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  •       Our Fabulous Variety Show, a troupe of performers dedicated to polishing their craft while raising money for nonprofit organizations, will perform at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday in a benefit for WPPB 88.3 at Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater.

  •       Cynthia Hopkins, a performance artist, will present a work-in-progress showing of her newest piece Saturday at 4:30 p.m. at the Watermill Center, where she is currently in residence. Titled “A Living Documentary,” the work combines elements of musical comedy, autobiography, documentary, and fiction to create a portrait of the difficulties of earning a living as a theater artist in the 21st century. The piece will have its world premiere at New York Live Arts on March 5.

  •       Darynn Zimmer, a soprano and former Sag Harbor resident who sang with the Choral Society of the Hamptons, will perform in two English-language operatic miniatures this weekend at the Poet’s Den and Gallery in East Harlem. Ms. Zimmer will play Mrs. Clancy in Lee Hoiby’s “The Italian Lesson,” based on the Ruth Draper monologue, and Estelle in Hugo Weisgall’s “The Stronger,” based on the Strindberg play. Neither work has been performed in New York City for more than 20 years.

  • Bonac Boxers

           Richie Daunt, 23, of Montauk, who trains at the Long Island Boxing Gym in Huntington with Eddie Haeffer, is to fight in a 141-pound Pure Breed tournament novice bout tomorrow at the Worldwide Boxing Gym in the Bronx at 3134 Jerome Avenue. The weigh-ins are at 5:30 p.m.; the matches begin at 6:30.

  • Friday, December 6

    RUGBY, Montauk Rugby Club holiday dinner, Muse restaurant, Sag Harbor, 7:30 p.m.

    GIRLS BASKETBALL, East Hampton at Hampton Bays tournament, 8 p.m., also Saturday.

    Saturday, December 7

    BOYS BASKETBALL, Pierson at East Hampton, nonleague, 6:15 p.m.

    Sunday, December 8

    MEN’S SOCCER, Rockville Centre vs. East Hampton Football Club, noon; Smith Haven vs. Hampton United, 2, the Ross School.

  • A service for Laurie Soroka, who worked for many years for the Hampton Classic Horse Show, where she managed children's activities and the animal tent, will be Thursday at the Jewish Center of the Hamptons on Woods Lane, East Hampton, at 11 a.m.

    Ms. Soroka, a former resident of Sag Harbor, died on Nov. 27 of complications from a chronic spinal cord condition, her family said. She was 61.

    Memorial donations have been suggested to

  • East Hampton Village

    Montauk Highway was shut down for about an hour on the afternoon of Nov. 18 when a Montauk man’s car caught fire. Jeremiah Desmond was headed west near Daniel’s Hole Road a little before 3 when he noticed smoke coming from the hood of his 1999 Chevrolet sedan. He pulled over and got out of the car, shortly before the engine burst into flames. The East Hampton Fire Department arrived to extinguish the blaze, and no one was hurt.

  • Turkeys and Other Birds

           Tomorrow, after the excitement of Thanksgiving, the family fun begins at the South Fork Museum of Natural History in Bridgehampton.

  • A holiday market, sponsored by the Pierson Parent Teacher Student Association, is planned for Saturday from 9 to 3 p.m. in the gymnasium of Pierson High School.

    Vendors will include the Southampton Soap Company, Rooster Fin toys, Origami Owl jewelry, Stella and Dot, Jacqueline Clint jewelry, Sweet Melissa Dips and marinades, and Bambeeno cashmere children’s clothing. There will also be Ecuadorian artisanal art and several other gift options.

  •        Barbara Hotchkiss Posener, a longtime resident of Amagansett and a founder of the Animal Rescue Fund, died on Monday morning at the Southampton Care Center at the age of 95. She had suffered from dementia for years, her family said.

           Born in New Haven to William Merritt Hotchkiss and Frances Hotchkiss on Jan. 4, 1918, she attended elementary school there and graduated from the Meredith School, a boarding school in New Hampshire. She went on to attend Columbia University.

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