January 17, 2007
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Wednesday, January 17
• Spanish for Beginners is offered by the Southampton Parks and Rec Dept. on Wednesdays, starting today, at the Hampton Bays Community Center from 7 to 9 p.m. The course will build on the existing knowledge of the student and is tailored to meet the specific goals and interests of the group. Thru March 14 (no class on February 21). Fee: $90 for residents, $100 for non-residents. Call 728-8585 to register or for more info.
• East Hampton Town hosts dodge ball for adults at the Montauk Playhouse every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.
• The Board of Education of the Riverhead Central School District will hold a special meeting at the District Administration Office at 6 p.m.
Thursday, January 18
• Gettin' jiggy wit it: A hip hop dance program for kids ages 8 to 12 begins today at the Jackson Avenue, Hampton Bays facility from 6 to 7 p.m. The program, sponsored by the Southampton Parks & Rec, is $40 for residents, $50 for non-residents. Runs thru February 15. Call 728-8585.
• Knit 1, purl 2: Learn the basics of knitting or bring in your existing projects for guidance & tips from instructor Donna Trunk at the Quogue Library's monthly knitting group starting at 6 p.m. No fee. Call 653-4224 to register.
• The Southampton Parks & Rec Department's "Rhythm Recreation Dance" programs at the Arts & Crafts Center in the Jackson Avenue, Hampton Bays facility start today for kids ages 3 to 8. Includes intro to dance, with emphasis on rhythm, coordination and beginning techniques in ballet, jazz and modern dance. Fee is $40 for residents, $50 for non-residents. Runs thru February 15. Call 728-8585 to register or for more info on times.
• The next meeting of the Quogue Library Book Discussion Group will be held at noon. Topic: The News from Paraguay: A Novel by Lily Tuck. Copies of this book are available at the Circulation Desk. Call 653-4224 if you're planning on attending.
• Monet in Waiting: The Southampton Parks & Rec Dept.'s Learn to Paint with Acrylics program for ages 18 & up will be held on Thursdays, starting today, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. thru February 22. Learn how to prepare, paint and varnish finished projects. No drawing experience necessary. Fee: $85 for residents, $95 for non-residents, with a $15 materials charge payable at first class. Call 728-8585 to register or for more info.
• Thursday's Child: Join Colleen and Kaitlin for some explorative play and socialization at the Amagansett Youth Park from 10 to 11:15 a.m. For kids ages 6 to 18 months old. Parent or caregiver must be present. The program is provided free of charge by the Town of East Hampton Rec. Dept. Thru February 15. Call 324-2417.
• The Town of East Hampton is sponsoring open basketball at the Montauk Playhouse for children ages 12 to 17 on Thursdays, from 7 to 9 p.m. Call 668-1612 for more info.
Friday, January 19
• Teens Only: The Amagansett Free Library is screening the taut action thriller Firewall at 7 p.m. Call 267-3810 for more info.
• Friday at the Movies: The John Jermain Memorial Library in Sag Harbor will screen The Illusionist at 6:30 p.m. Free. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
• TGIF Toddler: Take your 2 or 3 year old to explore arts & crafts, storytelling and imaginative play at the Amagansett Youth Park on Fridays from 10 to 11:15 a.m. Parent or caregiver must be present. The program is provided free of charge by the Town of East Hampton Rec. Dept. Call 324-2417.
• The Town of East Hampton sponsors open basketball at the Montauk Playhouse for children (ages 12 to 17) on Fridays from 7 to 9 p.m. Call 668-1612 for more info.
• The Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center will present the Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia's elegant adaptation of Leo Lionni's Swimmy Frederick and Inch by Inch as part of the 2006-07 "School Day Performances" at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. For grades pre-k to second. Tickets are $8. Call Cheryl Wheeler at 288-2350, ext. 102 for tickets or to request a brochure.
Saturday, January 20
• The Horticultural Alliance will host an informal study and roundtable discussion on "Shrubs," at 10 a.m. in the Horticultural Library at the Bridgehampton Community House. Admission free; complimentary refreshments to follow. Call 537-2223.
• Word? The Quogue Library is offering an Introduction to Microsoft Word – Word Processing at 11 a.m. Learn how to save, organize & print documents, resumes and brochures. Fee: $5. Also offered on Saturday, February 17. Space is limited in computer lab so call 653-4224 to register.
• Every Saturday is storytime for 2 and 3 year olds at the Amagansett Free Library from 2 to 2:30 p.m. Also, Spiral Wave Poi classes will be held 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. for kids four and up. Call 267-3810 to learn more.
• Food & Film: Join friends and neighbors for an evening at the Quogue Library featuring a screening of Paradise Now and some delicious food. The feast begins at 6:30 p.m. and the film starts at 7:15. Price of admission is a beverage and a dish that serves at least six people. Call 653-4224 to register.
