Community Calendar

06/24/2010 12:00 AM |

Jay Webster photo
Having a ball
Andrew Brogan, 3, hits a beach ball to his uncle at Southold Indian Museum’s Great Games Day Saturday. The family event marked the opening of the museums’ summer exhibit, ‘Games: Here, There and Everywhere.’

Thursday, June 24

Green Guerrilla class, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Grange Building, 5268 Sound Ave., Riverhead, offered by Nature Lyceum for Organic Horticulture. Second of 2 classes. Topics include compost, soils, water, dowsing, turf, tree care, fertilizers, quantum physics, natural habitat landscaping and more. Suggested donation $448. Includes organic breakfast and lunch by Peggy’s Catering. Twenty free seats available for seniors and high school students. RSVP: 728-0218, [email protected]

Southold Mothers’ Club Beach play date, 10:30 a.m.-noon at Goose Creek Beach, off North Bayview Road, Southold. Bring towels umbrella, toys and sunblock. Parking permit required. [email protected]

Potluck luncheon follows 11 a.m. Friends of Library meeting at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Open to public; all welcome. 298-4134.

Book Club, 5:15 p.m. in community room at Congregation Tifereth Israel, 519 Fourth St., Greenport, Second of 2 sessions devoted to Isaac Bashevis Singer’s novel “Shosha.” Final 2 sessions in July focus on “My Mother’s Sabbath Days” by Chaim Grade. Moderated by Rabbi Myron Fenster. All welcome. 477-0813.

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

Intro to the Mac, 7 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Lecture/demo covers elements of the computer, tools, toolbars, how to get online and more. Fee $5; register at circulation desk. All welcome. 298-4134.

Friday, June 25

Movie ‘The Young Victoria,’ 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. PG-13. Story of romance, intrigue and power based on courtship and early reign of England’s longest-serving monarch. PG. Free. 298-4134.

Annual Patriotic Crafts Day for children, 3-5 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. All welcome. 734-6360.

Family movie night, 4 p.m. for all ages, with Penny Kelley at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Choose a favorite Disney film. 765-2077.

Family dinner ‘seconds on us,’ 5-7 p.m. at Knights of Columbus, 2050 Depot Lane, Cutchogue. Fried chicken, baked macaroni, peas and mushrooms, dessert and coffee. Adults $15 or 2/$25; children $10. 734-7338.

Opening reception, 5-7 p.m., for “Helen M. Kroeger and Otto J. Kurth: The Anchorage Studio and Peconic Bay Impressionism” exhibit at Suffolk County Historical Society, 300 W. main St., Riverhead. On view through Oct. 30. 727-2881.

Long Island Sound Chorus of Sweet Adelines performs 7-8:30 p.m. on grounds of East End Arts Council, 133 E. Main St., Riverhead. Part of Townscape Summer Concert Series. Free. All welcome.

Taste of Blues II benefit concert features The Sunnyland Jazz Band with Special Guests, 7-10 p.m. at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave., Riverhead. Tickets $20 at or at door. 727-5782. Proceeds support Riverhead Blues and Music Festival.

Saturday, June 26

Newport Flower Show and Tour of Elms Mansion sponsored by Friends of Cutchogue-New Suffolk and Mattituck-Laurel libraries. Orient ferry departs 8 a.m.; return on 5 p.m. ferry. Fee $80, includes transportation, entrance fees, mansion tour, lunch and gratuities. Tickets available at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library. 734-8067.

Old Town Art and Crafts Guild’s Summertime Antiques Fair and Bake Sale, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on lawn, Main Road, Cutchogue. Furniture, jewelry, books, nautical items, vintage estate finds, garden items and more. Free lemonade; no admission fee. Rain date Sunday, June 27. 734-2373,

History on Foot, 10 a.m.-noon, leisurely walking tour of Cutchogue Village begins at Village Green, led by local historian Jim Grathwohl in celebration of Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council’s 50th anniversary. Hear stories of legendary local characters and more. English tea reception with sweets and savories in historic Red Barn concludes tour. Donation $5 to support council’s educational programs. Tickets limited; reservations required: 734-2608.

Paddle and Wildlife Search on Arshamomaque Pond in Southold,10 a.m.-noon with Group for the East End. Bring your own boat and binoculars; fun for entire family. RSVP: 765-6450, ext. 208, [email protected]

Create a Patio Planter with Edible Plants, 10-11:30 a.m. at Charnews Farm, 3005 Youngs Ave., Southold. Hosted by Peconic Land Trust. Bring 18 inch container; meet Walter Gaipa from Garden Fusion of East Marion who will provide certified organic soil, edible plants, herbs, vegetables and flowers. Fee $25 includes plants and soil. RSVP: 283-3195, [email protected] Rain or shine.

Southold Mothers’ Club weekend new moms’ playgroup, 10:30 a.m. at Beth Winter’s house. RSVP: [email protected]

North Fork Chamber of Commerce Juried Art Show 2010, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Mitchell Park, Front Street, Greenport. All welcome. 734-8545.

A Stitch In Time –What We Wore 1776-1976 exhibit opens, 2-5 p.m. at Oysterponds Historical Society, Village Lane, Orient. On view Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, 2-5 p.m. through Sept. 26. 323-2480.

Annual Peconic Amateur Radio Club Field Day, 2-8 p.m. at Horton Point Lighthouse Park, Lighthouse Road, Southold. Event is climax of weeklong Amateur Radio Week, sponsored by ARRL national association for amateur radio. Continues Sunday. All welcome. 734-5121.

