News and Happenings across the North Fork

North Fork News




Peconic Estuary CAC

The Peconic Estuary Citizens Advisory Committee will meet at the Moustache Brewing Company in Riverhead on Thursday, December 5, from 3 to 5 PM. Call Sarah Schaefer at 631-852-5806, for more information.

Elder Care, Mammograms

Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport is providing sessions on Fall Prevention and
Osteoporosis.

On Friday, December 6, session one will be held at Southold Town Senior Services, 750 Pacific Street, Mattituck, at 11 AM. Session two will be held at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First Street, Greenport, at 1 PM. Join SBELIH’s orthopedist Dr. Fred Carter to learn about how you can safely prevent falls.

On Monday, December 9, from 10 AM to 2 PM, women can obtain free mammograms at the hospital via Stony Brook Cancer Center’s mobile mammography van. For more information and to register, call at 631-477-5164 or visit www.cancer.stonybrookemedicine.edu.

East End Seaport Museum

Local author Captain David Berson will present a special night on celestial navigation at the East End Seaport Museum in Greenport from 6 to 8 PM on Friday, December 6. For more information, visit www.eastendseaport.org.

Wooden Wonderland

The ninth annual Wooden Wonderland holiday craft show and sale will be held at Suffolk County Historical Society Museum in Riverhead on Saturday, December 7, from 10 AM to 4:30 PM. Free admission. The family friendly event will feature handmade wooden items as well as other local artisans’ wares including holiday art & crafts. Live woodworking and woodcarving demonstrations will go on all day indoors in the historic galleries and outdoors on the Great Lawn. For more information, call 631-727-2881.

Shelter Island Public Library

Shelter Island’s Friends of the Library Arts and Craft Fair will be on Saturday, December 7, from 10 AM to 2 PM. Support local craftspeople and artists as you shop for the holidays in the lower level of the library.

East End Hospice’s annual Tree of Lights Ceremony will be held on Saturday, December 7, from 2:30 to 3:30 PM at the Shelter Island Library. This is an occasion which honors the memory of friends and family members with special tributes, spoken remembrances, and music. Ornaments are hung on a tree in memory of loved ones.

MS Care Partners group will meet on Tuesday, December 10, from 11 AM to 12 PM. This free group is open to MS patients and their support partners. This group will offer care partners the opportunity to share their needs and concerns with each other and to have a support network. Facilitators are social worker Lucille Buergers, and nurse practitioner Laurie Fanelli, director, Shelter Island Senior Center. To register, contact Sara Mundy at 631-749-1059

Riverhead Chamber Of Commerce

The Town of Riverhead welcomes a panel of experts to discuss the Opportunity Zone Program and other incentives, providing updated information on the latest regulations, at the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead. On Friday, December 13, learn how you can utilize the saving on the capital gains to develop your properly or business while layering incentives. Networking will happen from noon to 1 PM, followed by a presentation and a Q&A. Seating is limited and registration is required with a $20 admission and lunch. For more information, visit www.riverheadchamber.com.