Past Events

2014 – November
Diwali (Saturday, November 1, 2014) [Flyer] »[Photos]

Date: Saturday, November 1, 2014

Place: Suffolk Y Jewish Community Center 74 Hauppauge Rd., Commack NY 11725

Time: 5.00 p.m.

Admission: Members: – Adult- $10
Non-Members:- Adult- $15
Children:- (up to 10 years old)- $5
2014 – September
Navratri Celebration(Saturday, September 27 , 2014) [Flyer] » [Photos]

Date: Saturday, September 27, 2014

Place: St. Anthony’s High School(Gymnasium), 275 Wolf Hill RD, South Huntington, NY – 11747

Time: 8.00 p.m. to Midnight

Pre-sale Contribution: Members: – Adult (Age 13-64)- $5
Non-Members:- Adult (Age 13-64)- $7
Children (Age 5-12) $4
Senior Citizens (Age 64 & up)- Free

At the door admission fees: Members: – Adult (Age 13-64)- $8
Non-Members:- Adult (Age 13-64)- $12
Children (Age 5-12) $5
Senior Citizens (Age 64 & up)- Free

Notes: Please bring your own Dandia. Mataji’s Prasad is welcome. LIGCS will provide Mataji’s Arti to interested devotees, so no personal Arti please
Bus Trip 2014 (Sunday, September 14, 2014) [Photos]
Date: Sunday, September 14, 2014

Time: 7 a.m. and returning at 8 p.m.

Program Highlights:

Rangnath temple, Pamona, NY

perlains Memorial Observatory, Highlands,NY

Anand Ashram, Monroe, NY

Shanti Mandir, Walden, NY

Members only: $45

Instruction Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.
2014 – August
Picnic 2014 [Flyer] (Sunday, August 3, 2014) [Pictures]

Date: Sunday, August 3, 2014

Place: Sunken Meadow State Park, Lot No. 4, near brown restroom building, Sunken Meadow Parkway (North), Kings Park, NY 11754. Please refer [Flyer] for detailed directions
Time: 12:00 p.m.

Program Highlights:

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm – 4:30 pm Sports and Games

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Sports Award Ceremony

(Followed by Dinner)

Admission:

Members: Adult- $5, Kids under age of 10: FREE
Non-Members: Adult- $7, Kids under age of 10: $5.00

Instruction Please RSVP as soon as possible
2014 – June
General body meeting 2014 [Flyer] (Sunday, June 1, 2014) » [Flyer] » [Photos]

Date: Sunday, June 1, 2014

Place: Town of brookhaven Recreation center, 39 Montok highway, Blue point, NY 11715. Please refer [Flyer] for detailed directions
Time: 4:00 p.m.

Program Highlights:

4:00 p.m. First there will be general body meeting

4:30 p.m. honoring Neha Kinariwalla

4:45 p.m. Comedy Program by mr.Ashokbhai Dave

(Followed by Dinner)

Instruction Please RSVP as soon as possible
2013 – November
Diwali (Saturday, November 16, 2013) [Flyer] » [Photos]

Date: Saturday, November 16, 2013

Place: Suffolk Y Jewish Community Center 74 Hauppauge Rd., Commack NY 11725

Time: 5.00 p.m.

Admission: Members: – Adult- $10
Non-Members:- Adult- $15
Children:- (up to 10 years old)- $5
RSVP card

2013 – October
Two Navratri Celebration(Saturday, October 5 & October 12 , 2013) [Flyer] » [Photos]

Date: Saturday, October 5, 2013
Saturday, October 12, 2013

Place: St. Anthony’s High School(Gymnasium), 275 Wolf Hill RD, South Huntington, NY – 11747

Time: 8.00 p.m. to Midnight

Contribution: Members: – Adult (Age 13-64)- $5
Non-Members:- Adult (Age 13-64)- $10
Children (Age 5-12) $3
Senior Citizens (Age 64 & up)- Free

2013 – July
Summer Picnic (Sunday, July 21, 2013) » [Flier] [Photos]

Date: Sunday, July 21, 2013

Place: Sunken Meadow State Park, Long Island, NY

Time: 12.00 noon to 6.00 p.m.

Entertainment: Sports and Games for all ages
Volleyball, Baseball, Tug of War, Cricket, and various individual games.
Enjoy a day filled with Fun, Sports, Food & a good time with friends!!!

