October has arrived—a month when we begin to see candy corn, pumpkins and, in honor of breast cancer awareness month, the color pink.
This weekend marks the annual San Gennaro Feast of the Hamptons in Hampton Bays—where I’ll be doing my pastry shopping. On Saturday and Sunday, October 4 and 5th, from 10 a.m.–10 p.m., Good Ground Road will host Italian delicacies and artisans, as well as the parade, carnival rides and live music. Proceeds from the San Gennaro Feast of the Hamptons will be donated to Maureen’s Haven and The Coalition for Women’s Cancers at Southampton Hospital. For the full entertainment lineup visit sangennarofeastofthehamptons.com.
Amaryllis Farm Equine Rescue and Sanctuary’s annual Hay Drive has begun. Hay is the rescue farm’s greatest need and expense and donations help significantly. For more information, and to get involved, visit amaryllisfarm.blogspot.com.
On the beauty front, oil is taking center stage—from body moisturizers to cleansers to night treatments. G.M. Collin Body Treating Oil is a fast-absorbing, anti-aging body treatment formulated with argan oil, lupin oil and macadamia oil. The oil hydrates immediately and helps to restore elasticity. G.M. Collin Body Treating Oil is available at La Carezza Salon & Day Spa, 43-45 Windmill Lane in Southampton; at Kevin Maple Salon at 46 Jobs Lane, also in Southampton; and at The Inn at East Wind, 5720 Route 25A in Wading River.
Pick up your pink ribbon bagel from Panera Bread. For each pink ribbon bagel sold, 25 cents will benefit local breast cancer awareness organizations. Bridgehampton, Riverhead and Hampton Bays locations are participating.
Through October 25, it’s PinkSTYLE at the Tanger Outlets in Riverhead. Join the battle against breast cancer by purchasing Tanger Pink Savings Cards. Purchase 25% Off Pink Cards in packs of five for $5 and save 25% on a single item at participating stores with each card. Pick up your Pink Cards and a list of participating stores at Tanger Shopper Services or purchase an unlimited mobile pink pass for $10 at TangerPinkStyle.com. Supports the National Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Be sure to mark your calendar for Calypso St. Barth’s shopping event. On Thursday, October 23, from 5–7 p.m., guests will enjoy a VIP discount and proceeds benefit Lucia’s Angels. Calypso St. Barth is located at 21 Newtown Lane, East Hampton. Call 631-329-0033 or visit calypsostbarth.com.
New Kids on the Block:
Great news! Montauk Juice Factory will not only be with us year-round but is now making deliveries. Starting soon fall juices and smoothies will include seasonal ingredients like squash, pumpkin seed mylk and apple cider. MJF delivers raw, organic, cold-pressed juices and custom cleanses to homes and businesses. Refuel after your Camp Hero hike with Mad Mylk, made of filtered water, hemp seeds, chia seeds, coconut oil, dates, vanilla bean and cinnamon—a high-protein concoction. MJF is located at 12 South Etna Avenue, Montauk and is open daily from 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Call 631-668-8286 and visit montaukjuicefactory.com.
Ballroom For All Inc. will be offering a variety of ballroom dance and movement programs specifically geared toward seniors, those with chronic illness, physical challenges and individuals coping with addictions. Ballroom dance can help to improve over all health and it provides social opportunities too. Since it is low impact, it is a great tool for people of any age or ability. Classes and dance socials are held in cooperation with the Hamptons Dance Authority and Hamptons House of Gardens in Southampton. For the fall schedule, visit ballroomforall.org or call 631-259-1385.
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