Welcome home to Deanna Devon Figari of Manorville, and her mom, Diane Devon Nicholson, of Hampton Bays! The two gals recently took a trip to Chile. While there, they visited Easter Island, Santiago, Isla Negra Pomaire, Undurraga Vineyards and Vina del Mar. They even went horseback riding in the Andes. It sounds like a good time was had by all, and then some!It’s official! A sure sign that the summer season is in full swing is the arrival of Jack and Ginger Walsh. Nice to see you back in the neighborhood!
Let’s hear it for Michael Lopez! Michael was named to the Empire 8 Athletic Conference president’s list for the spring semester at Ithaca College where he is majoring in health education and physical education.
More applause for Johanna Poremba! Johanna graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in sociology from SUNY Oneonta.
Here’s a neat idea for the “wild child” in your family. The Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center is offering a Live Wildlife Adventure Party package that includes a meet-and-greet with the resident animals, pizza, juice, birthday cake and lots more good stuff. This is perfect way for kids to explore and learn about our local wildlife. To find out more about that, call 631-728-9453 or log on at wildliferescuecenter.org
Artist Alice Schultheis has her artwork on display this month at the Hampton Bays Public Library. Alice’s collection of “gifts from the sea” are the inspiration for her collages and wall-hangings.
Local artist Jackie Maloney is taking part in an Antiques and Artisan Fair this weekend on Saturday, July 30, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., over at the Southold Historical Society, which is located at 54325 Route 25 in Southold.
The fair features, fine art, antiques, handmade crafts, live music and more. Admission is $3. The rain date is Sunday, July 31, at the same time.
Hampton Bays United Methodist Church is having a Thrift Shop and Flea Market on Saturday, July 30, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., at the Anderson-Warner Hall, 158 West Montauk Highway. Vendors galore will be both inside and outside, rain or shine.
Rockfest ’16 is all set for this Saturday, July 30, from 5 until 9 p.m., at the Hampton Lady restaurant, which is located at 363 Dune Road.
Music from the ’60s and ’70s will be performed by Under the Influence and the Del Boca Vista 12-piece band. Rock on!
Hampton Bays High School Class of 1976 is hosting its 40th reunion this Saturday, July 30, from 6:30 until 10:30 p.m., at the Tiana Beach Activity Center on Dune Road in Hampton Bays.
If you’d like to attend, or for further details, please give Karen Scholz Andrews a call at 631-747-2082, or send an email to Laura MacBride McLoughlin at email@example.com
Hampton Bays Fire Department’s annual carnival is next week from Tuesday, August 2, through Sunday, August 7, from 7 until 11 p.m., at 69 West Montauk Highway.
Parade night is Wednesday, August 3, at 7 p.m. Bracelet nights are on Thursday and Sunday, when you pay one price and ride all night. Come out and support our fire department!
Friday, July 29: Dominican Sisters Family Health Services “Cocktails at Sunset” fundraiser, from 6 until 8 p.m., at Trumpets at the Gate, 56 South Bay Avenue in Eastport. Tickets are $75 per person and include hors d’oeuvres, open bar, live music, and auction prizes. To purchase tickets, call 631-728-0937, extension 13, or https://cocktailsatsunset.eventbrite.com. For further information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, July 30: Hampton Bays Historical Society’s Prosper King House is open from 2 until 4 p.m.
Monday, August 1: Hampton Bays Beautification Association will meet at 7 p.m., at the Hampton Bays Public Library, 52 Ponquogue Avenue. All are welcome.
Wednesday, August 3: “Land and Sea with Simply Creative Chef Rob Scott,” 6-8:30 p.m., at the Hampton Bays Public Library, 52 Ponquogue Avenue. Materials fee of $7. Sign up at the front circulation desk.
Wednesday, August 3: St. Rosalie’s Church sixth annual Mary Magdalene Celebration, 7 p.m., on the Parish Center veranda. This year’s theme is “Women’s Voices.” Refreshments will be served. All welcome.
Wednesday, August 10: “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical,” 2 p.m. show at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre on 124 West 43rd Street. Bus departs from the Hampton Bays Public Library parking lot at 9:30 a.m. Non-refundable payment of $120 is due upon registration. For reservations, stop by the front circulation desk.