Weekender Agenda, Part 1

by Adam Bertrand · July 24, 2008

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Friday

What: Scope Hamptons Opening Reception

Where: East Hampton Studios, 77 Industrial Road, Wainscott

When: 8-12

Why: Cool art, cool crowd, cool desserts and champagne

$: 15

What: Second Annual Help For Orphans Benefit

Where: Nova's Ark Project, 30-60 Millstone Road, Water Mill

When: 6:30-9:30

Why: Aside from helping orphans, you'll get to check out Nova's Ark, which is chock full of zany, giant-scale sculptures, a cylindrical house with a face, and roaming livestock, plus you might wind up on RHONY, season 2.

$: 200

What: Free Style Friday

Where: Ludlam Park, Riverside

When: 7:30-11

Why: Because it's something different, it's outdoors, and some of the contestants might actually have some talent.

$: free

What: Cocktail Reception to benefit Hoops for Hope

Where: Walk Tall Gallery, 62 Park Place, East Hampton

When: 5-9

Why: Because Hoops for Hope, which builds basketball courts and provides coaching and equipment for childen in Southern Africa, is an incredible organization, and the paintings, by Frank Bowling RA, Carol Ann Carter, Allie McGhee, Nanette Carter and Gregory Coates, should provide excellent conversation fodder.

$: 25

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