*Events in Palm Beach

DECEMBER

TUESDAY 2

UNIQUE SNOWFLAKE

Hilary Gumbel and Tom Freston will be honored at The UNICEF Snowflake Ball, one of the season's most notable black-tie galas. The MC is Bryant Gumbel. 7:30 p.m. Cipriani Wall Street. Call: 212-880-9131.

WEDNESDAY 10

BE A PAL

The Police Athletic League honors Linda L. Addison, Rikki Klieman, and Julie Myers at its 26th Annual Women of the Year Luncheon. 11:30 a.m. The Pierre. Call: 212-477-9450.

FRIDAY 12

*SALVATION SNOW BALL

Mar-a-Lago will be transformed into a winter wonderland for the Salvation Army's Snow Ball. Be a part of the holiday fantasy surrounded by lavish decor, ice skaters on a frozen pond, real snow, and surprise entertainment! 7 p.m. Mar-a-Lago. Call: 304-695-0766.

JANUARY

TUESDAY 6

MOVIE MOMENT

The National Board of Review celebrates the year's best achievements in film at its annual Awards Gala. 6 p.m. Cipriani 42nd Street. Call: 212-373-6113.

SATURDAY 10

*PURRFECT PARTY

Susan G. Komen and Komen South Florida host the annual Perfect Pink Party to raise funds for breast-cancer research. This time the fete goes feline, calling itself the Purrfect Pink Party. 7 p.m. Mar-a-Lago. Call: 917-701-2010.

THURSDAY 15

*PARTY PLANNED

Planned Parenthood of South Florida and the Treasure Coast hosts its not-to-be-missed 2015 Palm Beach Dinner Dance, chaired by Ruth Baum and Jan Willinger. 7 p.m. Club Colette. Call: 561-472-9953.

*SIXTY-FIVE ROSES

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation hosts its annual Sixty-Five Roses benefit celebrating their dedicated donors and supporters. The evening will feature dinner, drinks, and dancing to the music of Helena Redman. 6:30 p.m. The Breakers. Call: 561-683-9965.

SATURDAY 17

*FUN POLICE

The keystone event to promote police-community partnership returns at the Palm Beach Police Foundation's Annual Policemen's Ball. The black-tie dinner dance begins with a cocktail reception and includes a live auction, as well as the annual presentation of the Palm Tree Award and the Police Officer of the Year Award. 7 p.m. Mar-a-Lago. Call: 561-820-8118.

SUNDAY 18

*GARDEN OF EDEN

American Friends of the Hebrew University celebrates its 10th anniversary with a tempting gala celebration titled A Night in the Garden of Eden. The evening will honor Diane Belfer, Wilma Bernstein, Roberta Bogen, Barbara Eichner, Sherry Endelson, Ellen Levy, Barbara Rothschild, Louise Stein (z'l), Joy Weinberger, and Lois Zelman, and feature a performance by Cirque Dreams. 7 p.m. Mar-a-Lago. Call: 561-750-8585.

THURSDAY 22

*TREASURE TROVE

Donald and Melania Trump host the annual Fine Wines and Hidden Treasures Gala, benefiting Food for the Poor. The evening features a fine-wine tasting, auction, three-course dinner, dancing, and entertainment. 6:30 p.m. Mar-a-Lago. Call: 888-404-4248.

THURSDAY 22

WINTER ANTIQUES

Get a sneak peak at the East Side House Settlement's Winter Antique Show, featuring cocktails, hor d'oeuvres, and the best of the best in fine and decorative arts. The Winter Antique Show will run until February 1st. 5 p.m. Park Avenue Armory. Call: 718-292-7392.

*FRIENDLY FETE

The American Friends of Israel Museum celebrates its 50th birthday at the 2015 Palm Beach Benefit, chaired by Phyllis Mack and Bonnie Stern. The evening will include cocktails on the terrace, dinner, and dessert. 7 p.m. The Breakers. Call: 212-997-5611.

MONDAY 26

*KNOW HOW

Academy Award-winning actress Kathy Bates will be a special guest speaker at the Hearing the Ovarian Cancer Whisper's Time is of the Essence Lecture and Luncheon. 11:30 a.m. Mar-a-Lago. Call: 561-406-2109.

THURSDAY 29

YOUNG COLLECTORS

Experience an exciting, high-energy evening for new collectors, emerging philanthropists, and art-and-design tyros at the Winter Antique's Young Collectors Night. The event features a Meet the Designers reception with New York's most prominent interior designers and New York magazine's Wendy Goodman. 7 p.m. Park Avenue Armory. Call: 718-292-7392.

