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Upcoming Events

November 2019

Chapter Meeting

November 2, 2019, 11:00 a.m.

November 2019 Chapter Meeting. Meeting/Luncheon.

Tour of the Old Burying Ground.

Speaker: Robert Hughes, Huntington Town Historian

Join us for a festive autumn luncheon and a fascinating tour of the historic cemetery. Learn about the fascinating people who occupied early Huntington.

2019 Veteran Patient

Luncheon 

November 11, 2019, 11:30 a.m.

101st Annual Veteran Patient Luncheon. Luncheon.

Speaker: Guide Dog Foundation/America's Vet Dogs.

Spouses are invited as well.

Annual Ketewamoke Holiday Party

December 7, 2019, 5:30p.m.--8:00p.m..

Come enjoy a Ketewamoke Chapter, NSDAR tradition and help support the restoration of our beautiful chapter house. Refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will be served. Spouses, prospective members, and friends are welcome to attend. Festive cocktail attire suggested. Please contact Sarah for pricing and to RSVP.

Wreaths Across America 

December 14, 2019, 11:30 a.m. Service Event.

Wreaths Across America Wreath Laying Ceremony 

Join us as we honor the veterans buried in the Old Burying Ground. We will be placing fresh evergreen wreaths on the graves of our patriots.

January 2020

Chapter Meeting

January 4, 2020, 11:00 a.m.

January 2020 Chapter Meeting. Meeting/Luncheon.

Ketewamoke Chapter, NSDAR was chartered on January 11, 1908. Come celebrate our 111th anniversary and learn about the early years of Ketewamoke Chapter, NSDAR as we view the photographs, newspaper articles, and scrapbooks in our archives. White gloves will be handed out to anyone who wishes to browse our display, and we will be celebrating with cake, of course!

February 2020

Chapter Meeting

February 1, 2020, 11:00 a.m.

February 2020 Chapter Meeting. Meeting/Luncheon.

Spain and the War for American Independence

Speaker: Kari Weis, New York State Registrar

From military support to financial support, Spain was an important and often overlooked ally in our fight for independence. Come learn about the roll that Spain played in the American Revolution and learn about the efforts of NSDAR to honor Spanish Patriots.

March 2020

Chapter Meeting

February 7, 2020, 11:00 a.m.

March 2020 Chapter Meeting. Meeting/Luncheon.

Ordinary Equality: DAR Members and the Road to Women's Suffrage, 1890-1920, led by Chapter Librarian, Pam Hansen.

Grab your "soap boxes," ladies, and wave that purple and gold victory flag! Please join us as we honor our NSDAR members who were active in the Women's Suffrage movement. Our business meeting and luncheon will be followed by a discussion of the book Ordinary Equality.

April 2020

Chapter Meeting

April 11, 2020, 11:00 a.m.

April 2020 Chapter Meeting. Meeting/Luncheon.

The Life and Service of Andrew Corsa: Revolutionary War Patriot and Westchester Guide.

Speaker: Beverly Pokorny, First Vice Regent.

May 2020

Chapter Meeting

May 2, 2020, 11:00 a.m.

May 2020 Chapter Meeting. Meeting/Tea Party.

Join us on this "Derby Day" for a fun-filled tea party, where we present chapter awards, learn about the wonderful work our chapter officers and committees have been doing, and plan for the upcoming year. This year, we will have a hat contest (hats optional) and there will be many fun prizes for the winners.

Annual DAR Good Citizen Awards Night

June 8, 2020, 7:15 p.m.

Please join us as we recognize the exceptional students in our area who exhibit the qualities of good citizenship in their homes, schools, and community. This joint event with the Sons of the American Revolution is hosted by the Town of Huntington.

Ketewamoke Chapter, NSDAR Summer Social 

July 2020, TBD

Raise a glass to toast a great year! Join daughters and prospective members for a dessert extravaganza to celebrate the wonderful work our chapter has done this year. Spouses are invited to join in the festivities.

Previous Events

October 2019

Chapter Meeting

October 19, 2019, 11:00 a.m.

October 2019 Chapter Meeting. Service Event.

Project Patriot. Join us for a fun working meeting where we will put together care packages for active duty military service members and the patients at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany. A list of supplies will be sent out in advance. Refreshments and lunch will be served.

