November Fun, Honoring LI Veterans, News & More in November 8th's Newsletter!

Get the scoop on the best weekend fun, and Veterans Day events this weekend!




This Week's News, Best Events & More for Long Island
November 8th
, 2013
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Football season is here, and if you're looking for a fun place to get into the game, then you'll want to check our Rockwell's Bar & Grill of Smithtown!

They've got plenty of big screens so that you can catch your favorite team while relaxing with your friends at the bar, or in their dining area.

On Sunday, Monday, and Thursday, enjoy the NFL games with Rockwell's with special 2-fer deals on draft beer, mixed drinks, and wine, and special deals on appetizers!

No matter who you root for, get in the game at Rockwell's!
For more information,
please visit their website
or call 631-360-8900.
Dear Long Islander,
After welcoming November with a long, wet week, there's something to look forward to this weekend - sunshine! The temperature may be dropping, and it's getting dark earlier, but that doesn't mean the fun is slowing down here on Long Island - in fact, there's plenty to do! This weekend, in addition to the many family fun events, concerts, and activities happening, there are also numerous Veteran's Day Events, honoring local vets across Long Island. No matter what you do this weekend, be sure to take a moment to honor our local heroes who have bravely protected our country, and thank a veteran for their honorable service!
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.
Hot Off the Presses
Veterans Day Weekend 2013: Support Local Vets at Events Across LI
Show Your Support for our Local Heroes This Weekend!
This upcoming Monday, November 11th, is Veterans Day, and across Long Island, there are numerous events happening this upcoming weekend, as well as on the holiday itself honoring local veterans for their service in the United States Armed Forces, and protect our country, and way of life. Whether a member of your family has served, or you're simply looking to honor local heroes, you'll have plenty of opportunities not only to honor Long Island Veterans this weekend, but to give back, and support numerous Veterans Causes, ranging from assisting retired veterans, and active military.
Local Headlines
Long Islanders Take a Stand Against Bullying
Bay Shore Teen Arrested for Making Terrorist Threats on Twitter
Nassau County Officer Slain in Fatal Crash
New York Approves Proposition 1, New Casinos to be Built
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Guitar Extravaganza at the Dix Hills Performing Arts Center
Join the Dix Hills PAC on December 12th at 7:30PM
The Guitar Extravaganza provides guitar enthusiasts with a special event hand-tailored just for them. The performance features all aspects of the guitar; you will be dazzled by technical precision, seduced by beautiful melodies and excited by the swinging sounds of jazz. We will be celebrating: Dennis Sandole, Adolph Sandole, Sal Salvador, Billy Bauer and Allan Hanlon. Invitations have been sent to representatives of each family. Hear their exciting music, now for the first time seeing the light of day after not being performed in over 40 years! Tickets are only $10, and space is limited - this event is one that no guitar enthusiast will want to miss!
For more information and tickets,
please visit their website, or call 631-656-2148.
This Week's Best Long Island Events 
Wounded Warrior's Annual Auction
If you’re looking to give back to those who have bravely served our country this weekend, head on down to the Wounded Warrior’s Annual Auction at  New Hyde Park Fire Department this Friday, November 8th! The event will begin at 7PM and will feature food from the New Hyde Park Diner soda, wine and beer. Admission is $30 and 100% of the proceeds will go towards purchasing items for injured troops. Come on down and support America's heroes!
2nd Annual Kickin' Country Music Festival and Long Island Cares Food Drive
Looking for some fantastic country music this weekend? Head down to the 2nd Annual Kickin’ Country Music Festival this weekend at Long Beach Library for three days of Bluegrass, Country, Americana and crafts! All events are free but everyone should bring non-perishable food items and personal care items for the Food Drive to benefit Long Island Cares home-bound Military Veterans. The event starts at 7PM on Friday and Saturday, and 1PM on Sunday! Don’t miss this fantastic music festival!
Art League of Long Island Book Fair
Are you a book and crafts fanatic? Head down to the Art League of Long Island Book Fair this Saturday, November 9th, from 10AM-10PM! This event will feature free demonstrations by the Art League of Long Island artists and instructors including a recycled flowers demo at 11 AM, a book signing and demonstration with Richard Torrey, a children's book author and illustrator at 1:30 PM and a book signing and painting demo with Author Amal Karzai at 3 PM & 3:45 PM. Don’t miss this great opportunity to read and view amazing art!
Long Island Run for the Warriors
Looking to get outside this weekend? Head down to Babylon Town Hall Park for the Long Island Run for the Warriors, this Sunday, November 10th at 9AM. The run will include a 10k, 5k and a one-mile walk/run. Admission is $30 and proceeds willo go to benefit the Hope For The Warriors foundation. Kids under 10 are free. Come down and enjoy this great chance to run for a cause!

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