Montauk’s ocean beach became an artist’s studio in the shadow of Andy Warhol’s former “Eothen” estate on September 29, as artist Day Schildkret guided guests in creating their own “Morning Altars.” Collecting natural objects, creating Earth Art, and then leaving the work to return to its origin was the order of the day. The event was one of four parts of The Nature Conservancy’s annual “Andy Warhol Preserve Visual Arts Program” hands-on workshops.
The Mattituck-Laurel Library will host a bus trip to Belmont Park on Thursday, June 20 at noon. The tickets, which are on sale at the circulation desk, are $90 per person and include round-trip transportation, tip, buffet lunch, gratuities, and admission to the racetrack. The library will also host the 1819-2019 Whitman Bicentennial Celebration, “I Shall Be Good Health to You,” on June 20 at 6:30 PM. Jerry Matovcik will give a PowerPoint presentation celebrating Walt Whitman’s life and poems. The library will screen “The Mustang,” a new R-rated film that tells the story of Roman Coleman, a violent convict, who is given the chance to participate in a rehabilitation therapy program involving the training of wild mustangs, on Friday, June 21 at 1:30 PM. The screening is free. Sign up for children’s summer programs and reading clubs will start on June 24 at 9 AM. Register in-person only. The library will host a Regents review for chemistry on June 24 from 6 to 7:30 PM. The program is free, but enrollment is limited and registration is required.