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Fun Ways To Enjoy Super Bowl Sunday That Have Absolutely Nothing To Do With Football

Written by Kelly Tenny  |  24. January 2016

Sunday, February 7th is Super Bowl 50, and while those who are big football fans anticipate the arrival of this day each and every year, those who do not enjoy football are left to figure out what to do with themselves for the day. Luckily for those who aren’t big sports fans, here on Long Island there are tons of things to do that have absolutely nothing to do with football!

From participating in the First Annual Bagel Eating Contest, to heading to the nearest movie theater to catch the latest blockbuster hit, there is an endless array of options for those seeking different kinds of entertainment on Super Bowl Sunday.

1st Annual Bagel Eating Contest at LaunchPad Huntington
315 Main Street (2nd Fl), Huntington, NY 11743
Sunday, February 7th from 9 AM - 1 PM
607-542-9365
$25 to enter, $10 for adults, $5 for children
Contestants will have to eat as many bagels as they can in a five minute period, and the First Place winner will be crowned National Bagel Eating Champion and win a $500 cash prize!
 
Birding With Frank - Shinnecock Bird Specialties at the South Fork Natural History Museum
377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY 11932
Sunday, February 7th at 10 AM
631-537-9735
Programs are free for SoFo members; non-members: $10 per adult, $7.50 per child 3-12 years of age, ages 2 and under are free; fees include free admission to the museum on the day of the event
Explore barrier beach area at Shinnecock, one of the few remaining undeveloped dune/salt marsh habitats on the eastern end of Long Island, and see what birds you come across - perhaps a Snowy or Short-Eared Owl! This event is for persons age 10 and older.
 
Long Beach Polar Bear Splash at Riverside Boulevard Beach
Riverside Blvd., Long Beach, NY 11561
Sunday, February 7th at 12 PM
516-431-1000
Call for Donation Information
Make a splash this winter, while helping a good cause, by participating in The Long Beach Polar Bear Plunge! The Long Beach Polar Bears Super Bowl Splash benefiting Make-A-Wish Metro New York
 
An Unforgettable Tribute to Nat King Cole at the Brentwood Public Library
34 Second Avenue, Brentwood, NY 11717
Sunday, February 7th from 2 PM - 3 PM
631-273-7883
Free Event
Listen to award-winning singer/actor Tyrone Robinson pay homage to the inspirational, barrier-breaking artist, Nat King Cole. 
 
New York Islanders vs. Edmonton Oilers at the Barclays Center
620 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217
Sunday, February 7th at 2:30 PM
Prices Vary
Why not skip the football and instead watch the New York Islanders take on the Edmonton Oilers!
 
In addition to events happening on February 7th, there are tons of other non-football activities and venues across the Island to keep you entertained while the big game is on! Take a look below!

 

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