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Social Highs

MARCH

1 PRESERVATION FOUNDATION OF PALM BEACH — Annual Dinner Dance; 7pm at Bradley Park. Betsy Shiverick and Electra Toub, Chairs, By invitation.


BIG DOG RANCH RESCUE —  Design Round Table and Shopping Party hosted by Palm Beach designer, Anne Fontaine in the White & Gold Ballroom at Mar-a-Lago. 1pm-4pm. Contact Lori Elsbree at 561.651.9147 or email lori.elsbree@BDRR.org.

PALM BEACH OPERAThe Tales of Hoffman at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. Visit pbopera.org or call 561.833.7888. Through March 3.

2 JDRF SOUTHERN FLORIDA CHAPTER — Gala; 6pm-11pm at The Four Seasons Palm Beach. Nadia Davis, Chair. Tickets: 500. Email Amy Buchbinder at ABuchbinder@jdrf.org or call 561.897.5460.

JUPITER MEDICAL CENTER FOUNDATION — 47th Annual Black-Tie Ball; 6:30pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. Joe ad Patsy Petri, Chairs; Jeffrey and Lee Alderton, Honorary Chairs. Call 561.263.3712.

BIG DOG RANCH RESCUE — Wine, Women & Shoes (Day 1) at Mar-a-Lago. Sip world-class wines, shop the latest fashions, and participate in the Best-in-Shoe Competition while you enjoy an exquisite luncheon. Be dazzled by an energetic fashion show and, of course, our celebrity doggie fashion show. Contact Lori Elsbree at 561.651.9147 or email lori.elsbree@BDRR.org.

NORTON MUSEUM OF ART — Ellen Graham: [Unscripted] Exhibition highlighting several of Graham’s gifts to the Norton along with an array of special loans — both photographs and photographic ephemera — from the Ellen Graham Archive. Exhibition through June 16th. Email Kristina Dilley @ dilleyk@norton.org or call 561.832.5196, ext. 1121.

VITA NOVA — Seventh Annual Mallets & Martinis; 6pm at the National Croquet Center in West Palm Beach featuring croquet,

martinis, live music, dinner, dancing and a live auction. Katrina Long-Robinson, Honorary Chair. Guests encouraged to wear “Chic

Croquet Whites.” Tickets: $250 to benefit homeless youth in Palm Beach County. To become a sponsor and/or purchase tickets visit

vitanovainc.org/Mallets-Martinis or call 561.472.4809.

AMFAR - THE FOUNDATION FOR AIDS RESEARCH — Third Annual Palm Beach Gala honoring Dionne Warwick and Dee Ocleppo Hilfiger at the home of James and Lisa Cohen, Chairs; Tommy Hilfiger and Dee Ocleppo Hilfiger, John and Amy Phelan, Howard and Michele Kessler, T. Ryan Greenawalt and Kevin McClatchy, Co-Chairs. Seventeen-time Grammy Award-winning artist Sting will give a special performance along with a Cocktail Reception, a seated Gala Dinner, Live Auction and Award Presentations. Email Bennah Serfaty, amfAR Senior Director, Communications at bennah.serfaty@amfar.org.

INTERNATIONAL BRAIN RESEARCH FOUNDATION — Save A Soldier Project at Museum of Polo and Hall of Fame in Lake Worth. Champagne and Caviar Cocktail Party at 5:30pm followed a Sit Down Dinner (Culinary Delights and Dinner catered by Ken Rose Catering); Guest, Dignitaries and Live Auction at 8:30pm. Silent Auction items will be available online Nov. 24th. Tickets: $500; $1000 per couple. Visit hbotconsulting@gmail.com.

3 BIG DOG RANCH RESCUE — Wine, Women & Shoes (Day 2) at Mar-a-Lago. Sip world-class wines, shop the latest fashions, and participate in the Best-in-Shoe Competition while you enjoy an exquisite luncheon. Be dazzled by an energetic fashion show and, of course, our celebrity doggie fashion show. Contact Lori Elsbree at 561.651.9147 or email lori.elsbree@BDRR.org.

AMERICAN HUMANE — 6th Annual Pups4Patriots Dinner Dance; 6pm at Club Colette. Tickets: $500 each. Visit www.americanhumane.org, contact PBevents@americanhumane.org or call 561.537.5887.

