Community Calendar

05/27/2010 12:00 AM |

RANDEE DADDONA PHOTO It was time for a shave and a haircut for this llama at Saturday’s Long Island Fleece and Fiber Fair sponsored by the Long Island Livestock Company at Hallockville Museum Farm in Riverhead. Tabbethia Haubold, a member of LILC, does the honors. The daylong event, first of its kind at Hallockville, had something for everyone, including spinning, weaving and knitting of wool, fleece dying, sheep herding, creations by local fiber artists and more.
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Thursday, May 27

Fourth annual cooking class features Greenporter Hotel’s executive chef/owner Deborah Pittorino, 5:30 p.m. in community room and kosher kitchen at Congregation Tifereth Israel, 519 Fourth St., Greenport. Sponsored by synagogue’s Daughters of Israel women’s group. Instructions and demos feature 3-course meal; participants dine on meal prepared. Menus and recipes distributed. Fee $38; limit 25. Reserve at 477-2890 or 298-0218.

Spring 2010 Film Festival features ‘Revanche’ (2008, Austria), directed by Gotz Sielmann, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. “Spellbinding” film with “images that are simple and devastating.” Free. 477-0660.

Scholarship Dinner/Dance, 6:30 p.m., hosted by North Fork Italian-American Club at Vineyard Caterers, Main Road, Aquebogue. Chinese auction, full-course meal, music and dancing. Tickets $40, to award $1000 scholarships to deserving seniors from five North Fork high schools. RSVP: 298-1145. All welcome.

Hopeful Expression: Art Auction and A Taste of Poetry, 7-10 p.m. at The Giving Room, Main Road, Southold, to benefit The Retreat Domestic Violence Services. Raffle for portrait by William Steeple Davis artist-in-residence, Annie Wildey; silent art auction. Admission $10. Food by Jamesport Manor Inn, The Market and Sacred Sweets. 766-4081,;

Illustrated talk by Fred Bender and Richard Wines about making of Bender’s painting “Sunday Morning in James Port, May 1939,” 7 p.m. at Jamesport Meeting House, Main Road.Prints of painting available for purchase. Free; all welcome. 722-5170.

Stirling Historical Society membership meeting, 7 p.m. at Greenport United Methodist Church, Main Street. Light refreshments. 965-3598.

American Cancer Society Bark for Life meeting, 7 p.m. in Riverhead Middle School library, 600 Harrison Ave. All welcome. 727-8885.

North Fork Community Theatre presents ‘110 in the Shade,’ musical based on Richard Nash play “The Rainmaker,” with songs by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt. Free pre-performance reception 7 p.m. this night only. Curtain time 8 p.m. Tickets $20. 298-NFCT,

Friday, May 28

Movie ‘Sherlock Holmes,’ 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Directed by Guy Ritchie, starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law. Free. 298-4134.

Wii’ve Got Games for grades 4-6,4-5 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Free; register: 734-6360.

Teen movie night features ‘Pressure Cooker’ (2009), 5:30 p.m., story of two semesters in culinary arts class of irreverent high school teacher. For ages 13-18 at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.

Songs of Hope and Renewal, 7-10 p.m. at Giving Room, Main Road, Southold, to benefit The Retreat Domestic Violence Services. Open mic, 7:15 p.m., hosted by Liza Coppola, and continuation of Thursday’s art auction. Admission $10 to benefit The Retreat. Food by NoFo Oyster Bar, Sang Lee Farms, North Fork Table and Inn and Desserts by Claudia Fleming. 766-4081,; Auction ends Sunday, May 30, following yoga workshops and organic juicing, 8:30 a.m.-noon; portion of proceeds benefits The Retreat.

North Fork Community Theatre presents ‘110 in the Shade,’ 8 p.m. See Thursday.

Saturday, May 29

Southold Mothers’ Club Yard Sale, 8 a.m.-noon at Gabriella’s house, 6800 Alvah’s Lane, Cutchogue. Household items, furniture, clothes, shoes, books and more. Sale benefits SMC; 10 percent of proceeds donated to SMC’s Relay for Life team to benefit American Cancer Society. Clean items in good condition wanted: 734-2670, [email protected]

Rummage sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Orient Congregational Church, Main Road, in basement fellowship hall. 323-2665.

Thrift Daze sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at First Universalist Church, Main Road, Southold. Household items, clothing and furniture. Rain or shine. No early birds. 765-3494.

Car wash, 9 a.m.-noon, hosted by Greenport Early Act Club in front of Greenport School, Front Street. Free-will donation. Proceeds benefit Southold Town Relay for Life and American Cancer Society. 477-1950.

