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

02/23/2012 3:00 AM |

Thursday, February 23

Winter sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Good News Thrift Shop, Mattituck Presbyterian Church, Mattituck. Half-price on winter clothing. All proceeds go toward church missions and community needs. 298-4134.

‘My Artist Book,’ 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Brecknock Hall, One Brecknock Road, Greenport. Day one of two-day class. Kids 10 and over will create books using text and various image-making techniques. Instructor: Rosamaria Eisler. Sponsored by East End Arts. Second session Friday, Feb. 24, same time. Cost for two-day class: $60 members, $90 non-members. 369-2171.

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

Friday, February 24

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

Good News Thrift Shop Winter Sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. See Thursday.

‘My Artist Book,’ 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Brecknock Hall, One Brecknock Road, Greenport. See Thursday.

Film ‘Force of Nature,’ 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Documentary chronicling the life of scientist David Suzuki and major social, political and scientific milestones of the past 70 years. Free. 298-4134.

Game Night for teens, 6-8 p.m. at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Free. Register: 727-3228, ext. 6 or 12, [email protected]

Friday Night Movie ‘The Conspirator’ (PG-13), 7 p.m. at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Free. 734-6360.

North Fork Italian American Club Soup Night, 7 p.m. at Southold Town Recreation Center, Peconic Lane, Peconic. Monthly meeting with speaker Frank Lombardi, Independent Group Home Living Foundation. Bring pot of soup to share. RSVP: 765-8387.

Saturday, February 25

Southern-style breakfast, 7-11 a.m. at Clinton Memorial AME Zion Church, 614 Third St., Greenport, sponsored by Men’s Fellowship. Donation $10. 902-3710.

Good News Thrift Shop Winter Sale, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. See Thursday.

Mashomack Point: A Tour of the Katherine Ordway Wildlife Refuge, 1-4 p.m. at Mashomack Preserve, Shelter Island. Open for guided walk once a year; this hike explores woodlands, kettles and fields, culminating with view of Northwest Harbor. Dress warmly. Rain date: Sunday, Feb. 26, 9 a.m. Fee $5, members free. Register: 749-1001.

Mercury Appreciation Night, 7 p.m.-midnight at Custer Institute and Observatory, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. See

Mercury and other celestial objects through Custer’s powerful telescopes. Suggested donation $5, $3 children, members free. 765-2626.

Sunday, February 26

Old-fashioned breakfast, 8 a.m.-noon, hosted by Riverhead Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, 540 Roanoke Ave., Riverhead.

All you can eat: eggs, bacon, pancakes, corned beef hash, home fries, French toast, sausages, beverages. Adults $9, seniors $8, ages 5-12 $5, 4 and under free. Tickets at door or call 727-6148 or 591-1193.

Indoor Automotive Swap Meet, Car Corral and Flea Market, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Southold Town Recreation Center, Peconic Lane, Peconic. Tables $20, car corral $20, spectators $3. Sponsored by Peconic Bay Region Antique Automobile Club of America. Call 495-8619, email [email protected] or visit PBRAACA.org.

‘Propaganda: The Battle for People’s Minds,’ 2 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Film/lecture by Prof. Michael Edelson, using commercials, posters and films to examine techniques that are used to influence hearts and minds. Free. 477-0660.

‘Songs and Tunes of Ireland,’ with John Corr, 2 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Irish ballads and tunes with banjo, guitar, tin whistles and bodhran, with some stories thrown in. Free. 765-2077.

Alan Bull: An Oysterponds Sampler, gallery talk, 2 p.m. at Old Point Schoolhouse, Village Lane, Orient. Sponsored by Oysterponds Historical Society. 323-2480.

Monday, February 27

ELIH Auxiliary sale ‘Dream Designs,’ 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in conference room at Eastern Long Island Hospital, Manor Place, Greenport. 477-5196.

Monday Maintenance on Paumanok Path, 9 a.m., regular activity in Pine Barrens from Rocky Point to Flanders with Long Island Greenbelt Trail Conference. Help clip back and clear trails. Call 744-9815 or 584-8594.

Book discussion ‘Parrot & Olivier in America’ by Peter Carey, noon at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport, 4 p.m. at Peconic Landing, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport. 477-0660.

Remodeling Today, 7-8:30 p.m. at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Educational seminar presented by National Association of the Remodeling Industry. Topics include selecting a contractor, contracts, making the home greener and more.

Free, Registration required. 727-3228.

Tuesday, February 28

Second annual John Mendreski Memorial Student/Teacher Badminton Tournament, 3-6 p.m. at Riverhead High School gymnasium, 700 Harrison Ave. $10 entry fee per teacher-student team. First-come, first-served registration limited to 64 teams. $1 spectator donation collected at door. [email protected]

Mystery book discussion: ‘Started Early, Took My Dog’ by Kate Atkinson, 4 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. 298-4134.

Mother/daughter book discussion: “The Good, the Bad, and the Barbie” by Tanya Lee Stone, 5-6 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Open to all North Fork moms and daughters (grades 6 and up). Bring a Barbie doll along. Refreshments. 765-2077.

Family Dinner with Long Island Farmers, 6-9 p.m. at Digger O’Dell’s Irish Pub, 58 W. Main St., Riverhead. Hot buffet dinner $20; cash bar with celebrity bartenders from horticulture, agriculture and grape industries. All proceeds go to Cornell University’s Horticulture Research Center in Riverhead. 727-3595.

Civil War Series — Continued, 6:30 p.m. with Richard Radoccia at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue.

Shiloh and Corinth, The Peninsula Campaign, The Seven Days’ Battle. 734-6360.

Wednesday, February 29

Annual spaghetti lunch and dinner hosted by Riverhead Rotary Club at Polish Hall, 214 Marcy Ave. Eat in or take out. Lunch noon-2 p.m., adults $10, seniors $8, kids $6; dinner 4-8 p.m., adults $12, seniors $10, kids $8. Tickets at door or from any Riverhead Rotarian. Information: riverheadrotary.org. Includes 50/50 raffle; proceeds support local charities.

Grange lecture series, “Cooperative Bio-Balance and Eco-Peace Treaties” by Dr. Jim and Basia the Tree Whisperer at the Grange, Sound Avenue at Church Lane, Northville. Doors open 6 p.m., show/lecture 6:30-8:30 p.m. All donations go to Save the Grange fund for repairs. [email protected], spirit-renewal.com.

Thursday, March 1

Book discussion: ‘March’ by Geraldine Brooks, 10:30 a.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Copies at reference desk. 765-2077.

Lego Mania, 4-5 p.m. for grades 3-6 at Cutchogue New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Register: 734-6360.

4EC Art Works workshop series for teens 12-18, 6-7 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. A different artist each week discusses nontraditional careers and leads interactive activity. This week Ellen Goldstein, sculpture. Series continues through April 5 at hosting libraries. Register: 298-4134.

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

Southold High School Drama Club presents ‘Curtains,’ 7:30 p.m. in district auditorium, Oaklawn Avenue. “A Comedy Musical Murder Mystery Whodunnit!” with book by Rupert Holmes, lyrics by Fred Ebb, music by John Kander. Directed by Jessica Ellwood and Casey Rooney, musical direction by Kelli Baumann. Adults $12, students/seniors $8; tickets available at high school and Southold Free Library. 765-5081. Performances continue Friday-Sunday, March 2-4.

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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