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The Nassau County Firefighters Burn Center Foundation Charity Golf Outing featueres golf, cocktail hour, open bar and steak dinner, prizes and raffles. Support this worthy cause at the Town of Oyster Bay Golf Course, 1 Southwoods Rd. in Woodbury from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. For more information, call 516-902-9548.
Assemblyman Charles Levine will lead a discusson about the Affordable Care Act and the New York Health Benefit Exchange at the Syosset Library, 225 South Oyster Bay Rd., from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Admission is free, but space is limited. Call 516-921-7161 for more information.
The Nassau Pops Symphony Orchestra presents its 10th annual benefit concert for United Cerebral Palsy Oct. 27. This year, the Nassau Pops is proud to perfrom with singer/recording artist Linda Elder and as always, joining the Pops will be Creation, a talented group of singers from the UCPN center. The benefit takes place at LIU Tilles Center, 720 Northern Blvd., in Brookville at 3 p.m. For more information, call 516-299-3100.
Special Olympics New York presents this fun way to raise money for a good cause. The Rundead is a 5k trail run through Brady Park in Massapequa Park starting at 8:30 a.m. where runners must escape hungry zombies. Each runner will start off with a flag belt and three flags. These flags represent your lifelines. Zombies throughout the course will be attempting to take these one at a time. If you lose all three, your dead and the zombies have won. Health stations will be scattered throughout the course. If you choose to make a stop and receive a time penalty, you can gain another lifeline. Use speed, strategy… whatever it takes to keep your flags. If you finish the race with at least one, you have survived. If zombies have taken all your flags you can complete the race but you wont be eligible for awards. Join up for this wild new event. You can sign up as a zombie or a runner, so there’s something for everyone. Log onto 2013rUNDEAD.kintera.orgt/BradyPark to register.
A safe, confidential, supportive environment in which to talk about what you have been through, your reactions and feelings, and how to move forward. You are not alone! Facilitated by a professional therapist. Meetings held on three consecutive Tuesday evenings at 8 p.m. in the Hicksville-Plainview area. $60 for three meetings. To register, call Nancy Berlow, LCSW: 516-356-7109. All inquiries are confidential.
Once a month through December, Long Island Cat Fanciers sponsors free lectures given by top local veterinarians on topics relevant to dog and cat owners. All members of the public are welcome to attend. The lectures are generally held on the first Monday of each month at the Town of Oyster Bay Syosset-Woodbury Community Center, 7900 Jericho Tpke., Woodbury, at 7:45 p.m. For more information, call 631-277-3844.
A 12-step self-help group, offers help and support to those who have clutter problems in their homes or workplace. Meets at the following locations: Thursdays, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 265 Asbury Ave, Westbury first and third Friday, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the School of the Community Reformed Church, 90 Plandome Rd, Manhasset. Monday evenings, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Plainview-Old Bethpage Library, 999 Old Country Road, Plainview. There are no dues or fees. For more information, call 866-800-3881.