Calendar: The week ahead

12/09/2011 4:00 AM |

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8

End-of-Year Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Good News Thrift Shop in basement of Mattituck Presbyterian Church, Main Road. Everything half-price except Christmas items. Benefits church missions and local community.

Reindeer Read-out, 4:15 p.m. at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Stories and craft for ages 6-7. Register 734-6360.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9

End-of-Year Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Good News Thrift Shop. See Thursday.

Preview of Southold High School Winter Concert for seniors (and anyone else who’d like to attend), 11:30 a.m. in high school auditorium, Oaklawn Avenue. Reception follows with refreshments by culinary arts class. Free.

Film ‘Soul Surfer’ (PG), 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road. Free.

North Fork Chamber of Commerce Christmas Tree Lighting, 6 p.m. at Southold Village Gazebo, Main Road and Youngs Avenue. Hot chocolate; Santa arrives by fire truck. Free. 765-3161.
‘Working,’ musical theater production by Riverhead Blue Masques, 7 p.m. in Cardona Auditorium, Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Ave. Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at door; seniors $5. 369-6750.

Movie, ‘Me and Orson Welles,’ (R) 7 p.m. at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. 734-7360.

Music for Christmas with Peconic Bay Masterworks Choir, 8 p.m., Mattituck Presbyterian Church, Main Road. Music of Handel and Vivaldi performed by choir, organ, orchestra. Donation $15 in advance, 477-0648, [email protected]aol.com.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10

Flapjack breakfast fundraiser, 8-10 a.m. at Applebee’s, 1852 Route 58, Riverhead. Benefits Riverhead Soccer Club’s girls’ teams. Pancakes, sausage, eggs, coffee/tea, juicer or soda, 50/50 raffle, appearance by Santa. Tickets: $10, children under 3 free. 275-6221.

Breakfast with Santa, 9 a.m.-noon at North Shore Christian Church, 120 Kroemer Ave., Riverhead. Bring cameras for photos with Santa and nonperishable food items for Salvation Army pantry. 208-0123, nscchurch.org.

North Fork Chamber of Commerce Christmas in Cutchogue, 9:30 a.m. at Cutchogue Fire Department. Magic show, Santa arrives by helicopter, refreshments and gifts. Photos with Santa at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road. 765-3161, 734-6360.

End-of-Year Sale, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Good News Thrift Shop. See Thursday.

Riverhead Recreation Department Holiday Open House, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Human Resource/Senior Center, 60 Shade Tree Lane, Aquebogue. Games, prizes, refreshments, photo with Santa 11-11:45 a.m. Admission: nonperishable food item for local food pantry. 727-5744, ext. 30, riverheadli.com.

Holiday Open House and chinese auction, 10 a.m. at Old Town Art and Crafts Guild, Main Road, Cutchogue. Refreshments served. Free.

Wreath and Holiday Décor Sale, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on grounds of Roanoke Avenue Elementary School, 549 Roanoke Ave., Riverhead. (Rain date: Dec. 11).

Meet Santa, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Southold Town Hall for resident children. Each child receives a gift. Parents bring cameras. 765-5182.

Holiday Open House, noon-3 p.m. at Southold Animal Shelter, 165 Peconic Lane, Peconic. Meet adoptable animals; pet photo with Santa. Bring gifts for shelter residents (food, treats, etc.). 765-1811.

Carriage House Christmas Gift Shop, open noon-4 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council, Village Green, Cutchogue. Benefits Historical Council. 734-2608.

An Afternoon of Music During Advent, 1 p.m. First Parish Church, Riverhead. With pianist Terence Purtell, flutist Michelle Lisi, 1:15-2:15 p.m.; vocalist Maribeth Mundell, 2:30-3:30; and guitarist/singer/songwriter Valerie Griggs, 3:45-4:45. 516-673-1231, 631-608-3827, [email protected]

Holiday House Tour, 1-4 p.m. starting at Orient Congregational Church featuring old and new homes in Orient and East Marion dressed in seasonal finery; cookies and mulled cider and PTA auction at Poquatuck Hall. Tickets are $30/$25 for members available on day of tour at 12:30 at church. 323-2480

‘And the Sun Stood Still,’ 2-4 p.m. at Custer Institute, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. Staged reading of play by Dava Sobel about Copernicus’ decision to publish controversial ideas about Earth’s motion. Discussion and book-signing follow. Free. 765-2626.

Riverhead Town BID bonfire and caroling, 4 p.m., at Peconic riverfront parking lot off East Main Street, Riverhead. Santa arrives by boat at 5 p.m. to light Christmas tree and pose for photos with kids. Bring chairs and warm beverage. Free.

OHS Beach Plum Shop, noon-5 p.m. at Old Point School House, 1555 Village Lane, Orient. Gifts, local products, ornament-size original artwork. oysterpondshistoricalsociety.org.
North Fork Italian American Club Christmas Dinner Dance, 6-11 p.m., at Vineyard Caterers, 978 Main Road, Aquebogue. Food, drinks, live music, dancing, open bar, raffles. Tickets: $75; club members $65. RSVP 521-6585.

Music for Christmas with Peconic Bay Masterworks Choir, 8 p.m. See Friday.

Dance concert, 7 p.m. at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave., Riverhead. First show of hip-hop-based dance company. Proceeds go to rehearsal space.

