All the positive ions floating around are making you want to buzz. This handy social agenda is your lineup of the can’t miss events.
The Social Scene Uncovered!
Amagansett Fine Arts Festival
July 2-4, 10am
American Legion, Amagansett
(610) 486-6393, amagansettfinearts.com
8th Annual House and Garden Tour
July 22, 11am
Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center
(631) 288-1500, whbpac.org
Tours of sumptuous homes and properties in the area. Tour and lunch: $10, tour only: $75.
Super Saturday 14
July 30, 12-6pm
Nova’s Ark Project, Water Mill
(917) 715-1660, ocrf.org
A benefit for the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund with a “garage sale” of garb from top designers and other fun. Admission: $650 for exclusive shopping, general admission: $450, children 5-16: $150, children under 5: Free.
39th Annual Greater Westhampton Chamber of Commerce Mary O. Fritchie Outdoor Juried Fine Art Show
Aug 6-7, 10am
Village Green and Gazebo and Mill Road, Westhampton Beach
(631) 288-3337, whbcc.org
63rd Annual Artists & Writers Charity Softball Game
Aug 20, 2pm
Herrick Park, East Hampton
A celebrity benefit for East End charities. Suggested donation: $10.
36th Annual Hampton Classic Horse Show
Aug 28-Sept 4
Snake Hollow Road, Bridgehampton
(631) 537-3177, hamptonclassic.com
65th Annual Shinnecock Indian Powwow
Shinnecock Indian Reservation, Southampton
(631) 283-6143, shinnecocknation.com
A benefit for the Shinnecock Nation and their church with traditional ceremonies, crafts, food, music and much more. Tickets: $12, kids, seniors and handicapped: $10.
Polo and Long Island go together like beach and surf. The exciting game, the elegant exhibitors and the sophisticated socializing amount to an unforgettable afternoon—every time. And this summer, the leading clubs are stepping up their games to offer some of the best days in the sun virtually every weekend. This except from their respective line-ups exhibits some of the best of the best.
Meadowbrook, Old Westbury
The country’s oldest club, and one of the Gold Coast’s finest assets.
SUNY Old Westbury Charity Match
North Shore Land Alliance Polo Picnic Party
Saddle Rock Ranch & Squadron A
12 Goal Meadowbrook September Cup
Ronald McDonald House Charity Match
Polo at the Park, Bethpage State Park
The home of famed Bethpage Black is also hosting one large-scale season.
Long Island Pulse Magazine (that’s us!)
July 3 & 10
Rallye Motors High Goal
La Martina Fashions
Bridgehampton Polo, Hayground Road
It’s all the sizzle and sass of the Hamptons, and the game to go with it.
Early this spring, rumors were flying about Bridgehampton making an expected exit (the property was sold) but it looks like they will continue for the 2011 season. Take advantage of the celebrity hob-knobbing while you can. Games are usually on Saturdays starting July 23. This is your chance to catch a great social experience and participate in the field’s grand finale. sportpolo.com/spectators/bhpolo.htm.
Game Time: 2 hours divided into 6 “chukkers” // Half Time: Divot stomp on the field
Field: 10 acres, about 9 football fields // Players: 4/side, 50-60 horses/game
Attire: Summer chic // G/A Tickets: From $20/car
VIP Tickets: Secret handshake required // Catering: High end cuisine and cocktails
Step out in support of The Island’s nonprofits. Philanthropy is fun, glamorous, and attending any of these events is sure to be both—not to mention it’s a great way to meet good people.
Grenville Baker Boys & Girls Club June Dance
The Creek Club, Locust Valley (516) 759-5437
Honoree: Tess Mullarkey.
South Nassau Communities Hospital’s 27th Annual Golf Outing
Seawane Club, Hewlett Harbor, Middle Bay CC Oceanside (516) 377-5360, southnassau.org
St. Joseph’s College’s 21st Annual Golf Classic
(631) 687-2655, sjcny.edu
Honoree: Michael E. Ryan, founder and president of The LandTek Group, Inc. All proceeds will go to the college’s athletic programs.
Friends of Karen’s 9th Annual Golf Tournament
10am, Meadow Brook Club, Jericho
(631) 473-1768, friendsofkaren.org
An org assisting critically-ill children and their families. Honoree: John Koumpourlis, Managing Partner, Café Metro, Food Exchange and Fresh & Co. Tickets: $750/person, dinner only: $200.
