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  •     Wolffer Estate’s Mardi Gras party, originally scheduled for Feb. 15 but canceled due to a storm, will bring the spirit of the Big Easy to Sagaponack Saturday night from 8 to 11. For $75, guests will be treated to an open wine bar, King’s cupcakes, artisanal cheese, charcuterie, Mardi Gras beads, and dancing to live music by the HooDoo Loungers, a popular New Orleans-style band.

  •     The Met: Live in HD returns to Guild Hall Saturday at 1 p.m. with Massenet’s opera “Werther.” The production, conducted by Alain Altinoglu, stars Jonas Kaufmann in the title role of the tragic romance and Sophie Koch as Charlotte. Victoria Bond, a composer and speaker, will give a 30-minute “Operatif” talk at noon. Tickets are $22, $20 for members, $15 for students.

  •     The Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival has issued a call for submissions to its 2014 program, which will be held at Bay Street Theatre Dec. 4 through 7. A discounted rate is offered to filmmakers who submit by April 1. The regular deadline is May 1. Submissions may be made to withoutabox.com/ login/12479.
     

  •     Auditions will be held on March 23 and 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. for the Hampton Theatre Company’s production of “God of Carnage,” an award-winning play. The available roles are Mi­chael Novak, a successful but unsophisticated wholesaler, and Veronica Novak, a socially conscious writer.

  •     “August: Osage County,” Tracy Letts’s Pulit­zer Prize-winning drama, will have its Long Island premiere at the South­ampton Cultural Center next Thursday at 7:30 p.m. The Center Stage presentation will continue through April 6.

        The play, which won five Tony Awards and was made into an Oscar-nominated film, is set in Oklahoma, where a seriously dysfunctional family gathers in the wake of the disappearance of its patriarch, a once-famous poet.

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    Twelve fraudulent transactions, totaling more than $2,000, were made on a credit card belonging to Carmen Arevalo, who lives on Prospect Boulevard. Ms. Arevalo called police on Friday after she discovered the charges, some of which dated back to December. All of the charges were made in Connecticut.

    Someone spray-painted on the protective burlap wrapping covering trees in front of a house on Central Avenue on Feb. 24 or Feb. 25. The incident was reported to police on Sunday.

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  • The supervisors of East Hampton and Southampton Towns will be the guests of the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons in an informal public forum at 7 p.m. Monday at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton.

    East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell and his counterpart, Anna Throne-Holst of Southampton, will talk about their plans and priorities. Among the topics will be the possibility of shared municipal services and how that might result in state aid tied to a property-tax freeze. Residents of both towns have been invited to attend and ask questions.

  • The East Hampton Trails Preservation Society is accepting applications through April 15 for its 2014 summer student internship program.

  •        As Kathy Nielsen Havlik tells the story, she and Andy Hanson met in 1966 when they were both living in Montauk and they became high school sweethearts. They fell out of touch after Mr. Hanson graduated from East Hampton High School in 1968 and left for the Navy.

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