East Quogue Community Notes, January 23


If you are looking for something “très chic” to do on a cold winter’s eve, then please join me and my fellow East Quogue artists at the opening reception of the East End Arts annual members’ art show titled “The Muse.”Neva Setlow and Jonathan Pearlman are each exhibiting one of their amazing sculptures. Lance Corey’s painting, “Ms. Allure,” is inspired by the tragedy of September 11th while Peter Beston’s painting, “I Can’t See It Now,” was inspired by the discovery of a set of old family photographs. “Be Still My Heart” is my stained glass panel dedicated to Pablo, my blue-fronted Amazon parrot who was my muse for 34 years.

This special event takes place this Friday, January 24, from 5 to 7 p.m., at the art gallery located at 133 East Main Street in Riverhead.

And, speaking of East End Arts, registration is now open for winter and spring classes in both music and art. There are classes for all ages and levels. For information and schedules, visit www.eastendarts.org/school/classes.html, call (631) 369-2171 or send an email to education@eastendarts.org.

It’s that time of year again! Congratulations to all of our amazing collegians who were named to the dean’s list at their respective schools: Kaylene-Lynn Mason (Messiah College); Kelly Crowley (University of Scranton); Katherine Cardo and Emilie Schmelzer (SUNY Geneseo); and Rebecca Kober and Jennifer Seychell (SUNY Oneonta). Way to go, ladies!

Calling all boys and girls! Registration will take place for boys and girls age 4 to 12, interested in playing Little League baseball and softball this spring. In-person registration will be held this Saturday, January 25, and again next Saturday, February 1, from 10 a.m. until noon both days, at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post on Montauk Highway in Quogue.

Registration forms are also available at all elementary schools, but first-year players must register in person and bring their birth certificates with them. For more information, please visit www.leaguelineup.com/eastendlittleleague.

I know that you will not want to miss “Unstoppable,” the documentary hosted by Kirk Cameron and inspired by the death of a close friend who succumbed to cancer at age 15. There is no charge to attend the screening. Dinner, including dessert and popcorn, will be complimentary, too.

It all takes place on Friday, February 7, starting at 6:30 p.m., at the Westhampton United Methodist Church located at 116 Montauk Highway in Westhampton. To register, please call Audrey at (631) 996-2509, shoot her an email at whumcoutreach@gmail.com or text her at (631) 445-3586.

And, last but not least, the days are getting slightly longer and spring is only 55 days away.

On The Calendar

Monday, January 27: The annual meeting of the East Quogue Cemetery Association takes place at 7 p.m. at the East Quogue United Methodist Church parish hall on Montauk Highway. All stockholders and lot owners are welcome to attend.

Thursday, February 6: An informational meeting concerning “The Hills” takes place at 7 p.m. at the East Quogue Elementary School on Central Avenue. The developers of the proposed golf course and housing development will be there to answer questions.

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