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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 23

All Day, Take & Make Craft Kit: Plush Labradoodle Puppy 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

7:45pm, FREE Drive-In Movie Night: Percy Jackson: The Lightning Thief: Gull Haven Golf Course, 1 Gullhaven Dr. Central 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 serve. 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 24

11am Are You Ready for Redistricting? Why It Matters to You Is your community ready for congressional & state legislative redistricting? How will your congressional and state legislative districts change later this year? Find out more, during this informative webinar, about redistricting in the state and in your community. Presented by Jeffrey Wice, Adjunct Professor and Senior Fellow, New York Law School. Register here. New York State Office of Cultural Education

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: Those Who Wish Me Dead 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.

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.

Wednesday, August 25

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.

6:30pm, Organize Your Backpack, Room & School Stuff Students will learn techniques to keep track of deadlines, handouts, homework and completed assignments. The instructor also guides parents on how to effectively monitor and assist their children at home as they experiment with these new strategies. This event takes place on Zoom. Click here to register.  Hauppauge Public Library

Thursday, August 26

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.

Friday, August 27

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.

8:30pm, Hidden Figures The incredible story of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit. Part of the library’s ‘Fridays Out Front’ series, this event will be held outside. Current safety guidelines for social distancing will be followed. Please bring chairs. Inclement weather cancels. Register here For more info, call the library at 631-979-1600.   Hauppauge Public Library

Saturday, August 28

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

Sunday, August 29

6:30pm, Sunday Stories: Pajama Time Join A Time for Kids, Inc. for a fun-filled night! This class includes music, movement, fine and gross motor activities and stories. Wear your pajamas! Visit our YouTube channel to attend this event. Hauppauge Public Library

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