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  • The Watermill Center will offer a tour of its building and grounds on Saturday afternoon from 4 to 5:30, followed by open rehearsals by Sahra Motalebi from 6 to 7 and, from 7:30 to 8:30, by 7 Daughters of Eve Thtr. & Perf. Co.
  • The East Hampton Library will present “Jazz: The First American Art Form,” a free lecture by Craig Boyd, on Saturday afternoon from 2 to 4. Mr. Boyd, a professor of music at Suffolk Community College and recipient of the New York State Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities, will examine the history of jazz from its conception to the present.
  • The Southampton Review, the literary and fine arts journal of the M.F.A. in creative writing and literature program at Stony Brook Southampton, has announced the creation of the Frank McCourt Memoir Prize, entries for which can be submitted until March 15.
  • Matthew Von Frank, the son of David and Victoria Von Frank of East Hampton, was married to Hayley Scott on Oct. 17 in a rustic outdoor ceremony at Agave Real in Katy, Tex.
  • Lori and Bob Reich of Montauk have announced the engagement of their daughter Jennifer Reich to Jonathan Jamet.
  • Frank A. Almeraz of Springs was a union-trained electrician who built his own business from the ground up to support his family and was proud of having worked on several high-profile projects on the South Fork.
  • Carol Ann Bradley, a 35-year resident of Springs and an active member of St. Peter’s Chapel there, died on Dec. 30.
  • John G. Nicholas, an advertising executive and producer whose credits included the first television commercials for the Ford Mustang, died of congestive heart failure on Sunday at Greenwich Hospital in Greenwich, Conn.
  • Amagansett

    A 2009 Nissan parked in the lot north of Amagansett Main Street was vandalized by someone using a sharp instrument, possibly a key, overnight on Jan. 19. Two phrases in Spanish were scratched on the vehicle, which belongs Jorge Paucarpauta. He had loaned the car to a friend for the day, he told police.

  • George T. Dracker, who made East Hampton his home for almost 70 years and worked as a linotype operator for The East Hampton Star for 14 years, died on Feb. 3 at his house on Dayton Lane.

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