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  • Harold Josephs was known as an artist not just in East Hampton, where he was a part-time resident since 1960, but also in New York City, where he had an award-winning career as an art director and commercial artist for four decades, and in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, where he spent many winters.
  • Ann Brignoli Wolfe, who had spent summers at her Springy Banks Road, East Hampton house since the early ’60s, died of cancer on April 21 at home in Bayside, Queens.
  • JoAnne W. Carter died at home in Sag Harbor on April 17 after surviving stage-four ovarian cancer for four years.
  • The Salon Series at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will present a piano concert by Soloman Eichner, with special guest Tanya Gabrielian, also a pianist, tomorrow at 6 p.m.
  • After a hiatus of several months, the Southampton Arts Center will resume its exhibition program today with “East End Collected 2,” a show of the work of more than 30 area artists organized by Paton Miller. An opening reception will take place Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m.
  • Dance Fusion at the Southampton Cultural Center will present a workshop and performance featuring dancers from the Ailey School on Saturday. Freddie Moore, the company’s rehearsal director, will lead both programs.
  • While new technologies have had an impact on retail and advertising, Bergdorf Goodman in Manhattan remains one of the staunch supporters of creative window dressing. On Saturday at 7:30 p.m. the Montauk Library will present “Creating Fantasy: Behind the Glass at Bergdorf Goodman,” a free talk by Demetrios Argyropoulos, who has overseen the design, production, and execution of the retailer’s ever-changing windows on Fifth Avenue for 15 years.
  • In celebration of its 25th anniversary, Sag Harbor’s Bay Street Theater will hold “Curtain Up!” — its fifth annual Honors Benefit — on Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater in Manhattan.

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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 citizensforaccessrights.com. 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.