Westhampton Community Notes, August 29

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The 2013 Gazebo Concert Series on the Westhampton Beach Village Green will conclude this Thursday, August 29, with the final show being performed by The North Shore Pops. The 55-piece concert band has been performing in the series for more than 20 years. They will be playing Broadway show tunes, famous Hollywood music and even some of your favorite marches.The final free show of summer will begin at 7:30 p.m. and, in case of rain, head on over to the Westhampton Beach High School auditorium on Lilac Road.

The fifth annual Westhampton Festival of the Arts will take place this weekend on the Great Lawn in Westhampton Beach, across from St. Mark’s Church on the corner of Main Street and Potunk Lane. Festival hours are 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 31, and 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Sunday, September 1.

There will be a variety of artists specializing in many different mediums, such as ceramics, paintings, photography and metal-work just to name a few. For more information, visit www.paragonartevents.com.

The Hampton Synagogue, located on Sunset Avenue in Westhampton Beach, will host a Rosh Hashanah celebration for children ages 2 to 12 next week. The event begins at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 5. For more information and to RSVP, call (631) 288-0534.

East End Hospice will hold its annual Box Art Auction on Saturday, September 7, starting at 4:30 p.m., at the Ross School on Goodfriend Drive in East Hampton. Scores of artists have created original works from cigar and other types of recycled boxes; the items will be auctioned off to benefit the non-profit organization. You can see a preview of some of the pieces at www.eeh.org.

The Kiwanis Club of Greater Westhampton will host its 21st annual golf outing at the Baiting Hollow Club, located on Club Drive in Baiting Hollow, on Wednesday, September 11. Check in and registration will begin at 11 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 1 p.m.

The cost is $195 per golfer, which includes lunch, dinner, golf and cart. There is a discount fee of $150 for first responders with identification. For more information or to register, call Jim Smith at (917) 941-8117.

Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Long Island will host a celebration next month to thank and bid farewell to longtime employee William Tymann. The celebration will take place on Thursday, September 12, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the Hotel Indigo off Route 25 in Riverhead.

Bill has worked with Big Brothers/Big Sisters for 34 years and helped change the lives of many children over that time. To show their appreciation, the organization will name the entranceway to their Levittown office “The William Tymann Grand Entrance.” Congratulations, Bill!

The Westhampton Beach High School Class of 1963 will be holding its 50th reunion the weekend of October 4-6. For complete details, and to RSVP, please contact John Bandrowski at (631) 754-3117 or at jcamb1@verizon.net.

On The Calendar

Friday, September 20: The Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead will host its annual Black & White Benefit at the Westhampton Country Club on Potunk Lane in Westhampton Beach. Tickets cost $250 per person. For tickets or more information, call (631) 548-6080 or visit www.pbmchealth.org.

Saturday, September 21: The second annual Beach Family 5K Pedal, sponsored by the Beach United Methodist Church on Mill Road in Westhampton Beach. The entry fee is $40 per family or $15 per person. The ride begins at 9 a.m., with registration and check-in taking place before.

September 23 to November 11: East End Hospice’s Children’s Bereavement Group will meet from 5:30 until 7 p.m. each Monday at the Good Grief Family Bereavement Center, Mill Road in Westhampton Beach. A parent/guardian group will meet at the same time. For more details and to register, please call Angela Byrns at (631) 288-8400. You must RSVP by Thursday, September 12.

Tuesday, October 1: Human Understanding and Growth Seminars Inc. (HUGS) 11th annual golf outing at the Hampton Hills Golf and Country Club in Westhampton, 10:45 a.m. Call (631) 288-9505 for ticket information.

Saturday, October 12 through Monday, October 14: The Greater Westhampton Chamber of Commerce’s annual Fall Arts and Crafts Show on the Westhampton Beach Village Green, 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day. Visit www.westhamptonchamber.com for more information.

Tuesday, October 15: Quogue Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5350 will host its annual golf outing at the Rock Hill Golf and Country Club, Clancy Road, Manorville. The cost is $200 per player. For more information or to register, email Mike McMahon at boomie6607@aol.com or Gary Tetrault at vfwgarytet@yahoo.com.

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