Social Highs

JUNE

29 PALM BEACH COUNTY HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL — Cocktail reception; 6pm at Meat Market. By invitation.

SEPTEMBER

9 INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF PALM BEACH — Luncheon honoring the 102nd birthday of Founder/President Herme de Wyman Miro; noon at the Sailfish Club. Milly and Patrick Park, Veronica Adkins and Mary Harper, Chairs. By invitation. 

24 LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE BLIND — Lighthouse Pop-"Upscale" Boutique; 11am-4pm at 5601 Corporate Way, Suite 210, West Palm Beach. 

A one-day shopping experience just in time for the social season. Ladies and men can shop for gently worn gala and prom dresses, wedding, cocktail, luncheon and semi-formal attire from clothes, shoes, handbags and accessories. All proceeds benefit the programs of Lighthouse for the Blind of the Palm Beaches. Donations for gently worn formal clothes and accessories are being accepted through August 13 at Lighthouse Monday – Friday 10am-4pm. Call 561.586.5600.

25 JUPITER MEDICAL CENTER FOUNDATION — 11th Annual Highballs & Hibiscus; 6:30pm at Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa. Melissa and Bill Lazarchick, Chairs. Sponsored by Tito's Handmade Vodka. Call 561.263.5728 or visit jmcfoundation.org.

OCTOBER

6 PALM BEACH POLICE & FIRE FOUNDATION — Council of 100 Cocktail Reception on the Ocean Lawn of The Breakers Palm Beach. By invitation.

 

NOVEMBER

1 PALM BEACH SYMPHONY — Season Kick Off Cocktail Reception; 6pm at Club Colette. By invitation. Call 561.655.2657,

5 THE CHILDREN'S HEALING INSTITUTE — Drive Out Child Abuse Golf Scramble. Registration 7am-8:30am; Shotgun Start 8:30am at PGA National Resort Champion Course. Frances Asbacher, Honorary Chair. Tickets: Individual $375; Foursome $1400. Call 561.687.8115 or visit www.ChildrensHealingInstitute.org.

14 JAZZ SOCIETY  OF THE PALM BEACHES — Season Opening Dinner at Club Colette. By invitation.

21 THE DARBSTER FOUNDATION — Annual Fur Ball; 6:30pm at Club Colette. Felicia Taylor, Honorary Chair. By invitation.

30 HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF PALM BEACH COUNTY — 19th Annual Archival Evening at the Sailfish Club. By invitation.

DECEMBER

1 NEW HOPE CHARITIES — Annual Holiday Bazaar; 6pm at The Beach Club. Lillian Fanjul de Azqueta and Lyanne Azqueta, Chairs; Andres and Catherine Fanjul, Honorary Chairs. By invitation. 

2 HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF PALM BEAXH COUNTY — 18th Annual Archival Evening at the Sailfish Club. By invitation.

LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE BLND — 75th Anniversary "Eye Ball"; 5:30pm-10pm at the Pelican Club. Sponsors: The Society of the Palm Beaches Southern Dames of America, Margaret Donnelly, Dr. and Mrs. Scott Gartner, the Buenting Family, Page Ferrell, Patricia Maher, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Allen, Kim Clawson and Arthur Gonzalez. For tickets, tables and sponsorships visit www.lhpb.org/events or call 561.586.5600.

 

5 THE REHABILITATION CENTER FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS — Annual Soiree “Together Again” Dinner Dance at Club Colette. Virginia Simmons, Chair; Julie Connors, Co-Chair. By invitation. Call 561.655.7266.

6 INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF PALM BEACH — Annual Holiday Party honoring Herme de Wyman Miro; 7pm at Club Colette. Herme de Wyman Miro, Milly and Patrick Park and Mary Harper, Chairs. By invitation. 

 

7 PALM BEACH POLICE & FIRE FOUNDATION — Council of 100 Annual Holiday Reception and Dinner at The Breakers Palm Beach. By invitation.

PALM BEACH SYMPHONY — Fifth Annual Holly Jolly Symphony Fete; 10:30am at The Beach Club. Amy Collins, Chair; Karen Rogers, Co-Chair; Marietta Muina McNulty, Auction Chair. Call 561.568.0265.

 

ADOPT-A-FAMILY OF PALM BEACH COUNTY — Tree Lighting Celebration at the Sailfish Club. Nancy Kalaher, Chair; Elizabeth DeBrule, Co-Chair. Call 561.253.1361.

SOUTH FLORIDA PBS — Annual Stars of Education Dinner honoring Michele Kessler; 6:30pm at Club Colette. Laurie Silvers and Mike Zinner, Chairs. By invitation.

9 PEGGY ADAMS ANIMAL RESCUE LEAQUE  — 50th Anniversary Christmas Ball; 7pm at the Sailfish Club. Pauline Pitt, Chair, By invitation.

