Learn to make bracelets, necklaces and earrings in the style of the ancient Middle East from jewelry-maker and anthropologist, Rachel Kalina. Mondays, 11am-1pm. July 8, 15, 22, August 5, 12, 19. Six sessions. $180. Venue: Center for Jewish Life, 36 Water Street, Sag Harbor.
East End Arts will offer classes and workshops for adult throughout the summer. Monica Ray will teach a Botanical Workshop for drawing shells and exploring the Fibonacci sequence on Monday, July 15, from 2 to 5 PM. Participants are asked to bring a choice of seashells, graphite pencils, vinyl eraser, kneaded-eraser, a sharpener, a variety of colored pencils, and drawing paper. The workshop is $60 for EEA members and $72 for non-members.
Rogers Memorial Library Programs:
With the Southampton History Museum, the library will offer a talk titled “Three Times at the Brink: When the Cold War Could Have Gone Nuclear” on July 15 at 5:30 PM.
Concerts On The Green:
On Monday, July 15, Montauk Village Green’s free outdoor concerts continue with Ray Red Bandy Band at 6:30 PM. Visit www.montaukchamber.com to learn more.
The Majesty And Mystery:
The Southampton Cultural Center presents “The Majesty and Mystery of the Relationship Between Mental Illness and Artistic and Scientific Genius” on Monday, July 15, 22, and 29 at 7 PM. The lecture series by social worker Roger Keizerstein will examine the life and works of J.D. Salinger, Truman Capote, Maya Angelou, Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, Ezra Pound, and others. Visit www.scc-arts.org.
Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor welcomes Linda Lavin with “Love Notes” on Monday, July 15, at 8 PM. For tickets, go to www.baystreet.org.
If you are not reading this column you may well be in the South of France celebrating summer in St. Tropez or after a month of World Cup Soccer the victory of the French national team. If you are here reading this, fear not, our Hamptons has more than a dash of je ne sais quoi. Here are some of the places and people from whom to get that fix of La Vie Francaise…