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  • Kids Day
        The Hampton Racquet Club at 172 Buckskill Road, whose executive director is John Graham, a popular children’s coach, is having a Kids Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday that, besides kids tennis clinics, will include potato sack races, egg races, field events, a scavenger hunt, face painting, a bouncy castle, and a family barbecue. The event is to benefit the East Hampton Day Care Learning Center and the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons.

  • Thursday, May 16
    BOYS TENNIS, county team tournament, second round,  William Floyd-Miller Place winner at Ross, and East Hampton-Huntington winner at Westhampton Beach, 4 p.m.


    Friday, May 17
    BOYS TENNIS, county team tournament, quarterfinal round matches, sites of higher seeds, 4 p.m.

  •    Bruce Wolosoff, a composer and pianist who lives on Shelter Island, will give a benefit recital for the German Diez Scholarship Fund at the Renee Weiler Concert Hall of the Greenwich House Music School at 46 Barrow Street in Manhattan tonight at 8. Tickets cost $20 and are available at the door. Additional donations have been requested.

  •     AcquAria, a duo composed of Michela Musolino, vocalist, and Vincenzo Castellana, drums, will give a free concert, “Sempri amMari (Always the Sea) — Folk Songs of Sicily,” on Sunday from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Suzanne Koch Gosman Room at the Montauk Library.

  •    The Watermill Center has invited the East End community to a new program initiative, Saturdays @ WMC, focusing on unique ways to interact with the Watermill Center grounds, collection, studios, and kitchen. On Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. the center will host local artists to lead workshops inspired by everything the center has to offer.

  •    Konstantin Soukhovetski, a Pianofest distinguished artist and Pianofest’s artist in residence, will perform on Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Levitas Center for the Arts at the Southampton Cultural Center. Mr. Soukhovetski was the first pianist to perform in the center’s Rising Stars Piano Series when it was founded in 2003. He joined the board of the Southampton Cultural Center last year.

  •     “A Multicultural Exploration of Homegoing Celebrations of Life: Art and Archeology of Death in the African Diaspora,” a multimedia symposium, will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Rogers Mansion in Southampton.
        The program will explore death in the African diaspora from archaeological and artistic perspectives, bringing together educators, an archaeologist, and a musician to teach communal responses to death and reveal cultural adaptation and resilience throughout African-American history.

  •    Shelter Island Friends of Music will present the Linden String Quartet on Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church at 32 North Ferry Road (Route 114). The quartet will perform music by Haydn, Bolcom, and Mendelssohn. A meet-the-artists reception with refreshments will follow. Admission is free, but donations will be welcomed. More information is at 749-2251.
     

  •    The public has been invited to the preview week of “Journey Back to the Wikun Village” at the Wikun (Shinnecock for “good”) Village, the Shinnecock Museum’s new outdoor living culture attraction, today through Monday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free.

  •    Before Saturday’s performance of “In the Next Room (or the vibrator play)” by Sarah Ruhl, the Hamptons Independent Theatre Festival, also known as HITFest, will hold a benefit at the Bridgehampton Community House for its summer outdoor performance of William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.”

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