Stony Brook, NYSpring Appreciation Day will once again be held in Stony Brook Village with fun for the entire family on Saturday, April 18 beginning at Noon.


Along with the simple beauty of the area and a multitude of shopping and dining choices just steps from each other, it won’t be hard to spend the entire day enjoying a host of special events planned.


There will be live music with WALK 97.5 and “Walkie Bear,” a petting zoo, balloon artists, Roseland School of Dance performances and the music of “Beige” performing Americana, jazz and popular music. Admission is free.  While you’re here enjoy bike, kayak or paddleboard rental as well. 


Additionally, the historic Stony Brook Grist Mill officially opens for the season kicking off a special Drop-in-Sundays series of events that will include the “Milestones in Millstones” exhibit telling the unique story of people who owned and operated the mill; shopping in the charming Country Store for jams, jellies, colonial sweets and toys and seeing how the mill’s mechanisms grind grain into flour just as it was done in 1751.  Kids crafts and a bag of cracked corn to feed the ducks at the Stony Brook Mill Pond is included.  Drop-in-Sundays with themed craft activities will also be offered April 19, May 24, June 7, July 5, August 30 and October 11 between 1 and 4 pmPrice for Drop-in-Sundays will be $5 for adults and $3 for children under 12.  The Stony Brook Grist Mill is on the NYS and National Register of Historic Places and is located within walking distance of Stony Brook Village on Harbor Road off Main Street.  Regular admission on all other weekend days through October is $2 for adults and $1 for children under 12, and it is open noon to 4:30 pm.


For full information, visit or call 631-751-2244.