ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON, A GOOD NUMBER OF FAMILIES CAME TO THE BHS MUSEUM TO ENJOY A VISIT WITH ST. NICHOLAS, IN CZECH, MIKULAS. THE SAINT WAS ACCOMPANIED BY AN ANGEL, WHO DISTRIBUTED REWARDS TO THE GOOD CHILDREN, AND A DEVIL, WHO HANDED OUT COAL TO THOSE WHO HAD MISBEHAVED. (REMARKABLY, THERE WERE NONE.) THE CHILDREN ENJOYED THEIR PRESENTS AND, WITH THEIR PARENTS, THE REFRESHMENTS THAT FOLLOWED. THERE WAS A SHOWING OF THE SOCIETY DVD "BOHEMIA THEN AND NOW." MUSIC FOR THE PLEASANT AND INFORMATIVE AFTERNOON WAS PROVIDED BY JOHN KREUSCHER.
FALL 2017 EVENTS
SEPT. 7 7PM MEETING
OCT. 5 7PM MEETING "ST. JOHN NEPOMUCENE CEMETERY"
NOV. 2 7PM MEETING "BOHEMIA: PERSONS, PLACES, THINGS"
DEC. 7 7PM CHRISTMAS PARTY
DEC. 9 3PM CHILDREN'S PARTY WITH MIKULAS
DECEMBER 3- VISIT OF ST. NICHOLAS, "MIKULAS"
*Some exhibits in the museum have been rearranged over the winter
*Member Cliff Heitman painted sections of
*President Judy Pedneault has shown the
"Bohemia Then and Now" DVD to several
historical societies and the Connetquot
*Bob Doxsee spoke on the four generations of his family's fishing business
*President Judy Pedneault showed our "Bohemia: Than and Now" DVD to the Bay Shore Historical Society
*Preparations continued for the BHS presentation at the Czech Consulate in New York City on May 21
*Date for the Community Yard Sale -
*Memorial Day Parade May 29,9:30am
*Gene Horton of Blue Point introduced the members to the First Ladies of the 20th century
* Preparations continue for the Community
Yard Sale to be held on Sept. 23
* The Society has been awarded a $5000
grant from Suffolk County. However,
some details remain to be settled before
the grant is received. The funds could be
used to purchase new mannequins for
BHS costumes and clothes.
* Nikhil Bamarajpat will be recording Lorrie
Mays' recollections of Bohemia. Lorrie has
a fund of memories about places and
people in Bohemia.
* John Pedneault illustrated unique items
from the history of the Irish postal
POT LUCK DINNER JUNE 1, 2017
*Preparations continue for the Christmas
party for the Society and for the children
*The annual food drive organized by JoAnn
Kristoff for St. John Nepomucene food
pantry is underway. Items can be brought
to the next meeting
*The coat collection organized by Vera
Truhlar is also in full swing
*Bishop Wcela spoke on the history of St.
John Nepmucene cemetery and items of
interest about people buried there
COMMUNITY YARD SALE SEPTEMBER 23, 2017
Once again, there was a beautiful day for the yard sale. 55 vendors brought out many shoppers and visitors to the museum