Daily Grind

Carissa Katz
"Medicines in the home are a leading cause of accidental poisoning," the East Hampton Town Police Department cautions in a flier promoting a drug take-back day on Saturday at Town Hall.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Halloween is only about a week away, and that means pumpkin carvers are hard at work for the annual carving contest put on by the Bridgehampton Lions Club. It begins at 5 p.m. on Oct. 30 at the Bridgehampton Community House.
Star Staff
“A Rover’s Eye View of the Ancient Surface of Mars” is the title of a free lecture to be given by Joel Hurowitz, a deputy principal investigator for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Mars 2020 mission, Thursday at Guild Hall.
Star Staff
Tricks and treats aren't just for kids, at least not when the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons is involved. On Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., ARF will hold its annual Halloween Pawty — yes, you read that right — for adults, kids, and, of course, pets.
Christopher Walsh
East Hampton’s first fall festival is set for Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Herrick Park.
Taylor K. Vecsey
The next children’s bereavement group, which will meet for seven weeks at East End Hospice’s Good Grief Family Bereavement Center in Westhampton Beach, starts on Tuesday.
Star Staff
Looking ahead, Mandala Yoga Center for the Healing Arts and Sports Therapy and Sandra Geehring Foster of SGF Acupuncture will host Ou Wen Wei, a qigong grandmaster, on Oct. 28 and 29.
Star Staff
SouthamptonFest, a series of family-friendly activities, will mark fall in Southampton Village this weekend.
Jackie Pape
A talk at the Long Pond Greenbelt Nature Center on Sunday will examine the species, which is native to Long Island and is experiencing population declines in many areas.
Jennifer Landes
The Hamptons International Film Festival announced its award winners on Monday morning, including a narrative film from Iceland and a documentary from Spain.
Star Staff
Filmmakers were in the spotlight on Sunday at the Hamptons International Film Festival.
Judy D’Mello
Set in the 1960s, "Novitiate" examines a radical time in Catholic history through the story of a girl who becomes a nun.
Christopher Walsh
Review: is a powerful biography of the 36th President of the United States, thrust into the presidency by Kennedy’s assassination in November 1963.