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. at 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.
Friday, December 23
Film ‘Cave of Forgotten Dreams,’ (G) 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road., Mattituck. Werner Herzog’s expedition into the Chauvet Cave in France and the art found there. Free. 298-4134.
Potluck Hanukkah supper, 6:30 p.m. at North Fork Reform Synagogue, 27245 Main Road, Cutchogue. Abbreviated Shabbat service, bring own menorah to light fourth candle. 722-5712, northforkreformsynagogue.org.
Tuesday, December 27
‘In the Mind’s Eye,’ through Friday, Dec. 30, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Long Island Science Center, 11 W. Main St., Riverhead. Learn about light, color, optics. Entry fee $5 per person. 208-8000, lisciencecenter.org.
Friday, December 30
Film ‘Poetry,’ (NR) 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. A sixty-something woman, despite ill health and disturbing family revelations, finds strength and purpose when she joins a poetry class. Free. 298-4134.
Saturday, December 31
North Fork Audubon Society’s ‘All about the Christmas Bird Count,’ 11 a.m. at Red House Nature Center, Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport. Meet for coffee and discussion about Audubon Christmas Bird Count which helps ornithologists and other scientists to understand and maintain bird populations; then venture out onto trails to census and watch birds. For all ages. RSVP: Tom Damiani, 477-6456 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Year’s party, 4:30-5:30 p.m. with food, and Teen games, 6-8 p.m. at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Register: 727-3228, ext 0, email@example.com.
Southold Mothers’ Club Safari Adventure New Year’s Eve Party, 6-9 p.m. (New Year celebrated at 8 p.m.), Pulaski Street, Riverhead. Ring in New Year with the kids, then put them to bed early and make an adult New Year’s party. Adults must stay, $15 per child, RSVP required to 727-4386.
New Year’s Eve dinner dance, 7:30 p.m. at Riverhead Moose Lodge 1742, 51 Madison St. Live entertainment by Reflections Band. Shrimp cocktail, salad, penne alla vodka, prime rib or chicken cordon bleu, baked potato, dessert, beer, wine and soda. Champagne toast at midnight. $65, reserve by Dec. 27, call 445-6791.
7th annual New Year’s Eve Under the Stars, 8 p.m. at Custer Institute and Observatory, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold, with dancing to music by Ahmad Ali & Friends. Buffet dinner, desserts and beverages (bring a favorite dish or dessert for buffet). Champagne toast at midnight. Suggested donation $40, $30 members and their guests, $20 students, $10 children. To reserve, email CusterDonna@yahoo.com or call 765-2626.
Sunday, January 1
New Year’s Day breakfast, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Southold Fire Department, Main Road. Adults $8, children $4, available in advance at main house or at door.
Buffet breakfast, 8 a.m.-noon at Poquatuck Hall, Village Lane, Orient, hosted by Troop 51 Eagle Scout candidate Jacob Thorp. Adults $10, ages 5-12 $6, ages 4 and under free. Proceeds help replace deck and ramp at hall. Tickets at door or advance: 477-6382.
Thursday, January 5
Riverhead High School Winter Concert #2, 7 p.m. at Cardona Auditorium, Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Ave. features 9th grade band and orchestra.
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Thursday, December 22