West Islip Weekend Planner

Before you sit down to watch the game Sunday, take part in one of these local events.

Another week of cold winter weather is winding down for West Islip, and the Super Bowl weekend is knocking at our door. If you're looking for something to do, we have a few local suggestions.

On Friday at 8 p.m., The St. James Players will perform "Sunday In The Park with George" at their theater in the Babylon Methodist Church. Tickets cost $18 general admission, $15 seniors and students.

If you don't mind venturing out in the cold, the ice skating rink at Tanger Outlets at The Arches is open and readey for skaters. A live DJ will keep the beats going Friday from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Senator Charles Fuschillo has arranged to bring the New York Legal Assistance Group’s Mobile Legal Help Center to the Copiague Library, located at 50 Deauville Boulevard in Copiague, on Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to provide free legal assistance to local residents directly affected by Hurricane Sandy.

Join the West Babylon Main Street Organization during its meeting at the West Babylon Public Library on Saturday at 9 a.m. The group will discuss ways to enhance the quality of life in the community.

Children of all ages are invited to the Deer Park Public Library for a walk-in craft session on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. No registration required. Children under 11 must remain with an adult. Each child needs to be present and show his/her Deer Park Library Card to participate.

Lindenhurst High School is hosting the Souper Bowl of Caring Charity Cook-Off Fundraiser on Saturday from noon to 2 p.m. Local restaurants, community groups and faculty will donate plenty of chili, soup and homemade breadsfor attendees to eat. The event is free to attend, though all donations will be given to the Sandy Relief Fund.

West Islip Boy Scout Troop 179 is hosting an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner at Our Lady of Lourdes in the cafeteria. The dinner costs $5, and will take place on Saturday from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Raffle tickets and 50/50 chances will be sold as well.

In-Style Salon & Spa in West Islip is selling purple hair extensions for $15 in honor of P.S. I Love You Day. All proceeds will be donated to the charity to help support suicide prevention. The fundraiser lasts through Feb. 8.


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