Health Beat: ‘Learn to be Tobacco-Free’ classes

Southold Free Library.
Southold Free Library.

‘Learn to be Tobacco-Free’ classes begin Monday, July 14, at 6 p.m. at Southold Free Library and continue each Monday through Aug. 18. There is no charge, but you must sign up by the second session, July 21. Call 765-2077 to register. 

• Tickets are now available for the ELIH ‘Dream Green Extravaganza,’ with cash prizes ranging from $500 to a grand prize of $50,000. Tickets cost $100 apiece; only 2,900 will be sold. Purchase tickets online at or at Claudio’s restaurant in Greenport; Robert’s Jewelers, Southold Pharmacy or Showcase Wine and Liquor in Southold; Peconic Liquors in Cutchogue; and Orlowski Hardware in Mattituck. Winners will be selected Sunday, Sept. 21, during the Greenport Maritime Festival.

• North Fork Women’s Resource Center in Cutchogue is now forming summer yoga classes with Rosemary. Gentle yoga meets at 9 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays; easy stretch men’s yoga on Thursdays at 9:15 a.m.; and easy chair yoga at 10:45 a.m. on Fridays. Call 604-0107.

• Cutchogue New Suffolk Library will host a free lecture, ‘Tick-Borne Disease: What You Need to Know,’ sponsored by Southampton Hospital, on Tuesday, July 15, at 7:30 p.m. Dr. George Dempsey of the hospital’s Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center, will review the variety of illnesses and ticks common on the East End and discuss symptoms, diagnostic tests and available treatment options. To register, call the library at 734-6360.

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