Hangin' in the Hamptons: Free movies, soccer, galas

NEW YORK - JULY 28: Joel Schumacher attends NEW YORK - JULY 28: Joel Schumacher attends the Cinema Society & 2(x)ist screening of "Twelve" at Landmark's Sunshine Cinema on July 28, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Dario Cantatore/Getty Images) Photo Credit: Getty Images / Dario Cantatore

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Sunset movies, soccer and stars (the human kind) will be out on the South Fork this weekend:

FREE MOVIES

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The Hamptons International Film Festival doesn't take place until October, but its organizers host a free Friday outdoor film series at the Southampton Arts Center throughout the summer. Movies start at sunset (around 8:30 p.m.) and you'll want to bring your own seating and refreshments. This Friday's film is "Ghostbusters" (25 Jobs Lane, 631-283-0967).

GOAL!

Just because the Hamptons are virtually devoid of sports bars doesn't mean you can't celebrate FIFA soccer on the East End. Rowdy Hall in East Hampton (10 Main St., 631-324-8555) and Townline BBQ in Sagaponack (3593 Townline Rd., 631-537-2271) are serving drafts in commemorative 16-ounce World Cup cups for $6 (refills for $5), which can also be had with $8 caipirinhas, Brazil's national cocktail ($7 refills).

FUNDRAISERS APLENTY

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The annual Phoenix House Summer Party benefit (sold out) is Saturday night at 6 at a private home. Director Joel Schumacher is among the honorees; news anchor Rosanna Scotto is the emcee; George Stephanopoulos, Ali Wentworth and Beth Stern are among the co-chairs, and Grammy-nominated musician John Forte performs (646-505-2013). News correspondent Rita Cosby hosts the sold-out Heart of the Hamptons Gala at the Hayground School in Bridgehampton to help raise funds for the American Heart Association, with That 70's Band performing at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, hamptonsheartball.heart.org. Got a penchant for disco? Yvonne Elliman is the honorary chairwoman of the Red, White & Blue East End Hospice Summer Gala, at the Sandacres Estate in Quogue Saturday at 7 p.m. (from $125, 631-288-7080, eastendhospice.org).

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