Behind the East Hampton Library, kids got to watch the eclipse through special glasses safe for direct solar viewing. Jackie Pape
The line started early at the East Hampton Library, which gave out special viewing glasses to children.David E. Rattray
By 8:45, the line to sign up for solar eclipse glasses at the East Hampton Library was already down the block. While all the adult glasses were spoken for by the time Aimee Geehreng got to the head of the line, her daughters Yvonne and Jackie were lucky enough to secure kids' glasses. Carissa Katz
For some, a cereal box and foil became a handmade pinhole projector, allowing a tiny view of the eclipse inside the box. Jackie Pape
Jackie Pape
Bridget Fleming, the county legislator, was at the South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton to check out the eclipse. Durell Godfrey
Durell Godfrey
Jade Samuelson and family enjoyed the eclipse from the lawn at John M. Marshall Elementary School.Carissa Katz
John and Barbara Allen watched the eclipse in Montauk.

Christine Sampson

The 85th Fisherman’s Fair, a food, music, games, and crafts fair, will take place at Ashawagh Hall in Springs on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Durell Godfrey

Viewing events at CMEE and Parrish
Terry Kemper waited for a solar eclipse in Libya in 2006.
Complete totality as seen in Uganda in 2013 Chris Triessl

Protected species drawn in by baitfish aplenty
Off Wiborg’s Beach in East Hampton on Friday, beachgoers saw a whale breach the ocean waters, one of many such sightings over the past week. George Anderson
Charlie Egan, above, and Teddy Danforth went out in a two-person kayak, about a half-mile off Napeague Beach and caught a shark, which they then released back into the ocean. Michael Scharfenberger