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  • “The Preppie Connection,” a film conceived and directed by Joseph Castelo, a part-time Montauk resident, and based on true events, will open tomorrow in limited release and will also be available through video on demand by IFC Films.
  • John Hudson, a longtime resident of East Hampton who worked as a fisherman in Montauk, died of cancer on Feb. 10 in Virginia Beach, Va., where he had moved in the last year.
  • The League of Women Voters of the Hamptons will host a conversation with the supervisors of East Hampton and Southampton Towns on Tuesday night at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton.
  • What's on the police logs this week.
  • Charles Emerson McKenney, 84, a Wainscott resident since the late 1970s who had a long career as a patent lawyer with the Manhattan firm of Pennie & Edmunds, died on March 1 at Palm Beach Hospice in Florida after a weeklong illness.
  • 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).

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  • The students of the Hampton Ballet Theatre School will perform their spring production, “Coppelia,” a comedic ballet, Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. at Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater.
  • Saturday happenings include Record Store Day, the Sportsmen's Expo, and Pints and Pups.
  • Two workshops on important and serious subjects for teens will be held in the coming days — on suicide awareness on Saturday at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton and on dating violence at the East Hampton Library on Wednesday.
  • East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc and Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman will be the speakers at a League of Women Voters of the Hamptons forum on Monday at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton.
  • Project Most, the nonprofit that runs after-school programs at the Springs School and the John M. Marshall Elementary School in East Hampton, will hold its annual Empty Bowls soup fund-raiser on Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. at the Amagansett American Legion on Montauk Highway.

    This year, roughly 30 soups and stews prepared by expert chefs and local restaurants are expected. The cost is $15, $5 for children under 14. Quarts of soup to go are $15. Doughnuts will be provided by Dreesen’s, and Kona Ice will be there with ices for dessert.

    East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc and Councilwoman Kathee Burke-Gonzalez will be honored.

  • Citizens for Access Rights will hold a fund-raiser trivia night at the American Legion Hall in Amagansett tomorrow at 7. Teams of four can sign up in advance for $25 per person, $20 for current CfAR members, at citizensforaccessrights.com. Anyone who wants to take part but cannot form a team will be matched up with other players. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with the first question at 7.

    CfAR advocates on behalf of four-wheel-drive enthusiasts who use the town’s ocean and bay beaches.

  • 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.