10 YWCA OF THE PALM BEACHES — 13th Annual Prayer Breakfast; 7:45am at The Breakers Palm Beach. Call 968.9622, ext. 237.

12 COMPASS, INC. — Cocktails for Compass with the Hon. Rufus Gifford, former U.S. Ambassador to Denmark; 6pm at Club Colette. By invitation.

13 THE PROMISE FUND OF FLORIDA — Annual Pink Tie Guy "Dash & Dine" reception 6pm at Club Colette. Call 561.307.8000.

PALM BEACH CIVIC ASSOCIATION — Annual Holiday Party; 5:30pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. By invitation.

14 MARY OBOLENSKY UNDERWOOD LEUKEMIA FOUNDATION (MOUF) — An Evening in the Old Raj Diner Dance; 7pm at the Sailfish Club. HRH Princess Sybil de Bourbon-Parme, Princess Anne Obolensky, Marquessa Viuda San Damien and Mary Underwood, Honorary Chairs, By invitation. Cocktail attire or theme dress.

16 DANIEL E. PONTON FUND FOR THE NEUROSCIENCES/BRIGHAM & WOMEN'S HOSPITAL — Diner celebrating 40th Aniversary of Club Colette. By invitation.

17 MORSELIFE HEALTH SYSTEMS – 38th Annual Dinner and Entertainment; 7pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. Jean Sharf and Bruce Beal Sr., Chairs. By invitation.

JANUARY 2022

LEADERS IN FURTHERING EDUCATION (LIFE) — Annual Lady in Red Gala; 6pm at The Breakers Palm Beach.

12 THE RYAN LICHT SANG BIPOLAR FOUNDATION — Evening of Insights. Opening night preview of INSIGHTS IV, juried exhibition of Self-Portraits by artists with Bipolar Disorder at the John H. Surovek Gallery, followed by dinner at Cafe Boulud. Gallery Preview 5:30pm-7:30pm. Dinner at 7:45pm. Call 888.944.4408.

13 PALM BEACH ISLAND HOSPICE FOUNDATION — Hospice Evening 2022; 7pm at the Flagler Museum. Gaye and James Engel, Chairs. Call 561.832.8585.

MORSELIFE HEALTH SYSTEMS – Literary Society; 8:45am at The Colony Hotel, Palm Beach. Cynthia Berenson,  Penny Blumenstein and Marlene Strauss, Chairs. Call 561.242.4661.

15 AMERICAN FRIENDS OF THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY — Annual Scopus Gala honoring Florence Kaufmann=. By invitation.

16 PROMISE FUND OF FLORIDA — Major Donor Gala Dinner Gala; 7pm at Club Colette. 561.307.800.

18 LIGHTHOUSE GUILD — Annual Visionary Dinner kickoff cocktail reception; 6pm at The Silver Fund. Call 646.874.8445

 

19 TOWN OF PALM BEACH UNITED WAYCampaign Luncheon at The Breakers Palm Beach; 11:30am-2pm. For invitations call 561.655.1919.

20 NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE ASSOCIATION  — Wild About Wildlife Reception. Dragana Connaughton and Nancy Marshall, Co-Chairs; Marshall Field V., Honorary Chair. By invitation.

22 THE PALM BEACH POLICE & FIRE FOUNDATION — Annual Palm Beach Policemen's & Fire Fighters' Ball at  Mar-a-Lago honoring Annie and Michael Falk. Linda Gary and Michael Belisle, Honorary Chairs; Monika and John Preston, Chairs. Call 561 820.8118.

AMERICAN FRIENDS OF THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY — Annual Scopus Gala honoring Florence Kaufmann=. By invitation.

29 THE SOCIETY OF THE FOUR ARTS — Chairman's Forum Dinner ; 7pm. By invitation.

FEBRUARY

1 THE SOCIETY OF THE FOUR ARTS — Chairmen's Forum Dinner; 7pm. By invitation.

 

NORTON MUSEUM OF ART — ArtBeat. Call 561.832.5196 or visit norton.org.

 

CURETIVITY — One Night Only Supper Club to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at Mar-a-Lago. By invitation. Call 610.513.4588 or email paige@curetivity.com.

4 BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF PALM BEACH COUNTY — 41st Annual Winter Ball; 7pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. Gretchen Leach, Chair. By invitation.

5 NORTON MUSEUM OF ART — Gala. Call (561) 832-5196 or visit norton.org.

7 PALM BEACH OPERA — Annual Gala at The Breakers.

9 TRI-COUNTY ANIMAL RESCUE — Luncheon and Valentino Fashion Show; noon at Club Colette. Call 561.482.8110..

 

10 CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF THE DIOCESE OF PALM BEACH — 11th Annual Caritas Dei Bishop’s Gala; 7pm at The Breakers Palm Beach

Visit www.ccdpb.org or call 561-775-9567.

MORSELIFE HEALTH SYSTEMS — Literary Society; 8:45am at The Colony Hotel, Palm Beach. Cynthia Berenson, Penny Blumenstein and Marlene Strauss, Chairs. Call 561.242.4661.

