Mangano Announces Summer Concerts Under The Stars At Wantagh Park

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Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced this summer’s Wantagh Park summer Concert schedule. All performances are free of change and begin at 7:30 ...

Wantagh, NY - June 24th, 2013 - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced this summer’s Wantagh Park summer Concert schedule. All performances are free of change and begin at 7:30 p.m.

Beginning July 11th, residents are invited to enjoy a concert under the stars, free of charge, showcasing some of the local areas most talented musical acts. Experience the beautiful waterfront location that Wantagh Park provides while listening to music ranging from country to rock. As the concerts are outside, concertgoers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets to enjoy the show.

The concerts under the stars at Wantagh Park are as follows:

July 11th: Legendary Murphys

July 18th: Shotgun Wedding

July 25th: Mystic

August 1st: SixGun

About Wantagh Park

Wantagh Park, located in southeastern Nassau County, has been part of the county park system since 1961. Consisting of 111 acres, the park provides a waterfront location and numerous opportunities for recreation, along with seating areas that allow visitors to relax and enjoy the magnificent view. There are five tennis courts; one basketball court; 1-mile and 2-mile walking paths; a two-mile Fitness Trail that provides a jogging or walking trail and 20 attractive and simple fitness stations that incorporate a variety of exercises. Athletic fields include three softball fields and one baseball field, two of which are lighted; and a playground. Bocci and horseshoe courts are available, along with a game area for chess and checkers and a senior citizen gazebo. There are eight reserved picnic areas, which include barbecue equipment, and one sheltered area.

The swimming complex includes an Olympic-sized main pool, a diving pool, a “kiddie” pool, training pool, an interactive water-play area and two 30 foot waterslides. There is also a launch ramp; a fishing pier just beyond the marina which is open year-round, and marine boat slips are also available. There is also a dog run which includes separate areas for big and small dogs; it is located just up from the administration building.

For further information, please call the Nassau County Parks Public Information Office at: (516) 572-0200 or visit the Nassau County Parks, Recreation and Museum website at: www.nassaucountyny.gov/parks.

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