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  • The Watermill Center will offer both an open rehearsal and a tour of the grounds, building, art collection, and study library on Saturday afternoon. The tour will take place from 1 to 2:30; the rehearsal, by Kenneth Collins and Temporary Distortion, will follow from 3 to 5.
  • The Art of Song’s Parlor Jazz series will return to the Bridgehampton Museum’s archives building on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. with “From Django to Piazzolla,” a performance by Dallas Vietty, an American jazz accordionist who specializes in the Parisian swing-waltz style of Musette and Gypsy jazz.
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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. 
  • Tonya Marie Rea of East Hampton and Tory Le’Jon Graves of Sag Harbor were married on Oct. 17 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton.
  • “Happygram,” a feature-length documentary that explores the issue of breast cancers that mammograms failed to detect, will be screened on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Shelter Island High School. Admission is free.
  • NancyLynn Schurr Thiele, who is married to New York State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr., is to be appointed as an assistant town attorney by the East Hampton Town Board tomorrow night.
  • The Star has learned of the death of Geraldine Brulte Campsey, the founder of the popular clothing store Flashbacks, in Sag Harbor, where she was a longtime resident.
  • Catherine Gagliotti was known as a dedicated teacher who was generous with her time, patient with students, and helpful to colleagues during the 37 years she taught at East Hampton High School.

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  • Kilkare, the iconic Georgica Association house that was owned by the late Michael Kennedy, is among the houses on the tour.
  • With the holiday rush comes an increased need for blood, and several blood drives have been scheduled over the coming weeks. 

    The first is at the American Legion Hall in Amagansett, on the corner of Montauk Highway and Abraham’s Path, on Monday from noon to 7:15 p.m. It is sponsored by the New York Blood Center.

    On Dec. 13, the Bridgehampton Fire Department will host one at its firehouse from 2 to 8 p.m. 

    Then, just before Christmas, on Dec. 20, Pierson High School in Sag Harbor will host a drive in its gym. Donors can give blood between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.

    Southampton High School has one scheduled for Dec. 22 from 7:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. 

  • On a day trip spearheaded by East Hampton Girl Scout Troop 1768, high school students traveled to Bay Shore to help build a Habitat for Humanity house on Nov. 4.
  • The Montauk Lighthouse Committee is gearing up for the return of the big holiday lighting of the Light on Nov. 25 at 4 p.m., after a one-year hiatus.

    The lighting this year will be dedicated to the late Betsy White, a Montauk Historical Society president for 20 years who was a charter member of the Montauk Lighthouse Committee when it took over stewardship of the Light. Ms. White was the society's vice president at the time of her death in October of last year.

  • To commemorate Veterans Day and honor the many local veterans for their service, communities across the South Fork have organized parades and ceremonies for Saturday morning.
  • Donations for the East Hampton and Springs food pantries will be accepted Saturday at the East Hampton Middle School on Newtown Lane between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • An evening of live music, food, and a 50-50 raffle on Thursday from 6 to 9 at the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett will raise money for two South Fork natives who lost their homes, cars, and jobs when Hurricane Irma devastated St. John in the United States Virgin Islands.
  • East Hampton Meals on Wheels needs volunteers to deliver and pack hot food for homebound residents. Substitute packers and drivers are also needed for when regular volunteers are not available.
  • “A Rover’s Eye View of the Ancient Surface of Mars” is the title of a free lecture to be given by Joel Hurowitz, a deputy principal investigator for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Mars 2020 mission, Thursday at Guild Hall.
  • Tricks and treats aren't just for kids, at least not when the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons is involved. On Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., ARF will hold its annual Halloween Pawty — yes, you read that right — for adults, kids, and, of course, pets.