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Looking Ahead: 5 Events Readers Recently Posted on Patch

An archeology festival, pumpkin decorating for kids, and a party to recognize "heroes" at the YMCA — just some of what's ahead this month.

Every day, many readers add community events to our calendar on East Hampton Patch and we appreciate it so much because together we can keep the community informed. Each week are going to highlight some of the events to draw attention to them. So mark your calendars, here's what's ahead.

1. ARCHAEOLOGY FESTIVAL

Thanks to KGG for posting information on this festival at the future site of the Montauk Indian Museum on Second House Road on Oct. 13. It will honoring the "original locals," and include such activities as pottery, stone tool manufacture, and pit cooking. There will also be some short talks with archeologists and artists.

2. BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS

The Rev. Msgr. Donald Hanson reminded us that the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals and the environment, is fast approaching. Father Hanson put Most Holy Trinity Church's scheduled blessing of the pets on the calendar — it's Oct. 6 at noon. We encourage the other pastors to add their blessings, as well.

3. FALL INTO FAMILY FUN

Julie Anne Korpi wanted families in Montauk to know that they can enjoy crafts and games at the Montauk Library on Oct. 13 at 4 p.m. No registration is required.

4. YMCA Heroes Spotlight Party

The YMCA RECenter is recognizing some of its "heroes" with a big celebration at Gurney's Inn on Oct. 14 at 5:30 p.m. The YMCA Heroes recipients are Tom Cohill, Doug Mercer, Rosie Orlando, Laura Sisco. Be sure to buy your tickets now. Proceeds from this event will support our YMCA East Hampton RECenter youth programs, like the Y Hurricane Swim Team, East Hampton Schools' Learn to Swim Program, and much more. Thanks to Kathy Fallon for adding it on the calendar, as well as blogging about it.

5. PUMPKIN DECORATING WORKSHOP

Guild Hall will host this fun workshop for kids 6 and up on Oct. 27. Space is limited, so sign up early. Much thanks to Lauren Baker for letting us know so far in advance.

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