It's been one month since Sandy hit and there's still places that could use our help. We've got a list (via Brokelyn) of upcoming events where relaxing with some good drinks and friends can actually help benefit Sandy's victims:
Sailor Jerry Presents Surf Bar’s Hurricane Benefit
Open bar will include Sailor Jerry Hurricane punch (or SJ with your fave mixer), beer and wine.
When: Thur. 11/29 7pm-10pm
Where: Surf Bar, 139 N. 6 St., Williamsburg
Cost: $25 includes open bar (all proceeds go to help Sandy victims)
“Searching for Tom Curren” screening and live performance
The cult classic surf film will be screened in the Wythe Hotel screening room followed by a Q&A with special guests director Sonny Miller and legendary surfer Tom Curren. The ticket includes open bar and snacks by Reynards. After that the party will relocate to Pilgrim Surf + Supply for an acoustic performance by Tom and a raffle of boards and other surf gear. All proceeds benefit Waves for Water – Hurricane Sandy Relief Initiative.
When: Fri. 11/20 7pm-9pm + after screening performance & raffle
Where: Wythe Hotel, 80 Wythe Ave., Williamsburg // Pilgrim Surf + Supply, 68 N. 3 St., Williamsburg
Cost: $150 for screening + open bar at Wythe; After party at Pilgrim is free and open to public
Save Sunny’s Bar Fundraiser
The iconic Red Hook waterfront dive took a very bad hit in the storm. They’ve started a Kickstarter campaign to replace the boiler, water heater, ice machines, floor, sound equipment, etc. but friends of the bar are hosting a night of readings, performances, comedy and music to help them meet their $20k goal.
When: Sat. 12/1 7pm-11pm
Where: Hamilton Gallery Theater, 498 Court St., Carroll Gardens
Cost: $25 donation includes 1st beer
Drink For Good: NYC Brewers Guild Hurricane Sandy Relief Fundraiser
Join the New York City Brewers Guild on December 4th to help give to the communities that need it most, through the organizations that know them best: Rockaway Surf Club, Red Hook Initiative & Coney Recovers. All funds raised with be split equally amongst the three organizations. Participating local breweries include Blue Point, Bronx Brewery, Brooklyn Brewery, Eataly Birreria, Empire, Heartland, Kelso, and Sixpoint.
When: Tues. 12/4 7pm-10pm
Where: Brooklyn Brewery, 79 N. 11 St., Williamsburg
Cost: $40 ticket includes a commemorative tasting glass and unlimited samples from all sixteen breweries.
Tell Your Friends! Concert Film! Release Show and Sandy Benefit
Tell Your Friends! The Concert Film! is a comedy concert film, recorded at the Bell House in beautiful downtown Gowanus, featuring performances from the NYC indie comedy scene’s best and brightest, including Reggie Watts, Kurt Braunohler & Kristen Schaal, Christian Finnegan, Leo Allen, Rob Paravonian, and Liam McEneaney.
When: Wed. 12/5 8pm
Where: The Bell House, 149 7th St., Gowanus