Communities across the East End paid their respects to the nation’s war dead at Memorial Day observances. In Sag Harbor, the annual parade led from the World War I monument at Otter Pond, down Main Street to Marine Park, where James Laspesa, an Air Force veteran, delivered the keynote address. In Bridgehampton, community members gathered at the war monument on Ocean Road. Volunteers decorated graves in East Hampton cemeteries before the annual parade down Main Street to Hook Mill.
The Westhampton Free Library will continue its Dessert and Discuss series with Dr. Agostino Cervone on the subject of hernias at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church on June
20 at 7 PM. Dr. Cervone of Peconic Bay Medical Center will talk about advancements in laparoscopic surgery, different types of hernias, their causes, and treatment and
prevention. The library will host a workshop for children in grades kindergarten through third on making bug figurines out of bottle caps on June 25 at 1:30 PM. The library has also invited children of all ages to take part in its summer reading program celebration on June 26 with an ice cream party at 2 PM, a meet and greet with Captain Jack Sparrow at 4 PM, and a Steel Impressions steel band concert at 6:30 PM. For more information, visit www.westhamptonlibrary.net.