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COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT * WHAT...One to locally two feet of inundation above ground level expected in vulnerable north shore communities of the twin forks of LI, north shore of LI, and north facing LI barrier island communities for today's AM and possibly PM high tides near the waterfront and shoreline. * WHERE...Northwest Suffolk, Northeast Suffolk, Southwest Suffolk, Southeast Suffolk, Northern Nassau and Southern Nassau Counties. * WHEN...Until midnight EST tonight. * COASTAL IMPACTS...Minor to locally moderate flooding is expected in the most vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline. Expect around 1 to locally 2 feet of inundation above ground level in low lying, vulnerable areas. A few to several roads and low lying property including parking lots, parks, lawns and homes/businesses with basements near the waterfront will experience shallow flooding. A few cars may take on water and be damaged if not moved. * SHORELINE IMPACTS...3 to 5 ft surf likely for north shore of LI and north shore of south fork shorefront with Sat AM tides, which will likely cause beach erosion and possibly minor damage to shoreline structures. Along the oceanfront, surf should build to 4 to 8 ft tonight into Sun AM, with scattered dune erosion impacts during those tidal cycles. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Minor to locally moderate coastal impacts are possible for the same north shore communities of the twin forks of LI, north shore of LI, and north facing LI barrier island communities for this evening's high tides as well. There is potential for more widespread minor coastal flooding along the southern and eastern bayfront communities of Long Island with the Sunday morning high tide.

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Check out these great events happening at the local libraries! On Monday, enjoy making cupcakes to take home with you with Kathy Giovalakis. There’s also an opportunity to learn to knit at John Jermain Library. On Tuesday, Baldwin Library will screen Sparkle. On Wednesday, enjoy an evening of yoga at Westhampton Free Library. Other entertainment happening during the week include the Winter Interlude Dance Party at the Winner’s Circle, belly dancer aerobics at Lodge at the Squiretown Park, a singles dance party at Mirelle’s Restaurant and Catering and an all-star comedy show at Governor’s of Levittown. Check out the details below!


Who: Hunger Games Cupcakes At Garden City Library
Info: Kathy Giovalakis will be on hand to teach everyone how to use a decorating bag. Once that is mastered, there’s the chance to create three Hunger Games decorated cupcakes. The creations will be loaded up into a cupcake box for you to bring home. The program is limited to 25 young adults. Make sure you register.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 6:30PM to 7:30PM at Garden City Library, 60 Seventh Street, Garden City – (516) 742-8405

Who: Come Knit With Us At John Jermain Library
Info: Looking to take up knitting? Stop by John Jermain Library for its group needlework session. There will be help with design, instruction and much more.
Cost: Free Event, But Yarn Donations Are Always Welcome
Time & Place: 1PM to 2PM at John Jermain Library, 34 West Water Street, Sag Harbor – (631) 725-0049


Who: Sparkle Showing At Baldwin Library
Info: Enjoy the night with a movie – Sparkle. The movie is set in the 1960s with three sisters forming a singing group. They dream of becoming stars, but as they become more famous, the close-knit nature of the family begins to fall part. It stars the late Whitney Houston, Jordin Sparks, Derek Luke, Mike Epps, Carmen Ejogo and Tika Sumpter.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 6:45PM to 8:45PM at Baldwin Library, 2385 Grand Avenue, Baldwin – (516) 223-6228

Who: Winter Interlude Dance Party At The Winner’s Circle
Info: DJ Johnny Hustle will host the night with new and classic hustle music. There will be a touch of salsa and freestyle dance. Hustle lessons will be provided by Mary Piazza and then it’ll be an open dance floor.
Cost: $10 Admission
Time & Place: 7PM to 8PM For Lessons; 8PM to 12AM For Open Dance Floor at The Winner’s Circle, 39 Post Avenue, Westbury – (516) 997-4050


Who: Evening Yoga At Westhampton Free Library
Info: Relax this evening to a gentle yoga session. The session is suitable for all levels of experience.
Cost: $10
Time & Place: 5:30PM to 6:30PM at Westhampton Free Library, 7 Library Avenue, Westhampton Beach – (631) 288-3335

Who: Intro To Belly Dance Aerobics Fitness Dance At Lodge At Squiretown Park
Info: This program runs every Wednesday through March 27. You’ll master the basic techniques of belly dancing while getting a great workout.
Cost: $30 For 5 Classes (Residents); $40 For 5 Classes (Non-Residents)
Time & Place: 5:30PM to 6:30PM at Lodge At Squiretown Park, 62 Red Creek Road, Hampton Bays – (631) 283-6000


Who: Singles Dance At Mirelle’s Restaurant and Catering
Info: It’ll be a fun evening of dancing for singles between the age of 35 and 65. Dance to Latin and hustle music. There will also be swing dancing. A hot buffet will also be available.
Cost: $14
Time & Place: 7:30PM at Mirelle’s Restaurant And Catering, 170 Post Avenue, Westbury – (516) 338-4933

Who: All-Star Comedy Show At Governor’s Of Levittown
Info: The comedy show will feature the best comics from Long Island and around the country. There is a two beverage minimum per person.
Cost: $14 Cover; $44 For Dinner and Show
Time & Place: 8PM at Governor’s Of Levittown, 90 Davision Avenue, Levittown – (516) 731-3358

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