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Monday
Dec102018

Events - Open House Sachem Swim Club 

Sachem Swim Club - Open House for 2018-2019
Wednesday, December 12, 2018, 6:15pm at Sachem East HS Pool
Open to all swimmers 5-18 who can make a length of the pool. Residency in Sachem is NOT required.
For more info: www.sachemswimclub.com

Come swim all year long!

Monday
Dec032018

Events - WomenHuntFishNY Photo Contest

Enter the “WomenHuntFishNY” Photo Contest!

Woman hunting with dogDEC announced the beginning of a statewide photo contest, “WomenHuntFishNY,” to celebrate women hunters in New York State. DEC encourages women who hunt in New York to share their photos by sending an e-mail to: socialmedia@dec.ny.gov. DEC welcomes photos of all aspects of safe and ethical hunting, including:

  • Preparing to go afield
  • The act of hunting
  • After the hunt
  • With family members

The deadline for contest entries is Dec. 31, 2018.

DEC will feature winning entries in next year’s New York State Hunting and Trapping Regulations Guide, and they may appear in a future issue of the Conservationist magazine, social media posts, DEC’s website, and other outreach.

Please do not reply to this e-mail. Replies go into an untended mailbox. For questions or comments, please contact Kelly Stang at the e-mail address below.

NYSDEC and Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) are not responsible for lost, misdirected or undelivered e-mail.

Kelly Stang
NYSDEC
625 Broadway
Albany, NY 12233-4754                                                 
518-402-8862
kelly.stang@dec.ny.gov

Visit Becoming an Outdoors-Woman

Pictured above: Mandy Bailey and her dog Boone.

Monday
Dec032018

Events - Happenings At Smithtown Library - Smithtown

 

Happening at The Smithtown Library – Smithtown Building

Art Exhibit- Jessica Abella - Local photographer Jessica Abella has always been intrigued by color, which brought her to experiment with it in photography.  Her exhibit is a color smoke series, including the mixture of different textures and colors.  This exhibit will be on display in the Community Room of the Smithtown Building through December.  The Smithtown Building is located at 1 North Country Road, Smithtown NY 11787.  For more information, please call (631) 360-2480 ext. 235.

Long Island Room Exhibit-Celebrating Women’s History on Long Island - After helping to win the statewide right to vote a year prior, Long Island women cast their first ballots in the local elections of 1918. In celebration of this momentous achievement one hundred years ago, the Long Island Room has assembled materials from its collection to illustrate the many important contributions women have made in shaping the area’s local history. This exhibit will be on view through December 2018 in the downstairs Long Island Room display case at the Smithtown Building.  The Smithtown Building is located at 1 North Country Road, Smithtown NY 11787.  For more information, please call (631) 360-2480 ext. 197.

Art Group - Fulfill your passion for art.  Bring your supplies and work on your current project while you share ideas and learn new techniques from others in a relaxed atmosphere.  This program takes place on Tuesdays from 12:00-2:15pm at the Smithtown Building of The Smithtown Library.  The Smithtown Building is located at 1 North Country Road, Smithtown NY 11787.  This is a free program; registration is not required.  For more information, please call (631) 360-2480 ext. 235.

Game Day - We provide the space, tables, chairs and a variety of games.  Meet friends here or make new ones.  This program takes place on Fridays from 11:00am-1:30pm at the Smithtown Building of The Smithtown Library.  The Smithtown Building is located at 1 North Country Road, Smithtown NY 11787.  This is a free program; registration is not required.  For more information, please call (631) 360-2480 ext. 235.

Movies at the Smithtown Building -Join your friends and neighbors for a movie on in our Community Room.  The Smithtown Building is located at 1 North Country Road, Smithtown NY 11787.  These are free programs, but registration is required for each movie you wish to attend.  For more information, please call (631) 360-2480 ext. 235.

Friday Movie Matinee 

Friday, December 7 • 2:00pm - Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again - Rated PG-13; runtime 114 minutes.

