Thursday, August 25, 2011

Strawberry Fields has been postponed due to severe weather!!!

Tonight's concert featuring the Beatles Tribute Band - Strawberry Fields
has been postponed due to severe weather!!!

It has been rescheduled for next Thursday, September 1st @ 8pm.

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Free Outdoor Concert Series at the Gazebo In Nesconset

The 4th Anual Free Outdoor Concert Series at the Gazebo in Nesconset continues tonight with a performance by Jerry Castanzo and his 9 piece swing band singing songs of  Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Tony Bennett.

The music starts at 7:30 at the gazebo next to the Nesconset Library across from the Nesconset Plaza-127 Smithtown Boulevard.

It is recommended that guest bring a lawn Chair off Blanket to the show.  Please call 631-724-2543 after 3:00 pm for concert status in case of inclement weather.  

This years concert series has been bought to you by The Nesconset Chamber of Commerce and Suffolk County Legislator John M. Kennedy . Te Program has been funded by the Suffolk County Executives Office.

Kings Park Class of 75 Reunion Picnic

Kings Park Class of 75 Reunion Picnic in the park at Callahan's Beach, Fort Salonga, NY. All Kings Park Classmates from all years are welcome! We will be sharing the Picnic area with the Kings Park Volunteer Fire Department, they have hired A DJ.  

It will be a bring your own food, charcoal, paper and plastic cups plates ect. There are public restrooms near the picnic tables under the trees, there are public grilles if you do not want to bring a portable grille. Non Resident Vehicle Parking Fee is $10.00 per vehicle per day at the Park.

Kings Park Multi-Year Reunion to follow starting at 6:30 at Celtic Crossing (Formerly Teigues) on the Corner of Pulaski Road and Lou Avenue.

Kings Park Class of 75 reunion picnic

Group Photo of the Kings Park Class of 75 at Callahans Beach taken in 2005.

Kings Park Class of 1975
Callahans Beach Park Picnic Area

Kings Park Class of 1975
Celtic Crossing

Friday, July 8, 2011

Free Friday Night Concerts in Kings Park NY

Free Friday Night Concerts in Kings Park NY begins on July 8th 2011.  Musical moments in Kings Park is presented by the Kings Park Civic Association and the Kings Park Chamber of Commerce.  These free Friday Night concerts will be performed (weather permitting) at the Russ Savatt Park on Main Street, Kings Park NY.  All shows begin at 7:00 PM and conclude at 8:30 PM.  Concert attendees must provide their own seating.

The July schedule features:
The Paul Henry Duo playing popular tunes and ending with a sing-along on July 8th
The Acoustic 5" -featuring Gary Pumilia playing popular music for all ages on July 15th.
"Nick of Time featuring Ron Vulpis playing rock from the 60's-90's along with pop & country on July 22

These free Friday night concerts are sponsored by Clayton Funeral Home, Edelweiss Deli, Marketta USA, Professors Diner, R. Scheider Construction Corp., Ralph's Italian Ices, and Winn Drugs.

Please visit for more information on the Kings Park Civic Association.
Please visit for more information on the Kings Park Chamber of Commerce.

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Thursday, July 7, 2011

Live Concerts in Smithtown NY

Live Concerts return to Smithtown NY starting tonight Thursday July 7th at the Branch Shopping Plaza with Big Shot, a Billy Joel Tribute Band! Smithtowns 2011 Dennis Cannataro Family Concert Series is hosted by the Smithtown  Library and and Suffolk County Legislator Lynne Nowick.

The 2011 Live concerts will run through August 25th, all concerts in Smithtown are scheduled to start at 8:00 PM at the Branch Shopping Plaza on Main street in Smithtown. All the concerts will be free admission and as in past years it is recommended that all concert attendees bring blankets and portable chairs.

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Saturday, July 2, 2011

Live Music at the Beach in Smithtown, NY This 4th of July Weekend

Three Town of Smithtown recreation facilities will have live music at the Beach in Smithtown, NY this holiday weekend. Short Beach, Long Beach and the Roger Balducci Marina in Stony Brook Harbor will have Live Music and will be serving beer and wine plus will have an extended menu at the concession stands this weekend.
Live Music at the beach in Smithtown
The owner of Foxies Ice Cream and Snacks Mr Fred Fox said live music at the beach in Smithtown will only be done twice this summer. Live music will be performed Saturday and Sunday at Short Beach and Long Beach this Saturday and Sunday and at the Roger Balducci Marina on Monday. Labor Day weekend will be the other time there will be Live Music at the beach in Smithtown Parks.

