The Easter Egg Hunt frenzy continued on Saturday morning at Marders Garden Shop and Nursery in Bridgehampton. Hosted by the Marder Family, and under the direction of Marders' Page Patterson, two groups (ages 5 and under, and 6 and over) raced to find hundreds of colored eggs (colored by the Marders Staff) and candy treasures hidden in the trees and unique garden accessories. The Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons Adoption Van attracted plenty of visitors, as usual!
Little ones of all ages excitedly criss-crossed Agawam Park in Southampton in pursuit of Easter eggs during the Southampton Village PBA's annual Easter Egg Hunt.
Lincoln Motor Company launched its exciting collaboration with Montauk's The Surf Lodge during a preview held at the private Lincoln Hamptons Home in New York City. The intimate Hamptons inspired fête was hosted by Lincoln president Kumar Galhotra and The Surf Lodge owner/cultural curator Jayma Cardoso.
Joyce Kubat was awarded Top Honors of Guild Hall's 79th Artist Members Exhibition for her ink on paper piece Armour. This year's exhibition includes works from 383 local artists, and attracted 89 new members. Guild Hall's Artist Members Exhibition is the oldest non-juried museum exhibition on Long Island.
250 guests gathered at Watermill Caterers in Smithtown for Beautiful Brassieres, a breast cancer benefit that featured patient and doctor-created bra art. Hosted by A World of Pink and Victoria’s Secret Angel and Wander Beauty co-founder Lindsay Ellingson, the benefit raised $15,000, which will support A World of Pink Foundation, the Stony Brook Cancer Center, the American Cancer Society, and Remember Betty.
The glow that surrounded the New York City Mission Society's annual Champions for Children Gala wasn't just from the soft lighting. There was a warmth in the Mandarin Oriental that emanated from those who put their hearts and souls into helping the city's most underserved.
"Wear fabulous jewelry," said the invitation to the Museum of Arts and Design's annual exhibition LOOT: MAD About Jewelry and Opening Benefit sponsored by Paolo Costagli. If you didn't walk in with a statement piece, not to worry. You could certainly have walked out with one. "It's the only museum in America that has a permanent jewelry gallery devoted exclusively to contemporary and modern jewelry," Curator Bryna Pomp explained. "Once a year we hold an event called LOOT which is an exhibition and sale of studio and art jewelry."
LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton hosted a Pierson Fashion Workshop Exhibition and Fashion Show. Funded by the Donald Reutershan Educational Trust and LongHouse Reserve, Pierson students used the 16-acre reserve and sculpture garden as inspiration for their designs, which were unveiled on the blue runway during their formal fashion show.
American Friends of the Open University of Israel, a not-for-profit organization, hosted the first New York City luncheon to benefit this academic entity. Over 46,000 students are enrolled in The Open University of Israel, making this the largest university in Israel. It offers education to Israel Defense Forces, Haredim, Ethiopian, Muslim and Druze communities. The by-invitation-only event featured a fashion show that highlighted the Spring 2017 collection from Lafayette 148 New York.
Richard Thomas, Judy Gilbert, Kim Alexis, Lynn Bozof, Carmen D'Allesio, Rita Cosby, Joe Sirola, Cindy Marinangel, Gary Swanson and Aunaek Kebreau were among the longtime friends at the pre-gala cocktail party for the National Menningitis Association, which will honor NHL Hall of Famer and NY Ranger Legend, Rod Gilbert and Francesca Testa with the Nancy Springer Award.