FALL SCHEDULE 2018
SEPT. 6 MEETING 7PM SPEAKER FROM RONKONKOMA HS
OCT. 4 MEETING 7PM TBA
NOV. 1 MEETING 7PM SPEAKER FROM ISLIP-MACARTHUR AIRPORT
DEC. 6 CHRISTMAS PARTY 7PM
DEC.8 CHILDREN'S PARTY WITH VISIT FROM MIKULAS
Jarmila Bren from Ronkonkoma displayed the folk dress of south Moravia made by her mother 80 years ago. Pictured here with Vera Truhlar, president Judy Pedneault and Lorraine Mays, she also brought samples of her hand-painted Easter eggs.
Lorraine Mays (left) was featured in a DVD tour of homes and places in Bohemia made by member Nikhil Bamarajpet.
Members of the Oakdale Historical Society shared the history of their community
At the June 7, 2018 gathering, members and guests enjoyed the variety of foods and desserts at the Pot Luck supper
Evelyn Zollgraf of the Ronkonkoma Historical Society told us about some of the history of Ronkonkoma, Lake Ronkonkoma and Lakeland. She is pictured her with Judy Pedneault, president of the BHS.
COMMUNITY YARD SALE
SEPT. 22, 2018
The BHS was fortunate to have another day of beautiful weather for the sale. 58 vendors displayed their wares and good crowds visited the sale and the museum all day. Lorrie Mays is pictured with some of the many raffle prizes. The Society realized $2200 on the day, much needed for its expenses.
The food drive to benefit St. John Nepomucene Food Pantry will continue till the November meeting. Food will be collected at Giunta's on Oct. 27.
Donations are also accepted to the gently used coat drive.
Featured at the meeting was the Heart of Long Island chapter of the Sweet Adelines International. The provided a program of barbershop quartet numbers.