March Events on Long Island - 2012
March is here and we have many fun events on Long Island, including St. Patrick's Day events and the Annual Hicks Farms Flower Show. The winter season is transitioning into a milder spring so time to get out and enjoy what Long Island has to offer!
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Silent Night Hike
March 3 from 6pom to 7:30pm
At Sherwood Jayne Farm - Listen for the sounds of nocturnal animals as we quietly hike through woods inthe dark. Discover how peaceful and different the nighttime forest is from the day. There is a fee of $4 for SPLIA and Seatuck members and $8 for non-members. You must register at (631) 581-6908. The Sherwood Jayne Farm is at 55 Old Post Road in East Setauket.
The Long Island Pet Expo
March 3 - 4
Sat: 10am to 8pm
Sun: 10am to 6pm
This exciting Pet expo will include a pet photo contest and many entertaining attractions. Due to the large number of pets at the exhibits and attractions in the show, the public is asked to not bring their pets. Admission is $12.00 for adults, $5.00 for children 11 and under, and under 3 is free. The event takes place at Suffolk Community College Expo Center, 1001 Crooked Hill Rd, in Brentwood. Please call (631) 423-0620 for more information.
Long Island Fight For Charity
The 9th Annual Long Island Fight For Charity is being held at the Hilton Long Island on Monday, March 5th. Brave competitors sign on to participate in this charitable event and go through rigorous and intense training for about a year in order to be eligible to compete for a cause. Around 5PM attendees will be treated to an array of delicious foods and cocktails from participating establishments and then at 6:30PM the excitement will be unleashed as the boxing begins.The Hilton is at 598 Broadhollow Rd. in Melville. Sign up to box now: (631) 393-0220.
An Evening Of Good Taste @ the Crest Hollow Country Club
March 5 at 6pm
An Evening Of Good Taste is being held at the elegant Crest Hollow Country Club on Monday, March 5th. More than 100 of the most prestigious chefs, restaurants, bakeries and wineries from across Long Island will be on hand offering their food, desserts and wines for all guests to enjoy. All proceeds will go towards benefiting South Nassau Community Hospital. The cost is $100 per person. The Crest Hollow Country Club is at 8325 Jericho Turnpike in Woodbury. For reservations & more information call (516) 377- 5360.
Hicks Farms Flower & Garden Show
March 9 - March 18
Mark your calendars! The 22nd Annual Flower & Garden Show runs from Friday, March 9, 2012 through Sunday, March 18, 2012. Check back soon for more details. Hicks Farms is at 100 Jericho Turnpike in Westbury, (516) 334-0066.
The Spring Craft Beer Festival
Session I: 12:30pm-4:00pm (doors open at 12:00pm)
Session II: 5:30pm-9:00pm (doors open at 5:00pm)
Back for its sixth year in a row, the Spring Craft Beer Festival will be held at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. More than 50 craft brewers from around the country will be in attendance, pooring samples of over 100 of their finest brews—the 2012 brewery lineup will surpass all years past. It will include new and award-winning breweries from Long Island as well as stellar craft breweries from across the country. The 60,000 sq. ft. exhibit hall will once again include a beer garden with a great menu of craft beer infused fair, giveaways from beer garden sponsor, and a relaxing place for friends to meet and relax. Buy tickets here.
2012 Long Island Pen Show
The event at Hofstra University is sponsored by the Long Island Pen Club. The show features dozens of collectors and dealers of vintage and modern writing instruments exhibiting pens of all kinds, including desk sets, ads, blotters, inwells and ephemera. These writing instruments form the golden age of fountain pens, inks, paper, and writing supplies available for sampling and tryout. There will also be displays illustrating the history of writing and the story of the fountain pen. The show takes place in the Student Center Multi-purpose Room, Rm. 101. at Hofstra University in Hempstead. Daily Admission is $10.00 payable at the door For more information, call (516) 502-5005
Family Fun Day at Broadway Mall
March 24 from 11am to 2pm
A fun day at the mall - meet some of Long Island's resident wildlife and discover why it is important to save natural habitats. There will be a bounce house, crafts, and pretzel making. All activities are free. The Broadway Mall is at Rt. 106/107 in Hicksville, (516) 939-0679.
Slugs, Grubs, and other Bugs-
March 24 from 1pm to 2:30pm
At Sherwood Jayne Farm - Armed with bug boxes and magnifying glasses we'll turn over logs and dig through the leaves to find out what kind of bugs are hiding right below our feet. There is a fee of $4 for Seatuck and SPLIA members, $8 for non-members. You must register at (631) 581-6908. The Sherwood Jayne Farm is at 55 Old Post Road in East Setauket.
