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Late Summer Cocktail Party

Southampton Historical Museum will host a Late Summer Cocktail Party on Saturday, September 8, from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. The event is hosted by Peter Hallock and Marge Sullivan and is held in honor of Mayor Michael Irving. For tickets and more info, visit www.southamptonhistory.org.

Boardy Barn Benefit

The Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation presents its annual Boardy Barn Benefit in Hampton Bays on Saturday, September 8, from 6 to 10 PM. The event includes a Chinese auction, 50/50 raffle, silent auction, door prizes, buffet dinner, and cash bar. For tickets, visit www.southamptonanimalshelter.com.

Scholarship Benefit Concert

Old Steeple Community Church in Aquebogue is holding its second annual Scholarship Benefit Concert on Sunday, September 9, at 4 PM. The ticket price is $20 and includes live music by Joe Hampton & Friends and refreshments. All proceeds go towards Old Steeple’s Scholarship Fund. For tickets, call 631-722-3070 or email oldsteeplecc@gmail.com.

Heart Of Springs

The Heart Of Springs gala will be held on Saturday, September 15, on the green at Ashawagh Hall from 5 to 7 PM. Tickets are $100. The attire is fisherman formal. Heart Of Springs’s mission is to promote and celebrate the cultural, historical, and spiritual significance of the Springs Historic District in the Town of East Hampton. Visit www.heartofsprings.org.

Operation International

Operation International’s 21st annual Summer Benefit will be held on Saturday, September 22, from 6:30 to 10:30 PM at Laurel Lake Vineyards in Laurel. Funds raised will benefit Team NY’s medical outreach and work at the Rakai Infant and Elementary School Orphanage in Uganda. The event will honor Jack Van De Wetering and Maryellen Spandonis (in memoriam). Tickets are $125 for individual and $200 for VIP and include dinner, live music, silent auction, and dancing under the stars. VIP tickets include luxury bus service to and from the event. For more info, visit www.operationinternational.org.

Breast Cancer Awareness

The North Fork Breast Health Coalition is holding the 20th anniversary “5K Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness” on Sunday, September 23. The fundraiser takes place at the Riverhead Tanger Outlets. Participants can pre-register or register from 7:30 to 8:45 AM that morning. The walk begins at 9 AM. The registration fee to participate in the 5K Walk is $25 if paid by September 15 and $30 if paid after that date or on the day of the event. The first 300 entrants will receive an official walk gift bag. Visit www.nycharities.org to register.