Photo by Joan Baron. All rights reserved.
SUMMER/FALL 2019 EVENTS
Mark your Calendar
Water Mill Museum Opens for 2019 on May 23
Museum hours: Daily 11 to 5, Sunday 1 to 5. Closed Tuesdays, Wednesdays and 4th of July. For further details go to www.watermillmuseum.org where a full listing of museum events for the summer-fall season is posted.
May 23 - June 9:
Water Mill Museumís 27th Annual Members Art Exhibition.
June 1: Water Mill Museumís Members Art Show and Season Opening Reception 5 Ė 7 PM
Water Mill Community Club - Annual Taste of Water Mill Dinner Dance -
6:30 PM at Burnett Field House and Tent. Volunteers needed to help make this popular annual event a huge success. Call 726-4899 for details or e-mail: www.watermillcommunityclub.org/contact-us
August 22 - September 8:
Water Mill Museum's 33rd Annual Quilt Show and Sale.
September 7, Rain Date, Sept. 8:
Water Mill Village Improvement Association Annual Car Show.
From 10 to 3 on the Water Mill Village Green. All classic, custom and muscle cars are welcome. Tickets available at gate. Admission: Car and driver $20.00. Sponsors welcome, any amount. $200 gets you on banner out front. For information call Charlie Corwith, (631) 404-2453
Water Mill Museum- Bowls of Plenty Benefit and Quilt Raffle Drawing
11 to 2 at the museum gallery.
Water Mill Community Club Hayride and Pizza Party
4 PM - Burnett Field House. Call: (631) 726-6560 or e-mail: www.watermillcommunityclub.org/contact-us
Photo by Gloria Rabinowitz. All rights reserved.
Water Mill Beaches:
Water Mill has three beaches: Flying Point Road, W. Scott Cameron & Mecox Beach and the Dead End Beach at the end of Flying Point Road. Parking permits are available at the first two beaches from Memorial Day. Proof of residency required for local rate. For further information call Dept. of Parks and Recreation, (631) 728-8585
A number of private clubs provide tennis courts but the best value by far is the Water Mill Community Club on Nowedonah Avenue (off Montauk Highway). Three hard courts are available to members. No lessons permitted, other rules are clearly posted. For further information go to: www.watermillcommunityclub.org
The Southampton Town Recreation Center is a 55,000 sq. ft. facility on Major’s Path. It offers everything from basketball to a 1/7-mile running track to a 3,500 sq. ft. fully equipped gym. For details call (631) 287-1511
Core Dynamics Health and Fitness Club, located on Deerfield Road in a 6,500 renovated barn, has state of the art cardio and strength training equipment, offers small group fitness classes, personal training and massage therapy. For membership fees and further information, call (631) 726-6409 or www.coredynamicsgym.com
Best Hiking Trails:
Four trails in the beautiful 148-acre Laurel Valley County Park. Main entrance East side of Deerfield Road opposite Deerwood Path. Moderately hilly with wooded knolls and thousands of laurel shrubs. Trail map displayed on kiosk at trailhead. For more hiking info go to www.hike-li.org
Best Fishing Spot:
Looking out across Mecox Bay you will occasionally see a crane digging a channel to the ocean. Nutrient-rich bay water attracts striped bass. Be ready to head for very end of Flying Point Road with your surfcasting stuff. Fishing licenses and resident permits for crabbing and clamming available at Southampton Town Clerk’s office, (631) 287-5740.
Boat Launch Sites:
On Mecox Bay and Water Mill’s many ponds. For information and locations, call Southampton Town Trustees (631) 287-5717.
The Water Mill Community Club on Nowedonah Avenue off the Montauk Highway offers 6 ½ acres of playing fields for soccer and baseball plus swings, slides and other play equipment for small fry. Tennis house alongside playground available to rent for kids parties as well. For more information go to www.watermillcommunityclub.org