4 CENTER FOR CREATIVE EDUCATION — Annual Spring Dinner Celebrating 30 Years; 7pm at Club Colette. Pauline Pitt, Chair; Milly and Patrick Park, Honorary Chairs. $1500. By invitation.

211 PALM BEACH AND TREASURE COAST — Annual Spring Celebration - Broadway Opens the Doors for 211; 6pm. Honoring Fran Weissler, Tony Award Winning and long-time Theatrical Producer and featuring Orfeh, a Tony and Grammy nominee from stage, screen, and radio at The Kravis Center Cohen Pavilion. Guy Clark and Harrison Morgan, Chairs. Tickets: $500. Email Candi Spitz at candi.spitz@211pbtc.org, call 561.809.4232 or visit www.211PalmBeach.org/2024-spring-celebration. 

KEVIN BABINGTON FOUNDATION — Veronica Beard Fashion Show & Luncheon to benefit the Kevin Babington Foundation; 11:30am at Pavilion at the National Polo Center. For ticket visit https://bit.ly/VeronicaBeardFashionShow.

5 CHILDREN'S HOME SOCIETY OF FLORIDA — Spring Luncheon; 11am at The Colony. Tere Borgia, Chair; Kathy Leone and Windy Roberts, Honorary Chairs. Call 561.402.0823.

6 PALM BEACH ROUND TABLE — Speaker Luncheon; 11:30am-2pm at the Beach Club featuring Felicia Rodriguez, WPBF Newscaster. Marie Feldman and John Cammeyer, Underwriters; Lee and Jeffrey Alderton, Speaker Sponsors; Herbert Roemmele, Club Sponsor. Call 561.832.6418, email info@palmbeachrt.com or visit www.palmbeachroundtable.weebly.com.

THE MIND, MUSIC AND MOVEMENT FOUNDATION FOR NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS — Coffee Talk Series featuring "Your Loved One is Living with Alzheimer’s, Not Dying From It,” presented by Tino Negri, co-owner of ComForCare; 11:30AM at the Tropical Sands Christian Church. Free and open to the public. RSVP is required. Visit www.m3f.org/events, call 561.510.8611 or email info@m3f.org. 

SOUTH FLORIDA PBS — Lifetime Achievement Dinner honoring George T. Elmore at The Brazilian Court. By invitation.

7 DANA-FARBER CANCER INSTITUTE AND THE JIMMY FUND — Breakfast with the Doctors at the Beach Club. Vicki and Arthur Loring and Judy and Jim Harpel, Chairs. Frank Chopin, Member Sponsor. Email Karen Martins at karen_martins@dfci.harvard.edu or call 561.833.2080.

AMERICAN FRIENDS OF THE ISRAEL MUSEUM — Palm Beach Gala at The Breakers Palm Beach.

10 FLAMINGO PARK NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION — 16th Garden Tour; 1pm-5pm featuring 11 lush, tropical gardens throughout the historic West Palm Beach neighborhood, and guests will enjoy savory bites and beverages at each stop from a variety of popular local restaurants and purveyorsTatiana Lewicki, a member of FPNA’s Board of Directors, is Chair. Tickets are $40 in advance and $45 on the day of the tour at check-in, located on Lake Avenue and Kanuga Drive, West Palm Beach. Tickets can be purchased at FlamingoPark.org until March 9, 2024.

11 PROMISE FUND OF FLORIDA — Annual Major Donor and Awards Dinner at Club Colette. Julie Fisher Cummings, Paulette Koch, Diane Sculley and Laurie Silvers, Chairs. Call 561. 307.8000 or visit www.PromiseFundofFlorida.org.

13 ALZHEIMER'S DRUG DISCOVERY FOUNDATION — Seventh Annual Hope on the Horizon Palm Beach Dinner at the Beach Club. Nancy Goodes, Honoree; Bonnie Lautenberg and Heidi McWilliams, Chairs. Call 212.901.7983.

MORSELIFE NEXT GENERATIONS — The Art, Music, and Poetry of the Holocaust with Dr. Robert Watson as part of the Holocaust Learning Experience; 7pm-9pm at Congregation B’nai Israel. Dr. Watson, a noted historian, author, professor, political commentator and community leader, has published over 40 books and seen on local, national and international television, radio, print, and online outlets.  Admission: $36. To register visit holocaustlearningexperience.org.

