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  • Mark Walters, a retired New York City and New Jersey school principal, former guidance counselor, and director of Bullying Stops Today, will be at the East Hampton Library on Tuesday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. with a presentation for teenagers and parents aimed at eradicating bullying.

    Over his years in the education field, Mr. Walters has "worked with hundreds of those who have been bullied and, conversely, with hundreds of bullies," he writes. The problem, which he calls "a stain . . . diminishing the moral fiber and ethical strength of our society," is one that happens not only to children in schools but to adults in the workplace and in "all strata of society."

  • Saturday is the day to dispose of hazardous household waste such as oil paint, chemical aerosols, pesticides, thinners, urethanes, engine coolant, and flammable materials at the Montauk transfer station.
  • “Gone,” a film that accompanied a 10,000-word expose last year in The Suffolk Times about the 1966 disappearance of Louise Pietrewicz, a Cutchogue woman who grew up on her family’s farm in Sagaponack, will be shown at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton on Monday. The film led police to reopen the investigation. Ms. Pietrewicz’s remains were found buried in the basement of her boyfriend’s former home in Southold in April.

  • VoteHamptonNY, a nonpartisan interfaith initiative formed by the East Hampton Clericus in April to promote voter registration, engagement, and turnout, will host a forum for the candidates for East Hampton Town Board on Thursday at 7 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church in East Hampton.
  • Get the lowdown on recommended food and restaurant choices throughout the Hamptons from the The Star's food columnist, Laura Donnelly.
  • A South Fork Energy Efficiency open house all day on Friday at the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter will begin with bagels from 7 to 9 a.m. and end with a family screening of Disney's "Coco" at 7:30 p.m.

    Along the way, the Y.M.C.A. will offer tours highlighting energy-reducing infrastructure improvements to the facility, made in partnership with South Fork Peak Savers, an incentive program run by PSEG Long Island, and Rhino LED. There will be information for people who would like to apply some of those same measures to their own homes or businesses, as well as raffles of such things as a 40-inch flat-screen TV, Nest thermostats, and Nintendo Switch and Xbox gaming systems.

  • Looking ahead to the weekend, the fifth annual Tyler Valcich Memorial Classic Car Show happens Sunday in Amagansett and the Bridgehampton Museum’s road rally is Saturday.
  • As its season winds down, the Mabel and Victor D’Amico Studio and Archive continues to host events for study and practice.
  • This year’s Hampton Library budget vote and board election will take place on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Diana Payne, a Sagaponack resident, is running unopposed.
  • This year’s Art/History/Amagansett series of conversations at the Amagansett Library concludes this weekend with two events.