July 09, 2014

Sweet Charities

Sweet Charities

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Summer Gala

The Southold Historical Society will hold its 11th annual Summer Gala from 5 to 8 PM on Saturday at Brecknock Hall in Greenport. The party will include music, a wine and beer bar, finger foods, and a buffet dinner, in addition to a silent auction. This year's event will honor Peggy Murphy, the former Vice President of the Historical Society and the long time chair of the Society's Education of Youth Committee. Tickets for the 11th annual fundraiser are $75 per person, and can be purchased at the Southold Historical Society Office, 54325 Main Road, Southold, opposite Rothman's department store.

Bay Street

Bay Street Theater presents its 23rd Bay Street Annual Summer Gala in Sag Harbor at the Long Wharf on Saturday to benefit Bay Street's educational and theatrical programs. Included in the program are actor, author, producer, and director Bob Balaban, who will introduce honoree April Gornik during the honors presentation at the pre-gala VIP cocktail reception at the theater.

The Nancy Atlas Band will perform after dinner in the tent. The gala will also honor arts visionaries Kate Burton and Sheldon Harnick. For more info visit www.baystreet.org.

Parrish Art

For the second year, the Parrish Art Museum's annual Midsummer Party will take place in its new home in Water Mill on Saturday. A summer highlight, the Midsummer Party is a festive social gathering of art collectors, artists, entertainers, philanthropists, and business leaders from The Hamptons and beyond.

This year, the Parrish honors philanthropist Inga Maren Otto and award-winning author and filmmaker Katharina Otto-Bernstein for their contributions to both the Parrish and arts and culture around the world. 

For more info visit www.parrishart.org.

Legacy of Hope

Legacy of Hope, the inaugural sunset cocktail reception celebrating the tradition of the ancient order of the Knights of Malta and its relief agency, Malteser International's commitment to providing health and dignity to the needy around the globe, will be held at the Rogers Mansion in Southampton on July 18 from 6 to 8 PM. The event includes a photo exhibition and display of historic Maltese memorabilia, cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, silent auction and special Folkloric performance. Tickets are $125. Visit www.malteser-international.org.

EH Antiques Show

The East Hampton Historical Society presents the return of the highly anticipated East Hampton Antiques Show to the historic grounds of Mulford Farm on Saturday, July 19, through Sunday, July 20. Now in its eighth year, the East Hampton Antiques Show is widely recognized as the premier antiques event on the East End.

Interior designer Celerie Kemble is the Honorary Chairwoman of the Friday, July 18, Preview Cocktail Party, which offers patrons an early buying opportunity of the extraordinary array of antiques, art, jewelry and collectibles. Ticket proceeds benefit the East Hampton Historical Society.

Admission to the Antiques Show is $10, with early buying at $20. Tickets for the Friday night Opening Preview Cocktail Party start at $150 per person and enable return visits the following days. 

Visit www.easthamptonhistory.org for more details.

LongHouse Reserve

On Saturday, July 19, starting at 6 PM, LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton is hosting its 2014 Summer Benefit, WHITE HOT+Blue 2. The gala, which will take place on LongHouse Reserve's beautiful 16-acre East Hampton grounds, will celebrate the Reserve's 23rd season and honor internationally acclaimed photographer, filmmaker and social commentator, Cindy Sherman with the LongHouse Award, and Agnes Gund, philanthropist, patron, collector, President Emerita of MoMA, and founder of Studio in a School with the LongHouse Art Leadership Award.  Tickets can be purchased through the website www.longhouse.org/white-hot-blue-2.

SoFo Goes Silver

The South Fork Natural History Museum (SoFo) will celebrate its 25th Anniversary of its summer event, on Saturday, July 19, from 6:30 to 9:30 PM. SoFo Goes Silver has three extraordinary female chairpersons, Susan Rockefeller/Environmentalist, Gina Bradley/Paddle Diva and April Gornik/Artist. The evening's honorees are Peter Mattheissen, (posthumously), Author/Naturalist, Eric Goode, Conservationist, and Michael Gerrard, Environmentalist.

