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2018 Summer Event Calendar

Artists on the Lane

It's going to be a busy summer in and around Bellport this year! We've compiled a list of all of the special events that will take place between now and Labor Day. We'll continue to add to this list, so check back often! Click here for more information.

Do you have an event you want listed? Drop us an email for more information! 

Postponed Until August 18th Due to Weather
The BVPF Presents an "Ocean Awareness Series" on August 18th and 25th

Ocean Awareness

Postponed due to weather until August 18th. The Village of Bellport and the Bellport Village Program Fund bring to you this summer the first "Ocean Awareness Series" at Ho Hum Beach on August 11th and 25th at 1:30pm on both dates. The head lifeguard of the Town of Brookhaven, along with our lifeguards at Ho Hum Beach, will be conducting two "Ocean Awareness" sessions at Ho Hum Beach. Click here for more information.

Bellport Village Home for Sale by Owner with Open House this Sunday, August 19th

61 Country Club

An Open House will be held on Sunday, August 19th from 1:00pm-4:00pm for a meticulous, three bedroom, one and a half bath, ranch in Bellport Village. This home is for sale by owner. The wise use of space, unique touches, and spacious fenced yard will make you happy and proud to call this property "home!"  Click here for more information.

BBHS Post-Crowell House Tour on Saturday, August 18th

House Tour

Join the Bellport-Brookhaven Historical Society to celebrate the exterior restoration of the Post-Crowell house with thanks to all of their local supporters on Saturday, August 18th at 6:00pm. Noted preservation consultant Larry Jones will give a tour of the house. Drinks and hors d'oeuvres on the lawn following the tour! This event is free for BBHS members and friends, but your RSVP is requested. Click here for more information.

Paddle to the Point on Sunday, August 19th to Benefit the South Country Education Foundation

Paddle to the Point

"Paddle to the Point" in a standup paddleboard race to benefit the South Country Education Foundation on Sunday, August 19th beginning at 8:00am. Begin at the Bellport Bay Yacht club and race toward Howells Point and back. Both an adult two mile recreational course, and a youth course will be held!  Click here for more information.

Bellport Rotary Club's Annual Charity Beer, Wine & Food Tasting on Thursday, August 23rd

Beer Tasting

On Thursday, August 23rd at 7:00pm, the Bellport Rotary Club will hold a Charity Beer, Wine and Food Tasting at the Bellport Country Club. Enjoy beer, wine, food, live music and good people- all for a good cause! This event is the Rotary Club's major source of funding for its projects. Proceeds will go to benefit Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck, Polio Plus, Gift of Life 726, Bellport High School Scholarships, local sports teams, Scouts, food baskets, the Boys & Girls Club of the Bellport Area, and numerous other projects.  Click here for more information.

Playcrafters Presents a Staged Reading of "Murder on the Nile" on August 25th and 26th


A staged reading of Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Nile” will be performed by Playcrafters Theatre Company Reader's Theatre on Saturday, August 25th at 8:00pm and Sunday, August 26th at 2:30pm at their theatre space at the Boys & Girls Club of the Greater Bellport Area, 471 Atlantic Avenue, Bellport. A multitude of memorable passengers, all with a reason to kill, set sail on the Nile. Who will be next and who did it? Admission is free to Playcrafters’ members; $10 for non-members.  Click here for more information.

Calling All Photographers! Enter's Summer Photo Contest

Photo Contest


It's time for a new Photo Contest! This time we want your photos showing what you think are the BEST things about Bellport and the Bellport area in the Summer. Show us what you think makes the South Country area special this time of year. Photos must be submitted by Saturday, September 1st. Happy Shooting!

The winner with the most votes for their photograph will receive a $25 Gift Certificate to Peter's on the Green. Located by the 9th hole at the Bellport Country Club, "Peter's on the green" offers great food in a comfortable and inviting setting. They take pride in preparing all of their menu items from fresh, high quality ingredients resulting in a dining experience that we’re certain you’ll enjoy!

Click here for more information on how to enter.

New Letters to the Editor Posted

Letter to the Editor

New Letters to the Editor have been posted.  Click here for more information.

Attention Parents of Two, Three and Four Year Olds!

Bellport Methodist Preschool

Does your little one have a summer birthday? Did they just turn two, three or four? If so, they are ready for Bellport Methodist Preschool in Bellport Village! Preschool is all about having fun and acquiring social skills. Children who are imaginative and socialize become creative, well-rounded people!

For more than 50 years, the Bellport Methodist Preschool's program has been universally loved and respected. They provide a safe and nurturing environment where children have the opportunity to develop socially, emotionally, physically and cognitively. Fall registration is happening now so contact them today!  Click here for more information.

