The mill cottage at the Gardiner home lot is being restored to its 1880s appearance. When the alterations are complete, it will be a museum featuring East Hampton landscape paintings. Durell Godfrey

The vegetation planted to trap pollutants and silt from surface runoff at the East Hampton Village green is in full bloom this month. Durell Godfrey

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.