Calling all children who play little league: The Department of Athletics at St. Joseph's College (SJC) is hosting Little League Day on Saturday, April 18.

The family-friendly event begins at 12:30 p.m. at the College's Athletic Field Complex in Patchogue. Young baseball players (and fans) are invited to cheer on the SJC Golden Eagles softball team as they play Mount Saint Mary College at 1 p.m.

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The first 100 little leaguers who arrive in uniform will receive a gift and be invited on the field during the National Anthem.

"We're always looking for ways to give back to the community for supporting our athletic teams and the college as a whole," said Shantey Hill, assistant vice president and senior athletics director at SJC. "This is a great opportunity to provide our neighbors with a firsthand look at our state-of-the-art athletic complex and the superb work of our student-athletes."

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 631-687-1445.