The David Lynch Foundation celebrated its 15th anniversary with a summer party at the Bridgehampton Tennis & Surf Club on Friday, July 26. The event launched the foundation’s national initiative to bring the stress-reducing Transcendental Meditation technique to the nearly one million veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. Emcee Katie Couric was joined on-stage by comedian Mike Birbiglia, “Billions” TV showrunner Brian Koppelman, and DLF CEO Bob Roth.
WSHU essayist and author David Bouchier will be at the Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton on Thursday, September 19, at 1 PM for a talk titled “The Real South of France,” in which the author will recount experiences from his travels in the country. The library will host a birth year dinner party on September 19 at 5:30 PM. Participants are asked to research a popular recipe from the year they were born, prepare it, and bring it to the library to share. Reservations are required.