SATURDAY 31

*BLACK TIE BASH

Trish and Richard Rendina host the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's annual Black Tie Gala. Scott and Whitney Perkins will chair the evening of poolside cocktails, a live and silent auction, dinner, and dancing. 6:30 p.m. The Mar-o-Lago Club. Call: 561-616-8682.

FEBRUARY

MONDAY 2

DRAMA QUEEN

The Drama League celebrates legends of The Great White Way at its annual Benefit Gala: A Musical Celebration of Broadway. This year, the event honors James Earl Jones with a musical tribute produced by Roger T. Danforth and Trevor Tamashiro. 7 p.m. The Pierre. Call: 212-244-9494.

THURSDAY 5

*SEDUCTIVE SOUNDS

Donald and Melania Trump host the Palm Beach Opera's Gala Evening with Ildar Abdrazakov: Seduction of the Senses. Prepare to be spellbound by the opera's most dashing bass at an intimate and impassioned concert followed by a three-course dinner. 6:30 p.m. Mar-a-Lago. Call: 561-835-7559.

FRIDAY 6

*BUILDING HOPE

Peruse the unique jewelry, vacations, golf trips, and more up for auction at the 20th annual Building Hope Gala, benefitting Food for the Poor. 7 p.m. Boca West Country Club. Call: 954-427-2222 ext. 6049.

SATURDAY 7

*ART AFFAIR

The Norton Museum of Art honors Beth Rudin DeWoody at its annual gala, featuring a cocktail reception, elegant dinner, and after-dinner fete. 7 p.m. Norton Museum of Art. Call: 561-832-5196 ext. 1121.

FRIDAY 13

*V.I.P. PREVIEW

Get the first look at the exquisite items offered at the Palm Beach Jewelry, Art, and Antique Show during its Private Preview Party. The eveningas well as the show itself, running until Tuesday the 17thbenefits the Hope for Depression Research Foundation. 6 p.m. Palm Beach County Convention Center. Call: 561-822-5440.

*ALL ABOUT HEART

The 2015 Palm Beach Heart Ball celebrates the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association, and their efforts to build healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. 6 p.m. The Breakers. Call: 561-697-6621.

FRIDAY 20

VIENNESE BALL

The U.S. Austrian Chamber of Commerce hosts the Diamond Jubilee of the Viennese Opera Ball, benefitting the American Institute of Musical Studies. The 60th anniversary will feature music by Peter Duchin and his Orchestra and Midnight Quadrille led by Heinz Heidenreich. 8 p.m. The Waldorf Astoria. Call: 212-207-6769.

*DISCOVERY CELEBRATION

One of the premiere social events of the Palm Beach Season, the Annual Discovery Celebration, returns for its 24th year to benefit the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund. The evening will be chaired by Vicki and Arthur Loring. 7 p.m. Mar-a-Lago. Call: 561-833-2080.

SATURDAY 21

*BAL POUDR

The Whitehall Society says let them eat cake at the French Revolution-themed Henry Morrison Flagler Museum Gala: Bal Poudr. 6:30 p.m. The Flagler Museum. Call: 561-655-2833.

TUESDAY 24

YEAR OF THE SHEEP

Conductor Long Yu returns to lead the New York Philharmonic's fourth annual Chinese New Year celebration. This year, the concert ushers in the Year of the Sheep with performances by Yo-Yo Ma and sheng player Wu Tong. 7:30 p.m. Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center. Call: 212-875-5656.

MARCH

TUESDAY 3

BUNNY HOP

The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center heralds the arrival of spring with its annual Bunny Hop. The family-friendly event includes special performances, delicious treats, fun activities, and more. 5 p.m. 583 Park Avenue. Call: 212-639-7972.

SUNDAY 8

DINNER AT DANIEL

Chef Daniel Boulud continues his longtime support of Citymeals-on-Wheels with the famed Sunday Supper at Daniel benefit. Joining Chef Boulud in the kitchen will be Chef Pierre Gagnaire of Restaurant Pierre Gagnaire in Paris. 5:30 p.m. Daniel. Call: 212-575-4545.

MONDAY 9

NIGHT AT THE BALLET

The School of American Ballet hosts its glamorous, black-tie Winter Ball featuring a performance by the school's advanced students. The evening will be chaired by Joyce Giuffra, Julia Koch, Serena Lese, and Laura Zeckendorf. 7 p.m. David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center. Call: 212-769-6610.