‘In Performance: Voices from the Vault,’ 7 p.m. at Shelter Island Historical Society Barn, 16 South Ferry Road. Dramatization of letters and diaries spanning three centuries of local history. Advance tickets: $45 per adult, $15 per student; at door, $50 and $15. Checks to S.I. Historical Society, P.O. Box 847, Shelter Island, NY 11964-0847, or call 749-0025.

‘Working,’ musical theater production by Riverhead Blue Masques, 7 p.m. See Friday.

Stargazing at Custer Institute, 7 p.m.-midnight, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. Guided tour of the night sky through powerful telescopes. Suggested donation, $5 adults, $3 children, members free.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11

Slow Food Holiday Brunch, 10 a.m.-noon at The Market, 44 Front St., Greenport. Hosted by Slow Food East End. Music by Nancy Lee Baxter and Steve Addabbo. Cost: $35, includes tasting of four sparkling wines. 477-8803, 734-8401.

Christmas Tea and Auction, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Sacred Heart Parish Hall, Cutchogue. Music, food, singalong, Santa, raffle. Sign up to bake cookies or make sandwiches. 548-4008.
Carriage House Christmas Gift Shop, open noon-4 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council, Village Green, Cutchogue. Benefits Historical Council. Seasonal gifts. 734-2608.
Holiday Open House and chinese auction, noon, at Old Town Art and Crafts Guild See Saturday.

OHS Beach Plum Shop, noon-5 p.m. at Old Point School House. See Saturday.

‘Helping Hands for Morgan’ family fundraiser for Morgan West of Cutchogue, 2 1/2-year-old brainstem-tumor patient, 1-5 p.m. at Raphael, Main Road, Peconic. Live music, chinese auction, “tattoo parlor” and more. Tickets: $30, includes food and drink. Children under 12 free. Tickets available at Karen’s Country Deli, Cutchogue; Fitness Advantage and Southold Fish Market, Southold; Riverhead Building Supply, Greenport. For donation information, call 765-8142.

Greenport Christmas Parade, 1 p.m. at Greenport School. Organized by Phenix Hook & Ladder and Relief Hose companies of Greenport Fire Department. Rain date: Dec. 18. Call 902-1543.
‘Working,’ musical theater production by Riverhead Blue Masques, 2 p.m. See Friday.

‘Meet the Artist’ reception for William Porter, 2-5 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Porter’s paintings are on display through December. 765-2077.

Winter Sings! 2-4 p.m. at Oysterponds Historical Society. Holiday singalong for everyone; cider and cookies. 323-2480. [email protected]

Children’s Dance Recital, 2:30 p.m. by MainStage Dance Academy at San Simeon by the Sound, North Road, Greenport. Half-hour show for residents. Public welcome. 692-3750.

Victorian Christmas Paper Ornament Class, 3-5 p.m. at Old Town Art and Crafts Guild, 28265 Main Road, Cutchogue, for ages 10 and up. Free. RSVP, 734-6382.

North Fork Audubon Holiday Party, 4-7 p.m. at Founders Landing, Southold. Benefit buffet dinner plus volunteer tribute, entertainment, Jep-birdy game with Alcid Chebek, prizes. Fee $20.

Set-up or cleanup help waives fee. RSVP by Dec. 8, 477-6456. For more information, call 477-0553.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 12

Riley Avenue Elementary School Winter Concert, Monday, Dec. 12, 7 p.m. at Riverhead High School’s Cardona Auditorium, 700 Harrison Ave.

Music for Christmas with Peconic Bay Masterworks Choir, 8 p.m., Peconic Landing, Greenport. See Friday.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13

Holiday Crafts, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Floyd Memorial Library, 539 Front St., Greenport. Make cards, hats, wreaths, ornaments, more. Supplies and hot drinks provided. 477-0660.

Holiday Mysteries Book Discussion, 4 p.m., Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road. Share favorites and enjoy refreshments. Free. 298-4134, ext. 6.

Research your home’s history, 6:30 p.m., Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Suffolk County archivist explains property record searches. Sponsored by Mattituck-Laurel Library. Free. RSVP 298-4134, mattlibrary.org.

Southold Middle School Winter Concert, 7:30 p.m. in district auditorium, Oaklawn Avenue. Performances by band, chorus, and orchestra.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14

Flower Arrangement Workshop, 2 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 Main St., Greenport, with Clawflowers’ Richard Corbin. Materials fee $25. Register at 477-0660.

Riverhead Middle School Winter Concert, 7 p.m. at Cardona Auditorium, Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Ave.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15

Mediterranean New Year cooking class, 5-6:15 p.m. at Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, 1450 South Harbor Road, Southold. Fee $45 ($15 goes to Southold Town, $30 to instructor). Register with Southold Recreation Department, 765-5182.

Treats for pups, Thursday, 4-6 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Teens in grades 6-12 make dog biscuits for pets at Southold Animal Shelter. RSVP. 298-4134, mattlibrary.org.

Riverhead Middle School Winter Concert, 7 p.m. at Cardona Auditorium, Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Ave.

The Wonder of Christmas, Thursday-Saturday, Dec. 15-17, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 18, 3 p.m. at Living Water Full Gospel Church Theatre, 24 Shade Tree Lane, Riverhead. Tickets: 722-4969, ext. 204, lwfgc.org.

Calendar Policy
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