Town of Hempstead

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Town Officials

Town of Hempstead Supervisor

Responsibilities:

The Supervisor serves as the Chief Executive Officer of town government. She presides at all Town Board meetings, directing the legislative and administrative functions of that body. The Supervisor also oversees the day-to-day operations of a municipal government of 24 departments, employing just under 2,000 people, and providing services to over 760,000 residents. As the Chief Financial Officer of the township, the Supervisor is responsible for the implementation of the town's budget.


Town of Hempstead Council Members

Responsibilities:

Council members are responsible for adopting the annual budget, adopting and amending the town code and the building zone ordinances, adopting all traffic regulations, and hearing applications for changes of zone and special exceptions to zoning codes.

Each council member maintains an office in Hempstead Town Hall, located at One Washington Street, Hempstead, New York 11550.


Town of Hempstead Clerk

Responsibilities:

The Town Clerk's Office maintains Town Board records and publishes notices of public hearings. It records town ordinances, local laws, personnel actions, petitions, proof of publication, annual budgets, assessment rolls, fiscal reports, notice of liens, subpoena and court actions, bond and note registers, zoning ordinances and maps. As town registrar, the office keeps birth and death records, issues birth, death and fetal certificates, burial permits, conducts genealogical searches, and issues marriage licenses and various permits. Additionally, the Town Clerk's office performs wedding ceremonies. The office processes applications for rezoning, public garages, modification of restrictive covenants, gasoline storage tanks, and GSS ordinances. The clerk is also the custodian of town records dating back to 1644 and maintains an inactive records center and historical archive.


Town of Hempstead Receiver Of Taxes

Responsibilities:

The Receiver of Taxes is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Office of Receiver of Taxes. This office collects taxes for 99 special districts and 33 school districts, and disburses the monies to school district treasures without charge. Its other functions include billing and collection processes, encompassing complete banking, record maintenance, mail and accounting functions. The department also collects, free of charge, Nassau County taxes on properties within the town borders.



Demographics

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Cleargov-population
Population
768,708
8,308%
HIGHER THAN
STATE MEDIAN
Cleargov-house
Median Home Value
$411,700
44%
HIGHER THAN
STATE MEDIAN
Cleargov-income
Median Household Income
$97,034
60%
HIGHER THAN
STATE MEDIAN

* Data source: 2016 US Census Bureau, American Community Survey. Home value data includes all types of owner-occupied housing.


Meeting
Schedules

Town Board Meetings
2019 Meeting Schedule
January 8 7:00 PM 
January 22 10:30 AM
February 5 7:00 PM
February 26 10:30 AM
March 12 7:00 PM
April 2 10:30 AM
April 16 10:30 AM
May 7 10:30 AM
May 21 10:30 AM
June 11 7:00 PM
July 2 10:30 AM
August 6 10:30 AM
September 3 10:30 AM
September 24 7:00 PM
October 2 10:30 AM
October 16 2:30 PM
October 16 7:00 PM
November 12 10:30 AM
December 10 10:30 AM
BZA Board of Appeals Hearings
2019 Hearing Schedule
January 9 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
January 16 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
January 30 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
February 6 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
February 27 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
March 6 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
March 20 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
April 10 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
April 17 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
May 1 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
May 8 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
May 22 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
June 5 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
June 12 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
June 26 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
July 10 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
July 17 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
August 7 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
August 14 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
August 28 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
September 4 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
September 11 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
September 25 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
October 16 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
October 23 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
November 13 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
November 20 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
December 4 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM
December 11 9:30 AM / 2:00 PM

Events

Event Fliers

Town Agenda

Today (07/17/2019)

Building & Zoning

2019-07-17

Board of Appeals

9:30 AM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Building & Zoning

2019-07-17

Board of Appeals

2:00 PM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Recreation

2019-07-17

Summer Concert

8:00 PM
Sir Paul
Rock Hall Museum
Lawrence

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Recreation

2019-07-17

Children's Show

10:30 AM
THE MAGIC & COMEDY OF JIM MCCLENAHAN
Shell Creek Park, Island Park

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Recreation

2019-07-17

Children's Show

1:30 PM
THE MAGIC & COMEDY OF JIM MCCLENAHAN
Rock Hall Museum, Lawrence

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Citizen Services

2019-07-17

Child Car Seat Inspection

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Baldwin Park
3232 South Grand Avenue, Baldwin

