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  • Thursday, December 11
    GIRLS BASKETBALL, Shoreham-Wading River at East Hampton, 6 p.m.

    Friday, December 12
    BOYS BASKETBALL, East Hampton at Shoreham-Wading River, 5:45 p.m., and Pierson at Bridgehampton, 6.
    GIRLS BASKETBALL, McGann-Mercy at Pierson, 6:15 p.m.

    Saturday, December 13
    WRESTLING, Frank (Sprig) Gardner tournament, East Hampton High School, preliminary rounds, 9 a.m., semifinals, 2 p.m., and finals, 6.

  • The Southampton Arts Center in Southampton Village will have an open house for the holidays on Saturday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

    In honor of the center’s current show, “Awkward Family Photos,” guests will be encouraged to take their own pictures at a holiday-themed photo booth with a seasonally appropriate backdrop and props. Those with ugly holiday sweaters or similarly themed attire have been invited to don them for the event.

  • The Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum in Southampton will hold its 13th annual winter festival Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The free event will feature live dance and musical performances, food, children’s activities, and the Art Market, which offers authentic Native American-made jewelry, art, and other handcrafted traditional and contemporary pieces.

  • For those suffering gardening withdrawal, the Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons is offering two supportive programs this weekend. An informal round-table discussion on broadleaf evergreens, originally scheduled for November, will take place Saturday at 10 a.m. The free program will be moderated by Pamela Harwood.

  • The Perlman Music Program has been awarded an Art Works grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. The $50,000 grant will support the Summer Music School on Shelter Island, the organization’s signature program.

  • The John Drew Theater Lab will present a free staged reading by John Shuman of “Underneath the Lintel,” a 2001 play written by Glen Berger, on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. The one-character play follows a librarian who discovers a returned book that is more than 100 years overdue and embarks on an around-the-world hunt for the borrower’s identity.

  • Gingerbread Story at CMEE

    The smell of gingerbread will be in the air at the Children’s Museum of the East End this weekend. Tomorrow, during the museum’s monthly Pizza and Pajama Night, kids will listen to “Maisy Makes Gingerbread” by Lucy Cousins and then learn how to make it themselves. The program is $10, free for members. Reservations are also being taken for gingerbread house decorating workshops on Saturday and Dec. 13 at 10 and 11 a.m. The cost is $30 per house, $20 for members. (Houses are built in advance.)

  • Richard Douglas Carlson, a naval architect who had trained race horses and designed sailboats for ocean racing, died of  heart attack on Nov. 24 at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton following a six-month illness. He was 90 and a resident of Sag Harbor.

  • Thomas O. Conklin was born and raised at Breeze Hill Farm in Bridgehampton’s Scuttlehole area, and after graduating from high school in 1949 and earning an agriculture degree from Cornell University in 1953, he returned home to join his father and uncle growing potatoes.

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