Home is where our story begins. Every story has a beginning so let yours start with Patchogue; a town where memories are ready for the taking! Check out what amazing events lay ahead.
This Week’s Member Mentions…
Passing of the Sash Ceremony
We are excited to announce that Dennis Smith has been selected to be this year’s Grand Marshal for Patchogue’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, March 22! Even though the parade is another month away our festivities begin this week with our Passing of the Sash on Sunday, February 23 from 1-3pm at Fulton’s Gate Irish Pub! Make sure to mark your calendars for the parade on March 22nd where Dennis will lead the grandest St. Patrick’s Parade this side of the East River!
The Of Colors Celebrations Committee just recently presented the Let’s Stay Together, the Annual Of Colors Black History Exhibition & Diversity Celebration this past Sunday. Of Colors is a volunteer group who’s wish is to spread their mission of creating opportunities for artists by promoting diversity and cultural awareness in all their creative endeavors. They contribute to the Patchogue Community by showcasing events and exhibitions that encourage community participation. Let’s Stay Together was a celebration opportunity where the Committee invited all who were interested to join the celebrations and recognize all the participated individuals for their contributions, achievements, acts of kindness, volunteer spirit and mentorship. All were welcome to join and see amazing art, entertainment, cultural cuisine, and the recognition of the esteemed honorees brought to you by Tracy Todd Hunter and Melba Tolliver. Keep your eyes open for their next amazing event!
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:
Drop-In Free Play
Tuesday February 18th 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 18th – Thursday February 20th 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.
Genealogy Research Discussion Group
Wednesday February 19th at 10-11:30am
Ever wondered what it would be like to go back in time? Look no further! Get ready to go on a trip of a lifetime at the Patchogue-Medford Public Library while divulging all the best tips and tricks to help learn all about your ancestors! All welcome, call 631-654-4700 (ext.152) to register today!
Wednesday February 19th at 2-4pm
Join us for this month’s family-friendly movie selection, Akeelah and the Bee, in celebration of Black History Month. Open to all families! Call 631-6541-4700 x200 to register to enjoy a great show with snacks and activities!
Wednesday February 19th 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.
Thursday February 20th at 7-8:30am
Yoga-T to check this class out! Open to all levels, 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.
Make It Work Academy
Friday February 21st from 11am-12:30pm
For ages 4 – 11 years old.
Drop-in anytime to tinker with robots, explore the world of coding and other STEM items!
Friday February 21st @ 3-7pm
Join us at the Patchogue-Medford Public Library to get help finding health coverage options through the Marketplace, including completing eligibility and enrollment forms. No appointments necessary.
Check out local talent and awesome activities at any of these events this week!
Tuesday February 18th at 7pm
Come on down to the Patchogue Theatre where you can experience the musicians of silence! The show, “you & me” created by Floriana Frassetto in partnership with Tina Kronis and Richard Alge. For more than four decades, Mummenschanz have widely entertained audiences around the world with their wordless but extremely poetic art. This is a must see collaboration!
Friday February 21st and Saturday February 22nd at 8pm
Check out this world-touring tribute band to the Led Zeppelin Legacy, the next best thing to seeing a live Zeppelin concert! For over 15 years No Quarter has been pounding the Hammer of the Gods to Zeppelin fans across the globe. Even Led Zeppelin’s bassist John Paul Jones said after meeting Chad McMurrary (the Jones doppelganger for No Quarter), “that’s scary”, remarking over the likeliness of one another, “as long as you’re doing it, means we don’t have to”. So be sure to check out this real deal Friday and Saturday!
Thursday February 20th 6-9pm
Join us at Rhum every Thursday from 6 – 9pm for happy hour and sweet island vibes with great live music featuring local artists like Soul Junkies, Mr. Next Level, Paris Ray and more! Visit our Facebook page to check out the full music schedule!
The Loading Dock
Thursday February 20th at 8-10pm
Looking for a relaxing way to unwind after a long day? Say no more! Check out these awesome Fresh Brewed Sessions for a unique storytelling concert series held in an intimate venue. Here at the Loading Dock the series features three talented artists, playing their original music in a live acoustic setting; very similar to MTV’s Unplugged or Vh1 Storytellers where the artists are encouraged to tell stories about their music, writing experiences and memories! And tickets are only $15!
Saturday February 21st at 7:30-10:30pm
Check out the Stanton Anderson Band! A rocking six-piece band that’s been playing together for over forty years, mixing blues, rock, soul, and other influences into their own original sound. Tickets are $10 and $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.
Saturday February 22nd at 7:30-11:30pm
Get 2 for the price of 1! Don’t miss 60’s Invasion & 45 RPM this saturday!
60’s Invasion is a flashback to all your favorite radio hits from the 1960’s and early 70’s! Covering bands like The 4 Tops, The Supremes, Jay & the Americans and many more iconic artists!
45 RPM is a group of 6 slightly deranged musicians who play the cheesiest songs of the 1970’s. Performing all the song that were never cool enough for bands to play live, recreating all the songs you claimed to hate but secretly love!
You cant miss this epic jump through time! Get your tickets today for for just $10! Or $12 day of show; reserved seating is available for $25 a ticket. Doors open at 7pm for advanced/reserved ticket holders and 7:30pm for general admission.Event is for ages 21 and over.
Patchogue Elks Lodge 1323
Sunday February 23rd from 12-5pm
Check out this awesome gaming tournament sponsored by the Patchogue Elks Lodge 1323! All ages welcome, 16 years and under will require parental consent. This funday Sunday includes two awesome games, Super Smash Brothers: Ultimate and Fortnight! Registration is only $20, call 631-882-2111 or visit www.elegendsgaming.com to reserve your spot today! And did we mention… cash prizes will be given to the winners of the tournament! So get your game face ready!