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  •    “Growing Farmers,” a short documentary about the work that the Peconic Land Trust is doing with new farmers on the East End, will be shown at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill on Friday, July 19.

  •    The annual Bridgehampton Antiques and Design Fair will be open tomorrow through Sunday at the Bridgehampton Community House. In a packed week of art fairs and related events, this fair will feature, among many less elderly items, a fossil mural said to be from 50 million years ago, a 19th-century Belgian day bed, and 4,000-year-old jade.

  •    Tomorrow, the Sag Harbor Historical Society will hold its Fridays on the Porch with Rebecca Radin of the Parrish Art Museum. She will speak at the Annie Cooper Boyd House about William Merritt Chase’s Shinnecock Hills Summer School of Art and its influence on Boyd’s art. The talk and a wine and hors d’oeuvres reception will begin at 5 p.m.
     

  •     Paul Reiser will take the stage this week at the Bay Street Theatre’s Comedy Club on Monday.
        He is best known for his role as Paul Buchman on NBC’s long-running comedy “Mad About You,” in which he starred with Helen Hunt, and won an Emmy, Golden Globe, American Comedy Award, and Screen Actors Guild nominations for best actor in a comedy series.

  •    On Saturday, at the Montauk Library, the classical pianist Drew Peterson will perform a concert titled “Mostly Chopin . . . and Some Surprises!”
        Considered a child prodigy, Mr. Peterson started playing piano at the age of 5. Now, at the age of 19, he has performed solo and concerto recitals in Europe and the United States.
        He is a graduate of both Harvard University and the Juilliard School. The free performance will feature pieces by Beethoven, Chopin, and Barber, and will start at 7:30 p.m.

  •    Monday is the final film submission deadline for the Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival, which will take place Dec. 6 through 8 at Sag Harbor’s Bay Street Theatre.
        Filmmakers from Montauk to Manhattan can submit their entries as a short (up to 40 minutes), a feature length (41 to 180 minutes), or a student film (maximum of 15 minutes).

  • And Now, Authors After Hours
        Here’s a summer reading series of some note. Authors After Hours starts Saturday at the Amagansett Library at 6 p.m., when Paul Tough, who has been an editor at The New York Times Magazine and Harper’s, weighs in on the importance simple gumption plays in children’s future life outcomes. More so than I.Q., he argues in “How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character.”

  •     He remembers walking into a wall when he first noticed her at the New York Sports Club in 2002. But it was not until many months later that Andrea Retzky and Brian Lessig actually spoke to each other, when their workout mats ended up next to each other’s at a Saturday morning class. That conversation led to dating, which evolved into a friendship and then an off-and-on relationship.

  •     Marla Gagnum and Adrian Morris were married on June 15 in the garden at Ms. Gagnum’s house in East Hampton. Jayne Sherman, a Universal Life minister, officiated.

        Leslie Basaldua of New York City and Wainscott, the bride’s sister, was the matron of honor and John Picker of Shelter Island and Savannah, Ga., was the best man.

  •     The Summer Institute of the Jewish Center of the Hamptons, a series of performances, lectures, and other programs, gets under way tomorrow when Adam Mintz, a Modern Orthodox rabbi and faculty member at City and Queens Colleges, speaks at 2:30 p.m. Rabbi Mintz will also lead Torah study on Saturday at 12:30 p.m.

        Sharon Mintz, the rabbi’s wife, is the curator of Jewish Art at the Jewish Seminary in Manhattan and a senior consultant on Judaica for Sotheby’s.

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