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  •     R.S.V.P.s are being taken for an Oct. 27 memorial in New York City for Nora R. Safran, who died in Charlottesville, Va., on May 30. Details are available by e-mailing Ms. Safran, who was 79 when she died, ran Windmill Lane Pottery in Amagansett from 1969 to 1973.

    Rutschmann and Goddard to M. Chudaitov, 55 Merchants Path, 1.11 acres, July 23, $1,550,000.

    R. Ahn to K. Johnson, 9 Settlement Court, 1.08 acres (vacant), Aug. 07, $750,000.
    J. Grossman to S. Casper, 5 Tillinghast Place and lot 7, .33 acre (vacant), July 25, $275,000.

    R. and M. Lynn III to Schmidt and Frerer-Schmid, 10 Captain Balfour Way, 2 acres (vacant), Aug. 15, $1,450,000.
    F. Robins to R. and D. Boyle, 23 Fort Pond Road, Unit 3, June 26, $470,000.

  •     Paddlers 4 Humanity will benefit on Sunday, Oct. 20, from the proceeds of a “Brewathalon” relay race whose staging area is to be at the Montauk Brewing Company at 62 South Erie Avenue. Chugged pints of beer are to bracket a 5K run, a 1.5-mile standup paddle, and a 25-kilometer bike leg. Teams can register online at The race, Caroline Cashin has said, is to be limited to 25 teams.

  • Thursday, October 10
    GOLF, Southampton vs. East Hampton, South Fork Country Cub, Amagansett, 3:30 p.m.

    GIRLS SWIMMING, Sayville vs. East Hampton, Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter, 3:30 p.m.

    GIRLS VOLLEYBALL, Mount Sinai at East Hampton, 5 p.m.

    BOYS VOLLEYBALL, East Hampton at Sachem East, 5:45 p.m.

    GIRLS SOCCER, East Hampton at Mount Sinai, 4:30 p.m.

    Friday, October 11
    GIRLS TENNIS, Westhampton Beach at East Hampton, 4 p.m.

  •     The opening, closing, centerpiece, and spotlight films may get all the attention, but the movies people talk about online, the ones that may not get major distribution but are singular and captivating as well, are the ones that define a film festival and make it memorable. The Star staff previewed a handful of these films to see whether each was worthy of some non-spotlight attention. They are a rich field of local, national, and international subjects, from short to feature length.

    “Big Shot”

  •     Guild Hall, in partnership with the Round Table Theatre Company and Academy, will offer a classical acting course, “Speaking Shakespeare,” on seven consecutive Mondays from 6 to 9 p.m., starting on Oct. 21. Students age 16 and up will work on sonnets, monologues, mask work, and scene work, culminating in a performance on the stage of the John Drew Theater on Dec. 4.

  •     Scott Cuellar, an award-winning Juilliard pianist, will perform on Sunday at 8 p.m. at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church. The program, organized by the Shelter Island Friends of Music, includes work by Haydn, Fauré, Scriabin, and Schumann.

        Mr. Cuellar, who holds a degree from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, has performed nationwide and collected awards in over 15 competitions. In April he won the Virginia Waring International Piano Competition, a major event held every two years in Palm Desert, Calif.

  •     Beatty Cohen, a psychotherapist, sex therapist, columnist, and radio host, will tell audiences how to “Rate Your Mate Before It’s Too Late & Never Make a Mistake in Love Again!” on Saturday at 1 p.m. at the East Hampton Library.

  •     The Watermill Center is presenting a weekend of screenings starting tomorrow at 4:15 p.m., when the Hamptons International Film Festival will show Katharina Otto-Bernstein’s “Absolute Wilson,” a portrait of the center’s founder and artistic director, Robert Wilson, at the East Hampton Cinema. The film will be screened again, at 4 on Saturday, at the center itself, where it will be followed by a conversation between the filmmaker and Dr. Frank Hentschker, executive director of the City University’s Martin E.

  • East Hampton Village

    A PCH Builders construction sign disappeared from the grounds of 178 Further Lane at some point over the past month.

    A pool care company was ticketed last Thursday for draining a pool onto public property at Georgica and Cross Roads.

    Late one night, an elderly resident of Egypt Close reported a prowler with a flashlight in her yard. Police concluded that what she’d seen was her neighbor turning on his lights.

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