Calendar: The week ahead

Friday, January 7

Animé with Annie, 6-8 p.m. for teens in The Loft at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Latest DVDs and books. Register. 727-3228, ext. 6 or 12, [email protected]

First Friday Open Mic Night With Liza Coppola, 7-10 p.m. at Custer Institute and Observatory, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. For all ages. Musicians, comics, poets, magicians and storytellers. Hosted by singer/songwriter Liza Coppola. Free; donations accepted. 765-2626. Editor’s note: This event has been canceled.

Artist’s reception for works by Mary Van Deusen, 7 p.m. in Elizabeth Fox Overton Gallery at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. 727-3228.

Annual Variety Show at North Fork Community Theatre, 8 p.m., 12700 Old Sound Ave., Mattituck. Tickets $10 at door. Proceeds benefit NFCT scholarship fund. Special opening night reception, 7 p.m. in recognition of past and present participants of NFCT’s Youth on Stage program. 298-4500.

Saturday, January 8

Boxed luncheon, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Clinton Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church, 614 Third St., Greenport. Donation $10. Sponsored by the scholarship fund. 477-0144.

Dog Park Party ‘Snowball Fun,’ 1-3 p.m. at Southold Dog Park behind Southold Town Recreation Center, Peconic Lane, Peconic. Monthly themed gathering for town residents. Admission free. Event will be rescheduled to following Saturday in case of inclement weather. 765-5182.

Local author Lee Carlson discusses his book ‘Passage To Nirvana,’ 2 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. A survivor’s reflection on loss, discovery, healing and hope. Free. 734-7122.

‘An Amazing Scottish Fiddle Concert,’ 7 p.m. at Poquatuck Hall, Village Lane, Orient features famous Scottish fiddler Alasdair Fraser with cellist Natalie Haas, presented by Oysterponds Historical Society and Oysterponds Community Activities. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Tickets $35 or $60; limited seating. Reserve at 323-2480, [email protected]

Variety Show at North Fork Community Theatre, 8 p.m.; see Friday.

Sunday, January 9

Southold Mothers’ Club’s Sunday Tumble Time, 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. at Fun & Fitness, Main Road, Southold. Bubbles, foam and mat activities and circle time. RSVP: 765-9118.

Traveling Science Museum, 12:30-1:30 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library. See Saturday.

John L. Busch discusses his book ‘Steam Coffin,’ 2 p.m., hosted by Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Story of Capt. Moses Rogers and his boat Savannah, first steamship to cross the Atlantic. Book signing and refreshments follow. 734-7122.

Pianist Anne Taffel performs ‘From Handel to Gershwin With Love,’ 2 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road, sponsored by Friends of SFL. Free. 765-2077.

‘What’s All That Jazz About?’ 2-3 p.m. at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Jazz saxophonist/clinician Shenole Latimer presents primer on jazz idiom. Free; register: 727-3228.

Variety Show at North Fork Community Theatre, 2:30 p.m.; see Friday. Final performance.

‘Gilbert & Sullivan’s Greatest Hits,’ 3 p.m. at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave, Riverhead. New revue presented by The Gilbert & Sullivan Light Opera Company of Long Island features popular songs from duo’s operas, opening with 40-minute comic opera “Trial by Jury.” Tickets $15, available at and at door. 516-485-5953.

Monday, January 10

Southold Mothers’ Club: Grow With Me children’s yoga at Cutchogue Presbyterian Church, Main Road, 10-10:30 a.m. for ages 2-3 with caregiver  ($7) and 10:45-11:30 a.m. for ages 4-5 ($9). RSVP Mary, 516-807-1580, r[email protected]

Southold Mothers’ Club’s book club, 7 p.m. discusses “Little Bee” by Chris Cleave. RSVP [email protected] for location and information.

Tuesday, January 11

Responsible Pet Owner seminar, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. PowerPoint presentation includes proper handling of dogs, bite prevention, housebreaking, training, more. Handout materials, adoption flyers for NFAWL and coloring books for children. Special visit from Dougal, AKC CGC-tested Golden Doodle. For ages 6+. Free. 477-0660.

Gingerbread Children, 6:30-7:15 p.m. for ages 4-5 at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Craft and story. Register: 734-6360.

Wednesday, January 12

Culinary Tour, 5-6:30 p.m. features “Salmon & the Omega” with Paula Croteau at Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, 1450 S. Harbor Road, Southold. Students learn how to include the “right” foods for omega balance. 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, [email protected] Offered by Southold Town Recreation Department.

Games For a Cold Winter’s Night, 6:30-7:30 p.m. for grades 4-6 at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Learn fun card games and take home deck of cards with instructions for different games. Register: 734-6360.

Thursday, January 13

Thirtieth annual Long Island Agricultural Forum, 9 a.m. at Suffolk County Community College, Riverhead Campus, 121 Speonk-Riverhead Road, presented by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County. All-day educational conference, trade show and banquet open to all agricultural professionals. Registration $45. AG Forum dinner, 5:30 p.m. at Polish Hall, 218 Marcy Ave., Riverhead, $25; cash bar. 727-7850, ext. 341, Continues Friday, Jan. 14.

Winter Film Fest features ‘North Face’ (2008, Germany) directed by Philipp Stolzl, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. In 1936, Nazi propaganda urges German Alpinists to conquer unclimbed north face of Swiss massif, the Eiger. Free. 477-0660.

Indie Teen Concert Series, 7-8:30 p.m. at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave., Riverhead. Featuring two young adult bands, duos or solo acts performing one set each of their own original music. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Tickets $5 advance at East End Arts Council, 133 E. Main St., Riverhead and $6 at door. [email protected] Rescheduled from Dec. 9.

Calendar Policy

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