Calendar: What’s happening this week?

02/02/2012 2:00 AM |

Thursday, February 2

Book Discussion led by Caroline MacArthur, 10:30 a.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. “In the Time of the Butterflies” by Julia Alvarez. 765-2077.

Open house and ribbon cutting, 1-3 p.m. at Maureen’s Haven, 28 Lincoln St., Riverhead, to celebrate opening of new facility. 727-6831.

Lego-Mania, 4-5 p.m. for grades K-2 at Cutchogue New Suffolk Free Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Register: 734-6360.

Gail Horton: A Taste of Rug Hooking, 5-8 p.m. Part of Oysterponds Historical Society’s Traditional American Craft Series. All materials supplied; bring sharp scissors and large bag. Fee $80, $70 OHS members; includes materials. Classes continue Feb. 9-10. Register: 323-2480.

Winter Film Festival, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. “The Names of Love.” Free. 477-0660.

Southold Little League registration, 6-8 p.m. at Southold Town Recreation Center, Peconic Lane, Peconic for softball and baseball. Fee $75 per player and $125 for two or more siblings. First-time players bring copy of birth certificate. Call Larry Tuthill with questions at 275-4508.

Friday, February 3

Free the Trees! 10 a.m.-noon at Mashomack Preserve, Shelter Island. Help remove Asiatic bittersweet which can kill trees; bring work gloves. Fee $5, members free. Register: 749-1001.

Film ‘Super 8,’ 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. In summer 1979, a catastrophic train crash in small town Ohio is caught on film by a group of friends, who come to suspect it was not an accident. 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, crafts and more. 765-2077.

Opening reception, 3-5 p.m., for exhibit of paintings by Bryan Gutman and photographs by Howard Stevens at Rosalie Dimon Gallery at Jamesport Manor Inn, 370 Manor Lane, Jamesport. Local wines and artisan cheeses served. On view until May 2. 727-0900.

‘Art Through The Ages II,’ 4-7 p.m. at Brecknock Hall, One Brecknock Road, Greenport. Group show features artists from Peconic Landing and K-12 art students from Greenport Schools. On view through Feb. 12. [email protected]

North Fork Chamber of Commerce Snowflake Gala & Awards Dinner, 6-11 p.m. at Raphael Winery, Main Road, Peconic, honoring Bridgehampton National Bank CEO Kevin O’Connor and Cross Sound Ferry’s Wronowski family. Mediterranean cocktail hour, three-course dinner, dancing to John Divello Band, Greenport Harbor Brewing Company and Long Island Vodka tastings. All-inclusive tickets $95, reserve at 765-3161 or [email protected]

First Fridays Arts Talk Series, 6 p.m. at East End Arts’ Carriage House, located behind EEA Gallery, 133 E. Main St., Riverhead. Casual presentation by East End Arts’ past and future artists-in-residence, who discuss their experiences and goals and what they are doing now. Free. 369-2171.

Opening reception, 6-8 p.m. for exhibit featuring reproductions of original photographs by James T. Johnathan (1887-1966), pioneering African-American entrepreneur who documented the diverse hamlet of Bay Shore for over a half century. Through Feb. 29 at Suffolk County Historical Society, 300 West Main St., Riverhead. 727-2881.

Anime Night, 6-8 p.m. for teens ages 13-17 at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Register: 727-3228, ext. 6 or 12, [email protected]

Monthly meeting of Peconic Amateur Radio Club, 6:30 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Gary Minnick of GoSolar talks about photovoltaic electric power production, off-grid alternative energy systems, and a solar-electric boat he is designing. His solar/battery system has provided all power for PARC Field Day operation for two years. 734-5121.

Fourth annual Casino Night, 6:30-10:30 p.m. at The Vineyards, 978 Main Road, Aquebogue, benefits Our Lady of Mercy Regional School. Tickets $50; includes admission, food, entertainment, $50 in chips. Tickets at Village Cheese Shop, Mattituck; Robert’s Jewelers, Southold; Neefus Stype Agency, Aquebogue; or by email at [email protected] 722-3200.

Film ‘Of Gods and Men,’ 7 p.m. at Southold Jr./Sr. High School district auditorium, Oaklawn Avenue. Xavier Beauvois directed this true story of a group of French Cistercian Trappist monks threatened by fundamentalists, and ultimately killed, in 1990s Algeria. Admission free; bring nonperishable food item to benefit local food pantries.

Greenport High School drama club presents ‘archy & mehitabel,’ 7 p.m. in auditorium, Front Street. Book by Joe Darion and Mel Brooks, music by George Kleinsinger, lyrics by Joe Darion; based on stories by Don Marquis. Directed by A.D. Newcomer, music director George Cork Maul. Tickets $10, $8 students. Tickets available at door or in advance at school’s main office. Information: 208-6933 or email [email protected]

‘Doubt: A Parable’ by John Patrick Shanley, 8 p.m. at North Fork Community Theatre, Old Sound Avenue, Mattituck. Tickets $15: 298-6328,

Saturday, February 4

Thrift Shop reopens, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at North Shore United Methodist Church, 260 Route 25A, Wading River. Winter jackets; men’s, women’s and children’s clothing; jewelry, books, knicknacks, specialty items and more. Open Saturdays. 929-6075.

Mattituck High School winter chinese auction, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in cafeteria and hallway. Sponsored by Art Partners/Art Department to benefit visual art scholarships, educational resources and community art events. 298-8460.

