Gurney's Inn
August 20, 2014

Sweet Charities

Sweet Charities

Deadline for submissions is Thursday at noon. Email to

School Supply Drive

CAST's (Communtiy Action Southold Town) School Supply Drive is taking place now. Consider helping a child in need in Southold by purchasing a few school supplies and depositing them in one of the collection boxes throughout the community. Boxes are located at Bridgehampton National Bank in Mattituck and Greenport, Capital One Bank in Southold and Greenport, Hudson City Bank in Southold and Greenport, Suffolk County National Bank in Cutchogue and Libraries in Mattituck, Cutchogue, Southold and Greenport. For more info visit

Bonus A Bingo

Join the Lioness Club of the Hamptons on Thursday for Bonus A Bingo night and Beat-the-Heat special at the American Legion Hall on Ponquogue Avenue in Hampton Bays. The $10 admission includes refreshments and one Bingo packet, plus a bonus grand-prize sheet. Doors open at 6:30 PM, drawing begins at 7:30 PM. Complementary coffee, tea and desserts will be served or players can purchase drinks at the bar. This evening will benefit the Guidedog Foundation and other Lioness charities.


The Center for Therapeutic Riding of the East End presents CTREE at Sebonack on Thursday from 6 to 9 PM. For more info call 631-779-2835.

Summer Carnival

The Art Farm Summer Carnival for Mari's Children takes place on Friday at The Art Farm Hamptons Summer Camp in Bridgehampton from 11:30 to 3:30 PM. Call 631-537-1634.

Pet Hero Awards

The third annual Pet Hero Awards will take place on Saturday at Jewel and Robert Morris' Hobby Hill Estate in Water Mill to benefit the Pet Philanthropy Circle. The event takes place from 5 to 7:30 PM.

Honorees include Prince Lorenzo Borghese, Jean Shafiroff, Amanda Hearst, Georgina Bloomberg, Andy Sabin, William Berloni, Dr. David T. Crouch, and Brittany and Ariel Lavalle.

For tickets and more info visit or call Linda B. Shapiro at 631-725-2023 or email

Yappy Hour

The third annual Yappy Hour to benefit the Southampton Animal Shelter and Southampton Historical Museum takes place at the Museum on Saturday from 4 to 6 PM. Bring your own dog to the beach-themed doggy costume contest for fabulous prizes. Enjoy Barkatinis, Caliche Rum signature drinks and Yappetizers   made by local restaurants, on the beautiful Rogers Mansion grounds. Celebrity judges include actress Rachel Grant, Village Mayor Mark and wife, Marianne Epley, and 12 year old  opera "phenom" Sara Stevens, who will be also be performing. Visit

Heart of Springs

The Heart of Springs first annual summer gala will take place on Sunday from 6 to 8 PM at Ashawagh Hall. There will be music under the tent, wines from Wolffer, beer from Montauk Brewing Co, and food available. Tickets are $100. For more info visit All proceeds will be used for the preservation, repair and maintenance of the buildings and grounds in the heart of springs, including Ashawagh Hall, Parsons Blacksmith Shop, the Springs Library, and the Springs Community Church.

Perfect Earth Project

Perfect Earth Project will hold a charity event at Cindy Sherman's East Hampton home on Saturday, August 30, from 4 to 7 PM with garden designer Edwina von Gal.

It will be a day of activities for the whole family, including a picnic and live music by The Persuasions, G.E. Smith, Roger Waters and Teddy Thompson. The picnic will feature grass-fed, organic meats and fresh eggs contributed by Enterprise Farm in Rhinebeck as well as local fish, cheese and produce. Artisanal cocktails and wine will be served.

Oysters By The Bay

New Suffolk Waterfront Fund presents Oysters by the Bay Cocktail Party on Saturday, August 30, at Kimogenor Point from 5 to 7 PM. Sponsored by the Peconic Land Trust. Enjoy fresh, briny, local oysters, savory hors d'oeuvres, champagne, North Fork wine, and an auction featuring the works of select North Fork artists bay side. For tickets visit or call 631-566-0806. 

Box Art Auction

The 2014 Box Art Auction to Benefit East End Hospice will take place on Saturday, September 6 at the Ross School Center for Well Being on Goodfriend Road in East Hampton. A highlight of the late summer season, the event is the Hospice's only annual benefit held in East Hampton and benefits residents of the Town of East Hampton. Leading up to the benefit, the boxes can be viewed on Wednesday, August 27, and Thursday, August 29, from 10 AM to 4 PM at Hoie Hall at St. Luke's Church in East Hampton (18 James Lane).

All proceeds will benefit East End Hospice, which provides care for terminally ill patients, their families and loved ones living on the North and South Forks of Long Island, including the Eastern Suffolk County townships of Brookhaven. The Hospice recently broke ground on an East End Hospice Inpatient Facility in Quiogue.

Call 631-288-7080 or email

SASF Benefit

The Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation will host its 5th Annual SASF Benefit at the Boardy Barn in Hampton Bays, on Saturday, September 6, from 6 to10 PM. Dinner will consist of a generously provided buffet of sumptuous food from local restaurants and shops. Drinks can be purchased at a "discount" cash bar and music by the Second Shift will rock the place all night. In addition there will be a silent auction, Chinese auction, 50/50 Raffle and door prizes. Guests are asked to please, bring dog or cat food for donation to the shelter's Pet Food Pantry.

Proceeds will help to support the shelter's mobile & in house Spay/Neuter Clinics in order to reduce the population of homeless animals and provide low cost spay/neuter services to underserved areas in need. The shelter's goal is to promote and nourish the bond between people and animals through adoption, education and community outreach.

Tickets are $30 in advance, and $35 at the door. Tickets may be purchased online at or at the Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation.

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