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March 2: Paula Poundstone @ NYCB Theatre at Westbury
March 3: Rhythm of the Dance @ NYCB Theatre at Westbury
March 3: The Barstool Blackout Tour @ Paramount Theatre in Huntington
March 4: New York Islanders vs. New Jersey Devils @ Nassau Coliseum
March 4: Janes Addiction @ Paramount Theatre in Huntington
March 9: 70s Soul Jam @ NYCB Theatre at Westbury
March 10: March Doo Wop Extravaganza @ NYCB Theatre at Westbury
March 10: New York Islanders vs. New Jersey Devils @ Nassau Coliseum
March 11: Dropkick Murphys @ Paramount Theatre in Huntington
March 13: New York Islanders vs. Washington Capitals @ Nassau Coliseum
March 15: New York Islanders vs. Philadelphia Flyers @ Nassau Coliseum
March 16 & 17: Jeff Beck @ Paramount Theatre in Huntington
March 21 - 26: Ringling Bros. And Barnum & Bailey Circus @ Nassau Coliseum
March 21: Brit Floyd @ NYCB Theatre at Westbury
March 23: Jefferson Starship and Friends with Nona Hendryx @ Paramount Theatre in Huntington
March 24: The Fresh Beat Band @ NYCB Theatre at Westbury
March 29: New York Islanders vs. Pittsburgh Penguins @ Nassau Coliseum
March 31: New York Islanders vs. Boston Bruins @ Nassau Coliseum
March 30: Rick Braun & Richard Elliot @ Paramount Theatre in Huntington
March 30: Rory Block @ Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center
March 31: Shelby Lynne @ Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Cente
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March Events on Long Island - 2012
Adelphi University Performing Arts Center
1 South Ave, Garden City (516) 877-4000
March 3: Stephanie Cadman & Celtic Blaze
New Music VII: Pulsoptional
March 27-April 1: Little Shop of Horrors
March 31: Adelphi Symphony Orchestra
Bay Street Theatre
Main Street on the Long Wharf, Sag Harbor (631) 725-9500
Deborah Kerr Weekend:
March 2: The End of the Affair
March 3: From Here to Eternity
William Holden Weekend
March 9: Staalag 17
March 10: Bridge over River Kwai
March 16: Going My Way with Bing Crosby
March 17: The Quiet Man with Maureen O'Hara and John Wayne
March 23: Shall We Dance (1937)
March 24: The Barkley's of Broadway (1949)
Broadhollow Theater Company
- Bayway Arts Center
March 17-April 1: Over the River and Through the Woods
- Broadhollow at Elmont
March 17-April 1: Nine-The Musical
CM Performing Arts
931 Montauk Highway, Oakdale (631) 218-2810
March 2, 3, 4, 7, 9, 10, 11: Hairspray
March 10: Dora & the Pirates
Dix Hills Performing Arts Center @ Five Towns College
305 North Service Rd, Dix Hills (631) 656-2148
March 2: A Tribute to Stevie Wonder with Higher Ground
March 3: The Sounds of Swing and Sinatra with Gayle Scott and Lou Moneta
March 4: The Accordion Kings with Angelo DiPippo, Frank Toscano and Manny Corallo
March 9: A Lifetime with Guitars featuring Peter Rogine & Joe Carbone - FTC Guitar Alumni Reunion
March 10: Uncle Floyd
March 11: Rock 'N' Roll Never Forgets with Dennis Elsas
March 22-25: La Cage Aux Folles – Musical Theatre
March 31: The Music of Billy Joel with Captain Jack
Hampton Theatre Company @ Quogue Community Hall
125 Jessup in Quogue (631) 653-8955
Box Office: (866) 811-4111
March 15 - April 1: Becky's New Car
Jeanne Rimsky Theatre
(Landmark on Main Street)
232 Main St, Port Washington (516) 767-1384
March 2: Justin Guarini
March 3: Taj Mahal
March 4: Galumpha
March 10: Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes
March 16: Ladysmith Black Mambazo
March 24: Nate the Great
March 31: Leo Kottke
John W. Engman Theater
250 Main St. in Northport (631) 261-2900
Feb. 2 - March 25: The Sunshine Boys
Lantern Theater @ Congregation B'Nai Israel
91 North Bayview Ave, North Freeport
Box Office: (866) 811-4111
March 3, 10, 17 - Saturdays
March 4, 11, 18, 25 - Sundays
William Finn's Falsettos
Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts
71 East Main St, Patchogue (631) 207-1313
March 11:Music On Main Street: Artspace: The Musical
March 25: Star Shine 2012
Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts
2 East Main St. in Smithtwon
Box Office: (631) 724-3700 or
March 10 - April 1: The Importance of Being Earnest
Synergy Ensemble Theatre Company @ Islip Town Hall West Auditorium
401 Main St.in Islip, (631) 881-4560
March 2 - 4: Next Fall>
412 Main St. in Port Jefferson
Box Office:(631) 928-9100
March 1 - 3; 7 - 11; 16 - 17: Breaking up is Hard to Do
March 2 - 4; March 9 - 10; 16 - 17: The Three Little Pigs
March 2, 9, 16: Friday Night Faceoff
March 3, 4, 7, 10,11,14, 17,23,24: 15th Annual Festival of One Act Plays
March: 18: The Amazing Kreskin
March 19: From The Fires
Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center
76 Main St, Westhampton Beach (631) 288-2350
March 5: Locomotion - Kennedy Center Theater for Young Audiences on Tour, Washington D.C.
March 10: Cowboy Junkies
March 12:Jason and the Argonauts
March 17: An Evening with Collin Raye
March 21: The Ugly Duckling and the Tortoise and the Hare
March 22-23: John Tartaglia's ImaginOcean
March 24: The Rainbow Fish
March 26-27: The Hundred Dresses
March 30: Rory Block
March 31: Shelby Lynne
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