Friday, December 14 • 2:00pm - Woman Walks Ahead - Rated R; runtime 102 minutes.

Friday, December 21 • 2:00pm - The Man Who Invented Christmas - Rated PG; runtime 104 minutes.

Friday, December 28 • 2:00pm - Juliet, Naked - Rated R; runtime 105 minutes.

Friday Night Movie 

Friday, December 21 • 6:15pm - The Man Who Invented Christmas - Rated PG; runtime 104 minutes.

Board Gaming for Adults - Join us for a variety of games, from board games to brain-teasers, social deduction to deep strategy games. Bring a game and a friend or make new friends and try out one of ours.  This program is scheduled for Friday, December 7 from 5:30-8:30pm at the Smithtown Building of The Smithtown Library.  The Smithtown Building is located at 1 North Country Road, Smithtown NY 11787.  This is a free program, but registration is required.  For more information, please call (631) 360-2480 ext. 232.

Film and Discussion - Join Joyann Cirigliano of the Four Harbors Audubon Society for a film viewing and to offer a light discussion of topics related to our environment.  This month’s film will be Vanishing of the Bees.  This program is scheduled for Friday, December 7 from 7:00-8:30pm at the Smithtown Building of The Smithtown Library.  The Smithtown Building is located at 1 North Country Road, Smithtown NY 11787.  This is a free program, but registration is required.  For more information, please call (631) 360-2480 ext. 232.

Special Needs Craft and Social Hour - Come make new friends while creating a holiday craft. Family members welcome.  This program is scheduled for Monday, December 10 from 7:00-8:00pm at the Smithtown Building of The Smithtown Library.  The Smithtown Building is located at 1 North Country Road, Smithtown NY 11787.  This is a free program, but registration is required.  For more information, please call (631) 360-2480 ext. 232.

Open Knit and Crochet Night - Join our local group and enjoy a friendly and informal get-together.  Experienced crafters and beginners are welcome to knit and crochet with other enthusiasts.  This program is scheduled for Tuesday, December 18 from 5:00-7:00pm at the Smithtown Building of The Smithtown Library.  The Smithtown Building is located at 1 North Country Road, Smithtown NY 11787.  This is a free program; registration is not required.  For more information, please call (631) 360-2480 ext. 235.

The Scene in Stockholm - Program Description Sweden’s capital is alive with color, history, startling images and quirky stories. Savvy Sightseer Jeanne Schnupp will teach you about Midsummer festivities at Skansen, the world’s oldest open-air museum, and give you a visual stroll through the old town of Gamla Stan and Drottningholm, the 17th-century Versailles-style palatial residence of today’s Swedish Royal Family.   This program is scheduled for Thursday, December 20 from 7:00-8:00pm at the Smithtown Building of The Smithtown Library.  The Smithtown Building is located at 1 North Country Road, Smithtown NY 11787.  This is a free program, but registration is required.  For more information, please call (631) 360-2480 ext. 232.

Adult Writers Group - Meet with our local group to share ideas and get feedback on your latest writing efforts.  This program is scheduled for Tuesday, January 8 from 7:00-8:30pm at the Smithtown Building of The Smithtown Library.  The Smithtown Building is located at 1 North Country Road, Smithtown NY 11787.  This is a free program; registration is not required.  For more information, please call (631) 360-2480 ext. 235.


Monday
Dec032018

Events - December Happenings At Smithtown Library In Nesconset

Happening at The Smithtown Library – Nesconset Building

Art Exhibit- Empowering Women Through the Lens

View the work of photographer Lori Bockelken, on exhibit through December in the Community Room at the Nesconset Building.  The Nesconset Building is located at 148 Smithtown Boulevard, Nesconset NY 11767.  For more information, please call (631) 360-2480 ext. 235.

Front Lobby Display Case- Santas Around the World

View a collection of figurines that represent Santa from cultures around the globe.  This exhibit will be on display in the Nesconset Building front lobby display case through December.  The Nesconset Building is located at 148 Smithtown Boulevard, Nesconset NY 11767.  For more information, please call (631) 360-2480 ext. 235.

