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This Week in Hauppauge

Looking for something to do this week? Check out these events happening in person or online.

Monday, August 9

All Day, Take & Make Craft Kit: Rainbow Tissue Paper Craft The kits are on a first come, first served basis, while supplies last. If picking up curbside, please call ahead so we can have it ready for when you arrive. For more info, call the library at 631-979-1600 or visit Hauppauge Public Library

All Day, Pick Up of Teen Take & Make Community Service Kit: Fall Decorating Volunteer Project Create easy decorations of leaves to decorate the library for fall (1-hour service credit). Project deadline: Sunday, September 5. If picking up curbside, please call ahead so we can have it ready for when you arrive. For more info, call the library at 631-979-1600 or visit Hauppauge Public Library

6:30pm, Bingo on Zoom Enjoy a fun game of bingo with your neighbors. Prizes will be awarded to the winners. Click here to register. For more info, call the library at 631-979-1600 or visit Hauppauge Public Library

8:00pm, FREE Drive-In Movie Night: Nanny McPhee: Byron Lake Park, 50 Irish Lane, East Islip. The FREE series will run weekly through August, and will be hosted at various locations throughout the Town of Islip. Space is limited and is first come, first served. Gates open at 6:30pm. Please bring a non-perishable food item for the Islip Food for Hope Food Pantry. For more info call 631-224-5430. Get your COVID-19 vaccine at the movie! Call 631-376-3224 to register.

Tuesday, August 10

11am – 1pm, FREE Summer Food Service Central Islip Library, in coordination with Island Harvest, is holding a FREE summer food service every Tuesday and Friday from 11-1pm for kids and teens under 18. The service will run until September 3rd. 33 Hawthorne Avenue, Central Islip, 631-234-9333.

11:30am, Mexican Train In-Person at the Hauppauge Public Library Classroom B. Join us each week to play this exciting game of dominoes. For more info, call the library at 631-979-1600.

2pm, An Afternoon at the Movies: Dream Horse In-Person at the Hauppauge Public Library Classroom B. Spend an entertaining afternoon at the library! Watch a popular new release movie every week on our large screen. For more info, call the library at 631-979-1600.

2pm, Town of Islip Board Meeting This event will take place on Zoom. Instructions on how to access the Zoom Webinar and / or livestream are available on the Town’s website www.islipny.gov or call (631) 595-3500

6pm, Town of Islip Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting This event will take place on Zoom. Instructions on how to access the Zoom Webinar and / or livestream are available on the Town’s website www.islipny.gov or call (631) 595-3500.

6pm, Dinner Cruise on the Great South Bay The Town of Islip is happy to announce the return of sunset dinner cruises aboard the Lauren Kristy Paddleboat as it sails to Atlantique Beach, Fire Island. $60 for residents. $67 for non-residents. No refunds. Departs from Bay Shore Marina, rain or shine. Registration required. Call 631-224-5430.

Wednesday, August 11

10am, Mah Jong In-Person at the Hauppauge Public Library Classroom B. Enjoy playing Mah Jong? Bring your sets and friends and get a game-playing frenzy started. For more info, call the library at 631-979-1600.

11am, Town of Islip Bid Openings LIVE STREAM View the Live Stream here

1pm, In the Fog and Folly of War: Caricature and U.S. National Character Online The New York State Office of Cultural Education presents Chris Gilbert, Assistant Professor of English in the areas of Communication & Media at Assumption University. This author talk will provide a rundown of his recently published book ‘Caricature and National Character: The United States at War.’ He is the author of numerous articles and essays, most of which look at the role of humor in cultural politics. Click here to register.

6:30pm, Town of Islip Planning Board Meeting This event will take place on Zoom. Instructions on how to access the Zoom Webinar and / or livestream are available on the Town’s website www.islipny.gov or call (631) 595-3500

Thursday, August 12

All Day, Mocktail Pick Up: Adult Summer Reading Club Stop by the library on Thursdays to pick up a new recipe and a little something special to make a custom literary-themed drink. You can also chat with library staff to discuss the books you are reading. Earn a raffle ticket for every book you read for a chance to win a weekly prize to a local business. You can log your books with us in-person or online. Hauppauge Public Library

11:30am, Mexican Train In-Person at the Hauppauge Public Library Classroom B. Join us each week to play this exciting game of dominoes. For more info, call the library at 631-979-1600.

1pm, Yarncrafters In-Person at the Hauppauge Public Library. Calling all knitters and crocheters. Work on projects for various community charities. Volunteer your work for a good cause and good time. Accepting donations of new yarn. For more info, call the library at 631-979-1600.

5pm, Town of Islip Change of Zone Hearing This event will take place on Zoom. Instructions on how to access the Zoom Webinar and / or livestream are available on the Town’s website www.islipny.gov or call (631) 595-3500

Friday, August 13

12:30pm, Scrabble In-Person at the Hauppauge Public Library Adult Public Floor. Spend a relaxing afternoon playing Scrabble with friends. For more info, call the library at 631-979-1600.

1pm, Mah Jong In-Person at the Hauppauge Public Library Classroom B. Enjoy playing Mah Jong? Bring your sets and friends and get a game-playing frenzy started. For more info, call the library at 631-979-1600.

5pm, Mini Golf Join us for mini golf! This 9-hole golf game will be set up in the library parking lot (weather permitting) or indoors if it rains. Part of the library’s ‘Fridays Out Front’ series, this event will be held outside. Current safety guidelines for social distancing will be followed. Register here.  For more info, call the library at 631-979-1600.  Hauppauge Public Library

Saturday, August 14

On-going: Teen Virtual Community Service Projects Available The Hauppauge Public Library has multiple, on-going, teen virtual community service projects available for students in Grades 6-12. No registration required. Please visit our website for full details on how to complete each project and instructions on how to obtain your community service credit. Hauppauge Public Library / Volunteer

6:30pm, Tails and Tales with Jason’s Live Animals Join Jason as he tells a story about each of his real live creatures. Learn about frogs, bugs, reptiles, chinchillas, birds and more. Discover where they live, what they eat, when they sleep, and how they protect themselves. Laugh and sing with a surprise guest visitor at the end of the show. Visit our YouTube channel to attend this event. Hauppauge Public Library

Sunday, August 15

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