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June 2019

DNA Genealogy Workshop at Suffolk County Historical Society

June 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Suffolk County Historical Museum, 300 West Main Street
Riverhead, 11901 United States
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$20

DNA GENEALOGY WORKSHOP The DNA Test: What's It All About? with DNA Genealogy Specialist Patricia Ann Kellner Saturday, June 15, 2019 – 1:00 pm Have you harnessed the power of DNA for your family history research? Make sure you are unlocking the full potential of DNA & Genetic Genealogy! Come learn how to obtain and effectively work with your DNA test results. DNA tests, such as AncestryDNA and 23andMe, are important tools to use in your quest to find your family…

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Opening Reception for “Mailing Whaling” at Sag Harbor Whaling & Historical Museum

June 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sag Harbor Whaling and Historical Museum, 200 Main Street
Sag Harbor, NY 11963 United States
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Whale off Amagansett Postcard

Sag Harbor Whaling and Historical Museum “MAILING WHALING”  Curated by Richard Doctorow Opening Reception June 21, 6-8pm Exhibit June 21 -July 21 Featuring roughly 100 20th century whaling-themed stamps and postcards from around the world, with contemporary artworks inspired by the stamps and cards.   “Thar She Blows!!” Where? In your mailbox!  Sometimes, you can find whaling history in the most unexpected of places.  MAILING WHALING features dozens of 20thcentury whaling-themed stamps and postcards from the United States and around the world that feature whaling…

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Horton Point Lighthouse Events: “Tale of the Whale” Opening and Chanteys with Stephen Sanfilippo

June 22 @ 11:30 am - June 23 @ 1:30 pm
Horton Point Lighthouse, Lighthouse Road
Southold, NY 11971 United States
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Stephen N. Sanfilippo

The Southold Historical Society will host two seafaring events at the Horton Point Lighthouse this month, including an opening reception for an exhibition titled “Tale of the Whale” and a presentation of Long Island songs of the sea by chantey aficionado Stephen Sanfilippo. The opening reception for “Tale of the Whale” will be held on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. In 2007, a small outer building at the lighthouse, which had originally been used to store oil for…

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July 2019

Authors Paul Goldberger and Ken Auletta discuss “Ballpark: Baseball in the American City” at Parrish Art Museum

July 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Parrish Art Museum, 279 Montauk Highway
Water Mill, NY 11976 United States
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$12
Authors Paul Goldberger and Ken Auletta discuss "Ballpark: Baseball in the American City" at Parrish Art Museum

July 5, 6 pm - 8 pm $12 | Free for Members, Children, and Students ORDER TICKETS  From the earliest corrals of the mid-1800s (Union Grounds in Brooklyn was called a “saloon in the open air”), to the much mourned parks of the early 1900s (Detroit’s Tiger Stadium, Cincinnati’s Palace of the Fans), to the stadiums of today, Goldberger establishes the inextricable bond between the American city and America’s favorite pastime. In the changing locations and architecture of our ballparks, Goldberger reveals…

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Magical Jews: Mystery & History with Allan Kronzek at Southampton Arts Center

July 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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$15

Magical Jews Comes to Southampton Arts Center! Monday, July 22 | 7 PM | $15 ($12 for Friends of SAC) The Life & Times of The Herrmanns, The Bambergs, Houdini, Malini, Leipzig and Other Great Jewish Magicians You’ve Never Heard Of! “Intelligent, engaging, and most of all, fun!” – Christine Chen, Director of Adult Programming, 92Y Join magician and author Allan Zola Kronzek for an intriguing mix of history and mystery celebrating these iconic performers. This illustrated talk and performance will focus on…

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August 2019

Opening Reception for “Toy Story: 20th Century Toys & Games” at the Sag Harbor Whaling & Historical Museum

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sag Harbor Whaling and Historical Museum, 200 Main Street
Sag Harbor, NY 11963 United States
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Opening Reception for "Toy Story: 20th Century Toys & Games" at the Sag Harbor Whaling & Historical Museum

Toys and Games, and what they tell us about the changing nature of childhood Curated by Richard Doctorow August 9th - September 5th Opening Reception: Friday, August 9th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm Toy Story presents part of our large collection of late 19th and early 20th century toys, dolls and board games – come and see how the children of yesteryear had fun! The exhibit also includes artworks (available for purchase) by contemporary local artists that explore the themes…

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Southampton Jewish Film Fest: “The Dybbuk” at Southampton Arts Center

August 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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$15
Southampton Jewish Film Fest: “The Dybbuk" at Southampton Arts Center

2019 SOUTHAMPTON JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL – Showing 7 feature Jewish films every Tuesday from July 9 through August 20. Tickets are $15. Schedule: The Mamboniks – Tuesday, July 09  at 7:30 pm Operation Wedding – Tuesday, July 16 at  7:30 pm Hag. – Tuesday, July 23  at 7:30 pm Who Will Write Our History Tuesday – July 30  at 7:30 pm Moritz Daniel Oppenheim – Tuesday, August 6  at 7:30 pm The Dybbuk – Tuesday, August 13 at 7:30 pm Monsieur Mayonnaise – Tuesday, August 20  at 7:30 pm THE…

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A Taste of Australia Didgeridoo Workshop at Quogue Wildlife Refuge

