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  • 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. 
  • Word has been received here of the death on Aug. 10 of Mark Jeffrey Cohan of Manhattan and East Hampton. Mr. Cohan, who was 74, had been diagnosed with prostate cancer not long ago.
  • Jeffrey Slonim of New York City and East Hampton, a journalist and reporter who started his prolific career at Interview magazine, died at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York on Oct. 13 as the result of a fall. He was 56 years old.
  • Margaret Dowdney Watson, a prolific painter who lived and worked in East Hampton and Manhattan, died on Oct. 14 at Flesher’s Fairview Health and Retirement Center in Fairview, N.C.
  • Shirley Theodora Ford Garrett, who spent her childhood summers in Sag Harbor and retired there in 1996, died at home on Oct. 16. She was 81 and had had Parkinson’s disease for about three years.

  • Photographs by Jacob Fellander, a Swedish artist whose large-scale cityscapes and landscapes have been prominently displayed at c/o the Maidstone inn in East Hampton, will be featured in the new film “Inconceivable,” a psychological drama written and directed by Jonathan Baker and starring Nicolas Cage, Faye Dunaway, and Gina Gershon.
  • The Southampton Arts Center is taking Halloween seriously this year. In addition to its Spooktacular Haunted House and its exhibition “Chas Adams: Family and Friends,” both continuing through Monday, the center will screen two creepy classics this weekend.
  • Prudence Wright Holmes, an actress with extensive credits in theater, film, and television, will bring her solo show “Agatha Christa Is Missing!” to the Montauk Library on Sunday afternoon at 3:30.
  • The Parrish Art Museum’s Salon Series of classical music concerts will conclude its fall run with a performance by the Bulgarian-born pianist Nadejda Vlaeva tomorrow at 6 p.m. Among her many awards are first prize in the Liszt Competition in Lucca, Italy, and the Yahama Award for best Brahms interpretation.
  • “Gruesome Playground Injuries,” a two-person play by the Pulitzer Prize finalist Rajiv Joseph, will have four performances at Guild Hall, beginning tonight at 7.

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