34 LONGISLANDPRESS.COM • SEPTEMBER 2021
‘DO THIS’ FOR A CAUSE
Peconic Landing presents its inaugural
Community Giveback Celebration,
along with its 15th annual John May
Mile and 5K Race to benefit the Greenport
Fire Department. With live music,
a local artisans and farmers marketplace,
food trucks, and raffles, those
attending can expect a fun-filled day in
appreciation of the local volunteer firefighters.
Brecknock Hall, 1 Brecknock
Rd., Greenport. Visit peconiclanding.
org to register for the virtual and live
event. $15-$25. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 12.
ZOEFIA’S 8TH HEAVENLY
The Zoefia Alexandria Foundation
was launched in April of last year
after Zoefia, at the age of 6, died due to
brain cancer. This year, the foundation
is celebrating her 8th birthday on Long
Island with a fashion show and eightpiece
collection launch. There will
also be live performances, food and
drinks, and gift bags for all guests.
Radisson Hotel, 110 Vanderbilt Motor
Pkwy., Hauppauge. Tickets available at
eventbrite.com. $45 for adults, $20 for
children. 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 18.
FALL FISHING TOURNAMENT
Once again, the Eastern Long Island
Hospital Foundation is hosting its 3rd
Annual Fall Striper Showdown Fishing
Tournament for the benefit of Stony
Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital.
Join in for a weekend of friendly competition,
events, and much more. Cash
prizes are awarded to the Top 3 Blues
and Top 3 Stripers caught. Port of Egypt
Marine, 62300 Main Rd., Southold. To
register visit elih.stonybrookmedicine.
edu. Registration is $65. Sept. 24-25.
DOGFEST LONG ISLAND
Canine Companions DogFest is coming
to Long Island to celebrate the bond
between people and their pets. Stop
by Marjorie R. Post Park to enjoy some
activities with your best four-legged
friend, including a walk, contests, and
more. For any who can’t attend in person,
there will also be a virtual day of
fun with festivities, contests, speakers,
and dog demonstrations. Marjorie R.
Post Community Park, 451 Unqua Rd.,
Massapequa Park. Register at canine.
and sponsorships are encouraged.
11 a.m. -2 p.m. Sept. 25.
NIS CAR SHOW
215 Long Island Mopar presents
its American Muscle Car Show
for the benefit of NIS! The New
Interdisciplinary School is a nonprofit
preschool serving nearly 400 students,
more than half of which have special
needs. Join in for a day filled with fun,
food, trophies, raffles, and more. New
Interdisciplinary School, 430 Sills Rd.,
Yaphank. Register online at niskids.
org/home/car-show. Spectators are
free, registration is $20 per vehicle.
9 a.m. -2 p.m. Sept. 26.
7TH ANNUAL PANCAKE
The 7th Annual Pancake Breakfast and
Chinese Auction for the benefit of Give
Kids the World Village will be held at
the Riverhead Moose Lodge. For every
$5,000 raised, Give Kids the World Village
will send a terminally ill child and
their family to Florida for the weeklong
vacation of a lifetime. Riverhead Moose
Lodge, 51 Madison St., Riverhead. For
tickets visit highfivesteam.wixsite.
com/events. Admission is $15. 10 a.m.
-2:30 p.m. Sept. 26.
— Compiled by Katherine Plotas
Fish for charity. (Getty Images)
Please join us as we welcome acclaimed author, Lynn Casteel Harper , Minister of Older Adults, The Riverside Church In
The City of New York, in conversation with Jeannie Blaustein, PhD, D. Ministry, Founding Board Chair,
Reimagine End of Life,
about her insightful new book
Expanding our understanding of dementia beyond progressive vacancy and dread, On Vanishing makes room for
beauty and hope – it is a rich and startling work of non-fiction that reveals cognitive change as an essential aspect of
what it means to be mortal.
Monday, September 27, 2021 7:00PM
On ZOOM: Register at https://tinyurl.com/w5ns4xmz