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Monday, May 1, 2017

Happy May Day! Check out the lineup of events going on in New York City this week:


Metropolitan Museum of Art 2017 Costume Gala

Monday, May 1

Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York

Red carpet and celebrities galore! The event is co-chaired by Katy Perry, Pharrell Williams, Anna Wintour and honorary chair Rei Kawakubo.

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Gala for Good

Monday, May 1

IAC HQ, 555 West 18th Street, New York

Support Yamba Malawi, a nonprofit that transforms children’s lives by empowering communities to break the cycle of poverty in southern Africa. The event will honor fashion designer Andrea Saper and Adam Saper, managing partner and CFO at Eatly.

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Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts 2017 Spring Gala

Tuesday, May 2, 6:30 p.m.

Alice Tully Hall, 1941 Broadway, New York

The evening will kick off with cocktails at 6:30 p.m. and performance at 7:30 p.m. featuring a Musical Celebration of Herman, Menken and Sondheim starring actress, singer, Rita Moreno with additional cast of Broadway stars on the Adrienne Arsht Stage. Following the performance, guests will enjoy a seated dinner.

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Central Park Conservancy Women’s Committee Award Luncheon

Wednesday, May 3

Central Park Conservatory Garden, East Side from 104th to 106th Street, New York

Annual Frederick Law Olmstead Award Luncheon

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Opening Night of TEFAF

Thursday, May 4

Park Avenue Armory, 643 Park Avenue, New York

TEFAF brings together 93 exhibitors for its inaugural TEFAF New York Spring edition. The event runs from May 4-8. Opening Night benefits the Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering.

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Frieze New York

May 5-7

Randall’s Island Park

Frieze New York returns to Randall’s Island Park, featuring the world’s leading contemporary and modern galleries. To read more, click here.

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New York City Ballet Spring Gala

Thursday, May 4, 5:30 p.m.

David H. Koch Theater, 20 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York

This spring, New York City Ballet will commemorate its commitment to new work with the Here/Now Festival, a celebration of choreography commissioned by the Company over the past three decades. The 2017 Spring Gala is the centerpiece of the festival.

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Mount Sinai Crystal Party

Thursday, May 4, 7–11 p.m.

Central Park Conservatory Garden, Fifth Avenue at 105th Street, New York

The Crystal Party benefits Mount Sinai Health System and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The 2017 event is being chaired by Mount Sinai Trustee Zibby Schwarzman and Kyle Owens.

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