November 08, 2006
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Wednesday, November 8
• The Springs Community Committee will meet at 4 p.m. at Ashawagh Hall on Springs Fireplace Road.
• The Riverhead Town Board will meet at town hall at 2 p.m.
• The Morning Book Club at the John Jermain Library in Sag Harbor will meet at 11 a.m. to discuss Fortune Rocks by Anita Shreve and pick up Transit of Venus by Shirley Hazzard.
• Beginners & intermediate chess players in grades 3-8 can fine tune those strategy skills at The Quogue Library on Wednesdays, from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. Open match play time will be offered. Participants can also try their hands at Go. Next session is next Wednesday. Registration is required. Call 653-4224.
• Kids can Play with Clay with Mary Jaffe at the Children's Museum of the East End (CMEE) on Wednesdays from 2 to 2:45 p.m. for ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 years; and from 4 to 5 p.m. for ages 4-6 years, through December 6 (no class Nov. 22). On Fridays, the classes will be held from 10 to 10:45 a.m. for ages 2-4 years, through December 8 (no class Nov. 24). For both sessions: $80 members / $90 non-members. Call 537-8250.
Thursday, November 9
• Talking with teens about substance abuse will be the topic of the Parent University educational workshop presented by the East Hampton Town Department of Human Services. The free classes are held from 7 to 9 p.m. at the East Hampton Day Care Center on Gingerbread Lane. Want to know more? Call 324-4947 or 329-7375.
• Kids theatre in Westhampton: The new children's musical Little Donkey by Theater Terra of the Netherlands, will be performed at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Friendship is the central theme. Tickets: $8. Call 288-1500.
• Get a vertical challenge with the Town of Southampton Parks & Recreation Department, which is hosting a bus trip to Island Rock, an indoor rock climbing facility in Plainview. The bus will leave at 5 p.m. from Red Creek Park in Hampton Bays and leave the upIsland facility at 8 p.m. The $30 fee includes equipment rentals, climbing session, pizza and round trip transportation. Call 728-8585 to register or for more info.
• Parents, learn about the cyber bullying facing kids today and how to set up practical rules for Internet behavior, IM's, family privacy and cell phones at the Quogue Library at 6 p.m. Also, the library will offer a Teen Talk for kids in grades 5 and up at 6:30 p.m. Kids can talk, play games, surf the net, listen to music & more. To register for either program, call 653-4224.
• Dr. Daniel Dannett, philosopher and theorist of cognition, will discuss his book, Breaking The Spell: Religion As A Natural Phenomenon, at Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton at 7 p.m. Call 283-0774 ext. 523 for reservations.
• Get Messy at CMEE. Make a Mess Sensory Art with Sue Lichtenstein is offered for kids ages 2-4 years, on Thursdays from 3 to 3:45 p.m. through December 7. Also offered on Thursdays is Imagine Me! Acting, with Laura Engel, for ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 years, from 2 to 2:45 p.m., through December 7. For both sessions: $80 members / $90 non-members & no class Nov. 23. Call 537-8250.
• Take a ride to Wading River for the best night of dancing on the East End. The Inn and Spa at East Wind presents a big band swing dance from 7 to 11 p.m. Enjoy a four-course dinner for $39.95, plus cash bar, tax and gratuity. Listen to the best of swing, ballroom, Latin, 50s and more plus ballroom dance instruction. Call 929-6585 for information and reservations. (Read more on page B-1.)
Friday, November 10
• Through December 1, the Town of East Hampton Parks and Rec Department presents arts, crafts, storytelling, and explorative play for two and three-year-olds. From 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Amagansett Youth Park on Abraham's Path, kids, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, can enjoy lots of educational fun. The cost is $20. Dial 324-2417 for details.
• Join artist Linda Capello for instructed drawing sessions with a model in the new Boots Lamb Education Center at Guild Hall, from 5 to 7 p.m. Space is limited. Pre-registration is requested. Ages 18 and above. Call 324-0806 for more info.
• Celebrating its 72nd anniversary, the Quogue Wildlife Refuge is inviting the public to spend the evening with its staff and board members and hear about future plans for the refuge, starting at 7 p.m. Live music, wine & cheese and dessert are included. Admission is free. Call 653-4771 for more info.
• Word Play! Early Childhood Literacy for ages 2 to 4 1/2 is offered at The Quogue Library, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Next class is December 1.
• The next Julia Child: CMEE will have a Fun with Food Cooking Class with Jacqui Leader on Fridays for ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 years, from 2 to 2:45 p.m. (No class Nov. 24.) $100 members / $110 non-members. Call 537-8250.
Saturday, November 11
• A pitch for pasta: The East Hampton High School varsity softball team will host a spaghetti dinner at the American Legion in Amagansett from 5 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, and $8. for children under 10, available at the door or in advance by calling 907-4466 or 668-1358.
• Overeaters Anonymous meets from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Senior Citizens Center on Springs Fireplace Road in East Hampton, also Sundays, at the same site from 10 to 11 a.m. On Wednesdays, the free support group meets from 7 to 8 p.m. at the East Hampton Healthcare Center.
• Avast, ye, hardies. East Hampton Historical Society director Richard Barons will read from the log of a whaling ship that sailed from Sag Harbor in 1864. Hear excerpts from Remarks on Board the Barque Concordia by Master Benjamin Rogers at 4 p.m. at the Marine Museum on Bluff Road in Amagansett. Museum admission is free from 2 to 5 p.m. Call the historical society at 324-6850 for more information.
