Charity news across the East End

Sweet Charities




Reconstructed Bra Fashion Show

The annual Reconstructed Bra Fashion Show and auction will be held on Thursday, May 16, at the Southampton Social Club at 7 PM. The event includes a live fashion show and bra auction plus an open bar and appetizers. Tickets are $55 in advance and $65 at the door. The event supports Lucia’s Angels, a foundation that helps women and families on the East End who are dealing with late-stage women’s cancers. Visit www.luciasangerls.org/bra.

HAH Garden Fair

The Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons presents its HAH Garden Fair Preview Party honoring longtime member and volunteer extraordinaire Charles Savage on Friday, May 17, from 6 to 8 PM.

The event offers a first choice of all plants for sale, plus a silent auction of planted containers by professional gardeners and designers, as well as talented amateur gardeners from the East End. Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served on the grounds of the Bridgehampton Community House. Tickets are $50 in advance and $60 at the door. The HAH will honor longtime member Charles Savage for his steadfast involvement since 1995.

On Saturday, May 18, from 9 AM to 1 PM, the annual HAH plant sale continues, featuring annuals, perennials, shrubs, pollinators, native plants, deer resistant edibles, and connoisseur’s collections from specialty nurseries as well as plants from HAH members’ own collections.

Admission is free. Visit www.HAHgarden.org or call 631-537-2223 for more details.

Northwell Health Walk

Northwell Health Walk at East End will be held Sunday, May 19, at Tanger Outlet Center in Riverhead. Registration opens at 8:30 AM and the walk begins at 10 AM. Funds raised will go toward cardiac care and the Breast Cancer Hardship fund through the cancer services department. Women in the community use these resources to help with utilities and rent while in treatment.

Hamptons Heart Ride

American Heart Association’s Long Island Cycle Nation Hamptons Heart Ride will be held on Sunday, May 19. Each rider can choose from a 27-mile, 59-mile, or 100-mile bike ride through the heart of the Hamptons.

The ride on Sunday begins and ends at Rotations Bicycle Center in Southampton and has a staggered start from 7 to 11:30 AM. A celebration barbecue will be at 2:30 PM.

For sponsorship or ticket information about the CycleNation Hamptons Heart Ride, visit www.heart.org/cyclenation.

Bud 5K Fun Run

The second annual Bud 5k Fun Run will be held at Wölffer Estate in Sagaponack on Sunday, May 19, at 9 AM. Run or walk along 3.1 miles of gorgeous vineyards and equestrian fields. End at the wine stand and celebrate with a complimentary glass of cider, bites, and live music. The cost is $45 per person and $30 for kids 10 and under. Race proceeds support Every Mother Counts.

The Garden Club

The Garden Club of East Hampton kicks off the summer season with its annual Garden Party and Plant Sale at Mulford Farm on Friday, May 24, through Saturday, May 25. Tickets for the Garden Party and Silent Auction start at $50 per person and can be purchased at the door on the evening of the event or in advance at the Club’s website at gceasthampton.org. Admission to the Plant Sale on Saturday, May 25, is free.

Friday night’s Garden Party offers patrons an early buying opportunity on an extraordinary selection of annuals, perennials, herbs, geraniums and lavish orchid arrangements. Ticket proceeds benefit the 11 Community Gardens and Projects designed and maintained by members for East Hampton.

Designer Show House & Sale

The Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons will hold its annual Designer Show House & Sale over Memorial Day weekend. The event kicks off with a cocktail party on Saturday, May 25, at 5 PM at the ARF Thrift & Treasure Shop in Sagaponack. Featured designers include Allison Babcock and Cristina Peffer, Babcock Peffer Design; Groundworks Landscaping; Patricia McGrath Design; Michael Murray, Rachael Ray Home; Tim Croneberger, Halcyon Design LLC; Robin Theismann; Alex Papachristidis Interiors; Roller Rabbit; Laura Sanatore, LMS Design LLC; and Anastasia Casale, Sag Harbor Florist.

For tickets and more info visit www.arfhamptons.org.

Edie’s Backyard BBQ

The soon-to-be Edie Windsor Center and Stony Brook Southampton Hospital presents Edie’s Backyard BBQ on Saturday, May 25, from 1 to 4 PM. There will be music by DJ Karin Ward. Tickets are $100. Visit www.southampton.stonybrookmedicine.edu for more info.

 

jessica@indyeastend.com