Art and antiques on the block
This ship painting by William Steeple Davis will be among the pieces offered in a Saturday, June 19, fine arts and antiques auction to benefit Oysterponds Historical Society. In addition to items from years past, artworks have been donated by a number of local contemporary artists. A preview is set for Friday, June 18. Both preview and auction take place at Brecknock Hall at Peconic Landing in Greenport. Check Coming Up listing for details.
Thursday, June 10
Southold Mothers’ Club beach play date, 10:30 a.m.-noon at Goose Creek Beach off North Bayview Road, Southold. Bring beach gear; permit required. [email protected]
Spring 2010 Film Festival features ‘Tokyo Sonata’ (2008, Japan) directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Gripping story probes the dark side of human nature and social problems in contemporary Japan. Free. 477-0660.
Southold Mothers’ Club kick-boxing class, 6-7 p.m. at Fun ‘n’ Fitness, Main Road, Southold. RSVP: [email protected]
An Evening of Music, 7 p.m., Riverhead Charter School Spring Concert, 3685 Middle Country Road. Tickets: 369-5800, esxt. 2250.
Spring Concert, 7 p.m. at McGann Mercy High School, 1225 Ostrander Ave., Riverhead. 727-5900.
Indie Teen Concert Series, 7-8:30 p.m. at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave., Riverhead. Inaugural concert of series to feature local talent. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Performances by Tigers on Trains with Christian Van Deurs and Mason Maggio, and Stealing Lucidity with Katie and Courtney Blasl. Tickets $5 in advance at East End Arts Council, Riverhead; at door $6. 516-457-8251, [email protected]
Friday, June 11
Eastern Long Island Hospital Auxiliary Dream Designs sale, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. in hospital conference room, Manor Place, Greenport. Boutique items for all occasions. 477-5196.
Author Tricia Rayburn visits Riley Avenue School, Riverhead, 9-10:30 a.m. and speaks to second graders about reading and writing. Her books include “The Melting of Maggie Bean,” “Maggie Bean Stays Afloat” and “Maggie Bean’s In Love.” 369-6805.
Movie ‘Everlasting Moments,’ 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Story of Maria Larsson in 1907 Swedish seaport reinventing her confined, unhappy world through camera lens. Free. 298-4134.
Long Island Native Grass Initiative (LINGI) Plant Sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Suffolk County Community College Eastern Campus Greenhouse, 121 Speonk-Riverhead Road, Riverhead. Twenty-six species of native grasses, flowering plants and shrubs, produced from seed collected from native plant populations across Long Island and Staten Island. 727-2315, ext. 3, [email protected] Continues Saturday.
Opening reception for ‘Self as Subject’ juried painting/drawing show, 5-7 p.m at East End Arts Council gallery, 133 E. Main St., Riverhead. On view through July 16. 727-0900, eastendarts.org.
Southold Mothers’ Club Mom’s Night Out, 5-8:30 p.m. at Peconic Bay Winery, Main Road, Peconic. Live music by One Mo’ Time; free cheese fondue and 10% off all goodies. RSVP to [email protected]
Teen Night is Summer Fun — End of School Party, 6-8:30 p.m. at Riverhead Senior/Human Resource Center, 60 Shade Tree Lane, Aquebogue, for Riverhead School District students grades 5-9. Races, prizes, games and ice cream social. Offered by Town of Riverhead Recreation Department. Free. 722-4444, ext. 737.
Teen Movie Night, 6:30 p.m. for grades 6+, with Penny Kelley at Southold Free Library, Main Road. 765-2077.
‘Glengarry Glen Ross’ by David Mamet, 7 p.m. at Creation Station Black Box Theater, Main Road, Cutchogue, presented by Management Productions and directed by Colin Palmer. Admission free; donations accepted. For mature audiences only. 745-0124.
North Fork Community Theatre’s 2nd annual Building on Tradition Campaign Gala, 7 p.m. at Martha Clara Vineyards, 6025 Sound Ave., Riverhead. Master of Ceremonies is actress Cathy Moriarty; award recipient Lee Davis. Food, raffles and North Fork artists silent auction. Tickets $75. [email protected], [email protected], 917-334-6639. Proceeds support effort to purchase Home Sweet Home, theatre’s location for 48 years.
