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Blue Angel & AAM's Hangar 3Farmingdale, NY – This Memorial Day Weekend kicks off the American Airpower Museum’s summer with our “Legends of Airpower WWII Warbirds,” and their performance in the Bethpage Federal Credit Union Jones Beach Air Show.  AAM’s legendary warbirds including the WWII B-25 Mitchell bomber, North American P-51D Mustang, Grumman TBM-3E Avenger Torpedo Bomber, and Curtiss P-40M Warhawk “Flying Tiger,” will take to the skies over Republic Airport on Friday, May 24th, (practice day) plus Saturday to Sunday, May 25th/26th, for the Jones Beach Air Show.

Raynam HallOyster Bay, NY (May 9, 2024) – Following this year’s Memorial Day parade in Oyster Bay hamlet on Monday, May 27, starting at 10:30 am along South Street, Raynham Hall Museum will present a celebration as part of Blue Star Museums, a program offering free admission to active-duty military personnel and their families this summer from Armed Forces Day, May 18, through Labor Day, September 2, 2024.

Hallockville Museum FarmOne of Long Island’s Largest Celebrations of Fiber Arts and Crafts

Riverhead, NY (April 29) – Historic Hallockville Museum Farm on Long Island’s North Fork will host its annual Fleece and Fiber Festival on Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Rain date: Sunday, May 19).  The Hallockville Fleece & Fiber Festival is one of the largest celebrations of the fiber arts in the region and will feature dozens of fiber artisans showcasing their talents, demonstrating their traditional crafts, and selling their creations.

Vietnam MedalFarmingdale, NY, - Long Island’s Vietnam War veterans will receive the Vietnam 50th Anniversary Commemorative Medal in a solemn ceremony signifying the official end of United States involvement in the Vietnam War.  Conducted by the Long Island Air and Space Forces Association and hosted by the American Airpower Museum, the ceremony takes place on Saturday, May 11, 2024, starting at 11:30 a.m., and honors 30 local veterans who served in all branches of the U.S. Military during the Vietnam War period.

Long Island Museum Art MuseumStony Brook, NY (April 8, 2024) -- The Long Island Museum (LIM) a Smithsonian affiliate dedicated to American history and art with a Long Island connection is thrilled to announce its upcoming 50th-anniversary celebration of the Art Museum. Celebrating 50 Years of the LIM Art Museum is sponsored by The Ferentinos Enterprises, LLC, and will take place on April 19th at 6:00 PM in the History Museum located in Stony Brook, NY.

Spring Saturdays at Hallockville Museum FarmRiverhead, NY (April 3, 2024) – Hallockville Museum Farm in Riverhead and Farm Hands educational programs are collaborating to offer a special series of activity-based workshops for children called Spring Saturdays on the Farm. Four hands-on play and crafting sessions based on East End agricultural, natural and cultural history themes will be offered at Hallockville on Saturday mornings April 13, May 11, June 1 and June 22.

Naugles Barn at Hallockville Museum FarmRiverhead, N.Y. - Hallockville Museum Farm will host the first in a series of four walking tours on Saturday, April 13 with a walk and talk about Barn Architecture of the North Fork led by local historian Richard Wines, Ph.D., and historic building and preservation expert, Zach Studenroth. The guided tour will examine barns at Hallockville from the 18th to the 20th centuries, including the pre-revolutionary war Homestead Barn and the 1937 Naugles Barn.

Adventureland logoPartnership with Catholic Health; New Rides: ‘Moon Chaser,’ ‘Jr. Pirate Ship,’ and ‘Wave Twister’ Announced

Farmingdale, NY — Adventureland has announced the details of its multi-year, five-phase $10 million redevelopment plan of Long Island’s most popular amusement park, as well as a new partnership with Catholic Health. This marks one of the biggest investment projects in the park’s 62-year history since the installation of the ride called ‘Turbulence’ in 2015, which cost $5 million.

Easter BunnyFarmingdale, NY – Join us for the American Airpower Museum’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 23rd, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Can you find the Easter Egg?  Be sure to bring your own basket for the Egg Hunts.  Young and old alike will enjoy the Museum’s Easter Tram Rides around Hangar 3.  Have your photographs taken with AAM’s Easter Bunny!  Visit our “Bunny Patch” and adopt your very own bunny or chick!  (Plush toys, not live animals.  Limit one “pet” bunny or chick per child.)…

Preservation Long Island“Voices and Votes: Democracy in America” on View at the Preservation Long Island Exhibition Gallery in Cold Spring Harbor, New York

March 22, 2024 – May 3, 2024

Cold Spring Harbor, NY (February, 23, 2024) — “Voices and Votes: Democracy in America” presented by the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street, in cooperation with the Museum Association of New York (MANY), examines the nearly 250-year-old American experiment of a government “of, by and for the people,” and how each generation since continues to question how to form “a more perfect union.” Opening at the Preservation Long Island Exhibition Gallery in Cold Spring Harbor, New York on March 22, 2024, “Voices and Votes” will be on view through May 3, 2024. …

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