Daily Grind

Taylor K. Vecsey
Commuter alert: A portion of County Road 39 in Southampton will be closed from 9 p.m. Wednesday through 5 a.m. Thursday as preparations continue for the U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills in June.
Carissa Katz
Faced with a 90-percent chance of rain on Saturday, the LongHouse Reserve has postponed its annual Family Day.
Star Staff
South Fork birders looking for a last-minute adventure close to home -- and a rare chance to spend the night at the Mashomack Preserve's historic Bass Creek Cottage manor house -- might still find a few spots available for the preserve's overnight Birds and Breakfast event on Friday.
Jane Bimson
Music for Montauk will host a free concert on Saturday afternoon, and then the Montauk Music Festival kicks off next Thursday.
Carissa Katz
Friday is National Public Gardens Day, and here on the South Fork, the LongHouse Reserve, the Madoo Conservancy, and Bridge Gardens will be open free of charge from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Carissa Katz
Training, evaluations, and testing for East Hampton Town's Nipper Guard program, an open-water swim program for children 6 through 8, will begin on Sunday at the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter.
Star Staff
Project Most, an after-school homework help and activity program, will benefit from a Cinco de Mayo party at the Neighborhood House on Three Mile Harbor Road on Saturday from 6 to 10 p.m.
Star Staff
The Montaukett Indian Nation traveled to the capital last week for their We Are Still Here! advocacy day on April 24.
Taylor K. Vecsey
An effort is underway to reduce the number of plastic straws used on the East End, and restaurants are getting involved in the cause.
Star Staff
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church has announced that its rector, the Very Rev. Denis C. Brunelle, will be honored by East End Hospice at its Box Art Auction later this year.
Judy D’Mello
On Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Children's Museum of the East End will hold its fourth annual feria -- a fun-packed festival to celebrate the East End's Latino culture. Families with children of all ages can enjoy a day of traditional cuisine, music, and art.
Taylor K. Vecsey
People can get rid of expired or unused medications during Drug Take-Back Day in East Hampton Town on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Star Staff
After nine years, the Hayground School in Bridgehampton announced Monday there will no longer be a Friday afternoon farmers market on its grounds.
Carissa Katz
Monday is the final day of GeekHampton's latest e-waste recycling drive. Between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. all manner of unwanted and outdated electronics will be accepted for recycling at the Sag Harbor shop.
Star Staff
The students of the Hampton Ballet Theatre School will perform their spring production, “Coppelia,” a comedic ballet, Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. at Guild Hall’s John Drew Theater.