Community Calendar

05/13/2010 12:00 AM |

Katharine Schroeder photo
Romance heats up in NFCT musical
James Stevens as Starbuck and Kelli Baumann as Lizzie sing a duet during a dress rehearsal for ‘110 in the Shade,’ the Tom Jones/Harvey Schmidt musical that opens tonight (Thursday, May 13) at North Fork Community Theatre in Mattituck. The show is based on the Richard Nash play ‘The Rainmaker.’ Performances continue through May 30; check calendar listings for details.

Thursday, May 13

Inlet Pond with Jody Levin. Meet 8 a.m. at North Fork Audubon’s Red House Nature Center, Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport. 765-1746, [email protected]

Charity Golf Outing, 11 a.m. at Calverton Links Golf Course, 149 Edwards Ave., hosted by Mainstream House Recovery Homes for Men. Lunch, golf, clam bar hour and dinner. Fee $140; foursome $540. 764-3003.

Southold Mothers’ Club visits North Fork Bagel, Main Road, Jamesport, 11:30 a.m. to see how bagels are made. RSVP: [email protected]

ELIH Auxiliary ‘Italian Nite’ Dinner, East End branch, noon-9 p.m. at Soundview Restaurant, Route 48, Greenport. Choice of chicken Parmesan or spaghetti with meatballs. Eat in or take out. Tickets $18. RSVP: 477-2047. Proceeds benefit Eastern Long Island Hospital.

Spring 2010 Film Festival features ‘Il Divo’ (2008), directed by Paolo Sorrentino, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Winner of Jury Prize at 2009 Cannes Film Festival; called “a tour de force of indelible imagery.” Free. 477-0660.

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. Opening night free pre-performance reception 7 p.m. Curtain time 8 p.m. Tickets $20. 298-NFCT,

Friday, May 14

Friday Morning Birds: Arshamomaque Preserve, 7:30-9 a.m. with Group for the East End. Search for migrating songbirds; bring binoculars. RSVP: 765-6450, ext. 218, [email protected]

ELIH Auxiliary ‘White Sale,’ 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at ELIH conference room. Linens, blankets, more at discount prices. 477-5196.

Annual spring plant and baked goods sale, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., hosted by Riverhead Garden Club at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Plants, shrubs, flats and baked goods; white elephant sale. Rain date Saturday, May 15.

Preview of Southold High School Spring Concert for senior citizens, 10:45 a.m. in auditorium, with reception to follow in band room.

Movie ‘Shattered Glass,’ 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Journalist’s downfall. PG-13. Free. 298-4134.

Celebrated War of 1812 Tall Ship LYNX, America’s Privateer, sails into Greenport’s Mitchell Park at 3 p.m. and fires salute from main battery of 6-pounder carronades. Dockside tours and public adventure sails from Greenport, Saturday-Sunday, May 15-16, and Tuesday-Thursday, May 18-20. Boarding at Mitchell Park Marina. Tours: adults $5; family $10; children 12 and under free. Adventure sail: adults $65; children 12 and under $35. LYNX was hired to train cast and crew of hit movie “Pirates of the Caribbean.” Reservations: 866-446-5969,

Teen movie night features ‘Bandslam’ (2009), 5:30 p.m.: new kid in town assembles fledgling band. At Floyd Memorial Library,539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.

Jamesport Fire District’s annual Inspection and Memorial Service begins 6 p.m. with inspection of trucks; firefighters 7 p.m.; at 25 Manor Lane. Memorial Service at Jamesport Meeting House, Main Road and Manor Lane. Buffet follows at firehouse. All welcome. 722-3817.

Third annual Mattituck Idol, 7 p.m. in Mattituck High School auditorium, Main Road. Tickets $10; available in attendance office or call 298-8471, ext. 3247.

Movie night features ‘Up in the Air,’ 7 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Starring George Clooney. Free. Bring snack. 734-7360.

