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Outdoor Festivals, Summer Fun, News & More in May 31st's Newsletter!

With this weekend we welcome June, and what looks to be a sunnier forecast than the past few weeks have brough us, and it feels ...

 

 

 





This Week's News, Best Events & More for Long Island
May 31st
, 2013
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With this weekend we welcome June, and what looks to be a sunnier forecast than the past few weeks have brough us, and it feels like Long Island is finally beginning to warm up. There's plenty of outdoor fun to enjoy this weekend to welcome the warmer weather - from craft shows and main street days, to tours through local parks - there's something for everyone happening this weekend on Long Island. So get out there, and make the most of the beautiful weather headed our way this weekend - not to worry, we've got the scoop right here on how to do just that!
Smithtown Festival Day Comes to Main Street This Sunday! 
Sunday, June 2nd from 9AM - 5PM, Come & Join the Fun!
This Sunday, join the Smithtown Chamber of Commerce for their 25th Annual Festival Day - celebrating the town of Smithtown all day long! There will be crafts, rides, games, a wide variety of food and vendor booths, and family fun all day long on Main Street in Smithtown. If you've got a passion for Street Fairs and you'll be in the area, this is certainly one you won't want to miss - after a rainy week, Sunday is supposed to bring us a nice break with warm weather, so why not go out and enjoy the fun? Be sure to stop by the LongIsland.com Booth to say hi, and win some great prizes!
For more information, please visit their website, or call 631-979-8069.
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Enjoy a Weekend's Worth of Fun with Friends & Family
Memorial Day weekend is supposed to be the unofficial start to summer.  This year Mother Nature had us in sweatshirts rather than swimsuits.  We were luckier than those in upstate New York and Vermont who got close to 3 feet of snow.  Killington offered free skiing over the long weekend.  But real summer weather will be arriving this week. As we embark on these sunny days equipped with sunscreen, beach towels, and the seasonally appropriate white wardrobe...Is your body ready to step onto the beach or go poolside?
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Huntington YMCA Summer Camp
Fun, Friends, Future!
Y Summer Camp is a great place for parents to find what their kids need to grow and achieve all summer long. On Saturday, June 1st from 11am until 2pm you can attend an Open House at the Y and learn all about camp. The Huntington YMCA has a Kiddie Camp for 3and 4 year olds; Youth Camp is for Kindergarten through 5th grade. They also have a Performing Arts Camp, a Sports Camp and program for teens. There is transportation available from many areas.
For more information, please visit their website, or call 631-421-4242.
 
This Week's Best Long Island Events 
 
Happenings on Main Street: The Barn Stars and Blue Rose
If you’re looking for some good music this weekend, look no further than Northport Village Park! Happenings on Main Street featuring The Barn Stars and Blue Rose will take place this Friday, May 31st, at 7PM on the dock! Listen to the great tunes of The Barn Stars and Blue Rose with your friends and family! Time and date is subject to change depending on the weather. Bring your own seating. Don’t miss on this great night of fun!

East End Hospice North Fork Pig Roast
Summer is almost upon which means its time to enjoy the great outdoors! Head on down to Pindar Vineyards for the East End Hospice North Fork Pig Roast and not only enjoy the weather but also tons of food including a Pig Roast with all the fixins! The event will take place this Saturday, June 1st, from 4-7PM, and will feature bounce houses, arts and crafts, and face painting for the kids! Admission is $25 for adults, $14 for kids, and free for children under 2 years old! Head out East this weekend for a great time for a good cause!

1st Annual Craft & Gift Show at Cedar Creek Park
For some good shopping this weekend, head on down to Cedar Creek Park for the 1st Annual Craft and Gift Show! Happening Saturday and Sunday this weekend, from 10AM-6PM this show will give shoppers the opportunity to not only shop for craft and artisan good buts to interact with the vendors themselves! The event is free and will be a blast for anyone looking for a fun filled day of shopping!

Annual Smithtown Festival Day
It’s that time of year again! Time for the Annual Smithtown Festival Day this Sunday, June 2nd, from 10AM-5PM! Shop around the craft fairs and enjoy entertainment throughout the day as well as  giant inflatable rides for the children, food court, face painting, pony rides, dance company performances, live radio station broadcasts and karate demonstrations! Don’t miss out on this fantastic annual family event!

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