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Building & Zoning

2019-07-17

Car Seat Safety Inspection Program

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Baldwin Park
3232 South Grand Avenue
Baldwin, NY

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This Week (07/17 - 07/24)

Citizen Services

2019-07-17

Child Car Seat Inspection

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Baldwin Park
3232 South Grand Avenue, Baldwin

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Building & Zoning

2019-07-17

Car Seat Safety Inspection Program

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Baldwin Park
3232 South Grand Avenue
Baldwin, NY

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Building & Zoning

2019-07-17

Board of Appeals

9:30 AM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Building & Zoning

2019-07-17

Board of Appeals

2:00 PM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Recreation

2019-07-17

Summer Concert

8:00 PM
Sir Paul
Rock Hall Museum
Lawrence

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Recreation

2019-07-17

Children's Show

10:30 AM
THE MAGIC & COMEDY OF JIM MCCLENAHAN
Shell Creek Park, Island Park

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Recreation

2019-07-17

Children's Show

1:30 PM
THE MAGIC & COMEDY OF JIM MCCLENAHAN
Rock Hall Museum, Lawrence

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Citizen Services

2019-07-18

Child Car Seat Inspection

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Baldwin Park
3232 South Grand Avenue, Baldwin

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Town Clerk

2019-07-18

Child Safety Services

10:30 AM
Uniondale Avenue Park
710 Uniondale Avenue
Uniondale

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Town Clerk

2019-07-18

Child Safety Services

1:30 PM
Echo Park
399 Nassau Boulevard
West Hempstead

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2019-07-18

Car Seat Safety Inspection Program

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Baldwin Park
3232 South Grand Avenue
Baldwin, NY

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Recreation

2019-07-18

Summer Concert

7:30 PM
Mama Mia
Oceanside Park
Oceanside

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Recreation

2019-07-18

Children's Show

10:30 AM
THE MAGIC & COMEDY OF JIM MCCLENAHAN
Uniondale Avenue Park, Uniondale

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Recreation

2019-07-18

Children's Show

1:30 PM
THE MAGIC & COMEDY OF JIM MCCLENAHAN
Echo Park, West Hempstead

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Recreation

2019-07-19

Summer Concert

8:00 PM
Songs in the Attic
East Village Green
Levittown

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Recreation

2019-07-19

Children's Show

10:30 AM
THE MAGIC & COMEDY OF JIM MCCLENAHAN
Averill Blvd Park, Elmont

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Recreation

2019-07-19

Children's Show

1:30 PM
THE MAGIC & COMEDY OF JIM MCCLENAHAN
Azalea Rd. Park, Levittown

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Town Resources

2019-07-22

TVASNAC

7:00 PM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY

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Town Clerk

2019-07-22

Child Safety Services

10:30 AM
Coes Neck Park
1240 Coes Neck Road
Baldwin

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Town Clerk

2019-07-22

Child Safety Services

1:30 PM
Hewlett Point Park
130 Hewlett Point Avenue
East Rockaway

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Recreation

2019-07-22

Children's Show

10:30 AM
DARLENE GRAHAM'S TEDDY BEAR DAY
Coes Neck Park, Baldwin

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Recreation

2019-07-22

Children's Show

1:30 PM
DARLENE GRAHAM'S TEDDY BEAR DAY
Hewlett Pt. Park, East Rockaway

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Town Clerk

2019-07-23

Child Safety Services

1:30 PM
Cedar Street Park
642 Cedar Street
Uniondale

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Town Clerk

2019-07-23

Child Safety Services

1:30 PM
Veterans Memorial Park
1700 Prospect Avenue
East Meadow

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Recreation

2019-07-23

Summer Concert

8:00 PM
Teresa McClean
Mill Brook
Valley Stream

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Recreation

2019-07-23

Children's Show

10:30 AM
DARLENE GRAHAM'S TEDDY BEAR DAY
Cedar Street Park, Uniondale

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Recreation

2019-07-23

Children's Show

1:30 PM
DARLENE GRAHAM'S TEDDY BEAR DAY
Veterans Memorial Park, East Meadow

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Citizen Services

2019-07-24

Child Car Seat Inspection

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Rath Park
849 Fenworth Boulevard, Franklin Square

