Islandwide Events this Weekend
SUMMER UNDER THE STARS
At sunset each Thursday in July, a free outdoor showing of a classic film is presented on a large movie screen at Eisenhower Park's Lakeside Theatre. This Thursday, July 21, the feature screened will be "The Wizard of Oz." Admission and parking are free, and the event will be held rain or shine. More information about the festival can be obtained by calling 800.861.7525 or visiting www.turnerclassicmovies.com/sus.
JOHNNY MATHIS AT NORTH FORK THEATRE
Male vocalist and Grammy Hall of Famer Johnny Mathis comes to the North Fork Theatre at Westbury on Friday and Saturday, July 22 and 23 for two 8:00 p.m. shows. The theatre is located at 960 Brush Hollow Road and doors open at 6:30 p.m. For more on Mathis, visit www.johnnymathis.com.
LATE NIGHTS AT THE CRAZY DONKEY
The Green Machine will be playing live at The Crazy Donkey on Friday, July 22. Dr. Mudd is on stage Saturday night (July 23), following "All About the Ladies Night," (free admission until midnight with website invite). Also check out their After Work Dance Party on Friday (4:00 - 8:00 p.m.) with complimentary admission, drink specials and a lavish new buffet. The Donkey is located at 1058 Route 110 in Farmingdale. For more information, visit www.thecrazydonkey.com.
THIRD ANNUAL GRILL KINGS BBQ COOK-OFF
Put your grilling skills to the test in the 3rd Annual Long Island BBQ Cook-Off. The event takes place on Saturday and Sunday, July 23 and 24 at Heckscher State Park in East Islip. For details about the competition or to find out how you can get an invitation to sample the finest in Long Island BBQ, visit www.grillkings.com.
BENEFIT CONCERT TO SUPPORT OUR TROOPS
A special concert to benefit Soldier Ride and the Central Suffolk Hospital will be held at Martha Clara Vineyard (located at 6025 Sound Avenue in Riverhead) on Sunday, July 24 from 4:30 - 8:00 p.m. See related article.