Contribution: Members: – Adult- $5 Kids under age of 10: FREE
Non-Members:- Adult- $7 Kids over age of 10 $5

Program Highlights:

12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 p.m.– 4:30 p.m: Sports and Games

4:30 p.m.– 5:30 p.m: Sports Award Ceremony

5:30p.m. Dinner

2012 – November
Diwali (Saturday, November 10, 2012) [Flyer] » [Photos]

Date: Saturday, November 10, 2012

Place: St. Anthony’s High School(Auditorium and Cafeteria), 275 Wolf Hill RD, South Huntington , NY – 11747

Time: 6.00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Admission: Members: – Adult- $20
Non-Members:- Adult- $30
Children:- (Between 5 to 10 years old)- $10
2012 – October
Navratri Celebration(Saturday, October 20, 2012) [Flyer] »

Date: Saturday, October 20, 2012

Place: St. Anthony’s High School(Gymnasium), 275 Wolf Hill RD, South Huntington, NY – 11747

Time: 8.00 p.m. to Midnight

Contribution: Members: – Adult (Age 13-64)- $5
Non-Members:- Adult (Age 13-64)- $10
Children (Age 5-12) $3
Senior Citizens (Age 64 & up)- $3

2012 – July
Summer Picnic (Sunday, July 29, 2012) »
Due to bad weather this event had to be cancled

2012 – April
General body meeting and Community Spiritual Day (Sunday, April 29, 2012) »

Date: Sunday, April 29, 2012

Place: Town of brookhaven Recreation center, 39 Montok highway, Blue point, NY 11715 (Directions)
Time: 3:30 p.m.

Program Highlights:

3:30 p.m. First there will be general body meeting

followed by Community Spiritual day celebration on these two topics:

“Turning crises in to opportunity & Creating atmosphere of happiness”
—– Ram Prakash from Brahma Kumaris

“Importance & Impacts of Religious groups in community”
—–Kathasevak from B.A.P.S, Swaminarayan Sanstha
—–Susmitaben Shah from Jain Society

Instruction Please RSVP as soon as possible
2011 – November
Diwali (Sunday, November 6, 2011) » (Photos)

Date: Sunday, November 6, 2011

Place: St. Anthony’s High School(Auditorium and Cafeteria), 275 Wolf Hill RD, South Huntington , NY – 11747

Time: 5.00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Admission: Members: – Adult- $10 Child- (age 5 – 10 Years) $5
Non-Members:- Adult- $15 Child- (age 5 – 10 Years) $7

Program Highlights:

5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Social Hours & Grand Dinner in Cafeteria

6:30 p.m.– 9:00 p.m: Cultural Program in Auditorium

Instruction Please note that RSVP with pre-payment is must
2011 – October
Navratri Celebration(Saturday, October 1, 2011) » (Photos)

Date: Saturday, October 1, 2011

Place: St. Anthony’s High School(Gymnasium), 275 Wolf Hill RD, South Huntington, NY – 11747

Time: 8.00 p.m. to Midnight

Contribution: Members: – Adult- $7 Child- (age 5 – 10 Years) $3
Non-Members:- Adult- $10 Child- (age 5 – 10 Years) $5

Instruction Please bring your own Dandia. Mataji’s prasad is welcome.
LIGCS will provide Mataji’s Arti to interested devotees, so no personal Arti please.

2011 – July
Summer Picnic (Sunday, July 17, 2011) » (Photos)

Date: Sunday – November 21th, 2010

Place: James Wilson Young Middle School(Auditorium), Bluepoint, NY – 11715

Time: 5.00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Admission: Members: – Adult- $12 Child- (age 5 – 10 Years) $7
Non-Members:- Adult- $15 Child- (age 5 – 10 Years) $10

Program Highlights:

5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Social Hours & Grand dinner at Cafeteria

6:30 p.m.– 9:00 p.m: Cultural Program at Auditorium

2010 – October
Navratri (Saturday – October 9th, 2010) »

Date: Saturday – October 9th, 2010

Place: St. Joseph’s College(Gymnasium), 155 West Roe Blvd, Patchogue, NY – 11772

Time: 8.00 p.m. to Midnight

Contribution: Members: – Adult- $7 Child- (age 5 – 10 Years) $3
Non-Members:- Adult- $10 Child- (age 5 – 10 Years) $5

Instruction Please bring your own Dandia. Mataji’s prasad is welcome.
LIGCS will provide Mataji’s Arti to interested devotees, so no personal Arti please.

2010 – July
Summer Picnic (Sunday – July 18th, 2010) »

Date: Sunday – July 18th, 2010

Place: Sunken Meadow State Park, Long Island, NY

Time: 12.00 noon to 6.00 p.m.

Entertainment: Sports and Games for all ages
Volleyball, Baseball, Tug of War, Cricket, and various individual games.
Enjoy a day filled with Fun, Sports, Food & a good time with friends!!!

Contribution: Members: – Adult- $7 Child- (age 5 – 10 Years) $5
Non-Members:- Adult- $10 Child- (age 5 – 10 Years) $7

Program Highlights:

12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 p.m.– 4:30 p.m: Sports and Games

4:30 p.m.– 5:30 p.m: Sports Award Ceremony

5:30p.m. Dinner

Instruction: If there is rain on July 18, the picnic will be held on a later date. For latest information, please visit www.LIGCS.org or call any LIGCS officer.

