Congratulating Grads, Outdoor Fun, News & More in May 17th's Newsletter!

Written by Cait Russell  |  18. June 2013


This Week's News, Best Events & More for Long Island
May 17th
, 2013
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Chop Shop
Bar & Grill
Looking to enjoy a night on the town without breaking the bank? Then you won't want to miss Chop Shop's Tuesday Night "Wine & Dime" Event - purchase any glass of wine, and your second glass is only ten cents!

They've also got a Date Night Special every Thursday, where you and your sweetheart can enjoy an appetizer, entree, and bottle of wine for only $59 per couple.

Come in and enjoy a great meal at a great price - you won't be disappointed!

For more info &  menu,
please visit their website
or call 631-360-3383.
Dear Long Islander,

After some spotty weather, it looks like warmer weather has finally set in for good on Long Island. This weekend will be optimal for outdoor fun and BBQs - in the mid-60s, with little chance of rain. Many local students are graduating this weekend, with commencement ceremonies happening at colleges across Long Island, and across the country, and it could not be a more perfect weekend for the Class of 2013. Whether you're graduating, or simply looking to enjoy the beautiful weekend, there are plenty of ways to celebrate and have fun - be sure to check out our calendar for the best of the best coming up!
HIA-LI 25th Annual Business Trade Show & Conference
Thursday, May 23rd from 9AM - 4PM at SCCC's Brentwood Campus
Don't miss the biggest business event of the year - this Thursday, May 23rd is the 25th Annual HIA-LI Business Trade Show & Conference, bringing together local businesses from across Long Island to network and engage. In addition to the 400+ exhibitors that will be at the Trade Show, there will be numerous informative lectures, talks, and classes, as well as networking events throughout the day. Whether you're looking to meet the who's-who of Long Island business, or you simply have a passion for local commerce, you won't want to miss the 25th Annual HIA-LI Business Trade Show. Be sure to stop by the LongIsland.com booth and say hi!
For more information, please visit their website, or call 631-543-5355.
Hot Off the Presses
Staying Focused During the Last Month of School
Stay on Track as We Enter the Final Stretch Before Summer!
It's almost the end of the year and the kids are getting restless. Nobody wants to be cooped up indoors when the weather outside is nice and after months of sitting diligently and listening to teachers, your children are ready to get out of there.Here are tips to keep them (and you) happy through the home stretch.
Local Headlines
Nat'l Transportation Safety Board Recommends Lowering BAC Limit from .08 to .05
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Islip Town Supervisor to Return to Active Duty
Have You Caught Gatsby Fever?
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YMCA of Long Island Summer Camp
Don't Miss the Open House this Saturday, May 18th!
Fun! Friends! Future! That’s what your child will discover that the YMCA of Long Island Summer Camp. Camp Open houses this Saturday May 18th at our Glen Cove, Brookhaven and Huntington branches! Visit their website
for details. The YMCA summer camp is an exciting, fun, and safe environment to explore the outdoors, build confidence and make lasting friendships and memories. It is a place for youngsters to grow as individuals and leaders. With locations around the island, your child will always find “their” Y!
For more information,
please visit their website, or call 631-421-4242 ext. 146.
This Week's Best Long Island Events 
Southampton Elks Carnival
If you’re looking for some great family fun this weekend then look no further than the Southampton Elks Carnival! Happening this whole weekend from Friday, May 17th, through Sunday, May 19th this is an event you won’t want to miss! Featuring international foods, thrill and kiddie rides, games midway, and much more this will be the place to be this weekend! The fun starts at 6PM on Friday, 4PM Saturday, and 2PM Sunday! Head on down for a fun filled day!

Best Seat in the House with Corky Laing from Mountain
If you’re a fan of the rock group Mountain then you won’t want to miss Best Seat in the House with Corky Laing at the Bay Street Theatre this Saturday at 8PM! Corky Laing, drummer for the rock group Mountain and known for the writing and recording the rock classic Mississippi Queen, puts on a show with wit and candor telling how he climbed up and fell down with some of the rock world's most prominent luminaries. Tickets are $15 in advance and $25 day of the show. He will also be performing so you won’t want to miss this show!

Hicksville Pride Day & the Hicksville Memorial Fountain
If you’re looking for some brain puzzling fun then head on down to Hicksville Pride Day to help rebuild the Hicksville Memorial Fountain this Saturday at Kennedy Park from 12PM-4PM. This fountain has long been a centerpiece of the town and Kennedy Park and this will be one of many events to help raise funds to rebuild it! Featuring world famous international Brain Fitness artist, Alli Berman, PuzzleArtist will be workshopping "Connect to Creativity" so bring the whole family! There will be street vendors as wells selling crafts and goods! Don’t miss this fun day for a great cause!

2nd Annual Levittown Street Fair
Calling all shoppers! The 2nd Annual Levittown Street Fair is happening this weekend! Happening from 10AM-6PM on Bluegrass Lane May 18th and 19th, this will be a great sale of handcrafted items! Interact directly with local artisans and get the best crafts, gifts, and goods at affordable prices! Don’t miss on this great shopping experience!


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