Community Calendar

07/08/2010 12:00 AM |

Colin Van Tuyl directs the Greenport Band Friday evening in Mitchell Park. The band gives a free concert every Friday through Sept. 3 (except Aug. 6) in the park, weather permitting.

Thursday, July 8

Jamesport Fire Department’s 55th annual Bazaar and Fundraiser, 6-11 p.m. at Community Center, Route 25 and South Jamesport Avenue. Dunking booth, ferris wheel, rides for all ages, food including “famous” sausage and pepper hero, wine, beer, soda, Las Vegas tables for ages 18+. Pay one price $25, unlimited rides until 10 p.m. Through July 10. Fireworks Saturday. 722-3817.

Kayaking on Long Island, 7-9 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Learn about different types of kayaks, basic strokes and rescues, how to choose equipment and more. Free. 298-4134.

Jazz Improv evening with masters Billy Johnson and Teddy Charles, 7-8:30 p.m. upstairs in East End Arts Council’s Carriage House studio, 133 East Main St., Riverhead. Fee $10 at door; members and music students free. 369-2171,

Friday, July 9

Southold Mothers’ Club: Cold-Blooded Critters, 10 a.m. at Quogue Wildlife Refuge, 3 Old Country Road. Meet and learn about all kinds of reptiles. Free. RSVP: [email protected]

Movie ‘It’s Complicated,’ 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library. Starring Meryl Streep and Alec Baldwin. Rated R. Free, 298-4134.

Auditions for Music Idol! 3-5 p.m. at Atlantis Marine World, 431 E. Main St., Riverhead. Ten spots left for Aug. 7 ‘Rockin’ on the River’ show sponsored by Riverhead Chamber of Commerce and Business Improvement District.

Jamesport Fire Department’s 55th annual bazaar and fundraiser, 6-11 p.m. See Thursday.

Spring cleaning dinner/theater at Unity Baptist Church, Factory Avenue, Mattituck. Dinner at 6 p.m.; performance 7:30 p.m. Tickets $12. 377-9010, 283-0205, 298-8669. Presented by Women’s Ministry.

Townscape Summer Concert Series features Buddy Merriam and Back Roads, 7-8:30 p.m. on grounds of East End Arts Council, 133 E. Main St., Riverhead. Bluegrass. Free. All welcome. Rain location: Vail-Leavitt Music Hall.

Movie ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’ (2009, Sweden) 7 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Free. 734-6360.

North Fork Audubon’s general meeting and butterfly program, 7:30 p.m. at Peconic Landing Community Center, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport. Screening of “The Incredible Journey of the Butterflies,” PBS film about the epic migration of monarch butterflies across North America. All welcome. 477-0553, [email protected]

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.

Saturday, July 10

Yard sale, 9 a.m., hosted by Mattituck High School students who plan to travel to Argentina with Spanish teacher Ms. Galvin in February 2011. Main Road; rain or shine. Drop off donations before 8 a.m. day of event.

Thirty-third annual Love Lane Street Fair, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. between Main Road and Pike Street, Mattituck. Arts and crafts vendors, food court, live music by The Fugitives, 9:30-11:30 a.m. and East Bound Freight, 1-4 p.m. and the Little Miss and Mr. Mattituck contest at noon. Raffle drawing of 43 prizes at 4 p.m. All welcome. Rain date Sunday, July 11. Hosted by Mattituck Chamber of Commerce. 298-9400,

Cornell Annual Open House, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension Center, 3059 Sound Ave., Riverhead, sponsored by the Cornell Gardeners. Plant sale, children’s corner, display garden tours, classes, covered wagon farm tours, demonstrations, perennial and annual trial garden tours and more. Admission free. 727-3595,

Chinese auction, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in Community Hall at St. Agnes R.C. Church, Front Street, Greenport. Hosted by church Rosarians. 323-8115, 375-9934, [email protected]

A Celebration of Amateur Radio: Lectures and Demos, noon-9 p.m. at Custer Institute and Observatory, 1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. Great South Bay Amateur Radio Club sets up ham radio station and broadcasts around the world. Radio licensing exams at noon; lectures 2:30-9 p.m. Suggested donation $15; members $10; students $5. 765-2626.

Opening reception for exhibit of wall paintings by young Mexicans, 3 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St.,Greenport, documented by Poppy Johnson. On view through Aug. 6. 477-0660.

Jamesport Fire Department’s 55th annual bazaar and fundraiser, 4 p.m.-midnight. See Thursday. Fireworks.

Chicken Barbecue, 4-6:30 p.m. at Mattituck Presbyterian Church, 12605 Main Road. Takeout only, $15. Tickets and information: 298-8276, 298-9192.

Annual Chicken Barbecue, 4:30-7 p.m. at Old Steeple Community Church, Main Road, Aquebogue. Barbecue chicken, corn, potato, coleslaw and watermelon. Adults $15; children under 12, $10. Call 727-7224.

Southold Historical Society’s 7th annual summer gala fundraiser, 5-8 p.m. at Peconic Landing’s Brecknock Hall, 1500 Brecknock Road, Greenport. Live music, silent auction, wine and beer bar, finger foods, local produce and more. Tickets $75; available at SHS office, Main Road or at gate on day of event. 765-5500.

Summer Breeze Wine Cooler, 6-10 p.m. at Martha Clara Vineyards, 6025 Sound Ave., Riverhead, hosted by North Fork Environmental Council. Portion of proceeds supports Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Peconic Bay Scallop Restoration Program. Tickets $50; includes buffet dinner, cash wine bar, dancing to music by the East End Trio, raffle and horse-drawn carriage ride through the vineyard. Limit 60 people. RSVP: 298-8880,

Sunday, July 11

Breakfast Buffet, 8:30 a.m.-noon at Knights of Columbus, 2050 Depot Lane, Cutchogue. Adults $8; children $4. All welcome. 734-7338.