Game Day

We provide the space, tables, chairs and a variety of games.  Meet friends here or make new ones.  This program takes place on Mondays from 12:00-3:00pm at the Nesconset Building of The Smithtown Library.  The Nesconset Building is located at 148 Smithtown Boulevard, Nesconset NY 11767.  This is a free program; registration is not required.  For more information, please call (631) 360-2480 ext. 235.

Living in Retirement

Financial Advisor Vince Perrotta will offer suggestions on how to maintain finances in retirement. He will address key concerns such as inflation, health care expenses, market volatility and unexpected expenses.  This program takes place on Thursday, December 7 from 7:00-8:00pm at the Nesconset Building of The Smithtown Library.  The Nesconset Building is located at 148 Smithtown Boulevard, Nesconset NY 11767.  This is a free program, but registration is required.  For more information, please call (631) 360-2480 ext. 232.

Killer Reads Book Discussion Group 

Books are available at the Nesconset Building Circulation Desk. The Nesconset Building is located at 148 Smithtown Boulevard, Nesconset NY 11767.  This is a free program, but registration is encouraged.  For more information, please call (631) 360-2480 ext. 235.
Tuesday, December 11 • 11:00am-12:00pm
The Secret, Book & Scone Society
by Ellery Adams

Women and Investing

When it comes to taking care of their financial future, women face unique challenges- longer lives and lower wages to name a few. Financial advisor Chris Eschmann will discuss how women can develop their own investment strategy and expand their financial knowledge.  This program takes place on Friday, December 14 from 10:00-11:00am at the Nesconset Building of The Smithtown Library.  The Nesconset Building is located at 148 Smithtown Boulevard, Nesconset NY 11767.  This is a free program, but registration is required.  For more information, please call (631) 360-2480 ext. 232.

Movies at the Nesconset Building

Join your friends and neighbors for a movie on in our Community Room.  The Nesconset Building is located at 148 Smithtown Boulevard, Nesconset NY 11767.  These are free programs, but registration is required for each movie you wish to attend.  For more information, please call (631) 360-2480 ext. 235.

New Movie Matinee 

Wednesday, December 19

Crazy Rich Asians

Rated PG-13; runtime 121 minutes.

Cinnamon Bun Glazed Scones with Simply Creative Chef Rob Scott

Everyone will go home with six sweet cinnamon bun scones ready to bake.  Please bring two small bowls, one large bowl, baking sheet, fork and small spoon to class.  This program takes place on Wednesday, December 19 from 6:30-8:30pm at the Nesconset Building of The Smithtown Library.  The Nesconset Building is located at 148 Smithtown Boulevard, Nesconset NY 11767.  There is a non-refundable fee of $7.00 per person for this program; registration is required.  For more information, please call (631) 360-2480 ext. 235.

One-On-One Medicare Counseling and Assistance

Register for an appointment to meet individually with a Suffolk County RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) volunteer from HIICAP (Health Insurance Information, Counseling & Assistance Program) to answer questions and provide information specific to your own needs regarding your Medicare health insurances and benefits, Medicare Savings Programs and EPIC.  This program is scheduled for Thursday, January 10 with appointment times at 12:00pm, 12:45pm, 1:30pm or 2:15pm at the Nesconset Building of The Smithtown Library.  The Nesconset Building is located at 148 Smithtown Boulevard, Nesconset NY 11767.  This is a free program, but registration is required.  For more information, please call (631) 360-2480 ext. 235.

