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  • Women Squash Pros Return
        The top 16 professional women’s squash doubles teams are to play in the Women’s Squash Doubles Association’s final tournament of the season, the second annual Wilson Cup, at the Elmaleh/Stanton courts at the Southampton Recreation Center this weekend, beginning today and ending Sunday.

  • Thursday, July 25
    SQUASH, women’s professional doubles Wilson Cup tournament, Elmaleh/Stanton courts, Southampton Recreation Center, through Sunday.

    Saturday, July 27
    SWIMMING, two-mile, one-mile, and half-mile ocean swims to benefit the planned Montauk Playhouse aquatics center, Kirk Park Beach, 7 a.m., registration from 6 a.m.
    POLO, Monty Waterbury Cup match, Heathcote vs. La Lechuza, Two Trees Stables, Hayground Road, Bridgehampton, 4 p.m.

  •     This weekend Peter M. Wolf will be making the rounds thrice over with his new memoir, “My New Orleans, Gone Away.” First, tomorrow at 5 p.m., he’ll read from the book and field questions about it for this summer’s iteration of the popular, shaded, and wet (with libations) Fridays at Five series at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton. Tickets cost $15.

  •     Not only is The Southampton Review’s new and loaded summer edition out and about to be celebrated with a couple of readings, the fledgling TSR Editions is unveiling its first effort, a book of photos by the playwright Joe Pintauro, with a reception and gallery show — all tomorrow, all at Stony Brook Southampton.

  •    “A Hundred Miles to the End,” a film by John Beattie that captures surf culture from Long Beach to Montauk, will be screened at Solé East on Second House Road in Montauk on Sunday as part of Smash Fest 1, a series of happenings from Brooklyn to Montauk showcasing surf films and art.

  •    The Parrish Art Museum’s Jazz en Plein Air series will resume tomorrow with the Richie Siegler Quartet’s jazz with Brazilian and Latin influences. Mr. Siegler is the founding director of Escola de Samba Boom, a 50-member percussion group that plays Brazilian music.

  •     On Wednesday at the Montauk Library, Janice Friedman, a singer and pianist, will perform favorites from the American Songbook, several Brazilian tunes, pop songs from the 1960s and 1970s, and her own compositions.
        Her piano playing “carries the aura and variety of a big band,” The New York Times wrote. She has performed at jazz clubs and concert halls across the country, including Carnegie Hall. The free event will run from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

  •     Guild Hall will present “Fashion Insiders With Fern Mallis: Nicole Miller” on Sunday at 11 a.m. to mark the beginning of a series in which Ms. Mallis will explore the fashion industry with the people who know it best.

  •    The Hamptons International Film Festival’s SummerDocs series will continue in August with two more films: “Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me” on Aug. 12 and “The Short Game” on Aug. 30.

  • Amagansett

    An aluminum extension ladder valued at $200 was stolen from a Hand Lane property late last month. Nicholas Contos told police he’d left it near some garbage cans. Neither his garbage removal company nor his landscapers knew where it was.

    On the morning of July 7 Joe LaCarrubba found a window broken at Encore Sports. Damages were estimated at $1,000.

    East Hampton

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  • The fourth annual I Love My Park Day is an effort to enhance New York State Parks, and a chance for residents to show how much they love them.
  • The young dancers of the Hampton Ballet Theatre School presented their spring ballet this weekend at Guild Hall's John Drew Theater in East Hampton.
  • Friday is the final day of the WPPB spring pledge drive, and the sole National Public Radio-affiliated station based on Long Island has taken to YouTube to extend its pitch. Geir Magnusson, a videomaker and commercial photographer, prepared the short spot, which features a number of the WPPB hosts.

  • For the first time in 16 years, the Bridgehampton boys are heading back to Glens Falls for a chance at a state basketball championship. 

    The Bees easily won the New York State southeastern Class D regional game, pouncing on Livingston Manor, from Sullivan County, 60-39 Friday evening at Suffolk Community College in Selden. 

  • The annual Empty Bowls event benefiting the Springs Seedlings Project happens on Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. at the American Legion. Guests who have been invited to bring their own bowls, large or small, can sampele soups prepared by 28 chefs. Bowls will be provided by those arriving without one. Guests can take soups to go as well. 

    The event also includes raffles and baked goods. Admission is $12, $5 for children 13 and under. Kids under 5 will be admitted free. 

  • The annual fund-raiser for the Kendall Madison Foundation happens Friday night at 8 at the Stephen Talkhouse. The $20 donation funds the Kendall Madison Scholarship Fund, established in 1995 in memory of a popular student athlete who died that year at the age of 21. 

    In addition to the scholarship, the foundation provides financial assistance to those in need and helps to fund the Kendall Madison Fitness Center at East Hampton High School. 

  • With a winter storm warning in effect for the East End through Thursday evening, many are keeping their doors closed for the day.

  • The Bargain Box and Bargain Books, the thrift shops at the Ladies Village Improvement Society in East Hampton, will reopen on Tuesday at 10 a.m. after a monthlong hiatus. 

    The shops, all gussied up for spring, will celebrate the season ahead with a raffle this week. When a customer makes a purchase, he or she will be entered in a raffle for a $50 voucher for a future shopping spree at the L.V.I.S. The drawing will be on Saturday at 4 p.m.

  • Bridgehampton beat Stony Brook 54-36 in the county Class C-D championship game at William Floyd High School on Saturday afternoon.

    The Bees may have gone into the game a little overconfident, according to their coach, Carl Johnson, because two of Stony Brook's best players were benched, including the point guard, who sat out with an injury. Nevertheless, Stony Brook kept up with Bridgehampton in the first half, waiting until the last few seconds on the clock during each possession to get off a shot. The Bees led 19-14 at the half.

  • Harborfields High School defeated the East Hampton High School boys basketball team in the county Class A semifinal game on Friday.

    The second-seeded Tornadoes prevailed 73-58 at home against the third-seeded Bonackers to qualify for the championship game on Tuesday at Walt Whitman High School in Huntington Station.