It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend.
Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit and new bars/restaurants/shops to explore.
Where/When: ; Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 8:15 a.m. to 6 p.m. Why Go: The 2nd annual "Boys of Summer" charity raffle is a chance to win two ($110) tickets to a NY Yankees game on Friday, August 12. Pricing: $2 per raffle ticket and all proceeds go to the United Cerebral Palsy Association.
Where/When: Jones Beach State Park (1 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh); Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Why Go: The Jones Beach Boardwalk Bandshell and WCBSFM 101.1 presents music of Billy Joel, Heart and Motown. Enjoy these greatest hits in the great outdoors. Pricing: Free admission.
Where/When: Jones Beach State Park (1 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh); Friday and Saturday at 7:30p.m. Why Go: The Jones Beach Boardwalk Bandshell and WCBSFM 101.1 presents tribute bands playing hits from rock bands like Queen, Styx, Led Zeppelin and Van Halen. Pricing: Free admission.
Where/When: Long Island Children's Museum; Sunday from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Why Go: Learn some interesting facts about kites and construct your own. Pricing: General Admission: $11; Seniors over 65: $10; Members/Children under 1: FREE.
Where/When: Nassau County Museum of Art, Sunday, 1 p.m. Why Go: Get the kids out of the house and expose them to some local culture. The museum offers family-friendly museum guides and art activities for kids. Pricing: Free with museum admission ($2 parking fee).
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