Jan 2015

Sun. Jan 11 -- Weekend KIDS CLUB at Hampton Kids
Weekends at Hampton Kids, we offer Kids Club every Sunday! Drop off your kids for a mini “camp” from 9am-12pm and let them play! Kids Club includes a themed art project, a healthy snack, lunch, time in our bounce house, tokens to play the arcade games, and other group activities. Kids Club is for ages 2-12 and we offer a sibling discount. Please call or email in advance to make a reservation: dana@hamptonkids.org or 631-537-4614.

Sat. Jan 17 -- The Met: Live in HD – Lehar’s The Merry Widow
The great Renée Fleming stars as the beguiling femme fatale who captivates all Paris in Lehár’s enchanting operetta, seen in a new staging by Broadway virtuoso director and choreographer Susan Stroman (The Producers, Oklahoma!, Contact). Stroman and her design team of Julian Crouch (Satyagraha, The Enchanted Island) and costume designer William Ivey Long (Cinderella, Grey Gardens, Hairspray) have created an art-nouveau setting that climaxes with singing and dancing grisettes at the legendary Maxim’s. Nathan Gunn co-stars as Danilo and Kelli O’Hara is Valencienne. Andrew Davis conducts.

  • Saturday, January 17 at 1pm
  • $22 General Admission / $20 Members / $15 Students. Tickets online at GuildHall.org or at Box Office 3 hours prior to curtain; theatermania.com; or 1.866.811.4111.
  • Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937; 631.324.0806
  • 2mkt@guildhall.org
  • Website: www.guildhall.org/events/?id=623&mode=id

Sun. Jan 18 -- Table Talk with Mary Howard: Mindfulness and the Mind-Body Connection
Guild Hall’s series of lively lectures and engaging discussions on fascinating topics by local experts returns in 2015! Join us as we learn from the talent and expertise of our community members. Held from 11am-12:30pm on select Sundays in the Boots Lamb Education Center at Guild Hall, meet, mingle, munch and learn while enjoying coffee and light refreshments. In the first Table Talk of the 2015 season, Mary Howard discusses mindfulness and the mind-body connection. Life, especially these days, is filled with lots of distractions and over-stimulation. Everything has become so immediate and everyone more stressed with the overload. Sometimes, even difficulties with short-term memory can be affected. Time to ‘pause’ and ‘be present’ has been lost. Come join me in experiencing ‘the pause’ and learn how to attend to what is happening around you and inside of you in each arriving moment.

Sun. Jan 18 -- East Hampton Trails Preservation Society: Hike
Cedar Point Park - For some of the best water views on the east end nothing beats this wooded hike to Hedges Banks overlooking Gardiner's Bay. Some hilly areas.

  • 2 Miles
  • January 18, Sunday 10 A.M.
  • Location: Meet at the log cabin park office building just inside Cedar Point Park off Cedar Road which is off Alewive Brook Road in Northwest Woods.
  • Town of East Hampton
  • Free
  • Leader: Sharon Statucki 631-324-9389
  • sharstat@yahoo.com
  • Website: ehtps.org

Mon. Jan 19 -- MLK Kids Club at Hampton Kids
When schools are closed on Martin Luther King Jr day (Monday, January 19), Hampton Kids will be holding Kids Club (day camp). Morning, afternoon, and full day sessions available. Kids will bounce in our bounce house, make an arts & crafts project, have snack/lunch (lunch served during morning session only), play our arcade games, and other fun activities! Ages 2-12 welcome. We offer a 10% discount for additional siblings. Reservations are a must so we can be sure to have craft supplies for all the kids attending. Call 631-537-4614 or email dana@hamptonkids.org

Tue. Jan 20 -- JDTLab Staged Reading: WHAT ABOUT MIAMI
Written by Rebecca Schull. Directed by Tina Johnson. Starring Julia Motyka, Peter Rini, and Drew Cortese. Set in Miami in 1963, the year of the Kennedy assassination. A more or less typical American family: mother, father, and three children, recent arrivals in Miami, find themselves caught up in the unanticipated consequences of the influx of thousands of Cuban refugees to this once all American city. What happens to the father, now the employer of former Cuban elites, and to his wife, swept away by circumstance and forced to confront the dilemma of one particular displaced person? The political becomes personal as the family lives through the fallout from the killing of the President.

Sat. Jan 24 -- East Hampton Trails Preservation Society: Hike
Amsterdam Beach Trail - Hikers will traverse one of our newest and prettiest trails. We enter the Montauk Moorlands, enjoying the rolling terrain studded with holly and shadbush, eventually arriving at the bluffs with splendid views of the Atlantic Ocean and Amsterdam Beach.