Jason Crane Landscaping Joins

Jason Crane Landscaping

We’re very happy to announce that Jason Crane Landscaping has joined

Jason Crane Landscaping has been the leading landscaping company in the Bellport Village, Brookhaven Hamlet, and East Patchogue areas for over 24 years. In fact many old timers will tell you they remember Jason riding around town on his bike dragging a lawnmower behind him when he started. Needless to say, Jason Crane Landscaping has grown since then and we’re now happy to have them as part of

For more information, or to contact Jason Crane Landscaping, Click here.

BHS Class of 1978 Reunion on September 22nd


Attention Bellport High School Alumni! The class of 1978 will hold their 40th reunion on Saturday, September 22nd!  Click here for more information.

Bellport Village Public Notices Posted, 8/3/18

Legal Notice

Bellport Village Hall has released new Public Notices. Click here to read the new Public Notices.

Home Care Aide Needed

Aide Needed

Home Care Aide needed for a mildly disabled gentlemen whose disability is expected to slowly increase. Prefer local area resident with some background in this field but need not be an expert. No bathing, no heavy lifting. Should have own car. Excellent hourly wage. Flexible hours that will increase as disability progresses. Send complete information and references to P.O. Box 325, Brookhaven N.Y. 11719

New Article: Reducing the Two Most Common Overuse Injuries

lift article

In the past, we have heard the old adage “you only have one body, treat it good”. So, what happens if we don’t abide by this advice? I believe that the body will begin to break down at a quicker rate, causing muscle pain, tendinitis, quicker cartilage wear, disc degeneration/herniated discs, etc...

Well, this is the reason for this article, to reduce the effects of bad lifting techniques, that will slow down the degenerative effects from poor body mechanics. Every time we lift, we are putting forces on our limbs and our spine. When we lift with poor body-mechanics, we place huge stresses on our spine and shoulders; but, if we can change a few simple habits, we can reduce this stress on our body.
Click here for more information.

New Classified Ad: Help Wanted at Jet Ski Rentals

Classified Ad

A new classified ad has been posted for help wanted at Jet Ski Rentals in Brookhaven. Click here for more information.

New Classified Ad: French Tutor Available

Classified Ad

A new classified ad has been posted for an available French tutor. Click here for more information.

New Editorial: A Bellport Village Zombie!


Every now and then the Bellport Village Board gets an issue in their teeth and just won’t let go no matter what their common sense and the Village residents are telling them. It was that way with sewers for the Village, the Pavilion for Ho Hum Beach and now for the changing of street signs in the Village. These Zombie issues just wouldn’t die. Click here for more information.

New Classified Ad: Portable Gas Caddy for Sale

Classified Ad

A new classified ad has been posted for a portable gas caddy for sale. Click here for more information.

New Classified Ad: Teenagers Available for Summer Work

Classified Ad

A new classified ad has been posted for two teenage girls seeking summer childcare or tutoring jobs over the summer. Click here for more information.

New Classified Ad: Room in Charming Bellport Home in Exchange for Part-time Care of Elderly Lady

Classified Ad

The family of a sweet, elderly lady is seeking a mature woman to share her house (your own private room and bath) in Bellport in exchange for up to 14 hours/week providing general oversight for security / safety purposes, offering some company, preparing and sharing some meals, performing "home health aide" services, and occasionally driving her in the local area. Click here for more information.

The Bellport Restaurant is Now Open on Wednesdays

The Bellport

The Bellport is now open again on Wednesdays! Stop by soon to enjoy one of their signature dishes including the much-hearalded short ribs, good ole' buttermilk fried chicken, corn crusted oysters, as well as daily pasta and fish specials! Click here for more information.

Swan Realty Announces Their Top Sales Agents and Top Contributors for Q2 2018

Lori Milana

Barbara Quintana

Deborah L. Galligan broker/ owner of Swan Realty Corp would like to congratulate Lori E. Milana, LSA and Barbara Quintana, LSA for their tremendous effort in Q2 2018. Lori was the Top Sales Agent for Q2 2018 and Barbara was the Top Contributor for Q2 2018. Click here for more information.

New Classified Ad: Sofas and Club Chair For Sale


A new classified ad has been posted for two sofas and a club chair for sale. Click here for more information.

New "Little Free Library" in Bellport


A new "Little Free Library" has been installed at the corner of Montauk Highway and Station Road in Bellport, at the bus stop adjacent to Reynolds insurance. A "Little Free Library" is a "take a book, return a book" free book exchange available to anyone in the community! This location joins the other two libraries in the area at Open Door Ministries in Bellport and at St. Joseph's the Worker Church in East Patchogue. Click here for more information.

Summer Food Programs for Kids at the South Country Library and Brookhaven Free Library


In July and August, our local libraries will be providing free meals for kids in our community. The South Country Library will provide free breakfast, Monday-Friday from 9:30am-11:00am. The Brookhaven Library will provide free lunch, Monday-Friday from Noon-1:00pm. For more information about the breakfast program, call 631-286-0818. For more information about the lunch program, call 631-286-1923.  Click here for more information.

