North Shore Public Library is hosting “Love and Songs from Italy” this Saturday, Oct. 11.
Verdi arias and more, performed by internationally renowned soprano Martina Bortolotti.
For more information, call 631-929-4488.
Teen theater group Act TWO is presenting “Dare to be Different” this Thursday at Riverhead Free Library.
The performance address bullying and related topics for student in grades 9-12.
The event starts at 6 p.m.
Register in person, call 631-727-3228, or online at riverheadlibrary.org.
At her 100th birthday party outside Living Water Church in Aquebogue in August 2012, Vivian Bell was the liveliest person in the tent.
She sang. She danced. She hugged. She kissed.
“She’s the happiest person I’ve ever met in my life,” said Ms. Bell’s great-grandson, Ty Wilson, 25, of Wyandanch. “She has the energy of a much younger person.”
Ms. Bell, who was born Vivian Lenore Richardson, exhibited that exuberance right up until the end. She died Sunday afternoon at the age of 102. (more…)
The winners of the 49th annual Friends of the Riverhead Free Library Photo Show were announced at the event’s opening Friday night in the Elizabeth Fox Overton Gallery. (more…)
Sunday afternoon. I am rolling along on the Northern State Parkway, 25 miles out of New York city, heading east. Another 85 miles, first sight of Orient Harbor, the causeway, Candyman, right turn on Village Lane, now down to 20 miles per hour … Finally, my house. (more…)
• Work by photographers Daniel Jones and Jim Sabiston will be on view Oct. 4 to Nov. 3 at South Street Gallery in Greenport. A reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4. (more…)