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  •    Shelter Island Friends of Music will present the Linden String Quartet on Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church at 32 North Ferry Road (Route 114). The quartet will perform music by Haydn, Bolcom, and Mendelssohn. A meet-the-artists reception with refreshments will follow. Admission is free, but donations will be welcomed. More information is at 749-2251.

  •    The public has been invited to the preview week of “Journey Back to the Wikun Village” at the Wikun (Shinnecock for “good”) Village, the Shinnecock Museum’s new outdoor living culture attraction, today through Monday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free.

  •    Before Saturday’s performance of “In the Next Room (or the vibrator play)” by Sarah Ruhl, the Hamptons Independent Theatre Festival, also known as HITFest, will hold a benefit at the Bridgehampton Community House for its summer outdoor performance of William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.”

  •    Free performances are on tap from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday in Amagansett. Innersleeve Records and Crossroads Music, both in Amagansett Square, will feature free performances by artists including Jewlee Trudden and InCircles as well as Mamalee Rose and Friends. Liz Joyce of Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre will give a free puppet performance from 6 to 6:30 in the square. In the event of rain, that performance will be held at the Stephen Talkhouse.

  • Kids’ Reviewers Impaneled
        Reviewing children’s books: all delicacy and tact, or a merciless weeding out? At the Amagansett Library on Saturday, a panel of reviewers will discuss what makes a good children’s book, what criteria goes into an evaluation, and even what might make one “literary.”

  • East Hampton

    A jacket containing a new iPhone and $80 in cash was removed from a locker at the recreation park on Abraham’s Path while its owner, Seguado Tacyri, played soccer on April 12.

    A jar of prescription pills was stolen last weekend from Cindy Voripaieff’s house on Oakview Highway. The thief apparently got past two large dogs while Ms. Voripaieff was away. She made the report Sunday night.

  • Decoupage Book Collage

  •     The Sag Harbor Elementary School will have an open house on Monday at 6:30 p.m. The evening, whose theme is “a celebration of our children,” will include classroom visits and tours of the school’s gymnasium, computer room, music room, art room, science lab, and library.

        Student-led instrumental and vocal groups will provide entertainment. Guides will be available and tour groups will assemble for school district residents whose children do not currently attend the school.

  •     The Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies has selected nine graduate students as Andrew Sabin International Environmental Fellows, with each to receive up to $40,000 for postgraduate work.
        The Andrew Sabin Family Foundation created the Sabin Fellowship program at Yale in 2011 to provide scholarship support for students from developing countries, and to provide additional postgraduate awards to those students returning to their home countries. 

  •     On Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Dowling College in Oakdale will sponsor its first Latino summit. Its purpose is to expose high school students and their families to college and career opportunities. Activities include a panel discussion with graduates and current students, a campus tour, a workshop on financial aid and scholarships, admissions tutorials, and information regarding immigration laws and regulations.
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