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Mangano Announces Free, Family-Friendly International Music Nights

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the County Parks’ International Music Nights Concert Series will kick off this year on Friday, June 1st 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 with nearly two dozen nights 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., twenty International Music Nights are presented at the Lakeside Theatre, free of charge.

The summer concert schedule is as follows:

Friday, June 1st Bangladeshi American Night Friday, June 29th Polish American Night

Friday, June 8th Armenian American Night Sunday, July 1st Turkish American Night

Saturday, June 9th Italian American Night Friday, July 6th African American Night

Sunday, June 10th Israeli American Night Sunday, July 8th South Asian American Night

Sunday, June 17th Greek American Night Monday, July 9th German American Night

Monday, June 18th Punjabi American Night Sunday, July 15th Latino American Night

Tuesday, June 19th Balkan American Night Sunday, July 29th Korean American Night

Sunday, June 24th Indian American Night Sunday, August 5th Irish American Night

Monday, June 25th Ukrainian American Night Sunday, August 12th Chinese American Night

Tuesday, June 26th Scandinavian American Night Sunday, August 26th Pakistani American Cultural Night

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 7:30 p.m. and if doubtful weather conditions arise, call (516) 572-0355 after 7:00 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 at: www.nassaucountyny.gov/parks.