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  • James Consiglio and Colette Clancy of East Hampton have announced the engagement of their daughter, Phelan Clancy, to John Michael Klett, the son of Eileen and John Klett of Sparta, N.J.
  • The Ellen Johansen Music Studio in East Hampton has two new classes starting next week to introduce young children and toddlers to the joys of music.
  • Mark Anthony Hogg, originally from the island of Jamaica, died on June 4 at his East Hampton residence following a heart attack.
  • Phyllis Adams, a descendant of two of East Hampton’s early families who led the women’s crafts group of the Amagansett Presbyterian Church for many years, died on June 8 at the Brookdale Assisted Living facility in Augusta, Ga., to which she had moved to be closer to her family.
  • Dr. D’Agostino came to Montauk in 1970 when he was appointed to represent St. John’s University at the New York Ocean Science Laboratory, which researched marine life in Long Island Sound and surrounding waters.
  • A memorial service for Roger Evans, a longtime resident of Montauk and more recently of East Hampton, will be held next Thursday at 6 p.m. at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church in Ama­gansett.
  • The Amagansett Library will present “Stage to Film,” a series of six movies adapted from plays, starting Wednesday at 7 p.m. with “Fences,” the Oscar-nominated film adapted by August Wilson from his own play.
  • The Southampton Cultural Center will kick off its annual Concerts in the Park series with a performance by Nancy Atlas on Monday at 6:30 p.m. at Agawam Park.

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  • 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.

  • Seventy-five years ago on June 13, four saboteurs came ashore on the beach at Atlantic Avenue in Amagansett from a U-boat, the northern prong of a two-prong infiltration by German-Americans planned by the Nazis.
  • East Hampton Town is selling surplus items, from used police cars to trucks, snowplows, and roll-off containers, through an online auction site