Gurney's Inn
August 02, 2006



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Wednesday, August 2

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, acrobat, actor and comedian Tom Murphy will present Murphy's Bulletproof Comedy at 5 p.m. From 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., children can create and decorate their own masks. Tickets are $8/$6 for children non-members/members and $12/$10 for adult non-members/members. Call 324-0806.

Children will learn how the herb garden was used for making tea, dyes and remedies, and will make a tea ball to take home at the East Hampton Historical Society's Hands-On history program. Held from 10 to 11 a.m. for ages five to eight and from 11 a.m. to noon for ages eight and older, the fee is $5. Call 324-6850 to register.

There will be a public meeting to review the new Wainscott School's building plans at 7:30 p.m. at the school.

Damon Ferrante will speak about "The New Golden Age: American Opera in the Century" from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Montauk Library. Part Two of the lecture will be next Tuesday, August 8, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Call 668-3377 for information and reservations.

Thursday, August 3

Darrel Morrison will lecture about landscaping with native plants at 5 p.m. at The Nature Conservancy's Center for Conservation, 142 Rte. 114, East Hampton. The suggested donation is $5; call 329-7689 for reservations.

Friday, August 4

A concert featuring new works by participants of the Young Composers Workshop will be held from 1:45 to 2:30 p.m. at the Montauk Library. The Hamptons Trio will present a chamber concert from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the library. Call 668-3377.

The East Hampton Town Board will meet at 10 a.m. in the Town Hall Conference Room.

Guild Hall's Education Department will offer a Life Drawing class from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Boots Lamb Education Center. Drop in sessions are $30/$35 for members/non-members. Call 324-0806. Session #2 starts August 11.

The Olde Town Antique Show & Sale will be held on from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church in East Hampton. Admission is $5; call 324-0711.

Saturday, August 5

The 15th Annual East Hampton Sandcastle Contest will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Atlantic Ave. Beach in Amagansett. The registration fee is $10; call 324-6250.

Children of all ages and their parents are invited to an informal exploration of the Salt Marsh at Sammy's Beach from 10 to 11 a.m. Sponsored by The Group for the South Fork; call 537-1400, ext. 17 for reservations and more information.

The Montauk Community Church will hold its annual summer fair from 9 a.m. to noon. A rummage sale will be held every Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon until Labor Day. Proceeds benefit the Building Fund; call 668-2022.

The 20th Annual Historic Mulford Farm Antiques Show & Sale will be held at the farm, 10 James Lane, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ($8 admission), with an early buying benefit preview at 9 a.m. ($10 admission). Call 324-6850.

Monday, August 7

An Outdoor Naturalist Course, a tour of various ecological communities on the East End with the Group for the South Fork's Steve Biasetti, will be held from 9 a.m. to noon daily through August 10. The course fee is $60 per person. Call Biasetti at 537-1400, ext. 15 for reservations or more information.

Tuesday, August 8

The East Hampton Town Board will have a brown bag meeting at 10 a.m. in the Emergency Services Building.


Wednesday, August 2

Childhood Memories, an arts and crafts program for children, is held from 9:30 to 12 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday for three and four year olds and on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 to 12:15 p.m. for five to eight year olds at the United Methodist Church in Southampton. Call 917-538-5049 to register.

The Kidsummer Performing Arts Series continues at The Parrish Art Museum with a 2 p.m. performance by BAM Percussion titled "The Blue Barrel Show." Performances are $7 for members, $12 for non-members. Call 283-2118.

Free outdoor concerts will be held on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. at Agawam Park in Southampton (Rain date: Thursdays). Call 287-4377.

Thursday, August 3

St. Ann's 38th Annual House and Garden Tour, a self-guided look at five Bridgehampton and Sagaponack homes, will be held from 1 to 5 p.m., rain or shine. Tickets are $40 in advance, $50 the day of the tour. Call 537-1527.

Sister Rain, Brother Sun, a performance by the Catskill Puppet Theatre will be held at 11 a.m. at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $12; call 288-1500.

Free outdoor concerts will be held on Thursdays at 7:40 p.m. on the village green in Westhampton Beach. Call 288-3337.

Friday, August 4

A French conversation group will meet at the Quogue Library at 3 p.m. every Friday in August. Call 653-4224 if you plan to attend.

Southampton Challah Time, when kids knead Challah, is held every Friday through September 1 at the Chabad in Southampton; call 287-2249.

Chief curator Alicia Longwell will discuss Albert Bierstadt's painting Mount Corcoran as part of the Parrish Art Museum's Fridays@Noon lecture series. Free with museum admission; call 283-2118 to register.

The Southampton Town Board is scheduled to have a work session at 10 a.m. at Town Hall.

Saturday, August 5

A four-part series on watercolor painting will be held at The Quogue Library on Saturdays at 3 p.m. through August 26. The fee for the series is $50; call 653-4224 to register.

