Source: The Independent

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Sweet Charities

by Jessica Mackin

September 19, 2012

Deadline for submissions is Thursday at noon. Fax them to 631-324-6496 or email to Jessica@indyeastend.com.

The Retreat

The Retreat will host a benefit cocktail party at Sotto Sopra in Amagansett tomorrow from 6 to 8 PM. Call 631-267-3695 or visit www.theretreatinc.org for more details.

Wine Tasting

A community wine tasting to benefit St. Mary’s Church in Hampton Bays will take place on Saturday from 7 to 10 PM. Celebrate “Carnival” with South American wine from Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Peru and Uruguay. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door. For tickets call 631-728-0776 or visit www.localwineevents.com.

SeptemberFest

The start of Southampton SeptemberFest 2012 kicks off under the tent in Agawam Park on September 28. Local wines and craft beer along with delicacies provided by gourmet food trucks from the region will be served from 6:30 to 9:30 PM. Music by New Life Crisis featuring Paul Mahos and his band mates will serve up a mix of original tracks as well as cover favorites from U2, George Michael, NIN, Elton John, the Beatles, Elvis and others. Donations help fund SeptemberFest and charities supported by Southampton Rotary Club. Price is $25 per person in advance, $35 at the door. Tickets may be purchased at the Southampton Chamber of Commerce or online at southamptonculturalcenter.org under “donations.”

Girl Scouts

A Sunday luncheon to benefit the Gold Award Projects of local Girl Scout Troop 2168 will be held at Starr Boggs in Westhampton Beach on September 30 from 12:30 to 3:30 PM. Lynn Jones will be honored at the affair. Tickets are $50 in advance, $60 at the door. Call 631-288-1941 to learn more.

ARF Stroll To The Sea

ARF’s 19th Annual Stroll to the Sea Dog Walk will take place October 6 from 9 AM to noon.Pedigrees, designer dogs and mutts are all welcome to take the two-mile walk to the ocean starting from Mulford Farm in East Hampton. Free microchipping, contests and treats will be available. Register and collect pledges online at www.arfhamptons.org.

Run for the Ridley

15th Annual 5K Run for the Ridley to benefit the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation and Kemp’s ridley sea turtles will take place on October 20. The run starts on Main Street in Riverhead. Check in starts at 8 AM. For more info visit www.riverheadfoundation.org.