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  • Independence Buffet

        Candidates running on the Independence Party line in East Hampton Town will meet voters tonight from 6 to 8 in the community hall at the St. Michael’s senior housing complex in Amagansett.

  • Who? A Kangaroo?

        Nature Nick will stop in to the Amagansett Library on Saturday afternoon with a menagerie of a dozen unusual creatures, including a spider monkey, a kangaroo, a snake, and a bird of prey. His program is geared to kids in kindergarten through sixth grade and will offer a chance to see the animals up close and learn something about each one. It begins at 3:30 and is free, but seats should be reserved in advance as space is limited.

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  •     A well-known resident of Montauk for over 80 years, Eileen Eleanor (Ellie) Prado, died at her house on Essex Street on Friday, surrounded by family members. Her son Marshall Prado Jr. gave the cause of death as old age. Mrs. Prado was 89.

  •     Lawrence E. Brown, a master wood refinisher, died on Oct. 6 at home in Sag Harbor. He was 71 and had suffered from Parkinson’s disease for more than 20 years, his wife, Gloria D. Brown, said.

        A New York City native, Mr. Brown was a resident of Sag Harbor for the last 23 years. He had retired in 1990, and the restoration of his house became his passion after moving to Sag Harbor full time in 1998. “That’s what he really spent his time doing,” she said.

  •     A Mass of Christian burial will take place at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in East Hampton at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, which would have been the 81st birthday of William Hurley Ryan, who died in his sleep at home in Sea Island, Ga., on Sept. 28. Mr. Hurley’s death was unexpected, a son, William Hurley Ryan Jr. said, noting that his father had a date for tea the next morning. He was 80 years old.

  •     Madeline Rendich, who was a co-owner with her partner, Sue Perry, of the Carousel Shop in East Hampton for many years, died last Thursday at home in Fishkill, N.Y. She was 86. No cause of death was given.

        She was born in Brooklyn on Aug. 2, 1927, to Lester J. Rendich and the former Madeline Ring and grew up in East Hampton. She was known as Jill to friends.

    G. Elliott to Hispaniola Trust, 9 Shipwreck Drive, March 18, $2,200,000.
    V. DeMai (by executor) to T. Kenniff and E. Record, 7 Schellinger Road, .49 acre, Aug. 12, $590,000.
    J. Edwards II et al. to Lanes Contracting Ltd., 86 Meeting House Lane, March 12, $1,600,000.

    A. Goldin to R. Champagne Jr., 2595 Montauk Highway, .55 acre, Aug. 6, $1,230,000.
    G. Atkins (by administrator) to K.L. Southampton L.L.C., 163 Hildreth Avenue, .54 acre, Aug. 13, $1,806,000

  •     Scott Schwartz, Bay Street Theatre’s new artistic director, was given a welcome party, hosted by Bonnie Comley and Stewart Lane, at a private club in New York City last Thursday. The event was organized by the veteran producers to celebrate Mr. Schwartz’s appointment and to introduce him to Bay Street Theatre patrons and members of the Broadway theater community. Jeff Blumenkrantz, an actor and Tony-nominated composer and lyricist, performed two original songs.

  •     Robert Wilson, the founder and artistic director of the Watermill Center, has been invited by the Louvre to present a series of programs and events during November. Mr. Wilson is organizing “Living Rooms,” an installation in the museum’s Salle de la Chapelle Gallery of pieces from the Watermill Center’s collection. The Sphinx Court will be the site of various performances throughout the exhibition period, including Mr.

  •     Corky Laing, a longtime drummer for the rock band Mountain and the blues-rock supergroup West, Bruce and Laing, will conduct a drum workshop at Crossroads Music in Amagansett Sunday at 5 p.m. Mr. Laing will share both stories and his expertise. Michael Clark of Crossroads advises attendees to take their own sticks but also stresses that one does not have to be a drummer to enjoy the event. Tickets are $60. Seating is limited and the program will be interactive.


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