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  •    Four Bay Street Theatre supporters will be honored Saturday at a benefit dinner at East Hampton Point restaurant that will feature a performance by Joy Behar. David Bray, Ana R. Daniel, Michael Grim, and James Osburn will be thanked — and roasted — during the 8 p.m. event. Tickets cost $175, or $300 for a couple.

  •    Staff at the Water Mill Museum are accepting applications for its summer members art exhibit, to be held at the museum from June 20 to July 8. Photographers, sculptors, printmakers, paint­­ers, and others have been invited to take part in the non-juried show at which their work can be sold.

  •     Classically trained musicians ages 11 through 17 will perform works by Bach, Tchaikovsky, Mendelssohn, Albeniz, and Beethoven at a benefit concert for the Katy’s Courage Fund on Friday, May 3, at Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater.

  • Drivers on Montauk Highway from Bridgehampton to East Hampton Village began to experience delays Wednesday as roadwork got underway. The New York State Department of Transportation announced Tuesday that a 2.3-mile section of the heavily used road between Stephen Hand's Path and the Route 114-Main Street intersection in East Hampton Village would be resurfaced.

  • Reptiles on Display
        The South Fork Natural History Museum will open its doors Saturday for a day of free activities in honor of Earth Day. For kids, there will be a live reptile, amphibian, and insect show, Erik’s Reptile Edventure, from 10 to 11 a.m. The show offers a chance to see, touch, and learn about lizards, snakes, turtles, tree frogs, toads, salamanders, and even an alligator. Reservations for this one might be a good idea.

  •     The Town of East Hampton is offering a boating safety course on May 18 at Town Hall, but early registration is necessary. Those interested can register by calling 324-4141. After registering, required reading will be provided so that participants will be able to come to the class prepared.

  •     Montauk will celebrate Earth Day on Saturday with a cleanup from 10 a.m. to noon starting at the Montauk Movie, where bags and gloves will be dispensed. Hosted by the Concerned Citizens of Montauk and the Group for the East End, the festivities will continue at 11:30 a.m. through 1:30 p.m. at the Montauk Playhouse Community Center with a program on everything you ever wanted to know about birds. There will be crafts for kids and materials for making bling-laden birdie gift bags.

  • East Hampton
    Catherine Casey, the East Hampton Housing Authority manager, reported graffiti last Thursday. The bus stop station and two other places at the Accabonac Apartments were spray-painted.
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    Village residents and their guests were on especially good behavior last week, if the weekly police report is any indication. For the first time in Chief Gerard Larsen’s memory, the week saw not a single arrest.

  •     Friends and family of William G. Field have been invited to a celebration of his life to be held at the American Legion post in Amagansett on April 28 at 2 p.m. Mr. Field, who was born in Springs and had been an East Hampton resident before moving to Ellenton, Fla., died on Jan. 7 at the age of 80.

  •     “He arrived in Montauk in 1979 on a houseboat and stayed for 25 years, loving every moment and everyone he met,” Richard J. Hall’s sister, Carol Hall Murray, wrote.
        Mr. Hall died on March 26 in Huntington of complications related to diabetes. He was 82.

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