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Town Clerk

2019-07-24

Child Safety Services

10:30 AM
Levittown Hall
201 Levittown Parkway
Hicksville

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2019-07-24

2019 Long Island Breast Cancer Forum

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Farmingdale Campus Center
2350 NY-110
Farmingdale, NY 11735

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Recreation

2019-07-24

Summer Concert

8:00 PM
Kamellot
Coes Neck Park
Baldwin

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Recreation

2019-07-24

Children's Show

10:30 AM
DARLENE GRAHAM'S TEDDY BEAR DAY
Levittown Hall, Hicksville

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Recreation

2019-07-24

Children's Show

1:30 PM
DARLENE GRAHAM'S TEDDY BEAR DAY
Newbridge Road Park, Bellmore

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This Month (July)

Citizen Services

2019-07-02

Child Car Seat Inspection

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Speno Memorial Park
745 East Meadow Avenue, East Meadow

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Town Board

2019-07-02

Town Board Meeting

10:30 AM
One Washington St
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Citizen Services

2019-07-03

Child Car Seat Inspection

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Speno Memorial Park
745 East Meadow Avenue, East Meadow

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2019-07-08

Narcan Training Session

7:00 PM
1401 Lido Blvd.
Point Lookout

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Citizen Services

2019-07-10

Child Car Seat Inspection

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Shell Creek Park
30 Vanderbilt Avenue, Island Park

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Building & Zoning

2019-07-10

Board of Appeals

9:30 AM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Building & Zoning

2019-07-10

Board of Appeals

2:00 PM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Recreation

2019-07-10

Summer Concert

8:00 PM
Sir Elton, an Elton John Tribute
Newbridge Road Park
Bellmore

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Recreation

2019-07-11

Summer Concert

8:00 PM
Material Girl
Forest City Park
Wantagh

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Town Clerk

2019-07-12

Child Safety Services

10:30 AM
Seamans Neck Park
2700 South Seamans Neck Road
Seaford

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Recreation

2019-07-12

Summer Concert

8:00 PM
The Doobie Others
Seamans Neck Park
Seaford

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Recreation

2019-07-12

Children's Show

10:30 AM
THE MAGIC & COMEDY OF JIM MCCLENAHAN
Seamans Neck Park, Seaford

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Citizen Services

2019-07-13

Child Car Seat Inspection

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Shell Creek Park
30 Vanderbilt Avenue, Island Park

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Town Clerk

2019-07-15

Child Safety Services

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Merrick Library
2279 Merrick Avenue
Merrick

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Town Resources

2019-07-15

TVASNAC Meeting

7:00 PM
Nathan L. Bennett Pavilion
Hempstead Town Hall
1 Washington Avenue
Hempstead NY 11550


Recreation

2019-07-15

Children's Show

10:30 AM
THE MAGIC & COMEDY OF JIM MCCLENAHAN
Rath Park, Franklin Square

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Recreation

2019-07-15

Children's Show

1:30 PM
THE MAGIC & COMEDY OF JIM MCCLENAHAN
Oceanside Park, Oceanside

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Town Clerk

2019-07-16

Child Safety Services

10:30 AM
Levittown Veterans Memorial Park
Hempstead Turnpike & Shelter Lane
Levittown

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Town Clerk

2019-07-16

Child Safety Services

1:30 PM
Newbridge Road Park
2600 Newbridge Road
Bellmore

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Recreation

2019-07-16

Summer Concert

8:00 PM
Last Child
Averill Blvd Park
Elmont

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Recreation

2019-07-16

Children's Show

10:30 AM
THE MAGIC & COMEDY OF JIM MCCLENAHAN
Levittown Veterans Memorial Park, Levittown

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Recreation

2019-07-16

Children's Show

1:30 PM
THE MAGIC & COMEDY OF JIM MCCLENAHAN
Newbridge Rd Park, Bellmore

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Citizen Services

2019-07-17

Child Car Seat Inspection

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Baldwin Park
3232 South Grand Avenue, Baldwin

