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Hampton Lifeguard Association will host a summer kick-off benefit party on Saturday, April 13.

 

Madoo In Manhattan

The Madoo Conservancy presents “Enzo Enea: (De)Constructing Paradise” for the sixth annual Madoo in Manhattan Robert Dash Garden Design Lecture. The event will take place on Thursday, April 4, at 6:30 PM at a private club in Manhattan, with a reception to follow. Tickets and more information are available at www.madoo.org.

Casino Royal

Two local charities, The Paul Koster Memorial Benefit and Have A Heart Community Trust, present a Casino Royal Masquerade party on Saturday, April 6, at Seasons of Southampton. For more info, call 631-283-3354.

Celebration Of Immigration

Neighbors in Support of Immigrants and Corazon de Maria will sponsor a celebration for the fifth consecutive year at St. Rosalie’s Community Center in Hampton Bays on Sunday, April 7, from 5 to 8 PM. The event supports the contributions of immigrants and the East End’s legacy of being a destination to set down roots and a place that attracts many from all walks of life.

Attendees will enjoy entertainment provided by DJ Terramoto, dancing by the SCC Dancers, Jaime Ruiz and World Salsa, Group Folklorico and Tenocgtitlan, and drumming with Mila Tina. The admission price is $10, and children under 15 are admitted free.

Taste Of Tuckahoe

Taste of Tuckahoe, benefiting the Tuckahoe School, will be held on Friday, April 12, from 7 to 10 PM at 230 Elm in Southampton, with a special VIP hour happening from 6 to 7 PM that includes live music by local talent Liam Meaney, open bar, and first access to all food and drinks, as well as the Chinese and silent auctions.

The event brings restaurants, bakeries, breweries, and wineries from the East End together under one roof to highlight their culinary talents and signature drinks for the community to enjoy. The event includes a photo booth, and music by DJ Chris Cenzoprano.

Participants currently include 230 Elm, Centro Trattoria & Bar, Edgewater Restaurant, The Golden Pear, Hampton Coffee Company, Hampton Farms, Katie Cakes & Confections, Krieg’s Bakery, North Sea Tavern & Raw Bar, Paul’s Italian Restaurant, Saaz, Twin Fork Beer Co., Montauk Brewing Co., and Union Cantina.

Ticket cost is $35 in advance, and $50 at the door for general admission, $75 for VIP and can be purchased at Southrifty Drug, from committee members, or via the website at www.TasteofTuckahoe.com.

Winter Blue Cocktail

On Friday, April 13, the Eastville Community Historical Society in Sag Harbor will host a cocktail and raffle party from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. This celebration will feature a specialty Winter Blue Cocktail, sparkling pink champagne, and bites. Raffle tickets are $5 each, five for $20, and 30 for $100, and tickets for the party are $20. Purchase tickets in advance at www.eastvillehistorical.org or at the door.

Katy’s Courage

Katy’s Courage will host its ninth annual Katy’s Courage 5K in Sag Harbor on Saturday, April 13. Proceeds from this year’s event will be donated to local scholarships, as well as Katy’s Kids @ CMEE.

Katy’s Kids provides a safe and healing environment for children, teens, and their families as they grieve the death of a parent, sibling, close family member, or friend. Katy’s Courage is a not-for-profit organization honoring Katy Stewart, an inspirational 12-year-old girl who died from a rare form of liver cancer. The organization is dedicated to supporting education, children’s bereavement counseling, and pediatric cancer research.

On the day of the race, registration and check-ins will take place from 7 to 8:15 AM and the run will begin promptly at 8:30 AM. Runners will start at 21 West Water Street, head north and make a right onto Main Street, make a right onto Glover Street, run through the Redwood section of the course and finish back on Water Street. Visit www.katyscourage.org.

Hampton Lifeguard

Hampton Lifeguard Association will host a summer kick-off benefit party on Saturday, April 13, from 7 to 11 PM at Harbor Bistro in Springs. The benefit will feature music by Josh Brussell, a cash bar, delicious food, and silent and Chinese auctions with items from travel destinations and gift baskets to restaurant gift certificates and spa treatments.

Tickets are $35 per person, or $50 a couple. They can be purchased at the door or by contacting Hampton Lifeguard Association committee member Amy Forst at amy@forstconstruction.com. All proceeds will support the HLA. For more info, visit www.easthamptonoceanrescue.org.

jessica@indyeastend.com