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November 2018

Poetry Street Open Mic at Blue Duck Bakery in Riverhead

November 25, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - January 27, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Blue Duck Bakery Café — Riverhead, 309 E Main Street
Riverhead, NY 11901 United States
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Poetry Street Open Mic 2 - 4 PM At the Blue Duck Bakery Café, Riverhead "POETRY STREET...where every voice is heard!" welcomes writers of all ages to the Blue Duck Bakery Café for this series of "Open Mics", the spoken word project of Susan Dingle for the East End Arts' JumpstART program. Poets, comedians and storytellers are invited to sign up at 1:30 PM; the first 15 writers to sign-up have 3 minutes to perform original work. $5 fee for…

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December 2018

Dramatic Reading of Truman Capote’s “A Christmas Memory” at Floyd Memorial Library

December 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First Street
Greenport, NY 11944 United States
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North Fork actors Jere Jacob and Thomas DeWolfe present a special dramatic performance of Truman Capote's "A Christmas Memory" at the Floyd Memorial Library on Thursday, Dec. 20 at 6 p.m. The event is free and open to the public and holiday refreshments will be served afterward. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Floyd Memorial Library.

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Novelist Paul Batista reads at Canio’s Books

December 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Canio’s Books, 290 Main Street
Sag Harbor, 11963 United States
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Sat. Dec. 29 at 5 p.m. Novelist Paul Batista reads from his new thriller, The Warriors. In "The Warriors," legendary defense attorney Raquel Rematti represents a presidential candidate—and former First Lady of an ISIS-assassinated President—Senator Angelina Baldesteri in the most watched and explosive trial of the 21st Century. The Senator, a Democrat, sees it as a vendetta show trial orchestrated by the current Republican U.S. President, his Republican Attorney General, and an ambitious Republican United States Attorney in Manhattan. At the trial, a year…

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January 2019

Camp Wikoff: A Close Look at Montauk’s Recuperative Encampment for Spanish-American War Combatants at Rogers Memorial Library

January 17, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Rogers Memorial Library, 91 Coopers Farm Road
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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Camp Wikoff: A Close Look at Montauk’s Recuperative Encampment for Spanish-American War Combatants When the Fifth Army Corps, including Roosevelt’s Rough Riders, returned to Montauk in the summer of 1898 following its swift and decisive victories over Spanish forces at Santiago de Cuba in the Spanish-American War, the men were mostly in terrible shape. Jeff Heatley, who told the story of Colonel Theodore Roosevelt, the Rough Riders, and Camp Wikoff in his Book “Bully!” has done extensive research on the…

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Jim “Zak” Szakmary”s “A Veteran’s Reflections on the Vietnam War” at Suffolk County Historical Society

January 19, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Suffolk County Historical Museum, 300 West Main Street
Riverhead, 11901 United States
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Jim "Zak" Szakmary"s "A Veteran's Reflections on the Vietnam War" at Suffolk County Historical Society

BOOK & BOTTLE A Veteran's Reflections on the Vietnam War A presentation by Jim "Zak" Szakmary Saturday, January 19, 2019 - 1:00 PM Members Free; Non-Members $5 Incudes wine & cheese + admission to current exhibits! RSVP Requested: 631-727-2881 x100 When Zak signed up for a three-year enlistment with the Marine Corps in 1967, the United States was already well embroiled in the Vietnam War. A native of Queens and a college student at the time, he set off for…

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