Visit Saf-T-Swim Smithtown – Long Island’s #1 Swim School
Swim season will be here before you know it! Make a splash at Saf-T-Swim Smithtown’s larger facility. This newly remodeled location features two warm water swimming pools, a blow dry bar, two viewing rooms and changing areas, plus much more!
Experience their specialized swim programs like Adaptive Aquatics, a new 1:1 program that utilizes a specific structure that helps swimmers with special abilities achieve milestones or their new 4:1 group lesson program where kiddos can socialize while learning fundamental water safety skills!
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Here are the top five stories today in Smithtown:
Nesconset Chamber and the Town of Smithtown Officials will welcome a new business in the neighborhood with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Phoenix Fitness will open at 260 Smithtown Boulevard in Nesconset. The grand opening is on Thursday, Mar. 9, at 12:30 p.m. Refreshments and snacks will be offered. (Nesconset CofC- Social Media)
Police reported a fatal struck on Scholar Lane in Commack. A pedestrian was crossing the road near Shaker Ridge Lane on Monday at 6 p.m. when he was hit by a vehicle. (News 12 Bronx)
American Ballet Theatre is coming to Staller Center for the first time. The group will perform at the 2023 Staller Center Gala on Mar. 4 at 7 p.m. That will be such a glamorous event in the neighborhood! Tickets are still available here. (Three Village Patch)
Attention partygoers, the 2023 Suffolk County Police Emerald Society Pipes & Drums party has been scheduled! The event kicks off the St. Patrick’s Day party celebrations in the neighborhood at Napper Tandy’s Irish Pub in Smithtown from 6 to 10 p.m. on Thursday, March 2. (All Events)
The Smithtown Police Blotter reports two grand larcenies in two stores in the area. A woman had her wallet stolen at Costco on Middle Country Road, and clothes were reported stolen from the Children’s Palace store in the Smith Haven Mall. Both incidents happened between Feb. 20-23. (Smithtown Patch)
Today in Smithtown:
Town of Smithtown Blood Drive – Town of Smithtown Community Calendar. (9 a.m.)
Nursery Rhyme Time (Smithtown Library-Nesconset Building). (10 a.m.)
Game Day (Smithtown Library-Commack Building). (Noon)
Tea-rrific Reads Book Discussion Group (Nesconset Building). (2 p.m.)
Shamrock Pretzel Bites (Smithtown Library-Kings Park Building). (7 p.m.)
From my notebook:
There will be an Egg Hunt and Festivalat Smithtown Sweetbriar on March 26! Even though tickets are not on sale yet, I would like to share the event details, so the little ones won’t miss out! Tickets will also be available at the door for those with the exact change. Visit here to check the info guide. (Smithtown Sweetbriar)
Vendors are being accepted for the Nesconset’s Spring Fling on Sunday. May 21. The Food Truck and Craft Fair event will be held in the Nesconset Gazebo Park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Smithtown Patch will keep readers posted about this outing as it approaches. If you are interested in becoming a vendor, you can visit here. (Arcadia Production)
Reboli Center’s Artisan of the Month is John Houle. Stop by the Center this week to check Houle’s unique work with burning and other techniques. (TBR News Media)
Sweetbriar Nature Center: “With the deliberate release of the Eurasian Eagle Owl, Flaco, from the Central Park zoo, I thought we would show you how much bigger Eurasian Eagle Owls are compared to our largest native owl-the Great Horned.” (Sweetbriar Nature Center via Facebook)
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7 Days to St Pats U2 Tribute Concert! Sat. March 11, 8 p.m. (March 11)
(mostly) TRUE THINGS Storytelling Show: True Stores on the theme “Bad Match.” (March 11)
Luck of the Irish St Patrick’s Day Bar Crawl Patchogue. (March 12)
Pre-St. Patrick’s weekend Dinner and a Show. U2 and Journey hits by top NY Tribute bands! (March 16)