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Mayor's Report: July 10, 2014

Friday Night Promenade Resumes

Please take note that Friday Night Promenade was not held last Friday, July 4. The Friday Night Promenade resumes on Friday, July 11th with more fun and entertainment for the whole family.

Congratulations To All The Outstanding Athletes — Garden City High School

I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate all of the outstanding student athletes who played for the Garden City High School teams. It is truly a testament to the students for all of their hard work and dedication to not only their school work but the team that they played on.

Shop And Dine Outdoors In Garden City

The residents of Garden City are very fortunate to have viable retail businesses on Seventh Street, Franklin Avenue and New Hyde Park Road where there is a good variety of quality merchandise and family dining experiences available to be enjoyed.

Please support these businesses and enjoy the products, variety and outstanding customer service. Keep in mind that these merchants save you from traveling outside the Village for your needs. Consider the harsh reality if we did not have these businesses here to service our needs. I look forward to seeing everyone in the business districts.

Summer Concerts At Gazebo

Once again, the Village’s Recreation Department is readying for the 2014 Concert Series at the village gazebo, located on the village green at the corner of Stewart and Hilton Avenues. The schedule is as follows:

Thursday, July 10 - Risky Business - Performing favorite hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Thursday, July 17 - Manhattan Jazz - Performing great jazz as well as popular classics.

Thursday, July 24 - Six Guns - A country western band.

Thursday, July 31 - Tangerine - Performing music of the 40s.

Thursday, Aug. 7 - The Terry Nova Little Big Band - Playing music of yesteryear.    

Thursday, Aug. 14 - Vintage Bliss - Performing music that spans the decades from Frank Sinatra and Bobby Darin to jazz and Motown.

The programs all begin at 7:15 p.m. and admission is free. Please bring your lawn chair or blanket. In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be held at the  Cultural and Performing Arts Center at Cluett Hall at the St. Paul’s School. Please call the recreation office at 516-465-4075 if you have any questions pertaining to the concert series.

Board Of Trustees Summer Meeting Schedule

During July and August the board of trustees will meet once a month. The dates are Thursday July 17 and Thursday, August 14 at 8 p.m. These meetings are held in the boardroom at village hall I encourage all residents to attend board of trustees meetings so as to be thoroughly informed of village issues from a first-hand perspective.