On Friday evening at Southampton Arts Center, the Hamptons Arts Network held its kick-off party and announced the start of THAW Fest (The Hamptons Arts Weekend Festival). SAC director of programs Amy Kirwin welcomed the guests, including East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc and Southampton Town Councilman Tommy John Schiavone, who presented HAN with town proclamations.
L&W Market in Bridgehampton is holding a coat drive. Through December 31, L&W Market will be collecting lightly used or new coats, which will be donated to those in need on the East End through the local organization Maureen’s Haven. As a thank you for donating, L&W will offer a free cup of coffee to those donating coats.