$40 | $35 for Back to the Bays Members – with code
Space is Limited. Advance Reservations Recommended
Join Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County (CCE) at Southampton Arts Center on Thursday, October 20 from 6-8 pm for a beach-themed art session that benefits the CCE’s Back to the Bays Initiative. Channel your inner artist and enjoy a night out with friends where artist Carolyn Munaco will provide the guidance you need to create a marine-themed work of art to take home. Brush Strokes for the Bays isn’t your typical Paint Night event. Participants will learn about the marine species or habitat type featured in the subject of the painting, and will have a chance to interact with educators from CCE’s Marine Program who provide interesting facts and information throughout the evening. All materials and refreshments are included.
Part of the proceeds from this program will support Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Back to the Bays program. The goal of Back to the Bays is to grow the community’s engagement in Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County’s Water Quality Protection Initiatives, Habitat Improvement Projects, Shellfish and Fin Fish Research and Restoration, and Youth and Community Education Experiences.
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Thursday, November 17 | 6-8 pm – RESERVE YOUR SPOT!
Thursday, December 15 | 6-8 pm – RESERVE YOUR SPOT!
Sponsored by Dan's Papers Michael Paraskevas has illustrated and written 24 children’s books over the years with his mother, Betty. The two created and wrote the animated television series Maggie and the Ferocious Beast for Nickelodeon that went on to win a Gemini Award for Best Animated Series. Two more of the team’s books were also made into animated series: Marvin the Tap-Dancing Horse for PBS and Kids from Room 402 for Fox Family. In addition, Mickey has worked for most major magazines including Sports Illustrated, Time, Town & Country, New York Magazine and Rolling Stone, to name but a few. Dan’s Papers has proudly used over 100 paintings of Michael’s covers over the past 30 years along with thousands of cartoons and comics.
After a successful debut in May, Southampton Arts Center will once again present the popular Raconteurs Storytelling Evening, this time with the theme of “Secrets”. Each participant will tell a true story about a secret of their own. These short and sweet tales are sure to make you laugh and cry. September Raconteurs include Marissa Fallon Friedes, Sima Freierman, Allan Kronzek, Greg Monske, Mickey Paraskevas, Stefanie Sacks, and Brenda Simmons. Sponsored by Patricia A. Sanders.