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Huntington Agenda: Kiss Cancer Good-Bye Walk, Jamboozi Festival

Check out what's happening around Huntington this weekend, Sept. 27-29.

It may be getting a bit chilly at night, but there are still plenty of beautiful fall days ahead, including two this weekend if the forecast is accurate. So let's take a look at a few fun events taking place around the region this weekend: 


Kiss Cancer Good-Bye Walk

The second annual Kiss Cancer Good-Bye walk is set for Saturday at Heckscher Park in Huntington. Proceeds are donated to the American Cancer Society and Kids Need More (http://kidsneedmore.org), formerly Camp Adventure. The walk goes from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Long Island Naturally Environmental Fair

Join Starflower Experiences for its annual environmental fair. Enjoy live music with "Solar Punch" and a solar-powered stage (1:00-2:30), meet Walt Whitman (2:45), learn ways to 'go green' at home, make a 'cleaner' cleaner, take part in games and activities and shop at the Community Yard Sale.  Saturday 10 a.m. Manor Farm, 210 Manor Rd, Huntington.

Electric Car Plug-in Day - Show & Drive

Second Annual National Plug In Day will have with almost 3 dozen electric cars on display to see and test drive. Also on display will be a solar charger for charging these electric cars, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.  Melville Mall/ 834 Walt Whitman Road., Melville (Route 110 east side) just north of the Northern State Parkway

Hispanic Heritage Festival in Huntington

Huntington's third annual Hispanic Heritage Festival will feature vendors, entertainers and organizations setting up at Manor Field Park. Friends of Huntington Station Latin Quarter is planning the event,  with the theme, "Immigration and Our Community," which will run from 1-5 p.m.


Vanderbilt Hosts Live Music/Live Art Jamboozi Festival

The Jamboozi Festival is set for Sunday, September 29, from 12:00 to 6:30 on the Great Lawn at the Vanderbilt Mansion and Museum in Centerport. The Festival is the last of five live music/live painting events produced at the Vanderbilt this year by Rich Rivkin.

Fifty artists will paint live to the inspiration of Miles to Dayton, The Electrix, Grateful Dead tribute), Abraxas (Santana tribute), Ken Talve Trio, and soloist Elana Rivkin. Tickets: Adults, $15 each; children ages 5-12, $5; children under 5, free. Purchase tickets at vanderbiltmuseum.org.


SPARKBOOM ArtWalk is a free self-guided walking tour Sunday at 1 p.m. on Northport’s Main Street. Meet young, local artists and see their work in boutiques, shops, studios and gallery-for-a-day venues along Northport’s picturesque harbor and Main Street, with streetside live musical performances. ArtWalk maps are available at Copenhagen Bakery and Caffe Portofino. Learn more at www.northportarts.org.


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