Community Calendar

07/15/2010 12:00 AM |


Hazel Nystrom, 6, of Dover, Mass., checks her appearance in a vintage outfit at the children’s corner of the ‘Stitch in Time: What We Wore, 1776-1976′ exhibition at Oysterponds Historical Society’s Janet T. Swanson Gallery in Orient Sunday. The show provides an intimate look at the changing face of fashion and features artwork, documents and artifacts along with period costumes, all from the OHS collection. The free exhibit is open Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays through Sept. 26.

Thursday, July 15

Eastern Long Island Hospital’s Dream Green Extravaganza tickets on sale, 65 cash prizes and grand prize of $50,000. Tickets $100; call 477-5463. Drawing at Maritime Festival.

Art and Craft classes for ages 7-14, 9:30-11:30 a.m., features “drawing the face” at Old Town Art and Crafts Guild, Main Road, Cutchogue. Fee $12; must be received prior to class. 734-6382.

Southold Mothers’ Club beach play date, 10:30 a.m., Southold Town Beach, Route 48. Permit required. 734-2183, [email protected]

Fifteenth annual Catch a Star Literary Luncheon, noon, Soundview Restaurant, Route 48, Greenport, hosted by Daughters of Israel of Congregation Tifereth Israel. Music by Dunegrass; special guest, broadcaster Ann Liquori of “Sports Interview With Ann Liquori.” Bring a book you have enjoyed, wrapped as a gift, to be used as a table favor. Tickets $35; reservations: 477-6530.

Fashion Drawing for Teens ages 12-17, 1-3 p.m. at North Fork Women’s Resource Center, Main Road, Cutchogue. With Lois Levy. Thursdays through Aug. 5. Fee $80 for 4 classes. Pre-registration required: 734-4233. Limit eight students.

Kids’ programs at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue: Gone Fishing story and craft for ages 6-8, 1:30-2:15 p.m.; Dinosaurs: Science on the Move for grades 2-6, 3 p.m. Free; register: 734-6360.

Cole Bros. Circus of the Stars, shows at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Greenport Polo Grounds, Moore’s Lane off Route 25. Hosted by Greenport Fire Department to benefit fire safety education. Tickets: adults $17; kids $12; reserved $3 extra. Flying trapeze, dogs, clowns, ponies, freestyle motor show, aerial ballet, human cannonball and more. 800-796-5672,

Southold Mothers’ Club Mom’s Night Out Pottery Fun! 6 p.m. at Greenport Art and Design, cocktails at Claudio’s follow. RSVP: [email protected]

Summer film festival features ‘The Dinner Game’ (France 1998) directed by Francis Veber, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.

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 Radio Europa at 9 p.m. Black Box Mini Fest features acoustic performances, free coffee and more. Tickets, $5 at door.

‘Sweet Summers in Mattituck and Laurel, 1880-1936,’ 7 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. PowerPoint presentation by staff members Jeff Walden and Jerry Matovcik featuring nostalgic photographs and newspaper accounts of a blissfull bygone era. Free; all welcome. 298-4134.

Friday, July 16

A Day at Cupsogue Beach, Riverhead Youth Bureau Friendly Friday Trips for grades 9-12, families and community members; children under 11 must be with adult. Bus leaves Stozky Park 9:30 a.m. Fee $10. Register: 727-5744, [email protected]

Southold Mothers’ Club berry picking/farm play, 11 a.m. at Harbes, Farm, Sound Avenue, Mattituck. Bring lunch or buy food there. Small fee for play area. RSVP [email protected]

Summer family movie with Penney Kelley, 1 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Call for title: 765-2077.

Movie ‘Away From Her,’ 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Julie Christie stars in film about the growth of love and the limits of the mind. Free; all welcome. 298-4134.

Annual Greek Festival, 3-11:30 p.m. at St. Anargyroi and Taxiarhis Greek Orthodox Church, Main Street, Greenport, features Greek food, desserts and music. All welcome. 477-1801.

Family Flick features ‘Percy Jackson and The Olympians: The Lightning Thief,’ 4 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Rated PG. Free; all welcome. 734-6360.

