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This Week in Hauppauge

This Week in Hauppauge

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

Monday, August 30

All Day, Take & Make Craft Kit: Pencil Case 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 31

11am, Cops, Coffee and Conversations, S.C.P.D. 4th Precinct This event will take place at the Smith Haven Mall Center Court.

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: Queen Bees 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, September 1

9:30am, SCBE Public Meeting Notice is hereby given that the Suffolk County Board of Ethics will convene a public meeting in accordance with the provisions of the Governor’s Executive Order 202.1. Pursuant to the Citizens Participation Act, all interested persons are invited to submit testimony, either orally or in writing, at the meeting. Meeting Location: 395 Oser Avenue, Conference Room 27, Hauppauge. Please enter through the building’s main entrance.

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.

1pm, To Sweat or Not to Sweat: Deodorants and Antiperspirants in the United States This presentation will discuss the origin and growth of the deodorant industry in the United States and explore how companies combined messages about appropriate femininity with medical knowledge. Presented by Cari Casteel, Clinical Assistant Professor at the University at Buffalo. She is currently drafting a manuscript on the social and cultural history of deodorant. Click here to register. New York State Office of Cultural Education

7:30pm, Board of Fire Commissioners Meeting Hauppauge Fire District Location: Fire Headquarters/Annex Board Room, 855 Wheeler Road, Hauppauge. Call 631-265-2499

Thursday, September 2

9am – 12pm, COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic H. Lee Dennison Building, 100 Veterans Memorial Highway. Hauppauge. Vaccine: Pfizer. Everyone 12 years and older is eligible. Third doses for immunocompromised individuals are available at this clinic. No appointment is needed, however those with appointments will have priority. To make an appointment, click here or call 311. Bring identification. Children ages 12-17 should be accompanied by a parent or should bring completed consent form. Medical practitioners and emergency medical practitioners will be on-site at all times at each clinic to answer any questions and tend to any needs or concerns.

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.

Friday, September 3

All Day, Take & Make Craft Kit: Apple Tissue Paper Sign Grades Pre-K to age 5. 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

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.

Saturday, September 4

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

10:30am, Grounds Tour at Bayard Cutting Arboretum All attendees should meet outside of the Manor House. Call 631-581-1002 to register. Free.

10:30am, Pond Exploration: Caleb Smith State Park Preserve There’s more to Willow Pond than meets the eye! Below the surface of the water lives a vibrant ecosystem. Join us for a pond scoop, where will get a close up and hands on look at some of the tiny creatures that make their home under that water. Reservations are required: 631-265-1054. Space is limited. If you are unable to keep your reservation, please cancel so others may have the opportunity to attend. $4 per person, cash only.

Sunday, September 5

10:30am, Migrating Monarchs at Sunken Meadow State Park This is the time of year when Monarch butterflies are making their way south. They make this one-way journey along our East coast shore line, heading to the forests of Mexico. Their descendants will make the return journey back up next year. Come learn more about these amazing flyers and how they make their long trip. To register, please visit eventbrite.com and search for #NatureEdventure.

12:30pm, SAT Prep Small Group Instruction (4 occurrences), In-person, Classroom D. Attend these classes to prepare for upcoming SAT tests. You must register by the date of the first class and drop off to the library a non-refundable check for $100 made payable to Tom Kenney. Participants must provide their own copy of the book: The Official SAT Study Guide from The College Board. Registration begins at 9am on 8/31/2021 by clicking here. For more info, call the library at 631-979-1600.   Hauppauge Public Library

1pm, Clubhouse Tour at Connetquot River State Park Preserve Step back in time as you tour the Main House of the South Side Sportsmen’s Club. A docent will discuss the history of the tavern and the high society Sportsmen’s Club, which shaped Connetquot River State Park Preserve into what it is today. To register, please visit eventbrite.com and search for #NatureEdventure.

Monday, September 6

Labor Day

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