Weekend Events Guide: October 30th Edition

Get your costumes ready… Halloween weekend is here! And let’s face it… Garden City rocks Halloween. There’s no shortage of parties, parades, decked out houses, trick or treaters and good ole fashioned spookiness. So get ready to be scared or scary and let’s get the party started!


Friday, Saturday, Sunday- The pumpkin patch will continue to be a source of fun and Halloween decor this weekend. Stop by the patch on the corner of Nassau Blvd and Stewart Ave (if you haven’t already) for pumpkins, fresh baked pies, flowers, haystacks and more. Remember- a portion of the proceeds goes toward medicine, clothing and education of the Navajos in New Mexico.

Friday- Haunted Hangers Overnight- Have a sleepover in the museum hanger, watch a movie on the giant screen in the Dome Theatre and take a flashlight tour of the galleries. Spooky! Costumes strongly encouraged.  Ages 5-12. 7pm. $65 per person. Reservations required. Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Blvd, Garden City. Click here for details.

Friday, Saturday- See the Halloween Lights to a Beat show this weekend at 4 Lincoln St., Garden City. Tune into 105.5 while you’re there and make this a part of your Halloween tradition! Weekend hours: 6:30-10pm. Click here for more information. 

Friday- The Welcoming Club of Garden City will hold their annual Halloween party from 4pm-6pm at the Pumpkin Patch (aka The Unitarian Church) on the corner of Stewart Ave and Nassau Blvd. There will be music, dancing, raffles, Game Truck and more! If you didn’t purchase tickets in advance, this event is sold out.

Saturday, Sunday- The fun continues at the Fall Festival at Hicks Nurseries. Enjoy Otto the Ghost’s animated children’s story, live animals, pumpkins, apples, cider, candy apples, fresh pies, fall decor and more. This event runs every day through November 1st. 9am-6pm, 100 Jericho Tpke, Westbury.


Saturday- Capo Ristorante on Covert Ave will host their second annual Pumpkins and Paninis celebration! Come in costume, decorate a pumpkin and enjoy a delicious panini and drink. Children in costume will receive a special treat. $15 per person. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Hance Family Foundation. This event can be enjoyed by adults as well as children! 11am-3pm. 49 Covert Ave, Floral Park. 


Saturday, Sunday- See Fiddler on the Roof presented by the Hofstra University Department of Drama and Dance. Saturday 8pm, Sunday 2pm. Cost: $15, $12 seniors. Call the Hofstra Box Office at 516-463-6644 or click here to purchase tickets online. John Cranford Adams Playhouse, South Campus. 

Saturday- Head to Hicks Nurseries to have your picture taken with Otto the Ghost! All ages welcome. 10am-12pm and 2pm-4pm. 100 Jericho Tpke, Westbury. 

Saturday- The show at BroadHollow at Elmont will surely get you in the Halloween mood this year! Annabelle Broom The Unhappy Witch runs Saturday at 2pm and Sunday at 12pm. 

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


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Weekend Events Guide: October 23rd Edition

We are entering the homestretch for Halloween now! Whether you have little ones or not, this time of year is beautiful and lots of fun. Check out these events we found in and around Garden City this weekend. 



Friday, Saturday and Sunday (and every day until November 2nd)- Don’t forget to stop by the Pumpkin Patch at the Unitarian Church to pick up mums, fresh baked pies, hay stacks, corn stalks and of course, pumpkins. This Saturday, enjoy live music by Gary Schoenberger from noon until 2pm. Part of every purchase from this fundraiser goes to providing medicine, clothing, education and work for the Navajo Indians in Mew Mexico. Hours: every day from 11am-7pm. Located on Stewart Ave and Nassau Blvd.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday- RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns comes to a close this weekend. More than 5,000 hand carved pumpkins are artfully displayed throughout Old Westbury Gardens. 6:30-10:30pm. Cost: $18-28. therise.org. This event closes on Oct 25th. 

Saturday and Sunday- Fall Festival at Hicks Nurseries. Enjoy Otto the Ghost’s animated children’s story, live animals, hayrides, pumpkins, apples, cider, candy apples, fresh pies, fall decorations and more! This event runs every day through November 1st. 9am-6pm. 100 Jericho Tpke, Westbury. 

