We have all heard about ways to go green; turning off the faucet while brushing our teeth, recycling plastic bottles and newspapers, composting, and numerous other ways. One way of helping the environment to stay green is by taking a look at some of the things we do when we travel. Instead of having clean towels every day, use the same towels throughout your stay at the hotel. If you take the amount of water and electricity it takes to rewash those towels, it would amount to tons of water and thousands of watts of electricity. Take a look at some of ideas and see what changes you can make to help our planet be healthy for us and for the next generation.
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Patchogue-Medford Library is turning back time with a prom for seniors in the community.
A Seniors’ Prom Spring Fling will be taking place at Patchogue-Medford Library Tuesday, 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Music from the 50s, 60s and 70s will be played by the library’s house DJ, Mike, with requests and karaoke also available.
Group dances are also planned, with teen volunteers helping lead and teach the steps.
Also on the agenda is pop culture trivia on the decades gone by, as well as possible surprise entertainment.
Teen volunteers will help out with serving, dancing and even singing.
A light buffet-style lunch will also be served. Dress can be either casual or dressy, whichever is preferred.
The event is free, with registration recommended either by calling Martha Mikkleson at 631-654-4700 ext. 256, dropping by the library in-person or online by clicking here.
On this week of Irish celebration, let us recognize one of Ireland’s greatest writers. Seamus Heaney, 1939-2013, gifted us with both poetry and fiction. A recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature, Heaney authored collections from 1966 to 2013. His lines are seamless, his images are clear and he will touch all of your senses at once, leaving you without the need or care for time or troubles. His writing immediately grounds the reader in the moment, transporting us into visions of places far away but as familiar as a memory of our own.