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  • “Magical Jews: The Life and Times of Great Jewish Magicians,” a free talk by Allan Zola Kronzek about the enormous contribution of Jews to magic from the 1840s through the 1930s, will take place next Thursday at Temple Adas Israel in Sag Harbor.
  • Terry Bagley, known to many in Sag Harbor for Bagley Home, a Provence-inspired shop on Main Street, died on the morning of May 6 beneath a cherry tree in full bloom at her Bay Point home with her dog, Noah, by her side.
  • An fight turns physical in Amagansett, and patio chairs recently delivered to an East Hampton house go missing.
  • The prices below have been calculated from the county transfer tax. Unless otherwise noted, the parcels contain structures.
  • Allan Stivers Kahkonen, a master carpenter who worked on several historic restorations in East Hampton, died at his home in Franklin, N.C. He was 79.
  • James Randolph Stansfield, an artist, educator, and former resident of Amagansett, died on April 11 in Pompton Plains, N.J. He was 93.
  • A funeral Mass will be offered at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in East Hampton at 10 a.m. on Friday for Joseph J. Olszewski Sr. of East Hampton, who died on May 12.
  • Eileen Ceceil Crichton, a Montauk resident known as Sunny, died on April 24 at Southampton Hospital.
  • A memorial service for Helen E. Sheehy will be held at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in East Hampton on May 23 at 2 p.m.

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  • 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.
  • 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.