Saturday and Sunday- Come to Hicks Nurseries for picture taking with Otto the Ghost! All ages welcome. 10am-12pm and 2pm-4pm. Same hours on each day. 100 Jericho Tpke, Westbury. 

Saturday- Free craft for kids at Lakeshore Learning Store for ages 3 and up. Cost: free. 11am-3pm. 2079 Hillside Ave, New Hyde Park. 

Saturday- Don’t forget to bring your pet to the costume party and parade for pets at the Nassau BarkFest. All pets must be leashed! Eisenhower Park. 12-3pm. Cost: free

Saturday- Head to BroadHollow Theatre at Elmont to get you in the Halloween mood. Their production of Annabelle Broom The Unhappy Witch runs Saturday at 2pm and Sunday at 12 noon. 

Saturday- The Annual Ghostly Gala takes places at the Long Island Children’s Museum from 6pm-9pm. Come in costume and be ready for face painting, trick or treating, crafts and a pumpkin show. 11 Davis Ave. $10 per person, $8 for museum members. 

Saturday- Trio Soloist returns to Adelphi University for its 11th year! Enjoy a beautiful evening of chamber music by Beethoven and Brahms. 8pm. Western Stage, Concert Hall. Tickets: $35-$30.

Sunday- The Garden City South Street Fair will take place once again on Nassau Blvd. Enjoy crafts, food, live entertainment and inflatable rides. Come out and support your neighbors. 10am-5pm. 

Sunday- Adelphi University music students perform a variety of vocal and instrumental selections. 4pm in Recital Hall. Cost: free. 

Sunday- The Music in the Cathedral series begins this weekend with organist Virgil Barkauskas kicking off the series. Tickets are available at the door. 4pm. 


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Weekend Events Guide: October 16th Edition

Happy Homecoming Weekend! It’s definitely feeling a lot like fall lately and we’re loving it. Get outside and enjoy the beautiful fall weather and use our events guide to help you. There’s a lot happening in and around town this weekend!



Saturday- The Garden City Homecoming Parade kicks off at 12pm. Sport your GC colors and bring your GC pride! The parade will head down Seventh St and will make a right onto Rockaway Ave and end at the GCHS.

Saturday- The Homecoming Football Game starts at 2pm at GCHS. Wear your GC colors!

Saturday- The Chamber kicks off its Annual Fall Festival and Street Fair on Seventh St from 9am-3pm. Note: Seventh St will be closed from 6am until 3pm.

Saturday- Celebrate Family Fun Day at Garden Manor Nursery School. Enjoy bounce houses, a pumpkin patch, face painting, balloon animals, crafts, food, flowers and more! 33 Jefferson St, Garden City. 

Saturday and Sunday- Fall Festival at Hicks. Enjoy Otto the Ghost’s animated children’s story, live animals, hayrides, pumpkins, apples, cider, candy apples, fresh pies, fall decorations and more! This event runs every day through November 1st. 9am-6pm. 100 Jericho Tpke, Westbury. 

Friday, Saturday and Sunday- RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns. See more than 5,000 hand carved pumpkins created by professional artists and sculptors arranged artfully within Old Westbury Gardens. This event runs through October 25th. therise.org 6:30pm-10:30pm. Cost: $18-$28. tickets@therise.org 71 Old Westbury Rd, Old Westbury Gardens

Saturday- Building Homes for Heroes 5K Run/Walk at Eisenhower Park. Refreshments, raffles, prizes, pumpkins, facepainting, DJ and more! Cost: Runners: $20 prior to race, $25 day of race. Walkers: $15 prior to walk, $20 day of walk. www.helpbhh.org 1899 Hempstead Tpke, East Meadow. 

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

Saturday- See High School Musical Jr. at BroadHollow Theatre at Elmont. 2pm. 700 Hempstead Tpke, Elmont. 

