Daily Grind

John Musnicki
To think of the Bridgehampton Lions Club’s Carving Contest as a mere jack-o-lantern challenge would be to vastly underestimate the talent on display at the annual event.
Jane Bimson
The Darlene Lycke Scholarship Fund is selling raffle tickets for a New York Giants-Philadelphia Eagles football game on Sunday, Dec. 17. The lucky winner will win four tickets to the game with parking at MetLife Stadium.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Visiting hours will be held at the Nolan & Taylor-Howe Funeral Home in Northport, where he grew up, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m.
Carissa Katz
This year, in addition to the usual Halloween fun to be had there on Tuesday, one local real estate broker is taking the opportunity to showcase two of her listings in a community-spirited way.
Star Staff
East Hampton Meals on Wheels needs volunteers to deliver and pack hot food for homebound residents. Substitute packers and drivers are also needed for when regular volunteers are not available.
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.