Deadline for submissions is Thursday at noon. Email to email@example.com.
The Southold Mothers Club
The Southold Mothers Club hosts its 14th annual auction on Thursday from 7 to 10 PM at Macari Vineyards in Mattituck. Admission is $10. For more info email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guild Hall Summer Gala
Guild Hall in East Hampton hosts its Summer Gala celebrating "Robert Motherwell: The East Hampton Years, 1944-1952" on Friday starting at 5 PM. An exclusive VIP preview of exhibition for gala guests is at Guild Hall from 5 to 7 PM. Cocktails and tented sit down dinner will immediately follow at a private home. The convivial evening includes music, dancing, dining, and an exhilarating live art auction. For more info and tickets visit www.guildhall.org.
Be Our Guest
The fifth annual "Be Our Guest" gala to benefit the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center will take place on Friday from 6 to 8 PM at a waterfront estate on Dune Road in Quogue. The annual fundraiser is organized by the WHBPAC Advisory Council and is chaired by Peggy Zinberg. For tickets visit www.whbpac.org.
A summer gala for Eastern Long Island Hospital takes place on Saturday at the Historic "House of Seven Gables," hosted by Ruth and Reggie Tuthill of Orient. The historic site provides views of Bug Light and Latham's Farm.
Festivities begin at 5 PM with a raw bar and passed hors d'oeuvres. Guests will be treated to sumptuous local cuisine expertly prepared by the chefs at the Jamesport Manor Inn served French, butler-style tableside. A special performance by Perlman Music Program Alumni is an additional treat for guests later in the evening. Early Bird tickets are $225. Visit www.ELIH.org/Gala.
Sunset Cocktails on Mill Pond to support the Children's Health Fund takes place on Saturday from 6 to 8:30 PM at a private home in Water Mill. Guests will enjoy cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, DJ, and live auction. Children's Health Fund helps ensure that homeless children get the health care they need. To purchase tickets, visit ChildrensHealthFund.org/Hamptons.
North Fork Animal Welfare League's eighth annual Summer Extravaganza features hot jazz and blues from Danny Kean and Friends, open bar and cuisine from The Riverhead Project at Martha Clara Vineyards in Riverhead on Saturday from 5 to 10 PM. Tickets are $95. Call 631-765-1811 ext. 1 or go online to www.NFAWL.org.
East Hampton Library's tenth annual Authors Night will be held on Saturday. Meet 100 distinguished authors, buy their books and have them personally inscribed. The evening's founding co-chairs Alec Baldwin and Barbara Goldsmith will be joined by 2014 honorary co-chairs Robert A. Caro, Giada DeLaurentiis, Nelson DeMille, Lee Grant, Alice McDermott, and James McBride.The book signing starts at 5 PM and takes place at the Gardiner Farm in East Hampton. Tickets are $100. Visit www.authorsnight.org. for more info.
Lucia's Angels presents its annual blowout bag sale at St. John's Episcopal Church in Southampton on Saturday from 10 AM to 2 PM.
Passion For Compassion
"Passion for Compassion," a benefit for the Physicians Committee, will take place at the private home of John Bradham in Amagansett on Saturday from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. Guests will enjoy gourmet plant-based hors d'oeuvres, desserts, and cocktails, music and a silent auction including a one-week Barbados resort vacation. Purchase tickets online at www.PCRM.org/Hamptons.
Southampton Lions Oldies
Southampton Lions Oldies Spectacular will be held on Saturday at the Southampton High School at 7 PM. The show includes the Four Aces, The Flamingos and more, along with a classic car show at 5 PM. Call 631- 587-3565 for tickets and more info.
Hoops 4 Hope
On Sunday Hoops 4 Hope will hold its 16th Annual Summer Benefit at the Amagansett home of the Kazickas family. The evening will feature live African music, delicious local food, and fun along with a unique silent auction and contemporary artwork from supporting businesses and artists.
To purchase benefit tickets visit www.HoopsAfrica.org.
Bow Wow Meow Ball
Celebrate ARF's 40th Anniversary with a grand salute to its past presidents at the ARF Adoption Center in Wainscott on August 16. Enjoy cocktails followed by dinner by Glorious Food and dancing to Peter Duchin and his Orchestra. Emcee is Steve Kroft of "60 Minutes." The evening also includes a live auction, silent auction, and online auction. Cocktails begin at 6:30 PM followed by dinner. Visit www.arfhamptons.org.
Artists & Writers
The 66th Annual Artists & Writers Softball Game is set for Saturday, August 16 at 2 PM in Herrick Park. Come to the heart of East Hampton to watch renowned artist and writer celebrities put down their pens and paintbrushes and pick up bats and balls for a day of summer fun – and to aid our local charities. Suggested donation is $10.
Among those stepping up to the plate are NY Daily News columnist and best-selling author Mike Lupica, New Yorker writer and best seller Ken Auletta, NY Daily News publisher Mort Zuckerman, "Today Show" host Matt Lauer, Steve Jobs' biographer Walter Isaacson, East End artist Eric Ernst, NY Rangers' Rod Gilbert, actress Lori Singer, actor Josh Charles, actor Ed Burns, "Born to Explore" host Richard Weise, former MLB slugger Jim Leyritz, Ray Kelly and more.
A first pitch pre-game party will take place at LTV Studios in Wainscott on August 15 from 6 to 8 PM. Tickets $40 in advance at LTVeh.org.
There is also an artist and writers art exhibit from Saturday to August 17 at the Glenn Horowitz Gallery in East Hampton.
Proceeds benefit Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center, Phoenix House Academy, East End Hospice, and The Retreat. For more info visit www.artistwritersgame.org.
Girls Day Out
Shecky's "Girls Day Out" benefiting the Southampton Historical Museum takes place Saturday, August 16 from 1 to 6 PM. This year Shecky's will be adding a little bit of flavor by including a BBQ lunch at the event. Visit www.sheckys.com.
The 19th annual Ellen's Run will take place on Sunday, August 17 at 9 AM at Southampton Hospital. To register call 631-907-1952 or visit www.ellensrun.org.
Pet Hero Awards
The third annual Pet Hero Awards will take place on Saturday, August 23 at Jewel and Robert Morris' Hobby Hill Estate in Water Mill to benefit the Pet Philanthropy Circle. The event takes place from 5 to 7:30 PM.
Some of the honorees to receive awards that evening include Prince Lorenzo Borghese, Jean Shafiroff, Amanda Hearst, Georgina Bloomberg, Andy Sabin, William Berloni, Dr. David T. Crouch, and Brittany and Ariel Lavalle.
For tickets and more info visit www.petphilanthropycircle.com/tickets or call Linda B. Shapiro at 631-725-2023 or email email@example.com.