2010 – April
A Socio-Cultural Open Forum Discussion »

Date: Sunday, April 18, 2010

Place: Town of Brookhaven Recreation Center
39 Montauk Highway, Blue Point, NY 11715

Time: 4:00pm – 7:30pm

All are invited to share their ideas on the above topics, and we especially encourage participation from young adults.

Program Highlights:

4:00p.m.– 4:30p.m: LIGCS General Body Meeting

4:30p.m.– 6:30p.m: Open Forum Discussion

6:30p.m. Dinner
Topics and Directions »
2009 – October
Diwali Mahotsav 2009 – James Wilson Young Middle School (Sunday – October 25th) »

Date: Sunday, October 25th, 2009

Place: James Wilson Young Middle School
School Auditorium, Bluepoint, NY 11715

Time: 5:30 P.M. to 9:30P.M

Admission with prior registration:
Members: Adult- $12.00 **Children (age 5 – 12 Years) – $7.00
Non-Members: Adult- $15.00 **Children (age 5 – 12 Years) – $10.00

Admission with NO prior registration:
$ 5.00 extra per person in each category.

Program Highlights:

5:30p.m.– 7:00p.m: Social Hours & Grand Dinner at Cafeteria

7:00p.m.– 9:30p.m: Cultural Program – – at Auditorium
Topics and Directions »
2009 – September
Navratri (Saturday – September 19th, 2009) »

Date: Saturday – September 19th, 2009

Place: St. Joseph’s College (Gymnasium), 155 West Roe blvd, Patchogue, NY – 11772

Time: 8.00 P.M to Midnight

Entertainment: Saptak Musical Group
A popular performer group of old & new Garbas, Rass, Fusion dance, Bhangadas and Sanedo to pump up the heart of khallaiyas of all ages.

Contribution: Members: – Adult- $7 Child- (age 5 – 10 Years) $3
Non-Members:- Adult- $10 Child- (age 5 – 10 Years) $5

Topics and Directions »
2009 – July
Summer Picnic (Sunday – July 26th, 2009) »

Date: Sunday – July 26th, 2009

Place: Sunken Meadow State Park, Long Island, NY

Time: 12.00 noon to 6.00 p.m.

Entertainment: Sports and Games for all ages
Volleyball, Baseball, Tug of War, Cricket, and various individual games.
Enjoy a day filled with Fun, Sports, Food & a good time with friends!!!

Contribution: Members: – Adult- $7 Child- (age 5 – 10 Years) $5
Non-Members:- Adult- $10 Child- (age 5 – 10 Years) $7

Instruction: If there is a rain on July 26, then picnic will be held on August 2.
Topics and Directions »
2009 – April
Community Spiritual Day – At Town Of Brookhaven (Sunday – April 26th, 2009) »

With following dignities:

*Religion & Humanity
Umaji — Bramakumari World Spiritual Organization

*Reducing Stress for Body, Mind & Soul.
Ravi Kohli — Science of Spirituality: Meditation Center.

*Gyan and Vigyan of Mantra.
Pravinbhai Kapadia — L.I. Chapter of All World Gayatri Pariwar.

Date: Sunday – April 26th, 2009

Place: Town Of Brookhaven ( Recreation Center)
39 Montauk Highway, Blue Point, NY 11715

Time: 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM —-> LIGCS General body Meeting
3:30 PM to 6:00 PM —-> Spiritual discourses
( Followed by Dinner)
Topics and Directions »

2008 – November
Diwali 2008 – At Suffolk County Community College (Sunday – November 2nd) »

Date: Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

Place: Suffolk County Community College
(Brentwood Campus)- Crooked Hill Road, Brentwood, NY 11717

Time: 5:30 P.M. to 9:30P.M

Admission with prior registration:
Members: Adult- $12.00 **Children (age 5 – 12 Years) – $7.00
Non-Members: Adult- $15.00 **Children (age 5 – 12 Years) – $10.00

Admission with NO prior registration:
$ 5.00 extra per person in each category.

