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  • The life of Dennis James Snyder will be celebrated with a 10:30 a.m. Mass at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church in Montauk on Sunday, a year after his death of heart failure in Florida.
  • Mary Holland Miller, a retired Springs School teacher who became a key figure in understanding the archaeology of East Hampton Town, died on Jan. 22 in Marlborough, Mass.
  • Stony Brook Southampton faculty consider the “art and craft of the redraft” Wednesday in the return of the M.F.A. program’s Writers Speak series for the spring.
  • Cowgirls bring Zima! to Quogue, invasion of 1960s rock at Bay Street, Piano Bar launches at Southampton Arts Center
  • The 81st Guild Hall Artists Members exhibition will open on Saturday with a reception for members from 5 to 7 p.m. and continue through April 6.
  • The prices below have been calculated from the county transfer tax. Unless otherwise noted, the parcels contain structures.
  • On the heels of the East Hampton Town Board’s Feb. 7 vote to ban the intentional release of balloons, the town trustee who was among those drawing attention to their detrimental impact on marine life is now advocating an outright ban on the sale or distribution of Mylar balloons.
  • Several youths lit fireworks on Brandywine Drive on Feb. 16, according to Mark Lombardo, a neighbor. Extra patrols were requested for Saturday nights.
  • Tomorrow night is Lego Night at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill. Children will work in teams to complete a Lego challenge.

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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.