Benefit season officially kicks off in June in The Hamptons, the North Fork and across the East End! The month is a busy one with benefits filling out most weekends. Get into the swing of the start of summer with our top picks for benefits, fundraisers and galas that support worthy local causes. Read on to discover our highlighted selection of events for June 2018. 

Saturday, June 2, 2018

PPHP East End Benefit

Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic presents the “30th Annual East End Benefit” on Saturday, June 2, 2018, from 5 to 8 p.m. The benefit will be held at LTV Studios in Wainscott.

Celebrate with artist, Niki Johnson for the New York debut of her piece, “Hills and Valleys.” PPHP’s mission is to empower individuals to determine their own sexual health and reproductive futures. The evening will help raise funds for nonjudgmental health care services, education programs, and advocacy work to better serve the needs of the East End community.

Tickets start at $250. LTV Studios is located at 75 Industrial Rd, Wainscott, NY 11975.

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Artwork by Niki Johnson. Courtesy of the artist and Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic.


Insider’s View House Tour

The Southampton Historical Museum presents the ninth annual “Insider’s View House Tour” on Saturday, June 2, 2018, from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

The Southampton Historical Museum's annual house tour, offers a rare opportunity to pass through the doors of some of the most beautiful and historically important homes of the Hamptons, from colonial days to present. Proceeds help support the Museum's mission to: "preserve and promote the history and culture of Southampton by engaging diverse audiences in our shared heritage." A champagne reception catered by Sant Ambroeus will follow the tour at 4:30 p.m. at the Rogers Mansion.

Tickets start at $95. Tickets may be picked up or purchased, on the day of the tour, as early as 10:30 a.m. at the Thomas Halsey House, located at 249 South Main St, Southampton, NY 11968.

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Sunday, June 3, 2018

First Annual Car Show

The Barn Boys Car Club and Jamesport Farm Brewery present the “First Annual Car Show” on Sunday, June 3, 2018, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The car show will benefit the East End Hospice. Enjoy a 50/50 raffle and food. JFB opens at noon with live music. Trophies will be awarded at 1 p.m., and dash plaques given out for the first 100 show cars.

Tickets are $15 for car and driver, $5 for passengers, and kids under 12 are free. The Cars for Sale Section is $20 per car. No pre-register required. All cars and motorcycles welcome. Jamesport Farm Brewery is located at 5873 Sound Ave, Riverhead, NY 11901.

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Friday, June 8, 2018

Annual Spring Tea

Hallockville Museum Farm presents the "Annual Spring Tea" on Friday, June 8, 2018, from 1 to 4 p.m. The benefit will be held historic Naugles Barn.

Enjoy an afternoon of delectable savories, sweets and assorted teas. The event will feature unique handmade auction items. Don’t forget to wear a spring hat!

Reserved Seating — $30 per person. To reserve tickets, please call 631-298-5292. Hallockville Museum Farm is located at 6038 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901.

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Saturday, June 9, 2018

All Against Abuse Gala

The Retreat presents the “All Against Abuse Gala” on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. The event will be held at The Muses in Southampton.

Join The Retreat in an artful celebration of survivors and help spread their message of hope. The children in their shelter use art to project to the world their desire for safety and love. The Retreat will feature the kids’ artwork at the annual All Against Abuse fundraising gala. Help support All Against Abuse, raising awareness and funding for domestic violence services on the East End. Joy Behar and Robin Hommel-Tenenbaum are the 2018 Honorees.

Tickets start at $500. The Muses is located at 111 St Andrews Rd, Southampton, NY 11968.

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Shelter Island Biennial Taking Care of our Island Cocktail Party and Auction

East End Hospice presents the “Biennial Taking Care of our Island Cocktail Party & Auction” on Saturday, June 9, 2018, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The event will be located at the Shelter Island Yacht Club.

Enjoy an evening of cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, music and a silent auction. Proceeds support East End Hospice.

Tickets are $100. The Shelter Island Yacht Club is located at12 Chequit Ave, Shelter Island, NY 11964.

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Taking Care of our Island Cocktail Party & Auction. Courtesy of Shelter Island Yacht Club and East End Hospice.


