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The Week Ahead: 9/11 Memorials, ‘‘night, Mother’, GreenFest

Town Board meetings, 9/11 remembrances, theater, and a big weekend festival define the week of Sept. 10.

Here’s a look at what’s happening in the days ahead, this week of the 11th anniversary of 9/11, the Southold Town Board’s regular meeting and the debut of a new North Fork Community Theater production.

• Monday morning around 8:30 a.m., expect to see about 250 bicyclists on the North Fork, riding once again in the to benefit families impacted by the tragic events of The riders will begin the journey on Saturday from the 9/11 Memorial in Boston and cycle across New England to the Mystic Seaport. They will then use the Monday Morning, depart New London at 7 a.m. and arrive at Orient Point at 8:30 a.m. The will ride through the North Fork and Long Island and will end the journey at the site of the World Trade Center.

• A hose who died on 9/11 during the World Trade Center attacks happens Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the 9/11 Osprey memorial statue at in Peconic. Flags will be provided to those who would like to plant a flag at the base of the statue, which is an I-beam from the World Trade Center.

• Members of the Southold Town Board meet for work session at 9 a.m. and again at 4:30 p.m. at on Tuesday. The agenda includes a presentation of the Town’s new website, which is now live to the world. Click here to see the site

• is an interactive program for children and parents that encourages children, who are all naturally musical, to actually make music, and it’s been a popular workshop for local parents and kids at North Fork libraries. The program turns 25 this year, and organizers will have a class at the on Wednesday this week.

• After a run earlier this year at in Greenport, the cast and crew of the playwill revive their local production beginning this Friday at 8 p.m. at the in Mattituck. “‘night, Mother,” features Jere Jacobs and Amie Sponza in a powerful production about a mother trying to convince her suicidal daughter that life is worth living.

• The takes place once again at Mattituck’s Strawberry Fields beginning this Friday. The East End GreenFest is an outdoor celebration of green living with green vendors and live music on a solar powered stage. New additions this year include of a green carnival with biodiesel powered rides and solar powered lights. The hours are: 9/14: 5 to 9 p.m., 9/15: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., 9/16: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 9/17: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Click here for the entertainment line-up.

Karen Letteriello September 10, 2012 at 01:58 PM
The Music Together program at the Mattituck-Laurel Library this Wednesday at 11 am is a program session the Library is offering to those who sign up. The program is not a demonstration program. We are paying this organization to offer this class. Sign up begins Monday the 10th at 10 a.m. Class is appropriate for children ages 18 months - 36 months with caregiver.
Erin Schultz September 10, 2012 at 03:15 PM
Thanks for the clarification, Karen. -Erin

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