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Pre-Presidents Day parties

A portrait of President George Washington, whose 281st

A portrait of President George Washington, whose 281st birthday will be celebrated as part of Presidents Day. Some Long Island clubs and pubs will be throwing Sunday night parties to take advantage of the Monday holiday. (Feb. 12, 2013) Credit: New York Historical Society

With Presidents Day 2013 landing this Monday (Feb. 18), some of the Island’s livelier nightspots will be treating this Sunday (Feb. 17) like a “Saturday” — so if you are looking to take advantage of the three-day weekend in energetic fashion, here is a trio of spirited Sunday-scheduled soiree selections:

Mr. Beery’s Annual Band Battle to end Cystic Fibrosis

WHERE / WHEN: Mr. Beery's: 4019 Hempstead Tpke., Bethpage, starts at noon.

THE BASH: A fundraiser to help fight cystic fibrosis in the form of a “battle of the bands,” features over 20 rock acts. Call ahead for cover or donation information.

FOR MORE INFO: 516-579-7049;

Theo Classics: Winter Edition

WHERE/ WHEN: The Emporium: 9 Railroad Ave., Patchogue; 8 p.m.

THE BASH: Theo Pisani, Long Island’s reigning celebrity DJ will be working the massive Patchogue party hall, spinning fist-pumping dance music; be sure and dress to impress. Tickets are available for $20 in advance at

FOR MORE INFO: 631-627-8787; or

DJ Bambi at SPA (Zachary’s)

WHERE / WHEN: Zachary's: 1916 Hempstead Tpke., East Meadow; 10 p.m.

THE BASH: When model Eva Shaw mixes electro and progressive dance beats in nightclubs, she is known as “DJ Bambi” — and the Disney-named DJ will be working this affair that is 18 to enter; dress to impress. Call ahead for cover prices.

FOR MORE INFO: 516-794-4156; or

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