June 28, 2006
A Sparkly Summer
One of the most fabulous and family-friendly events of the summer, the Southampton Fresh Air Home's annual July 4 picnic and fireworks display, is on the calendar for Saturday. 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 Saturday, visit Southampton's oldest house in one of the com-munity'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.
Need A Little Respect
Ross School in East Hampton will host its inaugural summer gala July 3 with a concert by legendary soul sister Aretha Franklin. Those who will attend this benefit for the school's programs will enjoy dinner, dancing and a cocktail reception. Phone 907-5112 for tix.
A Sneak Preview
On July 6, visit the Bridgehampton Community House to view a preview of photographs by various artists. Manhattan's Robin Rice Gallery is the host. The event, from 6 to 8 p.m., is a benefit for East End Hospice. Call 212-366-6660 to find out more.
Benefit Concert At WHBPAC
On July 6, a musical benefit for CancerCare will take place at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center. Singers Len Leeds and Marilyn Michaels will take the stage. Call 288-1500 to get involved.
Wine And Oysters, Oh My!
A wine and oysters tasting will take place at Jamesport Vineyards on July 9 from 1 to 5 p.m. The event will help raise cash for Cornell's SPAT (Southold Project in Aquaculture Training). Jamesport Vineyard wines and a variety of shellfish from the Peconic Bay will be donated. There is no admission charge but tickets may be purchased for the raw bar and wine tastings. Call 727-7850 to find out more.