Parks, Rec & Cultural Affairs Announce 2019 Summer Kickoff Cruise

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June 7th, 2019 – The Department of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs invites you and your family on an evening aboard the Lauren Kristy paddlewheel boat, for the 2019 Summer Kickoff Cruise. Enjoy dancing, trivia, games, beach volleyball and a dinner buffet before sitting back to watch the setting sun and rising stars on your journey back to Islip. Space is limited, call the office of Cultural Affairs at (631) 224-5430 to reserve your ticket today. See the flyer below for additional details.

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Islip Oyster Gardening Program Aims to Rejuvenate Great South Bay

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First Session July 10th

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Click HERE to view the Program Flyer

June 7th, 2019 – The Town of Islip Department of Environmental Control is inviting students, teachers and adults 18 years and older, to be a part of an exciting oyster restoration initiative by learning how to become an oyster gardener.

Oysters are a keystone species within the marine environment, playing a vital role in the formation of a stable ecosystem, yet due to destruction from natural events, wild oyster populations in the Great South Bay have seen a decline to historic levels.


Islip Town's 335th Birthday Celebrations Continue with Living History Day

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May 21st, 2019 – On Saturday, June 8th, 2019, come be a part of the living history of Islip Town, as we celebrate our rich legacy and heritage as part of the ongoing 335th Town of Islip Birthday celebrations. Festivities will begin at 10:00am at the Islip Grange and will include historic tours, games, acitivites, food trucks and ancestry look-up. See the below schedule for additional event details.


Nominations Open for 2019 Hispanic Heritage Celebration

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May 17th, 2019– The Town of Islip is currently accepting nominations for its annual Celebration of Hispanic Heritage. The Town will celebrate Hispanic Heritage 2019 by honoring individuals who have made significant contributions to the Islip community through their professional or volunteer activity.


Town Receiver of Taxes Issues Tax Reminder

May 17th, 2019 – Alexis Weik, Receiver of Taxes, reminds all Islip Taxpayers, that second half taxes are due May 31, 2019. THE LAST DAY FOR PAYMENT OF CURRENT TAXES AT THIS OFFICE will be Friday, MAY 31, 2019, at which time the office will be open from 8:30 A.M. to 7:00 P.M.

The Tax Office, located at 40 Nassau Ave., Islip, is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. We will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2019 in observance of Memorial Day.

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Summer Hours for I.D. Room

May 17th, 2019 – Beginning Saturday, May 18th through Saturday, July 13th, 2019, the Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs will have the I.D. room open from 9am–1pm, to process the following transactions:

  • Recreation and Senior I.D. Cards
  • Pool Memberships
  • Boat Decal pick up
  • Boat Launch Permits
  • Golf Gift-Certificates
  • Discount Six Flags, Hurricane Harbor and Splish Splash ticket sales

  • The I.D. room is located at Brookwood Hall, 50 Irish Lane, East Islip. For more information, please call Recreation at (631) 224-5431.

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    Islip Supervisor, Suffolk Police Warn of Recent Phone Scam

    May 7th, 2019 – Islip Supervisor Angie Carpenter and the Suffolk County Police Department are alerting the public to a phone scam targeting residents in the hamlet of Islip. Police officials are reporting that there has been an influx of complaints today from residents who have received calls from a telephone number that appears to be with the Social Security Administration (SSA) or a federal law enforcement agency.


    National Prescription Take Back Day

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    April 26th, 2019 – On Saturday, April 27th, turn in your unneeded or expired medication for safe disposal at Southside Hospital between the hours of 10:00am through 2:00pm, and be a part of the movement to prevent potential drug addiction and overdose related deaths. Southside Hospital is located at 301 East Main Street in Bay Shore, 11706. For more information or to find additional collection sites, please visit

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