February, the month where the days of winter seem endless…. but with March approaching remember that winter is in the rearview mirror and that spring is on the horizon! So shake off that cabin fever, enjoy what we have left of the cold and check out what’s going on in Patchogue this week!
This Week’s Member Mentions…
Make sure to mark your calendars! The February membership meeting at Costco on Tuesday February 25th from 8 – 10am is only a few days away! For $15 a person you can attend this light bagel breakfast while hearing about Costco’s membership deals and receive a tour of their facility! And to pay it forward a portion of all proceeds will be made to the Children’s Miracle Network, supporting our Local Chapter; the Cohen’s Children’s Medical Center. They treat more than 450,000 children each year and with our fundraising help we all can ensure that Cohen’s can continue to deliver world-class healthcare. This is a meeting you definitely do not want to miss!
Got that St. Patricks Day love n’ feeling?! Well no need to wait til March, come out to Fulton’s Gate for their 6th Annual St. Baldrick’s Head Shaving Event on Saturday February 29th from 1 -5 pm! Join us to help conquer childhood cancer where all shavees receive a complimentary beverage after each head shave. Kids eat free; hot dogs and mac & cheese! So lets spread the love and have fun doing something good! Plus theres raffles and prizes! Sign up at www.stbaldricks.org and enter 11772 for Fulton’s Gate teams and for donating opportunities, we’ll see you there!
Food & Drink
Here’s your guide to the best food and drink specials at Patchogue restaurants this week:
Happy Hour at Rhum
Monday – Friday from 4-6pm
Don’t worry – be happy! Enjoy 1/2 off apps, rum punch, house margarita, sangria, well pours, beer, and wines by the glass – at the bars only.
Rhum Prix Fix
Monday-Thursday from 4-9pm
Whats more delicious than our mouthwatering island-inspired cuisine and handcrafted rum specialties? Nothing! So come checkout our Prix Fixe dinner menu Monday through Thursday starting at 4 pm for 3 courses for $30.
Mojito Mondays at Rhum
Got the Monday blues? Say no more! Come on down to Rhum where you can transport to a tropical paradise with any one of our mojitos – 1/2 priced – every Monday all-day-long!
Tacos & Titos at the V.I.P.
Enjoy $2 chicken or beef tacos, $4 steak, shrimp or fish tacos all day long and ½ priced Tito’s Highball drinks from 8-11pm!
Taco Tuesday at Rhum
Enjoy 3 tacos for $11 all-Tuesday-long at RHUM! Mix and match your favorites – and don’t forget to ask for the feature taco of the day!
P-Town Tuesdays at the V.I.P.
Every Tuesday 5-9pm Patchogue residents (with proof) get a free appetizer with a minimum of any $10 purchase.
Irish Wednesdays at Fulton’s Gate
Come on down to your favorite Irish Pub at Fulton’s Gate to hear local acoustic Irish Music from 6-9pm and check out awesome food & drink specials; $5 Guinness, Smithwicks, Hot Toddies & Irish Coffees. Get entrees for $12 and Corned Beef on Rye for $7!
Wing Night at the V.I.P.
Kick back and relax with all you can eat wings and all you can drink Bud Light drafts for $15 at the Village Idiot Pub from 8-10pm.
Girls Night Out at That Meetball Place
Check out Girls night out every wednesday starting at 7pm! We are offering everyone ½ off wine by the glass or bottle! We also have $5 martinis and cosmos. And wait there’s more! We’re also hosting Long Island’s best “Do It Yourself” night hosted by Simple Little Detail, visit their website to see what classes are available at www.simplelittledetail.com
Burger Night at the V.I.P.
Thursday? More like the new and improved Friday! From 5-10pm get a free Bud Light draft and $2 off when you order a burger!
Hersday Thursday at That Meatball Place
Did you miss Girls Night out?! No worries! It’s Hersday Thursday! Starting at 9pm you can celebrate this do-over by dancing the night away with music from Dj Pookie & Dj Pancakes along with awesome drink specials like; $3 Mixed drinks, $3 Mango Bombs and $3 select shots.
Fireball Fridays at the V.I.P.
TGIF! What better way to celebrate than living it up with your favorite idiots! Happy hour food and drink specials from 11am-7pm, live music at 5:30-9:30pm, and $4 Fireball shots ALL DAY LONG!