Bridge players meet at The Quogue Library on Saturdays at 10 a.m.; all levels welcome. Call 653-4224 to reserve a seat.

Learn to identify shells with Sandy Hunter at the Peconic Land Trust's Quail Hill Farm Apple Orchard, Deep Lane, Amagansett at 10 a.m. Free for members, $5 for non-members. Rain cancels; call Kathy Kennedy at 283-3195 for more information.

Professor Vincent Bruno will discuss the lasting influence of The Beatles in "From Liverpool to Abbey Rd." from 2 to 4 p.m. at The Hampton Bays Public Library. Call 728-6241 to register.

Hike the Long Pond Greenbelt north loop from 9 to 11 a.m. with the Southampton Trails Preservation Society. Call Dai Dayton at 537-0660 for the meeting place.

The Westhampton Beach Farmers Market will be held every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Mill Road, through November 11. Call 288-1559.

At 10 a.m., Marders Nursery on Snake Hollow Road in Bridgehampton will hold the workshop and walking tour, "Woody Plants for the Four Season Garden." Lead by horticulturalist and author Vincent Simeone, the presentation will feature some of the best trees and shrubs for all seasons. Free; for more information contact Emily Steck at 537-3700.

Sunday, August 6

The John Jermain Library will screen Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale at 4:30 p.m. Free; call 725-0049.

Alan Burdick will discuss his book Out of Eden: An Odyssey of Ecological Invasion at 5 p.m. at The Quogue Library as part of their author lecture series. Tickets are $15; call 653-4224 to reserve.

The Chabad of Southampton Jewish Center holds a Sunday Morning Minyan & Breakfast every Sunday at 9 a.m. at the center, 214 Hill Street. Call 287-2249.

Hike the Long Pond Greenbelt south loop from 9 to 11:30 a.m. with the Southampton Trails Preservation Society. Meet at Poxabogue County Park on Old Farm Rd. in Sagaponack. Call Dianne Rulnick at 726-5093 for more information.

The magic and comedy of Sol y Sombra will be featured as part of Sundays Sunsets performance series at the Children's Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton. The show starts at 5:30 p.m.; tickets are $10/$12 for members/non-members. Call 537-8250.

Monday, August 7

Hitch, starring Will Smith, will be screened at 8:30 p.m. at Ludlam Park in Flanders as part of The Town of Southampton Parks & Recreation Department's "Movies In The Park" series. Call 728-8585.

An advanced session of Painting En Plein Air will be held daily through August 11 at the Parrish Art Museum. The cost is $325 for members, $375 for non-members. Call 283-2114 to register.

The Rogers Memorial Library will offer a three-part series on Israeli dancing on Mondays through August 21 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Morris Meeting Room at the Rogers Memorial Library. The cost is $15; call 283-0774, ext. 523 for reservations.

Seniors enjoy free admission and a docent-led tour of the current exhibition the first Monday of each month at The Parrish Art Museum. Light refreshments served. Call 283-2118.

Ben Tinker's Junkanoo Party will be held at Dockers Waterside in East Quogue with lunch and dinner servings between noon and 9 p.m. There will be a carnival, live music, and much more Bahamian fun. Tickets are $55 for adults, $25 for kids; call 653-0653.

Tuesday, August 8

The Southampton Town Board will meet at 1 p.m. in the Town Board Room at Town Hall.

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.

Outdoor concerts will be held on Tuesdays at The East Quogue Hamlet Green from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Call 728-8585.

Kids on the Green, a weekly program for families and children, will be held on village green in Westhampton Beach at 5:30 p.m. Call 288-1312.


Saturday, August 5

There will be an opening reception for a show of photographs of Mexican migrants by Mary Teresa Giancoli at the Floyd Memorial Library from 3 to 5 p.m. The show will run through September 9. Call 477-0600.

Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Aquebogue will host its 17th annual chicken barbecue from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on the church grounds, 269 Main Rd. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $6 for children under 12. Eat in or take out; call 722-4000, ext. 10 to buy tickets in advance.

"The Return of Bluebirds to Eastern Long Island," a lecture by Dr. William Zirek will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Custer Institute and Observatory, Main Bayview Rd. in Southold. The suggested donation is $8 for members, $10 for non-members; call 765-2626.

The Shelter Island Historical Society will host its "One Day in History" celebration with a Revolutionary War encampment and re-enactments on the grounds of the Historical Society's Havens House on Route 114 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be games, a house tour, a barn sale, a bake sale and more. Admission is $6 for adults, $3 for children; call 749-0025.

Lorri Schumacher will lector and give a demonstration on falconry at the Laurel Lake Preserve, Main Rd., Laurel from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. $5 per person; call Andrea Kess at 734-5630 for reservations and directions.

Sunday, August 6

Chip Bryant, the silent vaudevillian clown, will perform at 2 p.m. as part of the children's summer theatre at Orient Beach State Park. Call 321-3510.

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