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  • Police received three reports of seals in distress on village beaches last week. The first call came on the morning of April 9 from someone walking a dog on Main Beach.
  • The Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter is hosting a healthy kids day on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Kids can climb the rock wall, do science, technology, engineering, and math activities, as well as sports and arts and crafts. There will be a bounce castle and family swim time, among other activities, all offered at no charge.
  • Mr. Shelley, a summertime resident of Sag Harbor for many years, died at home in Brooklyn on April 3. He was 90 and had experienced a number of complications, including lung infections, as he was wheelchair-bound and hospitalized for a year after he was hit by a car on Bridgehampton’s Main Street on Jan. 18, 2009.
  • Joan E. Damm, a member of the Montauk Fire Department’s Ladies Auxiliary for many years and its former treasurer, died at Stony Brook University Hospital on April 5 after having been flown there that day because of a brain aneurysm. She was 77.
  • Lucille Carmella Malouche, an active member of the Montauk community who was a nurse and lieutenant commander in the Navy during the Korean War and World War II, died at the United Hebrew Geriatric Center in New Rochelle, N.Y., on Nov. 20, 2017, at the age of 97.
  • Clegburgh Hepburn Moseley of Springs, who worked for the East Hampton Town Highway Department for more than 10 years, died at home on Friday of cancer, his family said.
  • A celebration of the life of Geraldine F. Tomitz, who died on Dec. 28, will be held on May 4 and 5 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Montauk Community Church.
  • Friends of Margaret Logan, who died last year, and her husband, Charles Coulter, who died in 2016, will gather for a celebration of their lives on Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the South Fork on the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike in Bridgehampton.
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  • After nine years, the Hayground School in Bridgehampton announced Monday there will no longer be a Friday afternoon farmers market on its grounds.
  • The students of the Hampton Ballet Theatre School will perform their spring production, “Coppelia,” a comedic ballet, Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. at Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater.
  • Saturday happenings include Record Store Day, the Sportsmen's Expo, and Pints and Pups.
  • Two workshops on important and serious subjects for teens will be held in the coming days — on suicide awareness on Saturday at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton and on dating violence at the East Hampton Library on Wednesday.
  • East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc and Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman will be the speakers at a League of Women Voters of the Hamptons forum on Monday at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton.
  • Project Most, the nonprofit that runs after-school programs at the Springs School and the John M. Marshall Elementary School in East Hampton, will hold its annual Empty Bowls soup fund-raiser on Sunday from noon to 3 p.m. at the Amagansett American Legion on Montauk Highway.

    This year, roughly 30 soups and stews prepared by expert chefs and local restaurants are expected. The cost is $15, $5 for children under 14. Quarts of soup to go are $15. Doughnuts will be provided by Dreesen’s, and Kona Ice will be there with ices for dessert.

    East Hampton Town Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc and Councilwoman Kathee Burke-Gonzalez will be honored.

  • Citizens for Access Rights will hold a fund-raiser trivia night at the American Legion Hall in Amagansett tomorrow at 7. Teams of four can sign up in advance for $25 per person, $20 for current CfAR members, at Anyone who wants to take part but cannot form a team will be matched up with other players. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with the first question at 7.

    CfAR advocates on behalf of four-wheel-drive enthusiasts who use the town’s ocean and bay beaches.

  • The Hampton Classic horse show has called for submissions for artwork for its annual poster. The deadline for entries is March 1.
  • Victims of the Parkland, Fla., school shooting will be honored on Saturday, as a group of East Hampton residents initiates lobbying efforts for gun control and school safety.
  • The death of Montauk’s Deborah Lee Scheffer on Feb. 9 has inspired an outpouring of generosity.

    Ms. Scheffer, who died on Feb. 9 at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital from complications of childbirth, was survived by her husband, Dan Scheffer, and the couple’s two sons, Coen, age 4, and Benjamin, their newborn.

    A GoFundMe page was created the next day by the Scheffer family and friends with the intention of raising money to help support Mr. Scheffer and his children through the difficult times to come.