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Southold Recreation Releases Winter Schedule

From belly dancing classes to toddler playgroups, there's a ton to do this winter at the Southold Town Recreation Center.

The holidays are over and resolution time has begun. Check out this schedule of events to keep you active this winter at the Southold Town Recreation Center in Peconic.

Recreation Center Office Hours:
8 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday
970 Peconic Lane, Peconic
Mailing Adds:
PO Box 267
Peconic, NY 11958
Phone: 631-765-5182
email: ken.reeves@town.southold.ny.us

Belly Dancing for beginners and intermediates. Starts Tuesday, Jan. 8th. $45 per person
Chair Yoga & Hatha Yoga. Starts Monday Jan. 7th. $38 per person for Chair Yoga; $45 per person for Hatha Yoga
Simple Digital Photography. Starts Wednesday Jan. 9the $60 per person
Boot Camp & Drop Set Programs. Starts Thursday Jan. 10 $50 per person for each program
Pre-Therapy Dog Training. Starts Saturday Jan. 12th. $100 per person/dog
Youth Guitar. Starts Tuesday Jan. 15th.$40 per person
Intermediate Guitar-for all ages. Starts Wednesday, Jan. 16th. $55 per person
Poetry Writing. Starts Tuesday, Jan. 15th. $48 per person
New York City Bus Trip-Registration closes Jan. 18th for a Feb. 20 trip. Shake off the cabin fever with a day in the Big Apple.
Adult Boating Safety. Starts Thursday, Jan. 24th. $52 per person; $42 per couple sharing a textbook.   Suffolk County now requires all boat operators to receive a safety certification. Beat the rush that is sure to come as the boating season arrives. Seating is limited, but space is still available. Register now!

Please remember that registrations for all program are accepted by mail or in person.

Eastern Long Island Hospital

Ongoing
Caregiver Support Group – A support group for caregivers, those who care for the chronically ill or elderly, 3rd Tuesday each month, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm. Southold Town Senior Services, 750 Pacific St, Mattituck. For more information, call 631.298.4460.

North Fork Cancer Support Group – A general support group for individuals surviving any type of cancer diagnosis, 3rd Tuesday each month, 3 pm to 4:30 pm. First Presbyterian Church Manse, 53100 Route 25, Southold. Sponsored by Eastern Long Island Hospital and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. For more information, call 631.752.8500 or 631.477.5425.

Senior Wellness Education Series – This free education series features timely topics specifically targeted for older adults, their family, friends and caregivers. Meets the 1st Friday of every month, 11 am – 12 noon, Southold Town Senior Services, 750 Pacific St, Mattituck. For more information or to request transportation, call 631.298.4460. Presented in cooperation with the Mental Health Association in Suffolk County, the Town of Southold Human Services, and the Eastern Long Island Hospital Senior Options and Solutions program.

January 15 – May 20, 2013 – ELIH Auxiliary Car Raffle co-sponsored by Mullen Motors, $50 per ticket. Win a brand new 2013 Dodge Dart or $10,000 cash. Drawing, May 17th, 12 noon. For more information, call 631.477.5463.

February 7, 2013 - Winter Community Blood Drive, ELIH Conference Room, 8 am – 5:15 pm, Call 631.477.5100 for an appointment to donate blood. Walk-ins also welcome.