JEWISH FEDERATION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY — With Gratitude: A Legacy Appreciation event to honor and celebrate donors who have established a legacy commitment. Keith Braun, Chair. Email Elaine Aronoff at elaine.aronoff@jewishpalmbeach.org or call 561.242.6661.

14 MORSELIFE LITERARY SOCIETY — Jeannette Walls; Hang the Moon; 8:45am at The Colony. Authors’ writing process and where they find the inspiration to write their novels will be followed by a Q&A session after each presentation. Email events@morselife.org or call 561.242.4661 for admission information. 

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY GREATER PALM BEACH COUNTY — Women Build 2024 bringing women together alongside Habitat partner families for a large-scale, fun and empowering build experience. Select a half-day shift, build solo or in teams, and fundraise or donate $1,250 per person. No construction experience is necessary. Aimee Craig, Carlson and Camille Murphy Kubicek, Chairs. Visit www.habitatgreaterpbc.org.

 

PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF SOUTH, EAST AND NORTH FLORIDA — Tradition of Choice Luncheon in Palm Beach. Tickets: $200. Email Linsey Lefkowitz at events@ppsenfl.org, call 561.331-5149 or visit ppsenfl.org.

15 CARON TREATMENT CENTERS — 2024 Caron Florida Gala; 6pm at the Opal Grand Resort in Delray Beach. The Casey Family will be honored with the Richard J. Caron Award of Excellence. Tickets: $500. Email Christine Storm at cstorm@caron.org or call

610.858.5748.

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY GREATER PALM BEACH COUNTY — Women Build 2024 bringing women together alongside Habitat partner families for a large-scale, fun and empowering build experience. Select a half-day shift, build solo or in teams, and fundraise or donate $1,250 per person. No construction experience is necessary. Aimee Craig, Carlson and Camille Murphy Kubicek, Chairs. Visit www.habitatgreaterpbc.org.

17 LIFE (LEADERS IN FURTHERING EDUCATION) — 30th Annual Lady in Red Gala starring Jay Leno and Paul Anka; 6pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. Lois Pope and Christine Lynn, Chairs. Call 561.582.8083.

18 PALM BEACH CIVIC ASSOCIATION — Community Service Award Breakfast; 9am at The Breakers Palm Beach. Call 561.655.0820.

 

THE ORDER OF ST. JOHN — Reception and Dinner at Findlay Galleries. By invitation.

21 LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE BLIND OF THE PALM BEACHES — Third Annual EnVision 20/20 Luncheon; 11:30am at the Sailfish Club. Maria Beaudouin, Page Ferrell and Roshan Massoumi, Chairs. Call 561.586.5600.

23 RAYMOND F. KRAVIS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS / MIND, MUSIC AND MOVEMENT FOUNDATION FOR NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS — Rhythms for the Brain: A NeuroArts Symposium; Registration 11am; Programming 12pm; VIP Cocktail Reception - 4:30pm at the Kravis Center. Registration fee: $65; Tickets to VIP Cocktail Reception: $100. Registration fee via Zoom: $25. Space is limited and registration is required. Visit www.kravis.org/events/rhythms-for-the-brain-a-neuroarts-symposium. To purchase tickets for the VIP reception with the speakers visit www.m3f.org/event-details/rhythms-for-the-brain-a-neuroarts-symposium.

 

AMERICAN FRIENDS OF THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY — 2024 Palm Beach Scopus Award Dinner honoring Lisa and Michael Rome; 7pm at The Four Seasons. Email echrem@afhu.org or call 561.948.3265.

HOPITAL ALBERT SCHWEITZER HAITI — White Hot Night Dinner Dance at the Sailfish Club. Louise H. Stephaich, Chair. By invitation.

25 THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA — A Night of Celebration; 6:30pm at Club Colette. Milly and Patrick Park, Chairs; Diann Scaravilli, K.K. Sullivan and Mickey Beyer, Co-Chairs. By invitation.

26 THE RICHARD DAVID KANN (RDK) MELANOMA FOUNDATION — 24th Annual Luncheon and Fashion Show; 10:30am at The Breakers Palm Beach featuring world renowned designer, Naeem Khan, and jewelry from Ruchi New York. Beth Neuhoff, Suzanne Niedland and Vera Serrano, Honorary Chairs. Call 561.655.9655.

