See the Geri Bauer Gallery at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton burst into bloom with the oil paintings of Sag Harbor landscape designer and artist Muriel Hanson Falborn, a dedicated proponent of using native plants in home landscape and garden settings. Her special series “Native Plants: Your Yard’s Beautiful Friends” will be on view along with other floral pieces from her collection.
At 4:00 pm, learn about the PEP Homeowner Rewards Program where homeowners in the Peconic Estuary watershed area can earn up to $500 to offset green infrastructure improvements like installing native plant gardens and rain gardens or using rain barrels to catch rainwater for reuse.
This double-bill is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt and the Peconic Estuary Program and is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be offered.
You are all cordially invited to the Hampton Library's version of "afternoon tea" in celebration of National Library Week. Wear your fanciest (or silliest) hat, enjoy tea and treats, and socialize as we share a bit about all the Library has to offer to you. Everyone is welcome.
Every Tuesday in February we remember and celebrate the Civil Rights movement of African American History.
Tuesday, February 9 at 7:00 pm
An award-winning chronicle of Martin Luther King Jr’s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965.
A Personal Perspective of the Civil Rights Movement with Terrance Fiore
Tuesday, February 16 at 7:00 pm
Local resident Terrance Fiore returns to the Library to discuss his experiences in the Civil Rights Movement. Mr. Fiore will provide us with insight into this tumultuous period in American History while sharing personal anecdotes from his tenure as a lieutenant in the 503d’ Military Police Battalion, leading an integrated unit in a segregated region, and from the Selma-Montgomery March.
Film: Soundtrack for a Revolution
Tuesday, February 23 at 7:00 pm
The story of the American civil rights movement through its music: the freedom songs protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, and more, as they fought for justice and equality. The documentary includes new performances of the songs by top artists, archival footage, and interviews with civil rights foot soldiers and leaders.