Quogue Community Notes, June 13


Continuing a tradition of excellence established over just a few years, the next Quogue Chamber Music concert at the village theater is scheduled for this Saturday, June 15, at 7 p.m. The Amphion String Quartet will present the music of Haydn, Schubert and Beethoven and a post-concert celebration will be held at the home of Nancy Mullan Demirjian.Tickets for the concert alone are $40, or $5 for students with ID. Tickets for the concert and celebration are $100. Send checks payable to “Quogue Chamber Music, Inc.” to P.O. Box 1984, Quogue, NY 11959, visit quoguechambermusic.com, or get to the box office on the night of the show, when it opens at 6:30 p.m.

The Amphion String Quartet is also giving a performance for students at the Quogue School today, Thursday, June 13.

Considering how many people suffer from it—and how many may, at some point in their lives, be afflicted—it’s too bad there isn’t more information readily available about the digestive disorder known as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Once again, the Quogue Library has identified a need for more open discussion and has invited an authority, Dr. Christine L. Frissora, to give a talk on this disorder and answer questions on Saturday, June 15, at 2 p.m.

Dr. Frissora is an associate professor of medicine at the Weill Cornell Medical College in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, where she is a member of the full-time faculty at the Medical College. She has given numerous presentations and has been a consultant for Irritable Bowel Syndrome Regional and National Advisory Boards. To reserve a seat, call the library at (631) 653-4224, ext. 4.

Big doings during the final five days of the academic calendar at the Quogue School next week: Monday, June 17, is the final pizza day; Tuesday, June 18, is the school Beach Day; and on Wednesday, June 19, there will be a sixth grade graduation ceremony at the school at 6 p.m.

On Thursday, June 20, kindergarten students will be going on a field trip to the Atlantis Aquarium, sixth-graders will be celebrating their commencement the night before on a trip to Splish Splash, and it’s the final day of school for prekindergarten students, who will be dismissed at 11:30 a.m.

Friday, June 21, is the final day of school for kindergarten through sixth grade, and, as a special parting gift, the final report cards for the year will go home with the students on that day.

Speaking of students from our lovely village, Quogue resident Emily Hubbard has been named to the Spring 2013 Champlain College Dean’s List for academic achievements based on her semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Emily, daughter of Barbara and Garry Hubbard of Quogue, is majoring in graphic design and digital media.

Another Quogue student, Emily Utter, a member of the Class of 2016 at Washington and Lee University, has earned dean’s list status—a term grade average of at least 3.4 on a 4.0 scale—for the recently ended term.

More than 60 of the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center’s dedicated volunteers were treated to a beach party luncheon on June 4 at the Quogue Village Beach that included a barbecue catered by the Quogue Country Market.

Anyone interested in joining the Volunteer Council at the not-for-profit Performing Arts Center is invited to contact Cheryl Wheeler at (631) 288-2350, ext 102, or via email at CherylW@whbpac.org.

Two dates to save. The first one is Friday, June 21, at 6 p.m., which is the day and time for the annual family BBQ for 2013 members of the Quogue Wildlife Refuge. The second one is Saturday, June 29, from noon to 4 p.m., which is the rain-delayed date for the 10th anniversary celebration of the creation of the East Quogue Village Green, sponsored by the East Quogue Civic Association and the East Quogue Chamber of Commerce.

More details on both of these events coming up in next week’s At Quaquanantuck.

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