• An illuminating walk to the Cedar Point Lighthouse will be led by Richard Lupoletti of the East Hampton Trails Preservation Society at 10 a.m. Meet at the check-in cabin at the entrance to Cedar Point Park in the Northwest section of East Hampton. Expect to do some beach walking. Call 324-1127 to learn more.
• Special Stories for all young listeners is offered at The Quogue Library from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Drop-in program. Next session is November 18.
• Traverse Laurel Valley with the Southampton Trails Preservation Society from 10 a.m. to noon. Meet at the kiosk on Deerfield Road in Noyac across from Deerwood Path. Call Glorian Berk at 283-2638.
• The holiday craft fairs are coming. Get a jump on shopping at the Our Redeemer Lutheran Church and School Fair on the Main Road in Aquebogue, just east of the Route 105 intersection, from 9:30 a.m. till 3 p.m.
• Hot chili and cool nights are a killer combo. The First Universalist Church of Southold on Main Road hosts the great chili cook-off from 5 to 7 p.m. For just $5 taste up to 10 different varieties of the spicy, saucy stew. Call 765-3494 for further 411.
Sunday, November 12
• Family Fiesta Day: Celebrate Latin American culture, heritage and traditions with the Parrish Art Museum and the Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton, from 2 to 4 p.m. Check out traditional dances, costumes, singers, music, art workshops and samplings of food from local Latin restaurants all at the museum. Activities conducted in English & Spanish. $5 Parrish members / $10 non-members. Kids under three are free. Call 283-2118 ext. 30.
• Kids theatre in Sag Harbor: Bay Street Theatre's program for young adults, KidStreet, presents Bounce by Eva Dean Dance at 1 p.m. Kids ages 4 & up will enjoy this mix of dance theater and bouncing balls. Tickets: $10. Call 725-9500.
• Show off those killer ollies, grabs and grinds at a skateboard competition at Red Creek Park in Hampton Bays at 2 p.m. Boarders must wear a helmet, elbow pads and kneepads. Prizes will be awarded in several categories. Daily registration fee or annual skate park membership is required to enter the competition; free for spectators. Call the Southampton Parks & Rec Dept. (in co-operation with Sunrise to Sunset) at 728-8585 to register or for more info.
• The Down-to-Earth Gardener: Author Suzy Bales will use this theme of her book in a slide talk at the meeting of The Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons in the main auditorium of the Bridgehampton Community House at 2 p.m. Admission: Members free / $10 donation is asked of non-members. Call 537-2223.
• Take a hike . . . with the Southampton Trails Preservation Society as the group explores four miles of Northwest Pine Forest, from 10 a.m. to noon. Meet at the kiosk on Rte. 114 (east side about 8/10 of a mile south of Swamp Road), East Hampton. Call Chip Dineen at (646) 221-8225.
• Pianists Jeffrey Wentz and Charlotte Day present a dual piano concert at 3 p.m. at the First Universalist Church of Southold on Main Road. Tickets are $15 for adults, $5 for students at the door. Any questions? Dial 765-3494.
Monday, November 13
• Rotarian roundup. The East Hampton Rotary Club meets every week at 5:30 p.m. at Pacific East restaurant in Amagansett.
• Give thanks & give food: The Di Russa Family Chiropractic presents a Community Appreciation Week to benefit the Southampton Food Pantry, through November 17. In exchange for a donation of non-perishable foods to the pantry, established patients of the family practice will receive a free adjustment and a free screening. Call 283-7474 to make an appointment.
• The power of imagination: Magical Stories, Puppets & Art Time with Jacqui Leader will be held at the Children's Museum of the East End on Mondays, from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. for ages 1-2 years; and from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. for ages 2-3 years, thru December 4. $80 members / $90 non-members. Call 537-8250.
Tuesday, November 14
• The Suffolk County Health Department will offer flu shots for people over 60 and those between 18 and 60 who are vulnerable to influenza. From 10 a.m. 'till noon, they'll be at the East Hampton Senior Center on Springs Fireplace Road. From 1:30 till 3 p.m. shots will be given in Montauk, at the Senior Nutrition Program in the Montauk Playhouse. Wednesday, the shots will be available at St. Michael's Lutheran Church in Amagansett. Call 329-6939 for times. Medicare and Medicaid will cover the shot, be sure to bring appropriate cards. For those not covered by the social programs, the cost is $35 for the flu shot and $50 for the pneumonia shot.
• B-ball for big boys and girls. The Town of East Hampton sponsors open basketball at the Montauk Playhouse for adults from 7 to 9 p.m., also from 10 to noon Saturday mornings.
• Figure it out: 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. and from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Model fee: $5. All levels welcome; refreshments served. Call 283-8613.
• Stroke one: The Southampton Town Parks & Rec is accepting registrations for its "One Stroke" painting program to be held at the Arts & Crafts Center in Hampton Bays from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Fee: $15 residents / $25 non-residents; $15 materials charge; first time students can purchase brushes for $10 a set at class. Call 728-8585 to register.
• Pixie Play for Infants is offered at the Quogue Library from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. No registration required. Next class is November 21.
• The Southampton Town Board will have its regular Town Board Meeting at town hall from 1 to 7 p.m.
• It's not too late to join the North Fork Chorale, as members prepare for their annual fall-winter concert series in early December. Rehearsals are held each Tuesday evening. Call 323-3523 or 765-1517 for more information.
Wednesday, November 15
• A support group for parents and caregivers of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders meets from 8 to 9:30 p.m. at the East Hampton Healthcare Center on Pantigo Road.
• The Town of Southampton Senior Services will present its third annual show this month with a reception in the Helen Gould Room of the Hampton Bays Public Library at 2 p.m. The displayed photos of local senior citizens explore the theme "Seniors Sharing and Caring." Call 728-6241.