Calendar: A look at what’s happening on the North Fork this week

02/16/2012 4:00 AM |

The 1996 film "The Whole Wide World" will be screened at Floyd memorial Library tonight.

Thursday, February 16

Egyptian Expedition for grades 5-6, 4 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Registration required. 298-4134.

Southold Mothers’ Club Mom’s Night Out, 5 p.m. at Aerial Fitness, Main Road, Riverhead. Choose either TRX workout or Hot Yoga class. Price $10-$20 depending on attendance. RSVP to Beth by Feb. 9, bethanne9@optonline.net.

Winter Film Festival, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. “The Whole Wide World.” Free. 477-0660.

Art exhibit ‘Into the Light,’ 6-9 p.m. at St. John the Baptist R.C. Church, 1488 North Country Road, Wading River. 929-8279.

East End Arts presents Brandon Boardman with Billy and Mark Johnson in Concert, 6:30 p.m. at Brecknock Hall, One Brecknock Road, Greenport, coinciding with L.I. Winterfest, Black History Month, and in association with Jazz Foundation of America. Free program includes historically significant compositions by African-American jazz legends Duke Ellington, Thelonious Monk and Herbie Hancock. eastendarts.org.

Relay for Life kickoff meeting, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, Main Road, Southold. Register your team (or do it online at relayforlife.org/southoldny).

‘The Glass Menagerie,’ McGann-Mercy Theatre Company presents Tennessee Williams’ classic 1944 play, 7:30 p.m. in school auditorium, 1225 Ostrander Ave., Riverhead. Tickets $8. 727-5900, ext. 10.

Friday, February 17

Free the Trees! 10 a.m. to noon, Mashomack Preserve, Shelter Island. Help remove Asiatic bittersweet, which can kill trees; bring work gloves. Fee $5, members free. Register: 749-1001.

Film, ‘Sarah’s Key,’ 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Rated PG-13. Free. 298-4134.

Family Flick, ‘Spy Kids 3,’ 4 p.m. at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, 27550 Main Road, Cutchogue. Rated PG. Free. 734-6360.

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

Art exhibit ‘Into the Light,’ 6-9 p.m. at St. John the Baptist R.C. Church. See Thursday.

‘The Glass Menagerie,’ 7:30 p.m. at McGann-Mercy High School auditorium. See Thursday.

Saturday, February 18

North Fork Audubon Society’s Fresh and Saltwater Winter Ducks field trip. Meet 9 a.m. at Mattituck Shopping Center. Get close-up views and learn to identify local waterfowl. Led by Rick and Linda Kedenburg. Bring binoculars; dress warmly. 734-7144 or kedenbird@optonline.net.

Art exhibit ‘Into the Light,’ 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at St. John the Baptist R.C. Church. See Thursday.

Greenport’s annual Washington’s Day Parade, assemble 11:30 a.m. at Fire Station No. 1 on Third Street, all local fire departments, NJROTC cadets and others; uniforms supplied for kids interested in marching with Eaglets.

Search for Winter Wildlife – Birds and Seals, 1 p.m. with Tom Damiani at Mashomack Preserve, Shelter Island. Bring binoculars; hot chocolate provided. Fee $5, members free. Register: 749-1001.

Great Clovis Point Chili Cookoff, 1-4 p.m., at Clovis Point, Main Road, Jamesport. Taste beef, pork, duck, venison and veggie chilis from seven amateur chefs and three pros: Lia Fallon (Amarelle), Ken Myer (Piping Plover) and Andrew LaLonde (Custom Catering). Tasting and judging $20, includes all 10 chilis and glass of double-gold-winning Clovis Point 2005 Merlot. All net proceeds benefit Group for the East End. 722-4222, clovispointwines.com.

Shelter Island resident Hilary King reads from her book “Love…and other poems,” 2 p.m. at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Rescheduled from Feb. 11. 734-6360.

‘What If You’re a North Fork Native and African-American, Too? 4 p.m. in auditorium at Peconic Landing community center, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport. Talk by filmmaker Amei Wallach, featuring three generations of an African-American family of Greenport; in celebration of Black History Month. Free. No registration.

‘The Glass Menagerie,’ 7:30 p.m. at McGann-Mercy High School auditorium. See Thursday.

Sunday, February 19

Great Backyard Bird Count, 2-3:30 p.m. at Red House Nature Center, Inlet Pond County Park, 65275 Route 48, Greenport. Learn to identify birds, submit data, build feeder. Suggested donation $5 per family. Sponsored by North Fork Audubon Society. Call 477-6456.

Monday, February 20

Teen program, Presidents Day Trivia, 3:30-4:30 p.m. at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Test knowledge of presidents. Free. Register: 727-3228, ext. 6 or 12, askteen@riverheadlibrary.org.

Tuesday, February 21

North Fork Audubon Society’s Tuesdays With Tom: Drive-By Birding! Meet 8 a.m. at Red House Nature Center, Inlet Pond County Park, 65275 Route 48, Greenport. Carpool all over the North Fork in search of wintering birds: ducks, sparrows, hawks and many other species. Register: 477-6456 or email tdamiani3@optimum.net.

Book discussion: ‘Pride and Prejudice’ by Jane Austen, 7 p.m. at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Copies at reference desk. 727-3228.

Wednesday, February 22

‘The Affects of Music and Poetry on Watercolors,’ 10:30 a.m.-noon at Brecknock Hall, One Brecknock Road, Greenport. One-day watercolors workshop for ages 10 and over, instructed by Deirdre Humphrey. Sponsored by East End Arts. $18 members, $27 non-members. 369-2171.

Chocolate Moose, 1-1:45 p.m. for grades K-3 with Miss Dana at Southold Free Library, Main Road. $2 fee required. 765-2077.

Floyd Memorial Library Orient outreach, 2-4 p.m. at Orient Country Store, Village Lane. Books for all ages in all formats, films, music, information, research, conversation and more. 477-0660.

Grange Lecture Series ‘Labyrinths,’ given by Lisa Barrow, open-mic style. Doors open at 6 p.m., show/lecture 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Grange, 5268 Sound Ave., Northville, Riverhead. 288-8528.

Thursday, February 23

Winter sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Good News Thrift Shop, Mattituck Presbyterian Church, Mattituck. Half-price on winter clothing. All proceeds go toward church missions and community needs. 298-4134.

‘My Artist Book,’ 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Brecknock Hall, One Brecknock Road, Greenport. Day 1 of 2-day class. Kids 10 and over will create books using text and various image-making techniques. Instructor: Rosamaria Eisler. Sponsored by East End Arts.

Second session Friday, Feb. 24, same time. Cost for 2-day class, $60 members, $90 non-members. 369-2171.

Winter Film Festival, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. “The Illusionists.” Free. 477-0660.

Calendar Policy

In order to be listed in the calendar, events must be open to the general public and be not-for-profit, nonpartisan and nonsectarian in nature. The deadline for receipt of calendar listings is 5 p.m. Friday. To submit material: E-mail calendar@timesreview.com; mail to Times/Review News­papers, P.O. Box 1500, Mattituck, NY 11952; or fax to 298-3287. Call 298-3200 for information.