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  • Valerie diLorenzo, a singer and actor who has performed frequently in New York City, on the East End, and throughout the United States, will host the East End Singers Showcase at the Southampton Arts Center on Saturday at 7 p.m.
  • Blumenfeld + Fleming, a Montauk marketing and design firm, racked up 14 awards in the 2017 Hermes Creative Awards Competition.
  • “Giovanni the Fearless,” a new commedia dell’arte folk opera about actors, young lovers, and ghosts, with music by Mira J. Spektor and book and lyrics by Carolyn Balducci, will have its premiere at the Theater for the New City in Manhattan with an eight-performance run beginning tomorrow at 8 p.m.
  • Marion Grodin, a frequent headliner at New York City’s top comedy clubs, will host a new All Star Comedy Show at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor tomorrow at 8 p.m.
  • The Rising Stars Piano Series at the Southampton Cultural Center, which features performances by participants and alumni of Pianofest of the Hamptons, will present a concert by the piano duo Arianna Korting and Robin Giesbrecht on Saturday evening at 7.
  • The Salon Series at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will continue tomorrow at 6 p.m. with a performance by Tanya Bannister.
  • The Choral Society of the Hamptons has named a new administrative director, Elizabeth Zung, who has extensive experience recruiting and managing volunteer groups for fund-raising events for nonprofit organizations. She succeeds David Brandenburg, who has held the position for four years.
  • Three gardens on the South Fork will participate in National Public Gardens Day tomorrow. The day starts at Bridge Gardens in Bridgehampton with a tour led by Rick Bogusch at 10:30 a.m. The next stop is the Madoo Conservancy in Sagaponack at 1 p.m. LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton is the last stop, where Alex Felleppa, the garden’s horticulturalist, will lead the tour at 3:30. The event, which is sponsored by the Peconic Land Trust, is free. Reservations can be made through its office.

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  • 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.
  • East Hampton Town is selling surplus items, from used police cars to trucks, snowplows, and roll-off containers, through an online auction site