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LongIsland.com’s 2015 September Family Fun Guide: Apple Picking, Town Fairs, 5Ks, and More Ways to Keep Active in Autumn!

School is back in session, but there is plenty of fun to be had on the weekends and after school!

Back to School Blast at Smith Haven Mall

For the second year, Smith Haven Mall will host Back to School Blast, a daylong event featuring Long Island’s best family-friendly resources and essentials.

CSHL’s 22nd Annual Golf Tournament Raises $230,000 for Research and Education

On June 16th, 184 golfers took to the greens at Piping Rock Club for Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL)’s 22nd annual golf tournament. Run by golf chairman Eddie Chernoff, the outing brought in $230,000.

Cornelia Hernes, Stephen Bauman, and Steve Forster: Selected Works A Group Exhibition at Hersh Fine Art, September 19-November 30, 2015

Hersh Fine Art, of the Long Island Academy of Fine Art, is pleased to present a group exhibition of drawings and paintings by Cornelia Hernes, Stephen Bauman, and Steve Forster.

Vans Replace LIRR Trains Between Locust Valley and Oyster Bay During Oyster Bay Triathlon on Morning of Sunday, August 30

Vans will replace trains between Locust Valley and Oyster Bay between 8 and 11 a.m. this coming Sunday, August 30, to accommodate the athletes and spectators of the annual Oyster Bay Triathlon.

Rep. Rice to Host Women- & Minority-Owned Business Resource Fair on Thursday

U.S. Representative Kathleen Rice is hosting a Women- and Minority-Owned Business Resource Fair on Thursday, August 27th, at the Freeport Recreation Center from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Holbrook Chamber of Commerce Carnival/Festival

The Holbrook Chamber of Commerce recently hosted their annual carnival weekend, for which hundreds of friends and families gathered for the festivities.

New This Year ... North Fork Open Tennis Tournament

Calling all tennis players for a great day on the courts! Whether you are an avid tennis player or new to the game, you deserve a day of fun at the first North Fork Open Tennis Tournament ...

'Till We Meet Again' For It’s New York Premier at Long Beach International Film Festival

Till We Meet Again’ is selected to compete at Long Beach International Film Festival in September 2015 in the Official Selection.

Now Casting: Fox's Smash Hit Hotel Hell

FOX's smash hit show "Hotel Hell" is back for a third season, and we are on a nationwide search for Hotels, Motels or Inns that include food service, and that need to make some serious changes.

Take Mass Transit in Honor of LI's 3rd Annual Car Free Day on September 22, 2015

Join Long Island's 3rd Annual Car Free Day on Tuesday, September 22th!

Colby Christina - Teen Co-Chair & Parade Grand Marshal - National Black Theatre Festival

Colby Christina, New York's very own Rising Star has achieved success that has led her to a National Stage at the National Black Theatre Festival.

3rd Annual Long Island African American Heritage Parade Family, Community and Culture

The Youth Empowerment Institute Inc. along with Economic Opportunity Commission of Nassau County Inc. will be holding its Third Annual Long Island African American Heritage Parade and 33rd TAHAD Festival.

Legislators Anker and Krupski Honor the Suffolk County Youth Bureau at the Starfish Ball

Suffolk County Legislators Sarah Anker and Al Krupski attended the Guidance Center’s Starfish Ball. The event was held at The Vineyard in Aquebogue and raised funds for Guidance Center programs that work to strengthen families through prevention ...

Port Jefferson Dragon Boat Race Festival - September 19, 2015

The Greater Port Jefferson Chamber of Commerce once again is hosting the Port Jefferson Dragon Boat Festival, Saturday September 19, 2015.

Take LIRR to U.S. Open Tennis at Flushing Meadows Aug. 25 thru Sept. 13 for Qualifiers, Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day & Open Tournament

Tennis fever is about to grip New York and MTA Long Island Rail Road will be providing extra train service to Mets-Willets Point Station on the Port Washington Branch to get fans to the U.S. Open Tennis ...

Mangano To Host 9/11 Sunset Candlelight And Remembrance Ceremony

With the 14th Anniversary of the September 11, 2001 Attack on America quickly approaching, Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that the County will honor the memory of those who lost their lives.

Mangano: Doo-Wop Concert To Benefit The Games For The Physically Challenged

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced the Doo-Wop concert, benefiting The Games for the Physically Challenged, will take place on Saturday, September 19th at Eisenhower Park’s Lakeside Theatre.

Mangano Teams Up With Plainedge Schools To Provide Lifesaving Overdose Prevention Seminar

The Plainedge School District will be the first public school district in New York State to provide a free overdose prevention seminar and train its entire staff on the administration of the life-saving, opiate-overdose reversal agent known ...

2nd Annual New York City Drone Film Festival Expands to 3-Day Event, Returns to the DGA Theater

The 2nd Annual New York City Drone Film Festival will be held from March 4th through March 6th 2016. The three-day event will feature a dynamic slate of interactive panel discussions, guest speakers, screenings of nominated films ...
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