Weekend Events Guide: August 28th Edition

If you’re staying local this weekend and instead of heading to the Hampton Classic, here’s what’s happening in and around Garden City. Enjoy! 


Friday- GC’s Friday Night Promenade will take place from 6pm-10pm on Seventh St. Support our local businesses and enjoy face painters, balloon animals, themed give-aways, al fresco dining and live music! This week’s theme is Carnival Night (think Rio de Janeiro). 

Friday- Hear the Eagles tribute band Desert Highway perform at Eisenhower Park. 7pm. Cost: free. Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre. 

Friday, Saturday and Sunday- Drop by the Annual Italian Festival of the Sons of Italy/Cellini Lodge #2206. Enjoy live music (every evening), rides, fireworks (Sat evening only), zeppoles, pastries, vendors, games of chance and more. Cost: $1, free for children. Michael Tully Park, 1801 Evergreen Ave, New Hyde Park. Fri 6pm-11pm, Sat/Sun 3pm-11pm. 

Saturday- It’s that time of year… Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day is back! This event will include live musical performances, tennis workshops, games, face painting, an obstacle course, juggling workshop, a free grounds festival and much more! Good for all ages. Tickets: $10-$40. USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Flushing Meadows Corona Park Road, Flushing, Queens. 9:30am-3pm. Click here for more information. 

Saturday- Free craft for kids at Lakeshore Learning Store. 2079 Hillside Ave, New Hyde Park. 11am-3pm. 

Sunday- Hudson Vagabond Puppets will present a puppet show at Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre. Good for ages 2 and up. Cost: free. Showtime: 2pm. 

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