Thursday, October 9
GOLF, Westhampton Beach vs. East Hampton, South Fork Country Club, Amagansett, 3:30 p.m.
FIELD HOCKEY, Pierson-Bridgehampton at East Hampton, 4 p.m.
BOYS SOCCER, East Hampton at Miller Place, 4:30 p.m.
CROSS-COUNTRY, East Hampton boys at invitational, Indian Island County Park, Riverhead, and East Hampton girls at invitational, Red Creek Park, Hampton Bays, 4 p.m.
GIRLS VOLLEYBALL, East Hampton at Mount Sinai, 5 p.m.
Writers, you have until the end of the month to get your submissions in for the new Robert Reeves $1,000 Prize in Comic Fiction, courtesy of Stony Brook Southampton and judged by the college’s Daniel Menaker, a former fiction editor at The New Yorker. Stories of up to 5,000 words can be sent to The Southampton Review. The fee is $15.
Also on Shelter Island, bluegrass and traditional American music will be on offer as part of the Plant & Sing festival at Sylvester Manor Saturday from noon until 10 p.m.
The day will begin with the planting of garlic and the harvesting of fall crops, after which the music will get into full swing on the waterfront lawn. This year’s performers will include the Wainwright Sisters, the Deadly Gentlemen, Eastbound Freight, Edith & Bennett, the Ed Howe Bluegrass Band, and Jeff Davis & Friends.
The Shelter Island Friends of Music will present Orion Weiss and Anna Polonsky in a free, four-hands piano concert on Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church.
Mr. Weiss and Ms. Polonsky, who are married, perform separately and together. She is widely in demand as a soloist and chamber musician and has performed at venues such as the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Vienna Konzerthaus, and Carnegie Hall.
Sag Harbor’s Bay Street Theater will be busy this weekend. Tomorrow at 8 p.m., Judy Carmichael and her quartet will perform music from “I Love Being Here With You,” the first all-vocal CD by the virtuoso stride pianist. Ms. Carmichael will sing standards from the Great American Songbook. Tickets are $45 for side seating, $55 for center, while $75 includes admission to an after-party with the artist.
Graffiti was discovered at the back of the restrooms in the parking lot at Atlantic Avenue Beach on Aug. 20. Partially illegible, it began with, “As long as Bloods.” The East Hampton Town Parks and Recreation Department did not estimate the cost of repairing the damage.
George Thomas Proferes, a longtime owner of the Paradise restaurant in Sag Harbor Village, which was in his family for close to 80 years, died at Huntington Hospital on Friday. He was 75 and had pneumonia, after having had lung problems for 30 years, his wife, Carroll Proferes, said.
The Eastville Community Historical Society of Sag Harbor will hold a two-part screening of "Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise," a four-hour PBS program hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr., from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday.
A blood drive is underway in East Hampton on the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, but there are other upcoming opportunities for area residents to make a donation in the coming weeks to help alleviate an emergency blood shortage.
The Harlem MagicMasters will face a team of East Hampton High School teachers and alumni, a.k.a. the East Hampton Dream Team, in a family-friendly game to benefit the freshman class on Saturday at 7 p.m. in the high school gym.
The holidays may be over, but next weekend, many will enjoy a three-day break as we remember the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday. Two important fund-raisers will be held on the South Fork that weekend, so mark your calendars now.
Kristi Constanteles, a professional organizer, will talk about what it takes to get neater in the new year at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton on Saturday at 1 p.m. She will give tips on cleaning up and clearing out home clutter.
The Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church, which was built in 1842, has been nominated for addition to the State and National Registers of Historic Places. The New York State Historic Preservation Office made the recommendation for the Federal and Greek Revival-style church.