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  1. 1. Children’s Programs - Babies to Pre-K K-Grad Progra e 6 ms o Page 3 nA note about program attendance: Our goal is to maximize attendance and offer as many South Country Central School District residentsthe opportunity to enjoy library programs. Please notify us if you will be unable to attend a program so that we may call a child on our waiting list.Registration is required for all programs. May 4 - Pet ParadeMarch April All welcome 11:00 a.m.March 4 - REGISTRATION DAY National Ocean Week begins today and to Show off yourMarch and April program registration begins celebrate this amazing natural resource we pet at thetoday. will be engaged in ocean projects all week. library today. Please bringMarch 5 - On My Own Storytime April 2 - Springtime Story and Craft your wellAges 3-Pre-K Ages 3-Pre-K behaved10:30, 11:30 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. 10:30, 11:30 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. pet on aTuesdays, March 5, 12, 19, 26 Tuesdays, April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 leash or Week 1 - Sea Jellies in theMarch 6 - Wee Play Week 2 - April Showers proper carrier.Ages 2-Pre-K Week 3 - Chick ChickAnytime 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Week 4 - Flower CollageWednesdays, March 6, 13, 20 Week 5 - Fairy HousesWeek 1 - Puzzle PlayWeek 2 - Stamping Fun April 3 - “In the Great Big Sea” -Week 3 - Block Play Memory Game Age 3-Pre-KMarch 7 - Parent & Child Storytime Anytime 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Ages 2-3 • 10:30 a.m. Make a sea life memory game to takeThursdays, March 7, 14, 21, 28 home and play with friends and family.March 8 - Yoga for Kids April 4 - Parent and Child Concepts May 7 - I Can Play BINGOAges 1-3 • 10:30 - 11:15 a.m. Ages 2-3 • Anytime 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Age 3-Pre-KFriday, March 8, Mondays, April 22 & May 20 Thursdays, April 4, 11, 18 and 25 10:30 or 11:30 a.m.This class is a creative and fun way to stimulate Each week we’ll set up a variety ofyour childs development and give you some activities that support the learn- May 10 - Science Explorersgentle exercise too! ing of basic concepts. Age 2-Pre-K Week 1 - Colors Anytime 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.March 10 - Birdseed Rolls Week 2 - Shapes Fridays, May 10, 17 and 24Grades Pre-K-3 Week 3 - Big and LittleAnytime 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Week 4 - How Many May 13 - Toddler Rhythms and SoundsHelp our feathered friends find some Do You See? Ages 12-30 mos.delicious seeds to get them through 6:30 p.m.the last of these winter days. April 8 - “Let’s Sing” Enjoy a variety of musical sounds and activities Birth-Pre-K • 10:30 a.m. with your toddler.March 11 - More Stories Please -A Pajama Storytime May 14 - Giant Memory GameAge 2-Grade 2 • 6:30 p.m. Age 3-Pre-K 10:30 or 11:30 a.m.March 15 -Parent Child Workshop May 14 - Twinkle Stars - Evening OpentimeWalkers-30 months Walkers-30 months10:30 - 11:15 a.m. April 12 - Art Smart Anytime 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.Fridays, March 15, 22, 29 and April 5 Age 2-Pre-K Anytime 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Tuesdays, May 14 & 21Come meet other parents, talk to the experts Fridays, April 12, 19, 26 This is an opportunity for working parents toabout your parenting concern and engage in meet other parents and engage in some enjoy-some enjoyable one on one time with your April 17 - More Stories Please - able one on one playtime with their toddler.toddler. A Pajama Storytime Age 2-Grade 2 • 6:30 p.m. May 22 - Car Seat Safety InspectionsMarch 16 - Annual St. Patrick’s Day Gold Hunt 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Walkers-Age 5 • 11:00 a.m. April 29 - REGISTRATION DAY - (see box on page 2 for more information)The leprechaun has spilled his pot of gold all May program registration begins today!over the library lawn. Be here at 11:00 a.m. May 22 - More Stories Please -sharp to find your share. Bring your camera; A Pajama Storytimeyou just might catch a glimpse of the lep- May Age 2-Grade 2 • 6:30 p.m.rechaun himself! Irish soda bread and tea willbe served after the hunt. In the event of wet or May 1 - National Mother Goose Daysnowy weather the library will have refresh- Celebrationments and a photo opportunity with “you know Ages 2-Pre-Kwho” inside the building. For the safety of your Anytime 12:00 - 7:00 p.m.child, older siblings