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Building & Zoning

2019-07-17

Car Seat Safety Inspection Program

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Baldwin Park
3232 South Grand Avenue
Baldwin, NY

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Building & Zoning

2019-07-17

Board of Appeals

9:30 AM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Building & Zoning

2019-07-17

Board of Appeals

2:00 PM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Recreation

2019-07-17

Summer Concert

8:00 PM
Sir Paul
Rock Hall Museum
Lawrence

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Recreation

2019-07-17

Children's Show

10:30 AM
THE MAGIC & COMEDY OF JIM MCCLENAHAN
Shell Creek Park, Island Park

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Recreation

2019-07-17

Children's Show

1:30 PM
THE MAGIC & COMEDY OF JIM MCCLENAHAN
Rock Hall Museum, Lawrence

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Citizen Services

2019-07-18

Child Car Seat Inspection

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Baldwin Park
3232 South Grand Avenue, Baldwin

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Town Clerk

2019-07-18

Child Safety Services

10:30 AM
Uniondale Avenue Park
710 Uniondale Avenue
Uniondale

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Town Clerk

2019-07-18

Child Safety Services

1:30 PM
Echo Park
399 Nassau Boulevard
West Hempstead

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2019-07-18

Car Seat Safety Inspection Program

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Baldwin Park
3232 South Grand Avenue
Baldwin, NY

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Recreation

2019-07-18

Summer Concert

7:30 PM
Mama Mia
Oceanside Park
Oceanside

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Recreation

2019-07-18

Children's Show

10:30 AM
THE MAGIC & COMEDY OF JIM MCCLENAHAN
Uniondale Avenue Park, Uniondale

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Recreation

2019-07-18

Children's Show

1:30 PM
THE MAGIC & COMEDY OF JIM MCCLENAHAN
Echo Park, West Hempstead

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Recreation

2019-07-19

Summer Concert

8:00 PM
Songs in the Attic
East Village Green
Levittown

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Recreation

2019-07-19

Children's Show

10:30 AM
THE MAGIC & COMEDY OF JIM MCCLENAHAN
Averill Blvd Park, Elmont

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Recreation

2019-07-19

Children's Show

1:30 PM
THE MAGIC & COMEDY OF JIM MCCLENAHAN
Azalea Rd. Park, Levittown

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Town Resources

2019-07-22

TVASNAC

7:00 PM
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY

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Town Clerk

2019-07-22

Child Safety Services

10:30 AM
Coes Neck Park
1240 Coes Neck Road
Baldwin

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Town Clerk

2019-07-22

Child Safety Services

1:30 PM
Hewlett Point Park
130 Hewlett Point Avenue
East Rockaway

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Recreation

2019-07-22

Children's Show

10:30 AM
DARLENE GRAHAM'S TEDDY BEAR DAY
Coes Neck Park, Baldwin

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Recreation

2019-07-22

Children's Show

1:30 PM
DARLENE GRAHAM'S TEDDY BEAR DAY
Hewlett Pt. Park, East Rockaway

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Town Clerk

2019-07-23

Child Safety Services

1:30 PM
Cedar Street Park
642 Cedar Street
Uniondale

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Town Clerk

2019-07-23

Child Safety Services

1:30 PM
Veterans Memorial Park
1700 Prospect Avenue
East Meadow

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Recreation

2019-07-23

Summer Concert

8:00 PM
Teresa McClean
Mill Brook
Valley Stream

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Recreation

2019-07-23

Children's Show

10:30 AM
DARLENE GRAHAM'S TEDDY BEAR DAY
Cedar Street Park, Uniondale

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Recreation

2019-07-23

Children's Show

1:30 PM
DARLENE GRAHAM'S TEDDY BEAR DAY
Veterans Memorial Park, East Meadow

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Citizen Services

2019-07-24

Child Car Seat Inspection

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Rath Park
849 Fenworth Boulevard, Franklin Square

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Town Clerk

2019-07-24

Child Safety Services

10:30 AM
Levittown Hall
201 Levittown Parkway
Hicksville

View Event

2019-07-24

2019 Long Island Breast Cancer Forum

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Farmingdale Campus Center
2350 NY-110
Farmingdale, NY 11735

