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  • Fund-Raiser
        The Greater East Hampton Education Foundation will benefit from a fund-raiser at East Hampton Point restaurant tomorrow night from 6:30 to 10:30. There will be a buffet dinner, dancing, a silent auction, and raffles. Tickets cost $35 per person.

    Off-Road Half

  • Thursday, May 2
    GIRLS LACROSSE, East Hampton at Mount Sinai, 6 p.m.

    Friday, May 3
    BOYS TENNIS, division tournament, first rounds, William Floyd High School, noon.
    SOFTBALL, Rocky Point at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.
    BASEBALL, East Hampton at Shoreham-Wading River, 4:30 p.m.
    BOYS LACROSSE, East Hampton at Babylon, 7 p.m.

    Saturday, May 4
    BOYS TENNIS, division tournament, quarterfinal and semifinal matches, William Floyd High School, 9 a.m.

  • Dogs for Steinbeck
        You say John Steinbeck Weekend is news to you? Never mind that and simply give in to the charm of the “Travels With Charley” dog walk on Saturday starting at 8:30 a.m. at Havens Beach in Sag Harbor. Jill Rappaport of the “Today” show, known as an advocate for the four-legged, is the host, and the beneficiaries are the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons and the Bay Street Theatre, where the walk will wind up with a “bagels and bones” reception.

  •     The Parrish Art Museum will host a spring cultural celebration on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. Originally scheduled for February but preempted by a storm, the event honors the diverse heritages represented on the East End. Groups from the area will perform traditional folk dances and music throughout the afternoon.

  •     Audrey Flack and the History of Art Band will perform on Tuesday at 6 p.m. as part of an all-day conference at the Baruch Jewish Studies Center at 55 Lexington Avenue in Manhattan. The performance happens at the Engelman Recital Hall in the Baruch Performing Arts Center. The entrance is on East 25th Street between Lexington and Third Avenue. 

  •     Tina Andrews will bring her new production of “Buckingham” to the South­ampton Cultural Center for seven performances beginning tonight with a preview at 8 p.m.

  •     The Choral Society of the Hamptons has named David M. Brandenburg its executive director. He is a composer, co-founder of the Hamptons Shakespeare Festival, and music director of the Sag Harbor Community Band.
        Mr. Brandenburg will help produce the society’s June 29 performance of Handel’s oratorio “Israel in Egypt” Part II (Exodus) and Bach’s cantata 79, “Gott der Herr ist Sonn und Schild.”

  •     Guild Hall will present the Daisy Jopling Band featuring Chanterelle, Man­ly Men, and the Far East Fiddle Club, all from East Hampton High School, on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

  •     Young dancers from the Hampton Ballet Theatre School will take the stage tomorrow, Saturday, and Sunday to present two new spring ballets at Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater.

  • Amagansett
    Police received a call Friday reporting that an Atlantic Avenue house had had its roof damaged earlier this month. The caller said she had an ongoing feud over the property with her father, and suspected him of tearing shingles off the roof.
    A longboard-style Original Pintail skateboard was stolen from outside Christine Ganeaux’s shop, Ganeaux, on Sunday afternoon. The multicolored board has green wheels and a black stripe down the center, and is valued at $300.

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  • A holiday concert at Ashawagh Hall Thursday evening will feature Caroline Doctorow performing with Russ Seeger, and the Job Potter and Friends band, with musicians to include Gerry Giliberti, Sarah Greene, and Randy Parsons.

    In store are folk, blues, and country music, including original songs, as well as holiday classics. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

  • 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. 


  • 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.


    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:


    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.