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Bits and Pieces: 06.13.19

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 13:22

Summer Songs

Sheri Miller, a singer-songwriter, will perform “Summer Songs: From Patsy Kline to the Beatles” on Wednesday evening at 7 at the Montauk Library. Ms. Miller has co-written songs with a number of Grammy Award-winning songwriters, showcased a songwriters night with Lana Del Rey, and opened for J.D. Souther at City Winery in New York City. 


Three Generations

The Pat DeRosa Jazz Orchestra will give a free concert on Saturday at 6 p.m. at the East Hampton Library. The orchestra consists of Pat DeRosa on saxophone, Patricia DeRosa Padden, his daughter, on piano and vocals, and Nichole DeRosa Padden, his granddaughter, on flute and vocals.


Madoo Benefit

The ninth annual Much Ado About Madoo benefit garden party will take place on Saturday at the Sagaponack conservancy with a garden market from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and a sunset cocktail party from 6 to 8. The garden market will feature exclusive dealers of home and garden accessories, fashion and jewelry, rare plants, and garden antiques.

Cocktail party guests can bid on live auction items by leading artisans including John Derian, Frances Palmer, Vladimir Kanevsky, Clare Potter, and Madoo’s founder, Robert Dash. “Madoo: A History in Photographs, Celebrating 25 Years as a Public Garden,” a display of photographs, book and magazine features, and artwork from Dash’s archives, will also be on view.

Tickets are $300, $250 for Madoo members, and $150 for those under 35.


Jazz for Jennings

This year’s Jazz for Jennings benefit for the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center will take place on June 23 from 12:30 to 4 p.m. at the Watermill Center. The jazz brunch and concert will feature Evan Sherman as bandleader. 

The event follows the tradition established by the late Peter Jennings and his wife, Kayce Freed Jennings, who hosted Jazz @ Jennings at their house in Bridgehampton for eight years. The center has served the children of the Bridgehampton community with educational and enrichment programs since the 1950s. Tickets start at $500.

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