The magic of fall includes all kinds of crops — apples, cabbage, corn, pumpkins — that grace our fields and farm stands with a rainbow of colors and cornucopia of flavors. It’s a feast for the senses. Drive safely and enjoy!
Meet a wonderful collection of artists and crafters displaying their homemade creations on the beautiful New Suffolk Waterfront! The first New Suffolk Artsy-Crafty, Fun-key Festival is the place to be Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1-2, from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $5; kids under 12 free. Metal artists, wood carvers, quilters, painters, weavers, beaders, bakers, artists have been invited to participate. All proceeds benefit the New Suffolk Waterfront Fund to help defray the costs of maintaining waterfront property. For more information, email Lauren Grant at [email protected]
Capping her most successful book tour yet — almost talks and signings in two months — author and former Cutchogue Methodist Church music director Mary Agria will discuss her 2011 novel “Garden of Eve” at the Greenport Starbucks on Saturday, Oct. 15, 1-2 p.m. Mary’s first children’s book, “Second Leaves,” a gardening storybook, is set for publication in early 2012. She’s also at work on her seventh novel, “From the Tender Stem,” the third title in her Life in the Garden Series.
The New Suffolk School Enrichment Fund will hold a fall bulb sale at the school on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Half the proceeds will benefit the school fund. Online orders can also be placed by visiting flowerpowerfundraising.com and searching New Suffolk School District.
A Blessing of the Animals will take place Sunday, Oct. 2, at 1:30 p.m. on the front lawn of Our Lady of Good Counsel Church in Mattituck. RSVP to Nancy Deegan at 298-8304 or [email protected]
Parents of Mattituck students in grades 7 through 12 are invited to a discussion on adolescent mental health issues, conducted by Dr. Amador, an expert in mental health issues, on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 7 p.m. in the high school library.
Events at the library, all requiring registration, include: Fairy House workshop for grades 3-6, Thursday, Oct. 6, 4–5:30 p.m.; Yoga series, eight Thursdays beginning Oct. 6; Teen Candy Wrapper Bag & Wallet program for teens, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2:30–3:30 p.m.; and a Free Zumba Gold class, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 10 a.m.
North Fork Reform Synagogue welcomes everyone to High Holiday services, No tickets required. Rosh Hashana services began Sept. 28 and continue Thursday, Sept. 29, at 10 a.m. For more information visit northforkreformsynagogue.com.
To those celebrating the Jewish High Holidays, La Shana Tova! May you have a happy, healthy and sweet New Year!
Have a good week!