PHOTO CALL: Bette Midler, Billy Crystal, Katie Couric, Marc Shaiman and More at Midler's Hulaween Benefit

Bette Midler’s New York Restoration Project celebrated its 18th anniversary at the annual Hulaween Benefit Gala, which was held at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City on Oct. 31. The theme was Hulaween in The Big Easy.

The New York Restoration Project was founded by Bette Midler in 1995, and is devoted to restoring, revitalizing and developing under served parks, community gardens and other open spaces in New York City.

Here is a look at the event: