‘Dying to Knit & Crochet,’ Wednesday, March 2, 9, 16, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. with Christine Henson Thorpe, at Oysterponds Historical Society. Fee $15 + cost of yarn and dye kits. Register: 323-2480.
Southold Indian Museum’s Center for Traditional Crafts classes: Beginner and Brush-up Crocheting, Saturday, Feb. 19, 26, March 5, 12, 9:30-11:30 a.m.; $50. For teens to adults. First session materials provided. Crewel Embroidery for Children, Saturday, Feb. 19, 26, 12:30-2:30 p.m. for ages 9+. Fee $28; supplies provided. Beginner Rug Hooking with Gail Horton, Saturday, Feb. 26, March 5, 12, 9:30 a.m.-noon, $50 + $20 materials fee. Register at museum Sundays, 1:30-4:30 p.m., or send name, address, phone number and age (if child) with course desired and check for total amount to Southold Indian Museum, P.O. Box 268, Southold, NY 11971. Space limited. 765-5577, [email protected]
Food and Drink
Family dinner: meatloaf, Friday, Feb. 18, 5-7 p.m.; bar open until 8 p.m., at Knights of Columbus, Cutchogue. Adults $15; 2/$25; children $10. 734-7338.
Homemade Ravioli, Saturday, Feb. 19, 2-3 p.m. with Chef Rich at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Cutchogue. Materials fee $5. All participants take home tray of ravioli; bring rolling pin and large cookie sheet. Register: 734-6360.
Annual steak night, Saturday, Feb. 26, 6-9 p.m., hosted by Orient Fire Department. Tickets $30, available at Orient Country Store, The Candyman or from any OFD member. 323-2445.
Southold Mothers’ Club: Mom’s Night Out, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Michelle’s house to play Bunco; bring favorite drink or share lemonade. RSVP by Feb. 18 to 357-9969, [email protected]
Family Wii with Dana and Penny, Friday, Feb. 18, 4-5:30 p.m. at Southold Free Library. Refreshments. 765-2077.
Kids’ Creation Cave, Tuesday, Feb. 22 through Saturday, Feb. 26, 9:30 a.m. until 1 hour before closing; ages 8 and under, must be with adult. Create a piece of art to take home. Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library. 734-6360.
For History Buffs
‘Let Freedom Sing: How Music Inspired the Civil Rights Movement’ documentary film, Saturday, Feb. 19, 2 p.m. in auditorium, part of Black History Month at Peconic Landing, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport. Free. 477-2320.
The Loft at Riverhead Free Library, Winter Recess Specials, 4-6 p.m.: Teen Board Games, Tuesday, Feb. 22; Friendship bracelets, Wednesday, Feb. 23; Teen Movie & Munchies, Friday, Feb. 24. 727-3228, ext. 6 or 12, [email protected]
Hugh Prestwood in concert, Friday, Feb. 18, 7 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, Greenport. Free. 477-0660.
The Natural World
North Fork Audubon presents Cornell & Audubon’s Great Backyard Birdcount for Families & Teens, Saturday, February 19, 2 p.m. at Red House Nature Center, Inlet Pond County Park, Greenport. Learn how to identify bird species in your own backyard and what to feed them. Join thousands of other observers across North America in counting birds for Cornell Lab of Ornithology and contribute your scientific observations to GBBC data base. Make a birdfeeder to take home and leave the program a “Citizen Scientist”. Last year over 63,000 people in the U.S. and Canada participated. Call Debra O’Kane at 631-804-2713 to register, or email [email protected]
Family Science: Engineers Week, Monday-Friday, Feb. 21-25, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Long Island Science Center, 11 W. Main St., Riverhead. Special engineering crafts and activities for entire family. Admission $5. 208-8000, lisciencecenter.org.
The Written Word
‘Surf Avenue,’ Sunday, Feb. 20, 2 p.m. at Southold Free Library. Autobiographical play written and performed by Stephen Axelrod, stage, film and television actor. 765-2077.