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Weekly Art Program At CMEE Riverside From Art To Health At Library

The Children’s Museum of the East End has announced it’s offering a weekly family art program at its new location in Riverside. The space will be used by the museum for enrichment programs while continuing to serve as a daytime preschool. Currently, the art program meets on Thursday nights from 4:30 to 5:30 PM. For more information visit www.CMEE.org.

From Art To Arthritis

Drop by the Mattituck-Laurel Library for an evening Play to Learn workshop for those 13 months to 3 years old. Enjoy the unique experience of spending quality time with your child through play and art activities ending with a circle of songs and rhymes. No registration is required.

Need help for painful knees and hips? Come meet Mattituck native Seth B. Korbin MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital, on Thursday, March 12, at 6:30 PM. He will discuss how the newest advances in orthopedic surgery can restore the quality of life of those who suffer from pain-related to arthritic knees and hips.

Registration is required but the event is free. For more calendar events or information, go to www.mattitucklaurellibrary.org.

Women’s Healthcare Panel

Meet a panel of female medical experts who have been brought to the area to address the needs of women’s healthcare on Monday, March 16, at noon at the Riverhead Free Library. The Peconic Bay Medical Center’s Medical Director Jean Cacciabaudo will moderate a panel. Seating is limited. For more information visit www.pbmc.org.

Workforce Crisis on the East End

Is the East End in a workforce crisis? Join the discussion on Monday March 23, from 11:30 AM to 1 PM at Hotel Indigo. Enjoy lunch while a panel of experts discuss the labor laws that affect local businesses, youth, and the economy. The fee is $20 for members and $30 for non-members. For more information go to www.riverheadchamber.com.

Boaters’ Education Courses

The United States Power Squadron will be offering America’s Boating Course on Saturday April 25 and Saturday May 2 at 9 AM at the Mattituck-Laurel Library. America’s Boating Course is approved by the state and the Unites States Coast Guard, and is available for boaters to comply with state boater laws.

The two sessions will cover boating law, safety equipment, safe boating practices, navigation, boating emergencies, personal watercraft, charts, GPS, trailering, and much more. Attendees will receive the America’s Boating Course manual, and, after passing an exam, a completion certificate. The $50 fee covers the cost of the manual. For more information or to register go to www.americasboatingclub.org and click on “upcoming courses.”