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Hot Spots: Plays, Movies, Dancing and More in the Latest Weekly Watch

Don't let the cold weather stop you from having a good time! There are plenty of indoor hot spots to check out on Long Island!

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The cold weather must have you wanting to stay indoors, but why not do it with great entertainment! Check out the plays, holiday movie screenings, dancing, and other great indoor hot spots on Long Island here!


Who: Bet U Can Dance – Beginners Line Dancing At North Bellmore American Legion Post 1749
Info: This class is intended for beginners looking to learn line dance moves like the shuffle and more.
Cost: $10
Time & Place: 6:30PM at North Bellmore American Legion Post 1749, 1298 Newbridge Road, North Bellmore – (631) 623-6559

Who: Disney’s Beauty And The Beast At Patchogue Theatre For The Performing Arts
Info: Enjoy this musical fairy tale based on the Disney film that tells the story of an enchanted prince viewed as a hideous beast and the intelligent woman who enters his life and must learn to love him. Tickets are free for kids age 3-10 with an adult admission.
Cost: $25 to $69
Time & Place: 7PM at Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, 71 E. Main Street, Patchogue – (631) 286-1133


Who: Full Moon Night Hike At Quogue Wildlife Refuge
Info: Enjoy a nighttime hike through the forest up to North Pond as you look and listen for nocturnal creatures. There will also be night vision activities to enjoy. The walk will last approximately 1 ½ hours. Reserve your place in advance. This is open to adults and children over 11.
Cost: $5
Time & Place: 5PM at Quogue Wildlife Refuge, 3 Old Country Road, Quogue – (631) 653-4771

Who: Islanders Vs. Tampa Bay Lightning At Nassau Coliseum
Info: Enjoy a game of hockey with the Islanders going against the Tampa Bay Lightning!
Cost: $24 to $160
Time & Place: 7PM at Nassau Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale


Who: Holiday Movie – Elf At Bay Shore-Brightwaters Library
Info: This holiday movie pick by staffers is something the whole family can enjoy. The comedy stars Will Ferrell. It tells the story of one of Santa’s elves who learns of his true identity as a human. He sets out on a trip to New York City to meet his biological father, spreading Christmas cheer in a world of cynics.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 2:30PM at Bay Shore-Brightwaters Library, One South Country Road, Brightwaters – (631) 665-4350

Who: East Coast Collective Acoustic Holiday Show At 89 North Music Venue
Info: The show features performances by Saves The Day, Walter Schriefels of Quicksands and Rival Schools, and Jon Simmons of Balance and Composure. You must be 16 or older to attend.
Cost: $17
Time & Place: 6:30PM to 11:30PM at 89 North Music Venue, 89 North Ocean Avenue, Patchogue – (631) 413-7697


Who: Movie – Christmas Story 2 At Babylon Library
Info:  This comedy stars Daniel Stern. It’s a sequel to the 1983 film A Christmas Story. It tells the story of a teenager who wants a 1938 Mercury convertible for Christmas. He crashes the car before it gets off the lot, so he bands with others to raise enough money to fix it before Christmas and the car dealer tells The Old Man.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 1:30PM at Babylon Library, 24 South Carll Avenue, Babylon – (631) 669-1624

Who: It’s A Wonderful Life – A Live Radio Play At Smithtown Center For The Performing Arts
Info: This production is performed as a 1940’s live radio broadcast in front of a studio audience. Actors perform dozens of characters as well as produce the sound effects. Get ready to be transported to 1940!
Cost: $20 For Students, $35 For Adults
Time & Place: 8PM at Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts, 2 E. Main Street, Smithtown – (631) 724-3700

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