More Info: Community Relations Office, 477-5164; www.ELIH.org

Mattituck-Laurel Library

Mon., Jan. 7, 10 a.m. — Registration begins for Children & Tween Winter Programs. Register in person or call 298-4134, ext 4.
Wed., Jan. 9, 6:30 p.m. — Introduction to QuickBooks. This session will cover the basics to help you manage finances for your business, organization, or personal life. Bring your questions. Fee: $5/pp. Register at the Circulation Desk.
Fri., Jan. 11, 1:30 p.m. — FILM: Train of Life (R) In a daring race against time, a tiny Jewish community in France attempts one of the greate escapes in history. Free of charge.
Sat., Jan. 12, 4 p.m. — FOR FAMILIES: Phenomenal Physics. Location:
Greenport High School. FREE. Everyone is invited.
Mon., Jan. 14, 6 p.m. — Library Board of Trustees Meeting. Open to the public, all are welcome to attend.
Tues., Jan. 15, 1:30 p.m. — Health Insurance Counseling. Individual, confidential and accurate information and guidance for seniors and other Medicare eligible persons, sponsored by the Suffolk County Office for the Aging. Call the circulation desk for an appointment. FREE.
Wed., Jan. 16, 11 a.m. — Baby’s Rhyme Time for infants up to 12 mo. with caregiver. FREE.
Wed., Jan. 16, 7 p.m. — Gourmet Getaways … Within Driving Distance.
Whether you are a real food enthusiast or just want to get away, this workshop’s for you. You’ll see a slide show, win prizes and have ready-made plans for five trips within driving distance at your fingertips! FREE. Register at the Circulation Desk.
Thurs., Jan. 17, 1 p.m. — Soup’s On! Storytime for ages 3-5 (preschool). Registration required. FREE.
Fri., Jan. 18, 10 a.m. — Toddler Time for ages 13-24 mo. with caregiver. FREE.
Fri., Jan. 18, 1:30 p.m. — FILM: Queen of Versaille (PG) A documentary about a billionaire family and their financial challenges in the wake of the economic crisis. Free of charge.

JANUARY in the Library’s Art Gallery:

"Famous Whimsical Fish of the East End"
Mark Vosburgh, of Wading River, has created an exhibit of hand-carved fish. Each has a unique personality and a story to match, including the CleoFatra, the Whittle Mermaid, and Betsy Roth of Bridgehampton to mention a few. This is one presentation you won't want to miss. Mark will also exhibit samples of his folk art fish carvings – accurate representations of North American fish – in the gallery’s display case.

More info at: Mattituck, NY • 631-298-4134 • www.mattlibrary.org

Peconic Bay Power Squadron

Kayak & Canoe Seminar at West Marine in Riverhead.

Riverhead, NY, 1 January 2013 – The Peconic Bay Power Squadron will present “Paddle Smart”, part of the USPS University seminar series, at 1:00pm on 9 February 2013 at West Marine in Riverhead. Attendees will learn techniques for safely enjoying the fastest growing segment of recreational boating activity in America.

            Paddlesports allow paddlers to get close to nature, have some fun and get exercise all at the same time, but without a little knowledge it can also be dangerous. This seminar will cover terminology (the paddle craft “language”), risks, trip planning, necessary equipment, safety equipment, optional equipment, cold water protection and how to have great time, while staying safe. If you’re thinking about getting into paddling, are new to the sport, or an experienced paddler looking to upgrade equipment or learn more, this seminar is for you.

West Marine is located at 1089 Old Country Road in Riverhead. There is a $45.00 fee which includes the seminar kit with the student note book, The Complete Sea Kayaker’s Handbook and a Cold Shock & Hypothermia tri-fold. To learn more or to reserve your space, call Capt. Gary Joyce at 631-722-9480 or visit www.PBPS.us

Southold Mother’s Club January Schedule

Thur 1/3 Preschool Playgroup (suggested ages 3 and up). 9:30-10:30am. Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Cutchogue.  Come and meet us for some free play time at the community room downstairs.  For additional info contact Susana at Susanasea1@hotmail.com

Thur 1/3 SMC Board Meeting, 7:30pm.  The home of Tonya Witczak.  All are welcome!  Please join us for the first board meeting of 2013 and learn more about how you can get involved with SMC. For directions and to RSVP contact tonya@nfcparty.com

Fri 1/4 Toddler Playgroup I – formerly Baby Playgroup (suggested ages 12 months to 2 years). 10:00-11:00am, Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Rd, Cutchogue.  Mommies and their babies meet for fun and socialization with their baby buddies! For more info contact Kathy at kjdrisc1@aol.com

Sun 1/6 Weekend Playdate (suggested ages birth to 5 years). 11:00 – 1:00 pm, Safari Adventure, Riverhead. $2 discount with SMC membership. Come and play! No RSVP necessary. For more information, please contact allysonmcarlson@yahoo.com

Tues 1/8 Toddler Playgroup II (suggested age is 2 to 3 years). 11:00am-12:00pm, Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Rd, Cutchogue. This is a playgroup designed to gather children for socialization through play and for moms to meet other moms of similar aged children.  For more info. contact Tonya at tonya@nfcparty.com

