Thursday, February 24
Family Science: Engineers Week, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Long Island Science Center, 11 W. Main St., Riverhead. Special engineering crafts and activities for entire family, through Friday, Feb. 25. Admission $5. 208-8000, lisciencecenter.org.
Stamping School, 2-3 p.m. for grades 3-6 at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Create greeting cards using rubber stamps. Register: 734-6360.
Winter Film Fest features ‘Gentleman’s Agreement’ (1947), directed by Elia Kazan, starring Gregory Peck, John Garfield and Celeste Holm. Reporter pretends to be Jewish to cover a story on anti-Semitism and personally discovers the true depths of bigotry and hatred, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.
Friday, February 25
Movie ‘Get Low,’ 1:30 p.m. at Mattiuck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Directed by Aaron Schneider, starring Robert Duvall, Sissy Spacek, Bill Murray. Free. 298-4134.
Winter Recess Special Teen Movie & Munchies, 4-6 p.m. in The Loft at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Register: 727-3228, ext. 6 or 12, [email protected]
Family flick ‘Despicable Me,’ 4 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Free. Register: 734-6360.
‘Save the Grange’ lecture series features “Messages from Water” given by Susan Friedman, 6:30 p.m. at the Grange, Sound Avenue at Church Lane, Northville. Doors open 6 p.m. with banjo playing by Warren McKnight. Refreshments served. All donations go to “Save the Grange” fund for repairs. [email protected], spirit-renewal.com.
Friday night movie ‘The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3,’ 7 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Free. Register: 734-6360.
Lifetime Learning Lecture Series presents ‘Managing the Fear Factor,’ 8 p.m. at Peconic Landing auditorium, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport, given by Priscilla Lewis. New tools and strategies for calming public fears and countering the manipulation of fear. 477-3800.
Saturday, February 26
Planning Your Kitchen Garden, 10 a.m.-noon at Agricultural Center, Charnews Farm, 3005 Youngs Ave., Southold, hosted by Peconic Land Trust. Learn about seed varieties and how to lay out a garden. Bring dimensions of plot, seed catalogs and list of types of vegetables, herbs and flowers desired. Fee $5; reservations requested. 283-3195, [email protected] Rain or shine.
Historic Riverhead, 11 a.m. for all ages at Riverhead Human Resource/Senior Center, 60 Shade Tree Lane, Aquebogue. Fun, interactive afternoon of discovery. Fee $5. 727-5744.
Cabin Fever Potluck, 12:30-2:30 p.m. at East Marion Firehouse, Main Road, hosted by East Marion Community Association. Bring a dish that serves six. Beverages provided. RSVP: 477-2819, [email protected]
Annual steak night, 6-9 p.m., hosted by Orient Fire Department, 2300 Main Road. Tickets $30, available at Orient Country Store, The Candyman or from any OFD member. 323-2445.
North Form Reform Synagogue presents ‘Hester Street,’ 7:30 p.m. at Cutchogue Presbyterian Church, Main Road. Among the first releases of the new wave of independent films of the 1970s, writer/director Joan Micklin Silver’s portrait of turn-of-the-century New York is important for its unflinching portrait of women’s issues. Suggested donation $5. Refreshments served. Discussion follows screening. 722-5712, northforkreformsynagogue.org.
Valentine’s Dance Party, 8 p.m.-1 a.m., hosted by Perry Day Care Center parents at American Legion Hall, Main Road, Southold. DJ music, raffles, homemade food and dancing. Tickets at door: men $15, women $10. Information: 477-2931.
Sunday, February 27
Pancake breakfast, 8-9:30 a.m. at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 265 Main Road, Aquebogue, hosted by Our Redeemer Youth in support of “Love Hungry” 30-hour famine. All funds donated to World Vision for world hunger and poverty relief. Call for information: 765-4755.
Monday, February 28
Book discussion ‘Zeitoun’ by Dave Eggers, noon at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., and 4 p.m. at Peconic Landing, 1500 Brecknock Road, both in Greenport. 477-0660.
Tuesday, March 1
Riverhead High School class of 2013 hosts John Mendreski Memorial Student/Teacher Badminton Tournament, 3-6 p.m. in gymnasium, 700 Harrison Ave. Entry fee $10 per team (one student and one teacher from high school or middle school). All proceeds go to class of 2013 and scholarship fund in memory of John Mendreski for Long Island students involved in scholastic rowing programs. Spectator admission $1. Information: 369-6818.
Mad Wii for Tweens, 4-5:30 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. 765-2077.
Family dinner with Long Island farmers, 6-9 p.m. at Digger O’Dell’s Restaurant, 58 W. Main St., Riverhead, to benefit Cornell University’s Long Island Horticulture Research & Extension Center in Riverhead. Hot buffet including dessert, 50/50 raffle, $20; no reservations. Cash bar available with celebrity bartenders from horticulture, agriculture and grape industries. All proceeds benefit LIHREC research programs. 727-3595.
Wednesday, March 2
Teen Yoga with Mary Hasell, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. 765-2077.
Friends Book Cottage opens for sales and donations, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. 765-2077.
Thursday, March 3
Book discussion ‘The Lacuna’ by Barbara Kingsolver, 10:30 a.m., led by Caroline MacArthur at Southold Free Library, Main Road. 765-2077.
Winter Film Fest features ‘Crimes & Misdemeanors’ (1989), directed by Woody Allen, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.
North Fork Community Theatre presents ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,’ 8 p.m., Old Sound Avenue, Mattituck. Tony Award-winning musical comedy by Rachel Sheinkin and William Finn, directed by Ken Rowland; produced by Margaret Motto; musical director Brian Dornicik; choreographer Michael Disher. Tickets $20; 298-6328, nfct.com.
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