In the Neighborhood

In the Neighborhood

1st Annual 5K Run/Walk to End Addiction—Sat, May 20 at Shore Front Park in Patchogue. Includes free Kids Fun Run. Pre-register by May 5 to receive a Dry-Fit T-Shirt. Pre-register for $25. Day of Event is $30. To register go to . Proceeds to to Hope House Ministries. Sponsorships welcome.

Questions? Contact Joe Folks at 631-949-2442.

Benefits and Resources Fair for Veterans and Seniors—Sat, Apr 29 from 9:00am - 1:00pm at the Long Island State Veterans Home, 100 Patriots Road in Stony Brook in the Multi-Purpose Room. Experts will be on hand to answer questions regarding VA Benefits, Insurance and Managed Care, Medicaid, Affordable Housing, Home Care, Assisted Living, Nursing Homes, Elder Law and Legal Counseling, Mental Health, Banking, Funeral Arrangements, Burial Benefits, and more. Representatives from Northport VA Eligibility and Enrollment will be on site. Free health, dental and vision screenings, including free blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose checks will be performed by Stony Brook Medicine Schools of Nursing, Social Welfare and Dental Medicine. Event is free and open to the public.

For more information, call 631-444-8606 or visit

Fatima Day– The 100 Anniversary—Sat, May 13 at the Shrine of Our Lady of the Island, 258 Eastport Manor Road in Manorville. 10:00am Procession and Prayer; 11:30am Mass at the Rock; 1:30pm Conference; and 3:00pm Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Gala Spring Chinese Auction—Sun, May 21 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, 800 Portion Road in Lake Ronkonkoma. More than 100 prizes, 50/50, lottery tree. Admission of $10 includes 25 tickets, coffee and cake. Doors open at 1:45pm, Auction begins at 2:45pm.

For information, call 631-585-9291.

Help Wanted—The Cenacle in Ronkonkoma has an opening for a part-time Kitchen Utility Worker, Friday afternoons/evenings and Saturdays. Please send your resume to or call 631-588-8366.

Heroes of the Game—The Long Island Ducks and Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone are proud to honor our veterans. Two veterans will be honored each home game, each receiving ten complimentary tickets.

For information, contact Suffolk County Veterans Service Officer Melissa Pandolf at 631-853-VETS.

Magnificat Breakfast—Magnificat, a ministry to Catholic women, is holding a breakfast on Sat, May 6 at The Hofstra Club in Uniondale at 9:45am. The speaker will be Allison Ricciardi, a licensed mental health counselor and frequent guest on Catholic radio programs. The breakfast is $35 per person and pre-registration is required. Please make checks payable to “Magnificat” and mail to Judy Murphy, 42 Pinehurst Street, Lido Beach, NY 11561. Checks must be received by April 30th. No tickets available at the door.

For more information, call Judy at 917-453-5750.

March for Life—Saturday, April 29th from Brookhaven Town Hall to Bald Hill Amphitheater in Selden beginning at 11:00am. Many wonderful Pro-life speakers, organizations,churches, bands, vendors and more.

For information, go to

Night at the Races—Hosted by the Sellaro Lodge of the Sons of Italy, Fri, May 19 at the Church of the Resurrection, 38 Mayflower Avenue in Smithtown. $15 per person includes pizza, soda, coffee, tea and cake. Please call Nick Mauro at 631-584-5867 to make your required reservation. Checks made payable to Dr. Vincenzo Sellaro Lodge, #2319, P.O. Box 301, Smithtown, NY 11787.

St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center is pleased to offer Support Groups and Epm

  • Lactation Support Group Tuesdays at 1:30pm
  • New Beginnings Maternity Tours—Tuesdays at 6:00pm
  • Infant CPR - Once a month at 7:30pm (Call for dates)
  • Infant Care Class – Every other month (Call for dates)
  • Stroke Support Group – Third Wednesday of the Month at 1:00pm
  • Bariatric Support Group – First and Third Tuesday of Every Month
  • Dementia Support Group – Fourth Thursday of the Month at 1:30pm
  • Parkinson’s Support Group - Fourth Wednesday of the Month at 1:00pm
  • Parkinson’s Young Onset – Second Tuesday of the Month at 7:30pm
  • Breast Cancer Support Group -Fourth Thursday of the month at 4:30pm
  • The Lupus Alliance of LI/Q Support Group– Second Tuesday of the Month
  • Diabetic Support Group– Second Saturday of the Month at 9:30am
  • Caregivers of Chronically Ill/Disabled Spouse or Partner, Contact Rev. Mark Applewhite at 631-862-3104.
  • Learn to be Tobacco Free -Six-week Smoking Cessation Program starting April 6 Call 631-853-2928 to register.
  • Tai Chi and Stepping on Classes available (Call for class schedule).

For information/registration for any of the above classes, call 631-870-3444 or visit

Walk for Life—to benefit the Life Center of Long Island., Sat, May 6 at Marjorie R. Post Community Park in Massapequa. Walk 1/2 mile or 1.3 miles. Registration from 9:00 - 10:00am. Walk from 10:00am - 12:00pm.

For information or to register and download a sponsor sheet, visit

Worldwide Marriage Encounter—Renew and refresh your marriage with a Marriage Encounter Weekend, Fri, Apr 28 to Sun, Apr 30 at the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception in Huntington.

For information, call 1-877-697-9963 or visit