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  •    Harris Yulin and Mercedes Ruehl will star in a reading of William Douglas Home’s comedy “The Kingfisher” on Saturday at 8 p.m. at Guild Hall. Mr. Yulin will direct.
        The play is centered on the love affair of Cecil and Evelyn, both in their 70s, she recently widowed after 50 years of marriage. They were in love once before that, and now Cecil is determined to have her once and for all. The humorous practicalities of physical love at a certain age and a fussy butler add to the humor in this romantic comedy.

  •     The Hamptons International Film Festival will include three films with Long Island connections in its annual festival on Columbus Day weekend.
        “Big Shot,” a featured documentary, is by Kevin Connolly, a Patchogue native known for his role as Eric in “Entourage,” a former HBO series. It is about the New York Islanders hockey team and how the team was conned by a Texas millionaire. It will be shown on ESPN this fall.

  • Amagansett

    The women’s restroom at Albert’s Landing Beach was the target of graffiti vandals last week.

    East Hampton

    A handicapped parking sticker was stolen from a car belonging to Lillian King last Thursday. It was parked outside the East Hampton I.G.A.

    East Hampton Village

  •    The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation has invited bidders to submit their proposals for operating a tennis concession at Montauk Downs State Park. According to a release, the state is looking for a “creative and visionary business entrepreneur” to manage the lessons, pro shop, and maintain the courts.

  • Animation Alfresco

        “Madagascar 3” will be shown on a big outdoor screen at the Neighborhood House in East Hampton on Friday, Sept. 6. The screening is a fund-raiser for the East Hampton Neighborhood House Early Learning Program. Tickets cost $5 per person or $20 for a family of five. The movie will start at dark.

    Make Your Own Fossil

  •    With school to start next Thursday, Jack Perna, the district superintendent, wanted to make sure this week that the community knows the school board decided to reinstate a full-day prekindergarten program.

       Enrollment is down to 32 students, making it possible to have two classes with 16 pupils in each. The program will run Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  •    Four days of performances, exhibitions, demonstrations, and food will kick off at 3 p.m. tomorrow at the 67th annual Shinnecock Reservation powwow, one of the largest in the country. Over 100 tribes and 100 vendors will be on hand.

        Activities include native drumming and dance performances, an art display, crafts, food, raffles, and fire lighting at sunset. Contests will be held with $50,000 in prize money.

  • Eileen Roaman, a longtime resident of Accabonac Road in Springs, gardener, and former member of the East Hampton Town Planning Board and the Springs Ambulance Company, died of cancer at Southampton Hospital on Monday. She was 54, and had been ill for some time.
  •     Patricia Marie Dext, who with her husband had worked in, managed, or helped build many of Montauk’s motels and restaurants, died at Stony Brook University Hospital on Sunday with her family by her side. She was 79 and had been ill, her family said.

        The Breakers, the Tipperary Inn, the Montauk Motel, the Flying Fish restaurant, and the Star Island Yacht Club were among the establishments she and her husband had a hand in.

  •     Adelaide Lizza, a third-generation Amagansett native known as Tea to friends and family, died on Aug. 17 in Palm Bay, Fla., where she had been living recently with her children. She was 78 years old.

        Mrs. Lizza was born at the family house on Amagansett Main Street on May 4, 1935, to Dr. Frederic Finch and the former Frances Hammond. She was the youngest of seven siblings, and the last survivor.

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