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Getaway Day: With the Christmas holiday coming the afternoon rush will likely start early. The LIRR's Babylon Branch, which serves Massapequa and will add three extra trains Friday afternoon. A 2:32 p.m. train running express to Lynbrook, then making all stops to Babylon; a 3 p.m. train stopping at Jamaica, Rockville Centre, then making all stops to Babylon; and a 3:31 p.m. train running express to Rockville Centre, then making all stops to Babylon.
Let's Talk: The senior discussion group meets at the Bar Harbour Library at 1 p.m.
Video Games: Bar Harbour will also host a teen video game cafe and tournament at 4 p.m.
Boys Hoops: Massapequa hosts syosset at 7 p.m.
Girls Hoops: The Chiefs travel to Syosset for a 6:30 p.m. start.