may not participate in this Over the years theres been some speculationprogram. that Mother Goose was actually a real person, namely Mary Goose, the mother-in-law of aMarch 17 - Hands on Shamrocks Boston publisher who collected little rhymesAge 1-Grade 2 • Anytime 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. she sang to her grandchildren. Whether real orUsing paint and prints of your hands, create a imagined, Mother Goose rhymes are an inte-shamrock hanging. gral part of our shared literary experience. Today a variety of mother goose inspired coloring sheets and projects will be available n Registratio 4 to do from 12:00 - 7:00 p.m. with group recitations at 1:00, 4:00 or 6:00 p.m. If you rch Dates: Ma 9 come dressed as your favorite character, we’ll and April 2 enter your name to win a prize. One winner will be announced at each reading. nline, Register o erson. May 2 - Parent Child Storytime or in p Ages 2-3 • 10:30 a.m. by phone May 25 - Twenty Minute Kite Thursdays, May 2, 9, 16, 23 have their n must Grades K-5 Your childre s Anytime 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. brary card May 3 - “Let’s Sing” own BFL li Just in time for your Memorial Day celebra- to register. Birth-Pre-K • 10:30 a.m. tions, learn to make the easiest kite ever. today! Get yours
  2. 2. brookhavenfreelibrary Serving The South Country Central School District March – May 2013 Have a suggestion? Food For Fines! A suggestion box is ready to accept your requests for material purchases, programs and other events or ideas. We love knowing April 1 – 30 what you want. It makes our job so much easier, and the library a The food for fines program is back and ready better place for you! Ask any staff member to show you where it to provide assistance to our local food pantries. From April 1 through April is. To serve you is our pleasure! 30, we will forgive up to $1.00 in overdue fines for each non-perishable food item you bring in. Some restrictions will apply. No fines? No problem! WeOur New Look are happy to accept food donations from one and all. If you haven’t been to the library lately, now would be a great time! Thanks to a very generous donation from Norman, Lucia and Jamie Nelson, we have improved our reading room. We are wholeheartedly grateful for their subsidy of our comfortable new furnishings and upgraded lighting. Now there is room for more of you to enjoy our cozy ONE ISLAND, fireplace, read a newspaper, or ONE BOOK download a free book using our Wi-Fi. The Nelsons are descendants of one of Long Island Reads is an Island-wide reading initiative. Each spring, people in Nassau and Suffolk come together to read the library’s original founders, Matilda the same book, participate in discussions of the selection Nelson. We can only assume she would and enjoy related events in public libraries. The Brookhaven be pleased. Thank you Nelsons! Free Library has complimentary copies of this year’s selec- tion, Sutton by J. R. Moehringer, for the first 20 patrons to Also to be included in our list of gener- sign up for the discussion, to be held on April 9. ous donors are: The Brookhaven Village Association, Brian and Mary Jane Cullen and Gil and Barbara Halpin. Annual Meeting of the Brookhaven Free Library Do As You PleAse The Annual Meeting of the Brookhaven Free Library will be held on Wednesday, TrAin TriP To nYC March 27 at 7:00 p.m. Come learn what we have accomplished in the past year and what our plans are for the year to come. The 2013-2014 operating budget The library is offering two days for you to travel into will be presented, as well as the candidates for the Board of Trustees. This is also NYC at an amazing price, only $9.25 round trip. We the evening we celebrate employee milestones. This year we have 6 important will meet at Ronkonkoma train station as a group anniversaries. Head of Children’s Services, Deb Domingos, has been here and your return trip is on your own anytime on the 25 short years! Margie OKeefe (Circulation) and Jody Edwards (Maintenance) same day. Tickets must be purchased in person at the 20 years, Laura Palermo (Bookkeeper and Technical Services) 10 years; and Circulation Desk. Librarian, Jamie Papandrea and page, Emily Geiger, 5 years. Congratulations to all of these employees! We hope you can come and show your support for them Date: Saturday, April 20, 2013 and for our library at our annual meeting and by voting on April 9. Time: Train leaves Ronkonkoma at 9:40 a.m. and arrives at Penn Station at 10:59 