Sousa Bandshell, Sunset Park (Photo from the Sousa Bandshell website)

Port Washington News Calendar For June 26 To July 2

Friday, June 28

Park Story Time

9:30 – 10:00 a.m (Blumenfeld Park) Join the librarians of Port Washing Public Library for a children’s story hour. This story hour is geared towards children ages 0-5. No prior registration is required for this event.

Virtual Sandwiched In: Being Prideful and Openly Queer in LGBTQ+ Literature

12 p.m. (Online) Join LGBTQ+ literary scholar Dr. Andrew Rimby in exploring LGBTQ+ authors’ themes of coming out and liberation in their work. For more details, visit Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Visit to register.

Josh Ritter

7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. (Jeanne Rimsky Theater, Landmark on Main Street) One of today’s most thoughtful and prolific voices, Josh Ritter is coming to the Landmark. To purchase tickets, please visit

Saturday, June 29

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.

SoundSwap: ‘Seconds Out’: A Tribute to the Music of Genesis LIVE!

3 – 5 p.m. Enjoy a musical tribute to Genesis from Seconds Out: A Tribute to the Music of Genesis. This Long Island-based, five-piece band was formed in 2023 to celebrate the music of Genesis, This concert event is open to all. This event will be hosted in the John Philip Sousa bandshell (329 Main Street). In case of inclement weather, the concert will be held in the Port Washington Public Library Lapham Meeting Room.

Sunday, June 30

SoundSwap: Live Music with Harvest: A Neil Young Tribute

3 – 5 p.m. (Sousa Bandshell, 329 Main St.) ‘Harvest’ is a band of friends dedicated to celebrating the music of Neil Young and Crazy Horse in all of it’s incarnations – from sweet harmony driven acoustic tunes to exploratory electric jam – driven favorites of fiery rocking intensity.

Sunset Party Market 

4 – 7 p.m. (Growing Love Community Garden, Manorhaven Boulevard) Shopping, food art and activities for kids.

Israeli American Night

6- 8 p.m. (Eisenhower Park, Field 6) Nassau County presents this summer’s Lakeside Theater Concerts: Israeli American Night. Free admission. Bring blankets and chairs.

Monday, July 1

German American Night 

7-9:30 p.m. (Eisenhower Park, Field 6) Nassau County presents this summer’s Lakeside Theater Concerts: German American Night. Free admission. Bring blankets and chairs.

Wednesday, July 3

Dennis Dell

12- 2 p.m. (Eisenhower Park, Field 1) Nassau County presents noontime concerts: Dennis Dell.

Thursday, July 6

Town of North Hempstead Summer Concert

7 p.m. (Gerry Pond Park, 10 Papermill Rd., Roslyn) The Town of North Hempstead presents Milagro, a Santana Tribute Band.

Friday, July 5

Sandwiched In: Film – National Treasure

12- 2:15 p.m. (Port Washington Public Library, Lapham Meeting Room) In recognition of the July 4th holiday, you’re invited to enjoy a film screening of National Treasure (2004 – 131 min), starring Nicholas Cage and Diane Kruger. In this edge-of-your seat thriller, Benjamin Franklin Gates (Cage) is obsessed with finding the legendary Knights Templar Treasure and must solve ancient riddles and ciphers to track it down. Along the way, Gates must steal one of America’s most sacred and guarded documents – the Declaration of Independence – before a crucial clue in the treasure hunt falls into the wrong hands.

Port Washington Community Band

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

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