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Jump Into June




The Events

Ann Liguori

Westhampton Country Club hosts the 21st Ann Liguori Foundation Charity Golf Classic on Thursday, June 20, to benefit the work of the foundation, which invests a range of cancer prevention and research organizations including St. Jude’s, and Kids Need More on Shelter Island. Aside from her Foundation, Liguori is an author and one of the nation’s leading sports radio and television personalities. www.annliguori.com

The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation 37th Annual Golf Tournament at Fresh Meadows Country Club puts golf at the center of fundraising efforts for the noble cause of supporting cancer research on Monday, June 24, starting at 11 AM. Why not get some golfing friends together for an unforgettable golfing experience and a chance to support groundbreaking research that is hastening the development of new cures for cancer? www.waxmancancer.org

Sonja the hawk. Independent/Rob Rich/SocietyAllure.com

One of the deserving charity causes is the Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center of the Hamptons’ “Get Wild!” Benefit on Saturday, June 29, from 5 to 7 PM in Southampton. The event highlights the work of the charity in caring for injured wildlife and you can always expect to see some of the rehabilitated non-releasable residents. Discover how they came to reside at the Center. This year’s honorees include Dr. Carl Safina, PhD, and Dr. Scarlett Magda, DVM. www.wildliferescuecenter.org

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Polo Hamptons 2019 hosts the first of two polo matches and cocktail parties in Bridgehampton on Saturday, June 29, from 4 to 7:30 PM at the estate of power couple and philanthropists, Kenneth and Maria Fishel. Come rain or shine, guests can enjoy the first of two polo matches and VIP cocktail parties this summer. The second match will take place Saturday, July 6. www.polohamptons.com

The Dining

Capri Brooklyn Chop House. Independent/Capri Southampton

This month, expect the arrival of the Brooklyn Chop House at the Capri Hotel in Southampton from Robert “Don Pooh” Cummins, Dave Thomas, and Stratis Morfogen of the Jue Lan Club. The restaurant will be offering its signature brand of contemporary Asian cuisine and Pat LaFrieda steaks. www.caprisouthampton.com

The Nick & Toni’s team are bringing some spice to Amagansett’s dining scene this summer with the opening of the new restaurant, Coche Comedor, featuring regional Mexican cuisine inspired by local products such as rotisserie roasted chickens, meats and seafood seasoned with the flavors of Mexico, all paired with house-made tortillas. www.cochecomedor.com

Independent/Courtesy Paola’s

Steffano Marracino brings Paola’s to the former location of EMP Summer House in East Hampton, an offshoot of the Upper East Side restaurant will feature traditional Northern Italian fare, as well as pizza prepared in a wood-burning oven. www.paolasrestaurant.com

T-Bar Steak Bone Uncut. Independent/T-Bar

Well worth the wait: Tony Fortuna and Derek Axelrod have launched T-Bar Southampton across from the Southampton LIRR station. Drawing on the cuisine at Tony’s New York neighborhood gem, T-Bar Steak & Lounge, expect reservations to be tough to score. www.tbarnyc.com

June’s Social Jewels

Save Venice Il Gran Gala a Venezia : A Midsummer Night’s Dream Ball

Elizabeth “Lizzie” da-Trinidade Asher is a proud Peruvian-born philanthropist, activist and entrepreneur who is both the one of the youngest of the Save Venice Board of Directors and co-founder of a liquor company, Macchu Pisco, in homage to her home’s native drink. www.macchupisco.com

Philippe Delgrange. Independent/Doug Young

Philippe Delgrange. From the Upper East Side namesake, he is Gate Guardian to the promised dining land that is Sag Harbor’s power-eatery by the water, Le Bilboquet this summer, along with his partner Ronald Perelman. http://www.lebilboquetny.com

Stanley Pine. Independent/Courtesy Stanley Pine

Stanley Pine. He is Hampton Hills Golf & Country Club’s general manager and custodian of the golf course hidden amongst the 2000 acres of Pine Barrens guaranteeing one of serenest golfing experience in the Hamptons. www.hamptonhills.com

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If you missed the hot social ticket this past Memorial Day Saturday, that of the summer season launch party from Lauren Day Roberts and husband Bob, “An Evening in Mykonos,” keep an eye out for her and maybe make the list for the next fun celebration.