Classical music will be on offer at the Montauk Library on Sunday afternoon at 3:30, when Anne Cavolo Tedesco, a pianist, will perform works by Tchaikovsky, Bach, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, and Chopin, as well as selections from Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition.”
Ms. Tedesco is an adjunct professor of music at St. John’s University, where she teaches music history, theory, classical piano, and fine arts. She also maintains a schedule of solo recitals, adjudications, and lectures in the New York area.
The Bach & Forth Chamber Ensemble will launch its third season of performances on Saturday at 7 p.m. at the East Hampton Presbyterian Church. Members of the group are Thomas Bohlert (organ), Terry Keevil (oboe), Linda Di Martino Wetherill (flute), Rebecca Perea (cello), and Trudy Craney (soprano).
In conjunction with its current exhibition, “Platform: Maya Lin,” the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will present two programs this weekend that focus in different ways on East End ecological issues.
On Saturday at 11 a.m., eight speakers, including architects, writers, scientists, artists, and advocates for water purity, will give short-format presentations on water issues in the region.
Guild Hall will present “The Red Orchestra,” a 2003 documentary about the resistance group that fought against the Third Reich within Germany from 1933 to 1942, on Saturday at 8 p.m. Harris Yulin, an actor with an extensive stage and screen resumé and a home in Bridgehampton, will introduce the film. A discussion will follow with Stefan Roloff, the film’s director and son of one of the group’s survivors.
Listen, you can sit in your dull Long Island home afraid of the next terrorist strike, or you can get out and engage the world. How about Florence?
Stony Brook Southampton’s M.F.A. program in creative writing and literature is back at it with another writers workshop in Italy, this one from Jan. 13 to 24. The focus in Florence will be on fiction with Susan Scarf Merrell. The author of a new novel, “Shirley,” about that master of the macabre Shirley Jackson, Ms. Merrell is also the fiction editor of The Southampton Review.
Visiting hours for Annette MacNiven will be held on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton. Ms. MacNiven, a world-class mountain-biker, and a runner and swimming instructor, died on Tuesday at Southampton Hospital, where she had been on life support. She was 56.
A celebration of her life is to be held at her house at 7 Knoll Lane in Wainscott on Sept. 27.
East Hampton Town and Village detectives are investigating burglaries that happened over the Labor Day weekend at two local restaurants.
Nichols, on Montauk Highway in East Hampton Village, was burglarized in the early morning hours of Aug. 31, the Sunday of one of the year’s most income-producing weekends. The owner, Ziggy Attias, called police after discovering that his office had been broken into and the safe removed.
Families can spend an hour with Scurvy Stu and the Blood Red Robins on Saturday at the Amagansett Library. Stu and his crew will sing sea chanteys and teach nautical turns of phrase at 3:30 p.m. Advance registration has been requested.
The New York State Assembly majority has introduced legislation to reform the state school tax relief program, known as STAR, to provide timely tax relief, Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. announced on Thursday.
As the South Fork braces for a snowstorm Thursday, the event cancellations and business closures have begun. The Star will keep a running list below, but we'll need your help. Please email announcements and information to TKV@ehstar.com for meetings and other events that have been canceled or postponed.