I hope you all had a happy, healthy holiday and Thanksgiving Day feast!Temperatures are sure letting us know what is in store for us this winter. I had one of the best Thanksgivings ever, with my two sisters, my mom, my niece Isabelle and my daughter Lucy Pearl. True friends and family are the greatest gifts of life.
It was great to see all the peeps at the Amagansett Farmers Market this past weekend and all the folks shopping on Small Business Saturday.
Tomorrow is December 1, and we have many December birthdays to celebrate in the hamlet. Happy birthday to Stephen Dellapolla, Zach Myers, Vanesa Bentacur, Jenna and Lydia Budd, Trish Erickson, Nick Pucci, Liz Pucci, Declan Bistrian, Barry Bistrian, Jackie McGovern, Kelly White, Aldi Binozi, Tom Connors, Rose Littman, Matt Brierley, Marcie Angel, Johnny Ryan, Shelia Wenz, Marilee Talmage, Susan Kane Disunno, Morgan Segelken, and Samantha Merritt, our Amagansett Christmas birthday girl!
The Amagansett Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary plans its annual wreath sale on Saturday, December 3, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the firehouse—get there early, because the wreaths are beautiful and go fast!
Scoville Hall will have its opening this weekend—I can’t wait to see the restoration of this hamlet mainstay. On Saturday, December 3, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., there will be a Christmas Fair with vendors, food, rummage and raffles. Christine Vorphal will be making a beautiful quilt again this year to be raffled off. Don’t miss this beautiful event.
The East End Classic Boat Society is having a Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 10, from 4 to 6 p.m. They also will have the drawing for the winner of the 2016 raffle boat, the Pooduck skiff at the Community Boat Shop behind the Marine Museum on Bluff Road.
Ground Works will hold its open house this Saturday, December 3. They have amazing holiday displays and hot cider, and the train village world is amazing!
Many thanks to Dell Cullum for all he does for our hamlet. He saves animals, leads beach cleanups and takes the most amazing photographs. Calendars of his amazing pictures will be available for sale at St. Michael’s Holiday Craft Fair, December 10 and 11, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Amagansett Village Improvement Society will be caroling on Friday, December 16, at 3 p.m. Meet in front of the Amagansett School—bundle up and carol and spread holiday cheer around the hamlet.
There will be a special computer science education week, exploring Minecraft, Star Wars and other coding events, at the Amagansett Library. It will take place on two Wednesdays, December 7 and 14, from 3:50 to 4:50 p.m. each day. It is for kids in second through sixth grade. Space is limited, so please register ahead of time.
The library also offers ongoing Saturday programs in December at 11 a.m. This is best for children ages 3 to 8 (siblings welcome).
Also, the Lego Club takes place Thursdays in December at 4 p.m. for kids ages 5 to 12. Feel free to donate any unused Legos.
The library has so many programs for adults as well as children, and they always have the latest books and plenty of places to study and do homework.
East Hampton Cleaners and North Main Cleaners are still accepting coats for the East Hampton High School coat drive. Thanks in advance for helping out—they say it is going to be a cold winter.
Have a great week, enjoy the change in season—and, remember, pets get cold too, so please don’t leave them outside too long. Have fun!