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Firematic Awards Ceremony

Thursday, October 16

St. Elisabeth’s Craft Fair

Saturday, October 18

Floral Park Memorial High School Homecoming

Saturday, October 18


Through October

The art exhibit Current Expressions will be on view at the Wisser Memorial Gallery at NYIT New York Institute of Technology in Old Westbury during the month of October. The show features eight local artists and photographers including Erica Angiolillo, Roni M. Chastain, Marzena Grabczynska Lorenc, Jill Rader Levine, Flo Siemsen, Susan Tiffen, Maxine Townsend-Broderick, and Debbie Viola. A group donation was given to Long Island Cares, Inc. The Wisser Memorial Gallery is at 100 Northern Blvd. in Old Westbury. For details, call 516-686-7657.


Wednesday, October 15

Floral Park And Sewanhaka high schools participate in the Marching Band Festival at Mitchell Field.

The Floral Park Woman’s Club will hold their October Daytime meeting at the Floral Park Recreation Center on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 12:30 p.m. Following refreshments and a business meeting, the club will participate in Chair Yoga with Maria. Call Edna at 516-354-8818 for information. All are welcome. The evening club meeting will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 7:30 p.m. at the Recreation Center.


Thursday, October 16

The Hempstead Town Board will honor fire service personnel for their dedication to duty and commitment to service in the Town’s annual Firematic Awards ceremony on Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. at the Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, 1 Washington St. in Hempstead.

North End Civic Association meets at the Reliance Fire House on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 7:30 p.m. This month’s guest speaker will be Mayor Thomas Tweedy.


Saturday, October 18

Floral Park Memorial High School Homecoming Parade begins at 11 a.m.

St. Elisabeth’s Episcopal Church, 6 Harvard St. (off Tulip Ave.) in Floral Park will hold its semi-annual craft fair and flea market on Oct. 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. More then 46 vendors from across Long Island will present their wares, including handmade articles, crafts, white elephants, books, jewelry, sports collectibles and more. Vendors from Mary Kay and Avon will also be present. Duane Reade will be offering flu shots. Refreshments available.


Sunday, October 19

Town of Hempstead STOP collection date on Oct. 19 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at North Woodmere Park on Branch Blvd. in North Woodmere. Visit www.toh.li or call 516-378-4210 for details.

Join the South Shore Audubon Society on a bird walk at Hempstead Lake State Park on Sunday, Oct. 19, from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Walk leaders and other birders and nature enthusiasts will be happy to share their knowledge and experience with you. Bring binoculars. The bird walk is free of charge, but parking fees apply. The group will meet in Parking Field #3, Exit 18 South, from the Southern State Parkway. Rain will cancel the walk. For information, log onto www.ssaudubon.org or call Joe Landsberg at 516 467-9498.


Tuesday, October 21

The Town of North Hempstead will hold its regular board meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m. at town hall, at 220 Plandome Rd. in Manhasset.


Thursday, October 23

The League of Women Voters of Central Nassau is sponsoring a talk by Town of Hempstead Councilwoman Dorothy Goosby on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. at the Hempstead Library, Nichols Court and Washington Avenue. The public is invited to attend.


Friday, October 24

Queens County Farm will host a Halloween Haunted House on Oct. 24, 25, and 26 from 4 to 7 p.m. Admission is $4 per person, recommended for ages six and older.

Floral Park Volunteer Fire Department Rescue Company is hosting Psychic Medium Christopher Allan on Friday, Oct. 24 at the Floral Park Village Hall. Dubbed the ‘Next Generation of Spirit Communication’, Allan is ushering in a new era of spiritual awareness with his ability to talk to the spirits of the dead and tune into the lives of the living. Tickets are $40 per person. Reserve your ticket by calling Christal at 516-884-9746 or Ed at 516-313-4925.


Saturday, October 25

The Big Apple College Fair, in sponsorship with the College Access Consortium of New York (CACNY) will be held at the Jacob Javitts Center, Hall 1A in New York City on Oct. 25 from 1 to 4 p.m.


Sunday, October 26

Queens County Farm will hold their annual Children’s Fall Festival on Sunday, Oct. 26 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wear your costume to the celebration. Bouncy houses, cartoon costumed characters, pie-eating contests, hayrides, and more. Admission is $4 per person.


Tuesday, October 28

Sewanhaka Central High School District Board of Education meeting will be held on Oct. 28 at 8 p.m.


Saturday, November 1

United Methodist Church’s Harvest Fair will be held on Saturday, Nov. 1.

Additionally, the UMC’s Theatre Box will present “A Festival of One Act Plays” on Nov. 7, 8, 14, and 15 at p.m. And on Nov. 9 and 16 at 2 p.m.

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