November 01, 2006
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Wednesday, November 1
• Guild Hall offers art classes for kids ages 8 to 12 every Wednesday from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Art-making will focus on perception, technique, observation and the animal kingdom. Classes run through December 13. $100 members / $120 non-members.
• The Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton will offer a brown bag lunch lecture for food lovers at noon. Authors James Salter and Kay Eldredge Salter will discuss their collaboration Life Is Meals: A Food Lover's Book of Days. Reservations are requested. Call 283-0774 ext. 523.
• The East Hampton Trails Preservation Society has a scheduled three to four mile hike along Oyster Pond and Ogdensbrook Bridge. Meet at Theodore Roosevelt County Park, off Montauk Highway, about three miles east of downtown Montauk. Leader: Gene Makl. Call 324-8662.
• Check out quiz night at Buckley's Irish Pub in Southampton from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Sponsored by the Group for the South Fork, the night of quizzing and quenching sees teams test their knowledge of the environment for prizes. Contact Kate Schertel at 537-1400 ext. 13 for details.
• Donations for the Quogue Library's 4th annual children's book drive will be accepted through December 3. Donate new and gently used children's books to benefit organizations that work with children in need. Got questions? Call 653-4224.
Thursday, November 2
• Relax with a Flower Meditation session at the Amagansett Free Library at 10 a.m. $15 per session.
• A "Street Awareness and Internet Safety" class for adults will be held at the East Hampton Day Care Center from 7 to 9 p.m. This free workshop is part of the Town of East Hampton Department of Human Services Family Resource Center's Parent University program and is for parents in partnerships with the East Hampton Day Care Center and East Hampton, Springs, Amagansett and Montauk School districts.
• The Riverhead Central School Board of Education will hold a special meeting at the District Administration Office in Riverhead, from 6 to 9 p.m.
Friday, November 3
• Guild Hall in East Hampton is starting its second session in Line Form and Life: Figure Drawing on Fridays from 5 to 7 p.m. with instructor Linda Capello. Classes will also be held November 10, 17 & December 1. Ages 18 & up. Space is limited. Per session: $80 members / $100 non-members; drop in sessions: $25 members / $30 non-members. Call 324-0806 to register.
• The Quogue Library hosts early childhood literacy for tots aged two to four-and-a-half from 10:30 to 11:30. Kids build their vocabularies by making a word wall.
• The Town of East Hampton presents Arts & Crafts, Storytelling & Explorative Play (for ages two & three w/parent or caregiver) every Friday at the Amagansett Youth Park from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Fee: $20.
• The Southampton Town Board has a scheduled work session at 10 a.m. at Southampton Town Hall.
• The Southold West Branch of the Eastern Long Island Hospital Auxiliary will host its Annual Autumn Benefit at the Soundview Restaurant in Greenport at 6:30 p.m. The festivities include prizes, cocktails, dinner & dancing to the easy listening sounds of DJ Ed Wright. All proceeds go to ELIH. Tickets: $45. Call 765-2206.
• The Town of Southampton Youth Bureau & SYS will host a Middle School Sports & Rec Night for grades 6 thru 8, at the Southampton Town Recreation Center, from 8 to 10 p.m. Admission: $5. Transportation, food & refreshments included. Call 287-5734 ext. 390.
• The East Hampton Town Board will host its regular monthly meeting at 10 a.m. Public hearings begin at 10:30.
Saturday, November 4
• Overeaters Anonymous meetings are held on Saturdays from 9 to 10 a.m. and Sundays from 10 to 11 a.m. at the East Hampton Senior Citizens Center and on Wednesdays from 7 to 8 p.m. at the East Hampton Healthcare Center. Free.
• After learning to quell overeating, readers can head over to the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton at 3 p.m. to find out what to eat. Nutritionist and dietician Janet O'Grady will discuss "Eating the Right Stuff, Smart Supermarket Shopping."
• Filmmaker Tom Garber will introduce his new documentary on the Montauk Lighthouse, First Light at the East Hampton Historical Society, with refreshments to follow, from 2 to 5 p.m.
• A kiosk dedication and hike will be held at the entrance of Paumanok Path with the East Hampton Trails Preservation Society at 10 a.m. A sojourn into the forest of white pines will follow. Meet at the corner of Rt. 114 and Edward's Hole Road in East Hampton. Leaders: Steve and Laurie Tamber. Call 329-3201.
• Like to blaze trails or help maintain them? Join the Southampton Trails Preservation Society for a work party. Call Ken Kindler for time and place. 563-4354.
• Joe Lane will lead a four-mile hike through Great Swamp in Sag Harbor. Meet at the Sag Harbor Industries site at 10 a.m. Expect to be walking through the woods till noon. Call 725-9342 for 411.
• The Quogue Library holds drop-in open story hour for young listeners from 11 a.m. till noon.
• Check out the band Not By Sight from
the Morningside Ministry, an English ministry of
the Korean Methodist Church and Institute in Manhattan at a free concert hosted by the United
Methodist Church in Southampton. The music starts at 7 p.m.
