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October 2016

Book Club: Countdown

October 16, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Join 12-year-old Franny Chapman in Washington D.C. during the days surrounding the Cuban Missile Crisis.  Amidst the pervasive threat of nuclear war, Franny must face the tension between herself and her younger brother, figure out where she fits in with her family and look beyond outward appearances.  For Franny, as for all Americans, it's going to be a formative year.  Includes tour of the museum's Long Island in the Sixties exhibition. Register and pick up the book at Emma Clark…

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Halloween Family Fun Day

October 30, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Come in costume and enjoy pumpkin painting, trick-or-treating, crafts and more.  Squeaky Clean will entertain with a 1960s-themed musical performance.  Admission is free.  Sponsored by Target. Suzanne Smithline and Glenn Manion started their band SQUEAKY CLEAN in 1983, but their musical collaboration goes all the way back to “The Ford Administration” (1974, to be exact). They met at NYU and performed as folksingers in nearby Greenwich Village clubs.  After graduation, their ambition to be full-time musicians led to a management…

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November 2016

Museum-Library Partnership

November 1, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Take a guided tour of the Long Island Museum's Long Island in the Sixties exhibition.  Afterward, Carolyn Emerson, Reference Librarian at Emma S. Clark Memorial Library will lead a discussion of That Night by Alice McDermott.  Learn about the social mores of the 1960s through reflections of the past from a teenage couple.  Register and pick up the book at Emma Clark Library beginning September 15.  This program is free.  Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

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December 2016

Open House

December 4, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Take a break from holiday preparations and enjoy the museum's world-class exhibitions.  Admission is free all day.   Exhibitions on view include Long Island in the Sixties, Drawn From Life:  Objects and Stories William Sidney Mount's Paintings and LIMarts:  Inspired By...

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February 2017

Family Drop-In Day

February 23 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Come in out of the winter chill and enjoy crafts and activities in the Carriage Museum.  There's something for the whole family and admission is free!

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