1. Lt. Joe Gullickson (L-101) Memorial Picnic
On Saturday, June 30th, 12pm-6pm, at Nansen's Park, 3465 Victory Blvd, in Staten Island there will be a picnic in honor of Lt. Joe Gullickson who perished on 9/11/01. Tickets: $40 for adults, $10 for children ages 6-14, children under the age of 6 are FREE. Admission includes all-day food, beverages, DJ, games and prizes. For more info contact Zeke Quin (Ret. FF) 718-442-4122 visit www.themaverickfoundation.org.
2. Intrepid Hosts FDNY Weekend with "Battle of the Bands"
On Saturday, July 14th & Sunday, July 15th, the Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum, located at West 48th Street and 12th Avenue, Manhattan, will honor members of the FDNY by hosting a "FDNY Appreciation Weekend". Activities will be taking place on both days, including an "FDNY Battle of the Bands." A total of 6 bands will be selected on a first come first served basis. The criteria is that one member of the band must be an active or retired member of FDNY Fire or EMS. Each band will play a 20-30 minute set. Bands should arrive between 10am and 11am. For more info interested members can email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 212-360-4436.
3. "Battle Of The Boroughs" Cook-Off At The Intrepid
On Saturday, July 14th from 10:30am to 2:30pm, the Intrepid is hosting another "Battle of the Boroughs" Cook-off with prizes being awarded to top three teams. See instruction sheet attached to Dept. Order No. 43 for more details. To apply, contact: Sophie Worrell, Director of Special Projects and Events at email@example.com or call 718-999-2353 by Monday, July 2nd at 5pm.
4. Six Flags Great Adventure NYC Fun Day Discount Tickets
From now until July 15th, UFA members and their families can buy 1-day tickets to Six Flags/Wild Safari ONLY for just $28.99 (orig. $74.99). There are also tickets available for Hurricane Harbor $15.99 (orig. $39.99) for the rest of 2012. On July 14th & 15th ONLY Hurricane Harbor tickets will be $9.99 each. Also on July 14th & 15th ONLY catered event packages are available for 1-day admission to Six Flags/Wild Safari with 2 hour all-you-can-eat buffet with unlimited drinks for $42.48 per person. To order tickets go www.sixflags.com/greatadventure, Promo code: UFANY (to add items to your shopping cart re-enter promo code: UFANY on top right tab) or call Lori Coogan at 732-928-2000 ext. 2867.
5. Splish Splash Water Park Discount Tickets Available
Long Island's Waterpark located at Exit 72 West, Long Island Expressway, Riverhead, NY (631) 727-3600, www.splishsplashlongisland.com. 18 water slides, wavepool, lazy river, kiddie area and more! General admission price is $32, Under 48" and Seniors admission price is $26. Children 3 and under are free. For further info, please contact Amy Truscelli at 212-683-4832. Tickets must be purchased at UFA offices. Any unused tickets that are purchased thru the UFA can be refunded if tickets are returned by August 31st.
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