Hot Spots: Weekly Watch for August 20 through August 23

Long Island has it all to keep your evening entertainment going!

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Long Island has it all to keep your evening entertainment going! This week, you can enjoy a free movie on the lawn of Town Hall Park in Lindenhurst where it will be screening Muppets on Monday. Also on Monday, get a free psychic reading at The Vine Wine Bar in Merrick. For Tuesday, head over to Nikon at Jones Beach Theater for a music concert with Kelly Clarkson and The Fray or enjoy a hilarious musical performance of Menopause The Musical at Landmark on Main Street in Port Washington. On Wednesday, enjoy a night of Italian festivities as the Sons of Italy Cellini Annual Italian Festival kicks off in New Hyde Park. It’s also ladies night at The Nutty Irishman of Farmingdale where drinks are free starting at 9PM or guest can enjoy $2 Bud Light bottles. For Thursday, head over to Southampton to enjoy the Southampton Arts Festival Concert or unwind with a drive-in movie opportunity at Crab Meadow Beach in Northport for the screening of Dolphin Tale. Check out the details below!

MONDAY – AUGUST 20, 2012

Who: Muppets Movie On The Lawn
Info: Enjoy a free movie on the lawn at Town Hall Park, presented as part of the Town of Babylon 2012 Movie Series. It will be showing Muppets. All you need is a chair, blanket and some snacks for a fun movie night.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 8:30PM at Town Hall Park, 200 E. Sunrise Highway, Lindenhurst. The rain date is Tuesday, August 21.

Who: Psychic Readings at The Vine Wine Bar
Info: The Vine Wine Bar has invited Karin Marcello to come in and offer its guests a night of individual and group psychic readings. Also enjoy its wines from around the world and its tapas-like menu of appetizers, finger foods and desserts.
Cost: Free Psychic Readings
Time & Place: 7PM at The Vine Wine Bar, 2259 Merrick Road, Merrick – (516) 812-7883

TUESDAY – AUGUST 21, 2012

Who: Kelly Clarkson and The Fray Perform at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
Info: Kelly Clarkson was discovered on Amercian Idol and ever since, she’s been capturing crowds with her singing abilities. She has a co-headlining tour with The Fray at Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre. Clarkson will be promoting her album, Stronger, while The Fray promotes Scars & Stories. Carolina Liar will also be featured in the opening act.
Cost: $36 to $746
Time & Place: 7PM at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, 1000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh – (800) 558-8468

Who: Menopause The Musical at Landmark On Main Street
Info: It is a show that has kept people laughing for over 10 years. It is a hilarious musical celebrating women and the change – menopause. Set to music from the 60s, 70s and 80s, it tells the story of four women at a lingerie sale with very little in common except for a black lace bra and memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, sex adventures, or lack thereof, and more.
Cost: $49.50 to $59.50 for tickets
Time & Place: 8PM at Landmark On Main Street, 232 Main Street, Suite 1, Port Washington – (516)-717-3990

WEDNESDAY – AUGUST 22, 2012

Who: Sons of Italy Cellini Annual Italian Festival
Info: The annual Italian festival officially kicks off today. Enjoy zeppoles, pastries, rides, games, musical entertainment, vendors and more. The festival runs until August 26th, and today’s musical entertainment will feature Gianni Monti Sound.
Cost: $1, those under age 8 get in free. Use this ride coupon for $5 off unlimited rides.
Time & Place: 6PM to 11PM at the Michael J. Tully Park, 1801 Evergreen Avenue (off Denton Avenue), New Hyde Park – (516) 747-1680

Who: The Nutty Irishman of Farmingdale Ladies Night
Info: It’s Ladies Night at The Nutty Irishman of Farmingdale, and that means drinks are free. Bud Light bottles are also available for $2 and DJ Rumer will be rockin’ the house. Enjoy great music, good times and free drinks (for ladies) at this Irish bar tonight!
Cost: Free Drinks for Ladies
Time & Place: 9PM to 12AM at The Nutty Irishman of Farmingdale, 323 Main Street, Farmingdale – (516) 293-9700

THURSDAY – AUGUST 23, 2012

Who: Southampton Arts Festival Concert
Info: A gathering of leading musicians and child prodigy students brings together the international classical music festival. Its musicians at the festival include winners of Tchaikovsky, William Kapell, Montreal, Paganini, Young Concert Artist and Queen Elizabeth International competitions. Musicians from the New York Philharmonic, The Boston Symphony, Cincinnati Symphony and others will also be present. A portion of proceeds from this festival will go towards Child Prodigy and Autism and other local organizations for autistic children.
Cost: $20 (includes concert and reception), students and senior citizen receive a $10 discount
Time & Place: 7PM to 9:30PM at the The Cultural Center’s Levitas Center Of The Art, 25 Pond Lane, Southampton – (917) 520-0611

Who: Movies on the Lawn at Crab Meadow Beach
Info: Enjoy a viewing of Dolphin Tale at the Crab Meadow Beach. This drive-in movie night is part of the Movies on the Lawn program hosted by Councilman Mark Cuthbertson and the Town of Huntington.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 8:30PM at the Crab Meadow Beach, 220 Waterside Avenue, Northport – (631) 321-3112

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