• Call for artists: East End Arts seeks work for its juried all-media art show, “Novel Materials/New Techniques.” The show will run from June 19 to July 31 in the Riverhead gallery. Margery Gosnell-Qua, artist and curator of Suffolk County Community College’s Lyceum Gallery, is the guest juror. (more…)
It feels good out there! Local asparagus is everywhere and many more local veggies will follow. Also, the strawberries are blooming!
Riverhead Garden Club volunteers Margaret Brosman of Hampton Bays and Cathy Fox of Flanders bring a cart of begonias to set up Thursday morning. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
The three-day Garden Festival kicked off under a big white tent near Tanger Outlets II on a beautiful, sunny morning Thursday. (more…)
Happy May and happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there! Young and old, if you have given life and nurtured another human being, biologically and/or creatively, this weekend is for you. Congratulations!
George Gaffga, a retired pastor from Mattituck, judging last year’s spelling bee. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder file)
The second annual Community Spelling Bee event is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 22, at the historic Jamesport Meeting House.
Twenty-five people participated in last year’s contest. That inaugural event raised over $4,500 to restore the 284-year-old meeting house, which is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places.
Melanie McEvoy of Laurel is the 2015 Woman of the Year. (Credit: courtesy photo)
The East End Women’s Network selected Melanie McEvoy of Laurel as its 2015 Woman of the Year.
Ms. McEvoy has served on the EEWN Board of Directors for the last three years, is the vice president of the North Fork Breast Health Coalition and recently worked as the event chair of the Pink Pearl Gala, which raised nearly $50,000 to benefit breast-cancer patients and survivors on the North Fork. (more…)
Howard Dean, seen here in an undated photo, will be speaking at Peconic Landing later this week. (Credit: Courtesy Peconic Landing, Mona T. Brooks)
Howard Dean, the former governor of Vermont, Democratic National Committee chair and 2004 presidential candidate, will host a question and answer session at Peconic Landing nexy week devoted to the Millennial generation and its effects on the world.
The nonpartisan talk — called “How Our Grandchildren’s Generation is Changing Everything” — will be held Friday May 15 at the Peconic Landing Community Center in Greenport, starting at 8 p.m.
Tickets to the event are free but registration (available online) is required since space is limited. (more…)