Hot Spots: Weekly Watch for February 18 through February 21

Hot Spots & Night Life

Happy President's Day! Check out the entertainment packed into this week on Long Island, including ballroom dancing, NHL hockey and more!

The week of President’s Day on Long Island is filled with entertainment, including hockey games, wildlife fun, ballroom dancing and much more! On Monday, enjoy a game of the New York Islanders vs. Philadelphia Flyers at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. During the evening, the Great Bridal Extravaganza Bridal Show takes place at the Holiday Inn of Plainview. On Tuesday, learn about Native American games at Garvies Point Museum and Preserve. For the evening, head out to Ivarone Café for live jazz, open mic and a special menu. On Wednesday, Quogue Wildlife Refuge has its winter wildlife camp. During the evening, there’s ballroom dancing taking place at Sons of Italy Hall. On Thursday, enjoy a fun-filled night of dancing and networking at Ballroom on the Bay for Huntington Chambers’ Business After Hours event. Thursday evening is also the night The Who performs at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Check out the details below!

MONDAY – FEBRUARY 18, 2013

Who: New York Islanders vs. Philadelphia Flyers At Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Info: Get ready for NHL hockey! The Islanders are hosting a game with the Flyers.
Cost: $39.30 and up
Time & Place: 1PM at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale – (631) 794-9303

Who: Great Bridal Extravaganza Bridal Show At The Holiday Inn
Info: If you have a wedding to plan or just have a love for all that’s involved in weddings, make sure to stop by this bridal showcase. Local bridal professionals will be here and there will also be delicious food from award-winning cake designers and caterers for tasting.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 6:30PM to 9:30PM at The Holiday Inn of Plainview, 215 Sunnyside Boulevard, Plainview – (631) 667-EXPO

TUESDAY – FEBRUARY 19, 2013

Who: Native American Games At Garvies Point Museum And Preserve
Info: Come out to learn and play authentic Native Americans games of chance and skill. There are games featured from different regions from this program that runs through Feb. 20.
Cost: $3 For Adults, $2 For Children Age 5 to 12 Years
Time & Place: 10AM to 12PM and 1PM to 3PM at Garvies Point Museum and Preserve, 50 Barry Drive, Glen Cove – (516) 571-8010

Who: Fat Tuesdays At Ivarone Cafe
Info: Every Tuesday at Ivarone Café there is live jazz, open mic and a special menu. Its guest singers and musicians include Lou Messana for guitar and Al Cardillo for bass. Reserve your table ahead of time.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 7PM to 10PM at Ivarone Café, 1534 Union Turnpike, New Hyde Park – (516) 488-4500

WEDNESDAY – FEBRUARY 20, 2013

Who: Winter Wildlife Camp At Quogue Wildlife Refuge
Info: Enjoy great wildlife experience at the Refuge! It’s a great adventure to enjoy with a child, ages 5 to 11. There’s hiking and crafts involved, handling of animals at the Nature Center and more.
Cost: $30 Per Day
Time & Place: 9AM to 12PM at Quogue Wildlife Refuge, 3 Old Country Road, Quogue – (631) 653-4771

Who: Ballroom Dancin’ At Brumidi Hall
Info: DJ Ray will be spinning a variety of music for four hours of fine dancing and entertainment on an extra-large dance floor. Enjoy it all with a buffet dinner, coffee and dessert. Drinks and cocktails are also available at the bar.
Cost: $14 Admission (includes buffet dinner, coffee and dessert)
Time & Place: 7PM to 11PM at Sons of Italy Hall, 2075 Deer Park Avenue, Deer Park – (631) 586-3928

THURSDAY – FEBRUARY 21, 2013

Who: Business After Hours At Ballroom On The Bay
Info: It’s going to be a fun-filled night for dancing and networking. Refreshments, dance demonstration and dance instruction is included. The event is put together by the Huntington Chamber.
Cost: Free For Huntington Chamber Members, $20 For Non-Members
Time & Place: 6PM to 8PM at Ballroom On The Bay, 17 Southdown Road, Huntington

Who: The Who At Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Info: The Who is one of rock’s most legendary and influential groups. It returns to perform the iconic 1973 double album, including classics like ‘My Generation,’ ‘Pinball Wizard’ and ‘Won’t Get Fooled Again.’ 
Cost: $34.50 and up
Time & Place: 7:30PM at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale – (516) 794-9303

To check out all of the Nightlife Events happening on Long Island, check out the LongIsland.com Events Calendar, or, head over to our Nightlife Section for Happy Hour Happenings all week long! If you're looking for some local insight on the best things to do on LI, or want to share your favorite Nightlife Hot Spots, check out the Nightlife Forum, and see what the locals have to say!

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