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  •     A funeral for Tamara Celment Gianis, 83, who died at home on Ocean Avenue in East Hampton on Monday, will be at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton at 2 p.m. on Saturday. Burial will follow at Cedar Lawn Cemetery in East Hampton. An obituary will appear in a future issue.

    M. Albert to 142 Central Ave L.L.C., 142 Central Avenue, .25 acre, Sept. 6, $1,150,000.

    I. Palaez and A. Leon to W. Cathcart, 344 Accabonac Road, 1.4 acres, Aug. 29, $650,000.
    11 HRL L.L.C. to L. Newlove, 11 Hedge Row Lane, .75 acre, Sept. 10, $3,300,000.
    H. Richard (by executor) to Wieder and Muller-Wieder, 16 Huckleberry Lane, Unit 8, Aug. 30, $665,000.
    C. Robertson (by executor) to Saint Exupery L.L.C., 190 Daniel’s Hole Road, Unit 5, Sept. 12, $150,000.

  •     Ed Petrie, the state’s winningest public high school boys basketball coach, who on Sept. 22 became an inaugural member of East Hampton High School’s Hall of Fame, was among four honorees inducted into the Westchester Sports Hall of Fame on Oct. 10.

  • Thursday, October 25
    GIRLS TENNIS, county team tournament playoffs, sites of higher seeds, 3 p.m.
    GIRLS VOLLEYBALL, Mount Sinai at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.

    Friday, October 26
    BOYS VOLLEYBALL, Center Moriches at East Hampton, 5 p.m.
    FOOTBALL, East Hampton at McGann-Mercy, Riverhead, 7 p.m.

  • One Eye on the Voting Booth

  • Journey in Song
        A unique and powerful night out has been promised for tomorrow’s event subtitled “Journey in Song,” with Inda Eaton, Nancy Atlas, and Caroline Doctorow. The three local powerhouse female musicians will join together onstage at the John Drew Theater at Guild Hall. The ticket price is $20 for an evening of Americana, folk, country, and rock. All three are popular performers, “great songwriters, and fun people,” according to Ms. Eaton.

  •    Along with a new building, the Parrish Art Museum is about to have a new board chairman and a new president. The appointments of Frederic M. Seegal as chairman and H. Peter Haveles Jr. as president will take effect on Jan. 1. Mr. Seegal joined the Parrish board in 2011, serving on its executive and strategic planning committees. He is a current trustee of the New York City Center, the San Francisco Symphony, and the James Beard Foundation, and a former trustee of the San Francisco Opera, the Neuberger Museum, and Southampton Hospital. The vice chairman of the Peter J.

  •     Lily Frances Henderson and Edward Cavanaugh Rhoads David were married on Sept. 29 at the Springs Presbyterian Church on Old Stone Highway. The Rev. Anthony L. Larson performed the ceremony.
        Ms. Henderson is the daughter of Genie and Bill Henderson. She attended the Springs School and graduated in 2002 from the Westover School in Middlebury, Conn., and in 2006 from Hampshire College in Amherst, Mass., where she studied documentary film.

  •     In response to the suicide of David Hernandez, a 16-year-old junior at East Hampton High School, David Kilmnick, chief executive officer of Long Island Gay and Lesbian Youth, has organized a community forum to take place at the school on Tuesday.
        Participants in the 6 p.m. event will discuss the possibility of establishing a G.L.B.T. community center on the East End.

  •     A dinner, party, and silent auction at Ashawagh Hall in Springs on Wednesday will raise money to help Tim Lee, a Springs photographer and party lighting designer who has been undergoing treatment for esophageal cancer.
        The 6 to 11 p.m. event will include performances by Nancy Atlas and Friends, Matt Dauch and other members of the band Little Head Thinks, Bobbi Terzi, and drummers from the Bastards of Boom. Keith Leaf, a fire juggler, will also perform, as will Evan Thomas and members of his fire-juggling troupe, the Fiery Sensations.

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  • Hailing the Solstice
    All have been invited to a winter solstice celebration at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork meetinghouse on the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike Saturday at 7 p.m. The gathering will begin with a potluck supper, and those planning to share have been asked to prepare a dish with a generous six portions. A candlelight ceremony will follow, with drumming, dancing, and music.

    A suggested donation of $10 for each adult will go to local food pantries and also benefit the meetinghouse.

  • "Paintings of Hope," an exhibition of work by Haim Mizrahi, an East Hampton artist, will open at Vered Gallery in East Hampton on Saturday at 6 p.m. The evening will include a candle lighting and songs with Chabad of East Hampton in celebration of the fifth night of Hanukkah.

  • A holiday concert at Ashawagh Hall Thursday evening will feature Caroline Doctorow performing with Russ Seeger, and the Job Potter and Friends band, with musicians to include Gerry Giliberti, Sarah Greene, and Randy Parsons.

    In store are folk, blues, and country music, including original songs, as well as holiday classics. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

  • There's one more chance before the holiday season to give the gift of a blood donation.

  • The East Hampton Historical Society has decked its halls, well, its lovingly maintained old structures, for two events this weekend.

  • With Hanukkah just days away and Christmas in just two weeks, this weekend offers plenty of opportunities to celebrate, shop, join others in song, or revel in those distinctly December aromas of gingerbread and hot cider. There are gift shows galore, several production of "The Nutcracker" and its variations, and even a "Frozen" show at the Southampton Arts Center for all the Anna and Elsa fans out there. Use this as a guide to make your list (and check it twice) of happenings through Dec. 14. 


  • Carmen Adriana, an East Hampton stylist, will be the guest host at a shopping event at the East Hampton Theory store on Saturday.

    In an email announcing the event, Ms. Adriana said that “Theory is always on my short list when I begin building a wardrobe for someone” and that when the store asked her to host the event she “calmly said yes and then did the happy dance.”

    She will offer her styling expertise at the store, which is at 46 Newtown Lane, from 2 to 6 p.m.

  • Santa Claus' schedule is jam packed this weekend. He'll make appearances at the parade in his honor in East Hampton, and then later he will arrive by fire truck on Long Wharf in Sag Harbor. Find out where else the jolly old fellow will pop up Dec. 4 through Dec. 7, along with many other holiday events happening from Southampton to Montauk this weekend.


    WINDMILL LIGHT-UP: Refreshments, holiday treats, music, and crafts for kids, Stony Brook Southampton, 5-7 p.m.

  • There will be no shortage of holiday festivities in East Hampton Village this weekend, providing the weather cooperates, but rain, shine, or snow, the Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center will ring in the season with cocktails, dancing, and live music at a fund-raiser on Sunday evening at the Palm.

  • With Thanksgiving behind us, the Christmas lights are going up and holiday markets abound. Take a look at what's coming up this weekend from Southampton to Montauk:


    ADOPT-A-FAMILY: Collection, presents and gift cards for clients of the Retreat, victims of domestic abuse. Call help line, 329-4398, for details.