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  • Thursday, March 14
    BOYS LACROSSE, East Hampton at William Floyd, scrimmage, 4:30 p.m.
    GIRLS LACROSSE, East Hampton at Hauppauge, scrimmage, 4:30 p.m.


    Friday, March 15
    BASEBALL, East Hampton at Southampton, scrimmage, 4 p.m.

  • Max Cure Spin
        Fly Wheel Sports at 85 Montauk Highway, East Hampton, is participating in a nationwide fund-raiser for the Max Cure Foundation this Saturday, beginning at 2 p.m.

  •     All have been invited to dance and party at the Erin Go Mardi Gras Party at Sag Harbor’s Bay Street Theatre on Saturday at 8 p.m., which aims to combine Mardi Gras with the fun of St. Patrick’s Day.
        Joe Lauro’s Hoodoo Loungers and Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks will perform.
        Tickets are $15 in advance and can be purchased at the box office or online at baystreet.org. Tickets at the door will be $25. Attendees have been asked to wear their best St. Patrick’s Day green or Mardi Gras finery.

  •     The third of four tours through the Bridgehampton Historical Society’s whaling exhibit, “Bridgehampton Whalers — A Farmer’s Life at Sea,” happens next Thursday at noon at the William Corwith House Museum there. Julie Greene, the society’s curator, will lead the tour. The exhibit celebrates men from Bridgehampton and nearby who went to sea to hunt whales and later retired as farmers.

  •     The Long Island premiere of “The Drawer Boy,” Michael Healey’s play about two farmers whose lives are turned upside down when a young actor comes to visit, will be the third production of the 2012-2013 Hampton Theatre Company season. Opening at the Quogue Community Hall next Thursday, it will run though April 7.

  •     Guild Hall will present a live high-definition screening of Zandonai’s “Francesca da Rimini” on Saturday at noon. The compelling opera, inspired by an episode from Dante’s “Inferno,” returns in the Metropolitan Opera’s production, last seen in 1986. Eva-Maria Westbroek, a soprano, and Marcello Giordani, a tenor, are the doomed lovers. Marco Armiliato conducts. Running time is approximately four hours. General admission is $22, $20 for members, and $15 for students.

  •     Peter Campus will discuss his video art as part of the Parrish Art Museum’s “The Artist’s View” series of gallery talks, tomorrow at 6 p.m.

  • Amagansett

    Vandals struck the Donald Lamb Building on Bluff Road over the Jan. 26-27 weekend. Damage to the East Hampton Town-owned property that houses the housing and community development and trustee offices included broken windows, cracked floodlights, and a broken fence rail. Police said that a chrome tire iron was found on the floor of the trustee meeting room, though it did not appear that anyone had entered the building. The cost of repairs was estimated at $800.

  •     Bill Jones, a former Sag Harbor Village trustee who is now a Suffolk County legislator, will speak about the village’s police union contract negotiations at a public forum on Saturday morning.
    Mayor Brian Gilbride has proposed to disband the force and have police services provided by another entity, or to eliminate several full-time positions in the department. In a recent press release, Mr. Jones said the “system is rigged in favor of police unions.”

  • Frogs and Friends
        Food and frogs — no, not at the same time — are on the agenda at the Children’s Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton this weekend. On Saturday at 11 a.m., kids 2 and older can make their own quesadillas. The cost is $18, including admission, or $5 for members. Sima at Sea will disembark at the museum on Sunday at 11 a.m. to read “Frogs and Friends” during a free story time. Reservations have been requested for both.

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  • Middletown — The East Hampton High School boys soccer team won in the New York State Final Four match Saturday, 3-0 over Jamesville-DeWitt, which advances them to the Class A championship Sunday. For the full game story, click here.

  • Tuesday is Veterans Day, a time to honor those who have served the country. There are several parades scheduled between Montauk and Southampton, during which the community can applaud and salute the veterans living among us.  

  • Vinnie Grimes is the Montauk Chamber of Commerce’s person of the year and will be honored at the chamber’s End of Season Gala on Nov. 15 at East by Northeast.

    "Vinnie has given a lifetime of service to his community which is why the Montauk Chamber selected him as Person of The Year for 2014,” Laraine Creegan, the executive director of the chamber, said.

  • The Montauk festivities will have to wait. Thanks to the rain, Saturday's plans have been canceled with the exception of a fireworks show on Saturday night.

  • With Election Day is a little more than a month away, State Senator Lee Zeldin, who is challenging Representative Tim Bishop to represent New York's First Congressional District, visited East Hampton, where he met supporters on Thursday. The cocktail-hour for Mr. Zeldin was held at Cittanuova restaurant in East Hampton Village. The East Hampton Town Republican Committee sponsored the event.

  • Additional batches of tickets to several choice screenings during the upcoming Hamptons International Film Festival went on sale Thursday.

  • The East Hampton High School boys soccer team defeated Jericho, the three-time defending state Class A champion, 2-1 on Saturday. It was the first time in five meetings that an East Hampton boys team had beaten Jericho.

  • Registered Democrats in East Hampton and easternmost Southampton Town who are wondering where to cast their ballots in the primary for governor and lieutenant governor can find a list here. The polling places are the same as for the general election. Polls are open Tuesday until 9 p.m. If you don't know your polling place, click here to find it.

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  • Suffolk County is holding a photo contest, and County Executive Steve Bellone is asking residents to get involved. 

    All residents have to do is take a picture that depicts why they love calling Suffolk County home and load it to Facebook with the #SuffolkSnapshot. Suggestions include landmarks, tourist attractions, natural resources, and downtowns.

    The contest, Mr. Bellone said, "gives residents a chance to capture that uniqueness and beauty of Suffolk County and share it with their friends and neighbors through Facebook." 

  • School starts next week in East Hampton, but first students — and parents — have orientation meetings.

    On Tuesday night, all parents of East Hampton students in kindergarten through 12th grade are invited to a workshop on how to access online school resources. Two sessions, one in English in the high school library, and one in Spanish in the auditorium, start at 6 p.m.

    Incoming kindergarteners and their families will have an orientation at the John M. Marshall Elementary School on Wednesday at 10 a.m.