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Hot Spots: Christmas Eve Dinners & Services and Other Entertainment for the Holiday Week in the Latest Weekly Watch

The kids are off from school this week and many will have family and friends gathering together for the holidays. Check out the hot spots on Long Island to enjoy together!

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Christmas is a time when many families gather together and enjoy each other’s company, so here are some hot spots to check out that the whole family may enjoy! Find highlights on places for Christmas Eve dinner on Long Island, services offered on Christmas day as well as music entertainment.


Who: Celebrate Wright Brothers 110 Years Of Flight At Cradle of Aviation Museum
Info: Come celebrate the 110th anniversary of the Wright Brothers first flight! You’ll also learn about the design of Orville and Wilbur’s wright flyer and build your own magnetic wright flyer. The activities are free with your museum admission.
Cost: $14 For Adults, $12 For Children and Seniors
Time & Place: 12PM to 4PM at Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Boulevard, Garden City – (516) 572-4111

Who: Movie – Smurf 2 At Harborfields Library
Info: Enjoy a screening of Smurfs 2. The animated comedy stars Neil Patrick Harris.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 2PM at Harborfields Library, 31 Broadway, Greenlawn – (631) 757-4200


Who: Christmas Eve Special At Graceful Rose
Info: Looking to dine out on Christmas Eve? Head over to Graceful Rose for its Christmas Eve Special! Its menu will feature lamb, lobster and beef wellington. Reservations are recommended.
Cost: Varies
Time & Place: Seating available as early as 4PM, Last seating at 8PM at Graceful Rose, 154 West Broadway, Port Jefferson – (631) 509-1792

Who: Christmas Eve At Perfecto Mundo Latin Bistro
Info: Enjoy Christmas Eve with a delicious special three-course dinner! Santa will also stop by to visit and drop off gifts.
Cost: $39 For Adult Menu, $15 For Children’s Menu
Time & Place: 3PM to 9PM at Perfecto Mundo Latin Bistro, 1141 Jericho Turnpike, Commack – (631) 864-2777


Who: Christmas Services At Holy Trinity Orthodox Church
Info: Come by for Christmas services at this Orthodox Christian community! The Christmas Divine Liturgy will be celebrated and it will be followed by brunch.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 9:30AM Service, 11AM Brunch at Holy Trinity Orthodox Church, 369 Green Avenue, East Meadow – (516) 483-3649

Who: Christmas Events At St. Peters Lutheran Church
Info: Join in Christmas Day worship and the Holy Communion!
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 10AM at St. Peters Lutheran Church, 11 Ogden Ct., Huntington Station – (631) 357-1072


Who: Long Island Symphony At Brentwood Library
Info: Enjoy the tunes of the Long Island Symphony as they practice! It is an all-volunteer orchestra group. Rehearsals are held at the library every Thursday through May/June.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 9:30AM to 12PM at Brentwood Library, 34 Second Avenue, Brentwood – (631) 273-7883

Who: Ms. Lauryn Hill At The Paramount
Info: Enjoy Lauryn Hill perform R&B and urban soul music live! Hill is a singer, songwriter and actress. She’s also best known for being a member of the Fugees.
Cost: $75 to $100
Time & Place: 9PM at The Paramount, 370 New York Avenue, Huntington – (631) 673-7300

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