11 CENTER FOR FAMILY SERVICES — 23rd Annual Old Bags Luncheon at The Colony.

18 THE SOCIETY OF THE FOUR ARTS — Biennial Dinner Dance; 7pm. By invitation.

19 THE SOCIETY OF THE FOUR ARTS — Contemporaries Gala; 7pm/ By invitation.

21 PALM BEACH SYMPHONY — 20th Annual Gala; 7pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. Call 561.568.0265,

24 CANCER ALLIANCE OF HELP & HOPE — Shop the Day Away Luncheon; 10am Silent Auction; Luncheon with Celebrity Speaker 12:15pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. Call 561.215.7360.

LIGHTHOUSE GUILD — Annual Visionary Dinner Dance at 7pm at Club Colette. Call 646.874.8455.

26 CARP (COMPREHENSIVE ALCOHOLISM REHABILITATION PROGRAMS) — Annual Spring Luncheon; 11:30am at Four Seasons Resort. Michael R. Fargan, Honorary Chair; Bishop Harold Calvin Ray, Chair. Call 561.844.6400.

MARCH

3 ALZHEIMER'S DRUG DISCOVERY FOUNDATION — Fifth Annual "Hope on the Horizon" Palm Beach Luncheon at the Beach Club. Nancy Goodes, Bonnie Lautenberg and Heidi McWilliams, Chairs. Call 212.901.7990.

 

4 KRAVIS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS — Annual Gala. Kathryn C. Vecillio and Monika Preston, Chairs. Call 561.651.4320..

PRESERVATION FOUNDATION OF PALM BEACH — Annual Dinner Dance; 7:30pm at 311 Peruvian Avenue. By invitation.

 

6 AMERICAN FRIENDS OF MAGEN DAVID ADOM — Annual Gala at The Breakers Palm Beach. By invitation.

9 PALM BEACH FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIANS & JEWS — Annual Fellowship Dinner featuring presentation of the Randolph Award with guest speaker James Patterson; 7pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. Deborah Weinstein and Sylvia James, Chairs; Michael Ainslie, Moderator.

 

10 MORSELIFE HEALTH SYSTEMS — Literary Society; 8:45am at The Colony Hotel, Palm Beach. Cynthia Berenson, Penny Blumenstein and Marlene Strauss, Chairs. Call 561.242.4661.

12 JUPITER MEDICAL CENTER FOUNDATION — 45th Annual Black-Tie Ball; 6:30pm-11pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. Lee Ann and Jeffrey Alderton, Chairs; Tesa and Martin Dytrych, Honorary Chairs. Call 561.263.5728 or visit jmcfoundation.org.

22 PALM BEACH ROUND TABLE — 90th Anniversary Celebration at The Breakers Palm Beach. Herme de Wyman Miro and Herbert Roemmele, Chairs;  Judy and Bill Johnson, Co-Chairs. Call 561.832.6418.

26 THE SOCIETY OF THE FOUR ARTS — Chairman's Forum and Benefactors Council Dinner; 7pm. By invitation.

28 MORSELIFE HEALTH SYSTEMS — Golf Classic; 8am at The Breakers Palm Beach. Beverly and Dan Floersheimer, Chairs. Call 561. 242.4661.

29 LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE BLIND — enVision 20/20 Luncheon; 11:30am-1:30pm at the Pelican Club featuring a luncheon buffet and auction, followed by a special performance by pianist David Crohan. Maria Beaudouin, Honorary Chair. Page Ferrell, Venue Sponsor. For tickets, tables and sponsorships visit www.lhpb.org/events or call 561.586.5600.

APRIL

CANCER ALLIANCE OF HELP & HOPE — Dance the Night Away GalA; 6pm Cocktail Reception Dinner and Dance Competition 7pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. By invitation

2 THE SOCIETY OF FOUR ARTS — Chairman's Forum and Benefactors Council Dinner; 7pm. By invitation.

 

8 BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF PALM BEACH COUNTY — 20th Annual Barefoot on the Beach; 7:30pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. Margaret and Franck Duriez, Martha Ziska and Eric Christu, Chairs. Call 561.683.3287.

11 PALM BEACH CIVIC ASSOCIATION — Annual Meeting and End of the Season Celebration; 10am at The Flagler Museum. Call 561.655.0820.

JUNE

21 THE FOUNDATIONS SCHOOL AT CENTER FOR CREATIVE EDUCATION — Arts for Literacy Summer Program; 8am-5pm daily. All students entering grades K through 3 in Fall 2021 (Must be age 5 by 9/1/21) through July 30th. The Foundations School uses a sliding fee scale based on household size and income, and no one is turned away for inability to pay. To register visit or for more information visit www.cceflorida.org/summer-program, call 561.805.9927 or email Dr. Kevin Kovacs at KevinK@cceflorida.org to register.