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July 23, 2014
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Sweet Charities


Sweet Charities


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ARF Thrift Shop

In celebration of ARF's 40th Anniversary, the ARF Thrift & Treasure Shop in Sagaponack is offering 40 percent off everything in the store every Friday in July. For more info call 631-537-3682.

Arts Against Addiction

The Arts Against Addiction Fundraiser will take place tomorrow at Ashawagh Hall in Springs. Proceeds from the show will benefit the QTherapy Institute, an online counseling center. The fundraiser was created as a way to provide treatment scholarships to individuals suffering from substance addiction who need highly personalized counseling, but can't afford it. The counseling is done online through Skype or over the phone. Additional funds will be allocated for a new East Hampton non-profit that provides young artists with materials and supplies.

The show costs $32 per ticket, and includes food, beverages, live performances, a silent art auction with pieces by over 40 featured artists and a raffle of various "curious" items. For more visit www.qtherapy.co.

Ride for Kids

The "4th Annual Ride for Kids," tomorrow at 6 PM at SoulCycle Bridgehampton, hosted by celebrity trainer Stacey Griffith and real estate broker extraordinaire Louise Phillips Forbes along with a group of 72 celebrities, athletes, fans and friends, who will pedal and party to raise funds for NYC education nonprofit Change for Kids, and its partner school, Brooklyn Landmark. The support from the riders will translate into the funding of essential literacy, fitness, and music programs for children from disadvantaged backgrounds. 

Reserve bikes starting at $300 in the first row, second row for $250 and third and following rows for $200. Riders will also have the chance to bid on auction items as well as receive a gift bag.

To purchase a bike, contact Alex Robinson 212-213-8061 or email arobinson@changeforkids.org.

Art For Life Gala

15th Annual Art For Life Gala will take place on Saturday at 6 PM to benefit Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation, which is dedicated to providing inner city youth across New York City with significant exposure to the arts, as well as to supporting emerging artists with exhibition opportunities.

This year's event will honor Michael R. Bloomberg, Valentino D. Carlotti and Kimora Lee Simmons and feature artist Carrie Mae Weems. The evening is hosted by Soledad O'Brien. Tickets start at $1500. Contact Inez Weinstein Special Events at 212-254-6677 or tdoolin@inezevents.com.

A Hamptons Happening

The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation will honor luminaries from the worlds of cuisine, fashion, and philanthropy at its Saturday "A Hamptons Happening" cancer research fundraiser. The event will feature celebrity chef David Burke, iconic fashion designer Betsey Johnson, and philanthropist Paul Ridley, co-founder of the cancer research nonprofit Row For Hope. WCBS-TV Channel 2 News anchor Chris Wragge will emcee the event for the third consecutive year.

"A Hamptons Happening" will take place from 6:30 to 9:30 PM at the Bridgehampton home of Maria and Kenneth Fishel. Chaired by co-founders Marion Waxman and Laurie Schaffran, and Raffle Chairperson Jennifer Myles, co-chairpersons Jennifer Gould Keil and Jill and Bobby Zarin, the event supports the SWCRF's funding of research projects by leading cancer scientists collaborating to identify and correct abnormal gene function that causes cancer and develop minimally toxic treatments for patients.

Individual tickets are $300. Millennial tickets (attendees 30 years old and under) are $175. To order tickets visit www.waxmancancer.org/Events/Hamptons-Happening.

Gimme Shelter

Gimme Shelter Animal Rescue will be hosting its Third Annual Summer Benefit on Saturday from 5 to 8 PM at the home of Ellen and Chuck Scarborough, Emmy award-winning NBC anchor and correspondent.

The event raises money for the rescue's efforts to save dogs from kill shelters across the country, spay/neuter the dogs, pay for all necessary medical care and find them loving forever homes. Chuck Scarborough, animal lover and adopter of two Gimme Shelter dogs, will act as master of ceremonies and will be joined by guest speaker and Emmy award-winning comedy writer Bill Persky ("Dick Van Dyke Show").

During the event, attendees will be able to enjoy a musical performance by Grammy Award winning singer and songwriter Loudon Wainwright while they sip on cocktails as well as enjoy delicious passed hors d'oeuvres. Visit www.gimmeshelteranimalrescue.org for more info.

Super Saturday 17

Kelly Ripa and Donna Karan will host Ovarian Cancer Research Fund's (OCRF) 17th annual Super Saturday, presented by QVC on Saturday from noon to 6 PM at Nova's Ark Project in Water Mill.

Super Saturday is OCRF's fun-filled daylong fundraiser, complete with a one-of-a-kind designer garage sale, kids carnival and activities, a luxury raffle and gourmet treats. 

Once dubbed "the Rolls Royce of garage sales," the most anticipated element of Super Saturday is the fashion garage sale, which includes merchandise from over 200 prominent designers including: Donna Karan, Theory, alice + olivia, Diane von Furstenberg, Helmut Lang and Ralph Lauren. For the seventh consecutive year, Rachel Zoe will be curating a luxury designer booth, "Designers A to Zoe."

