L&W Market in Bridgehampton is holding a coat drive. Through December 31, L&W Market will be collecting lightly used or new coats, which will be donated to those in need on the East End through the local organization Maureen’s Haven. As a thank you for donating, L&W will offer a free cup of coffee to those donating coats.
The Wednesday Group is showing “Small Treasures” at the East Hampton Library through December 20. A reception will be held on Saturday, December 1, from 3 to 5 PM. Participating artists include Barbara Jones, Teresa Lawler, Jean Mahoney, Deb Palmer, Gene Samuelson Frank Sofo, Aurelio Torres, Pam Vossen, and Dan Weidmann.
Holiday Toy Drive:
Now through December 17, Community Action Southold Town is holding a toy drive to help make the season brighter for children of all ages. CAST is collecting toys, gift cards, and monetary donations. To find out more about the many drop-off locations, visit www.castsoutholdtown.org.
If you are not reading this column you may well be in the South of France celebrating summer in St. Tropez or after a month of World Cup Soccer the victory of the French national team. If you are here reading this, fear not, our Hamptons has more than a dash of je ne sais quoi. Here are some of the places and people from whom to get that fix of La Vie Francaise…