Weekend Events Guide: Aug 15th edition

Well hellloooo Friday, how I’ve missed you! Here’s what’s happening in and around Garden City this weekend.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday- The Annual Italian Festival is at Michael J. Tully Park in New Hyde Park. Enjoy International Food, Zeppoles, Pastries, Rides, Games, Black Jack, Live Music, Crafts, Vendors and more. FIREWORKS on Saturday (rain date Sunday). Sunday is Community Appreciation Day from 3–5pm: children under 8 yrs receive free admission. Hours: Fri 6-11pm, Sat 3-11pm, Sun 3-10pm. 

Friday- Break out the bell bottoms for Disco Night with Dancin’ Machine Disco Big Band and many others. Eisenhower Park’s Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre, parking field 6/6A. The concert will begin at 7:30pm. Admission is free. 

Friday- The Seventh St. Promenade will start at 6pm. Fivestone will be performing hits from the 60s, 70s and 80s. There will also be balloon sculpting, face painting and more! Many shops will be open as well. The street is closed to parking as of 5:45pm. Come out and enjoy Seventh St.! 

Friday- Remember to support GC’s local businesses. Stop at Feldis Florist on Seventh St after 2pm for half off bouquets (and start the weekend early- share some wine and cheese with your neighbors!) 

Friday- BK Sweeney Uptown Grille on Franklin Ave hosts their weekly lobster bake- $31.95 for a delicious 2-lb lobster dinner.

Friday- the GC Pool will hold Friday Family Night from 7:30pm-9:30pm. Enjoy an old fashion roller skating party at the Community Park Roller Rink. Bring your skates and helmet and enjoy a live DJ and snacks at the rink!

Saturday and Sunday- catch a performance of The Little Mermaid JR” at the LI Children’s Museum. 11:30am and 2pm (same time both days). $12, $10 for LICM members. To purchase tickets please contact Plaza Theatrical Productions 516-599-6870 or at http://plazatheatrical.com/index.php/long-island-children-s-museum. **Tickets are not available for purchase at LICM**

Saturday- 2pm Don’t miss a fantastic kids show at the GC Pool by the great Lou DelBianco!

Saturday- 7:30pm Tribute to the Boss & Paul McCartney with Tramps Like Us & Mystic, one of the area’s best cover bands. Eisenhower Park’s Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre, located near parking fields 6 and 6A. Bring chairs or blankets.  

Sunday- Speech Discoveries invites you to their 1st Annual Summer Bash. This is a special event for children ages 0-4 and their families. Enjoy a day of fun, learn more about Speech Discoveries and meet other families. Events will include face painting, balloon sculpting and much more. Eisenhower Park Holly Reserve, Parking lot 5. 12-5pm. Cost- free. http://speechdiscoveries.org

Sunday- 2pm-3pm, The GC Pool– Kids of all ages will enjoy the Magic of Bob McEntee. Starting at 2pm.

Sunday- Korean American Night at the Harry Chapin Lakeside Theater of Eisenhower Park. Enjoy themed music from across the world. Park in fields 6/6A. Remember to bring blankets and chairs. Admission: Free.

Enjoy the weekend and remember to visit Inside Garden City on Facebook!


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