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ARF Thrift Shop
A spring antique wicker sales event at ARF Thrift Shop in Sagaponack will take place through Friday. Offering a rare and unique collection of outstanding wicker furniture, as well as many antiques and one-of-a-kind pieces. For more information contact the shop at 631-537-3682.
A Taste of Tuckahoe
A Taste of Tuckahoe will be held at 230 Elm on Elm Street in Southampton on Friday from 7 to 10 PM. It's an evening of great food, drink, and fun as local restaurants, bakeries, breweries, and wineries serve signature dishes and drinks for the community to enjoy. Event includes Chinese and Silent Auction. Special VIP hour from 6 to 7 PM featuring chef Christian Mir (Stone Creek Inn) and Food Network star Karine Bakhoum. VIP tickets are $50, regular admission is $25. Earnings will benefit the Tuckahoe Common School PTO in the way of enhancing educational programs, technology, the arts, literacy and more. Call 917-325-3881.
Dance Away Cancer
The fourth annual Dance Away Cancer Dance-A-Thon will take place on Friday 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 Saturday 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 Sunday 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.
Get out your "Downton Abbey" best to wear at a traditional high tea on Saturday, May 10, just in time for Mother's Day. For one afternoon, St. Mary's, in Hampton Bays, becomes "Hampton Abbey," where tea will be served in an appropriately elegant setting, the oak-paneled Fireside Room of this picturesque, Norman-style church on Ponquogue Avenue. The high tea will include all the trappings: finger sandwiches, petit fours, scones, and a choice of Earl Grey or Darjeeling tea. The first seating will be 11 AM to 1 PM and the second seating, from 2 to 4 PM. Tickets, available at www.stmaryshb.org, are $25 per person. Purchase via PayPal at www.stmaryshb.org or by contacting Julie Sheehan at email@example.com or 631-996-4421.
An Evening of Comedy
On May 16 from 7 to 11 PM Kent Animal Shelter presents "An Evening of Comedy" to raise money for homeless pets at Hotel Indigo in Riverhead. The event includes comedy by Laughter Saves Lives, hors d'oeuvres, cash bar, Chinese auction, raffle, pet boutique, a scavenger hunt, and more. Tickets are $30 in advance or $35 at the door. Advance tickets at www.KentAnimalShelter.com or by calling Kent at 631-727-5731.