Flea Market, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Flanders United Methodist Church, 1193 Flanders Road. Sponsored by Flanders United Methodist Women. 727-2168. 727-5374.

Car Show, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Martha Clara Vineyards, Sound Avenue, Riverhead, to benefit The Wounded Warrior Project. Preregistered show cars $15; spectators $5. Featuring 1909 Alco “Black Beast.” [email protected]

Chowder Festival at the Beach, New Suffolk, noon-2 p.m. Meet at Galley Ho for samples of locally prepared chowder, barbecue, live music and children’s activities. Donations accepted. Co-sponsored by Peconic Land Trust and New Suffolk Waterfront Fund. Rain date Sunday, May 30. 283-3195, [email protected], 566-0806.

Memorial for late James Edward Booker, great-grandson of slaves and son of migrant workers who settled in Riverhead in early 20th century, 1 p.m. at 1185 Northville Turnpike, Riverhead, on portion of his late parents’ farm. Booker Homestead is an official Riverhead Town landmark. Hosted by James’ sister Carol Booker-Joynes in recently constructed building that displays collection of artifacts and documents about their family’s odyssey and special exhibit about James Booker’s life. All welcome. 727-8292.

Fun With Shrinky Dinks for grades 3-6, 2-3 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Free; register: 734-6360.

Artist talk and reception, 5-7:30 p.m. in East End Arts Council’s Carriage House, 2nd floor studio, 133 E. Main St., Riverhead, for Artist in Residence Linda Carlsen, who explores concept of archetypes in masks. 369-2171.

North Fork Community Theatre presents ‘110 in the Shade,’ 8 p.m. See Thursday.

Sunday, May 30

East End Arts Council’s 14th annual Riverhead Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival, noon-5 p.m. in downtown Riverhead on East Main Street and on grounds of EEAC, 133 E. Main St. Street painting, storytelling, musician’s showcase, drumming and dance circle, art activities, performances, artist sale and exhibit, face painting and more. Street painting squares available for purchase day of event: $20, includes Rain date Monday, May 31, 2-5 p.m.

Make a Corn Husk Doll or Action Figure craft, 2-4 p.m. at Southold Indian Museum, 1080 Main Bayview Road. All ages welcome. Educational exhibit introduces dolls and figures made by indigenous cultures in the Americas; make your own doll or figure. Suggested donation for materials $5. 325-8272.

North Fork Community Theatre presents ‘110 in the Shade,’ 2:30 p.m. See Thursday. Final performance.

Monday, May 31

Orient Memorial Day Parade starts 7:30 a.m. at firehouse, down Tabor Road to the bay for ceremony, then back to firehouse for refreshments offered by Orient Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.

Riverhead Memorial Day Parade, 10 a.m., starts at corner of Pulaski Street and Osborne Avenue, down Osborne to War Memorial at Court and West Main Streets for brief ceremony, then east on Main Street to Roanoke Avenue, right on Northville Turnpike, left on East Avenue to St. John’s Cemetery for wreath-laying ceremony; then back to Roanoke Avenue via Fifth Street, west on Pulaski Street to Riverhead Cemetery for brief commemoration, ending at starting point for closing ceremony. Bring lawn chairs, cameras and flags to wave. All welcome.

Town of Southold Memorial Day Parade, in Village of Greenport begins after 10 a.m. ceremony at Veteran’s Memorial Park, First and Main Streets, goes down Main Street to Front Street and on to Third Street Firehouse for refreshments All Southold Town veterans encouraged to attend/participate. 477-9729. Greenport Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts parade begins 8 a.m. in Adams Street parking lot and proceeds to railroad dock for memorial service.

Wednesday, June 2

Hip Hop Dance Class! for grades 6+,4-5 p.m. with Colleen Cheshire at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Learn fundamentals with stretches, leaps and turns, basic movements and structured choreography. Free. 765-2077.

Thursday, June 3

Book discussion ‘Travels with Charley’ by John Steinbeck, 10:30 a.m., led by Caroline MacArthur at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Free; all welcome. 765-2077.

Lunch on the Riverfront, noon-2 p.m. on Peconic River Boardwalk, presented by Town of Riverhead Recreation Department. Bring lunch. Continues through Sept. and will feature art or photography of a local artist. 722-4444, ext. 731.

Spring 2010 Film Festival features ‘In The Loop’ (2009, UK) directed by Armando Ianucci, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Oscar-nominated British comedy satirizing Anglo-American politics. Free. 477-0660.

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