East Hampton Community Notes, February 13


Snow, snow and more snow. It is too cold outside for pets. There is a dog that has been missing for several days. His name is ‘Dougie’, and he looks to be a foxhound breed. He was last seen at 90 Daniels Hole Road in Wainscott. If found, please call 537-0400 ext.202 or (631) 816-3565. It is too cold out there for a dog.Every Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., until April 9, the East Hampton Library will be hosting an AARP tax assistance program. Space is limited and sign-up is required. Please remember to bring all your necessary tax information, so the tax assistants can help you. Sign up at the Reference Desk, call 324-0222 ext. 3, or email reference@easthamptonlibrary.org.

Tonight, from 6 to 7 p.m., is the library’s International Mystery Book Club featuring “The Egyptologist” by Arthur Phillips. Obsessed Egyptologist Ralph Trilipush risks his professional reputation and his fiance’s fortune on a search for the tomb of an apocryphal pharaoh, while an Australian detective embarks on a global search for a murderer. Sign up at the Reference Desk, call 324-0222 ext. 3, or email reference@easthamptonlibrary.org.

Through a grant from New York State, the East Hampton Library is happy to offer Google Nexus 7 tablets for borrowing. Browse the web, download a book or learn a language with just a touch of your finger.

Tablets can be checked out for one week on an adult East Hampton Library card. For more information, see the circulation desk.

To escape the snow and learn to surf at the same time? You can join Hamptons Water Gal/Surf Instructor Evelyn O’Doherty and Health Coach Alyson Follenius, for a four-day Women’s Surf Retreat and Tropical Adventure in Rincon, Puerto Rico, from February 27 through March 3. Meet other gals on the path to water-based bliss and have a great time doing it. Learn to surf with two solid hours of surfing daily with expert instruction, broken down into easy, manageable steps, equipment, all the waves you can handle and a chance to change your life. Each day includes a morning/afternoon yoga, healthy & delicious breakfast. two hours of surf instruction with local professional surf coach, a mid-day siesta or beach time, choose your adventure or afternoon surf with Evelyn, sunset cocktails, and the day ends with a reflective circle led by Alyson. Afternoon activities can be set up for you. Cost includes beautiful beach-side accommodations, breakfast daily, all surf instruction and equipment, evening reflective circles with Health & Wellness Coach, Alyson Follenius, one group dinner and all transportation in PR including airport pick up and drop off. For more information, email surfvixens@gmail.com or call 338-6046.

Calling all artists! The 76th Guild Hall Artists Members Exhibition is now accepting entrants for the oldest non-juried museum exhibition on Long Island and one of the few non-juried exhibitions still offered. The top honor is a solo show in the museum’s Spiga Gallery. Awards Juror Robert Storr is professor of painting and dean of the School of Art at Yale University. In 2007, he was chosen commissioner of the 2007 Venice Biennale, the first American invited to assume that position. Registration cards must be postmarked by April 18. Visit GuildHall.org to download a registration packet. For more information, please contact Michelle Klein at michelle@guildhall.org or 324-0806.

Valentine’s Day is Friday. Hampton Kids, located on Daniel’s Hole Road, is excited to announce they will be having an ‘Open Play Night’ for your kids, so that adults can have a worry free date night. All ages are welcome. The fee is $3, from 6 to 9 p.m. Sibling discounts are available. The price includes bounce house time, pizza dinner, 20 tokens for Arcade Games, and Arts and Crafts. Please dress them in their PJs if you want, so they’re ready for bed when you pick them up. Contact leigh@hamptonkids.org, 537-4614, http://www.hamptonkids.org.

From February 17 through the 21, beginning at 10 a.m., Guild Hall is offering Art Week for children, where there is something for everyone. Each day will feature a guided tour of the Student Art Festival Exhibition and then children will create an artwork centered around a specific theme. Monday is collage. Tuesday is 3D art. Wednesday is masks. Thursday is Andy Warhol. Friday is mixed media self-portraits. Call Guild Hall at 314-0806 for more information and registration.

The Love & Passion Art Show is here. On Thursday, from 4 to 6 p.m., is the drop off for the show. All works must be ready to hang and in the theme of Love & Passion. No work is to be larger than 24.” This is an open call for all artists, photographers and sculptors. All works are to be dropped off at the Hampton Hang Gallery, which is the red building located directly behind Sara Nightingale Gallery and the Suki Zuki Restaurant, 668 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill.

This year the show is a collaboration between myself, Hampton Hang Gallery and the Sara Nightingale Gallery. This year’s theme is “Walk On the Wild Side.” The art will be on display and walk between two galleries, Hampton Hang & Sara Nightingale Gallery. This annual show features more than 60 artists from around the country. Opening reception is February 15, from 5 to 8 p.m. It will be on View through February 22.

Sara Nightingale’s “Blind Date” Music Lab series will continue between the galleries. “Blind Date” brings together two or more musicians who have never met and will perform together in front of an audience.


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