- Learn how to knit on Love Lane in Mattituck. Classes will be held on Mondays at 10:30 a.m. at Altman's, located at 195 Love Lane. Learn how to cast on, knit, purl and bind off. Three two-hour sessions, will be offered in either the mornings or evenings. The class is for absolute beginners, and rusty knitters, too. For a complete class schedule, and to sign up, go to AltmansNeedlearts.com, or call 631-298-7181.
- On Thursday, the Southold Deer Management Task Force will host a public informational meeting on the proposed deer project, a plan by the Long Island Farm Bureau to cull deer herds as part of a multi-pronged approach to reduce damage caused by white-tailed deer that some believe is destroying the ecosystem of Eastern Long Island, according to Town Supervisor Scott Russell.
Martin Lowney, state director United States Department of Agriculture's Wildlife Services of New York State will be onhand to discuss the scope of the project and anticipated outcomes. The deer project is intended to complement existing practices to address the overpopulation of deer, Russell said.
The forum will begin at 6 p.m. at the Southold Recreation Center.- The curtain rises on "Steel Magnolias" at the North Fork Community Theatre in Mattituck, beginning on Friday. The show will run on Jan. 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, and 31, and Feb. 1 and 2. All shows are at 8 p.m., except for Sunday matinees at 2:30 p.m. An opening night reception will be held on Jan. 17 at 7 p.m., with the curtain at 8 p.m. For more info and tickets, click here.
- It's Books & Cookies on Friday at 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library in Greenport at 6 p.m. Teens ages 12 through 17 can eat cookies and talk about favorite reads. To RSVP, call 631-477-0660.