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Katy's Courage Skate-a-Thon Is Saturday

Fri, 02/24/2023 - 13:24
Craig Macnaughton

A skate-a-thon and bake sale benefiting Katy's Courage, which offers children’s bereavement support and pediatric cancer research assistance in memory of Katy Stewart, will take place Saturday at the Buckskill Winter Club in East Hampton.

Highlights of the day include a children's hockey game at 12:15 p.m., a skating-skills workshop at 2:30, an open skating session from 2:30 to 5:30, and an ice show at 6:30. At 8, adults will take the ice for a hockey game (advance registration required). Raffle prizes will be on offer and baked goods will be sold.

A full schedule of events is online at


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