Deadline for submissions is Thursday at noon. Email to Jessica@indyeastend.com.
SOFO "ROCKS" benefit for the South Fork Natural History Museum will take place on Saturday from 6:30 to 9:30 PM at the Museum in Bridgehampton. The evening will honor Susan Cohn Rockefeller and Christie Brinkley. Music by 4AM DJ, DJ Phresh. Ticket price is $275 and $150 for a Jr ticket. For tickets visit www.sofo.org or call 631-329-5480.
Group for The East End
The Group for The East End's Annual Benefit & Auction will take place on Saturday from 6 to 11 PM at Wölffer Estates Vineyard in Sagaponack. To purchase tickets by phone contact Judy Christrup at 631-765-6450, ext. 215, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Montauk Playhouse Community Center Foundation will kick off the season with a benefit event at Solé East Resort in Montauk on Saturday at 7 PM. Held outdoors at the resort's Backyard restaurant, "A Night of Classic Italian Food & Film" will feature fare by guest celebrity chef Ralph Pagano, the executive chef of Alba restaurant at Solé on the Ocean in Florida, whose TV appearances include "Iron Chef" and "Hell's Kitchen." The evening's featured film is It Started in Naples.
Tickets are $75 per person ($100 after June 8 or at the door), and are available online at www.montaukplayhouse.org, by phone at 631-668-1124 or 631-668-2105, at the Willow gift store in the village of Montauk, and at the door.
ARF Garden Tour
The 27th annual ARF Garden Tour will take place in East Hampton on Saturday. A self-guided tour of six delightful gardens in the Village of East Hampton will happen between 10 AM and 4 PM. Gardens featured are Barrie Berg & Antonio Munoz, Dwyer and Michael Derrig, Alexandra Munroe and Robert Rosenkranz, Jan and Randy Slifka, Craig James Socia, Peter Wilson and Scott Sanders. Cocktail party immediately follows at the home of Mary Jane and Charles Brock. Tickets are $75 for the tour and $175 for the tour and cocktail party. For tickets by phone call 631-537-0400 ext. 216 or visit www.arfhamptons.org.
The annual Turbo Tri race to benefit i-tri will take place at 6 PM on Saturday for ages 17 and up. The course follows a scenic route starting and ending at Maidstone Park in Springs. The race is for everyone from experienced triathletes to those who just want to try something new – it's about crossing the finish line, not speed or physical abilities. The course encompasses a 300 yard swim, a 7 mile bike and a 1.5 mile run. It is followed by a benefit dinner at the park. i-tri is a community-based program on Long Island's East End that teaches at-risk adolescent girls self-respect, personal empowerment, positive body image and healthy lifestyles through the sport of triathlon. Learn more and register visit http://itrigirls.org/turbo-tri.
Paddlers for Humanity
Paddlers for Humanity will host exciting and stimulating physical races throughout the summer to raise funds for local projects and programs dedicated to children and youth. From the annual Block Island Challenge to the new Swim-Paddle-Run Fun Race, all fitness levels are welcomed and will find an event they enjoy while helping a good cause.
Paddlers will enter a 6-mile surf zone from the beach and then follow a downwind course to the finish line on Sunday at 9 AM for the Main Beach Surf + Sport SUP Race for Humanity benefiting Paddlers for Humanity. The race is limited to 50 participants and cost is $50. Register online at http://bit.ly/PRHregist.
Wellness Foundation of East Hampton will host its 2nd Annual Summer Benefit on June 22 from 6 to 8 PM at a private East Hampton Village residence overlooking Hook Pond (65 Dunemere Lane). The evening will honor Wellness Foundation's 2013 Illumination Award recipient Joe Cross, star of the award-winning documentary film, Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead, and founder of Reboot with Joe. Wellness Foundation's Illumination Award celebrates those individuals illuminating the path of wellness for others.
Guests will enjoy delicious vegan hors d'oeuvres, wine, and live music by Jane Hastay, Peter Martin Weiss and John Cataletto.
Individual tickets are $150, and are available online at Wellness Foundation's website (www.wfeh.org) and by phone at 631-329-2590.
On June 22 "Get Wild" to benefit Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center of the Hamptons will take place at the home of Ellen and Chuck Scarborough in Southampton form 6 to 8 PM. The event will honor Sharon Kerr, Howard Lorber, Kim Renk and Linda Renk. For tickets visit www.wildliferescuecenter.org.
Holiday House and HC&G presents Holiday House Hamptons. Taking place June 23 through July 21 in Bridgehampton, the inaugural Holiday House Hamptons will feature original holiday-themed indoor and outdoor living spaces, transforming a newly constructed 7,900-square foot luxury residence developed by Villadom at Bridgehampton, into a showcase of the best in interior design. All proceeds from the event will benefit The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
The Holiday House Hamptons Opening Night Gala will take place on the evening of June 22. The showhouse will be open to the public daily, Thursdays through Mondays. For ticket information please visit www.holidayhousedesignshow.com.
Artists Against Abuse
"Artists Against Abuse - Goes Sixties" to benefit The Retreat, which provides domestic violence services and education to families on the East End, takes place on June 22 at the Ross School Lower Campus in Bridghampton. There will be a live auction featuring a wooden sculpture by William King, VIP tickets to the finale of "Dancing With The Stars," lunch with Ina Garten, and a week on the French Riviera. For more info visit www.theretreat.org.
An Evening Of Cabaret
Rogers Memorial Library Foundation presents the 2013 summer benefit concert "An Evening of Cabaret" at the library on June 23 at 6:30 PM with a cocktail reception following at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $100 each and can be purchased by calling the Foundation office. Proceeds will used to underwrite renovations, building a café, adding a reference station and various upgrades. Visit www.rmlfoundation.org.
Farm To Table Dinner
Sylverster Manor on Shelter Island presents a "Farm To Table Dinner" on June 29 starting at 6 PM. Proceeds from the dinner will support the operating expenses of the educational farm, cultural programs and the preservation of Shelter Island's historically significant Sylvester Manor. For tickets call to RSVP by Friday to 631-749-0626.
Stony Hill Stables
The Stony Hill Stables Foundation, a not-for-profit organization with the express purpose of promoting equine sports through riding education and competitive opportunities for children and young adults in the local East End community, will host its second annual benefit cocktail party on June 29 from 6 to 8 PM. Tickets are priced at $125 for a single ticket, $200 for a couple. Tickets can be purchased in advance online. Visit www.stonyhillstables.com.
An Enchanted Evening
An Enchanted Evening summer gala to benefit East End Hospice will take place at Sandacres Estates in Quogue on June 29 at 9 PM. For more info call 631-288-7080.
Join Christie Brinkley, NBC's Jill Rappaport, Lou Wegner for the Pet Philanthropy Circle's Annual Pet Hero Awards Ceremony and Reception on June 29 from 6 to 8:30 PM. The event takes place at Hobby Hill, the estate of Robert and Jewel Morris in Water Mill. For more info visit www.petphilanthropycircle.com/tickets.
92nd Street Y
On June 29 from 5 to 7 PM, stop by the boutique, Love, Adorned, on Main Street in Amagansett to browse, socialize, sip wine and shop for jewelry and other items. For this event, 20 percent of all sales will go to support the 92nd Street Y jewelry center.