Weekend Happenings, The Scoop on How to Give Back to Boston, News & More in April 19th's Newsletter!

Find out how to give back to the Boston community in this week's Newsletter.

 





This Week's News, Best Events & More for Long Island
April 19t
h, 2013
Share Your Passion!
What's your passion, Long Island?

Local Sports?
Outdoor Fun?
Spring Crafts?

If you're passionate and love to write, let us know - we're looking for experts in your field of interest!

Email us at
articles@longisland.com
and we'll be sure to get back to you.
 
IncrediFlix
Summer Camps
Join IncrediFlix summer camps to make incredible movies!  IncrediFlix specializes in animation and live action movies, and they'll guide the campers through the whole movie making process.  For animation camps, kids will get into teams, brainstorm, storyboard, build sets, film, and do voice overs.  Even make Legos come to life in Lego Flix camp!  For live action, campers will get into groups, brainstorm, location scout, figure out props and costumes, storyboard, act in and shoot their movie.  For all camps, all kids receive their movies on DVD to enjoy for a lifetime!

For more info, locations, and dates,
please visit their website
or call 949-548-5424.
Dear Long Islander,
 
Warm weather is headed our way, and although the weekend starts off with a rainy Friday night, it looks like the weather should clear up by mid-day on Saturday, and Sunday will be clear and cool - talk about your April Showers! This week has been a tough one for many people across the United States, as we come to terms with the tragic bombing at the Boston Marathon earlier this week. If you're looking for ways to help, be sure to check out our special feature on supporting the Boston Community, and if you're planning a special event in support of the victims of this attack, let us know, and we will be sure to add you to this guide. As you enjoy time with friends and family this weekend, keep the victims of the Boston Marathon Bombing close by in your heart, and your thoughts - we'll be sure to provide you with updates on the investigation into the attacks as they become available.
Robots & Rockets Land on Long Island Destination Science
Robots and Rockets Land on Long Island
The Destination Science program is designed to combine hands-on science learning with fun. Kids build roller coasters, design and name their own robots, launch rockets and train like an astronaut.”  Summer 2013 sessions include; Crazy Coaster Science and Sea-Fari Park, Wacky Mega-Bot Tech, Astronaut Adventure Camp, and The Ultimate Survival Zone.   Destination Science offers a foundation for children to truly help change the world!  Destination Science will have locations in Babylon, Centerport, Commack, Garden City, Huntington, Jericho, Manhasset, Merrick, Pt. Jefferson, Sayville, Smithtown, Stony Brook and Wantagh. Special Offers:  April Special! Save $20/session! Multiple Sessions: Enroll in 3 or 4 weeks & save additional $10/session! Sibling Savings: Siblings save another $5/session!
For more information, or to schedule an estimate, please visit their website, or call 888-909-2822.
Hot Off the Presses
History on Wheels: Suffolk County Historical Society's Moveable Museum
Bringing Hands on Learning to Students Across Suffolk!
“Structures and Cultures” is a Suffolk County Historical Society exhibit featuring authentic artifacts from four nomadic tribes from around the world, along with interactive displays and videos. But this exhibit cannot be viewed at the Historical Society’s museum in Riverhead—it moves from place to place in a 37-foot retrofitted Winnebago donated to the Suffolk County Historical Society by the American Museum of Natural History last year. The 250-square foot walk-in exhibit is designed to travel throughout Suffolk County to bring two-day programs to community events and schools.
Local Headlines
Nassau County Plans to Beef Up Security for Long Island Marathon
New York Yankees Show Signs of Solidarity with Boston
Talking to Kids about the Tragedy in Boston
Long Island Ducks Set To Begin 2013 Season
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LIU Post Youth Day Camps
Not Just a Day...a Lasting Memory!
The LIU Post Youth Camps, located on the scenic Brookville campus of Long Island University, has provided children with a safe, warm, and fun camping experience summer after summer! For the past 18 years, our traditional summer day camp not only gives each child a wide range of recreational and educational activities, but also helps them develop their social and leadership skills. Our vigorously-trained and courteous staff has extensive experience working with children of all ages. Come and see why our camp is the best on Long Island!
For more information, or to schedule an estimate,
please visit their website, or call 516-299-4004.
 
This Week's Best Long Island Events 
 
Women's Spa Night Fundraiser
If you’re looking to kick back and relax this weekend then come on down to the 2nd Annual Spa Fundraisers this Friday and Sunday! On Friday from 7-10:30PM, ladies can enjoy facials, massages, meditation and more! You can also head down on Sunday from 2-5:30PM for a mother/daughter spa day! Hosted by the St. Ursula Center, this event will give you a chance to destress and give back! All proceeds will go to the Ursuline Sisters.

Ready Riders Spring Open House
This Sunday from 11AM - 4PM, head over to Ready Riders for their Annual Spring Open House - a great biker event to attend rain or shine! In addition to hot dogs & refreshments, there will be lots of great deals, and a special giveaway where you could win over $1,000 in motorcycle parts! Spring is here - so make sure you're ready to ride this season by heading over to Ready Riders this weekend!

AMT Children of Hope Annual Walkathon
If you’re looking to get outside and get moving then now is the time! A great way to start would be at the AMT Children of Hope Annual Walkathon! Starting at the Westfield Sunrise Shopping Mall, on Saturday, April 20th, at 9:30 AM, participants can walk as much as they can in order to raise money for AMT Children of Hope Foundation. Registration begins at 9:00 AM. Don’t miss this great chance to give back and have fun!

Annual Rock-The-River Spring Festival And Fundraiser
Spring is here and its time to celebrate! Come on down and help benefit Rolling River’s Campmates Scholarship Program at their Annual Rock-The-River Spring Festival and Fundraiser! The festival will be held on Saturday, April 20th, from 12-4PM. Head out and enjoy carnival rides, games, playgrounds, tumbling center, face painting, music, dancing, arts & crafts, sponsor giveaways and much more!

“A Bark in the Park" Car Show to Benefit Animal Rescue Groups
Calling all car lovers! Come on down this Sunday, April 21st, for the “Bark in the Park” car show to benefit Animal Rescue Groups! From 10AM-3PM you can head down to the Oceanside School House Green for antique vehicles, classic and special interest cars! There will be vendors there as well. It is only $5 to register the day of the show! Don’t miss this great chance to give back to our furry friends and see some amazing cars!

 

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