“Dry Stone Art in the Landscape: Fleeting Thoughts and Works of Friction,” a talk by Dan Snow, an artist, craftsman, and writer from Vermont, will take place on Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Bridgehampton Community House.
Dance Fusion at the Southampton Cultural Center will hold an open dance workshop led by Jody Oberfelder, a director, choreographer, and filmmaker, from 3 to 4:45 p.m. on Saturday. A performance by Ms. Oberfelder’s company of “The Brain Piece,” a choreographed union of movement, film, neuroscience, and sound, will follow at 6.
She may be “the best-selling author of 23 novels,” as the promotional materials say, but did you know Jodi Picoult wrote five issues of Wonder Woman for DC Comics? Just one tidbit from the Nesconset native’s long and successful writing career, which began with getting two short stories into Seventeen magazine while she was still at Princeton.
With the help of other local fire departments that supplied the water, the Bridgehampton Fire Department held a wet-down of two new trucks during a community event at its firehouse on Saturday, keeping in the long standing tradition of spraying water on new apparatus.
Advancements in cancer treatment will be the subject of a symposium Saturday at the East Hampton Library that will feature a keynote talk by Dr. Thomas J. Fahey Jr., a professor emeritus at Weill Cornell Medical College and a former senior vice president at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
There will be refreshments, hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation training, and first aid information. A wet-down celebration for two new emergency vehicles will take place at about 2:30 p.m., and at about 3 a Suffolk Police medevac helicopter is expected to land in the ball field next door.
The causes and effects of sometimes toxic algal blooms in East End ponds will be Christopher Gobler’s subject when he speaks on Saturday at 5 p.m. as the next guest of the East Hampton Library’s Tom Twomey lecture series.