Gurney's Inn
May 10, 2006

Of Local Interest


Deadline for submissions is noon on Friday.


A lecture on identity theft will be offered at 7 p.m. at the Rogers Memorial Library. Call 283-0774, ext. 523 to reserve.


Texas Hold 'Em, for ladies only, a lighthearted introduction to the game, will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Southampton Graduate Campus. The May 18 class is co-ed. Cost: $40; call 287-8316.

A plant sale to benefit the Wildlife Rescue Center will be held tomorrow through Sunday at the Center, 228 W. Montauk Hwy. in Hampton Bays; call 728-4200.

A DVD screening of Prem Rawat speaking at a public benefit for the UN's World Food Programme at Miami Dade College will be held at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.


The Rogers Memorial Library will host local cabaret singer Marianne Koerner in a concert titled "Koerner Sings Porter" at 7:30 p.m. in the Morris Meeting Room. Free; call 283-0774, ext. 523 to reserve.

The Town of Southampton Youth Bureau will host a Middle School Rec Night from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Southampton Town Recreation Center, 1370A Majors Path. Admission is $5 and includes transportation, food, and refreshments. There will be pool, basketball, dodgeball, and a DJ will be on hand. Call 287-5734, ext. 390 for information and reservations.

Explore Long Pond in Bridgehampton by canoe and kayak with the Group for the South Fork from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Rentals are available; call Mike Bottini at 267-5228 for more information.


An indoor workshop on spring songbird migration will be offered by The Group for the South Fork from 10 to 11:15 a.m. For directions, more information, and reservations, call Charlie Capp at 537-1400, ext. 12. From 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. the GSF will be leading a full moon track through the Point Woods Preserve in Montauk. For information and reservations, call Jodi Grindrod 537-1400, ext. 23.

The Quogue Library offers an independent game group every Saturday at noon. Bring a bag lunch; Scrabble, chess, mah jong are provided. Call 653-4224 to register.

The lecture "The Plight of the Right Whale: Can We Right A Wrong?" will be held at 6 p.m. at the Sag Harbor Whaling & Historical Museum. Call 725-0770.

Take a moderately-paced two-mile hike through Whiskey Hill with the Southampton Trails Preservation Society from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Call Claude Debeaumon at 728-8667. Between 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. meet at the South Fork Natural History Museum parking lot on Bridgehampton Turnpike to watch the full moon rise over Vineyard Field. Call Dai Dayton at 537-0660.

Horticulturist and author Vincent Simeone will talk about the best flowering shrubs for use in the home landscape at Marders on Snake Hollow Road in Bridgehampton at 10 a.m. Call 537-3700.

A four-part series of guitar lessons for teens will be held at Roger Memorial Library at 1 p.m. on Saturdays through June 3. Fee: $20; call 283-0774, ext. 548 to register.

There will be a yard sale and car wash from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Hampton Bays Assembly of God, 109 Ponquogue Highway. Call 723-1847.

The second annual Chinese Auction to benefit the Southampton Town Animal Shelter's Medical Fund will be held at the Southampton Community center, 25 Ponquogue Avenue, Hampton Bays from 6 to 9 p.m. The $5 entry fee includes light refreshments. Call 728-7387.


Spring Songbird Migration: A Field Observatory Hike will be offered by the Group for the South Fork from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at Trout Pond. For more information and reservations, call Charlie Capp at 537-1400, ext. 12. "Bike Back in Time" with the GSF from noon to 2 p.m. on a five-mile bike exploration of the early history of Southampton Village. Call Kate Schertel at 537-1400, ext. 13.

A Mother's Day Breakfast will be held at Hampton Bays United Church at 8:30 a.m.; $10 for adults, $5 for children; call 728-1660.

A Greenbelt Mother's Day hike and brunch sponsored by the Southampton Trails Preservation Society will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.; call Dai Dayton at 537-0660.

Next Monday:

There will be a golf outing to benefit the Cormaria Retreat House in Sag Harbor at the Long Island National Golf Club beginning at 9 a.m. The cost is $160 per golfer, or $80 for non-golfers who wish to participate in the dinner/social hour, beginning at 3 p.m. For more information and to register, call 239-5640.

Next Tuesday:

All women with cancer, cancer survivors, and caregivers are invited to an evening of relaxation and stress reduction through guided imagery & visualization at the Parrish Memorial Hall on the grounds of Southampton Hospital from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Take a belly dancing workshop at the Quogue Library at 6 p.m. Reservations are a must; call 653-4224.



The Elder Law Committee of Suffolk County and the New York State Bar Associations will conduct a Senior Advisory Day at the East Hampton Senior Citizen's Center on Springs Fireplace Road in East Hampton, beginning at 10 a.m. Call 329-6939.

The Ross School will offer a nutrition lecture about simple home remedies at 7 p.m. ($20) and a "Knowing Your Credit" lecture from 6:30 to 8 p.m. ($20). Call 907-5376 for information and reservations.

The Accabonac Chapter of AARP will meet at the Springs Church at 1 p.m.; those who wish to bring a bag lunch can come at 12 p.m. Dr. Beth Rosner will speak about dental health. Call 324-1498 for more information.


The South Fork Community Health Initiative will host a Country Western Night Fundraiser featuring the Roadhouse Band from 7 to 11 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Amagansett. The donation is $20 per person and includes food, drink, and raffles. Call 329-2425 for reservations.

The Ross School will offer a four-week course on Microsoft Excel Basics from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. on Fridays, $100; call 907-5376 to register.

Next Wednesday:

The East Hampton Chamber of Commerce will host its third annual Spring Fling to Mohegan Sun; the Sea Jet will depart Orient Point at 10 a.m. and return from New London at 7 p.m. The fee is $15 and includes bus transportation between New London and Mohegan Sun. Make a reservation with the Chamber; call 324-0362.



The Riverhead Architectural Review Board will meet at 4:30 p.m. at Town Hall.


The 11th Annual East End Garden Festival to benefit the Peconic Bay Medical Center will be held at the Center and at Tanger Outlet from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Same times Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Call 548-6080.


The Polish Town's flea market will happen from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Polonaise Park. Yard sale items, collectibles, antiques, clothing, flowers, vegetables, arts, and crafts will be sold. Call 369-1616 for more information.

Learn proper field techniques, mapping, and excavation during a dig with archaeologist Lisa Cordani-Stevenson at the Southold Indian Museum from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. You don't have to stay for the entire time. Weather permitting. Cost: $25, which covers insurance and materials. Call 664-1844 to enroll.

The Southold Free Library will host a Heritage Walk from the library to Triangle Park beginning at 10 a.m. Call 765-207.

"Getting Ready To Babysit" for those in grades six through eight will be held at the Southold Free Library from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Call 765-2077.


The Southold Indian Museum will hold a Children's Craft Hour from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. on Sundays. Cost: $5 per child per craft. Children must be accompanied by an adult. RSVP: 765-5577.

Next Monday:

The Southold Planning Board will hold a work session from 4 to 6 p.m.

Next Wednesday:

The Southold Trustees will hold a work session from 5:30 to 6:30, followed by their regular meeting, until 11 p.m.

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