The Montauk Library will be offering two Movie Matinees this week. On Wednesday, February 26, there will be two showings of “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” at 2:30 PM and 7:30 PM. Disney’s “Frozen II” will play on Saturday, February 29 at 2 PM. Films are free, and no registration required. For more information, visit www.montauklibrary.org.
Esteban Vicente Doc
As part of the Hamptons Doc Festival, the Amagansett Free Library will host a viewing of the film, “Esteban Vicente, Portrait of an Artist” by Madeline Amgott. In 1940, Vicente entered a period of creative crisis that led him to American Abstract Expressionism. He and his wife lived in Bridgehampton for nearly 40 years. The film will play on Thursday, February 27, at 5 PM.
Westhampton Free Library
The Westhampton Free Library invites children ages three to five to bring their favorite American Girl doll to the library and play with the library’s doll supplies on Thursday, February 27, at 2 PM.
As part of its Lunch and Learn series, the library will host a discussion on the birth of the blues on Friday, February 28, at 12 PM. Suffolk County Community College professor Craig Boyd will lead the discussion. For more information, visit www.westhamptonlibrary.net.
Free Movie Night
A free screening of the movie “Overcomer” will be offered on Friday, February 28, at 6:30 PM at the Hampton Bays Assembly of God. Everyone is welcome. For more information go to www.hamptonbaysag.net.
Free Civil Service Test
The Southampton Town Affirmative Action Task Force, Eastern Suffolk BOCES, and the Town of Southampton will be offering a free Civil Service Test Prep Workshop on Saturday, February 29, at 10 AM at the Hampton Bays Senior Center. This will be a four-hour workshop that will cover information on how Suffolk County Civil Service works and how to prepare for a civil service examination. Refreshments will be provided to all attendees. If you have any questions, or to pre-register, contact Juan Becerra at 631-702-1921 or for more information, visit www.southamptontownny.gov.
The Stony Brook Southampton Hospital presents the East End Family Health and Wellness Fair on Saturday, February 29, from 10 AM to 3 PM. The fair will be held at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Hamptons in Southampton. Pre-registration is required, call 631-444-2041. For more information, visit www.southampton.stonybrookmedicine.edu.
Health Care Myths
PEER/NYPAN, and several co-sponsors, will present “Myth Busting: Separating Fact from Fiction in Single Payer Health Care” on Saturday, February 29, at 1 PM at Stony Brook University, Southampton campus. It will be held in the Chancellor Hall auditorium. This discussion is about the myths and fears regarding a single payer health care system and how it will impact the quality and cost of your health care & taxes.
For more information, see the university’s Facebook page.
Rogers Memorial Library
The Cross Island Trio will perform a concert on Sunday, March 1, at 3 PM. Works by J.S. Bach, Brahms, Bernstein, Faure, and Gershwin will be part of the line-up.
Jackie Scerbinski, the former director of retail merchandising and professor at CUNY, will be at the library for a discussion titled “Fashion Icons” on Wednesday, March 4, at 12 PM. She will talk about historic, classic, and contemporary fashion icons and our fascination with them.
Mondays in March and April, the library’s walking group will meet outside of Cooper Hall, starting March 2 at 9:30 AM. No registration is required. Rain or shine.
To register for events and for more information visit www.myrml.org.
Qigong In Amagansett
Join Kate Zahorsky at the Amagansett Library for Qigong on Tuesdays at 2 PM during the months of March and April. Qigong has been used for health, spirituality, and martial arts training. Call the library to register or with any questions. For more information, visit www.amagansettlibrary.org.
Call For Artists
The Springs School Festival of the Arts fundraiser has put out a Call to All Artists. The school is uniquely situated in the heart and historical connection to the arts. Noted studios of Jackson Pollock, Lee Krasner, and Willem de Kooning are just around the corner. By having the fundraiser, the hope is that this will ensure that the artistic community continues to thrive and to inspire future generations.
The school is looking for artists who would be willing to donate one to four 5” x 7” pieces of work in any medium, including photography, to be exhibited alongside the artwork of the Springs School students.
All submitted artwork will be displayed alongside selected students’ work in one room at Ashawagh Hall on March 27 and 28 for silent auction. A closing party will be held on Saturday, March 28, from 5 to 7 PM.
If you would like to participate, please sign your piece on the back to keep it anonymous. Mail or bring works to Springs School by March 20, attention Laura Marino. For more information, or if you are in need of a 5×7 work surface, email [email protected].