Sweet Charities

East End Arts Gala

East End Arts presents an evening of cocktails, dinner, and dancing with That Motown Band at its summer gala and awards ceremony on Thursday, July 19, at the Suffolk Theater in Riverhead. The event begins at 7 PM. For tickets and more info, visit www.eastendarts.org.

Dancers For Good

Eryc Taylor Dance will join Paul Taylor Dance and five other dance companies at the “Dancers For Good” benefit evening at Guild Hall in East Hampton on Friday, July 20, at 7 PM. It is the second consecutive year Eryc Taylor Dance is participating in this fundraising event.

The “Dancers For Good” benefit will honor Broadway great Chita Rivera with a Lifetime Achievement in Dance, and actress, singer and dancer Bebe Neuwirth with a Dance Humanitarian Award. Proceeds will benefit The Actors Fund and its vast array of services. For tickets, visit www.dancersforgood.org.

The LGBT Network

The LGBT Network presents “Sunset on the Harbor” on Saturday, July 21, from 5 to 8 PM, at Breakwater Yacht Club in Sag Harbor. Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres to benefit the non-profit organization that serves Long Island’s LGBT community. For tickets, visit www.lgbtnetwork.org.

Black & White

Shelter Island Historical Society presents its “Black & White” benefit on Saturday, July 21, at Havens Barn & Grounds. Join for an evening of cocktails, dinner, dancing, a silent auction, and a black and white portrait. Wear your creative black and white attire. The event begins at 6 PM. For tickets, visit www.shelterislandhistorical.org.

Celebrate Brooklyn

LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton celebrates Brooklyn at its annual summer fundraiser. The event will be held on Saturday, July 21, from 6 to 11 PM, and will honor Dustin Yellin and Joe Melillo. The dress code is “shimmer + shine in shades of blue.” There will be beer, cool music, Bob Dylan bourbon, and an auction. Visit www.longhouse.org.

Unconditional Love

The Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation presents its ninth annual “Unconditional Love Gala” on Saturday, July 21, starting at 6:30 PM at a private waterfront residence in Southampton.

The event’s honorees will be shelter pets, including Mason, who was rescued and trained by the shelter before becoming the first shelter dog in New York State to be accepted into the K9s for Warriors program. Gregory D’Elia will serve at Gala Chairman, Katie McEntee will serve at Junior Chairman, and Jean Shafiroff will serve at Honorary Chairman.

For tickets and more info, visit www.southamptonanimalshelter.com.

Hampton Designer Showhouse

The Hampton Designer Showhouse, a showcase of America’s premier design talent, will return this summer in Bridgehampton. Proceeds will benefit Stony Brook Southampton Hospital. Now in its 18th year, the showhouse will feature over 20 top interior designers from the Hamptons, New York City, and nationwide.

This year’s showhouse will be in a magnificent shingle style home located at 2148 Scuttle Hole Road in Bridgehampton that has been donated by Barsalin Building & Design. Mario Buatta is the honorary showhouse chairman. Jamie Drake and Alexa Hampton are the honorary design co-chairmen.

The Hampton Designer Showhouse opens with a Gala Preview Cocktail Party on Saturday, July 21, from 6 to 8:30 PM. Gala tickets are $225 each. The showhouse will be open to the public Sunday, July 22, through Labor Day. Admission to the showhouse is $40 and includes the showhouse journal.

Visit www.hamptondesignershowhouse.com.

Family Fair Fundraiser

The Children’s Museum of the East End will host its 10th annual “Family Fair Fundraiser: Under The Sea” on Saturday, July 21. Proceeds from the event benefit the museum’s outreach efforts to bring programming to underserved communities throughout the East End. The event will take place from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM at the museum, in Bridgehampton. For tickets, visit www.cmee.org.

East Hampton Antiques Show

The East Hampton Historical Society presents the return of the East Hampton Antiques Show to the grounds of the Mulford Farm on Saturday, July 21, through Sunday, July 22. Now in its 12th year, the East Hampton Antiques Show is widely recognized as the premier antiques event on Eastern Long Island, and a highlight of the East Hampton arts and social calendar.

Interior designer Scott Sanders is the honorary chairperson of the Friday, July 20, preview cocktail party, which offers patrons an early buying opportunity of the extraordinary array of antiques, art, jewelry, and collectibles. The preview will be held from 6 to 8:30 PM. Ticket proceeds from the preview cocktail benefit the East Hampton Historical Society.

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