Calendar: The week ahead

12/15/2011 12:46 PM |

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15

Book discussion ‘The Tender Bar’ by J.R. Moehringer, 10 a.m. at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. 734-6360.

End-of-year sale at Good News Thrift shop, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in basement at Mattituck Presbyterian Church, Main Road. Everything half price except Christmas items. All proceeds benefit Church missions and local community.

Treats for Pups, 4-6 p.m. for grades 6-12 at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Make dog biscuits for your dog or for dogs at Southold Animal Shelter. Registration required. 298-4134.

Third Thursdays Artist Talks, 6:30 p.m. at Brecknock Hall, One Brecknock Road, Greenport, with Barbara Groot and Keith Mantell, in conjunction with art show at Rosalie Dimon Gallery, presented by East End Arts School of the Arts. eastendarts.org, 369-2171.

The Wonder of Christmas, 7:30 p.m., holiday extravaganza at Living Water Church Theatre, 24 Shade Tree Lane, Riverhead. Tickets $24 for adults, $19 for kids 17 and under and seniors 55 and over. For info call 722-4969, ext. 204, or visit lwfgc.org.

Riverhead Middle School Winter Concert, 7 p.m. at Cardona Auditorium, Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Ave. Free.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16

End-of-year sale at Good News Thrift shop, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in basement at Mattituck Presbyterian Church. See Thursday.

Holiday celebration, noon at Old Steeple Church, Main Road, Aquebogue, sponsored by Woman’s Club of Riverhead. Music, refreshments. Free.

‘A Christmas Story,’ 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road. Nostalgic tale set in 1940s. Free. 298-4134.

Celebrate National Chocolate Covered Everything Day, 2:45-4:45 p.m. for grades 7-8 at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Make a holiday craft and play some games, hosted by Miss Penny. 765-2077.

‘An Afternoon with James Ivory,’ an exclusive personal appearance, 3 p.m. at Peconic Landing Community Center, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport. The three-time Academy Award nominee for best director speaks about “A Room with a View,” “Howard’s End,” and “The Remains of the Day,” and gives behind-the-scenes look at films of last several decades. Following discussion, Ivory shows “Howard’s End,” one of his personal favorites. $10; register: 477-3800, ext. 379.

Friday Family Flick “Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows, Part 2” (PG-13), 4 p.m. at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. 734-6360.

Family meatloaf dinner, 5-7 p.m. at Knights of Columbus, 2050 Depot Lane in Cutchogue. Bar open until 8 p.m. Adults, $15 or 2/$25; children, $10. 734-7338.

Gingerbread House Kit Workshop, 5:30-8 p.m. at Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Ave., hosted by Leadership Club. Kids assemble house and make other crafts. $16, portion to go to Christopher Timpone cancer fund. RSVP to amy.doucette@riverhead.net.

Family Movie ‘Elf,’ 6 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Snacks provided; hosted by Miss Penny. 765-2077.

Carols and Cookies with East End Arts Chorus, 6:30 p.m. at Jamesport Meeting House, Main Road. Adults, $5 donation; children free. 208-6933.

Holiday Wine Tasting, 7-9 p.m. with Martha Clara Vineyards at Suffolk County Historical Society, West Main Street, Riverhead. $10 for wine and refreshments. Register at 727-2881.

The Wonder of Christmas, 7:30 p.m., Living Water Church Theatre, Riverhead. See Thursday.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17

End-of-year sale at Good News Thrift shop, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in basement at Mattituck Presbyterian Church. See Thursday.

Half-price tag sale, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at parsonage, First Universalist Church, Main Road, Southold. New items, holiday decorations, gifts, clothing, jewelry, collectibles, candles, 30 percent off dolls. 765-3494. Rain or shine.

Half-price sale on everything, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Greenport United Methodist Church Thrift Shop, Main Street. 477-0497.

Holiday Pet Boutique and Open House, 10 am.-4p.m. at Kent Animal Shelter Clinic, 2259 River Road, Calverton. Handmade gifts, treats, and toys to benefit homeless animals at Kent Animal Shelter. Refreshments. Volunteers will accept donations of pet food, treats, toys, and clean bedding for shelter animals. 727-5731.

Monotype Workshop, 10:30-2:30 p.m. at East End Arts Carriage House, 133 East Main St., Riverhead. Explore monotype/monoprint printmaking processes with artist-in-residence Rosamaria Eisler. All levels welcome. $50 for members, $75 nonmembers. Register 369-2171.

Riverhead Middle School Concert, 11 a.m. at Martha Clara Vineyards, Riverhead. Show choir, chamber orchestra and jazz band perform. Free.

Tasting of new local chutney, noon-2 p.m. at Village Cheese Shop, Love Lane, Mattituck. Proceeds to benefit New Suffolk Waterfront Fund. Dr. Butterworth’s Nepalese Chutney created by New Suffolk resident Dr. Barbara Butterworth. 734-6767.

