On Monday afternoon in Hoie Hall at St. Luke’s Church in East Hampton, the Ladies’ Village Improvement Society shared their concern for keeping East Hampton Village beautiful. In honor of Arbor Day on April 27, the LVIS held a panel discussion, inviting four top local tree experts, Deborah Green from Bartlett Tree Experts, Mike Gaines from CW Arborists, Charlie Marder from Marders, and Mariah Whitmore from Whitmore’s, to take turns speaking about everything “tree,” from planning, selecting, and caring for our precious resource. LVIS President Anne Thomas and Olivia Brooks, LVIS Vice Chair of Trees, welcomed the guests and introduced the speakers.
Michael A. Barnhart, Ph.D., an expert in the history of American foreign relations and politics, will discuss how the United States and the Soviet Union stood at the brink of nuclear war during the Cold War and what can be learned from it now. Jackie Scerbinksi, a professor and director of fashion at the City University of New York, will give a talk on “The British Invasion: Sixties Style,” in which she will discuss London’s mod style and its influence on fashion in the U.S., on July 17 at 12 PM.