Thursday, November 10
Southold Mothers’ Club Thanksgiving Keepsake Craft, 11:30 a.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. RSVP Tonya at [email protected] .
Harvest Dinner, noon-8 p.m. at Soundview Restaurant, Route 48, Greenport, sponsored by Southold Historical Society. Choice of pot roast or salmon; takeout available. 50/50 raffle. Dinner tickets $20 at SHS headquarters in Prince Building on Main Road, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, or at door on day of event. Raffle tickets at event only. 765-5500.
Book alteration program, 3:30-5:30 p.m. for teens ages 12 and up at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Give old library books new life by ripping, cutting, coloring, pasting, writing and more. 477-0660.
Dog Tags, 3:30-5 p.m. for teens ages 13-17 at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Register: 727-3228, ext. 6 or 12, [email protected] Earns teen community service credit.
Full Moon Stories, 4:15-5 p.m. for ages 6-7, stories, cookies and craft at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Register 734-6360.
‘Share the Harvest’ Wine and Chocolate Pairing, 5:30-9 p.m. at Giorgio’s in Baiting Hollow, sponsored by Long Island Council of Churches. Tickets $75; go to liccharvest.com.
Art Safari and ‘Madagascar’ movie, 5:30-8:30 p.m. for grades K-4 at Southold Free Library, Main Road, with Joyce Raimondo, Miss Dana and Miss Penny. $2 fee. 765-2077.
Film Festival features ‘The Spirit of the Beehive’ (Spain, 1973) directed by Victor Erice, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.
Fundraiser, 7-10 p.m. at Eagle’s Landing at Calverton Links, Edwards Avenue, for Aquebogue fourth-grader Christopher Timpone who has Ewing’s sarcoma, a pediatric form of bone cancer. Dinner, cash bar, raffles and chinese auction. Tickets $30, advance or at door. Make checks payable to Courage, Strength and Faith for Christopher, P.O. Box 894, Shoreham, NY 11786.
Southold Mothers’ Club MNO (Mom’s Night Out), 8 p.m. at Asian Fusion, Main Road, Mattituck. No RSVP. Contact Michelle Weir 357-9959.
Friday, November 11
Annual Veterans Day Ceremony sponsored by Riverhead Combined Veterans Committee, 11 a.m. at World War I monument, corner of Court and Main streets. Hot dogs, soup and light refreshments at American Legion Hall after ceremony; rain or shine. 727-1726.
Annual Veterans Day Ceremony, 11 a.m. at American Legion Post 803, Main Road, Southold. Military services. 765-2276.
Southold American Legion Post 803 Auxiliary hosts Veterans Day chicken dinner and dance, 6-10 p.m., Main Road. Music by Sahara. Cash bar. Advance sale only, $15. Dot Charnews, 734-7478 or Dianne King, 298-4718.
‘Bag It, The Movie: Is Your Life Too Plastic?’ 7 p.m. at North Fork Audubon Red House Nature Center, Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport. Suitable for grades 4 and up. Documentary about plastic bags evolved into wholesale investigation into how plastics affect wildlife, waterways, oceans and human bodies. 917-623-5373 or [email protected]
Musical ‘Hello, Dolly’ presented by Riverhead Faculty and Community Theatre, 8 p.m. at Charles Cardona Auditorium, Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Ave. Tickets $12 advance, 725-2009 or [email protected], $15 at door; ages 17 and under $5 at door. 744-2976. In honor of Veterans Day, Veterans receive complimentary admission with adult ticket purchased.
Saturday, November 12
Thanksgiving Holiday Open House, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Old Town Art & Crafts Guild, Main Road, Cutchogue. Refreshments. 734-6382.
Botanical Printing for the Holidays, 1-4:30 p.m. at Southold Indian Museum, 1080 Main Bayview Road. Fee $30, members $25; materials fee $12, includes 10 note cards. Register: 765-5577.
Quilting, for ages 10 and up, 1-2:30 p.m. at Oysterponds Historical Society, Village Lane, Orient. Fee $50, $45 members, plus $20 materials fee. Register: 323-2480, [email protected]
Frisbee Dog Show, 1 p.m., presented by Ed Jakubowski at New Suffolk School ball field, shared library program (Cutchogue New Suffolk, Floyd Memorial, Mattituck-Laurel and Southold). Frisbee-catching stunts of ability and speed. No registration. 734-6360, 765-2077, 477-0660, 298-4134.
Book-signing and presentation, 1:30 p.m. at American Legion Post 89, Hubbard Avenue, Riverhead. Town historian Georgette Case presents her new book “We Will Not Forget: Riverhead’s Civil War Soldiers and Sailors.” Free; books $20. 369-9177, 727-4330.
Riverhead Skate Park Extreme Extravaganza 2011, weekend of extreme competitions starts at 2 p.m. with first-ever scooter competition, followed at 6 p.m. with skateboarding jam session under the lights for competitors ages 13 and over. All registrations must be in advance; entry fee $15 per contest. Call 727-5744 for contest details. Continues Sunday, Nov. 13.
Opening reception, 3-5 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. “Getting Oriented,” work by Annie Wildey from her residency at William Steeple Davis House. On view through Dec. 31. 477-0660.
Peconic Bay Scallop Dinner, 4-7 p.m. at Hanff’s Boatyard, 190 Sterling St., Greenport. Proceeds benefit Greenport American Legion Building Fund. Donation $25; tickets limited, available from Greenport Legionnaires and Costello Marine Contracting.
