About Town

Check out Patch's new feature that will give 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 Thursday, Community District Education Council 26 will meet at 8 p.m. for its , located at 51-60 Marathon Parkway.

A literacy coach from the school will discuss methods for parents to ensure that their children are learning how to read.


City schools will be closed from April 6 to April 13 for spring recess.


On Monday, the will host its weekly .

The will offer a on Tuesday afternoon.

This Wednesday, will present a with live music at 7 p.m. The cost is $10 per person.

On Thursday, the will host a .

will hold its on Saturday at 11 a.m. along Little Neck Parkway.

On Friday, will host its to raise money for arts and science programs at the school. The event, which is being held by the Parent-Teacher Association, will take place at The Douglaston Manor.


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