Weekend Guide: Duck Race, Halloween Fun, Zumba Fundraiser

Patch picks for weekend fun.

A trio of give-back, feel-good events are set for this weekend, along with your weekly dose of football and fall fun. Are we missing your event? Log in to Patch and add yours to our calendar here.


  • Dr. Demon's Traveling Spook Show comes to Olde Towne Gardens beginning Friday to up the ante on local Halloween fun. Sessions both with live actors (scary) and without live actors (not-so-scary) are scheduled throughout the weekend.

Sports & Recreation

  • The Stony Brook Seawolves face Gardner-Webb at 4 p.m. at LaValle Stadium on Saturday.

Charitable & Community

  • Pitch in at a community cleanup at the Stony Brook Train Station, starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday morning. Latex gloves and garbage bags will be supplied, but bringing a shovel and other garden tools is suggested
  • To benefit Response of Suffolk, a suicide prevention and crisis intervention nonprofit, there will be a Zumba fundraiser class 10 a.m. at North Shore Montessori School on Saturday.
  • To support the Three Village Kiwanis Club's charitable projects, attend the annual Duck Race between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.


  • You'll find a Halloween-themed parent-toddler workshop on Saturday morning at Emma S. Clark Memorial Library, with sessions at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Fine Arts & Exhibits

  • Check out "Journey of an Artist: Joseph Reboli" at the Ward Melville Heritage Organization's Educational & Cultural Center.
  • "Beyond the Horizon: The Landscapes of Terence Netter" is on display at Gallery North.
  • "America's 1950s Frontier" is showing at The Long Island Museum of Art, History and Carriages.


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