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  • 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.
  • What's on the police logs this week.
  • The prices below have been calculated from the county transfer tax. Unless otherwise noted, the parcels contain structures.
  • Dean F. Failey, who was the East Hampton Historical Society’s first fulltime director and went on to national prominence as an expert on antiquities for Christie’s Auction House in Manhattan and “Antiques Roadshow” on television, died at home in East Northport on May 19.
  • Richard D. Katsara, who had been living in East Hampton, died at Southampton Hospital on April 28 after a long illness. He was 54.
  • James Hurlburt Evans, who had a long and distinguished career in business management with the Union Pacific Corporation, the Seamen’s Bank for Savings, and Dun and Bradstreet, died on May 11.
  • Shirley M. Payne, who lived her whole life in Amagansett, died at Southampton Hospital on May 19 after having a heart attack at home. She was 85.
  • Richard D. Spizzirri, an attorney who lived in Aspen, Colo., and East Hampton, died at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City on May 12.
  • A gathering to celebrate the life of Cliff Follenius will take place at the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett on Sunday.

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  • Looking ahead, Mandala Yoga Center for the Healing Arts and Sports Therapy and Sandra Geehring Foster of SGF Acupuncture will host Ou Wen Wei, a qigong grandmaster, on Oct. 28 and 29.
  • SouthamptonFest, a series of family-friendly activities, will mark fall in Southampton Village this weekend.
  • Filmmakers were in the spotlight on Sunday at the Hamptons International Film Festival.
  • Looking ahead to this weekend, the fourth annual Tyler Valcich Car Show is set for Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Amagansett Firehouse. The show, which will include raffles, food and drinks, and live music by the Roses Grove Band and the 3Bs, will benefit the Tyler Project, a nonprofit organization that works to prevent suicide.

    The registration fee is $25. For spectators, admission is $10; children under 5 will be admitted free. Those wishing to register a vehicle have been asked to email cynthiamckelvey27@yahoo.com.  

  • Residents of the Sag Harbor School District overwhelmingly approved the 2018 budget for the John Jermain Memorial Library on Thursday and selected three new trustees to serve on the library board.

    Ann Sutphen, the current vice president, lost her bid for another term. Voters instead chose Gloria Brown, Carol Hance, and William McCoy for three-year terms starting Jan. 1. All three are new to the board. Ms. Brown was the top vote-getter with 171 ballots cast for her, Ms. Hance had 146, and Mr. McCoy 136. Janine M. Rayano ran as well.

  • Find service information for the various synagogues on the South Fork.
  • While in transit to North Carolina on Sunday, the fishing vessel Rianda S. requested safe harbor in New York from rough seas generated by Hurricane Jose. State Department of Environmental Conservation law enforcement and marine resources staff granted the request, and the boat arrived in Montauk at 4:30 p.m. The vessel was carrying fish caught in federal waters, including an estimated 6,000 pounds of fluke, and requested to land the fish in New York.

    New York's commercial fluke fishery is currently closed, and the entire 6,000-pound landing would have had to be deducted from the state's remaining quota of 40,000 pounds.

  • 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.”