The Watermill Center is presenting the Scaler Summer Lecture Series, which features notable speakers from the arts, humanities, and science, through Aug. 14.
The next program, “Music and Memory,” will take place Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Daniel J. Levitin, a neuroscientist and writer, will discuss the art and science of writing music with Daniel Knox, a composer and songwriter.
Humor, music, and fashion are on Guild Hall’s agenda this weekend. David Sedaris, an NPR humorist and best-selling author, will bring his trenchant wit and incisive social observations to the John Drew Theater Sunday evening at 8.
Rosh Hashana, the Jewish new year, begins on Sunday, and synagogues around the South Fork will be observing the High Holy Days with several services offered.
At the Jewish Center of the Hamptons in East Hampton Village, services will begin at 8 p.m. At Chabad of the Hamptons, also in the village, there will be candle-lighting at 6:10, followed by evening services at 6:15.
On Sunday, Sag Harbor’s Bay Street Theater was the setting for a benefit preview of “Chapter & Verse,” a film by Jamal Joseph, an activist and former Black Panther who is now a professor in Columbia University’s graduate film program. A discussion with Mr. Joseph, who is also an Oscar-nominated screenwriter, followed the screening.