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The "Family" section of 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! Family Sections

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Family News


The Riverhead Charter School is Now Accepting Applications for New Students Grades K-5

Riverhead Charter School

Riverhead Charter School is a public school of choice, with no tuition, serving families of Kindergarten through eighth grade students on Eastern Long Island. They offer a private school environment in a public school setting. Their mission is to inspire today’s learners to become tomorrow’s leaders by setting high academic standards, promoting solution-oriented thinking, and embracing the cultural diversity of our community. They are still enrolling for the 2017-2018 school year and have openings in grades K-5.  Click here for more information.

September and October Events at the South Country Library

South Country Library

The South Country Library has released its list of events for September and October. Registration for adult programs is immediate and ongoing unless otherwise noted. In-person or online registration for September children's programs starts Friday, September 1st at 9:30am. October children's program registration starts Monday, October 2nd at 9:30am. Click here for descriptions of the upcoming programs.



This Week's Featured Family Events

Vail Leavitt

A "Vail" October at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall
Thursday, October 19th - Sunday, October 22nd

The Vail-Leavitt Music Hall in Riverhead, presents “A Vail October,” a unique Variety Arts Festival celebrating the 136th Anniversary of the founding of this historic, East End, theater. The Festival’s mission is to engage the local community with local artists by including arts performances across multiple disciplines. There will be jazz to puppetry, old time radio to beyond! The Festival runs for two weeks with events Thursday to Sunday, October 12th to 15th and October 19th to 22nd.  Click here for more information about the planned events!

Open House

Open House in Brookhaven Hamlet
Sunday, October 22nd

Eileen Green Realty will hold an Open House in Brookhaven Hamlet on Sunday, October 22nd from 11:00am-12:30pm. Don't miss this charming 1880 shingle style home in historic Brookhaven Hamlet with an eat-in country kitchen, fireplace and attached greenhouse.  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


"A Vail October" Variety Arts Festival
Thursday, October 19th - Sunday, October 22nd
The Vail-Leavitt Music Hall
18 Peconic Avenue, Riverhead
Click for more details.


Eileen Green Realty Open House
Sunday, October 22nd from 11:00am-12:30pm
3 Newey Lane
Brookhaven Hamlet
Click for more details.