East Meadow, NY - May 18, 2015 - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the County Parks’ International Music Nights Concert Series will kick off this year on Sunday, May 31st at the Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre in Eisenhower Park. The International Music Nights Concert Series provides residents an opportunity to experience the broad range of cultures that Nassau County has to offer.
“The International Music Nights Concert Series is a great Nassau County tradition dedicated to music and culture that honor a range of ethnic groups,” said County Executive Mangano. “Come enjoy the park, music and culture all summer long.”
The International Music Nights Summer Concert Series is presented by the Nassau County Department of Parks, Recreation and Museums in recognition of Nassau County’s unique ethnic diversity. Through a sponsorship from Canon USA Inc., the International Music Nights are presented at the Lakeside Theatre, free of charge.
The International Music Nights Summer Concert schedule is as follows:
Sunday, May 31st: Indian American Night
Sunday, June 7th: Israeli American Night
Monday, June 15th: Scandinavian American Night
Monday, June 22nd: Italian American Night
Sunday, June 28th: Ukrainian American Night
Sunday, July 5th: Polish American Night
Monday, July 6th: German American Night
Sunday, July 19th: Greek American Night
Sunday, Aug. 2nd: Chinese American Night
Monday, Aug. 3rd: Irish American Night
Sunday, Aug. 9th: Pakistani American Night
Sunday, Aug. 16th: Armenian American Night
Sunday, Aug. 23rd: Bangladeshi American Night
Sunday, Sept. 6th: Punjabi American Night
Sunday, Sept. 20th:Latino American Night
**Saturday, June, 27th – African American Night and Street Fair will take place at the African American Museum, located at: 110 N Franklin St, Hempstead, NY 11550 from 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
The Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre is an outdoor theatre that hosts a full schedule of entertainment events during the summer, from concerts to movies and is located near parking fields 6 and 6A in Eisenhower Park. There is no formal seating, so concertgoers are urged to bring folding chairs. Special accommodations are also available for disabled patrons, including reserved parking, easily accessible restrooms, and a convenient reserved location on the hill. All shows begin at 7:00 p.m. and if doubtful weather conditions arise, call: (516) 572-0355 after 6:30 p.m. for updated performance information.
Eisenhower Park is located in East Meadow with entrances on Hempstead Turnpike at East Meadow Avenue and at the intersection of Stewart and Merrick Avenues. For additional information, call the Public Information Office at: (516) 572-0200 weekdays during business hours, the recorded Special Events Line at: (516) 572-0223 or visit the website.