Chili Cook-off and Tasting, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at First Universalist Church, Main Road, Southold. Fee $7 for variety of chilis: beef, turkey, vegetarian, spicy or mild, plus cornbread. Beverages and desserts available for sale. 734-2616. Proceeds help buy needed bedding and supplies for the church’s program of hosting Maureen’s Haven.
How to buy and use a telescope, 7-9 p.m. at Custer Institute and Observatory, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. Lecture and workshop, with hands-on help from instructor Jeff Norwood and Custer staff. Bring equipment. Suggested donation $15, $10 members, $5 full-time students. Includes stargazing after event. 765-2626.
Musical ‘Hello, Dolly’ presented by Riverhead Faculty and Community Theatre, 8 p.m.; see Friday.
Sunday, November 13
Cutchogue Fire Department Junior Firefighters host all-you-can-eat buffet breakfast, 8 a.m.-noon at headquarters, 260 New Suffolk Road. Pancakes, french toast, eggs, sausage, bacon, coffee, tea, and juice. Tickets $8 adults, $4 kids under 12.
Hike led by Barbara Terranova, 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Arshamomaque Preserve, Chapel Lane, Greenport. Meet in parking lot. Distance 1.5-3 miles; pack snack and drink, camera and binoculars. Dress for weather; footwear with traction recommended. For ages 9 and up, hosted by Southold Town Recreation Department. Fee $5. Registration required: 765-5182.
Thanksgiving Holiday Open House, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Old Town Art & Crafts Guild; see Saturday.
Presentation by archeologist Jo-Ann McLean, 2 p.m. at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Cutchogue, hosted by Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council. McLean shares her findings at Village Green made during site excavations last year for construction of Village Garage. Refreshments served. Free. 734-7122.
CAST’s second annual brunch, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Soundview Restaurant, Route 48, Greenport. Tickets $25; seats limited. RSVP 477-1717.
Riverhead Skate Park Extreme Extravaganza 2011 starts with inaugural BMX bike competition at 1 p.m. and concludes at 4 p.m. with inline skating contest. See Saturday.
Musical ‘Hello, Dolly’ presented by Riverhead Faculty and Community Theatre, 2 p.m.; see Friday.
‘My Son The Waiter, A Jewish Tragedy,’ 2 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. One-person comedic show with Brad Zimmerman about his lengthy struggle to become an actor in New York City. 765-2077.
Moose Races hosted by Women of the Moose, Riverhead Chapter 1118, at 51 Madison St. Doors open 3:30 p.m., races start at 4 p.m. Admission $10, includes buffet dinner. Reservations required. 779-2694.
‘A Night of Music,’ 4 p.m. at Jamesport Meeting House, Main Road and Manor Lane, with Riverhead High School Chamber Choir, Chamber Orchestra and Hope Osborn singing opera. jamesportmeetinghouse.org. 656-0850.
Monday, November 14
Apple Crisp, 4-5 p.m. for teens ages 13-17 at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Register: 727-3228, ext. 6 or 12, [email protected]
Southold Mothers’ Club book club, 7 p.m., “The Postmistress” by Sarah Blake. Contact Mara at [email protected] oberlin.edu for information and meeting location.
Tuesday, November 15
Monkeying Around in the Children’s Room, 6:30 p.m. for ages 4-5, story, craft and snack at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Register 734-6360.
Wednesday, November 16
Floyd Memorial Library Orient outreach, 2-4 p.m. at Orient Country Store, Village Lane. Books for all ages in all formats, films, music, information, research, conversation and more. 477-0660.
Friends of Library book sale, 3-6 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck, lower level. Reading, viewing and listening materials at bargain prices. 298-4134.
‘Munnawhatteaug: The Last Days of the Menhaden Industry on Eastern Long Island,’ 8 p.m. at Peconic Landing auditorium, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport, sponsored by Southold Historical Society. Known locally as “bunker” and prized for their oil, menhaden have almost disappeared from Long Island’s shores. Amy Folk presents look at a vanished way of life. Reserve: 765-5500.
Thursday, November 17
Southold Town Recreation Department offers ‘Thanksgiving With Everything But the Turkey’ with Paula Croteau, 5-6:15 p.m., at Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, 1450 South Harbor Road, Southold. Fee $15; materials fee $30; register: 765-5182. Confirm before class: 765-6032, [email protected]
Film Festival features ‘Cave of Forgotten Dreams’ (Canada, 2010) directed by Werner Herzog, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.
Third Thursdays Artist Talks at Brecknock Hall, One Brecknock Road, Greenport, 6:30 p.m., “Craft as Art” with Myra Eisenberg and Amy Martin, presented by East End Arts School of the Arts. eastendarts.org, 369-2171.
Performance by Mattituck Junior High School cast of “Law and Order-: The Nursery Rhyme Unit,” 7 p.m. in auditorium, Main Road. Tickets $7 or a nonperishable food item for student council food drive.
East End Arts announces 25th annual Harvest Gospel Concert Series, 8 p.m. at Mattituck Presbyterian Church, 12605 Main Road; admission free. Harvest Gospel Choir and guest soloists led by artistic director of 25 years, Minister Maryanne McElroy, in non-denominational celebration. 727-0900 or visit eastendarts.org.
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