This Morning’s Bulletin — 2.28.15

Sky full of branches, Downs Farm Preserve
Sky full of branches, Downs Farm Preserve

Good Morning!

• John Holzapfel, a science teacher, past Southold Town Trustee and oyster grower, will present his monthly nature series at Peconic Landing this afternoon at 4 p.m. The program will consist of a little science, lots of pictures and a timely discussion of nature activities for the month. More information is online here.

• The East Hampton Anti-Bias Task Force hosts the first of two films about the Civil Rights movement, “The Children’s March” at LTV Studios in Wainscott tonight at 7 p.m. More information is online here.

• Thanks to these deliciously icy conditions, the Quogue Wildlife Refuge, formerly an ice pond, is giving a demonstration on how ice was harvested in the good old days tomorrow, Feb. 28 at 1 p.m. More information is online here.

• The Peconic Community School is hosting a day-long series of workshops and speakers, followed by a party at the Greenport Harbor Brewing Company, tomorrow, Feb. 28. More information is online here.

• Sag Harbor’s winter ice carving, fire dancing and fireworks festival HarborFrost kicks off tonight with the Frost Ball at Muse in the Harbor. The event continues through Sunday. More information is online here.

• The Sag Harbor Youth Committee and the Sag Harbor Coalition will hold their third annual Speak Out forum for Sag Harbor teenagers on Sunday, March 1 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Bay Street Theater. Sag Harbor teens will have the chance to let village leaders know how they feel about youth programs and activities in Sag Harbor.

• The Long Island Winterfest series of music events at vineyards and venues throughout the North Fork continues this weekend. The Beacon’s full listing of Winterfest events is online here.

And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.


Beth Young

Beth Young has been covering the East End since the 1990s. In her spare time, she runs around the block, tinkers with bicycles, tries not to drown in the Peconic Bay and hopes to grow the perfect tomato. You can send her a message at

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