Film and Faith movie night features ‘Moonstruck,’ 7 p.m. at Creation Station behind Cutchogue United Methodist Church, Main Road. Starring Cher and Nicolas Cage. Discussion led by John Agria follows. Admission free; refreshments served. 734-6033, [email protected]

North Fork Audubon’sMay General Meeting — Spring Migration: Watching Warblers, 7:30 p.m. at Red House Nature Center, Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport. Screening of documentary “Watching Warblers” by filmmakers Michael Male and Judy Fieth. Discussion with warbler enthusiast Patrick Hanly follows. 477-0553, [email protected]

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

Saturday, May 15

North Fork Audubon’s annualSpring Migration Birding Marathon, 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Teams of 3-4 pick areas of North and South forks and Shelter Island, birding and listing species of birds. Return list to Red House or via e-mail to [email protected] by 6 p.m. Refreshments 6 p.m. at Red House Nature Center, Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport. Winners posted on website and prizes awarded Friday, June 11, at annual meeting. Entrance donation $20, or sponsorships. Information: 765-9432, [email protected]

Relay for Life yard sale, 7 a.m.-noon, hosted by Cutchogue Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary at firehouse, 260 New Suffolk Road. [email protected]

Do-As-You-Please bus trip to Manhattan, 8:15 a.m., sponsored by Friends of Mattituck-Laurel and Cutchogue-New Suffolk libraries. Departs 6 p.m. from NYC. Roundtrip $25; tickets available at circulation desk. 298-4134.

Riverhead Town PAL Annual Bike Rodeo, 8:30 a.m. start at Stotzky Park parking lot, Columbus Avenue, Riverhead. Open to Riverhead residents and Riverhead CSD students. Bikes awarded to winners in each age group: K-2, 3rd and 4th, 5th and 6th. Helmets required. Free registration. Inclement weather check WRIV 1390 AM; rain date Saturday, May 22.

Baiting Hollow Congregational Church Yard Sale, rescheduled from May 8; 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 2416 Sound Ave.

Paddling the Peconic River: 8-Mile Guided Tour, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., hosted by Suffolk County Historical Society. Mark Gehrke, author of “Kayaking Long Island’s Harbors,” leads excursion through Pine Barrens. Advance registration: 727-2881,

Poker Run — Bikers for Barkers begins 9-10 a.m. with registration at North Fork Animal Welfare League, 165 Peconic Lane, Peconic. Motorcycle fundraiser to benefit NFAWL, hosted by Dog Town Day Care. RSVP: 765-8844. Poker run begins 10 a.m. and covers North and South forks, ending up at Claudio’s Clam Bar, Greenport. Early registration $25; day of event $35. Map available; call 765-8844.

Garden Conservancy’s Open Days program, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., self-guided tours beginning at either of two private gardens: Manfred and Roberta Lee, 26850 Main Road, Cutchogue or Sue Bottigheimer, 61 Cedar St., Stony Brook. $5 per garden, children under 12 free. 1-888-842-2442,

Cutchogue Canine Classic, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Castello di Borghese Vineyards, Route 48. Raffles, food, music and craft vendors. Canine registration begins 9:30 a.m. Fun-filled dog show includes 12 “unique and silly” competitions including Best Mutt, Best Purebred, Best Rescue, Best Trick, Aged to Perfection, Simply Irresistible, Best Pet and People Look-alike and Best Lap Dog over 60 lbs. Registration $10 per competition; grounds admission: adults $5; children $3. Register and purchase tickets online: All proceeds benefit local animal rescue groups, America’s Vet Dogs and Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind. Bring raffle basket. 734-7865, [email protected]

Old Town Art and Crafts Guild annual open house, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Main Road, Cutchogue. Free refreshments. 734-6382.

Opossum Tales, 10-11 a.m. for Pre-K-grade 3 at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Wildlife Rescue Center of the Hamptons brings live opossum. Register: 734-7360.

Oysterponds Faculty Association’s annual 5K Fun Run/Walk begins 10 a.m.; registration 9 a.m. at school, Main Road, Orient. All proceeds benefit Charles Woznick Memorial Scholarship Fund. 323-2410, ext. 100 or 101.

