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Health Beat: Bid on Beatle bash at ELIH gala

• Southold Town Senior Services and Eastern Long Island Hospital, in conjunction with The Mental Health Association in Suffolk County, will present a discussion on anger management on Friday, Aug. 5, from 11 a.m. to noon, as part of its ongoing education series. The session will be held at Southold Town Senior Services, 750 Pacific St., Mattituck. Call 298-4460.

• Mattituck-Laurel Library will host Dr. Barbara Prestano of Peconic ENT, who will conduct free hearing tests on Friday, Aug. 5, 1-3 p.m. Call 298-4134.

•  Cornell Cooperative Extension will host a food allergies training session on Friday, Aug. 5, 9 a.m. to noon. The program is ideal for professionals who work with children. There’s a $20 registration fee. Call 727-7850, ext. 355.

•  Beatles fans can bid on an opportunity to meet Sir Paul McCartney, which is part of a prize package on auction at Eastern Long Island Hospital’s Gala to be held at McCall Vineyard on Saturday, Aug. 13. Sir Paul will appear at the New York City Ballet’s Fall Gala at Lincoln Center on Sept. 22 a to debut his orchestral score for “Ocean’s Kingdom,” a Romeo and Juliet love story. Bidding starts at $5,000 for two tickets to the event, including door-to-door limousine service, a black tie reception and celebratory dinner with VIP premium seating with the program’s stars. Proceeds from the gala will benefit the ELIH emergency care unit. Call 477-5164.

To send Health Beat news, e-mail [email protected], fax to 298-3287, or mail to Times/Review Newspapers, P.O. Box 1500, Mattituck, NY 11952. Copy deadline: Friday at 5 p.m. to appear the following week.

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