Deadline for submissions is Thursday at noon. Email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Based on the East End, i-tri fosters personal empowerment, self-respect and confidence for at-risk middle school girls. i-tri has started an equipment drive via Facebook and email with a goal of reaching $5000 in donations for much needed bikes, helmets, running shoes, swim gear, and other items. Anyone interested can go to www.itrigirls.org to donate.
Join ARF at Dorfman Projects, 529 West 20th Street #7E in NYC tomorrow from 5:30 to 8 PM for Eric Ginsburg pet portraits: an exhibition of famous pets and an opportunity to commission a portrait of your own pet in support of ARF. For more information visit www.dorfmanprojects.com or email@example.com.
Many people in Southold Town rely on C.A.S.T.'s (Community Action Southold Town) Food Pantry for food assistance. The C.A.S.T. office is busy preparing for the food drive on Saturday at the following locations: Greenport IGA from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM, Southold IGA from 9:45 AM to 1:45 PM, King Kullen in Cutchogue from 10 AM to noon and Waldbaums in Mattituck from 10:15 AM to 2:15 PM.
ARF is offering free spays/neuters for community (feral) cats at ARF, 90 Daniels Hole Road in Wainscott or to the Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation's Mobile Clinic located at the shelter at 102 Old Riverhead Road, Hampton Bays on Monday. Please contact Rita for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org or 631-537-0400 x208.
ARF Thrift Shop
A spring antique wicker sales event at ARF Thrift Shop will take place from April 19 through April 25. Offering a rare and unique collection of outstanding wicker furniture, as well as many antiques and one-of-a-kind pieces. On April 19 at 2 PM there will be a lecture on collecting and caring for antique wicker by Lauren Copen, owner of Lauren Copen Antiques. Complimentary refreshments will be served. For more information contact the shop at 631-537-3682.
Paddlers For Humanity presents the Spring 2014 Montauk Brewathalon that takes place on April 19 at 2 PM at Montauk Brewing Company. The event includes a row, bike, and run. Details and registration are available on www.p4h.org. All proceeds benefit the kids at The Retreat, a safe haven for families in crisis. All team entries will receive t-shirts, brewathalon glasses and post race beverages courtesy of The Montauk Brewing Company.
Backpacks For Students
Ariana DeMattei, an eighth grader at Westhampton Beach Middle School has announced the date for her second annual Spring SPLASH, sponsored by Human Understanding & Growth Services, Inc., to benefit her charity Backpacks For Fellow Students. The fundraiser will take place on April 26 at Rogers Beach in Westhampton Beach. This will be the second year in which DeMattei will ask for the community's help in reaching her 2014 goal of raising $20,000 to fill 250 backpacks with required school supplies for area elementary school students.
BFFS is adding new activities for 2014 which include a KanJam Tournament sponsored by Sports Authority. Music will be provided by Michael from East End Entertainment, food made available by Panera and Quogue Country Market, face painting by Emily's Marvelous Masks, fire trucks, prizes and raffles.
On-site registration begins at 10:30 AM. KanJam donation is $20 a team and $25 to Splash (free Splash registration if sponsors or donations exceed $25). Lunch is provided to all registered participants. Visit www.backpacksforfellowstudents.org.