About Town

Check out Patch's new feature that gives you the scoop on all events, meetings and goings-on in the community during the upcoming week.

Welcome to About Town, Douglaston-Little Neck Patch’s one-stop post for all of the events, meetings, top stories and other important information you need to know about for the upcoming week.

The feature will run every Monday at 6 a.m. If there are any goings-on that we missed, please email the editor at nathan.duke@patch.com or post information in the comment section below and we’ll add the event into our roundup.


On Monday, will offer its , while the will hold its weekly .

The 's Connect to Care program will on building up the resume and searching for jobs in the current economy. The event will be held at 6 p.m. at the Bay Terrace Pool.

An will be held on Wednesday at the . That evening, Floral Park’s Mickey Malone’s Pub will host a .

On Sunday, Alley Pond Environmental Center will host its , during which attendees can win a variety of prizes.


Councilman Dan Halloran, R-Whitestone, will hold a for Douglaston and Little Neck residents on July 18 at . Branch managers of the neighborhood's stations will be in attendance. The event will be held from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Councilman Mark Weprin, D-Oakland Gardens, will host a meeting on July 17 at the Samuel Field Y during which he will and eventually vote on which proposal should be funded.

Community District Education Council 26 will hold its from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at M.S. 74, located at 61-15 Oceania St. in Bayside. During the meeting, the group will elect its new officers for the upcoming year.

The is now open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sundays in the traffic circle of the Long Island Rail Road's Douglaston station.


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