Weekend Agenda: Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner, Am O'Gansett Parade

There's lots going on during this snowy winter weekend.


Lifeguard Benefit: Forget about all this awful winter weather and celebrate summer at the Junior Lifeguard Benefit at East by Northeast restaurant in Montauk from 7 to 11 p.m. Tickets are $45 per person or $85 per couple at the door. 


Seal Hike in Montauk: Hikers will meet at the Montauk Lighthouse Concession Building at 11 a.m.  Space is limited. Call 631-668-5000 to reserve your spot.  Price: $5 for adults, $3 for children 7 to 18, and free for children 6 & under.

Parade: The fifth annual Am O'Gansett Parade will be held down Main Street in Amagansett at noon.

Opening Reception: The Student Art Festival, Part II for Grades 9-12, at Guild Hall will open at 2 p.m. Local young talent from 11 participating public, private and home schools in Amagansett, East Hampton, Montauk, Wainscott, Southampton, Bridgehampton, Shelter Island, and Sagaponack will be featured. Students will perform music and dance on the stage of the John Drew Theater during the opening. 

Meet Tuskegee Airman Lee Hayes: Rescheduled from during the blizzard, Amagansett resident Lee Hayes will answer questions at the Amagansett Library at 3:30 p.m. 

Music: A quintet will perform at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in East Hampton at  4 p.m. The Amphion String Quartet (in residence for 3 years at Lincoln Center) is joining up with pianist Daria Rabotkina for a concert of romantic and stirring masterpieces of chamber music. 

"A Varied Form": Neoteric Fine Art in Amagansett and Breahna Arnold present  "A Varied Form," curated by Breahna Arnold. A celebration of human form with a diverse exhibition of figurative paintings, works ranging in styles from classic and realistic to modern and abstracted, the show features Nick Weber, Molly Weiss, Ivan Kustura, Anita Kusick and Breahna Arnold. The opening reception, from 6 to 9 p.m., will include life drawing. Muse Dori Elliot will be posing, drawing and photography is encouraged. Artisan cuisine as well as eclectic libations will be served from local food artist Faunette Arnold. Musician Julian Pascual will be preforming. The exhibition will be on display from March 8 to 23.

Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner: The Montauk Friends of Erin will hold its annual corned beef dinner to raise funds for the St. Patrick's Day Parade. The dinner will be held at The Point Bar and Grill in Montauk at 6 p.m. Price: $15 for adults $10 for children.


Pancake Breakfast: The Springs Fire Department hosts a pancake breakfast at the firehouse from 7 to 11 a.m. Price: $8 for adults, $7 for seniors and $5 for children 6 and under

The Big Fix II: Three animal welfare organizations on eastern Long Island will once again team up to conduct a mass trapping for community (feral) cats. The three participating organizations include: Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons, Inc., Kent Animal Shelter and the Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation. Calling it “The Big Fix II” the goal of the day is to get 80 cats neutered and vaccinated as part of an ongoing TNR (trap/neuter/return) program that each organization endorses. Volunteers are needed. 

Point of Woods Hike: Larry Raymond will lead a hike of the Point Woods Trail in Montauk, which is approximately 1 mile long, and begins at 10 a.m. From start to finish you’ll be blown away by breathtaking scenery as you walk through this diverse ecosystem, with foot bridges crossing over bucolic creeks throughout this trail. A Concerned Citizens of Montauk event, it is free and open to the public. 

Head Shaving: Be a hero for kids with cancer and join this St. Baldrick's event at the St. Therese Parish Center in Montauk at 11 a.m. The St. Baldrick's Foundation is a volunteer-driven charity that funds more in childhood cancer research grants than any organization except the U.S. government.

Seal Hike in Montauk: Hikers will meet at the Montauk Lighthouse Concession Building at 1 p.m.  Space is limited. Call 631-668-5000 to reserve your spot.  Price: $5 for adults, $3 for children 7 to 18, and free for children 6 & under.

Let's Try Origami: For the kids, the Amagansett Library will host an origami event at 1:30 p.m. Appropriate for children in grades 2 and above. Grown-ups are welcome to tag along. 


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