Special Events


One man and two women pose with awards in front of the bandstand at the Garden City Hotel ballroom. Singer and other musicians in background.

From formal to fun, our events give you the opportunity to support the important work that’s being done at HKS.

Whatever the setting or activity, you’ll have the chance to meet some of the people whose lives you’ve touched, spend time with fellow donors, learn more about HKS and make wonderful memories in the process.

Upcoming Events

Sip N’ Paint

March 15, 2017

Enjoy a buffet meal and wine at the renowned Il Bacco Ristorante in Little Neck AND paint on canvas – all to benefit Helen’s Run/Walk 2017!  Create a 16 x 20 canvas with a choice of one of two pictures to paint under the tutelage of Robert Tuska, artist muralist.  Seating is limited to 100 participants.

Go to Sip N’ Paint.

Helen's Run/Walk 2017

Large group of men, women and children pose for group photo in front of HKNC logo. All are wearing purple Helen's Race/Walk t-shirts.
April 23, 2017


Enjoy the beauty of Sands Point as you run/walk with a purpose – to support people who live with a combined vision and hearing loss.


A fun-filled morning for the entire family!

When:    Sunday, April 23, 2017

Check in - 7:45 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.  Race begins at 9:30 a.m. sharp

Where:    Sands Point Preserve

Cost:       Click here for registration information.

For more information or to RSVP, contact Marina at marina.carroll@hknc.org or 516-833-8310

Go to Helen's Run/Walk

27th Annual Golf Classic

July 10, 2017

HKS’ annual golf classic will be held on the manicured grounds of the Wheatley Hills Golf Club in East Williston, New York. Enjoy brunch and time on the practice range before the tournament begins with a shotgun start. After 18 holes, the fun continues with a cocktail hour, a buffet dinner and an award ceremony. Become a sponsor, take a foursome, come as an individual or join us for dinner!

Go to the Golf Outing

38th Annual Gala

Crowded dance floor with people dancing under chandelier.
September 14, 2017

Join us on THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2017 for a spectacular evening at theGarden City Hotel in Garden City, New York.  HKS’s ANNUAL GALA comes complete with a cocktail reception, dinner, silent auction tables and dancing the night away to the music of the HANK LANE BAND.

Go to the Gala