The evening will begin with open bars, light bites, a silent auction and the awards ceremony all while hundreds of guests take in the magnificence of the museum and its surroundings. Adam Alpert's 4AM DJs will pack the dance floor with DJ Phresh. Peter Ambrose Catering & Special Events will create a sumptuous menu, once people enter the tent.

For tickets call SoFo 631-537-9735, Linda B. Shapiro 631-725-2023 or visit www.sofo.org.

Designer Showhouse

The 2014 Hampton Designer Showhouse will open with a Gala Preview Cocktail Party on Saturday, July 19, from 6 to 8 PM and will run until Labor Day, Monday, September 1, in Bridgehampton. Proceeds will benefit Southampton Hospital. Mario Buatta is the Honorary Showhouse Chairman. Jamie Drake and Alexa Hampton are the Honorary Design Co-Chairmen.

The Hampton Designer Showhouse, now in its fourteenth year, is a showcase for America's premier design talent. Over 25 top interior designers and decorative artists will turn a magnificent shingle style home into a decorating masterpiece. This year's Showhouse located at 408 Pauls Lane in Bridgehampton has been provided by Paramount Homes of the Hamptons, Inc.

Admission to the Showhouse is $35 and includes the Showhouse Journal. Gala tickets are $225 each.

Unconditional Love Dinner

The fifth annual Unconditional Love Dinner Dance to benefit the Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation will take place on July 19 from 7 to 11 PM. The event will be filled with James Bond intrigue and will take place at a secret oceanfront hideaway. For more visit www.southamptonanimalshelter.com.

CMEE Family Fair

Children's Museum of the East End (CMEE) in Bridgehampton will host its annual Family Fair on Saturday, July 19, from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM at the Museum. 

The Annual Family Fair is CMEE's largest fundraiser of the year, and raises money to support the Museum's annual operations. This year's fair will have a magic theme, and will feature magically-inspired arts and crafts, water slides, entertainment, games, music, food and more. Guests will also be invited to play CMEE's brand new, nine-hole miniature golf course, which is designed to teach children the principles of physics.

Expected attendees include Ali Wentworth and George Stephanopoulos, Christa Miller and Bill Lawrence, Jane Krakowski, Julie Bowen and Scott Phillips, Kelly Klein and Nick Manifold, Mark Feuerstein and Dana Klein, Tiffani Thiessen and Brady Smith, among other CMEE supporters.

To learn more visit www.cmee.org.

Save A Dog A Day

Save A Dog A Day will host a two hour open bar cocktail party followed by comedy show MCed by Ken Perlstein at 230 Elm in Southampton on July 20. The show will feature Carmen Lynch and Andy Pitz (check them out on "The Late Show" with David Letterman), and will have a cash bar. Tickets are $50 in advance $75 at the door. Contact Colleen Fennell 631-235-8764 or Liz Miller 631-702-3188.

All proceeds will go to the Save A Dog A Day organization, a non-profit group that rescues and finds homes for dogs in danger of euthanasia.

Arts Against Addiction

The Arts Against Addiction Fundraiser will take place on Thursday, July 24, at Ashawagh Hall in Springs. Proceeds from the show will benefit the QTherapy Institute, an online counseling center. The fundraiser was created as a way to provide treatment scholarships to individuals suffering from substance addiction who need highly personalized counseling, but can't afford it. The counseling is done online through Skype or over the phone. Additional funds will be allocated for a new East Hampton non-profit that provides young artists with materials and supplies.

The show costs $32 per ticket, and includes food, beverages, live performances, a silent art auction with pieces by over 40 featured artists and a raffle of various "curious" items. For more visit www.qtherapy.co.

Ride for Kids

The "4th Annual Ride for Kids," on July 24 at 6 PM at SoulCycle Bridgehampton, hosted by celebrity trainer Stacey Griffith and real estate broker extraordinaire Louise Phillips Forbes along with a group of 72 celebrities, athletes, fans and friends will pedal and party to raise funds for NYC education nonprofit Change for Kids, and its partner school, Brooklyn Landmark. The support from the riders will translate into the funding of essential literacy, fitness, and music programs for children from disadvantaged backgrounds. 

