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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 or visit www.pbmchealth.org.

ARF Designer Show house
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.

Edie’s Backyard BBQ
Judith Kasen-Windsor, surviving spouse of Edie Windsor, continues the tradition with this year’s Edie Windsor’s Annual Backyard BBQ on Saturday, May 26, from 1 to 4 PM. It promises to be a fun in the sun backyard event combining some of Edie’s favorite things, some of the most energetic activists in the Hamptons, food, drinks and dancing poolside.

This year, proceeds from the event will benefit four organizations that were dear to Edie’s heart: The Hetrick Martin Institute, Live Out Loud, The Trevor Project, and the Southampton Volunteer Ambulance. DJ Karin Ward will perform.

For tickets, visit www.edies-backyard-bbq-tkts.eventbrite.com.

Oyster Garden
The East Hampton Oyster Garden reception will be held on Sunday, May 27, from 1 to 3 PM at Bay Kitchen Bar in East Hampton. The event supports the East Hampton Shellfish Education and Enhancement Directive.

The price is $65 and includes beer, wine, oysters, light fare, and tour of the nursery. For tickets, call 631-537-99735 or email JDunne@EHamptonNY.gov.

Planned Parenthood
Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic’s 30th Annual East End Benefit will be held on Saturday, June 2, from 5 to 8 PM at LTV Studios in Wainscott. Guests will view the New York debut of Niki Johnson’s stunning and provocative piece, Hills & Valleys. Proceeds from the benefit support PPHP’s programs and services in Suffolk County. Tickets are $250. Visit www.pphp.org/eastend2018.

Spring Gala
Peconic Bay Medical Center presents its Spring Gala benefit at Royalton Farms in Mattituck on Saturday, June 2, at 6 PM. The event will honor the late Robert Entenmann and the Entenmann family. The menu will be created by Stone Creek Inn and entertainment by Eastside Mix.

East End Hospice
East End Hospice presents its 24th annual North Fork Pig Roast on Saturday, June 2, from 4 to 7 PM at Pindar Vineyards in Peconic. Enjoy roasted pig with all the fixings including smoked beans, salads, corn bread, hot dogs, hamburgers, and more. Kids can enjoy a bounce house, face painting, and arts and crafts. The cost is $30 and $10 for kids 14 and under. For more info, visit www.eeh.org.

Barn Dance
The Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center presents the third annual Barn Dance at Kilmore Farm in Wainscott on Saturday, June 2, at 6:30 PM. The event will honor Nancy McCaffrey. For more info, visit www.ewecc.org.

Children Museum of the Hamptons
Children Museum of the Hamptons in Bridgehampton presents its June Fete Fundraiser on Saturday, June 2, from 6:30 to 11 PM. The event will honor the work of Barrie Glabman & Adam Schwartz and comic book legend Frank Miller. For more info, visit www.cmee.org.

All Against Abuse
The Retreat’s annual All Against Abuse gala will be held on Saturday, June 9, at 6:30 at The Muses in Southampton. The event will honor Joy Behar and Robin Hommel-Tenenbaum. For tickets or more info visit www.retreatgala.org.

Deadline for submissions is Thursday at 9 AM. Email to jessica@indyeastend.com.