars tribute band.

Friday, July 19

Sandwiched In: Maritime Music and Songs of the Sea
12 p.m. (Port Washington Public Library, Lapham Room) Join folk singer and multi-instrumentalist Chris Koldewey as he presents an informative concert of traditional Shanties and Forebitters from our maritime past. Sponsor: Friends of the Library. Register at

Live Music: Pure Joy with Paige Patterson
7 p.m. (Port Washington Public Library, Lapham Room) Enjoy live music with Paige Patterson’s ‘Pure Joy’ concert featuring her 4-piece band, performing songs from Sinatra to Santana, Bon Jovi to Broadway, 70’s rock to Classic Soul, and more. Sponsor: FOL. Register at

Port Washington Community Band

8- 10 p.m. (Sousa Bandshell) The Sousa Bandshell is hosting the Port Washington Community Band.

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