Make some time in between your Christmas shopping to attend one of these events this weekend! If you’re in the Long Island area, please think about attending the Big Tom Berg Toy Drive on Saturday. I had the honor of meeting Big Tom before he met his untimely death and he really was a wonderful person. Don’t forget to buy some Toys for all the Tots! Last but not least, Happy Birthday to Lil’ Laker Joe!!!
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1: Benefit for Lisa Palmateer, Hosted by Mystic Warriors RC, 1:00-6:00 p.m., Warehouse, corner of Broadway and Congress St., behind Dunkin Donuts, Schenectady, NY; Help Lisa battle lung disease; Food, 50/50, raffles, $20 pp, $35 per couple.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1: Lil’ Laker Joe’s Birthday Bash! 2:00-6:00 p.m., Andrew’s Bar, 160 W. Fulton St., Gloversville, NY; Come and celebrate the Legendary Lil’ Laker Joe’s 68th birthday, where it all started years ago!
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1: A.B.A.T.E. of Onondaga County Chapter Proudly Presents – Chapter Christmas Party & Toy Drive. Meet at the Loop Grill/Meeting Hall, 1114 Wolf St., Syracuse, NY – Call for Time – Contact (315) 635-7958 or 572-9453. All Bikers Welcome!
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1: Hells Angels Nomads NY, along with Smokin’ Gun Alliance and Elmcrest Children’s Center Presents 2012 Holiday Party to Help Those in Need, 1:00-5:00 p.m., 2000 VFW Post 3146, 2000 Lemoyne Ave., Syracuse, NY (315-454-4924); Food, fun, music, raffles; $20 or $10 + $10 toy donation to the Marine Corps Toys for Tots program.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1: 3rd Annual Big Tom Berg U.S. Marine Toy Drive, 12:00 Noon, Speakeasy, 226 Higbie Lane, West Islip, NY; (Long Island Bikers keeping alive Big Tom’s legacy of making certain every child on LI has a toy on Christmas morning); We will be meeting up from Noon to 1pm at two locations this year for a motorcycle ride: in Nassau at the Marine Corps League, 99 Iwo Jima Blvd., Massapequa, NY; in Suffolk at Rushing Wind Biker Church, 129 Knickerbocker Ave., Bohemia, NY; We will ride to Speakeasy. Santa will be at Speakeasy from 1pm to 5pm, bring the kids and have some free milk and cookies with Santa; You can drop off toys at: The Demon Knights MC West Clubhouse, 193 Horton Ave., Lynbrook, NY or The Demon Knights MC East Clubhouse, 30 Remington Blvd., Ronkonkoma, NY. Toys will be distributed by The Rushing Wind Biker Church of Long Island to needy children on Long Island. If you know of any please contact Pastor Skiman at (631) 281-4232. Toy Drive shirts will be available, sponsored by Skull Gear Apparel Inc .
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1: Yonkers MC Christmas Toy Party, 8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., 152 S. Macquesten Pkwy., Mt. Vernon, NY; Help us support children in need.. Enjoy hot buffet and live music by “ZERO.” Accepting toy donations at: Freddy’s Roadhouse Bar, Yonkers, NY, Yonkers City Hall, The Spruce Hill Inn, Putnam Valley, NY, and The Redline Saloon in Cortlandt Manor, NY, until the day of the party. $20 donation or $15 donation with a toy. Thank you for your support!
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2: USMC Toys for Tots Run, 10:00 a.m., Broadway Choppers, 1518 Bradley St., Schenectady, NY; Show up with unwrapped, new toys at B’way Choppers, ride to USMC station to deliver toys at Noon. All who bring new, unwrapped toy between now and Sunday and/or who participate on Sunday will receive 10% off MSRP for all purchases at B’way Choppers for the entire 2013 New Year! As Lee of Broadway Choppers says, “Let’s show ‘em who’s who in du Zoo!”
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2: VOP Freedom Radio Spirit of Bikers, 7:30 p.m., Tune in every Sunday night for the latest news and information from the biker world, with your host Hammerin’ Hank!
Humpy’s – Bike Night every Thursday with Guest Bartenders (all year round)! 2197 Central Avenue, Colonie (518) 370-5667. Always a good time!
Rookies, 1526 VanVranken Ave., Schenectady, NY 518-280-4446
Silver Spur Saloon, 4353 Rte. 32, Catskill, NY
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