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Cars line up to be washed by Greenport High School cheerleaders Saturday morning at the Front Street school. Proceeds will help fund the squad’s trip to the Capital One Bowl Cheer ESPN Half Time Show in Orlando, Fla., on New Year’s Day.
Thursday, September 16
‘Acorn Dough Nuts’ clever story and fall treat to make and eat, 3:45-4:45 p.m. for grades K-3, with Dana Hegquist at Southold Free Library, Main Road. 765-2077.
Autumn Film Festival features ‘The Black Balloon’ (2008, Australia), 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Award-winning coming-of-age indie starring Toni Collette and Gemma Ward. Free. 477-0660.
‘Marriage and Money,’ 7 p.m., presented by Anastasia Starostove for any two partners sharing their finances at Southold Free Library, Main Road. 765-2077.
Original Voices at the Vail, 7-11 p.m. Monthly night of music showcases Long Island songwriters and musicians at Vail-Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Ave., Riverhead, hosted by Jessie Haynes. Doors open and sign-up 7 p.m.; featured performer Last Charge of the Light Horse, 9 p.m.; open mic before and after. Tickets, $5 at door. Black Box Mini Fest features acoustic performances, free coffee and more, 7-11 p.m., vail-leavitt.org.
Sarah Ruhl’s ‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’ opens North Fork Community Theatre’s 53rd season, 8 p.m., Old Sound Avenue, Mattituck. Poetic fantasy in which the act of answering a dead man’s cell phone draws a woman into the mysteries of life, death and varieties of love. Tickets $15: 298-NFCT, nfct.com.
Friday, September 17
Sing and Play OlÃ — Colors, 10:30-11:15 a.m. for ages 2-3 at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Spanish; register: 734-6360.
Film ‘The Cove’ (2009), 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Main Road, Mattituck. Documentary investigates international dolphin capture trade in Japan. Free. 298-4134.
Family movie features ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid,’ 4 p.m. at Southold Free Library, Main Road. Live-action adaptation of Jeff Kinney’s illustrated novel about a wise-cracking sixth grade student. 765-2077.
Sarah Ruhl’s ‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone,’ 8 p.m. at North Fork Community Theatre. See Thursday.
Saturday, September 18
Soldier Ride — North Fork, to benefit Wounded Warrior Project initiative that provides adaptive cycling opportunities to help restore physical and emotional health to wounded soldiers. Start location Mitchell Park, Front Street, Greenport. Registration 7-8:30 a.m.; opening ceremony 8:30 a.m.; ride begins 9 a.m. Choice of 5-, 15-, 30- or 50-mile loop: Greenport-Southold-Mattituck-Orient-Greenport. Registration $50 online, $65 day of event. SoldierRide. org or call 298-7252.
Beach cleanup, 9 a.m. at Breakwater Beach, Mattituck, hosted by local Girl Scout troops. Rain date Sunday, Sept. 19. Meet in parking lot. Bring gloves, sunscreen, water and wear sneakers. Catalog type, weight, amount and location of debris to identify sources of trash; data used to formulate long-term solutions for and improve citizen awareness of problems and hazards caused by beach debris. [email protected]
Old Town Art and Crafts Guild snow fence show and sale, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on guild grounds, Main Road, Cutchogue. 734-6382, [email protected]
Car wash, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. hosted by Riverhead Middle School Masques at school parking lot, 600 Harrison Ave. Cars $6, SUVs, trucks and vans $8. All proceeds help fund Masques’ upcoming production “Alice in Wonderland.” 369-6756.
Walking tour of New Suffolk led by Roberta Jaklevic, 10 a.m.-noon, hosted by Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Council. Meet at submarine marker flagpole at waterfront. Lunch of chowder and sandwiches in Council’s Red Barn on Village Green follows. Fee $7; reservations necessary: 734-6062. Limit 20 people. Rain date Sunday, Sept. 19.
Thirtieth annual Fall Festival and Craft Show at Hallockville Museum Farm, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 6038 Sound Ave., Riverhead. Handmade craft vendors, tractor pulls, antique automobile displays, live music, hayrides, tours of historic buildings, children’s games, craft demonstrations and farmers market with local food and wine. Exhibits by Railroad Museum of Long Island and East End Livestock and Horsemen’s Association. Herb Society of America, Long island Unit celebrates their 18th annual Herb Fest with hand-crafted herbal items. Tickets good for both days: adults $7; seniors/kids under 12 $5. Family of 4 $18. Rain or shine. 298-5292. All proceeds benefit Hallockville’s educational programming and mission.
Southold Mothers’ Club visits North Fork Helicopters, Cutchogue, 11 a.m. RSVP: [email protected]
Getting Ready to Babysit, 1-4 p.m. for grades 6-8, with childcare expert from Cornell Cooperative Extension at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Register. 477-0660.
Writing a College Level Essay, 3-5 p.m. for high school students, with Jamie Bolettieri at Southold Free Library, Main Road. 765-2077.
‘The Kids Are All Right’ reading, book signing and paperback launch, 3 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. With Diana, Liz, Amanda and Dan Welch. All welcome. 477-0660.
Dinner/dance, 6:30 p.m. hosted by Women of the Moose Riverhead Chapter 1118 at lodge, 51 Madison Street. DJ entertainment by JB Music. Stuffed pork chops, mashed potatoes, carrots, dessert and coffee. Fee $18 advance, $20 at door. Reservations required. 779-2694. Members and guests welcome.
