Community Calendar

06/03/2010 12:00 AM |


Chanice Taylor, left, and Nonia Lyburt, both 16, wash cars outside Greenport School on Saturday to raise funds for Southold Town’s Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society.

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: food, art and music down by the river, presented by Town of Riverhead Recreation Department. Bring lunch. Continues first Thursday of every month through Sept. and will feature art or photography of a local artist. 722-4444, ext. 731.

Meet author Felicia Richardson, 4:15 p.m. at Riverhead Charter School, 3685 Middle Country Road, Calverton. Parents and girls invited for inspirational discussion led by well-known author of “Feel Good, Girl!” who encourages girls to be confident and successful. RSVP: 369-5800, ext. 2250.

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.

Friday, June 4

Eastern Long Island Hospital Auxiliary White Sale, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. in hospital conference room, Manor Place, Greenport. Linens, blankets and more at discount prices. 477-5196.

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.

Riverhead Community Awareness Program’s 25th annual Say No to Drugs March begins 9:30 a.m. in front of Pulaski Street School, heads south on Roanoke Avenue, west on Second Street and returns to school via Griffing Avenue. Honored guest and keynote speaker is former NY Jets football player Bobby Jackson. CAP will present special award to Senator Kenneth P. LaValle. Ceremony on steps of school follows; then picnic lunch served to all students by Loyal Order of Moose Lodge #1742. 727-3722.

Movie ‘Avatar,’ 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Highly acclaimed animated sci-fi epic directed by James Cameron. Free. 298-4134.

Teen Night is movie night, 6-8:30 p.m. at Riverhead Senior /Human Resource Center, 60 Shade Tree Lane, Aquebogue, for Riverhead School District students grades 5-9. Offered by Town of Riverhead Recreation Department. Free. 722-4444, ext. 737.

Catch of the Day Dinner to benefit SAVES, 6:30 p.m. at Vineyard Caterers, Main Road, Aquebogue. Tickets $45; includes 4-course dinner, live music by vocalist Connie-Rae and guitarist John Rosatto, chinese auction, 50/50, cash bar and more. Auction winnings include wine baskets from local vineyards, brunch for two at The Cooperage Inn, baskets of supplies from Staples, $50 certificate to J&R’s Steak House and more. Tickets available at Karen’s Deli and Duffy’s Deli in Riverhead and Jamesport and JET’S Dream in Greenport, or call 722-2552 and ask for Virginia.

Eastbound Freight Bluegrass Band concert, 7 p.m. at Jamesport Meeting House, corner of Main Road and Manor Lane. Tickets $17; available at Duffy’s Deli, Jamesport; Katrinka’s Deli, Jamesport Center; Blue Door Gallery, Riverhead; Landscape Adventure, Jamesport; Cecily’s Love Lane Gallery, Mattituck. Limited tickets at door. 722-2650.

First Friday Open Mic Night With Liza Coppola, 7-10 p.m. at Custer Institute and Observatory, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. Musicians, comics, poets, magicians and storytellers perform; for all ages. Hosted by singer/songwriter Liza Coppola. Free; donations accepted. 765-2626.

Oscar Wilde’s ‘The Importance of Being Earnest,’ 7:30 p.m. at Peconic Landing, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport. Benefit performance for CAST. Donation at door $10. 477-3800.

Saturday, June 5

Our Redeemer Lutheran School’s Tour de Peconic bike ride covers Aquebogue to Orient Point. Proceeds benefit ORLS Fine Arts Program. Full ride 64 miles begins 8 a.m.; moderate ride 31 miles begins 9 a.m.; family ride 16 miles begins 10 a.m. Start location is church parking lot, Main Road, Aquebogue. Event includes day of biking, 2 meals, gifts and grand prize for largest donation. Catered dinner follows ride. 334-1069, [email protected]

North Fork Community Theatre yard sale, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at theater, 12700 Old Sound Ave., Mattituck. No admission fee. Proceeds benefit building fund. Tours of theater from attic to basement available. Rain date Sunday, June 6. 298-4423, 298-2638.

Community yard sale, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Hallockville Museum Farm, 6038 Sound Ave., Riverhead. Antiques, collectibles, household items and more. No admission fee. Rain date Sunday, June 6. Proceeds support museum’s programs. 298-5292.

Community garage sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Main Road, Southold. Fundraiser for Youth Group’s July mission trip to Arizona Reservation to help build houses. 255-8034, 433-7806.

Annual Victoria-Glover Scholarship buffet breakfast, 8 a.m.-noon, hosted by Cutchogue Fire Department at firehouse, 260 New Suffolk Road. Adults $8; children $4. All proceeds benefit CFD scholarship fund. 734-6907.

LINGI Plant Sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Suffolk County Community College Eastern Campus Greenhouse, Riverhead. See Friday.

Twenty-ninth annual Peconic Quilt Show, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Suffolk Community College, Eastern Campus, 121 Speonk-Riverhead Road, Riverhead. This year’s theme is “Twisted Traditions.” More than 150 quilts and quilted clothing, special exhibits, raffles, door prizes, free quilting demonstrations, vendors, cafeteria and more. Admission $8 per day; children under 12 free. Lecture by quilt artist Barbara Olsen, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in Lyceum Gallery, Orient Building. Proceeds support SCCC scholarship, Long Island Cares and Kent Animal Shelter.

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.

East End Lighthouses annual Off Shore Lighthouse Cruise visits all 12 area lighthouses in New York and Connecticut. Depart 9 a.m. on Cross Sound Ferry. Fee $95 (members $82.50) all inclusive. Ages 13-18, $41.25; under age 12 free. Special group rates for 50 or more. Tour approximately 8 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.

