Welcome to Farmingdale Patch, a new online news and information resource for Farmingdale residents. Each day this "5 Things" column will tell you five essential pieces of information you need to know today, like events happening or community topics being covered on the site later on in the day.
1. In a frenzy with last minute shopping this holiday season? Let our help you through the season, with new guides going up on the site each day.
2. Take your kids to for every Thursday at 11 a.m.
3. Play at the from 1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Are you ready for the renovated library? Get a sneak peak tour of the renovated library reopening at the end of January
4. Learn about the best dishes at local restaurants in "The Dish" column being published every Thursday. The first dish is from the local favorite in Airport Plaza.
5. Start Christmas Eve a day early at at 7 p.m. at .