1. Exploring Tuckahoe Woods
Please join the Peconic Land Trust and the Southampton Trails Preservation Society to explore the woodland trails of the beautiful Tuckahoe Woods preserve. This moderately-paced 4-mile hike, led by Tim Corwin, offers pristine woodlands, some hilly terrain, and amazing views of Cow Neck and Robins Island.
2. Volunteers of Guild Hall 2022 Online Art Exhibition
Suzanne Sylvor, President of Volunteers of Guild Hall (VoGH), has announced VoGH’s first web-based art exhibition showcasing VoGH artist members. “After our successful 2019 exhibit at the Amagansett Library, we wanted to continue in a COVID-safe, winter-warm location. What could be more welcoming than our own website?” said Sylvor. The exhibition website will launch on January 1, 2022 and will be online for three months, closing March 31, 2022.
3. Parrish Art Museum – STUDIO TOUR | MA’S HOUSE
Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. weekend with a private tour of Ma’s House & BIPOC Art Studio, a communal art space based on the Shinnecock Indian Reservation. The event will feature a conversation with Jeremy Dennis, lead artist, who will share the history of Ma’s House and its residency program for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color. In addition to Dennis’ work, you will see “Point of Reference”, the solo exhibition of new works by December resident artist, Jacoub Reyes.
4. SOFO: Trees in Winter Workshop
Workshop Leader: Dr. Quincy Egginton, artist and art educator
The winter season allows us to see the true form of a tree. Quincy will direct you to observe the structure and proportion of various types of trees and will demonstrate how to draw trees using charcoal. Students will have the opportunity to draw numerous trees and create a scene with depth of field. There is a $5 materials fee per child for this program. All materials will be provided.
5. Sag Harbor Cinema: THE MITCHELLS VS THE MACHINES
Young Katie Mitchell embarks on a road trip with her parents, younger brother and beloved dog to start her first year at film school. But their plans to bond as a family soon get interrupted when the world’s electronic devices come to life to stage an uprising. With help from two friendly robots, the Mitchells must now come together to save one another — and the planet — from the new technological revolution.
6. Seal Walk at Cupsogue Beach County Park
Walk Leader: Sandra Reyes, SOFO Environmental Educator
With the cold of winter, many northern animal visitors come to the South Shore of Long Island to find food—among them Pinnipeds, or seals. The three most common species of seals that visit Long Island at this time of year are Harbor Seals, Grey Seals, and Harp Seals. Join us on a walk toward the ocean at Cupsogue Beach County Park, where at low tide you can expect to see some of these seals sunning themselves on the distant sandbar. It may be cold and windy, so please bundle up.
7. Screening of “Rosenwald” and Q&A With Director Aviva Kempner
Temple Adas Israel presents a screening of “Rosenwald,” a documentary by Aviva Kempner on the incredible story of how businessman and philanthropist Julius Rosenwald joined with African American communities in the South to build schools for them during the early part of the 20th century. This historical partnership, as well as the modern-day attempts to maintain or reconfigure the schools, is a great dramatic story—yet too little-known.
8. East Hampton Library – Adults:Short Story Series Discussion: “After the Quake” by Haruki Murakami
Join a Reference Librarian for a Short Story Series Discussion
The six stories in Haruki Murakami’s mesmerizing collection are set at the time of the catastrophic 1995 Kobe earthquake, when Japan became brutally aware of the fragility of its daily existence. But the upheavals that afflict Murakami’s characters are even deeper and more mysterious, emanating from a place where the human meets the inhuman.
8.SOFO: Full “Wolf Moon” Hike with Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelti
Walk Leader: Jean Mc Dermott, Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt
Join us to mark the first full moon of this year on this leisurely-paced, one-hour hike through Vineyard Field’s, the field behind SOFO, open-field trails. Stay afterward for some light refreshments and convivial conversation. Legend has it that native tribes related this moon to the nighttime howling of wolves, thus the name. Hikes are limited to 25 participants, so please register early. To register email: [email protected] Masks are required for this walk.