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Benefit at Boardy
The Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation presents its eighth annual benefit at the Boardy Barn in Hampton Bays on Saturday from 6 to 10 PM. There will be a Chinese auction, 50-50 raffle, silent auction, door prizes, buffet dinner, and cash bar. Tickets are $35 pre-paid and $40 at the door. For tickets visit www.southamptonanimalshelter.com.
ARF's Endless Summer
ARF's Endless Summer adoption event for cats and dogs will be held on Saturday at the Tanger Outlet Center in Riverhead from 11 AM to 4 PM by Office Max and Pottery Barn. Mixed breeds, purebreds, kittens, and puppies will be available for adoption. If you're thinking of adopting and already have a dog, bring them with you for a meet and greet. All ARF animals are spayed and neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated to their age limit. For more information visit www.arfhamptons.org or call 631-537-0400 ext. 203.
5K Family Walk-Run
Eastern Long Island Hospital will host its first annual 5K Family Walk-Run on Sunday at Breeze Hill Farm & Preserve in Peconic to benefit ELIH's behavioral health services, Quannacut addiction, and psychiatry. Check-in starts at 8 AM. For information or to inquire about sponsorship, call 631-477-5164.
Maidstone Golf Outing
East Hampton Chamber of Commerce will host a Maidstone golf outing at the Maidstone Club on Wednesday, September 13. The outing will benefit East Hampton Chamber of Commerce and the YMCA RECenter. For tickets visit http://conta.cc/2uDjhyz.
On September 16 and 17 Eastern Long Island Hospital presents its North Fork Tennis Open, hosted by the TWIGS branch of the ELIH auxiliary at the tennis courts at Peconic Landing in Greenport.
On Sunday, September 17, the Eat for Change fundraiser will be held at Chipotle Mexican Grill in Riverhead from 4 to 8 PM. Fifty percent of proceeds will be donated to ELIH.
On September 23 and 24 it's the Dream Green Extravaganza with 65 cash prizes. Top prize is $50,000 and the cost is $100 per raffle ticket. The drawing will be held on Sunday, September 24, at 4 PM at the Dream Green booth at the East End Seaport Museum Maritime Festival in Greenport. For more info on all events call 631-477-5463.
Evening by the Sea
Hampton Bays Rotary will host its 11th annual "Autumn Evening by the Sea" fundraiser on Thursday, September 21, from 6 to 8 PM at Oakland's Restaurant.
The event benefits a water-related charity each year, with last year's proceeds creating life-ring stations along the Shinnecock Canal in a joint project with the Rotary Club of Southampton. This year's focus is raising money for the purchase of water filtration straws to be distributed by Rotary member Jennifer Sheipe Halsey. Halsey travels to Ghana for her personal charity mission "Giving HOPE to Ghana," and her team will distribute the straws on their next visit.
Admission is $45 per person and includes open bar and ample appetizers. Those unable to attend may purchase raffle tickets offering a $2000 grand prize and dinner for two at 12 local restaurants as a second prize. For tickets visit the Hampton Bays Library, Carolyn's Good Ground Cleaners, or download a reservation form at www.hamptonbaysrotary.org.
Diabetes Research Institute
Hit the pedals and enjoy a beautiful scenic tour by joining Empire Ride for the Diabetes Research Institute, which is participating in the Massapequa Park Bicycle Club Tour of the Hamptons on Sunday, September 24. Funds raised by participants will support the Diabetes Research Institute and its mission to find a biological cure for diabetes. This scenic ride, from 7:30 AM to 5 PM, will begin at Southampton High School. The tour has routes of 25, 50, 70, 100 miles, and two 25-miles guided rides. Register online for $45 and create a personal fundraising page at www.RidefortheDRI.org to generate support from family, friends, and colleagues.