THURSDAY 12

LOVE HEALS

The Alison Gertz Foundation for AIDS Education puts the fun in fundraising at its signature Love Heals 2015 Benefit, providing corporations and individuals with the opportunity to support the fight against HIV while having a great time. 7:30 p.m. The Four Seasons. Call: 212-867-1117.

WEDNESDAY 18

*PREMIERE PARTY

The Norton Museum of Art throws a glamorous cocktail party to celebrate its new exhibit Imaging Eden: Photographers Discover the Everglades. 6 p.m. Norton Museum of Art. Call: 516-832-5196 ext. 1118.

*Events in the Hamptons

APRIL

TUESDAY 7

PARIS JTAIME

The Paris Review honors Norman Rush at its Spring Revel, the literary magazines annual celebration of great American literature. 7 p.m. Cipriani 42nd Street. Call: 212-629-8748.

THURSDAY 9

BERGH BALL

Get ready for an evening of dinner, dancing, and delighting in our four-legged friends at the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals 18th annual Bergh Ball: Pup Art. 7 p.m. The Plaza. Call: 212-876-7000.

FRIDAY 10

THATS AMORE

Celebrate the power of love with Save Venice at its annual Un Ballo in Maschera: Il Piacere dell Amore. Sponsored by Dolce & Gabbana, the evening will feature drinks, dinner, and dancing. 8 p.m. The Pierre. Call: 212-737-3141.

MONDAY 13

POINT OF IT

The Point Foundation invites you to meet the next generation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer leaders and honor its current champions at the Point Honors gala. 6:30 p.m. Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, New York Public Library. Call: 212-512-5785.

MONTE CRISTO

The Eugene ONeill Theater Center will honor beloved actor Nathan Lane at its 15th annual Monte Cristo Awards. 6:30 p.m. The Edison Ballroom. Call: 860-443-5378.

TUESDAY 14

BOOK IT

Join the literati who lunch at the annual Gods Love We Deliver literary luncheon: Authors in Kind. This year, Harlan Coben, Marcus Samuelsson, and Gods Love board member Linda Fairstein will be among the authors in attendance to sign their work and speak to readers. 11:30 a.m. The Metropolitan Club. Call: 212-294-8100.

WEDNESDAY 15

POETS KNOW IT

Join MC Chip Kidd, Vanessa Williams, Nick Cannon, Gloria Steinem, Holly Hunter, and more at the Academy of American Poets 13th annual Poetry and the Creative Mind event. 6:30 p.m. Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center. Call: 212-629-8748.

THURSDAY 16

MOMENT LIKE THIS

Kelly Clarkson will take the stage at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospitals 2015 Gala honoring Iris Cantor and John and Carmen Thain. 6:30 p.m. The Waldorf. Call: 212-921-9070.

STAR-STUDDED SOIREE

Youth America Grand Prix and Teen Vogue editor Amy Astley host the 2015 Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow Gala. The night of performances, dinner, and dancing will feature the 2015 YAGP finalists on stage with todays biggest dance stars. Sergei Filin, David Hallberg, and many others will attend the gala, underwritten by Bulgari. 6:30 p.m. David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center. Call: 212-527-7539.

FOOLS FETE

Join New Yorkers for Children at its annual Spring Dinner Dance: A Fools Fete. The black-tie benefit will pay tribute to Oscar de la Renta and celebrate the designers impact on NYFC. 6:30 p.m. Cipriani 42nd Street. Call: 212-678-0231.

SUNDAY 19

OPERA NEWS

Piotr Beczala, Ferruccio Furlanetto, Sondra Radvanovsky, Samuel Ramey, and Teresa Stratas will be feted at the 10th Annual Opera News Awards Gala. Stephanie Blythe will be the musical guest at the black-tie celebration, performing in tribute to the five honorees. 6 p.m. The Plaza. Call: 212-769-7009.

TUESDAY 21

FOOD BANK

The Food Bank for New York City trumpets Tom Colicchio and Lori Silverbush at its Can Do Awards Dinner, celebrating their contributions to the fight against hunger. 6 p.m. Cipriani Wall Street. Call: 212-566-7855.

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS

Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC will honor Adebayo Ogunlesi and Agnes Hassell at its signature fundraising event: Sidewalks of New York Dinner. Soledad OBrien will serve as the MC at the awards dinner. 6:30 p.m. The Waldorf. Call: 212-888-7003.

MONDAY 27

BIG SHOT

Dancing with the Stars Amy Purdy will MC the National Meningitis Associations 2015 Gala: Give Kids a Shot! The evening will feature a musical performance by Darius de Haas. 6:30 p.m. The Pierre. Call: 212-874-5457.

