About Montauk Youth:

Montauk Youth Inc.’s mission is to organize affordable and accessible recreational and cultural activities for the youth of Montauk. Montauk Youth Inc. seeks to provide this programming by organizing activities outright and by working with other youth groups in Montauk and with the Town of East Hampton to fill gaps in community youth programming. We are a nonprofit, all-volunteer, organization that has been organizing activities for the youth of Montauk for over 40 years. Membership is open to all. Programs are funded through a Town grant and through nominal participation fees.

Visit our Youth Calendar for information on youth activities and programs, or scroll below for our most recent emails!

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Montauk Youth, Inc. Program Ideas – Can you help??

Would anyone be interested in taking on the organization of the following Montauk Youth events/programs?

- January 2 – Family Rollerskating Night at Sportime in Amagansett. This is open to all – rollerskates are available for use through Montauk Youth. We provide 2 hours of skating, pizza and drinks for $5 each person. We need someone to collect the skates from Montauk School, collect payment and waivers, order pizza… – Goat on a Boat (or other) play group in Montauk – we have organized this in past years and the young children have loved it. For this program to happen, we need someone to contact Goat on a Boat, find a location to hold the program, collect payment and waivers….

Let me know if you are interested in helping and we can walk you through the process of organizing.

Thanks, Maureen Montauk Youth, Inc.

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January 26 Trip to NYC to see Matilda!

Hi All,

There is interest, so we will be booking the Sunday, January 26 bus trip to NYC to see Matilda. The itinerary is as follows:

7am – bus leaves Montauk Post Office 9:30am – arrival in NYC 3pm – Matilda at the Shubert Theater directly after the show – return trip to Montauk.

Balcony tickets (with Jitney transportation) cost $100 per person. Tickets are first-come, first-serve. You can drop payment at CinemaCycle at the Montauk Movie any morning from about 8:30 to 10am or make arrangements with me for pickup. Make checks payable to Montauk Youth. If you responded to yesterday’s email that you are interested, I have saved seats for you.

Thanks, Maureen

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Broadway Show Trip

Hi All,

Montauk Youth is looking to schedule a trip into NYC on Sunday, January 26 to see Matilda. Tickets would cost $100 each (which includes Jitney transportation – and you’ll have several hours of free time in the city). Before we book the trip (tickets have to be paid for later this week), I’d like to get an idea of whether there is interest.

Please respond to this email if you would be interested in the trip – also include the number of tickets you would want.

Thanks so much, Maureen

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The Jingle Bell Hop is TONIGHT (Friday, Dec. 6)

The Jingle Bell Hop to benefit the renovation of the Parish Center at St. Therese is set for Friday, Dec 6th at ENE restaurant. There will be an Open Bar 8-8:30 followed by appetizers and buffet. Music by Lost Time. Raffle, raffles, raffles!! $30 in advance, $35 at the door.

This is always a fun event, and it’s for a great cause!

Maureen

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Thanksgiving Weekend activities

There are so many great family activities scheduled for Thanksgiving weekend in Montauk. Here’s a few:- EH Town’s *Turkey Trot *on Thursday (around Fort Pond – 10am start, register until 9:30am) – *Christmas movie double-header* on Friday at the Montauk Movie (*Elf*, 5pm – *A Christmas Story*, 7pm). See attached. – the Montauk Chamber’s* Family Fun event at the Yacht Club* on Saturday (1pm to 3pm) – the *Lighting of the Lighthouse*Saturday (festivities start at 4:30). See attached. – *Santa and more at the Lighthouse* Sunday (11am to 4pm). We hope to see you around.-Maureen, Montauk Youth Inc.

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YOUTH PROGRAM FUNDRAISER – Celtic Cross playing at the Stephen Talkhouse this Friday

Dear Parents,

East Hampton PAL Football/Basketball is holding its annual fundraiser this Friday – November 15 – from 5pm to 8pm at The Stephen Talkhouse. Kathleen Fee and her band Celtic Cross will be playing (you won’t want to miss this – they are amazing!). The cost per ticket is $20 in advance and $25 at the door. They can be purchased through PAL football players and through the parents listed below.

The event will also include a silent auction with dozens of prizes including Patio Heaters, Lawn Furniture, Sports Memorabilia, Fine Wine & Cigars, Luxury Watches for Him or Her, Apparel, Fuel Oil, and more.

