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February 2018

Author Talk – Rocky Graziano: Fists, Fame, and Fortune

Join the East Hampton Library as he discusses his newest book, Rocky Graziano: Fists, Fame, and Fortune. In the book, Jeffrey Sussman tells the rags-to-riches story of Tommy Rocco Barbella, who came to be known as Rocky Graziano. The first biography of Graziano in over 60 years, this book will bring his story to a new generation of boxing fans and sports historians.

4/21 Sat

1-3 PM

To Register: Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit the Eventbrite link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/author-talk-rocky-graziano-fists-fame-and-fortune-tickets-42058566304

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Tennessee Walt’s Hanks A Lot!

Tennessee Walt’s Hanks A Lot! is a one-man concert featuring plenty of songs by Hank Williams, of course, but also both classics and underappreciated rarities by the likes of Hank Snow, Hank Thompson, Hank Locklin, Hank Garland, Hank Cochran and even Hank Williams Jr. and Hank Williams III arranged by Tennessee Walt for voice and piano. It’s a musical celebration of 95 years of Hanks (Hank Williams, the first and still the greatest Hank, would have been 95 this year), filled with great songs and also with intriguing , thought-provoking background information on the classic songs and the great Hanks who made them.

Saturday, April 14, 2018,

1 – 3 pm

To Register: Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit the Eventbrite link below:

 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tennessee-walts-hanks-a-lot-tickets-43036796216

Film Screening: “Victoria and Abdul”

Queen Victoria (Judi Dench) strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal). Inspired by true events, this film depicts the friendship that allowed the monarch to see the changing world from another perspective. Victoria’s family considered the relationship so scandalous that they tried to destroy any records of it.

Sat, March 3, 2018

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

To Register call 631-324-0222 ext. 3 or Stop by the Adult Reference Desk, or use the following Eventbrite link:

 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/film-screening-victoria-and-abdul-tickets-41633315367

Living on the Edge:In the Face of Climate Change

Kevin McAllister, founding president of DefendH2O and coastal scientist will present on the physical and biological ramifications of climate change within Long Island’s coastal zone. Through an array of photographs, Kevin will address sea level rise, what changes are inevitable for coastal communities and the appropriate responses to ensure our beaches, wetlands and other natural resources remain sustainable.

Sat, March 24, 2018

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

To Register: Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit the Eventbrite link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/living-on-the-edge-in-the-face-of-climate-change-tickets-42578017998

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