  • 2 - 2.5 miles
  • January 24, Saturday 10 A.M.
  • Location: Meet at a small parking lot on Rte 27 about 1/4 mile east of Accabonac Highway in Montauk
  • Free
  • Leader: Eva Moore 631-238-5134 or day of hike 631-681-4774
  • sharstat@yahoo.com
  • Website: ehtps.org

Sat. Jan 24 -- FREE Weekend Open Art Studio with Instructor
Budding young artists can work on a variety of interactive arts and crafts projects. Materials and guidance are provided. Ages 6-9.

Sat. Jan 24 -- FREE Weekend Open Art Studio for Kids
Budding young artists can work independently and/or with an adult on a variety of interactive arts and crafts projects (that come with instructions). All materials will be supplied. Ages 5 and up.

Sat. Jan 24 -- Opening Reception Student Arts Festival Part I
Join us as we celebrate the young artists of our region and salute their devoted art instructors, school administrators, and families who nurture their creative pursuits. The opening reception will include performances on the stage of the John Drew Theater by Montauk School High Notes, Montauk dance team, and the Amagansett School Chorus.

Sat. Jan 24 -- Screening of the National Theatre Live: JOHN
Internationally renowned DV8 Physical Theatre has produced 18 highly acclaimed dance-theatre works and four films for television, which have garnered over 50 national and international awards. The company’s new production, JOHN, authentically depicts real-life stories, combining movement and spoken word to create an intense and moving theatrical experience. Lloyd Newson, DV8’s Artistic Director, interviewed more than 50 men asking them frank questions, initially about love and sex. This powerful new verbatim work follows the extraordinary life story of one of those men: John. After years of crime, drug use and struggling to survive, John’s desire for a new life leads him to a place unknown by most. What emerged was a story that is both extraordinary and touching. JOHN contains adult themes, strong language and nudity. Suitable for 18yrs+.

  • Saturday, January 24 at 8pm
  • $18/$16 Members. Tickets online at GuildHall.org or at Box Office 3 hours prior to curtain; theatermania.com; or 1.866.811.4111.
  • Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937; 631.324.0806
  • 2mkt@guildhall.org
  • Website: www.guildhall.org/events/?id=606&mode=id

Fri. Jan 30 -- MURDER MYSTERY WEEKEND AT MONTAUK MANOR
Our ever famous and fun Murder Mystery is coming again. Our Oct. 31st (yes Halloween) event is now sold out but you can still call and book for this January 30-February 2nd 2015

Sat. Jan 31 -- The Met: Live in HD – LES CONTES D
The magnetic tenor Vittorio Grigolo takes on the tortured poet and unwitting adventurer of the title of Offenbach’s operatic masterpiece in the Met’s wild, kaleidoscopic production. Soprano Hibla Gerzmava faces the operatic hurdle of singing all three heroines—each an idealized embodiment of some aspect of Hoffmann’s desire. Thomas Hampson portrays the shadowy Four Villains, and Yves Abel conducts the sparkling score.

  • Saturday, January 31 at 1pm
  • $22 General Admission / $20 Members / $15 Students. Tickets online at GuildHall.org or at Box Office 3 hours prior to curtain; theatermania.com; or 1.866.811.4111.
  • Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937; 631.324.0806
  • 2mkt@guildhall.org
  • Website: www.guildhall.org/events/?id=624&mode=id

Sat. Jan 31 -- East Hampton Trails Preservation Society: Hike
Stony Hill/Jacob's Farm - We'll connect blazed and unblazed trails to create a diverse and athletic loop through old forest and new growth, on flatland and hilly ground.

  • 3+ miles
  • January 31, Saturday 10 A.M.
  • Location: Meet on Red Dirt Road about 1/4 mile east of Accabonac Highway
  • Town of Amagansett
  • Free
  • Leaders: Jeri Wellman and Nick Bryan 631-324-9290
  • sharstat@yahoo.com
  • Website: ehtps.org
Feb 2015

Tue. Feb 03 -- JDTLab: Songs of the Heart by Sheree M.C. Elder
Songs of the Heart will be a soulful performance of original compositions by composer, songwriter, and vocalist Sheree M.C. Elder. Featuring musician and songwriter Daniel Eugene and percussionist Dereck Rey. As an artist, Sheree has written and produced a commercial music jingle for Hampton Coffee Company aired on WBEA, WBAZ, and WEHM radio stations, performed at venues and events including productions at Guild Hall, Southampton Cultural Center and the Hampton Classic, as well as hosted the annual music showcase for East End Arts. Her pieces combine pop, soul, classical, and R&B styles into one unique body of work.

Wed. Feb 04 -- WORD UP! A Middle School Celebration of Poetry
Each winter, Word Up! brings professional poets into all eighth grade classrooms at Montauk School to work with the students to explore their creativity by composing, revising, and presenting their own original works of poetry. Students learn various techniques of verbal expression while expanding their understanding of the art of spoken language and oral traditions. Join us for the culmination of the poetry workshops – a live poetry event in Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater. Students read from their own original works, from selected poems, from memorized works, and from fellow students’ poems.

Sat. Feb 07 -- East Hampton Trails Preservation Society: Hike
Buckskill Preserve - On a winter day, enjoy an easy woodland hike and hopefully snow will add to the natural beauty.

  • 3 miles
  • February 7, Saturday 10 A.M.
  • Meet at the roadside parking area on the west side of Stephen Hands where the power lines cross the road approximately 1/4 mile south of Route 114
  • Town of East Hampton
  • Free
  • Leader: Dave Luce 917-885-5749
  • sharstat@yahoo.com
  • Website: ehtps.org

Sat. Feb 07 -- THE SEARCHERS hosted by Alec Baldwin
Hamptons International Film Festival and Guild Hall present a Winter Classic Screening. Director John Ford made 21 films with John Wayne. Their 1956 masterpiece The Searchers is consistently ranked as one of the top ten greatest films of all time. In Glenn Frankel's recent book The Searchers: The Making of an American Legend, he writes that

  • Saturday, February 7 at 7pm
  • $22 General Admission / $20 Members. Tickets online at GuildHall.org or at Box Office 3 hours prior to curtain; theatermania.com; or 1.866.811.4111.
  • Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937; 631.324.0806
  • 2mkt@guildhall.org
  • Website: www.guildhall.org/events/?id=675&mode=id

Sat. Feb 07 -- Citarella Valentine Cookie Decorating Workshop
Saturday, February 7 from 1-2pm

  • Enjoy decorating delicious valentine cookies under the direction of an experienced pastry chef. All yummy ingredients included! Limited to 25.
  • $8/$6 members. Register online at GuildHall.org; theatermania.com; or 1.866.811.4111.
  • Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937
  • 2mkt@guildhall.org
  • Website: www.guildhall.org/events/?id=681&mode=id

Sun. Feb 08 -- East Hampton Trails Preservation Society: Hike
George Sid Miller Jr Trail - Named after a pioneer in preserving East Hampton's trails, this path adjoining the Paumanok Path in Stony Hill traverses a pleasant section of woods which features a remarkable specimen beech tree, perhaps the largest on Long Island.

  • 3 miles
  • February 8, Sunday 10 A.M.
  • Meet at the Fresh Pond parking area
  • Town of Amagansett
  • Free
  • Leader: Eva Moore 631-238-5134 or day of hike 631-681-4774
  • sharstat@yahoo.com
  • Website: ehtps.org

Sun. Feb 08 -- Table Talk with Eileen Obser: Writing about Your Life
The author of Only You, a memoir of growing up in Queens, New York in the late 1950s, has taught memoir and personal essay writing for over 20 years. She will talk about various aspects of memoir writing: the need for discipline and motivation, dealing with the fears, and then going ahead and doing it, getting your story down on paper. She will read excerpts from her book, and quote from other writers, on craft and inspiration. There will be a Q &A, and rock and roll tunes from Only You will play in the background. Bring a pad and pencil to take notes! And be prepared for a good time. Guild Hall’s series of lively lectures and engaging discussions on fascinating topics by local experts returns in 2015! Join us as we learn from the talent and expertise of our community members. Held from 11am-12:30pm on select Sundays in the Boots Lamb Education Center at Guild Hall, meet, mingle, munch and learn while enjoying coffee and light refreshments.

Tue. Feb 10 -- JDTLab Staged Reading: HONOR KILLING
A New Play by Sarah Bierstock. A Caucasian American female reporter goes to Pakistan to cover the honor killing of Farzana Parveen for The New York Times. Finding herself blacklisted from Pakistan, she is deported back to Dubai, where her male American colleague is sent to help cover the case. When she discloses to him that what has driven her so intently to cover this story was the previous gang rape of her younger sister, the two struggle with his reaction to this information. A parallel is drawn between the mistreatment of women both in Pakistan and in the United States.