Country Western Barn Dance, 7-11 p.m. at Martha Clara Vineyards, 6025 Sound Ave., Riverhead, to benefit Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch. Music by Double J, dance lessons 7-8 p.m., assortment of desserts from local bakeries, raffles, prizes and more. Tickets $30 online; $40 at door. 369-1234,

Greenport Band directed by Colin Van Tuyl performs 7:30 p.m. in Greenport’s Mitchell Park, Front Street, part of summer concert series. Bring chairs or blankets. Free; rain cancels. 553-8443.

‘An Evening for the Horses,’ North Shore Horse Rescue barbecue fundraiser, 7:30-11:30 p.m. at Martha Clara Vineyards, 6025 Sound Ave., Riverhead. Live music by Dean Fritscher and Band, southern-style barbecue by Maple Tree Caterers, chinese auction, 50/50 raffle and complimentary glass of wine. Minimum donation $45. 334-8258, [email protected] Proceeds benefit new horse rescue location at Gold Rush Farms in Baiting Hollow.

Saturday, July 17

Yard sale to benefit CAST programs, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. in backyard at 311 Front St., Greenport. 477-1717.

Old Town Art and Crafts Guild’s 2nd annual members’ Trash to Treasures yard sale, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. on grounds, Main Road, Cutchogue. Rain date Sunday, July 18. All welcome. 734-6382.

Eighteenth annual Long Island Antique Power Association show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Hallockville Museum Farm, Sound Avenue, Riverhead. Old-time farming demonstrations, vintage race cars, garden tractors, antique engine display, tractor pulls, kids’ corner, parade of power, antique truck display and more. Admission $5; under 12 free. 526-2161, 727-7943, 666-4912.

Historic Greenport Antiques Show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at American Legion Hall, Third Street off Main Street, features over 50 exhibitors. Elias Pekale Shows Ltd. Fee for adults; children free. 516-868-2751.

OHS Kids: Outrageous Outfitters, 10 a.m.-noon for ages 7-12 at Oysterponds Historical Society, Village Lane, Orient. Tour of OHS summer exhibit “A Stitch in Time: What We Wore, 1776-1976″ before workshop, where kids explore why our clothes look the way they do and design a model outfit for their next adventure. Fee $2; parents welcome. Reservations recommended. 323-2480, [email protected]

Second annual Greenport Skate Park Festival, 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m., Moores Lane. Amateur and advanced levels; ages 12 and under; ages 13-17; ages 18+. Registration day of event $10. Rain date Sunday, July 18. DJ music, bands, graffiti art, prizes and giveaways throughout the day. 484-3536, Proceeds benefit renovation and expansion project for skate park.

Vail-Leavitt Music Hall presents 12th annual Riverhead Blues and Music Festival, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. in downtown Riverhead behind East Main Street and Peconic Avenue along the river, on 3 stages. Featured performers include Sean Chambers, Little Toby Walker, Tommy Keys Band and others. Festivities include a carnival, food vendors and arts and crafts fair. Adults and kids over 10, $10 one-day pass. Two-day pass $16; ages 10 and under free. Tickets available at event both days. Proceeds benefit Vail-Leavitt Music Hall. Advance tickets online at or shine.

Riverhead Fire Department’s Invitational Drill, noon at RFD Training Grounds, Route 58, Riverhead between NYS Armory and Apple Honda. Rain date Sunday, July 18. Adults $6; children $3. Host of competitions including 3-man ladder, motor pump, water brigade and more. Food and refreshments available; $5 raffles. 727-2751.

Elks East District Major Projects Lobster Bake, 2-6 p.m. at Riverhead Elks Lodge, 1239 E. Main St. Adults $35; children under 14 $20. Lobster, chicken, salads, corn, beer, soda, children’s menu includes hot dogs and hamburgers. All proceeds benefit Elks Foundation Major Projects Program.

Annual Greek Festival, 3-11:30 p.m. at St. Anargyroi and Taxiarhis Greek Orthodox Church, Greenport. Special live musical performance by Kostas Skrepetos Klarino and Orchestra at 5 p.m. See Friday.

Lighthouse and Maritime History Cruise aboard Peconic Star II, departs from Greenport railroad dock at 3:30 p.m. Sponsored by East End Lighthouses. Members, $85; nonmembers, $95. Ages 13-18 half price. Includes deli buffet supper and L.I. wine. Casual attire, boat shoes or sneakers, windbreaker or sweater. Tour approximately 6 hours. Reserve at, 406-6180.

