State of the Town: Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst will deliver the State of the Town address today at 1 p.m. at Town Hall. Check Stacey Altherr’s Twitter updates @staceyaltherr.
Holocaust Hero: Mineola Village will join two international foundations and other officials in honoring Aristedes de Sousa Mendes, a Portuguese official who defied his government and helped smuggle about 30,000 Jews fleeing the Nazis into his country. Activities begin at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Mineola Memorial Library (195 Marcellus Rd.). Check Sophia Chang’s Twitter updates @schangnewsday.
Park Event: Groundbreaking ceremonies for a park honoring first responders who died after cleanup work at the World Trade Center site will be held Sunday, beginning at 9 p.m. Participants will walk to the site of The 9/11 Responders Remembered Park, at Gibbs Pond Road and Smithtown Boulevard. Check Candice Ferrette’s updates at newsday.com.
Pictured: Southampton Town Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst