Saturday, Aug. 11, noon-4 p.m.: Ninth annual unity picnic to celebrate diversity sponsored by Southold Town Anti-Bias Task Force at Peconic Lane Community Center, 1170 Peconic Lane, Peconic. Hot dogs, hamburgers, beverages provided. Live music, games for kids, door prizes. Food served 12:30-3:30 p.m. Free.
Jenna Stankaitis of Calverton gets her face painted at a recent Love Lane First Fridays.
As I scroll through Instagram and Facebook, I’m seeing a lot of beautiful landscapes, ice-cream-smeared grins, and flat tires on mountain roads. It’s high season for family vacations, the American ritual of piling into planes, trains and automobiles for destinations both unknown and well-worn.
But you won’t see far-flung travel photos on North Fork Family social media. The gorgeous vistas are cumulus clouds over Little Peconic Bay and the treeline across acres of fields at Hallockville Museum Farm. The smeared ice cream is from Magic Fountain. The flat is being patched at Eastern Tire. We aren’t going anywhere. (more…)