East End Lighthouses’ Lighthouse and Maritime History Cruise departs 3:30 p.m. on Peconic Star II. Fee $95 (members $85) all inclusive. Ages 13-18, $41.25; under age 12 free. Special group rates for 50 or more. Tour approximately 4-5 hours. Wear casual attire, boat shoes or sneakers; bring windbreaker or sweater for evening comfort. Pre-registration required: mail check payable to East End Lighthouses, Inc., P.O. Box 21, Greenport, NY 11944 and indicate date of cruise and number of participants. Credit card payment on website. 406-6180.

Casablanca Nights East End Hospice Summer Gala 2010, 7-11 p.m. at Sandacres Estate, Quogue Street, Quogue. Cocktails and dinner by Starr Boggs; music by The Sean Fleming Band; silent and live auctions, games of chance and more. Festive attire. Tickets $100-$500. RSVP: 288-7080.

Full Moon Kayak Trip on the Peconic, 7:30-9:30 p.m., hosted by Town of Riverhead Recreation Department. Meet at Peconic Paddler, 88 Peconic Ave. 727-5744.

Sunday, June 27

Annual Peconic Amateur Radio Club Field Day, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Horton Point Lighthouse Park, Southold. See Saturday.

Riverhead Cardboard Boat Races, 10 a.m. at Peconic Riverfront behind East End Arts Council building, 133 E. Main St. Registration 10 a.m.; races begin at noon. Sponsored by Riverhead Business Improvement District. Cardboard, duct tape and paint only; complete rules at Awards for prettiest boat, best costumed crew, ugliest boat, best captain, best theme and more. All boats must have a name; all participants must wear approved life jacket/PFD at all times. 727-0048, 208-8159. Rain or shine.

Southold Mothers’ Club brunch picnic weekend toddler playgroup, 10:30 a.m.-noon at Tasker Park, Peconic Lane, Peconic. Bring food to share and blanket. [email protected]

Lecture and Artist Talk, 3 p.m. at Art Sites Gallery, 651 W. Main St., Riverhead. Collaborative project with Guild Hall and North Fork Arts Project. PowerPoint presentation by NFAP director Joyce Beckenstein about landscape artists exploring man’s intrusion on nature; coincides with exhibition “Adam Straus: A Little Bit of Retrospection.” Following presentation, art critic/writer/filmmaker Amei Wallach speaks with Mr. Straus about his work. 591-2401.

‘Radio Nights: The Big Broadcast of 2010,’ 3 p.m. at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave., Riverhead, presented by the Gilbert and Sullivan Light Opera Company of Long Island. Features music of 1920s-1930s performed by 15 vocalists and the South Shore Syncopators 10-piece dance orchestra, and an authentic “radio announcer.” Evening of music, comedic banter and hot jazz includes songs made famous by Al Jolson, Paul Whiteman, the Boswell Sisters and others. Tickets $20; students/seniors $15. Available at 516-795-7745, and at door if not sold out. All proceeds benefit Opera Company.

Monday, June 28

East End Lions Club 12th annual Guide Dog Golf Outing fundraiser at Island’s End Golf and Country Club, Greenport. Fee $150; includes lunch, shotgun start 1 p.m., cocktails and buffet 6 p.m., awards ceremony, 50/50 and raffle prizes. 291-1036, 734-6007.

Tuesday, June 29

Book discussion ‘The Unlikely Spy’ by Daniel Silva, 4 p.m., led by Bev Wowak at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Copies available. 298-4134, ext. 6.

Cameras, Computers and Downloading, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Learn how to archive and share digital photos. Offered by Southold Town Department of Recreation. Fee $50; residents $40. register at center’s location on Peconic Lane. 298-4134.

Intermediate Microsoft Excel class, 6-8 Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. All welcome. Register: 734-6360.

Wednesday, June 30

Benefit dinner/chinese auction, 6-10 p.m. at Eagles Landing Caterers at Calverton Links Golf Course, 149 Edwards Ave., hosted by breast cancer survivor Lauren Gregory to benefit Susan G. Komen 3-Day For the Cure walk in Washington D.C. in October. Tickets $50; includes appetizers, glass of champagne, 3-course meal, beer and wine tastings, DJ, 50/50 raffle, chinese auction, prizes and more. 655-2764,

Book discussion ‘Blue Highways: A Journey into America’ by William Least Heat-Moon, 7-8 p.m. at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. 727-3228.

Twentieth annual Summer Showcase Concert Series, 7:30 p.m. on Town Green at Silversmith’s Corner, Main Road, Southold, features The North Fork Chorale. Bring seating. Rain location Southold United Methodist Church. Free; donations appreciated. All welcome. 765-3598.

Thursday, July 1

Lunch on the Riverfront, noon-2 p.m. on Peconic River Boardwalk: food, art and music down by the river, presented by Town of Riverhead Recreation Department. Bring lunch or order out from downtown restaurant. Continues first Thursday of every month through Sept. and features art or photography of a local artist. 722-4444, ext. 731.

Greenport Firemen’s 37th annual Carnival, 6-11 p.m. at Polo Grounds, Moore’s Lane. Pay-one-price ride wristbands. Midway by Blue Sky Amusements. Fireworks Saturday-Sunday, 10 p.m. Sponsored by Phenix Hook and Ladder-Relief Hose Companies. 477-9801.

Family Festival, 6-11 p.m. at the Inn at East Wind, 6164 Route 25A, Wading River. Carnival benefits Peconic Bay Medical Center. Continues through Sunday, July 4.

Calendar Policy

In order to be listed in the calendar, events must be open to the general public and be not-for-profit, nonpartisan and nonsectarian in nature. The deadline for receipt of calendar listings is 5 p.m. Friday. To submit material: E-mail [email protected]; mail to Times/Review News¬papers, P.O. Box 1500, Mattituck, NY 11952; or fax to 298-3287. Call 298-3200 for information.