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NEWSLETTER

SEPTEMBER 28, 2020

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Welcome to the September issue of our community newsletter—featuring news of what’s going on around Montauk—to help keep us all informed, connected, and safe. Look for our next issue on October 26th. If you have Montauk community information to share, please email our Development Director, Julia McCormack at: jmccormack@montaukplayhouse.org and we’ll do our best to include it!
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FREE ONLINE HOMEWORK HELP
Great news for students and parents: The Public Libraries of Suffolk County are offering free online homework and study help for students in grades K-12. Montauk Library cardholders can easily access this service by clicking here to visit the LIVE-BRARY website. Have your Library card handy to enter your barcode or to create a new account. Photo by Erik Schwab
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NEO-POLITICAL COWGIRLS’ NEW AFTER SCHOOL
ENRICHMENT PROGRAM
The Neo-Political Cowgirls are offering a new ZOOM after school enrichment program, “Making Space,” for 9-13 year olds. The six session workshop starts Tuesday, September 29th from 4-5pm. Space is limited, for more information and to register, click here.
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LOCAL DONATION OPPORTUNITIES AT THE LIBRARY
The Montauk Library is participating in “The Great Giveback.” The library will be collecting items for The Retreat, ARF, the Montauk Food Pantry and Lions Club from October 2-17. Patrons can call the library for further details about specific items needed: 631-668-3377
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FARMERS MARKET SEASON WRAPS UP FRIDAY
The last weekday Farmers Market of the season takes place this Friday, October 2nd from 9am–2pm on the Village Green. Stop by for fresh produce, gourmet specialties and more! More info.
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COPING RESOURCES AVAILABLE
The Town of East Hampton has an online list of local resources to help those dealing with heightened levels of stress, mental health issues, substance abuse and family violence due to the Covid-19 crisis. To view the list, click here.
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AQUATICS & CULTURAL ARTS
CATCH A WAVE | Recent storms produced some amazing swells for local surfers and great action photos from our local photographers, like this image from Justin Burkle. To view more of Justin’s amazing photographs, click here.
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NEW EXHIBIT AT BCK FINE ARTS | “Fathers and Daughters” — a new exhibit of paintings by Leland Bell, Albert Kresh, Temma Bell and Elizabeth Kresch — featuring works from the artists from the 1940s to the present, is now on view at Montauk’s BCK Fine Arts Gallery through October 7th. The gallery is located at 87 South Euclid Avenue. For more info, click here. Image: “Regatta” by Albert Kresch
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ESSENTIALS: RESTAURANTS, MARKETS & MORE
Here’s the list of Montauk spots offering dining, take-out, delivery, and groceries. Now that we’re in the off-season, make sure to check with each for their new schedules and ordering procedures. Click below to visit each website. Photo: lobster bake at Gurney’s
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668 The Gig Shack • Bennett Shellfish • Best Pizza • Bravo ToastCandied AnchorClam BarCrow’s NestDitch WitchThe DockDuryea’sEl Taco OleFrozen AnchorGin Beach CafeGoldbergs Gosman’sGosman’s Fish MarketGrey LadyGurney’s Scarpetta BeachGurney’s Star IslandHampton Coffee CompanyHarvestHerb’s MarketHookedInlet SeafoodJohn’s Drive In John’s Pancake HouseJoni’sLeft Hand CoffeeLobster RollLynn’s Hula HutM&R DeliThe Market MontaukMTK Lobster HouseMTK Street FoodMontauk Bake Shoppe • Montauk Circle Bistro • Montauk Fresh EatsMontauk IGAThe MontauketMorty’s Oyster StandMuse • Naturally GoodNaturally Good SushiNavy BeachNick’sPink Frog CafePizza VillageThe PointPrimavera PizzaRick’s Crabby CowboyRound Swamp FarmRuschmeyersSalivar’s/Clam & Chowder HouseSail InnSammy’sSausagesSel RroseShagwong TavernSolé EastSouth EdisonStar Island GrillSwallow EastSweet AZTT’s MontaukTauk@TrailsEndWave Crave Food TruckWestlake Fish House
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LOCAL MEDIA LINKS
Visit the websites of our East End news outlets and follow them on social media for ongoing coverage of the pandemic’s impact on our local community. If you’re able, support them with a donation or subscription: The East Hampton StarThe East Hampton PressThe IndependentHamptons.com
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SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCES
The Montauk Chamber has information on their website that includes resources and links for small business owners. Learn more
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LINKS TO COVID-19 RESOURCES
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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. 
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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. Visit montaukplayhouse.org to learn more and to donate.
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To support the Foundation while shopping on Amazon, go to: smile.amazon.com, select us from the list and a portion of the purchase price of eligible products will then be donated to the Montauk Playhouse Community Center Foundation.
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STAY CONNECTED
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Montauk Playhouse Community Center Foundation

240 Edgemere Road

P.O. Box 1612

Montauk, NY 11954

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