Hamptons Box Open House
6-8 p.m., South Fork Kitchens, Southampton
The East End Food Institute (formerly the Amagansett Food Institute) and locaLI Bred present a free open house promoting their new Hamptons Box collaboration, featuring curated gift boxes packed with locally sourced foods and craft. Registration and more information.
1969 Mets 50th Anniversary Dinner
6 p.m., Cradle of Aviation Museum, Garden City
The Cradle of Aviation Museum and Education Center presents an educational-programming benefit featuring members of the 1969 Miracle Mets, including Ed Kranepool, Ron Swoboda, Jerry Grote, Cleon Jones and other beloved fan favorites scheduled to attend. Cocktails, dinner, player Q&A and more. Ticket pricing, registration and more information right here.
Long Island Food Council Annual Summer Celebration
5:30-8 p.m., Mazars USA rooftop, Woodbury
Spend a beautiful evening sampling an array of distinctive products from food and beverage entrepreneurs while connecting with LIFC members and guests. To attend the event, contact email@example.com or register online here.
Winning the Content War: How to Create Quick & Easy Posts to Promote Your Business
5:30-8:30 p.m., SBU Small Business Development Center
Stony Brook University’s SBDC presents a Women’s Empowerment Circle focused on social media marketing for women-owned businesses, featuring SBDC Senior Advisor Sue Allen Clayton. Ticket pricing, registration and more information available here.
Moonstruck at the Vanderbilt
6-10 p.m., The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, Centerport
Presenting sponsor BAE Systems presents a cocktails/dinner/dancing event focused on the 50th anniversary of the first Apollo moon landing, to benefit the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum and the Charles and Helen Reichert Planetarium. Ticket pricing, registration and more information right here.
Building STEAM Benefit
6-9:30 p.m., Nebula Academy/The Gaming Studio, Syosset
Science, technology, engineering, arts and math booster We Connect the Dots presents a fundraiser preview of its new STEAM Research and Education Center, filled with food and fun interactive activities. Ticket-holders eligible for an exclusive auction of slightly used educational technology and equipment on July 13. Sponsorship opportunities available. Ticket pricing, registration and more information right here.
Kick Stands Up Motorcycle Poker Run and Car Show
9 a.m.-3 p.m., 5005 Veterans Memorial Drive, Holbrook
Four Seasons Sunrooms & Windows hosts the seventh-annual Kick Stands Up fundraiser, featuring food, live music, raffles, vendors, beautiful bikes and custom cars, with proceeds benefiting the Suffolk County United Veterans project for at-risk and homeless veterans. Rain date July 21. Sponsorship and vendor opportunities available. Admission is free. Vehicle registration and more information right here.
Apollo Moon Fest / Apollo at 50 Countdown Celebration
All day, Cradle of Aviation Museum, Garden City
The Cradle of Aviation Museum marks the 50th anniversary of the July 20, 1969, moon landing with a day-long family festival (9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.) featuring space shuttle astronauts, an IMAX movie presentation, model rockets, virtual reality experiences and more, followed by the Countdown Celebration beginning at 7 p.m., including a 1960s-themed champagne dinner with astronauts. Ticket pricing and more info for the Moon Fest available here; ticket pricing and more info on the Countdown Celebration right here.
LIMBA 2019 Breakfast Series: Pat Dolan and Debbie Krenek
8 a.m., Courtyard by Marriott, Ronkonkoma
Long Island Metro Business Action presents Newsday owner Pat Dolan and Publisher Debbie Krenek in an interactive discussion with LIMBA’s Bill Miller and Ernie Fazio on the state of the daily newspaper and regional economic issues. The 2019 Breakfast Series is supported by premiere sponsors Lewis Johs Avallone Aviles LLP and Bradley & Parker. Registration and more information.
Sexual Harassment Prevention Training For Employees
8:30-10 a.m., Adelphi University Hauppauge Business Center
Portnoy, Messinger, Pearl & Associates presents a public class for employees satisfying New York State sexual harassment prevention training requirements. Cost is $50; 1.5 HRCI/PDC credits available. Registration and more information.
LIBDC 50th Annual Business Development Conference
Weds.-Fri., Gurney’s Star Island Resort & Marina, Montauk
The Long Island Business Development Council celebrates its 50th anniversary at its annual networking and workshop conference, bringing together business and government leaders for lively discussions and sessions focused on the region’s top sectors, the economy and more. Guest speakers, golf outing, bocce tournament and building business relationships at one of Montauk’s stellar venues. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Registration and more information.
CEWIT 2019 International Conference on Emerging Technologies
All day, Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology, Stony Brook
Stony Brook University’s CEWIT presents its 15th international conference, a day-long exploration of innovative machine-learning, AI, blockchain and computational-medicine technologies packed with high-profile seminars, demonstrations and interactive presentations. Sponsorship opportunities available. Early-bird ticketing in effect. Ticket pricing, registration and more information await here.
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