WEDNESDAY 29

FARE TO REMEMBER

Lori Stokes will MC the 2015 FARE Spring Luncheon, honoring Liana Silverstein Backal. The afternoon benefits Food Allergy Research and Education. 11:00 a.m. Cipriani 42nd Street. Call: 212-207-1974.

THURSDAY 30

PRACTICAL MAGIC

Fight hunger in your festive finest at City Harvests An Evening of Practice Magic, honoring Richard Berry, David Patrick Columbia, and Tom Colicchio. 6:30 p.m. Cipriani 42nd Street. Call: 646-412-0656.

HOT PINK PARTY

Join NYCs most prominent philanthropists as they honor Leonard Lauder at the Breast Cancer Research Foundations Hot Pink Party, in loving memory of BCRF Founder Evelyn Lauder. 7 p.m. The Waldorf. Call: 646-497-2600.

MAY

MONDAY 4

POP GOES THE PARTY

The New York Pops celebrate Kathleen Marshall and Rob Marshall, as well as its 32nd year, at its Birthday Gala. The event features a concert under the baton of music director and conductor Steven Reineke, and a dinner dance at the Mandarin Oriental. 7 p.m. Stern Auditorium, Carnegie Hall. Call: 212-765-7677.

FOUNTAIN OF WISDOM

The Fountain House hosts its 12th annual Symposium and Luncheon, titled Challenges and Possibilities: New Research on Schizophrenia. The afternoon will feature a panel discussion with Doctors Nancy C. Andreasen, John Kane, and Peter Weiden. 11:15 a.m. The Pierre. Call: 212-874-5457.

WEDNESDAY 6

POLICE BALL

Laurence D. Fink will be honored at the New York City Police Foundations Annual Benefit, saluting the great work of the NYPD. 7 p.m. The Waldorf. Call: 212-245-6570.

HATS OFF

The Central Park Conservancy - Women's Committee hosts its annual Frederick Law Olmsted Awards Luncheon, affectionately known as the Hat Luncheon. Wear your most charming chapeaux and support the citys beloved park! 11 a.m. Central Park Conservatory Garden. Call: 212-310-6642.

THURSDAY 7

PRATT FASHION

The Pratt Institute hosts its annual Fashion Show and Cocktail Benefit, honoring Womens Creative Director of Calvin Klein Collection Francisco Costa. The awards presentation and fashion show is followed by a cocktail reception at Dream Downtown in the Meatpacking District. 6 p.m. Center 548. Call: 718-399-4548.

WOMEN WHO CARE

Susan Lucci and Thomas Roberts will host United Cerebral Palsy of New Yorks annual Women Who Care Luncheon. The afternoon is chaired by Tamsen Fadal, Robin Givens, Ali Stroker, and Paula Zahn. 11 a.m. Cipriani 42nd Street. Call: 212-683-6700 ext. 207.

SPRING STEPS

The New York City Ballet hosts its annual Spring Gala, featuring the premiere of Peter Martins staging of August Bournonvilles La Sylphide and the return of Bournonville Divertissements. 7 p.m. David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center. Call: 212-870-5585.

BEST MOMS

The Mothers Day Councilin partnership with the American Diabetes Associationhosts its annual National Outstanding Mother Awards event, honoring Meredith Vieira, Joanna Coles, Liz Rodbell, and Dee Ocleppo Hilfiger. Mindy Grossman will serve as MC. 12 p.m. The Pierre. Call: 212-594-6421.

SATURDAY 9

*CLUB STARLIGHT

Join the Ross School at its 12th annual Live @ Club Starlight event, featuring GE Smith and Friends. 6:30 p.m. Ross Upper School, East Hampton. Call: 631-907-5112.

MONDAY 11

ACTORS FUND

The Actors Fund hosts its annual gala, honoring entrepreneur and philanthropist Michael Bloomberg for his longstanding support of the arts as an individual, corporate leader, and Mayor of New York City. 6 p.m. Marriott Marquis. Call: 800-221-7303.

WEDNESDAY 13

The Wildlife Conservation Society invites your family to explore its wild side at the annual Explorers Party: Wild About Bears! The family benefit will feature educational crafts and activities, sea lion feeding, musical entertainment, and a wildlife theater performance! 5 p.m. Central Park Zoo. Call: 718-220-5100.

