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The T-shirt at the ARF Dog Walk will include artwork by Isaac Mizrahi.

Paws On Parade

Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation will partner with Southampton History Museum to present the third annual Paws on Parade. Participants will stroll from the Rogers Mansion to the Bathing Corporation beach during a day of family fun Saturday, October 5 from 11 AM to 4 PM. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 the morning of. For more information and to purchase tickets visit www.southamptonanimalshelter.com.

ARF Dog Walk

Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons’ Stroll to the Sea Dog Walk will begin at Mulford Farm in East Hampton Saturday, October 12. It’s a family event that promotes responsible dog ownership and awareness from 9 AM to noon. The morning includes free refreshments, T-shirt (artwork by Isaac Mizrahi), ARF tote bag, nail clippings for dogs, contests, a dog agility course, and music following the two-mile walk to the ocean. Pre-registration starts at $30 and can be done at www.give.arfhamptons.org/DogWalk. Participation costs $40 the day of the event.

Kids Need More

Kids Need More, an organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of children, families, and young adults coping with cancer and life-threatening illnesses, is looking for families living on the North Fork, South Fork, and Shelter Island to include in its fifth annual Holiday Cheer Bus Elf Ride, taking place Sunday, December 22.

Buses stocked with toy-delivering elves will drive directly to homes all over Long Island to make wishes come true for over 250 children.

To refer a family, call 631-608-3135 or email info@kidsneedmore.org. For additional information, visit www.kidsneedmore.org.

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