a.m. Price: $9.25 for adults. Children under 5 years of age travel for free. Last Day to purchase tickets for this trip date is Library Budget Vote and Trustee Election Sunday, April 7. The annual budget vote and Trustee election will be held at the library on Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 Tuesday, April 9, from 10 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. There are three Trustee positions Time: Train leaves Ronkonkoma at 10:15 a.m. and available. Each term runs 5 years, and 2 terms may be served. As of this writing, the budget and candidates have not been finalized, but complete information arrives at Penn Station at 11:30 a.m. will be available at the library and on our webpage by the time you are reading Price: $9.25 for adults. Children under 5 years of age this. We have loved seeing you at our programs, at our wonderful Centennial travel for free. Celebration, and at the Circulation Desk. We hope to see you all here on voting Last Day to purchase tickets for this trip date is day. We thank you for your support. Sunday, May 5.BROOKHAVEN FREE LIBRARY Non-Profit Org. STD. RATE POSTAGE273 BEAVER DAM ROAD PAID ***ECRWSS*** Brookhaven, N.Y. 11719BROOKHAVEN, NY 11719 Permit No. 6 POSTAL CUSTOMER Printed on 100% post-consumer waste. Please recycle this newsletter.
  3. 3. Adult Programs Adult Program Registration - March 4 Registration is required for most adult programs. Brookhaven Free Library card holders may register in person or by telephone beginning at 10:00 a.m. and online at www.brookhaven- any time after 10:15 a.m. Out of district residents are welcome to register if Advance registration is suggested for all programs, space allows, one week after the posted registration date. Programs that have fees attached and is a must for all programs requiring a fee. require you to register in person at the library Circulation Desk.EVENING BOOK DISCUSSIONS Wii WEDNESDAY FOR ADULTS AND SENIORS A HISTORYThe last Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. March 6, 13, 20, and 27 OF SQUASSUXRegistration is encouraged but not required, and Anytime between 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. LANDINGnew members are always welcome. Copies of titles Join us Wednesdays in March and get ready to Sunday, April 7are available for check out at the Wii! Enjoy bowling, golf, tennis, skiing and much at 1:00 p.m.Circulation Desk. more all in the comfort of our library program Brookhaven VillageMarch 25 - Everything is Illuminated room. Learn to feel comfortable using the Historian Martyby Jonathan Safran Foer controller and playing various types of games VanLith will present aApril 29 - The Marriage Plot while socializing with other community members. narrated slide show of the long and colorfulby Jeffrey Eugenides First time Wii players are encouraged to come! history of the Hamlet’s beloved Squassux LandingMay 27 - Library Closed Registration begins Monday, March 4. marina. From the Unkechaug Indians, to the Post family and on to the present, see what the landingDAYTIME BOOK DISCUSSIONS BAKING WITH THE BAKING COACH: looked like in the days of sailing ferries, boardingNo registration required. IRISH SODA SCONES houses, eeling and cutting salt hay on the marsh,Second Tuesday of the month at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 13 at and how this property came to belong to allRegistration is encouraged but not required, and 7:00 p.m. hamlet residents. Registration begins Monday,new members are always welcome. Copies of titles Join the Baking Coach March 4. are available for check out at the and learn to make Irish Circulation Desk. soda scones just in time LIKE CATS AND DOGS! March 12 - Unbroken: A World War for St. Patrick’s Day! You Sunday, April 14 at 1:00 p.m. II Story of Survival, Resilience, and will leave the library with scones ready for baking. April is National Pet Month so cele- Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand Registration begins Monday, March 4. brate by attending this delightful April 9 - Sutton by J. R. Moehringer David Houston performance. Using May 14 - Clara and Mr. Tiffany by ANNA KARENINA humorous readings told in the style of radio Susan Vreeland Wednesday, March 20 drama, Houston and his partner will let the at 6:30 p.m. audience have an inside peek of “the innermostTUESDAY AFTERNOON MOVIES Enjoy the 2012 adaptation of hopes and fears of our beloved pets.” RegistrationNo registration required. Tolstoy’s classic work, starring begins