• Star Gazing: The Custer Institute and Observatory in Southold will offer "Naked Eye Astronomy," a session on the kind and nature of phenomena that are visible with the naked eye or thru binoculars. Instructor: Phil Harrington. Cost for session: $10 for members, $13 for non-members. Call 765-2626 for more information on times.
• Sarabelle Prince leads a journal writing workshop every week at 11 a.m. through February 17 at the John Jermain Library in Sag Harbor. Call 725-0049, ext. 27 for more information.
• The Town of East Hampton sponsors open basketball at the Montauk Playhouse for adults (ages 18 & up) on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 12 to 4 p.m. for children (ages 12 to 17). Call 668-1612 for more info.
• Hike Laurel Valley with the Southampton Trails Preservation Society from 10 a.m. to noon. Moderate pace, 4 miles, some hills. Meet at the kiosk on Deerfield Road in Noyac. Call Glorian Berk at 283-2638.
• Explore Barcelona Neck with the East Hampton Trails Preservation Society at 10 a.m. Meet at the Sag Harbor Golf Course clubhouse off Rt. 114 between Swamp Road and Sag Harbor Village. Call Steve Adler at 329-2617.
Sunday, January 21
• Getting to know you: Enjoy a free guided retreat on "Relationships: The Patchwork of our Lives," with Linda Norris at the Montauk Community Church from 4 to 7 p.m. A light dinner will be served. Call 668-2022 to register or for more info.
• Poet Vince Clemente will share memories, observations and the knowledge he has learned from those who came before him at the John Jermain Library in Sag Harbor at 2 p.m.
• Classical Concert: The Rogers Memorial Library in Southampton will offer a concert in the Morris Meeting Room featuring classical guitarists Bret Williams and Giacomo LaVita at 3 p.m. Reservations are recommended. Call 283-0774, ext. 523.
• Do the Mashomack Trek. No, it's not the latest dance number; it's a moderate brisk 12-mile hike through the Shelter Island preserve from 10 a.m. to noon. Meet the Southampton Trails Preservation Society at the North Haven/Shelter Island Ferry. Fee: $5 for ferry and preserve donation. Dress appropriately, bring water and snacks. Call Dianne Rulnick at 726-5903 for more info.
• Take a winter's hike through White Pine Forest or Northwest Woods, then out to Northwest Harbor and maybe Gardiner's Bay with the Long Island Greenbelt at 10 a.m. Meet at Chatfield's Hole on Two Holes of Water Road, East Hampton, 1/4 mile of Swamp Road. Call Rick at 267-6608 for more info.
• "Pesky Vice Number Three – Anger" will be the subject of Sunday Service with Reverend Alison Cornish at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork in Bridgehampton at 10:30 a.m. Refreshments and conversation will follow.
Monday, January 22
• The Springs Citizens Advisory
Committee will meet at Ashawagh Hall at 7 p.m.
• The Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee will meet in the Community Room at the Bridgehampton National Bank at 7 p.m. Call chair Shira Kalish at 537-2123.
Tuesday, January 23
• Cyber basics: Tired of getting lost on the Internet? The Quogue Library is offering a Internet Basics computer class from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Get an introduction to the Internet Explorer browser, with a quick mouse tutorial and tips on how to use web addresses & the newest search tools & ideas on how to find exactly what you're looking for on the web. Another session will be held on Tuesday, February 27. Call 653-4224 to register.
• Join a small group of needlework aficionados in "Come Knit with Us" at the John Jermain Memorial Library in Sag Harbor from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Beginner to expert welcome. And, Poi dancing for all age groups will be offered at 2:30 p.m. Also, Carol O'Brien of Primerica will discuss what happens when Social Security isn't enough and how to supplement your current plan at 7 p.m.
• The Town of East Hampton sponsors open basketball at the Montauk Playhouse for adults (ages 18 & up) on Tuesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. Call 668-1612 for more info.
Wednesday, January 24
• A supercalifragilistic adventure: Go see Mary Poppins in New York City with the Rogers Memorial Library. A bus ride, snacks and orchestra seats for the 2 p.m. matinee costs $125. Call 283-0774, ext. 523 for reservations.
• The Flanders Citizens Advisory Committee will meet at the Community Center on Rt. 24 at 7:30 p.m. Call chair Ida Crohan at 727-4145.
• Check out Shadmoor State Park and the Montauk bluffs with the East Hampton Trails Preservation Society. Portions of the 3 mile trail can be muddy after rain or snowfall, so wear proper footgear. Meet at the Shadmoor parking lot on the south side of Rt. 27, about a 1/2 mile past the Montauk center. A large sign marks the entrance. Call Eva Moore at 283-5134.