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Chili Cook Off

The Springs Tavern will host a Chili Cook Off on Sunday, January 20, from 1 to 3 PM. Guests can nosh on chili from local chefs and restaurants while they enjoy football games on TVs throughout the restaurant. Cost for the event is $20 and includes chili samples from all participating locations and a reusable mug.

All proceeds will go toward benefiting Springs Food Pantry and Share the Harvest Farm. Tickets can be purchased by visiting bit.ly/2RjlaNf. Participating restaurants include The Springs Tavern, Townline BBQ, The Clubhouse, A Kitchen for Liam, Highway, Peter Ambrose, East Hampton Sportsmen Alliance, and more.

Love Bites

The annual Love Bites event to benefit Katy’s Courage will be held on Saturday, January 26, from 7 to 10:30 PM. The event will take place at The Muses in Southampton and will feature chef tastings from restaurants across the East End.

Tickets are $100, or two for $150. A $300 ticket for two includes a kickoff dinner at The Clubhouse in Wainscott and the Love Bites event. For more info, visit www.katyscourage.org.

Valentine Salon Luncheon

East End Hospice will host its 20th annual Valentine Salon Luncheon benefitting Camp Good Grief on Wednesday, February 6, from 11 AM to 2 PM in New York City at 583 Park Avenue. The event will feature the Good Heart honoree and speaker Jennifer Finkelstein, president and founder of the 5 Under 40 Foundation. The Valentine Salon Image Award will go to Paris Rosenthal, the co-author of “Dear Girl” and “Dear Boy.” For tickets and more info, email Chrissy Michne at cmichne@eeh.org.

Rock Your Heart Out

Eastern Long Island Hospital Foundation presents Rock Your Heart Out on Saturday, February 9, from 6 to 10 PM at Greenport Harbor Brewery in Peconic. Join for an evening of refreshments, food, and dancing. There will be live music by POC. The cover is $60 per person or $100 per couple. Contact Linda Sweeney at 631-477-5498.