Holiday

Workshop participants chose from evergreens of all varieties as they began to assemble holiday centerpieces under the tutelage of the Garden Club of East Hampton on Monday. Durell Godfrey Photos
At St. Luke’s Episcopal Church on Nov. 4, Rosemary Killen, the club’s project chairwoman, stood among some of the raw materials. Durell Godfrey
Club members spray-painted dried flowers, seedpods, and decorative branches on Nov. 4.Durell Godfrey
Wendy Phillips, Rosemary Killen, Jake Markum, and Cathy Santamarina worked together on Nov. 18.Durell Godfrey
Olivia and Debbie Druker sorted through Santas, snowmen, and other ornaments that will be added to the finished centerpieces. Durell Godfrey
The materials included some that were store-bought, but many that were collected and prepared by garden club members.Durell Godfrey
The "experts" from the Garden Club were on hand at the senior citizens center on Monday to offer suggestions and help.Durell Godfrey
Workshop participants hard at work on MondayDurell Godfrey
At left, Pat Mercer of the Garden Club of East Hampton was in fine holiday spirits on Monday. On the right, Raphael Rojas showed off his finished centerpiece.Durell Godfrey
Martina Sandy, left, and Mike Geller had pieces to be proud of by the end of the workshop.Durell Godfrey

A "Polar Express" train will leave East Hampton for Montauk on Wednesday at 7:09 p.m. Durell Godfrey


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Vered, an East Hampton gallery owner, took part in the Menorahcade last year. Chabad of the Hamptons

The Hampton Ballet Theater School rehearsed "The Nutcracker," which opens at Guild Hall in East Hampton on Friday night. Durell Godfrey
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From left, Emma Golden, Jeffrey Gregor, Bennett Greene, and Kyle Seltzer are second graders who selected mittens from the Mitten Line to help community members in need.

Santa Claus will make a special appearance in the East Hampton parade named in his honor on Saturday. Morgan McGivern

The Montauk Lighthouse will be aglow, starting Saturday. Janis Hewitt