The Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies has selected nine graduate students as Andrew Sabin International Environmental Fellows, with each to receive up to $40,000 for postgraduate work.
The Andrew Sabin Family Foundation created the Sabin Fellowship program at Yale in 2011 to provide scholarship support for students from developing countries, and to provide additional postgraduate awards to those students returning to their home countries.
On Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Dowling College in Oakdale will sponsor its first Latino summit. Its purpose is to expose high school students and their families to college and career opportunities. Activities include a panel discussion with graduates and current students, a campus tour, a workshop on financial aid and scholarships, admissions tutorials, and information regarding immigration laws and regulations.
To R.S.V.P. visit dowling.edu/latinosummit.
Hailing the Solstice
All have been invited to a winter solstice celebration at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork meetinghouse on the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike Saturday at 7 p.m. The gathering will begin with a potluck supper, and those planning to share have been asked to prepare a dish with a generous six portions. A candlelight ceremony will follow, with drumming, dancing, and music.
A suggested donation of $10 for each adult will go to local food pantries and also benefit the meetinghouse.
"Paintings of Hope," an exhibition of work by Haim Mizrahi, an East Hampton artist, will open at Vered Gallery in East Hampton on Saturday at 6 p.m. The evening will include a candle lighting and songs with Chabad of East Hampton in celebration of the fifth night of Hanukkah.
A holiday concert at Ashawagh Hall Thursday evening will feature Caroline Doctorow performing with Russ Seeger, and the Job Potter and Friends band, with musicians to include Gerry Giliberti, Sarah Greene, and Randy Parsons.
In store are folk, blues, and country music, including original songs, as well as holiday classics. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.