5 Can’t Miss Events This Week

Out with the old and in with the new. There are several events this week that will make it a whole lot easier to start 2017 on the right foot. If you head to any of the events, make sure to share your weekend using the hashtag #LIPulse.

Middle Island

What: Waltz in the New Year: Masked in Mystery
Where: Longwood Public Library
When: Friday, Jan. 6, 2pm-3:30pm
Why Go: DJ Jim Ambrosio will be spinning during an afternoon of fun at this mini-adult masquerade party. It’s a great way to keep the New Year’s Eve energy going. Go


The Purple Xperience

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What: The Purple Xperience: A Tribute to Prince with Special Guest Don’t Believe in Ghosts
Where: The Paramount
When: Friday, Jan. 6, 8pm
Why Go: This is the ultimate show for Prince fans. The Purple Xperience is a five member tribute band from Minneapolis keeping Prince’s legacy alive with a lead singer that’s quite the doppelgänger. Get ready to sing along and have a Friday night to remember. Go


What: Sister Act
Where: BroadHollow at Elmont
When: Saturday, Jan. 7, 8pm & Sunday, Jan. 8, 2:30pm
Why Go: Spend the weekend getting uplifted while watching this feel-good musical based on the 1992 film of the same name. Go

Lloyd Harbor

What: Caumsett Wanderings
Where: Caumsett State Park
When: Sunday, Jan. 8, 10:30am
Why Go: Enjoy every bit of the winter by hiking six miles through the beautiful park with the Long Island Greenbelt Trail Conference. Dress appropriately for the cold weather and it will be worth it. Go

Mill Neck

Mill Neck Manor

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What: Beyond Gatsby: The Fabled Gardens of Long Island’s Gold Coast
Where: Mill Neck Manor
When: Sunday, Jan. 8, 4PM
Why Go: Spend the evening sipping on wine while learning about North Shore history in an event hosted by the Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities. It’s $40 for non-members and $35 for members. Reservations are required so make sure to reach out before attending. Go

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Anna Halkidis is a senior web editor at Long Island Pulse. Feel free to reach out at anna@lipulse.com or on Twitter @annahalkidis.