 

LIGHTHOUSE GUILD — Annual Visionary Dinner; 7pm at Club Colette. Maestro Gerard Schwartz, Honoree. Call 212.769.6307.

 

​HOLIDAY HOUSE PALM BEACH — Taking It To The Table cocktail party where approximately 15 top designers will each create their own tabletop vignettes to be viewed by the Palm Beach community for one night only in addition to an exclusive home goods, art and fashion shopping experience. VIP Hour: 5pm-6pm. Tickets $500; General Admission: 6pm-8pm. Tickets $300 at The Colony. Sarah Wetenhall, Honorary Chair; Andrea Stark, Jayne Chase, Campion Platt and Iris Dankner, Co-Chairs. Proceeds benefit The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Email Shaina Kalin at shaina@holidayhousenyc.com or call 954.895.3666.

27 PALM BEACH ROUND TABLE — 92nd Anniversary Celebration at Maltz Jupiter Theatre. Brunch Buffet and Omelet Station at noon in the VIP Green Room; 2pm showtime for "42nd Street" - 62 Club Level Seating and 12 seats in the Orchestra Section. Joann and Herbert Roemmele, Celebration Chairs; Lee and Jeffrey Alderton and Peggy and Bill Johnson, Celebration Co-Chairs. Call 561.832.6418, email info@palmbeachrt.com or visit www.palmbeachroundtable.weebly.com.

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

ST. JUDE CHILDREN'S RESEARCH HOSPITAL — Palm Beach Cocktail Party Reach for the Stars; 6pm at The Colony. Erin and Stephen Hawthornthwaite, Chairs; Ashley Miller, Honorary Chair. Tickets: $300. RSVP is required by March 22nd. Call Lauren Tulowitzki at 786.761.2343 or email lauren.tulowitzki@alsac.stjude.org. For sponsorship and tickets visit stjude.org/palmbeach.

APRIL

PROMISE FUND OF FLORIDA  Annual Scientific Forum Luncheon in collaboration with its Healthcare Partner, Baptist Health Miami Cancer Institute. By invitation. Visit www.PromiseFundofFlorida.org.

 

3 NAVY SEAL FOUNDATION / NAVY SEAL MUSEUM / TRIDENT HOUSE — Sixth Biennial Palm Beach Navy Seal Evening of Tribute; 5:30pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. Eliot Hershberg, Michael Kluger and Matthew K. Smith, Chairs. Call 561.459.6999.

5 AMERICAN HUMANE — Third Annual PupsFOREPatriots Golf Invitational; 8am at Par 3 Golf Course in Palm Beach. Tickets: $350 each. Visit www.americanhumane.org, contact PBevents@americanhumane.org or call 561.537.5887.PALM BEACH OPERATosca at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. Visit pbopera.org or call 561.833.7888. Through Jan. 28th.

PALM BEACH OPERA Norma at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts. Visit pbopera.org or call 561.833.7888. Through April 7th.

6 CANCER ALLIANCE OF HELP & HOPE — Dance the Night Away Gala; 6pm at Mar-a-Lago. Janet Levy and Joseph and Max McNamara, Chairs. Call 561.215.7360.

BIG DOG RANCH RESCUE — Celebrity Chefs for Canines at Opal Grand Oceanfront Resort, Delray Beach. Featuring Celebrity Chef and Food Network Personality, Chef Robert Irvine. Jill and Richard Chaifetz, Chairs. Contact Lori Elsbree at 561.651.9147 or email lori.elsbree@BDRR.org.

7 BIG DOG RANCH RESCUE — Tico Torres Celebrity Golf & Tennis Classic 2024 Gala at PGA National Resort & Spa. Contact Lori Elsbree at 561.651.9147 or email lori.elsbree@BDRR.org.

8  BIG DOG RANCH RESCUE — Tico Torres Celebrity Golf & Tennis Classic - Drumming it up Fore the Dogs! at PGA National Resort & Spa Palm Beach Gardens. Email Gina Franano at gina.franano@bdrr.org.

MORSELIFE HEALTH SYSTEM — Annual Golf Classic; 8:15am at The Breakers Ocean Golf Course. Ed Pantzer, Chair. Email events@morselife.org or call 561.242.4661 for admission information. 

