November 15, 2006
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Wednesday, November 15
• Take a different route into the 700-acre Buckskill Preserve with the East Hampton Trails Preservation Society at 10 a.m.; 3.5 miles. Meet on a short spur of Old Montauk Hwy, north off Rt. 27 between Stephen Hands Path and the Hess gas station. Call hike leader Richard Lupoletti at 324-1127.
• Give Thanks & Give Food: Dr. Di Russa Family Chiropractic in Southampton is asking for a donation of non-perishable foods for those who service the Southampton Food Pantry and in exchange, established patients will receive a free adjustment and all new patients will receive a free screening to see if they qualify for care. This Friday is the last day. Call 283-7474 to reserve an appointment.
• Learn the ancient art of batik (decorating cloth with wax & dye) in a Silk Scarf Batik Workshop at the Children's Museum of the East End (CMEE) in Bridgehampton today and Wednesday, November 29, from 4 to 5 p.m. for ages 7 to 12. $40 members / $50 non-members. Call 537-8250.
• Beginner & intermediate chess classes for kids in grades three to eight are offered at the Quogue Library on Wednesdays from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. Participants can also learn how to play Go. Also offered on November 29, December 6 and 13. Registration is required. Call 653-4224.
Thursday, November 16
• The East End Hospice Bereavement Care Team is offering "Coping Through The Holidays" at Cornell Cooperative Extension from 1 to 3 p.m. Free. 423 Griffing Avenue, Riverhead. Call 288-8400 for more info or to register.
• Create tin bottlecaps, silver milagro hearts and more in The Art of Metal, which will be offered at CMEE in Bridgehampton on Thursdays, from 4 to 5 p.m. through December 14 (No class Nov. 30). $80 members / $90 non-members. Call 537-8250.
• Learn how to create the illusion of texture and value using basic pen strokes in Pen and Ink Drawing classes at the Arts & Crafts Center in Hampton Bays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 18 & older. Through December 21. No experience necessary. Call the Southampton Parks & Rec Dept. at 728-8585 to register or for more info.
• PJ Storytime for children ages two to seven will be offered today and Thursday, December 21, at the Quogue Library from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Wear your favorite pjs and bring your favorite stuffed animal.
• The Town of East Hampton is sponsoring open basketball at the Montauk Playhouse for children ages 12 to 17 on Thursdays and Fridays from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Saturdays from 12 to 4 p.m. Call 668-1612 for more info.
• "How Parents Can Help Their Emotionally Troubled Adolescent" is the subject of the Town of East Hampton's Parent University Education Workshops. It'll be held at the East Hampton Day Care Center from 7 to 9 p.m. All parents from Montauk, Amagansett, East Hampton, Wainscott and Sag Harbor are welcome. On-site childcare is available by reservation at the time of pre-registration. Call Theresa Lawrence at 324-4947.
Friday, November 17
• Student Cantor Rebecca Elliston will conduct Shabbat services at Temple Adas Israel in Sag Harbor at 6:30 p.m. A potluck dinner provided by the members will follow.
• A talk on Harmful Algal Blooms: A Threat to Coastal Ecosystems will be held by Dr. Christopher J. Gobler in the Duke Lecture-Chancellors Hall on the Stony Brook Southampton campus at 7:30 p.m.
• The Southampton Town Board is scheduled to have a work session at town hall at 10 a.m.
• New York Times staff reporter and author James Barron will talk about his recently published book, Piano: The Making of a Steinway Concert Grand, at Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton at 12 p.m.
Saturday, November 18
• The East Hampton Trails Preservation Society will host a talk about the mysterious Walking Dunes and take hikers to where cranberries abound starting at 10 a.m. Wear boots and bring a container if you want to harvest some berries for Thanksgiving. Three miles. Meet at the end of Napeague Harbor Road off Rt. 27. Call hike leader Lee Dion at 375-2339.
• Stages' Little Shop of Horrors is returning to the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor tonight at 2 and 8 p.m. and tomorrow at 2 p.m. Tickets: $12 children (12 & under) / $15 adults. Call the box office at 725-1579.
• Stella Maris in Sag Harbor will hold its annual $10,000 Grand Raffle and Cocktail Party in the school auditorium from 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets: $50—each ticket admits two adults. Call 725-2525 for tickets or stop by the school office.
• Check out Italian Night at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church and School in Aquebogue from 5 to 7 p.m. Admission: $10 Adults / $8 seniors / $5 children (under 12). Rain or shine. Eat in or take out. Call 722-4000 ext. 10 for tickets or more info.
