Events 8/24 – 8/31

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    Wednesday, Aug. 24
    Pequa Pickers
    Do you love collecting rare odds and ends? Have you ever wanted to show your treasures off to other collectors? Come join the Pequa Pickers at Central Avenue and bring in a few of you favorite items and share their stories. From 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Central Avenue children’s room.

    Thursday, Aug. 25
    Ladies Tea    
    Presented by the Baking Coach, learn three different types of finger sandwiches and cookie decorating, and enjoy freshly made scones while drinking Earl Grey tea. Pre-registration required. From 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Bar Harbour auditorium.

    Outdoor Country Western Concert
    Popular line dance teacher Sherry Palencia, will have you dancing in no time, even if you’ve never danced before. If you are a seasoned dancer, come prepared to perform. Live music with the Joe Caggiano Band. From 7 to 9 p.m. in the Bar Harbour auditorium.

    Barnes & Noble Weekly Storytime
    Come to Barnes & Noble for storytime. Listen to a story and enjoy making crafts afterward. From 11:30 a.m. to noon at 5224 Sunrise Hwy., Massapequa Park.

    Friday, Aug. 26
    Conversational Spanish
    Learn conversational Spanish in the Bar Harbour children’s room from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

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    Farmer’s Market
    Enjoy the large selection of fresh fruits, vegetables, olive oils, seafoods, wines, baked goods, herbs, sauces, spices, dessert sauces, vinegars, homemade pies, and more at the Seaford Railroad Station. From 7 a.m. to noon at 1933 Jackson Ave., Seaford. The markets runs on Saturdays through Nov. 18. For more information, call 631-323-3653 or email longislandgrowersmarket@gmail.com.

    Adopt-A-Battalion Soldier’s Drive
    Come help put care packages together for troops overseas. Looking for personal care items, seasonings, hot sauces and items other than candy. From 9 to 11:30 a.m. at Our Lady of the Island Knight of Columbus Council, 2 Eastgate Rd., Massapequa Park.

    Beginners Bridge     MassCal_082416D
    With Ann Bass. Pre-registration required. From 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Bar Harbour meeting room.

    Monday, Aug. 29
    Scrabble
    Come in and enjoy a game of Scrabble from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Bar Harbour meeting room. No registration required.

    Village Board Meeting
    Meets at 8 p.m. at 151 Front St., Massapequa Park.

    Tuesday, Aug. 30
    Hearing Screening
    Sponsored by Senator Venditto. To schedule an appointment or for additional information, call Senator Venditto’s office at 516-882-0630. From 1 to 4 p.m. in the Bar Harbour auditorium.

    Wednesday, Aug. 31
    Build And Play
    A variety of blocks will be available for the children to play with in the Plainedge Library children’s room. All ages welcome and no registration required. From 1

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    Thursday, Sept. 1

     
    Medicaid Enrollment Assistance for the Aged Blind and Disabled   
    Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council will have facilitated enrollers trained by NY State Department of Health and stationed at Massapequa Library to assist the aged, blind and disabled populations enroll into the following programs: Medicaid, Medicaid Buy-In for Working People with Disabilities (MBI-WPD), Medicaid Spend-down, Medicare Savings (MSP), and Medicaid for Institutional Care in a Nursing home. Enrollment will run on a first-come, first-served basis, free of charge, every first Thursday of the month between 4 and 8 p.m. in the Central Avenue children’s room. For more information, call the Nassau Suffolk Hospital Council at 631-435-3000 or contact Lee Gundel at 516-798-4607 ext. 6304.

    Ongoing
    Library Closed on Sundays
    The Massapequa Bar Harbour and Central Avenue libraries will be closed on Sundays during the summer.

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