 

MORSELIFE HEALTH SYSTEM — Annual Golf Classic Awards Luncheon; noon at the Flagler Steakhouse. Ed Pantzer, Chair. Call 561.242.4661.

PALM BEACH CIVIC ASSOCIATION — Annual Meeting at the Flagler Museum. Call 561.655.0820.

11 PEGGY ADAMS ANIMAL RESCUE LEAGUE  Happy Tails Cocktails followed by Dinner and Entertainment; 6:30pm-10pm at The Colony Hotel. Callie Baker-Holt, Emilia Pfeifler and Stephanie Shafran, Co-Chairs. Email t.lerman@peggyadams.org. By invitation.

15 TOWN OF PALM BEACH UNITED WAY — Alexis de Tocqueville Society Award Dinner, 7pm at Club Colette. Kimberly Goodwin, Josephine Kalisman and Susan and Bob Wright, Co-Chairs. Call 561.655.1919. By invitation.

 

16 PALM BEACH CRIME WATCH — Spring Speaker Breakfast, 8:30am at The Colony. Speaker TBA. Call 561. 508.3457.

18 NORTON MUSEUM OF ART — VIP Reception; 11:30 am; for the Paper Trail: 500 Years of Prints from the Jonathan "Jack" Frost Collection — Selected from a Florida-based collection, this exhibition of prints spans nearly five centuries of European and American printmakers from Old Masters Albrecht Dürer, Anthony Van Dyck, Rembrandt, and David Teniers II, to Modern masters like Paul Gauguin, Hannah Höch, Franz Marc and Marc Chagall. Alongside these celebrated artists, this exhibition presents eye-opening and lesser-known artists who possess equally impressive technical skill. Exhibition through August 11th. Email Kristina Dilley at dilleyk@norton.org or call 561.832.5196, ext. 1121.

20 NORTON MUSEUM OF ART — The Paper Trail: 500 Years of Prints from the Jonathan "Jack" Frost Collection — Selected from a Florida-based collection, this exhibition of prints spans nearly five centuries of European and American printmakers from Old Masters Albrecht Dürer, Anthony Van Dyck, Rembrandt, and David Teniers II, to Modern masters like Paul Gauguin, Hannah Höch, Franz Marc and Marc Chagall. Alongside these celebrated artists, this exhibition presents eye-opening and lesser-known artists who possess equally impressive technical skill. Exhibition through August 11th. Email Kristina Dilley at dilleyk@norton.org or call 561.832.5196, ext. 1121.

21 JAZZ SOCIETY OF PALM BEACH — Jazz 'n Blues in Film Noir at Club Colette. Jean Dolan, Founder; Roget Pontbriand, Artistic Director; Paul Noble, Master of Ceremonies and Chairman of Gentlemen of Jazz and Arlette Gordon, Chairman of Ladies of Jazz. Email jazzsocietypb@gmail.com.

24 REHABILITATION CENTER FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS — Annual Spring Luncheon Soaring Through Spring; noon at The Beach Club. Meredith Hunt, Chair; Micaela Hunt-Roberts, Co-Chair. Call 561.655.7266 or email info@rcca.org.

MAY

2 TOWN OF PALM BEACH UNITED WAY — Annual Meeting; 4pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. Call 561.655.1919 or visit www.palmbeachunitedway.org.

9 DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION — Palm Beach Chapter's Annual Meeting and Luncheon; 11:30am at the Beach Club. Jill Davis, Regent. Call 540.295.0902.

20 HOMESAFE — Annual Charity Golf Tournament; 9am-2pm at  High Ridge Country Club in Lantana. Golf Ambassadors include Jim MacCutcheon and Fern Schmidt, Patty Larkin, Logan Shalmi with The Atlantic Group of Oppenheimer & Co., Inc., and Phil Engman of Northern Trust. $625 per player; $2500 per foursome. To register visit helphomesafe.org. For sponsorship and player information contact Chere Brodi at 561.383.9842 or email cherebrodi@helphomesafe.org.

JANUARY 2025

16 AMERICAN FRIENDS OF THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY — Palm Beach Scopus Award Dinner, 7pm at The Breakers Palm Beach. Call 561.948.3265 or visit www.afhu,org.

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