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  • The family of Gary F. Darenberg of Montauk, who died on Friday, will receive vistors today from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Yardley and Pino Funeral Home in East Hampton.
  • Film screenings of "Wall Street" and "Free Solo," a "Star Is Born" concert, and a salute to Danny Kaye
  • With the passage of its 2019 budget bill, New York State will become the second in the nation to prohibit so-called single-use shopping bags. Southampton Village was the first in the state to do so; East Hampton Village followed in the summer of 2011.
  • East Hampton Town will allocate up to $15,000 to remove a portion of wooden groin on Albert’s Landing Beach in Amagansett, a popular bathing spot on Gardiner’s Bay.
  • High school students in the throes of their college searches and trying to narrow down their choices will find helpful advice from an expert on such matters on Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the East Hampton Library.
  • This weeks happenings for Kids.
  • Two drivers with drunken-driving records were charged with felony driving while intoxicated last weekend after police said they were caught driving at excessive speeds.
  • John C. Craft, the owner of the former Ocean View Farm in Montauk, who had been employed with his father at John A. Craft Real Estate and Insurance on Main Street in Montauk and also started a construction company, Custom Craft Homes of Montauk, died of bone marrow cancer on March 21 in Port St. Lucie, Fla. He was 75 and had been ill for 11 months.
  • Joan M. Carpentier Hevey, who lived on Norfolk Drive in Springs, died on March 24 at the Kanas Center for Hospice Care on Quiogue after a long illness. She was 73.

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  • A new class has been announced at LTV Studios on Industrial Road in Wainscott, iDoc 101, all about making documentaries using a smartphone. Part of LTV’s intention is to show people the tools to help the station reach a 1,000-story goal for broadcast.

    Two sessions are offered free of charge. The first begins on Saturday at 10 a.m. and continues on April 27 and May 4. The second starts on Tuesday and continues on April 30 and May 7 at 6 p.m.

    An hour’s tour and introduction to producing at the LTV workshop will next be offered on April 30, also at 6 p.m. Space is limited, and registration has been asked at ellen@ltveh.org.

    The next LTV creative salon will be held on May 3 at 6:45 p.m. 

  • Would you know what to do in the event of an active shooter? Southampton Town Police Lt. Todd Spencer will demonstrate how to protect yourself in a free workshop at the Hampton Library in Bridgehampton on April 27.
  • Those traveling west this week will have to deal with lane closures on the westbound side of the Long Island Expressway.
  • The Hampton Ballet Theatre School’s spring production this weekend at Guild Hall will feature selections from three ballets performed by students ranging in age from 3 to 18.
  • Online scams and how to spot them will be covered at the East Hampton Library on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m.
  • A benefit party for the Hampton Lifeguard Association will be held on Saturday at Harbor Bistro at 313 Three Mile Harbor Road in East Hampton from 7 to 11 p.m. It will feature music by Josh Brussell, a cash bar, food, and auctions with travel packages, gift baskets, restaurant gift certificates, spa treatments, and more. Tickets are $35 per person or $50 a couple and are available from Amy Forst at amy@forstconstruction.com.

    The association supports lifeguard training programs and tournaments, competition, the junior lifeguard program, the volunteer ocean rescue squad, the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton Hurricane Swim Club, and in-school swim programs.

  • Those with questions about recycling can take them to the Hampton Bays Community Center on Monday for a public forum organized by the League of Women Voters of the Hamptons. Curious about whether cereal boxes go with corrugated cardboard or paper? Or how co-mingled items are separated and sold?

    “Recycling 101: With or Without a Carter” will go over the recycling process in the Town of Southampton with Christine Fetten, the town’s director of municipal works, who oversees both sustainability and waste management, and Joe Glorioso, a member of the town’s sustainable Southampton green advisory committee.

  • Grain Surfboards on Indian Wells Highway will host a Surfrider core volunteer training session on Monday evening from 6:30 to 8:30.
  • The Southampton Town Democratic Club will hold a lunchtime meeting on Sunday in Riverhead that will include a presentation on “Anti-Semitism and the Current Political Landscape.”
  • The South Fork Commuter Connection is growing in ridership, just as the grueling "trade parade" traffic picks up, Southampton Town officials have said.