Heckscher Museum of Art Lego Workshop

Heckscher Museum of Art Lego Workshop

Calling all Lego builders! Meet and build along with Lego Artist David Haliski.  The first 25 families receive a free Heckscher Museum “Take and Make” Lego set. The Lego workshop is part of The Heckscher Museum’s 97th Anniversary Celebration, with free admission and free family activities all weekend, July 8-8, 2017.  Museum Hours: Sat & Sun 11 AM to 5 PM.  Lego Event, July 8, 1 to 3 PM

 

 

Salut Au Monde Series, Part 3: Native American Storytelling with Joseph Bruchac

Salut Au Monde Series, Part 3: Native American Storytelling with Joseph Bruchac

WWBA continues its 2017 Program Series, Salut au Monde. This title is taken from one of Whitman’s poems and we aim to bring the world to the Whitman stage with this Series. Joseph Bruchac will present a 60 minute program on Native American Storytelling. Sandi Brewster-Walker will speak on her story as a Long Island Native American and feature her book, The Colored Girl From Long Island. Q&A and book signing to follow. Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

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Salut Au Monde Series, Part 3: Native Indian Storytelling with Joseph Bruchac

Salut Au Monde Series, Part 3: Native Indian Storytelling with Joseph Bruchac

WWBA continues its 2017 Program Series, Salut au Monde. This title is taken from one of Whitman’s poems and we aim to bring the world to the Whitman stage with this Series. Joseph Bruchac will present a 60 minute program on Native Indian Storytelling. Sandi Brewster-Walker will speak on her story as a Long Island Native American and feature her book, The Colored Girl From Long Island. Q&A and book signing to follow. Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

Salut au Monde Series, Part 2: Re-Discovering Walt: The Story Behind the Research with Zachary Turpin

Salut au Monde Series, Part 2: Re-Discovering Walt: The Story Behind the Research with Zachary Turpin

WWBA continues its 2017 Program Series, Salut au Monde. This title is taken from one of Whitman’s poems and we aim to bring the world to the Whitman stage with this Series. Zachary Turpin, as a graduate student from the University of Houston, found the unknown Whitman novel, Life and Adventures of Jack Engle, authored by Whitman under a pseudonym, will be here to discuss his discovery. Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

Salut au Monde Series, Part 1 : The Immigration Challenge with Tatyana Kleyn

Salut au Monde Series, Part 1 : The Immigration Challenge with Tatyana Kleyn

WWBA announces its 2017 Program Series, Salut au Monde.  This title is taken from one of Whitman’s poems and we aim to bring the world to the Whitman stage with this Series. The Immigration Challenge with Tatyana Kleyn is the first in this Series. Tatyana Kleyn will hold a community discussion entitled, From Mexico to the U.S. and Back Again: A Film and Discussion with a focus on families and how immigration unifies and separates them, often at the same time.  A 30 minute film that she directed and co-produced, Una Vida, Dos Paises, (One Life, Two Countries): Children and Youth (Back) in Mexico, on the phenomenon of return migration, will be shown. Discussion to follow. Free and open to the Public. Refreshments will be served.

Summer of Science: Salt Marsh Scientists!

Aspire to be an expert of the Salt Marsh! Guided by local marine scientists participants will conduct scientific research monitoring birds, crabs and plants at the heart of an 88-acre wetland preserve at West Meadow Creek, Stony Brook. Along with discovering the populations, communities and biodiversity of the marsh, we’ll observe concepts like zonation, and learn about what we can do to protect the marsh. Participants will
also learn about the diverse field of science related to protecting marine life.

Fee: $225.00 for week. Register by July 30 for the early-bird rate ($210.00).
Minimum 10 participants, maximum 15. Two weeks notice is required for all cancellations without penalty.

Summer of Science: Salt Marsh Detectives!

Ages 10 to 12

Set at the Ernst Marine Conservation Center, located in the heart of an 88-acre wetland preserve at West Meadow Creek, Stony Brook, participants explore the intricacies of the salt marsh food web and learn their ecological value. As outdoor naturalists and detectives, participants will work in teams to identify animal tracks, determine the direction of tides, and identify the birds, animals and fauna of the creek. Back at the lab, they will piece together the inner workings of the salt marsh ecosystem using magnifying glasses, field guides and touch tanks.

Fee: $275.00 for week. Register by June 15 for the early-bird rate ($265.00). Minimum 10 participants, maximum 15. Two weeks notice is required for all cancellations without penalty.

Summer of Science: Salt Marsh Explorers!

