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  • Thursday, May 2
    GIRLS LACROSSE, East Hampton at Mount Sinai, 6 p.m.

    Friday, May 3
    BOYS TENNIS, division tournament, first rounds, William Floyd High School, noon.
    SOFTBALL, Rocky Point at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.
    BASEBALL, East Hampton at Shoreham-Wading River, 4:30 p.m.
    BOYS LACROSSE, East Hampton at Babylon, 7 p.m.

    Saturday, May 4
    BOYS TENNIS, division tournament, quarterfinal and semifinal matches, William Floyd High School, 9 a.m.

  • Dogs for Steinbeck
        You say John Steinbeck Weekend is news to you? Never mind that and simply give in to the charm of the “Travels With Charley” dog walk on Saturday starting at 8:30 a.m. at Havens Beach in Sag Harbor. Jill Rappaport of the “Today” show, known as an advocate for the four-legged, is the host, and the beneficiaries are the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons and the Bay Street Theatre, where the walk will wind up with a “bagels and bones” reception.

  •     The Parrish Art Museum will host a spring cultural celebration on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. Originally scheduled for February but preempted by a storm, the event honors the diverse heritages represented on the East End. Groups from the area will perform traditional folk dances and music throughout the afternoon.

  •     Audrey Flack and the History of Art Band will perform on Tuesday at 6 p.m. as part of an all-day conference at the Baruch Jewish Studies Center at 55 Lexington Avenue in Manhattan. The performance happens at the Engelman Recital Hall in the Baruch Performing Arts Center. The entrance is on East 25th Street between Lexington and Third Avenue. 

  •     Tina Andrews will bring her new production of “Buckingham” to the South­ampton Cultural Center for seven performances beginning tonight with a preview at 8 p.m.

  •     The Choral Society of the Hamptons has named David M. Brandenburg its executive director. He is a composer, co-founder of the Hamptons Shakespeare Festival, and music director of the Sag Harbor Community Band.
        Mr. Brandenburg will help produce the society’s June 29 performance of Handel’s oratorio “Israel in Egypt” Part II (Exodus) and Bach’s cantata 79, “Gott der Herr ist Sonn und Schild.”

  •     Guild Hall will present the Daisy Jopling Band featuring Chanterelle, Man­ly Men, and the Far East Fiddle Club, all from East Hampton High School, on Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

  •     Young dancers from the Hampton Ballet Theatre School will take the stage tomorrow, Saturday, and Sunday to present two new spring ballets at Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater.

  • Amagansett
    Police received a call Friday reporting that an Atlantic Avenue house had had its roof damaged earlier this month. The caller said she had an ongoing feud over the property with her father, and suspected him of tearing shingles off the roof.
    A longboard-style Original Pintail skateboard was stolen from outside Christine Ganeaux’s shop, Ganeaux, on Sunday afternoon. The multicolored board has green wheels and a black stripe down the center, and is valued at $300.

  •    John Lorie Stuart, known as Jeb to his many friends, was a man of the sea. He grew up in Montauk where he became a gregarious part of the local tribe of surfers. He was a lobsterman, a merchant seaman, and a decorated Coast Guard petty officer. During the past week, friends spoke of his contagious optimism and his bright and generous spirit. Mr. Stuart died on April 9 of liver and kidney failure. He was 61.
        A week before he died, Mr. Stuart wrote his own obituary.

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  • With students heading back to school after a hiatus because of the storm, school sports are also getting back on track.

    Joseph Vasile-Cozzo, the athletic director at East Hampton School District, said the boys and girls basketball games originally scheduled for Thursday have been rescheduled for Monday. The varsity teams will play at the high school, with the girls slated to play at 5 p.m., and the boys playing at 6:15 p.m. The junior varsity teams will play at the middle school at the same start times. 

  • During the blizzard, East Hampton Town and Village officials are standing by to help, and here's a list of important phone numbers to keep handy. As you prepare for the storm, why not print this out?

    Emergency Numbers:

    The joint town and village Emergency Operations Center, which will field calls about storm-related issues, has two numbers, one for village residents and one for town residents. Village residents should call 631-907-9796, and town residents should call 631-907-9743. Emergency line remains 911. 

  • As the South Fork braces for the blizzard on Monday, we are beginning to learn of school cancellations and business closures. We will keep a running list below, but we'll need your help. Please email us announcements and information to to announce a meeting that has been canceled or to let your customers know you are closing early.

  • On Monday Martin Luther King's Birthday will be celebrated, and there are several observations planned on the South Fork this weekend and on Monday.

    Jack Hill, the dean of world languages and literature at the Ross School, will discuss the work of  Dr. King at Canio's Books in Sag Harbor on Saturday at 5 p.m. "The Legacy of Dr. King and Why King Still Matters" will cover his historical significance, his 1963 "Letter From Birmingham Jail," and the continuing importance of a nonviolent fight against injustice. 

  • The Ellen Hermanson Foundation, which has raised money for breast cancer research and education for two decades now, recently donated $295,000 to fund technology and patient support services for Southampton Hospital's Ellen Hermanson Breast Center.

  • As you're cleaning house after the holidays, not everything needs to be chucked.

    The East Hampton Library will take those holiday greeting cards that arrived via the postal service. Foldable cards will be used for a craft project on Jan. 24 at 3:30 p.m., when teenagers will make little boxes out of them, according Lisa Houston, a librarian. 

  • 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.