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Fairs and festivals on Long Island

Burt Fernandez, 33, founder of the Fire Island

(Credit: Fran Berkman)

Even though we typically drive everywhere, Long Islanders love to hit the streets when it's time to party!

The good news is there's no shortage of fairs and festivals on Long Island. Here's where to find fun on the street this year.

  • Adult Day Care Program Hampton Bays Community Center | Hampton Bays
    Weekdays: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Provides companionship and stimulation for participants along with respite, information, and support groups for caregivers. ...

  • Chair Exercise Class Elmont Memorial Library | Elmont
    Weekly: Fri. 10 a.m.Through Fri. 7/31. Chair exercises led by volunteer instructors, sponsored by FEGS/RSVP of Nassau, reservations required ...

  • Battlegrounds Battlegrounds | Shirley
    Weekly: Sun. Noon-8 p.m.; Mon. 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Tue. 10 a.m.-9 p.m.;... Social and competitive atmosphere allowing children and teens a place to play the newest video ...

  • Yang Style 24 Form Tai Chi Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Stony Brook | Stony Brook
    Weekly: Fri. 10 a.m. 12 session beginners tai chi, class meets Fridays, learn yang 24 form tai chi to ...

  • Jersey Boys August Wilson Theatre | New York
    Weekly: Sun. 3 p.m.; Tue. 7 p.m.; Wed. 2 p.m., 7 p.m.; Thu. 7 p.m.;... Musical, with book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, and music and lyrics by Bob ...

  • Blue Man Group Astor Place Theatre | New York
    Weekly: Sun. 2 p.m., 5 p.m., 8 p.m.; Mon. 8 p.m.; Wed. 2 p.m., 8... Zany, avant-garde trio of silent performers in an entertainment event combining music, comedy and multimedia ...

  • Stomp Orpheum | New York
    Weekly: Sun. 2 p.m., 5:30 p.m.; Tue. 8 p.m.; Wed. 2 p.m., 8 p.m.;... High-energy, percussive symphony, coupled with dance, played entirely on non-traditional instruments, such as garbage can ...

  • Avenue Q New World Stages | New York
    Weekly: Sun. 3 p.m., 7:30 p.m.; Mon. 8 p.m.; Wed. 8 p.m.; Thu. 8 p.m.;... Musical by Jeff Whitty, S. Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx in which R-rated puppets give ...

  • Book of Mormon

    The Book of Mormon Eugene O'Neill Theatre | New York
    Weekly: Sun. 2 p.m., 7 p.m.; Tue. 7 p.m.; Wed. 7 p.m.; Thu. 7 p.m.;... Musical comedy by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone following a pair of teenage ...

  • Matilda The Musical Shubert | New York
    Weekly: Sun. 3 p.m.; Tue. 7 p.m.; Wed. 2 p.m., 8 p.m.; Thu. 7 p.m.;... Musical, based on the story by Roald Dahl, about a little girl with extraordinary powers; ...

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