Southampton Community News, December 4


Southampton local Shauncy Claud was recently hired as a real estate agent with Town and Country Real Estate. According to its website, Town and Country is the largest, most comprehensive locally owned and operated, independent real estate agency on the East End.Shauncy was born and raised in Southampton and graduated from Southampton High School in 2006. She previously worked as a property manager at a Los Angeles real estate law firm.

In the market to buy or rent? Keep Shauncy in mind for your next big purchase! Congratulations, Shauncy, on your new endeavor, and good luck!

The annual Ducks Unlimited dinner will be held this Friday, December 5, from 6 to 11 p.m. at 230 Elm in Southampton. The international organization is dedicated to waterfowl and wetlands conservation. In 2013, the Eastern Suffolk Ducks Unlimited chapter was ranked among the top 100 D.U. affiliates for their fundraising efforts. D.U. chapters in this category yielded fundraising efforts of up to $100,000. As of January 1, 2014, Ducks Unlimited had more than 550,000 adult members and close to 50,000 youth members.

Tickets for the event are $95, which includes a sit-down dinner, or $75 for appetizers and bar only. Plus, live and silent auctions. For more information and to purchase tickets, call (631) 926-2533 or visit

Also this Friday, December 5, Herbert and Rist, Southampton-based wine and liquor store will celebrate 82 years in business. Congratulations!

Southampton Village will continue celebrating the holiday season with a variety of activities throughout the weekend. Stony Brook Southampton will light up the windmill on Friday, December 5, starting at 5 p.m. at the Southampton campus. Bring the whole family to kick off the season with music, holiday crafts for kids and refreshments. Call (631) 632-8000 or visit for more information.

The Southampton Presbyterian Women of the First Presbyterian Church in Southampton will host their annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, December 6, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The sale, which has been going on for more than 50 years, features handmade items, crafts, baked goods, jams, jellies, pickles, ornaments and more. Plus, there’s a children’s room, always a hit. A luncheon will also be held, with 3 different kinds of quiche, salad, dessert and beverages. Tickets for lunch are $10. Be sure to stop by the church on Saturday—you’re sure to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list this Christmas.

The Southampton Chamber of Commerce’s It’s a Wonderful Village celebration, featuring horse and buggy rides, carolers and more will be held on Saturday, December 6, from 1 to 4 p.m. in Southampton Village. Plus, there will be a visit by Santa, because no holiday festivities would be complete without him. Call (631) 283-0402 or visit for more information.

The Southampton Historical Museum, no stranger to celebrations, will host its fair share of holiday activities. A Hearthside Cheer celebration, featuring music and festive decorations, will be held on Saturday, December 6, at 5:30 p.m. at the Rogers Mansion. The annual cookie exchange will be held on Thursday, December 11, at 4 p.m. Entry fee is $5 plus cookies to swap. Call (631) 283-2494 or visit

And, also this weekend, the Southampton Fire Department Juniors will host a Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, December 7, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Hampton Road firehouse. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for kids age 10 and under and free for kids age 2 and under. There will also be a Chinese auction and 50/50 raffle. Enjoy a wonderful breakfast and support the Juniors this Sunday!

At The Library

Kathy Malfitani, BSN, RN-BC, Certified Holistic Stress Management Consultant, will be at the Rogers Memorial Library in a program co-sponsored with the Southampton Hospital on Friday, December 5, at 10:15 a.m. to discuss the nature of stress and the importance of nourishing body and mind with exercise and mindfulness. Participants will sample a variety of meditation and relaxation techniques designed to restore our sense of health and well-being.

The Friends of the Rogers Memorial Library will offer a concert by Wolfgang’s Revenge on Sunday, December 7, at 3 p.m. The program will include acoustic sounds, from jazz, Latin, and Caribbean, to Southern fiddle music.

Call (631) 283-0774 or visit to register for any program.

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