Saturday- Support The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Light the Night Walk! This fundraiser event will honor two courageous cancer survivors and Long Island natives- 10 year-old Mary Delorenzo of Islip and 8 year-old Douglas Grimmet of Shirley, as Boy and Girl of the Year. Cost: free. Eisenhower Park, Field 6A. 5:30pm-8:00pm

Saturday and Sunday- Head to Adelphi for The Best of Broadway: Gold, Rubies and Pearls. The program features classic songs from such shows as The Sound of MusicShow BoatChicagoSmokey Joe’s CaféNunsense and more. Concert Hall, $20. Saturday 8pm, Sunday 4pm. 

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Weekend Events Guide: October 9th Edition

If you’ll be in town over this three day weekend, take a look at your Weekend Events Guide below. It’s filled with fun {local} ways to enjoy your three days!


Friday, Saturday, Sunday and every day through November 1st- The Fall Festival continues at Hicks Nurseries. Enjoy a walk through an animated children’s story featuring Otto the Ghost, visit live animals, take a hayride, choose from pumpkins, gourds and Indian corn for your home decorating, enjoy crisp apples, a cup of cider, roasted corn or a jelly apple or pick up a fresh baked pie. Free admission and parking. Otto’s animated show is open daily from 9am-6pm. Click here for more information. 100 Jericho Tpke, Westbury


Friday, Saturday, Sunday- How I Learned to Drive is running all weekend at Adelphi University’s Black Box Theatre. Click here for a summary of the show and to purchase tickets. Cost: $20. Fri 7:30pm, Sat 2pm and 7:30pm, Sun 2pm.

Friday, Saturday, Sunday- Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns
See more than 5,000 hand-carved jack o’lanterns created by professional artists and sculptors arranged in artful displays throughout a scenic trail in Old Westbury Gardens.The show runs from Oct 3 -Oct 25. 6:30-10:30pm. This is a rain or shine event. www.therise.org $18-$28

Friday- Seth Meyers, host of Late Night with Seth Meyers, performs at the Tilles Center. Some tickets are still available! Cost: $75, $45. Showtime: 9pm. Click here to buy tickets. 

Saturday- Look, share and create on the Second Saturday of the month (through Nov.) at the Hofstra University Museum!  Kids ages 5-10 years, and their grown-up companions, explore works of art and engage in a hands-on activity inspired by what they have seen. In the October session, Drive It!, attendees will check out a sculpture made of old auto parts and will create their own work of art. 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. David Filderman Gallery. Advance registration is required.  Strollers are not permitted. Cost: $5 per child per session when prepaid; $7 per child at the door; free for adult companions. 516-463-5672. Click here for more information. 

Saturday- See Kristin Chenoweth at the Tilles Center at the 35th Anniversary Gala. 8:30pm. Cost: $50-$250. Click here for tickets. 

Saturday- Head to Plattduetsche Park to enjoy Oktoberfest and the sounds of Johnny Koenig playing live in the Biergarten. Kick back with some authentic German food and beer while you’re there! 6:30-10:30pm. 1132 Hempstead Tpke, Franklin Square. 

Saturday, Sunday, Monday- Oktoberfest at Eisenhower Park 12pm-5pm. Enjoy some family fun and German culture including traditional German fare, live music, German beer, vendors, a pumpkin maze, tractor rides, bouncy houses and more. Kite Field located at Fields 6 and 6A. Cost: free.

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

Saturday- See High School Musical Jr. at BroadHollow Theatre at Elmont. 2pm. 700 Hempstead Tpke, Elmont. Ticket cost: $11 in advance, $13 at the door.

Sunday- Head to Adelphi University’s Concert Hall for Paris Opera Ballet’s Don Quixote. Cost: $20. Click here for more information. 

Sunday- Join the Domestic Harmony Foundation in their Walk to End Domestic Violence at Eisenhower Park from 9:30am-1pm. Cherry Picnic Area, adjacent to parking field 5. Click here to learn more about this event and the DHF. 


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Weekend Events Guide: October 2 Edition

Here’s what’s happening on this rainy weekend in and around Garden City. Pull on your rainboots and enjoy!



Saturday and Sunday- Barnes and Noble in Carle Place is holding a special children’s event. Join them for story time and children’s activities based on We’re in the Wrong Book! Saturday at 11am and Sunday at 10:30am. 91 Old Country Road, Carle Place.

