July 12, 2006

Of Local Interest


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Wednesday, July 12

• "Tall Dolls," an exhibit of photographs by Katherine C.H. Epstein is on view at the Amagansett Free Library through July 25.

• Banjo Jack will perform interactive shows for children every Wednesday at 4 p.m. at Gurney's Inn in Montauk. Call 668-3365.

Thursday, July 13

• On Thursdays through July 27, Pajama Storytime for kids ages two and up will be held at the Amagansett Free Library. Call 267-3810.

• Sylvia Mendleman, author of Three Mile Harbor — East Hampton's Priceless Gem will give a pictorial presentation of her book at 6:30 p.m. at the Amagansett Free Library. Call 267-3810.

Friday, July 14

• Rich Cech will present a program on Butterflies, Caterpillars and Plants at 5 p.m. as part of The Nature Conservancy's summer speaker series at the Center For Conservation, 142 Route 114. Call 329-7689.

Saturday, July 15

• The East Hampton Historical Society's Family History Fair: 1775 will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Mulford Farm in East Hampton. Call 324-6850.

• Four sessions of Me and My Computer, a program for children ages two and a half to five will be held at the Amagansett Free Library, starting at 10:30 a.m. Also, Pirate Hat storytime will be held from 2 to 2:30 p.m. for 12 to 24 month-olds and from 2:45 to 3:15 for three to six year-olds. Call 267-3810 to register.

• A chamber concert with Eleanor Cory and her ensemble will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Montauk Library. Reservations are suggested; call 668-3377.

Monday, July 17

• Shake, Rattle and Roll, an interactive song and play program for babies up to 18 months, will be held at the Amagansett Free Library on Mondays at noon through July 31. Call 267-3810 to register.

• Young Composer's workshops for 13 to 21-year-olds will be held on Mondays through July 31 and on August 4 at the Montauk Free Library. The fee is $100; call 668-3377 to reserve.

• The Group for the South Fork will hold a late day paddle on Alewife Brook from 5:30 to 7 p.m. For reservations and more information, call Anita Wright at 537-1400, ext. 17.

Tuesday, July 18

• The East Hampton Town Board is scheduled to have a Brown Bag Meeting at 10 a.m. in the Emergency Services Building.


Thursday, July 13

• Leo Tolstoy's Anna Karenina is the subject of the Southold Free Library's Adult Book Discussion led by Caroline MacArthur at 10:30 a.m. Call 765-2077.

Saturday, July 15

• The fourth annual Riverhead Community Appreciation Day will be held from 12 to 5 p.m. overlooking the river behind East Main St. Free refreshments, music, speakers and a free bike giveaway. The rain date is July 22.

• Explore the botany of the Arshamomaque Preserve in Greenport with botanist Steve Schott at 10 a.m. Call Andrea Kess at 734-5630 for more information.

Tuesday, July 18

• The Riverhead Town Board is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. at Town Hall.

Wednesday, July 19

• An evening of Barbershop Harmony is on tap at the Summer Showcase Concert series on the Town Green, Main Rd. in Southold at 7:30 p.m. Call 765-3598.


Wednesday, July 12

• Childhood Memories, a music and arts program for children three to four will be held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:30 to 12 p.m. and on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. for children ages five to eight at the United Methodist Church in Southampton. Weekly and monthly enrollment available; call 917-538-5049.

• Every Wednesday at 5 p.m., Guild Hall offers Kidfest, a family program that allows children and their families and friends the chance to experience live theater. This week, Thumbelina — students create small scale figures living in a big, big world. Tickets are $8/$6 for children/adult members and $12/$10 for non-members. Call 324-0806.

• There will be a summer storytime series for three to five-year-olds at the Quogue Library from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Call 653-4224.

Thursday, July 13

• The Catholic Daughters of America, Court St. Rosalie #1783 will hold a meeting at 7:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Hampton Bays at 7:30 p.m. Call 728-1062.

• Young adults in grades six through 12 are invited for a It's Hip to Dip, a program about fondue making at 6 p.m. Call 653-4224 to register.

• There will be a lecture on holistic, drug free approaches to gastric reflux and hiatal hernia at the Hampton Bays Public Library from 7:15 to 8:30 p.m. Call 723-0613 to register.

• "Katrina-New Orleans, Serena Southampton?" — a program with Dr. Stephen Leatherman, Director of the International Hurricane Research Center, at 7 p.m. at the Morris Meeting Room at Rogers Memorial Library. Call 283-0774, ext. 523 to reserve a spot.

