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Simón Vega will be on hand for a gallery walk and talk through his current exhibition at The Parrish. (Photo credit: Lisa Tamburini)

Don’t let these April showers put a damper on your fun for the rest of this week — the party continues inside, for the time being, across the South Fork. As we ease on into this new spring season, plenty of locales are making it their mission to keep us moving and grooving all weekend long.

The Clubhouse in Wainscott hosts a mini music fest this Sunday, complete with both familiar and fresh faces to provide you with all your listening needs. There’s a stellar roster of free and affordable tunes on tap for this weekend and be sure to check out the musical stylings of Southampton Town’s youth community at a competition at Hampton Bays High School.

In addition to all the great art-filled happenings throughout the Hamptons, Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation hosts a special springtime-themed afternoon dedicated to kids and dogs. Remember, our furry friends are here for a much shorter trip so we might as well show them a good time.

Grenning Gallery in Sag Harbor hosts an opening reception for a duo of artists, Marc Dalessio and Nick Weber, this Saturday night. (Photo courtesy of Grenning Gallery)

Attend an opening reception for a duo of artists

An opening reception for artists Marc Dalessio and Nick Weber is at Grenning Gallery (26 Main St.) in Sag Harbor this Saturday, April 6. Starting at 5 p.m. “Dalessio | Weber” will celebrate international landscapes of the former, while introducing the latter to the East End community for the first time. Refreshments will be served and the show will be up through May 5.

Spring for a spring music fest at Clubhouse

Spring Fling Mini-Fest is at The Clubhouse in Wainscott this Sunday, April 7, from noon to 5 p.m.. Presented by the fine folks behind the Sag Harbor American Music Festival great opportunity to brush off that pesky winter blues with some food, dancing and top-notch live musical acts, including a tribute to Taylor Swift with Chloe Halpin, Greg Humphreys & Friends, The Bodega Tall Boys, Real East End Brass and The HooDoo Loungers. General admission is $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Kids under 16 are $10. Click here to snag your spot.

Southampton’s Got Talent!

The Town of Southampton Youth Bureau hosts the 2024 Hamptons Got Talent competition this Saturday from 7 to 10 p.m. at Hampton Bays High School (88 Argonne Road). This year, over a dozen local youth ranging across middle and high schools throughout Southampton Town will compete for first, second and third place prizes, showcasing their talents via music, vocals and spoken word performances. Audience members will also get a chance to win giveways and to vote for the People’s Choice Award winner. Admission is free and all are welcome. Call 631-702-2425 for more info.

Catch some of NYC’s best theater talent in Wainscott

LTV Studios in Wainscott continues its Playwrights’ Theatre of East Hampton series with a production of Mando Alvarado’s O(n) the 5:31, a study of the 10-year span of two intertwined relationships. Led by producers Josh Gladstone and Sawyer Spielberg, and in association with Where Are They Going Theater Company,” showings will be tonight, tomorrow and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.. General admission is $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Tickets are available here.

The newest exhibition at The Parrish in Water Mill will feature Salvadoran artist Símon Vega. (Photo courtesy of Símon Vega)

Hit up a gallery talk (and walk) at The Parrish

Artist Simón Vega will tour though his latest exhibition “Tropical Space Castaways” at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill tomorrow night. Starting at 6 p.m., Vega will be on hand to discuss his artistic process as it pertains to the central theme throughout the majority of this work: the lasting effects of the Cold War on Central America. This is a bi-lingual event. $20 for adults, $18 for seniors, $10 for members, free for students and children. Register here.

SASF hosts springtime event for kids, families and canines

The Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation’s “Peeps & Paws” is this Sunday. From 11 a.m.  to 3 p.m. the Hampton Bays shelter will host a day of family fun, like an egg hunt for both kids and canines ($20 per kid or per dog), a rabbit ownership demonstration presented by BUNdles Bunny Shop, and a blessing of the animals on the front lawn. There will also be a bake sale, raffles gift baskets for sale and much more. Located at 102 Old Riverhead Road West, call 631-728-7387 for more information.

Lina Maxine performs at The Green Room tonight starting at 8 p.m.. (Photo courtesy of Lina Maxine)

Take in tunes across the fork

Lina Maxine performs at The Green Room in Sag Harbor from 8 to 10 p.m. tonight. Certain Moves Trio is at Southampton Publick House starting at 9 p.m.. Klyph Black & Friends ($25 per person) performs at Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett tomorrow night starting at 8 p.m., followed by GBE & The Long Island Rhythm Experience ($10) coming on at 10 p.m.. Kizzy T’s in East Hampton hosts karaoke tonight from 8 to 11 p.m. while Almond in Bridgehampton hosts its “World Famous” karaoke night on Saturdays starting at 9:30 p.m..

Craft your own book art like a pro

Longtime East End artist and teacher Barbara Thomas will be at Southampton Arts Center this Saturday night for a creative workshop for ages 12 and up. Participants will have an opportunity to become bookmakers, by writing, drawing, folding, cutting and painting on-hand materials to create a physical book. Thomas, known for illustrating the beloved Amelia Bedelia children’s book series, this event is inspired by SAC’s current exhibition “Look at the Book.” Starts at 2 p.m. and costs $30, $25 for members.

Pond life pop-up stations will be at South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton on Sunday. (Photo courtesy of SOFO)

Peek at local pond life with SOFO

Bridgehampton’s South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center hosts a pop-up pond life exhibit this Sunday afternoon. Led by SOFO environmental outdoor specialist Crystal Possehl-Oakes, there will be tanks, trays, microscopes and magnifiers on hand along the bottom deck of the museum, with the aim for participants to discover what’s living within our local ponds. Slated from 1 to 3:30 p.m., this free program is designed for all ages and will continue for the first Sunday of every month through October. Sign up here.