Aquebogue-Jamesport Column: Celebrate Halloween at Jamesport firehouse Monday

Congratulations to Ashley Sikora, daughter of Bob and Paulette Sikora of Aquebogue, on her recent engagement to Gregory Pamer, son of the Rev. and Mrs. Jon Pamer of Waldorf, Md. Family and friends gathered to wish the happy couple well at an engagement party on Oct. 9 at Giorgio’s at Fox Hill. The wedding is scheduled for Sept. 18.

This is the weekend for the book sale at the Grange. On Saturday, Oct. 29, and Sunday, Oct. 30, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Save the Grange Campaign will sponsor a sale of new, used and rare books. For more information, call the Rev. Dianne Rodriguez at 516-673-1231 or 631-608-3827 or email her at [email protected]

Music at the Jamesport Meeting House continues this fall. On Sunday, Oct. 30, at 3 p.m., they will present the Recorder Orchestra of New York. The orchestra will perform “The Unexpected Recorder,” an eclectic program offering music from the Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods, along with a variety of contemporary and swing selections. Donation: $15; students are $10. Refreshments will be available after the concert. For more information, e-mail [email protected]

Also at the Meeting House on Nov. 4 and 5 at 7 p.m., East End Shakespeare and Northeast Stage will present “Shakespeare: In the Company of Players,” a celebration of the actor, the audience, the creative process and the human spirit as told through the language and characters of William Shakespeare and a company of players.

A.D. Newcomer is a stage director, teaching artist, actor and board member with Northeast Stage; the creator of the East End Shakespeare Actor Training Program; and co-creator of the ongoing program Café Shakespeare. Northeast Stage is a Greenport-based theater company whose mission has always been to present high-quality theater on the North Fork. For more information, call A.D. Newcomer at 631-208-6933, email [email protected], or visit Northeast Stage and the Jamesport Meeting House on Facebook.

On Halloween, Monday, Oct. 31, Jamesport Fire Department will sponsor its annual Halloween parade and festivities at the firehouse in Jamesport. The celebration begins at 5 p.m. with refreshments for kids young and old. Then, at 6 p.m., the parade to the Jamesport Community Center begins, where the kids will meet the “good witch of Jamesport.” Prizes will be awarded for best costume. For more information, call 722-8048.

Also next weekend, is Old Steeple Community Church’s Fall Soup Supper on Sunday, Nov. 6, from 5 to 7 p.m. Included will be homemade soups, breads, beverages, and desserts. Tickets are $12 for adults and $9 for children under 12 and are available by calling Lenny at 722-3580.