Sat. Feb 14 -- East Hampton Trails Preservation Society: Hike
Amagansett To Springs Hike - Hike over hill and dale, through fields and forest, from Amagansett's glacial outwash plain, over the Stony Hill moraine to tidewater at Pussy's Pond. We'll come back more or less the way we went. Bring liquids and snacks.

  • 8 miles
  • February 14, Saturday 10 A.M.
  • Meet at the dirt pull-off on the east side of Abraham's Path 1/4 mile north of Town Lane
  • Town of Amagansett
  • Free
  • Leader: Rick Whalen 631-267-6608 or 631-275-8539
  • sharstat@yahoo.com
  • Website: ehtps.org

Sat. Feb 14 -- Operatif Pre-Opera Lecture with Victoria Bond
In this half-hour lecture that accompanies The Met: Live in HD screening of IOLANTA /BLUEBEARD'S CASTLE, accomplished composer and dynamic speaker Victoria Bond reveals insights into the opera’s story and the artistry of the music. Victoria Bond, a major force in 21st century concert music, leads a dual career as composer and conductor. Her compositions have been praised by The New York Times as “powerful, stylistically varied and technically demanding” and her conducting has been called “impassioned” by The Wall Street Journal. Ms. Bond produces Cutting Edge Concerts New Music Festival in New York and is a frequent lecturer for the New York Philharmonic.

  • Saturday, February 14 from 11:30am-12pm
  • $30. Tickets online at GuildHall.org or at Box Office 3 hours prior to curtain; theatermania.com; or 1.866.811.4111.
  • Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937; 631.324.0806
  • 2mkt@guildhall.org
  • Website: www.guildhall.org/events/?id=641&mode=id

Sat. Feb 14 -- The Met: Live in HD - IOLANTA/BLUEBEARD
On the heels of her triumphant Met performances in Eugene Onegin, soprano Anna Netrebko takes on another Tchaikovsky heroine in the first opera of this intriguing double bill, consisting of an enchanting fairy tale (Iolanta) followed by an erotic psychological thriller (Duke Bluebeard’s Castle). Netrebko stars as the beautiful blind girl who experiences love for the first time in Iolanta, while Nadja Michael is the unwitting victim of the diabolical Bluebeard, played by Mikhail Petrenko. Both operas are directed by Mariusz Trelinski, who was inspired by classic noir films of the 1940s. Iolanta also stars Piotr Beczala, and Valery Gergiev conducts both operas.

  • Saturday, February 14 at 12:30pm
  • $22 General Admission / $20 Members / $15 Students. Tickets online at GuildHall.org or at Box Office 3 hours prior to curtain; theatermania.com; or 1.866.811.4111.
  • Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937; 631.324.0806
  • 2mkt@guildhall.org
  • Website: www.guildhall.org/events/?id=625&mode=id

Mon. Feb 16 -- February Fun KIDS CLUB at Hampton Kids
Hampton Kids will be having February Fun Kids Club Sunday, February 15 through Sunday, February 22. Morning, afternoon, and full day sessions available on weekdays, weekends we offer 9-12 only. Ages 2-12 years welcome! Children will be broken into groups by age. Kids Club includes healthy snack, beverage, lunch during a.m. Session, 20 tokens per child, bounce house and arts & crafts. Tennis combo from 12-1 or 12-2 can be added on the weekdays. We offer a 10% discount for additional siblings. Please call or email for details or to make reservations. Reservations are a must so we can be sure to have craft supplies for all the kids attending. Call 631-537-4614 or email leigh@hamptonkids.org Daily Schedule: Sunday 2/15- Oreo Rice Krispie Treats Monday 2/16- Design Your Own Wind Chimes Tuesday 2/17- Magic Color Scratch Snowmen, Penguins & Mittens Wednesday 2/18- Design Aprons & Decorate Cupcakes Thursday 2/19- Chinese New Year Lanterns Friday 2/20- Painting Ceramics Saturday 2/21- “Feed The Birds” Homemade Bird Feeders Sunday 2/22- Water Color Spray Snowflake Art

Mon. Feb 16 -- School Vacation Art Workshops for Kids
Ages 6-9. Every day a new project!

Fri. Feb 20 -- BLUEBIRDS: A New Play by Joe Brondo
Starring Sophie Vanier and Joe Brondo. A young couple’s relationship is tested when an unfulfilled Walt reveals his plot to sell a stolen rare book and Sarah refuses to take part, which sets into motion a night of past hurts brought to light and new revelations that will change their lives for better or worse.

