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Hangin' in the Hamptons: Dinosaurs and benefits

John Gidding attends the 26th Annual GLAAD Media

John Gidding attends the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Manhattan on May 9, 2015. Credit: Getty Images / Mike Coppola

Free films, fundraisers and some pre-reggae time on the water await this weekend in the Hamptons.

CLASSIC JURASSIC With the new "Jurassic World" already a summer blockbuster, it's apropos to remember how the dinosaur-driven cinematic saga began. Silas Marder Gallery in Bridgehampton resumes its free outdoor movie showings on Fridays, and this week's offering is the original "Jurassic Park." Showtime is 9 p.m. and guests only need to bring comfort items like beach chairs, blankets and snacks; 631-702-2306,

LIVE OUT LOUD TV personality John Gidding (HGTV's "Curb Appeal") will be in East Hampton on Saturday to host the seventh annual "Pride in the Hamptons" event, starting at 6 p.m. at the private home of Bruce T. Sloane. Tickets start at $250 ($85 ages 21-27) and include hors d'oeuvres, drinks and dancing to benefit the nonprofit LGBT youth support organization Live Out Loud, details at

NOAH FOR NATURE Chef Noah Schwartz (his namesake restaurant is in Greenport) heads to the South Fork Saturday to cook for the 6 p.m. "Where The Wild Things . . ." benefit at Wölffer Estate Vineyard in Sagaponack. Tickets start at $500 ($225 ages 30 and under) for this fundraiser benefiting the conservation advocacy organization, Group for the East End. The evening includes an auction and dance beats courtesy of socialite-DJ Marjorie "Mad Marj" Gubelmann; 139 Sagg Rd., 631-537-5106,

SUNDAY SUNSET CRUISE It's easy to just arrive at The Back Bar at Harlow East in Sag Harbor at 7 p.m. Sundays to catch live reggae, but the Sea Escapes charter boat has put together a weekly maritime trip designed to serve as an appetizer to the musical affair. Departing Long Wharf in Sag Harbor at 5:45 p.m., guests can board a 24-foot sailboat and cruise local waters, then return for the Harlow show ($400 for up to six passengers). Or take a powerboat over to East Hampton Point for its 6 p.m. Sunday reggae event ($500 for up to six, plus fuel); 631-259-1033,

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