March 07, 2018

Sweet Charities

Sweet Charities

Deadline for submissions is Thursday at noon. Email to

SPAY-ghetti dinner

The Southampton Animal Shelter presents a SPAY-ghetti dinner tomorrow night from 6:30 to 9:30 PM at 78 Foster Restaurant and Bar in Hampton Bays. Tickets are $30 and include spaghetti dinner and two Chinese auction tickets. They are available at the door or online at

Beyond The Imagination

The HB PTSA presents "Beyond The Imagination," a magic show by "America's Got Talent" performer Eric Wilzig, on Friday at 7 PM in the Hampton Bays High School auditorium. The event will fund thousands of dollars in scholarships for graduating seniors. The event features a Chinese auction which begins at 5 PM. Dinner, for VIP ticket holders, begins at 5:30 PM. General admission tickets are $10 and VIP is $30 for adults and $20 for children. For tickets and more info, visit

Jessica Greene Benefit

In August 2017, Jessica Greene, 26, of East Hampton, was diagnosed with two very rare blood disorders, PNH and severe Aplastic Anemia. The only cure is a bone marrow transplant. A fundraiser to cover medical costs will be held at the American Legion in Amagansett on Friday from 6 to 10 PM. There will be food, a cash bar, karaoke, casino tables, a 50/50 raffle, a silent auction, and Chinese auction. Tickets are $20 at the door.

Denim and Diamonds

The Ellen Hermanson Foundation presents its annual Denim and Diamonds event on Saturday from 6:30 to 10 PM at 230 Elm in Southampton. Proceeds will benefit the Ellen Hermanson Breast Center at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital and Ellen's Well. Join for chef tastings and open bar, live and silent auctions, DJ, and photo booth. The event will honor Dr. Louis Avvento and New York Cancer & Blood Specialists, Jason and Theresa Belkin and Hampton Coffee Company, and Shirley Ruch and South Fork Bakery.

Individual tickets start at $125 with a junior ticket for those 34 and under for $75. For tickets, visit

Bowling Bonanza

Riverhead Community Awareness Program's (CAP) sixth annual Bowling Bonanza Fundraiser will be held on Thursday, March 15, from 7 to 9:30 PM. Join for an evening of family, friends, and fun at the All Star in Riverhead while supporting CAP.

Participants are invited to organize a team of up to eight players for this event. Guests may also participate as an individual or pair, and be assigned to a team. Each team will bowl one or two games, time permitting. All ages are welcome, but children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. The cost is $20 per person; advanced registration required. Sign in begins at 6:30 PM sharp. Bowling, shoes, soda, and chips are all included. There will also be raffles, prizes, and food available for purchase. Visit

Share The Harvest

A concert to benefit Share The Harvest Farm will be held on March 17 at the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett from 7 to 9 PM. There will be performances by Fred Raimondo, Inda Eaton, Nancy Remkus, Sarah Greene and Cynthia Daniels, Job Potter, and Rorie Kelly. Share the Harvest Farm in East Hampton was founded on the belief that everyone is entitled to fresh, nutritious food. Its mission is to grow high-quality produce for donation to local food pantries and other organizations. Tickets are $20 at the door.

East End Hospice

East End Hospice's Kanas Center in Quiogue is in need of supplies. There are many families at the residential facility for critical patients and water, soda, and snacks are needed to restock the center's pantry. Cases of Coke, Diet Coke, water, and ginger ale are in high demand. Individually wrapped snacks are welcomed, as are single-serve boxes of cereal for family members who spend the night.

Donations can be dropped off any time at the center, located at 1 Meetinghouse Road in Quiogue, or at the East End Hospice development office, located at 209 Mill Road in Westhampton, during regular business hours.

The Independent is proud to serve as a drop-off spot for South Fork donors. We're open during regular business hours, Monday to Friday; on Wednesdays, the office is open from 9 AM to 1 PM. Find us in Suite 16 in the Red Horse complex, 74 Montauk Highway, East Hampton.

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