Camp Shakespeare, a summer program for students between 8 and 15, will wrap up its 15th season on Friday with a 3:30 p.m. performance of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Amagansett, where the camp holds two weeklong sessions each summer.
There is no shortage of lettuce in my house. Or cucumbers or zucchini or string beans. And come fall, the larders will be laden with mounds of potatoes and squash.
No one is more committed to the farm-to-table ideology than my mother, which is why, on any given evening, my family can be found eating homemade, homegrown organic basil pesto, with a side of sauteed zucchini and lemon balm. Eternally present at the table is a salad that consists entirely of vegetables that can be found either in our backyard or at my mother’s plot at EECO Farm.
The East Hampton Library’s Authors Night turns 10 on Saturday. The event has evolved quite a bit since its debut in 2005, growing to have more than 100 authors in attendance and becoming, as Dennis Fabiszak, the director of the library, put it, c
The main event is a cocktail reception and book signing at the Gardiner Farm. After the cocktail party, a number of private dinner parties with guest authors are held.
“I was within a few hours of listing my tractors on eBay,” said Sam Lester of Pantigo Farm Co., in regards to the sale of his family’s farmland on Skimhampton Road in East Hampton. “But I remember waking up Sunday and thinking, ‘I’m not going to go out like that.’ ”
Though the Ladies Village Improvement Society Fair has many longstanding traditions — it turns 118 on Saturday — there will be quite a few changes to this year’s festivities.
For starters, this year’s L.V.I.S. Fair committee, led by Vickie Lundin, chose a theme that was inspired by Karen Klug?lein’s artwork for the fair poster, titled “Cedar Point Rocks.”
The Shark's Eye Tournament, the only catch-and-release shark tournament in the Northeast, has once again contributed to the Ocearch research project. Ocearch is a global shark tracking system that posts real time data to the web about shark locations and movements.
Lovers of history will be pleased to know about two Sag Harbor events planned for the coming days.
First, the Sag Harbor Historical Society's Fridays on the Porch gatherings resume this week at the Annie Cooper Boyd House. The theme for this week's event is "Show, Tell, and Discover," and the historical society has invited participants to bring their old Sag Harbor memorabilia out for examination.
In response to the renewed outbreak of conflict between Israel and Hamas, Ronald Lauder, a Wainscott resident and the billionaire chairman emeritus of the Estee Lauder cosmetics company, is leading the World Jewish Congress's solidarity mission to Israel.
The mission is composed of 76 Jewish leaders from 22 different countries, including members of Jewish organizations in France, Spain, Mexico, Bolivia, South Africa, and Lithuania. The mission began on Wednesday in Jerusalem and will end late Thursday evening.
Hamptons Wellness Week, an event that debuted in January and happened again in May, is beginning its third run this Sunday. This Wellness Week is the first to include deals on both fitness classes and spa treatments. Participants will also be able to take advantage of summer sports offers. Twenty-five fitness studios, 18 spa providers and 4 summer sports providers are participating in the event.
Perhaps you have stopped at the threshold of a shop somewhere on the South Fork (a k a the Hamptons) to scoop up a glossy magazine. Famous faces, or at least handsome ones, huge houses, and private parties pepper the ad-filled pages of the free magazines vying for your attention. The Star sorted through 13 of them for you in no particular order.
Networking Magazine makes good on its promise: "Open Networking Magazine and meet Long Island leaders on every page." Events and galas are to be found, as are the publisher's trips to France.
The Robert David Lion Gardiner Foundation, which supports the study of New York and Suffolk County history, has donated $30,000 to Suffolk County Community College for a Town of Islip history scholarship.
Every year until 2018, three $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to students who live in the town and study history at the college. The foundation was established in 1986 by Robert David Lion Gardiner, who lived in East Hampton and owned Gardiner's Island jointly with his sister, Alexandra Gardiner Creel, until his death in 2004.
Maxfield Panish, an East Hampton local who attends the Manhattan School of Music, is hoping to raise money to buy a professional level Sverdlik violin. Mr. Panish has been playing the violin since he was five years old and now, at the age of twenty, he is preparing for a professional career in music.