Last week’s warm, sunny days were awesome, but even more amazing than our beautiful Indian summer were the four hummingbirds that appeared daily on my terrace. My resident ruby-throat left a few weeks ago, so I think that these are her northern cousins who stopped by to “fill up” as they continue their annual migration across the Gulf of Mexico to Central America.And for the “collectors” amongst us, the crew from PBS’ “Antiques Roadshow” will be at the Hyatt Place East End in Riverhead on Saturday, October 12, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., to appraise our collectibles, coins, art, jewelry, photographs and silver. Photos of larger items can also be appraised.
So, now is the time to dust off your treasures and find out if they are truly valuable. This fantastic event is sponsored by the East End Arts Gallery.
Just remember that tickets are $20 for the first item and $10 for each additional item—and there is no limit on the number of additional items. To purchase tickets, call (631) 727-0900 or visit the East End Arts Gallery located at 133 East Main Street in Riverhead. Tickets will also be sold at the door.
Saturday, October 12: The Westhampton United Methodist Church will be assisting those in need from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. New and gently used clothing will be available, as well as food, blankets, diapers and toys. A free hot breakfast will be served. The church is located at 116 Montauk Highway in Westhampton. Call Audrey at (631) 996-2509 or send her a text at (631) 445-3586 for more information. You can also send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, October 12: The Quogue Historical Society, together with the Steering Committee for Preservation in Quogue, hosts a presentation by Southampton Town historian Zach Studenroth. “Listing in the National Register of Historic Places: How and Why?” takes place at 2 p.m. in the courtroom on the Quogue Village Hall. For more information, call (631) 996-2404 or send an email to email@example.com.
Wednesday, October 16: The Eastern Long Island Audubon Society hosts its annual celebration dinner at 6 p.m. at the Suffolk Theater on Main Street in Riverhead. Guest speaker Norman Smith will share his passion for snowy owls. Tickets cost $50. For more information, visit www.easternlongislandaudubon.homestead.com. You can also call Sally Newbert at (631) 281-6001 or Evelyn Voulgarelis at (631) 727-0471.
Sunday, October 20: The Westhampton Beach Historical Society’s Annual “Walk Down Memory Lane” Pot Luck Supper takes place at 5 p.m. in the parish hall of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church on Main Street in Westhampton Beach. For information, call Nancy Winters at (631) 288-2853, or Ridgie Barnett at (631) 288-3628.
Friday, October 25: The Westhampton United Methodist Church will hold a fundraiser at 5:30 p.m. to benefit the church’s oil fund. The dinner of barbecued chicken, clam pie and meatloaf also includes homemade side dishes and desserts. Tickets cost $16 for adults and $8 for children age 12 and younger. Take-out orders are also available. The church is located at 116 Montauk Highway in Westhampton. Call Pastor Bob at (631) 288-1478.