The Great Neck Plaza Business Improvement District (BID) and the Village of Great Neck Plaza invite residents from the metropolitan area to Promenade Night on Wednesday, June 24. Taking place on North Middle Neck Road from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., the evening will feature a variety of Great Neck Plaza’s fine dining options as well as live entertainment in a relaxed outdoor setting.
Each participating restaurant, including Gino’s, Burger Village, Sake 68, and Chez Kama will offer prix fixe menus or discounted dishes. Haagen-Dazs will also be setting up tables café style for diners to enjoy dessert or just ice cream under the stars.
Entertainment will feature Katya’s School of Dance, performing from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The school was founded and is directed by Katya Surrence, who got her start with the Pacific Dance Theater when she was 15 years old. Since retiring in 2003, Katya has dedicated her life to teaching dance. Dancers from the Katya School of Dance will perform various pieces during the June 24 Promenade.
Jenna and Annie Pasqua will be performing live from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. The sister duo are both internationally acclaimed singers and award-winning composers. Jenna was the winner of the BID’S 2012 Great Neck Idol competition; Jenna attended Long Island’s High School for the Performing Arts and pursued her vocal career at the Julliard School. Annie studied Music Education at NYU and received a Master’s in Composition from Queens College. She is a highly sought-after musical director, working with many Tony-nominated actors and directing a variety of musical performances.
In addition, Akbar the caricaturist will be returning, offering promenade guests free caricatures on a first- come, first- served basis.
The friendly atmosphere of Great Neck Plaza is the perfect setting to enjoy the best dining and shopping options throughout the summer. All stores in Great Neck Plaza are within walking distance of the LIRR’s Great Neck train station, and the Plaza features more than 1,600 convenient parking spaces on-street and in municipal parking fields and garages.