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Welcoming March with The Pet Expo, An Elegant Gala, Events, News & More in March 1st's Newsletter!

You won't want to miss out on all the fun happening this weekend right here on Long Island!

 





This Week's News, Best Events & More for Long Island
March 1st, 2013
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The Suffolk Theater

The newly renovated Suffolk Theater will hold The Party of the Year with their Grand Opening Gala on Saturday, March 2nd, 2013. The “Back to the Thirties” cocktail party, featuring Grammy winning Vince Giordana and his Nighthawks Orchestra, will celebrate the gilded age of the era.

The celebration starts at 6:00 PM and includes complimentary drinks, dancing, delectable food, signature cocktails, champion dancers, costumed characters, video entertainment and many more surprises.  Dress of the 1930s era is encouraged.Tickets are $125.00 per person and available online at by calling the Box Office.

For more info,
please visit their website or call 631-727-4343.
Dear Long Islander,
 
This weekend we welcome March, and thankfully, with the new month comes some warmer weather, and all sorts of seasonal fun. The upcoming weeks are packed with both indoor and outdoor fun, ranging from the elegant gala happening at the Suffolk Theater this weekend, to the Pet Expo at SCCC's Brentwood Campus, to the upcoming St. Patrick's Day celebrations that are already beginning. Not sure what to do this weekend? Not to worry! This week's newsletter is packed with the best of the best - check it out!
The 2013 Long Island Pet Expo Comes to Town this Weekend!
Enjoy the Expo this Weekend at SCCC's Brentwood Campus
For Long Island pet lovers, this is the can't-miss event of the year! March 1st - 3rd at Suffolk County Community College's Brentwood Campus, the Long Island Pet Expo comes to town - offering you the chance to meet & greet with adoptable furry & feathered friends, enjoy training seminars and demonstrations, learn about the hottest new trends in pet care, and more! Tickets are $12 for adults, $5 for children 11 & under, and kids under 3 are admitted for free! Guests are asked to please refrain from bringing their pets to the show, for the safety of the pets & animals that will be attending the Expo with vendors and exhibitors, and you are thanked in advance for your compliance. Gget ready for the Pet Event of the year - don't miss the Pet Expo!
For more information & to purchase tickets, please visit their website, or 631-423-0620.
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Marching Into March
Here Are Some Great Ways to Get March Started Off Right!
February was a month of roller coaster weather.  We had wild winds, frigid temperatures, a record breaking blizzard and a few warmish days thrown in.  March starts on Friday.  I for one am ready for a new beginning.  March is full of days to celebrate. Daylight Savings Time is on the 10th.  St. Patrick's Day on the 17th (our parade guide is coming soon).  Vernal Equinox better known as the first day of Spring on the 20th.  Passover starts on the 25th.  Good Friday is the 29th and Easter is on the 31st.  Here's to hoping that March goes out like a lamb!
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This Week's Best Long Island Events 

“Zumba for Their Lives” at the League for Animal Protection’s ZUMBA-THON
If you love getting a good workout and adorable animals then this is the event for you! Come on down to Christ Lutheran Church in East Northport to support the League for Animal Protection of Huntington at their second annual Zumba-thon! Happening this Friday from 6:30-9:30PM, Enjoy a cardio workout, raffles and giveaways! Have your friends and family help sponsor you and whoever raises the most money will take home a great prize! Admission is $25.00.  

ACDS St. Patrick's Day Celebration
St. Patrick’s Day may not be for a couple of weeks but that doesn’t mean you can’t start celebrating! Come down to St. Agnes Parish in Rockville Center for ACDS’s St. Patrick’s Day Celebration! ACDS is a service provider for children with autism, down syndrome and other developmental disabilities. This event will be on Saturday, March 2nd from 6-10PM and you must be 21 and over to attend. Admission is $50. Enjoy an evening filled with Irish music by Martin Flynn, cocktails and food!

Town of North Hempstead Polar Plunge
Get ready to take the plunge! Jump into the cold to support the athletes of SONY-LI this Saturday, March 2nd, at 10AM! Held at North Hempstead Beach Park, this event will support bringing all persons with intellectual disabilities into the larger society in conditions where they are accepted and given respect. Registration is from 10:00 AM-11:30 AM & the plunge is at noon.Those who raise $125 will receive an official Polar Plunge sweatshirt!

Comedy Night to Benefit the Animals
Come down to another great event to support our furry friends! Presented by the Brookhaven Wildlife Center,The Comedy Night to Benefit the Animals will be held on Sunday at 3:30PM and will feature comedy stars of Governor's Comedy! All proceeds will go to the Animals of the Holtsville Ecology Center's Food & Veterinary Care. Doors open at 2:00 PM, please arrive by 3:00 PM.18 and over only. Don’t miss out on this hilarious chance to give back!

 

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