Summer theater brought Thomas J. O’Mara to the South Fork, and after settling in East Hampton he continued to be involved in community theater for many years, both onstage and building scenery and sets.
Jacqueline Kuykendall, a nearly lifelong Springs resident who was remembered for her many kindnesses and generous spirit, died on April 22 in Pleasanton, Tex., where she had lived for the last two years with a daughter.
Jean Ann Hantz of Amagansett and Potsdam, N.Y., who was described by her family as “as survivor of difficult times and an orchestrator of joyful times,” died on April 22 at the Home of the Good Shepherd in Malta, N.Y., where she had been in the Memory Care Center for four and a half years.
A presentation on making Long Island homes greener at the John Jermain Memorial Library next week seeks to help homeowners figure out how they are wasting energy and how to take advantage of state incentives to make their homes more energy efficient.
Rev up those engines, it’s time for the 12th annual Red Knights’ Motorcycle Blessing and Ride, which benefits the Suffolk County Burn Center at Stony Brook University Hospital. The ride will take place on Sunday, starting in North Sea.
Southampton Town residents will be able to safely dispose of household chemicals, stale fuel, paints, and lawn and garden products at the North Sea transfer station on Majors Path on Saturday between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. The next scheduled Stop Throwing Out Pollutants, or STOP, collections will be on June 3 at the Westhampton transfer station and on Aug. 26 at the Sag Harbor facility.
David Falkowski, the proprietor of Open Minded Organics on Butter Lane in Bridgehampton, will share some of the mysteries of mushroom cultivation in a half-day workshop on Sunday. A Saturday session has sold out.
Saturday is Independent Bookstore Day, and BookHampton on Main Street has raffles, giveaways, and a literary scavenger hunt. A number of limited-edition books and art pieces — only available Saturday — will be on sale as well.
The East End Classic Boat Society promises a “blockbuster” small boat sale at its spring open house, happening on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Community Boat Shop, behind the East Hampton Town Marine Museum on Bluff Road.