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  •     Pritam & Eames in East Hampton will host a book signing of “Speaking of Furniture: Conversations With 14 American Masters” on Saturday from 3 to 5 p.m. Just published by the Artist Book Foundation, the book is based on interviews with 14 furniture designers by Bebe and Warren Johnson, the owners of Pritam & Eames, where all the artist-craftsmen have exhibited.

  •     The Met: Live in HD at Guild Hall will have an encore screening of Verdi’s “Falstaff” on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Robert Carsen’s production, the first new Met “Falstaff” since 1964, is set in the English countryside in the mid-20th century. Ambrogio Maestri sings the title role, and James Levine, the Met’s musical director, conducts. Tickets cost $22, $20 for members, and $15 for students.

  • Bulova Unbound
        “In 2013, a decrepit, abandoned former watchcase factory in a small, seaside town is undergoing an extreme renovation, to be re-imagined as a luxury apartment building.”

  • East Hampton

    A screen window on a Pine Street house was tampered with in an apparent effort to break in last week. Vito Brullo told police he was working in the yard on Nov. 25 when he noticed damage to the screen. The attempt failed and nothing was reported stolen.

  • Caring for Small Animals

           Thinking of getting a hamster or gerbil? Maybe a rabbit or a guinea pig? If so, you may want to stop in at the Amagansett Library on Saturday at 3:30 p.m., when Cornell Cooperative Extension educators visit with a variety of small animals kids might want as pets. The animals, what they need, and where they like to live will be discussed in this program for kids in kindergarten and above.

  •        Ophelia B. Harris, a retired Springs School teacher who lived on School Street in Springs for many years, died at home on Friday. She was 91.

           Mrs. Harris, who was known to friends and family as Phe, loved to read, garden, cook, and maintain a warm and cozy household.

  •        Agnes E. O’Callaghan, an East Hampton native and former owner of the East Hampton News Company, died of congestive heart failure on Nov. 22 in Newport Beach, Calif. She was 88.

  •        Sarah Kimball Davis of Maidstone Lane, East Hampton, and Washington, D.C., died at Stony Brook University Hospital on Nov. 12, following a fall the night before outside a restaurant in East Hampton. She was 87.

  •        Vicki Lynne Rhodes, a custodian for the East Hampton School District for many years, died on Nov. 18 at Southampton Hospital from a cardiac-related illness. She was 63.

           Born on Dec. 6, 1949, Ms. Rhodes was the third of Edward Rhodes and Ida Mae Gibble’s five children. She lived in East Hampton for her entire life, attending school here. In high school, she excelled athletically and played on many varsity teams. Later, she went to work for the school district, primarily in the middle school.

  •        After years of battling drug addiction, Pascal Leader, known as Sax, died at his apartment in New York City on Saturday afternoon. He was 25.

           A surfer who had traveled to Hawaii, Bali, and Australia for the waves, he was also a talented artist who drew on surf and skate themes in the graphic designs that adorned the T-shirts sold by his On Point company.

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