It's not just about the turkey this week — well not really. Here's what's happening for the week of Nov. 19 to 25. If we missed one, make sure it's on our events calendar, or tell us in the comments below. What will you be doing this week?
AARP Driver Safety Course: East Hampton Library will host an AARP program on Monday and Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. You must attend both days. It's free for veterans and their families. All others are $17 for AARP members and $19 for non-members.
KIWANIS CLUB MEETING: The Kiwanis Club of East Hampton will meet at Harbor Grill in East Hampton at 7 p.m.
TOWN BOARD: The East Hampton Town Board will hold a work session at Town Hall at 11 a.m.
MOVIE NIGHT: "Young Cassidy," a 1965 film starring Rod Taylor, Maggie Smith and Julie Christie is a biographical drama based on the early life of playwright Sean O'Casey. The film starts at 5 p.m.
THANKSGIVING PARTY: The East Hampton Town Senior Center will observe Thanksgiving with a festive lunch, starting at 11 a.m.
THANKSGIVING EVE CONCERT: Joe Delia and the Thieves will perform at the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett, starting at 10 p.m. Cover charge: $10
TURKEY TROT: The annual Montauk Turkey Trot and Run for Fun takes place on Thanksgiving Day. Hosted by Keeshan Real Estate and the East Hampton Town Recreation Department, people of all ages can work up an appetite for the food ahead. There's a 3-mile and 6-mile race, both starting at 10 a.m.
THANKSGIVING DAY FITNESS CLASS: Work up a sweat so that you don't feel guilty while eating the feast later. The Body Shop in East Hampton will host a special class at 9:30 a.m.
LIGHTHOUSE OPEN: The Montauk Point Lighthouse Museum & Gift Shop will be open Thanksgiving weekend on Friday and Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
THANKSGIVING CUPCAKE DECORATING: Kids 4 to 7, along with an adult, can gather at the East Hampton Library to decorate cupcakes at 11:30 a.m. Kids 8 and older can decorate cupcakes at 2:30 p.m. Sign-up is required for both sessions.
HOLIDAY MARKET: Start your holiday shopping at Pierson High School from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. will benefit the PTA/PTSA of Sag Harbor.
CHURCH HOLIDAY FAIR: The Montauk Community Church hosts its annual holiday Christmas Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Santa arrives at 1 p.m.
SEAL HIKE: Meet at the Montauk Lighthouse concession building at 10 a.m. Reservations are required. Fees are $5 for adults, $3 for children 7 to 18 and free for kids 6 and under.
HOLIDAY BOOK SALE: The Montauk Library holiday book sale will be held in the library's meeting room from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. In addition to books, there will also be decorations, gifts and jewelry.
LIGHTHOUSE OPEN: The Montauk Point Lighthouse Museum & Gift Shop will be open Thanksgiving weekend on Friday and Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The last climb in the tower for 2012 is on Saturday at 2 p.m.
HOUSE TOUR: The East Hampton Historical Society's 2012 House & Garden Tour showcases historic and modern architecture at five homes from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Tickets are $65 in advance and $75 on the day of the tour. Proceeds go toward the historical society.
FAMILY HOLIDAY FUN DAY: The Montauk Chamber of Commerce will host a Family Holiday Fun Day at the Montauk Yacht Club from 1 to 3 p.m. Christmas caroling, hot chocolate and cookies are all apart of the afternoon.
AUTHOR TALK: Susan M. Seidman, author of "Cat Companions" will speak at the East Hampton Library at 3 p.m.
LIGHTING OF THE LIGHTHOUSE: At dusk, the Montauk Lighthouse will be lit up for the Christmas holiday around 4:30 p.m. There will be refreshments and entertainment. In case of rain and snow, it will be postponed until Dec. 1.
PAPER BAG PLAYERS: The Paper Bag Players present “Saddles and Sunshine” at Guild Hall in East Hampton at 2 p.m. Tickets are $16 for adults, $14 for members, $13 for kids and $11 for child members.
3-ON-3 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: The Lt. Joseph J. Theinert 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament takes place at the Shelter Island High School gym at 1 p.m.
SEAL HIKE: Meet at the Montauk Lighthouse concession building at 11 a.m. Reservations are required. Fees are $5 for adults, $3 for children 7 to 18 and free for kids 6 and under.
CHRISTMAS AT THE LIGHTHOUSE: Celebrate Christmas at the Lighthouse, featuring Santa Claus, on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rain date is Dec. 2.