North Fork Audubon’s annual Meeting and Bumblebee Program, 7:30 p.m. at Red House Nature Center, Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport. Winners of Birding Marathon announced. Presentation by beekeeper Laura Bavaro. All welcome. 477-0553, [email protected]
Saturday, June 12
Peconic Bay Fishing Tournament, dawn-5:30 p.m. Post-tournament barbecue at Strong’s Marine, 2400 Camp Mineola Road, Mattituck. Entry fee $75; includes commemorative T-shirt, hat, raffle ticket and barbecue. Barbecue only, $25. Registration required: 516-292-1818, peconicbayfishing.org. Grand prize $1000. All proceeds benefit The Lyme Disease Association for research and education.
Annual Tag Sale, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at Unity Baptist Church, Factory Avenue, Mattituck. 803-6336.
LINGI Plant Sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Suffolk County Community College Eastern Campus Greenhouse, Riverhead. See Friday.
Pine Barrens Discovery Day, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Suffolk County Community College, Eastern Campus, 121 Speonk-Riverhead Road, Riverhead. Nature walks, kids camp games and activities, presentations and educational workshops for entire family. Exhibitors include Brookhaven National Laboratory Science Learning Center, Quogue Wildlife Refuge, Eastern Long Island Audubon Society and others. RSVP: 653-4771. Rain date Sunday, June 13. pbdiscoveryday.org.
Peconic Land Trust events, 10-11:30 a.m.: Healthy Bays, Healthy Bodies on New Suffolk waterfront, New Suffolk Avenue. Informative discussion with Cornell Cooperative extension Marine Division’s Kim Tetrault about ongoing active shellfish restoration, water quality monitoring, education and stewardship programs and more. Fee $5; rain or shine. Register: 283-3195, [email protected] Medicinal Herbs with Donna Penney at Downs Farm Preserve, 23800 Main Road, Cutchogue. Discussion includes energetics, ancient use, folklore and current remedies. Bring picnic lunch and explore preserve after presentation. Fee $5; rain or shine. Register: 283-3195, [email protected]
Girl Scout Day, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Long Island Game Farm, 638 Chapman Boulevard, Manorville. Theme “It’s Your Planet — Love It!” activities and more. T-shirts for sale; proceeds benefit Girl Scouts of Suffolk County. Day of event regular admission: adults $17.45 + tax; ages 3-11 $15.45 + tax. Rain or shine. longislandgamefarm.com.
Car wash, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Main Road and Chapel Lane, Greenport. Proceeds benefit World Vision Feed the Hungry. 477-0662.
The Railroad Museum of Long Island presents children’s book launch, signing and train ride, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 416 Griffing Ave., Riverhead. Meet Heather Hill Worthington, author of “Miles of Smiles — The Story of Roxey the Long Island Rail Road Dog.” Board LIRR Greenport Scoot for trip to Greenport Railroad Museum and back, with costumed characters including President Theodore Roosevelt and mysterious Parasol Lady. Admission and train ride limit 100 people: reserve at 765-2757. Admission: adults $9; ages 12 and under $3.50. Rain date Sunday, June 13.
Southern Fried Chicken Dinner, noon-5 p.m. at Unity Baptist Church, Factory Avenue, Mattituck, sponsored by Mens Fellowship Ministry to benefit building fund. $15. 298-8669.
Greenport PTA Multicultural Children’s Festival, noon-4 p.m. at Greenport School front lawn, Front Street. Food, refreshments, dunk tank, police fingerprinting, games, crafts, storytelling and more. Passport and 5 tickets $5; extra tickets $1. Have your passport stamped while you play games in each continent. All welcome. 745-9298.
Vocal students of Lucille Field in recital, 1 p.m. at Jamesport Meeting House, corner of Main Road and Manor Lane. 722-5170.
Battle of the Books for grades 6-9, 2-4 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Register: 734-6360. All welcome.
Riverhead Town Relay for Life, 5:30-9:30 p.m. at Stotsky Park, includes special Bark for Life noncompetitive walk event for dogs and their owners. Dog contests, including best owner look-like, best costume, musical sit, longest/shortest tail or ears, best tail wagger, hula hoop jump and minute-to-win-it. Contests 3/$10. Relay features games, face painting, music, survivors dinner, luminaria ceremony and more. 300-3162.
Vegas Night, 7 p.m.-midnight at Riverhead Moose Lodge, 51 Madison St. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Admission $5; includes snacks. 779-2694.
