East End Arts is currently accepting artists, artisans, craft vendors, and street painting artists for the 23rd annual Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival in Riverhead on May 26. Those interested in participating can register by May 17. For more information, visit www.eastendarts.org.
Street Painting Festival:
East End Arts will host the 23rdAnnual Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival on May 26 from 12 to 5 PM in downtown Riverhead. The festival will feature live music, theater, drumming, dance, art demonstrations, performances, fine arts and crafts, and more. For information visit www.eastendarts.org.
South Fork Sea Farmers:
South Fork Sea Farmers will host the annual spring/summer kick-off party to be held on Sunday, May 26, at the East Hampton Shellfish Nursery. Oysters, beer, and wine will be served from 3 to 5 PM along with tours of the nursery. South Fork Sea Farmers’ mission is to educate and raise awareness of the importance of sustainable marine aquaculture and to inspire constructive action programs. The goal is to promote more public oyster gardening which helps keep waters clean, provides habitat for marine life, and improves the overall ecosystem. Tickets are $75 ($50 tax deductible) and are available at www.southforkseafarmers.org or at the event.
BookHampton in East Hampton welcomes Paul Goldberger with “Ballpark: Baseball in the American City” on Sunday, May 26, at 5 PM. Learn more at www.bookhampton.com.
Flower Power Runway Show:
New York City fashion designer Alex Vinash will premiere his new Resort Collection at the “FlowerPower”Runway Show, which will benefit Community Action Southold Town, at the Greenport American Legion on May 26 at 5:30 PM. An after-party and fashion boutique will be held at American Beech in Stirling Square in Greenport. The event will also feature paintings on loan from Anne Sherwood Pundyk, an artist based in New York City and Mattituck, and feature local vendors, including the Times Vintage, the Weathered Barn, Lido, and more. Ticket prices range from $15 to $50. To purchase them, visit castsoutholdtown.org or call 631-477-1717.
Call Her Barbra!:
Guild Hall in East Hampton will offer up a celebration of songs made popular by Barbra Streisand on Sunday, May 26, at 7 PM. Grab your tickets at www.guildhall.org.
Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett on Sunday, May 26, listen to Lucky Chops at 8 PM and Lava at 11 PM. Then enjoy Industry Night with DJ Snoop on Tuesday, May 28, at 10 PM.
Photo byK. Doran for Rob Rich/www.societyallure.com
Gallery by K. Doran for Rob Rich/www.societyallure.com
The Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation presented its ninth annual “Unconditional Love Gala” on Saturday, July 21, at a private waterfront residence in Southampton. The event’s honorees were shelter pets, including Mason, who was rescued and trained by the shelter before becoming the first shelter dog in New York State to be accepted into the K9s for Warriors program. Gregory D’Elia serves as Gala Chairman, Katie McEntee served as Junior Chairman, and Jean Shafiroff will serve as Honorary Chairman.