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  • Msgr. Thomas J. Hartman, a Catholic priest affiliated with the Diocese of Rockville Centre who was known as Father Tom, died on Tuesday night.
  • Brian J. DeSesa, an attorney who specializes in land use, zoning, and criminal law, has joined the Bridgehampton firm Adam Miller Group, P.C., the company recently announced.
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  • The Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will hold auditions for upcoming concerts on Feb. 27 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., by appointment. The theater is looking for female and male vocalists to sing “in the style of Grace Slick and Marty Balin,” for a 30-minute set of Jefferson Airplane’s greatest hits, to be backed by a full band. Vocalists have been asked to prepare to sing “White Rabbit” and “Somebody to Love.”
  • The Watermill Center will offer a tour of its building and grounds on Saturday afternoon from 4 to 5:30, followed by open rehearsals by Sahra Motalebi from 6 to 7 and, from 7:30 to 8:30, by 7 Daughters of Eve Thtr. & Perf. Co.
  • The East Hampton Library will present “Jazz: The First American Art Form,” a free lecture by Craig Boyd, on Saturday afternoon from 2 to 4. Mr. Boyd, a professor of music at Suffolk Community College and recipient of the New York State Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities, will examine the history of jazz from its conception to the present.
  • The Southampton Review, the literary and fine arts journal of the M.F.A. in creative writing and literature program at Stony Brook Southampton, has announced the creation of the Frank McCourt Memoir Prize, entries for which can be submitted until March 15.

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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.