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A busy weekend in Northport Village with farmers’ market, yoga in the park and the district’s art and music festival


Sang Lee Farm is back at the Northport Farmers’ Market this Saturday, June 4.

PLAN AHEAD

Clean the Bay Day

Steers Beach and Scudder Park
Saturday, June 11, 8am-10am

Join the Northport Native Garden Initiative (NNGI) in partnership with Northport Village and Trustee Dave Weber for the second annual Clean the Bay Day. This year, there are two locations: Steers Beach and Scudder Park, where there will be shifts to Bird Island via boat ride. Every volunteer should meet at Scudder Beach where Tim’s Shipwreck is providing a hot breakfast and coffee; volunteers will then be split up into groups to tackle certain locations.

In addition to cleaning the area, native goldenrod will be planted at Steers Beach. Sara Abbass, a founder of NNGI explained, “We want to repeat what’s already thriving at this location. Goldenrod is one of the power plants of the season that bloom later and are used by monarch butterflies as fuel to migrate for the winter.”

Last year, about 50 people participated in Clean the Bay Day and Sara said she’s expecting even more volunteers this year, especially students who are interested in supporting a healthy environment.

Wear comfortable clothing that can get a little messy, and rubber boots or secure footwear.

Bags and gloves will be provided.

The second annual Clean the Bay Day will take place next Saturday, June 11. Volunteers will meet at Scudder Beach at 8am.

THIS WEEK

Northport Farmers’ Market

Cow Harbor Park (parking lot)
Saturdays, June 4 to November 19 (except September 17)
8am-12:30pm

The Northport Farmers’ Market returns this weekend and runs every Saturday through November, except September 17 for Cow Harbor Weekend. Some market favorites include Hometown Bakeshop, Horman’s Pickles, Sang Lee Farms, Wickham’s Fruit Farm, Knot of this World and Laurel’s Butters.


Yoga in the Park

Northport Village Gazebo
Saturdays, June 4 to August 13 (no class July 2)
8:30am-9:30am

The Wellness Program in Northport Village Park is back for the summer, beginning with yoga at the gazebo with Jen Tzimas from Yoga Blue NPT on Main Street. “So proud to live in this town where our elected officials recognize and support the importance of taking care of yourself through yoga and wellness,” Jen said of Mayor Donna Koch, Commissioner of Parks Trustee Meghan Dolan and Commissioner of Commerce Trustee Dave Weber.

Classes cost $10 and can be purchased here. All levels welcome. Bring your own yoga mat and water.


The 61st Art and Musical Festival

Northport Village Park (if rain, at Northport High School)
Sunday, June 5
11:30am-4:30pm

The annual Art and Music Festival in Northport Village Park is back to showcase the talents of art and music students throughout the Northport-East Northport school district. Come see the wonderful art displays and musical performances of our Northport-East Northport students.

The performance schedule is as follows:

  • 11:30am: Norwood Select Chorale, Maureen Edwards
  • 11:45am: Northport High School Fashion Show, Robin O'Neill-Gonzalez
  • 12pm: Northport High School Symphonic Winds, Director Lynn Cromeyn
  • 12:20pm: Northport High School Dance Company, Kaylie LaLota
  • 12:30pm: Northport High School Symphony Orchestra, Director Michael Susinno
  • 12:45pm: Northport High School Concert Band, Director Joseph Hinton
  • 1pm: Northport High School Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Director Dana Warren
  • 1:15pm: Northport High School Jazz Ensemble, Director Joseph Hinton
  • 1:30pm: East Northport Middle School 7th and 8th Grade Bands, Directors Emily Maguire and Paul Seib
  • 1:45pm: East Northport Middle School Orchestra, Director Jonathan Preddice
  • 2pm: East Northport Middle School Seventh & Eighth Grade Jazz Ensemble, Director Paul Seib
  • 2:15pm: Northport Middle School 7th and 8th Grade Bands, Directors Stephanie Gralow and Joseph Hinton
  • 2:30pm: Northport Middle School Orchestra, Director Anthony Tramontana
  • 2:45pm: Northport Middle School Seventh & Eighth Grade Jazz Ensemble, Director Dennis Lippe