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Things to do this weekend on Long Island

The Church Of St. Rocco The Best Feast In The East Fri. 8/2 at 6 p.m., Sat. 8/3 from 3-11 p.m., Sun. 8/4 from 3-10 p.m. 18 3rd St. Glen Cove, NY 11542 (631) 499-6824 www.newtonshows.com/coupons-a-calendar/calendars/1-2

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Aug 3, 2013, 7:52 PM

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Things to do this weekend on Long Island

The Church Of St. Rocco The Best Feast In The East

Fri. 8/2 at 6 p.m., Sat. 8/3 from 3-11 p.m., Sun. 8/4 from 3-10 p.m.

18 3rd St.

Glen Cove, NY 11542

(631) 499-6824

www.newtonshows.com/coupons-a-calendar/calendars/1-2

The festival includes live entertainment, homemade Italian food, rides, games, and crafts. Free admission. Fee for attractions.

Extreme Origami Exhibition & Workshops

Fri. 8/2 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Charles B. Wang Center

Stony Brook University

100 Nicolls Road

Stony Brook, NY 11790

www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/wang/programs/exhibitions.html

With mixed-media and multimedia components, this exhibition displays the possibilities of origami in the 21st century.



The East Hampton Sand Castle Contest

Sat. 8/3 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Atlantic Avenue Beach

Amagansett, NY 11930

(631) 324-6250

clamshellfoundation.org/event/hamptons-sandcastle-contest/

People compete on the beach in five categories. See who can build the best sand castle:

Sand Fleas for children up to age eight (with an adult)

Sand Hoppers for nine to 15 year olds

Sand Tribes for families

Sand Shapers for adults

Sand Pros for sand castle professionals

Use anything you want to build with, but only natural materials native to this beach are used in the sand sculpture itself.

Trophies and prizes are awarded to the top three groups in all categories.

Roxy Montauk Classic

Sat. 8/3 from 6:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Sun. 8/4 from 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Ditch Plains Beach

Ditch Plains Road

Montauk, NY 11954

800-892-2281

www.roxy.com/montaukclassic

Female surfers, 6 years and up, compete in longboard and shortboard divisions alongside some of ROXY's team riders. Featuring games, raffles, beachy hairstyles created by Paul Mitchell stylists and athlete signings throughout the day. Registration is required to compete.

Marine Biology Boat Trip

Sat. 8/3 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

South Fork Natural History Museum & Nature Center

377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike

Bridgehampton, NY 11932

(631) 537-9735

www.sofo.org/naturewalks.asp#August

Trawl the waters of the bay to learn about its biology and ecology. Help bring in and study fin fish, invertebrates, and plankton. Do benthic grabs to examine the sandy or muddy bay bottom. Do a zooplankton tow and examine tiny animals under a dissecting microscope. The trip takes place aboard Stony Brook University's 45 ft. research vessel. Children under 12 years of age must have their own life jackets. Reservations and advance payment required.


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