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  • Music for Montauk will kick off its summer music series on Tuesday with a Cuban-style dance band, Funky Guajiro, performing at Solé East beginning at 8 p.m.
  • Wondering what to do with the kids this weekend or how to keep them busy after school? From puppet shows to story times, art workshops to science explorations there's always something going on. 
  • Peter F. Clifton, an educator at two prestigious independent schools who ran the Harvard College Fund for 10 years, died at home in Water Mill on Aug. 3
  • Paul B. West, a retired patent lawyer who was a longtime summer resident of East Hampton Village, died at home in Manhattan on July 20.
  • Jean C. Lane, an art professor who, after retiring in 1986, moved to Sag Harbor and devoted much of her time to the fight for clean water, died of lymphoma on April 18 in Seattle.
  • Hampton Gather, which aims to become a destination for antiques lovers and vintage-treasure hunters, will open on East Hampton’s Newtown Lane on Friday, Aug. 19. It will specialize in consignment and sales of antiques, architectural salvage, handcrafted items from around the world, and eclectic home décor.
  • The first annual Hamptons Festival of the Arts will launch on Saturday evening at 7 at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill with a recital in the galleries by the renowned soprano Renée Fleming and the singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright. A reception will follow the performance.
  • The Comedy Club at the Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will present “It’s a Mad, Mad World . . . And We’re a Little Angry: An Evening With Angela LaGreca and Julie Halston” on Monday at 8 p.m. According to the theater, the two women will “dish on everything from marriage, motherhood, Botox, and the current deer population in the Hamptons.”
  • The Amagansett Library will continue its centennial-year celebration with a performance by Katherine C.H.E., a singer and library trustee, today at 6 p.m. in the community room.
  • The Southampton Arts Center is presenting no fewer than five films this week, beginning tonight at 7 with a screening of “Electoral Dysfunction,” an award-winning documentary that takes an irreverent look at voting in America. The filmmakers will answer questions after the screening. Tickets cost $12, and advance reservations have been recommended.

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