Christmas Gift Shop, 12-4 p.m. at Carriage House, Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council, Village Green, Cutchogue. Hand-crafted gifts, Nantucket baskets, carved shorebirds, jams, more. Benefits Historical Council. 734-2608.

Holiday Open House, 2-3 p.m. at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Library’s Friends provide music by Dune Grass, apple cider, homemade cookies. Free. 734-6360.

Chamber music concert, 4 p.m. at Poquatuck Hall, 1160 Skipper’s Lane, Orient. Prize-winning pianist Alexandria Le returns, with flute, violin, viola and cello. Free; donations accepted. For reservations call 323-1378 or email jansmith@optonline.net.

Parents Night Out, 5-10 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Main Road, Southold. FPC Youth Group hosts supper, games, crafts, stories and movies. Register: 765-2597, 734-8029. Freewill donation benefits group’s summer mission trip to the Pilgrimage in Washington D.C.

Christmas Dinner Dance, 6:30 p.m. at Women of the Moose lodge, 51 Madison St., Riverhead, featuring City Sounds Entertainment. RSVP. $18 in advance, $20 at door. 779-2694.

Geminid Meteor Shower, 7 p.m.-midnight. Party and stargazing at Custer Institute, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. Suggested donation: $5 nonmembers, $3 children, members free. 765-2626.

The Wonder of Christmas, 7:30 p.m., Living Water Church Theatre, Riverhead. See Thursday.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18

Trip to Knicks game at Madison Square Garden hosted by YES Program for underprivileged kids. Bus leaves railroad dock in Greenport 8 a.m. Tickets $40; all proceeds benefit program. Call 732-648-3547 or 477-0660; email lilydj@gmail.com or ca_enterprise@yahoo.com.

Holiday Pet Boutique and Open House, 10 am.-4p.m. at Kent Animal Shelter Clinic. See Saturday.

Christmas Gift Shop, 12-4 p.m. at Carriage House, Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council, Village Green, Cutchogue. See Saturday.

Brass concert, 1 p.m. at Off Main Street Market, Riverhead. East End Brass Quintet entertains with Christmas singalongs and more. Free.

The Wonder of Christmas, 3 p.m., Living Water Church Theatre, Riverhead. See Thursday.

“A Christmas Memory,” 3 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Sixth annual performance of this classic American story. Free. 477-0660.

Lyris Quartet ‘Intimate Letters,’ 4 and 8 p.m. at Brecknock Hall, One Brecknock Road, Greenport. Blend of music and written word in multimedia presentation. Tickets $10. Register: 477-3800, peconiclanding.org.

‘A Gift to the Community,’ 27th annual Christmas Concert, 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Riverhead, 1018 Northville Tpke., with special guests the Riverhead High School Chamber Choir. Refreshments; admission free. 727-3446.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 19

Aquebogue Winter Concert, 7 p.m. at Cardona Auditorium, Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Ave. Free.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20

Friends of Library potluck holiday luncheon/meeting, 11 a.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Bring a dish to share. 298-4134.

Lighting of First Candle of Menorah, 4:30 p.m. at Village Green, Main Road, Cutchogue, sponsored by North Fork Reform Synagogue and Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Society. Celebration continues at NFRS home in Cutchogue Presbyterian Church, Main Road with songs and refreshments. 765-6182.

Menorah-lighting ceremony, 5 p.m. at Mitchell Park, Greenport, followed by traditional dinner at Congregation Tifereth Israel. Donations appreciated. Reservations 765-3504.

Holiday Crafts, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Make cards, hats, wreaths, ornaments, more. Supplies and hot drinks provided. Free. 477-0660.

Riverhead High School Winter Concert #1, 7 p.m. at Cardona Auditorium, Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Ave. 10th-12th grade band and orchestra perform.

Mattituck-Cutchogue Junior High Winter Concert, 7:30 p.m. in auditorium, Main Road, Mattituck.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21

Civil War lecture, 6:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Topic is “The Crisis at Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor,” part of series commemorating 150th anniversary of Civil War. Refreshments. Free. 298-4134.

Pulaski Winter Concert, 7 p.m. at Cardona Auditorium, Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Ave. Free.

Mattituck-Cutchogue High School Winter Concert, 7:30 p.m., Main Road, Mattituck.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22

Half-price sale on everything, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Greenport United Methodist Church Thrift Shop, Main Street. 477-0497.

Riverhead Charter School Winter Concert, 7 p.m. Riverhead Charter School, 3685 Middle Country Road, Calverton. Free. RSVP. 369-5800. ext. 2250.

MedMob, worldwide winter solstice meditation event, 7 p.m. at East End Arts grounds and Carriage House, 133 E. Main St., Riverhead, presented by Peconic River Yoga. Donation of nonperishable food item for local food pantry requested. Bring blanket, dress for weather. 369-9569.

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