The PAL program supports numerous competitive East End football and basketball teams throughout the year in Suffolk County leagues, and relies on program fees and fundraised monies to cover insurance, equipment, and other costs. Dozens of children in each grade level – ages ages 5 to 14 – from Wainscott, Bridgehampton, Sag Harbor, East Hampton, Montauk, Springs and Amagansett participate.

Please come out and support this worthwhile program, and have fun while you’re at it.

Thanks,

Maureen

Montauk Youth, Inc. (and proud parent of a footballer)

For tickets:

Debbie Pannasch montaukdazies@yahoo.com 631-708-9585

Nicole Dickinson dickinsonnicole@hotmail.com 407-492-6017

Justin Fallon justin@tickets.org 631-327-6957

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Montauk Youth Fall Programs end this week and Halloween Festivities!

*Please note that Flag Football and Spirit Squad end tomorrow (Wednesday, October 30) and Saturday Soccer ends this week (November 2). *

Don’t miss the PTA’s Halloween Parade on Thursday. Meet at Pizza Village for the 4pm start. Trick or Treat at the Downtown businesses, then head up to Camp Hero. Montauk Youth will be handing out Glow Sticks at the first corner house in Camp Hero – be sure to stop by.

The 5th and 6th grades are holding a movie night this Friday, November 2 to raise funds toward their annual Mets trip. The double-header includes Monsters University at 4pm and Iron Man 3 at 6pm. Each movie costs $5 per person – the refreshment counter will be open. Children in 3rd grade and below must be accompanied by an adult. Visit http://montaukschool.org/events/2013-14/Movie_Night_2013.pdf for more details.

Last but not least….the PTA is having its annual Fall Fling this Saturday, November 2 at ENE from 6:30 to 10:30. The costume party costs $30 per person and includes a 1/2-hour open bar, dinner buffet, dj, raffles and prizes for the best costume. Funds raised benefit PTA programming throughout the year as well as their annual scholarship fund.

Have a great week! Maureen

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Flag Football and Spirit Squad Cancelled Today (Oct. 23)

Dear Parents,

Please note that due to the weather, Flag Football and Spirit Squad are CANCELLED today (October 23). Please contact the Montauk School ASAP with instructions on what your child will do at 3pm.

Thanks, Maureen

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Halloween Costume Drive – PLEASE HELP!

Let’s help our friends up west affected by Sandy have a great Halloween this year. Tara Coleman is heading up a *collection of new or gently used Halloween costumes *to send to the Rockaways. Please drop your donations at Montauk School by Wednesday, October 23 (the flyer says the 24th, but Tara just found out that delivery will be made on the 24th and she needs a day to organize). [image: Inline image 1]

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Scarecrow Days and Street Painting at Montauk’s Fall Festival

Field Day was AMAZING! Thank you so much for all who volunteered their time and efforts, all who donated food and prizes, all who came out to enjoy the festivities, to CCOM for providing cooking staff and taking on the costs of the bounce houses and band, and to Jack Perna for being such a great sport as this year’s pie throw recipient! It is my favorite event of the year – the feeling of community and the smiles on our kids faces make everyone’s efforts well worth it! I can’t say enough thank yous…thank you, thank you, thank you….

Now on to other Montauk Youth activities…..

*MONTAUK’S SCARECROW DAYS* have started. We have handed out a good number of frames and locations, and are ready to take on more than ever this year. Pick up your frames at CinemaCycle at the Montauk Movie, or call me (668-1540) and we’ll be sure to set you up. We’d love for your scarecrow to go up for this weekend’s Fall Festival activities, but have no fear…this is a Montauk casual event. Put your scarecrow up when you can. Part of the fun is seeing new scarecrows pop up around town each day. Judging will take place at the end of this month. This event is FREE and all are welcome to participate!!

*STREET PAINTING AT MONTAUK’S FALL FESTIVAL* this Sunday, October 13 in downtown Montauk. We tried this event out last year on the Sunday of Fall Festival on what we thought would be a limited basis and the participation was amazing. Find our tent on Main Street beginning at 10am, pick up a pack of pastels and a 5′ x 5′ square of concrete assignment, and create away. Again, this is a Montauk casual event – it’s FREE, and what you create is up to you! Be sure to look for your photos on our Facebook group after the event.

Thanks again for the continued support of all of our programs and events, and kudos to all of the volunteers who are making them the success that they are!

Maureen Montauk Youth Inc.

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