Submissions wanted for East End Arts Council’s juried exhibit “Women — the eternal artist’s muse and inspiration” to run March 4 through April 15. All media, including sculpture and poetry. Drop off Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 24-26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at EEAC Gallery, Riverhead. 727-0900.
Relay for Life of Southold Town kick-off meeting, Wednesday, Feb. 16, 7 p.m. in Mattituck High School auditorium. Theme is “Carnival of Hope.” Information, refreshments and giveaways. 734-5050, [email protected]
Chinese auction and open bar buffet fundraiser, Friday, Feb. 11, 7-9 p.m., hosted by Shoreham-Wading River Wildcats football team at Tommy’s Place in Rocky Point. Tickets $35; call 516-457-3583 or 516-456-6626.
Classes and Workshops
Art and Taxes, Saturday, Feb. 12, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. with Elizabeth Greaf in Carriage House Studio, behind East End Arts Council, Riverhead. Bring laptop with Excel. No on-site computers available. Fee $60; members $40. Register: 727-0900.
Hand painted silk scarves, Saturday, Feb. 12, 2-3 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Cutchogue. Materials fee $5; register: 734-6360.
Special premiere showing ‘The Romantics,’ Friday, Feb. 11, 7 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, Greenport. Starring Katie Holmes, Anna Paquin, Josh Duhamel and filmed on the North Fork. Free. 477-0660.
Ins & Outs of Documentary Filmmaking with Kenny Mann, Thursday, Feb. 17, 7 p.m. at Brecknock Hall, Greenport, presented by East End Arts Council. Screening and discussion of Ms. Mann’s artistic process. Fee $15; members $10. 727-0900.
Food and Drink
Empty Bowls Soup Supper, Friday, Feb. 11, 5-7 p.m. in Mattituck High School cafeteria to benefit CAST food pantry. Suggested minimum donation: adults $10, students $5; includes soup, bread, dessert and choice of handmade ceramic bowl. www.emptybowls.net.
Beat the Mid-Winter Blues party, Friday, Feb. 11, 8 p.m.-1 a.m. at Southold American Legion Hall. Open bar, hot and cold hors d’oeuvres and dancing to music by DJ Joe. Tickets $32, advance only: 765-1786, 765-5122.
Annual bake sale, Monday, Feb. 14, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., hosted by Peconic Bay Medical Center auxiliary in front of cafeteria. Roses and carnations for sale in gift shop. All proceeds benefit PBMC.
Have-A-Heart Dinner, Monday, Feb. 14 at Peconic Landing, Greenport, to benefit CAST. Seatings at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Music by George Cork Maul. Caesar salad, lasagna, garlic bread, coffee and dessert. Adults $20; ages 12 and under $10. Seating limited. RSVP 477-1717.
For Bargain Hunters
ELIH Auxiliary uniform sale, Friday, Feb. 11, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in conference room at Eastern Long Island Hospital, Greenport. Uniforms for medical professionals, scrub tops, pants and more. 477-5196.
Southold Mothers’ Club: Valentine’s Day Party, Friday, Feb. 11, 4:30 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, Greenport. Craft, balloons, music and a snack. RSVP [email protected] Book club ‘Little Bee’ by Chris Cleave, Tuesday, Feb. 15, 7 p.m. at Jen’s house. RSVP: 940-3609. Safari Adventure, Wednesday, Feb. 16, 12:30 p.m., Riverhead. No RSVP.
Books ‘N’ Bingo, Wednesday, Feb. 16, 6:30-7:30 p.m. for grades 3-6 at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Cutchogue. Win books. Register: 734-6360.
Bus Trip to see Disney’s ‘The Jungle Book,’ noon at Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, Saturday, Feb. 12; sponsored by Cutchogue-New Suffolk, Southold and Floyd Memorial libraries. Call for bus schedule and register at home library; tickets $6 including bus transportation. Children ages 8 and under must be with adult.
