House Concert & Lecture

Each year, pianist Guy Slapak organizes a benefit concert for the advancement of breast cancer care in memory of his mother, Orpa Slapak.   This year’s event features Dr. Yusuf Hanun, Director of the Stony Brook Cancer Center and Dr. Eitan Globerson, pianist, neuroscientist, and Dean of the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance.

Dr. Globerson will be joined by three former students currently pursuing their doctorates in the US – Guy Slapak & Fady Deeb (Stony Brook) and Benjamin Goodman (Mannes).  A wine/cider/cheese reception will follow, sponsored by Stony Brook Hillel.

Tuesday, November 10th at 7:00 p.m. at the home of Evelyn Bromet, 10 Southgate

To donate: Checks payable to Stony Brook Cancer Center “in memory of Orpa Slapak” on subject line or go to: Click yes under tribute gift, in memory of Orpa Slapak.

Please RSVP to Evelyn Bromet or by Nov 6th.

The next day, Dr. Globerson will present a lecture entitled Our Brain as Pianist. Dr. Globerson received his PhD in neuroscience from Bar Ilan University and is currently on sabbatical at Yale. The lecture is hosted by Professors Perry Goldstein, Music and Lorne Mendell, Neurobiology.

Wednesday, Nov 11th at noon
Choral Room, Room 0113
Fine Arts Building (directly across from Staller Center)

Farmer’s Market for a Cause

Join students from Gelinas Jr. High School on Saturday, May 16th from 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Three Village Historical Society on North Country Rd. for a day of local produce, products, and raffles, all to help a great cause!

All the proceeds for this Farmer’s Market are going to the Hope for Javier Organization which helps boys that are diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. More information can be found at:

Tour OFS Gardens


This Saturday, June 21st, seven of your neighbors will open their beautiful gardens to the public to help Long Island families struggling with the catastrophic illness of a child. Please come out and support your neighbors and these families!

The event will run from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Proceeds will go to Contractors for Kids, a non-profit dedicated to assisting these families.

For information on this organization or to buy tickets at $25.00 each, go to:

Tickets may also be purchased for $30.00 on the day of the event at 175 Quaker Path.

For more information email:

Charity Fund Raiser

From Susan Blake and Callan Reuter —

Hello Neighbors. We are hosting a fund raiser for Contractors for Kids and a Setauket family who has a daughter recently diagnosed with Leukemia. It is an Origami Owl jewelry party with raffles (generously donated by local business’s), 50/50 and goody bags for the girls. My 7th grade daughter is hosting this. We are hoping to get all Mothers, Daughters, Aunts, Grandmas etc. (yes this a girl thing) from our community. If you would like the invite sent to you, please email me at
Event: December 7, open house from 12 – 5. 162 Quaker Path. Hope to see all of OFS at our home for this fun and worthy event.