Sweet Charities

Andromeda’s Sisters

The Neo-Political Cowgirls, an East Hampton-based international dance company is hosting the second annual “Andromeda’s Sisters,” a women’s advocacy event, at Guild Hall on Thursday, June 28.

The evening includes a moderated discussion panel featuring world-renowned culture changers, a VIP garden party with music and hors d’oeuvres, and a series of one-acts written by women and performed by well-known actresses like “The Sopranos” Aida Turturro, among others.

This event will raise funds for The Neo-Political Cowgirls’ theatrical and educational programming, while highlighting the work of women’s causes and the words of female playwrights.

The 5 PM women’s advocacy panel is followed at 6:30 PM with a VIP garden party on the grounds of Guild Hall while enjoying drinks and cocktails and catered refreshments from Nick & Toni’s and other East Hampton eateries, sponsored by East End Acupuncture. Live music in the Guild Hall garden provided by Job Potter, Sarah Greene, and Steven Tekulsky.

At 8 PM, short one-act plays by Jacqueline Bircher, Lucy Boyle, Quinn Jackson, Monica Bauer, Robin Rice will be presented, featuring Turturro, Florencia Lozano (“One Life to Live,” “Gossip Girl”), Ellen Dolan (“Guiding Light,” “As The World Turns”), and teen actors Ava DeMary and Augie Murphy.

Tickets for the evening range from $35 to $150 and may be purchased at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3426645.

The second annual “Andromeda’s Sisters” is sponsored by Jackie Lowey of Saunders Associates.

Wings Over Haiti

More than 40 prominent East End artists will band together, using the name “Hamptons Artists For Haiti,” to raise funds for a much-needed children’s school in Haiti at this year’s Wings Over Haiti benefit and art auction.

Now in its second year, the Wings Over Haiti fundraising event, which will be held on Saturday, June 30, at Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center, expects to surpass the $30,000 raised at last year’s event.

The art show is curated by Coco Myers of Folioeast in East Hampton and gives the community the opportunity to buy artwork by notable local artists at a good price, and for a great cause.

The event will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 PM and offer drinks and hors d’oeuvres catered by the Sea Bean. There will be live music by Solar Wind, Dee Green, Rick Salter, and Matt Ellison. Guests can also participate in the raffle which includes fine dining, airplane tours, yoga classes, and more.

Tickets are $150 and can be purchased by visiting www.wingsoverhaiti.net. All profits will go toward the new school.

Stony Hill

Stony Hill Stables, owned and operated by the Hotchkiss family for more than five decades, will host its annual benefit on Saturday, June 30, from 6 to 8 PM on the pastoral grounds of Stony Hill Stables, located in Amagansett on Town Lane. The Stony Hill Stables Foundation, a not-for-profit organization created to promote equine sports through riding education and competitive opportunities for children and young adults in the East End community, continues to be the only stable on Long Island to offer this unique scholarship program.

American Picnic

The 31st annual Southampton Fresh Air Home’s American Picnic with fireworks by Grucci will be held on Saturday, June 30, at 7 PM. Festivities include picnic, music, dancing, and spectacular fireworks over Shinnecock Bay. For tickets and more info, visit www.sfah.org.

Under The Palms

East End Hospice presents “Under The Palms,” its annual summer gala, on Saturday, June 30, from 7 to 11 PM at the Jeffreys residence in Quogue. The event will feature cocktails, dinner, dancing, casino games, and a silent auction. For tickets and more info, visit www.eeh.org.

Play For Ellen

Hampton Racquet Tennis Club and Summer Camp in East Hampton will host “Play For Ellen” to benefit the Ellen Hermanson Foundation on Saturday, June 30, 11 AM to 3 PM. The family day of play includes adult round robin, match play for kids, BBQ, and children’s activities. Beginners are welcome. Tickets are $50 per family and $20 per individual. Visit www.ellenhermanson.org for tickets or call 212-840-0916.

Deadline for submissions is Thursday at 9 AM. Email to [email protected].

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