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Beth Stern presenting the Perfect Earth Project poster.

Perfect Earth Project
Perfect Earth Project has collaborated with local artist Judith Hudson to create an eye-opening PSA to alert animal lovers that lawn and landscape chemicals are dangerous for pets. Hudson’s artwork poster will be distributed for free following a successful Goodcircle community crowdfund. The goal for the campaign is to raise $11,450 for widespread distribution of the poster. The project has been backed by local businesses partners Marders and Bulgin & Co.

“Living in Amagansett, one feels close to nature, and it is impossible not to see the ravages of over cultivation and the effects on the ecosystem. The massive spraying is not working to stop the ticks; it makes things worse,” said Hudson. “There is collateral damage to pollinators like bees and butterflies, flowers, birds, fish, pets, and children especially, but all systems are affected. Perfect Earth Project approaches the problem by trying to understand natural systems, not fight them. I support all these efforts.”

Want to get involved? Reach out to Perfect Earth Project or make a donation to the Perfect Pets Campaign at goodcircle.org.

Reconstructed Bra Fashion Show
Lucia’s Angels will host its annual Reconstructed Bra Fashion Show and Auction on Thursday, May 17, at 7 PM at the Southampton Social Club. The event will benefit Lucia’s Angels and the Coalition for Women’s Cancers at Southampton Hospital. Tickets are $55 in advance and $65 at the door. Visit www.luciasangels.org.

Jeep Raffle
Eastern Long Island Hospital Auxiliary and Mullen Motors of Southold are offering a chance to win a 2018 Jeep Renegade or $15,000 cash. Only 999 raffle tickets will be sold. Tickets are $50 and the drawing will take place on Friday, May 18. Proceeds benefit patient services at ELIH. For more info, call 631-477-5463.

Paws In The Park
The Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation hosts its second annual fundraising dog walk and picnic, Paws In The Park, on Saturday, May 19, from 11 AM to 3 PM in Red Creek Park in Hampton Bays.

All are welcome to come for a family day of fun, shopping, dancing, doggie fashion show, and lots of prizes and goodie bags. Live music will be performed by Hamptons favorite, New Life Crisis. Food trucks will offer a variety of tasty treats, and local vendors will showcase their handcrafted wares, which will be available for purchase. Face painters will be on hand too.

Bring lawn chairs and blankets for picnicking. Food vendors will include Noah’s on the Road and Whole Le Crepe.
Dog walking participants in the one-mile dog walk are encouraged to pre-register online at www.southamptonanimalshelter.org and click on the “Paws in the Park” logo for entrance fees and fundraising details. Call 631-728-7387 ext. 237.

Walk at Tanger
Northwell Health’s East End Walk will take place on Sunday, May 20, at Tanger Outlets in Riverhead. Registration begins at 8:30 AM and the walk starts at 10 AM. The walk is a fundraiser for cardiac care and women’s health. Sign up and invite your friends, family, and colleagues to join on the path toward better health. Funds raised go directly to Peconic Bay Medical Center. The top fundraiser for the East End Walk will receive a $1000 Tanger gift card.

Sebonack Tournament
Southampton Historical Museum presents its Sebonack Golf Club Tournament benefiting the museum on Tuesday, May 22, starting at noon. The event starts with a buffet of savory foods and sweets, followed by the tournament. The event will end with a cocktail party. The cost is $750 per person, with limited admission. The cost of just the cocktail party is $175 per person. To reserve, call Nicole or Laurie at 631-283-2494.

Car Raffle
Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead presents The Great East End Car Raffle. The prize is $20,000 cash or choose a three-year pre-paid lease on a selected car. Only 1500 tickets will be sold. The cost is $100/ticket or $200/three tickets. The drawing will take place at the Spring Gala on June 2. For more information, call 631-548-6080 www.pbmchealth.org.

ARF Designer Showhouse
Top interior decorators will transform the ARF Thrift & Treasure shop in Sagaponack into a designer show house over Memorial Day weekend, using furnishings from the shop and from their own collections. On Saturday, May 26, there will be an exclusive preview hour starting at 5 PM, with the cocktail reception taking place from 6 to 8 PM. The sale is open to the public Sunday, May 27 through Monday, May 28.

Wine & Roses
Wine & Roses, the Southampton Cultural Center’s annual gala, will be held on Sunday, May 27, starting at 5 PM at The Muses in Southampton. For more info, visit www.scc-arts.org.

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