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  • Three candidates running for two open Sag Harbor Village Board seats will gather for a forum at the John Jermain Memorial Library on Saturday morning from 9 to 10:30.
  • Virginia Anna Haller and Ryan Royce Ehrensberger of Montauk were married on the beach at the Windjammer Landing Villa Beach Resort on Labrelotte Bay, Castries, St. Lucia, on May 5.
  • A 2 a.m. altercation at the Stephen Talkhouse that began between two women and spread to others sent police there on May 31.
  • A special Southampton Town Board meeting was held last Thursday to consider extending the current moratorium on new planned development districts.
  • Faculty and this summer’s young artists at the Perlman Music Camp on Shelter Island will present a concert of chamber music masterworks tomorrow at 7 p.m. at the Southampton Cultural Center and on Saturday at the same time at the Jewish Center of the Hamptons in East Hampton.
  • “Rosa Mystica,” a free concert by the vocal duo Kinga Cserjési, soprano, and Deborah Carmichael, mezzo-soprano, will take place at the Montauk Community Church at 5 p.m. on Saturday. Baroque instruments — two violins, a cello, a viola, and continuo — will accompany the singers.
  • The Montauk Library will present “Five-Finger Discount: A Crooked Family History,” a documentary produced by Rosanne Braun, a Montauk resident, on Wednesday at 7 p.m. The film is based on Helene Stapinski’s memoir of the same title.
  • The Watermill Center will host Artists Table, a brunch prepared by Jason Weiner on Sunday from noon to 2:30 p.m. Mr. Weiner is the chef and co-proprietor with Eric Lemonides of the Almond restaurants in Bridgehampton and Manhattan and L&W Oyster Company, in Manhattan.
  • Wayne Galbraith, a master carpenter, died of cancer on May 21 at home in East Hampton. He was 62.
  • Eric Scott Haugedal, a chef who had worked most recently at the 1770 House in East Hampton, died last Thursday at home in Montauk.

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  • Collaboration between the Cornell Cooperative Extension's marine program, the East Hampton Town Shellfish Hatchery, and the Great Peconic Race Committee will take off on Tuesday with the first event in the Cooperative's Back to the Bays series designed to enhance shellfish populations and increase marine habitats.
  • An exhibition of modernist paintings by Kenneth B. Walsh at the Woodbine Collection gallery at 649 Montauk Highway concluded on June 25, but the artist's iconic "Montauk" painting will remain on display at the gallery for another month, along with select reproductions of his work depicting the hamlet.
  • Fourth of July festivities have passed, but there's no shortage of things to keep you busy this weekend. Here's the line-up of a few of them.
  • There are still spots available for a Fourth of July fireworks cruise sponsored by the Montauk Chamber of Commerce aboard the Viking Starship.
  • Fourth of July weekend means the South Fork is more jam-packed than usual, and there's plenty to do. Here’s a round-up of the weekend’s events.

    First, fireworks. There are several shows this weekend. On Friday, the Southampton Fresh Air Home will display Fireworks by Grucci at 9:15 p.m. Tickets are required for the event. It takes place at 1030 Meadow Lane in Southampton, but can be seen from various spots around the Shinnecock Bay area.

  • This summer's second issue of EAST, The Star's seasonal magazine, takes you down back roads and around unexpected bends to uncover the secrets and back stories of what might easily be mistaken for fully mapped East End territory.
  • Reservations may be required for many things "Hamptons," but even without reservations, you can get a great seat for one of the many local fireworks displays happening over the next week.
  • The annual Stony Hill Stables Foundation benefit is on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. on the stables’ grounds on Town Lane in Amagansett. The foundation is a not-for-profit organization that promotes equine sports through riding education and competitive opportunities for children and young adults. Tickets are $125, or $200 for a couple, and are available in advance at stonyhillstables.com/shsfoundation and at the gate on Saturday. Children under 12 will be admitted free.

  • The Amagansett Food Institute will hold the first in a series of business meet-ups for small food producers Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the headquarters of Plain-T, a purveyor of boutique teas, at 87 Powell Avenue in Southampton.

    Cheryl Clements, the founder and chief executive of PieShell, will discuss crowdfunding for small food businesses and describe how PieShell works. She describes the company as “a rewards-based crowdfunding site for food and beverage entrepreneurs that is changing the way food companies are funded,” saying it has “built a vibrant community of entrepreneurs, committed foodies, and trendsetters.”

    Alessandro and Tathiana Texeira, Plain-T’s co-founders, will provide tastings of several of their products.

  • Seventy-five years ago on June 13, four saboteurs came ashore on the beach at Atlantic Avenue in Amagansett from a U-boat, the northern prong of a two-prong infiltration by German-Americans planned by the Nazis.