Mr Fox said that these special weekend events are being held with cooperation with the Town of Smithtown and will be low key family events intended to liven up activities at the beach.

The concession stands at these 3 locations serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. Call mr. Fox at 631-978-1451 or visit Foxies Beach Concessions on Facebook for more information.

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Farmers Market Opens In Kings Park, NY

Farmers Market Sprouts on Sunday

It's fresh, it's regional and it's finally here.
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Getting your daily intake of fruits and veggies just got a little tastier with the opening of the Kings Park Farmers happening this Sunday at the town municipal lot on Main Street.
The market, which is being held in partnership with the Kings Park Civic Association and Friends &Farmers opens at 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. and will run through mid November.
Produce is not limited to just fruits and veggies. Shoppers can expect to find fish caught off Long Island waters, grass-fed beef, eggs and cheeses.
“We are looking forward to supporting local producers in addition to strengthening our community ties and downtown business area by bringing a farmers market to Kings Park,” said market organizers Aly Ekish-Swartz and Ann Marie Nedell.
Check out the market website or Facebook page for upcoming events such as cooking demonstrations and lecture series.

 The market accepts EBT/SNAP benefits, Debit/Master/Visa, WIC and Senior Checks from the NY State Famer’s Market Nutrition Programs.If you would like to promote your local restaurant at market, or for more information click here.
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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Kings Park Day & Bike Rally 2012

Do not miss out on Kings Park Day & Bike Rally 2012 this Saturday June 16 2012.  The Kings Park Chamber of Commerce will be holding the Kings Park Day Bike Rally on Saturday June 16th 2012 starting at 8:30am.  The Street Fair hours will be 10:00am to 4:00pm.  Highlights include live music, dance performances, karate demos, craft fair, clowns, rides, raffles, games and lots of give-aways.
Kings Park Day &Bike Rally 2011
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Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Carnival in Kings Park NY at The Kings Park Plazza

Starting on Wednesday June 8th through June Sunday June 12th 2011 there will be a Carnival in Kings Park NY at the Kings park Plaza (Key Food / TJ Max Shopping Center). The carnival hours will be 4 to 11 Pm on Wednesday and Thursday and from 12:00 to 11:00 PM from Friday to Sunday.

The money raised at this Carnival in Kings Park NY will be used to help the Airmid Theatre Company free Summer Theatre Festival. Jack and the princess who never laughed will run from July 5th to Jully 22nd. 

Performances run Monday ttrough Friday, show times are 1:00 PM.
All performances will be held at the Nissequogue River State Park. The Aimid Theatre Company advises all theater-goers to arrive early and enjoy a picnic before the performance. Please call 631-704-2888 for any additional information about the Carnival in Kings Park NY or the Summer Theatre Festival.

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Saturday, May 7, 2011

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation Fundraiser at Celtic Crossing in Kings Park NY

Lisa Plati Fiorentine and Rob Occhipintiwill be hosting a Crohn's and Colitis Foundation Fundraiser at Celtic Crossing in Kings Park NY to be held on May 7th starting at 7:00 PM.  Ray Marchad and John Fiorentine will be guest bartenders from 7 to 9 PM.  All the tips collected during that time will be donated to the Crohns And Colitis Foundation.

Robert Occhipinti is a local Kings Park resident with Chrons disease will be participating in a marathon needs support to help him succeed.

Many kings Park residents have donated Raffle Gifts, more donations are welcome.  Lisa and john are urging all current or former Kings Park residents to show their love of this community by attending the Crohn's and Colitis foundation Fundraiser at Celtic Crossing in Kings Park NY.

A special Thanks to Melissa and Dan at Celtic Crossing for their support!

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Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Irish Comedy Night at the Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts

On Saturday, March 5th Kevin Meany headlines Irish Comedy Night at the Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts.  Kevin Meany is one of six Irish Comics who will perform on Saturday night.  Tickets are $35.00.  For tickets or more information call 631-724-3700 or visit

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Sunken Meadow Park Hearing Scheduled for March 3rd

The Office of Parks Recreation and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) will hold a public meeting Thursday March 3rd at 7:00 pm at the Kings Park High School.  The purpose of this meeting will be to invite public participation in the planning process of the Governor Alfred E. Smith Sunken Meadow State Park in Kings Park.  The OPRHP will provide an overview of the park and the master plan process followed by a period of time to receive public input about the park.