Swing into Summer Benefit 

Group for the East End presents “Swing into Summer Benefit” on Saturday, June 9, 2018, from 6:30 to 11 p.m. The event will be located at The Bridge in Bridgehampton.

Enjoy drinks, dance and an East End sunset and water views. Proceeds will help provide environmental education programs for children and save our land, water and wildlife.

Tickets start at $1,000. The Bridge is located at 1180 Millstone Road, Bridgehampton, NY 11932.

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Friday, June 15, 2018

Much Ado About Madoo: Garden Cocktail Party

The Madoo Conservancy presents “Much Ado About Madoo: Garden Cocktail Party” on Friday, June 15, 2018, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Help celebrate Jane Iselin who is retiring as board president after leading Madoo for six years, bid on a Billy Sullivan pet photo portrait commission at the live auction, and view the Summer Studio exhibition by Francine Fleischer to benefit #ARFrescuelove. 10% of ticket sales benefit ARF Hamptons.

Tickets start at around $225. The Madoo Conservancy is located at 618 Sagg Main St, Sagaponack, NY 11962.

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Saturday, June 16, 2018

Much Ado About Madoo: Garden Market

The Madoo Conservancy presents “Much Ado About Madoo: Garden Market” on Saturday, June 16, 2018, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Shop the garden market of two-dozen vendors of plants; home and garden antiques, fashion, and gourmet delicacies.10% of purchases go directly to Madoo.

Entry to the Garden Market is free. The Madoo Conservancy is located at 618 Sagg Main St, Sagaponack, NY 11962.

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Sag Harbor Historical Society Summer Benefit 

The Sag Harbor Historical Society will present the “Summer Benefit Party” Saturday, June 16, 2018, from 6 to 8 p.m. The event will be located at the Breakwater Yacht Club in Sag Harbor.

The evening will feature cocktails and appetizers. The Mission of the Sag Harbor Historical Society is to promote and encourage public education and appreciation of Sag Harbor history; to work for the preservation of historic buildings and sites; and to foster the preservation of the historic character of the village.

Call for tickets, 631-725-5092. Breakwater Yacht Club is located at 51 Bay St., Sag Harbor, NY 11963.

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Spring Gala Celebrates NFCT Turning 60

The North Fork Community Theatre presents the “Tenth Annual NFCT’s Building on Tradition Campaign Gala” on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 6 p.m. The gala will be held at the Southold Historical Society.

Celebrate the Diamond Anniversary and 60th season of The North Fork Community Theatre. The event starts at 6 p.m. and will include hors d’oeuvres, buffet dinner, local wine and beer, entertainment by NFCT performers, raffles and a live auction. Tours of the historic houses will be offered from 5 to 6 p.m. All gala proceeds will benefit NFCT’s renovation campaign and improvements to their building’s interior.

Tickets start at around $125. Southold Historical Society is located at 54325 Main Rd, Southold, NY 11971.

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Saturday, June 23, 2018

Sylvester Manor’s Farm to Table Dinner

Sylvester Manor Educational Farm presents the “Seventh Annual Farm to Table Benefit Dinner” on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.

This year Berkshire-based Fire Roasted Catering will offer a culinary experience featuring Sylvester Manor’s farm produce and meats from Acabonac Farms. Silver Arrow Band will perform upbeat music. Proceeds from the event support the farm’s mission to preserve, cultivate and share the history of Sylvester Manor to ensure that food and art remain connected to community and the land.

Tickets start at $750. Sylvester Manor Educational Farm is located at 80 North Ferry Road, Shelter Island, NY 11964.

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Sylvester Manors Farm to Table Dinner. Photography by Eleanor Labrozzi. Courtesy of Sylvester Manor.


22nd Annual Hamptons Heart Ball

The American Heart Association presents the “22nd Annual Hamptons Heart Ball” on Saturday, June 23, 2018, from 6 to 10:30 p.m. The After Party will be held from 10:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., and have entertainment by DJ Martial. The event will take place at the Southampton Arts Center.

Be a part of the evening that celebrates the American Heart Association’s work and mission; donors and volunteers; and — most importantly — the lives saved and improved because of everyone’s effort. The Heart Ball promises to be an engaging evening of fun bringing community and philanthropic leaders together. Proceeds fund life-saving research and prevention programs in the community and across the country.