• Find your puurrr-fect match at the Animal Rescue Fund cat adopt-athon at the Southampton Inn on Hill Street from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Your kitty will come with all his or her shots and is neutered, microchipped and litter-trained. (Why can't they make men that way?) Call 537-0400 ext. 201 for more information.
• Like ventriloquism? Bob Conrad and his magic circus will perform in a children's show sponsored by the Southampton Town Parks & Rec department at the Red Creek Park Activity Center at 11 a.m. The show is free for Southampton Town residents. Call 728-8585.
• Fill the belly with a Pot Roast Dinner at the First Presbyterian Church in Scoville Hall at 17 Meeting House Lane from 5 to 7 p.m. Tickets: $15 adults / $7.50 children. Take out dinners available. A 50/50 will be held. Call 267-6404.
Sunday, November 5
• Discover the importance of art & dance in indigenous culture at the Parrish Art Museum's Native American Art & Dance program, from 2 to 4 p.m. Admission: $5 Parrish and Shinnecock members / $8 non-members.
• Search for signs of life — wildlife, that is. Steve Biasetti of the Group for the South Fork will lead a walk along Dune Road on Shinnecock Bay from noon to 2:30 p.m. Bring binoculars to assist your quest for sightings of shorebirds, geese and ducks. Call for reservations: 537-1400 ext. 15.
• Get mentally and spiritually prepared for Election Day, as the Reverend Alison Cornish expounds on "Voting Values" and the role Unitarian Universalists play in spreading enfranchisement in the United States. Service begins at 10:30 a.m. at UU headquarters on the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike. Religious education and childcare will be provided.
• Join the Southampton Trails Preservation Society for a Red Creek Ramble at 10 a.m. Meet at the parking lot of Red Creek Park in Hampton Bays for a moderately paced four mile venture along parts of the Paumanok Path. Call 728-8667 for info.
• The Korinne McCarthy Fundraiser will be held at the American Legion Hall in Amagansett, from 4 to 9 p.m. Entertainment will include live music, DJ & prizes. $10 cover. Raffle tickets are being pre-sold & sold during the event: $1 per ticket or six tickets for $5. Korinne was diagnosed at age four with a very rare childhood cancer known as Ewing's Sarcoma. Call Shannon Rose Flaherty at 255-5294 for more info.
• The East Hampton Trails Preservation Society will host its second hike in the four-part Paumanok Path series at 9 a.m. Meet at the entrance to the LIPA sub-station on Napeague Meadow Rd. Leader: Cliff Bekkedah. Call 267-7646. Rain date: November 12.
• The Long Island Chapter of The American Bikers Aimed Toward Education will hold their Annual Food and Toy Run at St. Mary's Church in Hampton Bays starting at noon. Bring food and toys for local food pantries and needy families in the community. Chili & refreshments will be served. Call 924-1053 for more info.
• The No Doubt World Famous Monday Night Band will present the first concert of their 61st season in the Howard Hovey Auditorium at the Pulaski Street School at 2 p.m. The 75-member concert band will play music from James Bond, Walt Disney movies, compositions by Irving Berlin & more.
Monday, November 6
• Seniors can enjoy free admission and a docent-led tour of the Parrish Art Museum's current exhibition on Roy Lichtenstein at 1 p.m. Light refreshments served.
• The East Hampton Rotary Club meets every Monday at 5:30 p.m. at CoCo Restaurant at Maidstone Arms. For more info, visit easthamptonrotary.us.
• A dinner meeting for Eastern Long Island Business Executives will be held at Suffolk County Community College at 5:30 p.m. and prepared by the SCCC Culinary Arts students. For reservations call (877) 225-0010.
Tuesday, November 7
• The Town of East Hampton is sponsoring open basketball at the Montauk Playhouse on Tuesdays, from 7 to 9 p.m., and Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., for adults, ages 18 and over; on Thursdays & Fridays, from 7 to 9 p.m., and Saturdays from 12 to 4 p.m. the program is offered for children ages 12 to 17. Call 668-1612.
• Rehearsals for the North Fork Chorale's fall-winter concerts are held on Tuesday evenings. Call 323-3523 or 765-1517 for more information.
• In observance of Election Day, Southampton Town Hall will be closed.
• Pixie Play for infants to two year olds, an informal group for Moms and babes, is held each Tuesday morning from 10:30 to 11:30 for the next six weeks at the Quogue Library. Call 653-4224.
Wednesday, November 8
• Look for autumn colors at the Stony Hill loop in the High Point Preserve, the Accabonac Preserve and the old brush dump at 10 a.m. The East Hampton Trails Preservation Society will meet on Red Dirt Road. Leader: Nancy Kane. Call 324-5799.
• The Riverhead Town Board has a scheduled board meeting at 2 p.m. at Riverhead Town Hall.
• The Southold Board of Education will meet for a work session at the Southold High School auditorium at 7 p.m.
• The Quogue Library offers chess classes for kids in grades three thru eight. Beginner and intermediate players are welcome, and the class will include an introduction to the strategy game Go. Classes will be held Wednesdays throughout the month, into December. Call 653-4224 to register.