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  • Gerard J. Kucker, the owner of a tree removal and contracting company, died at his Sycamore Drive, Springs, home on Feb. 24. He was 57 years old and his family said he had a heart attack.
  • Wondering what to do with the kids this weekend or how to keep them busy after school? From puppet shows to story times, art workshops to science explorations there's always something going on. 
  • Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will kick off the weekend tomorrow night at 8 with “Caliente! Latin Night” and shift into 1970s jazz-rock on Saturday with FM: A Steely Dan Tribute, also at 8 p.m.
  • Music in a lower key, figuratively speaking, will be offered at the Montauk Library on Sunday at 3:30 p.m. with a free concert by Francisco Roldan, a classical guitarist. The program will include works by Mauro Giuliani (Italy), Barrios (Paraguay), Joaquin Rodrigo (Spain), Charlie Byrd (United States), and Phillip Houghton (Australia).
  • The John Drew Theater Lab at Guild Hall will present a free staged reading of “I Married the Icepick Killer,” a new play by Carol Muske-Dukes, tomorrow at 7:30 p.m.
  • Keyes Art Consulting and Mark Borghi Fine Arts will hold a reading and book signing of “Out of Line: The Art of Jules Feiffer” at the gallery’s location on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.
  • A perfect 12-foot baseline jumper by Terrell Dozier with five seconds left in the second overtime period gave the East Hampton High School boys basketball team a breathtakingly dramatic 75-73 win over Southampton here last Thursday — a victory to which only the Bonackers’ state championship showings of 1989 could compare.
  • Interest remains in East Hampton High School’s football program, Joe McKee, the varsity’s head coach, said this week. McKee and his assistants, Ed McGintee and Lorenzo Rodriguez, have been overseeing lifting sessions at the high school’s weight room in the past months.
  • A service for Frederick B. Onderdonk of Amagansett and Baldwinsville, N.Y., who died on Feb. 21, will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton.
  • Canio’s Cultural Cafe will host a screening of the Academy Award-winning film “Spotlight” at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton tonight at 6:15. The film will be followed by a discussion with Bob Keeler, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and Richard Lawless, a theologian.

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  • The Hampton Classic horse show has called for submissions for artwork for its annual poster. The deadline for entries is March 1.
  • Victims of the Parkland, Fla., school shooting will be honored on Saturday, as a group of East Hampton residents initiates lobbying efforts for gun control and school safety.
  • The death of Montauk’s Deborah Lee Scheffer on Feb. 9 has inspired an outpouring of generosity.

    Ms. Scheffer, who died on Feb. 9 at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital from complications of childbirth, was survived by her husband, Dan Scheffer, and the couple’s two sons, Coen, age 4, and Benjamin, their newborn.

    A GoFundMe page was created the next day by the Scheffer family and friends with the intention of raising money to help support Mr. Scheffer and his children through the difficult times to come.

  • Activities in the great outdoors in the coming days.
  • This weekend is the last chance to see Guild Hall's 2018 Student Art Festival, which features work by kids in kindergarten through 12th grade.
  • Job-seekers have been encouraged to attend an event Friday at the East Hampton Library presented by the Suffolk One-Stop Employment Center at which a range of businesses will meet prospective employees. No appointment is necessary, though the library has advised those planning to attend to take copies of their resumes and dress to impress. Hours are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Hugh King and Ken Cullum will deliver a lecture titled “Dr. David Edwards and Dr. Doris Zenger: Healing a Village” tomorrow evening at Clinton Academy in East Hampton, beginning at 7.
  • “Lee Alverson: The Piano Man,” a tribute to Billy Joel and Jerry Lee Lewis, will come to Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor on Friday, Feb. 2, at 8 p.m.

    Mr. Alverson is a songwriter and pianist who with his band plays piano-driven versions of hits by Mr. Lewis and Mr. Joel, the latter a hometown favorite who lives in Sag Harbor. Tickets are $30 and available online or through the box office.

  • Star gazing in Bridgehampton and a walk on a new trail in Amagansett are on the schedule.
  • “The Final Year,” a look at President Obama’s foreign-policy team during its waning months in office, will be shown on Saturday at 6 p.m. in East Hampton.