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Main Street Festivals, Spring Fun, News & More in May 3rd's Newsletter!

Warm weather has made its way to Long Island in time for the month of May, and this weekend, we can celebrate with Cinco de ...

 

 

 





This Week's News, Best Events & More for Long Island
May 3rd
, 2013
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Rockwell's
Bar & Grill

Mother's Day is right around the corner, and this year, why not treat Mom to something special - head over to Rockwell's Bar & Grill of Smithtown for their special Brunch and Dinner Specials celebrating the most important lady in your life!

Their brunch menu includes a wide variety of breakfast classics, as well as steak & seafood options, and a complimentary Mimosa or Bloody Mary.

The mouthwatering Mother's Day dinner menu features special cocktails, surf & turf, and so much more!

For more info &  menu,
please visit their website
or call 631-360-8900.
Dear Long Islander,

Warm weather has made its way to Long Island in time for the month of May, and this weekend, we can celebrate with Cinco de Mayo, and at the countless festivals happening across the Island this weekend. Next week is looking beautiful and bright as well - the weather should be warm, and it looks like the April Showers are gone for good!  If you'll be in Massapequa this weekend, be sure to stop by the LongIsland.com booth at the Massapequa Community Street Fair, where we'll be giving away prizes all weekend long!
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:  May Special! Save $10/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
Neighbor's Backyard Oil Spill Wreaks Havoc for Lido Beach Family
Locals Left Battling Insurance for Repairs for Almost a Decade
magine coming home to the overpowering smell of oil in your home every day—for eight years. That’s how long ago home heating oil from a neighbors leaking oil tank flooded the crawl space of Steve Kritzberg and Lynn Eskanazi Lido Beach home. “I see it percolating up from the cracks in the cement slab, and I’m like, ‘Oh my God, we’re in trouble,’” Kritzberg said. “It’s awful. You walk into the house and it smells so bad that you’re thinking, ‘Oh my God, this is going to kill us. I gotta get out of here,’” Eskanazi said. They have had to move out of their home repeatedly because of the stench and have filed claims with their neighbor’s insurance companies to have 10 feet of soil removed from their property and their home rebuilt.
Local Headlines
Long Island Man Arrested Over Carvel Ice Cream Cone
Incident at Newark Airport, Two Planes Clip Each Other
Eastport South Manor High School Substitute Teacher Accused of Sex with Student
Fatal Glider Crash on Long Island Under Investigation
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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 examples, locations & dates,
please visit their website, or call 949-548-5424.
 
This Week's Best Long Island Events 
 
2013 Long Island Marathon
If you’re looking to get moving this weekend then head on out for the 2013 Long Island Marathon! Happening all weekend from May 3rd-5th, these three days will be full of fun featuring a Sports & Fitness Expo, a carb-loading Pasta Party,1 Mile Run, 5k Race, and a Kid's Fun Run before the main event, the 10K marathon, 10K race, and 5K half marathon on Sunday! Check the event page for details on time and place of each race!

I Love My Park Day
For those who love to get outside and enjoy all of Long Island’s beautiful parks then be sure to participate in I Love My Park Day this Saturday, May 4th! This event is a statewide volunteer relief effort to clean up our state's parks and historic sites. Many of our parks are still recovering from Superstorm Sandy and still have damage. Head out to your nearest park and get in on the effort as we build, repair, and paint all of our wonderful parks!

13th Annual Tulip Festival
As spring has sprung, so have all the beautiful tulips in Heckscher Park! This years Annual Tulip Festival will happen this Sunday, May 5th, from 11AM-4PM! The festival will include children's activity booths, tours throughout the day lead by The Heckscher Museum of Art, the Museum's current exhibitions, Car Culture: Art and the Automobile and much more! Don’t miss out on all this family fun!

Minstrel Players: The Butler Did It, Again!
If you’re looking for some great entertainment this weekend, then head out to Trinity Episcopal Church- Houghton Hall Theatre for The Minstrel Player’s latest production: The Butler Did It, Again! This whodunit play takes place in a plantation house, complete with menacing alligator, in the frightening swamp land of Louisiana! Showtimes are on May 4th at 8PM and May 5th at 3PM and tickets are $15 and $12 for children and seniors! Follow the detective as he tries to solve this bizarre puzzle! 

 

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