Calendar: What’s happening on the North Fork this week

02/09/2012 2:00 AM |
Ophelia Johnathan of Bay Shore and her son Kent of Northampton at Suffolk County Historical Society's opening reception for an exhibit honoring photographer James T. Johnathan, Ms. Johnathan's father-in-law.

BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | Ophelia Johnathan of Bay Shore and her son Kent of Northampton at Suffolk County Historical Society's opening reception for an exhibit honoring photographer James T. Johnathan, Ms. Johnathan's father-in-law.

Thursday, February 9
Valentine’s Day yoga with Southold Mothers’ Club, 11-11:45 a.m. and 1-1:45 p.m. at Expert Martial Arts Dojang  No. 2, 1116 Main Road, Aquebogue. Children laugh, sing, stretch and read as characters come to life through yoga poses. $10 per child, $3 per sibling. Preregistration required, 516-807-1580, [email protected]

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

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

Art exhibit ‘Into the Light,’ 6-9 p.m. at St. John the Baptist R.C. Church, 1488 North Country Road, Wading River. 929-8279.

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.

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

Friday, February 10
Film ‘Midnight in Paris,’ 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Director Woody Allen’s romantic comedy set in Paris, starring Owen Wilson and Rachel McAdams. Free. 298-4134.

Junior High Drop-By for grades 7 and 8, 2:45-4:45 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road, Southold. Play Wii and board games, make craft, use iPad, hang out. 765-2077.

‘Jam the Gym’ Coaches vs. Cancer game, Mattituck High School gym, Main Road. Girls’ basketball teams fight cancer with JV game at 4:30 p.m. and varsity game at 6:15 p.m. Varsity bake sale, raffle baskets and giveaways.

CAST Have-A-Heart Dinner, seatings at 5 and 7 p.m., Peconic Landing, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport. Benefits Community Action Southold Town. Music by George Cork Maul. Adults $20; 12 and under $10. Seating limited. RSVP: 477-1717.

Southold Mothers’ Club’s annual Valentine’s Day Party & Craft for all ages, 5-6:30 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport (downstairs room; use stairs, elevator being repaired). Dance, wear something red, make a keepsake craft and listen to Valentine’s Day story. Light snack and drink served. RSVP to Tonya at [email protected]

Teen Game Night with Wii and Xbox 360, 6-8 p.m. at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Board games available. Free; register. 727-3228, ext. 0, [email protected]

Men’s steak dinner followed by movie “Courageous,” 6 p.m. at Mattituck Presbyterian Church, Main Road. $15 dinner and movie. RSVP: 298-4145.

Spaghetti Dinner and Talent Show, 6 p.m. at North Shore United Methodist Church, 260 Route 25A, Wading River. Fundraiser to benefit church’s Haiti mission. Tickets: $10 for ages 13 and up; $5 for ages 6-12; 5 and under free. RSVP: 929-6075.

Cabaret & Auction, 6-9 p.m., fundraiser presented by Riverhead High School Blue Masques at Diliberto Winery, 250 Manor Lane, Riverhead. Tickets $6. Food and drink available for purchase. 369-6750, [email protected]

Hugh Prestwood in concert, 7 p.m., Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.

North Fork Audubon Society’s February general meeting program starts 7 p.m. with refreshments; program begins 7:30 p.m. at Red House Nature Center, Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport. Evening with “Jamaica Bay Guardian” Don Riepe, who recently retired from the National Park Service, where he was a naturalist and manager of Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge. Program includes photos documenting birds and other wildlife, and resource management activities undertaken over the past 30 years. 917-623-5373 or [email protected]

‘Leader of the Pack: The Ellie Greenwich Musical,’ 7:30 p.m.; see Thursday.

Saturday, February 11
‘My Furry Valentine’ photo contest exhibit, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Art Sites Gallery, 651 West Main St., Riverhead. See great animal photos and vote for favorites. Proceeds benefit Kent Animal Shelter. Admission, $10.

Annual Valentine’s antique show and bake sale, 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at Cutchogue Presbyterian Church, Main Road. Ten local antique dealers, vintage and antique collectibles, artwork, linens, jewelry, decorative items and more. Baked items made by church congregation. Bring used prescription eyeglasses/sunglasses and readers for children in Uganda. Free admission. 734-2017.