THURSDAY 14

GALA DEL BARRIO

El Museo del Barrio honors Yolanda Santos and Lisa Garcia Quiroz at its annual gala, chaired by Maria Eugenia Maury and William Haseltine. 7 p.m. The Plaza. Call: 212-868-8450 ext. 205.

TUESDAY 19

SPIRITED AWAY

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine Womens Division honors Candice Bergen, Rene Fleming, Daphne Hsu, and Robert Pass at its 61st annual Spirit of Achievement Luncheon. 12 p.m. The Rainbow Room. Call: 718-430-2818.

ART OF PACKAGING

Pratt Institute honors MAC Cosmetics and Jo Malone Worldwides James Gager at its annual Art of Packaging Award Gala. The award will be presented by Este Lauder group president John Demsey. 6:30 p.m. The University Club of New York. Call: 718-636-3600.

WEDNESDAY 20

The Womens Committee of Central Park Conservancy offers fun for the whole family at its Playground Partners Annual Family Party: the Magic of your Playground! This family-friendly afternoon will feature music, games, and morerain or shine! 3:30 p.m. Heckscher Playground, Central Park. Call: 212-310-6642.

SATURDAY 30

*WORK OF ARF

New Yorks most illustrious interior decorators transform the Animal Rescue Funds Thrift Shop into an incredible designer showhouse at the ARF Thrift Shop Designer Showhouse and Sale, kicked off with a VIP preview and cocktail reception. 5 p.m. ARF Thrift Shop, Sagaponack. Call: 631-537-0400.

SUNDAY 31

Nobu Matsuhisa are among the participating chefs. 7:30 p.m. Rockefeller Center. Call: 212-687-1290.

*Events in the NYC

MAY

TUESDAY 19

SPIRITED AWAY

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine Women's Division honors Candice Bergen, Rene Fleming, Daphne Hsu, and Robert Pass at its 61st annual Spirit of Achievement Luncheon. 12 p.m. The Rainbow Room. Call: 718-430-2818.

ART OF PACKAGING

Pratt Institute honors MAC Cosmetics and Jo Malone Worldwide's James Gager at its annual Art of Packaging Award Gala. The award will be presented by Este Lauder group president John Demsey. 6:30 p.m. The University Club of New York. Call: 718-636-3600.

WEDNESDAY 20

*FAMILY FUN

The Women's Committee of Central Park Conservancy offers fun for the whole family at its Playground Partners Annual Family Party: the Magic of your Playground! This family-friendly afternoon will feature music, games, and morerain or shine! 3:30 p.m. Heckscher Playground, Central Park. Call: 212-310-6642.

SUNDAY 24

PlANNED PARENTHOOD

Join Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic at its East End Benefit, featuring an extraordinary silent auction to raise funds for PPHP. 5 p.m. Sender Estate, Sag Harbor. Call: 631-240-1128.

 

SATURDAY 30

*WORK OF ARF

New York's most illustrious interior decorators transform the Animal Rescue Fund's Thrift Shop into an incredible designer showhouse at the ARF Thrift Shop Designer Showhouse and Sale, kicked off with a VIP preview and cocktail reception. 5 p.m. ARF Thrift Shop, Sagaponack. Call: 631-537-0400.

SUNDAY 31

DRAMA DESK

Laura Benanti hosts The 60th Annual Drama Desk Awards, honoring the best of Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off Broadway, as well as the evenings nominees, including Bradley Cooper, Helen Mirren, Carey Mulligan, and more. 8 p.m. Town Hall. Call: 212-764-7900.

 

JUNE

TUESDAY 2

*WALK IN THE PARK

Robert De Niro and Grace Hightower De Niro, Laurent Claquin, Thornton Dial, JR, and Usher Raymond IV will all be honored at the Gordon Parks Foundation Awards Dinner. The event will be co-chaired by Alicia Keys & Kasseem "Swizz Beatz" Dean, and Karl Lagerfeld. 6:30 p.m. Cipriani Wall Street. Call: 914-579-1000.

WEDNESDAY 3

*HAPPY HEARTS

Happy Hearts Fund believes some things are worth fighting for at its 2015 Fight for Education Benefit and Martial Arts demonstration, hosted by Glory. 6 p.m. Hammerstein Ballroom. Call: 212-488-2602.

THURSDAY 4

*BOTANICAL BASH

Enjoy the beauty of the New York Botanical Garden at its annual black-tie Conservatory Ball. 7:30 p.m. Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, New York Botanical Garden. Call: 718-817-8773.

