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Community Activities, Warm Weather Fun, Events, News & More in August 16th's Newsletter!

It might be halfway through August, but there's still plenty of fun here on LI!

 

 

 




This Week's News, Best Events & More for Long Island
August 16th
, 2013
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Hicksville's
5 Mile Run
Looking for a fun way to spend the day this weekend? Then you won't want to miss out on the Hicksville Chamber of Commerce's Inaugural "Discover Hicksville" 5 Mile Run!

Happening this Saturday, at 5PM at Cantiague Park, registration & sign in starts at 3:30 PM, and all participants must check in no later that 4:45.

There will be numerous awards, and all sorts of family fun - so if you're ready to spend an evening of enjoyment and get some great exercise, be sure to head over to Hicksville tomorrow!
 
For more information,
please visit their website
or call 516-443-9204.
Dear Long Islander,

It might be halfway through August, but folks around Long Island have been feeling a chill in the air as Summer winds down, and September inches closer. It's supposed to be a gorgeous, warm weekend, followed by what looks to be a week of nice weather - nothing too extreme in terms of weather. There are also plenty of great ways to celebrate the end of summer - from nightlife, to parties, motorcycle events, community fun, and everything in between - there's something for everyone to enjoy during this perfect weather weekend. Not sure what to do? Be sure to check out all of the great events in our newsletter, and if you're still stumped, head over to the LongIsland.com Events Calendar or Things to Do Section for everything fun happening here on Long Island all summer long!
Doc's / Millennium Parties
Join Their Singles Dance Party Saturday, August 24th in Smithtown!
If you're single, and looking to meet more new locals in an enjoyable and refined environment, then you won't want to miss the upcoming Doc's / Millenium Parties Dance Party happening on August 24th at the Stonebridge Country Club in Smithtown! The night starts at 7:30PM, and the fun doesn't stop until 12:30AM - there will be a live DJ spinning tunes on the dance floor, a full hot & cold gourmet buffet, great desert and coffee options, as well as a cash bar. Tickets are $24 per person, and the first 300 guests will receive a complimentary sensational Dance Mix CD! If you're ready to get out there and have a good time, then don't miss out on next weekend's party!
For more information, please visit their website, or call 718-279-8596.
Hot Off the Presses
Getting Ready for College: A Student's Checklist of Must-Haves
Tips, Tricks & Advice for Students Headed off to College This Fall
closer and closer to the beginning of the 2013 Fall Semester. With only a couple of weeks left before school starts, college students are preparing themselves to go back to their dorms and get back into classes. For freshmen, this is the beginning of a new world. The transition from high school to college is a huge step, and for many, their first venture into the adult world of responsibilities as they leave the nest to live on their own. We put together for you this simple, straightforward printable checklist for students and parents to make life easier. This guide includes insights from local students who have “lived through” their first year of college and know the ins and outs of the dorm life. It’s packed with the scoop on all the essentials you’ll need to get started, as well as some tips, and tricks to get you through the day to day.
Local Headlines
"A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" Brings Big Laughs to the East End
Long Island TJ Maxx Assistant Manager Busted for Stealing $130K in Merchandise for Resale
Smithtown Superintendent Anthony Annunziato Resigns Abruptly After Only One Year
Founding Member of Blue Oyster Cult Dies
This Week's Local News Brought to You By:
Off Key Tikki
Great Drinks, Entertainment, and More All Weekend Long!
Every Sunday, from 1-9PM join Off Key Tikki in Patchogue for their Key West Sunset Beach Party! There will be live music all afternoon and evening, lots of drink and appetizer specials, and cover charge includes an All You Can Eat Giant Tikki Burger, as well as an entry into their Trip to Jamaica Giveaway! There will also be a countdown before Sunset. You won't want to miss out on the kickoff to Off Key Tikki's Sunday Night Key West Sunset Beach Parties, which will be happening all summer long! They've also got live music happening every Saturday night - be sure to check it out!
For more information,
please visit their website, or call 631-475-1723.
 
This Week's Best Long Island Events 
 
Hicksville 5 Mile Run
Looking to enjoy the beautiful weather this weekend? The Greater Long Island Running Club and the HIcksville Chamber of Commerce are presenting the Inaugural Discover Hicksville 5 Mile Run this Saturday, August 17th, from 4PM-10PM! The race will start and end at Cantiague Park. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Don’t miss this great opportunity to get out and exercise!

Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival: Brooklyn Rider
Are you in the mood for some great music? Head on down to the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival at Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church this Saturday, August 17th, from 6:30-7:30PM. Enjoy works by Ljova, Dana Lyn, Bartok and Colin Jacobsen, with special guest Brooklyn Rider! Admission is $30. Bring the whole family for this fantastic musical event!

Leukemia Cup Regatta
Are you looking to give back this weekend? Come on down to the Sayville Yacht Club for the Leukemia Cup Regatta, taking place this Saturday, August 17th! Have a chance to win great prizes from our national sponsors and a chance to sail with world-renowned sailor and ESPN commentator Gary Jobson, National Regatta Chairman, at the 2013 Fantasy Sail in Captiva, Florida! All funds raised go to support cancer research, so don’t miss this great day outdoors!

Save the Great South Bay Breach Party
Are you a supporter of saving the Great South Bay Breach? If so, head down to the Blue Point Brewing Company for the Save the Great South Bay Breach Party, this Saturday, August 17th, from 12PM-7PM. There will be music, interspersed with short Public Service Announcements from The Nature Conservancy, The Peconic Baykeeper, CRESLI (Coastal Research and Education Society of Long Island), all discussing the diverse challenges our bay faces. Come out and support the breach!

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This Week's Events Brought to You By:
Ready Riders Summer Open House & Smokeout
Say Goodbye to Summer With Great Food, Deals, & Fun This Sunday!
Kickstands up! This Sunday, August 18th from 11AM - 4PM, head over to Ready Riders Motorcycle Apparel & Accessories in Dix Hills for their Say Goodbye to Summer Open House and Smokeout! Walt will have the smoker going, and will be dishing out smoked sausage, and other great refreshments throughout the day. There will be deals on motorcycle parts, riding gear, and more - and as usual, there will be some great raffles! JoAnn the Patch Sewer will be on site sewing patches, and custom painters Bobbie & Eddie will also be on site to do custom pinstriping jobs! If you're looking for a reason to get out and ride this weekend, you've found it! Head over to Ready Riders for the last hurrah of the season! All bikes are welcome and encouraged to come join the fun!
For more information,
be sure to check out their event listing, or call 631-262-0600.
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 LongIsland.com Newsletter!
 
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The LongIsland.com Team

 

 

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