Movie ‘The Secret of Moonacre,’ Friday, Feb. 11, 6:30 p.m. for grades 4+ at Southold Free Library. 765-2077.
For History Buffs
Seafaring Oysterponds — Winter Lecture Series presents ‘About Sea Shanties’ by Anne MacKay, Saturday, Feb. 12, 4 p.m. at Old Point School House, Village Lane, Orient. History of maritime music; sing-along welcome. Free. 323-2480.
The Loft at Riverhead Free Library: Wii Challenge: Winter Games, Friday, Feb. 11, 4-6 p.m. Prizes. Who Loves You? We Do! Valentine’s Treats, Monday, Feb. 14, 4-5 p.m. with Jo-anne Tiranno. Pizza, fondue and dessert. Can’t ‘beat’ hand drumming, Tuesday, Feb. 15, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Register: 727-3228, ext. 6 or 12, [email protected]
Junior High Drop By, Friday, Feb. 11, 2:45-4:45 p.m. for grades 7-8, with Penny Kelley at Southold Free Library. Wii games, board games, snacks and more. 765-2077.
The No Doubt World Famous Monday Night Band performs Sunday, Feb. 13, 2 p.m. in Howard Hovey Auditorium at Pulaski Street School, Riverhead. Directed by John Eyre, music by Bach, Bernstein, Bizet, Mancini and Sousa, with special performance by concert chair clarinetist Ken Bormann of concerto by Karl Maria von Weber. Admission free. 727-6538.
The Hidden City Orchestra presents “When Improvisation Comes Into Play,” Sunday, Feb. 13, 2 p.m. at Southold Free Library. Modern classical music with oboe, bass and piano; sponsored by Friends of SFL. 765-2077.
The Composer’s Forum — ‘Live Recording’ The Sonatas of Eugene Ysaye, Tuesday, Feb. 15, 7 p.m. at East End Arts Council’s Carriage House, Riverhead. Amos Fayette performs 6 solo violin sonatas. Free; suggested donation $5-$10. 727-0900.
The Natural World
North Fork Audubon Society: Wow! How’d you get that picture? The story behind the photograph, Friday, Feb. 11, 7:30 p.m. at Peconic Landing community center auditorium, Greenport, with wildlife and nature photographer Grace Scalzo. Free. 917-623-5373, [email protected] Winter Wildlife Sightings for Families and Teens, Saturday, Feb. 12, with Rick and Linda Kedenburg; meet 10 a.m. at Waldbaum’s shopping center in Mattituck. Look for ducks and other species at Laurel Lake, Maratooka Lake and Deep Hole Creek. Register: 804-2713, [email protected]
‘Save the Grange’ lecture series features “Organics with Flowers” given by Roxanne Zimmer, Friday, Feb. 11, 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.
For Pet Lovers
Dog Park Party ‘Be My Valentine,’ Saturday, Feb. 12, 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.
Dental Care For Your Pet, Saturday, Feb. 12, 2-3:30 p.m. at Riverhead Free Library. With certified Pet Tech instructor Kevin Dolan and Holly, 9 year old English Springer Spaniel. Register: 727-3228, ext. 0.
Mattituck High School presents ‘You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown,’ Friday, Feb. 11, 7:30 p.m. in school auditorium. Call for information: 298-8460.
The Written Word
Book discussion ‘The Tin Roof Blowdown’ by James Lee Burke, Tuesday, Feb. 15, 4 p.m. with Bev Wowak at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck. 298-4134, ext. 6.
Book discussion ‘The Remains of the Day’ by Kazuo Ishiguro, Wednesday, Feb. 16, 7 p.m. at Riverhead Free Library. 727-3228, ext. 0, riverheadlibrary.org.
Book discussion ‘The 19th Wife’ by David Ebershoff, Thursday, Feb. 17, 10-11 a.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Cutchogue. 734-6360.