Taste of Blues concert, 7-10 p.m. at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave., Riverhead, to raise funds for 2010 Riverhead Blues and Music Festival. Featured performers: Who Are Those Guys and the Bobby Nathan Blues Band. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Tickets $20; available online at vail-leavitt.org or at door. 727-5782.
‘Glengarry Glen Ross’ by David Mamet, 7 p.m. at the Creation Station Black Box Theater. See Friday.
Youth Night for grades 5-8, Saturday, June 12, 7-9 p.m. at Southold Town Recreation Center, Peconic Lane, Peconic. Pool, ping-pong, indoor basketball and foosball. Snacks and refreshments available.¬ Bring favorite CDs or iPod. Free to resident youth.¬ 765-5182.
Sunday, June 13
Breakfast buffet, 8:30 a.m.-noon at Knights of Columbus, 2050 Depot Lane, Cutchogue. Adults $8; children $4. All welcome. 734-7338.
Bike to Breakfast, 8:30 a.m. at Stotsky Park, Riverhead; ride begins 9 a.m. Bike to Briermere Farm for delicious pastries. Families welcome. Waiver required. All riders must wear helmets. Fee $3, includes choice of pastry and beverage. Register: 727-5744.
Ice Cream, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Long Island Science Center, 11 West Main St., Riverhead. Learn about the history of ice cream, discover the special ingredient used to create it and make some ice cream to taste. Admission: adults, $2; children, $5. 208-8000, lisciencecenter.org.
Pancake Brunch, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Main Road, Southold. Adults $8; children 12 and under $5; tickets available at door or church office. Sponsored by church’s Youth Group to benefit July’s mission trip to Arizona reservation to help build houses. 765-2597.
An Afternoon of Jazz, 2:30-4:30 p.m. at The Booker Homestead, 1185 Northville Turnpike, Riverhead, to raise funds for Northville Turnpike residents whose homes were severely damaged due to flooding. Featuring The Ranny Reeve Trio with Ranny Reeve on piano, Stan Wright on bass and Gary Selander on saxophone, performing jazz standards and original songs by Ranny. Minimum donation at door $10. Doors open 1:30 p.m. 727-8292, [email protected]
Moose Races, 3:30 p.m., hosted by Women of the Moose, Riverhead Chapter at 51 Madison St. Races start 4 p.m. Admission $10; includes buffet dinner, coffee and dessert. Reserve at 779-2694. Members and guests welcome.
Greenport Fire Department’s annual memorial service for fallen firefighters, 7 p.m. at Station #1, Third Street. All welcome. 477-1943.
Monday, June 14
Hiking Long Island, 7-8:30 p.m., slide show/lecture by author Lee McAllister at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Free; all welcome. 298-4134.
Southold Mothers’ Club Book club at Lori’s house, 7:30 p.m., discusses “The Celestine Prophecy” by James Redfield. RSVP: [email protected]
Tuesday, June 15
North Fork Audubon’s Tuesdays with Tom — Mashomack Preserve; meet 8 a.m. at Red House Nature Center, Inlet Pond County Park, Route 48, Greenport and carpool to ferry. RSVP: 275-3202, [email protected]
Southold Mothers’ Club. Father’s Day Craft, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. RSVP: [email protected]
Luncheon and Fashion Show fundraiser, noon-4 p.m. at Vineyard Caterers, Main Road, Aquebogue, sponsored by Saddle Lakes Cancer Support Group, Riverhead. Proceeds benefit Through An Angel’s Eyes Foundation for Retinoblastoma and American Cancer Society. Event includes chinese auction, door prizes and raffle. Fashions by Renee’s of Mattituck. Tickets $40. RSVP: 369-2545.
Wednesday, June 16
Annual luncheon hosted by Telecom Pioneers Aquebogue Chapter, 11:30 a.m. at Vineyard Caterers, Main Road, Aquebogue. Fee $25. RSVP: 878-0778.
Friends of Library Book Sale, 3-6 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Books, videos, music, games and more at bargain prices. 298-4134. RSVP: 878-0778.
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; northforkaudubon.org, 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. mattituckstrawberryfestival.org.
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 focuses 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. 477-0660.
Second annual Greenporter RosÃ 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 rosÃ wines from 11 local vineyards. Rain date Sunday, June 20. 477-0066, greenporterhotel.com.
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. vail-leavitt.org.
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