Community Picnic, 4 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, Mattituck, organized by Friends of Mattituck-Laurel Library, Bring supper, family and friends, games and white elephant item. All welcome. 298-4134.

Gala reception, 5-7 p.m., for sculpture garden exhibition at Brecknock Hall, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport, presented by Peconic Landing and East End Arts Council. Large-scale contemporary works by 14 artists. Tickets $60; 727-0900 or Proceeds benefit EEAC. Meet the artists, silent auction, wines by Bedell Cellars. On view through Sept. 26, Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (free admission).

Third annual Summer Jam 2010, 6-9 p.m. for Southold youth grades 7-12 at Southold Town Recreation/Community Center campus, Peconic Lane, Peconic. Indoor and outdoor activities, music, games, barbecue and raffle prizes.

‘Water Poodles,’ performance by Edgar Cortes Dance Theater, 6 p.m. at Horton Point Lighthouse, Lighthouse Road, Southold. Modern dance piece inspired by 1950s synchronized swimming star Esther Williams. Tickets $15; kids under 12 free. Available at door., 765-5500.

Sunday, July 18

Long Island Antique Power Association show, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Hallockville Museum Farm, Riverhead. See Saturday.

Riverhead Blues and Music Festival, noon-9 p.m. in downtown Riverhead. See Saturday.

North Fork Italian-American Club’s annual barbecue and picnic, noon at Veterans Memorial Park, Mattituck. Admission $17; members $12; children under 12 $10; under 4 free. Food, drinks, music, games, dessert-tasting contest and 50/50 drawing. Tickets: 478-1608, 298-1145.

Southold Mothers’ Club’s 7th annual Children’s Storytelling and Music Festival, 2-5 p.m. in Greenport’s Mitchell Park, Front Street. Music by Opus Ditty, storyteller Jonathan Kruk telling pirate, mermaid and wandering whale tales, gymnastics demo, balloons, tattoos and more.

Long Island Ducks baseball game for grades 4-8; bus departs 3 p.m. in front of Southold Free Library, Main Road and returns 9 p.m. Signed permssion slips required. Fee $8.50. Register: 765-2077.

Monday, July 19

Book discussion features ‘Out Stealing Horses’ by Per Petterson, 10 a.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. All welcome. 734-6360.

East End Restaurant Employees Gala, 7-11 p.m. at Claudio’s Clam Bar, Greenport to benefit Lt. Joe Theinert Scholarship Fund (fallen soldier from Shelter Island, U.S. Calvalry 10th Mountain Division). Donation $10; includes DJ, raffles, giveaways, door prizes and more. 477-5154.

Tuesday, July 20

A Day at the Beach, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. for grades 6+, with Penney Kelley and adult chaperones; meet at Goose Creek Beach, bring bagged lunch and snacks. Beverages provided by Southold Free Library. Signed permission slips required. 765-2077.

Summer Lunch Break Story Theater for adults, 12:30-1:30 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Bring lunch and listen to a reader performing a short story, in new garden space or indoors. All welcome. 477-0660.

Fire and Ice, Mad Science Show for families with kids grades K-6, 1-2 p.m. at Sacred Heart R.C. Church Parish Hall, 27700 Main Road, Cutchogue. Audience participation encouraged. All welcome. 734-6360.

Beach Exploration on New Suffolk Waterfront, 1-3 p.m., New Suffolk Avenue, hosted by Peconic Land Trust, with NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation educator Ron Gelardi. Collect and release sea creatures that swim at the shore using a small seine net; learn about crabs, fish, mollusks and shrimp, more. Free hands-on family program. Wear water shoes and be ready to get wet. Reserve: 283-3195, [email protected] Rain cancels.

Open House Craft for children, 3-4 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. No registration. 734-6360.

Book discussion ‘The Unlikely Spy’ by Daniel Silva, 4 p.m., led by readers’ advisor Bev Wowak at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck.

