Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that Nassau County will host “Children’s Day” on Sunday, July 22nd from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Eisenhower Park, sponsored by Bethpage Federal Credit Union. Admission is free.
From 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. children of all ages will be able to enjoy a variety of activities including carnival rides (ages 2 – 8), bouncy houses (ages 3-15), face painting and arts and crafts. Beginning at 6:00 p.m. Plaza Theatrical Productions will be performing Cinderella at the Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre.
“I invite everyone to bring your family down to Eisenhower Park on Sunday, July 22nd and enjoy a fun filled afternoon of entertainment and take in a wonderful performance of Cinderella, performed by Plaza Theatrical Productions,” said County Executive Mangano. “I am proud to once again partner with Bethpage Federal Credit Union to bring affordable entertainment to Eisenhower Park. Partnerships such as this are an important asset in assisting the County with providing quality entertainment to our residents.”
About Plaza Theatrical Productions
Plaza Theatrical Productions, Inc., founded in 1983 by Executive Producer, Kevin F. Harrington, is a Long Island based professional touring company serving public organizations, schools, camps, country clubs, convention centers and senior citizen developments. Plaza mounts fully-staged musicals, comedies, children’s/educational theatre, and musical revues. For over a decade, Plaza Theatrical Productions, Inc. has been delighted to present fully-staged summer outdoor musicals in Long Island Parks, accompanied by a full orchestra. Plaza Theatrical Productions, Inc. is a member of The Huntington Arts Council, BACCA, The Long Island Arts Council at Freeport, and participates in the Nassau and Suffolk Counties BOCES Arts-in-Education program.
About Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre
The Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre is located near parking fields 6 and 6A in Eisenhower Park. Lakeside Theatre is a venue with no formal seating. Concertgoers are urged to bring folding chairs or blankets. Special accommodations are available for disabled patrons, including reserved parking, easily accessible restrooms and a convenient reserved location on the hill. Assistive hearing devices are also available upon request for the hearing impaired.
About Eisenhower Park
Eisenhower Park is located in East Meadow, with entrances on Hempstead Turnpike and Merrick Avenue. As one of the largest public spaces in the New York metropolitan area, Eisenhower Park offers a full range of athletic and family activities, including one of the finest swimming facilities in the U.S., three world-class golf courses, dozens of athletic fields and courts, picnic areas, playgrounds, fitness trails and more. For further information, contact the Parks Public Information Office at: (516) 572-0200 or visit the Nassau County Parks, Recreation and Museums website at: www.nassaucountyny.gov/parks.