Flea Market and Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Big Duck Ranch, 11012 Flanders Road, Flanders. Hosted by Friends of the Big Duck. 727-0593,

Bay to Sound Trails: Big Clean Up #5, 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Inlet Pond, Route 48, Greenport with Group for the East End and North Fork Audubon. Families welcome. Bring gloves; bags and drinks provided. RSVP: 765-6450, ext. 209, [email protected]

Geological Tour of the East End, 1-3 p.m., hosted by North Fork Environmental Council and led by NFEC Riverhead vice president George Bartunek. Car caravan starts off at Roanoke Landing, Riverhead and ends approximately 2 hours later at Bald Hill. Maps will be distributed to each carload of participants. Must be age 12 and older. Suggested donation $10; members $5. Reservations required: 871-1641. Rain date Sunday, June 6.

Pig Roast, 3 p.m. at Four Doors Down, Main Road, Mattituck to benefit Spencer Shea. Music by Tidal Groove, 5 p.m. Food, giveaways and more. Donation $10 to benefit Spencer and his continuation of care. All welcome. 298-8311.

North Fork Pig Roast, 4-7 p.m. at Pindar Vineyards, Main Road, Peconic, to benefit East End Hospice. Rain or shine. Food served 4-6 p.m.; drinks and fun until 7 p.m. Roasted pig, smoked beans, salads, cornbread, applesauce, hot dogs, hamburgers, beverages and desserts; live music by The Trip Kings; face painting, arts and crafts, bounce houses and more. Adults $30; ages 12 and under $10; under 2 free. 288-7080,

Southold Town 5th annual Relay for Life, 5 p.m.-midnight at Jean Cochran Park, Peconic Lane, Peconic. Survivors, friends, family, co-workers and others walk the track to benefit the American Cancer Society. Fun-filled program of activities, games, refreshments and local entertainment. Survivor reception 5 p.m.; opening ceremony 6 p.m.; luminaria ceremony 9:30 p.m. 734-5050,

Southold Mothers Club team walks in Southold Town Relay for Life, 5 p.m.-midnight. Team theme 2010 “Superheros in the Super Fight.” Specific activities 7-9 p.m. for kids, including Quarters for Kids V. Cancer. Walk track with Captain Courage the pirate, a mini goat and a pony. Cotton candy, apples, snow cones, burgers, popcorn, face painting, games, music by Vista Hill and Storytime with Joe Cortale and Dana Hegquist. 734-5050,

Weather on the Web, 8 p.m. at Custer Institute and Observatory, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. Learn how to use a cell phone for navigation and more. Suggested donation $10; members and full-time students $5. Refreshments and observing follow, weather permitting. 765-2626.

Sunday, June 6

Carl Jung Archetype Mask Makingworkshop, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. taught by East End Arts Council Artist in Residence Linda Carlsen at EEAC School of the Arts, 141 E. Main St., Riverhead. Information and registration: 369-2171.

Peconic Quilt Show 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Suffolk Community College, Eastern Campus, Riverhead. See Saturday.

Gathering for Father George Michell, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at St. Patrick R.C. Church, Main Road, Southold, in appreciation for his years of service. Pastor Michell is retiring in June. All welcome. Refreshments served. 765-3442.

Chocolately Science, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Long Island Science Center, 11 West Main St., Riverhead. Discover the secret to making great chocolate, learn about cocoa beans, taste cocoa powder and cocoa butter and mold a delicious treat to take home. Admission: adults, $2; children, $5. 208-8000,

Carla Timpone Memorial Scholarship Beach Blast fundraiser, 2-7 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, Mattituck. Raw bar, barbecue, beverages, music, chinese auction. Adults $50; students $25; under 12 free. 298-5264.

East End Arts Council Teeny Awards, 2-5 p.m. at Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Ave. Red carpet walk 2 p.m.; ceremony 3 p.m. Categories include lead actor, supporting actor, outstanding performance, choreography, set design, lighting design and more. Tickets $20; students $15; available at All proceeds support Teeny Awards. 727-0900.

Monday, June 7

Eastern Long Island Hospital Auxiliary’s Cross Sound Ferry Trip to Mohegan Sun leaves Orient Point on Sea Jet at 10 a.m. and returns 7 p.m. Tickets $30. Call 477-5196.

Spring concert, 7 p.m., performed by Pulaski Street School 4th grade band members at Riverhead HIgh School, 700 Harrison Avenue. All welcome.

Wednesday, June 9

Eastern Long Island Hospital Golf Classic at Gardiner’s Bay Country Club, Shelter Island. Lunch 11:30 a.m.; shotgun tee-off 1 p.m.; patio grill barbecue 2-5 p.m.; cocktails 5:30 p.m.; buffet 6 p.m.; awards ceremony 7 p.m. Event honors Dr. Frank J. Adipietro. Fee $295; cocktails/buffet only, $100. 477-5164.

Southold Mothers’ Club Mommy and Me Yoga, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Riverside Gymnastics, 1825 Cross River Drive off Route 105, Riverhead. Fee $10. RSVP: [email protected]

Culinary Tour, 5-6:30 p.m., features “Argentina/Avocados,” outdoor grilling South American-style, with Paula Croteau at Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, 1450 South Harbor Road, Southold. Students make asada flank steak fajitas and guacamole and frijoles salad. Class fee $20; residents $15. Bring apron and $25 ingredients fee to class. Space limited to 15; register: 765-5182. Confirm prior to class: 765-6032, [email protected] Offered by Southold Town Recreation Department.

Thursday, June 10

Southold Mothers’ Club beach play date, 10:30 a.m.-noon at Goose Creek Beach off North Bayview Road. 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, Ext. 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]

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