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6th Annual Let the Paws do the Walkin’ Dog Walk and Fair
Saturday, October 4 2014, 9:00AM

3099 Morgan Dr
Wantagh, NY 11793

The goal of this event is to assist in raising the funds required to maintain our newly opened no-kill adoption center for our animals. We rescue many canine and feline friends; however, we must constantly try to acquire foster homes in order for the dogs to have a warm, loving place to rehabilitate following a shelter stay. This fundraising event has helped us achieve our dream.

We will have a blessing of the animals, raffle items, food, contests, vendors and more!! This is a kid, family and pet-friendly event.

 
 
Amityville AppleFest
Saturday, October 4 2014, 10:00AM

180 Park Ave
Amityville , NY 11701

Happy Fall Long Island!

This year’s annual Amityville AppleFest is bigger and better than ever with master pumpkin carving demonstrations (11AM-3PM), pony rides, petting zoo, bounce houses and kiddy rides!

In addition to the festival’s new attractions, the Amityville Rotary Club will be selling their delicious apples, the Amityville Historical Society will have a fantastic antique sale and the Amityville Chamber of Commerce will have its family friendly Paint-A-Pumpkin Patch!

The Town of Babylon Showstage will be rocking with entertainment coordinated by Revolution Music Hall and the Village of Amityville Gazebo will have a DJ as well as dancing and martial arts demonstrations!

Plenty of vendors and family fun to welcome in the fall season!

Come on down and enjoy historic downtown Amityville for its largest event of the year!

 
 
Usdan 10/5 junior Chess Challenge
Sunday, October 5 2014, 11:15AM

Usdan Center, 185 Colonial Springs Road
Wheatley Heights, NY 11798

Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts (www.usdan.com), the nationally acclaimed summer arts day camp once again named a “Best Camp for 2014” by TimeOutNY/Kids, will present its eighth annual Usdan Chess Challenge on Sunday October 5 at its specially designed Hexter Chess Center on Long Island. Open to grades K-12, the tournament is US Chess Federation-rated, and will be directed by Usdan Chess Instructors Brian Karen and Joel Salman.

TO REGISTER, CALL USDAN AT (631) 643-7900, write to info@usdan.com, or visit www.usdan.com.

On-site registration is from 11:15 to 11:45 AM the day of the tournament, and the first round is at 12 Noon. There are four sections: High School (Grades 7 to 12), Elementary (Grades 4 to 6), Primary Grades K to 3); and Championship, rated 1200+. There will be trophies awarded to the top five in each section. Sections may be altered depending on enrollment. Half-point byes are available on request. The last round bye must be requested before round 3 and is irrevocable. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult, and there is no smoking. Fees are $30 through 10/1, then $40.00.

 
 
Military Timeline: Salute to the Fighting Soldier
Saturday, October 11 2014, 10:00AM

1303 Round Swamp Road
Old Bethpage, NY 11804

Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 10am-4pm

Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 10am-4pm

A salute to the fighting soldier, ranging from the 2nd through 20th centuries, featuring:

- An Historical Encampment dedicated to the Fighting Soldier

- Demonstrations of the Life and Times of the Common Soldier

- Military History Displays and Camps from the Roman Empire to our more recent conflicts in the last century

- Some of the Periods represented will be the Roman Empire,
the Middle Ages, the age of exploration, the Colonial era, the
Revolutionary War, the Civil War, WWI, WWII, and more

- We will also be collecting donations for the Wounded Warrior Project

Regular entry rates for the Restoration apply: Adults $10, Children (5-12) $7 & Seniors (60+) $7, children under five years old are free


Old Bethpage Village Restoration
L.I. Expwy exit 48, south 1 mile at 1303 Round Swamp Road

For information, call 516-572-8400 or visit www.nassaucountyny.gov/parks

 
 
A Car Show
Sunday, October 12 2014, 9:00AM

177 Granny Road
Farmingville, NY 11741

New York AutoFest present A Car Show to benefit the Sachem Arrows Marching Band, October 12, 2014, 9am-5pm, at the Sachem East High School Farmingville NY.
Judged Cars in 40 Classes, Great Food, DJ, Venders, Raffles. Appearances by Veronica Mae Wyles, the World’s only Hot Rod Batmoblie and the Sachem Arrows Marching Band, plus more! Fun for the whole family!
Show Cars $20, Spectators $5
Contact (516)882-5022, www.nyautofest.com , info@nyautofest.com

 
 
Breast Cancer Awareness & Competition Dance Team Audition
Saturday, October 18 2014, 3:00PM

Elite Dance Studio 206 New Highway
Amityville, NY 11701

Clear your calendar - It's time to audition for The Pink Elite Dancers, The Premiere Competition and Breast Cancer Awareness Dance Team in the U.S.A! The audition kicks off on October 18th, and you're invited to come dance & show us what you got!

When: 3:00PM-4:30PM, Ages 5-10

4:30PM-6:00PM, Ages 11+

Come 1/2 before your time slot to sign in!


Where: Elite Dance Studio

206 New Highway

Amityville, NY 11701

631-841-2190


*Make sure to come in dance clothes and don't forget bring all dance shoes!


We Still Have a Limited Number of Spots Available for So You Think You Can Dance & Dance Moms' Choreographer Black McGrath's Workshop on October 14th 2014!

Only $45 for Non-Company Dancers!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
#PinkEliteDancers #WeDanceForACure #EliteDanceLI #DreamBelieveElite #SYTYCD #DanceMoms

http://auditionforthepinkelitedancers.splashthat.com/

 
 
Rolling River Annual Fall Festival
Saturday, October 25 2014, 12:00PM

Rolling River Day Camp - 477 Ocean Avenue
East Rockaway, NY 11518

Break out your best Halloween costume and bring your family to the 18th Annual Rolling River Day Camp Fall Festival on Saturday, October 25 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm. Presented by Local Luxuries (www.localluxuries.net), this fun-filled event celebrates fall with carnival rides, pony rides, craft projects, Halloween trick-or-treating, pumpkin picking, sponsor giveaways, food and refreshments, a petting zoo, face painting, music, children’s demos, interactive crafts, a vendor fair and more. This event is FREE and open to the public- all families who attend will be able to enter into a raffle for a discounted birthday party at Rolling River! It's also a great time to tour camp for our 23rd summer and lock in our early camp tuition rates for children ages 2-15. Raindate Sunday, October 26.

 
 
Usdan: 10/27, First Open House for 2014 Season
Monday, October 27 2014, 11:00AM

Usdan Center, 185 Colonial Springs Road
Wheatley Heights, NY 11798

Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts, the renowned summer arts day camp, will hold its first Open House for its 2014, 47th season on Sunday October 27 from 11 AM to 2 PM. It will be at the Center's magnificent 200-acre woodland campus. Families can obtain information on the more than 40 programs available on Usdan's 4 and 7-weeks programs (plus a special 3-week session). Students ages 6 to 18 are transported by air-conditioned buses, and no audition is needed for most courses.

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