Movie at the Library

Thursday, Oct. 29

Ghastly Grounds

Friday, Oct. 30

Halloween Pumpkin Festival

Saturday, Oct. 31

Wednesday, Oct. 28

Scholarship Fundraiser: Bridge Anyone?

Funding their two scholarships for horticulture students at SUNY Farmingdale is the annual Bridge and Board Game luncheon of the Locust Valley Garden Club on Wednesday, Oct. 28, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Bailey Arboretum main house. Tables of four are welcome. Tickets are $25 each, which includes lunch. Lots of raffles, wine and good fun will make the event. For information call Susan at 516-671-1614.

Lariat Necklace Workshop

Join Linda Reilly for a hands-on craft workshop at 6 p.m. at the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Library. Make your own lariat necklace using a beautiful assortment of colorful beads and wire. Materials fee: $12. Cash or check payable to Linda Reilly. Register at the reference desk.

Thursday, Oct. 29

Movie at the Library

See Practical Magic at the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Library, 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. The wry, comic romantic tale follows the Owens sisters as they struggle to use their hereditary gift for practical magic to overcome the obstacles in discovering true love. Based on the novel by Alice Hoffman. Starring: Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Dianne Wiest, Stockard Channing, Aidan Quinn. (Rated PG-13 for some violence, intense thematic elements and sensuality, 104 min.).

Fear Factor Party

At the Bayville Free Library, 7 p.m. for sixth-graders and up. Play challenging Fear Factor games and dare to eat some disgusting, yet yummy, desserts they’ll have for you at this fun-filled Fear Factor Party.

Friday, Oct. 30

Shake ‘N Make Music

A high-energy, fun-filled music and movement session incorporating instruments, bean bags, bubbles and much more, for kids ages birth to 5, with adult. At the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Library, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Registration requested.

Ghastly Grounds

The Oyster Bay Historical Society presents the fourth annual Ghastly Grounds from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Bring your little wizard, robot, superhero or ghost to the historic Earle-Wightman house and garden for the “traditional” games of skeleton scavenger hunt and pumpkin toss and the return of new favorite: the potato sack race.  Scary or sassy (temporary) tattoo station for all to enjoy.  Everyone gets a ghastly goody bag upon arrival. Perfect for children 10 and under. Suggested $5 donation. The fun begins at the Earle-Wightman House, 20 Summit St. in Oyster Bay. For details, contact the osciety at 516-922-5032 or

Art Smarts For Tweens

At Bayville Free Library, 4 p.m., for grades 3-6. Explore and learn to use line, form and color to create a masterpiece. Dress for artistic messes. The library will provide materials. Register online.

Saturday, Oct. 31

Boo! Happy Halloween!

Halloween Pumpkin Festival

Bailey’s Arboretum is holding a Hallowe’en Pumpkin Festival from noon to 3 p.m. $10 per family includes magic, comedy, music, pumpkin painting, crafts, games, hot food and cider and 43 acres of fall beauty.

Sunday, Nov. 1

Movie At The Library

Head to the Bayville Free Library at 2 p.m. to see The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. Sponsored by the Bayville Friends of the Library. See Anna’s movie review on the library’s Pinterest page. No registration required. Movie will be played again at the same time on Monday, Nov. 2.

Monday, Nov. 2

Advanced Microsoft Excel

Using Microsoft Excel, the world’s most popular spreadsheet program, learn advanced features including macros, graphing and charting and much more. Prerequisites: Introduction and Intermediate Excel. Seating is limited and registration is required. At Locust Valley Library, 7 to 8:45 p.m.

College Financial Aid Workshop

At the Bayville Free Library at 7 p.m., join professional Barry Fox for his “High Cost of College” presentation, an informative evening on the financial aid process. Register online.

Tuesday, Nov. 3

Election Day

Get to your local polling place and cast your vote in the races for Nassau County Legislator, Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor, Town of Oyster Bay Council members and Town of Oyster Bay Clerk.

Board of Education Meeting

The Oyster Bay-East Norwich Board of Education will hold a work session at 7 p.m. at Oyster Bay High School


Food Pantry

The North Shore Assembly of God, 84 Orchard St., Oyster Bay is operating a new food pantry for the community. It is meant to supplement the growing needs of the community. It is open on Tuesdays 11 a.m. to noon. If you are in need of their services at other times, please call Pastor Diane at 516-922-2547 and make an appointment to complete their screening process.

The American Hot Rod

Collector Car Showcase (CCS), the only museum/showcase devoted to automotive memorabilia, Petroliana, and vintage cars in the metropolitan New York area, has an exhibit, The American Hot Rod, on display through Oct. 31 at the 18,000-square-foot facility at 85 Pine Hollow Rd. (Route 106) on the southern approach to this historic North Shore Long Island Gold Coast hamlet. The Petroliana museum, as car aficionados liken it, is open to the public daily from Tuesday through Saturday. It will feature a number of award-winning hot rods that have captivated audiences nationwide and are on loan to Collector Car Showcase for this special and rare exhibit. For more information, visit

The Interfaith Community

Educate your Jewish–Christian family through children’s classes, services and adult programs along with other interfaith families. The group meets on  select Sundays at the Brookville Multifaith Campus. Go to for a complete calendar.

Rotating Art Exhibit

Winifred Boyd’s photography will grace The Bayville Library’s walls for the month of October.

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