It's the week before Christmas, but in between all that shopping you still have left to do, check out the following community events.
POETRY WORKSHOP: Poets come together at the East Hampton Library, 5:30 p.m.
WORK SESSION: East Hampton Town Board, Town Hall, 11 a.m.
SCHOOL BOARD: The East Hampton School Board will meet in the district office, 7:30 p.m.
BLOOD DRIVE: The East Hampton High School student association is hosting a blood drive from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
BLOOD DRIVE: The Bridgehampton Fire Department has organized a blood drive at the firehouse from 2 to 8 p.m.
VILLAGE DESIGN REVIEW BOARD: East Hampton Village Hall, 5 p.m.
SCHOOL BOARD: The Wainscott School Board will meet at 5:30 pm
PLANNING BOARD: Town planning board meeting, Town Hall, 6:30 p.m.
EAST END CHEFS: The East End Chefs' holiday program at the Old Whalers Church in Sag Harbor will feature festive dishes and drinks for a holiday buffet prepared by caterer Lillian Woudsma. Sandra Wolge will demonstrate holiday table decorations, and Bill Bertha of Red Horse Market will prepare spice cookies and show how to decorate a gingerbread house, which will be raffled off. Price: $30
WINTER CONCERT: The East Hampton High School band, chorus, and Jazz Ensemble will perform in the auditorium beginning at 7 p.m. The public is welcome.
CHRISTMAS CAROLING: Go caroling to th elderly and shut-ins, and local open businesses. Meet at Gurney's Inn in Montauk at 5 p.m. They will supply transportation.
TOWN BOARD: East Hampton Town Hall, 7 p.m.
CHRISTMAS OBSERVED: The East Hampton Town Senior Citizens Center will host a Christmas party, starting at 11 a.m.
VILLAGE BOARD MEETING: The East Hampton Village Board will meet at the Emergency Services Building at 11 a.m.
RADIO-PLAY READING: A 60-minute version of Dicken's classic "Christmas Carol," arranged as a radio play, will be read by local actors in the candlelit chapel of historic Old Whalers Church in Sag Harbor.
THE NUTCRACKER: Dance Conservatory Performance Project will present students of Valentina Kozlova’s Dance Conservatory of New York in the Nutcracker at Guild Hall at 4 p.m. Price: $30 for adults, $20 for children
CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS PAGEANT: St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 10 a.m.
CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS PAGEANT: St. Michael's Lutheran Church, 11 a.m.
COMMUNITY SING-ALONG: Join St. Michael's Lutheran Church parish for a community Christmas sing-along, 1 p.m.
HOLIDAY CONCERT: Michael Bodnyk, tenor soloist and cantor at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City will present a concert of holiday music to benefit the Community House Fund at Old Whalers Church in Sag Harbor. Price: $10, Children under 12 admitted free.
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