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Sunday
May192019

Events - Boy Scout Troop 343 Garage Sale Fundraiser

Troop 343 (Hauppauge) Eagle Scout Candidate to hold Garage Sale Fundraiser

A garage sale fundraiser to benefit Hauppauge Boy Scout Troop 343 ’s Ian McAlister to help pay for the materials for his Eagle Scout Community Service project is being held  on the weekend  of  Saturday  June 1st and June 2nd from 9AM till 4PM, at 8 Terrace Drive Hauppauge, NY 11788 (At the end of Autumn Drive). The proceeds from this event will help to offset the cost of the purchases that were needed for creating a Hay Storage barn at Hoyt farm. Please come to support this fundraiser!

Sunday
May192019

Events - Suffolk County Trap, Skeet & Sporting Clays

Trap, Skeet & Sporting Clays
165 Gerard Road, Yaphank, NY 11980
631 924-5600

We offer trap & skeet, 5 stand, and sporting clays. Range is open Wednesday through Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Golf cart rentals are available.

Fully-automated state of the art machines - full line pro shop.

Directions:LIE to Exit 67 (Yaphank Avenue). Proceed south 3/4 mile, make a left onto Gerard Road. (You will see Suffolk County Police Headquarters on your right.) Go an additional 3/4 mile, you will see the entrance on the left. 
Sunrise Highway: to exit 57N (Horseblock Road.) Make your second right onto Victory Avenue. Proceed about 3/4 mile and make a left onto Gerard Road. Go an additional 3/4 mile, you will see the entrance on the right.

 

Saturday
May182019

Events - Memorial Day Parades

Memorial Day Parades

Kings Park American Legion Post 944

American Legion Post 944 Hosting Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 27  Kings Park. Parade begins at 9:00 AM at RJO  Intermediate School On Old Dock Rd. 

Elwood/Commack VFW Post 9263

Parade begins (10 AM) at the Home Depot parking lot at the intersection of Larkfield Rd and Jericho Turnpike; procees east on Jerich Turnpike crossing Commack Rd/Townline Road and ending at Cannon Park

St. James Sgt. John W. Cooke VFW Post 395

Parade will begin (10 AM) at the intersection of Lake Avenue and Woodlawn Avenue and proceed north on Lake Avenue, crossing over the L.I.R.R. tracks and ending at the St. James Elementary School where a ceremony will take place.

Smithtown Holy Mother Mary Knights of Columbus Memorial Day Parade

Parade will begin 12:00 Noon from Singer Lane and proceed west on Main Street and end at Town Hall, Patrick R. Vecchio Building where a ceremony will take place.

Friday
May172019

Events - 17th Annual - Junior Angler "Catch And Release" Tournament

Friday
May172019

Events - Women's Hunter Education Class On Shelter Island

Women’s Hunter Ed Class

Woman shooting rifleWhere: The Nature Conservancy, Mashomack Preserve
47 S Ferry Rd, Shelter Island, NY 11964

When: June 22, 2019

Cost: Free

  • Earn your NYS Hunter Education Certification with other women, taught by women!
  • Learn how to source your own local, free-range organic meat.
  • Build confidence, have fun, and connect with nature through hunting.
  • Learn firearm safety and hunting ethics

See attached flyer for more information. Registration is required by June 12

Contact:
Mary Arnold
631-444-0255
mary.arnold@dec.ny.gov

TNC_HunterEd_Flyer.pdf

Monday
May132019

Events - St James Lutheran Preschool Hosting 50 Year Birthday Party

St. James Lutheran Preschool is celebrating 50 years in the community educating and ministering to young children and their families!  A free birthday party will be held on Friday, May 31st from 5-8 pm at St. James Lutheran Church, 229 Second Avenue, St. James.  Former pastors, teachers, and staff are invited, as well as alumni, to help celebrate this milestone event. Space is limited and is First Come, First Serve with an RSVP date by Wed., 5/29.  For more details, call Director Meredith Johansson at 631-862-8934.  It’s a great day at St. James Lutheran Pre-K!  

Thursday
Apr252019

New Playgrounds At DEC Campgrounds

New Playgrounds at DEC Campgrounds

Meacham Lake Campground's new playgroundYour favorite DEC campgrounds & day use areas have been upgraded with more opportunities for fun! Over the past five years, several campgrounds have seen improvements to playground facilities. These include: 

• Bear Spring Mountain
• Fish Creek Pond
• Kenneth L. Wilson
• Little Pond
• Meacham Lake (pictured to the right)

Book your next campground reservation now and enjoy your summer outdoors! 

Sunday
Apr142019

Events - Time Juried Fine Art Showcase At Mills Pond Gallery

Time Juried Fine Art Showcase at Mills Pond Gallery May 4 - June 1

Margaret MinardiSmithtown Township Arts Council is pleased to announce Time a juried fine art exhibition featuring sixty works by forty-nine artists selected by juror James H. Rubinto be held May 4 - June 1 at Mills Pond Gallery in St. James. The public is invited to an opening reception Saturday, May 4 at 2 pm to meet exhibiting artists and view their wonderful work. Regular Gallery hours are Wed. –Fri., 10 am-4pm; Sat. and Sun., 12-4pm. Visit millspondgallery.org or call 631-862-6575 for directions or information. Admission to the gallery is always free. Please use our rear parking lot off Mills Pond Road, directly across from the two white stone pillars at Flowerfield, 199 Mills Pond Rd.
Catucci - The Waiting

Juror James H. Rubin selected forty-nine artists from 9 states CA, CT, MA, MD, NC, NJ, NY, OH, and PA. Exhibiting Long Island artists represent 23 Long Island communities from Montauk to Island Park. 

