This Week’s Summer Fun(draisers)


Summer is a time for garden parties, rooftop views, and cocktails. If you can enjoy all that while supporting local non-profits, so much the better. Here are a few chances this week to do just that.

Who: Lower Eastside Girls Club
What: Cocktails, food, and open wine and beer bar.
When: June 13, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Veselka Bowery, 9 East First Street, between Second Avenue and Bowery.
Tickets: $25 at the door. More info here.


Who: Good Old Lower East Side
What: Plant summer vegetables and enjoy food and entertainment.
When: Friday, June 15, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Campos Garden, 628 East 12th Street, between Avenues B and C.
Tickets: Free, but you can make a donation. More info here.

Who: Fourth Arts Block
What: Cocktail party with live music, DJ, drinks, and raffle.
When: Tuesday, June 19, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: The Standard East Village, 25 Cooper Square, between East Fifth and Sixth Streets.
Tickets: $45, $85, $150. More info here.