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May 12

BLOOMINGDALE'S ROOSEVELT FIELD invites brides-to-be to a pre-wedding party, 7-9 p.m., with cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and cake tastings from the Garden City Hotel plus a presentation of dresses to cover every occasion before and after the "I do's." Must RSVP; 516-873-2744.

SOUTH SHORE MALL in Bay Shore's Girls' Night Out, 6-8 p.m., with a 7 p.m. fashion show hosted by WBLI radio's Dana DiDonato and Jeffrey Jameson; 631-665-8600. There's a mocktail hour (6 p.m.), free mini-makeovers, prizes, and the first 500 guests get goodie bags.

May 12-15

FUOY CHOV TRUNK SHOW and designer appearance, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday., 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday at Mieka, 8285 Jericho Tpke., Woodbury Commons; 516-367-8755. Discounts on show orders.

BRING A GENTLY WORN PAIR OF SHOES to a Shoe Box store and get 20 percent off your purchase. Your donation goes to Soles4Souls, which provides shoes to those in need all over the world. Store locations: Plainview (Woodbury Plaza, 419 S. Oyster Bay Rd.; 516-931- 7775), Americana Manhasset (516-627-4804), Wheatley Plaza, Greenvale (516-621-1435) and Commack (6401 Jericho Tpke.; 631-462-1070).

LIGHTHOUSE INTERNATIONAL'S POSH FASHION SALE has big savings on new and gently used designer items, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday at The Plaza, 1 W. 59th St., Manhattan. Tickets are $10 ($30 for a 4-day pass) at the door or online at

May 13-15

ESCADA TRUNK SHOW, women's fall collection, at Marshs, 270 Main St., Huntington; 631-423-1660.

May 15

ROBBIE ROSEN, recent American Idol contender and Merrick native, stops by Lester's of Huntington, 3-4 p.m., at 350 Route 110; 631-299-2222. Dance to a live steel band, noon-4 p.m., and get 15 percent off all beach and summer items; 5 percent of proceeds to benefit Sunrise Day Camp for children with cancer.



Discounts on women's spring/summer 2011 pieces start at 60 percent, May 10-12, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., at 261 W. 36th St., 2nd floor, Manhattan; 212-947-8748.


Women's casual knits in Italian cashmere and organic materials are marked down 40-70 percent, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. May 11 at M.Patmos showroom, 425 W. 13th St. Suite 406, Manhattan; 212-625-3500, ext. 210.


Save 30-70 percent on apparel, handbags and footwear, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. May 11-14, and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. May 15, at 155 Fifth Ave., Manhattan; 212-677-7829.

-- Compiled by Virginia Dunleavy and Julie Gordon

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