On Saturday, October 12, celebrations were held at three maritime-themed locations in Amagansett, as a reminder of the importance of local waterways. Open houses at the East Hampton Historical Society’s Town Marine Museum on Bluff Road, the Amagansett Life-Saving Station on Atlantic Avenue, and the East End Classic Boat Society shared programs and exhibits for what was officially designated “Amagansett Maritime Heritage Day.”
Celebrate Black History Month at Hallockville Farm. Learn about the importance of quilting to the African American Culture. Join artist and author Faith Ringgold on Thursday, February 20 from 9:30 to 11:30 AM, while she takes you through the world ofTar Beach, and how she uses quilting to tell stories. Students ages 9-12 years old will listen to the book and will then create their own collage quilts to tell their own story. Members: $15 Non-Members: $20. Also, at Hallockville children ages 5-8 years old can join art teacher, Darlene Siracusano, in learning about how folk art was made throughout history.The morning will begin lesson will begin by listening to a farm animal story and meeting Hallockville chickens. Kids will create their own folk-art rooster using colored collage paper, fancy scissors, punches, and crayons on Tuesday, February 19 from 9:30 to 11:30 AM. Members: $15Non-Members: $20.