Friday, Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m.: ‘Wildlife of Madagascar’ presented by North Fork Audubon at Peconic Landing auditorium, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport. Join Dr. Bill White, the newest serving Audubon board member, for this presentation of photographs of unique flora and fauna he took on a trip with friends to the “eight continent.” Includes lemurs, birds, chameleons, insects, baobab trees and the fosa, the largest living indigenous land mammal in Madagascar. Free. Information: 516-526-9095, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, Sept. 28, 4 p.m.: Nature’s journal with John Hozapfel at Peconic Landing auditorium, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport. John’s monthly series consists of a little science, lots of pictures and a discussion of nature’s activities for the month. Free. Information: peconiclanding.org.
Sunday, Sept. 2, 7 p.m.: ‘End of Summer Celebration’ at Peconic Landing, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport. Live performance by Atlantic Wind Symphony, featuring music by George Gershwin and John Philip Sousa as well as Broadway hits. 8:15 p.m.: Fireworks display. Recognition of veterans and current service members, police and volunteer fire officials. Bring blanket/chair. Rain date: Tuesday, Sept. 4. peconiclanding.org.
Elaine Schwartz paddles a kayak in Antarctica. (Credit: Courtesy photo)
Elaine Schwartz sits in her apartment at Peconic Landing in Greenport surrounded by enlarged photographs she’s taken in countries like Afghanistan and Indonesia, festive masks from Tibet or Colombia and artwork from exotic locales like India. She’s delighted to tell you a story about each and every one of these souvenirs. (more…)