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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.

 

Friday, November 22

 

Farmingdale High School Musical

On Friday, Nov. 22 and Saturday, Nov. 23, the students of Farmingdale High School will perform the Broadway musical Aida. The performance will be held at 7 p.m. inside the High School auditorium. 

 

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 features the Farmingdale Public School Marching Band, Daler Kickline, and Hardscrabble Girl Scouts in holiday costume. Santa will also be handing out candy canes and saying hello to all the boys and girls at the village green. We will also be collecting new unwrapped toys for the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation that day.  Farmingdale Village Hall is an official toy drop location for the foundation.  A collection box is also located at Ellsworth W. Allen Town Park and other Town of Oyster Bay facilities.

 

1863 Thanksgiving Holiday Celebration

On Saturday, Nov. 23 and Sunday, Nov. 24, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Old Bethpage Village restoration will provide an old-fashioned Thanksgiving including decorated pumpkin pies baked in a beehive oven, and turkey roasted over an open fire. Each afternoon, Traditional Fiddle music will be played, and children’s stories will be read several times each day. Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for children (ages 5 - 12), seniors and volunteer firefighters. For more information, please call 516-572-8401.

 

Monday, December 2

 

Village Board of Trustees Meeting

The Farmingdale Village Board of Trustees will hold its next public meeting on Dec. 2, at 8 p.m. at Village Hall on 361 Main St. 

 

Joe Belisi Day 

On Dec. 2, the Village of Farmingdale will commemorate the career of Nassau County legislator Joe Belisi with a special day in his honor. 

 

Tuesday, December 3

 

Tree Lighting

The annual lighting of the tricentennial 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.  

 

Airport Commission Meeting

The Republican Airport Commission will hold its next public meeting on Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. in Conference Room 201 of the Main Terminal.  

 

Wednesday, December 4

 

Farmingdale Board of Ed

The Farmingdale School District Board of Education will hold its next meeting at 8 p.m. on Dec. 4, at Howitt Middle School.

 

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.  

 

Thursday, December 5

 

Chamber’s Holiday Party

The Farmingdale Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Holiday Party on Thursday, Dec. 5, at Carlyle on the Green at 5:30 p.m. This year, the Chamber will celebrate silver anniversary members, in honor of those with 25 years in Farmingdale. 

 

Friday, December 6

 

Chinese Auction

Help for people, a non-profit organization in Farmingdale, will be holding a Chinese auction on Friday Dec. 6, from 6:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m., at Firemen’s Memorial Park in Lindenhurst Admission is $8 in advance, or $10 at the door, and includes one sheet of 25 raffle tickets. Raffle prizes include: Disney Park Hopper Passes, Basket of Cheer, Restaurant Gift Certificates, Themed Baskets and much more. There will also be door prizes and a 50/50 raffle. 

 

Holiday Special at FUMC

Farmingdale United Methodist Church, located at 407 Main Street, will present two performances of the advent opera “Amahl and the Night Visitors” on Friday, December 6 and Saturday, December 7, 2013. The hour-long opera, by Gian-Carlo Menotti, will be performed in English by professional singers, dancers and chorus under the direction of David Majoros, D.M.A., Music Director of FUMC. It’s charming story and colorful numbers make it perfect for children.

Friday evening’s performance begins at 7:30pm and the Saturday matinee at 4:00pm. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children and can be reserved by calling the church office at 516 694-3424.

 

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. 

 

JC Cafe hosts Servants of the Shepherd

The JC Cafe at Farmingdale United Methodist Church on Main Street will host Servants of the Shepherd, a well-known contemporary Christian music group, to perform a variety of music including familiar Christmas hymns. 

Doors open at 7PM with complimentary coffee and desserts and the program begins at 7:30PM; suggested donation is $5.00. For additional information call 516-694-3424 or visit farmingdaleumc.org.