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April 2018

Orchid Tea & Talk at Suffolk County Historical Society

April 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Suffolk County Historical Museum, 300 West Main Street
Riverhead, 11901 United States
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$25

ORCHID TEA & TALK featuring Special Guest Speaker Bill Bianchi.  $25 per person. Includes assorted teas, fancy finger sandwiches and sweets! Paid reservation by 4/14. Local grower of orchids and owner of Bianchi-Davis Greenhouses in Riverhead, Bill Bianchi will speak on the history and care of orchids. There will also be a sale of orchid plants at this event to benefit the Suffolk County Historical Society. Reserve early—space is limited & sellout risk is high! Call to reserve: 631-727-2881 x100.

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Book & Bottle: George Giannaris’s “Ferry Tales II: When Hellenic Freezes Over” at Suffolk County Historical Museum

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Suffolk County Historical Museum, 300 West Main Street
Riverhead, 11901 United States
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$5

BOOK & BOTTLE: George Giannaris, Ferry Tales II: When Hellenic Freezes Over. Hellenic owner and author George Giannaris will sign copies of his new book and share the local history of his family’s landmark East Marion restaurant, along with coveted recipes, comical short stories, and philosophical insights. Members Free; Non-Members $5. Includes book sale and signing, light refreshments, and admission to current exhibits. RSVP Requested: 631-727-2881 x100.

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May 2018

Hampton Bays Historical Society Kentucky Derby Party

May 5 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Lyzon Hat Shop, 116 West Montauk Highway
Hampton Bays, NY 11946 United States
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$50

Kentucky Derby Party Saturday, May 5, 2018 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm Get your hats ready for a Kentucky Derby Party. Join us under the tent at the Lyzon Hat Museum. Derby will be televised. Catering by The Inn Spot on the Bay. Best Hat and Tie Contest.

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Mother’s Day Concert & Poetry Reading at Suffolk County Historical Society

May 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Suffolk County Historical Museum, 300 West Main Street
Riverhead, 11901 United States
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$5

Thursday, May 10, 2018 – 6:00 pm – MOTHER’S DAY CONCERT & POETRY READING: Stephen Sanfilippo on Love of “Mother” in the Songs and Poems of East End Whalemen. Mothers were a never-ending song in the hearts of the East End whalemen! This special Mother’s Day-inspired event will feature live music and poetry readings, along with discussion of the songs and poems about mothers and motherhood that the whalemen of the East End sung and wrote on their long journeys from…

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June 2018

Book & Bottle: Ira Poliakoff’s “Synagogues of Long Island” at Suffolk County Historical Society

June 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Suffolk County Historical Museum, 300 West Main Street
Riverhead, 11901 United States
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$5

Thursday, June 7, 2018 – 6:00 pm – BOOK & BOTTLE: Ira Poliakoff, Synagogues of Long Island. Researching the histories of more than 250 Long Island synagogues for his new book, the author will discuss the vibrant Jewish communities of Suffolk County, where the Jewish population increased from 5,000 in 1939 to over 85,000 in 2012. Members Free; Non-Members $5. Includes light refreshments and admission to current exhibit. This event includes a book sale & signing. RSVP Requested: 631-727-2881 x100.

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