Antiques, collectibles, and estate pieces will go on the block in a benefit auction for the Old Whalers Church Community House Fund on Saturday at 11 a.m. at the church on Union Street.
More than 300 lots will be available for bidding and put up by Paul Bailey, a certified auctioneer. A preview of the items will begin at 8 a.m. the day of the sale. The lots will include furniture, lighting, rugs, glassware, vintage toys, and other unique items. Objects offered will date from the late 19th century through the 1960s.
Creative Theater Camp
The Southampton Cultural Center is staging a one-week summer camp, from June 25 through 29, for budding thespians.
The workshop, called “Creatively Creating Characters,” is for students 9 through 13, and seeks to introduce theater basics through improvisation, movement, character exploration, and more.
Suffolk County is holding a photo contest, and County Executive Steve Bellone is asking residents to get involved.
All residents have to do is take a picture that depicts why they love calling Suffolk County home and load it to Facebook with the #SuffolkSnapshot. Suggestions include landmarks, tourist attractions, natural resources, and downtowns.
The contest, Mr. Bellone said, "gives residents a chance to capture that uniqueness and beauty of Suffolk County and share it with their friends and neighbors through Facebook."
School starts next week in East Hampton, but first students — and parents — have orientation meetings.
On Tuesday night, all parents of East Hampton students in kindergarten through 12th grade are invited to a workshop on how to access online school resources. Two sessions, one in English in the high school library, and one in Spanish in the auditorium, start at 6 p.m.
Incoming kindergarteners and their families will have an orientation at the John M. Marshall Elementary School on Wednesday at 10 a.m.
Saturday's weather means you may have to change your day's plans.
The Clamshell Foundation's annual Sandcastle Contest at Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett was canceled for the first time in its 23-year history, according to the announcement posted on the foundation's Facebook page Saturday morning. No rain date was set, so sandcastle builders will have to wait until next year. T-shirts designed by Peter Spacek are still for sale, though. Visit the Clamshell Foundation's website for more information.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration honored Richard G. Hendrickson, a volunteer United States Cooperative weather observer since 1930, for his longstanding service on Sunday.