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LongIsland com s August 2017 Family Fun Guide Summer Festivals Farmers Markets Outdoor Concerts More
Published: 2017-8-03
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LongIsland com s July 2017 Family Fun Guide 4th Of July Fireworks Family Festivals Car Shows More
Published: 2017-7-05
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Published: 2017-6-27
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LongIsland com s June 2017 Family Fun Guide Family Festivals Live Performances Father s Day Entertainment
Published: 2017-6-02
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LongIsland com s May 2017 Family Fun Guide Car Shows Spring Festivals Memorial Day Weekend More
Published: 2017-5-01
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LongIsland com s April 2017 Family Fun Guide Spring Festivals Car Shows Easter Egg Hunts More
Published: 2017-4-04
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Egg-straordinary 2017 Easter Brunches Taking Place On Long Island
Published: 2017-3-28
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LongIsland com s March 2017 Family Fun Guide St Patrick s Day Parades Family Festivals Nature Events More
Published: 2017-3-08
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LongIsland com s February 2017 Family Fun Guide Fairs Festivals Valentine s Day Super Bowl Parties Black History Month More
Published: 2017-2-01
img border 0 src http www longisland com site media images article yes jpg height 240 width 320 February is finally here Long Island With the month kicking off with some light snow and beautiful sunshine there s tons to look forward to this month From Seal Hikes to Super Bowl Celebrations there s tons of fun happening all across the Island this February whether you re a snow bunny or you prefer to enjoy the Great Indoors when Winter rolls around nbsp For LongIsland com s February 2017 Fun Guide Click Here Photo by Cindy Kalamajka via Free Images
Seal Walks Hikes Cruises Happening This Winter On Long Island
Published: 2017-1-18
img border 0 src http www longisland com site media gallery 20a06496-3c56-4e12-9473-4e1ed580241c jpg 672x0 q85 jpg height 200 width 320 Looking for a unique way to get out and enjoy the Winter weather this season Why not join a local seal hike where you ll be able to see some of LI s whimsical and charming Winter Residents - seals Here on Long Island if you know the right places to go it s not uncommon to spot grey seals hooded seals ringed seals harbor seals and harped seals along the coastline and many local nature enthusiast groups are more than happy to show you just where to go on their Seasonal Seal Hikes and Cruises this Winter For the scoop on 2017 Seal Hikes Across Long Island click here Photo by LongIsland com Reader Bridgette Kistinger
LongIsland com s 2017 January Family Fun Guide Start The Year Off Right With Festivals Concerts Wedding Expos
Published: 2017-1-04
img border 0 src http www longisland com site media images article subarticle image luna jpg 644x0 q85 jpg height 223 width 400 Hello 2017 Long Island is starting the year off right with tons of local fun ranging from can t miss concerts to festivals and fairs to Winter hikes and nature walks that make the most of the season there s plenty to do for everyone Whether your resolution was to get out there and make the most of living on Long Island or to get some more exercise there s plenty of fun for everyone this January whether we re in for snow days or days filled with cool Winter sun For LongIsland com s January 2017 Fun Guide click here Photo by LongIsland com Reader Luna x Mars
LongIsland com s 2016 December Family Fun Guide Holiday Lightings Light Shows Winter Festivals New Year s Entertainment
Published: 2016-11-30
nbsp img border 0 src http www longisland com site media images article subarticle image gssc jpg 644x0 q85 jpg height 182 width 320 A holiday vignette at the GSSC s Holiday Light Show nbsp Now that Thanksgiving has come amp gone it s beginning to feel like Christmas here on Long Island with locals beginning to deck the halls and holiday cheer is plentiful from Manhattan to Montauk nbsp Throughout the month of December there are lots of great holiday events for the whole family - from Christmas Tree amp Menorah Lighting Ceremonies kicking off the season to Holiday Craft Fairs hosted across the Island throughout the month to the iconic Holiday Light Show hosted by the GSSC there is plenty of fun happening all month long - from start to finish nbsp Even as we say goodbye to 2016 the fun doesn t stop - there s countless NYE Bashes happening on the 31st to welcome in 2017 ranging from festive family fun to extravagant nights on the town For LongIsland com s December 2016 Fun Guide click here Photo courtesy of the Girl Scouts of Suffolk County
2016 Turkey Trots Across LI - Get Your Exercise On Before Sitting Down To Dinner This Holiday
Published: 2016-11-14
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LongIsland com s 2016 November Family Fun Guide Turkey Trots Fall Festivals Concerts Thanksgiving Dinners More
