Long Island Heritage Trail Events

04/30/2017-04/30/2017
(2:00 PM -4:00 PM)

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.

Location: Walt Whitman Birthplace: 246 Old Walt Whitman Road, Huntington Station, NY 11746

Cost: Free

 

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05/05/2017-05/05/2017
(6:00 PM -9:00 PM)

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.

Location: Walt Whitman Birthplace: 246 Old Walt Whitman Road, Huntington Station, NY 11746

Cost: $15 per person, $10 for members

 

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05/06/2017-06/15/2017
(11:30 PM -)

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

Location: Educational & Cultural Center, 111 Main Street NY 11790

Cost: GA $48; Seniors: $45, Groups of 20 or more: $40

 

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Stony Brook Village Event05/06/2017-05/06/2017
(10:00 AM -3:00 PM)

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

Location: Walt Whitman Birthplace

Cost: Free

 

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05/10/2017-05/14/2017
(9:00 AM -4:00 PM)

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.

Location: Walt Whitman Birthplace

Cost: Free

 

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Stony Brook Village Event05/18/2017-05/18/2017
(6:00 PM -9:00 PM)

Ladies Night Out!

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

6-9 PM

REGISTER NOW!!

Location: Stony Brook Village Center

Cost: FREE

 

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05/20/2017-05/20/2017
(5:00 PM -9:00 PM)

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.

Location: Walt Whitman Birthplace

Cost: $10.00

 

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Stony Brook Village Event06/03/2017-06/04/2017
(12:30 PM -2:00 PM)

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.

Location: Walt Whitman Birthplace

Cost: Free to attend, poetry workshop is $60 per person.

 

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06/17/2017-06/18/2017
(11:00 AM -4:00 PM)

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.

Location: Walt Whitman Birthplace

Cost: Standard Admission.

 

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