Charity news and happenings across the East End

Sweet Charities

Project MOST

The Complete Unknowns will perform at a fundraiser at The Clubhouse in East Hampton for the Project MOST afterschool program on Friday, April 26, from 5 to 7 PM. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children at the door. Enjoy passed hors d’oeuvres, cash bar with happy hour pricing, and 20 percent off dinner.

ARF Adoption Event

Join the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons on Saturday, April 27, for a cat and dog adoption event at the Tanger Outlet Center in Riverhead (near West Elm/Pottery Barn) from 11 AM to 4 PM. All ARF animals are spayed/neutered, microchipped, and vaccinated to age limit. If you are looking to adopt a dog, and have another one at home, bring them for a meet and greet. For more information, visit or call 631-537-0400.

Historical Society Event

“Hats on for the Lyzon!” an event benefiting the Hampton Bays Historical Society, will be held on Saturday, May 4, at 4:30 PM at the Lyzon Hat Shop Museum in Hampton Bays.

Watch the Kentucky Derby live under a tent with friends and neighbors, while enjoying food and drinks from The Golden Pear. Live music will be performed by Ken Ellis. Festive hats and bowties are encouraged.

Tickets cost $50 in advance, and $60 at the door. Tickets can be purchase on the website,, or by calling 631-728-0887.

Disability Associates

East End Disability Associates presents its gala on Friday, May 10, at The Muses in Southampton. The event begins at 6 PM. The event includes cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, silent and Chinese auctions, dinner, and dancing. Visit for more info.

Paws In The Park

The Southampton Animal Shelter will host its third annual fundraising dog walk and picnic, Paws In The Park, on Saturday, May 18, from 11 AM to 3 PM at Red Creek Park in Hampton Bays.

All are welcome to join for a family day of fun, shopping, dancing, and lots of prizes and goodie bags. Music will be provided by a local DJ, food supplied by food trucks, and local vendors for shopping. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for picnicking. All proceeds from the event support the care and feeding of the animals under the shelter’s care.

For more info,visit

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.