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Mother's Day Celebrations, Movie Ticket Giveaway, Weekend Events, News & More in May 11th's Newsletter!

Plan the perfect Mother's Day and find the best places to go & things to this Weekend in this week's Newsletter!




This Week's News, Best Events & More for Long Island
May 11th, 2012
Dear Long Islander,


We've almost reached the middle of May, and it's been a mix of sunshine and showers thus far, with the upcoming week looking bright. This Sunday is Mother's Day - the special holiday where we celebrate Moms, and all that they do for us each and every day. In addition to the traditional gifts and flowers that come standard with the holiday, there are plenty of Events and Happenings this weekend where you can pamper your Mother - dining, entertainment, and other exciting activities she's sure to love and enjoy. So when you're planning your weekend, make sure to remember Mom, and thank her for all she's given you. No matter how you plan to make the day memorable this year, we've got the resources you need to help plan your special surprises for Mother's Day from A to Z. 
la Tavola Trattoria
Cooking up an Unforgettable Mother's Day Brunch
The mission of la Tavola is to produce the freshest country Italian cuisine with flair - paired with exquisite wines and exceptional service to match. Thier menu highlights Long Island and Fine Italian imported food & wine, rooted in traditional family recipes, exploring current trends to create an enjoyable experience that never tasted so good. La Tavola embraces the true feeling of a fine Italian Trattoria with outdoor bistro's and the mismatched wood tables and chairs. Recipes that have run in the family for over a century you truly feel that you are dining with family. This Mother's Day, come in and experience thier extensive Prix-Fixe Menu, with options ranging from $45-55 for adults, and $16 for children. Reservations are recommended for this limited seating event.

For more information, visit their website, or call 631-750-6900.

Hot Off the Presses
Make This Mother's Day Memorable with Fun for Mom This Weekend

Mother's Day is this Sunday - May 13th, and if you're still wondering what to do for Mom on her Special Day, not to worry! We've got a collection of fun and family-friendly Things to Do at all sorts of local Long Island locations, with something to do for everyone. There are many events that are free to enter, as well as numerous specials and deals at local restaurants and shops that can help you to show your Mom why she's great. Instead of a traditional gift, why not create a handmade craft for your Mother, or take her out for a wonderful meal at a local restaurant, and create memories that will last a lifetime.

To get the guide & read this article in full on, click here!
Local Headlines

Debbie Gibson Chats with about The Gibson Girl Foundation's Upcoming Gala
Great Neck Contractor Charged With $9K Fraud
Sag Harbor Ferry Service To Begin Trial Run
Local Libraries Win Funds For Projects
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Wine & Dine Mom on the Water This Mother's Day
If you're looking for a great place to wine & dine Mom this Mother's Day, then look no further than Fatfish Wine Bar & Bistro of Bay Shore. Their gorgeous facility overlooks the Great South Bay, the only think that matches the beauty of the view is the delicious meal you'll be enjoying. This year, to celebrate Mother's Day, Fatfish has a special 3 course prix-fixe menu with options including grilled swordfish, flat iron steak, roasted salmon, and more. No matter what your Mom enjoys, you can rest assured she'll be thrilled to be spending time with her loved ones, and savoring a delicious meal - something all Mom's can enjoy! Dinner is $42 per person, and reservations are strongly recommended.
For more information, visit their website, orcall 516-666-2899.
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Pine Tree
Day Nursery

If you're still in search of the perfect day care for your little one, look no further than Pine Tree Day Nursery of Riverhead!

Since 1963, the trained staff at Pine Tree have been providing a safe & fun environment for children to play and learn, with customized programs for ages ranging from 6 weeks to 5 years.

Pine Tree Day Nursery has an impeccible history of excellent care, so you can rest assured that your child is in good hands, and that he or she will enjoy the time that they spend at Pine Tree.

For more information
visit their website
or call 631-727-9340

This Week's Best Long Island Events 

LI Roller Rebels Mothers Day Mayhem & Prom Dress Drive
This Saturday at Skate Safe in Old Bethpage, come out to enjoy the Long Island Roller Rebels Mother's Day Mayhem Event for an evening of fun, excitment, rollerskating, and charity! During this bout, the Roller Rebels will be collecting gently used Prom Dresses, make up & accessories for the Town of Brookhaven Youth Bureau to distribute to local girls in need. Doors are at 6, first bout at 7.

Westhampton Beach Farmer's Market
This Saturday from 9 AM - 1 PM Westhampton Beach holds their weekly Farmer's Market at the Municiple Lot at 85 Mill Road where over 50 local vendors gather to sell their local produce. There will be vendors from Nassau, Suffolk, Queens, and Brooklyn with all sorts of local fruits, vegetables, wines, meats, fish, and more. If you're cooking up something special for Mother's Day, make sure to stop by & stock up first! 

2012 Arthritis Walk to Raise Funds & Awareness
Looking for a fun way to get out, enjoy the weather, and help raise awareness and donations for a great cause? This Saturday from 10 AM - 1 PM at Belmont Lake State Park, the Arthritis Foundation is holding their 10th Annual Arthritis Walk to raise funds and awareness for this disease that effects over 1/2 a million Long Islanders. Registration begins at 10 AM, and if you're able to raise over $100, you are eligable for a Walk T-Shirt!


Crooked Arrows Movie Screening - Free Ticket Giveaway! have 50 Pairs of Tickets to give away for the screening of Crooked Arrows this Tuesday night at 7 PM at the AMC Raceway Theatre in Westbury. The movie about a Native American, Joe Logan, who comes to coach the Reservation's rag tag lacrosse team after his father insists he must reconnect with his spirituality. The team has many challenges to overcome, but the unity that they find through their heritage helps bring the team to glory. For the scoop on how to get your free pair of tickets, visit our Events Listing!


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Thank you for reading - If you find this newsletter helpful, make sure to forward it to friends, relatives and fellow Long Islanders. Have a happy and safe weekend and tell 'em you read about it in the Newsletter!

The Team



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