Boy, this was a loooonng week! The weekend is finally here (woo hoo!) and it looks like we have a couple of beautiful days ahead of us. Is iced-coffee-drinking weather promising a return for a few precious days? Pick up what will likely be your last one for a while and get outside!
Quick shout out to the Captain. What a way to end it!
Friday, Saturday and Sunday- Greek Festival on the Harbor. LONG ISLAND’S LARGEST GREEK FESTIVAL. Enjoy authentic Greek food and pastries, live Greek music, traditional Greek dancing, games & rides, market place with vendors & flea market, jewelry, religious items, Grecian art, Greek wines & beer. Fri. 4-11pm, Sat. 12noon-11pm, Sun. 12noon-8pm. 175 West Shore Road, Port Washington. Free admission and free parking.
Saturday- Hicks Nurseries on Jericho Tpke in Westbury. 9am-6pm. See Otto the Ghost’s Animated Story. Otto is tired of being the ‘same old ghost’ every year and decides to try on some new costumes. His experimenting with new looks leads to a pleasant discovery. Six animatronic scenes run continuously during store hours and have read along story cards.
Saturday- Family Arts Festival on Museum Row in Garden City. 10am-4pm. This free festival will kick off Arts Month and feature the parade at Museum Row, food trucks, a performance stage, a scavenger hunt for kids, raffles, arts & crafts and more. Charles Lindbergh Boulevard, Garden City.
Saturday and Sunday- See Cinderella at the BroadHollow Theatre at Elmont. 2pm-3pm. Ages: 3+. 700 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont, NY. Tickets: $10 in advance, $12 at the door. 516-775-4420. www.broadhollow.org.
Saturday- You know its Fall when the Unitarian Universalist Congregation on the corner of Stewart Ave and Nassau Blvd opens its annual pumpkin patch. As in years past, their pumpkins are grown on Navajo Indian Reservations in New Mexico and a portion of your purchase provides education, work and medicine for the Navajos. Open 7 days a week until Halloween.
Saturday- AAA Family Block Party. 1415 Kellum Place, Garden City, NY. This event includes bouncy houses, face painting, photo booths, DJ, magic show, petting zoo, crafts for kids, food trucks, craft vendors and more. 10am-5pm. 212-586-1166
Saturday- Catch the St. Joseph School 2nd Annual Fall Festival. There will be bouncers, delicious food, pony rides, vendors, a plant sale and more! 10am-4pm. St Joseph School, Fourth St., Garden City.
Sunday- Enjoy a free screening of Disney’s Maleficent at Adelphi’s Performing Arts Center in Concert Hall. 7pm-9pm. http://events.adelphi.edu/newsevent/maleficent-movie-screening/
Sunday- come out for the Garden City South Street Fair on Nassau Blvd. Enjoy delicious food, live entertainment and lots of great vendors with unique items. Free admission and free parking. Rain or shine! 11am-6pm
Sunday- Yankees vs Red Sox. Here’s what I’m visualizing for Sunday afternoon: Grab a radio (who has one of these?), head outside, fire up the grill and enjoy a dog and a beer while listening to the game as Derek Jeter plays his last at Fenway Park (unless you’re one of the lucky ones with actual tickets.)
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