6 Can’t Miss Weekend Events

Every week Long Island Pulse editors help you plan your weekend. From Montauk to Manhattan these are the events you can’t miss. Think of it as your weekend agenda. Share your weekend using #LIPulse.


What: Open Rec Night & Escape Room
Where: Southampton Youth Services (1370A Majors Path)
When: Friday, May 4, 7:30-10pm
Why Go: The Southampton Youth Bureau is hosting a night of fun for all ages. Those in grades 5-12 can come and enjoy a night of basketball and ultimate Frisbee. Those who are daring can register a team and check out the escape room that’s inspired by Netflix’s Stranger Things. Admission is $5 and there will be roundtrip transportation available for just $2. Click to go


What: 3rd Annual Women’s Veteran Luncheon
Where: VFW Post 1032 (320 S Broadway)
When: Friday, May 4, 12-3pm
Why Go: This annual luncheon is hosted by women in the military for women in the military. It is to honor all women who have served or are currently serving our country. There will be delicious food and drinks and admission is free. Click to go


What: 70s Band Summer Preview
Where: 118 East Main Street
When: Friday, May 4, 8pm
Why Go: Grab some friends and head out to Riverhead for a night of 70s magic. Expect to hear Earth, Wind and Fire, KC the Sunshine Band, The Commodores, and of course, Long Island’s leading 70s band, That 70s Band. They will be playing all the disco and funk hits of the decade. There will be a bar and restaurant open at 6:30pm, then dancing and music start at 8pm. Ticket prices range from $30-$39. Click to go


What: May the Fourth be With You
Where: Mara’s Homemade (236 W Jericho Turnpike)
When: Friday, May 4, 12-9pm
Why Go: Star Wars fans, this one is for you. Head to Mara’s Homemade for food inspired by the oh-so popular franchise and drinks. Dig into options like a Yoda Maz Kanata (hot chicken baguette, carrots, cucumber and cheddar) or a Kylo Ren Sandwich (blackened chicken, roasted red pepper, pickle, jalapeños and remoulade on pretzel bun). Click to go

New Hyde Park

What: Mother Daughter Tea Party
Where: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church (600 New Hyde Park Road)
When: Saturday, May 5, 2-4:30pm
Why Go: It’s never too early to start celebrating Mother’s Day. Join the Breast Cancer Comfort Foundation for an afternoon of delicious food, laughter and celebrating the special women in your life. Admission is $25 and all of the proceeds will be used to create and distribute comfort bags and chemo baskets for women undergoing breast cancer treatment. Click to go


What: The Afterlife Luncheon with Loyd Auerbach & Medium Kim Russo
Where: Hilton Hotel (598 Broad Hollow Road)
When: Sunday, May 6, 12-5pm
Why Go: One of the world’s leading parapsychologists Loyd Auerbach teams up with Forever Family Foundation Certified Medium Kim Russo for an afternoon of learning and spirit communication. Enjoy a delicious luncheon and a dynamic presentation about specific evidence and case histories that show we are often visited. Then end the afternoon with a reading from Kim Russo, connecting you with your departed loved ones. Admission ranges from $100-$250. Click to go