Friday, Saturday, Sunday and every day through November 1st- The Fall Festival continues at Hicks Nurseries. Enjoy a walk through an animated children’s story featuring Otto the Ghost, visit live animals, take a hayride, choose from pumpkins, gourds and Indian corn for your home decorating, enjoy crisp apples, a cup of cider, roasted corn or a jelly apple and pick up a fresh baked pie. Free admission and parking. Otto’s animated show is open daily from 9am-6pm. Click here for more information. 100 Jericho Tpke, Westbury

Saturday- Create a different fun craft for kids every Saturday at Lakeshore Learning Store. 11am-3pm. Cost: feee. 2079 Hillside Ave, New Hyde Park. 

RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns– See more than 5,000 hand-carved jack o’lanterns created by professional artists and sculptors arranged in artful displays throughout a scenic trail in Old Westbury Gardens.The show runs from Oct 3 -Oct 25. 6:30-10:30pm. This is a rain or shine event. www.therise.org $18-$28

Saturday- The Carle Place Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will hold a Fall Craft Fair and Attic Sale.There will be jewelry, cosmetics, clothing, hair accessories, scarves, ornaments, baby and ladies clothing, blankets, decor and much more. 10am-4pm at the Carle Place Fire Department on Broadway in Carle Place. 

Saturday- Adelphi hosts Akropolis Reed Quintet Workshop. Enjoy original works by Adelphi student composers. Westermann Stage,  Concert Hall. 10am. Cost: free. 

Saturday and Sunday- Enjoy a performance of How I Learned to Drive at Hofstra University’s Department of Dance and Drama. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1998, this is the story of the sexual awakening of a young girl under the tutelage of her uncle. For mature audiences only. Saturday 8pm, Sunday 2pm. Cost: $8-10. Black Box Theater, New Academic Building. 

Saturday- See Grammy Award, Academy Award, Golden Globe, Emmy, Daytime Emmy and Tony Award Winner, Whoopi Goldberg perform for one day only at the Tilles Center. 8pm. Ticket prices: $123, $93, $73, $53. Concert Hall. Click here to purchase tickets. 

Sunday- Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off at Hicks Nurseries! Everyone who has grown a pumpkin, no matter what its size – is encouraged to bring it to the competition and show off their growing skills. In addition to awards for the 3 heaviest pumpkins, prizes will be awarded to the ‘Rookie of the Year’ and ‘Best Pumpkin Grown by a Child’ (under the age of 15). Contestants who need to have their pumpkins unloaded must be at the nursery no later than 10am.

Sunday- The Hofstra University Department of Music presents the Hofstra String Quartet performing “An Exploration of the Late String Quartets of Beethoven.” 3pm. Cost: $15 adult, $12 senior. The Helene Fortunoff Theater, Monroe Lecture Center, California Ave, South Campus. Go to HofstraTickets.com for ticket purchase. 


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Weekend Events Guide: September 25th Edition

September is in full swing! It’s going to be a beautiful weekend. Enjoy the sunshine and choose from one {or more} of the great events happening in and around Garden City this weekend.


Friday- Celebrate the melting pot that is our world at Hofstra’s Earthbeat! Dances from around the world will be performed by The Vanaver Caravan, professional dance and music company. You will enjoy French Canadian and Irish Step Dance, Appalachian Clogging, West African Harvest Dance, South African Gumboot Dance, Chinese Ribbon Dance, Sicilian Tarantella, dances from Bulgaria, India, Brazil, Israel, Armenia and Spain, Kurdish/Turkish dance, original stick dances, body percussion and stomp dances. The program reflects the vision of America as a melting pot and celebrates the extraordinary beauty of our world cultures. 2:20-4pm. John Cranford Adams Playhouse, Hofstra University. Cost: free but please contact the Hofstra Cultural center to register. 516-463-5669.


