In the Neighborhood

In the Neighborhood

31st Annual Mass for Deceased Children—Sat, Nov 16 at 12:30pm at St. Agnes Cathedral, 29 Quealy Place in Rockville Centre. Come early to inscribe your child’s name in the “Book of Families.” No registration required. For more information, call 516-678-5800, ext. 236 or email

8th Annual Harvest Moon Basket Raffle—Sat, Nov 2 at St. James Church, Parish Center, 429 Route 25A in Setauket. Doors open at 7:00pm. Entry Tickets are $10 per person and include five basket raffle tickets, liquid refreshments, cheese, crackers, snack and desserts. Bring a pantry item and receive an additional basket raffle ticket (one per ticket). This is a fast moving fun-filled evening with many beautiful baskets along with other prizes throughout the night. Tickets are available at the rectory office, Mon-Fri from 9:00am-4:00pm and Saturdays from 9:00am-1:00pm. Hosted by the St. James Church Ministry of Consolation. For more information, call 631-941-4141.

Annual Bazaar—Sat, Nov 9 from 10:00am-3:00pm at Siena Village, 2000 Bishops Road in Smithtown. Cash raffles (1st prize: $1,000), vendors, cake sales and much more. All are welcome!

Annual Christmas Craft Fair—Sun, Dec 8 from 9:00am5:00pm at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 800 Portion Road in Lake Ronkonkoma. Unique Christmas shopping opportunity. Crafts, gifts, baked goods, raffles, refreshments and more. For more information or to inquire about vendor space, call 631-585-5186.

Christmas Craft & Vendor Fair—St. Anthony's High School, 275 Wolf Hill Road, S. Huntington, will be hosting its Annual Christmas Craft and Vendor Fair on Sat, Nov 2, from 10:00am-4:00pm with more than 200 vendors. There will be something for everyone! Come enjoy food, shopping and raffles. For directions, call 631-271-2020 ext. 230.

Coping with the Holidays After the Loss of a Loved One—Hosted by the Branch Funeral Home, 190 East Main Street in Smithtown, Sat, Nov 16 from 10:30am-12:00pm. Facilitated by Eileen McCormick, LMHC, Bereavement Specialist. Please call 631-724-9500 to reserve a seat.

Famed Catholic Theologian Dr. Scott Hahn will be speaking at Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Patchogue on Sat, Dec 14 from 9:00am-12:30pm. Cost is $20. Tickets can be purchased by calling the parish office at 631-475-4739 or online at

Holiday Visit to Calverton National Cemetery—Tue, Dec 10. A free trip sponsored by the Branch Funeral Home. Bus pick up at 8:00am at the Branch Funeral Home, 190 East Main Street in Smithtown or 8:15am at the Smithtown Senior Center, 420 Middle Country Road in Smithtown. Coffee, cookies and cold drinks will be served along with pizza on the way back. The bus has a lavatory. Call 631-724-9500 by Dec 3 to reserve your seat. You may also order grave wreaths at the above number which will be waiting for you on the bus on the day of the trip.

Sterling Strings Quartet—An evening of unique and extraordinary musical talent on Fri, Oct 25 at 7:00pm in the Sacred Heart Academy auditorium, 47 Cathedral Avenue in Hempstead. Doors open at 6:30pm. Tickets: $40. Sponsorships available. Event will benefit the Good Shepherd Hospice Centre in Rockville Centre. For tickets and/or sponsorships, visit