At A Glance: July

From art and culture to shopping and fundraisers, can’t-miss events to add to your calendar.
Get a wardrobe refresh at Purist’s July 25 party at Intermix.

by Gabrielle Echevarrieta

July 13
SOFO’s 30th Anniversary Gala Benefit
The South Fork Natural History Museum & Nature Center invites you to celebrate 30 years of environmental activism and education. Gen-eral admission from $500; young patron from $275; VIP from $1,400. 377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Tpke., Bridgehampton, sofo.org

Parrish Art Museum’s Midsummer Party
The Parrish Art Museum unites the East End, providing a space to explore a vast collection of art from around the world. Show your appreciation by attending their annual event. Dinner tickets from $1,500; young patron tickets from $500; Late Night Party from $150. 279 Montauk Hwy., Water Mill, parrishart.org

July 15
Israel and Medicine: Genes, Hearts, Saving Lives
The Jewish Center of the Hamptons is hosting an important talk with renowned cardiologist and Technion Professor, Izhak Kehat, who will discuss modifying genes and remodeling hearts to reduce fatal heart attacks (the leading cause of death worldwide). The center is hosting additional discussions throughout the summer including Winning the Battle Against Antisemitism in Court: Civil rights advocacy and litigation for the Jewish people (July 29); Drinkable, Fishable, Swimmable Waters on the East End with Nancy Kelley of The Nature Conservancy (August 4); Ken Bialkin Panel: A discussion of the current issues facing the state of Israel (August 25); and more. Jewish Center of the Hamptons, 44 Woods Lane, East Hampton, jcoh.org

July 19
Dancers For Good
World-class dance companies and choreographers come together to support The Actors Fund, and honor Tony award-winning Broadway director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots). Show-only from $150; VIP front orchestra and reception from $250. Guild Hall, 158 Main St., East Hampton, guildhall.org; dancersforgood.org

July 20
LongHouse Summer Benefit
LongHouse Reserve will honor artist and filmmaker Julian Schnabel and fashion designer Donna Karan in a night celebrating the beauty and culture LongHouse brings to the Hamptons. Admission includes a cocktail reception, auction, dinner and a performance by Laurie Anderson. From $1,250. 133 Hands Creek Rd., East Hampton, longhouse.org

July 21-September 2
Hampton Designer Showhouse
Experience the elegance of this year’s Showhouse with work by more than 25 of the country’s most elite designers. All proceeds benefit Stony Brook Southampton Hospital. $40 admission, includes a journal. 66 Rosko Lane, Southampton, hamptondesignershowhouse.com

July 25
Shop with Purist
Purchase new statement pieces for your closet at our upcoming in-store shopping parties at Intermix (July 25; 87 Main St., East Hampton); Michael Kors (July 29; 30 Main St., Southampton); Room&Board, for home furnishings (August 2; 51 Newtown Lane, East Hampton); and Tamara Comolli (August 8; 27 Main St., Southampton). Contact karina@thepuristonline.com for more information.

July 28
Midsummer Night Conversations on Creativity
Join Questlove of The Roots and his special guest (TBA) in an intimate discussion on creative endeavors, the power of imagination, and core philosophies of art and culture. From $30. Guild Hall, guildhall.org

August 3
Stony Brook Southampton Hospital’s Summer Party
Enjoy cocktails, a silent auction, raffle, dinner and dancing in a night honoring Martin and Jean Shafiroff, and benefitting The Jenny & John Paulson Emergency Department. From $500; $250 for junior tickets. Wickapogue Rd. and Old Town Rd., Southampton, southampton.stonybrookmedicine.edu

August 5
Solving Kids’ Cancer Luncheon
Take part in a benefit luncheon for children hosted by Cristina Cuomo, Gabby Karan De Felice, Andrea Greeven Douzet, Lindy Gad, Deborah Hughes, Jan Planit and Bonnie Young. From $225. Tutto il Giorno, 56 Nugent St., Southampton, solvingkidscancer.org

August 11
World Elephant & World Lion Day Film Festival
Attend a series of thought-provoking short films dedicated to wildlife preservation and protection. The event is running in conjunction with the Southampton Arts Center’s current exhibition, National Geographic Photo Ark by Joel Sartore, and will end with an inspiring, motivating panel discussion. From $15 ($10 for Friends of SAC). Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton, southamptonartscenter.org