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  •     The Watermill Center’s yearly Berlin Benefit patron trip happens April 16 to 18. Patrons have been invited to join Robert Wilson for the world premiere of “Peter Pan” with the Berliner Ensemble and music by CocoRosie. The benefit will be hosted by Baroness Nina von Maltzahn.

  •    Clare Coss, a playwright, psychotherapist, and activist, will give a dramatic reading of “Dangerous Territory,” her one-woman play about Mary White Ovington, on Sunday at noon at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork in Bridgehampton, following the 10:30 service. Ms. Coss will be accompanied by Chris Epifania, a worship associate, and Peter Martin Weiss, a jazz bassist and guitarist. Blanche Wiesen Cook, a professor of history at John Jay College, will lead a post-reading discussion.

  •     The Bay Street Theatre has announced its 2013 Mainstage season and a local audition date for the productions of “Lend Me a Tenor,” “The Mystery of Irma Vep,” and “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.” The theater has also announced a local audition date for Literature Live’s fall production of “The Diary of Anne Frank.”

  •     Guild Hall will screen a National Theatre Live presentation of “People” on Saturday at 8 p.m. in the John Drew Theater. In it, Alan Bennett, the writer, is reunited with Nicholas Hytner, the director, and the actress Frances de la Tour, with whom Mr. Bennett worked on “The History Boys” and “The Habit of Art.”

  • <P>The parade route begins near the Montauk Firehouse on Edgemere Road. The marchers, floats, and varied number of businesses and groups, such as classic-car enthusiasts work their way slowly toward downtown Montauk.
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    A gray blanket for a horse was reported missing on March 1 from a Town Lane stable. A car had been seen speeding away from the stable, raising the suspicion of a theft. However, the blanket later turned up in a nearby field. The horse had apparently disblanketed itself.

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  •     Superintendents or assistant superintendents from Springs, Southampton, Wainscott, and East Hampton will discuss the 2-percent tax levy cap, shared services and consolidation, unfunded mandates, security concerns, teacher evaluations, and other subjects during a meeting in Southampton on Monday sponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons.

  •     Hathaway Martin Barry, 62, a lifelong resident of North Haven and Sag Harbor who was known as Hap, died at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton on March 3. Mr. Barry, who had had heart problems, was said to have lived an uncomplicated life, employed mostly at the Baron’s Cove Inn, which was owned and operated by his uncle and his father.

  •     Ernest Leroy Thomsen, a former East Hampton Town policeman who retired as a sergeant in 1974, died at Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead on Feb. 20, from complications from diabetes and a heart attack. He was 84 and had been sick for a couple of months.
        Known as Roy, he was born in Queens to Ernest Thomsen and the former Jessie Bachelor on May 30, 1928. He grew up in Queens.

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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.