Thursday September 19, 2019
WSHU essayist and author David Bouchier will be at the Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton on Thursday, September 19, at 1 PM for a talk titled “The Real South of France,” in which the author will recount experiences from his travels in the country. The library will host a birth year dinner party on September 19 at 5:30 PM. Participants are asked to research a popular recipe from the year they were born, prepare it, and bring it to the library to share. Reservations are required.
On Thursday, September 19, at 10 AM, at the Mattituck-Laurel Library, there will be Corn Cob Painting for preschoolers (with caregiver). Dress for a mess. Also, on Thursday at 5 PM, there will be Emoji Cookies for grades seven to 12.
Folioeast presents a show of painting, sculpture, and photography at Ashawagh Hall in Springs from September 19 through 22, with an opening party on Friday, September 20. Artists include Anne Raymond, Gus Yero, Aurelio Torres, Dennis Leri, Hiroyuki Hamada, Melinda Hackett, and Matt Vega, among others.
On Thursday, September 19, at 6 PM, “Book & Bottle: Marie Curie’s Life and Work,” with Edward Sierra, will be held at the Suffolk County Historical Society in Riverhead. Learn about Marie Curie, a scientist and an early pioneer of radioactivity, the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, and the only person to win the Nobel Prize in two different sciences. Sierra is a veteran of the U.S. Navy and a former reactor operator. Historical society members are admitted free; non-members, $5. The fee includes wine and cheese and admission to current exhibits. Registration is required. Visit www.suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org.
The Paramount in Huntington welcomes comedians Andrew Dice Clay and Roseanne Barr on Thursday, September 19, and TJ Miller on Sunday, September 22, with doors open at 6:30 PM and shows at 8 PM. For tickets, visit www.paramountny.com.
Friday September 20, 2019
The Halsey McKay Gallery in East Hampton presents Hilary Pecis’s third solo show and Matthew Kirk’s first. Both exhibitions run through October 5. The gallery is now open Friday through Monday, 11 AM to 6 PM.
Friday, September 20, at 1:30 PM, enjoy the film “Saint Judy,” the story of immigration attorney Judy Wood, and how she initiated the change in U.S. law of asylum to save women’s lives. Same day, from 2 to 5 PM, come experience the world of virtual reality with the library’s HTC VIVE system. Each participant will be given the opportunity to use the VIVE for 30 minutes. For ages 12 and up.
The Suffolk County Department of Health Services will be conducting a Diabetes Prevention Program series starting on Friday, September 20, at 3 PM at the Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead. Registration is required. For more info, call Debora at 631-853-2928.
On Friday, September 20, Peconic Landing in Greenport will host Phil Calderone in its Club Room from 12 to 1 PM and again from 5 to 6:30 PM. Visit www.peconiclanding.org.
Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will have PechaKucha Night Vol. 29 on Friday, September 20, from 6 to 8 PM. Learn more at www.parrishart.org.