• The Homeland Security Management Institute will hold an open house from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Southampton Graduate Campus. Call 287-8010 to make a reservation.

• The Parrish Art Museum offers a member orientation and afternoon tea from 4 to 5 p.m. Call 283-2118, ext. 32 for more information.

• There will be a screening of Prem Rawat's keynote address at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, delivered on the United Nations' International Day of Peace, at 5:30 p.m. at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton.

Friday, July 14

• Frederic Edwin Church's painting Niagara will be discussed as part of The Parrish Art Museum's Friday@Noon series. Bring lunch; coffee, tea and dessert will be provided. Free with museum admission; call 283-2118.

• The Missoula Children's Theatre and 60 local students will perform The Little Mermaid at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. Tickets are $12; call 288-1500.

• The Quogue Library hosts an informal group to practice French on Fridays at 3 p.m. through August. Call 653-4224 to register.

Saturday, July 15

• Families are invited to a live animal show at The Quogue Library at 12 p.m. Call 653-4224 to register.

• The Westhampton Beach Historical Society's Annual Antique Show will be held at The Westhampton Beach Middle School from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Call 288-1139.

• An amateur boxing charity event to benefit the Disabled Veterans of the Iraq War will be held at the VFW in Quogue from 5 to 11 p.m. Tickets are $30 for adults, $10 for kids under 14; call 1-888-606-5064 for tickets and information. The rain date is Sunday.

• St. Mary's Flea Market and Craft Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the church grounds at 165 Ponquogue Ave. in Hampton Bays.

• The Southampton Trails Preservation Society will host a brisk Barcelona Neck Trek from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Meet at the Sag Harbor Golf Club; call Dianne Rulnick at 726-5903 for more information.

• A summer treasure sale will be held at the Westhampton Presbyterian Church, 90 Meetinghouse Rd., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Sunday, July 16

• The Reverend Julie Newhall, will speak about "Standing at the Temple Gate: An Experience with Qigong" at the 10 a.m. Sunday service of Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork, 977 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike. Call 537-0132.

• Roger Rosenblatt will discuss his novel Lapham Rising: A Novel at 5 p.m. at the Quogue Library. Call 563-4224.

• Take an easy walk through Tuckahoe Swamp from 9 to 10:30 a.m. with the Southampton Trails Preservation Society. Meet on Millstone Brook Rd., opposite Millstone Lane; call Ken Bieger at 283-5432. The Society is also sponsoring a Hully Gully Hike from 1 to 2:30 p.m.; meet on Guyver Rd. in Bridgehampton. Call Chip Dineen at 646-221-8225 for more information.

Monday, July 17

• The Town of Southampton Youth Bureau is sponsoring a trip to Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey for youths 12 and up; the fee is $60 per person and will leave at 8 a.m. and return at 10 p.m. For more information and to register, call 287-5734, ext. 147.

• The Paranormal Adventurers — Confessions of Two Ghost Hunters, a program of true ghost stories, will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at The Hampton Bays Public Library. Call 728-6241.

• The Children's Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton is offering a number of weeklong programs at the cost of $275 per child. This week, Clay, Let's Play (10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.) and Bend It, Shape It (2 to 4:30 p.m.) will be offered for four to seven-year-olds, Global Masks & Mask-Making (2 to 4:30 p.m.) will be held for eight to 12-year-olds. Call 537-8250 to register.

Tuesday, July 18

• Southampton Town teens in grades six through 10 are invited to participate in the town's Tuesdays on the Go, a summer field trip program on Tuesdays through August 29. Trips cost between $10 and $22 each; call 287-5734, ext. 133 for information and reservations.

• The Sag Harbor Community Band will offer free concerts in front of the American Legion on Bay Street on Tuesdays at 8 p.m. Call 725-0429.

• Yoga classes will be held on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. through August 15 at The Quogue Library. The cost is $30 for the series or $5 per class; call 653-4224 to register.

• There will be a summer storytime series for infants to two-year-olds at the Quogue Library from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Call 653-4224.

• The Southampton Artists Association will host two figure drawing workshops at the Southampton Veterans Hall at 2 Pond Ln. from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (call 725-5851) and from 7 to 9:30 p.m. (call 283-8613). The model fee is $5; all levels are welcome.

• Joanna Sternberg, The Parrish Art Museum's Director of Education will discuss "John Singleton Copley and the Legacy of American Portrait Painting" as part of the new Art After Hours series. The cost is $8 for members, $10 for non-members. Call 283-2118.

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