Looking for something to do this weekend? We’ve got a list of enough events to keep you busy all the way through. Check out these happenings in and around your community.
Anyone at high risk for Lymphedema should head over to John T. Mather Memorial Hospital on Saturday, October 26 for a free test. The screening will take place from 9-11:30 am in Conference Rooms 1 and 2. Registration is required. To register, call 631-476-2737
For $100, you and a guest can enjoy a cocktail reception, dinner, open bar, live music, and more this weekend. All Proceeds from the event will benefit Little Shelter Animal Rescue & Adoption Center. If interested call, (631) 368-8770 x. 26
Little ones ages 2-4 with a parent, can get a night out on Thurs. from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the Emma Clark Library. Theme for the night is Cuckoo Bird Puppet. Call to register. Theme for Thursday, October 24 is "Cuckoo Bird Puppet"
Have a laugh Fri. evening at the Velvet Lounge in Setauket. No drink minimum, show starts at 8:30 p.m.
Executive Chef Guy Reuge of Mirabelle Restaurant at Three Village Inn is hosting his annual “All American Pig Roast” on Friday beginning at 6 p.m. The event will feature a special pig roast menu with unlimited wine, beer and sangria and live music by Buddy Meriam’s Bluegrass Trio. Tickets are all-inclusive. Cost for adults is $55 and $20 for children under twelve-years-old. Click above for the full menu.
A Spooktacular time for elementary schoolers. Event is hosted by Minnesauke's PTA and 6th grade. Entry is $6 per child at the door, parents free with a non-perishable food or toiletry donation to the food pantry. Two sessions- 6 pm-7:15 and 7:30- 8:45. Refreshments, raffle tickets and candy corn guessing game will also be available for sale.
Saturday from 8:00am to 11:00am volunteers, including local community members, students, boy scouts and girl scouts, will be making blankets to be donated to the Pediatric Oncology Department at Stony Brook University Hospital. Volunteers are asked to bring a good pair of scissors and a 36 x 36 inch square of fleece in any color and/or design. Volunteers do not need to know how to sew, knit, or crochet to participate. Children volunteers in Kindergarten through 3rd grade need adult supervision.
In this workshop, accomplished artist Laura Westlake will teach you how to create exquisite images using colored pencils. Everyone from novices to skilled artists are invited to try out this technique. By the end of the workshop students will produce one complete colored pencil drawing. Only basic drawing skills are required. Sat. and Sun. from 12-4pm. Course fee: $180.
Suffolk County Legislator Kara Hahn will be co-hosting “Barkfest 2013” on Saturday at noon. The event, billed as Long Island’s largest pet costume and parade, will be held at the Holiday Inn Express, 3131 Nesconset Highway in Stony Brook. Bring your pooch and join over 500 of the best dressed creatures on the planet during this free event.
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The Equestrian Program at The Knox School is hosting “Horse-Around Day” on Saturday, October 26 from 11 am – 2 pm at its historic horseshoe shaped stables, located at 541 Long Beach Road, St. James. The event is free and a great way to spend an afternoon with the kids.
Looking for something fun to do with your kids to prep for Halloween? This weekend, Stir up a batch of colorful “Witches Brew” slime at The Maritime Explorium every Saturday and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, October 27, 9 a.m. at Blue Point Firehouse, Blue Point Ave. The Blue Point Bayport Lions Club is hosting a Halloween Pancake Breakfast to benefit the Guide Dog Foundation and local community charities and needs. Adults $7.00, Seniors and children $5.00, children under 3 free.Sachem
Fall Festival at YMCA
A fall festival is taking place Saturday from 12 p.m.-3 p.m. at the Brookhaven Roe YMCA at 155 Buckley Road in Holtsville. Festival includes family zumba, pumpkin bowling, prizes for wearing a costume, family kickboxing, Tai Chi, Sack Race, Corn Hole, Can Jam, hay rides and other festivities.
Rave On Performance at Sachem Public Library
Music of Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison and early rock and roll legends will take place at Sachem Public Library, 150 Holbrook Rd. in Holbrook, Sunday at 2 p.m.
A ghoulish ride down the Patchogue River combining live actors, filmed footage and element of disorientation from sailing on a boat with windows blacked out sets sail throughout the weekend. Click through for hours and ticket information.
Patchogue-Medford High School Homecoming Saturday
Parade is taking place on Main Street in Patchogue at 11 a.m. near the intersection of South Ocean Avenue. Game will take place at 2 p.m. at Patchogue-Medford High School, 181 Buffalo Ave. in Medford, with the Raiders taking on Half Hollow Hills
Festival taking place on Main Street between Maple and Havens Avenue in Patchogue Saturday from 12 p.m.-5 p.m. A costume parade is taking place at 1 p.m. Also taking place will be a petting zoo, pony rides, chili and chowder contest, face painting among other festivities. Click through for information on the Greater Patchogue Chamber of Commerce’s website.
Film screening Saturday and Sunday at Plaza Cinema and Media Arts Center, 20 Terry St. in Patchogue. Synopsis as provided by the theatre: Paul de Marseul (Niels Aretrup) is the passionate, demanding proprietor of his prestigious family wine estate. But he has no faith in his son, Martin (Lorànt Deutsch), who works at the vineyard. Paul dreams of a harder-working, successful son—a dream that one day seemingly materializes when he meets Philippe (Nicolas Bridet), the son of his dying estate manager (Patrick Chesnais). Can Paul turn against his own blood and turn Philippe into the rightful heir of his family estate? Shot on location in the French region of Saint Emilion at the Chateau Clos Fourtet, You Will Be My Son deeply explores the meaning of work, love, and family. Directed by Gilles Legrand. Starring Niels Arestrup, Loran Deutsch, Patric Chesnais, Nicolas Bridet. French with English subtitles. 1 hr 42 mins.
Author Mirta Ojito, who just released her new book “Hunting Season: Immigration and Murder in an All-American Town” examining the events of the 2008 murder of Marcelo Lucero will be signing books from 2 p.m.-4 p.m.