June 14, 2006
Don't Let Abuse Happen
Help The Retreat in its fight against domestic abuse. The organization's 11th annual Artists Against Abuse Gala will happen at the Bridgehampton Tennis and Surf Club on Saturday. Cocktails and a silent auction of hand-painted ceramic plates will precede dinner and a live auction of original works of art will also be held. "The View's" Joy Behar will host. For ticket info, call 329-4398.
Help The Group
The East End's foremost environmental organization, the Group for the South Fork, will hold its annual fundraising gala at Wolffer Estate vineyard in Sagaponack Saturday. See celebs like Aerin Lauder and Nicole Miller. Advance tickets start at $450 and are available from Event Associates; call 212-245-6570. Tix will not be sold at the door, get yours now!
Hooray For Hospice
Head to the Sandacres Estate in Quogue on June 24 for East End Hospice's Summer Gala. MC John Roland will be on hand and partygoers can look forward to fun casino gaming, cocktails, dinner, and dancing. All to benefit East End Hospice, of course. Call 288-7080 to score tickets to this fab event.
Music Festival Gala
An opening concert gala event for the Music Festival of the Hamptons will be held June 24 at East Hampton Studios in Wainscott. Enjoy cocktails, dinner and a music program conducted by Lukas Foss. Call 800-644-4418 to get involved.
Music To Your Ears
On June 26, Alaria will present a recital to benefit the music ensemble's programs at Carnegie Hall. The recital will happen, along with supper, at a private home in Bridgehampton. Call 212-749-4035.
A Sparkly Summer
One of the most fabulous and family-friendly events of the summer, the Southampton Fresh Air Home's annual on July 4 picnic and fireworks display, is on the calendar for June 30. Don't miss this great event which includes drinks, a BBQ feast, lots of games and prizes for the kids, and a spectacular close-up Grucci fireworks display. Call 283-5847 for tix.
Halsey House Happenings
On July 1, visit Southampton's oldest house in one of the community's prettiest historic gardens to help raise cash for the 1660 Thomas Halsey House's continuing renovations. The house is located on South Main Street in Southampton Village. Libations and live music are on tap. Call 283-2494 for more information.