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Nearby things to do this week in Oceanside, Island Park


‘Peter Rabbit’

The Village of Island Park and South Point Plaza Nursing and Rehab Center are bringing another movie night to Masone Beach at 8:15 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 24. This week, come see “Peter Rabbit!” (PG, 2018, 95 minutes.)

Super good music

The 2018 Summer Concert Series at Masone Beach in Island Park continues on Saturday, Aug. 25 with a performance by rock n’ roll band Superbad!

Solve a mystery

The Oceanside Library invites adults to read a short mystery that is missing an ending; the group must work together as a group to figure out a jigsaw puzzle that will lead to the solution! Come by from 11 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, Aug. 28.

Bluesy summer sounds

Citigrass, the popular New York City-based band visits Planting Fields Aboretum, on Friday, Aug. 24, 7-9 p.m., for a lively evening of “urban bluegrass.” The dynamic musicians combine burning-hot, pedal-to-the-metal bluegrass with a blast of hard-jamming rock — creating a modern sound that attracts a wide audience. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket or even a picnic and enjoy some great tunes amidst the lush grounds. Info: (516) 922-8600 or www.plantingfields.org.

Looking back and moving forward

Join the dynamic Counterclockwise Ensemble for a unique musical experience that combines the intimacy and instrumentation of chamber music with the energy and vitality of a rock concert, on Sunday, Aug. 26 at 6 p.m., at Cinema Arts Centre’s Sky Room Café. The guitar, strings and percussion quintet focuses on contemporary American chamber music. Info: (631) 423-7611 or info@cinemaartscentre.org.