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Labor Day Celebrations, Tons of Family Fun, Events, News & More in August 30th's Newsletter!

Get the scoop on the best ways to enjoy the holiday weekend right here on Long Island!

 

 

 




This Week's News, Best Events & More for Long Island
August 30th
, 2013
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Dear Long Islander,

It's finally here - Labor Day Weekend! For many, this holiday weekend is enjoyed with an extra day off - perfect for enjoying a day of family fun before it's time to head back to school. This holiday, there's plenty of great entertainment - festivals, fairs, concerts, and more - our Labor Day Guide (listed below) has the full scoop on all of the best options - many of which are free! As summer draws to an end, students and teachers are gearing up to get back to school - but that doesn't mean there's not time for one last hurrah! We've got the scoop on all the best entertainment happening right here on Long Island, this weekend, and beyond. So get ready to enjoy the holiday, and gear up for Fall - there's plenty of fun to be had!
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Join Together to Walk Toward a Future Free from Alzheimers!
Join us for the 2013 Walk For Alzheimer’s, raising awareness and funds to help support local research as well as local families who are coping with a diagnosis of dementia and/or Alzheimer’s Disease.  Walk and Clambake will be held in Riverhead on August 24th; Walk and Mexican Fiesta will be held in Old Bethpage Village Restoration on September 7th and Walk and Fall Festival will be held in Westhampton Beach on October 26th, 2013. Join us today so that we will have a Future Free From Alzheimer’s tomorrow!
For more information, please visit their website, or call 631-820-8068.
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Long Island's Labor Day Weekend Fun Guide - Events, Things to Do, & More!
Celebrate the End of Summer with Great Entertainment & Fun
Labor Day is a federal holiday observed on the first Monday in September in celebration of the economic and social contributions of America’s hard workers which made and continues to make the country prosperous. In June 1984, an act passed by Congress officially made the first Monday in September of each year a legal holiday. The first proposal of the holiday suggested that it be observed with a street parade, followed by a festival filled with recreational activities for workers and their families. This became the pattern for years to follow and these traditions are still honored in celebrations today. For many, Labor Day has also become to symbolize the end of the summer, and it serves as a last hurrah before kids head back to school. Here's the scoop on how to enjoy yourself with some of the fun and special events happening near you for this year with LongIsland.com’s Labor Day Guide!
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This Week's Best Long Island Events 
 
Freedom Party Annual Michael Jackson Tribute
Do you love some Michael Jackson? If so head on down to Le Poisson Rouge this Friday, August 30th, at 10PM! This annual party will feature DJ Herbert Holler, DJ Cosi, and DJ Marc Smooth. Admission is $20. Don’t miss this great opportunity to hear some of your favorite songs and have an incredible Friday night!

Olde Time Music Weekend
If you’re looking for a little old fashion fun this weekend, head on down to Old Bethpage Village Restoration for a day you won’t forget! The Old Time Music weekend starts this Saturday, August 31st and goes through September 1. Old Time Music Weekend will feature popular music of the Civil War period.  Learn traditional 1800s contra-dancing and listen to the sounds of a Brass Military Band plus historic baseball matches will be played daily! Admission is $10 or $7 for ages 5-12 and older than 60. Don’t miss this wonderful weekend filled with great music!

Live Art Fushion @ Oyster Bay Walk
Art and music are all the rage anymore, especially when done together! Head down to Oyster Bay  Walk this Saturday, August 31st, for Live Art Fushion from 7:30PM-11PM. This event features about 12 to 15 artists painting all together while being inspired by jazz music and audience interaction. You won’t want to miss this chance to experience art and music at their finest!

Cocktail Party Under The Tent
If you’re looking for something a little swanky this weekend, head down to Basilica Parish of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary! This Saturday evening, August 31st, the Cocktail Party Under The Tent makes its return to SHJM at 6:30PM! This wonderful celebration will include dancing under the stars and the conclusion of the Big Bucks Raffle with more prizes and chances to win this year. Admission is $35 per person- $40 at the door. Don’t miss a fantastic night of drinks and fun!

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