Artist’s reception for works by Mary Van Deusen, Friday, Jan. 7, 7 p.m. in Elizabeth Fox Overton Gallery at Riverhead Free Library. 727-3228.
Ryan Hautsch Memorial Brunch, Sunday, Jan. 16, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Jamesport Manor Inn, Jamesport. Adults $30; teens $20; children $12. Coffee, tea and soda included. Reservations: 722-0500. All proceeds go to scholarship fund in Ryan’s name.
Food and Drink
Culinary Tour, Wednesday, Jan. 12, 5-6:30 p.m. features “Salmon & the Omega” with Paula Croteau at Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, Southold. Students learn how to include the “right” foods for omega balance. Class fee $20; residents $15. Bring apron and $25 ingredients fee to first class. Space limited to 15; register: 765-5182. Confirm prior to class: 765-6032,Paula@farmhousekitchen.us. Offered by Southold Town Recreation Department.
Sushi with Sonomi, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, Greenport. Workshop; cooked and vegetarian options available. Registration required: 477-0660.
Gingerbread Children, Tuesday, Jan. 11, 6:30-7:15 p.m. for ages 4-5 at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Cutchogue. Craft and story. Register: 734-6360.
Jump N’ Fun with Lucie B., Saturday, Jan. 15, 2 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church parish hall, Cutchogue features professional jump ropers who demonstrate roping techniques and freestyle tricks. Sponsored by Floyd Memorial, Southold And Cutchogue-New Suffolk libraries. Register at home library. 477-0660, 765-2077, 734-6360.
The Loft at Riverhead Free Library: Anime with Annie, Friday, Jan. 7, 6-8 p.m. Latest DVDs and books. Register. Teen book club: ‘Fire and Ice’ by Julie Garwood, Wednesday, Jan. 19, 4-5 p.m. Register: 727-3228, ext. 6 or 12, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lectures and Seminars
Thirtieth annual Long Island Agricultural Forum, Thursday-Friday, Jan. 13-14, 9 a.m. at Suffolk County Community College, Riverhead Campus, presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County. All-day educational conference, trade show and banquet open to all agricultural professionals. Pre-registration $30 before Jan, 4; $45 after. AG Forum dinner, Thursday, Jan. 13, 5:30 p.m. at Polish Hall, Riverhead, $25; cash bar. 727-7850, ext. 341, www.ccesuffolk.org.
Responsible Pet Owner seminar, Tuesday, Jan. 11, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Cutchogue. PowerPoint presentation includes proper handling of dogs, bite prevention, housebreaking, training, more. Handout materials, adoption flyers for NFAWL and coloring books for children. Free. 477-0660.
‘Gilbert & Sullivan’s Greatest Hits,’ Sunday, Jan. 9, 3 p.m. at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, Riverhead. New revue presented by The Gilbert & Sullivan Light Opera Company of Long Island, features popular songs from duo’s operas, opening with 40-minute comic opera “Trial by Jury.” Tickets $15, available at www.gilbert-and-sullivan.net and at door. 516-485-5953.
Pianist Anne Taffel performs ‘From Handel to Gershwin With Love,’ Sunday, Jan. 9, 2 p.m. at Southold Free Library, sponsored by Friends of SFL. Free. 765-2077.
First Friday Open Mic Night With Liza Coppola, Friday, Jan. 7, 7-10 p.m. at Custer Institute and Observatory, Southold. For all ages. Musicians, comics, poets, magicians and storytellers. Hosted by singer/songwriter Liza Coppola. Free; donations accepted. 765-2626.
Indie Teen Concert Series, Thursday, Jan. 13, 7-8:30 p.m. at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, Riverhead. Featuring two young adult bands, duos or solo acts performing one set each of their own original music. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Tickets $5 advance at East End Arts Council, 133 E. Main St., Riverhead and $6 at door. email@example.com. Rescheduled from Dec. 9.
‘An Amazing Scottish Fiddle Concert,’ Saturday, Jan. 8, 7 p.m. at Poquatuck Hall, Orient features famous Scottish fiddler Alasdair Fraser with cellist Natalie Haas, presented by Oysterponds Historical Society and Oysterponds Community Activities. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Tickets $35 or $60; limited seating. Reserve at 323-2480, firstname.lastname@example.org.
‘What’s All That Jazz About?’ Sunday, Jan. 9, 2-3 p.m. at Riverhead Free Library. Jazz saxophonist/clinician Shenole Latimer presents primer on jazz idiom. Register: 727-3228.
Variety Show at North Fork Community Theatre, Mattituck, Friday-Saturday, Jan. 7-8, 8 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 9, 2:30 p.m. Tickets $10 at door. Proceeds benefit NFCT scholarship fune. Information: 298-4500.
The Written Word
Book Talk at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Cutchogue: Lee Carlson discusses his book ‘Passage To Nirvana,’ Saturday, Jan. 8, 2 p.m. John L. Busch discusses his book ‘Steam Coffin,’ Sunday, Jan. 9, 2 p.m., hosted by Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council. Story of Capt. Mosers Rogers and his boat Savannah, first steamship to cross Atlantic. Refreshments follow. 734-7122.
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