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This Week's News, Best Events & More for Long Island
December 21st, 2012
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Stuart Thomas Manor

Looking for a great way to ring the New Year in right? Head over to Stuart Thomas Manor of Farmingdale for thier annual NYE Bash!

For only $95, you'll get to spend the night dancing, enjoy an amazing cocktail hour, fabulous hot buffet, and of course a champagne toast at midnight.

There will also be unlimited coffee, tea, soda, cookies and pastries - making this a great event for the whole family! Ring the New Year in with style - give Stuart Thomas Manor a call today, and reserve your place!

For more info,
please visit their website or call 516-845-1151.
Dear Long Islander,

Christmas is right around the corner - there are only 4 days of anticipation left before Santa makes his trip around the world, and it looks like Long Island is ready. Across Long Island, families have decked the halls, and you can certainly feel the Christmas Spirit in the air. As you prepare to celebrate Christmas this season, you may want to take a moment to support the Newtown Community, who experienced one of the worst school shootings in history at Sandy Hook Elementary just last week. As we come together to spend time with family and friends this holiday, take a moment to remember those who were effected by this tragedy, and honor them - countless people around the world are taking part in what is being called "26 Acts" - performing 26 random acts of kindness before the end of the year, in memory of the students & staff of Sandy Hook Elementary, and to bring a bit more joy back into the world. No matter how you're celebrating this season, the Team wishes you a very Merry Christmas.

Anutun's of Hicksville's New Year's Eve Party
Ringing in the New Year at Anutun's 11th Annual Bollywood Bash!
If you're looking for a unique and exciting way to welcome 2013, then you won't want to miss the 11th Annual Bollywood Night of Elegance at Antun's of Hicksville. VIP Admission is $80, and includes three rooms of full entertainment, DJ dancing, an open bar from 9PM - 2AM, an amazing unlimited dinner buffet (including vegetarian & non-vegetarian options), and a champagne toast at midnight to say goodbye to 2012. Groups of 6 or more can reserve their seating in advance. The doors open at 8:30PM, and the party goes until 3AM - some come out to Anutun's and dance the night away this New Year's Eve at one of Hicksville's hottest NYE Parties!
For more info & to register, please visit their website, or call 516-681-3300.
Hot Off the Presses
Hot Spots: Weekend Watch - Holiday & Nightlife Events December 21-23rd
Get Into the Christmas Spirit Around Long Island This Weekend!
Christmas is near and Long Island is filled with holiday cheer! On Friday, enjoy the Legends Series “Christmas Spectacular” at Bay Street Theatre, the musical production of Miracle on 34th Street at Take One Theatre or a live performance with Big Shots and members of Billy Joel’s band perform at The Emporium. On Saturday, you can head out to enjoy a Christmas benefit concert at First Presbyterian Church of Greenlawn. The benefit concert will help bring cheer to children impacted by Sandy. There’s also a rock and roll holiday party at The Homestead and a holiday comedy show at The Paramount on Saturday. On Sunday, select from several Christmas productions to enjoy, including Beauty and the Beast’s Magical Christmas, Irvin Berlin’s White Christmas and A Christmas Carol. Check out the full details in the article!
To See What's Happening This Weekend, Read this Article in Full on!
Local Headlines
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Frank Ohman's New York Dance Theatre
Don't Miss the Performance of the Season at Hofstra University!
Frank Ohman’s New York Dance Theatre presents its 30th season of the holiday classic “The Nutcracker” at Hofstra University on December 10, 11, 17, 18 (six performances).   Ohman’s production is the largest Nutcracker on Long Island with added music, scenes, and dances, and has a cast of eighty children, semi-professional dancers, and professional guest artists.  Holiday family entertainment at its best…come experience the magic!

For more info & to purchase tickets, please visit their website, or call 631-462-0964 or 888-695-0888.
This Week's Best Long Island Events 

Bay Street Theatre & Historic Films Archive Present The Christmas Spectacular
If you’re looking for some Christmas cheer this weekend, head on down to Bay Street Theatre for their Christmas Spectacular! This event will take place on Friday, December 21 at 8PM. This ultimate yuletide variety show film will include rare and classic vintage holiday performances by Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, The Beatles, Eartha Kitt, Herb Alpert, The Supremes, Judy Garland and many more! Admission is $15.

Gingerbread Decorating
Are you a fan of Christmas treats? Head on down to The Cupcake Corner this weekend for Gingerbread Decorating! The Cupcake Corner  will assist you with decorating and will give instructions on how to assemble everything. Hot cocoa will be served while you wait for your gingerbread house pieces to dry/set! There will also be Christmas Elves and other festivities for the kids! Two sessions available each weekend 4:30-6:30 PM and 7:00-9:00 PM. Reserve soon, spots fill up quickly!

Christmas Benefit Concert for Sandy Affected Families
Long Island has many ways for you to give back this holiday season. Head down to First Presbyterian Church of Greenlawn, fora benefit Christmas concert that is being held for the Long Island children affected by the storm this Saturday, December 22nd, from 4:00-5:45 PM. In order to ensure that these children have a little bit of Christmas, bring a donation of a new and unwrapped toy! This event will feature musical guests such as opera singer Robert Murphy and local high school students. Come make a difference for affected families!
Singles Holiday Celebration at Harbor Links Country Club with Doc's Millenium Parties
This Saturday from 7:30-12:30PM at the Harbor Links Country Club of Port Washington, join Doc's Millenium Parties and get into the holiday spirit with their annual Singles Holiday Bash! Tickets are $24, and include a night filled with DJ dancing, a mouth watering hot dinner buffet, and delicious desserts, coffee, and tea. A cash bar is available, and there will be a free raffle as well. Get a head start on the holidays, and come enjoy some great festive fun this Saturday night!

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GSSC's 9th Annual Holiday Light Show
Filling the Season with Holiday Cheer with a Spectacular Display of Festive Lights
This holiday season, bring the family out for an unforgettable experience at the 9th Annual Holiday Light Show, presented by the Girl Scouts of Suffolk County at Camp Edey of Bayport. Open every day now, through December 30th (closed December 24th & 25th for the Holiday), from 5PM - 9PM, the Holiday Light Show features tens of thousands of dazzling lights, with numerous exciting holiday displays. At the end of the Light Show, you can warm up in the Holiday Village with some hot cocoa and snacks, meet Santa, and visit the Hall of Trees. Admission is $12 per carload Monday - Thursday, and $15 per carload Friday - Sunday - a great way to entertain the whole family on a budget. Proceeds will benefit the Girl Scouts of Suffolk County, and their numerous programs & community outreach services - so why not enjoy some holiday cheer this year while supporting an amazing local organization! Don't miss this beloved holiday tradition this year - come help the Girl Scouts celebrate the holiday season at the 9th Annual Holiday Light Show!
For ticket information, 
check out the Event Listing on, or call 631-472-1625!
Thank you for reading - If you find this newsletter helpful, make sure to forward it to friends, relatives and fellow Long Islanders. Have a happy and safe weekend and tell 'em you read about it in the Newsletter!

The Team



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