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Valentine's Day: Thursday is Valentine's Day, a day that traces its roots back to Christian martyrs, but has become known for giving gifts such as candy and flowers and cards to loved ones.
Boys Hoops: Massapequa Hosts Oceanside in a game to determine a spot in the Class AA Playoffs. Gametime is 7 p.m.
Concert: The Massapequa High School Band Will perform in the school auditorium at 8 p.m.
Movie: It's movie night at the Bar Harbour Library. There will be two showings of Woody Allen's "To Rome with Love" at 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Storytime: Bar Harbour will also hold a story time event for kids 3 and up at 10:30 a.m.