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  • Durham Washburn Finney and Sarah Elizabeth Yagerman of Manhattan were married at Camp Hero State Park in Montauk on Sunday.
  • Wondering what to do with the kids this weekend or how to keep them busy after school? From puppet shows to story times, art workshops to science explorations there's always something going on.
  • The end of the school year is quickly approaching, and that means local schools will hold their graduation ceremonies in the coming week.
  • East Hampton High School has invited community organizations needing student volunteers this summer to let the school know what kind of work is available.
  • Elizabeth Epstein Duboff, a volunteer social worker who spent summers in Springs as a child and later as a mother, died on June 8 at the Westchester Medical Center.
  • Joan Embro Bennett died on May 14 in Eugene, Ore., surrounded by her family. Described by them as “a strong woman who had struggled mightily with pain and illness for a number of years,” she was 79.
  • Sarah Miranda King Wethy, an Amagansett native who retired to North Carolina to be near her children, died on June 3 at the Davis Community Nursing Home in Wilmington, N.C.
  • Frank Zachary, a writer, editor, and art director who left a lasting imprint on Modern Photography, Holiday, Travel & Leisure, Town & Country, and other publications, died on Friday at his home in Springs.
  • Anand Mohan Prasad Sinha of Montauk was an accomplished sociologist and longtime professor who taught at Southampton College and Stony Brook University, among other institutions.

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  • Drivers on the East End are being asked to go car-free and use more sustainable travel choices on Friday.
  • David Bunn Martine, the director and curator of the Shinnecock Nation Cultural Center and Museum, will conduct four wigwam workshops on the front lawn of the Eastville Community Historical Society Heritage House in Sag Harbor beginning Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mr. Martine, using a combination of traditional and nontraditional materials, will discuss the use of wigwams and their importance to Native American history. The sessions, which will also take place on Sept. 30, Oct. 7, and Oct. 14, cost $10, $5 for children.

    Mr. Martine will also speak about and sign copies of his new book, “No Reservation: New York Contemporary Native American Art Movement,” on Sept. 30 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the heritage house.
     

  • The Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons has a busy Sunday planned. A self-guided shade-garden tour will kick off the day from 9 a.m. to noon. Check-in is at the Bridgehampton Community House’s main auditorium at 9:30 a.m.

    Then at 2 p.m., Ken Druse, the so-called “guru of natural gardening,” according to the The New York Times, and an award-winning author and photographer, will give a lecture for the Paul Karish Seminar on “Shade Gardening in the Age of Climate Change.”

  • Following Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the Jewish Center of the Hamptons has extended an invitation to anyone displaced from their homes in the affected areas to attend High Holy Days services here in East Hampton.
  • With Long Island under a tropical storm watch, several events scheduled over the next few days are being postponed.
  • The Montauk Chamber of Commerce is continuing its search for sponsors for the Fall Festival carousel, which costs $7,000 for two days.
  • The Old Whalers Church will hold its annual yard and bake sale on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Donated items can be dropped off at the church on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m., Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Friday, Sept. 15, from 10 to noon.
  • The forecast is looking good for the East Hampton Fire Department’s annual fireworks display over Main Beach Saturday night. But even if the weather cooperates, the department still needs help to make it a success, as the all-volunteer organization relies on contributions to support its efforts.

    The fireworks will light up the sky around 8:30. In case rain does interfere, the display will go off on Sunday instead.

  • Wednesday is movie night at Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett, where "The Boss Baby" will be screened at 8 as a fund-raiser for the East Hampton Food Pantry.

    Admission is free, but donations would be appreciated. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

    According to the Internet Movie Database, "The Boss Baby" is a tale of the impact of a new baby's arrival on a family, as told from the less than reliable point of view of Tim, his imaginative 7-year-old brother.

  • 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.