Tea-rrific Reads Book Discussion Group 

Books are available at the Nesconset Building Circulation Desk. The Nesconset Building is located at 148 Smithtown Boulevard, Nesconset NY 11767.  This is a free program, but registration is encouraged.  For more information, please call (631) 360-2480 ext. 235.
Tuesday, January 22 • 2:15-3:15pm
Little Fires Everywhere
by Celeste Ng

Sunday
Dec022018

Events - Happenings At Smithtown Library - Kings Park

Happening at The Smithtown Library – Kings Park Building

Game Day

We provide the space, tables, chairs and a variety of games.  Meet friends here or make new ones.  This program takes place on Mondays from 12:30-2:30pm at the Kings Park Building of The Smithtown Library.  The Kings Park Building is located at 1 Church Street, Kings Park NY 11754.  This is a free program; registration is not required.  For more information, please call (631) 360-2480 ext. 235.

Movies at the Kings Park Building

Join your friends and neighbors for a movie on in our Community Room.  The Kings Park Building is located at 1 Church Street, Kings Park NY 11754.  These are free programs, but registration is required for each movie you wish to attend.  For more information, please call (631) 360-2480 ext. 235.

Friday Movie of the Week 

Friday, December 7 • 2:15pm

Meg

Rated PG-13; runtime 113 minutes.

Friday, December 14 • 2:15pm

The Children Act

Rated R; runtime 106 minutes.

Friday, December 21 • 2:15pm

Papillion

Rated R; runtime 134 minutes.

Friday, December 28 • 2:15pm

Puzzle

Rated R; runtime 103 minutes.

Kings Park Book Discussion Group 

Books are available at the Kings Park Building Circulation Desk. The Kings Park Building is located at 1 Church Street, Kings Park NY 11754.  This is a free program; registration is not required.  For more information, please call (631) 360-2480 ext. 235.
Monday, December 17 • 10:30-11:30am
Necessary Lies
by Diane Chamberlain

Coffee and Coloring

Coloring can help lower stress and will unleash your inner creativity.  Enjoy hot coffee while you spend the morning coloring a variety of images.  All materials and refreshments will be provided.  This program will take place on Tuesday, December 18 from 11:00am-12:00pm at the Kings Park Building of The Smithtown Library.  The Kings Park Building is located at 1 Church Street, Kings Park, NY 11754.  This is a free program, but registration is required.  For more information, please call (631) 360-2480 ext. 235.

Investment Basics

Are you looking to invest but do not know where to begin? Join Financial Advisor Chris Eschmann as he presents the basics of investing while expanding your financial knowledge.  This program will take place on Wednesday, December 19 from 10:00-11:00am at the Kings Park Building of The Smithtown Library.  The Kings Park Building is located at 1 Church Street, Kings Park, NY 11754.  This is a free program, but registration is required.  For more information, please call (631) 360-2480 ext. 235.

Friday
Nov302018

Events - Happenings At Smithtown Library - Commack

Happening at The Smithtown Library – Commack Building

Game Day

We provide the space, tables, chairs and a variety of games.  Meet friends here or make new ones.  This program takes place on Wednesdays from 12:00-2:00pm at the Commack Building of The Smithtown Library.  The Commack Building is located at 3 Indian Head Road, Commack, NY 11725.  This is a free program; registration is not required.  For more information, please call (631) 360-2480 ext. 235.

Commack Book Discussion Group 

Books are available at the Commack Building Circulation Desk. The Commack Building is located at 3 Indian Head Road, Commack NY 11725.  This is a free program; registration is not required.  For more information, please call (631) 360-2480 ext. 235.
Monday, December 10 • 12:00-1:00pm
Commonwealth
by Ann Patchett

Movies at the Commack Building

Join your friends and neighbors for a movie on in our Community Room.  The Commack Building is located at 3 Indian Head Road, Commack, NY 11725.  These are free programs, but registration is required for each movie you wish to attend.  For more information, please call (631) 360-2480 ext. 235.

Thursday Movie of the Week 

Thursday, December 13 • 1:30pm

Three Identical Strangers

Rated PG-13; runtime 96 minutes.

Thursday, December 20 • 1:30pm

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Rated PG-13; runtime 114 minutes.

Thursday, December 27 • 1:30pm

Love, Cecil

Rated NR; runtime 99 minutes.

Classic Movie Monday 

Monday, December 17 • 1:30pm

The Bishop’s Wife

Rated NR; runtime 109 minutes.

