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Gifts of Local Creativity at Hayground’s Homegrown for the Holidays

Posted on 04 December 2014

Artisans and creative vendors from across the South Fork will share their crafts, food and ideas at the annual holiday bazaar Homegrown for the Holidays, this Saturday, December 6, at the Hayground School in Bridgehampton. Handmade and custom goods like beach glass jewelry, custom knit hats and ocean inspired pillows will fill dozens of booths.

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Boat Society To Hold Open House

Posted on 03 December 2014

The East End Classic Boat Society will hold an open house at the Community Boat Shop in Amagansett on Saturday, December 6.

Food Pantry Fundraiser

Posted on 03 December 2014

Twomey, Latham, Shea, Kelley, Dubin & Quartararo, in conjunction with Suffolk County National Bank, will hold their annual Charitable Giving Fundraiser at Martha Clara Vineyards on Thursday, December 11.

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SOFO Holding Toy Drive

Posted on 03 December 2014

The South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center has announced that it will hold its first annual Holiday Toy Drive this year. The drive began on Monday, December 1, and will run through Friday, December 19, and will benefit local families in need.

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AFTEE Lends a Helping Hand to East End Charities

Posted on 03 December 2014

To celebrate what has become known as “Giving Tuesday,” All for the East End, or AFTEE, a grassroots charity that was formed just two years ago with the goal of keeping charitable donations local, held a reception at Dodds and Eder in Sag Harbor on Tuesday, December 2, to celebrate the grants it awarded this year and get a kick start on raising money for 2015.

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Merrell and McMullan Will Speak at Book and Author Luncheon

Posted on 03 December 2014

Two Sag Harbor writers, Susan Scarf Merrell and James McMullan, who have both published new works this year, will be the featured speakers when the Friends of the John Jermain Memorial Library hold their annual Book and Author Luncheon on Sunday, December 7, from noon to 2:30 p.m. at the American Hotel. The event is already sold out.

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Take 2 Film Fest: Journalist and Director Revisits TWA Flight 800

Posted on 03 December 2014

On the evening of July 17, 1996, a TWA Boeing 747 bound for Paris exploded mid-air nine miles off the coast of Long Island. The flight had left JFK Airport just 12 minutes earlier. All 230 people on board were killed. The NTSB’s final conclusion was that a spark in the plane’s center fuel tank caused an explosion which brought the plane down. But more than 18 years later there are still many who dispute those findings, including journalist and documentary filmmaker Kristina Borjesson.

A Comprehensive Cultural Center Slated for Sag Harbor

Posted on 03 December 2014

New Year’s Eve is a time to reflect on the past and look forward to what the coming year has to offer. On December 31 of this year, with the inaugural event of the Sag Harbor Art Group, the Sag Harbor Cinema will provide East Enders with a preview of coming attractions, to make 2015 a year to welcome.

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Filmmaker Finds his Focus on the East End

Posted on 02 December 2014

In recent weeks, folks in Sag Harbor may have noticed a small film crew setting up at various businesses and locations around the village, including the Old Whalers’ Church, Estia’s Little Kitchen, Bay Burger and Schiavoni’s IGA Market. The film, “We Only Know So Much,” is based on a 2012 novel by Elizabeth Crane and it stars Jeanne Tripplehorn and Damian Young as a middle aged couple with two children who are forced to move in with and care for their own aging parents.

Guild Hall Expands the Collection

Posted on 01 December 2014

By its most classical definition, though the term “museum” may denote historic preservation, a museum isn’t necessarily a repository for the past — whether the focus is cultural, artistic or scientific, at its most dynamic, a museum is also an expression of the future. That’s certainly true at Guild Hall in East Hampton where 68 vibrant newly acquired works of art are currently on view in “New Additions to the Permanent Collection.”