March Madness, Mardi Gras Fun, Events, News & More in February 28th's Newsletter!

Welcome March with tons of fun right here on Long Island!


This Week's News, Best Events & More for Long Island
February 28t
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Dear Long Islander,
It's time to wave goodbye to February, and welcome the month of March! And just as the saying goes - in like a lion, out like a lamb, it looks like we'll be entering the new month with some more snow this weekend, but that doesn't have to slow you down! There are plenty of great things to do, including multiple St. Patrick's Day Parades, Mardi Gras Celebrations, and a wide variety of family fun happening Island-wide. March is sure to be tons of fun, and we'll be kicking off this weekend with a great variety of entertainment - be sure to check out the highlights below, as well as our new March Family Fun Guide your best bets all month long, or head over to our events calendar for everything great that's going on!
Dix Hills PAC Presents Dr. K's Motown Review 
March 15th at 7:30 PM - Tickets on Sale Now!
This seasoned array of talented musicians and singers with high-energy stage presence, snazzy costumes and snappy dance routines always delivers a spectacular performance! Audience members will be enthralled as they are transported back to the Motown era with the Revue’s 7 musicians and four lead vocalists telling an exciting and compelling story, bringing back memories for generations of fans. They will perform hits by the Supremes, the Temptations, Martha and the Vandellas, and many others. Dr. K’s Motown Revue not only delivers the best in Motown music, but will also engage the audience with bits of Motown trivia and get you dancing in your seats – or on your feet – and singing along to the music. This sensational performance is an absolute must-see-and-hear experience!
For more information, please visit their website, or call 631-656-2148.
Hot Off the Presses's March Family Fun & Entertainment Guide!
Make the Most Out of March with Concerts, Parades & More!
The winter weather seems to be winding down, don’t put away your coats just yet! March marks the beginning of Spring, but we've still got a few weeks left until the start of new season. Luckily, there’s still plenty of fun-filled winter events to help keep you warm during the first half of the month, and tons of great ways to welcome Spring as March draws to an end! From one holiday to the next, there’s no time to waste with all the festive celebrations happening this month! From Mardi Gras to St. Patrick’s Day, locals recognize Irish and Irish American culture for St. Patrick’s Day and celebrate with displays of green, drinking, eating, and marching in parades.
Local Headlines
FDA Proposes Overhaul of Food Labels, Increased Focus on Calorie Counts
Say Goodbye to the Traditional Airline Frequent Flyer Program
Consumer Alert: Nassau County Police Warn of Telephone Scams
DEC: Emptying and Cleaning Feeders and Bird Baths Can Limit Spread of Disease
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Make Summer a Blast for Your Child This Year!
Cold weather greetings, everyone!  There is nothing better than planning for warm weather, we are beach people! Camp Catalina, is a wonderful family experience, that offers a unique, nurturing and creative drop-off camp for children ages 3-7. Our staff is made up of teachers and counselors who are skilled and caring. Camp Catalina gives your child the best of what most day camps have to offer: swimming, karate, movement, cooking, arts and crafts, science, themed days and special events. Your children will have hours of enjoyment, fun and great times. A beautiful setting, right on the beach. You and your children will have camp memories that will last a lifetime. We are looking forward to an amazing summer and hearing from you! See you soon at Camp Catalina!
For more information, 
please visit their website, or call 516-239-2150.
This Week's Best Long Island Events 
Long Island Museum Turns 75
Bring the whole family down to the Long Island Museum this Saturday to help celebrate their 75th Anniversary! The celebration will begin at 10 AM and will include a grand reopening featuring exhibitions saluting artists Jackson Pollock and the Mount brothers, William Sydney and Shepard Alonzo. Admission is $9 per person, just $4 for children 6 and younger.

2014 Mineola St. Patrick's Day Parade
Get into the Irish spirit this Sunday at Mineola's St. Patrick's Day Parade! The parade will begin at 1 PM at County Courthouse on Old Country Rd. and will go North on Mineola Blvd. to Jericho Tpke. ending near the firehouse. Enjoy an after parade gathering at the Irish Center on Willis Ave. for just $10 per person. Children are free.

The Suffolk Theater's 1st Anniversary Gala
Celebrate The Suffolk Theater's One Year Anniversary this Saturday by dressing in your 20's best while dancing to HBO's Boardwalk Empire's Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks! Party will start at 8 PM, $45 admission includes the Gala & Speakeasy Party with DeeJay. Also enjoy a special Gala Menu for an additional purchase at your table. Please call 631-727-4343 with any questions.

AHRC Suffolk's 3rd Annual Polar Bear Splash
Head to the Bay Shore Marina this Saturday for the 3rd Annual Polar Bear Splash! Registration will begin at 8:30 AM and the splash will take place at 10 AM. Registration is $20, $10 for students and free for children 12 and under. AHRC Suffolk will split 50/50 the money raised by student teams or groups for their school or charity of choice! Come on down and help make a difference!

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