At A Glance: August-September

Savor the last slice of summer at these East End cultural and wellness events.
Join Purist and the Hamptons International Film Festival for a screening of Sea of Shadows on the deck at Gurney’s in Montauk (8/16).

By Gabrielle Echevarrieta

August 15

Yoga, Mysticism and the Cosmic “I”

Instructor Eddie Stern hosts a night of philosophical discourse and the opportunity to pause and contemplate our place in the universe, and mind-body duality. Stern returns the following day (Aug. 16) to lead a special one-hour Ashtanga yoga session. From $15; $12 for friends of SAC. Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton,

August 16

HIFF SummerDocs: Sea of Shadows

This stunning and gut-wrenching documentary about marine-life poachers in the Sea of Cortez won the Audience Award at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. From $50; $23 for HIFF members. Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa, 290 Old Montauk Hwy., Montauk,

August 17

ARF Hamptons Bow Wow Meow Ball

This year the Animal Rescue Fund presents designer Isaac Mizrahi with the Champion of Animals Award for his longtime his support of ARF’s work in the rescue and adoption of cats and dogs. Guests will enjoy cocktails, dinner catered by Olivier Cheng, dancing with music by the Peter Duchin Orchestra, and both live and silent auctions. From $750. ARF Adoption Center, 124 Daniels Hole Rd., East Hampton,

August 18

Summer Family Party

Parrish Art Museum invites you to cultivate your children’s creativity and make cherished memories as they work with artists to develop their skills and discover fun activities including a gallery scavenger hunt, flip book photo booth, and outdoor games. Children, $100 ($75 for members); adults, $125 ($100 for members). Parrish Art Museum, 279 Montauk Hwy., Water Mill,

August 23

An Evening of Mindfulness and Cocktails

The Wellness Foundation invites you to step away from the hustle and bustle for a restorative evening of cocktails and conversation with wellness experts Joe Cross (creator of the Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead doc) and teacher Kristen Dehler. From $350. Hosted at the home and garden of Jody and Larry Carlson (address TBA),

August 24

Johnny Mac Tennis Project Pro Am

John and Patrick McEnroe host one of the biggest Pro Am tournaments in the world, which includes seven rounds of doubles, a tennis exhibition, a live auction and an afterparty with actor Alan Cumming. Spectator from $150; afterparty from $500. SPORTIME Amagansett Tennis and Swim Club, Abrahams Path, East Hampton,

August 29

Summerfest 2019

Join the Southampton Arts Center in celebrating mixed-media artist and environmental photographer Diane Tuft, who will be presented with the 2019 Champion of the Arts award. From $500. Southampton Arts Center

August 29

The Nexus of Art With Ross Bleckner and Terrie Sultan

The Jewish Center of the Hamptons presents two notable guests from the East End art world: Bleckner will speak about his experience as an artist in the midst of the 1980s AIDS crisis, while Sultan provides artistic insight from a curator’s perspective. From $30 (free for members). 44 Woods Lane, East Hampton,

August 31

Jenni Muldaur & Friends in Concert

Blues master Jenni Muldaur blends melodies and humor at this one-of-a-kind jam session with Rufus Wainwright, Teddy Thompson and New Yorker humorists Roz Chast and Patty Marx. From $55 ($50 for members). Guild Hall, 158 Main St., East Hampton,

September 7

Carol Gilligan & Naomi Snider at Canio’s Books

Feminist author Carol Gilligan and Naomi Snider of NYU’s Radical Listening Project come together at Canio’s Cultural Cafe to discuss their new book, Why Does Patriarchy Persist? From $10. 290 Main St., Sag Harbor,

September 28

2019 Hamptons Marathon

The 13th annual marathon welcomes runners, who will trek through the East End’s scenic landscapes, traversing wooded roads with breathtaking ocean views. Full, half and 5K options are available. Registration from $35. Start/end line at Southampton Intermediate School, 70 Leland Lane, Southampton,