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Halloween Happenings, Charitable Haunts, News & More in October 26th's Newsletter!

Halloween is almost here! This weekend is packed with dozens of Halloween events, haunted houses and more - here's the scoop, LI!

 





This Week's News, Best Events & More for Long Island
October 26th, 2012
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N. Patchogue FD
Haunted House


The N. Patchogue Fire Dept. has been invaded with zombies, and they need help eradicating the invasion!

If you're ready for a night filled with thrills, chills, and true terror, you won't want to miss this Haunt this weekend - not only is it exciting, but the proceeds will be benefiting local not for profit organizations.

Friday & Saturday they're open 7-11PM, and Sunday they're open 7-10PM. This haunt is not for the faint of heart, and is not recommended for anyone under the age of 8.


For more info,
please visit their website or call 631-475-1788
ext. 138
Dear Long Islander,
 

The wait is almost over - this is the last weekend before Halloween, which is this upcoming Wednesday, and all over the Island, folks are celebrating the spookiest holiday of the year. With tons of special events, countless haunted attractions, and of course tricks & treats,

Darkness Rising
Zombies Are on the Loose in Massapequa - You're Right to Be Afraid!
If you're looking for a truly terrifying scare this Halloween, head over to Darkness Rising Haunted House in Massapequa, where you'll have to escape a horde of zombies that have invaded & taken over the town. This horrifying haunt is running open all weekend long & on Halloween Day, and during the daytime, they offer a not so scary walk suitable for the younger crowd (see site for details). Tickets are $15 for regular admission, and $10 for the not so scary walk, and proceeds will be benefiting both Heather's Fund and the YES Community Counciling Center. Enjoy an amazing haunt while giving to a great cause this weekend at Darkness Rising!
For more information, please visit their website, call 516-799-4747.
Hot Off the Presses
The Islanders Officially Announce Their Move to Brooklyn
Check Out These Great Halloween Events for Adults to Enjoy!
The NHL may have suspended its season due to labor disputes with the Player’s Association, but that doesn’t mean big plays aren’t still being made in hockey. The New York Islanders, who have been attempting to have their home in Nassau Coliseum either rebuilt or replaced for several years now, are officially joining the (now) Brooklyn Nets at the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn. A press conference headed by owner Charles Wang, and attended by NHL commissioner Gary Bettman as well as Mayor Michael Bloomberg, just confirmed a 25-year contract that will keep the Islanders in their new home for the next quarter-century. Unlike the Nets, who changed their name and logo before their first regular season game in Barclays next Thursday, the Isles will be keeping their current monikers and uniforms (after all, Brooklyn is part of Long Island, geographically speaking).
To Read this Article in Full on LongIsland.com, click here!
Local Headlines
LIPA Approves 3rd Party Solar Leases
Brookhaven Town Board Overturns Closure of Ecology Center
Cuomo Promotes New Ad Campaign for NY Wineries, Breweries
Nassau County Cop Killed During Pursuit
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Zombieworld: Attack of the Killer Clowns
The Circus is in Town, and They're Not Leaving Without a Show!
If clowns are what you fear most, then Zombieworld: Attack of the Killer Clowns in Deer Park is a haunt that will leave you wondering - just what is it that goes bump in the night? Packed with terrifying surprises around every corner, this haunt is huge - ranging over 7,000 square feet of scares! Tickets are $12 per person (with family specials & discounts available), and the proceeds of this event benefit the Deer Park Community Center - a great way to enjoy an exciting Halloween scare while giving back to the community this Halloween. Be sure to check it out!

For more information please visit their website, or call 631-667-6665.
 
This Week's Best Long Island Events 

Thrill the World at Islip
Do you like to dance? Do you like some classic Michael Jackson? Then be a part of this year’s Thrill the World at Islip this Saturday, October 27th! Beginning at 3PM this year’s event will try and break the record for the largest world-wide simultaneous "Thriller" dance!  It is done as a tribute to Michael Jackson and for charity. It was created by Ines Markeljevic in 2006, and has been a yearly event ever since garnering up to 30,000 people! Don’t miss out on the chance to be a part of something special!

Pumpkin Fling
Head down to Suffolk County Farm this Saturday for Long Island’s Annual Championship Pumpkin Catapult Contest! From 10AM-1PM see how far you can catapult a pumpkin while learning the joys and trials of designing, building and operating sophisticated mechanical devices. Awards will be given out for farthest catapulted, Audience Favorite, Precision, and more! Get a team together and head on down!

Pumpkin Park at Adventureland
If you are looking for a safe alternative to trick or treating look no further than Adventureland this Saturday, October 27th! "Pumpkin Park" has become Long Island's ultimate safe trick or treating event, providing families with a fun and safe alternative for trick or treating. From 11AM-6PM you can bring your kids in costume for a fun filled walk down Safe Street! Bring a nonperishable food item to donate!

24th Annual Spooky Walk
Looking for some spooktacular fun this weekend? Come down to Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck’s 24th Annual Spooky Walk this Friday and Saturday night from 7PM-9PM. Hosted by the Moriches Paquatuck Squaws, this night is sure to be scary fun for the whole family! Striving to to be the scariest yet this 45-60 minute walk will take you through The Black Forest. This year’s exhibits include The Zombie Woods, the Lost Pirates, the Haunted Hostel, the new Psycho Circus, the Road Kill Die-Ner and more! Don’t miss out on the scariest haunt on the Island!


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This Week's Events Brought to You By:
Darkside Haunted House
Be Prepared to Be Scared! Darkside Haunted House Brings Terror to Wading River This Halloween

If you're a true thrill-seeker, than you won't want to miss Darkside Haunted House of Wading River this Halloween - it is one of the most chilling haunts to call the Island home, and promises to bring your worst nightmares to life with its movie quality sets, bone chilling special effects, and heart pounding scares that will teach you the true meaning of fear. Darkside is open every evening now, through November 3rd, so if you're feeling brave this Halloween Season, make sure to head over - but be prepared to be scared!
For more information,
please visit their website, call 631-369-SCAR(E).

 
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!

Sincerely,
The LongIsland.com Team

 

 



 

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