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  • Freaky Pets

        “Freaky Pets Live,” a show for kids, is coming to the Hampton Racquet Club in East Hampton this afternoon. Using fun, music, and silliness, the show explores how it’s okay to feel what you feel and the importance of following rules and being polite. It kicks off at 2:45 p.m.

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  •     Christopher LaGois, known to many through his company Good Neighbor Appliance Service, died on Tuesday in the house that he built himself in Sag Harbor, surrounded by his family. Mr. LaGois, who was 58, had been fighting bladder cancer for nine years.

        Born in Riverhead to Walter LaGois and the former Alice Williams, his family moved around the country when he was growing up, always seeming to come back to eastern Long Island. He eventually graduated from Bridgehampton High School.

  •     Alice Osborne Ham, a Buell Lane, East Hampton resident who had been active in many community organizations here, died at Southampton Hospital on July 30. She was 105.

        Mrs. Ham was a 35-year member of the East Hampton Library Board of Managers, for much of that time serving as its treasurer and president.

  •     Fred E. Bird, the captain of the Flying Cloud vessel based in Montauk, a member of the Montauk Boatmen’s Association, and a Korean War veteran, died at his Mulford Avenue residence in that hamlet on Tuesday. He was 85.

        After going fishing on Monday, and with plans to go out again the next day, he died in his sleep, said a daughter, Linda M. Bird of Baltimore.

  •     Ann Virginia Phillips, who with her husband owned and operated East Hampton Cleaners on Newtown Lane for more than 25 years beginning in the 1970s, died on July 26 in Homosassa, Fla., following complications related to recent surgery. She was 88.

        She married Albert W. Phillips on Aug. 30, 1946. They lived on North Haven for 43 years, raising four children there. Mrs. Phillips enjoyed playing bingo, doing crafts, and sewing. She had been a member of the Homemakers Extension in Southampton.

    G. and A. Lupo to Gone Further L.L.C., 256 Town Lane, .97 acre, June 14, $830,000.
    L. and R. Cohen to 2 Mitchell Dunes Lane, 2 Mitchell Dunes Lane, 1.45 acres (vacant), June 12, $1,162,500.

    A. Pellikaan (by adminstrator) to G. Whiting, 45 Halsey Lane, .29 acre, May 21, $1,300,000.
    Morvetta L.L.C. to Kidd Construction Company, 101 Hildreth Ave­nue, 1.89 acres, May 31, $3,900,000.

    Hudson City Savings to J. Pinos and C. Quito, 11 Tub Oarsman’s Road, June 12, $250,000.

  • Miss Amelia’s
        The Miss Amelia’s 2-mile road race, a benefit for the Old Montauk Athletic Club’s grants program and the Amagansett Historical Association, is to be held Sunday at 9 a.m., starting near the Amagansett railroad station. The course will take runners up Old Stone Highway and Deep Lane to Town Lane, and thence to Windmill Lane and the finish line at Miss Amelia’s Cottage.

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  • Thursday, August 8
    SOCCER, tryouts for Hampton United’s entry in Long Island Soccer Football League, Ross School fields, 6:30 p.m.
    SLOW-PITCH, East Hampton Town women’s league playoff games, 6:45 and 8 p.m., Terry King ball field, Abraham’s Path, Amagansett.

    Sunday, August 11
    RUNNING, Miss Amelia’s Cottage 2-miler, benefit Old Montauk Athletic Club’s grant program and the Amagansett Historial Association, Amagansett Railroad Station, 9 a.m.

  •    Davina Dobie, an artist who grew up in Kenya, will present a screening of the National Geographic film “Battle for the Elephants” at Guild Hall on Saturday, with cocktails at 6:30 p.m. and the screening at 7. The film examines the plight of the African elephant and its decimation from an estimated 10 million in 1900 to under a half million today.

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