Tickets start at $600. After Party tickets are $125. The Southampton Arts Center is located at 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, NY 11968.

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Get Wild Benefit

Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center presents the “12th Annual Get Wild Benefit” on Saturday, June 23, 2018, from 6 to 8 p.m.

The evening will be hosted by Joan and Bernard Carl and held at Little Orchard in Southampton, NY. Proceeds will benefit Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center of the Hamptons and support rehabilitating and successfully releasing animals back into the wild across Long Island.

Tickets start at $250. Little Orchard located in Southampton, NY 11968.

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Sunday, June 24, 2018

Jazz for Jennings 

“Jazz for Jennings” will be held on Sunday, June 24, 2018, from 12:30 to 4 p.m. The lunch and concert will be held at the Watermill Center.

Jazz for Jennings is named for the late news anchor and honors his commitment to our community and especially, the Bridgehampton Child Care & Recreational Center. The benefit, now in its fourth year, has raised funds to support The Center’s educational, recreational and enrichment programs. This year’s Artistic Director and Band Leader is Evan Sherman, a 25-year-old drummer, bandleader, composer and arranger who has played all over the world.

Tickets start at $500. Watermill Center is located at 39 Water Mill Towd Rd, Water Mill, NY 11976.

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Art at the Ark

"Art At The Ark” will be held on Sunday, June 24, 2018, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Nova's Ark Project in Water Mill, NY.

Proceeds of a silent and live auction of more than 40 artworks selected by Art Organizer, Arlene Bujese will go to support Project MOST'S after school enrichment programs. Wallace Gallery, Drawing Room Gallery, the Leiber collection, private collectors and the artists themselves have donated works. Silent Auction bidding and Proxy bidding is available here. A live auction will be held at the event and led by auctioneer Lucas Hunt.

Tickets start at $175. Nova's Ark Project is located at 60 Millstone Rd, Water Mill, NY 11976.

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Saturday, June 30, 2018

Under the Palms Summer Gala

East End Hospice presents “Under the Palms Summer Gala” on Saturday, June 30, 2018, from 7 to 11 p.m. The event will be held at The Jeffery’s estate in Quogue, NY.

The event will feature an evening that includes cocktails, dinner, dancing, casino games, and a silent auction. The 19th Annual Dorothy Pell Savage Good Samaritan Award will be presented to the East Quogue, Eastport, Quogue and Westhampton Beach Fire Departments. The Master of Ceremonies will be Lucas Hunt, with catering by Robbins Wolfe Eventeurs, and music by A&K. Procceds benefit East End Hospice.

Tickets start around $275. The gala takes place in Quogue, NY 11959.

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Long Island Summer Benefit for Clean Water

 The Nature Conservancy presents the “Long Island: Summer Benefit for Clean Water” on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 7 p.m. The event will be held The Nature Conservancy’s Center for Conservation in East Hampton, NY.

Enjoy cocktails and Mashomack oysters on the lawn at 7 p.m., dinner by Glorious Food under the party tent at 8 p.m. and dessert and dancing with DJ David Kiss at 9:30 p.m. Despite the challenges our planet faces, The Nature Conservancy believes that nature and humanity will thrive together. The foundation works with partners in more than 69 countries to conserve our planet for generations to come. On Long Island, they are restoring swimmable, fishable and drinkable waters —using science, technology, advocacy and public funding.

Tickets start at $1,500. The Nature Conservancy’s Center for Conservation is located at 142 Sag Harbor Turnpike, East Hampton, NY 11937.

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The Nature Conservancy Summer Benefit. © TNC.


Hampton Artists For Haiti

Wings Over Haiti presents the second annual "Hampton Artists For Haiti" on Saturday, June 30, 2018, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The event will be held at the Watermill Center.

Enjoy an art show and silent auction, curated by folioeast, raffle prizes, live music by Alfredo Merat, a performance by Haitian singer, Herve and catering by Sea Bean, with wines and spirits donated by local producers. The evening will help fund a new school in Ranquitte for 200 children, whose nearest school is now more than 30 miles away.

Tickets are $150. Watermill Center is located at 39 Water Mill Towd Rd, Water Mill, NY 11976.

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