Sunday, April 22 · 1-4 PM · FREE
EARTH DAY CELEBRATION & FAIR
Music – Face Painting – Art Projects – Children’s Programs – Food – Demonstrations – Free Films & Instructional Videos in the Theater
Meet local businesses who have solutions for a cleaner planet, learn about ways to save money while reducing your carbon footprint, and discover what local environmental organizations are doing to lead the way to a cleaner East End. Enjoy healthy snacks and celebrate our amazing planet.
Activities include face painting, Tesla test drives, UpSculpt with Cindy Pease Roe, “Alien Bloom” workshop with Eteri and Gocha Chkadua, Andrea Cote’s The Radiance Project, Lexy Ho-Tai’s Kookerville, Plastic Straw project with Janine Martel, Evelyn Alexander Wildlife Rescue Center Raptor presentations, plus entertainment by World Music trio Son Mundial (Bill Smith, Steve Shaughnessy, and Rodney Harris).
Vendors include Mary Woltz and Bees’ Needs, Querencia Studio, Gina Arcate Garlic Tick Spray, Citizens Climate Lobby, Peconic Land Trust, Surfrider Foundation Eastern Long Island Chapter, The Green Thumb & Natural Science Organics, The Venus Project, Atlantic Marine Conservation Society, Wastewater Works Inc., Plan Bee Balms, Meatless Mondays, Dark Skies Initiative, Secure the Call, DeepWater Wind, Union Cantina, and more to be announced.
Retired cell phones can be dropped in a Secure the Call bin to be reused for 911 calls in women’s shelters.
We also encourage you to join Surfrider Foundation for a shoreline cleanup at Flying Point Beach on Sunday morning from 9 to 11 AM.
Call to action! Bring a bag of materials to up-cycle & create your own Kooker! Lexy Ho-Tai, 2017 Artist-in-Resdience at The Watermill Center returns for another Kookerville adventure with the community. Transformable materials can include fabric, wire, string, yarn, beads, cardboard & plastic recyclables, shells, acorns branches and other found materials.
Additionally, bring us found beach cleanup straws or your own used straws (cleaned) for “Imagine There’s No Plastic”, a community art project & action to inspire people to rethink the straw & reduce the vast use of plastic straws, an initiative started by Janine Martel in Cape Town, South Africa.
Before the fair, please join SURFRIDER FOUNDATION EASTERN LONG ISLAND for a beach cleanup from 9:30-11:30 AM at Flying Point Beach!
Practice your drawing skills in this three-session series with artist Linda Capello. Participants will practice drawing a live model through gesture sketches and longer duration observation. All skill levels are welcome, ages 16+. The classes will take place in our spacious theater allowing for ample physical distancing. Faces masks required.
As much as we look forward to spending time with you at our annual SummerFest celebration and gala, current government restrictions prohibit us from gathering in large groups. This year calls for a new approach. As such, we are taking this moment to honor, recognize and thank SAC’s most cherished and loyal friends by introducing our 2020 Patrons Circle. In lieu of supporting our annual Summerfest Gala, we invite past SummerFest supporter and longtime friends of SAC to join our new 2020 Patrons Circle. Your contribution will allow us to continue SAC’s year-round programming and serve as a critical economic driver that will lead this community out of these unsure times. Additionally, in return for your support or $10,000 or above, you will receive: - Two or Four seats to an intimate Appreciation Dinner to be held on Friday, August 21 in SAC’s Caesar Garden ($10,000/$25,000) - Recognition on summer 2020 Patrons Circle Wall inside SAC’s front gallery - Free admission to all SAC events this summer - A private tour of SAC’s Summer Exhibition 2020 VISION, in partnership with the New York Academy of Arts - Satisfaction in knowing that your contribution will significantly support this organization and our community during these challenging times