July 19, 2006
Christo And Waters
Hang with artist Christo and chef Alice Waters at the LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton. LongHouse will hold a benefit Saturday on the Reserve's grounds. A sit-down dinner, drinks and munchies are part of the evening. Call 329-3568.
Help The Child Development Center of the Hamptons by attending the 10th annual summer benefit Saturday at Sayre Park in Bridgehampton. Dinner, dancing and drinks are all on tap. Call 267-2734 for ticket information.
Art For Life
Join Russell Simmons and Kimora Lee Simmons at their East Hampton home July 29 for The Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation's seventh annual Art For Life gala. Academy Award-winning actors and activists Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins, internationally renowned fashion designer Donna Karan, and Raymond J. McGuire, co-head, global investment at Citigroup and vice-chair of the Whitney Museum Board will be honored for their philanthropic efforts at this event. Tickets start at $1,000 each; call (917) 229-7207 to get yours.
Supe, Supe, Super Saturday!
Shoppers, start your engines! Super Saturday is just around the corner. This fabulous event, called the "Rolls Royce" of garage sales, will feature highly discounted designer goods like Gucci and Juicy Couture, just to name a few. And don't forget the jam-packed goodie bags and kids' carnival! Kelly Ripa will host the event, which will happen July 29 at the Nova Ark Project in Water Mill. Proceeds from Super Saturday go to help the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund; call (212) 268-1002 for tix.
Cocktails By The Bay
A summer sunset party to benefit Miracle House is set for July 29. Actress Joan Allen is heading the event, which will take place on Noyac Road in Sag Harbor. Live Caribbean music is on tap as well as an open bar and munchies. 212-989-7790.
Bay Street Theatre is holding its annual fundraising gala July 29. Kelsey Grammer and his wife Camille will host. The event will take place at a farm in Bridgehampton; call 725-0818.
Fit For A Princess
A cocktail reception to benefit the Alzheimer's Association will be held at the home of Nancy Corzine in Bridgehampton August 4. Fur guy Dennis Basso will be there as well as royalty: Princess Yasmin Aga Khan. Call 212-843-1712 for tix.
Harbor Lights Gala
Save the date: On August 5, a party will be thrown to raise funds for the Montauk Playhouse Community Center. The gala will be held at the Montauk Lake Club. Music, food and cocktails are all on the agenda. Call 668-1124 to get involved.
The Committee for Hispanic Children and Families will hold its annual benefit August 5 in East Hampton. Drinks, canapés and Latin music are all on tap. Tickets are $75; call 212-206-1090.
Good For Goodall
Join chimpanzee expert Jane Goodall and singer Sarah McLachlan at a benefit in East Hampton for the Jane Goodall Institute August 12. The event will be held at a private home and even Candice Bergen will be there! Tickets are pricey at $2500, but hey, it's all for a good cause. Call 212-935-1558.