Not Your Boss’ Happy Hour at That Meetball Place
Presented by Heinken and hosted by DJ Summer John, we bring to you this rockin party that keeps on comin, check it out every friday from 11am to 9pm! We got half priced drafts, wells and wines by the glass, plus $3 bottles of Heineken and Heineken Light. Did we mention we got a $5 ballin’ food menu!? Well we do! And we also have $250 Cash Prize Giveaways at 7 and 9pm! Can’t wait to see you there!
Rhum Punch Brunch
Saturday February 21st & Sunday February 22nd from 11am – 3pm
Join us for RHUM Punch Brunch where we transform our island-inspired cuisine to fit the most important meal of the day! Featuring a variety of breakfast tacos, avocado toasts, mimosas, rum punch, and more, including bottomless options – cheers!
Breakfast Jams at the V.I.P.
Sunday Funday, aka better than Monday and can only do it one way… TODAY! Get yourselves down to the Village Idiot Pub and join us Sunday mornings with live music and delicious breakfast from 11am-2pm!
Sunday Brunch at That Meetball Place
Check out your new Sunday brunch spot that features a unique take on some of your breakfast favorites: Meetball Style
Start your Funday off right from 10am – 3pm with acoustic music from Tom McGuire while enjoying $3 Mimosas & Bloody Marys. And did we mention… kid’s 12 and under eat free all day*! (*with a purchase of adult entrée)
Looking for something to do on a budget? Check out all these exciting free events:
String & Strum Ukulele Jam
Monday February 24th at 6:30-8:30pm
Check out this awesome jam session! All acoustic instruments are welcome to join! Don’t play any instruments? Don’t fret! Singers and listeners are welcome too! Ukuleles are available to those who don’t have their own. So come on down, uke can do it! No registration required – call ahead for weather updates.
Tuesday February 25th at 7-8:30am & Thursday January 30th at 7-8:30am
Yoga-T to check these classes out! Both sessions are open to all levels. On Tuesday join us for Yin Yoga, focusing on a meditative yoga approach involving variations of seated and supine poses. And on Thursday join us for classic yoga, focusing on relaxing and strengthening asanas in our beautiful light-filled space. It’s the perfect way to start your morning, and did we mention- it’s FREE! So do we really have to bend over backwards to convince you to come?! No registration required, simply bring yourself and your yoga mat.
Drop-In Free Play
Tuesday February 25th 10am-1pm
For ages 2 and up all children with a parent or caregiver are welcome to join the fun at the Patchogue Medford Public Library to play with our awesome toys and meet some new friends! No registration required, hope to see you there!
Busy Hands, Calm Minds: Drop-In Fiber Workshops
Tuesday February 25th – Thursday February 27th at 1-4pm
Time to unwind! Knit, knot, crochet, spin, sew and weave! Come on down to the Patchogue-Medford Public Library to meet fellow fiber artists and enjoy refreshments! Wool we see you this Tuesday and Thursday? No registration needed – call for weather updates.
Tuesday February 25th at 6:30-7:30pm
For Children ages 3-5
Join our kindergarten readiness series where your child(ren) can work on a variety of skills to ease them into their future roles of being student(s). We will listen to stories, make friends, and work in a carefree environment – check out how fun learning can be! Registration begins 1/7/2020; call 631-654-4700 (ext. 200) to register.
* Wednesday sessions are bilingual.
Nonpartisan Candidate Form
Wednesday February 26th at 6:30pm
You can’t miss this meet & greet! All are welcome to attend the Patchogue Riverfront Neighborhood Association where you can get to know the candidates that will represent you! Audience members are encouraged to submit their own questions that will be answered during the forum; question submissions can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, questions can also be submitted during the event.
Dungeons & Dragons for Adults
Friday February 14th at 6:30-8:30pm
Join Dungeon Master Harry on his odyssey through the world of High Adventure. New and experienced players welcome, come join the fun and magical world of D & D! No registration needed.
Dr. Seuss Book Reading
Saturday February 29th at 1 – 1:30pm
“Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!” Come down to Patchogue’s Party City for a live reading of Dr. Seuss books! Free admission and free crafts for all kids! Email email@example.com for details.
Check out other upcoming events Patchogue has to offer!
10th Annual Fat Tuesday Party at Bobbique
Tuesday February 25th, cuisine starting at 5pm and live music starting at 7pm
Why go all the way to New Orleans when you can check out Bobbique’s Fat Tuesday right here in Patchogue!? Come party NOLA style on Tuesday February 25th and dig into a New Orleans inspired menu from Chef Colleen McGrath. And wait theres more! Live music with Kerry Kearney featuring the Gumbo and Po Boys! Reserve your spot today at 631-447-7744.
