August 09, 2006
Guild Hall's Birthday
Guild Hall's summer gala to celebrate its 75th year will happen Friday with cocktails at the theater followed by dinner at Mulford Farm in East Hampton. On Sunday, at Mulford Farm, an arts festival and community day will take place from 2 to 5 p.m. There will be games, food and entertainment and it's all free! Call 324-0806.
Good for Goodall
Join chimpanzee expert Jane Goodall and singer Sarah McLachlan at a benefit for the Jane Goodall Institute in East Hampton Saturday. 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.
Hang With Roy
On Saturday, join Roy Scheider, Mercedes Ruehl and other celebs at Robert and Soledad Hurst's Sagaponack home for a CancerCare gala fundraiser. Scheider will be honored for his commitment and support of CancerCare of the Hamptons. Call 329-5480 for tickets or to donate.
Artists and Writers
Come cheer for your favorite celebrity at the 58th annual Artists and Writers softball game August 19 at Herrick Park in East Hampton. Hang with notables like Mercedes Ruehl, Rudy Giuliani, Mike Lupica and Ken Auletta. Proceeds from the event will go to help Phoenix House, a substance abuse treatment center, East End Hospice and East Hampton Day Care. Call 288-7080 for tix.
The Birthday Girl
A birthday celebration for Aoki Lee, Kimora Lee and Russell Simmons' little girl, will happen August 19. Kids will enjoy a carnival, games, a barbecue lunch and goodie bags filled with candy and treats. Tickets are available by calling 329-5480; proceeds from the event will benefit the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreation Center.
One of eastern Long Island's most influential breast cancer organizations, Ellen's Run, will take place August 20 at East Hampton High School. The 5K race/walk will kick off at 9 a.m. Call the Ellen's Run foundation to find out more or register for the race at www.active.com. All proceeds from the event benefit Ellen's Run.