October 24, 2012 RSS feed / Events & Calendar

Town of Oyster Bay Leaf Collection Program set for fall

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joe Muscarella announced that the Town’s Annual Leaf Collection Program is scheduled to get underway Mon., Nov. 5 and run through Fri., Dec. 7. More...

Chamber Sock Hop Nov. 17

The Massapequa Chamber of Commerce will present its Remember When…Sock Hop, Sat. Nov. 17, 7 to 11 p.m. at the Massapequa Elks Club, 2162 Veterans Blvd., Massapequa. More...

Local Farmingdale resident graduates from basic military training

Air Force Airman Eric A. Acevedo graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Acevedo is the son of Tony Acevedo of Montgomery Village, Maryland. He is a 2011 graduate of Farmingdale High School. More...

MCEFR meets October 30

The Massapequa Committee for Educational and Fiscal Responsibility (MCEFR) is holding a Town meeting, Tues., Oct. 30, 7:30 p.m. at Marjorie Post Park Community Center, Unqua and Merrick Road, Massapequa. More...

Halloween walk for kids October 27

Drug Free Massapequa’s Junior League will hold a Halloween walk, Sat., Oct. 27, 6 to 9 p.m. at Marjorie Post Park, Unqua Road and Merrick Road, Massapequa. The cost is $3 per child and includes the walk and a treat. More...

Rummage sale Nov. 2-3

The Massapequa Reformed Church, Ocean Avenue and Merrick Road, Massapequa, will hold a rummage sale, Fri., Nov. 2, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sat., Nov. 3, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be a $5 bag sale on Saturday. More...

Free Tackapausha Preserve hike Oct. 28

The Friends of Tackapausha will lead a free hike this Sun., Oct. 28, 2 p.m. The hike will last one and one-half to two hours. Walk about three miles through forests displaying fall foliage in Nassau County’s first nature preserve. More...

New Leo club in Massapequa to hold inaugural meeting at AmVets Post 88

The Massapequa Lions is sponsoring a new Leo Club for young people, ages 12 to 18. The inaugural meeting will be held Fri., Nov. 2, 7 p.m. at AmVets Post 88, 684 Broadway, in Massapequa. More...

YES Community Counseling Center awarded for exemplary workplace practices

YES Community Counseling Center has once again been honored with the 2012 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility for its use of flexibility as an effective workplace strategy to increase business and employee success. More...

Blood drive at East Lake Elementary November 1

Long Island Blood Services will be offering a blood drive at East Lake Elementary School, 154 East Lake Ave., Massapequa Park, Thurs., Nov. 1, 3 to 8 p.m. They will also be holding a bone marrow donor drive. More...

Halloween fun at the American Airpower Museum October 27

A safe Halloween for children interested in historic aircraft and armor is being offered by the American Airpower Museum at Republic Airport, 1230 New Hwy., Farmingdale, South of Conklin Avenue, Sat., Oct. 27, 3 to 7 p.m. More...

Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society ghost stories and legends Oct. 27

The Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society will offer ghost stories and legends of Fire Island, Sat., Oct. 27, 7 p.m. Listen to tales of eerie happenings along the Barrier Beach. Dress warmly and bring blankets and flashlights. More...

Nature programs offered at Tackapausha this fall

The Tackapausha Museum and Preserve has set up fall and winter family nature programs. On Sat., Oct. 27, 1 p.m., there will be a program on nocturnal animals. Learn about creatures who emerge at night. More...

This week’s Calendar of Events

The following is a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week. Readers should know that meetings are subject to change without notice. THURSDAY, October 25 More...

NMFD to hold blood drive Nov. 1

The North Massapequa Fire Department will be hosting the department’s semi-annual blood drive on Thurs., Nov. 1, 3:30 to 8:30 p.m. More...

Deadline to apply for L.I. teacher grants approaching

The deadline for Long Island educators to submit an application for NEFCU’s “Funding Your Ideas” (FYI) Grant Program is approaching. More...

Fall dinner celebration to benefit Last Hope Animal Shelter Nov. 7

Last Hope Animal Rescue & Rehabilitation, Inc. will host a fall dinner celebration, Wed., Nov. 7, 6 to 10 p.m. at the Woodbury Country Club, 884 Jericho Tpke., Woodbury. More...

Little League registration Oct. 26-27

Massapequa International Little League will hold registration for the 2013 season, Fri., Oct. 26 7:30 to 9 p.m. and Sat., Oct. 27, 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Marjorie Post Park Community Center, Unqua and Merrick Roads, Massapequa. More...

Bird walk Oct. 28

Hempstead Lake State Park will be the location for the South Shore Audubon Society Bird Walk, Sun., Oct. 28, 9:30 a.m. to noon. All are welcome. More...

Massapequa HS seniors win awards as junior firefighters

Massapequa High School seniors Damien O’Donnell and Tyler Kilkenny, along with their fellow junior firefighters from the Massapequa Fire Department, have parade marching skills that are among the best in Nassau County. More...

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