Music and dancing to Beer Money Band, 7-11 p.m. under Polish Town’s Pavilion on Lincoln Street, Riverhead. Admission $10; tickets at gate or call 369-1616.
Michael Jr. Comedy Show, 7-9 p.m. at Riverhead High School auditorium, 700 Harrison Ave. to benefit Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch. Tickets $30, available at 369-1234, ext. 230 or www.timothyhillranch.org. Special rates for groups over 10; V.I.P. tickets $100, includes meeting Michael Jr., dinner and premier seating.
Sarah Ruhl’s ‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone,’ 8 p.m. at North Fork Community Theatre. See Thursday.
Sunday, September 19
Third annual ‘Let’s Make History’ bicycle ride, 8:30 a.m., presented by Suffolk County Historical Society. Two round-trip routes of either 50 miles (half century) or 25 miles through North Fork farms, vineyards and villages. Food and beverages provided at all stops. Free T-shirts to first 200 registrants. Proceeds benefit society. Advance registration $25; day of event $30. Meet at municipal parking lot at intersection of Osborne Avenue and Court Street in downtown Riverhead behind society’s building. Children under 15 ride free; riders under 18 must be with adult. Register at suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org events page or active.com. Information: 727-2881, [email protected] Rain or shine.
Fall Festival and Craft Show at Hallockville Museum Farm, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; see Saturday.
Sarah Ruhl’s ‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone,’ 2:30 p.m. at North Fork Community Theatre. See Thursday.
Monday, September 20
Book discussion ‘The Man in My Basement’ by Walter Mosley, 10 a.m. at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Newcomers welcome. 734-6360.
The Richard Noncarrow Memorial Golf Classic at Island’s End Golf and Country Club, Greenport, annual fundraiser hosted by North Fork Environmental Council. Barbecue lunch 11 a.m.; tee-off 1 p.m. Golf, use of club’s facilities, drinks, hors d’oeuvres, buffet dinner and prizes awarded. Contribution $175; pre-registration required. 298-8880.
Computer geek movie night, 7 p.m., features “Pirates of Silicon Valley,” hosted by David van Popering at Southold Free Library, Main Road. 765-2077.
Tuesday, September 21
North Fork Audubon’s Tuesdays with Tom — Riverhead Farm Fields; meet 8 a.m. at Mattituck shopping center, Main Road. Look for migrating shorebirds. RSVP: 275-3202, [email protected]
Toys, Tots and Tales, 9:30-10:30 a.m. for children up to 36 months at Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library, Main Road, Cutchogue. Register: 734-6360.
Adult Golf Clinic, 5:30 p.m. at Calverton Links, 149 Edwards Ave., hosted by Town of Riverhead Recreation Dept. Register: 727-5744, riverheadrecreation.com.
Wednesday, September 22
Fall Walking Club, 9-10 a.m. for newborns-age 4 with adult caregiver, led by Dana Hegquist and Penny Kelley at Southold Free Library, Main Road. 765-2077.
‘Day of Wine and Roses’ luncheon hosted by Southold Town Garden Club, 10:30 a.m. at Vineyard Caterers, Main Road, Aquebogue, in celebration of club’s 50th anniversary. Guest speaker Harvey Feinstein discusses roses. Chinese auction and 50/50 raffle. Tickets $35. Send checks to Dora DiFrancesco, 400 Ship’s Drive, Southold, NY 11971. Information: 765-3961.
Toy Tech, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday 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, lisciencecenter.org. Through Saturday, Oct. 9.
Cold Stunned Sea Turtle lecture, 6-7:30 p.m. offered by Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. Presentation is designed to recruit beach walkers to search for sea turtles in need of help. Free. Pre-registration required: 369-9840, riverheadfoundation.org.
Southold Mothers’ Club’sMom’s Night Out, 7 p.m. at Cooperage Inn, 2218 Sound Ave., Baiting Hollow. Appetizers and cosmos $5; full dinner menu $15; desserts $3 and bottle of wine $15. RSVP by Sept. 20 to [email protected]
Road Map to the Stars: the Night Sky Explained, 7 p.m. with astrophysicist Kevin Manning (formerly of NASA) at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Program for teens; view planets, moon and stars through powerful telescope, weather permitting. 477-0660.
Thursday, September 23
Reception for ‘Mark-It!’ Artists from the New York Foundation for the Arts Mark 09 Professional Development Program, 4-6 p.m. at Lyceum Gallery, Eastern Campus of Suffolk County Community College, Speonk-Riverhead Road, Riverhead. On view through Oct. 29. 451-4256.
Native American Day, 4-6 p.m. for teens in the Loft at Riverhead Free Library, 330 Court St. DIY Dreamcatcher and book display. Register: 727-3228, ext. 112 or ext. 6, [email protected]
Autumn Film Festival features ‘Sweet Land’ (2005), directed by Ali Selim, 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, 539 First St., Greenport. Set in 1920, Inge travels from Germany to rural Minnesota to meet the man destined to be her husband. Free. 477-0660.
Sarah Ruhl’s ‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone,’ 8 p.m. at North Fork Community Theatre. See Sept. 16.
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