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April 2019

Opening Reception for “When Women Wore Whales” at the Suffolk County Historical Society

April 13, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Suffolk County Historical Museum, 300 West Main Street
Riverhead, 11901 United States
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OPENING RECEPTION: "When Women Wore Whales" Saturday, April 13, 2019 – 1:00 pm This Weathervane Gallery exhibit illustrates the impact of the whaling industry on the women's fashion industry in the nineteenth century. Come see how busks, boning, and bayleen were used in form-fitting women's garments and accessories. Free opening reception admission + light refreshments.

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May 2019

Tea & Talk: The Fly Girls: “The Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II” at Suffolk County Historical Society

May 2, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Suffolk County Historical Museum, 300 West Main Street
Riverhead, 11901 United States
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$25
Tea & Talk: The Fly Girls: "The Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II" at Suffolk County Historical Society

TEA & TALK: The Fly Girls: The Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II, with guest speaker Bruce Kagan. $25 per person. Includes assorted teas, fancy finger sandwiches, and sweets! Learn about the contributions of “The Fly Girls” (as they called themselves) and how they piloted powerful and dangerous aircraft, simulated strafing missions, and transported cargo during World War II—here on Long Island and throughout the nation. Paid reservation required by 4/24. Reserve early – space is limited and sellout risk is…

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June 2019

Book & Bottle: “The Big Duck & Eastern Long Island’s Duck Farming Industry” at Suffolk County Historical Society

June 6, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Suffolk County Historical Museum, 300 West Main Street
Riverhead, 11901 United States
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$5
Book & Bottle: "The Big Duck & Eastern Long Island's Duck Farming Industry" at Suffolk County Historical Society

BOOK & BOTTLE featuring Susan Van Scoy on The Big Duck & Eastern LI's Duck Farming Industry Thursday, June 6, 2019 – 6:00 pm The author will trace the fascinating and largely unknown history of Long Island's iconic Big Duck, as well as eastern Long Island's duck farming industry, both the subjects of her recently published book. Members Free; Non-Members $5. Includes wine + cheese and admission to current exhibits. This event will also include a book sale & signing.…

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Eastville Community Historical Society presents Voices of Virtue and “Running Scared, Running Free” at Guild Hall

June 9, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Guild Hall, 158 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States
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$20
Running Scared, Running Free

5:30pm Reception 7pm Voices of Virtue Choir, led by Rachel Blackburn 8pm Running Scared, Running Free A Sal St. George Production With Carolyn Brown, Darren St. George, and Jordan Gee Q & A immediately following with cast, writer Sal St. George, and Eastville’s director Dr. Georgette Grier-Key Long Island’s History comes alive with an interactive theatrical performance based on oral history. Experience this live, on-stage drama about links between the Underground Railroad, secret codes hidden in quilts and the strength…

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Water Mill Day Celebration at the Water Mill Village Green

June 14, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Water Mill Community House, 743 Montauk Highway
Water Mill, NY 11976 United States
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Free

Water Mill Day Celebration Friday, June 14, 2019 4:00pm – 8:00pm (Rain date Sunday, June 16, 4:00-8:00pm) Water Mill Village Green, NY 11976 (Water Mill Tours of: Community House, Windmill, Veterans Memorial, Museum, Cemetery) Come learn about Water Mill! The Water Mill Community invites the public in celebrating Water Mill’s 375th Anniversary and Water Mill Museum’s 50th Anniversary with tours of the hamlet and historic Water Mill locations on Friday, June 14 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. Rain date will be…

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DNA Genealogy Workshop at Suffolk County Historical Society

June 15, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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Free
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, 2019 @ 11:30 am - June 23, 2019 @ 1:30 pm
Horton Point Lighthouse, Lighthouse Road
Southold, NY 11971 United States
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$5
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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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