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Monday, October 14

 

Restaurant Week in Farmingdale

Running through Oct. 20, foodies from far and wide will be given the chance to explore some of the local eateries in the Village of Farmingdale. All week long, the 17 participating restaurants will offer patrons special menu items at special prices. For more information visit farmingdalerestaurantweek.com

 

Thursday, October 17

 

Marching Band Competition

The Farmingdale High School Marching Band will compete in the annual Marching Band Festival at Hofstra University on Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. Admission is $10. 

 

Friday, October 18

 

Homecoming

Farmingdale High School will celebrate Homecoming on Oct. 18 beginning with a pep rally at 5 p.m. The football game versus Valley Stream Central will begin at 6:30 p.m. at 150 Lincoln Street. Call 516-752-6600 for information.

 

Saturday, October 19

 

Halloween Party

St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 298 Conklin Street is holding its Safe Halloween Party on Oct. 19 from 5 to 8 p.m. The cost is $ 20 per family or $ 5 for a single, there will be games, snacks, pizza, punch, soda, haunted house, piñata, games, all are welcome.

 

Special Olympics Softball Tournament

The Special Olympics of New York will hold the Long Island Softball Tournament on Oct. 19 at the East Meadow Softball Complex. Participant registration due before Oct. 11. Volunteers needed. Visit www.nyso.org for information.

 

Concert Festival

First annual music festival at Eisenhower Park on Oct. 19. Free and open to public. This year featuring Gloria Gaynor and many top local talent. Call 516-572-0200 for information.

 

Mounted Cowboy Shooting Match

Step back into the later 1800s and watch history come alive as cowboys saddle up and engage in a shooting match at the Old Bethpage Village Restoration on Oct. 19. Call 516-572-8400 for information.

 

“1880 Long Island Halloween” Celebration

“1880 Long Island Halloween” at the Old Bethpage Village Restoration on Oct. 19-20, 26-27. Includes a monster scavenger hunt, tales from the grave digger, pumpkin carving demonstrations, tarot card readings, broom making for witches, and more. Festivities will take place between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Admission $10 for adults, $7 for children. Kids under 5 are free. Call 516-572-8400 for information.

 

Monday, October 21

 

Work Session

Village of Farmingdale Board of Trustees will hold a public work session on Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. at Village Hall on 361 Main St.

 

Tuesday, October 22

 

Golf Classic

County’s 2nd Annual Fall Golf Classic at Eisenhower Park. Participants treated to giveaways, prizes, raffles, and a catered lunch. Registration began on June 1. Call 516-572-0328 for information.

 

Planning Board

The Farmingdale Village Planning Board will hold its next meeting on Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. at Village Hall on 361 Main St. 

 

Saturday, October 26

 

Town of Oyster Bay Family Fall and Halloween Festival

Kick off the fall season with the Town of Oyster Bay’s annual fall family festival, which features fun for the whole family, including Halloween crafts, hayrides, games, apple cider and pumpkin picking. The festivities will be held at Marjorie R. Post Park in Massapequa on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine. 

 

Monday, October 28

 

PTA Council

The Farmingdale Parent—Teacher Council will hold its next meeting on Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. at Howitt Middle School.

 

Tuesday, October 29

 

Bethpage Union Free School District Board of Education Meeting

The Bethpage schools Board of Education will hold its next meeting on Oct. 29, at 8 p.m. at Bethpage High School.

 

Monday, November 4

 

Village Board Meeting

The Farmingdale Village Board of Trustees will hold its next meeting on Nov. 4, at 8 p.m. at Village Hall on 361 Main St. 

 

Wednesday, November 6

 

Farmingdale School District Board of Education Meeting

The Farmingdale schools Board of Education will hold its next meeting on Nov. 6 at 8 p.m. inside the Howitt Middle School cafeteria. Visit farmingdaleschools.org for meeting dates and information. 

 

Thursday, November 7

 

Chamber of Commerce Meeting

The Farmingdale Chamber of Commerce will hold its next meeting at noon, on Nov. 7, at Cascarino’s at 302 Main Street. At the meeting, members will elect new officers and directors.  

 

Saturday, November 16

 

Gingerbread House Contest

The first ever Long Island gingerbread house contest is coming to the Chocolate Duck, at 310 Main St. in Farmingdale, on Nov. 16. Anyone interested in registering in the contest has until Nov. 1 to sign up. The judging will take place from 9 a.m. to noon and will be open to the public from noon to 4 p.m. 

 

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. 

 

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 ends at the Village Green.