Sight singing workshop, 10-11:30 a.m. at East End Arts School, 141 East Main St., Riverhead. Dr. Peter Susser will focus on rhythm and rhythm patterns as a skill builder for singing all kinds of choral, solo, pop, jazz, and classical music. Cost $15 members, $25 non-members. Register: 369-2171 or [email protected]

African reliquary masks workshop, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at East End Arts School, 141 East Main St., Riverhead. Daniel Brazil leads exploration of techniques of metal tooling or “repousse” to design and decorate masks. Cost $36 members, $54 non-members. Register: 369-2171 or [email protected]

Family Science Saturdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Long Island Science Center, 11 W. Main St., Riverhead. Admission $5; for all ages. Hands-on crafts plus make bubbles, solve pizza mystery, see what glows in the dark, talk and listen with whisper tube and more. 208-8000, [email protected]

Pillowcase Fun for children, 2-3 p.m. at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Registration required: 734-6360.

Alan Bull: An Oysterponds Sampler preview, 2 p.m. at Oysterponds Historical Society’s Janet T. Swanson Gallery in Old Point Schoolhouse on Village Lane in Orient. Exhibition open Saturdays-Sundays through Feb. 26, 2-5 p.m. 323-2480.

Introduction to Tea Appreciation, 2 p.m. at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Registration required: 734-6360.

Poetry at Poquatuck, 7 p.m. at Poquatuck Hall, 1160 Skipper’s Lane, Orient. Featured poets: Luke Conti, Vivian Eyre, Pierre Gazarian, Sarah Gutawski, Billy Hands, Yvonne Lieblein, Tammy Nuzzo-Morgan, Adam Penna and Ed Stever, current Suffolk County Poet Laureate; artists Alan Bull, Holly Mastrangelo, Annie Wildey, and Frank Cirillo, William Steeple Davis Artist-in-Residence. Fee $10 at door; proceeds benefit hall. Information: [email protected]

Greenport High School drama club presents ‘archy & mehitabel,’ 7 p.m. in auditorium. See Friday.

‘Doubt: A Parable’ by John Patrick Shanley, 8 p.m. at North Fork Community Theatre. See Friday.

Sunday, February 5

Breakfast buffet, 8 a.m.-noon, hosted by Friends of Boy Scouts Troop 51 at Holy Trinity Church, Main Street, Greenport. Adults $10, under age 12 $6, under age 4 free.

North Fork Audubon Society: beach cleanup at Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport, 1-2 p.m. followed by hot chocolate at Red House. ‘Bag It: The Movie’ screened at 2:30 p.m., followed by strategy session to discuss how to reduce single-use plastic shopping bags throughout the community, and devastating impacts plastic bags have on wildlife in the bays and Long Island Sound. 477-6456, or

Jump Start Your Writing Practice with Vivian Eyre, 1-3 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. 765-2077.

Artist’s reception “Light and Shadows,” paintings by Fran Liburt, 1:30 -3:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. On view through February. 298-4134.

‘Doubt: A Parable’ by John Patrick Shanley, 2:30 p.m. See Friday. Final performance.

‘Buddy’s Gift,’ monologue by Jack Simmons, 3-4:30 p.m., Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.

Monday, February 6

Get to Know Mo for children grades K-1, 4 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Registration required. 298-4134.

Tuesday, February 7

Slow Food East End’s Southold School Garden Potluck fundraiser, 6:30 p.m. at Southold Elementary School cafeteria, Oaklawn Avenue. Help launch latest North Fork school garden, meet community members, hear updates on garden milestones, plans, needs. Contact Emmie Karam, [email protected]

Kiss the Frog, a Valentine Storytime, 6:30-7:15 p.m. at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Registration required: 734-6360.

Wednesday, February 8

Floyd Memorial Library Orient outreach, 2-4 p.m. at Orient Country Store, Village Lane. Books for all ages in all formats, films, music, information, research, conversation and more. 477-0660.

Dress boutique, 4-6 p.m. in NJROTC room at Greenport School, Front Street, for students from Greenport, Southold and Mattituck schools attending NJROTC Military Ball as well as upcoming Greenport and Southold semiformal events. Information, Jillian Ruroede at 477-1950, ext. 220.

Grange Lecture Series ‘Organic Garden’ given by Florence Rewinski, open mike style. Doors open at 6 p.m., show/lecture 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Grange, 5268 Sound Ave., Northville, Riverhead. 288-8528.

Create Your Own Greeting Cards, 6:30-8 p.m. with Lisa Tettelbach at Peconic Lane Community Center, sponsored by Southold Town Recreation Department. Residents $7, others $8, materials fee $3. Register: 765-5182.

Flanders Little League registration, 7 p.m. at David W. Crohan Community Center, Flanders Road, Flanders. Volunteers needed to coach or help out. Contact Wayne Ford at 745-9060 or [email protected]

Thursday, February 9

Valentine cards stamping school, 4:15-5 p.m. at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Registration required: 734-6360.

Gail Horton: A Taste of Rug Hooking; 5-8 p.m. See Thursday, Feb. 2.

Winter Film Festival, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. “Cave of Forgotten Dreams.” Free. 477-0660.

Mac Basics, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Instructor Christopher Winter covers creating user accounts, installing and upgrading software, ejecting media and saving files; followed by Q&A session. Free; registration required. 298-4134.

Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave., Riverhead presents Original Voices at the Vail, songwriters showcase with featured performers and open mike on two stages, hosted by Jessie Haynes, Gregg Gennari, Lisa Dee and Alex “The Watchman.” Doors open 7p.m., music 7:30-11 p.m. For all ages. Tickets: $5 players and audience., 727-5782.

Mattituck High School Musical Theater Company presents ‘Leader of the Pack: The Ellie Greenwich Musical,’ 7:30 p.m.; tickets $10 adults and $5 students.

Calendar Policy

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