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Long Island Historical Societies

Newsfeed, August 1, 2019

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NEWS

 

Museum Association of New York 

Registration is now open for the 2019 Museum Institute at Great Camp Sagamore.

Learn from other leaders in the museum field who will share their experiences across a variety of disciplines to help create solutions, build audiences, and develop your institutional management skills.  Registration is limited to 25 participants and includes tuition, meals, four days and three nights at Great Camp Sagamore.

Registration closes Tuesday, September 3rd.

https://nysmuseums.org/2019MuseumInstitute  or call 518-273-3400

 

Humanities New York

Action Grant Deadline:

The next Action Grant deadline is October 1st for projects starting 1/1/2020 or later.

More Information: https://humanitiesny.org/our-work/action-grants/

 

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PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

AUGUST

The Whaling Museum & Education Center 

Thursday, August 1, 7-9pm 

“MELVILLE’S BIRTHDAY WEEKEND” After Hours Trivia Night 

Pre-registration required: $15, $10 Members at http://cshwhalingmuseum/melville

Friday, August 2, 12-4pm 

“MELVILLE’S BIRTHDAY WEEKEND” Melville Movie Marathon 

Saturday, August 3, 11-3pm 

“MELVILLE’S BIRTHDAY WEEKEND” Melville’s 200th Birthday Celebration! 

Wednesday, August 7, 11am-5pm 

Welcome Wednesday

Saturday, August 17, 11-2pm 

Mermaid Tea Party

www.cshwhalingmuseum.org

 

Long Island Maritime Museum

August 2. August 5-9, 12-16, 19-23.

Bay Days Summer Camp

mary.limaritime@gmail.com or call 631-854-4974

 

Sagtikos Manor Historical Society

August, 2, 3 & 4, 2019, 10:00 am –  3:30 pm

        Juried Art Show

www.sagtikosmanor.org

 

Shelter Island Historical Society

July 29 through August 2, 9 am to 12 noon

Time Travelers Summer Program

Saturday, August 3, 2:00 PM TO 5:00 PM

Shelter Island House Tour

Advanced tickets: $50.00  Tickets at the Door: $55.00

info@shelterhistorical.org

  

Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council

Saturday, August 3, 9 am to 4 pm

Arts & Crafts Guild Annual Show 

Saturday, August 17, 10 am to 4 pm

Dog Days of Summer 

https://www.cutchoguenewsuffolkhistory.org

 

Sylvester Manor Educational Farm 

Saturday, August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Story Thyme

Shelter Island Library’s Anthony Zutter reads a farm-related story to the little ones.

The Farmstand at Sylvester Manor, 21 Manwaring Road

https://www.sylvestermanor.org/calendar/2019/7/6/story-thyme

 

Garvies Point Museum & Preserve

Tuesday, June 25 – Friday, August 30

CHILDREN’S SUMMER DAY CAMPS; 

9:30-12:30 and/or 1-4pm 

Saturday, August 3 

Garvies Point Museum Day

Saturday, August 10, 11am-12pm

Water Erosion 

Saturday, August 17, 11am-12pm

Birds, Butterflies & Blooms 

Saturday, August 24, 11am-12pm

Native Americans of Long Island 

www.garviespointmuseum.com

The Long Island Museum

August 4, 1 – 4 p.m.

    Family Fun Day

August 11, 2 – 4 p.m.

    Sketching Fashion

August 13, 10 a.m. – noon

    Senior Tuesday

August 15, 5 – 8 p.m.

    Summer Thursday

www.longislandmuseum.org

Walt Whitman Birthplace Association

August 9, 10 and 11

Walt Whitman International Conference

www.waltwhitman.org

North Shore Historical Museum

Wednesday August 7,  7:00pm

Summer of ’69 Reading and Book Signing

With author Todd Strasser.  $10.00, Refreshments served.

nshmgc.org

 

Oysterponds Historical Society

August 3rd

Annual Summer Benefit

August 11th, 10am-12pm

Maritime Painting for Kids, Part I

August 18th, 10am-11:30am 

Maritime Boat Making for Kids, Part II

http://ohsny.org

 

Sag Harbor Historical Society

Friday, August 9, 5:00 – 6:30 pm

FRIDAY ON THE PORCH: The History of Pie

Friday, August 23, 5:00 – 6:30 pm

FRIDAY ON THE PORCH: “Show & Tell – Antiques”

With Randy Kolhoff, owner of Black Swan Antiques; Refreshments

 sagharborhistorical.org

Bay Shore Historical Society

August 15 – Bay Shore-Brightwaters Library, 7 pm

Bill Shelley, “More Films from Vitagraph Studios”

www.bayshorehistoricalsociety.org

Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council

Aug 17 from 10 AM to 4 PM

The Dog Days of Summer

Enter your dog for $5 in the dog show 1 to 3 PM.

