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  •     Guild Hall’s free winter film series, presented in partnership with the East Hampton Library, is screening “Teddy Bear,” a Danish film about a lonely, 38-year-old bodybuilder’s quest for love, on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. in the John Drew Theater.

  •     Christian Scheider, an actor and filmmaker from Sag Harbor, is hosting three screenings of films by Jacques Tati at the John Jermain Memorial Library in that village starting Wednesday at 5 p.m. with “The Big Day.” Tati, who died in 1982 at the age of 75, was a French comic actor, writer, and director whose recurring character was Mr. Hulot, a self-effacing man at odds with modern society.

  •     Harvey Weinstein, the film producer and co-founder with his brother, Bob, of the Weinstein Company and Miramax Films, has purchased the rights to “A Speck in the Sea,” Paul Tough’s New York Times Magazine story about the rescue at sea of John Aldridge, a Montauk lobsterman who fell overboard during the night in shark-filled waters 40 miles south of Long Island.

  • Amagansett

    Three large flat-screen televisions were stolen from a house on Fresh Pond Road sometime between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. Police said that the upstairs room where the TVs had been stored had been forcibly opened, and that more items may have been stolen. The case has been turned over to the detective squad.
     

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  •        Kiley Sabatino wants you to be healthy in the new year. That’s why the former social worker has organized Hamptons Wellness Week, a weeklong community celebration of health and wellness. The event will take place from Jan. 12 to 17, from Westhampton to Montauk, to “kick the new year off on the right foot, a win-win for both local folks and businesses alike,” said Ms. Sabatino, whose website onehealthyhamptons.com is described as “a destination for all things healthy and happy in the Hamptons.”

  • More Music

           The beat goes on at the Amagansett Library on Saturday night, as teen music month continues with performances by Skylar Kelleher, Supply Side, and Spectors. Ms. Kelleher, a singer-songwriter, will play originals and covers. Supply Side, which includes members of the East Hampton High School Jazz Band, will do the same, and Spectors will be making their debut, playing good old rock ’n’ roll.

  • December’s weather brought “no ice-skating, no sledding, no snowballs or snowmen. Sorry, but that is weather,” Richard G. Hendrickson, the United States Cooperative weather observer in Bridgehampton, wrote at the close of last month.

    That was soon to change, and he knew it. He wrote: “From now on there should be the snow for the children and some ice-skating. Our wind should be from the northwest; 40 m.p.h. and higher is not unusual for January. Maybe Mecox could freeze for a few days for ice-boating.”

  •        Robert E. Lewis, a former Montauk carpenter, rental cottage operator, commercial fisherman, and fishing tackle inventor, died in Rye, N.H., on Dec. 26 of cerebral lymphoma, his family said. Mr. Lewis, who was 93, divided his time between Montauk and Cudjoe Key, Fla.

           He was born on Nov. 17, 1920, in Brooklyn, the second of five children of Robert Edwin Lewis Sr. and the former Mary Maier. He attended Brooklyn public schools.

  •        A former editor of Smithsonian magazine and the author of a novel and three Time Life books, among others, Donald J. Moser died at home in Sag Harbor on Dec. 8. He was 81 and had Parkinson’s disease for a long time.

           Interested in the natural world from the time he was a child, Mr. Moser was a birder, amateur astronomer, and fly fisherman. He became a volunteer for the Wildlife Rescue Center in Hamptons Bays after his retirement.

  •        Frank B. Megginson, who was a co-owner of a flooring and refinishing business in East Hampton called Frank the Floorman, died of lung cancer at home on Harrison Avenue in Springs on Saturday, his family said. He was 82.

           Mr. Megginson married the former Julie Heffernan on Sept. 20, 1975. Mr. and Mrs. Megginson ran Frank the Floorman for 35 years. The business will remain in operation with Mrs. Megginson running it.

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