This Week's Benefits and Parties

Southampton Hospital partied in a big white "tent" while the stars came out for La Palestra
Howard and Beth Ostrosky Stern arrived at La Palestra's benefit at East Hampton Studios on Saturday night. Morgan McGivern, photos

If you were hoping to see Howard and Beth Ostrosky Stern and lots of Southampton ladies in jewel-tones of blue, then Saturday  was your night. And if you were looking for something more down-home, well, Saturday was your night too.

A glittering event for La Palestra Kids, a children's health program, in Wainscott and a gala fundraiser for Southampton Hospital at the Elks Lodge were some of the highlights this weekend along with the eagerly anticipated Fish Fry at the Eastville Historical Society in Sag Harbor.

Carolyn Benitez, a former model and now owner of the Coffee Shop in New York City sat next to Terry Quinn at Kelly Klein's table at La Palestra.
Bebe Winans was one of the performers at the event.
Mr. Winans was joined by the party hosts Deborah and Pat Manocchia to his left and Michael McGlone to his right.
Adam Duritz, right, also performed at the event.
Michael Williams, right, was in charge of the fish fry held by the Eastville Community Historical Society in Sag Harbor. Vernia Williams, Linda Williams, and Robert Williams acted as sous chefs.
Cathy Jones and Miss Knockout looked fabulous at the check-in table of the Southampton Hospital benefit on Saturday night at the Elks Club.
Jean Shafiroff, a chairwoman of the Southampton Hospital event choose Tiffany blue for her gown and was flanked by a bevy of royal blue check-in attendants.
Mark Anthoney and B Michael enjoyed the tent on the Elks Grounds, home to the Art Southampton fair just a week before the gala.
Kathy and Rick Hilton also made an appearance on Saturday night.