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June 2017

Father’s Day

June 18
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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It's Dad's day to have it his way. Take him on an adventure to the Long Island Museum where fathers and grandfathers receive free admission all day.  Exhibitions on view include: Midnight Rum:  Long Island and Prohibition in the Visitors Center Plus, the world-renowned Carriage Museum where 10 galleries and more than 100 horse-drawn carriages tell the story of transportation before automobiles ruled the roads And, at 2 p.m. in the Carriage Museum's Gillespie Room Retumba will perform a multi-ethnic musical…

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$17.50

Join the Conversation

June 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Reality. It used to seem so simple. And then came the assault, an unending stream of “fake news,” “alternative facts,” and lies disguised as truths that are overwhelming our notions of reality. Now we can’t even agree on what a fact is, let alone what is real. How on earth did we get here? That’s what we’ll explore in this fascinating “Join the Conversation” event with Brooke Gladstone, co-host of WNYC's On The Media and author of the recently-published book,…

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Dementia Care Workshop

June 24 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until June 24, 2017

The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Key topics addressed include:
•Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease and other causes of dementia
•Techniques for communicating with the person you are caring for
•Strategies for managing challenging behaviors caused by dementia
•Understanding the importance of self-care and strategies for lessening stress

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$125

The Art of Summer

June 24 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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The Long Island Museum requests your company at the exquisite home of Elisabeth and Phillip Palmedo in Head of the Harbor.  Kick off the summer while enjoying delicious food and cocktails. Stroll the property and view the sculptures & artwork that decorate the grounds.  Watch the sun set over the scenic, panoramic view of Stony Brook Harbor.  Live musical entertainment and raffle prizes will be enjoyed by all.  $125 per person.  Sponsorships are available.  Sponsors to date include Cathleen Hansen, …

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$20

WUSB 40th Anniversary

June 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Two bands, who happen to be very good friends, get together for a great collaborative experience on the LIM stage to make musical sparks fly! Pesky J Nixon (PJN) is a New England-based band who draw their influences from contemporary urban balladeers, rowdy southern bluegrass, and the sardonic yet wry wit of New England’s rich folk scene. Compelling harmonies and narratives reign with disparate instrumentation including zydeco style accordion, virtuoso mandolin, tribal percussion and a myriad of string instrumentation. (www.peskyjnixon.com)…

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