2. Single? How about a "Speed Dating Barbeque?" What makes this event a bit different is that it's open to all ages (Many speed dating events restricts age groups.) The event is set for 1:30-5 p.m. Saturday at Whoville, 339 Broadway in Bethpage. The cost is $15.75, includes food and prizes. See full Details here.
3. Syosset's St. Edward Festival is running at the LIRR station. Friday at 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Games, rides, early childhood "Kiddie Land" and food. Fireworks on Saturday night.
4. Huntington's Paramount hosts a performance by the Blues Brothers, featuring Dan Akroyd and Jim Belushi, brother of the late great John Belushi. The performance is at 8 p.m. at 370 New York Ave.
5. Locust Valley hosts its last summer movie night Friday with"Oz The Great and Powerful" Bring blankets, chairs, and friends. Free admission. Rain date is Sunday. Details here: