Get Out, Massapequa: Weekend Planner August 19-21

Take part in all Massapequa has to offer this weekend.

It’s Friday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do for the weekend.

You're time-pressed enough, so we're happy to do the research and find the best things to do and places to go for adults and kids, both locally and within reasonable striking distance.

This weekend, we're suggesting some live music, a 5K Run/Walk, a movie, a soccer festival, a charity car show and a garage sale.

Lonesharks at Blue Parrot

Where: , 5460 Merrick Rd, Massapequa, NY

When: August 19, 9 p.m.

Why Go:  Enjoy one of the best local Rock and Roll bands around as the Lonesharks take to the stage at "Massapequa's Best Kept Secret," the Blue Parrot.

Friday Night Live Music with Juke Box Bob at the Corner Galley

Where: , 5411 Merrick Rd, Massapequa, NY

When: August 19, 9 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Why Go:  Enjoy the smooth sounds of a true professional entertainer in the form of Juke Box Bob at one of Massapequa's oldest family restaurants.

Pricing:  No Cover Charge!

Inaugural Hope Runs Here LI2DAY 5K Run/Walk (3.1 Miles) at Westfield Sunrise Mall

Where: , 1 Sunrise Mall, Massapequa, NY

When: August 20, 8:30 a.m.

Why Go:  High-quality technical shirts, computerized timing & scoring, post-race refreshments, awards, raffles.

Pricing:  $20 for Pre-Registrants - Visit www.li2daywalk.org/4Kasp or pick up an application at the mall management office, $25 Day of Race - Register day of race between 7am-8:15am, All proceeds will benefit the LI2DAY Walk to Fight Breast Cancer.

Classic Movie “I’m No Angel” at Massapequa Public Library

Where: , 40 Harbor Ln, Massapequa Park, NY

When: August 20, 2 p.m.

Why Go:  See a movie with John Carpenter starring Mae West & Cary Grant.

Town of Oyster Bay Soccer Festival at John Burns Park

Where: , Merrick Road, Massapequa, NY

When: August 20, 3:30 p.m.

Why Go:  Highly Regarded Collegiate Teams to Square Off at The Town of Oyster Bay's Soccer Festival.  The event has the NCAA men and women’s soccer forces from Hofstra, Binghamton, and Long Island University’s CW Post Campus.  The NCAA Men’s Soccer game will begin at 3:30 p.m. with Hofstra University versus Binghamton University. The NCAA Women’s Soccer game will begin at 7:30 p.m. with Hofstra versus C.W. Post.  In between the Men's and Women’s games, there will be a Town of Oyster Bay Free Youth Clinic at 5:30 p.m., where kids can practice soccer techniques and enjoy food, gift bags, and iPad drawings.

Pricing:  Free for Town residents.  All attendees are encouraged to bring cans of food, which will be donated to Island Harvest to benefit the fight against hunger.

Nasty Habits at Blue Parrot

Where: , 5460 Merrick Rd, Massapequa, NY

When: August 20, 9 p.m.

Why Go:  The Blue Parrot rocks and rolls once again as the Nasty Habits put on the show to end all shows. Check out some great live tunes at this great neighborhood pub.

Rollin’ Against ROHHAD, A Charity Car Show to Help in the Fight of ROHHAD’s Disease, Hosted by Long Island Vettes, Inc.

Where: , 1 Sunrise Mall, Massapequa, NY

When: August 21, 9 a.m.

Why Go:  Their goal is to raise the much needed funds for ROHHAD research and aid at this all car show. Raffles, Trophies.

Pricing:  Entry fee $20 per vehicle if pre-registered or $25 per vehicle on the day of the show

Multi-Family Garage Sale at Congregation Beth-El

Where: , 99 Jerusalem Ave, Massapequa, NY

When: August 21, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Why Go:  Looking for a toaster? Some old hand-me-downs? Maybe a long out-of-print music CD? You never know what you'll find at a garage sale!

TG Company Band at Blue Parrot

Where: , 5460 Merrick Rd, Massapequa, NY

When: August 21, 4 p.m.

Why Go:  TG Company is yet another fine rockin' and rollin' act to grace the stage of the Blue Parrot, a bar that goes out of it's way to give it's patrons their money's worth when it comes to entertainment. 


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