August 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Quogue Wildlife Refuge, 3 Old Country Road
Quogue, NY 11959 United States
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$30
A Taste of Australia Didgeridoo Workshop at Quogue Wildlife Refuge

G’day mate…come and make your own Didgeridoo, Dot Paint it in the traditional Australian Aboriginal style, then learn how to play it. Australian Chris Pitkin will talk to you about Australia’s Aboriginal culture and the Didgeridoo – Yidaki – the world’s oldest wind instrument. He’ll show you how to Dot Paint your Didge the traditional way, and then will teach you how to play. Chris spent years traveling in the Australian Outback, learning about its Aboriginal Dreamtime, and its 60,000…

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Opening Reception for “Slavery in Southold” at Southold Historical Society

August 16 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Southold Historical Society Museum Complex, Route 25 and Maple Lane
Southold, NY 11971 United States
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The Southold Historical Society's Thomas Moore house

Southold Historical Society is proud to announce the installation of a new exhibition titled “Slavery in Southold.” Community members are invited to a view the exhibition on Friday, August 16 at 5pm to take a close look at this difficult but important period of local history. The exhibition is housed in the Society’s Thomas Moore House on the Museum Complex. This house, built on property that had previously belonged to Thomas Moore, was constructed circa 1750 for Samuel Landon. Records…

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Southampton Jewish Film Fest: “Monsieur Mayonnaise” at Southampton Arts Center

August 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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$15
Southampton Jewish Film Fest: “Monsieur Mayonnaise" at Southampton Arts Center

2019 SOUTHAMPTON JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL – Showing 7 feature Jewish films every Tuesday from July 9 through August 20. Tickets are $15. MONSIEUR MAYONNAISE – HOW FRENCH MAYONNAISE DEFEATED THE NAZIS (2016 | 94 min.) LANGUAGE: English/French Monsieur Mayonnaise is an artist’s epic adventure into his family’s secret past. Australian artist and film-maker, Philippe Mora, investigates his father’s clandestine role in the French Résistance in WW2 and his mother’s miraculous escape enroute to Auschwitz. Philippe, a Hollywood cult-horror movie director and popartist, adopts…

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September 2019

Screening of “Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North” at Southampton Arts Center

September 1 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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$12

Presented with Southampton African American Museum SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 | 5 PM | $12 ($10 for Friends of SAC and SAAM) Followed by a Conversation with Producer/Director Katrina Browne TRACES OF THE TRADE: A STORY FROM THE DEEP NORTH An Emmy-Nominated film by Katrina Browne with Co-Directors Alla Kovgan & Jude Ray, and Co-Producers Juanita Brown & Elizabeth Delude-Dix (2008 | Documentary | 86 min.) First-time filmmaker Katrina Browne discovers that her New England ancestors were the largest slave-trading family…

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The Nancy Atlas Project at the Sag Harbor Whaling & Historical Museum

September 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Sag Harbor Whaling and Historical Museum, 200 Main Street
Sag Harbor, NY 11963 United States
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Free
Nancy Atlas

The Nancy Atlas Project will be performing a very special live show at the Museum on Friday, September 6, 2019 from 6:00pm - 7:30pm. Known for her raw, live performances and stellar songwriting, Nancy and her band have opened for almost everyone under the sun: Elvis Costello, Lucinda Williams, Toots and the Maytals, Jimmy Buffett, Crosby, Stills & Nash, and many more. The group will get you going with their own sound, a mix of music genres such country, rock,…

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Opening Reception for “Native People of the Eastern Woodlands: Art and Artifacts” at Suffolk County Historical Society

September 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Suffolk County Historical Museum, 300 West Main Street
Riverhead, 11901 United States
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Opening Reception for "Native People of the Eastern Woodlands: Art and Artifacts" at Suffolk County Historical Society

EXHIBIT OPENING RECEPTION Saturday, September 14, 2019 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM Free opening day admission + light refreshments The Eastern Woodlands is a cultural area of the indigenous people of North America, consisting of tribes inhabiting the United States and Canada, east of the Mississippi. Though their region was vast, the people of Eastern Woodland tribes lived in similar ways, and their art and artifacts are a reflection of their deep-rooted culture, still evident through their descendants. This exhibit…

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Oysterponds Historical Society Lecture: “The USMS Georgia” at Peconic Landing

September 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Oysterponds Historical Society Lecture: "The USMS Georgia" at Peconic Landing

On Saturday, September 28, the Oysterponds Historical Society (OHS) presents LECTURE: THE USMS GEORGIA, to be held at the Peconic Landing Community Center (1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport) from 4pm – 5:30pm. John Holzapfel, educator and past OHS President, will tell the tale of the Mail Ship Georgia and its beautifully crafted seven-foot model. The story will weave together the shipyard of Smith and Dimon on the lower East River, the delivery of mail to the West Coast of the United…

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Book & Bottle: Edward A. Sierra on “Marie Curie’s Life and Work” at Suffolk County Historical Society

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Suffolk County Historical Museum, 300 West Main Street
Riverhead, 11901 United States
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BOOK & BOTTLE featuring Edward A. Sierra on Marie Curie's Life and Work Thursday, September 19, 2019 – 6:00 pm Learn about Marie Curie, a scientist and an early pioneer of radioactivity, the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, and the first person and only woman to win the Nobel twice! Edward A. Sierra, a veteran of the U.S. Navy formerly employed as a reactor operator, will offer an engaging presentation on the life and work of this amazing…

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