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03/02/2011 3:51 PM |

Jack Schwartz of Shoreham, president of the Nature Printing Society, teaches the art of gyotaku, or painting with fish, to Ella Watts Gorman (left), 11, of Southold and Ravyn Elexis Tolliver, 9, of Calverton last Thursday morning at East End Arts Council's carriage house in Riverhead. Gyotaku was developed by Japanese fisherman about 300 years ago to document their catch by rubbing the fish with paint.

BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | Jack Schwartz of Shoreham, president of the Nature Printing Society, teaches the art of gyotaku, or painting with fish, to Ella Watts Gorman (left), 11, of Southold and Ravyn Elexis Tolliver, 9, of Calverton last Thursday morning at East End Arts Council's carriage house in Riverhead. Gyotaku was developed by Japanese fisherman about 300 years ago to document their catch by rubbing the fish with paint.

Thursday, March 3
Mid-winter clothing sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Good News Thrift Shop, Mattituck Presbyterian Church, Main Road. All proceeds support church missions and community needs. 298-4145.

Book discussion ‘The Lacuna’ by Barbara Kingsolver, 10:30 a.m., led by Caroline MacArthur at Southold Free Library, Main Road. 765-2077.

Winter Film Fest features ‘Crimes & Misdemeanors’ (1989), directed by Woody Allen, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.

North Fork Community Theatre presents ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,’ 8 p.m., Old Sound Avenue, Mattituck. Tony Award-winning musical comedy by Rachel Sheinkin and William Finn, directed by Ken Rowland; produced by Margaret Motto; musical director Brian Dornicik; choreographer Michael Disher. Tickets $20; 298-6328, nfct.com.

Friday, March 4
Mid-winter clothing sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Good News Thrift Shop. See Thursday.

Movie ‘Who the $#%@ is Jackson Pollock?’ 1:30 p.m. at Mattiuck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Free. 298-4134.

Junior High Drop By for grades 7-8, 2:45-4:45 p.m. Southold Free Library, Main Road. 765-2077.

Reception for ‘Art Through the Ages,’ 4 p.m. at Brecknock Hall, One Brecknock Road, Greenport, presented by Peconic Landing art committee. Exhibit features works by residents and staff, and by students of Greenport School. On view through Sunday, March 13. 806-8712.

Anime w/ Annie, 4-6 p.m. for teens in The Loft at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Register: 727-3228, ext. 6 or 12, askteen@riverheadlibrary.org.

Reception for juried exhibit ‘Women,’ 5-7 p.m. at East End Arts Council gallery, 133 E. Main St., Riverhead. On view through April 15. 727-0900.

Eighth annual Red Dress Dinner ‘Just for the Ladies,’ 6:30-11 p.m. at The Inn at East Wind, Route 25A, Wading River, to benefit American Heart Association. Tickets $75 at door. Includes one complimentary cocktail, hors d’oeuvres, sit-down dinner, DJ entertainment and dancing. Attire: red only. Tickets/information: 463-1864, RedDress2011@aol.com, 734-2804, 516-450-9121.

‘Save the Grange’ lecture series features “In the Backyard” given by Thea Fry, 6:30 p.m. at the Grange, Sound Avenue at Church Lane, Northville. Doors open 6 p.m.; organic refreshments by Peggy served. All donations go to “Save the Grange” fund for repairs. maryannsuozzi@yahoo.com, spirit-renewal.com.

Musical Talent Show & Concert, 7 p.m. in district auditorium at Southold High School, Oaklawn Avenue, to benefit junior class and offset cost of prom tickets. Features local rock band GRECO. Tickets $5 plus can of food for local food bank. 765-5081, kfoster@southoldufsd.com.

Celebrate Mardi Gras at San Simeon by the Sound, 7-10 p.m., Route 48, Greenport to benefit its outdoor renovation. Chinese auction with gifts, art and more; food, music, wine, beer, door prize and 50/50. Tickets $30, $50 per couple, includes 2 drink tickets per person. Cash bar available for additional drinks. Auction tickets $3 each, 4/$10, 10/$20; 50/50 tickets 10/$10. Call 477-2110, ext. 252, eclark@sansimeonbythesound.org.

First Friday Open Mic Night 7-10 p.m. at Custer Institute and Observatory, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. For all ages. Musicians, comics, poets, magicians and storytellers. Guest host. Free; donations accepted. 765-2626.

Comedy Night, 8 p.m. at American Legion, 51655 Main Road, Southold, features Rich Walker, Ray Grins and Jim Dailakis. Tickets $25; available at Bridgehampton National Banks in Greenport, Southold, Cutchogue and Mattituck; Century 21 Albertson Realty in Greenport and Southold; Re/Maxx East in Cutchogue. Hors d’oeuvres included. 765-3161, northforkchamber.org.

‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,’ 8 p.m. at North Fork Community Theatre. See Thursday.

Saturday, March 5
Do As You Please bus trip to NYC, hosted by Riverhead Free Library. Bus departs Staples parking lot 8 a.m.; 3 drop-off points in city. Pick-up 6 p.m. for return trip. Fee $22. Reserve: 727-3228.

Mid-winter clothing sale, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Good News Thrift Shop. See Thursday.

Keith Leaf — Amazing Juggler, 11-11:45 a.m. for ages 4-12 at Riverhead Human Resource/Senior Center, 60 Shade Tree Lane, Aquebogue. Comedic juggling includes balls, clubs, rings, tennis racquets, diabolo, world’s largest hula hoop, extreme thumb wrestling and balance board. No registration. Information: 727-5744, ext. 30.

