Past Events




“What Do You Sea?” – August 31 2019

What a fun way to celebrate the start of Labor Day weekend in Orient! Angela Meredith-Jones led a hands-on workshop called “What Do You Sea?” at Young’s Road Beach. Kids loved crafting their own boats (based off OHS Ship paintings) made from recyclable materials. Thank you to all who came and helped make this a fantastic event!


View photographs from “What Do You Sea?” on the Slideshow below.

What Do You Sea? (Part 2)



Summer Benefit & Art Auction, August 3 2019

What a spectacular evening! The artwork was superb, the weather was dreamy, the crowd was lively and the bidding was generous. We raised over $100,000 in support of OHS! Thank you so much for supporting Oysterponds Historical Society Summer Benefit & Art Auction. Your participation in this event continues a tradition of our community joining together to enjoy a lovely summer evening. And most importantly, you build our community when you provide funds that enable OHS, our valuable community and cultural center, to thrive. Thank you for making our annual event a huge success. It truly was a special evening.Sarah Sands, Executive Director


View photographs by Carl Timpone from the Summer Benefit on the Slideshow below.

Summer Benefit 2019


Roundtable: A New Wave of Modern Architecture on the North Fork, July 20 2019

Architectural Historian Barry Bergdoll and participating architects Joseph Allen, Hideaki Ariizumi, Glynis Berry, Richard Gluckman, Bill Ryall, Carl Shelton, Joseph Tanney, and Wayne Turett had a lively discussion about their exhibition “A New Wave of Modern Architecture on the North Fork,” on view at OHS until late September. Thank you to Barry and the other participants for offering their expertise on such an interesting facet of North Fork life.


Roundtable: A New Wave of Modern Architecture on the North Fork



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North Fork Fresh, June 15 2019

OHS celebrated the beginning of summer with a wonderful selection from the agricultural bounty of the North Fork. At this lively event, the community came together to sample delicious food from local restaurants, farmers, and chefs along with wines and special desserts. A pie contest was held; the 2019 winners were Ellen Zimmerman for Best Filling (Black Cherry Rhubarb Pie), Ivanna Zivkovic for Best Crust (Strawberry Rhubarb Pie), and Elanna Lazar for Best Overall (Peach Thyme Pie). Thank you to all of our participants, and congratulations to the winners. Special thanks to North Fork Fresh Chair Jessica Frankel, Event Coordinator Maria McBride, and Mimi Edelman, who organized the pie contest. These dedicated OHS supporters worked tirelessly to bring North Fork Fresh to life, and their efforts truly paid off. Thanks again for orchestrating such an amazing event!


View photographs by David Benthal from North Fork Fresh on the Slideshow below.

NFF 2019


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