Monday, March 4.Every Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. Keira Knightley, on the library’sJoin us on Tuesdays for an afternoon of cinematic big screen! Feel free to bring a SIMPLY CREATIVE VEGETABLESentertainment. New releases are shown whenever snack or drink if you wish. Wednesday, April 24 at 7:00 p.m.possible. Titles are available online and by calling Registration begins, Monday, March 4. Join professional chef Rob Scott to learn deliciousthe library. new ways to prepare vegetables. Parmesan crust- NEW YORK DRIVER’S SAFETY COURSE ed Yukon gold potatoes, roasted plum tomatoesSURF FEVER! Saturday, April 6, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. stuffed with garlic, herbs andNo registration required. A representative from Empire Safety Council will gorgonzola, and panko and thyme roastedThursdays, March 21, April 18 and May 16 be here to present their 6 hour class, recognized yellow squash are all on the menu. There is a feeat 6:30 p.m. by all New York State insurance companies, which of $5.00 for this program, due at registration.Join us as our resident surfer dude Matt shares can help you reduce your auto collision and Registration begins Monday, March surf film classics and old favorites! As always, liability insurance rates by 10%. If you havesnacks, friendship and “story” will be shared! incurred violations during the 18 month period HEARING LOSS AND YOUAll welcome. prior to completing the course, up to four points Wednesday, May 1 at 10:00 a.m. will automatically be reduced on your driving Join us for an informational session about hearingFRIDAY AFTERNOON CREATIVES record. There is no loss and stay for your FREE hearing screenings.No registration required. New members wanted! formal exam. A fee of Registration begins Monday, March 4.Fridays, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. $27 will be collectedOur meeting room is open to all creatives! Bring at registration. Pleaseyour sewing, stitching, quilting, knitting, or other make checks payable FIREPLACE LITERARY CLUB Meetings -creative project to work on in the company of to “Empire Safety Join us for the following meetings:other creative people. No formal instruction is Council”. Registrationprovided, but advice is available if you ask. Feel begins Monday, March 13 - "Brookhaven Free Library Memories" at Brookhaven Free Libraryfree to bring a snack or drink if you wish. March 4. April 10 - Music, Music, Music at South Country Library Young Adult Programs - Grades 7-12 May 8 - Bayard Cutting Arboretum - Tour and Lunch Wii GAME NIGHT AUTHOR’S UNLIMITED Monday, March 18 at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, April 27 from Chill out and take a break from schoolwork to 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at St. Joseph’s College Board of Trustees play Wii on the library’s giant screen. You may in Patchogue, NY Judith Bird, Rebecca Burkhead, bring your own games. Snacks will be served. Join us for the 3rd Annual Authors Unlimited, a Kathleen DuPointe, Registration begins Monday, March 4. FREE event celebrating reading by connecting AnnMarie Gordon, Jeff Scharpf, teens and authors. Meet authors such as Patricia Claudia Taylor, Judith Travers DIY MAGAZINE MIRROR McCormick, Natalie Standiford, Barry Lyga, Wednesdays, March 27 Adam Gidwitz, George OConnor, Tonya Hurley, Director: Kathleen Lacey and April 3 at 7:00 p.m. Robert Lipsyste and many more! This all-day Board meetings are: March 14, April 11 Decorate a mirror with recycled event takes place at St. Joseph’s College in and May 9 at 7:30 pm As changes are magazines to make a unique Patchogue, NY and is presented by the public sometimes unavoidable please call the wall hanging for your room. libraries of Suffolk County. Ask Miss Jamie library or check our online calendar to Registration begins Monday, March 4. how you can get a FAST PAST and head to verify dates and times. to meet the authors ANIME CLUB and find out event details. Saturday, March 30 at 1:00 p.m. Love Anime? Spend the afternoon discussing BIRDS NEST NECKLACE your favorite Anime titles with friends and Wednesday, May 8 at 7:00 p.m. BROOKHAVEN FREE LIBRARY make some unique Anime inspired crafts. Make a beautiful necklace Registration begins Monday, March 4. for Mom, just in time for 273 BEAVER DAM RD. Mother’s Day. Registration BROOKHAVEN, NY 11719 COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY: begins Monday, March 4. DOWN ON THE FARM (631) 286-1923 (telephone) Saturday, April 13, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. BATTLE OF THE BOOKS INTEREST MEETING (631) 286-0120 (fax) Rain date: Saturday, April 20 Monday, May 20 at 7:00 p.m. E-mail: Join Miss Jamie on a walk to the Hamlet Organic Are you looking for a fun team challenge to Website: Garden (H.O.G). Once there, we will learn a participate in over the summer? Come learn little bit about the farm and help with garlic about Battle of the Books, an annual inter-library Hours: plantings. Community service hours will be competition held in August. Team members will Monday to Thursday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. earned. Registration begins Monday, March 4. read a selection of books and meet weekly to Friday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. practice before the big competition! Parents Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. JUNK DRAWER JEWELRY and guardians are asked to attend with their Sunday: 12 - 4 p.m. September – June Sunday, April 21 at 1:00 p.m. child. Please note, this program is for Teens Join us as we create unique new pieces from entering grades 6-9 in September 2013. Library Closings: Sunday, March 31, other’s junk drawer jewelry! Registration begins Registration begins Monday, March 4. May 12 and Monday May 27. Our last Monday, March 4. Sunday open for the season is May 19.
  4. 4. Children’s Programs - Kindergarten to Grade 6A note about program attendance: Our goal is to maximize attendance and thereby offer as many South Country Central School District residents the opportunity to enjoylibrary programs. Please notify us if you will be unable to attend a program so that we may call a child on our waiting list. Registration is required for all programs. CHILDREN’S PROGRAM REGISTRATION DATES - March 4 and April 29 Babies to Pre-K Online registration is available for children who have their own library cards and begins at 10:15 a.m. Phone or in person registration Programs is available during library hours. Please note you must show your valid library card in order to register. Out of district residents may on Back Cov register, if space allows, one week after the posted registration date. erMarch April MayMarch 2 - April 1 - Acting Out - May 4 - Pet ParadeDarlene Graham Concert “Ugly Fish” by Kara LeReau All welcome • 11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m. Grades 1-3 • 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Show off your pet at the library At first Ugly Fish likes being alone in his tank so today. Please bring your wellMarch 4 - REGISTRATION DAY much that he eats any fish that tries to share it, behaved pet on a leash or in the properMarch and April program but when he becomes lonely, he devises a bet- carrier. In the event of rain the program will beregistration begins today. ter plan. Join the laughs as we read the script rescheduled. and act out this hilarious story.March 4 - Paper to Movie Club May 6 - Paper RosesGrades 4-6 April 4 - Lego Club - Sea, Land, Air Challenge Grades K-2 • Anytime 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.Pick up a copy of “James and the Giant Peach” Grades K-5 • 7:00 p.m. Learn to make a pretty paper rose to give toread it on your own and then join your friends Thursdays, April 4, May 2 and June 6 Mom on her special day.on April 27 at 11:00 a.m. to see the movie and Join your friends and take the Pizza will be served for lunch. May 7 - Giant Graphic Paper Daisies April 8 - Acts of Kindness - Grades 3-6 • 6:30 p.m.March 6 - Leprechaun Bucket Community Service Opportunity for Kids -Grades K-3 • 6:30 pm Braided Dog Toys May 8 - Sandpaper T-ShirtTake a leap over the rainbow and come to Grades 3-6 • Anytime 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Grades 3-6 • Anytime 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.the library to make a lucky leprechaun Bring a white t-shirt to the library and create an Today we will make braided dog toys forbucket for St. Patrick’s Day! interesting t-shirt. While you wait for the design local shelter dogs. to set you can make a very cool necklace fromMarch 10 - Birdseed Rolls a large washer and pretty scrapbook paper.Grades Pre-K-3 April 16 - Wax Paper ArtAnytime 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Grades 3-6 • 7:00 p.m. May 11 - Junior ChefsHelp our feathered friends find some Grades K-2delicious seeds to get them through April 17 - More Stories Please - A Pajama Storytime 11:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.the