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Saturday, November 9

 

Veteran’s Day Cockpit Weekend

In honor of Veteran’s Day, the American Airpower Museum, in conjunction with the Cradle of Aviation in Garden City, will present the 3rd annual “2 for 1 Open Cockpit Week-End” on November 9-10, 2013. Entry receipts during those two days from the Cradle of Aviation will be honored by the American Airpower Museum to permit equal free tickets to the American Airpower Museum. The Cradle of Aviation will accept American Airpower Museum receipts to obtain equal number of entrances to the Cradle of Aviation. Select aircraft will be open for inspection at the American Airpower Museum.

 

Monday, November 11

 

Village offices will be closed for Veteran’s Day

 

Tuesday, November 12

 

Portfolio Fest

On Tuesday, Nov. 12, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Farmingdale State College is offering any artistically inclined young people, the opportunity to have their artwork professionally reviewed by a member of the FSC art department.  The critique will include suggestions on how a portfolio can best represent a person’s artistic and creative capabilities.  Career opportunities in the visual arts industry will be part of the process. This evaluation is free and open to the public.  For more information, call 631-420-2180 or email the student’s name, address and high school to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

Thursday, November 14

 

Zoning Board Meeting

The Farmingdale Zoning Board of Appeals will hold its next meeting on Nov. 14 at 8 p.m. at Village Hall on 361 Main St. 

 

Saturday, November 16

 

Gingerbread House Contest

The first ever Long Island gingerbread house contest is coming to the Chocolate Duck, at 310 Main St. in Farmingdale, on Nov. 16. Anyone interested in registering in the contest has until Nov. 1 to sign up. The judging will take place from 9 a.m. to noon and will be open to the public from noon to 4 p.m. 

 

PTA Vendor Craft Fair

The Farmingdale High School PTA is hosting its 2nd annual Vendor Craft Fair on Saturday Nov. 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Commons. The event features vendors from Avon, Pampered Chef, Origami Owl, Scentsy, Tupperware, as well as personalized Holiday Ornaments, jewelry, pocketbooks, hand-painted tiles, knit hats, and more. 

All proceeds from this event support the PTA Scholarship Fund.

 

Sunday, November 17

 

Historical Society Hosts Tribute to Vietnam Vets

ATTENTION! ALL VIETNAM VETERANS...The Farmingdale-Bethpage Historical Society is hosting a Tribute to the Vietnam Veterans from the greater Farmingdale-Bethpage area on Sunday, November 17, 2013, at 2pm. at the Farmingdale Public Library, 116 Merritts Road, Farmingdale. It has been forty years since this conflict ended, and it is time your service is acknowledged. This program is co-sponsored by the Village of Farmingdale, and is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served after the program. For more information, call (516)420-7913, or go to fbhsli.org.

 

 

Blue Ribbon Run

The Town of Oyster Bay is hosting the Greater Long Island Running Club’s 2013 Blue Ribbon Run for Prostate Cancer at Syosset-Woodbury Community Park on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 9:30 a.m. 

The race, held once a year, helps to raise awareness and funds to fight prostate cancer. 

In addition, this year’s event will also feature free on-site prostate cancer screenings for men ages 40 and older. 

 

Monday, November 18

 

Village Work Session

The Farmingdale Village Board of Trustees will hold its next work session on Nov. 18, at 7 p.m. at Village Hall on 361 Main St. 

 

Thursday, November 21

 

Community Summit Meeting

The Community Summit meeting will be held on Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Farmingdale Public Library. 

 

CCAF Presentation on Health Care

The Concerned Citizen’s Association of Farmingdale will be holding a presentation about the Affordable Care Act at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 21 at Allen Park, to help residents better understand the differences between the four health plan insurance options offered by New York State. 

 

“The Spirt & The Modern” Exhibit

On Thursday, Nov. 21, the Grumman Gallery in Bethpage will host “The Spirit & The Modern,” an exhibit from the internationally-acclaimed artist Giovanni DeCunto. The event will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. To schedule an appointment call Michelle Chorney at 917-387-7277.

 

Saturday, November 23

 

Holiday Parade

Farmingdale Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Holiday Parade on Saturday, Nov. 23, at noon. The parade will begin at Northside Elementary school and ends at the Village Green. 

 

Tuesday, December 3

 

Tree Lighting

The annual lighting of the tri-centennial tree will be held on the village green at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3, with a rain date on Dec. 5. 

Refreshments are immediately following in Village Hall, sponsored by the Farmingdale-Bethpage Historical Society.  

 

Wednesday, December 4

 

Math Workshop [3rd-5th]

Parents of students [grades 3 - 5] enrolled in the Farmingdale School District are invited to attend a workshop at the Howitt Middle School Library, providing an in-depth look at the mathematics curriculum that is being taught to students throughout the 2013-2014 school year.  

 

Saturday, December 7

 

St. Luke’s Christmas Tree Lighting

On Saturday, Dec. 7, from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m., St. Luke’s Evangelical Lutheran Church will hold its 2nd annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony. For more details visit stlukesfarmingdale.org. 

 

Tuesday, December 10

 

Math Workshop [K-2nd]

Parents of students [grades K - 2] enrolled in the Farmingdale School District are invited to attend a workshop at the Howitt Middle School Library, providing an in-depth look at the mathematics curriculum that is being taught to students throughout the 2013-2014 school year.