Ages 6 to 9

SESSION 1: July 10 – July 14

SESSION 2: July 24 – July 28

Set at the Ernst Marine Conservation Center, located in the heart of an 88-acre wetland preserve at West Meadow Creek, Stony Brook, participants explore this unique breeding area for animals and plants including fiddler crabs, fish and marsh birds. We’ll discover the areas habitat exploring the water’s edge to collect the many varieties of plants and animals that make up the marsh ecosystem. At the lab, we’ll observe adaptations using touch tanks, microscopes and magnifying glasses. We’ll also seine for fish, do fun crafts and use field guides to identify animal tracks.

Fee: $275.00 for week.

Register by June 15 for the early-bird rate ($265.00).
Minimum 10 participants, maximum 15.
Two weeks notice is required for all cancellations without penalty

Sunday Summer Concerts on the Green

Bring the whole family to this FREE ongoing concert series! From July 9th to August 20th every Sunday there is a new band.

*Opening up each event is a Finalist to our Long Island’s Got Talent Competition

 

July 9 – Ed Decorsia and NY’s Most Dangerous Big Band

*Lydia Von Hof, 2016 LIGT Winner

*Robert Montano

 

July 16 – Just Sixties!

*Makayla Connolly

 

July 23 – The Precisions

*Jessica Nunez

 

July 30 – Six Gun

*Thomas Foschino

 

August 6 – Sugar & Spice Band

*Christy Jean

 

August 13 – The Jazz Loft Big Band

*Paul Foschino

 

August 20 – Left Jab

*Claire Lindsey

Ladies Night Out!

LIVE MUSIC, FOOD & WINE
FREE GIFTS RAFFLES
REFRESHMENTS & MORE!
THURSDAY MAY 18

6-9 PM

REGISTER NOW!!

Path Through History at the Walt Whitman Birthplace

Celebrate local history at the Walt Whitman Birthplace! The weekend will include Whitman-era music, historical games, and children’s stories and activity books. Regular admission rates apply. Admission includes a guided tour of the Interpretive Center and Birthplace. For more information please click here.

Walt Whitman Birthday Celebration

Walt Whitman Birthday Celebration

Walt Whitman Birthplace Association is having a weekend celebration for Walt Whitman’s 198th birthday and his legacy. The event will start on Saturday, June 3rd at 12:30PM with  Marilyn Hacker, 2017 Poet-In-Residence. Hacker will give a poetry workshop, followed by a poetry reading. The following day’s events will begin at 12:00PM honoring Marilyn Hacker as the 2017 Poet-In-Residence. This will follow with the award ceremony for WWBA’s 2017 Student Poetry Contest where the Grand Champions and multiple prize winners will receive their awards. The weekend will feature an appearance from Walt Whitman, himself! The event is free and open to the public.  The poetry workshop with Marilyn Hacker is $60. Please called (631) 427-5270 ext. 112 or email events@waltwhitman.org to register.

A Call for the Arts: Syosset High School Art Show at the Walt Whitman Birthplace

A Call for the Arts, hosted by the Syosset High School Mural Club and the Walt Whitman Birthplace Association, is a multi-faceted event showcasing the artistic, musical, and literary talent found in Syosset High School. The event gives the artists of Syosset High School an opportunity to get their work exhibited in a gallery setting for students, teachers, faculty, and members of the community, as well as the experience of having their work purchased through a silent auction, where attendees can bid for select artwork shown. The evening will also contain performances by students in Orchestra and Band, as well as spoken word pieces. Admission is $10 for those 12 & up, children under 12 are free. All proceeds will go to Action Against Hunger and WWBA.

Huntington School Art Show at the Walt Whitman Birthplace

The Walt Whitman Birthplace Association is proud to host the Huntington School Art Show comprised of work from Huntington Elementary School and High School. The art show is free and open to the public. Hours will vary daily, please call to find out the hours for that day.

I Love My Park Day at the Walt Whitman Birthplace

I Love My Park Day at the Walt Whitman Birthplace

Join us as we improve and enhance the Walt Whitman Birthplace. Projects will include: raking, cleaning flower beds, pruning, power washing, painting/staining, and planting. Refreshments and snacks will be provided for all volunteers! To register please go to: http://www.ptny.org/events/i-love-my-park-day

Spring Break Education Programs: Wing into Spring!

