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  • Springs Swimming
        Gina Bradley of Paddle Diva has donated an 11-foot-6-inch Rivera paddleboard and Ranger paddle, valued at $1,050, to be raffled by the Springs School Parent Teacher Association, which hopes to raise the $5,000 needed to cover the remainder of the cost of this year’s instructional swimming program at the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter.

  •     The Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill will launch Sounds of Summer, the first of two summer music series, with a performance by the HooDoo Loungers tomorrow at 6 p.m. Billed as the East Coast’s New Orleans party band, the group’s repertoire ranges from classic Mardi Gras-style music to its own original tunes.

  •     The East Hampton Historical Society’s annual trustees’ tag sale will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. until noon on the back lawn of the society’s headquarters, the Osborn-Jackson House on Main Street.

        Items both useful and collectible will include furniture, lighting, household items, folk art, and decorative home accessories. A midcentury Dunbar table, a set of Windsor dining chairs, garden planters, and glassware are among the offerings.

  •     The Madoo Conservancy in Saga­ponack will hold a memorial service for Robert Dash, Madoo’s founder, on Sunday at 5 p.m. Several of Mr. Dash’s friends will speak, and Barnsley, his Norwich terrier, will lead visitors around the garden, visiting the “hermit’s hut,” the quincunx gardens, the potager, and the “bridge of the bankrupt painter.”

  • Amagansett

    A car parked in front of an Ocean Lane house had its rear left tire slashed last Thursday afternoon. Christoph Jorg told police it will cost about $150 to replace.

    East Hampton Village

  • Stop-Motion Fun

    An exploration of stop-motion animation will be the highlight of a Family Fun Night at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill tomorrow. Artists from the Good School, described as a “mobile arts education school” that teaches “commercial and traditional art-making skills and technological understanding via stop-motion filmmaking,” will head up the program.

  • A quick course that could help save a life will be given Sunday by members of the Bridgehampton Fire Department Ambulance Company during an open house at the firehouse on School Street from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The public has been invited to stop by to watch demonstrations by emergency medical technician volunteers and learn hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation and get a close look at the inside of an ambulance. There will be free blood pressure tests, information about first aid, child-identification kits, and details about joining the squad.

  • Albert Edwards Bennett, who was born on Cedar Street in East Hampton and lived all his life there except for Army service in World War II, died at the Hamptons Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Southampton on April 30, just shy of his 88th birthday. He had leukemia and colon cancer, said his neighbor and friend Robert Jones.

  • Mary Johnston Evans, who had a successful career in business and was once honored as one of the 200 top corporate women by BusinessWeek magazine, died of complications of Alzheimer’s disease on May 5 at the Greens at Cannondale, an assisted-living facility in Wilton, Conn. She was 84 and had lived in East Hampton and New York City.

    Remembered as smart, witty, and charming, Mrs. Evans was said to be one of the most successful women of her generation, one who inspired many women to take leadership positions in their communities and in business.

  • Edmund L. Downes was a huge Nascar fan. He loved watching it on television, and he used to have season tickets to the Dover International Speedway in Delaware, where he would take his family to watch his all-time favorite driver, the late Dale Earnhardt Sr.

    Mr. Downes, a retired carpenter, died at home on Jesse Halsey Lane in Sag Harbor on May 4 at the age of 73. His family buried him with his favorite Nascar baseball hat and a hammer.

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