Thursday, February 3
Book discussion ‘The Madonnas of Leningrad’ by Debra Dean, 10:30 a.m., led by Caroline MacArthur at Southold Free Library, Main Road. 765-2077.
Year of the Rabbit Chinese New Year Celebration, 4-5:30 p.m. features ginger tea, calligraphy and delectable treats for ages 11 and up in The Loft at Riverhead Free Library, 30 Court St. Rescheduled from Feb. 1 due to weather. Register: 727-3228, ext. 6 or 12, [email protected]
Winter Film Fest features ‘Mrs. Brown’ (1997), directed by John Madden, starring Judi Dench, Billy Connolly and Gerard Butler, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.
CSAs and Organic Farming, 6:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Informative presentation by Golden Earthworm Organic Farm; refreshments served. Free; pre-register at circulation desk. 298-4134.
Simulcast of 92nd Street Y Live from NYC, 8 p.m., featuring Michael Lewis in conversation with National Public Radio’s Ira Glass, host of “This American Life,” at Peconic Landing auditorium, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport. Mr. Lewis wrote “Liar’s Poker,” “Moneyball” and “The Blind Side.” Tickets $10 at door. Reserve at 477-3800.
Friday, February 4
Film ‘The Girl by the Lake’ (2007), 1 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Mystery surrounds discovery of a young woman’s body in a small, quiet town in Northern Italy. Free. 298-4134.
Junior High Drop By, 2:45-4:45 p.m. for grades 7-8, with Penny Kelley at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Wii games, board games, snacks and more. 765-2077.
Oysterponds Historical Society’s exhibit ‘Getting Oriented’ opens 2-5 p.m. in Janet T. Swanson Gallery, Old Point School House, Village Lane, Orient. Works by William Steeple Davis artist-in-residence Annie Wildey. On view Saturday-Sunday, 2-5 p.m. through Feb. 27. Free. 323-2480.
Lego-Mania, 4-5 p.m. for grades K-2 at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Snacks served; register: 734-6360.
‘Save the Grange’ lecture series features “How To Create a Farm On Your Property with Chickens, Raising Food & Preservation” given by Thea Fry, 6:30 p.m. at the Grange, Sound Avenue at Church Lane, Northville. Doors open 6 p.m. with banjo performance by Warren McKnight. Hot beverages served. All donations go to “Save the Grange” fund for repairs. [email protected], spirit-renewal.com.
Artists’ Lounge, 6-8 p.m. at East End Arts Council Gallery, 133 E. Main St., Riverhead. Meet other artists and talk shop. “Mocktails” and light hors d’oeuvres, with entertainment by Ben Riley and Teddy Charles from the Jazz Foundation of America. Free; RSVP: 727-0900.
Casino Night, 6:30-10:30 p.m. at The Vineyards, Main Road, Aquebogue. Slots, tables, chinese auction, music, food and prizes for top winners. Tickets $50; includes $50 in chips. All proceeds benefit Our Lady of Mercy Regional School. Tickets available at Love Lane Sweet Shoppe, Mattituck; Robert’s Jewelers, Southold, or e-mail ticket requests/questions to [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.
Riverhead Central Faculty Association’s Scholarship Variety Show, 7 p.m. in Riverhead High School auditorium, Harrison Street. Inaugural theme is “Hollywood on Harrison” featuring faculty and student actors, singers, dancers, musicians and comedians, including a blues band, harp performance and tribute to Vinnie Nasta, with MC Jimmy Richardson. Tickets $10; ages 17 and under $5. Raffles and 50/50. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Reserve at 369-6757 or 727-2262 or purchase at door. To donate, mail check made out to RCFA, 223 Roanoke Ave., Riverhead NY 11901.
Saturday, February 5
Sale to benefit Maureen’s Haven, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the parsonage at First Universalist Church, Main Road, Southold. “Something for everyone.” 765-3494.
Carin Clevidence discusses her novel “The House on Salt Hay Road,’ 10:30 a.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. 765-2077.
‘Celebrating Freedom,’ slide lecture presented by Dr. Sherril D. Wilson, 1 p.m. at Suffolk County Historical Society, 300 W. Main St., Riverhead, in celebration of Black History Month. Free; registration requested. 727-2881. Coincides with exhibit “Who Are Our Brethren: Documents of Slavery from the Archives of the Suffolk County Historical Society,” on view through Feb. 28, Tuesday-Saturday, 12:30-4:30 p.m.
