Source: The Independent

Sweet Charities

by Jessica Mackin

September 26, 2012

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


The start of Southampton SeptemberFest 2012 kicks off under the tent in Agawam Park on Friday. 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 under “donations.”

Adam Ferrara

Southampton Town Police Superior Officers Association will be holding a Comedy Night Fundraiser featuring Adam Ferrara at Hampton Bays High School on Saturday at 8 PM. The cost is $50 and $75 for limited VIP seating with a backstage pass. There will be an “After Party” at Buckley’s Inn Between. The SOA provides financial aid and volunteer manpower to many worthy causes such as Maureen’s Haven, PAL, Wounded Worrier Project, and community food drives. Tickets are available at Bar Boy in Hampton Bays or


The Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation will host a mulit-faceted day at its Hampton Bays facility on Saturday. The Action Science Club of Hampton Bays will scrub your cars whistle clean while you shop the tag sale from the shelter’s Southampton Thrift Shop. There will be refreshments and baked goods for all to enjoy. Visit the cats, dogs, puppies and kittens. The Adopt-a-thon will take place all day. The tag sale begins at 10 AM and the car wash will be held from 11 AM to 3 PM. For further information call: Cathy Duemler 631-728-PETS ext 139 or visit

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 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

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