Parks Committee: The Central Islip Park Fund Committee, a group charged with making recommendations about how to spend nearly $1.5 million on parks in Central Islip, is scheduled to meet tonight at 6 in Islip Town Hall (655 Main St.). Check Yamiche Alcindor’s Twitter updates @Yamiche.
Bus Talk: Several civic groups opposed to Nassau County’s plan to privatize Long Island Bus will hold a “people’s hearing” tonight from 6:30 to 8:30 at the Ethical Humanist Society (38 Old Country Rd., Garden City). The county has chosen Veolia Transportation to take over the system in January. Check Alfonso Castillo’s updates at newsday.com.
Storm Talk: The East Hampton Town board will meet tomorrow night at 7 at Town Hall (159 Pantigo Rd.). The board expects to deal with questions about Tropical Storm Irene and cleanup efforts, including power restoration. Check Mitchell Freedman’s Twitter feeds @eastwatch.