Friday, Saturday, Sunday and every day through November 1st- The Fall Festival continues at Hicks Nurseries. Enjoy a walk through an animated children’s story featuring Otto the Ghost, visit live animals, take a hayride, choose from pumpkins, gourds and Indian corn for your home decorating, enjoy crisp apples, a cup of cider, roasted corn or a jelly apple and pick up a fresh baked pie. Free admission and parking. Otto’s animated show is open daily from 8am-6pm. Click here for more information. 100 Jericho Tpke, Westbury


Friday, Saturday and Sunday- Hofstra University proudly hosts their annual Fall Festival and Concert for alumni, students and families. The festival promise lots of fun with rides, a parade float, music, comedy, food trucks, fireworks and more. Some of this year’s performers include Ludacris, Sugarhill Gang and the premier Billy Joel cover band- Mike DelGuidice and Big Shot. Most events take place on Saturday. Click here and here for more details. North Campus, Hofstra University. 


Saturday- Celebrate all things Beer, Bacon and BBQ at the Cradle of Aviation Musuem. There will be food sampling, craft beers, ciders, live music, games and activities. $65 admission, $30 designated driver. Visit the website for more information. 1pm-5:30pm. Charles Lindbergh Blvd


Saturday- The 21st Annual Covert Ave Street Fair takes place from 11am-5pm. Prepare to be entertained! There will be bouncy houses, carnival rides, face painting, a petting zoo and pony rides, plus vendors, live music, food as well as singers and dancers. For the adults there will be a smoke house, vendors and special deals from local merchants. This event takes place in Floral Park and Stewart Manor from Tulip Ave to Cisney Ave. 


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


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Weekend Events Guide: September 18th Edition

Welcome to the weekend! If you’re not heading to NYC ‘s Feast of San Gennaro as it wraps up this weekend, have no fear- there are plenty of things to do in and around Garden City. Enjoy the weekend!


Friday- If you’re a fan of American Idol’s Season 8 winner, Kris Allen, you can see him perform live at Adelphi’s Westermann Stage in Concert Hall. Click here to purchase tickets, but don’t wait! 7:30pm. 

Friday- Head to Seventh St. for the summer’s last Friday Night Promenade. 6pm-10pm. Enjoy live music by Firestone, face painters, balloon artists and more. Tonight’s theme is Rock of Ages. 

Saturday- It’s that time of year again! St Anne’s Spirit Day takes place from 1pm-10pm. Enjoy food, live music, DJ, dancing, games, rides, raffles, plant sale, crafts, respite games, sweet shoppe and more. Outdoor mass will be held at 5pm. All are welcome to come and enjoy this fun-filled day and night! 35 Dartmouth St, Garden City. 

Saturday- Stop by the 20th Annual New Hyde Park Street Fair and enjoy the petting zoo, craft vendors, children’s rides, food vendors and much more. Show your support for village merchants and restaurants. 10am-4:30pm. Jericho Tpke from New Hyde Park Road to Covert Ave. 

Saturday and Sunday- Head to a traditional County Fair! The Queens County Fair runs Saturday and Sunday from 11am-6pm. There will be blue ribbon competition for livestock, produce, arts and crafts, and more. What’s a county fair without a pie eating contest, corn husking contest, Lumberjack shows, pig racing, hayrides, carnival rides and a corn maze? As for music, there will be an Irish band performing on Saturday and a German band on Sunday. Don’t miss all the action! 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park. Cost: $9, adults, $5 children 12 and under. 

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

Saturday and Sunday- Ready for some cider? You know Fall has officially begun when Hicks begins hosting their annual Fall Festival! Walk through Otto the Ghost’s animated story (runs from 9am-6pm), visit with the animals, take a hayride, pick up a few pumpkins and apples or maybe even a fresh baked apple pie. Opens at 9am. Admission: free. 100 Jericho Tpke, Westbury. 

Sunday- Celebrate Italian culture this weekend! Hofstra’s Italian Festival takes place on Sunday. Enjoy crafts, food, live entertainment, children’s activities and much more! The talk of the festival this year is the performance scheduled to be given by Bobby Valli (younger brother of Frankie Valli). He will perform Four Seasons favorites and more. His show will take place on the main stage from 1pm-2pm. Cost $6, seniors $5, kids under 12: free. Festival hours: 11am-5pm. Location: Hofstra’s South Campus.

