“The Playground” Your Guide On What To Do Tonight…

by CHRISTOPHER CONFESSORE · May 28, 2009

It’s time to figure out where the best parties are tonight. Below are our picks of the night’s top events. And, as always, you can find the full details as well as more events on our Calendar Page.

US Air Guitar Championship Regionals Where: Bowery Ballroom Why:  If you need to ask, you don’t want to go. When    Thu, May 28, 8:00 pm - 12:00 pm

Urban Zen Foundation Benefit Where: Le Poisson Rouge Why: Screening of the rockumentary on Mick Rock and Iggy Pop “Raw Power Redux” and a live performance from Michael H. and the Joan Jett Band. When: 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm

St. Jude’s Chocolat au Vin Where: Capitale Why: Music by Tony Bennett, food by Daniel Boulud, while supporting sick children, what’s not to love? When: 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

“Opportunity Rocks": The WGIRLSNYC 3rd Annual Bachelor/Bachelorette Auction Where:M2 Ultra Lounge (map) Why: You don’t even have to bring a date, there will be an auction of NYC’s hottest Bachelor/ettes. When: 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Babes, Bags and Bubbles Handbag Auction Where: 130 East 80th Street Why: The New York Junior League and W Magazine present a chance to bid on one of more than 100 designer handbags donated by Meg Ryan, Carly Simon, Anne Archer, Tinsley Mortimer, and Jacqueline Bissett among others. When: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Aliquot Films Investor Party Where: By Invitation Only Why: A film fund launch for three unique pictures. Meet the directors and cast of the projects. When: 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Fame Game and Stylecaster Cocktails Where: The Gates Why: Cocktails with the leading lights of fashion, PR, and media, what fun! When: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

BloodCopy Joins Gawker Media Where: Gawker HQ, NYC (map) Why: You get to meet vampires who blog, I guess (or specifically the marketing team for True Blood). When: 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

PRE - A New Happy Hour Experience Where: Citrine Why: Citrine improves on the usual happy hour with food from Markt Restaurant. When: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm