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Firework Displays, Motorcycle Rides, Craft Shows,, News & More in July 20ths's Newsletter!

Written by Cait Russell  |  24. July 2012

 

 

 





This Week's News, Best Events & More for Long Island
July 20th, 2012
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Willy Parkers

If you’re looking to enjoy a perfect ice cold beer after a long summer day in a laid back atmosphere, Willy Parkers is your place.

With 24 beers on tap, constant happy hour specials, and 12 TVs, Parkers is a haven for the after-work crowd.

The nostalgic décor complements the NY Times description of their dining experience as, “comfort food done exceptionally well”.

Their specialty on-site catering, complete with a private party room, gives Willy Parkers the ability to transform their venue into your vision.

Stop by for a bite or call to create that flawless party that everyone deserves!

For more info & menus,
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Dear Long Islander,

 

After a scorcher of a week, Long Island will have a much welcomed weekend of cooler weather, a nice reprieve from the from the brutal heat that's been beating down and calamatous thunderstorms that have been blowing through. This weekend is jam packed with events and things to do, and it looks like we'll be able to enjoy some sunshine at least through the weekend. Some of the highlights this weekend include a motorcycle ride to benefit rescue animals, a fireworks display on the East End, tours, scuba diving, craft shows, and more. Looking for some inexpensive fun? Why not visit one of Long Island's Parks - pack a picnic, and enjoy the mild weather!
Tattoo Lou's Presents the United Ink Tattoo Convention
Happening at Nassau Coliseum July 27th Through 29th
United Ink is unlike any other tattoo convention you’ve seen. It's the perfect day for the family, with entertainment, games, tattooing demonstrations, art exhibits, and more. Visit the Dali Dynasty art show with special guest Francisco Poblet, a student of Salvador Dali, as he displays his works. Vote in the Miss United Ink Pagent to judge the next model to be featured in Rebel Ink Magazine. Watch a live B-Boy contest and determine who’s got the most sizzling skills on the dance floor, and revel in Reverend Butter’s chainsaw ice art. Music lovers will love the American Bombshells, beautiful pin-up girls harmonizing in the name of charity and much more!
For more information, please visit their website, or call 631-584-3858.
Hot Off the Presses
Creating the Perfect Unique Bridal Bouquet
LI Brides Love to Stand Out - Here's How to do it on a Dime!
When women think of a bridal bouquet they think of the mad dash to grab a bunch of free falling flowers that will ensure they are the next one to carry it down the aisle. But what you wouldn’t expect to fall into your hand is a bouquet of wires, buttons, and beads. While flowers have always been the most traditional route, many brides are looking for something a little more unique and quirky to stand out. Not only does this alternative route give you a little edge, it can also save you a ton of money on something that you can now keep forever.

To Read this Article in Full on LongIsland.com, click here!
Local Headlines
Tougher BWI Penalties Proposes After Fatality
NYPD Increases Presence at Dark Knight Screenings After CO Theater Shooting
SCCC Proposes Renewable Energy & STEM Center
How Will LIPA & Nat Grid Respond to LI's Next Big Hurricane?
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Suffolk County Hockey League
With Thier Summer Season, SCHL Keeps the Game Going Year Round!
Hockey lovers can rejoice - the Suffolk County Hockey League has games year round, so for passionate players on Long Island, the fun doesn't have to stop after the Stanley Cup. SCHL is an adult league, and they welcome teams and individuals to register and join the fun! Their home rink is The Rinx Skating Rink conveniently located in Hauppauge, and they have games and practices throughout the week and weekend, to accomodate even the busiest of schedules. If you love to play or watch hockey, then gear up, and give SCHL a call today, to find out how you get hit the ice with them!
For more information on how to join & schedules, please visit their website, call 631-457-2848.
 
This Week's Best Long Island Events 

32nd Annual Fireworks Over 3 Mile Harbor
Head down to Over the Water for The Great Bonac Fireworks Show this Saturday July 21st from 9PM-10PM! This three decade long show is sure to be fun for the entire family! This midsummer fireworks show will be performed by Gucci and can be seen by boat, on the beach, or from any restaurant! A wonderful display of fireworks that won’t leave you disappointed!

Ruff Riders Rally for Rescue
Join Save-A-Pet this Sunday from 9:30AM- 3PM for a fun day of motorcycles! The run will begin at Petco in Rocky Point: 345 Rte. 25A and will end at Hooters of Islandia. The event will feature live music, breakfast, lunch, and raffles all benefiting Save-A-Pet! The registration fee is $20 per biker. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m, kickstands go up at 11 a.m!

1st Annual Scuba Fair Long Island
Head down to Britannia Marina this Saturday from 10AM-3PM for their First Annual Scuba Fair! Representatives for different diving organizations will be present to raise awareness of diving on Long Island and diving history! Expert instructors will be present to give those who are 12 and over a chance to scuba dive! Exhibits will include artifacts, underwater photography, and much more!
 

Deepwells Art & Craft Summer Festival
This Saturday & Sunday from 10 AM - 6 PM, come out to Deepwells Farm Historic Park in St. James for a fabulous day of fun, food, music, pony rides, and of course, arts & crafts! There will be over 75 local artisans, activities for the kids, and the historic Deepwells Mansion will be open for the public. Admission is $5 for adults, and kids are free. Come out and support the Deepwells Historic Society!

 


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