Amagansett Community Notes, February 27


Two days until Lina Bistrian’s 14th birthday and Leap Year Lucy Pearl celebrates that day as well since there is no Leap Year this year. Through the years Lina has always been so special and kind by sharing her day with Lucy, when it is not a Leap Year. Happy Birthday Girls, cannot believe you are 14.Saturday, March 1, the Deacons of First Presbyterian Church of Amagansett will have their Annual Chili and Soup Supper at the Amagansett Firehouse from 5 to 7 p.m. Tickets are $12. The cost includes a mug with a brand new design of the church. Take-out is also available.

On Sunday, March 2, the Reverend Steven E. Howarth will preach the sermon at the 11 a.m. worship service and communion will be served. Following the worship service, the Session will host the coffee hour in celebration of Pastor Steve’s birthday, which was February 21, but he couldn’t celebrate because he was out of town on a retreat. All members of the community are welcome to attend.

St Michael’s Lutheran Church holds its worship service on Sundays at 11 a.m. It is also home to the Amagansett satellite of the East Hampton food pantry on Tuesdays from 4 to 6 p.m. Volunteers and donations are always welcome.

The Amagansett Citizen’s Advisory Committee (ACAC) holds its meetings the second Monday of every month at 7 p.m. in the Amagansett Free Library’s community room. All members of the community are welcome to attend and join the lively discussions concerning our hamlet.

Astro’s pizza will be closed for renovations this week—can’t wait to see what they are doing, I am sure it will be great.

The Junior Lifeguard training and testing program begins this Sunday, March 2, and runs until June 16, from 1 to 2:15 p.m.

Please mark your calendars for the Junior Lifeguard and Lifeguard Training program Summer Kick-off Benefit Party on Friday, March 28, from 7 to 11 p.m. at ENE restaurant in Montauk. Tickets are $40 per person or $75 per couple. This is always a great night with DJ dancing and great food and friends. If you are interested in purchasing tickets or more raffle tickets for the great prizes, please contact Christina Brierley, (631) 871-6355; Julieanne Purcell, (631) 259-2019; Lynne Calabrese. (631) 553-7768; Mary Lownes, (631) 267-8447; Marigrace Ryan, (631) 680-4554; Ricci Paradiso, (732) 245-0505; or John Ryan Sr. at (631) 324-2787.

The East Hampton Little League will be holding a fundraiser tomorrow, Thursday, February 27, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Race Lane Restaurant. The cost is $25 and that includes light snacks, drinks and fun.

Next Saturday, March 9, from 12 to 3 p.m. at the American Legion Hall is the 5th annual Empty Bowls event to benefit Project Most. Delicious soups are served from some of East End’s finest restaurants. The cost is $12 for adults and $5 for children and don’t forget to bring an empty bowl for them to fill.

Saturday, March 15, at noon is the Am-0-Gansett parade on Main Street, this is always a fun event to watch or participate in.

School is back is session. On Friday, February 28. will be the PTA Movie night. Check with your local PTA officer about times or call the school at 267-3572.

The Amagansett Free Library story and craft time on Saturday, March 1, at 3:30 p.m. will be all about things with wings. This is a perfect family event.

A new program called Bookmaking Sundays for grades 3 to 6 will begin on Sunday, March 2. It will be held at 1 p.m. on March 2, 9 and 16. This series of bookmaking workshops will offer three different techniques in making homemade books. Great for journals, scrapbook or gifts. Please register ahead of time for one or all sessions at 267-3810.

The library also has many ongoing programs for children and adults. Now that some of the snow has cleared, stop by and check out their calendar.

The first annual Shoreline Sweep had a beautiful weather day, now let’s all keep up the efforts of keeping our beaches clean, Summer will soon be here.

Enjoy the promise of spring in the hamlet and thanks for all your Amagansett news.

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