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Looking for the best things happening right now on Long Island? Whether it's holiday cheer, seasonal fun, or a big special event, we've got you covered with the inside information on all of the great events happening around Long Island.

Set It & Forget It: Easy Slow Cooker Recipes for Thanksgiving

Skip the extra stress and hassle this year by opting to use a slow cooker for some of your side dishes!

NFPA: Thanksgiving is the Leading Day For Home Cooking Fires

Three times as many cooking fires occur on Thanksgiving than on an average day.

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Plays & Musicals at High Schools, Thanksgiving Themed Pet Parade and More

Get out to enjoy some of Broadway's best through performances at the local high schools! Also find other events and entertainment to complete the end of your week.

May Your Days Be Merry & Bright: Christmas Tree Lightings

It’s that time of year! Time to start planning which local Christmas tree lightings you’ll be visiting!

Mangano: Outdoor Ice Rinks To Open For The 2014-2015 Season

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that Nassau County’s outdoor ice rinks at Christopher Morley Park and Grant Park will open for the 2014-2015 winter season on Saturday, November 29th.

Preparing Your Own Tasty Thanksgiving Turkey

Thanksgiving is coming up which means it’s time to start thinking about turkey preparations!

Winter Bucket List 2014: Long Island's Indoor & Outdoor Seasonal Fun That You Won't Want to Miss!

Winter’s got its own special set of fun things to do - get the scoop right here!

Nassau County SPCA Offers Thanksgiving Pet Tips

Here's a few tips to have a Thanksgiving that is pet-safe.

Canstruction LI 2014 Design Competition Collects Over 28,000 Cans of Food

Annual event has donated over 290,000 cans of food over 8 years.

Simple No-Cook Appetizers For Your Holiday Gathering

Save yourself time and stress this holiday season by opting to make no-cook appetizers.

Ho, Ho, Ho, SantaCon is Coming to Town of Riverhead!

This year, instead of making the trip all the way to NYC for their annual SantaCon, head to Riverhead for their 1st ever SantaCon!

Family Volunteer Day is Nov. 22: Volunteer as a Family to Help Your Community

Build memories and help children learn the values of kindness and giving back by volunteering as a family!

Terrific Thanksgiving Table Place Settings: For the Grown-Up’s Table and the Kid’s Table

Make your Thanksgiving dinner table a festive sight to behold with these creative place setting ideas!

How to Incorporate Vegetarian Dishes Into Your Thanksgiving Feast

Here are some vegetarian-friendly recipes you can make for your big Thanksgiving dinner!

Set Your Four-Legged Friends Free to Enjoy Fall at Dog Run Parks on Long Island

Is your four-legged friend itching to head out? Take him to one of the many dog run parks on Long Island for fun with fall foliage!

Give Back This Thanksgiving With These Local Charities

Do something for your community this holiday season.

Seal Watching: Experience Nature Up Close & Personal

Going seal watching on Long Island during a seal hike or seal cruise is a truly unique experience!

NYC for the Holidays: Traveling, Transit & Sightseeing Tips

Head into New York City this year for some holiday cheer and spectacular sightseeing!
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