Hot Spots: Weekly Watch for July 2 through July 5

This week is filled with loads of unique events happening across the Island.

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Share your latest creative piece with the Cinema Arts Centre Screenwriters Discussion Group or take the kids to a (age appropriate) comedy show. Most importantly, there will be plenty of Fourth of July celebrations to partake in! Browse our Hot Spot suggestions or visit the Events Calendar.

MONDAY – JULY 2, 2012
WHO/WHAT: Cinema Arts Centre Screenwriters Discussion Group
INFO: The CAC Screenwriters Discussion Group meets every other Monday in the Sky Room Café to read, discuss and critique member’s screenplays, whether complete or in progress.
TIME: 7:30pm
WHERE: Cinema Arts Centre
423 Park Avenue, Huntington – (631) 423-FILM
WHO/WHAT: Open Jazz Jam Nite
INFO: Open Jazz Jam Nite with Off White Set and Andrew Ahr.
TIME: 8:30pm
WHERE: Mr. Beery’s
4019 Hempstead Turnpike, Bethpage - (516) 579-7049
ADDITIONAL INFO: $3 beers after midnight
TUESDAY – JULY 3, 2012
WHO/WHAT: Kid’s Daytime Comedy Show
INFO: Various comedy acts geared towards children 10+.
PRICE: $20-$25
TIME: 12:30pm
WHERE: Governors Comedy Club
90 Division Ave, Levittown - (516) 731-3358
ADDITIONAL INFO: Ages 10 and over.
WHO/WHAT: Jim Van Bebber Fundraiser with “The Manson Family”
INFO: Jim Van Bebber‘s shocking drama destroys myths surrounding the incredible tale of the Manson “family.”
PRICE: $9-$14
TIME: 7:30pm
WHERE: Cinema Arts Centre
423 Park Avenue, Huntington – (631) 423-FILM
ADDITIONAL INFO: A portion of every ticket goes to the financing of Jim’s new horror film Gator Green.
WHO/WHAT: Independence Day Celebration
INFO: This Independence Day Celebration will feature reenactments of Theodore Roosevelt, portrayed by James Foote, as well as the Rough Riders, and storytelling by Jonathan Kruk and other local dignitaries. Be sure to bring lawn chairs or a blank with you for a relaxing time on historic Sagamore Hill.
TIME: 11am-4pm
WHERE: Sagamore Hill National Historic Site
20 Sagarmore Hill Road, Oyster Bay – (516) 922-4788
ADDITIONAL INFO: Food will be made available for purchase the celebration.
WHO/WHAT: Long Island Ducks Ballgame & Fireworks Display
INFO: The Long Island Ducks play against the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs. Enjoy the game plus a Grucci Fireworks Extravaganza.
PRICE: $11-$15
TIME: 7pm
WHERE: Bethpage Ballpark
3 Courthouse Drive, Central Islip – (631) 940-3825
For more 4th of July events please check out our special holiday events guide.
WHO/WHAT: Glen Cove Thursday Night Cruise
INFO: Check out classic car, vintages cars, muscle cars and more at the Glen Cove Thursday Night Cruise, every Thursday through September 27.
TIME: 5pm-10pm
WHERE: Downtown Glen Cove
School Street and Glen Street, Glen Cove – (516) 676-0366
WHO/WHAT: Northport Community Band Concert
INFO: Join the Northport Community Band as it kicks off it's 54th consecutive season of offering summer concerts under the stars at the Robert W. Krueger Bandstand in Northport Harbor Park.
TIME: 8:30pm
WHERE: Robert W. Krueger Bandstand
Northport Harbor Park, Northport – (631) 754-2145