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The "Family" section of Bellport.com is a new resource for families in the South Country area, including Bellport, Brookhaven, East Patchogue and the surrounding areas. Here you'll find information on goods, services, activities and events all geared toward families!

This section is a "work in progress" so please tell us what you think! If you think of something that you'd like to see us add here, drop us an email and let us know. We look forward to hearing from you!

 

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July and August Events at the South Country Library

South Country Library

The South Country Library has released its list of events for July and August. Registration for adult programs is immediate and ongoing unless otherwise noted. In-person or online registration for July children's programs starts Monday, June 26th at 9:30am. August children's program registration starts Tuesday, August 1st at 9:30am. Click here for descriptions of the upcoming programs.






A Fun, Innovative and Enriched Summer Program from YouthBuild

Youth Build

YouthBuild invites young adults ages 18-24 from the Bellport Community to have an opportunity to explore and experience Long Island this summer through an eye-opening work environment and action-packed programming that will include hands-on work activities, leadership development workshops and adventurous trips. Students will tour work facilities and speak with professionals from various industries. Click here for more information.






Kids Paint for Kids: Family Fun on a Saturday Morning

Kids Paint

On Saturday morning, June 10, 2017, Osvaldo Jardim of Jardim Del Sol, Nick Gagliardi of Cafe Castello, and Pamela Lerner of Pamela Lerner Home & Design, teamed up to hold a very special event for families with young children in the community. There was Face Painting, Flower Arranging, and Crafts of all types. There was a suggested donation of $20 and all proceeds went to the UNICEF Child Refugee Crisis Fund For Syria. As you can see from the photos, this was a wonderful family oriented event and we hope to see more programs like this over the coming summer months. A job well done! Click here for more information.






     
Register Your Child for the South Country Education Foundation's Summer Music Program August 7th-11th

Summer Music

The Becker/Gambles Committee of the South Country Education Foundation, Inc. is proud to announce its second annual, week-long, summer music performance opportunity for band and orchestra students in the South Country School District. South Country Summer Music will take place August 7-11, 2017, from 9:00am-1:00pm at Bellport High School with a 6:00pm concert presentation on August 11, 2017 in the BHS auditorium. The program is available to all to South Country School District residents and appropriate for all band and orchestra students entering grades 5 through 9. Click here for more information.






Register Your Child for a Children's Garden Program at the Chris Hobson and Bill Neal Community Garden this Summer

Blues Jam

Children ages 7-12 are invited to FREE Gardening Classes at the Chris Hobson and Bill Neal Community Garden on July 14th, 21st, 28th and August 4th, 11th and 18th from 10:30am-Noon. You'll receive an introduction to gardening: knowing your senses and what you can eat! You'll also learn how to plant, the secret veggie code, who are the helpers of the garden, how to eat the rainbow and a garden celebration! Classes are taught by Cornell Extension Educators. Register by July 12th! Click here for more information.






Summer Camp and Fall Preschool at the Bellport United Methodist Church

Kids

Attention parents of toddlers and preschoolers! Did you know that there is a great summer camp for your children right here in Bellport? The Bellport United Methodist Church offers a fantastic 4 week summer camp for children 20 months to age 5, who haven't started Kindergarten yet. Summer is a great time to introduce your children to the preschool experience!

Registration is also now open for their Fall 2017 programs. It's filling up fast, so call them today! Click here for more information.

 

         

This Week's Featured Family Events

Ferry Schedule

Hum Beach Ferry Begins Running Full Schedule- Weekdays and Weekends
Monday, June 26th

The Bellport "Whalehouse Point" Ferry will officially start its weekday ferry service on Monday, June 26th to Ho-Hum Beach.  Click here for more information.






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Live Music at Peter's on the Green: Andrew Gabriel
Friday, June 30th

Enjoy live music from Andrew Gabriel at Peter's on the Green this Spring and Summer! Andrew Gabriel is a singer/guitarist from Long Island who has performed at many venues, events, and restaurants across the area. His smooth blend of folk, pop, and rock set a relaxed atmosphere whether the setting be formal or casual. His interpretations include artists such as Bob Dylan, James Taylor, Foo Fighters, Stevie Wonder, Melody Gardot, John Mayer, Elton John, The Police, Frank Sinatra, and many more. Call for reservations and to inquire about dinner specials.  Click here for more information.






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Bellport Bandshell Summer Concert:
Stone Blu

Friday, June 30th

The first Bandshell Concert of the summer season will be held on Friday, June 30th at 8:00pm at the Bandshell at the Village Marina. The featured performers will be "Stone Blu" performing Classic Folk and Country Rock. Click here for more information.

 

 

           

This Week's South Country School District Events

South Country School District

South Country School District Featured Events

Click here for what's happening this week in the South Country School District.

   

 

This Week in Bellport

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Ho Hum Beach Ferry Starts Weekday Service for the Summer
Monday, June 26th
Click for more details.


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Live Music at Peter's on the Green- Andrew Gabriel
Friday, June 30th from 5:00pm-9:00pm
Peter's on the Green
40-A South Country Road, Bellport

Click for more details.


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Bellport Bandshell Summer Concert: Stone Blu
Friday, June 30th at 8:00pm
Bellport Marina
End of Bellport Lane, Bellport

Click for more details.