Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for April 27 through April 29

Written by Hannah M.  |  26. April 2012

Celebrities are coming to Long Island in packs this summer. Huntington's Book Revue is hosting a number of celebrity book signings and it all kicks off this weekend with Jersey Shore's Vinny G. And if that isn't enough for you, comedian Carlos Mencia will be in Levittdown performing at Governors Comedy Club. Check out these familiar faces or consider joining in on the fun happening all over the Island this weekend. Below is just a small sampling of the goings-on going on. Or visit the LongIsland.com Events Calendar for more ideas.

FRIDAY – APRIL 27, 2012

WHO/WHAT: Book Signing with Jersey Shore’s Vinny G
INFO: Jersey Shore cast member Vinny Guadagnino, aka VInny G, signs copies of his book Control the Crazy: My Plan to Stop Stressing, Avoid Drama and Maintain Inner Cool.
TIME: 7pm
WHERE: Book Revue
313 New York Avenue, Huntington - (631) 271-1442
ADDITIONAL INFO: All books signed at Book Revue author events must be purchased at Book Revue. If you purchased the book prior to the event please save your receipt and present it at signing.

WHO/WHAT: Martini Gaden
INFO: Local musicians, Martini Garden perform at the Beanberry Caffe in Miller Place.
TIME: 7:30pm-10:30pm
WHERE: Beanberry Caffe
    465 Route 25A, Miller Place - (631) 828-8995


WHO/WHAT: Carlos Mencia
INFO:  Carlos Mencia, one of today’s most notable comedians, performs his standup routine at Governors.
PRICE: $32
TIME: 10:30pm
WHERE: Governors Comedy Club
90 Division Ave, Levittown - (516) 731-3358
ADDITIONAL INFO: 18 and over. Two beverages per person minimum at tables.

WHO/WHAT: Anthony Raneri (of Bayside)
INFO: Singer-songwriter Anthony Raneri of rock-band Bayside, performs at Ollie’s Point with Steve Soboslai (of Punchline) and State Lines.
PRICE: $15
TIME: 8pm
WHERE: Ollie’s Point Bar & Grill
140 Merrick Road, Amityville - (631) 264-7712
ADDITIONAL INFO: 16+ w/ ID to enter.

SUNDAY – APRIL 29, 2012

WHO/WHAT: Avenue Q
INFO: Avenue Q, winner of the TONY “Triple Crown” for Best Musical, Best Scot and Best Book, is part flesh-part felt as it tells the story of recent college-grad Princeton who has just moved into a shabby Manhattan apartment out on Avenue Q and is on the road to discovering his purpose in life!
PRICE: $45
TIME: 2pm
WHERE: Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts
    2 East Main Street, Smithtown - (631) 724-3700
ADDITIONAL INFO: Not appropriate for children under 17 years old without adult supervision.

WHO/WHAT: Helen’s Walk 2012
INFO: Helen’s Walk is a 5K walk through the beautiful Sands Point to support the Helen Keller National Center in their mission to enable each person who is deaf and/or blind to live and work in the community of their choice.
TIME: 8am
WHERE: Sands Point Preserve
    127 Middle Neck Road, Sands Points – (516) 944-8900

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