Mangano: Free Summer Concert Weekend At Eisenhower Park’s Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced Free Summer Concert Weekend at Eisenhower Park’s Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre in East Meadow, beginning tonight, Friday, August 17th. Concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

The Free Summer Concert Weekend schedule is as follows:

Friday, August 17th: Neil Berg’s 100 Years of Broadway, featuring show-stopping songs from Broadway musicals over the past 100 years.

Saturday, August 18th: Fresh FM Presents: Fresh in the Park, featuring 2010 American Idol winner Kris Allen and Daniel Powter, known for the hit, “Bad Day.”

Sunday, August 19th: Village People and The Trammps.

Much of the programming at the Lakeside Theatre is made possible through the Nassau County Hotel/Motel Proceeds Grant, which are proceeds from taxes on hotel and motel rooms in Nassau County. Since 2006, Nassau County has received more than ten million dollars from the Hotel/Motel Proceeds Grant, which also has assisted in historic building restoration and other cultural enhancements.

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: