Basketball Free Throw Championship
The Kings of Columbus will host a Basketball Free Thrown Championship for boys and girls, ages 9 - 14, at Kings Park High School on Friday, 7 p.m. Compete to make the best of 15 free throws for a prize. Awards will be given out in each age bracket, both boys and girls. For more informtion call 631-269-8875.
Free Zumba Class
Get a jump start on your 2014 fitness goals with a free Zumba class offered by Kings Park Dance Studio at 7:30 p.m. Friday and 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Boating Safety Course
Captain Daniel Aiello will be offering the NYS safe boating course at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Nissequogue River State Park. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 631-269-9474 for more information.
Smithtown Performing Art Center’s Youth Productions presents their performance of Annie, Jr., the story of the beloved red-haired orphan, through Jan. 26. Show are scheduled at 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. All tickets are $15.
Farmers Market Sunday
The winter farmers market offers certified organic vegetables and greens including Long Island corn, heirloom tomatoes, potatoes, squash and onions, fresh fruits and juices and more. The market, located at the Suffolk Y JCC at 74 Hauppauge Road, is open every Sunday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. until Feb. 23.
Shania Twain Concert by Rob and Patty Walsh
Enjoy country music star Shania Twain’s greatest hits as performed by Rob and Patty. You’ll be dancing in the aisles. To register, come in, call 979-1600, or go online with your library card. Sat. 2 p.m. Hauppauge Library.
The Harlem Wizards, a basketball travel team that combines comedy with high-flying stunts to help with local fundraising efforts, will take to the court at the high school on Saturday evening.
Vision Board Creations
Create a vision board Friday to plan out your life in the new year. Visit the office of Office of Winter Brook Psychic Medium at 171 Main St., Northport from 7-10 p.m. to join. Program is $30, which includes materials.
The Big Bad Musical
The Elwood Public Library will present “The Big Bad Musical” Saturday at 2 p.m. In this interactive production, the jury (audience) must decide the outcome of the biggest trial ever in the fairytale world. The notorious Big Bad Wolf is being slapped with a class-action lawsuit by storybooks of quirky characters who want to get even: Little Red Riding Hood, her Grandmother, the Three Little Pigs and the Shepherd in charge of the Boy Who Cried Wolf. This musical has it all: humor, interesting colorful costumes, and a great courtroom set along with Bill Francoeur"s toe-tapping tunes. Call 499- 3722 to register for this family event.
Teen Community Art Project Opening Reception
The Northport Public Library will hold an opening reception for “I Matter,” a teen community art project Sunday at 2 p.m. The teen's photographs will displayed as a public declaration of self-worth. The "I Matter" project is a facet of the Just Like Me Program - a drug prevention program for Long Island teens. No registration is required.
Are you curious about Facebook? Would you like to set up an account but don't know where to begin? In this two-part class, we'll show you how to create a Facebook account, post on your timeline, upload photos, and much more! Prior to the first class, you'll need to save a photo on a flash drive (JPEG format) that you would like to upload onto your Facebook page and bring the flash drive to class. Thursdays, Jan. 9 & 16 at 7:00 pm
Registration required. To register, visit www.emmaclark.org or call 631.941.4080.
Classical Concert at Crossroads Church
“Trio Artica” Classical Trio will perform at Crossroads Church, Stony Brook, on Friday evening, Jan. 10,at 7:30 p.m. “Trio Artica”, composed of Jinwen Tu, piano; Christina McGann, violin; and Agnes Kallay, cello are the recent winner of the 2013 Ackerman Chamber Music Competition.
Watercolor Techniques for Beginners
Learn the secret tricks to successful watercolor painting during this weekend workshop! On day one, instructor Joan Arazosa will teach students a variety of watercolor practices. Her demonstration, based off of a still life, will include dry brushing, washes, glazes and wet on wet techniques.
Following the initial demonstration, Joan will guide students through the use of special effects including salt, alcohol, plastic wrap and masking fluid. Students will then have the opportunity to apply these techniques on their own.
The second day of the workshop will focus on students completing their own watercolor painting based off of a photograph of their choice. Under Joan’s direction, students will be encouraged to apply the techniques that they have learned. At the end of the workshop students will take home a finished watercolor painting. Sat and Sunday, Gallery North, Setauket.