Thursday, January 22
KID WRESTLING, for second-through-eighth-grade boys, East Hampton High School wrestling room, 6-8 p.m.
BOYS BASKETBALL, East Hampton at Amityville, 6:15 p.m.
GIRLS BASKETBALL, Amityville at East Hampton, 6 p.m., and Hampton Bays vs. Pierson-Bridgehampton, nonleague, Pierson High School, 6:15 p.m.
Friday, January 23
WRESTLING, Shoreham-Wading River at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.
BOYS SWIMMING, East Hampton at Hauppauge, 5 p.m.
An arts calendar listing last week for Fergus MacRoich’s appearance at the East Hampton Library with his book “Fried Chicken, Jesus and Chocolate” said he was “involved in the civil rights movement,” when according to the back of the book he “joined the Medical Corps and was sent to Selma, Alabama, during the civil rights movement.”
The Bridgehampton Museum’s Parlor Jazz concerts will resume Saturday at 7:30 p.m. with “Home Is Where the Heart Is,” a performance by Pamela Luss, a contemporary jazz vocalist, who will be accompanied by Julie Bluestone on saxophone and flute.
The Watermill Center will inaugurate its 2015 residency season with a brunch Sunday at noon, followed by a tour of the center and an open rehearsal by Catherine Galasso, a choreographer and multimedia artist, at 3 p.m.
The Pat DeRosa Orchestra will present a free program of jazz standards at the Montauk Library on Sunday afternoon at 3:30. Mr. DeRosa, a saxophonist who turned 93 in December, has played with the Tommy Tucker Orchestra, John Coltrane, Lionel Hampton, Tex Beneke, Percy Faith, and Dick Hyman, as well as in films, at countless venues in New York City and around the country, and at Richard Nixon’s inaugural ball.
A screening of the National Theatre Live presentation of “John,” a work conceived and directed by Lloyd Newson and produced by London’s DV8 Physical Theatre, will take place at Guild Hall Saturday at 8 p.m.
DV8 Physical Theatre has produced 18 highly acclaimed dance-theater works and four films for television. The company’s new production, “John,” authentically depicts real-life stories, combining movement and spoken word to create an intense theatrical experience.
A vandal or vandals targeted two skate ramps at the park on Abraham’s Path during the overnight hours of Jan. 2. Spray paint was used to write nonsensical references to heroin. There have been a couple of similar attacks across the town recently in which slogans referencing heroin were spray-painted on Recreation Department property.
Jesse F. James, a master carpenter who lived on Hog Creek Road in Springs, died at Southampton Hospital on Jan. 5 at the age of 81. The cause of death was pulmonary arrest.
Mr. James worked for many local builders, among them Wesley Miller, Ed Pospisil, Dell Cullum, and Gene Futterman. Later in life he was a caretaker for the late Susan Tepper, an artist and philanthropist who founded the East Hampton Center for Contemporary Art. Most recently he worked for Sandpebble Builders until retiring just last year.
John James Stavola Sr., a longtime resident of Montauk, died at home last Thursday. He was 93.
Mr. Stavola, who worked as a construction supervisor for the New York Telephone Company, had a summer house in Montauk since the 1960s, and retired there full time 35 years ago. He loved clamming and fishing, his family said.
Born in Manhattan on Nov. 4, 1921, to Fillipo Stavola and the former Maria Lombardi, he grew up in the Bronx, and served in the Navy during World War II.
Saturday is Independent Bookstore Day, and BookHampton on Main Street has raffles, giveaways, and a literary scavenger hunt. A number of limited-edition books and art pieces — only available Saturday — will be on sale as well.
The East End Classic Boat Society promises a “blockbuster” small boat sale at its spring open house, happening on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Community Boat Shop, behind the East Hampton Town Marine Museum on Bluff Road.
The Springs Seedlings edible school garden program and the Project Most after-school program will benefit from the Empty Bowls soup event on Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. at the American Legion in Amagansett.