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This Week's News, Best Events & More for Long Island
June 29th, 2012
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Fun in the Sun

If spending a day asea is your perfect idea of excitement or relaxation, then Fun in the Sun Excursions has the perfect day getaways for you this summer.

Whether you're looking to spend a day of family fun fishing & clamming, a lazy day at the beach BBQing with friends, or a romantic brunch getaway, Fun in the Sun has the perfect options for everyone, and has excursions to suit every need.

If you love spending a day on the water or at the beach, give Fun in the Sun Excursions a call today, and let them help you create the summer memories that will last a lifetime.

For more info,
please visit their website
or call 631-807-1318
Dear Long Islander,


June draws to an end this weekend, and we kick off next week with July, with the 4th falling right in the middle of the week this year. It's been continuing to get hotter and hotter as we creep closer to the holiday, and with Independence Day occurring mid-week, there are plenty of festivities and celebrations coming up this weekend, and all week long. It looks like the temperatures are going to be staying high, and even with the sporadic thunderstorms, the outlook is pretty great for fun on Long Island this weekend & all summer long. Still not sure what to do? Check out our Things to Do Guide for some of the best ways to enjoy Long Island year round! Have a Happy, Healthy, and Safe 4th of July, and make sure to take some time to remember why we're Celebrating this Independence Day!
British Invasion Summer Music Camp
Make This Summer Rock at Murphy's Music!
Still looking for the perfect Summer Camp for the kids? If your child has a passion for music, and loves to rock, then Murphy's "British Invasion" Summer Music Camp is the perfect way to enjoy a summer of fun and music. Starting July 9th and running for 4 weeks, class is 10 AM - 2 PM Monday through Friday, and gives campers the opportunity to express thier passion for music, and learn classics infamous British Rock Bands such as Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, and The Who! In August, after camp has ended, there will be a full group performance showcasing what everyone has learned! Students must have 1 year prior experience with thier instrument, & space is limited! If you want to have a rockin' summer, make sure to call Murphy's today!
For more information, please visit their website, or call 631-549-4510.
Hot Off the Presses
Celebrating a Fabulous Fourth of July This Year on Long Island

Your Guide to The Best Fireworks, Food, Fun & More this 4th!
The Fourth of July is a federal holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. The first public reading of the Declaration was held on July 8,1776 in Philadelphia’s Independence Square. One year later, on July 4, 1777, Independence Day was celebrated with ringing bells, band music, bonfires and fireworks. This Fourth of July, Long Islanders will continue the tradition with unbroken fervor. The list of parades, picnics, firework displays, concerts, fairs and celebrations on Long Island is virtually limitless. So get ready to enjoy some great outdoor activities and beautiful weather in celebration of our nation’s independence!
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Local Headlines
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Long Island Gas Prices Dip Under $3.60
Long Island Man Assaulted Officers After Traffic Stop: Cops
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Bay Street Theatre Presents: Men's Lives
The 20 Year Revival Comes to Bay Street July 3rd-28th, 2012
This July, Bay Street Theatre revives the timeless classic Men's Lives - the book turned stageplay that exposes the ongoing struggles of Long Island fishermen, and gives these men a voice on stage. The play eloquently portrays the life on Long Island for the fishing community as opportunities begin to dwindle, and their courageous fight against the government as their chances at a decent livelihood become crippled by policy changes. "It's not fish ye're buying, it's men's lives." - the Sir Walter Scott quote that the basis for the play, as well as the inspiration for the title. This is a must-see production for anyone who considers themselves a Long Islander. Make sure to check Bay Street's website for their full upcoming lineup of shows & special performances!

For more tickets and more info, visit their website, or call the Box Office at 631-725-9500.
This Week's Best Long Island Events 

Moonlight Luau on the Waterfront
Join East End Hospice this Saturday night as they celebrate their annual Moonlight Lua! A highlight of the summer season, this party will feature fabulous cuisine, terrific live music, auctions and casino gaming! Tickets for this gala evening range from $225 or $125 if you are under 35 yrs old. Hosted at Sandacres Estate in Quogue this Lua is guaranteed to be a spectacular evening.

First Annual Sea Robin Roundup Family Fishing Tournament and Festival
This Saturday, come help raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project at the First Annual Sea Robin Roundup! Starting at dawn and going through 5pm, the tournament will help raise awareness of the populous sea robin fish. Costs to enter the tournament are $30 per adult, $20 for youth 16 and under.  Hosted at Mill Dam Park the festival starts at 3PM and goes to 10PM. Sous Chef Brian Loiacono of NYC restaurant DANIEL will be giving cooking demos & tastings prepared with the day's catch!

Bay Shore-Brightwaters Rescue Ambulance Comedy Night
This Saturday at 7 PM, come see some of TV’s best comedians Saturday night at Bay Shore- Brightwaters Rescue Ambulance Second Annual Comedy Night with "A Side Order of Laughs"! Featuring Peter Bales, Paul Bond, Chris Monty, Joe Currie, and Tommy & Tina, this will be a guaranteed great night out! You must be 18 to enter and 21 to drink, tickets are $40 in advance and $45 at the door.

Lynbrook Street Fair
Looking for some cool shopping this weekend? Look no further than Lynbrook Street Fair! The fair will feature everything from crafts to speciality foods and everything in between! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to buy unique jewelry, bags, and other merchandise! Enjoy an afternoon of shopping and activities this Sunday from 10am-5pm on Atlantic Avenue!


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Thank you for reading - If you find this newsletter helpful, make sure to forward it to friends, relatives and fellow Long Islanders. Have a happy and safe weekend and tell 'em you read about it in the Newsletter!

The Team



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