Wednesday, July 21

Summer Science Family Fun Days features Toy Tech, Wednesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. through Aug. 29, at Long Island Science Center, 11 W. Main St., Riverhead. Fun hands-on exhibit explores how toys work. Play with mechanical, optical and acoustic toys, make and test toys and invent a new one. Timed tickets may be required on certain days. Admission $8. 208-8000,

Sea Stories and Crafts with Mira Dougherty-Johnson at East End Seaport Museum, Third Street at Ferry Dock, Greenport: Sea Stories for Tots ages 3-6, 11 a.m., features “Fish.” Sea Stories for Kids ages 7-9, 1 p.m., features “Whales.” Class fee $3; includes take-home craft. 477-2100, [email protected]

Mr. Steve the Scientist, 2 p.m. at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. See a water tornado, color-changing water, giant bubbles and more. Children under 10 must be with adult. Free; register: 727-3228, ext. 121.

Friends book sale, 3-6 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Books, music, videos, games and more at bargain prices. 298-4134.

Surfer Jewelry, 4:30-5:30 p.m. for grades 7-12 at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Make cool ceramic jewelry. Free. 298-4134.

Culinary Tour, 5-6:30 p.m. features Summer Small Gatherings — Peaches and Fun and Fast Finger Foods with Paula Croteau at Farmhouse Kitchen Cooking School, 1450 South Harbor Road, Southold. Students learn to make quick appetizers, use peaches in savory and sweet recipes and more. Frozen peach blender drinks served. Class fee $20; residents $15. Bring apron and $25 ingredient fee to class. Space limited to 15; register: 765-5182. Confirm prior to class: 765-6032, [email protected] Offered by Southold Town Recreation Department.

Old Burying Ground visit, Southold Presbyterian Church, with Melissa, 6 p.m.; meet at entrance of Southold Free Library, Main Road. Free. 765-2077.

Classic Car Night, 6-9 p.m. in Greenport’s Mitchell Park, Front Street. Parking in park next to carousel. Open mic night and music. All welcome; free. 404-2507.

Extreme Dining: The Best and Worst of Eating Out, 6-7:30 p.m. at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Explore menus of popular restaurants, discuss healthy options and more. Free; register: 727-3228, ext. 0,

Reading/book signing by James Mauro, author of “Twilight at the World of Tomorrow: Genius, Madness, Murder and the 1939 World’s Fair on the Brink of War,” 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Main Road, Southold. Reservations suggested: call Southold Historical Society at 765-5500.

The Gizmo Guys, , 7 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Rapid-fire juggling act is fun for all ages. Free. 298-4134.

The Arts in Southold Town presents The Perlman Music Program, 7:30 p.m. at Southold High School auditorium, Oaklawn Avenue. Students at Summer Music School @ PMP on Shelter Island perform choral and instrumental music. Tickets $20; available at Cecily’s Love Lane Gallery, Mattituck; Peconic Liquors, Cutchogue; Old Country Charm, Southold; JET’s Dream, Greenport; Barth’s Pharmacy, Riverhead; or by MasterCard and Visa at 734-6320. Portion of concert proceeds benefits PMP.

Summer Showcase Concert Series, 7:30 p.m. on Town Green at Silversmith’s Corner, Main Road, Southold, features The Isotope Stompers — Dixieland Jazz Band. Bring seating. Rain location Southold United Methodist Church. Free; donations appreciated. All welcome. 765-3598.

Thursday, July 22

Art and Craft classes for ages 7-14, 9:30-11:30 a.m., features “plein air painting, outdoor watercolor landscape adventure” at Old Town Art and Crafts Guild, Main Road, Cutchogue. Fee $12; must be received prior to class. 734-6382.

Book Club, 5:15 p.m. in community room at Congregation Tifereth Israel, 519 Fourth St., Greenport. Continues Thursday, July 29. Both sessions focus on “My Mother’s Sabbath Days” by Chaim Grade. Moderated by Rabbi Myron Fenster. All welcome. 477-0813.

Summer film festival features ‘A Single Man’ (2009) directed by Tom Ford, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Free. 477-0660.

Interactive Musical Storytelling with Paul Helou, 6-6:45 p.m., for all ages at Southold Free Library, Main Road. 765-2077.

North Fork Community Theatre presents 2010 Youth on Stage production ‘Kiss Me, Kate,’ music and lyrics by Cole Porter. Opening night reception 7 p.m.; performance 8 p.m. Old Sound Avenue, Mattituck. Tickets $20; 298-NFCT,

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