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Adult Services Department - Programs and Services

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The Allmost Brothers Band

All are welcome, but due to maximum occupancy restrictions, wristbands for these shows will be given out at the garden entrance beginning at 5:00pm on the night of the show. Stick around and enjoy dinner! Fun for the whole family! Bring your lawn chairs. Performance will be held indoors in the event of rain.
Honoring the tradition of the legendary Allman Brothers Band, the Allmost Brothers inject something new and exciting into the material, with the same dedication to high-o
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This article was posted on 07/24/2017

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Jerusalem: City of Peace and War

Wednesday, August 30 7:00pm
From its perch high in the mountains, the city of Jerusalem has dominated the great coastal highway that linked the ancient empires of Egypt, Babylon, Persia, Greece, and Rome. More recently, the Crusaders, the Arabs, the Turks, the British, and the Israelis have battled to control this strategic piece of real estate. More blood has been shed for this city than any other, and yet Jews, Christians, and Muslims all declare it a city of peace. Dr. Ronald Brow
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This article was posted on 07/20/2017

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Staying Independent for Life: Fall Prevention for Older Adults

Wednesday, August 30 10:00am
Falls are the leading cause of injury and loss of independence for people 65 and over. This workshop, led by a health professional from the Suffolk County Department of Health Services, will help you learn how to reduce fall risk and increase your chances of staying independent. Topics will include balance and strength training, vision and medication review, proper footwear, and keeping the home environment safe.
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This article was posted on 07/20/2017

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Save the Sea Turtles

Wednesday, August 16 7:00pm
As the weather turns colder, sea turtles start washing up on Long Island’s shores, suffering from what marine researchers call “cold stunning.” Learn what you can do to help the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation save these endangered creatures when hypothermia occurs.
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This article was posted on 07/20/2017

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Game Night at Spider Bite

Wednesday, August 16 6:00pm
Drop in for a fun night of games at the Spider Bite Beer Co. at 920 Lincoln Ave in Holbrook. Gamer group “No Ordinary Obsession” will supply tabletop games, but feel free to bring your own. For details and directions, join the group here.
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This article was posted on 07/20/2017

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Mafia & Banks: How Global Money Laundering Changed the World

Monday, August 14 7:00pm
For every “El Chapo” Guzman, there is a white-collar broker willing to launder dirty money through offshore tax-free accounts, operating in a gray area between legal and illegal. Professor Giuseppe Costa, Professor of European Languages, Literatures and Cultures at Stony Brook University, will explain how Italian mafia groups are investing in legal markets with the help of financial institutions, laundering funds acquired through everything from cocaine to co
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This article was posted on 07/20/2017

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The Human Impact on Wildlife: How You Can Help

Wednesday, August 9 7:00pm
Human activity often changes or destroys the habitats that plants and animals need to survive. Scientists estimate that in the 21st century, 100 species will become extinct every day. Find out what you can do to help, and meet some wildlife at this informative program with Janine Bendicksen, Director of Wildlife Rehabilitation at Sweetbriar Nature Center.
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This article was posted on 07/20/2017

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Long Island Green Homes Initiative

Monday, August 7 7:00pm
Bill Achnitz, Sustainability Coordinator at the Community Development Corporation of Long Island, will discuss the Long Island Green Homes Initiative, a nonprofit partnership that helps homeowners save time and energy. Learn about home energy efficiency, the regional energy system, and the most common ways that you could be wasting energy. At the end of the presentation, you will have the opportunity to sign up for a free home energy audit, as well as a free
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This article was posted on 07/20/2017

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Meditation in the Garden

Sunday, August 6 at 3:00pm & Wednesday, August 30 at 7:00pm
Meditate in the library’s garden with Dr. John Bednarik and learn the most natural and effective techniques to help you achieve peace and inner bliss. Bring a chair or blanket. Indoors in the event of rain. No registration required.
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This article was posted on 07/20/2017

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First Aid

Saturday, August 5 10:00am
Individuals wishing to be certified are required to purchase the textbook and certification for $29 at the class.

Find out how to respond to common injuries and illnesses in a safe, timely, and effective manner. You’ll learn to recognize an emergency, care for a victim of sudden illness, manage bleeding, and take action to help an injured or choking person.
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This article was posted on 07/11/2017

 

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