Program Highlights:

5:30p.m.– 7:00p.m: Social Hours & Dinner at Cafeteria

7:00p.m.– 9:30p.m: Cultural Program – Folk dances, Garbas, Play(Natak) by Senior Citizens & much more at auditorium.
Topics and Directions »
2008 – October
Navratri 2008 – At St. Joseph’s College (Saturday – October 11th) »

Date: Saturday, October 11th, 2008

Place: St. Joseph’s College, NY

Time: 8:00 PM to Midnight

Admission:
Members: Adult $7 per person
$3 per Child(age 5-12 yr)

Non Members: Adult $10 per person
$5 per Child(age 5-12 yr)

Senior Citizens 65 & above – Free

*** Please bring your own Dandia. ***
*** Mataji’s Prasad is welcome. ***
Topics and Directions »
2008 – July
Picnic & Honor of Graduates-2008 At SunkenMeadow Park (Sunday – July 27) »

Date: Sunday, July 27th, 2008

Place: Sunken Meadow State Park, NY

Time: 12.00 noon to 6.00 p.m

Lunch: 12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM
Sports and Games: 1:00 PM. to 4:30 PM
Sport Award Ceremony: 4:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Honor of Graduates: 4:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Sport Award Ceremony: 5.00 PM to 6:00 PM
Dinner: 6:00 PM
Topics and Directions »
2008 – June
Religious Discourse by Dr. Gautambhai Patel »

Dr. Gautambhai is an eminent philosopher in Sanskrit. He is MA, PhD in Sanskrit & recipient of President award for his contribution for Sanskrit. He has written & edited more than 150 books. He is former President of Gujarat State Sanskrit Academy & All India Federation of Sanskrit Academy of New Delhi.

Date: Sunday, June 8, 2008

Place: Town of Brookhaven Recreation Center, 39 Montauk Highway, Blue Point, NY 11715

Time: 4:30 P.M. to 7:30 P.M.
7:00pm Dinner

Topics and Directions »
2008 – March
A Socio-Cultural Open Forum Discussion »

Dr. Balvant Arora will preside over the discussion. In addition to being a plastic surgeon, he is an eminent philosopher on all issues of human life. Don’t miss him!

Date: Sunday, April 20, 2008

Place: Town of Brookhaven Recreation Center, 39 Montauk Highway, Blue Point, NY 11715

Time: 4:30pm – 5:00pm LIGCS General Body Meeting
5:00pm – 7:00pm Open Forum Discussion
7:00pm Dinner

Topics and Directions »
NATAK: Mari Vahu Bole Bahu
Saturday, April 01, 2006
Admission:
Tickets $15, $20, $25

Address:
Brentwood East Middle School – Auditorium
70 Hilltop Drive, Brentwood, New York 11717

Contact:
Mafat Patel (516)921-2621
Manibhai Patel (516)364-6962
Mayur Shah (631)928-2687
Harshad Patel (631)563-4758
Bakul Matalia (631)567-7177
Patel Brothers (516)433-6260

Directions:
From Eastern Long Island on LIE
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Diwali Mahotsav
Sunday, November 06, 2005
If you would like to participant in the cultural program,
please contact Dr. Manibhai Patel at (631) 364-6962

Address:
Brentwood East Middle School – Gymnasium
70 Hilltop Drive, Brentwood, New York 11717

Directions:
From Eastern Long Island 1. Take Exit 55 on Long Island Expressway (I-495) 2.
Sharad Poornima
Saturday, October 15, 2005
With Non-Stop Raas-Garba

8:00 PM – 12:00 AM Midnight
Please bring your own dandia.

Address:
Brentwood East Middle School – Gymnasium
70 Hilltop Drive, Brentwood, New York 11717

Admission:
Members: $5 per Adult, $3 per Child (ages 5 – 12)
Non Members: $7 per Adult, $5 per
Navratri Celebration
Friday, October 07, 2005
With Non-Stop Raas-Garba

8:00 PM – 12:00 AM Midnight
Please bring your own dandia.

Address:
Brentwood East Middle School – Gymnasium
70 Hilltop Drive, Brentwood, New York 11717

Admission:
Members: $5 per Adult, $3 per Child (ages 5 – 12)
Non Members: $7 per Adult, $5 per
Hurricane Katrina Event
Sunday, September 25, 2005
Prayer Session and Fund-Raising Event
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Blue Point Cottage:
Town of Brookhaven Hall
39 Montauk Highway
Blue Point, NY 11715

Directions:
Take Nicolls Road South (Route 97), which is Exit 62 South from the LIE (I-495), to its end, which is Montauk Highway. Make a
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Date: Sunday, July 17, 2011

Place: Sunken Meadow State Park, Long Island, NY

Time: 12.00 noon to 6.00 p.m.

Entertainment: Sports and Games for all ages
Volleyball, Baseball, Tug of War, Cricket, and various individual games.
Enjoy a day filled with Fun, Sports, Food & a good time with friends!!!

Contribution: Members: – Adult- $7 Child- (age 5 – 10 Years) $5
Non-Members:- Adult- $10 Child- (age 5 – 10 Years) $7

Program Highlights:

12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 p.m.– 4:30 p.m: Sports and Games

4:30 p.m.– 5:30 p.m: Sports Award Ceremony

5:30p.m. Dinner

Instruction: If there is rain on July 17, the picnic will be held on a later date. For latest information, please visit www.LIGCS.org or call any LIGCS officer.

2010 – November
Diwali (Sunday – November 21th, 2010) »