Sunday- The Franklin Square Street Fair promises a fun day for the whole family. There will be a giant craft mall, a car show, children’s rides, food and live music! This event takes place on Franklin Ave from Hempstead Tpke to Scherer Blvd. 10am-5pm. 

Sunday- If you’re feeling like doing the polka, head to Plattduetsche Park for Ompahfest. Bands straight from Germany will be performing, as well as the Polka Brothers, Alex Meixner, Fritz’s Polka Band and many more. Games, raffles and vendors too! 11am-10pm. 1132 Hempstead Tpke, Franklin Square. $10 donation suggested. 


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Weekend Events Guide; September 11th Edition

Today, please make sure to take a moment to honor our country and those who sacrificed their lives on 9/11.  Then, take a look at the events coming up this weekend- lots to do in and around town- and enjoy!


Friday- The Garden City Promenade continues on Seventh St at 6pm and runs until 10pm. Enjoy Seventh St with your friends and neighbors. There will be live music, face painting, balloon artists, al fresco dining and more! Be sure to support our local businesses while you’re there! Tonight’s theme is “Remembrance.” The promenade will run every Friday night through September. 

Friday- The Garden City Fire Department will be conducting a 9/11 Remembrance Service at 6:45pm with a formal program scheduled to begin at 7:00 PM. The service will take place on the Village Green at the 9/11 Village Memorial, which is located on the west side of the Village Gazebo at the corner of Hilton and Stewart Avenue. All are welcome. 


Friday- Garden City Community Church will hold a candlelight vigil in the chapel in remembrance of those lost on 9/11/01. All are welcome.


Saturday- Watch the Cosmos play the Jacksonville Armada FC. 7pm. Hofstra University’s James M. Stuart Stadium. Click here for more information. 


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


Saturday- Enjoy the Three Tenors Concert at Adelphi. 2pm. Tickets: $20. Seniors: $15. Concert Hall. Purchase tickets here


Saturday- Circle It! Look, share and create on the Second Saturday of the month (Sept. – Nov.) from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Hofstra University Museum!  In each session, kids ages 5-10 years and their grown-up companions explore works of art and engage in a hands-on activity inspired by what they have seen and discussed. In the September workshop, Circle It!, attendees will explore artist Doug Hilson’s use of circles and color in his “urbanscapes,” and then create a colorful circular work of art. 1:30-2:30pm. David Filderman Gallery. Click here for more deets. 



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Weekend Events Guide: Labor Day Weekend Edition

If you will be enjoying a staycation this Labor Day weekend, here’s what’s happening in and around Garden City. Enjoy!




Friday- The Garden City Friday Night Promenade continues from 6pm-10pm. Head to Seventh St. for lots of family fun- live music, al fresco dining, balloon animals, face painting, free give aways for the kids and more. Tonight’s theme is Sports so be sure to wear your favorite sports team shirt- either a local or professional team will do. Please remember to patronize our local businesses while there!

Friday- It’s Korean American Night at Eisenhower Park’s Lakeside Theatre. Cost: free. 7pm.

Saturday- The GC Pool will host Member Appreciation Night from 7:30pm-10pm for kids as well as adults. Get set for live music provided by Old School, finger foods and… drum roll please…. alcohol! There will be a cash bar selling beer and wine. Each member is allowed to bring two guests free of charge. Regular fees apply to three or more guests.

Saturday- Free craft for kids at Lakeshore Learning Store. 11am-3pm. Cost: free. Ages 3 and up. 2079 Hillside Ave, New Hyde Park.

Saturday- Join the Holy Trinity Orthodox Church’s Annual Faith, Food and Fellowship Festival at 369 Green Ave, East Meadow. Enjoy Greek food, live Slavic music, bouncy houses, children’s games, flea market, Chinese auction, vendors and more! 10am-6pm. Cost: free.

Saturday and Sunday- I Do! I Do! opens at BroadHollow at Elmont MainStage. Showtimes: Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 2:30pm. Click here for tickets.

Monday- Celebrate Labor Day at the GC Pool with live music by DJ Bob from 6pm-9pm.

Also, rememeber that the US Open is ongoing in Queens until September 13th.


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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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