Coming Up: History Tour, Free Spider-Man Movie

Lots of events are coming up this week in Huntington. If you’re looking  free entertainment, want to volunteer, or want to plug in to community or government-sponsored events, here are some of your choices. Note: This is paper recycling pickup week.

Monday: The town’s series of free movies continues, with Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, at Peter Nelson Park on Oakwood Road. Spider-Man himself will be at the park to take pictures with moviegoers. The movie starts about 8 p.m. Frankie’s Famous Food Truck will be on hand. For more information, call  631-351-3171.


Tuesday:  Volunteers will be stuffing backpacks at the Junior Welfare League of Huntington’s 2019 Backpacks for Success event.  10 a.m., Town Hall.  Volunteers must RSVP by texting 631.889.0949. 

Smart Seniors Event, with advice on how to recognize and avoid potential scams. 1:30 p.m., at the Huntington Senior Center, presented by State Sen. James Gaughran and Town Receiver of Taxes Jillian Guthman. 

Wednesday: Join Suffolk County police officers from the Second Precinct for Cone With a Cop, 2-4 p.m. at Urban Coffee, 101 Broadway, Greenlawn. No speeches, they promise, just conversation.  Or, meet with them at Walt Whitman mall, for free coffee,11 a.m.-1 p.m., Center Court.

Thursday: Town historian Robert C. Hughes will lead a walking tour through the notable buildings and events in the history of Huntington Village. Along the way participants will stop at three establishments (with a great history or in a historic building) to enjoy some refreshment before continuing the tour. The tour will begin at the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Building located at 228 Main Street in Huntington Village. For tickets, mail [email protected]

Friday: The free soccer program continues at Manor Field Park, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Girls and boys between the ages of 6 to 14 are invited to play. No registration required. The program is sponsored by the Suffolk County Police Second Precinct, the Suffolk Police Athletic League, Councilman Gene Cook and the Town Board, and led by coach Jose Alfaro of the Alfaro Soccer Academy.

Saturday: Open House at the Art League of Long Island 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tour the studios to see art in action, with live painting drawing ceramics and jewelry making demonstrations.

Sunday: Free, 90-minute workshop at the Microsoft store at Walt Whitman Shops, to take part in the global Hour of Code movement. Using the power of code, students aged 8 and up will explore aquatic worlds and uncover hidden treasure with the new Minecraft Voyage Aquatic tutorial11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.



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