Hamptons Hot Picks: Saturday, June 17

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The Shelter Island 10K/5K/Run/Walk race is one of the many events happening today. Image courtesy Shelter Island 10K/5K/Run/Walk.

Does anyone else feel like they are on that perpetual treadmill that is going just a tick or two too fast? This is my 2017 Hamptons summer, which seems to be perpetually a half step behind.

These Hot Picks might be fashionably late, but better late than never. Fingers crossed that I catch up before Labor Day.

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First thing this morning, it’s the 31st annual ARF Garden Tour. Always a treat, this year’s self-guided event features the East Hampton Village gardens of Dr. Richard Axel, Susan and Frank Dunlevy, Alex Goren and Brooke Kroeger, Carol and Paul Mendez, Jackie and Alan Mitchell, Scott Sanders and Peter Wilson, and Frances Schultzin. The tours are open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine.

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Madoo in Sagaponack is holding its annual Much Ado About Madoo to-do today as well from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Garden Market happenings include a Talk in the Studio with Betsy Pioneer Schiff, Barbara McLaughlin and Wendy Moonan at 9:30 a.m., Once Upon a Time at Madoo for the kids from 3 to 5 p.m., plus  an afternoon full of potting plants, floral face painting, and DIY Bob Dash prints! This is an event that is truly fun for the whole family.
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From last year’s Navy SEAL Foundation fundraiser at Navy Beach.

For a super great benefit that’s really cool and chill, head out east for the fifth annual Navy SEAL Foundation fundraiser at Navy Beach in Montauk. That event will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Can’t make it but still want to contribute to this worthy cause? Click here to donate.

 

 

 

 

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The 38th Annual Shelter Island 10k/5k Run/Walk, presented by BNB, is happening today at 5:30 p.m. on Shelter Island. Touted as the Most Scenic Course by Runner’s World Magazine, participants will have the chance to run with former Olympians Joan Benoit Samuelson and Bill Rodgers, with a $10,0000 Runner’s Purse and course bonuses at stake. Better yet? There’s an after party from 7 to 10 p.m.,at the Island Boatyard and Marina on Shelter Island. The family-friendly event, which features food trucks, music by DJ Twilo, a kids’ fun area, and more, is open to runners and the public. This year, proceeds from the Shelter Island Run will benefit the Shelter Island 10K Community Fund and various charities such as East End Hospice and The Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch.

 

 

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The Hetrick-Martin Institute is hosting its big School’s Out fundraiser tonight at the East Hampton home of Lisa and James Cohen. The event, which benefits the nation’s oldest and largest LGBTQ youth service, will feature special guests Tracy Anderson, Margaret Russell,  Martha Stewart and Rosanna Scotto. Can’t wait for this one!

 

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After School’s Out, I’ll be heading over to A Night in Havana All Against Abuse Gala, courtesy The Retreat. That sold-out event will be held at The Field House on Butter Lane in Bridgehampton and features a performance by Maria Bacardi, live salsa music with Mambo Loco, Monte Carlo-style gaming, DJ, dancing, Cuban-inspired food by Art of Eating and auction performance by CK Swett, who is always entertaining.

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 Also happening tonight, and also Sunday in case your dance card is overfull, it’s The Boys of Broadway concert at the Southampton Cultural Center. Not only is this gig guaranteed to be fun and entertaining, it’s also a fundraiser for SCC’s valuable Center Stage program.
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And lastly, speaking of dance cards, check out Dancehampton‘s Decadence performance  at 1 p.m. today at the East Hampton High School or the Competition Showcase at 7 p.m. if you’re so minded. Happy Saturday everyone!

Photos: Navy Seal Foundation at Navy Beach

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It’s photo gallery week here at Hamptons Party Girl. Lots and lots of pictures to share from myriad events in the past few days. Fun!

Here are some wonderful images, taken by Stephanie Lewin and courtesy Navy Beach, from the annual Navy Seal Foundation fundraiser at the Montauk restaurant on Saturday. The popular event brought out the crowds, and live music with Nancy Atlas, and raised $10,000. Yippee!!

 

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Nancy Atlas at last year’s event. All photos by Stephanie Lewin

In the mood for some actual music in Montauk? Head to Navy Beach restaurant this afternoon from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. for the fourth annual fundraiser to benefit the Navy SEAL Foundation. It’s a great event and helps the Naval Special Warfare community, their families, and the families of the fallen, wounded and also transitioning NSW veterans.

This year’s event will return live music to Montauk as Nancy Atlas takes the stage. It will also include featured guest Long Island native RDML (SEAL) Thomas R. Richards, USN ret., former Commander of Naval Special Warfare Command, a highly decorated veteran, as well as Navy SEAL Foundation representatives, and local veterans and supporters.  
 
Navy Beach will continue its support of the Navy SEAL Foundation throughout the 2016 season, enabling guests to support the cause directly each time they dine at the restaurant. From Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, a donation of $1 will be added to each dining check in support of the Navy SEAL Foundation. Guests will also be able to increase the value of the donation if they like. In an effort to improve upon the $25,000 raised for the foundation last year ($60,000 since 2013), Navy Beach will again match the first $2,500 raised through this season’s efforts.  Click here to make a donation online.

The cost to attend the event is $40 per adult, $20 for veterans, and free for children under 16. The restaurant will be open for regular dinner service beginning at 5:30pm, and reservations are recommended; RSVP for the cocktail party to nsf@navybeach.com.