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March 2015

12th Annual Student Film Competition at Guild Hall

March 22, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Guild Hall, 158 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States
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The Student Film Competition invites students in three age groups: grades 2-4; grades 5-8; and grades 9–12 from across the East End to submit original video works. Films are screened by a committee of influential leaders in the film and television community on the East End. Both the screening and awards ceremony are free and open to the community. FREE Admission

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April 2015

Open Classroom for Stony Brook Southampton’s New MFA in Film

April 22, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Stony Brook Southampton, 239 Montauk Highway
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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Southampton MFA in Film

On Wednesday, April 22, Stony Brook Southampton is opening the Master Class in Independent Film Production with Christine Vachon and Pamela Koffler to students considering an MFA in Film,. Visiting Guest Artists will be: Elizabeth Wood, a young writer/director/actor whose documentary and three short films led to directing her first feature, "White Girl", with Killer Films; and acclaimed writer/director/actor Douglas McGrath ("Emma", "Infamous"). Space is limited. RSVP to MFAManhattan@stonybrook.edu. Stony Brook Southampton + Manhattan, in partnership with Killer Films' Christine…

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August 2015

SHARE: The Spirit of Community to Benefit Peconic Community School

August 16, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hallockville Museum Farm, 6038 Sound Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901 United States
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$100
Share: The Spirit of Community

Sunday, August 16th, 5-8pm Hallockville Museum Farm Live Music by Points East, local beer and wine, lawn games, food provided by the Rolling in Dough pizza truck. Proceeds benefit the Alison Aldredge Fund for Joyful Learning at Peconic Community School, in honor of departed PCS teacher Alison Aldredge

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January 2016

Jane Smith reads from “Through the Passageway” at Floyd Memorial Library

January 17, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First Street
Greenport, NY 11944 United States
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Jane Smith "Through the Passageway"

This lucid, beautifully written memoir of a teacher's life gives quietly powerful expression to the principles underlying progressive education. In an era when education is too often described entirely in terms of adult expectations, this book is a timely reminder of our continuing need to find ways of teaching that honor childhood itself, and foster the growth of thinking, humane, flourishing individuals. While describing her own journey in the classroom, Jane Llewellyn Smith shows us how the young children she…

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March 2016

Souper Bowls Fundraiser for Southold School Garden & Greenport PTA

March 13, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Greenport School, 720 Front Street
Greenport, NY 11944 United States
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$5 – $10

Bring your empty bowl (and spoon) & have it filled (as often as you like) with delicious soups from local restaurants such as Founders Tavern, North Fork Table & Inn and Noah’s (to name just a few!)  There will be arts & crafts for kids, live music, a bake sale and a basket auction.  Admission:  $10/Adults $5/Children    A great way to mingle with your neighbors during the last “leg” of winter!   

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Eighth Annual Empty Bowls Benefit for Springs Seedlings Project

March 13, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Amagansett American Legion Hall, 15 Montauk Highway
Amagansett, NY 11930 United States
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$5 – $25
Empty Bowls

The Project MOST enrichment program at the Springs School is hosting their Seventh Annual Empty Bowls benefit for the Springs School Seedlings Project. Attendees will have a chance to sample more than 28 soups from East Hampton chefs on March 8 from 12 to 3 p.m. at the Amagansett American Legion Hall. Bring your own bowl or borrow one from the school. Admission is $12 for adults, $5 for children 13 and under, and free for children under 5 years old, or $25 per family.…

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Peconic Community School Open House

March 22, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Peconic Community School, 269 Main Road
Aquebogue, NY 11931 United States
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Peconic Community School Open House

Welcoming prospective parents and students to tour and learn more about Peconic Community School's philosophy and approach. Accepting applications for children ages 3-11 for Fall 2016 contact Liz at liz@peconiccommunityschool.org or 631-779-2934

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May 2016

“Grow” Fundraiser for Peconic Community School

May 28, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hallockville Museum Farm, 6038 Sound Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901 United States
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$20
Grow

Peconic Community School announces the fifth annual GROW: Spring Fundraiser & Community Picnic, a family­-friendly event like no other on the North Fork. This special event will feature music by Grammy nominated children’s musician Brady Rymer and musical partner Claudia Glaser Mussen, ice cream from Joe & Liza’s, face­painting, crafts, drumming and more! The event will take place on Saturday, May 28th from 12 to 3 p.m. at Hallockville Museum Farm’s historic Naugles Barn, Sound Avenue Jamesport. Tickets are $20 in…