SATURDAY 6

TRIPLE D SALE

Kick off the Hamptons season with the Southampton Fresh Air Decorators-Designers-Dealers Sale, Auction, and Cocktail Party. The evening will feature live, silent, and wine auctions, and an extraordinary home furnishings and antiques sale. 5 p.m. Fresh Air Home, Southampton. Call: 631-283-5847.

MONDAY 8

*FORGET-ME-NOT

Jonathan Groff will MC the Alzheimers Associations Forget-Me-Not Gala, featuring special guests David Hyde Pierce and Pilar and Prince Amukamara. The evening honors  Marielle Mindlin Bernstein, Kim Campbell, Sam Henes, and Mike Schnitzer.   6:30 p.m. The Pierre. Call: 646-744-2927.

*CULINARY STARS

A-list chefs will cluster in Rockefeller Center for Cheftopia: the 30th Annual Chefs Tribute to Citymeals-on-Wheels. Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Jonathan Waxman, and Nobu Matsuhisa are among the participating chefs. 7:30 p.m. Rockefeller Center. Call: 212-687-1290.

WEDNESDAY 10

*TASTE OF SUMMER

Get a taste of the summer season at Central Park Conservancys Taste of Summer kickoff, featuring tastings prepared by celebrated area restaurants. 7 p.m. Bethesda Terrace, Central Park. Call: 212-446-2242.

THURSDAY 11

*TURNING TIDES

Party animals will migrate to Central Park Zoo for the Wildlife Conservation Societys Gala 2015: Turning Tides. The wild evening will honor Barbara Hrbek Zucker, Donald Zucker, and Julie Packard. 6:30 p.m. Central Park Zoo. Call: 973-433-7115.

SATURDAY 13 - SUNDAY 14

LANDSCAPE PLEASURES

Parrish Art Museum hosts its popular Landscape Pleasures weekend, with talks and tours of beautiful gardens, including the gardens of Jane and Michael DeFlorio, David Kleinberg, Toni Ross, and Robin and Fred Seegal. There will also be a cocktail party on Saturday, at the breathtaking Southampton garden and home of Marcia Riklis. 6 p.m. Southampton. Call: 631-283-2118 ext. 150.

SATURDAY 13

HEART AND SOUL

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association host their 19th annual Hamptons Heart Ball: Glitz and Glamour. This event promises to be an engaging evening of fun and passion, bringing community and philanthropic leaders together. 6 p.m. The Hayground School, Bridgehampton. Call: 631-734-2804.

MONDAY 15

*GET FIT

Edwin A. Goodman and Marigay McKee are honored at the FIT Foundations Annual Awards Dinner, benefiting the Fashion Institute of Technologys Educational Development Fund. 7 p.m. Cipriani 42nd Street. Call: 212-217-7999.

TUESDAY 16

*INSPIRATION GALA

Miley Cyrus and Bravos Andy Cohen will be honored for their longtime support of LGBT individuals and the fight against AIDS at the Inspiration Gala to benefit amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research. 6:30 p.m. Spring Studios. Call: 212-219-0111 ext. 15.

THURSDAY 18

*HALL OF FAME

Bobby Braddock, Willie Dixon, Robert Hunter and Jerry Garcia, Toby Keith, Cyndi Lauper, and Linda Perry will all become the latest inductees of the Songwriters Hall of Fame at the organizations 46th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner. 6 p.m. Marriot Marquis. Call: 212-878-5002.

TEE PARTY

Swing into summer at the 16th Annual Play for Pink golf tournament, benefiting the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. If youre not comfortable on the green, non-golfers are invited to enjoy some lunchtime shopping instead. 7:30 a.m. Hampton Hills Golf and Country, Westhampton Beach. Call: 917-679-9433.

 

SATURDAY 20

Andy Sabin will be honored at Ellen Hermanson Breast Centers 2015 Summer Gala: Veinte. The evening will feature a performance by Tito Puente Jr. and his band. 6:30 p.m. Steven Kleins Westkill Farm, Bridgehampton. Call: 212-840-0916.

GARDEN ESTATE

Join the Animal Rescue Fund for the 29th annual ARF Garden Tour and take an amble across Southampton, ending in a cocktail party at Blue Haven, the home of Lisa and Donald Jackson. 11 a.m. Southampton. Call: 631-537-0400 ext. 219.

ROARING TWENTIES

All Against Abuse celebrates 20 years at its Roaring 20s Summer Soire with cocktails, dinner, dancing, and more, all benefiting the retreat. 6:30 p.m. Ross School Lower Campus Field House, Bridgehampton. Call: 631-329-4398.

