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Nutrition Teaching Kitchen

Come watch chefs prepare sugar-free oatmeal-stuffed apples, and sample it too, at the Peconic Bay Medical Center’s Conference Room A&B from noon to 1 PM on Wednesday, October 16. A registered dietitian will be available to answer any questions. For more information, call 631-548-6935.

Mattituck-Laurel Library

On Thursday, October 17, at 5 PM, Mattituck-Laurel Library will host Classic Wii Games for students in grades seven through 12. Free registration is required.

On Thursday at 6:30 PM, the library will host a History Lovers’ Book Discussion, featuring “The Lost City of the Monkey God” by Douglas Preston, the eyewitness account of one of the greatest discoveries of the 21st Century. Books are available at the circulation desk.

On Friday, October 18, at 1:30 PM, the library will screen the film, “Red Joan,” the story of Joan Stanley, who was exposed as the KGB’s longest-serving British spy.

A reading with Tucker for grades kindergarten and up will be held on Friday at 4:30 PM. Share a book with a visiting Golden Labradoodle dog. Each child will have a 15-minute reading time. Free registration is required.

On Friday at 6 PM, the library will host a cooking demo: cranberry chocolate scones with Chef Rob. Bring a mixing bowl, rubber spatula, and a cookie sheet, and Chef Rob will send you home with eight large scones, ready to bake. Register at the circulation desk. The fee is $5.

Another tasty event for families will be held on Monday, October 21, at 6:30 PM. Join the library’s baking coach and eat pumpkin pancakes with pumpkin filling, served with whipped cream and syrup.

The library continues its Kindness Counts Tuesdays for grades seven through 12; this week it’s “Sending Smiles,” a postcard program for children in the hospital. Free registration is required for this 3 PM event.

On Wednesday, October 23, at 4 PM the library will host Bat Tin Punch for grades four through six. Join Judy Wilson in this noisy workshop, to create a shiny decoration to hang in a window! Glow in the dark beads and your creativity with markers add a spooky autumn touch! Free registration is required.

Call 631-298-4134 to register for any of the above events.

Honoring Suffolk K-9s

On Thursday, October 24, starting at 11 AM, at the Suffolk County Sheriff Errol D. Toulon’s office in Riverhead, a K-9 Memorial Dedication Ceremony will be held. The sheriff, as well as Suffolk County correction officers and deputies will honor their K-9 units.

Throughout the history of the sheriff’s office, K-9s have played a role in keeping the Suffolk County communities safe, both inside and outside of the correctional facilities.

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