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  •     A celebration of the life of Bob Bennett of Amagansett, who died in January, will be held at the American Legion Hall in Amagansett at noon on June 1.
        The family has asked that anyone with stories about Mr. Bennett, “humorous or otherwise,” come and share them, or write them down for someone else to read out.

  •     A memorial service for Ernest Leroy Thomsen, a retired East Hampton Town police officer who died on Feb. 20, will be held at the Old Whalers Church in Sag Harbor on June 1 at noon.

  • Golfers Win
        The East Hampton High School golf team on Monday at the Indian Island course in Riverhead won its fifth division title in a row as Ian Lynch led the way with a 76, earning the senior a spot in the tourney’s second day, along with his teammate, Matt Griffiths, a junior, who shot a 79.
        “It kind of takes the sting out of the fall season when we finished third, behind Southampton and Pierson,” said East Hampton’s coach, Claude Beudert.

  • Saturday, May 25
    BASEBALL, county Class C tournament, Port Jefferson-Southold winner vs. Pierson, Mashashimuet Park, Sag Harbor, 11 a.m.

    Tuesday, May 28
    BASEBALL, county Class C tournament, game three of championship series, if needed, Mashashimuet Park, Sag Harbor, 4 p.m.

  •    The sounds of summer begin tomorrow at 6 p.m. with the return of D.J. Blind Prophet to the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill. The public is invited to enjoy food and beverages, along with music, on the terrace. The event is free with museum admission.

  •    Three couples, an indiscretion, a cover-up, accusations, and crumbling alibis on overlapping sets lead to confusion and comedy in the Hampton Theatre Company’s revival of Alan Ayckbourn’s “How the Other Half Loves,” opening today for a three-week run at Quogue Community Hall.

  •    Southampton Cultural Center will present a dance recital by Steps Repertory Ensemble, the resident contemporary dance company of Steps on Broadway, on June 1 at 7 p.m. at the center’s Levitas Center for the Arts.

  •    Christine Sciulli, the first artist in residence at the South Fork Natural History Museum on the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike in Bridgehampton, will collaborate with Jaanika Peerna, an artist and performer, and David Rothenberg, a composer, for a multimedia concert and performance on Saturday based on Ms. Sciulli’s installation “The Expansive Field.”

  •     Ille Arts in Amagansett is sponsoring a fund-raising concert by Philip Glass and Jon Gibson on June 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the lecture hall at the Ross School. Proceeds will support the gal­lery’s community programs and emerg­ing artists exhibitions.
        Along with the music of Mr. Glass and Mr. Gibson, a saxophonist, attendees can enjoy cocktails and an opportunity to bid on works of art offered in a silent auction.
        Tickets cost $200 and are available by e-mailng Sara de Luca at sara@illearts. com.

  •     The Hamptons International Film Festival will begin its fifth SummerDocs series on June 15 with “Twenty Feet from Stardom,” directed by Morgan Neville.
        The documentary looks at the backup singers who help bring out the best in their leads. It focuses on three artists, all different in their styles, genres, and time periods, who offer their take on what it’s like to be just to the left of the limelight.

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  • On Monday Martin Luther King's Birthday will be celebrated, and there are several observations planned on the South Fork this weekend and on Monday.

    Jack Hill, the dean of world languages and literature at the Ross School, will discuss the work of  Dr. King at Canio's Books in Sag Harbor on Saturday at 5 p.m. "The Legacy of Dr. King and Why King Still Matters" will cover his historical significance, his 1963 "Letter From Birmingham Jail," and the continuing importance of a nonviolent fight against injustice. 

  • The Ellen Hermanson Foundation, which has raised money for breast cancer research and education for two decades now, recently donated $295,000 to fund technology and patient support services for Southampton Hospital's Ellen Hermanson Breast Center.

  • As you're cleaning house after the holidays, not everything needs to be chucked.

    The East Hampton Library will take those holiday greeting cards that arrived via the postal service. Foldable cards will be used for a craft project on Jan. 24 at 3:30 p.m., when teenagers will make little boxes out of them, according Lisa Houston, a librarian. 

  • Hailing the Solstice
    All have been invited to a winter solstice celebration at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork meetinghouse on the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike Saturday at 7 p.m. The gathering will begin with a potluck supper, and those planning to share have been asked to prepare a dish with a generous six portions. A candlelight ceremony will follow, with drumming, dancing, and music.

    A suggested donation of $10 for each adult will go to local food pantries and also benefit the meetinghouse.

  • "Paintings of Hope," an exhibition of work by Haim Mizrahi, an East Hampton artist, will open at Vered Gallery in East Hampton on Saturday at 6 p.m. The evening will include a candle lighting and songs with Chabad of East Hampton in celebration of the fifth night of Hanukkah.

  • 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.