Participating artists: Mary Ahern, Laura Atkinson, Brenda L. Bechtel, John Benjamin, Melanie Berardicelli, James M. Berger, Mary Ann Biehl, Lesley Bodzy, Linda Ann Catucci, Elaine Clayman, Donna Corvi, Aleta R. Crawford, Frances Dia, Paul Edelson, Gabriella Grama, Jan Guarino, Nicholas Hill, Paul Hitchen, David Jaycox Jr., Anne Katz, Dong Kyu Kim, Melissa Kraft, Linda Louis,  Barrie Maguire, John Manno, Modern Fossils, Zdeno Mayercak, Paul Mele, Louise Millmann, Margaret Minardi, Karen George Mortimore, Mercedes Nuñez, Julie O’Connor, Eileen W. Palmer, Alan M. Richards, Michael Sauer, Tod Seitz, Rosemary Sloggatt, Mike Stanko, Christina Stow, Mark Strodl, Linda Trope, Nicholas Valentino, Pamela Waldroup, Nancy Weeks, Joan Weiss, Acquaetta Williams, Constance Sloggatt Wolf, Shiyu Zhang

About the juror: James Rubin (PhD Harvard) is one of the world’s foremost specialists in the history, theory and criticism of nineteenth century avant-garde European Art, especially that of France. He teaches courses at the doctoral, master’s, and undergraduate level at Stony Brook University. His interests are interdisciplinary, with special attention to cultural history, art and politics, and art and philosophy. He has taught at Harvard, Boston University, Princeton and the Cooper Union. He has published over sixty articles and essays on subjects ranging from the eighteenth century to the present. He has given over eighty public lectures in North America, Western and Eastern Europe, and Asia. He is the author of thirteen books, with two more forthcoming. They focus primarily on Courbet, Manet, Monet, as well as on Impressionism in general and have been translated into several languages. Most recently, he won a National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholar Fellowship. He travels frequently, speaks fluent French, and lives in Manhattan, New York and Mittelbergheim, Alsace, France.

Crawford AletaJames Rubin’s call for work: In today’s society, cost-effectiveness, efficiency, deadlines, and other pressures often cause us to rush anxiously about. “Time is money” is an essential value. Visual art cannot literally embody the flow, the passage, or the pressures of time, as potentially can music, dance, literature and other time-based media. And yet the concept and a sense of time are often called forth by still art—whether it be a feeling of instantaneity, timelessness, or something in between. This exhibition seeks visual works that engage the notion of time on some level, whether relating to the concept, the experience, or the evocation of time.

Selection notes from our juror: I was amazed by the diversity of the submissions, and I tried to capture that in my choices. Some of the images contained direct references to time by including clocks or some obvious evocation of clocks. I chose a fair representation of these. Certain abstractions caught my eye for how they might evoke the sense of time also. For those, as well as for figural works, the choices became increasingly subjective and personal. There were references to aging, to the seasons, and to activities that require time in figural works. All of the categories ranged from subtle to the completely obvious. My selections therefore represent both judgments of quality and a sort of sociological sampling, while attempting also to be fair to all media.

STAC, a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization. Public funding is provided by Town of Smithtown.

Monday
Apr082019

Events - Pal-O-Mine Equestrian Holding Cultivation Breakfast and Lunch

Pal-O-Mine Equestrian Holding Cultivation Breakfast and Lunch

On May 22nd, 2019 from 9:00 am – 11:00 and again on May 23rd, 2019 from 11:00 am – 1:00, Pal-O-Mine Equestrian, Inc. (www.pal-o-mine.org, Islandia, NY), a private, not for profit organization providing a comprehensive therapeutic equine program using horses to facilitate growth, learning and healing for children and adults with disabilities, will be hosting two informational presentations. Their intended goal is to broaden the awareness of the community about Pal-O-Mine’s mission, facility and the launch of a new, “A Race We Will Win” expansion campaign. Both days will include a presentation and tour of Pal-O-Mine 13- acre facility located at 829 Old Nichols Road, Islandia, NY 11749. Refreshments will be served.  Since seating is limited, please RSVP by calling 631-348-1389 and ask for Silvana Gullo. 

 

About Pal-O-Mine

Founded in 1995 by Lisa Gatti, Pal-O-Mine is a private, not for profit organization providing a comprehensive therapeutic equine program using horses to facilitate growth, learning and healing for children and adults with disabilities, as well as those who have been abused or neglected, veterans and the economically compromised.  Pal-O-Mine offers a broad range of programs many of which involve the organization’s herd of therapy horses and livestock. Pal-O-Mine relies on grants and contributions from private citizens, foundations and businesses to help raise funds. For more information on Pal-O-Mine, visit:www.pal-o-mine.org or call: 631-348-1389. 

Sunday
Apr072019

Events - Community Association Of Greater St. James 2019 Events