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Recreation

2019-07-24

Summer Concert

8:00 PM
Kamellot
Coes Neck Park
Baldwin

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Recreation

2019-07-24

Children's Show

10:30 AM
DARLENE GRAHAM'S TEDDY BEAR DAY
Levittown Hall, Hicksville

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Recreation

2019-07-24

Children's Show

1:30 PM
DARLENE GRAHAM'S TEDDY BEAR DAY
Newbridge Road Park, Bellmore

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Citizen Services

2019-07-25

Child Car Seat Inspection

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Rath Park
849 Fenworth Boulevard, Franklin Square

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Town Clerk

2019-07-25

Child Safety Services

10:30 AM
Averill Boulevard Park
145 Averill Boulevard
Elmont

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Town Clerk

2019-07-25

Child Safety Services

1:30 PM
Hendrickson Avenue Park
Hendrickson Avenue & Rouquette Avenue
Elmont

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Town Wide

2019-07-25

Argentina Flag Raising

1:00 PM
Hempstead Town Hall Plaza
One Washington Street
Hempstead, NY

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Recreation

2019-07-25

Summer Concert

8:00 PM
The Capris
Rath Park
Franklin Square

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Recreation

2019-07-25

Children's Show

10:30 AM
DARLENE GRAHAM'S TEDDY BEAR DAY
Averill Blvd. Park, Elmont

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Recreation

2019-07-25

Children's Show

1:30 PM
DARLENE GRAHAM'S TEDDY BEAR DAY
Hendrickson Avenue Park, Elmont

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Town Clerk

2019-07-26

Child Safety Services

10:30 AM
Terrace Gardens
Carvel Place & Sheridan Boulevard
Inwood

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Town Clerk

2019-07-26

Child Safety Services

1:30 PM
Roosevelt Pool
14 Hart Avenue
Roosevelt

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Recreation

2019-07-26

Summer Concert

Emil Stucchio & the Classics
Hewlett Point Park
East Rockaway

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Recreation

2019-07-26

Children's Show

10:30 AM
DARLENE GRAHAM'S TEDDY BEAR DAY
Terrace Gardens Park, Inwood

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Recreation

2019-07-26

Children's Show

1:30 PM
DARLENE GRAHAM'S TEDDY BEAR DAY
Roosevelt Pool, Roosevelt

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Recreation

2019-07-29

Children's Show

1:30 PM
Party Animals NY
Rath Park, Franklin Square

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Town Clerk

2019-07-29

Child Safety Services

10:30 AM
Elmont Road Park
755 Elmont Road
Elmont

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Town Clerk

2019-07-29

Child Safety Services

1:30 PM
Rath Park
849 Fenworth Boulevard
Franklin Square

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2019-07-29

Free Legal Services

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Hempstead Public Library
115 James A. Garner Way
Hempstead, NY 11550

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Recreation

2019-07-29

Children's Show

10:30 AM
Party Animals NY
Elmont Road Park, Elmont

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Recreation

2019-07-30

Children's Show

10:30 AM
Party Animals NY
Forest City Park, Wantagh

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Recreation

2019-07-30

Children's Show

1:30 PM
Party Animals NY
Harold Walker Memorial Park, Lakeview

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Town Clerk

2019-07-30

Child Safety Services

1:30 PM
Harold Walker Park
1085 Woodfield Road
Rockville Centre

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Recreation

2019-07-30

Summer Concert

8:00 PM
Aretha Franklin Tribute Show
Echo Park
West Hempstead

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Recreation

2019-07-31

Children's Show

10:30 AM
Party Animals NY
Bernard Brown Park, Uniondale

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Recreation

2019-07-31

Children's Show

1:30 PM
Party Animals NY
Baldwin Park, Baldwin Harbor

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Citizen Services

2019-07-31

Child Car Seat Inspection

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
MacLaren Field
275 Loring Road, Levittown

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Recreation

2019-07-31

Summer Concert

8:00 PM
45 RPM
Merrick Road Park
Merrick

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Helpline

Monday - Friday

9:00 AM - 4:45 PM

After hours, please contact the Department of Public Safety at (516) 538 - 1900

The Helpline is a service designed for residents seeking information and assistance from town government. The Helpline will quickly and accurately provide answers to the many questions residents may have regarding the wide range of municipal services available to them.

Town of Hempstead Helpline