Community Calendar

06/17/2010 12:00 AM |

Marcellus Shedrick Jr., 3, of Greenport, flings a ‘pizza’ into the ‘oven’ to win a prize during the Greenport PTA Multicultural Children’s Festival Saturday at Greenport School. Booths representing different countries offered kids the chance to create crafts, sample food and take part in games.

Thursday, June 17

North Fork Audubon’s Riverhead Area with Jody Levin; meet 8 a.m. at Red House Nature Center, Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport. Location stops TBA;, 734-7144.

Suffolk Community College Foundation’s 27th annual Charles F. Kelly Jr. Memorial Golf Classic at Great Rock Golf Club, Wading River. Tournament honoree is Donald P. Musgnug. Registration 8:30 a.m.; shotgun tee-off 10 a.m. Player registration $250; includes driving range, golf, cart, continental breakfast, lunch and buffet awards ceremony at Blackwell’s Restaurant. Reservations: 451-4846, [email protected]

Fifty-sixth annual Mattituck Lions Club and Capital One Financial Strawberry Festival begins with Hulling Night, 5-9 p.m. at Strawberry Fields, Route 48, Mattituck; volunteers needed. Carnival and midway open 6:30-10 p.m. Ride bracelets $25, single rides available.Continues Friday-Sunday, June 17-20.

Book Club, 5:15 p.m. in community room at Congregation Tifereth Israel, 519 Fourth St., Greenport, first of 2 sessions devoted to Isaac Bashevis Singer’s novel “Shosha” (next meeting Thursday, June 24); final 2 sessions focus on “My Mother’s Sabbath Days” by Chaim Grade. Moderated by Rabbi Myron Fenster. All welcome. 477-0813.

Spring 2010 Film Festival features ‘It’s a Gift’ (1934) directed by Norman McLeod, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Considered one of W.C. Field’s best and funniest films. Free. Final in series. 477-0660.

Second annual Greenporter Ros Festival, 6-9 p.m. at The Greenporter Hotel, 326 Front St., Greenport. Proceeds benefit East End Student Film Project. Tickets: advance $35; at door $45. Hors d’oeuvres, light fare and ros wines from 11 local vineyards. Rain date Sunday, June 20. 477-0066,

Jazz Improv with Billy Johnson and Teddy Charles, 7-8 p.m., upstairs at East End Arts Council’s Carriage House, 133 E. Main St., Riverhead. Music and live jam session. Fee $10; members and students free. RSVP: 369-2171.

Original Voices at the Vail, 7-11 p.m. at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave., Riverhead. Monthly night of music showcases Long Island songwriters and musicians with open mike and featured performers, hosted by Jessie Haynes. Doors open and sign-up 7 p.m.; music 7:30-11 p.m. Featured performance by Jack’s Waterfall at 9 p.m. Tickets, $5 at door.

Friday, June 18

Fine Art and Antiques Auction preview, noon-8 p.m. with wine and cheese at historic Brecknock Hall, Peconic Landing, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport. Offerings include 1830s mahogany secretary, Federal-style inlaid mahogany chest of drawers, Herter easy chair, antique glass, silver, nautical items, iron, quilts, china, paintings by North Fork artists Whitney Hubbard and William Steeple Davis, engravings by Rembrandt, fine art by local artists and more. Auction Saturday, June 19, 11 a.m. 323-2480,

Southold Mothers’ Club: Meeting/playdate, 12:30 p.m. at Tonya’s house to plan 10th annual SMC Auction. Bring bags lunch; kids may have picnic outside, weather permitting. RSVP: [email protected]

Movie’The Blind Side,’ 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. PG-13. Compelling true story about African-American teen taken in by rich white family in Tennessee. Free. 298-4134.

Opening reception for ‘Best Seats in the House: The Chairs of Hallockville,’ 5-7 p.m. in Trubisz Little House, Hallockville Museum Farm, 6038 Sound Ave., Riverhead. Exhibit presents view of social and cultural history 1771-1900s as told through chairs, curated by Richard Wines, Nancy Gilbert and Mary Anne Huntington. Includes a chair “treasure” hunt in the Homestead. All welcome. 298-5292,

Strawberry Festival, 5-11 p.m. at Strawberry Fields, Route 48, Mattituck. All admissions $2; ages 5 and under free. Ride bracelets $25, single rides available. No pets or alcohol allowed. See Thursday.

Thirty-first annual Shelter Island 10K Run and 5K Walk: Weekend festivities begin with pasta buffet, 5:30-8 p.m. at American Legion Hall; meet and greet world class runners Kim Jones and John Sinclair 7-8 p.m. Proceeds benefit East End Hospice, Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch and Shelter Island charities.

Townscape Summer Concert Series features The Little Brass Band, 7-8:30 p.m. on grounds of East End Arts Council, 133 E. Main St., Riverhead. Dixieland, big band and pops. Free. All welcome.

Dayspring Dance and Performing Arts production ‘Alice, Classic Twist II,’, 7:30 p.m. at Living Waters Full Gospel Church Theater, 24 Shade Tree Lane, Aquebogue. Tickets: adults $15; seniors and children under 12, $12. 722-4969.

Performance Works by percussionist and composer Rick Sacks, 7:30 p.m. at Poquatuck Hall, 1160 Skipper’s Lane, Orient, presented by Oysterponds Community Activities. Admission at door $20; seating limited. Proceeds benefit restoration of Poquatuck Hall. 323-1378.