All proceeds benefit North Fork Animal Welfare League.

call Robert 631-734-6626 or email cutchoguehistory@gmail.com

 

Suffolk County Historical Society Museum

Saturday, August 10, 1 pm to 3 pm

Trash or Treasure Antiques Roadshow with Appraiser Eddie Costello

Registration and Prepayment Required to: 631-727-2881 x100

Saturday, August 17, 11 am

Daughters of the American Revolution – Genealogy Workshop

Members Free; Non-Members $5. Registration Required:  631-727-2881 x100

www.SuffolkCountyHistoricalSociety.org

 

Southold Historical Society

Monday, August 12, 2019 at 1pm

Southold Historical Society’s Folk Art Frakturs Class

     $20 for Southold Historical Society members, $25 for non-members,

plus a $5 material fee. Please register by August 8th

www.southoldhistoricalsociety.org

 

Hampton Bays Historical Society

Thursday, August 22 at 7:00

Lecture and Book Signing by Steve Drielak, “Murder in the Hamptons: Glowing Sands”

www.hbhps.org

Water Mill Museum 

July 25 – August 18 

East End Photographers Group “Embracing the Sun”

August 22 – September 8 

Water Mill Museum’s 33rd Annual Quilt Show and Sale 

Open Daily, except Wednesday’s

http://watermillmuseum.org

 

Long Island Maritime Museum

August 24 and August 25, 11am-6pm

27th Annual Seafood Festival

http://www.limmseafoodfestival.org/

The Railroad Museum of Long Island

Saturdays and Sundays in August

RMLI Riverhead Site will be open  10-4

RMLI Greenport Site will be open  11-4

SPECIAL NOTICE: THE WEEKEND OF THE 24th & 25th.

RMLI’s ANNUAL RAILROAD FESTIVAL / RIVERHEAD

“THE RETURN OF STEAM TO L.I.”

http://rmli.org

 

Eastville Community Historical Society

Saturday, August 25, 12pm-5pm

    Harlem in the Hamptons 

www.eastvillehistorical.org

 

 

SEPTEMBER

Oysterponds Historical Society

September 1st, 4pm-6pm

Rum Running: Talk and Tasting 

with Historian Amy Folk

September 13th, 4pm

Lecture: the USMS Georgia

http://ohsny.org

  

The Railroad Museum Of Long Island

Saturdays and Sundays in September

RMLI Riverhead Site will be open  10-4

RMLI Greenport Site will be open  11-4

http://rmli.org

 

Garvies Point Museum & Preserve

Saturday, September 7, 14 & 28; 10am

      Fall Bird-Watching Walks

Saturday, September 21; 10am-2pm

International Coastal Clean-up

Please RSVP

Saturday, September 28

Native American Edible & Medicinal Plant Walk; 11am & 2pm

Film: Plants & the Cherokee; 11am, 1pm, 3pm

www.garviespointmuseum.com

Sylvester Manor Educational Farm 

Saturday, September 7th, 12 – 3 pm

Saturday, September 28th, 12 – 3 pm

Guided House Tours, All That Has Been: Our Roots Revealed 

Tickets price: $25.00 per person. Online registration is recommended

https://www.sylvestermanor.org/all-that-has-been-2019-exhibition

 

Sagtikos Manor Historical Society

Thursday, September 12, 2019, 7:00 pm

“A Penny Postcard View of Long Island”

September, 18, 2019, 8:00 am

Bus Trip to Green-Wood Cemetery

Leaves Sagtikos Manor/Reserve by 8:30

http://www.sagtikosmanor.org/events.html

 

Oyster Bay Historical Society

September 14 – November 3, 2019

*Opening Reception: Sunday, September 15, 1pm

WATERFRONT HEROES

Paying tribute to [those] who help preserve the region’s working waterfronts…

www.oysterbayhistorical.org

 

Hampton Bays Historical Society

Thursday, September 19 at 7:00

      Lecture by The Fish Guy, Chris Paparo, “Birding with The Fish Guy”

www.hbhps.org

Water Mill Museum 

September 12 – 22 

Thirty Squared “Summer Finale 2019”

September 14, 4-7pm 

Thirty Squared Opening Reception

September 28, 2pm 

“High Tea” at Water Mill Museum

http://watermillmuseum.org

 

Bay Shore Historical Society

September 19  – Bay Shore-Brightwaters Library, 7 pm

Howard Crawford, “Bottles from Bay Shore, NY”

www.bayshorehistoricalsociety.org

Suffolk County Historical Society

Thursday, September 19, 2019 – 11:00 am

Book and Bottle: Marie Curie’s Life and Work with Edward A. Sierra

Registration Required to: 631-727-2881 x100

www.SuffolkCountyHistoricalSociety.org

 

Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council

Saturday, September 21, 2 pm

Refurnishing The Old House 

https://www.cutchoguenewsuffolkhistory.org

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