The Nature Conservancy held its Long Island Chapter Summer Benefit at its Center for Conservation on Saturday, June 29, in East Hampton. The event celebrated the 20th Anniversary of the Community Preservation Fund to Protect Land and Water. For more info visit www.nature.org.
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.