‘Shirley Chisholm ‘72 – Unbossed & Unbought,’ 2004 film, 2 p.m. in auditorium, part of Black History Month at Peconic Landing, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport. Free. 477-2320.
Wild Long Island! 3 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. View live mammals, birds of prey and reptiles; presented by Wildlife Rescue Center of the Hamptons and sponsored by East End Education Enrichment Coalition (4EC). Ages 8 and under must be with adult. Register: 298-4134.
Southold Fire Dept.’s 125th anniversary Steak Nite, 6-9 p.m. at firehouse, Main Road. Tickets $25; limited number available at firehouse. 765-3385.
Poetry at Poquatuck, 7 p.m. at Poquatuck Hall, 1160 Skipper’s Lane, Orient. Annual celebration of poetry and art. Admission $10 to benefit hall. 323-2580, [email protected]
Sunday, February 6
Breakfast, 9 a.m.-noon, hosted by Women of the Moose, Riverhead Chapter 1118 at lodge, 51 Madison St. Adults $6; ages 5-12 $4; under 5 free. Reservations: 779-2694.
The Sunnyland Jazz Band, 2 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue, with Bob Barta. Refreshments served. Sponsored by Friends of library. Free. 734-6360.
‘Ghostly Encounters on Long Island,’ 2 p.m. with paranormal adventurers Joseph Flammer and Diane Hill at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Based on their 2010 book “Long Island’s Most Haunted Cemeteries.” Free. 765-2077.
‘The Hand of God’ and ‘Roman Fever,’ 3 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Performed by local actors; admission free. Reception with refreshments follows show. Sponsored by Friends of MLL. 298-4134.
Monday, February 7
Under the Snow, 10-10:30 a.m. for ages 2-3 at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Fun story, snow cream treat and sparkly snow craft. Register: 734-6360.
Valentines for Soldiers, 3-5 p.m. for teens in The Loft at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Register: 727-3228, ext. 6 or 12, [email protected]
Tuesday, February 8
Arts Advocacy Day in Albany: bus leaves T.J. Maxx Shopping Center in Riverhead at 6 a.m. Call Huntington Arts Council to reserve free seat: 271-8423, ext. 10. Handbook at artsnys.org.
Valentines for Soldiers, 3-5 p.m. for teens in The Loft at Riverhead Free Library. See Monday.
February is Library Lovers’ Month, 6:30-7:15 p.m. for ages 4-5 at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Fun story, craft and snack. Register: 734-6360.
Wednesday, February 9
Southold Mothers’ Club valentine craft, 12:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. RSVP [email protected]
Flower Arrangement workshop with Clawflower’s Richard Corbin, 3 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Register; $20 materials fee. 477-0660.
Culinary Tour, 5-6:30 p.m. features “Mac & Cheese and Meatloaf” with Paula Croteau at Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, 1450 South Harbor Road, Southold. Students learn how to create variations of classic comfort foods. 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.
‘Save the Grange’ lecture series features “Native Habitat Landscaping” given by Suzanne Ruggles, 6:30 p.m. at the Grange. See Friday.
Mattituck High School presents musical ‘You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown,’ 7:30 p.m. in school auditorium, Main Road. Special opening night “meet the Peanuts gang” at 6:30 p.m. Tickets $7. Directed by Anne Gilvarry and Jacob Fowle. Call for information: 298-8460.
Thursday, February 10
Winter Film Fest features ‘I Am Love’ (Italian, 2009), directed by Luca Guadagnino, exposes the mores of the Italian upper class, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.
Harlem Wizards at Mattituck High School, 6 p.m. in school gym, Main Road. Wizards battle faculty of Mattituck-Cutchogue School District, sponsored by Mattituck Athletic Booster Club and PTSA. Tickets $12, available at Love Lane Sweet Shoppe and at home basketball games. 298-8460.
Hallockville Museum Farm’s fiber arts workshop series, 6:30-9 p.m. features basket weaving with Barbara Chuvalas, 6038 Sound Ave., Riverhead. First of 3 classes; limit 10 students. Registration fee $60; separate materials fee will apply. 298-5292.
Indie Teen Concert Series, 7-8:30 p.m. at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave., Riverhead, features the trio Human Errror and soft rock group The Entertainment. 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]
Mattituck High School presents ‘You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown,’ 7:30 p.m.; see Wednesday.
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