The Island Today: The top seven events for the coming week

The Island Today: The top seven events for the coming week

1 The Lumineers

Saturday, June 22 at 5 p.m.

“Ho Hey,” The Lumineers are returning to Forest Hills Stadium to officially kick off its summer concert series. Hear more of their hits like “Ophelia,” “Stubborn Love,” “Cleopatra” and “Flowers in Your Hair,” as they share the stage with the Revivalists, Sharon Van Etten, Catfish and the Bottlemen, and Matt Maeson.

Where: Forest Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Place, Forest Hills
Info & Tickets: 888-929-7849 •

2 The Weight Band featuring members of The Band & The Levon Helm Band

Saturday, June 22 at 8 p.m.

The sounds of Woodstock from 50 years ago will be the music this evening as The Weight Band performs iconic songs like “Up On Cripple Creek,” “The Weight” and “Dixie,” along with music from their new album, World Gone Mad.

Where: The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington
Info & Tickets: 631-673-7300 •

3 Dead & Company: Summer Tour 2019

Sunday, June 23 at 7 p.m.

Dead & Company was formed in 2015 when the Grateful Dead’s Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann and Bob Weir joined forces with artist and musician John Mayer, Allman Brothers’ bassist Oteil Burbridge, and Fare Thee Well and RatDog keyboardist Jeff Chimenti. Since then, the band has become a record-breaking stadium act, playing Dead classics including “Casey Jones,” “Ripple,” “Sugar Magnolia” and more for over 1.5 million fans.

Where: Citi Field, 123-01 Roosevelt Ave., Flushing Meadows
Info & Tickets: 718-565-4360 or 833-215-5121 •

4 Anthony Scaramucci at North Hills Country Club

Wednesday,  June 26, 6 to 8 p.m.

The Manhasset Chamber of Commerce will host a Book & Business Card Exchange, where guests can meet Anthony Scaramucci and receive a copy of his new book, “Trump, the Blue-Collar President.” The event includes a meet-and-greet from 6 to 7 p.m., with hors d’eouvres, a light buffet and cash bar.  Scaramuccci will speak from 7 to 8 p.m. about his book and ways to improve the town of Manhasset.

Where: North Hills Country Club. 200 N. Service Road, Manhasset
Info & Tickets:

5 ‘69 Mets 50th Anniversary Dinner

Thursday, June 27 at 6 p.m.

Join this special night that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the 1969 World Champion Mets, honoring Jack DiLauro, Duffy Dyer, Wayne Garrett, Rod Gaspar, Jerry Grote, Cleon Jones, Ed Kranepool, J.C. Martin, Jim McAndrew, Art Shamsky, Ron Swoboda and Ron Taylor. The evening includes dinner and a Q&A session with the players.

Where: Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Garden City
Info & Tickets: 516-572-4111 •

6 Wine at Sunset Celebrations

Thursday, June 27, 6 to 8 p.m.  (Sands Point Preserve) and 7 to 9 p.m. (Planting Fields Arboretum)

Head to the Palm Court of Hempstead House for the Sands Point Preserve Conservancy’s annual Rosé & Roses Cocktail Party or let the sunset scenery inspire your creative side at Planting Fields Arboretum’s Paint & Sip Night, where you can enjoy wine while creating a nautical painting on wood in the Cloister Garden with the help of instructors from The Little Art Studio. 

Where: Sands Point Preserve Conservancy, 127 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point; Planting Fields Arboretum, 1395 Planting Fields Road, Oyster Bay / Info & Tickets: 516-571-7901 •; 516-922-8678 •

7 Dionne Warwick with special guest Darlene Love

Thursday, June 27 at 8 p.m.

One of the most celebrated female vocalists of all time, whose treasure trove of hit songs include “Walk on By,” “I’ll Never Fall in Love Again,” “I Say a Little Prayer,” and “I’ll Never Love this Way Again,” the dynamic Dionne Warwick will perform with special guest Darlene Love.

Where: NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury
Info & Tickets: 516-247-5211 •

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