April 11, 2017 – April 13, 2017

10:00AM – 12:00PM

Educational & Cultural Center (3-5) & Erwin J. Ernst Marine Conservation Center(6-9)

Stony Brook, NY 11790

631-751-2244 for Reservations

Ages 3-5      April 12th & 13th

Welcome Spring with Johnny (“Mr. C”) Cuomo and celebrate
by singing, dancing, creating and moving. Program will include
music, stories, creativity and movement activities geared toward
children of all abilities, along with their caregivers

$65 pp for both days. $35 pp per day

MINIMUM # OF PARTICIPANTS 15

MAXIMUM # OF PARTICIPANTS 20

Ages 6-9     April 11th, 12th & 13th

Guided by a naturalist, participants “wing into spring”
by learning about all the animals that appear in spring.
Games, activities and outdoor exploration.

$90 pp for all three days. $35 pp per single day

MINIMUM # OF PARTICIPANTS 10

MAXIMUM # OF PARTICIPANTS 15

Spring Appreciation Day!

April 22, 2017

12:00PM – 5:00PM

Stony Brook Village Center
111 Main Street
Stony Brook, NY 11790

631-751-2244

Music, Crafts, Balloons, Petting Zoo and more! FREE!

 Come join us at the Stony Brook Village Center for free fun! WALK Radio and Walkie the Bear, Rocking Horse Ranch Petting Zoo, Thoroughly Modern Lilly, Balloon Artist, Roseland School of Dance performance, Burke & Brenda concert, Cross Island brass, kids crafts, Three Village District Wide Student Art Show!

Walt Whitman Birthplace Presents Walking with Whitman Featuring Wendy Barker

The seventh season of the Walt Whitman Birthplace Association’s signature series, Walking with Whitman: Poetry in Performance, continues with Wendy Barker. Hosted by George Wallace. New for 2017 is a Community Open Mic. The series continues to bring the most intriguing figures in contemporary literature on the national scene to its Whitman stage. Community Open Mic will begin at 6:00PM. The event will include a musical prelude w/ Tommy Santoriello Trio at 7:30PM and at 8:00PM will be the poetry reading, Q&A, book signing with Wendy Barker. Admission is $15 and $10 for members. Visit www.waltwhitman.org or call (631) 427-5240 ext. 115 for tickets.

Walt Whitman Birthplace Presents the 2016 Champion of Literacy

Walt Whitman Birthplace Association is proud to present internationally acclaimed and award-winning poet Dana Gioia as the 2016 Champion of Literacy. Champions of Literacy are people who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in promoting literacy. The event will also include the Poetry Out Loud program, founded by Dana Gioia and John Barr. Participants will be reading a favorite poem that they have memorize. The event is free and open to the public.

Walt Whitman Birthplace Presents 2017 Long Island Poet of the Year

Walt Whitman Birthplace Association is proud to present Tammy Nuzzo-Morgan as the 2017 Long Island Poet of the Year. The annual award honors a notable poet on Long Island who champions poetry through creative writing, teaching and support of the Long Island community. She will be introduced by Tom Edmonds, Executive Director of the Southampton Historical Museums and Research Center. Nuzzo-Morgan will offer a reading of her own poetry, and she will be presented with an honorary plaque from the Board of Trustees. Her name will be permanently inscribed on the Long Island Poets Wall Plaque in the Interpretive Center. The program is free and open to the public.

Walt Whitman Birthplace Presents: Walking with Whitman Featuring Patricia Spears Jones

The seventh season of the Walt Whitman Birthplace Association’s signature series, Walking with Whitman: Poetry in Performance, continues with Patricia Spears Jones. Hosted by George Wallace. New for 2017 is a Community Open Mic. The series continues to bring the most intriguing figures in contemporary literature on the national scene to its Whitman stage. Community Open Mic will begin at 6:00PM. The event will include a musical prelude w/ Tommy Santoriello Trio at 7:30PM and at 8:00PM will be the poetry reading, Q&A, book signing with Patricia Spears Jones. Visit www.waltwhitman.org or call (631) 427-5240 ext. 115 for tickets.

Musical Theater Tribute Performance: The Debbie Reynolds Story

Musical Theater Tribute Performance: The Debbie Reynolds Story

Performances run: Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday 11:30AM and Sunday 12:30PM at:

The Educational & Cultural Center
97P Main St.
Stony Brook, NY 11790

631-689-5888

The year is 1977. Debbie Reynolds is appearing on Broadway. Carrie Fisher just completed filming Star Wars. Their lives would never be the same again.

