Last Minute Halloween Scares, Welcoming November, News & More in November 1st's Newsletter

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This Week's News, Best Events & More for Long Island
November 1st
, 2013
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The Rundead

Join the Special Olympics this weekend for their RunDEAD Event this Saturday, November 2nd at Brady Park.

You'll have a blast as you run from zombies through the 5k course - or, if you're in it for the scares, you can even participate AS a zombie!

In Person Registration is $60 on-site - but call ahead, as spots are filling up quickly!
For more information,
please visit their website
or call 631-254-1465.
Dear Long Islander,
Halloween may have come and gone, but there's still plenty of fun happening this weekend on Long Island, including plenty of last minute Halloween scares! Whether you're simply looking for a day of family fun, or you are trying to squeeze in one last haunted attraction before the end of the Halloween season, there is still plenty of time to squeeze in some last minute Halloween fun before November kicks into full gear. This weekend, we also turn back the clocks, so there's an extra hour to get out there, and have some fun - rain or shine!
HV Asylum
Offering Last Minute Scares This Weekend!
Are you ready for a terror-filled thrill this weekend? Check out HV Asylum in Coram -  a 13 acre haunt that is packed with scares you thought only existed in your nightmares. One of the biggest Haunts on Long Island, the terror goes all night at HV, which is open tonight, Friday Nov. 1st, and tomorrow, Saturday, Nov. 2nd, so that you can get those last minute scares you've been looking for! If you're ready to scream, then head over to HV Asylum, but be prepared to find out what goes bump in the night!
For more information, please visit their website, or call 631-320-0473.
Hot Off the Presses
Day Light Savings is This Sunday - We've Got Fun Ways to Fall Back!
How Will You Enjoy Your Extra Hour this Weekend?
Lucky for us, we will gain an hour Sunday morning do to Daylight Saving Time - perfect for anyone still recoverying from Halloween! The idea of Daylight Saving Time originated during the 1800s, and in the 1900s it came to actuality to give people more sunlight after work or activities and some believed that it helped during the 1970s energy crisis. Daylight Saving Time is different for each country, but here in the United States and on Long Island, we follow DST. So make sure you set your clocks back before going to bed!
Local Headlines
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Crime Update: Arrest for Arson at Forever 21, Grand Larceny Suspects Wanted
Seventeen Year Old Student Arrested for Terrorist Threat Made Against Syosset High School
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The Green Vale School Hosts Admissions Open House
Join the Green Vale School on Wednesday, November 13th at 9 AM
Recognized for academic excellence since 1923, The Green Vale School's exceptional teachers, extraordinary learning environment and careful attention to each student lead to outstanding high school and college placements. Green Vale serves families from over 35 school districts on Long Island and is the ideal choice for the most formative years of a child's life -- early childhood through middle school. Expanded financial aid program for qualified applicants is available. Can’t make the Open House?  Call for an individual campus tour. One Visit Can Change Your Child’s Future.
For more information,
please visit their website, or call 516-628-5176.
This Week's Best Long Island Events 
Baldwin Fall Festival
Looking for some fall fun this weekend? Look no further than the Baldwin Fall Festival, this Saturday and Sunday, November 2nd and 3rd, at the Baldwin Railroad Station! The event goes from 10AM-5PM on both days. This two-day festival will feature arts and crafts, antiques and food for sale along with other great merchandise! Don’t miss this great chance for some good shopping and good times!

The rUNdead
Just because Halloween has passed doesn’t mean the spooky times have to stop! Head down to the rUNdead this Saturday, November 2nd, at Brady Park for a 5k run you won’t forget...because you are being chased  by zombies! The Each runner will start off with a flag belt and three flags. These flags represent your lifelines. Zombies throughout the course will be attempting to take these one at a time. If you lose all three, you’re dead and the zombies have won! The race starts at 10:30 AM and costs $30. Don’t miss this scary and fun run for a great cause, all proceeds go to the Special Olympics!

Buckley Country Day School’s Admissions Open House
This Sunday at 2PM, Buckley Country Day School is hosting their Admissions Open House! Meet Headmaster Dr. Jean-Marc Juhel who will present an overview of their program, hear from a panel of students about the Buckley experience, and take a tour of the campus. Founded in 1923 and serving 330 students from toddler through 8th grade, Buckley is an independent, co-educational day school, providing a superior elementary education to an intellectually capable and diverse student body.

Shopping Event & Food Drive
Looking to give back this weekend? Why not shop while you do it! Head on down to the Shopping Event and Food Drive at VFW Post 4927 - Centereach this Saturday, November 2nd, from 12-4PM! The drive will feature gift cards, food baskets, letter's from Santa and toys for children with low income families or families in need during the holiday season.  The food drive will benefit Long Island Cares and proceeds will benefit our Home for the Holidays Program. Don’t miss the chance to get started on holiday shopping, and give back!

Happy Birthday Fire Island Lighthouse
This year, the Fire Island Lighthouse turns 155 years old! So why not celebrate? Head down to the Fire Island Lighthouse, this Saturday and Sunday, November 2nd and 3rd, all day! The event will feature Live music, crafts, face painting and a magic show.  1 – 3 pm is free!  Tower is open to climb at regular rates.  Don’t miss this historic event!

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