American Picnic with Fireworks

| April 2, 2018 | Calendar

The Southampton Fresh Air Home celebrated the Fourth of July with its 30th Annual American Picnic with Fireworks By Grucci onFriday, June 30 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. The event took place at a private residence on Meadow Lane, Southampton. Highlights included a picnic buffet; carts filled with popcorn, cotton candy, ice cream and other all-American treats; arts and crafts, and carnival booths with games and prizes on the grounds of an ocean-front estate. The spectacular fireworks display over Shinnecock Bay -- orchestrated to patriotic music – is the most anticipated family Fourth of July fireworks event in Southampton.

The 2017 American Picnic Honorary Chairmen are Michaela and Stephan Keszler. The American Picnic Chairmen Kirsten Solsvig Galef, Nicky and Jamie Grant, Christl and Kenneth Meszkat, Nicole and Brett Pickett, Sarah and Izak Senbahar. American Picnic Vice Chairmen are Stephanie and Steve Hessler and Dee and Stephen Hickey.

All proceeds will benefit the Southampton Fresh Air Home’s 116th year of camp for physically challenged children. Our mission is to provide an enriching, recreational camping experience. We are committed to helping our campers develop physically, emotionally, and educationally, with the goal of fostering self-esteem, maturity and independence through a broadly balanced program, while providing their families with a well-deserved respite. This organization is dedicated to improving and expanding its programs and facilities as new opportunities, technology and financial support become available. The SFAH is a 501(C)(3) charitable organization. To meet our campers and learn more about this extraordinary place, please go to

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