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  • Sunday marks the return of the venerable Poetry Marathon in Amagansett. This year’s series of readings starts at 5 p.m. that day with Joanne Pilgrim, an associate editor at The Star, reading from her verse, accompanied by Jan Grossman, a past fiction and poetry reviewer for the Rockefeller Foundation who has had poems published in American Arts Quarterly, among other journals.
  • Al Madrigal, who has been the “senior Latino correspondent” for “The Daily Show” since 2011, will bring his unique and fast-paced storytelling to Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor on Monday at 8 p.m.
  • To hail the release of the summer/fall issue of The Southampton Review, the Public Radio International program “Selected Shorts” will hit the campus of Stony Brook Southampton on July 18.
  • A concert of contemporary roots music by Carolyn Doctorow, a folk singer, songwriter, and record producer, will happen on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Montauk Library.
  • The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will hold its Midsummer Party on Saturday. The festivities will begin with cocktails at 6:30, followed by dinner on the museum’s terrace at 7:30.
  • SoFo Celebrates the East End, a fund-raiser for the South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton, will take place Saturday from 6 to 9:30 p.m.
  • The fourth annual summer benefit for Gimme Shelter Animal Rescue will be held Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Southampton home of Ellen and Chuck Scarborough.
  • Ian Spencer Bell, a dancer, choreographer, and poet, will perform a short program of new works, including “Holler,” which premiered in March at the Poetry Foundation in Chicago, on Saturday at 6 p.m. at Ille Arts in Amagansett.
  • Bob Alper, an ordained rabbi who left the pulpit almost 30 years ago and has been performing as a stand-up comedian ever since, will perform at Temple Adas Israel in Sag Harbor today at 8 p.m.

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  • Tricks and treats aren't just for kids, at least not when the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons is involved. On Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., ARF will hold its annual Halloween Pawty — yes, you read that right — for adults, kids, and, of course, pets.
  • East Hampton Town and Southampton Town residents will have an opportunity to dispose safely of household hazardous waste on Saturday.

    The Stop Throwing Out Pollutants program for household hazardous waste disposal is coming to the Montauk transfer station from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Also that day, the Town of Southampton’s Hampton Bays facility will host a STOP Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Looking ahead, Mandala Yoga Center for the Healing Arts and Sports Therapy and Sandra Geehring Foster of SGF Acupuncture will host Ou Wen Wei, a qigong grandmaster, on Oct. 28 and 29.
  • SouthamptonFest, a series of family-friendly activities, will mark fall in Southampton Village this weekend.
  • Filmmakers were in the spotlight on Sunday at the Hamptons International Film Festival.
  • Looking ahead to this weekend, the fourth annual Tyler Valcich Car Show is set for Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Amagansett Firehouse. The show, which will include raffles, food and drinks, and live music by the Roses Grove Band and the 3Bs, will benefit the Tyler Project, a nonprofit organization that works to prevent suicide.

    The registration fee is $25. For spectators, admission is $10; children under 5 will be admitted free. Those wishing to register a vehicle have been asked to email cynthiamckelvey27@yahoo.com.  

  • Residents of the Sag Harbor School District overwhelmingly approved the 2018 budget for the John Jermain Memorial Library on Thursday and selected three new trustees to serve on the library board.

    Ann Sutphen, the current vice president, lost her bid for another term. Voters instead chose Gloria Brown, Carol Hance, and William McCoy for three-year terms starting Jan. 1. All three are new to the board. Ms. Brown was the top vote-getter with 171 ballots cast for her, Ms. Hance had 146, and Mr. McCoy 136. Janine M. Rayano ran as well.

  • Find service information for the various synagogues on the South Fork.
  • While in transit to North Carolina on Sunday, the fishing vessel Rianda S. requested safe harbor in New York from rough seas generated by Hurricane Jose. State Department of Environmental Conservation law enforcement and marine resources staff granted the request, and the boat arrived in Montauk at 4:30 p.m. The vessel was carrying fish caught in federal waters, including an estimated 6,000 pounds of fluke, and requested to land the fish in New York.

    New York's commercial fluke fishery is currently closed, and the entire 6,000-pound landing would have had to be deducted from the state's remaining quota of 40,000 pounds.

  • Drivers on the East End are being asked to go car-free and use more sustainable travel choices on Friday.