  • February 20 – March 1
  • Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm
  • $15 General Admission/$13 Members
  • Tickets online at GuildHall.org or at Box Office 3 hours prior to curtain; theatermania.com; or 1.866.811.4111.
  • Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937; 631.324.0806
  • 2mkt@guildhall.org
  • Website: www.guildhall.org/events/?id=659&mode=id

Sun. Feb 22 -- Table Talk with Monte Farber: Intuitive Guidance
Whenever you have a difficult decision to make — switch or find a job, home, or even partners — everyone tells you, “rely on your intuition.” But how exactly does a person know to even use their intuition let alone trust it implicitly? We’ve all been given the great gift of our Sixth Sense, intuition, and author/psychic Monte Farber can show you how to use and develop it. Day in and day out, our psychic imagination is speaking to us in the only language it understands, symbols and feelings, and what we have to do is learn how to listen. Guild Hall’s series of lively lectures and engaging discussions on fascinating topics by local experts returns in 2015! Join us as we learn from the talent and expertise of our community members. Held from 11am-12:30pm on select Sundays in the Boots Lamb Education Center at Guild Hall, meet, mingle, munch and learn while enjoying coffee and light refreshments.

Tue. Feb 24 -- JDTLab Staged Reading: HOSPITALITY SUITE
Written by Award-Winning Playwright Roger Rueff. Directed by David Watson. In a small hotel room high above Wichita, Kansas, conflicting notions of character, salesmanship, honesty, religion, and love simmer until they boil over as two experienced salesmen and a young research engineer await a CEO whose visit to their modest hospitality suite could save their company from ruin. David Watson has directed The Dumb Waiter by Harold Pinter, Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? by Edward Albee, Lady O by David Caudle.

Sat. Feb 28 -- East Hampton Trails Preservation Society: Hike
Big Reed Pond - Big Reed Pond is a designated National Landmark and it is considered one of the most botanically rich areas on Long Island. Though that won't be as evident this time of year, it is still a pretty hike with evidence of past Indian habitation. Beyond that lies Indian Fields rich in history and beauty. A walk down to the beach will be included. Bring liquids. Inclement weather cancels.

  • 5-6 miles
  • February 28, Saturday 10 A.M.
  • Meet at Big Reed Pond County Park, 2 miles down East Lake Drive in Montauk. East Lake Drive is a left off Route 27 approximately 2 miles after Montauk Village
  • Town of Montauk
  • Free
  • Leader: Victoria Von Frank 631-324-8750 or day of hike 631-487-4506
  • sharstat@yahoo.com
  • Website: ehtps.org
Mar 2015

Sat. Mar 07 -- Opening Reception: Student Arts Festival Part II, Grades 9-12
Join us as we celebrate the young artists of our region and salute their devoted art instructors, school administrators, and families who nurture their creative pursuits. The opening reception will include performances on the stage of the John Drew Theater.

Sat. Mar 07 -- Screening of the National Theatre Live: TREASURE ISLAND
Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery, broadcast live from the National Theatre. It’s a dark, stormy night. The stars are out. Jim, the inn-keeper’s granddaughter, opens the door to a terrifying stranger. At the old sailor’s feet sits a huge sea-chest, full of secrets. Jim invites him in – and her dangerous voyage begins. Suitable for 10 years+.

  • Saturday, March 7 at 8pm
  • $18 General Admission / $16 Members. Tickets online at GuildHall.org or at Box Office 3 hours prior to curtain; theatermania.com; or 1.866.811.4111.
  • Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937; 631.324.0806
  • 2mkt@guildhall.org
  • Website: www.guildhall.org/events/?id=611&mode=id

Sat. Mar 07 -- Student Arts Festival Part II: Grades 9-12
Now in its 23rd year, the Student Arts Festival celebrates the young artists of our region and salutes their devoted art instructors, school administrators, and families who nurture their creative pursuits. Each year, schools from Bridgehampton to Montauk participate in our two inspiring student exhibitions. The museum features more than 3,500 works of student art that covers the gallery walls floor to ceiling salon-style. Part I of the exhibition features the works of students in pre-school, elementary and middle schools, and Part II features the work of our talented high school students.
Nov 2015

Sun. Nov 29 -- THE SHOP at Guild Hall Holiday Sale!
Enjoy discounts on all art books, cookbooks, and posters! Shop for artisan jewelry, scarfs, and other unique gifts! One stop shop to make the Holiday shopping easier!



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