MIDSUMMER NIGHT DRINKS

Come enjoy a memorable June evening of cocktails, music, and spectacular views at the home of Richard and Marcia Mishaan for the 15th annual Midsummer Night Drinks, benefitting Gods Love We Deliver. 6 p.m. Sagaponack. Call: 212-294-8162.

 

SATURDAY 27

WILD NIGHT

Party animals will get in touch with their wild side at the Group for the East End Summer Benefit: Where the Wild Things! Enjoy fresh fare by award-winning chef Noah Schwartz and music from DJ Mad Marj. 6 p.m. Wlffer Estate Vineyard, Sagaponack. Call: 631-765-6450 ext. 218.

SOARING SUMMER

Lucas Hunt will MC the East End Hospices Summer Gala: Soar into Summer, featuring silent and live auctions, casino games, and music by the Time Square Orchestra. 6 p.m. Sandacres Estate, Quogue. Call :631-288-8400.

SUNDAY 28

JAZZ FOR JENNINGS

Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center honors the memory of the late Peter Jennings at its summer benefit, Jazz@Jennings. The extraordinary gathering of the worlds finest jazz musicians will feature Christian McBride, Jon Faddis, Eric Reed, and Delfeayo Marsalis. 12:30 p.m. Watermill Center, Watermill. Call: 631-537-3188.

 

JULY

FRIDAY 3

BEACH BOYS

Celebrate Fourth of July weekend with Guild Hall and the Beach Boys at its 2015 Season Spectacular, followed by a private dinner. 7 p.m. Guild Hall, East Hampton. Call: 631-324-0806.

AMERICAN PICNIC

There is no summer tradition Hamptonites anticipate with more excitement than the Southampton with Fireworks by Grucci. 7 p.m. 1030 Meadow Lane, Southampton. Call: 631-283-5847.  

 

SATURDAY 11

HALSEY HAPPENING

Join the Southampton Historical Museum at its festive lawn party, the Halsey House Gala, held at Southamptons oldest home and museum. Enjoy music, an open bar, plentiful farm-to-table hors doeuvres as well as a silent auction. 6 p.m. Thomas Halsey Homestead, Southampton. Call: 631-283-2494.

PARRISH BASH

Parrish Art Museum hosts its 2015 Midsummer Party, bringing together almost 1,000 artists, philanthropists, business leaders, and world guests in support of the Parrish. 6:30 p.m. Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill. Call: 631-282-2118 ext. 123.

HAMPTONS HAPPENING

Mark Leder and Bobby Zarin are honored at the Samuel Waxman Center Research Foundations A Hamptons Happening, featuring food by Mauro Maccioni and the Le Cirque Restaurant Group as well as John Delucies the Lion and Bills Food and Drink. 7 p.m. Home of Maria and Kenneth Fishel, Bridgehampton. Call: 646-398-5270.

BAY STREET GALA

Richard Kind will be the celebrity auctioneer at Bay Street Theaters 24th annual summer gala, honoring Timothy Bishop and Joe Pintauro. The evening will feature a premiere concert reading of the new stage adaption of The Prince of Egypt starring Aaron Lazar and Norm Lewis. 6 p.m. The Long Warf, Sag Harbor. Call: 631-725-0818.

FRIDAY 17

GRILLHAMPTON

Robert Irvine, Restaurant Impossible star and Chopper star Marc Murphy host Dans GrillHampton as part of Taste of Summer. This one-of-a-kind cooking competition and tasting event pits East End chefs against Manhattan chefs for an unforgettable night. 8 p.m. Sayre Park, Bridgehampton. Call: 631-227-0188.

SATURDAY 18

FORK IN THE ROAD

Food Networks Katie Lee hosts the top foodie fete, Dans Taste of Two Forks. This year, the East End eating event honors B. Smith for her dedication to dining in the Hamptons and Manhattan. 6:30 p.m. Sayre Park, Bridgehampton. Call: 631-227-0188.

UNCONDITIONAL LOVE

Jonathan McCann and Jean Shafiroff host the sixth annual Unconditional Love Dinner Dance, benefitting the Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation. 6:30 p.m. Gin Lane, Southampton. Call: 631-728-7387 ext. 240.

FAMILY A-FARE

Families will enjoy out-of-this-world arts and crafts, water rides, performances, and more at the Childrens Museum of the East Ends 77th annual Family Fair: To CMEE and Beyond. 10:30 a.m. Childrens Museum of the East End, Bridgehampton. Call: 631-537-8250.