Fort Corchaug Day, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Down’s Farm Preserve, Main Road, Cutchogue, hosted by Peconic Land Trust. Meet “Tipi Ted” and learn about original settlers and Native Algonquins, experience and handle daily-use items of wood, bone and stone, and listen to story by Tim Caufield and more. All ages welcome. Fee $5; children under 10 free. Refreshments provided. Register: 283-3195, [email protected]

Southold Town Youth Advisory Council cleanup at Goldsmith’s Inlet, Peconic begins 10 a.m. Spruce up beach entrance at Long Island Sound. Register: 765-5806.

Vegetable Gardening — the Real Health Care Reform, 10-11:30 a.m. at Charnews Farm, 3005 Youngs Ave., Southold, hosted by Peconic Land Trust. Bill Sanok discusses planning for three-season harvest at Trust’s “Learning Garden.” Fee $5; rain cancels. Register: 283-3195, [email protected]

Second annual Family Bike Day, 10 a.m., sponsored by Riverhead Youth Bureau Advisory Board. Bring bike to Riverfront and choose ride to match your skill; three levels. Must wear a helmet; register at Stotzky Park and Riverfront. Fee $10; family of 4 or more $30. Includes wristband, water stops, snacks, lunch and T-shirt. 727-3200, ext. 253.

Blessing and Celebration of the Animals service sponsored by Old Steeple Community Church and Community Center for the Blind and Sighted, ll a.m. at church, 656 Main Road, Aquebogue. Animals must be on leashes or in enclosed containers.

‘Madonnari’ street painting demonstrations, noon-3 p.m. at Martha Clara Vineyards, Sound Avenue, Riverhead and Atlantis Marine World, East Main Street, Riverhead. Preview for 14th annual Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival on May 30. Presented by East End Arts Council. Artists Bryan DeLuca and Lianne Alcon at Martha Clara; artist Joanne McGiveron at Atlantis. Free; all welcome. 727-0900, ext. 305.

Craft for a Cause and Help a Mother Out! 1-4:30 p.m. at Garden of Eve Organic Farm, 4558 Sound Ave., Riverhead. Suggested donation $7 per child, or bring package of diapers, newborn-size 5, to benefit mothers in local shelters. All proceeds go to purchasing essentials not covered by existing programs in shelters.

Artist’s reception for works by Don Wilson, 1-4 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. All welcome. 734-7360.

Super Smorgasbord Dinner, 6 p.m. at Holy Trinity Church, Main Street and Manor Place, Greenport. Chef Dick Ward prepares classic, traditional Swedish dishes, including desserts; coffee and wine. All proceeds go to charity and community services. Donation $25; advance reservations required. 477-0855.

Riverhead High School Blue Masques ‘A Night of Improv’, Charles Cardona Auditorium, 7 p.m.

Scientific Sound presents Witchdoctor with special guest Hot Buttered Toast, 7:30 p.m.; doors open 7 p.m., at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave., Riverhead. Tickets $20 at door.

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

Sunday, May 16

Hiking and Birding in David A. Sarnoff Pine Barrens Preserve, 8-10:30 a.m. with Group for the East End. Peak spring migration time; look for Brown Thrashers, Blue-winged Warblers, Field Sparrows and more. Bring binoculars. RSVP: 765-6450, ext. 218, [email protected]

Healing Heart 5K Run/Walk, 10 a.m. at Martha Clara Vineyards, 6025 Sound Ave., Riverhead. Registration 8 a.m.-9:45 a.m. Day of race $25; under age 16, $15; preregistration $20. Run through the vineyard. Awards celebration and Health Expo 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Music by The Contractors Band. Sponsored by East End Cardiology to benefit American Heart Association. Information/sign-up: 516-450-9121; register at

ACT Out East Presents Seussical, Jr! 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave., Riverhead. Advance $10; at door $15. 348-2142,

Tipi Ted, Birds in Spring, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Long Island Science Center, 11 West Main St., Riverhead. Climb inside a giant birdhouse, see various nests and feathers, play bird brain games and make craft to take home. Admission: adults, $2; children, $5. 208-8000,

Medicinal Tea Presentation, 1 p.m. at Hallockville Museum Farm, 6038 Sound Ave., Riverhead. Certified aromatherapist Donna Penny shares information on healing virtues of herbal teas and how to create a tea garden, as well as history and lore surrounding herbal teas. Tickets $5. Reservations: 298-5292.