Ticket prices for Super Saturday 17 are $450 (regular), $650 (preview) or $850 (VIP preview) for adults, and $150 for children ages five to 16. Children under the age of five will be admitted free of charge. VIP preview tickets include access to an exclusive pre-shopping hour from noon to 1 PM, VIP tent access and a goodie bag. Preview tickets include access to an exclusive pre-shopping hour from noon to 1 PM and a goodie bag. Tables and sponsor packages are available beginning at $2500. For tickets visit www.ocrf.org/supersaturday. 

Montauk Ocean Swim

The Montauk Playhouse Community Center Foundation invites the community to "Get Wet for a Good Cause" at the sixth annual Montauk Ocean Swim Challenge on Saturday. Offering one of the few opportunities to swim an ocean race on the eastern seaboard, the Montauk Ocean Swim Challenge features three distance categories for swimmers of all ages and abilities.

Swimmer check-in and same-day registration opens at 5:30 AM at the Ditch Plains Beach parking lot.
Visit www.active.com (keyword Montauk Swim) for more info.

Project MOST Dinner

An exclusive dinner to benefit Project MOST will be held at the studio of renowned East End painter, Roy Nicholson, on Sunday at 6:30 PM. Joe Realmuto will co-host the dinner with Kyle Lynch, and Nick & Toni's is donating the food and staff. The dinner will be prepared with only local, organic ingredients derived from the waters and land of the East End. Three of our area's top chefs -- Joe Realmuto, Jim Batsacos and John DeLucie -- will be cooking for a very small crowd. For further details call Susan Gentile Hackett, 631-604-2777.

All For The Bays

A benefit for the bays will take place with a little rock n roll at the beach on July 31 at 7 PM. The "All For The Bays" concert is $20 and features Rick Derringer, LA Woman and Dub Steady at Ponquogue Beach in Hampton Bays. Admission is $20. A pre-concert VIP meet and greet takes place from 4 to 6 PM and costs $200. For tickets visit www.eventbrite.com.

Endless Summer

Laura Loraro Freeman, Douglas Elliman and Michael Kors invite you to Endless Summer, the 56th annual summer party to benefit the Southampton Hospital's Jenny and John Paulson Emergency Department. The event takes place on Saturday, August 2 starting at 6:30 PM with cocktails followed by dinner and dancing at 7:30 PM.

The event will be held under an air-conditioned gala tent on Wickapogue Road in Southampton. Chuck Scarborough will serve as master of ceremonies and music will be provided by Alex Donnor. Tickets start at $750 each and junior tickets are $375 (35 and under). There is also a drinks and dancing ticket for $90 for ages 21 to 28 that guarantees admission from 9 to 11 PM. Visit www.southamptonhospital.org.

Hamptons Poker

The second annual Hamptons Poker Championship will take place Saturday, August 2 at the Hampton Racquet Club in East Hampton to benefit The Center for Wellness and Education at 6 PM. All proceeds from the event will benefit charitable programs providing education, support and assistance to cancer patients and caregivers on Long Island. Visit www.HamptonsPokerChampionship.com.

Toby's Dream

The Perlman Music Program celebrates 20 years on the East End with "Toby's Dream," a star-studded anniversary gala honoring Toby and Itzhak Perlman on Saturday, August 2 at 6 PM in East Hampton. Join for a spectacular evening of celebration with food, wine, music, and a few special surprises. Visit www.pearlmanmusicprogram.org.

Southampton Antique Fair

Southampton Antique Fair to benefit the Southampton Historical Museum will take place on the grounds of the Rogers Mansion on Sunday, August 3 from 9 AM to 3 PM. Antiques, furniture, jewelry, vintage clothing, glass, ceramics, artwork, collectables and more will be sold inside the Red Barn. Call 631-283-2494.

Party Under The Stars

Women's Health Magazine is hosting its third annual Hamptons Party Under the Stars event on August 9 at the Bridgehampton Tennis & Surf Club. Editor-in-Chief Michele Promaulayko and FEED Founder Lauren Bush Lauren host the event to kick off RUN10 FEED10, the national philanthropic race series to fight domestic hunger.  The chic, star-studded cocktail party has a celebrity DJ, beach bonfire, silent auction raising money for RUN10 FEED10 and more.  For more info visit www.womenshealthmag.com.

Authors Night

East Hampton Library's tenth annual Authors Night will be held on Saturday, August 9. Meet 100 distinguished authors, buy their books and have them personally inscribed. The evening's founding co-chairs Alec Baldwin and Barbara Goldsmith will be joined by 2014 honorary co-chairs Robert A. Caro, Giada DeLaurentiis, Nelson DeMille, Lee Grant, Alice McDermott, and James McBride.The book signing starts at 5 PM and takes place at the Gardiner Farm in East Hampton. Tickets are $100. Visit www.authorsnight.org. for more info.

Lucia's Angels

Lucia's Angels presents its annual blowout bag sale at St. John's Episcopal Church in Southampton on Saturday, August 9 from 10 AM to 2 PM.

Passion For Compassion

"Passion for Compassion," a benefit for the Physicians Committee will take place at the private home of John Bradham in Amagansett on Saturday, August 9 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. Guests will enjoy gourmet plant-based hors d'oeuvres, desserts, and cocktails, music and a silent auction including a one-week Barbados resort vacation. Purchase tickets online at www.PCRM.org/Hamptons.

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