Daily Grind

There will be benefit ocean plunges Monday at Gurney's Resort in Montauk, at Main Beach in East Hampton Village, and at Beach Lane in Wainscott.
A holiday centerpiece workshop at the East Hampton Town Senior Citizens Center on Monday was the culmination of months of work by the Garden Club of East Hampton, which started gathering and assembling materials for the popular program in late October.
Masses and services
When the deadline passed for sealed bids for the life-size giraffe sculpture that stood in an East Hampton Village holding pen since its discovery near the Nature Trail some 18 months ago, an unnamed party's $3,333 offering was the highest of 14 received.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather watch for eastern Long Island for snow, wind, and icy conditions through Saturday morning..
Two takes on “The Nutcracker” – one a traditional ballet, the other a mix of ballet and other dance styles that blends the Tchaickovsky classic with another story – have become holiday musts on the South Fork.
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