2011 Long Island Elite Oz Masquerade
6:30pm, Oheka Castle, Cold Spring Hills
(516) 719-7100, liemasquerade.com
Theme: The Wizard of Oz. Proceeds will benefit a number of LI nonprofits. Tickets: $350/person.
The Lustgarten Foundation’s Robert J. Aaron Memorial Mighty Montauk Triathlon
7:30am, Harborside Motel, Montauk
(631) 668-4245, mightymontauk.com
A USAT-sanctioned 1 mile swim, 22 mile bike and 6.2 mile run.
The Ronald McDonald House of LI’s Lloyd Frazier Memorial Golf & Tennis Outing
Tam O’Shanter Club, Brookville
(718) 343-5683, ext. 140, rmhlongisland.org
Honorees: The RMH-LI Board of Directors.
Madonna Heights Services’ Annual Ladies Golf Classic
Huntington Crescent Club
(631) 643-8800, sco.org
A benefit that helps adolescent girls, women and families overcome neglect, abuse and poverty.
Long Island Children’s Museum’s Cupcakes & Cocktails
Long Island Children’s Museum, Garden City
(516) 224-5800, licm.org
Honorees: Roni Kohen-Lemle and Robert Lemle.
Nassau Physicians Foundation’s Innovations! 2011 Gala
7-11pm, Cold Spring Harbor CC, Huntington
(516) 719-7100, nassauphysicians.org
Southampton Hospital’s David E. Rogers Medical Center Benefit
4-6pm, Guild Hall, East Hampton
(631) 726-8700, ext. 3 or 7, southamptonhospital.org
A stage presentation followed by a cocktail reception. Tickets: $250/person.
Alternatives for Children’s Annual Golf Outing
10am, Nissequogue GC, St. James
(631) 331-6400, ext. 229, alternatives4children.org
A benefit for this org that provides comprehensive educational programs for normal and developmentally delayed children. Tickets: $350/person.
Sisters of St. Joseph’s 16th Annual Golf Classic
Baiting Hollow Club
(631) 273-1187, ext. 25, brentwoodcsj.org
A benefit conducted by this religious org. Tickets: $250/person.
American Heart Association’s 15th Annual Heart of the Hamptons Ball
6-11pm, Hayground School, Bridgehampton
(631) 734-2804, heart.org
Hi-Hello Child Care Center’s 13th Annual Hi-Aloha Clambake
Otto’s Sea Grill, Freeport
(516) 379-1825, hihellochildcare.org
Center for Developmental Disabilities, Inc.’s 12th Annual Golf Classic
Muttontown Club, East Norwich
(516) 921-7650, ext. 415, centerfor.com
A benefit for this center that offers comprehensive assistance to children and adults with differing abilities.
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center’s 14th Annual Golf Classic
Southward Ho CC, Bay Shore
(631) 376-3333, good-samaritan-hospital.org
North Shore Land Alliance Polo Picnic Party
Meadowbrook Polo Fields, Old Westbury
(516) 626-0908, northshorelandalliance.org
Pederson-Krag Center’s 15th Annual Golf Outing
(631) 920-8000, pederson-krag.org
A benefit for this comprehensive behavioral health treatment org.
Long Island Cares-The Harry Chapin Food Bank Marcum Workplace Challenge
7pm, Jones Beach State Park, Wantagh
(516) 359-9409, marcumworkplacechallenge.com
A 3.5 mile charity run/walk by thousands of participants from hundreds of companies.
AHRC Suffolk 5K Run
8am, Southampton Cultural Center
A benefit for this org that helps those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
American Kidney Fund’s 6th Annual NY Golf Classic
The Hamlet G & CC, Commack
(516) 336-8530, kidneyfund.org
Tickets: $400/person, dinner only: $200.
Usdan Center for the Creative & Performing Arts Dinner and Gala Concert
Usdan Center, Wheatley Heights
(631) 643-7900, usdan.com
A benefit for this prestigious summer arts day camp.
Island Harvest 15th Annual Golf Classic
The Creek, Locust Valley
(516) 294-8528, ext. 116, islandharvest.org
A benefit for this local hunger relief org.
Peconic Land Trust Through Farms & Fields
Ocean View Farm, Bridgehampton
(631) 283-3195, peconiclandtrust.org
A dinner with entertainment to benefit this org dedicated to preserving local farms and natural areas.