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  • Keyes Art Consulting and Mark Borghi Fine Arts will hold a reading and book signing of “Out of Line: The Art of Jules Feiffer” at the gallery’s location on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.
  • A perfect 12-foot baseline jumper by Terrell Dozier with five seconds left in the second overtime period gave the East Hampton High School boys basketball team a breathtakingly dramatic 75-73 win over Southampton here last Thursday — a victory to which only the Bonackers’ state championship showings of 1989 could compare.
  • Interest remains in East Hampton High School’s football program, Joe McKee, the varsity’s head coach, said this week. McKee and his assistants, Ed McGintee and Lorenzo Rodriguez, have been overseeing lifting sessions at the high school’s weight room in the past months.
  • A service for Frederick B. Onderdonk of Amagansett and Baldwinsville, N.Y., who died on Feb. 21, will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton.
  • Canio’s Cultural Cafe will host a screening of the Academy Award-winning film “Spotlight” at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton tonight at 6:15. The film will be followed by a discussion with Bob Keeler, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and Richard Lawless, a theologian.
  • A mini-workshop on East Hampton Town’s new rental registry law will take place on Saturday at a meeting of the Wainscott Citizens Advisory Committee. The meeting starts at 9 a.m. at the Wainscott Chapel.
  • 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. 
  • Marie Burns “had a full life,” said her nephew and godson James Burns. Interested in a range of subjects and always busy with something, “she wasn’t able to sleep at night because her mind was always moving on to the next project. She wanted to accomplish something every day.”
  • Cindy Jones, a well-known hairdresser who worked at salons from South­ampton to Sag Harbor over the years, died on Jan. 12 at Stony Brook University Hospital.
  • Ralph Carpentier, a well-known landscape painter whose paintings are in public and private collections throughout the country, and the former director of the East Hampton Town Marine Museum, died from complications of diabetes on Feb. 19 at the New York State Veterans Home in Oxford, N.Y.

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  • “The Final Year,” a look at President Obama’s foreign-policy team during its waning months in office, will be shown on Saturday at 6 p.m. in East Hampton.
  • The East Hampton Trails Preservation Society will lead a five-mile lighthouse loop hike on Saturday at 10 a.m. Hikers will pass through Camp Hero, continue on the Paumanok Path to the bluffs and along trails to Turtle Cove and the Montauk Lighthouse, returning past the seal haulout site. There will be a 10-minute break at the lighthouse refreshment area. Snacks and water were suggested, and everyone has been encouraged to wear windproof clothing.

    The meeting spot is at Camp Hero Road, off Route 27, about a mile east of Deep Hollow Ranch. Carol Andrews will lead the hike and can be reached at 631-725-3367 for more information.

  • The Thursday snowstorm meteorologists are calling a "bomb cyclone" dumped oodles of snow across the South Fork -- and no, that's not the technical term, but strong winds and deep drifts made for varying depths that were hard to calculate. Snow could be over the knee in places while nearby, blades of frozen grass poked through a just a thin layer of white. 

    Here, a few scenes during the storm and in its aftermath Friday, as frigid temperatures and biting winds delivered a different kind of punch. Stay warm out there!

  • As of 6 p.m. on Wednesday, a number of schools and government agencies had announced they planned to be closed on Thursday, due to an anticipated winter storm.
  • Holiday Art Camp

    The Golden Eagle art store and studio in East Hampton will offer a mini art camp for ages 6 to 14 tomorrow and Wednesday though Friday, Dec. 29, from 10 a.m. to noon. Participants will work on a variety of projects including finger puppets, ornaments, and paintings inspired by “A Winter’s Tale.” The cost is $40 per session or $150 for all four days. Advance registration is required at goldeneagleart.com.

     

    Holiday Sport Camp

    Sportime in Amagansett will get kids moving on Tuesday through Friday, Dec. 29, with a sport camp that includes dodge ball, soccer, gaga ball, basketball, and an inflatable obstacle course. 

  • The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather watch for eastern Long Island for snow, wind, and icy conditions through Saturday morning..
  • Two takes on “The Nutcracker” – one a traditional ballet, the other a mix of ballet and other dance styles that blends the Tchaickovsky classic with another story – have become holiday musts on the South Fork.
  • Representative Lee Zeldin will be available to meet with constituents on a one-on-one basis on Monday at the Riverhead Fire Department station at 540 Roanoke Avenue in Riverhead.

    Staff from Mr. Zeldin's office will also be available to meet with members of the public.

    Mr. Zeldin is expect to be at the fire station from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. According to a press release from his office, he will depart immediately to return to Washington for House votes.

    Appointments are not necessary, but members of the media were asked to obtain credentials from Mr. Zeldin's Washington office in advance.

  • Gifts and treats for yourself made by local craftspeople and artists will be on sale this weekened in several locations.