Integrating Technology and Older Adults

Virtual Event

With shortages in home care workers and a growing aging population, technology has never been more vital to providing a new solution to long term care and facilitating aging in place. Join Jennifer Benjamin of Family First Home Companions as she helps participants leave this webinar with an understanding of the latest innovations in [...]

The Basics of Home Composting

Compost is one of the very best ingredients you can add to your garden. It is loaded with nutrients, easy to prepare and is a residential win-win for increasing soil health and for reducing the volume of waste headed to a municipal landfill. Learn 4 different types of composting methods in this workshop, including [...]

Women Lighthouse Keepers

Virtual Event

In the days before the establishment of the U.S. Coast Guard, families lived and worked at lighthouses. The keeper’s family learned to tend the light and some wives and daughters became the official keepers or assistant keepers. This was one of the first government career fields open to females. In this program, historian Mary [...]

Protecting Your Inheritance from Divorce

Virtual Event

Divorce can have a lasting effect on your assets and your estate plan. There are always ways to plan ahead to protect children from divorce, as well as your own assets. Join Burner Law Group for a discussion on how to divorce-proof your wills and trusts plus what you need to do to protect [...]

Night Sky Tour at Orient Park

Orient Beach State Park 4000 Main Road, Orient

Join the North Fork Dark Sky Coalition for a tour of the night sky. Enjoy live Covid-safe viewing by Steven Bellavia, Principal Engineer of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope and Professor of Physics at Suffolk County Community College. A great way to celebrate International Dark Sky Week, April 5-12, 2021 To register for the [...]

Night Sky Tour at Custer Institute

The Custer Institute 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold

Using a laser pointer and a laptop monitor and telescope with an astronomy camera, view images of deep space celestial objects such as galaxies, nebulae and star clusters. it's a great way to celebrate International Dark Sky Week, April 5-12, 2021 To register for the event, email office@nfec1.org and include the date in the email [...]

Dark Skies vs. Light Pollution

Virtual Event

Learn the benefits of a dark sky and what you can do to prevent light pollution in this Zoom presentation. You will also have the chance to get to know the North Fork Dark Sky Coalition; learn about their initiatives to prevent light pollution and how you can get involved! A great way to [...]

LGBT Affordable Senior Housing

The the LGBT Network is proud to announce  the first and only LGBT-friendly, affordable senior housing facility on Long Island in Bay Shore. Applications are now being accepted for entry into the lottery for the LGBT Network's LGBT/LGBT Friendly Senior Housing, featuring 66 newly constructed affordable apartments for LGBT seniors ages 55 and above [...]

Screening: ‘The Archivettes’

This inspiring film profiles the Lesbian Herstory Archives, a non-hierarchical, collectively-run archive that preserves the various expressions of lesbian identity, love, and solidarity. Scrappy and determined, a cross-generational team of women steward the collection from a cramped Manhattan apartment to a building of its own. As memory fades and members depart, the volunteer archivists [...]

Q+A with ‘The Archivettes’ Filmmaker

Join us for a Q+A with filmmaker Megan Rossman who was behind the documentary 'The Archivettes.' This inspiring film profiles the Lesbian Herstory Archives, a non-hierarchical, collectively-run archive that preserves the various expressions of lesbian identity, love, and solidarity. Scrappy and determined, a cross-generational team of women steward the collection from a cramped Manhattan [...]