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The Cultural and Performing Arts Division successfully provides a full range of cultural and social enrichment programs for residents of all ages and interests.


Town of Oyster Bay Library Concert Series
Various Dates from October – May
Town of Oyster Bay Libraries
Free musical performances are held in corporation with libraries throughout the Town of Oyster Bay. Brochures listing performances are available from CAPA.

Town of Oyster Bay Holiday Concert
LIU Post Tilles Center
In December of each year, the Town’s Annual Holiday Concert is presented for three evening and one matinee performances.

Music Under the Stars
Various Dates in July & August at 8 PM
Town of Oyster Bay Parks & Beaches
This highly successful summer concert series presents three weekly concerts for six weeks in Oyster Bay!  Some featured highlights from 2021 included The Marshall Tucker Band, Mike DelGuidice & Big Shot, Disco Unlimited and our dazzling fireworks show.

Last Summer Blast
September 2024
Summer is not over yet! This concert offers one last chance to soak up summertime fun before the fall season arrives.


Movies By Moonlight: Halloween Edition
Saturday October 7, 2023 at sundown
Families will enjoy two frightful flicks under the stars! Our not so spooky movie nights will also include pre-movie activities including inflatables, games, free popcorn and so much more!

Movies By Moonlight
Various Dates in July & August at sundown
Town of Oyster Bay Parks & Beaches
This series features six family-favorite films and pre-movie activities including on-stage entertainment, inflatables, games, free popcorn and so much more!


Fall Family Festival at  Marjorie R. Post Community Park in Massapequa
Saturday, October 21, 2023
1 PM – 4 PM
A community favorite, this autumn event includes u-pick pumpkin patch, hayrides, refreshments, inflatables, games, family photo and much more! Families are encouraged to attend this event in costume and participate in the many photo opportunities in the park.

Drive-in Holiday Experience at Marjorie R. Post Community Park in Massapequa
Ring in the Season! Guests will enjoy festive lighting displays, a movie, winter sing-a-longs, giveaways, an appearance by visitors from both Arendelle and the North Pole and a walk-thru village.

Spring Festival at Syosset-Woodbury Community Park
April 2024
1 PM – 4 PM
Bringing the community together to kick off the spring season, at this event families will enjoy pony rides, a petting zoo, inflatables, games, family photo and more!

Art In The Park at Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park & Beach in Oyster Bay
May 2024
11 AM – 4 PM
Art in the Park will feature local artists and artisans. Hand-crafted goods will include ceramics, jewelry, paintings, photography, and more. This family-friendly event will also include live music, food trucks and art activities for kids.


CAPA Workshops are held in the spring and fall of each year and offer a wide variety of cultural, artistic and self-improvement courses at nominal costs. The workshops are held at community centers throughout the Town. Call to request the CAPA Workshop brochure for a complete listing of courses and locations.

Fall classes will include:

  • Watercolor Painting
  • Oil Painting
  • Figure Drawing
  • Drawing Fundamentals
  • Painting with Acrylics
  • Chunky Hand Knit Blanket
  • Decorative Hand Knit Pumpkin
  • Coffee & Canvas

Fall registration for RESIDENTS begins on August 2, 2023 at Registration for NON-RESIDENTS begins on August 23, 2023 also at Please select the ‘Cultural Enrichment’ link on the homepage.

Classes will begin the week of September 11, 2023.


Local artists and artisans are invited to display and sell their hand-crafted goods at a special day of “Art in the Park,”  at Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park & Beach in Oyster Bay.

Participants must be 18 or older, and display and sell only their original pieces. No commercial or mass-produced items are permitted. Artists must supply their own 10×10 canopy and additional items required for their space. Additional details and associated costs are provided on the application.

Art in the Park is run by the Town’s Department of Community & Youth Services, Cultural and Performing Arts Division. The event focuses on hand-crafted goods, including ceramics, watercolors, glass, jewelry, wood, leather, sculpture and more.

For more information, please call (516) 797-7932.