What's Ahead This Week: Maureen's Haven Benefit, Field Day

Also: Town board discusses budget and a ship comes into Sag Harbor.

Here's a quick look at the week ahead.


SCHOOL BOARD: The Amagansett School Board will meet for its monthly morning meeting, 7:30 a.m.

WORK SESSION: The East Hampton Town Board will meet for its monthly work session in Montauk. The board will discuss the supervisor's tentative 2013 budget, Montauk Fire Department, 11 a.m.

SCHOOL BOARD: The Montauk School Board meets in the school library, 4 p.m.

SPECIAL SCHOOL BOARD MEETING: The East Hampton School District Board of Ed is holding a special meeting due to holding an abbreviated meeting last week, district meeting room, 6 p.m.

ZONING BOARD: The East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals will meet for a work session, Town Hall, 7:30 p.m.


FARMERS MARKET: The Route 27 Farmers Market continues each Wednesday, though Oct. 31, at the Amagansett Historical Association, 2 to 6 p.m.


MONTAUK FARMERS MARKET: This is the last Farmers Market on the Montauk Village Green, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

ARB MEETING: The town's architectural review board meets, 7 p.m.


SHIP COMES IN: The 122-foot square top sail schooner Lynx arrives in Sag Harbor at noon. It returns to the port in commemoration of the War of 1812, an interpretation of an actual privateer built in 1812 and among the first ships to defend against the British naval fleet. The flotilla will fire as it comes into the harbor. Visitors will have a chance to walk the decks. There will be ship tours and a public sail on Saturday and Sunday.

OPENING RECEPTION: "Paco and Friends," an exhibition that celebrates the life and art of painter and mask maker Francisco Sainz, opens Friday at Ashawagh Hall with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Artists — Susan Bradfield, Jennifer Cross, Monica Enders, Lily Kot, Teri Kennedy, Christine Newman, Maria Pessino, Gabriele Raacke and Athos Zacharias — will share their work inspired by him. Check for gallery hours.

HOEDOWN & BALLROOM DANCE: Grab your dancing shoes, a Country Hoedown & Ballroom Benefit Dance is happening at the American Legion Post #419, 7 to 10 p.m., complete with Country Line and Texas Two Step lessons and ballroom showcases from the Arthur Murray Dance studio staff. A BBQ dinner will also be served. Proceeds benefit a non-profit wellness center.


ARCHAEOLOGY FESTIVAL: Taking place at the future site of the Montauk Indian Museum on Second House Road, the archeology festival will the "original locals," and include such activities as pottery, stone tool manufacture, and pit cooking. There will also be some short talks with archeologists and artists. Start time is 11 a.m.

THE MET FROM GUILD HALL: Live in HD, Guild Hall presents Donizetti’s L'Elisir d'Amore, a new production at The Met, 1 p.m.

AUTHOR TALK: Rita Plush, the author of "Lily Steps Out" will speak at the East Hampton Library at 1 p.m. Call ahead to register.

TIMBER FRAME AUCTION: A Timber-frame mini-barn, in front of Amelia's Cottage, will be auctioned off with a portion of the proceeds being donated to the Amagansett Historical Association, 2 p.m.


FIELD DAY: Montauk Youth and the Concerned Citizens of Montauk put on this third annual event at Third House. Bounce houses, races, osbtacle courses, tug of war, face painting and more.

ARTISTS TALK: Artists will remember Francisco Sainz at Ashwagh Hall on Sunday at 1 p.m.

MAUREEN'S HAVEN BENEFIT: An auction to support the East End homeless program will be held at Hoie Hall at St. Luke's Church from 4 to 6 p.m. Cider and pastries will be served.

YMCA HEROES SPOTLIGHT PARTY: The YMCA RECenter is recognizing some of its "heroes" with a big celebration at Gurney's Inn at 5:30 p.m. The YMCA Heroes recipients are Tom Cohill, Doug Mercer, Rosie Orlando,Laura Sisco. Be sure to buy your tickets now. Proceeds from this event will support our YMCA East Hampton RECenter youth programs, like the Y Hurricane Swim Team, East Hampton Schools' Learn to Swim Program, and much more.

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