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. 

Town of Islip & Keep Islip Clean Halloween Costume Contest
Participants are invited to submit photos of themselves dressed in their best "repurposed" Halloween costumes. Costumes will be judged in two age groups: Kindergarten through 6th grade, and Middle School through High School. Costumes must be constructed from recycled/repurposed materials. Please include grade and contact information with your photo submissions. Submit photos to  no later than November 3rd. Winners can show off their costumes when presented with KIC and Town of Islip Certificates on Wednesday, November 10th, 3:30pm. For more information: or 631-224-2627

KIC November 18th Meeting. Receive updates, information on upcoming projects and items of interest. Contact KIC at for zoom link.

Saturday, November 20th. Brook Street Wetlands Cleanup, an International Coastal Cleanup event. Meet at the corner of Brook and Milton Streets, Islip. Rain cancels event. 9:30am - 11am.

September through November. International Coastal Cleanup. Join this worldwide initiative from the Ocean Conservancy in Washington. Choose a beach, stream, wetlands or other waterway and collect data on litter found. Contact KIC at or 631-224-2627 for details.

Brentwood and Holbrook 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 Nancy Cochran 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

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