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Ready, set, hunt Enya Gray, 7, and Nicholas Eckhardt, 7, both of Southold, lead the pack in Saturday’s run for the eggs during the annual Easter egg hunt hosted by the Southold Police Benevolent Association on the grounds of Southold High School.
Thursday, April 8
Annual Science Fair in gymnasium at Riley Avenue School, Calverton. Open to parents of grades K-2, 5-6:15 p.m.; for grades 3-4, 6:30-8 p.m. 369-6805.
Documentary ‘Consuming Kids: The Commercialization of Childhood,’ 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. ExposÃ of relentless multi-billion dollar marketing machine that sells kids and parents everything from junk food to violent video games and bogus educational products. Discussion follows, led by Lisa DeLuca, LMSW. All welcome; free. 477-0660.
Friday, April 9
Movie ‘The Good Earth,’ (1937) 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Based on novel by Pearl S. Buck and shot on location in China; won Oscars for photography and best actress. Free. 298-4134.
Family Flick features ‘The Princess and the Frog,’ 4 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Animated musical comedy set in New Orleans, from Walt Disney Animation Studios. Rated PG. Refreshments; admission free. 734-6360.
Opening reception for ‘Spring Awakenings’ juried art competition, 5-7 p.m. at Old Town Art and Crafts Guild, Main Road, Cutchogue. Gallery open for sales Saturday, April 10, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, April 11, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 734-2373, [email protected]
Perfume Naturally, 6 p.m. for ages 12-18, with aromatherapist Kathleen Werner at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 765-2077, 477-0660.
Teen Night is active games night, 6-8:30 p.m. at New York State Armory, Route 58, Riverhead, for Riverhead School District students grades 5-6. Dodge ball, basketball and more. Free. Offered by Town of Riverhead Recreation Department. 722-4444, ext. 737, [email protected]
Opening reception for ‘The Landscape of Memory,’ works by Ann Brandeis, 7 p.m. in Grand Meeting Room at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. On view in Elizabeth Fox Overton Gallery through May. 727-3228, ext. 106.
Friday Movie features ‘Precious,’ 7 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Won Mo’Nique 2010 Academy Award for best supporting actress. Bring your own snacks; admission free. 734-6360.
North Fork Audubon joins the Atlantic Flyway Initiative, 7:30 p.m. at Red House Nature Center, Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport. Presentation by Carolyn Spilman about National Audubon Society’s unique multistate effort to safeguard forest, coastal and saltmarsh habitats of the Flyway across America’s eastern seaboard. All welcome. 477-0553.
Saturday, April 10
Trash or Treasure and Giant Indoor Rummage Sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Polish Town Civic Association’s Chalet headquarters, 300 Lincoln St., Polish Town USA, Riverhead. Proceeds benefit association’s charitable projects. Free admission. 727-0437, 727-0140, 369-1616.
‘Spring Awakenings’ juried art competition, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Old Town Art and Crafts Guild. See Friday.
Bay to Sound Trails: Big Clean-Up #4, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. with Group for the East End and North Fork Audubon Society. Clean out undergrowth in Monsell Trail, Greenport. Bring gloves; bags provided. Families welcome. RSVP: 765-6450, ext. 209, [email protected]
Southold Mothers’ Club weekend play date, 10:30 a.m. at Sally’s house, 290 Custer Ave., Southold. RSVP: [email protected]
Marketing and Promotion for Artists workshop, 1-4 p.m. at East End Arts Council, 133 E. Main St., Riverhead. With marketing and Web expert Regina Marsh. Fee $36. Register: 369-2171.
North Fork Audubon’s Volunteer String-Fencing Day: meet 1 p.m. at Breakwater Beach, west side of Mattituck Inlet at end of Breakwater Road. Part of NFAS’s Endangered Species Program, in partnership with Audubon New York. Participants put up fences at piping plover and tern sites across the North Fork to protect them during nesting season. Bring water and working gloves; wear comfortable shoes and dress for weather. Rain date Sunday, April 11. 323-8060, [email protected]
Sport Fishing on the East End, Then and Now, 4 p.m. at Peconic Landing auditorium, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport, presented by Oysterponds Historical Society and Peconic Landing. Pat Mundus, daughter of well-known shark fisherman Frank Mundus of Montauk, discusses evolution of sport fishing including public perception, equipment and conservation. Free. 323-2480, oysterpondshistoricalsociety.org.
Poetry at Poquatuck, 7 p.m. Celebrate National Poetry Month with poetry reading and art show at Poquatuck Hall, Village Lane, Orient; poets include Tammy Nuzzo, Anne MacKay, Harvey Feinstein, Miranda Beeson, Pierre Gazarian, Billy Hands, Kimberly Abruzzo and Samantha Nataro, with artwork by Alan Bull, James Napoleon and Annie Wildey. Admission $10 to benefit Poquatuck Hall. Refreshments served; BYOB. 323-2580.
Youth Night for grades 5-8, 7-9 p.m. at Southold Town Recreation Center, Peconic Lane, Peconic. Pool, pingpong, indoor basketball and foosball. Snacks and refreshments available. Bring favorite CDs or iPod. Free to resident youth. 765-5182.