last of these winter days. Learn to make Overnight Age 2-Grade 2 • 6:30 p.m. French Toast. EachMarch 11 - More Stories Please - child will go homeA Pajama Storytime April 20 - Last Chance Crafts Grades K-6 with a dish to bake onAge 2-Grade 2 • 6:30 p.m. Mother’s Day morning. Anytime 11:00 a.m - 3:00 p.m.March 12 - Lucky Charms Cupcakes May 18 - Acts of Kindness - Community ServiceGrades K-3 • 7:00 p.m. April 22 - Crazy Catapults Grades 3-6 • 7:00 p.m. Opportunity for Kids - Tie Dyed Flowers Learn to make several simple catapults. Grades 3-6 • 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.March 17 - Hands on Shamrocks If you are an “artsy” kind of kid or just want toAge 1-Grade 2 The best part will be testing them to see have some fun decorating the children’sAnytime 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. which one shoots a marshmallow the furthest! window this is the program for you. We’ll beUsing paint and prints of your hands, making bunches of tie-dyed flowers for thiscreate a shamrock hanging. April 28 - “The Missing Piece”- summer’s “Dig into Reading” program. What Can You Make From Puzzle Pieces?March 18 - String Eggs Grades K-2 • Anytime 12:30 - 3:00 p.m.Grades 3-6 • Anytime 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. May 22 - More Stories Please - Replicate some of our ideas or come up with A Pajama Storytime your own projects made from puzzle pieces. Age 2-Grade 2 • 6:30 p.m.March 24 - Have a Whale of a DayK-Grade 4 • Anytime 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. April 29 - REGISTRATION DAY May 25 - Twenty Minute KiteGet a jump on National Ocean Week May program registration begins today! Grades K-5 • Anytime 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.festivities happening this week at your library. Just in time for your Memorial Day celebrations, March 26 - April 29 - May 5 learn to make the easiest kite ever. Tales to Tails Screen Free Week Kick Off Grades 1-5 Make a pledge to be “screen free” this week. The library will host a KIDS CINEMA March 26, April 30 variety of programs each day to and May 28 help you keep your pledge. SATURDAYS AT 1:30 P.M. Read to one of three certified April 29 - Knock Hockey and a Snack March 9 - Hotel Transylvania therapy dogs. This Grades 3-6 • Anytime 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. March 23 -program builds confidence and excitement for Rise of the Guardiansall readers, but especially for readers who April 30 - Board Gamesstruggle. Please call 286-1923 or stop by to Grades 2-6 • Anytime 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. April 13 -register. Appointments can be made for 15 Bring your own game or play with one of our Ice Age 4:minute sessions between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. many games. Continental DriftVOLUNTEER Of Special Interest to Parents:OPPORTUNITIES “Let’s Talk” - Ident-a-Kit - A Child Car Seat Safety InspectionsFOR KIDS Times of Change: Our Tweens Identification Safety Program Wednesday, May 22GRADES 3-6 Tuesday, March 19 at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 9 between 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Have you asked yourself, “How do Anytime 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. Ever wonder if your safety seat is I talk to my child about the changes Ident-a-kit is a child safety program doing its job correctly? Do youApril 8 - Make they will be experiencing during designed to assist parents and the know the proper way to install abraided fleece dog these tween years?” Come and police in identifying children in an booster seat or know if you’vetoys to donate to learn strategies to answering your emergency. The kit is yours to keep chosen the right one? Officera local shelter. child’s questions in an informative and update. It is vital to be pre- Terrance Buckley from theSee program and age-appropriate manner from pared in the event of an emer- Suffolk County Police Communitylisting for details. Anthony Marmo from Planned gency and these kits will give you Outreach Bureau will provide free Parenthood Hudson Peconic. All peace of mind. Perfect for home or inspections and answer all of yourMay 18 - Help decorate the are welcome. Please register. travel the kit includes a photo of questions. All are welcome. Pleasechildren’s room window with your child, fingerprint, DNA swab register.bunches of tie-dyed flowers. and medical emergency informa-See program listing for details. tion. All are welcome to attend.