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  • Thursday, December 18
    GIRLS BASKETBALL, Pierson-Bridgehampton at Sayville, nonleague, 4:30 p.m.

    Friday, December 19
    BOYS SWIMMING, Smithtown vs. East Hampton, nonleague, Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter, 5 p.m.
    BOYS BASKETBALL, Dalton School at East Hampton, nonleague, 6 p.m., and Pierson at Smithtown Christian, 4:30 p.m.

    Saturday, December 20
    BOYS BASKETBALL, East Rockaway at Bridgehampton, nonleague, 2 p.m.

  • Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor has announced that the musical “Grey Gardens” will be part of its 2015 Mainstage season, with a run from July 28 through Aug. 30. Based on the 1975 documentary film by Albert and David Maysles about Big Edie and Little Edie Bouvier Beale, the show has a book by Doug Wright, music by Scott Frankel, and lyrics by Michael Korrie. Casting and the creative team will be announced at a later date, as will next summer’s other productions.

  • Boatbuilders, Ho!

    Coming to you from a northern land of rocky coasts and extreme tides, Paul Garstide is out with a book for both boatbuilders and fans of watercraft as floating pieces of art. “Plans & Dreams: 23 Ready-to-Build Boat Designs” contains 217 pages of color photos, black-and-white construction plans, and essays that the naval architect and custom boatbuilder living in Nova Scotia has had published in Water Craft, a British magazine.

  • A free screening of Handel’s “Messiah” will take place tomorrow at 8 p.m. at Guild Hall. Christopher Hogwood, a noted English conductor and musicologist, conducts the performance by the Academy of Ancient Music and the Choir of Westminster Abbey of Handel’s most well-known and beloved oratorio. The recording takes advantage of Westminster Abbey’s fine acoustics and architectural splendor.

  • The Hamptons International Film Festival is offering discounted Founders Passes to the 2015 festival, which will take place Oct. 8-12, 2015, through Dec. 31. The passes include express ticketless access to all screenings, opening and closing night films, V.I.P. events, all spotlight and centerpiece films, all general films, all panels and “conversations with,” and other special presentations.

  • AMAGANSETT
    S.T.R. L.L.C. to M. and M. Vasarhelyi, 2095 Montauk Highway, 1.1 acres, Oct. 20, $1,250,000.
    C. and W. Friedman to S. Hash, 23 Bayberry Lane, .29 acre, Oct. 22, $3,400,000.

    BRIDGEHAMPTON
    W. and K. Pelletier to Kloch, Nicholson, and Rive, 2248 Scuttle Hole Road, 2.65 acres, Oct. 17, $1,650,000.
    J. Israel and E. Glicksman to K. and J. Mance, 311 Lumber Lane, 1.98 acres, Oct. 3, $1,775,000.

    EAST HAMPTON
    V. Kehoe Trust to Flex Development L.L.C., 10 Dominy Court, .98 acre, Oct. 14, $860,000.

  • East Hampton Town announced Thursday that it had won a $250,000 grant from New York State to develop a coastal assessment and resiliency plan.
  • East Hampton

    A hacker broke into the Fingerhut account of an Oakview Highway woman last month and changed the mailing address. Fingerhut was notified and is monitoring the account. Eileen Schaefer told police no purchases had been made on the account.

    East Hampton Village

    An anonymous caller told police that occupied cars were parked on Mill Hill Lane for extended periods of time Friday evening. Police found that there was a party going on and the cars were parked legally.

  • Seven Student Plays

    The Young Artists and Writers Project will present seven short plays written by and starring East End high school students on Saturday night at Stony Brook Southampton’s Avram Theater.

  • The Suffolk County Legislature approved a measure last week that could bolster the county’s drinking water protection program by paying reimbursements for the salaries of employees doing water quality work back to the program, rather than into the county’s general fund.

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  • There's one more chance before the holiday season to give the gift of a blood donation.

  • The East Hampton Historical Society has decked its halls, well, its lovingly maintained old structures, for two events this weekend.

  • With Hanukkah just days away and Christmas in just two weeks, this weekend offers plenty of opportunities to celebrate, shop, join others in song, or revel in those distinctly December aromas of gingerbread and hot cider. There are gift shows galore, several production of "The Nutcracker" and its variations, and even a "Frozen" show at the Southampton Arts Center for all the Anna and Elsa fans out there. Use this as a guide to make your list (and check it twice) of happenings through Dec. 14. 

    SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14

  • Carmen Adriana, an East Hampton stylist, will be the guest host at a shopping event at the East Hampton Theory store on Saturday.

    In an email announcing the event, Ms. Adriana said that “Theory is always on my short list when I begin building a wardrobe for someone” and that when the store asked her to host the event she “calmly said yes and then did the happy dance.”

    She will offer her styling expertise at the store, which is at 46 Newtown Lane, from 2 to 6 p.m.

  • Santa Claus' schedule is jam packed this weekend. He'll make appearances at the parade in his honor in East Hampton, and then later he will arrive by fire truck on Long Wharf in Sag Harbor. Find out where else the jolly old fellow will pop up Dec. 4 through Dec. 7, along with many other holiday events happening from Southampton to Montauk this weekend.

    FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5 

    WINDMILL LIGHT-UP: Refreshments, holiday treats, music, and crafts for kids, Stony Brook Southampton, 5-7 p.m.

  • There will be no shortage of holiday festivities in East Hampton Village this weekend, providing the weather cooperates, but rain, shine, or snow, the Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center will ring in the season with cocktails, dancing, and live music at a fund-raiser on Sunday evening at the Palm.

  • With Thanksgiving behind us, the Christmas lights are going up and holiday markets abound. Take a look at what's coming up this weekend from Southampton to Montauk:

    FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28

    ADOPT-A-FAMILY: Collection, presents and gift cards for clients of the Retreat, victims of domestic abuse. Call help line, 329-4398, for details.  

  • Forget all that shopping and do something for yourself today. Air out those lungs, stretch those legs, and, maybe, get a couple of hours' break from those relatives: Two trails groups in East Hampton and Southampton are leading post-Thanksgiving outings, and newcomers will be welcomed.

  • Middletown — The East Hampton High School boys soccer team won in the New York State Final Four match Saturday, 3-0 over Jamesville-DeWitt, which advances them to the Class A championship Sunday. For the full game story, click here.

  • Tuesday is Veterans Day, a time to honor those who have served the country. There are several parades scheduled between Montauk and Southampton, during which the community can applaud and salute the veterans living among us.