Aquebogue News: Old Steeple Community Church chicken BBQ

(Credit: Paul Squire, file)
Old Steeple Community Church will host its annual chicken barbecue July 12. (Credit: Paul Squire, file)

Hallockville Museum Farm is celebrating spring. Its annual Community Yard Sale will be held Saturday, May 31, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, June 1, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come shop for bargains galore, treasures, unique items and antiques that have been donated by the community in support of Hallockville.

There will also be participating vendors selling everything from household goods to collectibles — something for everyone. Interested in selling your goods at the yard sale? Visit   or call 298-5292.

Also on the 31st in the Naugles Barn at Hallockville from noon to 3 p.m. will be a spring fundraiser and community picnic with music by Brady Rymer. The event is being held by and for the benefi t of North Fork Education Initiative. Cost: adults, $15; children, free. For more information on the fundraiser, visit   or call 298-5292.

If you’re looking for a good old-fashioned chicken barbecue there are two coming up in the Jamesport area:

Living Water Church will host its third annual chicken barbecue Saturday, May 31, from 4 to 7 p.m. under the church tent. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for children under 12 and seniors 62 and over. Takeout will be available. Proceeds go toward the free children’s summer camp, which runs Monday, June 30, through Thursday, July 3. For more information, call the church at 722-4969, ext. 204, or visit  .

Mark your calendars! Old Steeple Community Church will host its annual chicken barbecue Saturday, July 12, from 5 to 7 p.m. The menu includes chicken, potato, corn on the cob, cole slaw, roll and watermelon. Tickets are $15 in advance or $17 at the door. For tickets, call Jean at 722-4171 or email [email protected] . Don’t wait to purchase or you may miss out!

Kent Animal Shelter, with funding provided by PetSmart Charities, is introducing the “Precious, Not Parents” campaign. Through the campaign, Kent Animal Shelter will provide $20 spay/neuter surgeries for puppies and kittens under six months of age during the month of June. Visit  or call 727-5731 for more information or to schedule an appointment.
I hope you had a nice Memorial Day and are getting ready to celebrate summer. We just started raising a new CCI puppy, so if you see us out and about, come and say hello. Have a great week!

R031209_Benthal_R.jpgContact Aquebogue columnist Eileen Benthal at [email protected] or 833-1897