At A Glance

Not-to-be-missed art, wellness and culture events in the Hamptons.
Making Waves: Planned Parenthood Benefit on June 3. Photo by Brandon

By Jenna Lebovits


All Against Abuse Gala Benefit

The Retreat, which provides a safe haven and services for survivors of domestic abuse, hosts its annual in-person gathering in support of domestic violence awareness, featuring keynote speaker Tijuana Fulford, executive director and founder of The Butterfly Effect Project, a program that supports youth in need on the East End by teaching the tools needed for creating functional and thriving lives. $750. The Church, 48 Madison St., Sag Harbor;

Making Waves: Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic’s Hamptons Benefit

Join Planned Parenthood, America’s most trusted name in reproductive health care and sex education, for an engaging celebration and recognition of the lasting impact of diplomat and women’s reproductive rights advocate Robin Chandler Duke. From $175. The Clubhouse, 174 Daniels Hole Road, East Hampton;


Community Day at The Watermill Center

Immerse yourself in a variety of workshops and artistic offerings in this specially curated event at The Watermill Center, a relaxing and intentional space for art, culture and the humanities to coexist, create and inspire as one.


Hamptons International Film Festival SummerDocs program features a screening of The Eternal Memory. Oscar-nominated director Maite Alberdi’s newest masterpiece is a slow-burn film that tells the story of two lovers, one of whom is living with Alzheimer’s disease. Chilean actress and academic Paulina Urrutia, who stars in the film, will be in attendance;


Celebrating Unlimited Earth Care’s 30th Anniversary

Sustainable garden and landscape design firm Unlimited Earth Care celebrates 30 years of vibrant, thriving gardens in the Hamptons with a flower-filled gathering of food, music and dance. The Garden Market, 2249 Scuttle Hole Road, Bridgehampton;

44th Annual Shelter Island Run/Walk

Each year at Shelter Island Run’s 5K/10K run and walk, the nonprofit organization raises funds for the community’s local causes and charities. From $35 registration for 5K (kids under 14, $15) and $45 for 10K. The race commences at Shelter Island Union Free School District, 33 N. Ferry Road;


The Heart of the Hamptons Summer Celebration

The American Heart Association is hosting its annual summer celebration. Enjoy live music, a silent auction and a stunning sunset at Wölffer Estate’s vineyard. $500 (individual) to $10,000 (for a lounge). The Wine Stand at Wölffer Estate, 3312 Montauk Hwy., Sagaponack;


Garden as Art 2023

Feel closer to nature at this benefit event that includes a talk and a self-guided East Hampton tour of four private gardens. Supporters of the event with Patron ticket level and above end the night with a cocktail reception. Guild Hall, 158 Main St., East Hampton;

Whimsy: A Garden Soiree

Welcome the start of summer with a garden party to benefit Southampton Arts Center.
Listen to swing jazz, sip cocktails and stroll through a sculpture garden, all the while supporting a vibrant cultural institution. From $350. Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton;

15th Annual Get Wild! Summer Gala

Support the Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center with a spirited evening of food and
drinks, a silent auction and live entertainment. 100% of proceeds will directly benefit the East End’s only wildlife hospital and rehabilitation center and its mission. $300. Sagaponack Sculpture Field, Wilkes Lane, Sagaponack;