The BOHO Blast — featuring a three-band lineup, along with art displays and outdoor activities — was held Saturday afternoon at the American Legion Hall in Bohemia.

The family event raised funds to go toward $2,000 in scholarships committed to seniors involved in arts and music programs at Connetquot and Bayport-Blue Point high schools. Kevin Green of the Love Drop Artists, which hosted the event, said two students from each high school will be awarded a $500 scholarship for college.

“It’s important to get the community together to have fun and honor our veterans, while raising money for scholarships,” said Keith Baaske, commander of the Sons of the American Legion Post 1146.

Popular local musicians, Tom Maxwell, Nick Russell and friends, and Shecky and the Twangtones provided the entertainment, and local artists contributed displays. was there to document the fun.

Shecky and the Twangtones.

These canvas bags were made from recycled military cots, tents and jeep covers, said John Fortini, a retired NYPD officer who owns The Wall Kids. Fortini said his godson T.J. Barbiri, a member of the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne, was killed in Iraq in 2004.

John Fortini in front of a blanket he made to honor his godson T.J. Barbiri, a member of the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne who died in Iraq in 2004.

Goodeye Photography Gallery was at the BOHO Blast.