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  •     Fred E. Bird, the captain of the Flying Cloud vessel based in Montauk, a member of the Montauk Boatmen’s Association, and a Korean War veteran, died at his Mulford Avenue residence in that hamlet on Tuesday. He was 85.

        After going fishing on Monday, and with plans to go out again the next day, he died in his sleep, said a daughter, Linda M. Bird of Baltimore.

  •     Ann Virginia Phillips, who with her husband owned and operated East Hampton Cleaners on Newtown Lane for more than 25 years beginning in the 1970s, died on July 26 in Homosassa, Fla., following complications related to recent surgery. She was 88.

        She married Albert W. Phillips on Aug. 30, 1946. They lived on North Haven for 43 years, raising four children there. Mrs. Phillips enjoyed playing bingo, doing crafts, and sewing. She had been a member of the Homemakers Extension in Southampton.

    G. and A. Lupo to Gone Further L.L.C., 256 Town Lane, .97 acre, June 14, $830,000.
    L. and R. Cohen to 2 Mitchell Dunes Lane, 2 Mitchell Dunes Lane, 1.45 acres (vacant), June 12, $1,162,500.

    A. Pellikaan (by adminstrator) to G. Whiting, 45 Halsey Lane, .29 acre, May 21, $1,300,000.
    Morvetta L.L.C. to Kidd Construction Company, 101 Hildreth Ave­nue, 1.89 acres, May 31, $3,900,000.

    Hudson City Savings to J. Pinos and C. Quito, 11 Tub Oarsman’s Road, June 12, $250,000.

  • Miss Amelia’s
        The Miss Amelia’s 2-mile road race, a benefit for the Old Montauk Athletic Club’s grants program and the Amagansett Historical Association, is to be held Sunday at 9 a.m., starting near the Amagansett railroad station. The course will take runners up Old Stone Highway and Deep Lane to Town Lane, and thence to Windmill Lane and the finish line at Miss Amelia’s Cottage.

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  • Thursday, August 8
    SOCCER, tryouts for Hampton United’s entry in Long Island Soccer Football League, Ross School fields, 6:30 p.m.
    SLOW-PITCH, East Hampton Town women’s league playoff games, 6:45 and 8 p.m., Terry King ball field, Abraham’s Path, Amagansett.

    Sunday, August 11
    RUNNING, Miss Amelia’s Cottage 2-miler, benefit Old Montauk Athletic Club’s grant program and the Amagansett Historial Association, Amagansett Railroad Station, 9 a.m.

  •    Davina Dobie, an artist who grew up in Kenya, will present a screening of the National Geographic film “Battle for the Elephants” at Guild Hall on Saturday, with cocktails at 6:30 p.m. and the screening at 7. The film examines the plight of the African elephant and its decimation from an estimated 10 million in 1900 to under a half million today.

  •    Italian food, Mozart, and Beethoven are on the menu at Guild Hall this week.
        On Sunday at 11 a.m. Florence Fabricant will host the first of a series of discussions called “Stirring the Pot: Conversations With Culinary Celebrities,” this one featuring Lidia Bastianich, the chef, restaurateur, cookbook author, and star of her own public television cooking show.

  •     The Aviva Players will have a free concert at Montauk Library on Sunday at 3:30 p.m., their eighth performance at the library. The event will feature songs and arias from Broadway, off-Broadway, and the opera “Villa Diodati,” with music and lyrics by Mira Spektor, libretto by Colette Inez, and additional lyrics by Byron, Shelley, and Wordsworth.
        The musical directors are Barbara Ames and William Lewis. The singers include Dominique Grelsamer, Anne Tolpegin, Adam Machart, Bill Krakauer, Victoria Devany, Ariana Johns, and John Nelson.

  •    The Old Whalers Church in Sag Harbor will have a Sunday recital this week by Walter Klauss, and next week by John Walker, both at 3 p.m.. The musicians will use the church’s historic 1844 Erben pipe organ.

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