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Weekend Entertainment, The Scoop on Upcoming Fairs, News & More in July 12th's Newsletter!

Written by Cait Russell  |  17. July 2013

 




This Week's News, Best Events & More for Long Island
July 12th
, 2013
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Tiki Action Park
Looking for something fun to do with the kids this weekend? Why not head over to Tiki Action Park of Centerach for a fun filled day of mini golf?

Tiki Action Park is home to an exciting 18-hole mini golf course, an arcade with over 40 games, a go kart track, and so much more!

Whether you're planning a party, or you're just looking to get out to enjoy a day of fun in the sun, head over to Tiki Action Park - you won't be disappointed!
 
For more information,
please visit their website
or call 631-471-1267.
Dear Long Islander,
 
This week may have been rainy, but it looks like we can look forward to a sunny weekend here on Long Island. Thankfully, this week's showers have brought us cooler temperatures for the weekend, as well as a break in the oppresive humidity that has been plaguing the Island for the past few weeks - a welcome reprieve for many.  Although the 4th of July has come and gone, there are still plenty of great events happening on LI, as well as countless great outdoor things to do this weekend, and all summer long. Be sure to check out our Things to Do Section for all the best parks, beaches, and more.
Bay Street Theatre Hosts Kids Summer Theatre Camp 
Sessions July 22nd - 26th, August 5th-9th, and 12th - 16th!
This summer, let your child take center stage at Bay Street Theatre's Kids Summer Theatre Camps! There will be camp sessions this summer July 22nd - 26th, August 5th - 9th, and August 12th - 16th. The camp focuses on teaching children ages 8-12 the aspects of improv, vocal instruction, dance, and more - perfect for any child who is passionate about the arts. The camp runs Monday - Friday from 9:30AM - 12:30PM, and will be held at Studio 3 in Bridgehampton. Space is limited, so give Bay Street a call today for pricing and more information!
For more information, please visit their website, or call 631-725-0818.
Hot Off the Presses
Lynbrook's Greis Veteran's Memorial Park in 3rd Place in Coca-Cola Contest
Find Out How to Vote, & Help the Park Win a Grant!
The Coca-Cola company is holding a contest searching for America’s favorite park and  Lynbrook's Greis Veterans Memorial Park is in third place. You can vote for the park which proudly sits in our own backyard at Coke.com/parkstoday. Long Islanders have until July 15 at 11:59pm to cast their votes. Votes count twice next week on July 13 and 14. The official Greis Facbook has been active in pushing for more votes. “The heat is on! We have now arrived to 3rd but need to be strong and keep on spreading the word until July 15th!” Says the Facebook Page. The winning park is awarded a $100,000 grant. Second wins a $50,000 grant, and third is awarded a $25,000 grant. Any park placed between 4th and 25th is eligible to receive a $15,000 grant in a random drawing. Greis is behind first place Veterans Memorial Park in tornado ravaged Moore, OK, and VA’s Mason Neck State Park.
Local Headlines
Peppi Marchello, Lead Singer of the Long Island-base Band the Good Rats, Has Died
Students Receive Summer Reading List from LI School District Riddled with Errors
Nassau County Launches "Walk Safe Nassau" Video to Prevent Pedestrian Deaths
Simulated Poisonous Gas Attack Study Begins in New York Subways
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2013 Walk for Alzheimers
Walk at Westhampton Beach on October 26th, 2013!
Join us for the 2013 Walk For Alzheimer’s, raising awareness and funds to help support local research as well as local families who ae coping with a diagnosis of dementia and/or Alzheimer’s Disease.  Walk and Clambake will be held in Riverhead on August 24th; Walkd and Mexican Fiesta will be held in Old Bethpage Village Restoration on September 7th and Walk and Fall Festival will be held in Westhampton Beach on October 26th, 2013. Join us today so that we will have a Future Free From Alzheimer’s tomorrow!
For more information,
please visit their website, or call 631-820-8068.
 
This Week's Best Long Island Events 
 
Square Dancing & Country Western Line Dancing
If you’re looking for a country good time this weekend, then head out down to Wildwood State Park this Friday, July 12th, for some Square Dancing and Country Western Line Dancing! The calling will be conducted by Primo Fiore and is sure to be a fantastic evening! The event goes from 7:00PM-8:30PM. Don’t miss this fabulous night of fun and dance! 
 
Oceanside Country Fair
This weekend, come out and support local businesses and community organizations at the Oceanside Country Fair, this Saturday and Sunday, at the Schoolhouse Green. The fair will feature dozens of vendors exhibiting handcrafted items, jewelry, accessories, clothing, home decor, any many more unique gift items! The event will take place from 11AM-6PM daily. Get out there and get shopping!

Amsterdam Beach Trail
If you’re looking to get outside and enjoy the good weather this weekend, then head on out to Montauk and walk the Amsterdam Beach Trail. Enjoy a 2 to 2.5 mile hike that crosses several small streams for a relaxing Saturday morning starting at 9am. Meet at the small parking lot on route 27 about 3 miles east of Montauk Village across from Deep Hollow Ranch Stables and bring water to keep hydrated!

Babylon Free Dental Care Day
Are you in need of free dental care? Babylon Dental Care's professional team of Doctors, Hygienists, Dental Assistants and caring staff will open their doors for Babylon Dental Care Day, this Sunday, July 14th, from 7:30AM-3PM. The first 200 attendees will get a free extraction, free filling, or free cleaning. Get there early to register and take advantage of the free dental care offered!

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