Parades, a carnival and ceremonies to honor the war dead are scheduled around Huntington during the three-day Memorial Day weekend.
The YMCA carnival continues Friday night and raises money for YMCA scholarships. Active military and veterans can visit vettix.org for free tickets.
Town beaches officially open Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Asharoken Beach, Eaton’s Neck Road, Northport
Centerport Beach, Little Neck Road, Centerport
Crab Meadow Beach*, Waterside Avenue, Northport
Crescent Beach, Crescent Beach Drive, Huntington Bay
Fleets Cove Beach, Fleets Cove Road, Centerport
Gold Star Battalion Beach, West Shore Road, Huntington
Hobart Beach, Eaton’s Neck Road, Eaton’s Neck
West Neck Beach, West Neck Road, Lloyd Harbor
Geissler’s Beach, (fishing only), Makamah Rd., Northport
(Main Beach Office – 631-261-7574)
The public is invited to join a ceremony honoring veterans Sunday at 9 a.m. at the Huntington Veterans Plaza at Town Hall. Wreaths will be placed at the World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam, and Women’s Veteran Monument and to honor our troops in the Middle East; Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts. The Church of Saint Patrick’s Adult Chorale & Children’s Choir will perform patriotic songs.