*Events in NYC
PADDLE & PARTY
Hit the beach for the sixth annual Hamptons Paddle and Party for Pink benefit for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. The day kicks off with a WPA-sanctioned paddleboard race, followed by a sunset party at night. 8 a.m. Havens Beach. Call: 646-497-2675.
Glenn Myles will be honored at the Samuel Waxman Cancer
Research Foundation's 13th annual benefit. Rufus Wainwright and
Sophie Beem will be performing. 6:30 p.m. Call: 212-563-2040.
WALK OF HOPE
Join the Hope for Depression Research Foundation for a 5k around Lake Agawam Park, followed by a wellness fair at its second annual Walk of Hope and 5k Run to Defeat Depression. 7:30 a.m. Lake Agawam, Southampton. Call: 212-676-3200.
SH HOSPITAL SOIREE
Georgina Bloomberg will be honored at Southampton Hospital's 59th annual Summer Party, benefiting the Jenny and John Paulson Emergency Department. 6:30 p.m. Wickapogue Road and Old Town Road, Southampton. Call: 631-726-8700 ext. 3.
Join Guild Hall for its Summer Gala: Celebrating Avedon's America. Guests will enjoy VIP access to an exclusive exhibition preview of Avedon's America exhibition, followed by a convivial evening of music, dancing, dining, and an exhilarating live fine art auction. 5 p.m. Guild Hall, East Hampton. Call: 631-324-0806.
Leslie Alexander and Liz Brown invite posh party animals into their Southampton home for the Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center's summer benefit: Get Wild. 6 p.m. Private home, Southampton. Call: 631-728-9453.
Join Founding Cochair Alec Baldwin and Honorary Cochairs Christie Brinkley and Gwyneth Paltrow as you wine and dine with your favorite authors at the premier literary event of the Hamptons, East Hampton Library's Authors Night. 5 p.m. East Hampton Library. Call: 631-324-0222 ext. 7.
Start your day off with a 3-mile fun run/walk at Strides for Life, hosted by the Lung Cancer Research Foundation. Join professional and new runners, families, children, current and former lung cancer patients and survivors, and anyone who wants to be active for a cause! 7:30 a.m. Lake Agawam, Southampton. Call: 212-588-1580.
BOW WOW MEOW
Nan Bush and Bruce Weber will be honored at the Animal Rescue Fund's Bow Wow Meow Ball, attended by animal lovers and lovable animals alike. 6:30 p.m. ARF Adoption Center, Wainscott. Call: 631-537-0400.
Modern maestros swap out their pens and paintbrushes for bats at the annual Artists and Writers Charity Softball Game. The afternoon benefits the Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center, East End Hospice, Phoenix House Academy of Long Island, and the Retreat. 12 p.m. Herrick Park, East Hampton. Call: 631-725-1294.
The nation's premier showjumping competition trots back into town for the annual Hampton Classic Horse Show. Watch local equestrians, Olympians, and world-class riders compete while enjoying boutique shopping, international food, pony rides, and more. The show runs until September 3. 9 a.m. 240 Snake Hollow Road, Bridgehampton. Call: 631-537-5446.
GRAN PRIX DAY
The nation's premier show jumping competition culminates at the
2017 Hampton Classic Horse Show with the $300,000 Grand
Prix Sunday, benefiting Southampton Hospital. 9 a.m. 240 Snake
Hollow Road, Bridgehampton. Private invite to the VIP tent only.