Cutchogue Lions Club 40th annual Classic Car Show, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Capital One Bank Operations Center, Main Road, Mattituck. Features over 250 vehicles on display; 70 trophies will be awarded. Free parking; refreshments and restrooms available. Admission $5; children under 12 free. Car registration $20 on day of event; preregistration $15. Fee includes car, driver and one passenger. 765-6262, [email protected]

Greenport Rotary Club’s 19th annual Art and Crafts Fair, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Capital One Bank Parking Lot, Main Street, Greenport. No rain date. 765-3609, [email protected]

Southold Mothers’ Club weekend play dateat Robin’s house in Orient, 10 a.m. Bring snack and pool togs. RSVP [email protected]

Save-A-Pet hosts chinese auction and animal adoption event fundraiser, noon-4 p.m. at Martha Clara Vineyards, 6025 Sound Ave., Riverhead. Admission free. Features 50/50 raffle; prizes include cash, wine, gift baskets and gift certificates. Proceeds benefit Save-A-Pet Animal Rescue and Adoption Center. 473-6333,

‘A Joyful Noise’ gospel music concert, 2 p.m. at Jamesport Meeting House, 1590 Main Road, featuring Jus B’Cuz, 8-member ensemble rooted in African-American gospel tradition, formed in 2005 by South Jamesport postmaster Kevin Ford. Admission $15; proceeds benefit Meeting House and Holy Ghost Gospel. 722-5170,

Monday, July 12

Southold Mothers’ Club Picnic-n-Play, 11 a.m. at Tasker Park, Peconic Lane, Peconic. Bring lunch and blanket. RSVP: [email protected]

East End Lighthouses, 7 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Presentation by representative of East End Lighthouses Inc. All welcome; free. 298-4134.

Southold Mothers’ Club Book club, 7:30 p.m. at Lori’s House in Mattituck. Discussion of “The Last Time I Saw You” by Elizabeth Berg. August’s book: “The Know-It-All: One Man’s Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World” by A.J. Jacobs. RSVP: [email protected]

The No Doubt World Famous Riverhead Summer Band’s Twilight Concert Under the Stars, 7:30 p.m. on front steps of Pulaski Street School, Riverhead. Marches, Broadway, classical, pops, big band and more. Music director John Eyre. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and insect repellent. Rain location inside. Admission free. 727-6538.

Tuesday, July 13

Second annual Vincent Nasta Foundation Golf Outing at Swan Lake Golf Club, 388 River Road, Manorville. Sign-up at noon; shotgun start 1:30 p.m. Fee per golfer $175; dinner only, $60. Includes lunch, beverage cart on course, raffles and contests, cocktails with two-hour open bar at 6:30 p.m. and buffet dinner 7 p.m. Proceeds support VNF educational scholarships. [email protected], Rain or shine.

Book discussion’Death at La Fenice’ by Donna Leon, 4 p.m., led by Bev Wowak at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Copies available. 298-4134, ext. 6.

Networking for Business seminar, 6:30 p.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. LinkedIn, Facebook and Ning. Register: 734-6360.

Wednesday, July 14

Zen Rendering: Drawing To Release Your Inner Artist (for adults), 10 a.m.-noon at North Fork Women’s Resource Center, Main Road, Cutchogue. With Lois Levy. Wednesdays, through Aug. 4, Fee $80 for four classes. Preregistration required: 734-4233. Limit eight students.

Summer Science Family Fund 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,

Goats and ponies at Catapano Dairy, 10:30 a.m.-noon, 33705 North Road, Peconic, hosted by Peconic Land Trust. Bring children grades K-6 and meet animals of Little Red School Bus Petting Zoo, milk a goat, taste goat milk cheese and fudge, ride a pony and more. All kids receive child-sized bar of goat milk soap. Fee $5; optional pony ride $2. Note: no restrooms at farm. Register: 283-3195, [email protected]

Water, Water Everywhere Puppet Show, 2 p.m. at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Travel with Mr. Mouse through oceans and swamps. Children under 10 must be with adult. Free; register: 727-3228, ext. 121.

Summer Showcase Concert Series on Town Green at Silversmith’s Corner, Main Road, Southold, features Young Folks Showcase with Mr. Skip, children’s recording artist at 4 p.m. Sahara follows at 7:30 p.m. Bring seating. Rain location Southold United Methodist Church. Free; donations appreciated. All welcome. 765-3598.

CSI: Who Done It? 4:30-5:30 p.m. for grades 7-12 at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck. Explore the science of crime scene investigation. Free. 298-4134.

Cole Bros. Circus of the Stars, shows at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Greenport Polo Grounds, Moores Lane off Route 25. Hosted by Greenport Fire Department to benefit fire safety education. Tickets in advance through July 13 at Greenport Fire Station No. 1, Third Street. At gate: adults $17; kids $12; reserved $3 extra. Flying trapeze, dogs, clowns, ponies, freestyle motor show, aerial ballet, human cannonball and more. 800-796-5672,

Sunset Heritage Block Walk with Melissa, 6 p.m.; meet at entrance of Southold Free Library, Main Road. Free. 765-2077.

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.

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 Libray, 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. See Wednesday.

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]

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, Mattituck. PowerPoint presentation featuring nostalgic photographs and newspaper accounts. Free; 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 News