Source: The Independent

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Sweet Charities

by Jessica Mackin

November 28, 2012

Deadline for submissions is Thursday at noon. Email to Jessica@indyeastend.com.

The Retreat

The Retreat, eastern Long Island’s only domestic violence shelter and full service domestic violence services agency, announces its Holiday Giving Program, with its annual Adopt-A-Family Program. Give holiday presents or gift cards to a family in need. Call The Retreat’s Holiday Help Line at 631-329-4398 and ask for Stacey H or Cristina H to get involved.

ARF’s Country Fair

Cats and kittens of all descriptions will be available for adoption at “Fall for a Feline” fair at the Bridgehampton Community House on Saturday from noon to 4 PM. Lots of prizes, giveaways and free refreshments. All ARF animals are microchipped, neutered and up to date on vaccines to their age limit. For more information contact Michele at 631-537-0400 ext 207 or michele@arfhamptons.org.

Benefit For Bob Orr

Bob Orr, a lifelong local resident, has been diagnosed with osteomyelitis, an infection affecting the bones of his foot which has caused him to have a partial amputation, and may require further surgery. There will be a fundraising event at the American Legion Hall in Amagansett on Saturday from 7 to 11 PM with live music by Blue Collar Band, a Chinese auction, raffles, cash bar, and light fare. For information and tickets, contact Kate Ganga-Syfert at 631-871-3698 or Megan Collins Ganga at 631-332-4955. $20 suggested donation.

Hallock Homestead

On Sunday, from noon to 3:30 PM, experience the sights, sounds and tastes of Christmases past in the Hallock Homestead in Riverhead. Decorated in the Victorian style, celebrate a 1930s Polish-Immigrant Christmas in the Cichanowicz Farmhouse. Miss Ella’s Gift Shop and bake sale will have gifts for everyone on your list. Admission fee benefits the non-profit museum, and includes treats and activities.

East Hampton Day Care

The East Hampton Day Care Learning Center’s 6th annual holiday party takes place on Sunday at The Palm Restaurant from 6 to 8 PM. The event will celebrate the season while raising funds to support the efforts of the center, which serves the East End community by providing early education and care to 120 children each day. Music by Mambo Loco. $40 in advance, $50 at the door. Call 631-324-5560 for more info.

Holiday Dinner

The Southampton Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Holiday dinner on December 6 at the Plaza Cafe at 6 PM. Tickets start at $55. A portion of the ticket proceeds will benefit Human Resources of the Hamptons. To RSVP visit www.southamptonchamber.com.

Shellabration

Greenport Shellabration, a benefit restaurant walk which pairs seafood from Peconic Bay and local wines, will take place December 8 and December 9 from noon to 5 PM. The starting point is the Greenport Harbor Brewing Company. At the brewery you will pick up a $10 wristband to participate in the Shellabration walk. Profits from wristband sales will go to the Southold Project in Aquaculture Training and the Greenport American Legion Skating Rink. For more info visit www.shellabration.LI.