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Cipriano Nursey Fall Festival

Enjoy a weekend of fun-filled festive activities during Cipriano Nursery’s Fall Festival. There will be a petting Zoo, face painting, pumpkin painting, weekend crafts and a large selection of fall decorations on Oct. 19 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Then, come back for a costume parade and contest on Oct. 20 from 12 p.m. to 1 a.m. Cipriano Nursery is at 1660 Front Street in East Meadow.

Oktoberfest at Holy Trinity

Holy Trinity Orthodox Church is celebrating Oktoberfest to gather as a community in fellowship and raise funds for its Christian Education programs. Following the church’s liturgy on Oct. 20 at 11:30 a.m., there will be a festival at the church on 369 Green Ave. in East Meadow. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for children. The menu includes bratwurst, hot dogs, sauerkraut, German potato salad and apple pie. Soda is an additional $1 and beer and wine is $2.

Our Children and Vaping forum

The forum “Our Children and Vaping” will tackle the issue and address parents’ concerns on Oct. 24 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the East Meadow Fire Department Headquarters at 197 East Meadow Avenue in East Meadow. The event is being hosted by the Council of East Meadow Community Organizations, the East Meadow PTA Council and the Nassau County Police Department. Speaking at the event will be Yolanda Turner, of the Office of Community Affairs for the Nassau County Police Department.