Friends of Riverhead Free Library 45th annual Photography Contest: entries accepted Saturday, Sept. 25, 9:30-3:30 p.m. in Elizabeth Fox Overton Meeting Room. Pick up copy of rules and entry form at information desk. Reception Friday, Oct. 1, 7 p.m. 727-3228, ext. 106.
How To Photograph Your Artwork, Saturday, Sept. 25, 12:30-3:30 p.m. at East End Arts Council’s Carriage House, Riverhead. With Jim Desario. Fee $50; members $35. Register: 369-2171.
Peconic Bay Medical Center’s 5th annual ‘Benefit in Black and White,’ Friday, Sept. 24, 6:30 p.m. at Westhampton Country Club, Westhampton Beach. Proceeds benefit PBMC’s Emergency Center, a NYS Dept. of Health designated Stroke Center. Gourmet dining, dancing to DJ music, silent auction and raffle with grand prize of $10,000. Tickets $225; raffle $50/ticket or 3/$100. Call PBMC Foundation at 548-6080 or purchase in medical center’s gift shop.
Ninth annual golf outing to benefit Dominican Sisters Family Health Service, Tuesday, Sept. 28, at Noyac Golf Club in Sag Harbor. Registration 10:30 a.m.; shotgun start noon. Fee $325, includes lunch, cocktails, buffet dinner reception, raffle prizes, hole-in-one contest and $10,000 raffle. Reserve at 728-0937.
Vendors wanted for Old Town Art and Crafts Guild snow fence show and saleslated for Saturday, Oct. 16, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on guild grounds in Cutchogue. 734-6382, [email protected]
Southold Indian Museum’s annual craft and yard sale, Saturday, Sept. 25, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on museum grounds. 765-5577. Rain date Sunday, Sept. 26.
Twenty-first annual Maritime Festival kicks off Friday, Sept. 24, 6-8 p.m. with Land and Sea cocktail reception for members and guests at East End Seaport Museum and Marine Foundation. Call 477-2100. Two-day festival, Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 25-26 begins with opening day parade 11 a.m. Activities include classic, ice and small boats in Mitchell Park, plein air artists and silent auction, pirate show, 106th Rescue Wing air/sea rescue simulation (weather permitting), fireworks over Mitchell Park Marina, dory race, music, snapper-fishing contest, chowder contest, Eastern Long Island Hospital raffle drawing and more. See Maritime Festival supplement in last week’s paper. 477-2100.
Seventh annual Long Island Garlic Festival, Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 25-26, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Garden of Eve Organic Farm and Market, Riverhead. Celebration of “garliciana” includes organic foods, garlic-inspired foods, garlic cookoff, crafts, children’s games, pumpkin picking, farm tours, hayrides and live music by The Midnight Blues, Buddy Merriam and Backroads and others. Admission $3; children under 6 free. Free admission with cookoff entry both days; cookoff Saturday-Sunday, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Portion of proceeds benefits Citizens Campaign for the Environment. 722-8777, gardenofevefarm.com.
‘Captain Abu Raed’ (2007), Friday, Sept. 24, 1:30 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck. Aging airport janitor mistaken for an airline pilot by poor neighborhood children weaves fantastical stories. Free. 298-4134.
East End Student Film Project Screening, Wednesday, Sept. 29, 6:30 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, Greenport. All welcome. Free. 477-0660.
Food and Drink
Wine Salon — HARVEST Celebration of Long Island’s East End, Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 24-25, at participating wineries on the North Fork, presented by Wine Spectator to benefit East End Hospice and Peconic Land Trust. Tickets $25 per program. Information at www.harvesteastend.com.
Family dinner, Friday, Sept. 24, 5-7 p.m. at Knights of Columbus, Cutchogue. Chicken francese, salad, dessert, coffee and tea. Bar open until 8 p.m. Adults $15 or 2/$25; children $10. 734-7338.
Slow Food Market Dinner at Jamesport Manor Inn, Friday, Oct. 1, 7 p.m. Fee $70; members $65. Portion of proceeds support chapter’s Edible Schoolyard Projects. Reserve at 722-0500 or [email protected]
For All Ages
Hallockville Farm Meet, Sunday, Oct. 3, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., hosted by Peconic Bay Region Antique Automobile Club of America. Vehicles 25 years and older, picnic area, refreshments, car corral, trophies etc. Spectators $5; under 12 with parent, free. Registration fees include vehicle, driver and one passenger. Pre-registered $15; pre-registered 1942 and older $5; registrations at gate $20. Rain date Sunday, Oct. 10. 298-5292, pbraaca.org.
For History Buffs
‘250 Years of Mattituck Schools,’ Tuesday, Sept. 28, 7 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Historical Society’s New Egypt Schoolhouse. Curator-historian Norman Wambach relates stories, some funny; bring your school yearbooks. Individual with the oldest book wins prize. Refreshments served. 298-1930.
Smithsonian Magazine’s 5th Annual Museum Day, Saturday, Sept. 25, 2-5 p.m. at Oysterponds Historical Society. Summer exhibition “A Stitch in Time; What We Wore 1776-1976″ is free to Smithsonian Magazine readers and Smithsonian.com visitors. Visit www.smithsonian.com/museumday to download admission card that provides access for 2 people. 323-2480.
Dedication, Sunday, Sept. 26, 2:30 p.m. of Peggy Waide Education Center at Southold Indian Museum in honor of Ms. Waide and her years of service to the museum. RSVP appreciated: 765-5577.
Youth Night for grades 5-8, Saturday, Sept. 25, 7-9 p.m. at Southold Town Recreation Center, Peconic Lane, Peconic. Various Wii games, pool, pingpong, indoor basketball and foosball.¬ Snacks and refreshments available at reasonable price.¬ Bring favorite CDs or iPod. Free to resident youth.¬ 765-5182.
Pianist Dimitri Sogoloff performs works by Rachmaninoff, Sunday, Sept. 26, 3 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, Greenport. Free. 477-0660.
The Natural World
Beach cleanup, Saturday, Sept. 25, 9 a.m. at Bailie Beach, Mattituck, hosted by local Boy Scout troops. Rain date Sunday, Sept. 26. Meet at Scout lodge at beach. Bring gloves, sunscreen, water and wear sneakers. Debris is catalogued to identify sources of trash to help formulate long-term solutions for and improve awareness of problems caused by beach debris. [email protected]
Family Fossil Day, Saturday, Sept. 25, 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. at Long Island Science Center, Riverhead. Fossilized horse skulls and other ancient creatures uncovered in Oregon. Admission $8 or $25/family of 4. Price includes admission to Toy Tech Exhibit. 208-8000, lisciencecenter.org.
Sports and Recreation
North Fork Breast Health Coalitions’s 12th annual 5K Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness, Sunday, Sept. 26 at Tanger Outlet Center, Riverhead. Registration 7:30-8:45 a.m.; opening ceremony 8:45 a.m.; walk begins 9 a.m. Registration: advance $15 (paid by Sept. 22); day of event $20; ages 12 and under free. First 300 registrants receive official NFBHC gift bag containing T-shirt, hat and other items. Raffles, giveaways and more. 208-8889, northforkbreasthealth.org.
Sarah Ruhl’s ‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’ opens North Fork Community Theatre’s 53rd season. 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. Performances Sept. 24, 25 at 8 p.m. and Sept. 26 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets $15: 298-NFCT, nfct.com.
Tours and Trips
Do as you please bus trip to NYC, Saturday, Oct. 16; bus departs Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library 8 a.m. and Mattituck-Laurel Library 8:15 a.m. Multiple stops in Manhattan; departs New York Public Library 6 p.m. Tickets $25. Sign up at circulation desk at either library.
Bus trip to Kykuit and Philipsburg Manor, Wednesday, Sept 29, sponsored by Friends of Cutchogue-New Suffolk and Mattituck-Laurel libraries. Kykuit is Hudson Valley home of four generations of Rockefellers and Philipsburg Manor is an 18th century milling and trading complex. Tickets $60, includes transportation, guided tour of Kykuit and Philipsburg entry; available at circulation desks. Bus departs Cutchogue 7:30 a.m. and Mattituck 7:45 a.m. and returns 7:30 p.m. 734-6360, 298-4134.
The Written Word
Book discussion ‘Bel Canto’ by Ann Patchett, Tuesday, Sept. 28, 7 p.m., led by Bev Wowak at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck. 298-4134.
Author Talk with Terry Wallace, Thursday, Sept. 30, 7 p.m. at Mattituck-Laurel Library, Mattituck. Discussion of his new book “Helen M. Kroeger and Otto J. Kurth: The Anchorage Studio and Peconic Bay Impressionism.” Free; all welcome. 298-4134.
Terese Svoboda reads from and signs copies of ‘Pirate Talk or Mermalade,’ Saturday, Sept. 25, 3 p.m. at Floyd Memorial Library, Greenport. All welcome. Free. 477-0660.