The Friends of New Yorkers for Children host A Fool’s Fete at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel with honorary chair Dayssi Olarte de Kanavos and co-chairs Allison Aston, Marisa Brown, Lydia Fenet, Rory Hermelee, Susan Shin and Shirin von Wulffen. Akris sponsors.
The American Museum of Natural History’s Spring Safari dance with chairs including Fabiola Beracasa, Dana Wallach Jones, Tinsley Mortimer and Arden Wohl. Lilly Pulitzer sponsors.
The Costume Institute gala celebrates “American Woman” with co-chairs Oprah Winfrey, Patrick Robinson and Anna Wintour at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
American Ballet Theater’s spring gala at Lincoln Center. Graff and NBC Universal sponsor. Can it top last year’s appearance by Michelle Obama?
The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center’s spring ball with co-chairs Tory Burch and Dee Dee Ricks at the Pierre Hotel. Since Burch has been dating hip-hop executive Lyor Cohen, this otherwise conservative affair has been energized by lively musical performances.
The CFDA Awards are presented at Lincoln Center.
Also this month…
The Whitney Museum’s annual Art Party will close out the season before everyone heads out to all points East.