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  • Ruggers Lose
        The Montauk Rugby Club was ousted from the Northeast Division II regional tournament Saturday as the result of a 32-20 loss to the host side, Princeton, which the next day defeated Montclair, N.J., for the championship and the right to advance in postseason play.

  • Thursday, May 9
    BOYS TENNIS, East Hampton at William Floyd, scrimmage, 3:30 p.m.
    BOYS LACROSSE, Mount Sinai at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.


    Friday, May 10
    SOFTBALL, Westhampton Beach at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.
    BASEBALL, Mount Sinai at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.

  •    Hamptons Take 2 will present an evening with the documentary filmmaker Roger Sherman tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. at the Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor, at which the half-hour film “Zapruder & Stolley: Witness to an Assassination” will be shown, its first showing in New York State.
        The evening also includes a screening of “Alexander Calder,” a 60-minute film on the life and work of the American kinetic sculptor.

  •     Artists of all disciplines may apply to the Watermill Center now for residency slots in 2014, from January through June or September through December. The deadline is June 12 at 5 p.m.; selected artists will be notified in August.
        The center will host four information sessions for prospective applicants, two in Water Mill and two at its Manhattan studio. The sessions in the city happen at 2 p.m. today and at 6 p.m. on May 30 on the 10th floor at 115 West 29 Street. Sessions at the center are on May 21 at 6:30 p.m. and May 28 at 5 p.m.

  •    Guild Hall and the Naked Stage will present three staged readings on Tuesday from 7 to 9:30 p.m. in the Boots Lamb Education Center. On tap are “WHOA!” by Lisa Bonner, “From Ship to Shape: An Excerpt” by Walker Vreeland, and “At the Bar” by Hortense Carpentier.

  •    Robert Wood will lead a night sky photography workshop for adults and children 12 and up on Saturday at 8 p.m., at the South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center in Bridgehampton.

  •    Alan Alda, the actor, director, writer, and educator, was honored on April 24 at the Stony Brook Foundation’s annual fund-raising event, held at Chelsea Piers in Manhattan. The benefit raised more than $4 million, which will help pay for the university’s new Center for Communicating Science.

  •    Amber Liao, a classical pianist, will perform at the Montauk Library on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. The concert, which is free, will include masterworks by Mozart, Chopin, Debussy, and Daniel­pour.
        Ms. Liao has given recitals and solo performances throughout the United States and abroad, including recent engagements at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, and the National Concert Hall in Taiwan. Her recording of works by Schumann, Beethoven, and Granados was recently released on the MSR Classics label.
     

  •    Toby and Itzhak Perlman and young artists of the Perlman Music Program will return to Shelter Island for concerts this weekend.

  • Children’s Books Powwow
        Children’s books: So many think they can write them; so few actually do so with skill. Now, for Children’s Book Week, the Amagansett Library has rounded up some top practitioners for panel discussions starting at 6 p.m. this Saturday and continuing next Saturday, May 18.

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  • The Bargain Box and Bargain Books, the thrift shops at the Ladies Village Improvement Society in East Hampton, will reopen on Tuesday at 10 a.m. after a monthlong hiatus. 

    The shops, all gussied up for spring, will celebrate the season ahead with a raffle this week. When a customer makes a purchase, he or she will be entered in a raffle for a $50 voucher for a future shopping spree at the L.V.I.S. The drawing will be on Saturday at 4 p.m.

  • Bridgehampton beat Stony Brook 54-36 in the county Class C-D championship game at William Floyd High School on Saturday afternoon.

    The Bees may have gone into the game a little overconfident, according to their coach, Carl Johnson, because two of Stony Brook's best players were benched, including the point guard, who sat out with an injury. Nevertheless, Stony Brook kept up with Bridgehampton in the first half, waiting until the last few seconds on the clock during each possession to get off a shot. The Bees led 19-14 at the half.

  • Harborfields High School defeated the East Hampton High School boys basketball team in the county Class A semifinal game on Friday.

    The second-seeded Tornadoes prevailed 73-58 at home against the third-seeded Bonackers to qualify for the championship game on Tuesday at Walt Whitman High School in Huntington Station. 

  • A fire chief responding to an automatic fire alarm call at a house in Bridgehampton on Sunday morning smelled smoke, called for engines to respond, and then discovered flames that firefighters were able to quickly extinguish.

    The Bridgehampton Fire Department was called to a house on Job’s Lane, near Pointe Mecox Lane, at about 9:50 a.m. Mark Balserus, the second assistant fire chief, reported a strong smell of smoke at the house and had dispatchers alert the rest of the department about a fire at about 10:10 a.m.

  • Valentine's Day is Saturday, and before you start with the excuse that there's nothing happening in the Hamptons in the dead of winter, take a look at these ideas for spending time with your valentine. Even if you are sans date this year, the weekend's line-up is sure to keep your heart happy.

  • A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until Tuesday morning at 6, according to the National Weather Service. Officials in East Hampton and Southampton Towns are warning residents that travel could be hazardous due to snow and ice accumulations and reduced visibilities. 

  • The Artists Alliance of East Hampton announced Friday that its members exhibit this weekend at Ashawagh Hall in Springs has been canceled due to the weather forecast. The Winter 2015 show has been moved to March 7 and 8. The alliance said on its Facebook page that it would make more announcements as the new date approaches.

  • The start time for the East Hampton High School boys basketball game Thursday afternoon at Bayport-Blue Point, where they need a win for a share of the League VI title, has been switched from 4:3o to 4 p.m.

    The Bonackers will look for their 10th straight win when they take on the Phantoms. East Hampton defeated Elwood-John Glenn at home Wednesday night, 84 to 49. They shot 66 percent from the 3-point line and 70 percent from the floor, according to Jack Graves, The Star's sports editor.

  • Josh Lamison, a Bridgehampton High School junior, scored his 1,000th point as a Killer Bee in a home game against Stony Brook Tuesday night.

    Lamison, a junior who has been a Killer Bee since the eighth grade, is a strong inside player, according to Jack Graves, The Star's sports editor. Lamison needed only 4 points to reach the milestone basket in the second quarter Tuesday night at the Hive. 

    Game action was stopped so he could savor the moment. His parents joined him on the court for pictures. 

  • The Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt canceled its full "snow moon" hike Tuesday night, opting instead for a full "worm moon" hike next month. The deep snow and ice made it too dangerous to trek out into the Vineyard Field trail for the moonlit walk. Co-sponsored by the South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton, the leisurely paced hike is now slated for March 5 at 7:30 p.m.