East Hampton Notes

Community events and milestones

Easter for Children
    Various and sundry Easter events for children will be held in and around the village this weekend.
    The Maidstone Gun Club’s popular egg hunt will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, rain or shine. Children from 1 to 8 will be welcomed, and should have a bag or basket for their finds, the club advises. Prizes, hot chocolate, and cookies are promised. The club is off Daniel’s Hole Road about a quarter-mile north of East Hampton Airport.
    Also on Saturday at 10, the East Hampton Democratic Committee will host its annual hunt in Herrick Park.
    Another egg hunt follows worship at the Presbyterian Church at about 11:15 a.m.

    A bilingual Mass of the Lord’s Supper will be celebrated at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church at 8 tonight.
    Good Friday’s schedule includes morning prayer at 9, and stations of the cross in the church cemetery on Cedar Street at noon. A Celebration of the Lord’s Passion is at 3 p.m. in the Parish Hall, and one will be offered in Spanish, again in the Parish Hall, at 8 a.m.
    Easter Sunday Masses are at 9:15 and 11:30 a.m. Also on Sunday, Most Holy Trinity will have an Easter bonnet and hat contest at 10:15 a.m., along with an egg roll on the lawn.

    Members of the Accabonac Chapter of AARP will take in a glassblowing demonstration at Megna Glass on Plank Road next Thursday at 1:15 p.m.

    Bronson Grund, a son of Dayna Grund, finds himself on the spring honor roll at the Kent School in Kent, Conn.

    Choristers from the Presbyterian Church will take part in a Maundy Thursday service at the Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church this evening at 7:30. Tomorrow, Good Friday, the congregation has been invited to worship there at 7:30 p.m.
    Easter sunrise will see a service at Main Beach to begin at 6:15. Breakfast will be served in the Session House thereafter, at 7:15 or so.

    Employee safety training means the East Hampton Senior Citizens Center on Springs-Fireplace Road and adult day care program are closed today. They will also be closed tomorrow for Good Friday.
    Free tax help will be available one last time this year at the center on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    In bridge results, the East Hampton club listed Tony Morell and Rose DeLeonardis in first in North-South and a tie for second on that side between the pairs of George Aman and Dave Cohen and Paul Goldstein and Barbara Sullivan.
    East-West had Susan Seidman and Tish Mero and Gloria Hill and Eliza Werner going 1-2.

    A Passover Shabbat service at the Jewish Center of the Hamptons will be at 10 a.m. Saturday.

    St. Luke’s Episcopal Church’s Holy Week observances include a noon Good Friday service, which follows an all-night prayer vigil at 8 p.m.
    The church’s Great Vigil of Easter begins at 8 p.m. Saturday. Holy Communion will be offered at 8 a.m. Sunday. A festive service with the choir starts at 10 a.m.

    Some of the mysteries of Microsoft’s Excel software will be revealed in a free class Tuesday at the East Hampton Library. Registration in advance with the adult reference desk staff has been asked for the 5 p.m. session.
    A mystery of another sort will be considered Wednesday at 6 p.m. in a discussion of Ken Bruen’s crime novel “The Guards.”
    Looking ahead to Saturday, April 14, the library hosts a showing of “Inside Job,” a documentary about the 2008 financial collapse. Fred Weinberg will lead a conversation to follow the 1 p.m. screening. Registration with the reference desk has been requested.

Continuing Ed Openings
    Openings remain in most, if not all, of the East Hampton Continuing Education Program’s adult courses. Catalogs can be picked up at local libraries or from Joan Carlson, the program’s director, whose e-mail is joancarlson@optonline.net.
    Among the offerings are yoga, ballroom dancing, golf, self-defense, and computer skills. Arts and culture classes include watercolor and writing fiction.
    Most classes start the week of April 16 and are at East Hampton High School.