On-camera commercial workshop, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. with Kathleen Furey (SAG, AFTRA) at East End Arts School, 141 E. Main St., Riverhead. Reading-age children through pre-teens work on-camera in a positive atmosphere with emphasis on building confidence, speech clarity, focus and presentation. Videotape of work replayed at end of class. Cost: $60 EEA members, $90 non-members. Register: 369-2171 or [email protected]

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

Family Concert: Brady Rymer with special guest Claudia Mussen on accordion and vocals, 11 a.m. at Jamesport Meeting House, Main Road and Manor Lane. Seating very limited. Tickets, first-come, first-served: $15 adults; $10 children; under 2 free. Available at Duffy’s Deli, Jamesport; Cecily’s Love Lane Gallery, Mattituck; Blue Door Gallery, Riverhead; Rothman’s Guitars, Southold; Bonnie Jean’s, Southold. jamesportmeetinghouse.org.

Up, Up & Away with Mad Science of Long Island, 11-11:45 a.m., for ages 4-12 at Human Resource/Senior Center, 60 Shade Tree Lane, Aquebogue. Free. 208-8000, [email protected]

Long Island Greenbelt hikes: Indian Island stroll and sip, noon, 2 to 3 easy, flat miles at county park at mouth of Peconic River; meet at parking field inside park; optional wine tasting after at local vineyard at your own expense. Beginners and singles welcome; rain or heavy snow cancels. Bring your own snacks to vineyard. Call Charlotte, 929-1035.

Suffolk County Historical Society’s annual meeting, 2 p.m., 300 W. Main St., Riverhead. Special presentation “Charles Henry Miller: Painter of Long Island” by Geoffrey Fleming of Southold Historical Society. 727-2881.

Love Poems, 2 p.m., Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. English-born Shelter Island resident Hilary Seymour-Cole King reads from her latest book “Love … and other poems.” Free. Refreshments. 734-6360.

Move the Animal Shelter event, 5-10 p.m. at Riverhead Moose Lodge, 51 Madison St. Tickets $25, includes buffet dinner, dessert, raffles, door prizes and music by Uncle Fester. Proceeds benefit plan to relocate shelter. Call 516-768-7467 or visit MTAS.org.

Valentine’s Dance for grades pre-K through 6, 6-8 p.m. in Greenport School small gym, Front St. PTA fundraiser to support class trips. Free; raffle tickets for prizes $2 each. Wear party clothes. Children must be with adult. Contact Kara Heiman, [email protected], 516-851-0171, or Gwen Groocock, [email protected], 516-852-7305.

Valentine’s dinner dance, 6:30 p.m. at Living Water Full Gospel Church, 24 Shade Tree Lane, Aquebogue. Open to couples and singles, includes ballroom dance instruction, demonstrations and full-course dinner. Tickets $35 or $60/couple. Call 722-4969 for information and tickets. Funds support church youth program.

An evening with funky fluteman Dwayne Kerr at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave., Riverhead. Mr. Kerr, of Middle Island, tours and records with four-time Grammy winner Erykah Badu. Doors open 6:30 p.m.; showtime 7 p.m. Tickets $30 at door and in advance. 727-5782.

‘Leader of the Pack: The Ellie Greenwich Musical,’ 7:30 p.m.; see Thursday.

North Fork Reform Synagogue presents Cinematic Series 2012, 7:30 p.m. at Cutchogue Presbyterian Church, Main Road. Film: “Sarah’s Key” starring Kristin Scott-Thomas, fictionalized drama of 1942 roundup of Jews in France. Refreshments. Suggested donation $5. northforkreformsynagogue.org, 722-5712.

Concert performance of 1966 musical ‘I Do! I Do!’ 8 p.m. at North Fork Community Theatre, Old Sound Avenue, Mattituck. Dee Martin and Rusty Kransky star as Agnes and Michael; musical director Linda Betjeman. Fundraiser for NFCT Building Fund. Suggested donation $10 at door. 298-4500.

Sunday, February 12
Maureen’s Haven fourth annual Peconic Plunge, Veterans Park, Mattituck. Assemble at 9 a.m., plunge into icy bay at 11 a.m. For more information call 727-6831.

Doo-Wop with the ‘New York Exceptions,’ 2 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Oldies from ’50s, ’60s, ’70s performed by vocal and instrumental group. Free. 765-2077.

The Riverhead No Doubt World Famous Monday Night Band presents second concert of its 66th season, 2 p.m. at Hovey Auditorium, Pulaski Street School, Riverhead. Selections include works by J.S. Bach, Henry Fillmore, Girolamo Frescobaldi and John Philip Sousa, plus music from popular movies and TV series. Admission free. Directed by John Eyre. 727-6538.

