GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING:Sunday, November 8th 2015 at 2pm in the Public LibraryGatsby’s Long Island with Monica Randall Perhaps the most lavish parties ever held in the pages of American literature were the Galas Jay Gatsby threw at his estate on Long Island’s North Shore.The original Gatsby Mansion that inspired F. Scott Fitzgerald, remains hidden behind rusting gates, forgotten relics of an era that will never come again.Join Historian and bestselling author, Monica Randallfor this colorful slide presentation based on her popular book,Mansions of the Gold Coast.It includes rare photos of the sprawling castle that inspired Fitzgerald to write,The Great Gatsby.Included in the program are little known details and photos of the infamous Woodward Murder Case,The Mysterious F.W. Woodworth Mansion,...

“WINTER WONDERLAND” at MEADOW CROFT    Again this year, the Bayport Heritage Association is sponsoring CHRISTMAS AT MEADOW CROFT, the former 1891 summer estate of John E. Roosevelt and family, located on Middle Road at Brown’s River.    The decorating theme this year is a WINTER WONDERLAND   The dates for this event, open to the public, will be Saturday, Dec. 5 and Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015.       In preparation for this event, two organizational meetings will be held at Meadow Croft.  We can use your help and input.  Please try to attend:      Sat., Oct. 3… 9:30 am       Sat., Nov. 7… 9:30 am      Rooms to be decorated include:        Front porchLibrary   Main Dining RoomButler’s PantryKitchenParlorFoyerJER's...

Sunday September 13th 2pm-4pm"Trash or Treasure Antiques Roadshow" Host Eddie Costello will be guest appraiser and host. The first 40 people to attend will be given the opportunity to bring an item they would like to have appraised, and Eddie will provide and appraisal, and rationale for the valuation. In addition, Eddie will hold the crowd spellbound with his knowledge of antiques and collectibles. Eddie is a veteran appraiser, with over 40 years of experience. His crowd-pleasing appraisal events and entertaining demeanor always make for an informative and entertaining show. The event is sponsored the Bayport Heritage Association....

CONCERT IN THE PARK: Tuesday August 25, 6:00-8:30pm (Note the time change!)BHA is sponsoring a Free Community Concert at the Bayport Memorial Park. This year we will be hosting “Jack’s Waterfall” Jack Licitra’s music is a blend of “Pop, Blues, Jazz, Folk, Gospel and Global music that all meet at The Waterfall.” So bring a lawn chair and come on down to enjoy a night of music at the gazebo in the park. HISTORY BUFFS: Meadow Croft house tours run Saturday and Sunday, June thru October starting at 2pm. Come See how the Roosevelts lived and learn about our rich history.Docents needed! The association is in need...

Tuesday August 25, 6:00-8:30pm. BHA is sponsoring a Free Community Concert at the Bayport Memorial Park. This year we will be hosting “Jack’s Waterfall” Jack Licitra’s music is a blend of “Pop, Blues, Jazz, Folk, Gospel and Global music that all meet at The Waterfall.” So bring a lawn chair and come on down to enjoy a night of music at the gazebo in the park....

Bayport Heritage: 12th Annual Educational Bay Cruise and Dinner Tuesday July 28, 2015. (Rain date: July 29). Boarding of the boat will take place at 5:30 PM at the Sayville Ferry terminal on Brown’s River. Departure will be at 6:00 PM sharp, don’t be late, you’ll miss the boat. This year’s cruise will follow shore line along the coast of Bayport, Blue Point, Sayville, West Sayville and Oakdale. The ferry will return us to Sayville around 10 PM.  At Watch Hill we will enjoy a buffet dinner at “The Pier” restaurant. Dinner and gratuity are included in the price of $60 per person for Bayport...

NO HERITAGE ASSOCIATON MEETING FOR MAY 2015MEMORIAL DAY PARADE will be held on May 25th. BHA members are asked to meet on Connetquot Rd at 10:30am and march with the association to Memorial Park on Middle Rd. (Please wear white) FIRST BLOOM TEA (BHA members only) will be held Friday June 5, 2015 at 5:30pm on the porch at Meadow Croft. Members please email Jill Hansen jbh51@optonline.net to make a reservation and confirm what buffet item you will be bringing. Also remember to bring your own place setting, silverware, tea cup, teapot and beverage. Proper high tea attire is required, as is a donation of $5.00. (Purchase tickets for the Boat Cruise coming in July, at the First Bloom Tea)ATTENTION GARDENERS: The garden...

ASCHS Quarterly Meeting: Saturday, April 25, 2015  Meeting Host: BOHEMIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 1519 Locust Ave., Bohemia, NY  Please contact Gene Horton if you would like more information or to attend this event. ...

We have confirmed dates for our upcoming events. Please mark you calendars.More information will follow as we plan each event. Memorial Day Parade--Monday May 25, 2015.  We will be marching would love our members to join us. "Wear  White" and come march.First Bloom Tea--Friday June 5, 2015. Members only. ( Purchase tickets for the Boat Cruise at the First Bloom Tea)Annual Boat Cruise-- Tuesday July 28, 2015Summer Concert--Tuesday August 25, 2015 Held at Memorial Park in Bayport 6:00 pm to 8:30 pmAutumn House Tour--Sunday October 18, 2015...