ART FOR LFE

Time travel back to the Roaring Twenties at Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundations Art for Life Gala. Russell Simmons, Danny Simmons, and Joseph Rev. Run Simmons will present the 20th Anniversary party, honoring Dave Chappelle and hosted by Soledad OBrien. 6 p.m. Fairview Farms, Bridgehampton. Call: 212-254-6677.

BH POLO

The sport of kings returns to the Bridgehampton Polo Club, running six consecutive Saturdays until August 23nd. This oh-so-social season promises to be even more spirited than ever. 4 p.m. Two Trees Farm, Bridgehampton. Call: 631-237-5388.

WILD NIGHT

Quogue Wildlife Refuge hosts its 9th annual Wild Night for Wild Life, featuring hors doeuvres, cocktails, wine and beer from local vineyards and breweries, live music by the Times Square Orchestra, as well as live and silent auctions. 6 p.m. Private home, Quogue. Call: 631-653-4771.

*SUMMER SOIREE

LongHouse Reserve celebrates its 25th birthday at its sure-to-be fabulous Summer 2015 Benefit Gala: On Gossamer Wings. The evening will honor Kiki Smith, and feature Julianne Moore as Honorary Chair. 6 p.m. LongHouse Reserve, East Hampton. Call: 631-329-3568.

SATURDAY 25

HOUSE PARTY

Get a sneak peak of the Hampton Designer Showhouse presented by Traditional Home at the 2015 Gala Preview Party. The Showhouse, benefiting Southampton Hospital, will be on view until September 7.  6 p.m. North Bridgehampton. Call: 631-745-0004.

CHEFS AND CHAMPAGNE

Carla Hall will be honored at James Beard Foundations annual summer tasting party, Chefs & Champagne. The evening will feature flowing Champagne Taittinger​, the wines of Wlffer Estate Vineyard, and culinary offerings from more than 30 celebrated chefs, with many from JBF Awardwinning restaurants.​ 6 p.m. Wlffer Estate Vineyard, Sagaponack. Call: 212-627-2308.

SUPER SATURDAY

Donna Karan and Kelly Ripa host Super Saturday, benefiting the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund. The extremely posh designer garage sale features fashion from Henri Bendel, Tommy Hilfiger, Kenneth Cole, Donna Karan New York, Elie Tahari, and more. 12 p.m. Novas Ark Project, Water Mill. Call:  212-268-1002.  

WATERMILL MOMENT

The Watermill Center will once again bring together the worlds of theater, art, fashion, design, and society for The 22nd Annual Watermill Center Summer Benefit. This year the event is titled: Circus of Stillness, the Power Over Wild Beasts. It will feature installations and performances by the Watermill International Summer Program Participants. 6 p.m. Water Mill Center, Water Mill. Call: 212-253-7484 ext. 10.  

*MOSTLY MOZART

Experience music at its finest during the Mostly Mozart Festival, a celebration of the composer's genius through dynamic performances of both classic and contemporary music. The festival runs through Aug. 22. Lincoln Center. Call: 212-721-6500.  

 

AUGUST

SATURDAY 1

PADDLE & PARTY

Grab a paddleboard and join Donna Karan, Aerin Lauder, William P. Lauder, and more at the fourth-annual Hamptons Paddle and Party for Pink benefitting the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. The summer fundraiser includes a morning multi-skill, WPA sanctioned paddleboard race and an evening party hosted at a private Hamptons residence.  8 a.m. Havens Beach, Sag Harbor. Call: 646-497-2606.

SH HOSPITAL BASH

Chuck Scarborough MCs the Southampton Hospitals annual Summer Party: Fantasia. The cool summer evening will feature music by the Alex Donner Orchestra and catering by Robbins Wolfe Eventeurs. 6:30 p.m. Corner of Wickapogue and Old Town Road, Southampton. Call: 631-726-8700 ext. 3.

SATURDAY 15

BOW WOW MEOW

Channel your inner party animal and celebrate the lifesaving work of the Animal Rescue Fund at the ARF Bow Wow Meow Ball, featuring the Peter Duchin Orchestra. 6:30 p.m. ARF Adoption Center, Wainscott. Call: 631-537-0400 ext. 219

SATURDAY 22

WINE & DINE

Celebrate the bounty of Long Island wine country at the Dans Taste of Summer Harvest East End Wine and Food Classic. This event showcases the wines of more than 40 East End winemakers, the dishes of top regional chefs, and the food craft of local purveyors. 6:30 p.m. McCall Vineyard and Ranch. Cutchogue, NY. Call: 631-227-0188.