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 Central Park Film Festival

Central Park made its big screen debut in 1908 in the silent version of Romeo and Juliet. Since then, more than 250 films have used the Park’s beauty as a backdrop. The Central Park Conservancy will celebrate a century of movie making in the Park at the 6th annual Central Park Film Festival, sponsored by Bloomberg L.P. The festival consists of free nightly screenings under the stars from Tuesday, August 19 — Saturday, August 23.Screenings include: Working Girl (Staten Island), Strangers on a Train (Queens), Moonstruck (Brooklyn), The French Connection(Bronx), and August Rush (Manhattan).

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Hope & Heroes 12th Annual Golf Tournament

Over the last eleven years, this has grown into one of the premier golf outing in the tri-state area and it is a cornerstone event for Hope & Heroes Children’s Cancer Fund. In 2007, we raised over$500,000 and the funds are crucial to continuing our unique programs for children with cancer and their families. Please visit http://www.hopeandheroes.org for more information.

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Wednesday Cruises to Benefit the Food Bank For New YorkCity

This summer, take Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises’ New Yorkers for New York cruise to benefit the Food Bank For New York City! These cruises offer NYC locals a unique venue to enjoy the skyline while helping fight hunger. Come meet new people, see the Waterfalls,enjoy a complimentary drink and support a great cause. Cruises will take place every Wednesday, 6:30–8:15 PM, from June 18through August 27, 2008.

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“A Celebration of Hope” Silent and Live Auction to benefit The Bowery Mission Women’s Center

Join us for a exciting event at the hip Bowery Hotel featuring a fashion show, live entertainment and a silent and live auction to benefit The Bowery Mission Women’s Center. For many of these women we are all that stand between them and drugs, desperation and despair.

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Passport 2 Promise - Design & Style Target ProstateCancer

HIGH STYLE – PASSPORT 2 PROMISE™

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Clean Sanctuary Campaign in August

The Clean Sanctuary Campaign needs as many volunteers as possible.The debris is unsuitable for the reserve because it clogs beaches,settles to the benthic (river bottom) environment, and causesunhealthy food foraging among shorebirds.

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Cancer Research Institute Young Philanthropists’ MidsummerSocial

Join the Cancer Research Institute for a summer cocktail party tobenefit cancer research. CRI’s Midsummer Social is an opportunity for young, passionate and dedicated people under the age of 40 to meet, mingle and contribute their resources to help create a world that is free from the fear of cancer.

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 2008 Komen New York City Race for the Cure

The Komen New York City Race for the Cure® is the premierefundraising event for the Greater New York City Affiliate of SusanG. Komen for the Cure. The first Race was held in Central Park in1991 with a few thousand women participating. The Race has grownsteadily and dramatically since.

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5th Annual Hamptons Happening

The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation funds cutting edge work in one of the most exciting fields in cancer research:determining the role genes play in the behavior of cancer cells and identifying effective cancer fighting agents for precisely targeted treatments with minimal side effects. The Foundation’s Institute Without Walls is a unique collaboration of world renowned scientists who share their knowledge to stimulate cross fertilization and to accelerate the pace of research. The SWCRF has made $60 million+ in grants; training and supporting more than 170 scientists throughout the United States, Canada, China, Europe, and Israel.

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 2008 CBSBB Golf Outing

The Catholic Big Sisters & Big Brothers (CBSBB), anon-denominational organization will be hosting their 4th annual Golf Outing on Tuesday, September 2, 2008. This all day fundraiser attracts golf lovers of all ages to raise money for the comprehensive programs and services provided by CBSBB. The all day event is to be held at the exclusive Deepdale Golf Club in Manhasset, Long Island where guests will enjoy breakfast, lunch,dinner and 18 holes of golf.

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Passport 2 Promise - Design & Style Target ProstateCancer

HIGH STYLE – PASSPORT 2 PROMISE™

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Million Dollar Duck Race

They’re back! Those little yellow ducks are returning to New York City again this summer to help Special Olympics New York raise the bucks! On August 6, 2008. Approximately 25,000 rubber ducks will take the plunge into the East River and race from the Brooklyn Bridge to the South Street Seaport for the 2008 Million Dollar Duck Race. And YOU have a chance to adopt one of these potentially lucky ducks.

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 2008 Lowell Thomas Awards Dinner

The Lowell Thomas Awards are presented by Rolex and the President of The Explorers Club to a group of scientists and explorers who have distinguished themselves in a particular field of exploration.In 2008, awards will be presented to individuals who have pioneered the exploration of planet earth from above.

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 HELP USA Golf Tournament

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The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will hold the Second Annual Breath of the Hamptons Benefit in Bridgehampton, NY on Saturday, July 19thto help fund vital research to find a cure for cystic fibrosis andextend and improve the quality of life for those affected by this genetic disease.