Wii Boxing Tournament, noon, for ages 14+ at Riverhead Human Resource/Senior Center, 60 Shade Tree Lane, Aquebogue. Prizes and refreshments provided. Fee $20 per person, $35 per team. 727-5744.

Annual Fish Fry, noon-5 p.m. at Unity Baptist Church, Factory Avenue, Mattituck. Fee $15; proceeds benefit men’s ministry. 298-8669.

Fifteenth annual Cutchogue Fire Department Chiefs’ Steak Night fundraiser, 6-9 p.m. at firehouse, 260 New Suffolk Road. Tickets $28, includes steak dinner, salad, dessert, soda, beer, wine (donated by Jason’s Vineyards) and 50/50 raffle. Limit 300 people; tickets available at firehouse or from any Cutchogue firefighter. Blaze85@hamptons.com.

Peconic Bay Medical Center Auxiliary’s 2011 Oscar Party Candlelight Ball, 6:30 p.m. at The Inn & Spa at East Wind, Route 25A, Wading River. Food, casino, dancing and silent auction. Black tie optional. Tickets $225. 548-6088.

‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,’ 8 p.m. at North Fork Community Theatre. See Thursday.

Sunday, March 6
Belleayre Mountain ski and snowboard bus trip, hosted by Town of Southold Recreation Dept. Must be age  7 or older; under 18 must be with adult. Fee $95; residents $85. Lessons included in ticket price. Equipment rentals $25 additional. Depart 4 a.m. from Southold Town Recreation Center on Peconic Lane. Depart Belleayre Mountain 4:30 p.m. Register: 765-5182.

Canta Libre Chamber Ensemble, 2 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Harp, flute and strings. Free. 734-6360.

‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,’ 2:30 p.m. at North Fork Community Theatre. See Thursday.

Family Reading and Discussion program, 3-5 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. For ages 9-11 and parents/caregivers. Books and snacks provided. Space limited; registration required. 477-0660.

Reception for exhibit of paintings by Charles Wildbank and photographs by Fred Vanderwerven, 3-5 p.m. at Rosalie Dimon Gallery, Jamesport Manor Inn, 370 Manor Lane, Jamesport. Presented by East End Arts Council and Jamesport Manor Inn. On view through May 4. 727-0900.

Monday, March 7
ELIH Auxiliary ‘Gold Raiser,’ 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in conference room at Eastern Long Island Hospital, Manor Place, Greenport. Co-sponsored by Robert’s Jewelers. Trade in unwanted gold jewelry for cash; percentage of sales benefits patient services. 477-5196.

ELIH Auxiliary Winter Defrost Brunch, noon, catered by Christopher Michael at Brecknock Hall, One Brecknock Road, Peconic Landing, Greenport. Art show and jewelry fashion show featuring Donya of Metal Monk. Tickets $45: 477-5196 or mail check to ELIH Auxiliary/Winter Defrost Brunch, 201 Manor Place, Greenport NY 11944. Proceeds benefit Eastern Long Island Hospital.

Etch a Disc recycling and art, 3-5 p.m. for teens in The Loft at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Register: 727-3228, ext. 6 or 12, askteen@riverheadlibrary.org.

Teen Advisory Board, 5:30 p.m. for grades 7+ at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Snacks provided. 765-2077.

Tuesday, March 8
Mad Wii for Tweens, 4-5:30 p.m. for grades 4-6 at Southold Free Library, Main Road. 765-2077.

Annual Shrove Tuesday Ham Dinner, 6 p.m. at Holy Trinity Church, Main Street and Manor Place, Greenport. Homemade pea soup, baked ham with raisin sauce, side dishes, pies, cakes, wine and more. All proceeds go to charitable and community activities. Donation: adults $25, under age 12 $8, under 5 free. Reservations only. Tickets and seating: 477-0855.

Fletcher & the Springtime Blossoms, 6:30-7:15 p.m. for ages 2-3 at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Free. Register: 734-6360.

Facebook workshop, 6:30 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Free. Register: 734-6360.

Wednesday, March 9
Sing and Play Ole, 10:30-11:15 a.m. for ages 2-3 at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Free. Register: 734-6360.

Culinary Tour, 5-6:30 p.m. features “Madrid — The Heart of Spain” with Paula Croteau at Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, 1450 S. Harbor Road, Southold. Students learn how to cook Catalonian food. 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.

‘Save the Grange’ lecture series features “Native Habitat Landscaping” given by Suzanne Ruggles and “The Ambassador” given by Katherine Shelp, 6:30 p.m. at the Grange, Sound Avenue at Church Lane, Northville. Doors open 6 p.m.; organic refreshments by Peggy served. All donations go to “Save the Grange” fund for repairs. maryannsuozzi@yahoo.com, spirit-renewal.com.

Thursday, March 10
Teen Art Club, 4-6 p.m. in The Loft at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Register: 727-3228, ext. 6 or 12, askteen@riverheadlibrary.org.

Winter Film Fest features ‘No Impact Man’ (2009), directed by Laura Gabbert, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.

Shrinky Dinks, 6:30-7:30 p.m. for grades 3-6 at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Free. Register: 734-6360.

‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,’ 8 p.m. at North Fork Community Theatre. See Thursday.

Simulcast of the 92nd Street Y Live from NYC, 8 p.m. at Peconic Landing auditorium, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport. Featuring columnist and author Fareed Zakaria. Tickets $10 at door. Reservations/information: 477-3800.

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