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July 2016

Life After SoFo: Conservation & Education in Madagascar

July 22, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
South Fork Natural History Museum, 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike
Bridgehampton, NY 11932 United States
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$10

Program Presenter: Nicole Cummings, former South Fork Natural History Museum (SoFo) Nature Educator For adults and teens Shortly after one of SoFo's nature educators, Nicole Cummings, left the museum, she found herself on the other side of the world in Madagascar, teaching children about conservation. With the help of Dr. Patricia Wright, an American primatologist, anthropologist, and conservationist, Nicole and a team of teachers from the United States created the “My Rainforest, My World” program for fourth-grade students. Join Nicole as she…

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March 2017

Peconic Community School hosts “Create: A Maker Fair”

March 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Peconic Community School, 269 Main Road
Aquebogue, NY 11931 United States
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$10
At the PCS Maker Faire March 12

The Peconic Community School will host Create: a Maker Fair on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at their Aquebogue campus from 10 am to 2 pm. Local “Makers” will present workshops and demos at this family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness in celebration of the Maker movement. This community and family event will feature everything from robotics and legos, coding and felting, origami and art…the list goes on. Described as part science fair, part county fair, the Maker Fair is…

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August 2017

Share: A Benefit for the Peconic Community School at Hallockville

August 13, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hallockville Museum Farm, 6038 Sound Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901 United States
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$125

Peconic Community School (PCS) announces their sixth annual fundraising benefit, SHARE: Preserving our Place Through Education, to be held on Sunday, August 13th at the Naugles Barn at Hallockvile from 5-9pm. At this North Fork summer soiree, PCS will honor science educators Barbara Butterworth and Phyllis Constan, and celebrate the work of students and staff from Peconic Community School (PCS), a unique independent school located in Aquebogue, NY. Tickets are $125 per person. Guests at SHARE will enjoy passed appetizers…

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January 2018

WORD UP! Montauk Middle School Celebration of Poetry at Guild Hall

January 31, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Guild Hall, 158 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States
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Free

Each winter, Word Up! brings professional poets into all eighth grade classrooms at Montauk School to work with the students to explore their creativity by composing, revising, and presenting their own original works of poetry. Students learn various techniques of verbal expression while expanding their understanding of the art of spoken language and oral traditions. Join us for the culmination of the poetry workshops – a live poetry event in Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater.  Students read from their own…

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April 2019

Maker Fair & Food Truck Rally at the Peconic Community School

April 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Peconic Community School, 269 Main Road
Aquebogue, NY 11931 United States
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$10
Maker Fair at Peconic Community School

Maker Fair & Food Truck Rally at the Peconic Community School, 269 Main Road, Aquebogue. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. peconiccommunityschool.org   A family-friendly event for people of all ages celebrating innovation, creativity, and making! Come see, do, and make with artists and artisans, musicians and puppeteers, painters and woodworkers. Food trucks on site will provide a variety of tasty eats for snacks and lunch!

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June 2019

The Montauk School’s Word Up! at Guild Hall

June 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Guild Hall, 158 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States
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Come join Montauk School’s 7th Grade English Students in our John Drew Theater for a sharing of original poetry and performance created during our annual Word Up! residency.  In celebrating the voices of today, the power of the spoken word, and our vast poetic heritage, Word Up! fosters a collaborative and experimental environment for students to hone their own creative and poetic voice. Word Up! is collaboratively designed and facilitated by Meegan Chaskey, Erin Tupper and Anthony Madonna.

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November 2019

Parent University: Career Exploration at Riverhead High School

November 19, 2019 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 pm
Riverhead High School Auditorium, 700 Harrison Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901 United States
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As part of its Parent University series, the Riverhead Central School District will present its first workshop for the 2019-20 school year, titled “Career Exploration,” on Tuesday, Nov. 19, from 6-7:30 p.m., at Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Ave., Riverhead. The workshop is open to students in grades 5-12 and will feature a number of presenters from a variety of sectors, including health, broadcasting, construction, protective services and more. The Parent University series aims to connect parents with school and…

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