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COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 11 AM EST SATURDAY * WHAT...One to locally two feet of inundation above ground level expected in vulnerable north shore communities of the twin forks of LI, north shore of LI, and north facing LI barrier island communities for the Sat AM high tide near the waterfront and shoreline. * WHERE...Northwest Suffolk, Northeast Suffolk, Southwest Suffolk, Southeast Suffolk, Northern Nassau and Southern Nassau Counties. * WHEN...From 3 AM to 11 AM EST Saturday. * COASTAL IMPACTS...Minor to locally moderate flooding is expected in the most vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline. Expect around 1 to locally 2 feet of inundation above ground level in low lying, vulnerable areas. A few to several roads and low lying property including parking lots, parks, lawns and homes/businesses with basements near the waterfront will experience shallow flooding. A few cars may take on water and be damaged if not moved. * SHORELINE IMPACTS...3 to 5 ft surf likely for north shore of LI and north shore of south fork shorefront with Sat AM tides, which will likely cause beach erosion and possibly minor damage to shoreline structures. Along the oceanfront, surf should build to 4 to 8 ft Sat PM into Sun AM, with scattered dune erosion impacts during those tidal cycles. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Minor to locally moderate coastal impacts are possible for the same north shore communities of the twin forks of LI, north shore of LI, and north facing LI barrier island communities for the Saturday evening high tides as well. There is potential for more widespread minor coastal flooding along the southern and eastern bayfront communities of Long Island with the Sunday morning high tide.

Cool Classes for Adults

The kids went back to class and so can you. Here are some awesome classes for adults you may want to check out.

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Motorcycle licensing class at Big Apple Motorcycle School

Classroom location is in Oakdale, riding instruction is at Heckscher State Park, East Islip 

Is this your year to learn to ride? The Big Apple Motorcycle School provides professional motorcycle training with New York State certified instructors for beginner, intermediate and advanced riders. It offers a licensing class for new riders as well as skills practice classes for all riders, a Motorcycle Safety Foundation 3-Wheel Basic RiderCourse and free new rider seminars. 

Photo courtesy of Club Pilates

Pilates classes at Club Pilates

Locations in Commack, East Meadow, Garden City, Lake Grove, Massapequa, Miller Place, New Hyde Park, Syosset-Woodbury, Wantagh, Oceanside

Challenge your mind as well as your body at Club Pilates which offers a range of low-impact, full-body workouts at four different levels.The first level is designed for beginners and those who want a safe and effective class experience to build a solid Pilates foundation. It is focused on form and alignment to help you master the Pilates fundamentals so that you can get the most out of your workout as you become more advanced. Book a free intro class online.

Photo courtesy of Long Island Academy of Fine Art

Art classes at the Long Island Academy of Fine Art (LIAFA) 

Glen Cove

LIAFA is Long Island’s oldest classical art school and offers art classes for kids through adults of all levels and abilities. The instructors train in the methods and techniques of classical representational art, as well as many other topics. There are classes in portrait painting, still life, figure drawing and more. In addition to classes, the school also runs special workshops run by internationally renowned instructors at the top of their field for intensive courses.

Photography lessons with Chris Corradino 

Various locations

If you love taking pictures, professional travel, outdoor and nature photographer Chris Corradino can help take your photography to the next level. He offers private one-on-one photography lessons that will cover both the technical and artistic side of the camera. He can accompany you to locations throughout Long Island and New York City and provides instruction to students of all levels.

Photo courtesy of Grace Music School

Music lessons at Grace Music Schoo

Fort Salonga and Melville

Whether you've always wanted to play an instrument or are already a musician and want to become a more advanced player, Grace Music School can help you achieve your goals. Adult students are welcome at Grace Music School, a family owned and operated music school. The school has locations in Fort Salonga and Melville and is dedicated to delivering a high level of quality instruction. Grace Music School provides instruction for the following: piano, voice, guitar, strings (violin, cello, viola, bass), woodwind (saxophone, clarinet and flute) and drums.The school offers a range of lesson times including early morning and lunch time sessions to meet the needs of retirees, working professionals and other adult students. 

Ballroom dance lessons at Arthur Murray Dance Centers

Locations in Aquebogue, Bay Shore, Commack, Merrick, Plainview, Port Jefferson Station, Williston Park

Inspired by the dancing stars on TV? Do you want to foxtrot, tango or merengue at your next special event?  It’s never too late to learn how to dance. Discover the art, fun and fitness of dance and sign up for lessons at an Arthur Murray Dance Center, a company that has been teaching the world to dance for over 107 years. Lessons are available for singles and couples and there are locations throughout Long Island.  Arthur Murray Dance Centers, provides beginners dance lessons, wedding dance lessons, ballroom dance lessons and more.