Some friendly tips to end the January blues… don’t go home to snooze! Come on down to Patchogue Village where you are sure to be amused! Check out all the great things happening this week and start your February off right!
This Week’s Member Mentions…
Patchogue Arts Council (PAC) Annual Meeting for the art- loving community is this Sunday, January 26th from 12-1:45pm.
The Council is looking for 3-4 business’ to sponsor the event by providing a tray or two of food for a group of 50-60 people. In exchange for your generosity, your business will be named an official Make Space for Art 2020 sponsor. In addition to being named a sponsor, your logo and any printed marketing materials or menus will be displayed on site for the event. Your logo will also be added to the Make Space for Art campaign page website, and you will also receive one complimentary membership to the PAC. And wait, there’s more! Not only is your In-Kind donation tax deductible, but you also get to be the PAC’s guest to the Make Space for Art VIP after party that follows the council meeting at 2 – 4pm.
Alternatively, if your business is interested in other sponsorship opportunities or making a special discount please contact Beth Giacummo, the executive director of both the PAC and the Museum of Contemporary Art L.I. at Info@patchoguearts.org
You asked, and you shall receive! The Manor of Patchogue is now offering event space at an hourly rate. This beautiful wedding venue is available during weekdays and nights for groups of all sizes. They can accommodate events such as networking, sales training, small birthday parties and special occasions, photo and video shoots, yoga classes, dance classes and rehearsals, and poker night! They are able to transform their space to meet your needs; each room can be reconfigured into a classroom, a boardroom, a trade show, a picnic, an empty room, or create a custom layout. In addition they can also provide refreshments and food. To find out more and book your room today, visit the webpage below!
Make sure to mark your calendars! The January membership meeting at The Cuban on Tuesday January 28th from 12 – 2pm is only a few days away! For $25 a person you can attend this lunch buffet and hear first hand from our guest speaker, Andrew Hart, the owner of Driven Digital. Hart will be unveiling the new menu of free digital marketing services that are available to all 2020 chamber members. This is a meeting you definitely don’t want to miss!
Hey! You! Yeah you! Have you heard it’s 2020?! Do you know what that means? Another year has gone by… so it’s time to update your headshot! On Friday January 31st from 6-9pm the second annual Headshot Happy Hour will be taking place at Toast Coffee House with live music by Carrie Wicks of Carrie and the Cats. This year we are partnering with the Patchogue Young Professionals and half of the proceeds will be donated to the Greater Patchogue Chamber of Commerce! Headshots are only $60 and for an additional $20 you can get an open bar and food. All sessions are on a first come first serve basis so make sure to get down to Toast early to ensure your spot!
Food & Drink
Here’s your guide to the best food and drink specials at Patchogue restaurants this week:
Mondays at The Cuban
Order two entrees and get $11 off! (up to 3 discounts per table)
Tuesdays at The Cuban
Join us at The Cuban for restaurant week this Tuesday January 21st for a $29 price fixed menu!
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!
P-Town Tuesdays at the V.I.P.
Tuesday January 21st @ 5-9pm
Every Tuesday 5-9pm Patchogue residents (with proof) get a free appetizer with a minimum of any $10 purchase.
Wednesdays at The Cuban
Come on down for Salsa Night and $3 classic mojitos!
Wing Night at the V.I.P.
Wednesday January 22nd @ 8-10pm
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.
Thursdays at The Cuban
Live Music Thursdays and $5 Sangria specials!
All You Can Eat Rib Night at Bobbique
Thursday January 30th at 5-10pm
Dig into all you can eat delicious Memphis style BBQ for $22.95 a person.
Burger Night at the V.I.P.
Thursday January 23rd 5-10pm
Thursday? More like the new and improved Friday! Get a free Bud Light draft and $2 off when you order a burger!
Fireball Fridays at the V.I.P.
Friday January 24th
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!
Breakfast Jams at the V.I.P.
Sunday January 26th @ 11am-2pm
Sunday Funday, aka better then 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!
Looking for something to do on a budget? Check out all these exciting free events:
Live at the Library! The Magic of Amore: Phenomenon for adults and teens 13+
Sunday January 26th from 2-3pm
Phenomenon challenges the audience to discover the power of within, he will read people’s minds, show a demonstration of the human lie detector and more! No registration required.
String & Strum Ukulele Jam
Monday January 27th at 6:30-8:30pm
For Children ages 3-5
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 January 28th 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.
Busy Hands, Calm Minds: Drop-In Fiber Workshops
Tuesday January 28th – Thursday January 30th 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, Wednesday or Thursday? No registration needed – call for weather updates.
Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body
Wednesday January 29th from 6:30-7:30pm
Presented by The Alzheimer’s Association, join us at the Patchogue- Medford Public Library to get the latest research about how nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement play a role in brain and body health. Call 631-654-4700 to register.
Fridays Open Mic: Jammin’ With Joe
Friday January 31st at 6:30-8:30pm
Get ready to take the stage! Join Joe Loschiavo this friday to back up your vocals or instruments during this awesome jam session. This is NOT karaoke so please bring music; chords & lyrics, or lead sheets for both yourself and Joe. All welcome! Refreshments will be served and no registration is required.
Take Your Child to the Library Day!
Saturday February 1st at 1-3pm
Come on down to the Patchogue-Medford Public Library to celebrate library day with our special guest, the Very Hungry Caterpillar! We welcome all families to this special event where the kids will have tons of fun! They will get their faces painted, play games, makes fun arts and crafts and more! No registration is required; first come, first served, so the earlier you arrive the more fun to have!
Check out other upcoming events Patchogue has to offer!
Sunday January 26th at 12-4pm
Check out this awesome gaming tournament sponsored by the Patchogue Elks Lodge 1323! For ages 13+ (children under 16 need parent present or consent), the Elks Lodge presents 3 amazing games; Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Super Smash Bros: Ultimate, and Street Fighter. Make sure to register ahead of time, limited spots are available and admission fees run from $30-$50 with snacks and refreshments included. Compete for cool prizes and a chance to win a PS4 in a raffle! Registration forms are available on social media. You may bring your own controllers/peripherals. For more information check out the link below.
Check out local talent at any of these events this week!
Friday January 31st at 7:30-10:30pm
Check out Mikki and the Maniacs. Mikki May, a multi-talented singer and performer teams up with local musicians known as The Maniacs. They have been playing up a storm in the music scene all throughout Long Island for many years. Be sure to stop by and hear this mashup of all your favorite dance, party and rock songs from the 70’s through today’s current hits! Tickets at $10 day of show and event is for ages 21 and over.
Saturday February 1st at 7:30-11:30pm
Get 2 for the price of 1! Don’t miss Decadia and Drop Dead Sexy this Saturday!
Decadia is an eight piece, high energy band that has killer vocals matched with untouchable musicians. Each show they take their audience on a trip through time playing great songs from the 80’s to today. Drop Dead Sexy has been entertaining audiences up and down the East Coast for over a decade. With their creative song repertoire, plethora of stage props and costume changes this is unlike any other cover band you’ve heard before! Make sure to head on down to 89 North to catch a show like no other! Get your tickets today 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.
Weekends at The Cuban
Friday January 24th – Sunday January 26th
Live entertainment featuring the Tropicana Show and DJ’s every Friday, Saturday and Sunday!