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ARF Thrift Shop
A spring antique wicker sales event at ARF Thrift Shop in Sagaponack will take place Saturday 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 Saturday 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 Saturday 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.
Dance Away Cancer
The fourth annual Dance Away Cancer Dance-A-Thon will take place on April 25 at the John M Marshall Elementary School in East Hampton from 6 to 8 PM. All proceeds will be donated to Katy's Courage and the American Cancer Society. Minimum donation is $20 per dancer. Call 631-617-6254 to register.
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.
Concert for the Concerts
Summer concerts on Montauk's Green and Gosman's Dockside Stage are becoming a must-do event and seasonal tradition. To help fund the series, the organizer, Montauk Chamber of Commerce, holds its sixth Annual Concert for the Concerts on April 27 from 3 PM to 7 PM at Zum Schneider restaurant in Montauk.
This year's concert features Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks, Sound Source and The Blue Collar Band. These performers, who are all featured in the upcoming summer series, have donated their time and talent to support the Chamber's Concerts on the Green on Monday nights.
The Chamber expanded the program a few years ago to include some concerts at Gosman's Dockside Stage on Sunday nights. A donation of $10 per person can be paid at the door and kids accompanied by an adult are admitted for free. Raffles and drawings for prizes are also available.
The CTREE Giddy-Up 5k Race and Fun Run will take place on May 3 at Sagg Main Beach in Sagaponack at 8:30 AM. Register online at ctreeny.org.