South Fork News

Rogers Memorial Library

The Rogers Memorial Library and Stony Brook Southampton Hospital will host “Healthcare on the East End: An Update” on Thursday, April 11, at 5:30 PM.

Bob Chaloner, the hospital’s chief administrative officer, will talk about the hospital’s partnership with Stony Brook Medicine and the new benefits provided. A question-and-answer session will follow.

The library will team up with the Southampton History Museum to offer the third lecture in the “American First Lady” series led by Marilyn Carminio on Wednesday, April 17, at 12 PM.

Focusing on the first ladies Barbara Bush, Hillary Clinton, Laura Bush, Michelle Obama, and Melania Trump, the visual lecture will highlight the personal side of life in the White House and the unique contributions from each of these five women.

Register for both programs at or by calling the library at 631-283-0774.

SoFo Natural History Museum

The South Fork Natural History Museum will present a “Search for the Singing Frogs — Spring Peepers: A Nighttime Montauk Exploration” for adults and teenagers on Saturday, April 13, at 7 PM in Montauk.

Xylia Serafy, a SoFo environmental educator, will lead attendees in trying to find the elusive chorus of frogs. There is a Suffolk County Parks fee of $4 for all participants.

SoFo and Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt will host a Full “Pink Moon” Hike for all ages on April 19 at 8 PM at the museum’s location in Bridgehampton.

Jean Dodds, the secretary and treasurer of the Friends, will lead the leisurely-paced, hour-long hike, which will be followed by refreshments. Attendees meet at the SoFo parking lot. The program is free.

The museum will also host “Birding with Joe Giunta — Early Spring Migration at Promised Land” for adults on April 20 at 8 AM.

Giunta, a birding instructor for the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, will lead the walk to see bluebirds, woodpeckers, nuthatches, titmice, and chickadees. Attendees will receive directions to the specific site upon registration. Call 631-537-9735.

SH Chamber of Commerce

The Southampton Chamber of Commerce will hold its golf outing at the Noyac Golf Club on May 15 from 11 AM to 6 PM.

The event will start with an 11 AM lunch followed by a shotgun start-best ball/Calloway at noon. Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, a dinner buffet, and an awards ceremony will finish the day.

Tickets and packages range from $150 to $2000. Partial proceeds will go to benefit the Phillips Family Cancer Center at the Stony Brook Southampton Hospital.

For more information, visit

Easter Egg Hunt

The East Hampton Ladies Village Improvement Society will host an Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 13, at 11 AM at the LVIS headquarters at 95 Main Street in East Hampton.

Children need to bring their own baskets. Prizes will be awarded to those who find the golden egg. Peter Rabbit will be in town for photos.

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