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October 12, 2011 RSS feed / Events & Calendar

America’s Boating Course Oct 15, 22 and 29

America’s Boating Course will be offered this fall at the Long Island Yacht Club, 307 Little East Neck Rd., Babylon beginning Sat., Oct. 15, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will run weekly, including Oct. 15, 22 and 29. More...

Good Samaritan Hospital Caregiver Classes from Oct. 12 to Nov. 16

Classes for Caregivers Offered at Good Samaritan HospitalGood Samaritan Hospital Medical Center will be hosting Powerful Tools for Caregivers, a six-week course new to the Long Island region. More...

Women’s Empowerment Forum Oct. 17

Supervisor Steven Bellone and the Town of Babylon Department of Human Services will host a Women’s Empowerment Forum on Breast Cancer Awareness, Mon., Oct. 17, 6:30 to 8 p.m. More...

New Yorkers, especially seniors, should take precautions against falls

“All New Yorkers should take precautions to prevent potentially serious falls, especially those age 65 and older,” the New York State Commissioner of Heath and Acting Director of Office for the Aging said on National Falls Prevention Day. More...

Islip Town Apple Festival Oct. 15

Islip Town Supervisor Phil Nolan has announced the return of the Town’s annual Apple Festival to be held Sat., Oct. 15, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Islip Grange on Broadway Avenue and Montauk Highway in Sayville. More...

VFW Post 7279 Night at the Races Oct. 15

VFW Post 7279 will hold a Night at the Races, Sat., Oct. 15. The Post is located at 560 North Delaware Ave., Lindenhurst. Dinner begins at 7 p.m. and the races start at 8 p.m. More...

BaCCA annual Harvest Moon Gala at Chateau La Mer Oct. 27

The Babylon Citizen Council on the Arts’ (BACCA) fourth annual Harvest Moon Gala, honoring James McGarrity, BACCA treasurer and Board member, will be held Thurs., Oct. 27, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. More...

This week’s Calendar of Events

The following is a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week. Readers should know that meetings are subject to change without notice. More...

Farmingdale State College and Long Island Volunteer Center Volunteer Fair Oct. 20

On Thurs., Oct. 20, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Farmingdale State College will host the Fifth Annual Long Island Volunteer Fair in Roosevelt Hall. More...

Amityville Making Strides Beach Walk Oct. 16

The Amityville Teacher’s Association invites you to a walk, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, Sun., Oct. 16, 9 a.m. to noon at the Amityville Beach. There is a $5 minimum donation with checks payable to American Cancer Society. More...

Good Samaritan Hospital Women’s Social Breakfast Oct. 25

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center invites you to a women’s social breakfast, Tues., Oct. 25, 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Good Samaritan’s Women’s Imaging Center, 735 Montauk Hwy., West Islip. More...

Ladies Auxiliary Chinese Auction Oct. 21

The West Islip Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary is now selling tickets for its upcoming Chinese auction, Fri., Oct. 21. Call 631-669-7202 or 631-587- 2273 for tickets. More...

Family caregivers face pain challenges

(NewsUSA) - Every day, many Americans find themselves in an unexpected new role. They become a family caregiver for a loved one suffering from chronic pain. More...

A medical warning for video gamers

(NewsUSA) - Video gamers who participate in marathon sessions may be putting their health at risk. In May 2011, a 20-year-old video gamer from England died when a blood clot formed in his leg and moved to his lungs. More...

Lauder Museum Psychic Night Oct. 21 open to trick or treaters Oct. 29

The Lauder Museum has two programs in the near future. On Fri., Oct. 21, 7 p.m. there with be a furnace fundraiser psychic night with medium Renni Campo. The donation is $25 and light refreshments will be served. On Sat ., Oct. 29, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

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