Reserve bikes starting at $300 in the first row, second row for $250 and third and following rows for $200. Riders will also have the chance to bid on auction items as well as receive a gift bag.

To purchase a bike please contact Alex Robinson 212-213-8061 or email arobinson@changeforkids.org.

Super Saturday 17

Kelly Ripa and Donna Karan will host Ovarian Cancer Research Fund's (OCRF) 17th annual Super Saturday, presented by QVC on Saturday, July 26 from noon to 6 PM at Nova's Ark Project in Water Mill.

Super Saturday is OCRF's fun-filled daylong fundraiser, complete with a one-of-a-kind designer garage sale, kids' carnival and activities, a luxury raffle and gourmet treats. 

Once dubbed "the Rolls Royce of garage sales," the most anticipated element of Super Saturday is the fashion garage sale, which includes merchandise from over 200 prominent designers including: Donna Karan, Theory, alice + olivia, Diane von Furstenberg, Helmut Lang and Ralph Lauren. For the seventh consecutive year, Rachel Zoe will be curating a luxury designer booth, "Designers A to Zoe."

Ticket prices for Super Saturday 17 are $450 (regular), $650 (preview) or $850 (VIP preview) for adults, and $150 for children ages 5-16. Children under the age of 5 will be admitted free of charge. VIP preview tickets include access to an exclusive pre-shopping hour from noon to 1 PM, VIP tent access and a goodie bag. Preview tickets include access to an exclusive pre-shopping hour from noon to 1 PM and a goodie bag. Tables and sponsor packages are available beginning at $2500. For tickets visit www.ocrf.org/supersaturday. 

Art For Life Gala

15th Annual Art For Life Gala will take place on July 26 at 6 PM to benefit Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation, which is dedicated to providing inner city youth across New York City with significant exposure to the arts, as well as to supporting emerging artists with exhibition opportunities.

This years event will honor Michael R. Bloomberg, Valentino D. Carlotti and Kimora Lee Simmons and feature artist Carrie Mae Weems. The evening is hosted by Soledad O'Brien. Tickets start at $1500. Contact Inez Weinstein Special Events at 212-254-6677 or tdoolin@inezevents.com.

A Hamptons Happening

The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation will honor luminaries from the worlds of cuisine, fashion, and philanthropy at its July 26 "A Hamptons Happening" cancer research fundraiser. The event will feature celebrity chef David Burke, iconic fashion designer Betsey Johnson and philanthropist Paul Ridley, co-founder of the cancer research nonprofit Row For Hope. WCBS-TV Channel 2 News anchor Chris Wragge will emcee the event for the third consecutive year.

"A Hamptons Happening" will take place on July 26 from 6:30 to 9:30 PM at the Bridgehampton home of Maria and Kenneth Fishel. Chaired by co-founders Marion Waxman and Laurie Schaffran, and Raffle Chairperson Jennifer Myles, co-chairpersons Jennifer Gould Keil and Jill and Bobby Zarin, the event supports the SWCRF's funding of research projects by leading cancer scientists collaborating to identify and correct abnormal gene function that causes cancer and develop minimally toxic treatments for patients.

Individual tickets are $300. Millennial tickets (attendees 30 years old and under) are $175. To order tickets visit www.waxmancancer.org/Events/Hamptons-Happening.

Project MOST Dinner

An exclusive dinner to benefit Project MOST will be held at the studio of renowned East End painter, Roy Nicholson on July 27 at 6:30 PM. Joe Realmuto will co-host the dinner with Kyle Lynch, and Nick & Toni's is donating the food and staff. The dinner will be prepared with only local, organic ingredients derived from the waters and land of the East End. Three of our area's top chefs will be cooking for a very small crowd; Joe Realmuto, Jim Batsacos and John DeLucie. For further details call Susan Gentile Hackett, 631-604-2777.

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