Guild Hall will present the Met: Live in HD’s broadcast of “The Merry Widow,” an opera by the Austro-Hungarian composer Franz Lehár, on Jan. 17 at 1 p.m. Premiered in Vienna in 1905, the comic opera concerns a wealthy widow from Ponteverdo, whose citizens fear their country will be bankrupted if she marries a foreigner and takes her money elsewhere.
A memorial service for Jeff Golub of New York City and Bridgehampton will be held Thursday at the Society for Ethical Culture at 2 West 64th Street in Manhattan at 1 p.m.
Mr. Golub, a jazz, blues, and rock guitarist with a long solo career and who also played with Rod Stewart, Tina Turner, Peter Wolf (of the J. Geils Band), John Waite, Vanessa Williams, Gato Barbieri, and Bill Evans, among many others, died on New Year's Day at home in New York.
He was 59 and had been diagnosed with progressive supranuclear palsy, a brain disorder.
Marianne Ajamy, an artist and designer, succumbed to leukemia on Saturday at her Hoppin Avenue house in Montauk. She was 66 and had been ill for a year.
Ms. Ajamy’s paintings had been exhibited on the East End, and a vase she had decorated, her “Butterfly Fantasy Vase,” was included in the book “The Painted Butterfly: 15 Painting Projects for Home Décor.” She also was known for painting children’s faces at birthday parties.
Robert Joseph Langs, a psychoanalyst and author of more than 40 books on psychiatry for professionals as well as the public, died of amyloidosis, a rare blood disease, at home in New York City on Nov. 8 at the age of 86.
R. and L. Capano to M. Guercio and D. DeRisi, 21 Golf Club Drive, 1.88 acres, Oct. 20, $1,605,000.
Flex Development to D. Sylvester, 76 Schellinger Road, .9 acre, Oct. 28, $2,675,000.
Low Flyers L.L.C. to R. Magnotta and W. Beattie, 1 Cranberry Hole Road, .75 acre, Oct. 30, $1,500,000.
C. and J. Hillmann to D. Kopinski, 30 Devon Road, .23 acre, Oct. 28, $2,050,000.
D. Brockman to S. Boshwit, 101 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, .33 acre, Nov. 3, $940,000.
Thursday, January 1
POLAR BEAR PLUNGES, Gurney’s Inn, Montauk, plungers to meet in spa lobby at 11 a.m.; East Hampton Volunteer Ocean Rescue Squad plunge, to benefit East Hampton Food Pantry, Main Beach, East Hampton, 1 p.m., registration from 11:30 a.m., and Seafood Shop plunge, to benefit Phoenix House, Beach Lane road-end, Wainscott, 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, January 3
BOYS WINTER TRACK, East Hampton at invitational meet, Suffolk Community College-Brentwood, 1:30 p.m.
The men’s room by the cafeteria at East Hampton High School on Long Lane was the target of a vandal last Thursday. Adam Fine, the school’s principal, told police that at about noon someone slammed “a blunt instrument” at the toilet in the handicapped-access stall, damaging its right side.
The Eastville Community Historical Society of Sag Harbor will hold a two-part screening of "Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise," a four-hour PBS program hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr., from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday.
A blood drive is underway in East Hampton on the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, but there are other upcoming opportunities for area residents to make a donation in the coming weeks to help alleviate an emergency blood shortage.
The Harlem MagicMasters will face a team of East Hampton High School teachers and alumni, a.k.a. the East Hampton Dream Team, in a family-friendly game to benefit the freshman class on Saturday at 7 p.m. in the high school gym.
The holidays may be over, but next weekend, many will enjoy a three-day break as we remember the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday. Two important fund-raisers will be held on the South Fork that weekend, so mark your calendars now.
Kristi Constanteles, a professional organizer, will talk about what it takes to get neater in the new year at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton on Saturday at 1 p.m. She will give tips on cleaning up and clearing out home clutter.
The Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church, which was built in 1842, has been nominated for addition to the State and National Registers of Historic Places. The New York State Historic Preservation Office made the recommendation for the Federal and Greek Revival-style church.