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  • William John Kampf, a builder who lived in East Hampton for about 30 years, died at home on Post Street on Aug. 26 surrounded by family and loved ones. He was 58 and had been ill with pancreatic cancer for a little over a year.
  • The prices below have been calculated from the county transfer tax. Unless otherwise noted, the parcels contain structures.
  • The vocalists Bobby Peterson and Joy Jones, joined by Jessica Harika, will perform a selection of piano solos, musical theater, opera, and spirituals tomorrow evening at 7 at Hoie Hall, the parish house of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton.
  • The Perlman Music Program will present two concerts of classical music this weekend at the Clark Arts Center on Shelter Island.
  • For the third consecutive Labor Day weekend, the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will present an evening of bluegrass and barbecue with the Ebony Hillbillies, tomorrow from 5 to 8 p.m. on its covered terrace.
  • The Watermill Center has announced its roster of artists in residence for September through January. Each artist will spend two to six weeks at the center to create collaborative works that investigate and challenge the norms of performance.
  • The Neo-Political Cowgirls’ “Eve,” a dance-theater performance during which the audience wanders at will through an 11-room set, will have its premiere from Sunday through Oct. 1 at The Gym at Judson, at 243 Thompson Street in Manhattan.
  • The Conservative Synagogue of the Hamptons will present “Music Talks,” a concert and discussion by Elad Kabilio, an Israeli cellist, on Saturday at 8:30 p.m. at the social hall of Queen of Most Holy Rosary Church in Bridgehampton.
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  • An online auction of artist-designed surfboards for the benefit of LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton will culminate Saturday with a party at that venue from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The boards can be previewed and bids submitted at paddle8.com.

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  • With the holiday rush comes an increased need for blood, and several blood drives have been scheduled over the coming weeks. 

    The first is at the American Legion Hall in Amagansett, on the corner of Montauk Highway and Abraham’s Path, on Monday from noon to 7:15 p.m. It is sponsored by the New York Blood Center.

    On Dec. 13, the Bridgehampton Fire Department will host one at its firehouse from 2 to 8 p.m. 

    Then, just before Christmas, on Dec. 20, Pierson High School in Sag Harbor will host a drive in its gym. Donors can give blood between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.

    Southampton High School has one scheduled for Dec. 22 from 7:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. 

  • On a day trip spearheaded by East Hampton Girl Scout Troop 1768, high school students traveled to Bay Shore to help build a Habitat for Humanity house on Nov. 4.
  • The Montauk Lighthouse Committee is gearing up for the return of the big holiday lighting of the Light on Nov. 25 at 4 p.m., after a one-year hiatus.

    The lighting this year will be dedicated to the late Betsy White, a Montauk Historical Society president for 20 years who was a charter member of the Montauk Lighthouse Committee when it took over stewardship of the Light. Ms. White was the society's vice president at the time of her death in October of last year.

  • To commemorate Veterans Day and honor the many local veterans for their service, communities across the South Fork have organized parades and ceremonies for Saturday morning.
  • Donations for the East Hampton and Springs food pantries will be accepted Saturday at the East Hampton Middle School on Newtown Lane between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • An evening of live music, food, and a 50-50 raffle on Thursday from 6 to 9 at the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett will raise money for two South Fork natives who lost their homes, cars, and jobs when Hurricane Irma devastated St. John in the United States Virgin Islands.
  • East Hampton Meals on Wheels needs volunteers to deliver and pack hot food for homebound residents. Substitute packers and drivers are also needed for when regular volunteers are not available.
  • “A Rover’s Eye View of the Ancient Surface of Mars” is the title of a free lecture to be given by Joel Hurowitz, a deputy principal investigator for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Mars 2020 mission, Thursday at Guild Hall.
  • Tricks and treats aren't just for kids, at least not when the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons is involved. On Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., ARF will hold its annual Halloween Pawty — yes, you read that right — for adults, kids, and, of course, pets.
  • East Hampton Town and Southampton Town residents will have an opportunity to dispose safely of household hazardous waste on Saturday.

    The Stop Throwing Out Pollutants program for household hazardous waste disposal is coming to the Montauk transfer station from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Also that day, the Town of Southampton’s Hampton Bays facility will host a STOP Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.