LIGHT UP PINK
The Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition invites the public to adopt a lamppost that will be adorned with a pink ribbon in honor of someone touched by breast cancer. $20. babylonbreastcancer.org
ELIH’S 28TH ANNUAL GOLF CLASSIC
Honoring Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital (ELIH) employees. Highlights of the annual event include a full day of golf with tournament prizes, breakfast, lunch, cocktails, and dinner. North Fork Country Club, 26342 Main Rd., Cutchogue, elih.stonybrookmedicine.edu 6:30 a.m. Oct. 5.
22ND ANNUAL ANN LIGUORI FOUNDATION CHARITY GOLF CLASSIC
This event raises money and awareness for cancer research, prevention, care and mentorship. The tournament supports organizations such as St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation, and more. Maidstone Club, 50 Old Beach Ln., East Hampton, annliguori.com/anns-charity-golf-event $350-$7,500. 11 a.m. Oct. 8.
UNITY 5K STRONG ISLAND RUN & FUN WALK AGAINST COVID-19
This event brings attention to the disproportionate number of deaths of African Americans caused by underlying health factors due to the coronavirus pandemic. Family Health Centers Long Island FQHC, Inc. 380 Nassau Rd., Roosevelt. elitefeats.com/unity5kstrongisland 8 a.m. Oct. 10.
CODE 91 FOR COMMISSIONER BOB TAYLOR
This ex-chief of the Bellmore Fire Department has been diagnosed with a terminal degenerative brain disease. To help cover his mounting medical costs and support his two young sons, Bellmore Fire Engine Co. No. 2 is hosting a 50/50 raffle, fundraiser dinner, and Chinese auction. FourTowns Firemen’s Training Center, 1650 Merrick Rd., Merrick, email@example.com $20. 4 p.m.-9 p.m. Oct. 10.
BRIDAL SUPER SALE
The Junior League of Long Island, a non-profit volunteer organization, hosts a one-of-a-kind, charitable weekend featuring more than 200 designer wedding gowns at extraordinary prices discounted up to 90 percent off retail. Additionally, a selection of Bridesmaid, Mother-of-the-Bride/Groom and Flower Girl dresses will also be available for sale. All event proceeds will support community projects that directly benefit women and children on Long Island. 1395 Old Northern Blvd., Roslyn, Make appointment at jlli.org/bridal Oct. 16-18.
WALK TO END EPILEPSY
The Epilepsy Foundation Long Island is holding a virtual walk to end epilepsy. Walk at your convenience in your community or favorite park and share pictures and videos. Remember to tag us! As always, any participating students will receive Community Service Hours, but you must register to walk in order to be counted. epicli.org Oct. 17.
FRIENDS OF KAREN 2020 VIRTUAL GALA
Hosted by John Berman, CNN Co-Anchor “New Day” with Alisyn Camerota, this gala honors Nancy Mariano, Friends of Karen Director of Corporate Partnership and LI Regional Director. The group is dedicated to helping critically ill children and their families. gala.friendsofkaren.org 7 p.m. Oct. 21.
2020 BATS & BREWS BENEFIT
The Seatuck Environmental Association’s annual fundraiser is going virtual this year, but there will be just as many bats and brews to enjoy! The event brings together informative presentations on bats, local craft brews (pick-up beforehand or have delivered), music from beloved local artists, and top-notch silent auction prizes. seatuck.org/index.php/2020-bats-brews-benefit $50-$5,000. 8 p.m. Oct. 24.
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