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The SHED Talks Screen Time

The SHED Workspace will host “Screen Time: Real Talk,” a panel discussion on family screen time, at Lulu Kitchen & Bar in Sag Harbor on Thursday, May 9, from 5:30 to 7:30 PM.

The discussion will feature Angela De Vincenzo, a learning specialist and co-founder of Blocks, Trucks, & Art alongside Anya Kamenetz, an NPR education correspondent and author of “The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media and Real Life.” Amanda Fairbanks, a journalist and co-founder of the SHED Workspace, will moderate.

Seating is limited. RSVP at lara@cmee.org or at 631-537-8250 ext. 212.

Southampton History Museum

The Southampton History Museum will host “Herman Melville: Arguably America’s Most Unread, At Times Unreadable, Literary Genius” on Thursday, May 9, at 11 AM at the Rogers Mansion. The event is free. To RSVP, call the museum at 631-283-2494 or e-mail ggangi@southamptonhistory.og.

The museum will also host “How Jews Came to Long Island: 1654 to 1837, Part I” on Saturday, May 11, at 11 AM at the Southampton Jewish Center. The event is free. To RSVP, call 631-287-2249.

Farmers Market Returns

The East Hamptons Farmers Market will return for its 14th season with a ribbon cutting on Friday, May 10, at 9 AM.

The market will be open in the Nick & Toni’s parking lot in East Hampton every Friday from 9 AM to 1 PM through August 30. The farmers market will offer locally grown and certified organic produce, as well as certified organic mushrooms and CBD medicinal tinctures, bedding plants, cow and goat milk and cheese, and more.

Nick & Toni’s is located at 136 North Main Street in East Hampton.

Stamp Out Hunger

The National Association of Letter Carriers will host Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on Friday, May 10.

Those interested can put their non-perishable donation in a bag by their mailbox and the National Association of Letter Carriers will deliver it to a local food bank.

Hampton Library

The Hampton Library will host a AARP defensive driving course on Friday, May 10, from 10 AM to 4:30 PM.

The course is $20 for AARP members and $25 for nonmembers. Payment must be made by check or money order payable to AARP.

The library will also host Suffolk Cooperative Library System’s “Project Prom” to check out free dresses, suits, shoes, and accessories donations on Saturday, May 11, from 11 AM to 3 PM. Transportation from the library will be provided. One parent per family may come in attendance. Space is limited, and registration is required. Call 631-537-0015.

LongHouse Family Day

The LongHouse Reserve will host a Family Day with free admission for all on Saturday, May 11, from 10 AM to 5 PM.

The day will feature activities and tours geared toward kids, such as tour of the garden with the LongHouse docent and musical instruments with Gian Carlo Feleppa.

For more information, call 631-329-3568 or contact info@longhouse.org.

Mother’s Day Hike

Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt will host a Mother’s Day Hike in the Long Pond Greenbelt on Sunday, May 12, from 9 to 10:30 AM.

The moderately paced three-mile hike will go through oak and hickory forest with views of Crooked Pond, Long Pond, and Deer Drink. Hikers can meet at the Long Pond Greenbelt Nature Center on the Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike. Dai Dayton will lead the hike and can be reached at 631-745-0689.

Rogers Memorial Library

The Friends of the Rogers Memorial Library will offer a concert by pianist Igor Lovchinsky on Sunday, May 12, at 3 PM.

Lovchinsky will perform a program of Chopin, Liszt, and Rachmaninoff. There is no charge for this program. Register at www.myrml.org.

Northwest Dogwoods Hike

The East Hampton Trails Preservation Society will host a Northwest Dogwoods hike on Sunday, May 12, at 10 AM.

The 3.5-mile hike will view dogwood trees around on the route from Scoy Pond to Northwest Harbor. Hikers will meet at the schoolhouse plaque on Northwest Road. For more information, visit www.ehtps.org.

East Hampton Library

The East Hampton Library launches the fifth annual “Tom Twomey Series” in the Library’s Baldwin Family Lecture Room on May 18 at 6 PM.

“Bioswales: A New Vision for East Hampton’s Village Green” will feature a panel discussion with Colleen Henn of the Surfrider Foundation, Stephen Mahoney of Mahoney Farm and Nursery, and Tony Piazza of Piazza Horticultural. The hour-long program includes a Q&A after the presentation.

The series will run through October. The program is free, but seating is limited. Register in advance at TomTwomeySeries.org.

gmkotz@indyeastend.com