One-On-One Medicare Counseling and Assistance
Register for an appointment to meet individually with a Suffolk County RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) volunteer from HIICAP (Health Insurance Information, Counseling & Assistance Program) to answer questions and provide information specific to your own needs regarding your Medicare health insurances and benefits, Medicare Savings Programs and EPIC.  This program is scheduled for Friday, December 14 with appointment times at 10:00am, 10:45am, 11:30am or 12:15pm at the Commack Building of The Smithtown Library.  The Commack Building is located at 3 Indian Head Road, Commack NY 11725.  This is a free program, but registration is required.  For more information, please call (631) 360-2480 ext. 235.

New Tax Law

Financial Advisor Vince Perrotta will offer information you may need regarding the new tax laws and your current estate.  This program is scheduled for Saturday, December 15 from 10:00-11:00am at the Commack Building of The Smithtown Library.  The Commack Building is located at 3 Indian Head Road, Commack, NY 11725.  This is a free program, but registration is required.  For more information, please call (631) 360-2480 ext. 232.

Cuba Travel

Travel enthusiast Audra Brianne will discuss traveling to Cuba; what paperwork to file ahead of your trip, what to do and see and how travel to this island has changed for Americans of the 21st century.  This program is scheduled for Wednesday, December 19 from 7:00-8:00pm at the Commack Building of The Smithtown Library.  The Commack Building is located at 3 Indian Head Road, Commack, NY 11725.  This is a free program, but registration is required.  For more information, please call (631) 360-2480 ext. 232.


Sunday
Nov182018

Events - Smithtown Historical Society's Super Saturdays

Friday
Nov092018

Events- Suffolk County Announces Family Friendly Holiday Events

 

SUFFOLK COUNTY EXECUTIVE BELLONE ANNOUNCES PARKS SCHEDULE DURING HOLIDAYS

Girl Scouts Holiday Light Show Returns to Smith Point County Park

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone today announced the holiday events schedule for Suffolk County Department of Parks facilities this holiday season. After another successful year with strong attendance across all County parks, beaches and campgrounds, holiday events aim to continue to promote Suffolk’s robust network of pristine parks.

“As the holiday season approaches, we are proud to continue our tradition of offering family-friendly activities year-round at our cherished Suffolk County Parks,” said County Executive Bellone. “Many of these activities have become a staple of our community and we look forward to sharing the holiday joys with friends and loved ones this winter.”

The County Executive additionally announced that for the first time since the Girl Scout’s Holiday Light Show has been at Smith Point County Park, the show will include a Holiday Village hosted by J & B Restaurants. The village will feature a live Santa Claus, a photographer, hot chocolate, coffee, tea, bottle beverages, and snack items for sale, along with stuffed animals, Santa hats, assorted antlers, headbands, and light up items for sale. Additionally, the Holiday Village will serve as a drop-off point for non-perishable food items to be donated to Long Island Cares. 

Holiday Events Schedule as Follows:

November 24 – December 23

Santa Visits St. James General Store

St. James General Store, St. James, Every Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 PM — 4:00 PM:

Families can enjoy visiting with Santa Claus, shopping, and viewing many museum pieces that highlight the rooms. Artifacts from the Victorian time period line the shelves, mingled with the large assortment of merchandise for sale. There are displays of ledgers and old photographs in museum cases. The store is on the National Register of Historic Places.            

November 29 — December 30

15th Annual Girl Scouts Holiday Light Show

Smith Point County Park:

All proceeds of the drive-through show benefit children’s services. The Holiday Village will be back with Santa. Cost: $20/car; $40 for mini bus/RV; $70 for coach and school buses. No cash; Only credit/debit cards will be accepted for payment. For more information, visit www.holidaylightshow.org, email lightshow@gssc.us, or call (631) 543-6622.

 

 

Thursday
Nov082018

Events - Be An Angel Gift-A-Thon

Saturday
Mar032018

Tales For Tots 2018