Events 10/6 – 10/14


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

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

Thursday, Oct. 6

Blood Drive
Come donate blood from 2 to 8 p.m. at The First Presbyterian Church of Levittown, 474 Wantagh Ave., Levittown, in Miles Hall. Call 516-731-3808 to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins are also welcome.

Saturday, Oct. 8

CROP Hunger Walk
Join Holy Trinity Orthodox Church of East Meadow and other local parishes and organizations for a one- or two-mile walk to benefit Church World Service’s food drive at Eisenhower Park. Registration begins at 10 a.m. in the Dogwood area of Parking Field 1 and the walk begins at 11 a.m. Snacks and music follow the walk. For more information or to sponsor walkers,visit or email

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Schools Closed
Levittown schools and Island Trees schools are closed in observance of Columbus Day.

Kids Movie: The Haunted Mansion
Come enjoy a movie on the big screen. Bring your own snacks and drinks. Each child must have a permission slip on file. Ask at the circulation desk for a permission slip after registering. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by a grownup. From 4 to 6 p.m. in the ITPL community room. (2003; PG, 88 mins).
Wednesday, Oct. 12

AARP Defensive Driving
AARP Smart Driver Program will run from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. in the ITPL community room. The program is open to all ages and costs $20 for AARP members and $25 for nonmembers. Checks/Money Orders are to be made payable to AARP and handed to instructor on day of program. No cash will be accepted. Save up to 10 percent on your car insurance. Bring a New York driver’s license, a pen and a Check Payable to AARP. It is suggested you bring lunch and a sweater if needed.

Thursday, Oct. 13

Free Flu Shot Immunization
This program is sponsored by NuHealth, with coordination of the LPL and is for seniors 60 and older. Arrive 15 minutes prior to scheduled appointment. There is no out of pocket expense for the immunization for any senior citizen, 60 years of age and older, and their spouse or caregiver. Bring proper identification, a Medicare card or other primary insurance card. It is not necessary to have insurance to receive a free flu shot. The pneumonia shot will also be available. Must register for an appointment. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 14

Artist Reception
The LPL will showcase the artwork and paintings of Nick Zules throughout the month of October. The artist reception begins at 7 p.m.

Friday Cinema: Me Before You
The LPL community room will show a screening of the movie Me BLevCal_100516Before You at 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. Starring Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin. (2016; PG-13 1hr 33 mins).


October is Fire Prevention Month
Members of the Wantagh Fire Department have been visiting area Elementary Schools to present Fire Prevention programs to the students. All residents of the Wantagh Fire District are invited to attend an annual open house on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Wantagh Fire Headquarters, 3470 Park Ave., Wantagh.

RISE Of The Jack-O-Lanterns
Wantagh-Levittown Volunteer Ambulance Corps (WLVAC) supporters get up to 50 percent off RISE of the Jack-O-Lantern tickets. Plus, WLVAC earns back 10 percent of all ticket sales done through their custom URL. Visit to register your email address and receive a special promocode for discounted tickets.

Farmers Market
Enjoy the large selection of fresh fruits, vegetables, olive oils, seafoods, wines, baked goods, spices, dessert sauces and more at the Seaford Railroad Station. From 7 a.m. to noon at 1933 Jackson Ave., Seaford. The market runs on Saturdays through Nov. 18. Call 631-323-3653 for info.

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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