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  • Poets Laureate, Ho!
        National Poetry Month: Get it while you can, versification fans. At Canio’s Books in Sag Harbor, to name one outlet, a couple of county poets laureate, Ed Stever of Suffolk and Linda Opyr of Nassau, will step to a lectern or its approximation to read starting at 5 p.m. on Saturday.

  • Egg Drop Challenge

        The Children’s Museum of the East End will hold an egg drop on Saturday at 11 a.m. and is challenging kids to design a battle-proof vessel that will keep a raw chicken egg intact when dropped from the plank of CMEE’s pirate ship.

  •     Tickets are on sale now for Sunset Over the Harbor, a May 3 fund-raiser for the Greater East Hampton Education Foundation.
        The party will be held at East Hampton Point on Three Mile Harbor from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. The $35 ticket price includes a full dinner buffet, passed hors d’oeuvres, dancing with D.J. Mike, auction items to bid on, and a raffle.

  • East Hampton Village

    A man who said he was homeless was found sleeping in a Main Street garbage shed early last week. He told police he would not sleep in the shed again.

  •     The Montauk Playhouse Community Center will have a generator by summer. The Village of East Hampton is to donate a used one that will be delivered within the month, Bruce Bates, the director of East Hampton Town’s emergency preparedness program, told the Montauk Citizens Advisory Committee on Monday.

  •     Dorothy Jean Goldfarb, who had a career in nursing before moving to East Hampton in the early 1990s, died on Saturday in New York City of a rare form of cancer. She was 81.
        She was born on Nov. 26, 1931, to Margaret S. Johnston, whose maiden name was Steele. Her father’s full name was not provided. She was born in Lonaconing, Md., and grew up there.

  •     Audrey Bateman Georges, a summer resident of Amagansett, died in her sleep in the early morning of March 6 from complications associated with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or A.L.S. She was diagnosed with the disease in 2009.

  •     Justine Kornelussen died on March 8 at home in East Hampton, where she lived for almost 50 years. She had been ill with lung cancer for a year and also had dementia, her son, Frank Kornelussen, said on Monday. She was 87 years old.

  • AMAGANSETT
    M. Martin to Byck Designs, L.L.C., 75 Leeton Road, .17 acre, Feb. 7, $750,000.
    D. Stanzione to K. Cornick and E. Hoffman, 90 Meeting House Lane, .51 acre, Feb. 1, $1,550,000.
    M. Shafir to D.C.B. Trust, 18 Jacqueline Drive, .17 acre, Jan. 25, $2,850,000.

    EAST HAMPTON
    V. Randazzo to D. Catanzaro, 3 Wooded Oak Lane, .61 acre (vacant), Jan. 24, $400,000.
    A. Marino Trust to R. and S. Bond, 83 Whooping Hollow Road (vacant), Jan. 29, $312,000.

    EAST HAMPTON VILLAGE

  • April 7, 1988
        Shawn Turner set a new East Hampton High School high jump record of 6 feet 3 inches, and surprisingly good performances were recorded by hitherto-untried competitors in East Hampton-Pierson’s league season-opener here Tuesday with Mercy High School of Riverhead. East Hampton won the meet 106-19.

    April 14, 1988
        Another honor came Kenny Wood’s way on Sunday as Newsday named him to its 10-player all-Long Island boys basketball team.

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  • 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. 

    SUNDAY, DECEMBER 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.

    FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5 

    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.