Win garden chairs
The Franklin Square Historical Society will host its annual gala on Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. at the Ascension Lutheran Church. It will feature an auction of artist-painted garden chairs and raffles. Dinner costs $50 for adults and $25 for children. For more information, and to purchase your tickets, please call Nancy Youngfert at (516) 352-8376.
Meet the candidates
The Elmont Coalition of Civic Associations, in conjunction with the League of Women Voters and the Chamber of Commerce, is hosting a Meet the Candidates Night on Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. at the Elmont Public Library.
Make a sock owl
Students in grades five to eight can stuff and sew their own sock owl at the Franklin Square Public Library on Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. Registration is required.