Stepping Out

Music under the stars with 'The Voice'

Jay Black gives a free concert at Eisnenhower Park on Friday


Summer Sounds

Jay Black

Enjoy some great ‘60s tunes under the stars when Jay Black, aka The Voice, takes to the stage for a free concert at Eisenhower Park. Relive his smooth vocals that brought us such hits as “This Magic Moment” in the early ‘60s. His unmistakable sound continues to enthrall fans, as he gives new life to those old hits. Hear all those great tunes from his Jay Black and the Americans days, including “Only In America,” “Come A Little Bit Closer,” “Walkin’ In The Rain,” and, of course, “Cara Mia.”

Friday, June 14, 7:30 p.m. Eisenhower Park’s Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre, East Meadow (516) 572-0200.

Seasonal Delights

Family Festival

It’s that festival time of year. So grab the kids and head out to Eisenhower Park for a weekend-long carnival featuring rides and thrills, games, kiddie rides, and much more. And, like any good carnival, there are plenty of tempting treats to indulge in when you’re in need of refreshment. With 26 rides in all, there’s plenty to keep everyone occupied and enjoying some fun in the park.

Thursday, June 13, 6-10 p.m.; Friday June 14, 6-11 p.m.; Saturday June 15, 1-11 p.m.; Sunday June 16, 1-6 p.m. 

Admission is free; POP rides are $30, $20 if purchased in advance. Eisenhower Park, Field 2, East Meadow. (631) 499-6824 or

On Stage


The much-loved children’s book by Elizabeth and Victoria Kann, springs to life when Plaza Theatrical Productions presents another staging of this delightful musical romp. Everyone will be thinking (and wearing) pink, like Pinkalicious Pinkerton, the delightful heroine of this preteen charmer, who can’t stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor’s office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe. But when her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can figure out a way to get out of this pink predicament.

Saturday, June 15, 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. $12. Long Island Children’s Museum, Museum Row, Garden City. (516) 599-6870 or