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NEWSLETTER

JULY 11, 2022

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Welcome to the latest issue of our community newsletter—featuring news of what’s going on around Montauk to help keep us all informed, connected, and safe. If you have Montauk community info. to share, please email our Development Director, Julia McCormack at:jmccormack@montaukplayhouse.org and we’ll do our best to include it in our next issue on August 8th!
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GET WET FOR A GOOD CAUSE!
Our virtual Montauk Swim Challenge fundraiser starts Saturday, July 23rd and runs through Saturday, July 30th. Swimmers of all ages can participate by swimming a set distance (1/2 mi., 1 mi., 5K), lining up personal sponsors, and logging their results online. To register as a swimmer, click here. To learn more about sponsorship, click here.
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FREE SUMMER BUS SERVICE IN MONTAUK
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The Town of East Hampton is offering free bus service this summer via the Hampton Hopper. The service is offered daily, from 10am – 10 pm with convenient stops around Montauk, every 30 minutes or less. View the schedule, here.
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STORYTIME ON THE VILLAGE GREEN
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This Tuesday, July 12th, and every Tuesday from 10 – 10:30 am through August 25th, the Montauk Library presents Storytime on the Green. Visit the Library’s online Calendar of Events for more info. on this and all upcoming programs, click here.
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MUSIC FOR MONTAUK’S SUMMER SERIES
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Music for Montauk’s Summer Series has kicked off! The next event will be this Wednesday, July 13th at 5pm at Fort Pond House (Carol Morrison Park, 128 Second House Road)—an idyllic setting for a Concert of Garden Songs featuring Australian soprano Elena Perroni, joined by guitar, piano and strings. Free admission — bring your own picnic! Photo: 27east.com
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FILM FESTIVALS IN MONTAUK
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Film lovers rejoice! Two film festivals will run in Montauk during the month of July: The Offshore Art & Film Festival (July 13 – 17) and the Montauk Film Festival (July 21 – 31). To learn more about their film screenings and associated festival events, click the links above.
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MONTAUK LIGHTHOUSE TRIATHLON
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The Montauk Lighthouse Triathlon takes place Saturday, July 17 from 6:30 – 11:30 am. The race begins at Gin Beach, winds through the dock area and finishes at the Lighthouse. Register, here.
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WILDLIFE PROGRAMS
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On Thursday, July 21st, the Quogue Wildlife Refuge will present two programs on Reptiles at the Montauk Lighthouse at 12 noon and 1:30 pm. To learn more about these and other upcoming programs on the Lighthouse schedule, click here.
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RELL SUNN SURF CONTEST AT DITCH
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The 24th Annual Rell Sunn Benefit Surf Contest takes place Saturday, July 23rd at Ditch Plains. Proceeds from the event benefit the East End Foundation, which helps local families encountering financial hardships due to illness and other circumstances. For more information and to register, click here.
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GIVE BACK WHEN YOU SHOP ON AMAZON
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Set the Playhouse Foundation as your selected charity when you shop Amazon, via smile.amazon.com—and a portion of your purchase price will be donated to the Playhouse Foundation. It’s an easy way to give back to your community by supporting our mission!
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LOCAL COVID-19 RESOURCES
LOCAL IN-PERSON TESTING | Free PCR tests are available at the Town’s site at 110 Stephen Hand’s Path in Wainscott on Wednesdays and Fridays, from 11am – 5pm. Click here for more info.
LOCAL VACCINATIONS & BOOSTERS | For info. on all nearby vaccination locations, click here. The information above is subject to change. For updated local Covid info., visit the Town’s update page, here. There are currently no Town-sponsored testing or vaccination clinics in Montauk.
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THE MONTAUK PLAYHOUSE COMMUNITY CENTER FOUNDATION

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The mission of the Montauk Playhouse Community Center Foundation is to raise funds for the restoration and development of the historic Montauk Playhouse, creating a vital community center for the arts, education, recreation and human services for Montauk and the East End. The Playhouse Foundation’s mission represents the very best of what Montauk is today, and will be tomorrow. Creating a unique gathering space with recreational, educational and cultural opportunities is critical to helping us retain and enrich the character of our community and to ensure our future. The Montauk Playhouse Community Center Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.
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Visit montaukplayhouse.org to learn more and to donate.

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AAQ / Resource: Westhampton Architectural Glass

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