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Mardi Gras In Montauk
Camp SoulGrow, a non-profit creative camp in Montauk and Hampton Bays, is having its third annual "Mardi Gras in Montauk" fundraiser party at Shagwong Tavern in Montauk on Fat Tuesday, February 28, from 7 to 10 PM. A $25 wristband allows all adults to enjoy unlimited Cajun food by head chef Darren Boyle (crawfish, fried chicken, jambalaya, etc.), authentic King Cakes provided by Manny Randazzo's of New Orleans, and unlimited beer from Montauk Brewing Company.
There will be live music performed by Hopefully Forgiven, auction prizes, and tons of beads, masks, and trinkets for Mardi Gras.
Celebration Of Life
The Island Gift Of Life Foundation presents its 17th annual Cheryl Hannabury Memorial "Celebration of Life" Community Cocktail Party on Saturday, March 4, from 6 to 9 PM at the Rams Head Inn on Shelter Island. The Island Gift Of Life Foundation provides a wide range of services to people on the East End who are struggling both financially and emotionally with serious illnesses. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased in advance or at the door. For tickets and more info visit www.islandgiftoflife.org.
Academy Of The Arts
Guild Hall's 32nd Annual Academy of the Arts Achievement Awards & Dinner will be held at The Rainbow Room in Rockefeller Plaza in New York City on Monday, March 13, from 6 to 10 PM.
Celebrating artistic achievement, the evening honors Philip Schultz for Literary Arts presented by Alice Quinn; Susan Stroman for Performing Arts presented by John Weidman; Edwina von Gal for Visual Arts presented by Maya Lin; and Cheryl and Michael Minikes for Special Award for Leadership and Philanthropic Endeavors presented by Roy Furman. The evening is hosted by artist Eric Fischl, President of Guild Hall's Academy of the Arts, and honors both summer and year-round East End residents who have demonstrated excellence in the visual, literary, and performing arts.
Aid to the Developmentally Disabled will host its third annual "Shamrock Shindig" on March 16 from 6:30 to 10 PM at the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead.
This evening of family fun will feature hors d'oeuvres, Irish food, live music by Tommy Sullivan of The Brooklyn Bridge, a raffle, and a 140,000 Gallon Shark Tank Showdown. The Shark Tank Showdown is where daring participants are sponsored to dive into the shark tank. The sponsor who solicits the highest donation total will take the plunge.
Tickets are $65 per person, $25 for children and are available for purchase at www.addny.net. All proceeds will fund programs, services, and community engagement efforts for over 160 of its differently-abled population at its residential and supported homes.
Denim and Diamonds
"Denim and Diamonds," a kick off party to celebrate 22 years of The Ellen Hermanson Foundation providing access to state-of-the-art quality breast health care on the East End, will be held on March 18 from 6:30 to 10 PM at 230 Elm in Southampton. The evening includes food, fun, and dancing. Tickets start at $125 and $75 for guests 29 and under. For more info visit www.ellensrun.org.
The Riverhead Community Awareness Program (CAP) presents its 5th Annual Bowling Bonanza Fundraiser on Tuesday, March 21, from 7 to 9:30 PM at The All Star.
The lanes will be set up for team play. Guests are invited to organize a team of up to eight players for this event. You may also participate as an individual or pair, and you will be assigned to a team. Each team will bowl one or two games, time permitting. All ages are welcome. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. The cost is $20 per person. Register in advance to secure a spot. Bowling, shoes, soda, and chips are all included. There will also be raffles, prizes, and food available for purchase.
For more info email Sponsor@RiverheadCAP.org or call 631-727-3722.