August 23, 2006



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Wednesday, August 23

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, students will learn how to make the toys and tools of clowns in a workshop called Goofy Gizmos, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.; at 5 p.m. there will be a live performance of comedy juggling by The Gizmo Guys. Tickets are $8 for kids, $6 for members and $12 for adults. Call 324-4050.

The East Hampton Historical Society will have a class with Barbara Driver on the games and toys of colonial era children, from 10 to 11 a.m. for ages five to eight, and from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. for eight and older. The fee is $5; call 324-6850.

Tina Georgopoulos will teach belly dancing at Ross School from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Women only, wear comfortable clothing. The class costs $30; call 907-5376.

The East Hampton Trail Preservation Society will lead a hike of the Buckskill Hardscrabble Loop beginning at 9 a.m.; meet at the intersection of Stephen Hands Path and Rte. 114. Call hike leader Richard Lupoletti at 324-1127 for more information.

Thursday, August 24

A beginner's class on birdwatching will be held at Ross School from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and on Saturday from 7:30 to 11 a.m., led by Hugh McGuinness. The cost is $50; call 907-5376.

Friday, August 25

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 per session for members/non-members. Call 324-0806.

Saturday, August 26

Learn more about local birds with birder Karen Rubinstein on a walking tour through the fields and woods of Quail Hill Farm. Bring comfortable shoes, binoculars, and, if possible, a field guide on birds. Free for farm and Peconic Land Trust members, others $5. Call 283-3195.

Guild Hall will be offering a children's drawing class "Portrait in my Mirror" taught by Linda Capello from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. for four to six year olds ($8/$10 for members/non-members) and from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for seven to 11 year olds ($10/$12 for members/non-members). Call 324-0806.

The East Hampton Trails Preservation Society Fresh Pond Hike and Picnic will be held at 10 a.m. Bring your own lunch and eat after the four mile hike lead by Steve Peskin. Drinks and watermelon provided. Meet at the Fresh Pond parking lot at the end of Fresh Pond road. Call 329-5441.

The Montauk Library will host a free concert for young audiences with composer Victoria Bond and the Sylvan Winds Ensemble called Cutting Edge Kids, from 4 to 5 p.m. Call 668-3377 for information and reservations.

Don Sineti, a sea chanteyman of Mystic Seaport, will perform sea chanteys and whaling songs at a benefit concert for the Amagansett Presbyterian Church at 7:30 p.m. in Scoville Hall. Tickets are $18 for adults, $9 for children; call 267-6404.

Wednesday, August 30

The East Hampton Trails Preservation Society will lead a three mile hike through the hardwood forest around Stony Hill at 9 a.m. Meet near the intersection of Accabonac Highway and Stony Hill Road in Springs. Call hike leader Ray Hartjen at 324-2490 for more information.

Doug Young will perform a magic show in Guild Hall's John Drew Theater at 5 p.m. There will also be an appearance New York Knicks' Groove Truck. Tickets are $8 for kids, $6 for kid members, $12 for adults and $10 if adult members. Call 324-4050.


Wednesday, August 23

Childhood Memories, an art and music program for children, is held from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for three and four year olds, and on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. for five to eight year olds at the United Methodist Church in Southampton. Call (917) 538-5049 to register.

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 24

The Parrish Art Museum's second annual Great American Family Picnic will be held from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. on the west lawn of the Parrish Art Museum. Call 283-2118 for ticket info.

There will be a video screening of The Message of Prem Rawat, a speech by peace activist Prem Rawat, at 5:30 p.m. at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton.

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

Hampton's Summer Antique Festival and Sale show preview will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Bridgehampton Community House. Tickets are $25 and benefit East End Hospice; call 537-0333.

The documentary Sweet Tornado: Margo Jones and The American Theater, will be shown as part of the Quogue Library's Film Feast. Admission is a beverage and a dish that serves at least six people. Dinner is at 6:30 p.m.; the film at 7:15 p.m.

Friday, August 25

George Bellows' painting Forty-two Kids will be discussed as part of the Fridays@Noon series at The Parrish Art Museum. Free with museum admission; bring brown bag lunch, refreshments will be provided. Call 283-2118.

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 Jewish Center; call 287-2249.

Saturday, August 26

Camp Shakespeare, a program for eight to 15 year olds, will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Southampton Cultural Center on Pond Lane. The fee is $40; call 267-0105 for more information and to register.

Dr. Richard O'Connell will sign copies of his handbook Improving School Guidance Services at 4 p.m. at the Dering Harbor Inn on Shelter Island.

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.

Ranny Reeve and Gary Selander will perform jazz at Hampton Bays Public Library From 2 to 3:30 p.m. Call 728-6241 to register.

Sunday, August 27

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.

Monday, August 28

The animated family film Hoodwinked will be shown as part of the Movies in the Park series at 8:30 p.m. at the East Quogue Village Green. Bring a blanket or beach chair, call 728-8585.

Tuesday, August 29

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.

The Southampton Artists Association will host two figure drawing workshops at the Southampton Veterans Hall, 2 Pond Lane 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; refreshments will be served.

The Town of Southampton Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registration for the Basic Yoga program. Classes will be every Tuesday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. until September 26 at the Hampton Bays Community Center on Ponquogue Ave. To register, call 728-8585.


Wednesday, August 23

The Bay Chambers Players and Young Friends will be performing for the Summer Showcase Concert Series at 7:30 p.m. on the Town Green, Main Road, Southold. Bring a chair or blanket; donations appreciated. Call 765-3598.

Thursday, August 24

There will be a casting call for pirates, wenches and kids for Maritime Pirates from 6 to 8 p.m. and again on August 31 at the Southold Recreation Center, 970 Peconic Lane, Southold. Performances are on September 23-24 at the Maritime Festival in Greenport. Call James Davis, Director, at 765-6235.

Saturday, August 26

A nighttime cruise on the Electric Launch Glory hosted by the North Fork Audubon Society. Register at www.northaudubon.org. Meet at Preston's Dock, Green Port. $20 per Person.

The Second Annual Barefoot Under The Stars benefit for Community Action of Southold Town, will be held from 8 to 11 p.m. There will be samples from local restaurants, a cash wine bar and live music. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. For more information or to purchase tickets, call CAST at 477-1717 or Vineyard 48 at 734-5200.

The Old Steeple Church Antique Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Main Road, Route 25 in Aquebogue. The suggested donation is $5; call 516-868-2751 or 914-713-4417.

A lecture on Understanding Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia will be held at the Custer Observatory, Main Bayview Road, Southold from 6 to 7:30 p.m. $8 for members, $10 for everyone else. Call 756-2626.

Sunday, August 27

The Martha Clara Vineyards, 6025 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, will host a music festival featuring Brady Rymer's Family Jamboree, starting at 11:30 a.m. Music, short children's film festival, a dunk tank, arts and crafts and other amusements will be on hand. $20 general admission, $15 for children, children two and under are free; call 727-0900.

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