• Dr. Robert Semlear is holding a flu shot clinic today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and on Tuesdays from 4 to 7:45 p.m. Flu shots and Flu Mist are available. Pediatric flu shots are only available by appointment.
• Multicultural Saturdays at CMEE in Bridgehampton features Peace Around the World Art Workshops from 10 to 11 a.m. for ages 4 to 11. $20 members / $22 non-members. Also offered on November 25, December 2 and 6. Call 537-8250.
• Let's talk holly, euonymus, clerodendrum and spiraea: The Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons will holds its next informal study session on shrubs in the Horticultural Library in the Bridgehampton Community House at 10 a.m. Jim Jeffrey is the coordinator. Free.
• Special Stories for all young listeners is offered at the Quogue Library on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Also offered on November 25, December 2 and 16.
• Hike Elliston Park and see views of Big Fresh and Scallop Ponds and Wolf Swamp, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. with the Southampton Trails Preservation Society. Moderate pace; four miles. Meet at the park entrance on Millstone Brook Road, Southampton. Call Howard Reisman at 283-5376.
• Families & friends are invited to join the Group for the South Fork on a scavenger hunt at the Morton National Wildlife Refuge from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. This moderately-paced hike will involve searching for items corresponding with each letter of the alphabet. Prizes will be awarded to the team with the most unique (yet relevant) answers. Call Kate Schertel at 537-1400 ext. 13 to make reservations or for more info.
• The Orient Congregational Church will hold a Christmas Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be decorations, hand-made candles, a lunch counter and a special visit from Santa Claus for the kids. 23045 Main Road in Orient, just west of Oysterponds School.
• Children and families are invited to create a Community Peace Mural using textiles, art materials and their own two hands, at CMEE in Bridgehampton all day. Free with admission.
Sunday, November 19
• Tales From Main Street: A Walking Tour for Kids with Town Crier Hugh King will run from 1 to 3 p.m. for ages eight & up. Kids will study the art of photography while taking pictures of historic sites in East Hampton Village. On Dec. 3 the kids will reconvene with their photos and a professional fine art photographer to put in a book on the town's history. $50 members / $60 non-members. Pre-registration is suggested.
• Just Me & My Dad Sundays is offered at CMEE in Bridgehampton from 2 to 3 p.m. for ages seven to 11. Get ready to build a birdhouse, solar car and more. Also offered on November 26, December 3 and 10. $10 members / $12 non-members. Call 537-8250.
• A poetry reading featuring Carol Sherman, Jean Kemper & Gloria Beckerman will commence at the John Jermain Library in Sag Harbor at 2 p.m. Refreshments will be served.
• The Southampton Trails Preservation Society is taking a brisk five mile hike around Barcelona Neck from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Meet at the Sag Harbor Golf club parking lot on Barcelona Point Road (off Rte. 114), Sag Harbor. Call Dianne Rulnick at 726-5903.
• Mr. Edelstein will talk about rhythms, harmonies, scale and techniques unique to flamenco music in "The World of Flamenco Guitar — A Concert with Commentary" at the Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton at 3 p.m. A reception will follow. Free. Call 283-0774 ext. 523 for reservations.
Monday, November 20
• The East Hampton Rotary Club meets weekly on Mondays at 5:30 p.m. at Pacific East Restaurant in Amagansett.
• The Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton will screen Akeela and the Bee at 3 p.m. Snacks will be served. Call 283-0774 ext. 523 for reservations.
Tuesday, November 21
• The East Hampton Town Board will have a Brown Bag meeting at the Springs Firehouse at 10 a.m.
• "Basic Yoga" classes will be held on Tuesdays, starting today, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. through December 19, courtesy the Town of Southampton Parks & Recreation Department. Call 728-8585 for fees, more info or to register.
• The Town of East Hampton is sponsoring open basketball at the Montauk Playhouse for adults (ages 18 & up) on Tuesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Call 668-1612 for more info.
• 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). Model fee is $5. All levels welcome. Refreshments will be served.
• The Riverhead Town Board will have a board meeting at town hall at 7 p.m.
Wednesday, November 22
• Set in a "remote" wooded section, the East Hampton Trails Preservation Society will take an easy hike at Stony Hill at 10 a.m. Three miles. Meet at the south side of Red Dirt Road, a quarter mile from Old Accabonac Road in the Amagansett area. Call hike leader Gene Maki at 324-8662.
• The Town of Southampton Parks & Recreation Department is offering Children's Creative Movement and Tumbling classes for ages 18 months to six years on Wednesday mornings. Classes run through December 20. Fee: $35 residents / $45 non-residents. Call 728-8585 for times and to register.