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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.

LongIsland.com's 2016 May Family Fun Guide: Spring Celebrations, Fabulous 5ks, Warm Weather Fun & More!

Spring is in full swing, Long Island, and this May is packed with tons of unforgettable fun that you won't want to miss out on!

April is National Poetry Month: Raise Your Voice at an Open Mic Night on Long Island

The month of April is almost over, but these open mic nights on L.I. keep going strong!

First Annual Long Island Business Expo A Rousing Success

Held on April 21 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, the event combined education, information, and support for the Long Island business community.

Gifted Long Island Teens, A Comic And College Professor Create A Diverse Line-up In May’s (mostly) True Things Storytelling Show

There will be stories by two outstanding creative writing students from Sayville High School.

2016 LI Marathon Security Measures

In an effort to promote public safety, County Executive Mangano and Nassau County Police Department Acting Commissioner Thomas C. Krumpter have announced security measures for the 2016 Long Island Marathon.

National Grid Celebrates Earth Day in Huntington Station with the Town of Huntington at One of Long Island's Largest Community Garden

National Grid partnered with the Town of Huntington for Earth Day to transform the Gateway Community Garden in Huntington Station.

Shop, Sip & Jazz Stroll: "Ladies Night Out" in Stony Brook Village to Feature a Jazz Invasion

Get ready for Ladies Night Out in Stony Brook Village Thursday, May 19 from 6 pm to 9 pm which will offer not only shop and restaurant promotions but an incredible array of musicians who will fill ...

Annual Open Tennis Tournament at Hempstead Lake State Park

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation-Long Island Region is pleased to announce that Hempstead Lake State Park will be hosting the Open Tennis Tournament along with Natural Heritage Trust and The Tribune ...

SCPD Advises Motorists of Traffic Congestion and Road Closures on April 29 to May 1

The First Precinct is advising motorists of the following community events that may cause traffic congestion and/or road closures.

22nd Annual Global Pet Adoption Event Kicks Off 36 Hours of Saving Lives, April 30 through May 1

North Shore Animal League America will open its doors on Saturday, April 30th for Pet Adoptathon® 2016 – sponsored by Purina®. Adopters will have access to over 700 puppies, kittens, dogs and cats to choose from and ...

Acclaimed Psychoanalyst, Björn Salomonsson to Deliver the Lindemann Lecture in Human Development at Adelphi University on May 14, 2016

Salmonsson to talk about “The Internal World as Seen in Psychoanalytic Therapies with Mothers and Infants and with ADHD Children.”

DEC to Host Public Meetings on Deer Management

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will host a webinar "New York Deer Management Update" the evenings of May 10 and May 12.

Nassau Roads to Close for LI Marathon April 30th and May 1st.

Numerous roads in Nassau will be closed at times this weekend to accommodate the Long Island Marathon.

Experience The Me Nobody Knows at Adelphi University Starting on May 12

The department of theatre at Adelphi University is thrilled to present The Me Nobody Knows.

Hike It Baby Nassau-Long Island Hits on the Trails on National Trails Day - Saturday, June 4, 2016

Hike it Baby Nassau-Long Island and over 230 other Hike it Baby branches will hit the trails on Saturday, June 4, 2016, in honor of American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day®. Hike it Baby Nassau-Long Island has ...

Annual MLB Pitch, Hit, and Run Competition in Nesconset May 14th

The weather is warming up and the sunshine is lasting longer and longer with each passing day, but most importantly we are well into baseball season!

Live Racing Returns to Belmont Park on April 29, Second Annual Belmont Stakes Racing Festival Set For June 9-11

Featuring the second annual Belmont Stakes Racing Festival, itself anchored by the 148th renewal of the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes on Saturday, June 11, live thoroughbred racing will return to Belmont Park on Friday, April ...

The Adventure Park at Long Island to Celebrate Arbor Day 2016, Putting People In Treetops & Money Into Forest Preservation

The Adventure Park at Long Island will be celebrating Arbor Day, as will its sister parks in CT, MD, MA, MI, & VA.

May 7th is I Love My Park Day: Lend a Helping Hand at Keeping Our Long Island Parks Healthy & Beautiful

Give back to the Long Island parks you know and love so much by participating in volunteer efforts on I Love My Park Day 2016!

Mangano, State Firemen's Association & Volunteer Service Announce RecruitNY Weekend - April 23 & 24

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano joined forces with the State Firemen’s Association and the volunteer fire service to announce the 6th Annual RecruitNY program at a press conference today at the Nassau County Firefighters Museum on ...
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