Family and friends of Southampton’s High School Class of 2019 filled the auditorium on Friday evening, June 28, to celebrate the achievements of over 100 graduates. The evening highlighted speeches by the school administration and the three graduation speakers, Robert Grant McKnight, Gabriela Amaral Costa, and Leonardo Mateo Morales Acevedo. The graduating class was also recognized with more than 90 awards and scholarships for outstanding achievement. The high school band and chorus provided the evening’s entertainment and the commencement ceremony was closed by students Olympia Briah Campbell and Matthew Morin Donovan of the Class of 2019.
On Saturday, August 24 and Sunday, August 25, on the front lawn of the Hampton Bays Historical Society, the Town of Southampton is sponsoring the “Summertime Art and Antiques Fair.” Peruse the vendors and then stop in at the Lyzon Hat Shop Museum to view this season’s exhibits: “New York World’s Fairs Memorabilia from 1939 and 1963”, and “Feathered Hats” created by milliner, Walter King. The HB Historical Society is located at 116 West Montauk Highway in Hampton Bays.