Anyone who cannot attend the meeting can mail written comments to Mark Hohengasser, Park Planning, Agency Building 1, 17th floor, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12238.  Information packets about the master plan are available at  for more information call  OPRHP regional office at 631-269-4333 or Mr. Hohengasser at 518-486-2909.

The deadline to submit written comments is April 4th 2011.  the OPRHP plans to prepare a draft of the master plan and environmental impact statement by September 2011 and hold a public hearing in October 2011.  The final plan is expected to be completed by January 2012 and to adopt the findings of the plan and impact statement by February 2012.

According to the information packet Sunken Meadow State Park is one of the Long Islands premiere state parks.  The Park has almost three miles of sandy beach, a boardwalk, Pavilions with bath houses and changing area, three nine hole golf courses, a driving range, sports fields, trails and picnic areas.

More than 2.5 Million people visit the park every year and the public golf courses are the most played in the country.

In the mid 1990s the state replace the boardwalk, however the OPRHP reports the the aging infrastructure is deteriorating from heavy use and are in need of repairs and upgrading to meet public demand.  

Thursday, February 3, 2011

In My Life, The John Lennon Tribute

the Smithtown Center For the Performing Arts Will be kicking of its Winter/Spring Special Events series on Saturday, February 5th with In My Life, The John Lennon Tribute performed by Carlo Cantamessa.  The Show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $35.00; call 631-724-3700 or visit for more information.

Monday, January 31, 2011

Kings Park Students Featured in TV Talent Show

Three Kings Park singers will be featured on a public access television show on February 1st at 7:30 on Channel  20 according to the the shows host David Brandman.  Freshman Alyson Ganon, senior Nicole Lacker and junior Elizabeth Schneider who will also play the guitar.  A second show that will air either later in February or March will feature senior Gerard Johnston playing a saxophone, junior Pam Rattinger tap dancing and  junior Ashley Domenech singing.  Mr. Brandman will interview all the students after they perform.  Visit talent-showcase .com for more information.  

Love 4 Lauren Basketball Fundraiser

There will be a basketball fundraiser at Kings Park High School on Tuesday February 1st starting at 4 p.m. in the Gymnasium.  Lauren Lenardi is a ninth grader who was recently diagnosed with cancer.  There will be a JV Girls game followed by the Girls Varsity game.  Music will be provided by a local DJ, refreshments will be served.  There will be gift basket raffles and a 50/50 raffle.  Donations can be mailed to William T. Rogers MS, attention: Bridget Keenan, 97 Old Dock Road, Kings Park, NY 11754.  Donations will be accepted at the door.  For more information call Bridget Keenan at 269-3387 or or Rose Mangogna at 366-0540 or

Friday, January 28, 2011

Chamber-Theater Night

The Smithtown Chamber and the Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts have been rescheduled for Friday January 28th Annie begins at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $25.00 for adults, $18.00 for children.  An informal Dinner is planned for 6:00 p.m. at Old Street Pub.  For more information call631-979-8069.  

Rotary Snow Ball Fundraiser for Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck

The Rotary Club of Smithtown-Sunrise will be holding its 6th annual Snow Ballyour tickets or for more information Saturday Saturday at the Watermill Inn in Smithtown.  This event will raise money for Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck, a camp for children with special needs. There will be food, drinks, a basket raffle, 50/50 raffle and live music by The Dedications.

Tickets are $100.00 each or $1,200 for a table of 12.  A portion of the ticket proceeds will go to Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck.  Call Carol Walsh at 631-724-4028 for more information or to reserve your tickets.

For more information on Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck, call (631) 878-1070 or visit

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Kings Park St. Patrick's Day Parade

Kings Park will celebrate St. Patrick's Day in style on Saturday, March 5, 2010 with the first St. Patrick's Day
parade in town history!  The parade will start at 12:00 PM from Memorial Field and end at Church Street!  
Sean Gann, Pastor of the Parish of St. Joseph will provide hospitality in Travis Hall immediately after the parade. 

Kingspark StpatricksdayparadeMatty O'Reilly a long time resident of Kings Park will be the Grand Marshall and Kevin "The Professor" Denis is Parade President!
Please click on the following link to visit the parade website for more information:
www.Kings Park St. Patrick's Day Parade

Email Park St. Patrick's Day Parade

Casino Night

The Nesconset Chamber of Commerce be holding A casino night on February 4th at the Elks Lodge on Edgewood Avenue in Smithtown.  Tickets cost $100.00 for dinner, open bar, and a chance to win a 50 inch TV.  Call the Chamber at 631-724-2543 for additional information.