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Pink Ribbon Festival Coming To Plainview

On Sunday, Aug. 17, the Long Island Junior Soccer League and the Estee Lauder Companies will join forces to host the 11th annual Pink Ribbon Soccer Festival at the Peter C. Collins Soccer Park in Plainview. All proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, dedicated to advancing the world’s most promising cancer research.

The event is for girls’ teams ages under-13 and under-14. Games begin at 9 am, and all teams will play three games. All players will receive a commemorative festival t-shirt, there will be special Pink Ribbon merchandise for sale and all commemorative game balls will be raffled off to help raise additional proceeds.

Space is limited, so register early. Contact Carlos Ospina at 516-978-6548 or by e-mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . The team donation for this event is $300. Checks should be made payable to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

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After surviving the “Cold Blooded” episode last week, the eight remaining contestants on Ink Master faced off in a “Flash Challenge” testing their ability to use finesse. The tougher the situation, the more finesse an artist needs to create a masterpiece, and this week was no exception.

Artists were given five hours to tattoo amputees. The residual limb left behind after an amputation can be badly traumatized, unusually shaped and scarred. The artists were challenged to create a phenomenal tattoo on the residual limb to make these amputees love the part of their body they are missing. Although all of the contestants created beautiful designs, Bethpage’s Erik Siuda’s incorporation of the scar tissue and pre-existing tattoo into his design showed the most finesse.

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano recently announced that the annual “1863 Thanksgiving Holiday Celebration” at Old Bethpage Village Restoration will be held on Saturday, Nov. 22 and Sunday, Nov. 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Visitors to Old Bethpage Village, the re-created mid-19th Century village, will be able to enjoy the sights and aromas of an old-fashioned Thanksgiving including decorated pumpkin pies baked in a beehive oven and turkey roasted over an open fire. In addition, each afternoon, traditional fiddle music will be played, and children’s stories will be read several times each day.


Calendar

Concert Performance

Friday, November 21

Craft Barn Open House

Saturday, November 22

8th Annual POB Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

Tuesday, November 25



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