“How to Read a Poem” – A free talk (cancelled!)

Old Point Schoolhouse 1555 Village Lane, Orient, NY

We apologize for any inconvenience, but due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been cancelled.   Why do many people find words arranged in lines more challenging than the same ideas set out in prose? Jonathan Galassi, Chairman of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, will explore several examples that reveal the mystique and the magic—and fun—of poems.   Jonathan is the […]

Family Night on the Old Point Schoolhouse Lawn: “The Mudflats” in concert – FREE!

Old Point School House Lawn 1555 Village Lane, Orient, NY

Oysterponds favorites, The Mudflats (comprised of fiddles, banjo, mandolin, guitar, upright bass, and drums), are a twin-fiddle fusion of traditional American music. The Mudflats’ original sound is guaranteed to touch the heart and get your feet a-tappin'!   Bring a blanket or a lawnchair, bug spray, a picnic, and a bottle of your favorite beverage!   Your generous support allows […]

OHS’s 2024 Summer Gala & Auction

Poquatuck Park Village Lane, Orient, NY

Join friends, family, and neighbors at the Oysterponds Historical Society Summer Benefit in one of the East End’s most beautiful settings—Poquatuck Park, overlooking Orient Harbor at sunset.   OHS’s outdoor gala is the premier event of the summer and brings the Oysterponds community together to enjoy elegant appetizers (including a raw bar!), cocktails, and wines with good friends while bidding […]

NY Mutuals vs Oysterponders Vintage Baseball Game

Oysterponds Elementary School 23405 Main Rd, Orient, NY

Root, root, root for the home team! For the fourth year in a row, OHS will be hosting a vintage baseball game featuring a friendly-but-fierce competition between the powerful visiting NY Mutuals and a proud-but-ragtag team of Oysterponds irregulars.   Interested in playing? Click here to sign up!

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