The Hetrick-Martin Institute, which creates a safe space for L.G.B.T.Q. youth, held its Emery Awards gala on Nov. 7 at Cipriani Wall Street. The Elton John AIDS Foundation raised $3.9 million at its fall gala on Nov. 5 at Cipriani 42nd Street. The International Rescue Committee, which responds to humanitarian crises, held a fund-raiser dinner on Nov. 1 at the New York Hilton Midtown. And the Juilliard School celebrated the 100th year of its pre-college program on Nov. 5 at Lincoln Center.