Saturday, June 19

‘Big, Beautiful Yard Sale,’ 7 a.m.-2 p.m. at home of Hallock and Cotty Tuthill on Alvah’s Lane in Cutchogue, to benefit Cutchogue Presbyterian Church. Antiques (including barber’s chair), decorative items, useful items, large hanging baskets of annuals and more. [email protected]

Southold Fire Department’s annual Craft Fair, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in main firehouse, 55135 Main St. Rain or shine. Parking behind firehouse. Free admission. 765-6913.

Strawberry Festival, 10 a.m.-11 Strawberry Fields, Route 48, Mattituck. Daiquiris, shortcake and dipped berries, international food court, rides and amusements, arts and crafts, music 6:30-10:30 p.m., fireworks 9 p.m. Events include crowning of 2010 Strawberry Queen 3 p.m., fresh berries and plant sale. Adults and children 12+ $5; ages 5-11 $2; ages 4 and under free. Two pay-one-price bracelet plans $25. No pets or alcohol allowed.

Car wash, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Main Road, Southold. Sponsored by church’s Youth Group to benefit July’s mission trip to Arizona reservation to help build houses. 255-8034.

Car wash, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Schenck’s (Gulf) Gas Station, Route 25, Calverton, hosted by Our Redeemer Lutheran Church’s Youth Group. 765-4755, 722-4000, ext. 12.

‘Coming of Summer’ annual art exhibit, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., presented by Peconic Landing residents staff in art studio, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport. Free and open to public. 477-3800.

Fine Art and Antiques Auction, 11 a.m. at Peconic Landing, Greenport, to benefit Oysterponds Historical Society. Guest auctioneer is Henry Broggi of South Bay Auctions. Preview 9-10:45 a.m. See Friday. 323-2480,

Great Games Day, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Southold Indian Museum grounds, 1080 Main Bayview Road. Toys and games for the whole family; bring picnic and blanket. Ribbon wands, hoop games, bubbles, lacrosse target shoot, puzzles, tossing games, crafts and more. Admission $5. All proceeds benefit museum’s education and preservation programs. Coincides with opening of summer exhibit ‘Games: Here, There and Everywhere.’ Visitors who attend exhibit reception receive pass at admissions table. 765-5777, [email protected]

Copyright, Artist’s Rights and Contracts workshop, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. with lawyer for the arts Carol Steinberg at East End Arts Council School of the Arts, 141 E. Main St., Riverhead. Fee $25; members $15. Register early; space limited. 369-2171.

Ninth annual East End Voters Coalition’s Juneteenth Celebration!! noon at Stotzky Park, Riverhead. Free barbecue picnic lunch, DJ, speakers, steel drum group, essay contest winners and more. Rain date Sunday, June 20. 284-3069, 369-4642, 369-0627.

Oysterponds Historical Society’s lottery drawing, 5 p.m. at North Fork Fresh Summer Sampling event, which is sold out. Need not be present to win. 323-2480.

Shelter Island 10K Run and 5K Walk at Shelter Island High School, 33 North Ferry Road. 10K race time 5:30 p.m.; 5K walk time 5:40 p.m. Free Kids Fun Race 4 p.m. Fees: 10K $30; 5K (ages 14+) $25; Fun Walk (under age 14) $15. In-person registration and number pickup at school, Friday, June 18, 5-8 p.m. and Saturday, June 19, noon-4 p.m. Legendary marathoners Joan Benoit Samuelson and Bill Rodgers will run race and greet participants. Awards ceremony follows. Post-race party 7 p.m. at Island Boat Yard features free barbecue for all registered runners and music. Proceeds benefit East End Hospice, Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch and Shelter Island charities.

Opera of the Hamptons presents ‘From Opera to Broadway,’ 7 p.m. at Duck Walk Vineyards North, Main Road, Southold. Features soprano Maria Ciccaglione, mezzo soprano Hayden DeWitt, tenor Benjamin Michael Sloman and baritone Richard Hobson. Music director Atarah Hazzan; artistic director Barbara Giancola. Tickets: advance $45; priority $55; at door $55. 728-8804, [email protected],

Performance Works by percussionist and composer Rick Sacks, 7:30 p.m. at Poquatuck Hall, Orient. See Friday.

‘Alice, Classic Twist II,’ 7:30 p.m. at Living Waters Full Gospel Church, Aquebogue. See Friday.

Sunday, June 2

Strawberry Festival, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Big Buck raffle drawing 3 p.m. Adults and children 12+ $5; ages 5-11 $2; ages 4 and under free. Ride bracelets $25, single rides available. See Saturday.

Monday, June 21

Book discussion ‘The Book Thief’ by Markus Zusak, 10 a.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Newcomers welcome. 734-6360.

Card party, 8 p.m., hosted by Veritas Rebekah Lodge at 220 Roanoke Ave., Riverhead (entrance on Second Street, elevator to third floor). Proceeds support Relay for Life and CAP.


Southold Mothers’ Club Tour of Southold Fish Market, 11:30 a.m., Main Road. RSVP: [email protected]

Indians of Long Island, 7 p.m., illustrated talk by Dr. Strong of Southold Indian Museum, at Mattituck-Laurel Historical Society’s New Egypt Schoolhouse, Main Road, Mattituck. Free; all welcome. 298-1930.

Wednesday, June 23

Green Guerrilla class, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Grange Building, 5268 Sound Ave., Riverhead, offered by Nature Lyceum for Organic Horticulture. Class continues Thursday, June 24. 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]

Thursday, June 24

Green Guerrilla class, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Grange Building. See Wednesday.

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. See Thursday.

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.

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 Newspapers, P.O. Box 1500, Mattituck, NY 11952; or fax to 298-3287. Call 298-3200 for information.