The Cuban One Year Anniversary Party
Thursday February 27th from 6 – 10pm
Come on down to celebrate one year of The Cuban! With complimentary shots and table-side guacamole and awesome live music we can all toast to another great year that lies ahed for The Cuban, and hopefully many more! Can’t wait to see you there!
Make A Living Doing What You Love & Networking Events
Thursday February 27th from 6:30 – 9:30pm
Don’t miss this great networking opportunity with Nicole J. Christian where she will unveil her newest book, Gig Life: an owner’s manual for working on the side, part-time, or as a passion. Learn from the best on how to successfully create an income producing path by combining personal experiences and passion! For just $40 a person you can take part in this meet and greet, a book signing, networking, a buffet dinner and one free drink!
Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure
Saturday February 29th from 3-5pm
Check out this awesome, immersive experience where you and the whole family can go on an adventure that invites you to jump in and explore unknown ocean depths where prehistoric marine reptiles lived eons ago- and maybe still live today! Erth shows are at the forefront of family entertainment, using actors, technology, puppets, science and IMAGINATION to create an amazing visual experience that connects young audiences to the real science of paleontology. Super excited?! Hold on to your hat! Check out this special VIP Dino Pack, only 100 packs are available! This special package includes a ticket to the show, exclusive pre-show meet & greets with a show puppeteer and one of the creatures, plus access to official prehistoric aquarium adventure merchandise! Get your tickets TODAY!
Super Speed Racers – A Sonic Themed Parents Night Out
Saturday February 29th from 6 – 8:30pm
Running out of ideas to entertain your kids? Say no more! Check out this awesome sonic themed night out where the kids can feel like their favorite speed racer, Sonic! We have 2 and a half hours of awesome, fast paced running games with jumping and rolling obstacles! Sounds like fun??? Make sure to sign up at www.NotKarate.com/pno for just $25 per child (ages 6 and up).
Check out local talent and awesome activities at any of these events this week!
Thursday February 27th at 8pm
Don’t miss an evening with Branford Marsalis, a grammy-winning smooth jazz saxophonist. From the very beginning he has brought a new energy and a new and wider audience to jazz where he has refined and expanded his talents over the years. He’s a musician, a composer, a bandleader and and educator; an overall 21st century mainstay of artistic excellence. This is a must see performance, get your tickets today!
Sunday March 1st at 7pm
Check out Robert Cray, the five times Winner and Blues Hall of Fame Inductee! Cray has been playing the blues, soul and R&B for the past four decades. He has been on the Billboard charts and has played bars, concert halls, festivals, and arenas around the world! So don’t miss this chance to see him in your very own home town!
Thursday February 27th 6-9pm
Join us at Rhum every Thursday from 6 – 9pm for happy hour and sweet island vibes with great live music featuring this weeks local artist Soul Junkies. Visit Rhum’s Facebook page to check out the full music schedule!
Friday February 28th from 6 – 11:59pm
No way! Geoff Tate is coming to the Stereo Garden for his 30th anniversary tour! Tickets are available on Ticketmaster, show is for ages 18+ with valid ID, doors open at 6pm.
Friday February 28th at 7:30 – 10pm
Get 2 for the price of 1! Don’t miss Funky Monks & Bombtrack this saturday!
Funky Monks are a rockin’ tribute band to the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Bombtrack is another rockin’ LI based tribute band covering music by Rage Against the Machine. Tickets are $10 day of show and event is for 21 and over.
Saturday February 29th at 7:30 – 11pm
WOAH, not one, not two, but THREE bands in one night! Check out this triple feature:
Dream Evil, Damage Inc., and Live After Death!
Featuring Dirty Covers, a metallica tribute bringing the energy and the chops of the real deal and finally a tribute to one of best heavy metal bands ever, Iron Maiden. Get your tickets today for for just $10! Or $12 day of show. Doors open at 7pm for advanced ticket holders and 7:30pm for general admission.Event is for ages 21 and over. So what are you waiting for? Its time you experience this killer music live!
The Pine Grove Inn
Saturday February 29th at 7pm
Come down to The Pine Grove Inn and dance to the iconic tunes from Studio 54! Spinning classics like Diana Ross, the O’jays, Donna Summer EWF and many more by DJ Danny O. Admission is free with dinner reservations or pay just $15 at the door without reservations!