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NEWSLETTER

JUNE 6, 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 July 11th!

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MONTAUK SWIM CHALLENGE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
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Online registration is now open for our virtual Montauk Swim Challenge fundraiser (July 23–30). 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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LIVE MONTAUK MUSIC AT SUNSET
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Sunset Wednesdays (6 – 8pm) with the Nancy Atlas Project are back at the Surf Lodge. The band will be there weekly, rain or shine (excluding just this Wednesday, as Whalebone has a private event). Jettykoon will be at the Montauket this Thursday, June 9 at 6pm, and at Solé East on Fridays at 7pm, and The Lynn Blue Band will hit the Montauket on Saturday, June 18 at 6pm. Photo: @montauket_hotel

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SOUTH LAKE WATER QUALITY
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CCOM and the Town of East Hampton will present an Open House on June 10 at 1pm, at South Lake Drive, covering the issue of restoring South Lake’s water quality. Rain date: June 24. Learn more.

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FARMER’S MARKET RETURNS TO THE GREEN
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Sponsored by the Montauk Chamber of Commerce, the Farmer’s Market is back on the Village Green every Thursday from 9am – 2pm, throughout the summer. Look for artisanal treats and fresh local produce from new vendors and old favorites!

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ANNUAL BLESSING OF THE FLEET
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The Blessing of the Fleet takes place Sunday, June 12 from 5 – 7pm at the Town Dock. Watercraft of all kind — from commercial fishing vessels to sailboats — turn out for this popular annual event, marking the start of the summer season. Click here to learn how this tradition began in 1956! Photo: Hamptons.com

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BEACON OF HOPE 5K RUN/WALK
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The inaugural Beacon of Hope 5K Walk/Run is Saturday, June 18th at 9am. Proceeds benefit Coalition for Women’s Cancers and Lucia’s Angels. Visit BeaconOfHope5K.org for more info., and to register.

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MONDAY NIGHT CONCERTS AT THE GAZEBO
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Starting Monday, June 27 and running weekly through the summer, the Chamber’s free Monday Night Concerts on the Green take place from 6:30 – 8:30pm with different weekly musical guests.

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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
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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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