Gen. Admission: $48; Seniors and children under 15: $45
Groups of 20 or more: $40. Lunch, Tea, Dessert. (Children’s menu on request)

May 6, 7, 10, 11 ,13, 17, 18, 20, 21, 24 (SOLD OUT), 25, 31

June 1,3,4,7,8,10,11,14,15

Long Island’s Best: Young Artists at the Heckscher Museum of Art

Long Island’s Best: Young Artists at the Heckscher Museum of Art

Long Island’s Best: Young Artists at the Heckscher Museum of Art, the most prestigious juried competition for high school art students from Suffolk and Nassau counties, features extraordinary works of art in a professionally mounted exhibit in the Museum galleries.  Visitors are treated to exceptional work from talented emerging artists.  Now in its 21st year, Long Island’s Best received a record number of student entries and jurors took on the challenge of selecting works for the exhibition.

 

Long Island’s Best: Young Artists at the Heckscher Museum of Art, is the only one of its kind that provides students the unparalleled opportunity to exhibit their artwork in a prominent museum and to be featured in a full-color exhibit catalog.  This year, all of the entries will be seen in a digital display in the Museum for the entirety of the exhibit.  Museum Hours: Wed – Fri 10: AM  to  PM; Sat & Sun 11 AM to 5 PM.  Fees:  Adults $8; (Children Under 10, Free).

Long Island’s Got Talent Preliminary Round

Long Island’s Got Talent Preliminary Round

Open to students 10-17 years of age in Nassau or Suffolk County who must still be in high school at the time awards are given at finale, November 2017. Talent must be non-professional vocal or musical instrument performance.

Entry deadline is Friday, March 17.

 

Tickets for the show are $10.
Call 631-689-5888 to make reservations.
Call 631-751-2244 for all other inquiries

 

Click Here to Download Registration Form 

Walt Whitman Birthplace Association Presents Super Poem Sunday

Super Poem Sunday is a poetry-slam competition featuring all styles and all forms. Participants have a 3 minute reading limit. This year it will be hosted by The Bards Initiative, with the Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site. There will be books, raffle prizes, and 50/50 raffles for sale. Food will be provided. Admission is $10 and winner of the competition will receive a $100 cash prize! This is a great event to meet the poetry tribes of Long Island! To reserve your reading spot please RSVP to superpoemsunday@gmail.com.

Walt Whitman Birthplace Association Presents Irish Dancers

Children of all ages will enjoy a performance of Irish dancing by teachers and students from the Mulvihill-Lynch Studio of Irish Dance, known regionally, nationally and internationally as champions on the competitive circuit. The award-winning dancers will also interact with the children- answering questions and teaching some Irish dance steps. Find out if Irish dance is in your future. Hear the fascinating story about the costumes and dances. After the show, participants can get their face painted by Miss Carin or take a guided tour of the Walt Whitman Birthplaces.

Walt Whitman Birthplace presents Walking with Whitman with Martin Espada

Walt Whitman Birthplace Association continues its Walking with Whitman series with its seventh season. The series continues to bring the most intriguing figures in contemporary literature on the national scene. Hosted by George Wallace, the evening will being with open mic for the community at 6:00PM. A musical prelude will be followed by a reading from our featured poet Martin Espada, ending with a Q & A and book signing. Admission is $10, $5 for members. Tickets can be purchased at the door or by phone at (631) 427-5240, ext. 112.

Walt Whitman Birthplace Association Presents Victorian Tea Party

Join the party! This fun and informative program includes role-playing while teaching social skills, self-esteem and confidence. Children learn dining manners, such as how to properly hold and cut with a knife and fork. Apple juice will be substituted for the hot tea. Participants also practice table setting and introductions. All make their own nametag and place card. Bring a friend, or your favorite doll, or come join new friends at the party! Dress up if you wish!

Walt Whitman Birthplace Association Presents Make a Dreamer Catcher

Dream catchers were originally made by the children of Native American tribes, such as the Cherokee. To Native Americans, dreams were messages sent by sacred spirits. Learn the legend how dream catchers caught all your bad dreams. Create your very own to hang in a special place. $12 per child, $20 for both Make a Dream catcher and Victorian Tea Party programs.

Connecting Kids to Nature: Teepee Ted of the Traveling Wilderness Museum

February 21, 2017 – February 23, 2017

10:00 AM – 12:00PM

The Educational & Cultural Center
97P Main St.
Stony Brook, NY 11790

631-751-2244

February 21- 23, 10 am – 12 pm

Connect your kids to nature with fun-filled days of learning about the wilderness from the comfort of WMHO’s state of art Educational and Cultural Center. Children will be immersed in hands on activities including how Indians lived as settlers on Long Island. They will also learn wilderness survival, how to use bow and arrows, making tools
and toys of native children and stringing jewelry.

