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  • National E.M.S. Week, which began on Sunday and runs through Saturday, is a time to honor and say thank you to emergency medical service providers. The East Hampton Village Ambulance Association is using the occasion to put the call out for more volunteers to help it save lives and give back to the community.
  • Tom Ward, a real estate developer who split his time between East Hampton, London, Austria, and Australia, died of a heart attack at home in Wootton, Australia, on Feb. 5. He was 75.
  • Ellen Marie Galcik of Ditch Plain Road in Montauk, who had been New York State Assemblyman Perry B. Duryea Sr.’s secretary, died at home on Friday after a long illness. She was 85.
  • Sue Maynard, a longtime Montauk resident, died in her sleep on Friday at home in Montauk, at the age of 62. Death was attributed to complications of heart disease.
  • Rossetti Perchik, a Springs architect and supporter of community causes through the Clamshell Foundation, which he founded, died on May 7 of cancer. He was 65.
  • Jack D. Storm held a degree in civil engineering and put it to good use, working his way up to become chief of rail planning for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, where he oversaw the conception, design, and construction of the PATH rail system during the 1960s.
  • The Hampton Theatre Company in Quogue will present “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” a Drama Desk and Tony Award-winning comedy by Christopher Durang, beginning next Thursday at 7 p.m. and continuing through June 12.

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  • 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.

  • Activities in the great outdoors in the coming days.
  • This weekend is the last chance to see Guild Hall's 2018 Student Art Festival, which features work by kids in kindergarten through 12th grade.
  • Job-seekers have been encouraged to attend an event Friday at the East Hampton Library presented by the Suffolk One-Stop Employment Center at which a range of businesses will meet prospective employees. No appointment is necessary, though the library has advised those planning to attend to take copies of their resumes and dress to impress. Hours are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Hugh King and Ken Cullum will deliver a lecture titled “Dr. David Edwards and Dr. Doris Zenger: Healing a Village” tomorrow evening at Clinton Academy in East Hampton, beginning at 7.
  • “Lee Alverson: The Piano Man,” a tribute to Billy Joel and Jerry Lee Lewis, will come to Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor on Friday, Feb. 2, at 8 p.m.

    Mr. Alverson is a songwriter and pianist who with his band plays piano-driven versions of hits by Mr. Lewis and Mr. Joel, the latter a hometown favorite who lives in Sag Harbor. Tickets are $30 and available online or through the box office.

  • Star gazing in Bridgehampton and a walk on a new trail in Amagansett are on the schedule.
  • “The Final Year,” a look at President Obama’s foreign-policy team during its waning months in office, will be shown on Saturday at 6 p.m. in East Hampton.