Events 6/29 – 7/7


The Levittown Public Library is located at 1 Bluegrass Lane, Levittown. Call 516-731-5728 or visit for more information.

The Island Trees Public Library is located at 38 Farmedge Rd., Levittown. Call 516-731-2211 or visit for LevCal_062916Bmore information.

Wednesday, June 29

Donate Blood
Donate blood at the ITPL from 1:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Speed Around Long Island Networking Event and Fundraiser
Presented by AAM Networking Group, come enjoy a fundraiser. Proceeds will go to The Hair We Share. From 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Karopczyc Gym, 74 Farmedge Rd., Levittown. Cost is $20 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Payments will not be accepted at the door. Must register by emailing A raffle donation is required for each person attending. Finger foods and soft drinks will be available and all guests will receive a complimentary glass of wine or punch.

Thursday, June 30

Teen Summer Reading Celebration: Blast From the Past
Join in celebrating Summer 2016 and the LPL annual Teen Summer Reading Program with games and crafts from your childhood, including life-sized Guess Who? From 6:30 to 8 p.m.

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Adult Summer Reading Kickoff
Please stop in and pick up a Bingo card for a chance to win some great prizes at 10 a.m. at the ITPL.

Movie: Joy
Come to the LPL for a 1:30 or 6:30 p.m. screening of the movie Joy in the community room. Based on the true story of Joy Mangano, who rose to become the founder of a powerful business dynasty. Starring Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper (2015; Rated PG-13, 2 hrs 4 mins).

Playdate Fridays: Free Play Day
Visit the ITPL library every Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to see what fun the ITPL community room has in store. No registration required, all ages welcome.

Saturday, July 2

Learn to play chess from a member of the Long Island Industrial Chess League. Experienced players are also welcome. $8 for 8 classes. Contact Marilyn Adamo at 516-731-2211 or email madamo@islandtreespublic for information. From 10 a.m. to noon in the community room at the ITPL.

Stand Up with Mick Thomas
Come to Governor’s of Levittown, located at 90 Division Ave., and enjoy a night of comedy with Mick Thomas. Begins at 9:30 p.m. Cost is $17.

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Library Closed
Both the LPL and ITPL are closed for Independence Day.

Jones Beach Fireworks Show
The 4th of July fireworks show at Jones Beach is being presented by Astoria Bank and is guaranteed to celebrate Independence Day with a memorable bang. Parking fee is $10. At Jones Beach State Park, Ocean Parkway, Wantagh.

Tuesday, July 5

Board Meeting
The Island Trees Board of Education will have its reorganization meeting at 7 p.m. in the conference room of the Stephen E. Karopczyc School, located at 74 Farmedge Rd., Levittown.
Wednesday, July 6

Dedication Ceremony
The dedication of the Regan Sport Complex to honor Kevin Regan, whose dedication and commitment to Levittown Public School District was unsurpassed. The impact Regan made will be felt for many generations. Begins at 5:45 p.m. at the Leittown Memorial Education Center.

Kayaking on Long Island
Everything you need to know about having fun this summer kayaking on the waterways of Long Island. At 7 p.m. at the ITPL.

Thursday, July 7

Book Chat
Come discuss The Childhood of Jesus by J.M. Coetzee at 7:30 p.m. at the ITPL.


Division Avenue Baseball Personal Instruction Camplibrarybooks
From July 11-15 for 6-9-year-olds from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; July 18-22 for 10-12-year-olds from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and July 25-29 for 13-15-year-olds from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. All camps will be held at Division Avenue High School. Cost is $135 per session and all campers will receive a Division baseball camp t-shirt. On the day of the camp, bring the following: baseball gear (no shorts), cleats, sneakers (inclement weather), drinks and snacks. Contact Tom Tuttle at 516-385-0510 for a form and registration. Make check payable to Levittown Diamond Club (Fressle), 220 Division Ave., Levittown, NY 11756.


LPL Adult Summer Reading Program
Registration is through July 22. The theme this summer is “Exercise Your Mind. Read!” Registrants will receive a prize up   on registration and another prize after reviews are submitted for three books. All reading materials are acceptable. Book reviews will be accepted through Aug. 19. The program ends Aug. 25, with an End of Summer Reading Program Party from 7 to 8:30 p.m., with refreshments, prize drawings, discussions and a guest author.

Levittown Community Council
The Levittown Community Council meets the fourth Monday of every month at the Levittown Public Library at 7:30 p.m. Meetings are open to the public and free.

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Jennifer Fauci is the managing editor of Long Island Weekly, Boulevard and Anton Media Group’s local magazines. Her passion for literature, travel and the arts lend to the unique content in her publications. In her time at Anton, she has received first place in the Folio Awards, second place for the NYPA awards and is the recipient of three PCLI awards.


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