"Come As You Are" Service at Christ Episcopal Church this Summer
Christ Episcopal

Everyone is invited to join Christ Episcopal Church for a 5:00pm service on Sundays this July and August for "A Celebration of the Holy Eucharist in the Celtic Tradition for the Season of Pentecost." This "come as you are" service is open for anyone in the community, as an option to attend a relaxed church service after a day at the beach, biking or taking care of the lawn; no Sunday dress necessary. The upcoming dates will be July 1, 8, 15, 22 and August 5, 12, 19 and 26. Christ Episcopal Church is located at 64 South Country Road in Bellport. Click here for more information.

New Classified Ad: Mint 1929 Ford Model A for Sale

Model A

A new classified ad has been posted for a mint 1929 Ford Model A for sale. Click here for more information.

Swan Realty Welcomes a New Sales Agent

Swan Realty

Deborah L. Galligan broker/ owner of Swan Realty Corp would like to welcome Brandi McNamara, LSA to the Swan Realty team! Click here for more information.

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. Registration for July children's programs starts Monday, June 25th at 9:30am. August children's program registration starts Wednesday, August 1st at 9:30am. Click here for descriptions of the upcoming programs.

Lighthouse Mission’s New Phone/Tablet App

Lighthouse Mission

Lighthouse Mission, Long Island's largest Mobile Food Outreach and Youth Development Center has developed a helpful new phone/tablet app filled with information on programs that assist Long Islanders in need. This app is designed to help those in need to quickly find free food and clothing at a local Lighthouse Mission Food Outreach. The app will also have a database for easy access to a variety of additional community organizations.

With this helpful app, users can access addresses, phone numbers, websites, and more for the following resources across Nassau and Suffolk counties: Counseling Services, Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation Programs, Emergency Hotlines, Food Pantries and Soup Kitchens, Homeless & Family Shelters, Hospitals, Veteran Services, and Youth & Family Services.

The Lighthouse Mission app is available free of charge for all Apple and Android phones and tablets. It can be found by searching your device's app store for "Lighthouse Mission Long Island" or by visiting the app's web page.

Click here for more information about the Lighthouse Mission.

Save the Date for the Post Morrow Foundation's "Barn Raising" Fundraiser

Barn Raising

On Saturday, September 15, 2018, from 3:00pm-6:00pm, The Post-Morrow Foundation will hold a “Barn Raising” Fundraiser. Add it to your calendar because you won’t want to miss this great event! More details coming soon... Awarded Constant Contact’s All Star Award... For the 6th Year in a Row!

Constant Contact All STar

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Brookhaven Animal Shelter and Adoption Center Announces 2018 Free and Discounted Adoptions Specials


The Town of Brookhaven Animal Shelter and Adoption Center will celebrate all year long with special, free and discounted adoption promotional events. All adoptions during the special events will include free neuter or spay, vaccinations, microchip, license, heartworm test, flea and fecal. The normal adoption fees are $137 for a dog and $125 for a cat.

The 2018 special adoption events are:
March 16-18 Irish I Had A Home… Free adoptions for dogs and cats
April 1-8 Adoption Egg-stravaganza… Free adoptions during Easter week
May 1-31 Cinco de Gato… Free cat adoptions during the entire month
June 1-30 Dog Days of Summer… Free dog and cat adoptions all month long
July 14 Celebrate Furry Freedom Event… Free adoptions attractions, food, music
August 1- 31 Summer Loving… Discounted $65 dog and cat adoption fees all month long
Sept. 1-30 Back To School… Free adoptions for “School Age” dogs and cats (4 ears and up)
Oct. 1-31 Adopterfest… Free adoptions the month of October and our adoption event
Nov. 1-30 Adopt a Senior Pet Month… Free adoptions for cats and dogs 6 years or older
Nov. 23 Black Friday Event… Discounted $65 adoptions for black dogs and cats
Dec. 1-31 Home for the Holidays… Discounted $65 adoptions all month long

Those who are interested in adopting a dog or cat should visit the Brookhaven Animal Shelter and Adoption Center located at 300 Horseblock Road in Brookhaven. It is open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For more information, please call 631-451-6950 or visit the Animal Shelter website.

It's Time to Subscribe for 2018!


For 14 years now, we’ve put a lot of time and effort into keeping you informed. There’s hardly a major event, and most of the minor ones too, in the South Country area that we don’t cover for you. Even our paid advertising, which helps pay the bills, keeps you informed as to what our local shops, restaurants, and businesses are up to.

We know how much our readers look forward to our emailing to the community every Tuesday morning. It’s a quick way for you to make sure you don’t miss a significant event in the coming week, but did you notice that we’ve also started to publish the Village’s Legal Notices? You no longer have to wade through page after page of incy, wincy, tiny type trying to figure out if any of it pertains to you. We even include mention of new Legal Notices in our weekly emailing so that you won’t miss them.

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