Nearby things to do this week in Oceanside, Island Park


Love on a string

The 2018 Summer Concert Series at Masone Beach in Island Park continues on Sunday, Aug. 12 with a performance by Paul “Sequence” Ferguson. This is a YesWeCare.Net benefit for veterans too!

‘Paddington 2’

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. 10. This week, come see “Paddington 2!”

Disney in Oceanside

Oceanside High School’s theatre students are performing a musical medley of Disney favorites at the Oceanside Library on Thursday, Aug. 9 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Meeting Room 1!(PG, 2017, 103 minutes)

Artistic explorations

Converse, collaborate and create on a family outing to Nassau County Museum of Art, on Sunday, Aug. 11, 1-4 p.m. Take a docent-led walk-through of the new exhibition, “True Colors.” The full range of color’s magic is on display in this exuberant show of over 100 works from the 19th century to today’s hottest talents. The roll call is a hit parade of art history’s most exciting names. Explore new art materials, vocabulary and ideas in the museum’s studio, drawing inspiration from the varied works on view. Info: (516) 484-9338 or

Tribute to the original “superstar”

The groundbreaking legacy of Al Jolson is celebrated at the annual Long Island Al Jolson Festival, at the latest edition, on Saturday. Aug. 11, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Tony Babino brings the Jolson songs alive with his award-winning show, “The Heart of Al Jolson,” along with highlights of memorable moments from the entertainer’s life and career shared by special guests. Info:(516) 678-3524.