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  •    Alexander Peters and Peter Bennett, two regulars in the Ultimate flying disc competitions held on Friday nights at Herrick Park in East Hampton, took part in the Ultimate national championships in Blaine, Minn., over the Labor Day weekend.
       The two played on the Brooklyn team, one of 18 in the tournament from all over the country. “It’s one of the toughest tournaments in the world,” Peters said Monday. “It was great. We both played really well.”

  • August 6, 1987
        Bridgehampton High School’s sophomore wing, Bobby Hopson, and East Hampton’s junior center, Kenny Wood, were starters on the Long Island team that played in the Empire State Games at Syracuse last weekend.

  • Thursday, September 13
    FIELD HOCKEY, Riverhead at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.
    BOYS SOCCER, East Hampton at Mount Sinai, 4:30 p.m.
    CROSS-COUNTRY, East Hampton boys and girls at invitational meet, Red Creek Park, Hampton Bays, 4 p.m.


    Friday, September 14
    GIRLS SOCCER, Miller Place at East Hampton, 4 p.m.
    GIRLS TENNIS, East Hampton at Shoreham-Wading River, 4 p.m.
    FOOTBALL, East Hampton at Stony Brook, 7:30 p.m.

  •    Caroline Rob Zaleski will speak at the Amagansett Library on Saturday at 6 p.m. about her book “Long Island Modernism: 1930-1980.” Released by W.W. Norton on Monday, the book has been described as the “first illustrated history of Long Island’s modern architecture.”

  •    Poets House, a national archive in Manhattan of 50,000 volumes of poetry, will host a celebration next Thursday evening of the life of Siv Cedering, a Swedish-born poet who spent much of her adult life on the East End.

  • Montauk Music’s Back
        Music for Montauk will return for its 21st season with a concert at the Montauk Library on Saturday at 7 p.m. Orion Weiss and Anna Polonsky, who are pianists, will present a program of works by Schubert, Ravel, Schumann, and others.

  • East Hampton

    Nancy Isaacson’s license plates were stolen from Balcun’s lot on North Main Street earlier this month.

    A Guernsey Lane resident, Barbara Zack, found her front gate damaged and a sliding-glass door shattered on Friday. She told police she had left the door unlocked while she was away the previous few days, but nothing appeared missing. She believes it may have been her lawn care company that did the damage.

  •     “Ask the Mayors,” a free community forum where people can ask questions of Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr. of East Hampton, Mayor Brian Gilbride of Sag Harbor, Mayor Mark Epley of Southampton, and Mayor Conrad Teller of Westhampton Beach, will take place on Monday at 7 p.m. at the Rogers Memorial Library, 91 Cooper’s Farm Road in Southampton.

       During the program, presented by the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons, the mayors will discuss the economic, environmental, and cultural challenges of their villages.

  •     Fred Houseknecht, an Army corporal who was stationed at Camp Hero in Montauk in 1946 and was so taken with the scenery that he never left, becoming a builder who made his mark on the hamlet by constructing Montauk’s first motel, along with a host of others, died on Sunday at the Westhampton Care Center. He was 86 and had complications of a stroke he had five months ago.

  •     Emily Bodenheimer, a longtime North Haven resident, died at Eastern Long Island Hospital on Aug. 5 of cardiac arrest following hip surgery. Her age is not known; her sister, Arlene Ball Dempsey, said that “she never gave it out.”
         Ms. Bodenheimer was born to Andrew and Emily Dunne Kauffield in Jamaica Estates, Queens. She moved to North Haven in the late ’70s and to Peconic Landing, the retirement home in Greenport, in 2002, spending the last few years at its nursing home, the Shores Care Center.

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  • Hailing the Solstice
    All have been invited to a winter solstice celebration at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork meetinghouse on the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike Saturday at 7 p.m. The gathering will begin with a potluck supper, and those planning to share have been asked to prepare a dish with a generous six portions. A candlelight ceremony will follow, with drumming, dancing, and music.

    A suggested donation of $10 for each adult will go to local food pantries and also benefit the meetinghouse.

  • "Paintings of Hope," an exhibition of work by Haim Mizrahi, an East Hampton artist, will open at Vered Gallery in East Hampton on Saturday at 6 p.m. The evening will include a candle lighting and songs with Chabad of East Hampton in celebration of the fifth night of Hanukkah.

  • A holiday concert at Ashawagh Hall Thursday evening will feature Caroline Doctorow performing with Russ Seeger, and the Job Potter and Friends band, with musicians to include Gerry Giliberti, Sarah Greene, and Randy Parsons.

    In store are folk, blues, and country music, including original songs, as well as holiday classics. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.

  • There's one more chance before the holiday season to give the gift of a blood donation.

  • The East Hampton Historical Society has decked its halls, well, its lovingly maintained old structures, for two events this weekend.

  • With Hanukkah just days away and Christmas in just two weeks, this weekend offers plenty of opportunities to celebrate, shop, join others in song, or revel in those distinctly December aromas of gingerbread and hot cider. There are gift shows galore, several production of "The Nutcracker" and its variations, and even a "Frozen" show at the Southampton Arts Center for all the Anna and Elsa fans out there. Use this as a guide to make your list (and check it twice) of happenings through Dec. 14. 

    SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14

  • Carmen Adriana, an East Hampton stylist, will be the guest host at a shopping event at the East Hampton Theory store on Saturday.

    In an email announcing the event, Ms. Adriana said that “Theory is always on my short list when I begin building a wardrobe for someone” and that when the store asked her to host the event she “calmly said yes and then did the happy dance.”

    She will offer her styling expertise at the store, which is at 46 Newtown Lane, from 2 to 6 p.m.

  • Santa Claus' schedule is jam packed this weekend. He'll make appearances at the parade in his honor in East Hampton, and then later he will arrive by fire truck on Long Wharf in Sag Harbor. Find out where else the jolly old fellow will pop up Dec. 4 through Dec. 7, along with many other holiday events happening from Southampton to Montauk this weekend.

    FRIDAY, DECEMBER 5 

    WINDMILL LIGHT-UP: Refreshments, holiday treats, music, and crafts for kids, Stony Brook Southampton, 5-7 p.m.

  • There will be no shortage of holiday festivities in East Hampton Village this weekend, providing the weather cooperates, but rain, shine, or snow, the Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center will ring in the season with cocktails, dancing, and live music at a fund-raiser on Sunday evening at the Palm.

  • With Thanksgiving behind us, the Christmas lights are going up and holiday markets abound. Take a look at what's coming up this weekend from Southampton to Montauk:

    FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28

    ADOPT-A-FAMILY: Collection, presents and gift cards for clients of the Retreat, victims of domestic abuse. Call help line, 329-4398, for details.