Work session. The Brookhaven Town Board will hold a work session Thursday to discuss items for the board’s regular meeting on Tuesday. Supervisor Mark Lesko recently proposed a $260-million budget for 2012 that would hold the line on town taxes. Check Patrick Whittle’s Twitter updates @pxwhittle.
Village board. The board of trustees of Southampton Village will meet Thursday at 6 p.m. at Village Hall, 23 Main St. The meeting is open to the public. Check Stacey Altherr’s Twitter updates @staceyaltherr.
Sand miners tribute: A ceremony to mark the inauguration of Sand Miners Monument Park will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the monument, south of the entrance to Harbor Links Golf Course, 1 W. Fairway Dr. The monument, which honors the men and women who worked the mines from 1865 to 1989, emerges from one of the last mining tunnels still visible. Check staff updates at newsday.com.