Archive for April 19th, 2008

What:   New York Airshow at Jones Beach
Where: Jones Beach State Park
When:  May 24-25, 2008 10am-3pm

State Park Vehicle Fee of $8.00, No Other Admission Fee

This is an Extremely popular airshow.  Arrive no later than 9am, earlier if possible, to allow time to park and travel to the beach area, and to avoid being closed out.  Bring sunblock and earplugs for sensitive skin and ears.  Bring a blanket and/or chairs.

Who: Bethpage Federal Credit Union
Performances by:
U.S. Navy Blue Angels
U.S.A.F. F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team
U.S. Army Golden Knights
NY ANG Search & Rescue

U.S.A.F. Res. Biplane Show
American Airpower Museum Warbirds
Warbirds Over Long Island
GEICO SkyTypers

Stunt Flyers
Sean D. Tucker
John Klatt
David Windmiller
Matt Chapman


Public Transportation:
From Manhattan: Take the Long Island Railroad to Freeport, then a bus to Jones Beach. For train schedule information call 718-217-5477.
From Queens & Nassau: Take MTA Long Island buses. For bus schedule information call 516-228-4000.

Driving Directions:
From Westchester, Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens: Take the Long Island Expressway East or Grand Central Parkway East to Northern State Parkway East to Wantagh Parkway South to Jones Beach State Park or Belt/Southern State Parkway East to Wantagh Parkway South to State Park.

From Eastern Long Island: Take the Northern State Parkway West or the Southern State Parkway West to Wantagh Parkway South to State Park.

NYC Fleet Week 2008

What and Where:

Manhattan – Pier 90
USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) amphibious assault ship
USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) guided-missile cruiser

Staten Island – Stapleton Pier
USS Monterey (CG 61) guided-missile cruiser
USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) guided-missile destroyer
USS Nitze (DDG 94) guided-missile destroyer

Arrival on May 21, 2008
Visitations of Participating Ships May 22-27

Check back for updates and added events

U.S. Navy Link

Who: Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Airman’s Club
What: Veteran’s Day Parade and Party

Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Airman’s Club
283 Lexington Ave (at 37th St.)
New York, NY 10016

When: Nov 11, 2008
Time: Noon onwards

Donation: $20/person

Who: Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Airman’s Club
What: Wounded Warrior Marathon Weekend

Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Airman’s Club

283 Lexington Ave (at 37th St.)
New York, NY 10016

When: October 31 – Nov 2, 2008
Time: TBD

Who:      Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Airman’s Club
What:    12th Annual Military Ball

St. Pierre Hotel – The Grand Ballroom
5th Ave at 61st Street

When:    October 3, 2008
Time:      6:30pm – 10pm


  • Black Tie
  • Dinner & Dancing

Who: All Rolling Thunder NY Chapters
What: Patriot Run to the Intrepid
Fundraiser for the Fisher House
Starting Point
Stratton VA Hospital, Albany
Ending Point
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86, W. 46th St. & 12th Ave.
New York City
When: October 12, 2008

Donation: $20/person

  • Full Police Escort for Route
  • Honor Ceremony
  • BBQ at the Intrepid
  • Event Tee Shirts
  • Military Hardware Displays
  • Vendors

Departure Times and Staging Areas to follow.
Check these sites for up to date info:
Rolling Thunder NY 5
Rolling Thunder NY 3

Who: Boondock Saints MC
What: “Adopt a Soldier” Fundraiser
Open to All
Where: Rick & Carol’s Countryside Inn
1263 Patten Mills Road Off Rt 149
Fort Ann, NY 12827
When: Saturday July 26, 2008
Noon – 6pm
Rain or Shine
Donation: $15/In Advance $20/At the Door
Contact: Roc 518-499-1324

Raffles, Games, BBQ, Live Music, Cash Bar

Who:         Rolling Thunder NY 2
What:        4th Annual Ride to Support
Disabled American Veterans
Where:     Staten Island to Vietnam Memorial NYC
Register:  9:30am Ride Departs At Noon Sharp!
West Shore Little League
340 Walker Street
Staten Island, NY 10303
When:      Sunday July 27, 2008
9:30am – 1:30pm

Donation: $20/Biket $5/Passenger

Contact: John Nappi 347-598-6749
Mike 347-680-9678

Who: Lee Zeldin OIF Vet
What: Campaign Breakfast
Where: The Polish Hall
218 Marcy Avenue
Riverhead, NY
When: Sunday April 27, 2008
10am – 1pm

Donation: $50/Adult $20/Child

Who: Jim Malone, Southampton Cons Party Ldr
What: Brunch “The Right Man at the Right Time”
Where: Hampton Bays Diner
157 W. Montauk Hwy
Hampton Bays, NY
When: Sunday April 20, 2008
11am – 1pm

Donation: $50/person