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Mattituck-Laurel Library

A series of free events are being held at the Mattituck-Laurel Library this week, starting with a Feng Shui and Sound Healing on Thursday, October 24, at 6 PM with Laura Cerrano.

On Friday, October 25, at 1:30 PM, the library will screen the film “The Souvenir,” in which a young film student becomes romantically involved with a complicated and untrustworthy man.

On Saturday, October 26, there’s “Getting to Know Godzilla.” Families can join Anthony Catania and experience all that is Godzilla between 1 and 2:30 PM.

On Monday, October 28, from 5 to 7 PM, youngsters in grades seven to 12 can enjoy making spooky Halloween marshmallow treats while watching the classic Halloween movie “Hocus Pocus.”

On Tuesday, October 29, at 4 PM, kids in kindergarten and first grade are invited to create eye-catching fun using food and art products.

Visit www.mattitucklaurellibrary.org to register for any of these programs.

Kent Animal Shelter Honored

Brookhaven Town Supervisor Ed Romaine recently awarded a proclamation to the Kent Animal Shelter citing its 50 years of dedicated work for the betterment of animal welfare.

Long recognized for being a small shelter doing monumental work, the Kent Animal Shelter has operated since its incorporation in 1969 as an organization dedicated to helping homeless animals. Since its beginning in its humble space along the Peconic River in Calverton, the shelter has given refuge to more than 35,000 animals.

Riverhead Chamber Lunch And Learn

The Riverhead Chamber of Commerce will host an educational discussion regarding Long Island’s workforce crisis with guest speaker Nano Bustamante, a Department of Labor community outreach and resource planning specialist. The luncheon event will be held at the Birchwood restaurant in Polish Town on Monday, October 28, from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM. To find out more, visit www.riverheadchamber.com.