Saturday, September 24th – International Coastal Cleanup – East Islip Marina  from 9 am to 11 am.  Work in conjunction with NYS Senator Alexis Weik and Save the Great South Bay. Please sign up online or call Executive Director Madeline Sharrock at 631-224-2627.

Sunday, September 25th – Great River Train Station Area, from 9 am to 11 am. Clean-up of area around the Great River Train Station. Hawthorne Avenue, Connetquot Avenue and Union Blvd. Meet at the Great River Train Station. Sign up here.

Saturday, October 15th – International Coastal Cleanup – Brook Street, Islip from 9:30 am to 11 am. Brook Street is home to a protected wetlands area. Volunteers are needed to pick up litter that has accumulated along the street curbs, in the wooded brush and by the water's edge.  Items collected will be logged for research by the Ocean Conservancy. Sign up here.

Sunday, October 16th – Commack Road Area of Spur Drive South – from 9 am to 11 am. Bill R is ready to lead a cleanup of the area located on Spur Drive South from Broadway to Saxon Ave. in the town of Islip.  Meet at the Commack Road Park. Sign up here.

Sunday, October 23rd – International Coastal Cleanup – Orowoc Creek Wetlands Cleanup – from 9 am to 11 am. Bill R is leading a cleanup of Moffit Blvd over Orowoc Creek and Buffalo Ave by wetland area that leads to creek.  This is a sensitive wetlands area as all creeks lead to the Great South Bay.  Items will be pulled out of the creek to be inventoried and counted by volunteers.  Results are being reported to the Ocean Conservatory. Sign up here.

Sunday, October 30th – Montauk Blvd. – Oakdale Cleanup – from 9 am to 11 am. This cleanup could use a large crew!  Project will target Montauk Blvd. on the east side of Oakdale-Bohemia Road.  It is a dead end street.  Lots of trash is located along the south side of the road to the dead end.  Meet in the parking lot on the north side of the Oakdale Train Station. Sign up here.

KIC General Meeting Dates: Thursdays, September 15th and November 17th. All meetings will take place at 7 pm in the Ballroom of Brookwood Hall at 50 Irish Lane, East Islip, NY

Attention KIC Volunteers: If you're interested in a clean and beautiful home town, consider taking an active leadership role as a KIC Commissioner. Contact Executive Director Madeline Sharrock at 631-224-2627 or

Gardeners needed at Central Islip Community Garden. Call 631-224-2627 for details. 

Help needed at a small public garden located at the Central Islip Historic Heines Homestead. For more information 631-224-2627 or email

Field Trips to the Project Bloom Gardens -- The Master Gardener welcomes groups to learn about the community gardens, green house, memorial garden, children’s garden and more.
Call 631-224-2627 or email to register.

Organic Community Vegetable Garden. Plots now available at no charge to Town of Islip residents. Gardeners must make a commitment to keep their plot and the area surrounding it watered, weeded and otherwise well cared for. Click here for a Plot Agreement Form.

Create Your Own Event! Choose a location, date and time. Please register with KIC to be sure your location is available. Click here for a Great American Cleanup Registration Form.

Community Service Hours available for students.
Contact KIC for more information at 631-224-2627 or

COVID-19 Update: Please continue to follow current social distancing rules at all KIC events. Contact KIC at or 631-224-2627 for help forming groups, to receive supplies or for more information about cleanups and other projects. 

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