Long Island First Presidential Debate Viewing Parties

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Long Islanders who want to watch the first presidential debate but couldn’t get tickets to see it live at Hofstra University can meet up at more than a half dozen local viewing parties.

Republican candidate Donald Trump is scheduled to face off against his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, at 9 p.m. Monday in the first of three debates. It will be broadcast live on all the major networks as well as online.

Here are a few of the local venues hosting free Presidential Debate Viewing Parties:

Long Island Debate Viewing Party
Holiday Inn  Express, 3131 Nesconsett Hwy., Stony Brook. 7:30 p.m.

Huntington Republican Committee
VFW Post 1469, 210 West Pulaski Rd., Huntington Station. 7:30 p.m.

Debate Watch
Hofstra University, Fortunoff Theater, Monroe Lecture Center, Hempstead Tpke., Hempstead. 8 p.m.

Press Club of Long Island
Black Forest Brew Haus, 2015 New Hwy., Farmingdale. 8:30 p.m.

Hillary for New York Official Debate Watch Party
The Space at Westbury, 250 Post Ave., Westbury. 8:30 p.m.

Adelphi University, 1 South Ave., Garden City, Blogett 109 8:30 p.m.

Cinema Arts Center, 423 Park Ave., Huntington. 9 p.m.

Bay Street Theater, 1 Bay St., Sag Harbor. 9 p.m.