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Horses Changing Lives

CTREE, the Center for Therapeutic Riding of the East End, will kick off its 10th anniversary celebration at the Sebonack Golf Club in Southampton on Thursday, August 22, from 6 to 9 PM. “Horses Changing Lives” will be chaired by Amalie Bandelier and Chris Ritchey. Bandelier is CTREE board secretary and Ritchey is a CTREE director. Guests will enjoy a ’70s-themed evening of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, as well as a silent and live auction, featuring auctioneer and winemaker Roman Roth. DJ Mayer will be spinning his ’70s groove tunes.

Event tickets are $300. All proceeds benefit CTREE. To purchase event and raffle tickets, visit www.ctreeny.org or call 631-779-2835.

Tailgating On Shelter Island

The Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons presents “Tailgating,” a cat and dog adoption event, at Shelter Island Pet Day at the Shelter Island Police Station, from 11 AM until 3 PM, on Saturday, August 24. Look for the ARF fleet, chock full of pets available for adoption. For more information, visit www.arfhamptons.org.

Prostate Cancer Foundation

The Prostate Cancer Foundation’s 20th Annual Gala in the Hamptons will take place Saturday, August 24, at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, starting at 6:30 PM. The summer benefit will support the 15th Annual PCF Pro-Am Tennis Tournament and celebrate over $750 million raised in the past quarter-century to benefit PCF.

The gala will begin with a lively cocktail reception as guests and athletes enter the Parrish Art Museum terrace. The lavish dinner party will give way to a special musical performance from Grammy award-winning musician Bryan Adams and other special surprises. The celebration will set the tone for the weekend leading up to the final rounds of the Pro-Am Tournament and trophy award ceremony.

Full Circle

Amanda Hearst and Breanna Schultz present the Full Circle Benefit to raise funds for the finn2finn Alliance. The event will be held on Saturday, August 24, from 6 to 8:30 PM at Ashgrove Farm in Water Mill. For tickets and more info, visit www.finn2finnalliance.org/hamptons.

Gone Local

Montauk Playhouse Community Center Foundation presents Gone Local with the Nancy Atlas Project at Rick’s Crabby Cowboy Cafe in Montauk on Thursday, August 29, from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. For tickets, visit the website or call 631-668-1124.

Camp SoulGrow

Camp SoulGrow will hosts its End of Summer Fundraiser at The Surf Lodge in Montauk on Wednesday, August 28, from 6 to 8 PM. There will be live music by Nancy Atlas, beer by Montauk Brewing Company, food, silent auction prizes, kids art, boat rides, and a bounce house. $40 supports the children’s charity. For more info, visit www.campsoulgrow.org.

Alice + Olivia

Alice + Olivia on Main Street in East Hampton will hold an all-day event at its store, benefiting the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation on Friday, August 30, from 10 AM to closing. Ten percent of sales from everything in the store that day will benefit the foundation.

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