Concert by Legacy, 2 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Bluegrass, gospel and patriotic music on guitar, piano and vocals, including works by Irving Berlin and others. Free; all welcome. 765-2077.

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

Monday, May 17

Women’s Spring Luncheon, noon in social hall at Mattituck Presbyterian Church, Main Road. Bring main dish or salad to share; dessert and beverages provided. Featured speaker Kathy Taylor discusses her recent mission visit to Nepal. Invite a friend. Free-will offering. RSVP: 765-3174, 727-1244.Childcare available with advance notice.

Essential Oils, Nature’s Perfume, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Participants create their own personal blend to take home. Materials fee $5. Register at circulation desk. 298-4134.

Tuesday, May 18

North Fork Audubon’sTuesdays With Tom — Laurel Lake. Meet 8 a.m. at Mattituck Shopping Center. RSVP: 275-3202, [email protected]

Annual Spring Luncheon, noon-3 p.m., hosted by Cutchogue Homemakers at Vineyard Caterers, Main Road, Aquebogue. Information: 734-8409, [email protected]

Mattituck High School Student Art Exhibition opens, 3:30-9 p.m. on first floor at school, Main Road. Drawings, paintings, ceramics, sculpture, fashion illustration and photography by 24 junior high and high school students who participated in NYSATA Portfolio Assessment. On view through May 25. All welcome. 298-8460

Book discussion ‘The River of Doubt’ by Candice Millard, 6:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck, with moderator Bev Wowak. 298-4134.

Wednesday, May 19

Friends Mega Book Sale, 3-6 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Books, music, videos and games at bargain prices. 298-4134.

Eat Dirt, You Worm! 5-6 p.m. for grades 6+, with Judy Wilson at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Learn about worms and composting and make your own wormery. Bring 24 oz. glass jar. 765-2077.

Thursday, May 20

Greenport Tree Day and Arbor Day, 10 a.m. at Third Street playground. Tree planting and dedication to celebrate lives of Michael Brown and Corey Freeman. Tree dedicated to Jeremy Hamilton planted at Fifth Street Park. All welcome. Presented by Village of Greenport Tree Committee.

Southold Mothers’ Club visits Atlantis Marine World Aquarium, Riverhead, 11 a.m. Check website for prices. RSVP: 734-2183, [email protected]

Sam Simeon by the Sound 14th annual Golf Benefit and Dinner starts at Island’s End Golf and Country Club, Route 25, Greenport. Registration and lunch 11:30 a.m.; tee-off 1 p.m.; cocktail hour and dinner at Raphael Vineyard, Main Road, Peconic at 6 p.m. Fee $240; includes greens fees, cart, lunch, cocktail hour and dinner. Cocktails and dinner only, $125. Foursome $1,000. 477-2110, ext. 252, [email protected] Proceeds benefit new Adult Day Health Care facility.

Women’s Club of Riverhead’s annual scholarship award luncheon featuring one-act play and awards to high school graduates, 11:30 a.m. at Vineyard Caterers, 978 Main Road, Aquebogue. 727-5898, 325-2024.

Grants At Your Fingertips workshop, 4 p.m. at East End Arts Council Gallery, 133 E. Main St., Riverhead. Free; register: 369-2171. Rescheduled due to flood damage at Riverhead Free Library.

Spring 2010 Film Festival features ‘Hobson’s Choice’ (1954), directed by David Lean, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. In 19th century England, widower Henry Hobson forbids his three daughters to marry, to avoid paying their dowries. Starring Charles Laughton. Free. 477-0660.

iMusic Swap, 6:30-8 p.m. for grades 7+ at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Bring library card, iPod, and CDs. Refreshments. 765-2077.

Original Voices at the Vail, monthly night of music showcases Long Island songwriters and musicians with open mic and featured performers. Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave., Riverhead. Hosted by Jessie Haynes, Gregg Gennari, Rayman Record Co. and Friends. Doors open and sign-up 7 p.m.; music 7:30-11 p.m. Tickets, $5 at door.

North Fork Community Theatre presents ‘110 in the Shade,’ 8 p.m. Free pre-performance reception 7 p.m. See Thursday.

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