Published: 2016-11-09
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LongIsland com s 2016 October Family Fun Guide Fall Festivals Concerts Charity Events More
Published: 2016-10-12
img border 0 src http www longisland com site media images article subarticle image g3 jpg 644x0 q85 jpg height 222 width 320 With Autumn in full swing October is one of the most fun-filled months of the year here on Long Island From weekends spent out in the pumpkin patch hunting for the perfect gourd to carve to Fall Festivals that have been a family tradition for generations and thrill-filled haunted houses where you can get your fill of scares for the season October is packed with all sorts of fun for everyone whether you love to indulge in family-friendly Fall Fun or Halloween is your favorite holiday nbsp For LongIsland com s October 2016 Fun Guide click here
LongIsland com s 2016 Halloween Guide Ghoulishly-Good Haunted Houses Safe Trick-or-Treating More
Published: 2016-10-05
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Where To Go To Get Lost In A Corn Maze This Fall On Long Island
Published: 2016-10-05
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Fun Festivals Fairs Taking Place This Fall On Long Island
Published: 2016-9-27
nbsp img border 0 src http www longisland com site media images article subarticle image 6300953595 3ae2c0d98c b jpg 644x0 q85 jpg height 212 width 320 Celebrate the festive fall spirit and all that this beautiful season has to offer at a Long Island fair or festival taking place this autumn Browse the booths of local vendors and artisans watch as the kids participate in fun thematic activities like pumpkin decorating and bobbing for apples listen to live music enjoy outdoor entertainment and much more For all of LI s Best Fall Fests Click Here Photo by pychap via Flickr
Celebrate Fall With A Family Favorite Go Apple Picking This Autumn With The Whole Family
Published: 2016-9-21
img border 0 src http www longisland com site media images article subarticle image 2943456208 c91301ed30 b jpg 644x0 q85 jpg height 212 width 320 When it comes to traditional fall fun there s no better way to kick off the season than with apple picking From Red Delicious to Granny Smith to Honeycrisp many local orchards are currently offering U-Pick apples with various varieties to pick from giving you the unique opportunity to select the true apple or apples of your eye nbsp Whether you re planning on taking a bite out of your pickings baking them into an aromatic pie or making them into a ready to sip on cider one of the best things of all about apple picking is it provides enjoyment during and after the beloved fall activity For LongIsland com s Fall 2016 Apple Picking Guide Click Here Photo by Brian Berke via Flickr
LongIsland com s 2016 September Family Fun Guide Fall Festivals Apple Picking 5k Runs Outdoor Fun More
Published: 2016-9-07
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LongIsland com s 2016 Labor Day Weekend Guide
Published: 2016-8-24
img border 0 src http www longisland com site media images article green jpg height 212 width 320 We re less than two weeks away from Labor Day and Long Islanders are sure to have a lot of fun as they enjoy their holiday weekend Many residents will certainly be having a backyard barbecue to send off the summer and others will be heading out to some of the special events happening around the Island Street fairs historic walking tours baseball outings live concerts nbsp and stage shows will be but a few of the activities happening across LI over Labor Day Weekend For LongIsland com s Labor Day Weekend Fun Guide click here
Check Out The Perseid Meteor Shower s Peak August 11th 12th Right Here On Long Island
Published: 2016-8-10
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LongIsland com s 2016 August Family Fun Guide Family Festivals Outdoor Concerts Nature Events More
Published: 2016-8-03
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LongIsland com s 2016 July Family Fun Guide Fireworks Festivals Car Shows More
Published: 2016-7-15
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LongIsland com s 2016 4th Of July Weekend Fun Guide Spectacular Fireworks Family Festivals More
Published: 2016-6-22
nbsp img border 0 src http www longisland com site media images article subarticle image People Watching Fireworks - Craig Toron - betacam-52425 jpg 644x0 q85 jpg height 228 width 320 Independence Day is less than two weeks away - how will you be celebrating 4th of July this year There s plenty of great ways to enjoy the holiday weekend right here on Long Island - from firework displays to festivals fairs BBQs fun in the sun and more there s something for everyone this Independence Day Weekend nbsp If you re ready to get your fun on this 4th of July you ve come to the right place - you won t need to look far this Independence Day for a weekend s worth of entertainment Click Here to read LongIsland com s 4th of July Fun Guide Photo by Craig Toron via Free Images