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  •     The Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons’ library in the Bridgehampton Community House, which was has been closed for renovations, will celebrate its reopening Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. with a reception for the public and members of the alliance. The library has Long Island’s largest collection of horticultural books, magazines, and videos.

  •     The Parrish Art Museum’s Salon Series of classical music concerts continues tomorrow at 6 p.m. with a performance by Inna Faliks, a pianist. Her program will include works by Chopin, Schumann, and Zhurbin.

  •     The Bridgehampton Museum’s Parlor Jazz Series begins its third season tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. with a concert by the Howard Sisters. Hailing from Westhampton Beach, Jessica, Siri, and Joanna Howard began singing as children for churches and at other local events. All three studied voice and drama in college and went on to perform locally and nationally with opera companies, regional theater, and on and off Broadway.

  •     The Hampton Theatre Company in Quogue opens its 29th season tonight at 7 with Jon Robin Baitz’s “Other Desert Cities,” a finalist for the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and winner of the Outer Critics Circle Award for outstanding new Off Broadway play.

  •     The annual Bird House Auction, a benefit for the Coalition for Women’s Cancers at Southampton Hospital, was held Saturday at the Peter Marcelle Gallery in Bridgehampton, and some 200 people attended to show their creations or place bids. By 7 p.m., most of the houses had found homes, er, bidders.
       

  • East Hampton

    An East Hampton High School student finished a session with her guidance counselor on Oct. 9 and found her iPhone 5 missing from her backpack, which was elsewhere in the office.

    East Hampton Village

    Handbills advertising Oktoberfest at Zum Schneider were posted on several trees around the Reutershan parking lot last Friday, earning the Montauk restaurant a summons for violating village code.

  • Independence Buffet

        Candidates running on the Independence Party line in East Hampton Town will meet voters tonight from 6 to 8 in the community hall at the St. Michael’s senior housing complex in Amagansett.

  • Who? A Kangaroo?

        Nature Nick will stop in to the Amagansett Library on Saturday afternoon with a menagerie of a dozen unusual creatures, including a spider monkey, a kangaroo, a snake, and a bird of prey. His program is geared to kids in kindergarten through sixth grade and will offer a chance to see the animals up close and learn something about each one. It begins at 3:30 and is free, but seats should be reserved in advance as space is limited.


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  •     A well-known resident of Montauk for over 80 years, Eileen Eleanor (Ellie) Prado, died at her house on Essex Street on Friday, surrounded by family members. Her son Marshall Prado Jr. gave the cause of death as old age. Mrs. Prado was 89.

  •     Lawrence E. Brown, a master wood refinisher, died on Oct. 6 at home in Sag Harbor. He was 71 and had suffered from Parkinson’s disease for more than 20 years, his wife, Gloria D. Brown, said.

        A New York City native, Mr. Brown was a resident of Sag Harbor for the last 23 years. He had retired in 1990, and the restoration of his house became his passion after moving to Sag Harbor full time in 1998. “That’s what he really spent his time doing,” she said.

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