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  • The Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival will present a screening of “Anita: Speaking Truth to Power” on Saturday at 4 p.m. at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor.

    The subject of the 77-minute documentary, directed by Freida Lee Mock, is Anita Hill, an attorney and law professor who in 1991 was thrust onto the world stage when she testified before the Senate during its confirmation hearings for the Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas.

  • Since its founding 22 years ago, the Hamptons International Film Festival has featured one-on-one conversations conducted by film journalists and magazine editors with actors, directors, and other industry notables. Joel Schumacher and Hilary Swank will be among this year’s guests for the “A Conversation With . . .” programs.

  • The Writers Speak series of readings returns to the Stony Brook Southampton campus Wednesday with Vijay Seshadri, who won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize in poetry for his collection “3 Sections.” Mr. Seshadri’s poems have appeared in The Paris Review, Poetry magazine, and The New Yorker, as well as in four editions of The Best American Poetry anthology. He teaches creative writing at Sarah Lawrence College.

  • A house on Sagg Main Street went up in flames Monday morning.
  • A tractor trailer carrying sand flipped over onto its side on Brick Kiln Road in Bridgehampton Friday morning. The driver was airlifted to Stony Brook.
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  • Harborfest 2014, Sag Harbor’s annual celebration of its maritime history, will launch tomorrow at 5 p.m. with “A Whale of a Party” at the Whaling and Historical Museum and continue throughout the weekend with a jam-packed calendar of events for people of all ages.

    New this year is the Beach Blast concert. Previously held on Shelter Island, the show, which will feature live performances by Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks, the Hoodoo Loungers, Hopefully Forgiven, and others, will start rocking Havens Beach on Saturday at 6:30 p.m.

  • The East Hampton Library will present its 2015 tentative budget at a hearing tomorrow at 3 p.m. in the Baldwin Family Lecture Room. Registered voters in the East Hampton, Wainscott, and Springs School Districts can cast their ballots on the spending plan on Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • The East Hampton Library will present its 2015 tentative budget at a hearing tomorrow at 3 p.m. in the Baldwin Family Lecture Room. Registered voters in the East Hampton, Wainscott, and Springs School Districts can cast their ballots on the spending plan on Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • The East Hampton Town Recreation Department is offering a number of sports clinics and programs for kids beginning Monday, when a flag football clinic for 6 to 12-year-olds runs from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Sportime Arena on Abraham’s Path in Amagansett. Also at Sportime, inline skating for kids 6 to 9 happens on Tuesdays from 5 to 6 p.m., and for kids 6 to 12 there’s floor hockey from 4 to 5 p.m. that day and roller hockey from 6 to 7 p.m.

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  • The Montauk festivities will have to wait. Thanks to the rain, Saturday's plans have been canceled with the exception of a fireworks show on Saturday night.

  • With Election Day is a little more than a month away, State Senator Lee Zeldin, who is challenging Representative Tim Bishop to represent New York's First Congressional District, visited East Hampton, where he met supporters on Thursday. The cocktail-hour for Mr. Zeldin was held at Cittanuova restaurant in East Hampton Village. The East Hampton Town Republican Committee sponsored the event.

  • Additional batches of tickets to several choice screenings during the upcoming Hamptons International Film Festival went on sale Thursday.

  • The East Hampton High School boys soccer team defeated Jericho, the three-time defending state Class A champion, 2-1 on Saturday. It was the first time in five meetings that an East Hampton boys team had beaten Jericho.

  • Registered Democrats in East Hampton and easternmost Southampton Town who are wondering where to cast their ballots in the primary for governor and lieutenant governor can find a list here. The polling places are the same as for the general election. Polls are open Tuesday until 9 p.m. If you don't know your polling place, click here to find it.

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  • Suffolk County is holding a photo contest, and County Executive Steve Bellone is asking residents to get involved. 

    All residents have to do is take a picture that depicts why they love calling Suffolk County home and load it to Facebook with the #SuffolkSnapshot. Suggestions include landmarks, tourist attractions, natural resources, and downtowns.

    The contest, Mr. Bellone said, "gives residents a chance to capture that uniqueness and beauty of Suffolk County and share it with their friends and neighbors through Facebook." 

  • School starts next week in East Hampton, but first students — and parents — have orientation meetings.

    On Tuesday night, all parents of East Hampton students in kindergarten through 12th grade are invited to a workshop on how to access online school resources. Two sessions, one in English in the high school library, and one in Spanish in the auditorium, start at 6 p.m.

    Incoming kindergarteners and their families will have an orientation at the John M. Marshall Elementary School on Wednesday at 10 a.m.

  • Saturday's weather means you may have to change your day's plans. 

    The Clamshell Foundation's annual Sandcastle Contest at Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett was canceled for the first time in its 23-year history, according to the announcement posted on the foundation's Facebook page Saturday morning. No rain date was set, so sandcastle builders will have to wait until next year. T-shirts designed by Peter Spacek are still for sale, though. Visit the Clamshell Foundation's website for more information. 

  • This weekend will be the first time that it will be illegal to drink alcoholic beverages during the day at Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett. 

  • The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration honored Richard G. Hendrickson, a volunteer United States Cooperative weather observer since 1930, for his longstanding service on Sunday.