Wed 1/9 Family Nature Hike (all ages welcome) 10:00am, Meet at Soundview Dunes Park, Soundview Ave, Southold.  Meet up for a fun hike through the woods. Bring along warm clothes and a snack. Rain cancels. Please RSVP to Cassie at kanzcassie@yahoo.com

Thur 1/10 Attachment Parenting Support Group. 10:30am, Peconic Lane Community Center Library (next to the Peconic Recreation Center, formerly the Peconic Elementary School).  Join an amazing group of parents and support each other in finding peaceful ways to parent.  For more information on the support group, contact Cassie at kanzcassie@yahoo.com

Fri 1/11 Storytime sponsored by The Group for the East End (suggested age 2-5). 10:00 am.  The Group for the East End Office, 54895 Main Road, Southold.  Please join The Group for the East End for a story related to the East End’s beautiful environment followed by an activity/craft.  RSVP requested.  For more information and to RSVP, please contact Lisa at tuthill1@AOL.com

Fri  1/11 Book Club, 7:30pm.  This month the book selection is 11/22/63 by Stephen King.  RSVP Required.  For more information, including meeting location, as well as to RSVP contact Mara at mara_zonderman@world.oberlin.edu.  The February book selection is Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn.  

Tues 1/15 Toddler Playgroup II (suggested age is 2 to 3 years). 11:00am-12:00pm, Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Rd, Cutchogue. This is a playgroup designed to gather children for socialization through play and for moms to meet other moms of similar aged children.  For more info. contact Tonya at tonya@nfcparty.com

Fri 1/18 Toddler Playgroup I – formerly Baby Playgroup (suggested ages 12 months to 2years). 10:00-11:00am, Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Rd, Cutchogue.  Mommies and their babies meet for fun and socialization with their baby buddies! For more info contact Kathy at kjdrisc1@aol.com

Sun 1/20 Weekend Playdate (suggested ages birth to 5 years). 11:00 – 1:00pm. Atlantis Marine World, Riverhead. No RSVP necessary. For more information, please contact allysonmcarlson@yahoo.com

Mon 1/21  Visit to the Cutchogue Fire Department (all ages). 10:00am.  Cutchogue Fire Department, New Suffolk Road, Cutchogue.  Chief Brewer will show us around the Fire House and teach us about being a fireman.  RSVP Requested. To RSVP and for more information, please contact Lisa at tuthill1@AOL.com

Tues 1/22 Preschool Playgroup (suggested ages 3 and up). 10:15am.  Safari Adventure, 1074 Pulaski Street, Riverhead.  Come and meet up with other kids (and moms) for some fun and socialization at Safari Adventure.  Mention SMC and get $2 off admission.  For additional info contact Susana at Susanasea1@hotmail.com

Tues 1/22 Toddler Playgroup II (suggested age is 2 to 3 years). 11:00am-12:00pm, Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Rd, Cutchogue. This is a playgroup designed to gather children for socialization through play and for moms to meet other moms of similar aged children.  For more info. contact Tonya at tonya@nfcparty.com

Fri 1/25 Toddler Playgroup I – formerly Baby Playgroup (suggested ages 12 months to 2 years). 10:00-11:00am, Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Rd, Cutchogue.  Mommies and their babies meet for fun and socialization with their baby buddies! For more info contact Kathy at kjdrisc1@aol.com

Fri 1/25 Moms Night Out --- Cooking Class at Vines & Branches.  7:00-9:00pm, 477 Main Street, Greenport. Join the staff at Vines and Branches in Greenport for an evening of culinary adventure.  We will share some of our favorite recipes and cooking techniques (which you will get to sample).  You’ll also get to learn about the most popular pairings of our favorite Extra Virgin Olive Oils and wonderful White and Dark Balsamics.  All purchases will be 15% off that evening as well.  Cost:  $20 per person.  Space is limited to 20.  RSVP is REQUIRED.  For more info. and to RSVP, contact Lisa atTuthill1@AOL.com  For more info on Vines  & Branches visit www.vinesandbranches.net

Tues 1/29 Toddler Playgroup II (suggested age is 2 to 3 years). 11:00am-12:00pm, Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Rd, Cutchogue. This is a playgroup designed to gather children for socialization through play and for moms to meet other moms of similar aged children.  For more info. contact Tonya at tonya@nfcparty.com.

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