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Long Island Zombies are once again preparing to join the ranks of thousands of fellow zombies around the world in an attempt to break the world record for the largest simultaneous performance of Michael Jackson's Thriller dance. The local event is sceduled for Saturday, October 26th, 2013 from 4PM to 6PM, with the official dance taking place at 5PM local time and will be one of the many synchronized worldwide charitable events. "Thrill The World @ Islip: 2013" will take place at Town Hall West, 401 Main Street in Islip. The parking will open at 3:30PM. Once again, this event is being sponosred by the South Shore Community Organization, part of the Town of Islip's network of community Youth Agencies, as well as the Town of Islip Youth Bureau.
The public is invited to attend the performance, bring non-perishable food to donate and/or monetary donations, and enjoy a thrilling performance! T-Shirts commemorating this 2013 event will be available for purchase at $13 each, any size. There will also be a special performance by the Long Island Flash Mob Organization (LIFMO), following the Thrill The World event.
Participants interested in being a part of the Zombie dancing fun are welcomed to register online at: www.thrilltheworldatislip.com until October 11th, 2013. Please visit our website for more information about how to become a dancer and view dates and times for meetings and rehearsals.
To date, "Thrill The World @ Islip" has collected and donated over $6,000 and 1,000lbs of non-perishable foods to charities across the county, including St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, the American Red Cross, and more locally, Island Harvest, Long Island's largest food pantry network. This event, created in 2010 by Islip High School Senior Bryan Ramirez, has been a major contributor to the worldwide Thrill The World event.
Come join the fun, and help a great annual cause! All are welcome!