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Celebrating St. Pat's Safely, Festive Holiday Events, News & More in March 14th's Newsletter!

Get the scoop on making the most out of your holiday this weekend right here on Long Island!

 

 

 



This Week's News, Best Events & More for Long Island
March 14th
, 2014
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Phat Daddy's

Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day at Phat Daddy’s! There will be a bag piper at 8pm and Half Price Specials all day on Corned Beef & Cabbage, Sheppard’s Pie, Phat Balls & Corned Beef Sandwich with Famous Slaw.

Crazy Phat Drink Specials run from 3pm to close. Jameson, Tullamore Dew, Bushmills & Guinness are all Half Price and loud Irish music will play into the evening!

They’ll also be handing out their Famous Irish Stew Receipt—meat, potatoes & a lot of Guinness—only at Phat Daddy’s!

For more information,
please visit their website
or call 516-992-5139.
Dear Long Islander,
Towns across our Island have been celebrating the Emerald Isle all month long, and now St. Patrick’s Day is finally upon us. There will be parades, parties, festivals, and other celebrations all weekend long, and many residents will ride into the city for the annual NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Monday. We’ll be enjoying a welcome round of warm air today and tomorrow, but temperatures will begin to dip again on Sunday and will grow colder yet on Monday, so if you’re planning on heading into the city be sure your green clothes are thick and warm, and check out the tips below to make certain you get there and back again safe and sound.
Camp Catalina
Make Summer a Blast for Your Child This Year!
Cold weather greetings, everyone!  There is nothing better than planning for warm weather, we are beach people! Camp Catalina, is a wonderful family experience, that offers a unique, nurturing and creative drop-off camp for children ages 3-7. Our staff is made up of teachers and counselors who are skilled and caring. Camp Catalina gives your child the best of what most day camps have to offer: swimming, karate, movement, cooking, arts and crafts, science, themed days and special events. Your children will have hours of enjoyment, fun and great times. A beautiful setting, right on the beach. You and your children will have camp memories that will last a lifetime. We are looking forward to an amazing summer and hearing from you! See you soon at Camp Catalina!
For more information, please visit their website, or call 516-239-2150.
Hot Off the Presses
Safety Tips for St. Patrick's Day: Don't Drink & Drive - Celebrate and Stay Safe!
Be Smart and Follow a Few Basic Guidelines! 
Saint Patrick's Day is almost here, and this year, the holiday falls on a Monday. What does that mean for you, Long Island? That most likely you'll be able to enjoy a weekend full of fun and festivities in honor of St. Pat's! Whether you're planning to visit one of the many local bars here on LI that will be getting into the spirit of the holiday with green beer and corned beef & cabbage, or you're checking out one a concert this weekend, or checking out one of the parades happening locally this weekend, the more important thing to remember is staying safe! We've put together some great tips and tricks for staying safe this holiday as you get out there and enjoy all things Irish, so that no matter how you celebrate this holiday, you can have a good time.
St. Patrick's Day Fun Around Long Island
Tap into the Luck of the Irish: St. Patty's Day Events 2014
Keep the Luck o' the Irish With You Year Round: How to Preserve a Four Leaf Clover!
Get Out Your Shamrocks and Green Clothes: St. Patrick's Day Parades 2014
Head to NYC for the 2014 St. Patrick's Day Parade - Tips for a Safe & Fun Trip
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Sid Jacobson JCC’s 19th Annual Auction for Excellence
Support Sid Jacobson and Camp Kehilla on March 20th, 2014!
Camp Kehilla, located at Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds in Wheatley Heights, ensures that children with special needs get the typical summer camping experience, as well as the support and care they deserve. Campers play with other children their own age and are supported by highly trained staff, with a 4:1 camper-to-counselor ratio. Camp Kehilla is supported by funds from Sid Jacobson JCC’s Auction for Excellence, An Epicurean Event. This year’s event will be held on Thursday, March 20th at Glen Oaks Club. Proceeds will also go to help the Vocational Training and Employment Center, and families affected by Alzheimer’s disease.
To support programs like Camp Kehilla,
please visit their website, or call 516-484-1545.
 
This Week's Best Long Island Events 
 
Leprechaun Treasure Hunt
Head to the John Jermain Library in Sag Harbor this Saturday at 11 AM for the Leprechaun Treasure Hunt! Suitable for children ages 4-10 who will listen to a tale of Wee Folk then follow the clues around the library to the Pot of Gold. Event is free, please call 631-725-0049 with any questions.

Special Needs Storytime
Special Needs Storytime available at the Levittown Library this Saturday, March 15th at 2:30 PM. Children will enjoy stories, songs, crafts and a movement activity. For children 5 and older with special needs. Free event but registration is required 516-731-5728.

4th Annual St. Pitty's Day Party
The Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue & Adoption Center will be hosting their 4th Annual St. Pitty's Day Party Sunday, March 16th. Bring the whole family anytime between Noon & 4 PM to enjoy authentic Irish cuisine and get the opportunity to meet with sweet pit bulls that are available for adoption! $10 donation required for admission. 

Hofstra's 16th Annual Irish Experience Festival
Don't miss out on this Irish Festival held at Hofstra this Sunday from 11 AM-5 PM. The festival will feature sounds of Irish music, food and culture that was brought to America. Enjoy dance and music performances during the day as well as a number of different vendors. Proceeds will benefit the Hofstra University Scholarship Fund. 516-463-6582.

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