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 Heritage members. 

A cash bar will be available at the restaurant. Alcohol and smoking are not allowed on the boat. There will be a fun raffle for some wonderful prizes. Only 115 tickets will be sold, so make your reservations early. 

Please mail checks, made out to the “Bayport Heritage Association” to Diana Walch, 121 Barton Lane, Bayport, NY 11705 to be received no later than Tuesday July 21, 2015 (non-refundable after this date). Also please include a stamped self addressed envelope. Tickets will be sent to you by return mail. Free reserved parking will be available at the Sayville Ferry Terminal, but it is limited, car pooling is highly recommended. Unfortunately this cruise is not suitable for children. So bring your binoculars and a sweater and join us on this educational excursion. Alcohol and smoking are not allowed on the boat. 

Remember the ferry departs at 6:00 PM Sharp.
Come Early but do join us!

MEMORIAL 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 is waking up and we are in need of volunteers to help maintain the Meadow Croft Garden as spring arrives. All you “Green Thumbs” please leave your name and phone number at 472-4625 and we will get back to you.
Docents: The association is in need of docents for Historical guided tours at Meadow Croft. It requires very little time, less than 2 hours a day, two days a month, June through October. If you or someone you know is interested in history please contact Harriet Mihlstin at 472-2118
Have you paid your dues this year?
Send your membership to:
Bayport Heritage Association
P.O. Box 4
Bayport, NY 11705

Annual Dues: Family is $25, Individual is $15, and Seniors $10. *Please remember to include your name, address, phone number and Email address

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, 2015
  • Summer Concert–Tuesday August 25, 2015 
Held at Memorial Park in Bayport 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

  • Autumn House Tour–Sunday October 18, 2015

April 19, 2015

Bayport-Blue Point Library
Our local historian, Gene Horton, will present a program filled with 
This program will include stories, information and facts about our two communities, Bayport and Blue Point, and some well-known people, places, organizations, and businesses currently in these two hamlets. 
Come and enjoy this interesting and fun presentation!
As usual, refreshments will be served!

This year’s parade will be on 
Sunday March 15, 2015
All heritage association members are invited to march in the parade showing their support of the association and the community. 

March 8, 2015 at 2:00 PM 
in the Community Room of the Bayport/Blue Point Public Library

John Hodge will be our speaker/performer this month. 
When was the last time you watched a silent movie (Buster Keaton) with a live piano player providing musical accompaniment?
Local musician John Hodge will be doing just that, along with other musicial selections. 

Don’t miss this unique opportunity!


Also, at the meeting: The slate of your Board of Directors for the year 2015/2016 will be voted on at this March 8th meeting. They are:

Jaci Montgomery, President

Bill Hansen, Vice President

Mary Bailey, Corresponding Secretary

Connie Smith, Recording Secretary

Jill Hansen, Treasurer

Directors: Joe Novak, Tom Maher, David Harrenberg, John Amato, Laura Amato

Karl Auwaerter of Bayport Flower Houses will be presenting 
the “History of the Flower Industry in Bayport and Sayville.”  
He will discuss the birth of the industry and its impact on the local economy.

Sayville Library 
Sunday, March 1, 2015 
2:00 PM.