Thursday, 24 October 2013 00:00
As part of Red Ribbon week, school districts around Nassau County are giving presentations about substance abuse for parents students, and staff, to try and raise awareness to the issue. On Oct. 24, Bethpage High School will offer an overdose prevention (Narcan) training program aimed at parents and staff in the district. The event begins at 7 p.m. and is open to the public.
The Farmingdale Board of Fire Commissioners will hold their next meeting on Oct. 24 at 8 p.m.
The Runner’s Edge, located at 242 Main Street in Farmingdale, is hosting a Halloween Blood Drive on Saturday Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. in the parking lot behind the store. The event is open to anyone between ages 16 and 75 (16-year-olds must have parent permission. Anyone 76 and over need a doctor’s note) provided they weigh at least 100 lbs. and bring a form of ID with a signature or photo. The Runner’s Edge will give 20 percent off all purchases for anyone who donates.
The Farmingdale Parent—Teacher Council will hold its next meeting on Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. at Howitt Middle School.
The Bethpage schools Board of Education will hold its next meeting on Oct. 29, at 8 p.m. at Bethpage High School.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Community Summit meeting will be held on Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Farmingdale Public Library.
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.