Cost: $90.00 for all 3 days (Per day pricing: $35.00 pp)
Minimum participants, 10
631-751-2244

Connecting Kids to Nature: Morning of Nature, Music and Storytelling

February 20, 2017 – February 21, 2017

10:00AM – 11:30AM

The Educational & Cultural Center
97P Main St.
Stony Brook, NY 11790

631-689-5888

Come inside with Johnny (“Mr. C”) Cuomo and warm up by singing, dancing, creating and moving. Program will include music, stories, creativity and movement activities geared toward children of all abilities, along with their caregivers. Johnny is local teacher, musician and naturalist who specializes in programming for children in early childhood through young adulthood. This interactive, interdisciplinary hour and half will put the fun into your February break!

Cost: $65.00 for both days (Per day pricing: $35.00 pp)
15 person minimum; 20 person maximum

Running Scared, Running Free: Escape to the Promised Land

Selected dates between
February 1 – February 28, 2017
10 am and noon performances

Long Island’s history comes alive with an interactive
theatrical performance based on oral history.
Experience this live, on-stage drama about the links
between the Underground Railroad, secret codes
hidden in quilts and the strength of the
human spirit in the struggle for freedom.

A ST. GEORGE PRODUCTION
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.

Hot Cocoa and Marshmallows: Children’s Author Series

January 25, 2017 – March 22, 2017

10:30AM –

The Educational & Cultural Center
97P Main St.
Stony Brook, NY 11790
631-689-5888

631-689-5888

Come join us every Wednesday as a children’s book author will read their book and hot cocoa and marshmallows will follow… made with the Chocolate Works special recipe!

$3 per child. Reservations not required.

631-689-5888

2017 Chinese New Year Celebration

Come celebrate the Chinese New Year in Stony Brook!

Celebrate the new year with festivities including:
• Authentic Shaolin

  • Manhattan Taiko
  • Long Island Chinese Dance Group
  • A craft activity for the kids

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.
Adults, $12; Seniors and children under 12, $10.
Includes children’s Year of the Rooster Craft Activity
immediately following performance.

631-689-5888

Celebrating Sinatra! Swing that Music with Danny Bacher

January 20, 2017 – January 22, 2017

SATURDAY, SUNDAY MATINEE, 2:00PM / FRIDAY, SATURDAY EVENING, 7:00PM

The Educational & Cultural Center
97P Main St.
Stony Brook, NY 11790

631-689-5888

Celebrating Sinatra in Stony Book, NY.

With Danny Bacher, backed by Tom Manuel and the 11 piece Jazz Loft Big Band

SATURDAY, SUNDAY MATINEE, 2:00 pm – $35

FRIDAY, SATURDAY EVENING, 7:00 pm – $40*

*Includes wine and light refreshments

Celebrating Ol’ Blue Eyes for Valentine’s Day

February 10, 2017
7:00PM – 9:30PM

The Educational & Cultural Center
97P Main St.
Stony Brook, NY 11790

631-689-5888

With singer, Mark Buttice, Wayne Sabella playing piano & the Swing Easy Band!

DINNER, DESSERT, COFFEE AND WINE. $75 PP

 

Celebrate Black Friday!

November 25, 2016
12:00PM – 4:00PM

Stony Brook Village Center
Main Street on the Harbor
Stony Brook, NY 11790

631-751-2244

Don’t miss our Black Friday Celebration! Sales, Petting Zoo, Roseland School of Dance Performance and mor

 

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Holiday Festival

Live Music! Promenade of Trees! Santa! Model Train Exhibit! Tree Lighting Ceremony! and More!

Historic Haunts of Long Island

Join us for a booksigning and lecture featuring Author Kerriann Flanagan Brosky and paranormal investigator and medium Joe Giaquinto. They will be discussing her latest book, Historic Haunts of Long Island: Ghosts and Legends from the Gold Coast to Montauk Point. Take a ghostly journey through Long Island’s history, from Native American legends to the Revolutionary War and beyond. Through extensive research, interviews and investigations, Kerriann Flanagan Brosky, working along side Joe Giaquinto, has uncovered Long Island’s eerie history.

$20 pp. Enjoy wine and “scary”desserts! Books will be available for purchase that evening.

Long Island’s Got Talent Finals 2016

Come see the final 7 perform and be there when a winner is chosen!