Lucy & The Swingettes, 3 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Lucy delivers love songs and swing tunes from ’20s, ’30s and ’40s, backed by seven women on some “swinging” recorders. Free. 298-4134.

Valentine’s Sweetheart Dinner at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 269 Main Road, Aquebogue. Seatings at 4:30 and 6 p.m. Home-cooked Italian food; tickets $15, 2/$25, children $7. Child care available. Proceeds help fund trip to 2013 National Youth Gathering. Reservations: 379-0228.

Monday, February 13
Long Island Greenbelt: Monday maintenance on Paumanok Path, 9 a.m. Help clip back and clear trails; regular Monday activity in Pine Barrens anywhere from Rocky Point to Flanders, dependent upon weather and leader availability. Information: Nancy D., 744-9815 or 612-584-8594.

Valentine Cards & Treats for teens, 3:30-5 p.m., Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Register. 727-3228, ext. 0, [email protected]

Southold Mothers Club book club, 7 p.m., Tweeds Restaurant, 17 East Main St., Riverhead. “The Kitchen House” by Kathleen Grissom. Contact Mara for information at [email protected] Book for March is “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother” by Amy Chua.

Tuesday, February 14
Drop-in for Teens, grades 6 and up, 2:45-4:30 p.m., Southold Free Library, Main Road. Enjoy games, snacks, computer time. Free. 765-2077.

Teen Advisory Board for grades 7 and up, Southold Free Library, Main Road. Meet with Miss Penny to plan spring and summer programs. Valentine snack. 765-2077.

Arts Advocacy Day 2012 in Albany. Bus leaves T.J. Maxx shopping center in Riverhead at 6 a.m. For information, call East End Arts, 727-0900, or visit artsnys.org.

Valentine Food Fun, 4:15 p.m. for grades 2-6 at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Advance registration required: 734-6360

Wednesday, February 15
Black History Month special event at Suffolk County Historical Society, 300 W. Main St., Riverhead. Tuskegee Airman Lee Hayes of East Hampton gives first-hand account of his unique experiences as Army Air Corps bombardier during World War II. Refreshments at 10:30 a.m.; program runs 11 a.m.-noon. 727-2881.

Riverhead Middle School Honors Concert, 7 p.m. in Hovey Hall, Pulaski Street School.

Laura Westlake: Color Pencil Workshop, 6:30-8 p.m., part of Oysterponds Historical Society’s Traditional American Craft Series. Only basic drawing skills required; students will hang finished work in gallery at concluding reception. Fee: $165 for four sessions (OHS members $150) plus materials, which can be purchased separately or from the artist for $15-$20. Register: 323-2480.

Thursday, February 16
Egyptian Expedition for grades 5-6, 4 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Registration required. 298-4134.

Southold Mothers’ Club Mom’s Night Out, 5 p.m. at Aerial Fitness, Main Road, Riverhead. Choose either TRX workout or Hot Yoga class. Price $10-$20 depending on attendance. RSVP to Beth by Feb. 9, [email protected]

Winter Film Festival, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. “The Whole Wide World.” Free. 477-0660.

Art exhibit ‘Into the Light,’ 6-9 p.m. at St. John the Baptist R.C. Church, 1488 North Country Road, Wading River. 929-8279.

Laura Westlake: Color Pencil Workshop, 6:30-8 p.m., see Wednesday.

East End Arts presents Brandon Boardman with Billy & Mark Johnson in Concert, 6:30 p.m. at Brecknock Hall, Greenport, coinciding with L.I. Winterfest, Black History Month, and in association with Jazz Foundation of America. Free program includes historically significant compositions by African-American jazz legends Duke Ellington, Thelonious Monk and Herbie Hancock. eastendarts.org.

‘The Glass Menagerie,’ McGann-Mercy Theatre Company presents Tennessee Williams’ classic 1944 play, 7:30 p.m. in school auditorium, 1225 Ostrander Ave., Riverhead. Tickets $8. 727-5900, ext. 10.

Calendar Policy: In order to be listed in the calendar, events must be open to the general public and be not-for-profit, nonpartisan and nonsectarian in nature. The deadline for receipt of calendar listings is 5 p.m. Friday. To submit material: E-mail [email protected]; mail to Times/Review News­papers, P.O. Box 1500, Mattituck, NY 11952; or fax to 298-3287. Call 298-3200 for information.

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