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  • Monster Help

    Morgan Neff, who joined Robert Fischer of Fischer Fencing as the chief builders of the 15-foot “Montauk Monster” at the Montauk School’s ball field, where a collegiate wood bat team, the Montauk Mustangs, has been playing this summer, said this week that there were others who helped as well, including Bistrian Gravel, which donated the cement, Robert Schmitter, who trucked the cement to the site, and Mike Ciccariello.

    Breakwater Sailors

  • Thursday, July 24
    BASEBALL, Montauk Mustangs clinic, Montauk School, 9 a.m.-noon.
    BEACH VOLLEYBALL, coed games from 6 p.m., Kirk Park Beach, Montauk.
    WOMEN’S SLOW-PITCH, final series, game one, tentative, Terry King ball field, Abraham’s Path, Amagansett, 7 p.m.

    Friday, July 25
    BASEBALL, Montauk Mustangs clinic, Montauk School, 9 a.m.-noon.

    Saturday, July 26

  • Peter and Will Anderson, saxophonists who began touring at the age of 15, will perform at Guild Hall Monday at 7:30 p.m. The twin brothers, who will be accompanied on guitar by Alex Wintz, will play hits from the American Songbook, New Orleans jazz, and classical adaptations.

    The Andersons have played with Wynton Marsalis, Jimmy Heath, the Village Vanguard Orchestra, and Wycliffe Gordon, and have headlined at Jazz at Lincoln Center, Blues Alley in Washington, D.C., the New Orleans Jazz Fest, and Iowa’s Bix Beiderbecke Festival, among many others.

  • Opera of the Hamptons will present “Christina Fontanelli and Her Fabulous Friends: From Opera to Broadway, a Puccini Night” on Saturday at 7 at Duck Walk Vineyards North in Southold.

    Ms. Fontanelli has performed with the Palm Beach Opera, the Cairo Opera, the Opera of Hong Kong, the New York Grand Opera, and the New Jersey State Opera, and has toured extensively. She will be joined by Benjamin Michael Sloman, a tenor from Australia; Gustavo Ahualli, a baritone from Argentina, and Ryan Kieran, a young baritone from New York City.

  • Walter Klauss, founder and conductor of the Musica Viva concert series in New York City and an organist who has performed internationally, will give a free recital at the Old Whalers Church in Sag Harbor on Sunday at 3 p.m.

    The program will include Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D minor, which Mr. Klauss will play on the church’s 1845 Erben organ, the oldest church organ on Long Island. Mr. Klauss has traveled widely as a recitalist, most recently to perform with the Zurich Symphony Orchestra.

    A reception will follow the recital.

  • The Raggle Taggle Gypsy-Os will perform Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Montauk Library as part of its summer music series. Band members, professional musicians from Brooklyn, perform a full range of Irish music, from traditional to contemporary, as well as American folk music, bluegrass, and country.

    Performers include Jordan Shapiro, guitar, accordion, and vocals, Sarah Alden, fiddle and vocals, and Tim Kiah, bass and vocals. The library’s concerts are free and open to the public.

  • “Voyeur,” a production of the Neo-Political Cowgirls, will take place on five evenings beginning next Thursday at 7, at the Parsons Blacksmith Shop in Springs, across from Ashawagh Hall. Founded and directed by Kate Mueth, the company is dedicated to creating innovative dance theater that explores the female voice.

  • LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton will present “Opera Al Fresco,” a program directed by Eve Queler, an internationally acclaimed conductor, on Friday, Aug. 1. The evening will begin with a reception at 6, followed by the performance at 7 and, for patrons, benefactors, and sponsors, supper at 8:30.

  • Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor will present “A Divine Evening With Charles Busch,” who will be accompanied by Tom Judson, on Saturday at 8 p.m. Mr. Busch, an actor, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, director, and drag legend, is the author and star of such plays at “The Divine Sister,” “Vampire Lesbians of Sodom,” and “The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife,” which ran on Broadway for almost two years and received a Tony Award nomination for best play.

  • Over 600 bicyclists took part in the annual ride Saturday. It supports the Wounded Warrior Project.

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