Our finalists include: Isabella Panag, Regan Mullally, Corinne Schaller, Lydia von Hof, Grace Miller, Rocco Giordano and Jaclyn Manfredi

Tickets are $10

Sponsored by WMHO and Five Towns College

Halloween Festival

Join us for the 26th Annual Halloween Festival. Pumpkin Painting! Games Galore! Kids Crafts! And More!

There will be trick or treating in Stony Brook Village shops starting at 2PM and the winner of the Scarecrow Competition will be announced at 3:30PM with cash prizes awarded!

Walking with Whitman featuring Joseph Millar

The Walt Whitman Birthplace will host poet Joseph Millar for a poetry reading. The evening will begin with a musical prelude by Tom Santoriello and Friends at 7:30pm. An audience Q&A and book signing will follow the performances. Refreshments will be served.

Young at Heart Reception & Dinner

Young at Heart Reception & Dinner

Reserve a place for you and your guests at the Young at Heart Reception and Dinner honoring New York State Senator, Kemp Hannon at 6:30 pm on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at The Ward Melville Heritage Organization Educational and Cultural Center in Stony Brook, NY. This event is to launch YOUNG AT HEART, an Alzheimers and Dementia Patients Program coming this fall to the Jazz Loft and the WMHO Educational and Cultural Center.

Your ticket includes the reception, buffet dinner, wine, dessert and music. Seating is limited to 100 guests.

RESERVATION DEADLINE: September 22, 2016

http://wmho.org/young-at-heart 

Ladies Night Out

Thursday, October 20th from 6-9PM at the Stony Brook Village Center. Enjoy a fun-filled night out in support of Breast Cancer Research. There will be live music, food, wine, free gifts, raffles and more!

150 Goodie bags will be handed out – pick up yours at Flair Designer Boutique in Market Square.

Live music provided by Walk 97.5, Buke & Brenda and Barrelhouse.

Register online at stonybrookvillage.com/LNO

Holiday Wishes from Mary Martin and Dinah Shore

Don’t miss this celebration of Hollywood’s stage and film actresses Mary Martin and Dinah Shore. Enjoy musical highlights from their memorable careers. High-tea luncheon performances in a beautifully decorated seasonal setting feature delightful finger sandwiches and scrumptious desserts catered by Crazy Beans. Performances Wednesday thru Saturday begin at 11:30, Sundays at 12:30

Advanced reservations required. General Admission $50, Seniors 60 & Over $48, Groups of 20 or more $45pp.

For reservations and more information, please call (631) 689-5888

The 23rd Annual Walk for Beauty

The 23rd Annual Walk for Beauty

Join us for the 23rd Annual Walk for Beauty 4K/6K walk or 10K Hercules on the Harbor run on Sunday October 23, 2016.

Registration begins at 8:30 – $45 Day-of for 10K, $35 Day-of for 4K/6K.

Preregistration is $35 for 10K, $25 for 4K/6K. For more details and registration, please go to WMHO.ORG/WFB

All proceeds go directly to a targeted research fund at Stony Brook Medicine for Breast Cancer Research and WMHO Unique Boutique for prosthesis and wigs.

Bilingual Poetry Reading

Luis Alberto Ambroggio will give a bilingual poetry reading from his book “Todos somos Whitman / We Are All Whitman”. Vijay Seshadri, who won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize, will also give a poetry reading. The event is free and open to the public. Q&A and Book Signing will follow the readings.

Children’s Make a Dreamcatcher

Dreamcatchers were originally made by the children of Native American tribes, such as the Cherokee. To Native Americans, dreams were messages sent by sacred spirits. Learn the legen of how dreamcatchers worked and create your very own! For ages 9 and up. Registration required.

Children’s Victorian Tea Party

Join the party! This fun and informative program includes role-playing while teaching social skills, self-esteem and confidence. Children learn dining manners, such as how to properly hold and cut with a knife and fork. Apple juice will be substituted for the hot tea. Participants also practice table setting and introductions. All make their own name tag and place card. Program includes a tour of the Walt Whitman Birthplace. Ages 5 and up. Registration is required.

It Takes a Team to Build a Village

Experience the story of the reconstruction of Stony Brook Village in a Spring and Summer long exhibit on the building of the Stony Brook Village Center!

On display will be historical documents, photos, original prints, sketches, memorabilia and much more.  This special exhibit starts on May 21 and runs through September 7.

Sponsored by

Location: Educational & Cultural Center & throughout Stony Brook Village

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