The event, which will be held from 4-8 p.m., at the scenic horse farm, Diamond Ranch on Mecox Road in Bridge hampton, will offer fun and entertainment for one and all,including cocktails, a delicious barbecue by Fresh Flavors, live music by the Annie Morgan Band, a silent auction and games and activities for kids of all ages with prizes, organized and led by camp counselors through the generosity of Hampton Country Day Camp.Glacier, the official vodka of Breath of the Hamptons, will host a martini bar, and Glaceau will provide Vitamin Water for the event.Breath of the Hamptons is presented by The Jeffrey A. Altman Foundation, Owl Creek Asset Management & Keith and Laura Barket and Angelo, Gordon & Co.

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Summer Cocktails atthe Club

Date: Tuesday, July 22, 2008

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 30TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

QSAC is turning 30 this year! It is quite an amazing number considering how little one knew about autism back in 1978 when the incidence was 1:10,000. The founders of QSAC were true visionaries and QSAC has been delivering top quality services to the autism population longer than most other organizations in the area. We want to celebrate this milestone with all the fanfare it deserve sand make it a unique and fun party!

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 In Celebration of Science

The American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science(ACWIS), founded in 1944, develops philanthropic support for the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel, one of the world’s premier scientific research institutions. The Weizmann Institute is a center of basic interdisciplinary scientific research and graduate study, addressing crucial problems in technology, medicine and health, energy, agriculture and the environment.

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Shalva’s Full House 2008

Shalva is the center for mentally and physically challenged children in Israel and is the leading provider of programs and services that include early intervention each week for over 140 babies and their mothers, an after school center five days a week,frequent respite sleepovers, as well as summer day and sleep away camp. Shalva helps each child reach their full potential, and enables their parents to cope with raising their child at home while providing the needed attention to their own marriage and their other children.

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 2008 Pratt Legends Awards

Created in 1999 by Pratt’s Board of Trustees, the Legends Award is Pratt Institute’s most prestigious award. Each year Pratt Institute celebrates the careers and accomplishments of preeminent individuals and corporations in the world of art,design, and philanthropy at our annual Legends Award Gala. It isour way of bringing the Pratt community and our friends together to honor the talent and inspiration of the foremost leaders in these fields, while also raising vital funding for student scholarships.

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 3rd Annual NYC Gender Equality Festival

Artists, community organizations, and local politicians will participate, offering inspirational performances and important information to attendees about a wide variety of topics –responding to street harassment, HIV/AIDS, self defense, youth leadership, every day activism, ending police violence,reproductive justice, and more.

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 Summer Touch

Summer Touch – It’s a hot summer party on Wednesday, July 16th.Includes free drinks (8-9pm), live music, giveaways and the best Israeli and American dance music. RSVP and enter the raffle for achance to win amazing prizes, including a round trip international airline ticket !

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Free OpeningNight Reception

The American Sephardi Federation/ Sephardic House presents anexhibition of paintings by Zimbabwean artist and activist, StellaCohen.

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 The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to ChildrenGala Dinner Dance

The NYSPCC is an independent, non-profit organization focused on preventing the abuse and neglect of children. Founded in 1875 in Manhattan, it has investigated over 650,000 cases on behalf of twomillion children.

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Monday Evening Music on the Hudson

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Commedia dell’Arte Gala

The Acting Company, America’s foremost touring repertory theaterwas founded in 1972 by John Houseman and Margot Harley, with Kevin Kline, Patti LuPone, David Schramm & David Ogden Stiers. Othernoted Alumni include Jeffrey Wright, Frances Conroy, Jesse L.Martin, Harriet Harris & Rainn Wilson.

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Team In Training Cycle Team Kick Off

The New York City Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training , the world’s largest endurance sports training and fundraising program, is reaching a major milestone this year, our 20th year anniversary, and YOU can take part in the celebration.

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Lunch Around the World benefiting the Elton John AIDSFoundation

Please join us for our Fifth Annual benefit for the Elton John AIDS Foundation – Buffet Lunch, Cruise around NYC, Raffle Prizes and Auction. Performance by members of the Elton tribute band, Bennie& The Jets. Tickets: $65 & $70.

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The LongHouse Reserve, Summer Gala, celebrates “Living WithArt.”

LongHouse Reserve will host its annual Summer Gala at their 16-acre East Hampton grounds on Saturday, July 19, 2008, honoring two distinguished members of the arts community, Martin Puryear with the Long House Medal of 2008 and H. Peter Stern with the first LongHouse Art Leadership Award. Puryear, whose 30 years of work was recently exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, and H. Peter Stern,chairman, president and co-founder of the Storm King Art Center,America’s leading outdoor sculpture park, have made inspirational contributions to the evolution and preservation of sculpture. The evening event also will highlight LongHouse’s permanent collection of works from well-known artists Yoko Ono, Miquel Barceló, and Dale Chihuly, among others.

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 Global Happy Hour to Fight Against Poverty @ Zanzibar NYC

Eat, drink and mingle with others for a good cause!

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