A Weekend Filled with Music, Craft Shows, News & More in April 5th's Newsletter!

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This Week's News, Best Events & More for Long Island
April 5t
h, 2013
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Perfecto Mundo
Saturday, April 6th
Norman Vincent
8:00 to 11:00
James Taylor, Neil Young, Cat Stevens, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Eagles and much more...

Sunday, April 7th
Dov Feder
6:00 to 9:00
Master Magician Dov
Performs table side magic free of charge!!!  
(Tips appreciated!) And don't forget ~ kids eat free every Sunday.  One kids meal free with the  purchase of one full price adult meal.   
Offer not to be combined.

For more info,
please visit their website 
or call 631-864-2777.
Dear Long Islander,
 
Although we're well into April, there's a winter chill in the air still that we can't seem to quite shake yet, although the weekend should be clear and warming up, followed by a week's worth of April Showers. Thankfully it looks like LI is in for some warmer weather, and a wide assortment of fun events to go along with the change of season. This weekend has something for everyone - from Jazz Appreciation on the East End, to outdoor craft shows, and even adoption events where you can find a new furry friend. So get out there, and get ready for Spring, Long Island - it's headed our way!
It's Jazz Appreciation Month at The Suffolk Theater
Come Celebrate Jazz in Riverhead this Weekend!
Jazz is an American invention of the 20th Century. It’s sound is the “modern art” of music. Count Basie Orchestra ON MAIN STREET, A First for Riverhead! April 7th at 2PM. “The Swingiest Band in All the Land!” A LONG ISLAND PREMIERE! In his 80 year life span, William “Count” Basie so expanded and elevated the art form that his legacy is regarded as an “American Institution” by modern music’s connoisseurs around the world. Count Basie was called the affable “count” and his motions and musical conversations at the piano closely paralleled his approach to life itself. So one might predict he’d be elated to know that the orchestral institution he founded in 1936 is still thriving today. Join us at the Suffolk Theater, Sunday, April 7th, at 2:00PM. Tickets are $35.00.
For more information, or to schedule an estimate, please visit their website, or call 631-727-4343.
Hot Off the Presses
New Spiderman Movie to be Filmed on LI, Thousands of Extras Needed
Hundreds Turned Out to See the Iconic KP Landmark Demolished
Sony Pictures’ Amazing Spider-Man was a hit last year when it was released, as is the standard with superhero films these days, the sequel, simply titled The Amazing Spider-Man 2, is currently shooting on Long Island. In a press release, Governor Cuomo promised that the shoot would be the biggest production shot in New York history. New York, notorious for having absurdly high shooting costs and fees, has recently begun doling out larger tax breaks than in previous years in an effort to draw more film shoots. The sequel will shoot at Grumman Studios in Bethpage, as well as Gold Coast Studios. The Grumman facility was used for certain sequences in last year’s smash-hit The Avengers, the primary draw being that a production’s crew can utilize underground facilities without having to worry about crafty onlookers hoping to snap a first glimpse of production aspects or actors in costume.
Local Headlines
Acclaimed Film Critic Roger Ebert Dies at Age 70
LI Inventor Earns Federal Grant for Robocall-Blocking Innovation
New York State Assemblyman Arrested for Taking Bribes
LIPA Customers to See Electric Bill Reduced this Month
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This Week's Best Long Island Events 
 
ARF Pet Adoption Expo
If you’re looking for a furry new best friend, then come on down to the Polish Hall in Riverhead for the ARF Pet Adoption Expo this Saturday, March 6th, from 11AM-3PM! There will be hundreds of dogs and cats available for adoption and just waiting to go home with you! There will be refreshments and giveaways as well.Come give these adorable animals a new home and give yourself a wonderful pet!

4th Annual Craft & Gift Show at Christopher Morley Park
If you’re looking for some good shopping this weekend, then look no further than Christopher Morley Park! Hosting their 4th Annual Craft and Gift Show this weekend from 10AM to 5PM daily, you can find tons of quality crafts and gifts from emerging and established artisans all at great affordable prices! For all those looking for a fun day of deals and unique vendors this is not an event to miss!

CARE for Sandy/Nassau Scanning Event
During Superstorm Sandy, many families lost memorable family photos to water damage. At the CARE (Cherished Albums Restoration Effort) for Sandy/Nassau Scanning Event this Sunday, April 7th, from 11AM to 6PM, you can get some of those memories back. This event offers free digital restoration services for those whose pictures were damaged by the devastating storm.  This is an opportunity for individuals and immediate families to bring up to 50 Sandy- damaged photos for free on-premise scanning, plus future restoration. If you have damaged photos don’t throw those memories away! Come on down and see what CARE can do for you.  
 
Alex Woo Trunk Show
Calling all jewelry lovers! Come on down to Periwinkle Boutique this Friday, April 5th from 10AM-6PM for their Alex Woo Trunk Show! Featuring some of Alex Woo’s newest pieces in the spirit of spring, this is not an event to miss! For those who already own some Alex Woo jewelry you can check out some of the new mini additions that they will have displayed to further personalize your collection! Don’t miss on a great day to buy some of your favorite pieces of jewelry!

 

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