National NSDAR Day of Service

October 11, 2019, 9:00 a.m. Service Event.

Join NSDAR members from coast to coast as we commemorate the founding of the NSDAR on October 11, 1890. Join our chapter for a fun day cleaning the gravestones in the Old Burying Ground. We will have cider, donuts, and coffee in our chapter house followed by a brief tombstone cleaning demonstration. Chapter members will team up for a fun day of service and historic preservation.

Honor Flight Welcome Home

September 27, 2019, 9:30p.m., MacArthur Airport.

Service Event.

Honor Veterans as they return from their journey to Washington, D.C. Spouses and family welcome. 

September 2019

Chapter Meeting

September 7, 2019, 11:00 a.m.

September 2019 Chapter Meeting. Meeting/Luncheon.

Members Only. Please join us for our first meeting of the new season. We will be voting and installing our new officers, inducting new chapter members, and presenting awards.

Memorial Day

May 27, 2019, 10:00 a.m.

Placement of flags on grave sites in commemoration of Memorial Day.

DAR-SAR Good Citizen Awards Ceremony

Jun 10, 2019, 7:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.

June 2019 Chapter Meeting. Patriotic/Educational.

DAR-SAR Good Citizen Awards Ceremony. Program begins at 8:00 p.m., but members are asked to assemble by 7:00 p.m.

May 2019 Chapter Meeting

May 11, 2019, 1:00 p.m.

May 2019 Chapter Meeting. Historical/Educational.

Members Only. Program topic will be hypnosis and its various applications, and will include demonstrations. Speaker will be our Board Member, Barbara, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist. 

April 2019 Chapter Meeting

Apr 29, 2019, 1:00 p.m.

April 2019 Chapter Meeting. Historical/Educational.

Members Only. Educational program starring our chapter's hidden antiques followed by a discussion of items to be brought in by our members. Our Board Member, Theresa, an appraiser of antiques and the decorative arts, will speak.

March 2019 Chapter Meeting

Mar 25, 2019, 1:00 p.m.

Historical/Educational. Members Only. Tea and the History of the Mill Pond of Centerport. Speaker Toby Kissam of the Huntington Historical Society. Meeting to be held at the home of our Board Member, Vivian.

Book Club Meeting

Mar 20, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Educational. Members may bring a friend. We will be reading Before We Were Yours, by Lisa Wingate, and Captured by the Indians: 15 Firsthand Accounts, 1750-1870, edited by Frederick Drimmer. Coffee, tea, and dessert will be served.

Wreaths Across America

Dec 15, 2018, 10:00 a.m.

Patriotic/Nat'l Defense/Commemorative.

Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, the organization's mission to Remember, Honor and Teach is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as at more than 1,400 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea and abroad. Ketewamoke Chapter NSDAR will be participating by raising funds to sponsor the purchase of wreaths, and laying them upon the graves of local veterans at a Huntington, New York-area cemetery. To learn more about "Wreaths Across America," please visit their website

Cream Tea & Tour of Local Historic Mansion

Dec 5, 2018, 11:00 a.m.

Historic/Educational/Preservation. Members, Spouses, & Friends. Enjoy a cream tea, which features scones, clotted cream, jam, and tea, then a guided tour of the 1906 period home built for John S. Phipps. Period rooms are beautifully and exquisitely decorated by the Horticulture Staff with Christmas trees, wreaths, mantelpiece arrangements, topiaries, and plants. Antique clothing and toys from the Westbury House collection will be on display. The house and gardens are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Toys for Needy Children

Nov 26, 2018, 11:00 a.m.

Educational/Patriotic. 

Members are to bring UNWRAPPED toy(s). Board members will take the toys to the Greenlawn Fire Department which, in turn, will take them to the Dix Hills Fire Department for distribution to children in need. A “make your own sandwiches” lunch will be served. There will be cold cuts, rolls, and salads, tea,coffee and cookies. 

November 2018 Chapter Meeting

Nov 12, 2018, 11:30 a.m.

Patriotic/National Defense/Commemorative. Spouses of DAR members and member guests are welcome. Annual Veteran-Patient Luncheon to Recognize and Honor Service Men and Women from all branches of the military, World War I to the present. Social, raffles, white elephants, followed by luncheon with speakers. This is a fundraiser for Northport VA Veterans. For further information contact Regent.