Westhampton Community Notes, September 5


A few “Hurricanes” will be blowing into SUNY at Oneonta this fall! Liam Bass of Quogue, Jamie DeVivo of Speonk, and Claudia Perkis of Westhampton, all graduates of Westhampton Beach High School, will be attending the upstate school as members of the Class of 2017. Good luck to you all!The Westhampton Youth Wrestling Club is hosting a fundraiser this Friday, September 6, starting at 7 p.m., over at the Boardy Barn on Montauk Highway in Hampton Bays. The cost is $25 per person and there will be a Chinese auction, a 50/50 raffle and live music provided by The Kid Hendry Band and the Acoustic Spin. Tickets will be sold at the door.

The money raised will help offset the cost for equipment, uniforms and insurance for the club. Also, a portion of the proceeds will go to the Lustgarten Foundation to help with pancreatic cancer research.

The Center for Well Being, located at 32 Mill Road in Westhampton Beach, will host a lecture at 7 p.m. next Friday, September 13, exploring Toltec traditions that focus is on the mastery of awareness by working on tasks that cannot be accomplished using the conventional mindset. The Toltec tradition is a way of life based on the teachings of the residents of the ancient city of Teotihuacan, a pre-Columbian Mesoamerican city that was located about 30 miles northeast of modern day Mexico City.

Gordon Eagleheart, a “Toltec Guide & Life Artist,” will lead the discussion. There is a suggested donation of $10 to $20, and you can register by calling Charyl at (516) 532-7633 or by emailing chozkaya@aol.com.

Save the date. The Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead will host its annual Black & White Benefit on Friday, September 20, 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.

And the second annual Beach Family 5K Pedal, sponsored by the Beach United Methodist Church on Mill Road in Westhampton Beach, is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday, September 21. The entry fee is $15 per person, or $40 per family. Registration and check-in will be held prior to the race’s start.

On The Calendar

Sunday, September 22: The Hampton Bays Chamber of Commerce’s 15th annual Chili-Chowder Contest, Boardy Barn, Montauk Highway in Hampton Bays. The contest will run from noon until 4 p.m., and nine different trophies will be up for grabs. The cost is $10 for adults and $3 for children. For more information, or to enter the contest, please visit www.hamptonbayschamber.com.

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 next 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. The cost is $275 per player and that includes 18 holes of golf (scramble start at 10:45 a.m.) and cart, range balls, a barbecue lunch, cocktail hour, hors d’oeuvres, dinner and dessert. There will also be an auction, raffles and prizes. Call (631) 288-9505 for tickets.

Saturday, October 12: The second annual Greater Westhampton Oyster Festival at the Westhampton Beach Village Marina, on the corner of Stevens Lane and Library Avenue. Rain date is Sunday, October 13.

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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