Cinematic Series ’10 features ‘The Boy in the Striped Pajamas,’ 7:30 p.m., hosted by North Fork Reform Synagogue at Cutchogue Presbyterian Church, Main Road. Story set in WWII about friendship between Nazi commandant’s son and Jewish boy. Refreshments served. Suggested donation $5. 722-5712.
How To Reframe Your Big Financial Picture, 8 p.m. at Custer Institute and Observatory, Southold. Presentation by Joan Lappin, CFA. Suggested donation $15; members $10; full-time students $5. Refreshments and observing (weather permitting) follow. All welcome. 765-2626.
Sunday, April 11
Breakfast Buffet, 8:30 a.m.-noon at Knights of Columbus, 2050 Depot Lane, Cutchogue. Adults $8; children $4. 734-7338.
Trash or Treasure and Giant Indoor Rummage Sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Polish Town Civic Association’s chalet headquarters, Riverhead. See Saturday.
‘Spring Awakenings’ juried art competition, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Old Town Art and Crafts Guild. See Friday.
Simple Machines, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Long Island Science Center, 11 West Main St., Riverhead. Learn about simple machines and why they are so important to us, and create some simple machines using items supplied. Admission: adults, $2; children, $5. 208-8000, lisciencecenter.org.
Pianist Maxim Anikushin performs Pro¬kofiev’s ‘Peter and the Wolf,’ 2 p.m. at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St., in final concert of Piano Plus Concert Series 25th Anniversary Season. Program includes works by J.S. Bach, Beethoven and Chopin. Tickets $15; students free. 727-3228.
Soup Supper, 5-7 p.m. at Old Steeple Community Church, 656 Main Road, Aquebogue. Variety of soups, homemade breads, beverages and desserts. Adults $10; under age 12, $7; call 722-4131 or e-mail [email protected]
Monday, April 12
Second annual EEYA (East End Young Adult) Teen Bake-Off, 2 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Bring 2 dozen cookies; drop off or e-mail recipe in advance to Teen Services Department, [email protected] 298-4134.
Marriage and Money seminar, 7 p.m., with Anastasia Starostove, for any 2 partners sharing their money, at Southold Free Library, Main Road Free. 765-2077.
Southold Mothers’ Club book club meeting, 7 p.m.at Kim’s house, 3215 Deep Hole Drive. Discussion of “The Reliable Wife” by Robert Goolrick. RSVP: [email protected]
Tuesday, April 13
Southold Mothers’ Club Mom’s Night Out, 7 p.m. at Tonya’s house to taste samples by local vendor Horizon Food including ready-to-cook organic meats and side dishes ($3-$8 per serving). Portion of proceeds benefits SMC. RSVP: 734-5939, [email protected]
East End Livestock and Horseman’s Association’s Swap Night, 7-10 p.m. at Martha Clara Vineyards, 6025 Sound Ave., Riverhead. Barn stuff. Wine sold by bottle or glass, and live music. Free admission. All proceeds EELHA Rescue Fund. 767-9399, [email protected]
Wednesday, April 14
Chicken Dinner, noon-8 p.m., hosted by Greenport Cub Scout Pack 51 at Soundview Restaurant, Route 48, Greenport. Proceeds help fund Scouts’ trip to New Jersey Liberty Science Center. Tickets $17; available from any scout, at door or call 477-0542.
Russia by River: Contrasts and Contradictions, 4 p.m., presentation by travelers/storytellers Harvey and Barbara Hellering using slides and Russian music, at Peconic Landing auditorium, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport. Free. 477-3800.
Culinary Tour, 5-6:30 p.m. features “Tuscany/Olive Oil” with Paula Croteau at Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, 1450 South Harbor Road, Southold. Students learn to select flavorful olive oils and make simple homemade pastas including spaghetti Bolognese and linguini with olive oil and toasted bread crumbs. Class fee $20; residents $15. Bring apron and $30 ingredient fee to class. Space limited to 15; register: 765-5182. Confirm prior to class: 765-6032, [email protected] Offered by Southold Town Recreation Department.
Thursday, April 15
Southold Mothers’ Club Earth Day Craft, 1 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. RSVP: [email protected]
Spring 2010 Film Festival opens with ‘Love Songs’ (2008, France), directed by Christophe Honore, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Modern semi-musical with songs sung by cast as inner thoughts of Parisians in various stages of relationships. Earned 4 French CÃ sar nominations. Free. 477-0660.
Original Voices at the Vail, monthly night of music showcases Long Island songwriters and musicians with open mike and featured performers. Doors open and sign-up 7 p.m.; music 7:30-11 p.m. Hosted by Jessie Haynes, Gregg Gennari, Rayman Record Co. and Friends, at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave., Riverhead. Tickets, $5 at door. vail-leavitt.org.
‘The Curious Savage’ by John Patrick performed by Mattituck High School students, 7:30 p.m. in school auditorium, Main Road. Comedic play about Ethel P. Savage, whose husband recently died and left her 10 million dollars. Admission $7; seniors/students $5. 298-8460. Continues Friday-Saturday, April 16-17.
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